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CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Please register for all programs via the links below, by calling the library at 875-9004, or by sending an email to lewisborolibrary@gmail.com. There will  be no confirmation sent for online registration, unless more information is needed.

 

Special Programs & Events 

  

 

Children's SUMMER READING PROGRAM: A Universe of STories

Thursday, June 27 - Friday, August 23
The Summer Reading Program encourages reading through interactive activities – and incentives! Grades K - 2 receive a prize for every 5 BOOKS read and logged in your Summer Reading Log, up to 20 book. Grades 3 - 5 receive a prize for every 4 HOURS of reading time logged in your Summer Reading Log, up to 16 hours. To be eligible for the Grand Prize of a gift certificate to Books on the Common, readers must also fill out an activity-based “Bingo Board.” Please sign up at the Library on or after June 27.

 

SUMMER READING KICK-OFF PARTY Register Here

Thursday, June 27, 4:00 pm

Grades K-5. Come sign up for the summer reading program and celebrate with ice cream sundaes!

 

ALIEN SLIME  Register Here

Monday, July 1, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Do aliens exist? Who knows?! But if they do then we’re sure at least some of them are slimy!

 

THE ROBOTS ARE COMING: BRUSH BOTS  Register Here

Monday, July 8, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. These simple little robots with vibrating heads can be considered the very, very distant cousins of NASA’s Mars rovers. Very distant.

 

KID'S COOKING CLASS: STAR FRUIT & SPACE FOOD  STICKS  Register Here

Tuesday, July 9, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5 – Watch out! Miss Anna is putting on her chef hat. (Note: Please let us know beforehand if your child has any allergies).

 

SPLATTER PAINT GALAXIES  Register Here

Wednesday, July 10, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Join artist and teacher Sam Kanner in making out-of-this-world art.

 

AN EXCEPTIONALLY EXCEPTIONAL STORYTIME ABOUT ACCEPTANCE  Register Here

Saturday, July 13, 11:00 am

For Children & Their Families. John Jay alum J. R. Zuckerberg, a talented cartoonist and co-author of the new graphic novel A Quick and Easy Guide to Queer and Trans Identities, will join us for a special storytime, reading picture books about the important act of being kind and accepting others. Afterwards, we’ll all make button pins - a fun way to express ourselves!

 

FLYING SAUCERS  Register Here

Monday, July 15, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. We'll use paper plates to make our own Unidentified Flying Objects!

 

ASTRONAUT DINNER PARTY  Register Here

Tuesday, July 16, 7:00 pm

Come hear stories and feast on Tang and freeze dried ice cream!

 

BOTTLE ROCKET BONANZA!  Register Here

Wednesday, July 17, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Join us for a program that combines a little bit of engineering, a little bit of chemistry and Newton’s Third Law of Motion.

 

CONSTELLATION CAMP OUT AT THE LIBRARY  Register Here

Saturday, July 20, 7:00 pm

Make your own constellation jar, then set up a pillow fort in one of the library's nooks and crannies & spend some quality time reading to one another under the fake stars!

 

THE ROBOTS ARE COMING: SCRIBBLE BOTS  Register Here

Monday, July 22, 4:30 pm

Grades 3-5. More intricate than Brush Bots, older children can assemble these and create works of art!

 

PANCAKES & PAJAMAS  Register Here

Tuesday, July 23, 7:00 pm

All Ages & Families. What’s better than breakfast for dinner? Breakfast for dinner at your favorite library, listening to some awesome stories.

 

MAKE YOUR OWN MOON SAND & MOON ROCKS  Register Here

Wednesday, July 24, 4:30 pm

Preschoolers-Grade 5. Do you know real moon rocks are sometimes composed of minerals never even found on Earth? Unfortunately, NASA won’t give us any, so we’re making our own using baking soda!

 

STARGAZING IN THE PARK  Register Here

Friday, July 26, 8:00 pm

A community event! In partnership with Westchester Amateur Astronomers and Lewisboro Parks & Recreation, we're meeting at Onatru Farm to learn about space!

 

MAKE YOUR OWN ALIEN  Register Here

Monday, July 29, 4:30 pm

Grades 3-5. Neptune is super cold and windy, and Jupiter’s orbit is really, really fast. Imagine if there was actual life on these planets! What would it look like? How would it survive? We’ll design our own aliens based on what we know about our solar system.

 

BACK TO THE MOON  Register Here

Tuesday, July 30, 5:00 pm

Grades 2-5. “Knowledge to Grow On” presents this fun program celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing!

 

ALIEN PLANT TERRARIUMS  Register Here

Monday, August 5, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Air plants aren’t technically from outer space, but they certainly are strange and interesting.

 

TAKE YOURSELF TO OUTER SPACE!  Register Here

Tuesday, August 6, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Create a space-based sketch, then perform it in front of our green screen.

 

CHRISTINA GEIST AUTHOR EVENT & ICE CREAM SOCIAL  Register Here

Saturday, August 10, 11 am

Local children’s author Christina Geist will help kids get excited for school with a reading of her new picture book, Sorry, Grown-Ups, You Can’t Go to School! She’ll share some author secrets and then join us for ice cream.

 

NEBULA IN A JAR  Register Here

Monday, August 12, 4:30 pm

Real nebulas are giant space clouds made up of literal star dust. Ours, however, are small enough to wear around your neck!

 

PLANETARY SUN CATCHERS  Register Here

Wednesday, August 14, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Make a sun catcher based on one of the planets in our solar system, then recreate its orbit.

 

CONSTELLATION COOKIES  Register Here

Monday, August 19, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Who knew Ursa Major could taste so delicious?! We’ll be decorating cookies to look like some of the most well-known star formations.

 

GALAXY SLIME  Register Here

Tuesday, August 20, 5:00 pm

Preschoolers-Grade 5. When we heard this year’s summer reading theme was outer space, it was a given that we’d be making this shimmery slime at some point!

 

NIGHT SKY STORY WALK AT PINE CROFT  Register Here

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. We end summer reading with a walk underneath the stars with our friends from Westchester Land Trust at the Pine Croft Meadow Preserve. Rain date is Friday, August 30.

 

Recurring Programs

 

Family Storytime  Register Here

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:30 am 

June 24 - August 30

Newborn – Age 5. Weekly stories, songs, movement and more. This storytime has something for everyone!

 

SUMMER BOOK CLUB: Grades 2 & 3  Register Here

Every other Thursday, 4:30 pm

July 11 Book Selection:- Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong by A.J. Low

July 25 Book Selection: Little Dee and the Penguin by Christopher Baldwin

August 8 Book Selection: West Meadows Detectives: The Case of the Snack Snatcher by Liam O’Donnell

Don't let your kids fall out of the reading habit - join a summer book club! Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.

 

SUMMER BOOK CLUB: Grades 4 & 5  Register Here

Every other Thursday, 4:30 pm

July 18 Book Selection: Sarah Bishop by Scott O'Dell

August 1 Book Selection: The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

August 15 Book Selection: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Don't let your kids fall out of the reading habit - join a summer book club! Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.

 

Discovery Backpacks - Fun Lending Items!

 

The Children’s Library is now lending "Discovery Backpacks.” Each themed backpack is filled with books, games and fun gear - perfect for family outings, grandparents with visiting family, etc. Our first two backpack themes are “The Great Outdoors” for hiking and outdoor fun and “Boredom Busters” for long car trips! Backpacks can be checked out with a library card for a two-week period and must be returned to the circulation desk for check in. 

 

TumbleBooks -Ebooks for Kids

See your child's favorite books come to life!!

 

The Westchester Library System has an online reading program for children.  TumbleBooks Library is an online library of animated, talking picture books, which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.  TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which children can read at their own pace, or have read to them. The TumbleBooks Library is accessed on-line from your computer at home.

 

Special Programs/Events

 

Recurring Programs

 

Discovery Backpacks

 

TumbleBooks