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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.”

  

NIGHT SKY STORY WALK AT PINE CROFT  Register Here

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm

All Ages & 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. Bring flashlights!

 

MUSIC TOGETHER DEMO Register Here

Tuesday, September 3, 10:30 am

Newborns through age 5. Through songs, chants, instrument play and dancing, children will learn and grow while gaining tonal and rhythm skills with this nationally-recognized program.

 

FAMILY APPLE CELEBRATION Register Here

Sunday, September 22, 2 pm

All Ages & Their Families. Enjoy the remarkable talents of Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk who will perform "Johnny Appleseed Stories and Other Apple Tales" while exploring the charming outdoor spaces surrounding the Library. An apple-themed craft will follow, along with some seasonal refreshments!

 

AN EXCEPTIONALLY EXCEPTIONAL STORYTIME ABOUT ACCEPTANCE  Register Here

Saturday, November 16, 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!

 

 

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!

 

 

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