For Children

Storytimes | Special Events  | Summer Reading Program

For Young Adults

Programs 

For Adults

Library Sponsored | Book Groups | Community Sponsored

In the Gallery

TBD

ESOL

English for Speakers of Other Languages


Children's Storytimes

Morning Storytimes (back on Wednesday, September 4)

10:00-10:20 AM Baby Time (newborns through 12 months)
Monday and Wednesday at the Main Library; Tuesday at the Branch Library

10:30-11:00 AM Toddler Storytime (1 through 2 1/2 years)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Main Library; Tuesday and Thursday at the Branch Library

11:00-11:30 AM Preschool Storytime (2 1/2 through 5 years)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Main Library; Tuesday and Thursday at the Branch Library

 

Family Storytime 

Thursday at 4:00PM (at the Main Library in Pleasantville)

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for children ages 1-4, their siblings, and caregivers!

 

Pajama Storytime

Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:00pm (at the Main Library in Pleasantville)

Join Miss Debbie for an evening storytime that includes stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas and stuffed animals are welcome!

For children ages 2-5 and their families. 


 Special Events for Children

Children's Concert with Jeffrey Friedberg

Saturday, September 7 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jeffrey Friedberg, from The Bossy Frog Band, is a Parents’ Award-winning children’s musician and board-certified music therapist. Children will sing, dance and laugh along with his 100% interactive musical experience featuring banjo, guitar and harmonica. He has released 8 albums of music for children and families. To see videos and hear his music go to www.BossyFrog.com.

This concert is geared for children ages 2-6 and their families. Children who have completed the 1,000 books before Kindergarten program will receive a certificate at the concert.

 

Musical Munchkins

Saturday, September 21 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

A 'parent & child' interactive program whereby parents engage in the musical activity along with their children demonstrating the joy of music. The fun involves hand held instruments, props, puppets, stories, singing, beat keeping and other joyful music activities.

For children ages 2-5. Registration is required and will begin on September 1. To register, please click here.


Young Adults

DIY CD Dream Catcher

Monday, September 16 from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for a 'crafternoon' and make a Woven CD Dream Catcher! We will use recycled CDs, yarn, and other supplies to make a beautiful piece. Decorate your locker or bedroom with a great design! Snacks and supplies included.

Registration requested but walk-ins are welcome! To register, please click here.

 

Meet Mark Siegel, 5 Worlds Series Author

Tuesday, September 24 from 3:30 PM - 4:30pm

Meet Mark Seigel and learn about the creation of his 5 Worlds series as well as his other books like This One Summer.
In honor of Banned Books Week, Mark will share his experiences writing graphic novels and present some behind the scenes animation.
Books will be available for sale and Mark will be happy to autograph copies.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

For teens (14+) looking for volunteer opportunities, we are looking for Reading Buddies and VolunTeens! Click here for more information.


For Adults


Craft Social for Adults!

Thursday, September 12 from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for our first Craft Social for Adults! Mingle with your neighbors, enjoy some refreshments, and make something cool to take home. To hold on to Summer as long as possible, our craft will be Sun Catchers.

Registration is required and will begin on August 15. To register, please click here.

Demystifying Medicare and Healthcare Coverage for Seniors

Sunday, September 15 from 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

This presentation of the Westchester Library System's Westchester Seniors Out Speaking series is perfect for anyone trying to navigate their way through our complicated healthcare system for older adults. It will help those who already have Medicare, as well as people soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with their medical decisions. The engaging, interactive program outlines the various parts of Medicare and lays out the costs associated with the medical and drug insurance provided by the government and private companies.

Topics include Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plans, Prescription drug plans (Part D), Medigaps (supplemental plans), Various cost-saving programs, (MSPs, Extra Help, EPIC, etc.).

Walk-ins welcome, but registration requested at www.mountpleasantlibrary.org. To register, please click here or call (914) 231-3236.

Co-sponsored by Westchester Library System and the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

 

How to Create a Healthy Yard and Participate in Westchester Pollinator Pathways

Sunday, September 26 from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Fiona Mitchell co-founder of HealthyYards.org and LeaveLeavesAlone.org. Co-sponsored by Town of Mount Pleasant Conservation Advisory Council and the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

 


Book Clubs

21+ Book Group

Sunday, September 8 from 2:00 - 3:30pm

Participants will discuss "Sayonara" by James Michener. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. New members are welcome.

For more information please contact Carolyn at 769-9169.

 

Women Reading Women

Tuesday, September 10 from 7:30 - 8:30pm

Participants will discuss Rules for Visiting by Jessica Francis Kane. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. New members are welcome. 

For more information: Denise Sommer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

Saw Mill River Audobon Society

Tuesday, September 17 from 7:00 - 8:30pm

We are living in a golden age of writing about nature and the environment. With that in mind, the Saw Mill River Audubon Society and the Mount Pleasant Public Library have partnered up to form a Nature Book Club. The beauty of a nonfiction book club is that there is no requirement to complete the entire book (although, if you have the time, I promise you will want to.)

For this month's event, participants will discuss American Eden by Victorian Johnson.

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

 


Community Sponsored Events

 

PLY (People Love Yarn)

Wednesdays from 1:00 - 3:30 PM

Share your knowledge, or learn from the group! All skill levels welcome.

For more information please contact Louann Rooney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Mahjongg Night

Monday, August 26, September 9, 16, 30 from 6:45 - 8:45 PM

Please Note: There will be no instruction and you must bring your own current Mahjongg card.  You may come with your own group of 4 or be matched up with other single players.  Please bring a Mahjongg set.

Please register by the Friday before at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Leave the date you are registering for, your name, email address and phone number. Please include any questions you may have in your email. Please be aware that space is limited.

 

Monday Night Stitchers

Monday, September 9, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Come and stitch with us! Any needlework is welcome. Share a technique, get instruction and advice, or just hang out and work on your project.

Sponsored by Monday Night Stitchers and Pleasantville Loves Yarn. For more information please contact Louann Rooney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Friday Morning Lectures with The Group

Friday September 13 and 27

Free lectures sponsored by The Group. For information please contact Peter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Westchester Knitting Guild

Monday, September 23 from 6.00-8.45PM

For information, please contact Myra Cohen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), 917-697-4321

 

Mindfulness Training with Raditia Lasry

Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Mindfulness has become a common term in everyday life, but what does it mean? What are the effects? How can I implement it into my life?

This 90 minute workshop will provide a glimpse into these questions. You will learn different breathing skills that supports our daily obligations and hassles, listening activities to improve our relationships with others and ourselves, and hopefully you leave with a better sense of what makes you happy. Please join us to learn more about mindfulness.

This program is brought to you by Raditia Lasry: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Walk-ins welcome, but registration is requested. To register, please click here


   IN THE GALLERY

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ESOL

 

Free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes are given in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES.

The Fall ESOL session will begin Thursday, September 5, 5:45 – 8:45pm and will run weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec 19, 2019.

Registration will be at the Library on Thursday, September 5, starting at 5.45pm