For Children

Storytimes | Special Events

For Young Adults

Programs 

For Adults

Library Sponsored | Book Groups | Community Sponsored

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Tom Vincent

ESOL

English for Speakers of Other Languages


Children's Storytimes

Morning Storytimes

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  *New*

Thursdays, April 4, 11 & 25 from 4:00 - 4:30 PM

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

Pajama Storytime

Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 23 and 30, from 6:30 - 7:00 PM

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.

Stories, a craft, and other activities for children ages 4-6. Registration is requested: to register, please click here.

 

Book An Adventure

Mondays, April 1 and 8, from 3.30pm - 4:15pm

 

For more detailed information on our storytimes, please click here.


Special Events for Children

Chess Workshop for Children

Wednesday, April 3 from 4:15 - 5:15 PM

Come learn the game of Chess with the help of guided instruction and supervised play. Included will be the study of strategy and tactics to make you an even better player. For children in grades 1 - 4. Registration is requested: to register, please click here.

 

Musical Munchkins

Saturday, April 6, 11:00 - 11:45 AM

A parent and child interactive music program with instruments, props, puppets, stories, and singing! For children ages 2-5. Registration is requested and will begin on February 11. This program is brought to you by the generosity of the Friends of the Mount Pleasant Public Library.


Young Adults

Chess Workshop for Young Adults

Wednesdays, April 10 and 24, from 4:15 - 5:15 PM

Come learn the game of Chess with the help of guided instruction and supervised play. Included will be the study of strategy and tactics to make you an even better player. For children in grades 5 and up. Registration is requested: to register, please click here.

 

Poet Tree Creation Station

Monday, April 1 through Thursday, April 4.

April is National Poetry Month. Stop by the Young Adult area and create your own poetry to add to our "Poet-Tree". Supplies provided.

 

Minecraft Pixel Art Station

Tuesday, April 30 through Thursday, May 2.

Create your own Minecraft mask, landscape, or world. Stop by the Young Adult area to use grid paper to make the pattern of your choice. Supplies Provided

 

Volunteer Opportunities

For teens (14+) looking for volunteer opportunities, we are looking for Homework Help and Volunteens! Click here for more information.


For Adults

AARP Tax Assistance

Wednesday, April 3 and 10, from 10am - 2pm

AARP Tax-Aide IRS-certified volunteers are available to assist taxpayers, especially those with low to moderate incomes and age 50 and over.
No appointment is necessary.  Information is available at aarp.org/findtaxhelp.    

 

Chess Workshops

Sunday, April 7 from 2.30 - 3.30pm: For People with Intellectual Disabilities

Participants will learn how to play chess and will also learn the fundamentals of good chess play through the study of strategy and tactics. This will be facilitated through guided instruction and supervised play. For adults with intellectual disabilities. Registration is requested: please click here to register.

Saturday, April 27 from 3.00 - 4.00pm: For Adults

Participants will learn how to play chess and will also learn the fundamentals of good chess play through the study of strategy and tactics. Registration is requested: to register, please click here.

 

Creative Writing 4-part Workshop

Thursdays from 10.30am to 12.00pm: April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16

The stories of our lives bubble up from inside us and can take many forms. But where do we begin? This generative writing workshop will give you tools to work with memoir, poetry and/or fiction, and explore a variety of techniques that will make your work vivid and compelling.
The series will comprise of four 90-minute sessions, for beginners and experienced writers, and the workshops will be conducted by Catherine Wald.
Registration is requested: to register please click here.


Book Clubs

Women Reading Women

Tuesday, April 9 from 7:30-8:30 PM

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

For more information please call Kathy at 769-9018.


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.

 

Author Lorraine McCleod

Sunday, April 7 from 2pm - 3pm

Local Poet Lorraine McLeod will be reading from her latest collection of Poetry entitled Lanterns in celebration of National Poetry Month.

 

Monday Night Stitchers

Monday, April 8, 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.

 

Assistance Animals Educational Event

Wednesday, April 10 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Members of the Village of Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce and community members will have the opportunity to learn how businesses can help Pleasantville become a model community for the recognition and public acceptance of assistance animals. The educational event will be led by Pace University students and faculty members Joanne Singleton, Ph.D. and Golden Retriever, Professor Spirit, as well as Lu Picard of Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities (ECAD). Participation of local business leaders will help the students assess the need for education on this subject in the community.

Pace University's College of Health Professions in Partnership with Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities to will host this educational event for the Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce. For information: Professor Joanne Singleton (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

Empire State Trail, North County Trailway Safety Improvements: Informational Open House

Tuesday, April 16 from 6.30pm - 8.00pm

The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to review and comment on the current design and schedule of the proposed work along Route 100. Sponsored and presented by the New York State Department of Transportation.

For information:
Jason Wolfanger, Project Manager, (845) 431-5726, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cody Quinn, Project Designer , (845) 431-5917, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Mahjongg Night

Monday evenings  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.


 IN THE GALLERY

Tom Vincent Exhibit

Exhibit will run Mar. 14 through Apr. 9


ESOL

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

Registration is required and space is limited. Registration will be open on Tuesday, April 2 from 5.45pm - 8.45pm

Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday throughout April.