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 (July 1 through August 16)

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 (July 11 through August 15, except July 25)

Thursdays from 4:00 - 4:30 PM

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

Pajama Storytime (July 9 through August 16)

Tuesdays 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.

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


 Special Events for Children

Summer Reading Program

Please click here for information about the summer reading program and to sign-up.

 

Summer Reading Program Kick-off Event

Aliens: Escape from Earth

Friday, June 28 from 11:00 - 11.45am and 1:00 - 1.45pm

Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure that combines an amazing intergalactic story with science experiments to bring it to life! It's totally out of this world!

Sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Public Library and presented by The Sciencetellers.

To register for the 11:00am session please click here.

To register for the 1:00pm session please click here.

 

Summer Programs (registration requested: please click on the title for more information)

Wednesday, July 10 @ 4:00pm: Back to the Moon: Knowledge to Grow On

Wednesday, July 17 @ 4:00pm: A Universe of Stories, A Universe of Songs

Wednesday, July 24 @ 4:00pm: Insects Rock

Wednesday, July 31 @ 4:00pm: Astronauts are People Too

 

Summer Celebration: Thursday, July 25 from 3:30 - 5:30pm

3:30pm - 4:15pm
Popular singer and children’s entertainer Graham Clarke will perform songs for children ages 2-7 and their families. There will be lots of fun and laughter for everyone! Graham has released 6 albums and has been bringing his zaniness and his love for classic rock ‘n’ roll to children of the tri-state area for 23 years.


4:00 - 5:30pm
Denny Daniel from the Museum of Interesting Things will bring and discuss an exhibition filled with items inspired and actual from the Space Race, the Cold War & World War II. Atomic/Radiology items and unique spy items will also be on view and attendees may even be able to try on a Nasa Space Shuttle Jumpsuit!

Crafts, Puzzles, and more!


Young Adults

YA Summer Reading Program

Please click here for information about the program and to sign-up.

   

Volunteer Opportunities

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


For Adults

Adult Summer Reading Program

For information, and to sign-up, please click here.

 

Star-Spangled Mystery

Sunday, Jun 30 from 2:00 - 4:00pm

Written in 1814, “The Star-Spangled Banner” is the most controversial song in United States history and it continues to inflame passions to this day. In this presentation, author Marc Ferris relates the fascinating hidden history of our national anthem, punctuated by live musical renditions of the song’s original version and other tunes considered for anthem status. Join us for an entertaining program of American music and political history.

Marc Ferris, author of the acclaimed book Star-Spangled Banner: The Unlikely Story of America’s National Anthem, has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, CBS This Morning and many other major media outlets.

Registration is requested. To register, please click here.

 

The Space Race: 1957 - 1975

Tuesday, July 2, 7:00 - 8:00pm

Come relive the dramatic "Space Race," from the pioneering Mercury and Gemini flights to the first Apollo Moon landings and the lesser-known scientific missions that followed.  You will also be introduced to the visionaries and scientists who made space travel possible, and the American astronauts who boldly traveled "where no one has gone before." 

 

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Thursday, July 18, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Join us to learn about: The impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research, treatments available to address some symptoms and Alzheimer’s Association resources. 


Book Clubs

Women Reading Women

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

The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis

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

 

21+ Book Group

The group will not be meeting at the library in July.

For more information please call Carolyn at (914) 769-9169

 


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, July 1, 8, 15 & 29, 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, July 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.

 

Westchester Knitting Guild

Monday, July 22, from 6:00- 8:45pm

Contact: Myra Cohen, (917) 697-4321 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


   IN THE GALLERY

 

TBD


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.