Please note: the Library will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day


For Children

Storytimes | Special Events

For Adults

Library Sponsored | Book Groups | ESOL | Community Sponsored

For Young Adults

Book Groups

Friends Book Sale

Spring Book Sale

In the Gallery

Calligraphy and Ikebana Exhibit | Middle School Art Show | Art-Walk


Children's Storytimes

Morning Storytimes (through June 29, except May 28 and week of June 18)

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

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

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

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

 

Storytime Playgroup (through May 31)

Thursdays, 2:00 - 2:45PM at the Main Library

Hear a story and music, join in on playtime with toys and books. For ages 1 through 4 years.


Pajama Storytime (through June 26: no storytime June 19)

Tuesdays from 6.30pm to 7:00pm

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. Pajama Storytime will run through June 12 (will not meet on Tuesday, April 3).

 

Picture This! Adventures in Art

Monday, July 2 from 3:30-4:30pm

We'll read a story and do an art project inspired by the book.

Registration is requested and will begin June 4. Please click here to register


Special Events for Children

 

Summer Reading Program Kick-off Event

Friday, June 22 from 1:00-1:45PM and 2:30-3:15PM

A performer from the National Circus Project will present a sensational comedy-variety show featuring circus skills (juggling, unicycling, balancing, object manipulations and clowning) and lots of audience participation.
The show is geared for children ages 5 and up but siblings are also invited to attend.
Registration is required and will begin on June 4th (to register, please click here for the 1:00PM show or click here for the 2:30PM show).

 

Sing Me a Story, Read Me a Song

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come along and Sing Me a Story, Read Me a Song!
Come dance and sing, jump, sway, bounce, clap, tap, bang a drum, roll a ball, quack like a duck and choo choo boogaloo with EMILY MUSIC for KIDS as she leads you and your little ones in story books with songs!
Sing old and new favorites like Goodnight Moon, BINGO, Skip to my Lou, Miss Mary Mack, The Little Engine that Could and MORE!

For children ages 2-5. Registration is required and will begin on June 4. To register, please click here

 

Lego Building Workshop

Wednesday, July 11 from 4:00 - 5:00PM

Discover where your imagination can take you! Amaze your friends and family with the ability to construct almost anything. Create and design a spaceship, a skateboard park for your mini figures, or a puppy daycare center!
Work individually or have fun building exciting structures together. This workshop encourages fun, collaboration, storytelling, and making friends through playing and building. For children entering K-4th grade.

Registration is required and will begin on June 18. To register, please click here


Young Adults

Comics Club

Thursdays, May 31 from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for a Comics Discussion and Graphic Art lesson! (Plus snacks!).

Each session will be on a different exciting topic, from the Avengers & Deadpool to Anime & Manga! Led by Alex Conte, a graduate of the Kubert School.

Registration Requested. Please click here to register 


For Adults

Memoir Writing Workshop with Edith Glass

Tuesday, June 19, from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

A series of workshops that will help participants record the significant events of their lives in their own unique voice. Please write a one page, single spaced, memoir on any subject matter that you desire and bring to class.

 

Drop-in Tech Help

Wednesday from 4:30PM - 5:45PM and Saturdays from 2:00 - 4:00PM

MPPL Techies are local teen volunteers who will be available to assist you at the Main Library in Pleasantville.

Bring in your smartphone, tablet or laptop and a volunteer will show you how to use any of the digital services available to you as a Mount Pleasant Public Library Cardholder. 

 

Japanese Calligraphy Demonstration

Saturday, May 26  from 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Members of the public will learn to do their own calligraphy.


Book Clubs

21+ Book Group

Sunday, June 24 from 2:30-3:45pm

The Women of the House by Jean Zimmerman

For more information please call Kathy at 769-9018.

 

Saw Mill River Audubon Book Club

Tuesday, June 19 from 7:00 - 8:30PM

Birding Without Borders by Noah Strycker

For more information please call Kathy at 769-9018.


ESOL

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Free ESOL classes are given in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES. Registration is required and space is limited. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Spring Session runs through June 21.

Call Southern Westchester BOCES (914) 937-3829 for more information.


Community Sponsored Events

 

PLY (People Love Yarn)

Wednesdays from 1:00 - 3:30pm

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

Mondays from 6:45 PM - 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, June 11: 7:00-8:30PM

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.

 

Piano Recital (Students of Meg Hill)

Thursday, June 7 from 6:00 - 8:45PM

 

Piano Recital (Students of Betsy Hughes)

Saturday, June 16 from 10AM - 4:30PM

 

Piano Recital: Nancy Engel

Sunday, June 17 from 2:00 - 4:00PM


 IN THE GALLERY

 

Calligraphy and Ikebana Exhibit

Saturday, May 5 through Friday, June 1

The Library is pleased to present an exhibit of Japanese Calligraphy by Yoshiko Katsumi, Master Calligrapher, and her students. There will also be Ikebana arrangements by artists of the Sogetsu school of Ikebana.

 

Pleasantville Middle School Art Show and Reception

Reception: Wednesday, June 6 from 6:00 - 7:30PM

The art show will run from Wednesday, June 6 through Monday, June 11

 

Art-Walk: An Exhibit by Diddy Gomerman

Reception: Saturday, June 30 from 2:00 - 4:00PM

The exhibit will run from June 14 through Saturday, July 14