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 (all month except May 27)

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 from 4:00 - 4:30 PM

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

Pajama Storytime

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

We have nothing scheduled at the moment.


Young Adults

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

 

STEM Challenge: Robotic Hand

Monday, May 6 at 3:30pm

Use science and engineering to solving real world problems! Come build a robotic hand prototype and compare it to Iron Man's gauntlet.
Registration requested (click here to register) but walk-Ins are welcome!

Grades 5-12. (up to 20 participants)

 

Chess Workshop for Young Adults

Wednesday May 8 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.

 

Make a Book Hedgehog!

Thursday, May 30 from 3:30 - 4:30pm

Recycle a paperback book by creating a Book Hedgehog!

Find out all about the Summer Reading program while you create your design! Supplies Provided. Snacks included.

For Grades 5-12. Registration requested (click here to register) but walk-ins are welcome! (Up to 24 participants)

 

Volunteer Opportunities

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


For Adults

Chess Workshops

Saturday, May 4 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.

The Power of Plant Based Nutrition

Thursday, May 2 from 7:00-8:00pm

Eating a whole food, plant-based diet has been scientifically proven to prevent and even reverse chronic illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes and gastrointestinal diseases. It is also the diet many athletes choose to achieve maximum performance. Come find out how simple it can be to prepare plant-based foods that are satisfying, nutrition packed, and tasty! Read more.

 

Resilience: Documentary Screening

Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Resilience is a new documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress.

Registration is requested. Please register here.

 

Nature Photography Workshop: II

Thursday, May 23 from7:00-8:30pm

Knowing the habits of your subject, utilizing sources to check variables like the weather & being well prepared will give you your best chance to get the nature photographs you want!

This Beginning Nature Photography II Workshop delves deeper into additional information.

Registration is requested. For more information, and to register, please click here.

 

Fact or Fake? Exploring the role of media in politics

Thursday, May 30 from 7:00-8:30pm

Facebook, Twitter, CNN, Fox, newspapers, podcasts, blogs... Are you mesmerized or overwhelmed by the variety and volume? The League of Women Voters of Westchester is proud to present this 90-minute, civics workshop.

Registration required. For more information, and to register, please click here.

 

Nature Photography Workshop II

Thursday, May 23 from7:00-8:30pm

Knowing the habits of your subject, utilizing sources to check variables like the weather & being well prepared will give you your best chance to get the nature photographs you want!

This Beginning Nature Photography II Workshop delves deeper into additional information.

Registration is requested. For more information, and to register, please click here.

 

Calligraphy Workshop

Saturday, May 25 at 11:00am

 


Book Clubs

Saw Mill River Audobon Book Club

Tuesday, May 7 at 7:30pm

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

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

 

Women Reading Women

Tuesday, May 14 from 7:30-8:30 PM

Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier

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

 

21+ Book Group

Sunday, May 19 at 2.00pm

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates by Brian Kilmeade

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.

 

The Group

Fridays, May 10 & 24, from 10.30-12:00pm

A local organization for retirees that arranges bi-monthly lectures at the Library on a range of topics.

For information please contact Peter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Westchester Knitting Guild

Mondays, May 6 & 20, 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.

 

Monday Night Stitchers

Monday, May 13, 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.

 

Mahjongg Night

Mondays, May 13 & 20, 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

to be announced


ESOL

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

The current session runs through June 13.