For Children

Storytimes | Special Events

For Adults

Library Sponsored | Book Groups | Community Sponsored

For Young Adults

Book Groups

In the Gallery

Diddy Gomerman | Seema Varma


Children's Storytimes

Morning Storytimes (no programs on July 4)

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 August 2, except July 4)

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

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 August 7. 

 

Picture This! Adventures in Art

Mondays, 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

 

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 closed: a second program has been added on August 1.

Lego Building Workshop: Extra Program

Wednesday, August 1 from 4:00 - 5:00PM

Registration is required: to register please click here.

 

Meet the Animals

Wednesday, July 18 from 2:00 - 2:45PM

Nothing sparks an interest in nature and science like an up-close meeting with live animals. In this program, an aquarium educator will introduce children to live crabs, snails and sea stars. Children will count their legs, describe their body shapes and explain how they feel. Finally, they'll collect their ideas and observations on an "I Notice, I Wonder" chart.
For children ages 4-6. Registration is required: to register please click here.

 

Dinosaurs Rock

Wednesday, July 25 from 4:00 - 5:00PM

A myriad of museum-quality (many genuine and life-size) dinosaur fossils and other prehistoric related items will be on display at the Library. Children will see specimens that are 10,000 to over 500 million years old. This is a highly interactive, educational & fun program. For children ages 5-9. Registration is required and will begin on Monday, July 2.

 

Take a Tromp Through the Swamp! (A Family Concert with Tom Sieling)

Thursday, August 2 from 6:30 - 7:30PM

Tom Sieling, widely acclaimed singer and guitar, banjo, and drum machine player will perform a family program called “Take a Tromp Through the Swamp!” This show is a top-ten lineup of the world’s most fun, humorous, and participatory kids’ songs, along with lots of reading encouragement and cool facts about area animals. Tom also strongly encourages the kids to make music a lifelong part of their lives. All songs include parts for the whole family. 

 

Tortoise and the Hare (Puppets to Go)

Thursday, August 9 from 2:00-2:45PM

Aesop's fable about a great race between a lovable tortoise and an arrogant hare. In addition to the moral that perseverance prevails, good nutrition and exercise are stressed. For children ages 3-9.

 


Young Adults

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program

Through Friday, August 03

Please click here for more information, and to register, for the Library's summer reading program for teens.

 


For Adults

New York Skyscrapers

Tuesday, July 17 from 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Using original photographs and historic images, Kevin Woyce tells the story of New York’s greatest skyscrapers, from the 1890 New York World building to the Woolworth, Chrysler, and Empire State buildings. He will explain how and why they were built, and introduce the architects and businessmen whose visions shaped the world-famous skyline. After the talk, Mr. Woyce will answer questions from the audience.

He will have some of his many books available for purchase and signing.


Book Clubs

Women Reading Women

Tuesday, July 10 from 7:30 - 8:30PM

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

For more information please call Kathy at 769-9018.

 

21+ Book Group

Friday, July 27 from 2:30-3:45pm

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

For more information please call Kathy at 769-9018.


Community Sponsored Events

 

Seniors of Mount Pleasant

Thursdays, from 11:00am - 2.00pm, June 28 through August 2

The Seniors of Mt. Pleasant will be using the Community Room on Thursday mornings from 11am-2pm from June 28 through August 2.

For information: Jim Martorano (914-742-2380) (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

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, July 9 and August 13: 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.

 

Financial Education Workshop by Searsann Murray

Saturay, July 21 from 11:00AM - 12:00PM

How Can you Reach Your Financial Goals and Dreams? Learn about the fundamental concepts that have helped millions build financial security. Topics to be discussed: Ways to reduce debt, retirement savings strategies, how life insurance really works, college savings plans, the high cost of waiting to save...and more.
This workshop is sponsored and presented by Searsann Murray.
For more information please call 917-403-6180.

 


 IN THE GALLERY

 

 

Art Walk: An Exhibit by Diddy Gomeran

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

This exhibit by Diddy Gomerman will feature work in a variety of mediums. 

The exhibit will run through Friday, July 13

 

Art Exhibit by Seema Varma

Reception: Saturday, August 4 from 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Seema's passion to paint started with a quest to find a unique artwork for the cover page of her first book. It led to a collection of paintings that cover a variety of subjects and techniques all skillfully captured with beautiful acrylic colors on canvas.

She is dedicating this exhibit to the Saral Seva Trust http://www.saralsevatrust.org and to all the other talented artists who share their passions with us.

 The exhibit will run from Saturday, July 28 through Friday, August 24