Children's Programs


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March

Tales From Around the World: Au Pair Storytime CANCELED due to snow
Saturday March 2
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Recommended for Ages 4-7, but everyone is welcome

Cultural Care Au Pairs will read books and share stories about where they come from. Refreshments will be served.


Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesdays March 6-27
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come play this fantasy role-playing game! This is a group of middle-school students who meet at the Dobbs Ferry Library every week to play Dungeons & Dragons. They're always looking for new members!

Lego Club
Thursday March 7
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kindergarten and Up

Children will create different structures, which will be put on display in the Children's Room.

St. Patrick's Day Story and Craft
Wednesday March 13
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kindergarten and Up

Make a "Rainbow Game" and listen to an Irish story.

Intro to Chess
Wednesdays March 13 and 27
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
All Ages

Come learn to play chess with retired lawyer Bradley Wank!
Registration is required: call the library at 914-693-6614 to register!

Time Tales Book Group
"Who Killed Darius Drake?" by Rodman Philbrick
Friday March 15
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ages 8-12

Time Tales is a Book Discussion Group for children ages 8-12. Register and pick up a copy of the book, "Who Killed Darius Drake?" by Rodman Philbrick, at the Main Desk. Please read the book before the discussion. Refreshments will be served.
Darius receives a mysterious note saying he has been killed. He hires the school 'bully,' Arthur (who gets paid in candy) to protect him as he hunts to find out what the message means.

Read Together Time Tales
"Baby Monkey, Private Eye" by Brian Selznick and David Serlin
Saturday March 16
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ages Kindergarten to Second Grade

Read Together Time Tales is a Book Discussion Group for children in grades K-2 and their parents. Register and pick up a copy of the book, "Baby Monkey, Private Eye" by Brian Selznick and David Serlin, at the Main Desk. Please read the book before the discussion. Refreshments will be served.
Who is Baby Monkey? He is a baby. He is a monkey. He has a job. He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye! Lost jewels? Missing pizza? Stolen spaceship? Baby Monkey can help... if he can put on his pants!.

Gallery Show & Contest
Trees Are Life
March 28 - May 28
All Ages

Calling all Middle & High School Students!
Bring your creative power to Dobbs Ferry's trees! Together with the Tree Consortium and the Library, we are hosting an Art and Word contest in honor of Arbor Day. ALL students attending any Dobbs Ferry middle or High School are invited to participate in an Art & Word show around the theme "Trees are Life." Winners will receive a $50 cash prize and their work will be displayed on Dobbs Ferry's very own reusable bag which will be distributed to Village residents.
Create something beautiful while making our community a more sustainable place.
Submissions will be accepted at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library and will be on display from March 28th through May 28th, with an opening reception on April 26th.
Enries are due on March 22nd! Get Rules, Entry Forms, and more information here ! Questions? Contact sustainabledobbs@gmail.com.

May

Save the date for FerryCon!
Saturday May 4
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
All Ages

Dobbs Ferry Public Library presents the first ever FerryCon!!! With May 4th, 2019 being both Free Comic Book Day + Star Wars Day (May the Fourth Be With You), DFPL brings you a full slate of comic book, super hero, and Con-related activities including vendors, publishers, artists, writers, cosplay, interviews, panels, classes, interactive features, film and more!




All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library!
(unless otherwise noted)
In the event of inclement weather call the library at 693-6614
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