Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Leftovers Day - Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Leftovers Day – Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Saturday, January 29

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ages 3 and up.

Pick up a kit containing a craft that you can do at home – supplies are limited!

This Week’s Craft – Leftovers Day (Missed a craft this month? Don’t worry! Pick up one from our surplus pile!) 

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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Stuffed Animal Field Trips - Ongoing from the Children's Room

Stuffed Animal Field Trips – Ongoing from the Children’s Room

Sunday, January 30

All Day

Ages 3 and Up

The library’s stuffed animals want to go on field trips! Check one out, bring them home, and add to their personal scrapbooks by writing about and taking pictures of the fun things you do together. When you’re at the library, you can visit the animals who have made it back to home base and see what they’ve been up to. Stuffed animals may be periodically rotated out based on condition.

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What Will You Do in 2022?

What Will You Do in 2022?

Sunday, January 30

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For all ages — all month in the children’s room!

Stop by the bulletin board in the children’s playroom to write or draw your wishes for 2022!

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New Caregivers' Circle via ZOOM (Registration)

New Caregivers’ Circle via ZOOM (Registration)

Monday, January 31

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For parents and caregivers of babies up to 24 months.

Join children’s librarian Gina to learn songs, fingerplays, and more that you can do with your baby.  Each meeting will leave time for open discussion and connection with other parents/caregivers.

Register with dobchildref@wlsmail.org or call the Library at 693-6614 to get the Zoom link – please indicate you are registering for this program in the email.

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Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime via ZOOM (Registration)

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime via ZOOM (Registration)

Tuesday, February 1

10:30 am - 11:00 am

18 to 36 months.

Get your wiggles out with songs and stories with Ms. Gina!

Registration required – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Comedy Open Mic (live in-person + simulcast)

Comedy Open Mic (live in-person + simulcast)

Tuesday, February 1

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

*We are returning to having our mics live in-person at the library this Winter 2022 Season, but will also be simulcasting on Zoom for those who would like to continue performing or watching virtually.
Following a traditional Comedy Open Mic format, comedians new and old — who want to work on new jokes, change old ones, or just experiment — sign up and get 5 minutes apiece to perform.
INTENDED FOR AUDIENCE 18+
Pre-registration REQUIRED —> Email TDeery@wlsmail.org
 
For more info about our comedy nights, check out our Comedy on the Hudson page.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club via ZOOM (Registration)

Dungeons & Dragons Club via ZOOM (Registration)

Wednesday, February 2

4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Ages 9-12

Create a character! Fight monsters! Make your own luck! Develop your skills in this fantasy role-playing system with other kids just like you. We’ll start a new campaign every few weeks. Previous meeting attendance is recommended, but not required.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org with questions or interest to join and to get the Zoom link.

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Preschool Storytime via ZOOM (Registration) - Groundhog Day theme

Preschool Storytime via ZOOM (Registration) – Groundhog Day theme

Thursday, February 3

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Gina for seasonal storytimes!  Today’s story will be Groundhog Day theme.

Registration required – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Art & Soul: Art Program for Children Ages 8 - 12 via ZOOM (Registration)

Art & Soul: Art Program for Children Ages 8 – 12 via ZOOM (Registration)

Friday, February 4

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Art & Soul is a non-profit free art program developed for children aged between 8 and 12.  By utilizing art therapy methods, we will create an environment where children can develop their self-esteem and social skills.

All supplies will be provided via pick-up at the library to those who need them.

This project was created by four Kathryn W. Davis scholars from Westchester Community College.

SIGN UP NOW! Use this link: Art&SoulRegistration

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Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Lunar New Year Lanterns - Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Lunar New Year Lanterns – Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Saturday, February 5

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ages 3 and up.

Pick up a kit containing a craft that you can do at home – supplies are limited!

This Week’s Craft – Lunar New Year Lanterns

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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Paws for Reading with Buddy on Zoom (Registration)

Paws for Reading with Buddy on Zoom (Registration)

Saturday, February 5

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages 4+

Children read one-on-one with Buddy, a specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dog (R.E.A.D.) and his handler, Dobbs Ferry resident Marty Kanengiser. Children will select a book to read to Buddy before the program begins, and they will spend 10-15 minutes reading aloud. They are also welcome to ask questions about Buddy, a 12-year-old rescued black lab who loves children, other dogs, and reading.

Register/get the Zoom link with dobchildref@wlsmail.org — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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Lunar New Year celebration on ZOOM (all ages)

Lunar New Year celebration on ZOOM (all ages)

Saturday, February 5

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Join Ms. Gina and volunteers from Dobbs Ferry to learn about the lunar new year as it’s celebrated in China and Korea, read some books, and make tiger lanterns for the Year of the Tiger!

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to get the Zoom link.

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Stuffed Animal Field Trips - Ongoing from the Children's Room

Stuffed Animal Field Trips – Ongoing from the Children’s Room

Sunday, February 6

All Day

Ages 3 and Up

The library’s stuffed animals want to go on field trips! Check one out, bring them home, and add to their personal scrapbooks by writing about and taking pictures of the fun things you do together. When you’re at the library, you can visit the animals who have made it back to home base and see what they’ve been up to. Stuffed animals may be periodically rotated out based on condition.

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New Caregivers Circle via ZOOM (Registration)

New Caregivers Circle via ZOOM (Registration)

Monday, February 7

10:30 am - 10:50 am

For parents and caregivers of babies up to 24 months.

Join children’s librarian Gina to learn songs, fingerplays, and more that you can do with your baby.  Each meeting will leave time for open discussion and connection with other parents/caregivers.

Register with dobchildref@wlsmail.org or call the Library at 693-6614 to get the Zoom link – please indicate you are registering for this program in the email.

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Creative Writing Workshop via ZOOM (Registration)

Creative Writing Workshop via ZOOM (Registration)

Monday, February 7

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you found you have extra time to be creative? Do you like writing stories or poems? Are you working on a novel and want some feedback? If you would like to look for opportunities learn about resources in the area and would like to improve your skills, come join us.
This online event is free and open to the public.

Register with dobref@wlsmail.org to get the Zoom link — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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Mary's Yarns Quilting Group via ZOOM

Mary’s Yarns Quilting Group via ZOOM

Monday, February 7

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The quilting, as well as the knitting and crocheting groups, of Mary’s Yarns will be meeting on the first and third Monday of every month via Zoom until further notice.

In February the third Monday falls on Presidents’ Day, so the meeting will rescheduled.

Please email dflfriends@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to join!

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Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime via ZOOM (Registration)

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime via ZOOM (Registration)

Tuesday, February 8

10:30 am - 11:00 am

18 to 36 months.

Get your wiggles out with songs and stories with Ms. Gina!

Registration required – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club via ZOOM (Registration)

Dungeons & Dragons Club via ZOOM (Registration)

Wednesday, February 9

4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Ages 9-12

Create a character! Fight monsters! Make your own luck! Develop your skills in this fantasy role-playing system with other kids just like you. We’ll start a new campaign every few weeks. Previous meeting attendance is recommended, but not required.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org with questions or interest to join and to get the Zoom link.

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Cornelius Vanderbilt: The First Tycoon - a virtual lecture webinar (Registration)

Cornelius Vanderbilt: The First Tycoon – a virtual lecture webinar (Registration)

Wednesday, February 9

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cornelius Vanderbilt began operating his own ferry in NY Harbor at the age of 16. He would work from dawn until dark. His tiny business would grow into a massive steamship company, and Vanderbilt would undercut his competitors by pricing his services so low that he would drive them out of business. Eventually he built a railroad empire from New York to Chicago and the First Grand Central Station at 42nd St.

Register here!

Lecturer Rick Feingold teaches American Business History at Bergen Community College.

Cosponsored with the following libraries: Chappaqua, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings, Lewisboro, New Rochelle, Ruth Keeler and Tuckahoe.

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Preschool Storytime via ZOOM (Registration) - Valentine's Day theme

Preschool Storytime via ZOOM (Registration) – Valentine’s Day theme

Thursday, February 10

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Gina for seasonal storytimes!  Today’s story will be Valentine’s Day theme.

Registration required – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Art & Soul: Art Program for Children Ages 8 - 12 via ZOOM (Registration)

Art & Soul: Art Program for Children Ages 8 – 12 via ZOOM (Registration)

Friday, February 11

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Art & Soul is a non-profit free art program developed for children aged between 8 and 12.  By utilizing art therapy methods, we will create an environment where children can develop their self-esteem and social skills.

All supplies will be provided via pick-up at the library to those who need them.

This project was created by four Kathryn W. Davis scholars from Westchester Community College.

SIGN UP NOW! Use this link: Art&SoulRegistration

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Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Valentine's Day Bees - Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Valentine’s Day Bees – Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Saturday, February 12

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ages 3 and up.

Pick up a kit containing a craft that you can do at home – supplies are limited!

This Week’s Craft –Valentine’s Day Bees

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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Stuffed Animal Field Trips - Ongoing from the Children's Room

Stuffed Animal Field Trips – Ongoing from the Children’s Room

Sunday, February 13

All Day

Ages 3 and Up

The library’s stuffed animals want to go on field trips! Check one out, bring them home, and add to their personal scrapbooks by writing about and taking pictures of the fun things you do together. When you’re at the library, you can visit the animals who have made it back to home base and see what they’ve been up to. Stuffed animals may be periodically rotated out based on condition.

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New Caregivers Circle via ZOOM (Registration)

New Caregivers Circle via ZOOM (Registration)

Monday, February 14

10:30 am - 10:50 am

For parents and caregivers of babies up to 24 months.

Join children’s librarian Gina to learn songs, fingerplays, and more that you can do with your baby.  Each meeting will leave time for open discussion and connection with other parents/caregivers.

Register with dobchildref@wlsmail.org or call the Library at 693-6614 to get the Zoom link – please indicate you are registering for this program in the email.

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Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime via ZOOM (Registration)

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime via ZOOM (Registration)

Tuesday, February 15

10:30 am - 11:00 am

18 to 36 months.

Get your wiggles out with songs and stories with Ms. Gina!

Registration required – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club via ZOOM (Registration)

Dungeons & Dragons Club via ZOOM (Registration)

Wednesday, February 16

4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Ages 9-12

Create a character! Fight monsters! Make your own luck! Develop your skills in this fantasy role-playing system with other kids just like you. We’ll start a new campaign every few weeks. Previous meeting attendance is recommended, but not required.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org with questions or interest to join and to get the Zoom link.

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Colonel Brown Brown Bag Book Group via ZOOM: Book TBA (Registration)

Colonel Brown Brown Bag Book Group via ZOOM: Book TBA (Registration)

Thursday, February 17

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

For the month of February, we will be reading a book, title to be announced!

Register with dobref@wlsmail.org to get the Zoom link — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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Preschool Storytime via ZOOM (Registration) - Black History Month theme

Preschool Storytime via ZOOM (Registration) – Black History Month theme

Thursday, February 17

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Gina for seasonal storytimes!  Today’s story will be Black History Month theme.

Registration required – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Teen Job Search Tips, Applications, Resumes & More - virtual workshop (Registration)

Teen Job Search Tips, Applications, Resumes & More – virtual workshop (Registration)

Thursday, February 17

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A free virtual workshop conducted by a professional Career Coach that will help you land a part-time or summer job.

Topics covered include:
• What type of jobs are available for teens
• Where to look for jobs
• How to answer questions on the job application
• What to include in a resume
• What to share and ask during the interview

Register here!

Co-hosted by Fellow WLS libraries: Rye Free Reading Room, Larchmont Public Library, Bronxville Public Library, Ossining Public Library, Eastchester Public Library, Hendrick Hudson Free Library, The Field Library, Mamaroneck Public Library, Mt. Pleasant Public Library, Yonkers Public Library, Somers Public Library, Warner Library, Dobbs Ferry Library and Chappaqua Library.

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Cult Classic Movie Night: The Brother From Another Planet (Virtual)

Cult Classic Movie Night: The Brother From Another Planet (Virtual)

Thursday, February 17

8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Brother From Another Planet (1984/Rated R/108 min/Comedy, Sci-Fi)
A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem.

Using your Westchester library card, stream the film for free on Hoopla —> HERE at 8pm EST, then join us for our always lively film discussion on Zoom (Meeting ID: 880 3125 6216
Passcode: 779966)
at 9:50pm EST, where you never know who will show up!!!

—-> email TDeery@wlsmail.org with any questions

To see a previous film discussion, check out our interview with Makeup/Special Effects Artist Dan Frye (Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Dr. Who)

For more info on our Cult Classic Movie Night program, follow @CultClassMovieNight

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Art & Soul: Art Program for Children Ages 8 - 12 via ZOOM (Registration)

Art & Soul: Art Program for Children Ages 8 – 12 via ZOOM (Registration)

Friday, February 18

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Art & Soul is a non-profit free art program developed for children aged between 8 and 12.  By utilizing art therapy methods, we will create an environment where children can develop their self-esteem and social skills.

All supplies will be provided via pick-up at the library to those who need them.

This project was created by four Kathryn W. Davis scholars from Westchester Community College.

SIGN UP NOW! Use this link: Art&SoulRegistration

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Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Popsicle Stick Polar Bear Bookmarks - Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Popsicle Stick Polar Bear Bookmarks – Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Saturday, February 19

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ages 3 and up.

Pick up a kit containing a craft that you can do at home – supplies are limited!

This Week’s Craft –Popsicle Stick Polar bear Bookmarks

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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Stuffed Animal Field Trips - Ongoing from the Children's Room

Stuffed Animal Field Trips – Ongoing from the Children’s Room

Sunday, February 20

All Day

Ages 3 and Up

The library’s stuffed animals want to go on field trips! Check one out, bring them home, and add to their personal scrapbooks by writing about and taking pictures of the fun things you do together. When you’re at the library, you can visit the animals who have made it back to home base and see what they’ve been up to. Stuffed animals may be periodically rotated out based on condition.

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Presidents Day - Library Building Closed

Presidents Day – Library Building Closed

Monday, February 21

All Day

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime via ZOOM (Registration)

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime via ZOOM (Registration)

Tuesday, February 22

10:30 am - 11:00 am

18 to 36 months.

Get your wiggles out with songs and stories with Ms. Gina!

Registration required – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Creative Writing Workshop via ZOOM (Registration)

Creative Writing Workshop via ZOOM (Registration)

Tuesday, February 22

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you found you have extra time to be creative? Do you like writing stories or poems? Are you working on a novel and want some feedback? If you would like to look for opportunities learn about resources in the area and would like to improve your skills, come join us.
This online event is free and open to the public.

Register with dobref@wlsmail.org to get the Zoom link — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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Dungeons & Dragons Club via ZOOM (Registration)

Dungeons & Dragons Club via ZOOM (Registration)

Wednesday, February 23

4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Ages 9-12

Create a character! Fight monsters! Make your own luck! Develop your skills in this fantasy role-playing system with other kids just like you. We’ll start a new campaign every few weeks. Previous meeting attendance is recommended, but not required.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org with questions or interest to join and to get the Zoom link.

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Super Soaker Masterpieces for Black History Month via ZOOM (Ages 5+)

Super Soaker Masterpieces for Black History Month via ZOOM (Ages 5+)

Thursday, February 24

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about Lonnie Johnson, inventor of the super soaker, for this month’s STEM program celebrating Black scientists and inventors! Then, explore the concept of water propulsion and create a watercolor masterpiece with items provided in take-and-make bags that you can pick up at the library.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Preschool Storytime via ZOOM (Registration) - Black History Month theme

Preschool Storytime via ZOOM (Registration) – Black History Month theme

Thursday, February 24

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Gina for seasonal storytimes!  Today’s story will be Black History Month theme.

Registration required – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up and get the Zoom link.

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Town and Gown Literary Discussion Group via ZOOM: "Sula" (Registration)

Town and Gown Literary Discussion Group via ZOOM: “Sula” (Registration)

Thursday, February 24

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For the month of February, we will be reading “Sula” by Toni Morrison.

Register with dobref@wlsmail.org to get the Zoom link — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

Two girls who grow up to become women. Two friends who become something worse than enemies. This brilliantly imagined novel brings us the story of Nel Wright and Sula Peace, who meet as children in the small town of Medallion, Ohio.

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