Zine-Making Workshop with Becky Pitts: In Person

Zine-Making Workshop with Becky Pitts: In Person

Tuesday, May 17

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Recommended for ages 7-12.

Explore this accessible and informal mini-magazine format in a hands-on class that introduces young writers and illustrators to the art of zine-making. Students will have the opportunity to make a zine in a genre of their choosing (including ‘all-about-me’ zines, fan-fiction zines, mini-comics, art zines, ‘how to’ zines, and more).

Taught by Rebecca Pitts, a writer for young readers and zine-enthusiast.

Outdoors in good weather, otherwise in the Community Room.

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

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Meet the Raptors! - Live in the Community Room (Registration Requested)

Meet the Raptors! – Live in the Community Room (Registration Requested)

Wednesday, May 18

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Ages 6+

Teatown Reservation visits the Dobbs Ferry Library with a live presentation of 4-5 birds of prey!

Registration recommended but not required – please email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up.

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Paws for Reading with Buddy on the library terrace (Registration)

Paws for Reading with Buddy on the library terrace (Registration)

Friday, May 20

4:00 pm - 5:00 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 with dobchildref@wlsmail.org — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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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, May 22

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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Dungeons & Dragons Club in person in the Community Room (Registration)

Dungeons & Dragons Club in person in the Community Room (Registration)

Wednesday, May 25

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 if you want to join.

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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, May 29

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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