Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Tuesday, October 4

10:30 am - 10:50 am

18 to 36 months.

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

We will be outdoors unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will be in the Community Room.

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club (Waitlist - Email for Information)

Dungeons & Dragons Club (Waitlist – Email for Information)

Wednesday, October 5

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.

Registration is currently closed but you may email dobchildref@wlsmail.org for more information.

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Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Paper Plate Black Cat Wreaths - Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Paper Plate Black Cat Wreaths – Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Saturday, October 8

All Day

Ages 3 and up.

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

This Week’s Craft – Paper Plate Black Cat Wreaths

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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

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

Saturday, October 8

12:00 pm - 1:00 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, October 9

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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Baby Songs & Stories

Baby Songs & Stories

Monday, October 10

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.

Program will be outdoors unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will be in the Community Room.

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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LEGO Club in the Community Room

LEGO Club in the Community Room

Monday, October 10

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ages 4-7

Use your imagination to build something special and then see it displayed all month long in the Children’s Room.

Please wear a mask.

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Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Tuesday, October 11

10:30 am - 10:50 am

18 to 36 months.

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

We will be outdoors unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will be in the Community Room.

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Tuesday Movies: Hotel Translyvania 3

Tuesday Movies: Hotel Translyvania 3

Tuesday, October 11

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Community Room, ages 4+

Join us for a showing of Hotel Transylvania 3 in the Community Room!

The monster family boards a luxury cruise ship so Dracula can take a summer vacation from the hotel. It’s smooth sailing for the pack as they indulge in all of the fun things the cruise has to offer, including monster volleyball, exotic excursions and catching up on their moon tans. However, the dream vacation soon turns into a nightmare when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen for the mysterious captain of the ship, Ericka, who hides a dangerous secret that could destroy them all.

This movie is rated PG.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club (Waitlist - Email for Information)

Dungeons & Dragons Club (Waitlist – Email for Information)

Wednesday, October 12

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.

Registration is currently closed but you may email dobchildref@wlsmail.org for more information.

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, October 13

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Gina for seasonal storytimes!

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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

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

Saturday, October 15

All Day

Ages 3 and up.

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

This Week’s Craft – Paper Bag Mummies

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, October 16

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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Baby Songs & Stories

Baby Songs & Stories

Monday, October 17

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.

Program will be outdoors unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will be in the Community Room.

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Tuesday, October 18

10:30 am - 10:50 am

18 to 36 months.

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

We will be outdoors unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will be in the Community Room.

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club (Waitlist - Email for Information)

Dungeons & Dragons Club (Waitlist – Email for Information)

Wednesday, October 19

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.

Registration is currently closed but you may email dobchildref@wlsmail.org for more information.

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Chess Club in the Community Room

Chess Club in the Community Room

Thursday, October 20

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn to play chess with Bradley Wank, Esq. – All Ages welcome!

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

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, October 20

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Gina for seasonal storytimes!

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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

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

Saturday, October 22

All Day

Ages 3 and up.

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

This Week’s Craft – Paper Cup Witches

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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Digital Comics Creation Lab (Registration Required)

Digital Comics Creation Lab (Registration Required)

Saturday, October 22

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Room, ages 7-12.

Learn to create digital comic strips using Inkscape! We will be creating characters, stories, and finished strips over the course of three classes. Students who sign up must be able to attend all three classes; laptops will be provided.

This class was made possible by Westchester Library System and will be taught by Aaron Porter, a graphic designer and illustrator with Westchester Community College’s Center for the Arts.

Limited space – Registration REQUIRED — email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up.

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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, October 23

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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Diwali Celebration with Bollywood Drag Queen Malai (Registration Recommended)

Diwali Celebration with Bollywood Drag Queen Malai (Registration Recommended)

Sunday, October 23

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

All ages.

This year’s Diwali festivities will feature Malai, who will treat us to a spoken word performance, dance lessons, rangoli design, and more!

Registration Recommended – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room

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Baby Songs & Stories

Baby Songs & Stories

Monday, October 24

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.

Program will be outdoors unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will be in the Community Room.

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Tuesday, October 25

10:30 am - 10:50 am

18 to 36 months.

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

We will be outdoors unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will be in the Community Room.

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club (Waitlist - Email for Information)

Dungeons & Dragons Club (Waitlist – Email for Information)

Wednesday, October 26

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.

Registration is currently closed but you may email dobchildref@wlsmail.org for more information.

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Chess Club in the Community Room

Chess Club in the Community Room

Thursday, October 27

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn to play chess with Bradley Wank, Esq. – All Ages welcome!

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

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, October 27

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Gina for seasonal storytimes!

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Digital Comics Creation Lab (Registration Required)

Digital Comics Creation Lab (Registration Required)

Saturday, October 29

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Room, ages 7-12.

Learn to create digital comic strips using Inkscape! We will be creating characters, stories, and finished strips over the course of three classes. Students who sign up must be able to attend all three classes; laptops will be provided.

This class was made possible by Westchester Library System and will be taught by Aaron Porter, a graphic designer and illustrator with Westchester Community College’s Center for the Arts.

Limited space – Registration REQUIRED — email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up.

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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, October 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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Baby Songs & Stories

Baby Songs & Stories

Monday, October 31

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.

Program will be outdoors unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will be in the Community Room.

This program will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for its entirety.

Email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Halloween Party (Registration Recommended)

Halloween Party (Registration Recommended)

Monday, October 31

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Community Room – All Ages Welcome!

Come to the library for prizes, pumpkin-decorating, and most importantly a chance to meet real characters from Star Wars!

Registration Recommended – email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room

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Digital Comics Creation Lab (Registration Required)

Digital Comics Creation Lab (Registration Required)

Saturday, November 5

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Room, ages 7-12.

Learn to create digital comic strips using Inkscape! We will be creating characters, stories, and finished strips over the course of three classes. Students who sign up must be able to attend all three classes; laptops will be provided.

This class was made possible by Westchester Library System and will be taught by Aaron Porter, a graphic designer and illustrator with Westchester Community College’s Center for the Arts.

Limited space – Registration REQUIRED — email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up.

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