Preschool Storytime in person on the Library Terrace

Preschool Storytime in person on the Library Terrace

Thursday, June 30

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Gina for seasonal storytimes!

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

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

Saturday, July 2

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 – Mini sailboats

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, July 2

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.

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

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.

P.S. By attending this program, you can earn 500 points for your online summer reading game logs!

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Children’s Summer Reading Game

Children’s Summer Reading Game

Sunday, July 3

All Day

Summer Reading is June 27 through August 19!

Read under the sea and learn about everything in and on the ocean! You can earn points and prizes by reading books and coming to our events. Everyone who participates will get a ticket to our outdoor ice cream party in August!

This page will tell you everything you need to know about participating if your child is between the ages of 3 and 12. (Younger kids might want to take on the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge; unfortunately, there is no teen summer reading game this year, but there are a couple of programs open to them. Look farther down in this newsletter for information for all age groups!)

This year we’re doing a points-based system. Earn 10 points for every minute you read and 500 points for every program you attend. For every 1000 points you earn, you can come to the library and pick out a prize!

All in-person programs will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for the entire program.

Have questions? Email our children’s librarian, Ms. Gina, at dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call her up at (914) 693-6615, or drop by the library to talk to her anytime!

Sign up for the Game here

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Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children's Room

Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 3

All Day

Pick up a sheet, find all the pictures and get a prize from the Librarian!  Pictures will be changed in August.

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

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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, July 3

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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Summer Reading Board Game: all Summer in the Children's Room

Summer Reading Board Game: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 3

All Day

The Summer Reading Board Game is Back!  Answer trivia questions and roll your way toward a brand new book that you can take home by playing the Summer Reading Board Game in the Children’s Room!

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

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Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime outdoors at the Library

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime outdoors at the Library

Tuesday, July 5

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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Preschool Storytime in person in the Community Room

Preschool Storytime in person in the Community Room

Thursday, July 7

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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Children's Program: Sandpaper Art

Children’s Program: Sandpaper Art

Friday, July 8

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Kids ages 2 and up can make magnificent beach-themed pictures by coloring on sandpaper!

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

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.

P.S. By attending this program, you can earn 500 points for your online summer reading game logs!

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

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

Saturday, July 9

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 Aquariums

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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Children’s Summer Reading Game

Children’s Summer Reading Game

Sunday, July 10

All Day

Summer Reading is June 27 through August 19!

Read under the sea and learn about everything in and on the ocean! You can earn points and prizes by reading books and coming to our events. Everyone who participates will get a ticket to our outdoor ice cream party in August!

This page will tell you everything you need to know about participating if your child is between the ages of 3 and 12. (Younger kids might want to take on the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge; unfortunately, there is no teen summer reading game this year, but there are a couple of programs open to them. Look farther down in this newsletter for information for all age groups!)

This year we’re doing a points-based system. Earn 10 points for every minute you read and 500 points for every program you attend. For every 1000 points you earn, you can come to the library and pick out a prize!

All in-person programs will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for the entire program.

Have questions? Email our children’s librarian, Ms. Gina, at dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call her up at (914) 693-6615, or drop by the library to talk to her anytime!

Sign up for the Game here

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Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children's Room

Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 10

All Day

Pick up a sheet, find all the pictures and get a prize from the Librarian!  Pictures will be changed in August.

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

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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, July 10

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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Summer Reading Board Game: all Summer in the Children's Room

Summer Reading Board Game: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 10

All Day

The Summer Reading Board Game is Back!  Answer trivia questions and roll your way toward a brand new book that you can take home by playing the Summer Reading Board Game in the Children’s Room!

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

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New Caregivers Circle Outdoors at the Library

New Caregivers Circle Outdoors at the Library

Monday, July 11

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 outdoors at the Library

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime outdoors at the Library

Tuesday, July 12

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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Preschool Storytime in person in the Community Room

Preschool Storytime in person in the Community Room

Thursday, July 14

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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Children's Program: Make a Pirate Treasure Box

Children’s Program: Make a Pirate Treasure Box

Friday, July 15

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

For ages 5+.

We will decorate boxes together with mod podge, paper, and seashells. Everyone will get to go home with one thin, square-shaped tin treasure box to keep their most precious items (summer reading prizes, maybe?) in.

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

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.

P.S. By attending this program, you can earn 500 points for your online summer reading game logs!

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

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

Saturday, July 16

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 – Shark binoculars

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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Children’s Summer Reading Game

Children’s Summer Reading Game

Sunday, July 17

All Day

Summer Reading is June 27 through August 19!

Read under the sea and learn about everything in and on the ocean! You can earn points and prizes by reading books and coming to our events. Everyone who participates will get a ticket to our outdoor ice cream party in August!

This page will tell you everything you need to know about participating if your child is between the ages of 3 and 12. (Younger kids might want to take on the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge; unfortunately, there is no teen summer reading game this year, but there are a couple of programs open to them. Look farther down in this newsletter for information for all age groups!)

This year we’re doing a points-based system. Earn 10 points for every minute you read and 500 points for every program you attend. For every 1000 points you earn, you can come to the library and pick out a prize!

All in-person programs will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for the entire program.

Have questions? Email our children’s librarian, Ms. Gina, at dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call her up at (914) 693-6615, or drop by the library to talk to her anytime!

Sign up for the Game here

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Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children's Room

Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 17

All Day

Pick up a sheet, find all the pictures and get a prize from the Librarian!  Pictures will be changed in August.

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

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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, July 17

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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Summer Reading Board Game: all Summer in the Children's Room

Summer Reading Board Game: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 17

All Day

The Summer Reading Board Game is Back!  Answer trivia questions and roll your way toward a brand new book that you can take home by playing the Summer Reading Board Game in the Children’s Room!

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

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New Caregivers Circle Outdoors at the Library

New Caregivers Circle Outdoors at the Library

Monday, July 18

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 outdoors at the Library

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime outdoors at the Library

Tuesday, July 19

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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LEGO Club: Summer Reading Edition

LEGO Club: Summer Reading Edition

Wednesday, July 20

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Open to ages 3 and up.

We’ll start off with some lovely under-the-sea and pirate read-alouds and then build what we read out of LEGOs. We might even have a pirate ship battle!

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

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.

P.S. By attending this program, you can earn 500 points for your online summer reading game logs!

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Preschool Storytime in person in the Community Room

Preschool Storytime in person in the Community Room

Thursday, July 21

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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Children's Program: Rock Painting

Children’s Program: Rock Painting

Friday, July 22

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Kids ages 3 and up can come in and paint some truly premium rocks — add affirmations, colors, or a favorite character! You can take them home or we can set them up in the potted plants around the library.

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

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.

P.S. By attending this program, you can earn 500 points for your online summer reading game logs!

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

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

Saturday, July 23

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 Mermaids

Call 693-6614 to schedule a pick up time.

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Children’s Summer Reading Game

Children’s Summer Reading Game

Sunday, July 24

All Day

Summer Reading is June 27 through August 19!

Read under the sea and learn about everything in and on the ocean! You can earn points and prizes by reading books and coming to our events. Everyone who participates will get a ticket to our outdoor ice cream party in August!

This page will tell you everything you need to know about participating if your child is between the ages of 3 and 12. (Younger kids might want to take on the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge; unfortunately, there is no teen summer reading game this year, but there are a couple of programs open to them. Look farther down in this newsletter for information for all age groups!)

This year we’re doing a points-based system. Earn 10 points for every minute you read and 500 points for every program you attend. For every 1000 points you earn, you can come to the library and pick out a prize!

All in-person programs will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for the entire program.

Have questions? Email our children’s librarian, Ms. Gina, at dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call her up at (914) 693-6615, or drop by the library to talk to her anytime!

Sign up for the Game here

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Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children's Room

Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 24

All Day

Pick up a sheet, find all the pictures and get a prize from the Librarian!  Pictures will be changed in August.

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

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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, July 24

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.

»

Summer Reading Board Game: all Summer in the Children's Room

Summer Reading Board Game: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 24

All Day

The Summer Reading Board Game is Back!  Answer trivia questions and roll your way toward a brand new book that you can take home by playing the Summer Reading Board Game in the Children’s Room!

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

»

New Caregivers Circle Outdoors at the Library

New Caregivers Circle Outdoors at the Library

Monday, July 25

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 outdoors at the Library

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime outdoors at the Library

Tuesday, July 26

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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Preschool Storytime in person in the Community Room

Preschool Storytime in person in the Community Room

Thursday, July 28

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: 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, July 30

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 – 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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Children’s Summer Reading Game

Children’s Summer Reading Game

Sunday, July 31

All Day

Summer Reading is June 27 through August 19!

Read under the sea and learn about everything in and on the ocean! You can earn points and prizes by reading books and coming to our events. Everyone who participates will get a ticket to our outdoor ice cream party in August!

This page will tell you everything you need to know about participating if your child is between the ages of 3 and 12. (Younger kids might want to take on the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge; unfortunately, there is no teen summer reading game this year, but there are a couple of programs open to them. Look farther down in this newsletter for information for all age groups!)

This year we’re doing a points-based system. Earn 10 points for every minute you read and 500 points for every program you attend. For every 1000 points you earn, you can come to the library and pick out a prize!

All in-person programs will be socially-distanced. Please make sure you and everyone in your family over the age of 2 wears their masks for the entire program.

Have questions? Email our children’s librarian, Ms. Gina, at dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call her up at (914) 693-6615, or drop by the library to talk to her anytime!

Sign up for the Game here

»

Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children's Room

Pirate Scavenger Hunt: all Summer in the Children’s Room

Sunday, July 31

All Day

Pick up a sheet, find all the pictures and get a prize from the Librarian!  Pictures will be changed in August.

Open to all ages.

email dobchildref@wlsmail.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for more details and to play!

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