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New YA Books

New YA Books

We’ve added new YA books to our Overdrive Platform and Libby App:

The Best Laid Plans

Call Down the Hawk

Chain of Gold

Ember Queen

Five Dark Fates

The Fountains of Silence

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

The Kingdom of Back

Loveboat, Taipei

The Night Country

One of Us Is Next

Ruthless Gods

The Silence of Bones

Stamped–Racism, Antiracism, and You

Tigers, Not Daughters

Time of Our Lives

Tweet Cute: A Novel

Wicked Saints

Yes No Maybe So

 

Meet the 3D Printer

Meet the 3D Printer

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Upcoming Programs

Introduction to Babysitting (Zoom Class)

Introduction to Babysitting (Zoom Class)

Saturday, September 19

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn the basics of childcare in our 3-session Introduction to Babysitting online course. Participants will learn about stages of childhood development, safety and first aid, feeding and diapering, and extra precautions that must be taken when working with children during a pandemic. Babysitters-in-training will also develop valuable interview and communication skills.

Our instructor, Amanda Tucker, is a first grade teacher who holds certifications in Early Childhood, General Education, and Special Education.

When registering, you are committing to attend three online classes that will be held on September 12, 19, and 26 from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. To register, email dobref@wlsmail.org or call (914) 693-6614.

For ages 11 – 18

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Introduction to Babysitting (Zoom Class)

Introduction to Babysitting (Zoom Class)

Saturday, September 26

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn the basics of childcare in our 3-session Introduction to Babysitting online course. Participants will learn about stages of childhood development, safety and first aid, feeding and diapering, and extra precautions that must be taken when working with children during a pandemic. Babysitters-in-training will also develop valuable interview and communication skills.

Our instructor, Amanda Tucker, is a first grade teacher who holds certifications in Early Childhood, General Education, and Special Education.

When registering, you are committing to attend three online classes that will be held on September 12, 19, and 26 from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. To register, email dobref@wlsmail.org or call (914) 693-6614.

For ages 11 – 18

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Register to Vote - Zoom Workshop for the 2020 Election Season (Registration)

Register to Vote – Zoom Workshop for the 2020 Election Season (Registration)

Saturday, October 3

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Is your voice being heard about the issues important to you?  Are you registered to vote in Westchester County?  Join us to learn why your vote is important and how to get ready for the 2020 General Election by completing the first step – Register to Vote.

In this workshop provided by the League of Women Voters of Westchester, you will learn step-by-step how to complete a Voter Registration form, and where and how to submit it.

Contact dobref@wlsmail.org to register for Zoom Invitation

The League of Women Voters of Westchester is a nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to promote informed and active participation in government.  The League neither supports nor opposes candidates or political parties.  The League is supported by public-spirited individuals, businesses, and organizations.

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Prepare to Vote 2020: 3 Ways to Vote - Zoom Workshop for the 2020 Election Season (Registration)

Prepare to Vote 2020: 3 Ways to Vote – Zoom Workshop for the 2020 Election Season (Registration)

Saturday, October 3

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Are you prepared to vote in the 2020 General Election?  Have you decided HOW you plan to vote?  With the challenging environment that we face due to the COVID-19 pandemic and election law changes, learn everything you need to know about the three ways to vote: Absentee Ballot, Early Voting, and Election Day.

In this workshop provided by the League of Women Voters of Westchester, you will learn the steps to take and the important deadline dates to determine which way to vote is best for you.

Contact dobref@wlsmail.org to register for Zoom Invitation

The League of Women Voters of Westchester is a nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to promote informed and active participation in government. The League neither supports nor opposes candidates or political parties. The League is supported by public-spirited individuals, businesses, and organizations.

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Cult Classic Movie Night Online via KANOPY and ZOOM - The Transfiguration (Not Rated/Horror)

Cult Classic Movie Night Online via KANOPY and ZOOM – The Transfiguration (Not Rated/Horror)

Thursday, October 15

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Movie starts at 8 PM via Kanopy: The Transfiguration

Patrons may set up an account via their Westchester System Library card.

A group film discussion / trivia / Q&A to follow at 9:45 PM via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89829282900

Zoom meeting id: 898 2928 2900 (no password)

Both the film and discussion require Internet access / the ZOOM discussion requires a webcam and microphone.

Questions?  Email Tim Deery at tdeery@wlsmail.org

The Transfiguration (2016/Not Rated/97 min/Horror, Drama)

Troubled teen Milo (Eric Ruffin) hides behind his fascination with vampire lore. When he meets the equally alienated Sophie (Chloe Levine), the two form a bond that begins to challenge Milo’s dark obsession, blurring his fantasy into reality.

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Online Resources

Overdrive

A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.

Tutor.com

Offers live online chat and email support for learners of all ages. You can check a homework question, send in an essay for review, prepare for a test, and even have a cover letter or résumé checked. Hay tutores que hablan español.

Learning Express Library

Helps build skills in math, reading, and grammar. Use this to prepare for exams, including high school equivalency, college entrance, graduate school, career certifications, and licensing. Take practice tests including ACT®, AP®, PSAT®, SAT®, and TASC®.

CollegeBoard

Prepare and register for the SAT, PSAT, and more.