Events

Library Schedule of Events


Here is a list of local library’s that are doing free events in Southern Westchester and one in West Harlem.  If there is a library not on the list that you attend please let us know and in the future we will add them to the list.  Please join our Facebook Group to find out more about fun events to do with your family.

New Rochelle Library

Here is the link to their calendar to find out what times and days these things are.  Some of them do require preregistration but all are free.

Baby Steps is a program of fun and early socialization through music, movement and finger games, for babies aged 3–18 months, and their moms, dads or caregivers, led by Nora Maher.

Nursery Rhyme Time combines stories, songs and finger plays for children ages 12–24 months, and takes place on a weekly basis during sessions held in the fall and the winter-spring, at both libraries.

Music and Movement introduces children ages 12–24 months to songs, finger plays, and fun moves, and is led by a professional musician/educator.

Toddler Time engages 2-year old children and their parent or caregiver in music and games, and takes place on a weekly basis during sessions held in the fall, and the winter-spring, at both libraries.

3, 4 & 5’s Story Time for children ages 3–5 years, includes stories, songs, and a take-home craft, and takes place on a weekly basis during sessions held in the fall, the winter-spring, and in the summer, at both libraries. This program is also offered in bi-lingual (English and Spanish) format at the Main Library.

Yoga Tots encourages toddlers ages 2–5 years to have fun “playing yoga”. Certified Kids Yoga Instructors from “Budding Buddhas” Children’s Yoga combine traditional yoga poses, props and engaging songs to build motor skills, confidence and relaxation skills.

Nature Tales for children ages 3–5 years, explores the wonder of science through storytelling, art, music and imaginative games. This program is seasonal program at HCL.

Global Tales brings children ages 3–5 years on exciting adventures through books, music, games and dances of the different cultures of South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia. Participants will also create traditional arts and crafts and learn a few basic words in native languages. This program is seasonal program at HCL.

Bronxville Library

They have lots of great programs.  Here is the link to their calendar.  I will post a few dates and times of events of but there is plenty more to check out.

April 4th 2-3 pm Rain forest Butterflies Join us for a spectacular display of tropical rainforest butterflies and moths, many collected by presenter, Steve Fratello during his numerous expeditions. Differences between butterflies and moths, tropical rainforest climate and geography, insect body parts, predation, camouflage, life-cycle and other topics will be discussed.

April 6 4-5 pm Baseball- Musical Adventures with Concrodia Conservatory  Celebrate the opening of baseball season with musical readings of Take Me Out to the Yakyu and Casey at Bat. Ages 3 & up.  Sponsored by the Community Fund of Bronxville, Tuckahoe, & Eastchester.

April 7 3:30 – 5:15 pm  Family Film: Sing   Buster Moon, an eternally optimistic koala, puts on the world’s greatest singing competition to save his crumbling theater.  PG, 108 minutes

April 10    2 – 3pm  Build a Duck Craft and Story Time  A duck storytime followed by hand-making a toy to keep.  Ages 3 & up.  Materials are limited.  Registration required.

April 11 2 -3 pm Sing Along with Irv  Join Mr. Irv for an interactive sing along music show!  Fun for all ages.

April 15 2 – 3:15 pm  Family Film: Easter Bunny Adventure  Hitch a ride with with the Easter Bunny as he goes on an unforgettable adventure! It’s the biggest Easter egg hunt ever and Benny the Easter Bunny can’t do it alone. He teams up with Wilma the chicken as they hop in a giant hot air balloon and journey to Fairy Tale Valley in search of the most amazing Easter egg ever: an Easter egg that can grant any wish one desires!  NR, 72 minutes

Parents/Guardians:  Please use your discretion when determining if this film is appropriate for your child.

April 21 3:30 – 5 pm Family Film: Swan Princess: Princess Tomorrow, Pirate Today

With her parents away for the summer, fun-loving, young Princess Alise must spend her time with Queen Uberta, training to be the perfect, proper royal…But what she really wants is to become a swashbuckling pirate! Princess Alise sets sail with Lord Rogers, Jean-Bob the frog and Speed the turtle on a bold, high seas journey filled with amazing adventure, danger and discovery. After a shipwreck leaves the brave crew stranded on a wild, mysterious island, they meet Lucas, a young boy who has been living in seclusion. Now the faithful friends must work together to escape the island and the ferociously hungry creatures that dwell there.  PG, 78 minutes  Parents/Guardians:  Please use your discretion when determining if this film is appropriate for your child.

April 23 2 – 2:45 pm Science concepts & related hands-on activities.  This program is geared for children ages 4 & older. 

April 27 4- 5 pm Use our materials to create your own craft masterpiece!  Ages 3 & up.

April 28 :30 – 5:15 Family Fun: Guardians of Oz

Wicked witch Eveline tries to steal back the broom that holds her powers, but Ozzy snags it instead and zooms off. Hoping to rescue his father, Ozzy joins forces with cheeky young sorceress Gabby. But can they find the Lion, Scarecrow, and Tin Woodman, and lift the enchanted spells Eveline has imprisoned them with?

Rated PG, 87 minutes

Parents/Guardians:  Please use your discretion when determining if this film is appropriate for your child.

Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library

A link to the calendar of events is here

April 4 11:30 am Early Literacy Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.  For ages 0-3.

April 6 11:30 am Early Literacy Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.  For ages 0-3.

April 8 11 am Kids Coloring Club – Children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more.

April 11 11:30 am Early Literacy Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.  For ages 0-3.

April 13 11:30 am Early Literacy Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.  For ages 0-3.

April 13 4 pm Little Bits Come and create your own inventions using LittleBits™. LittleBits™ empowers kids to build, prototype, and invent with easy-to-use magnetic blocks that snap together to make simple circuits. All materials will be provided. Ages 8-12.  

April 14 10:30 am Early Literacy Preschool Story Time come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5 – 5

April 14 11:30 am Early Literacy Baby Story Time Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.

April 15 11 am  Kids Coloring Club – Children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more.

April 18 11:30 am  Early Literacy Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.  For ages 0-3.

April 20 11:30 am  Early Literacy Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.  For ages 0-3.

April 21 10:30 am Early Literacy Preschool Story Time come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5 – 5

April 21 11:30 am  Early Literacy Baby Story Time Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.

April 22 11 am  Kids Coloring Club – Children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more.

April 25 11:30 am  Early Literacy Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.  For ages 0-3.

April 27 11:30 am Early Literacy Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.  For ages 0-3.

April 28 10:30 am Early Literacy Preschool Story Time come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5 – 5

April 28 11:30 am Early Literacy Baby Story Time Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.

April 29 11 am  Kids Coloring Club – Children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more.

MAMARONECK PUBLIC LIBRARY

The calendar schedule for preschoolers is here.

The calendar schedule for school age children is here.

Babytime  Books, rhythms, and rhymes for 6 to 24 months old with a caregiver.
Tuesdays @ 10:30 – 11am,  March 14 –  May 2  In-person registration begins at 10am
Call-ins accepted after 2pm – call (914) 630-5894

Toddler Time  Storytime for 18 to 36 months A 30 minute program consisting of picture books, songs, and movement appropriate for kids 18 to 36 months. Caregivers are expected to attend and their participation is an important element of this program. Sign up is required!
Wednesdays @ 10:30 – 11am & 11:15 – 11:45am, March 15 – May 3
In-Person Registration Begins @ 10am
Tuesday, February 28 – Village Residents
Friday, March 3 – Non-Residents
Call-Ins Accepted After 2pm
at 914-630-5894

Thursday Winter Fun  Thursdays @ 10:30 – 11am, March 16 – May 4
Songs and Puppets – Songs, Dancing, Crafting and of course Puppets!

Music and Movement – Children will sing and dance while using musical instruments. The “Music and Movement” program will alternate with the “Songs & Puppets” program every Thursday @ 10:30am in the Program Room – for children ages 2-5 and their siblings and caregivers.

Bilingual Storytime / Hora del Cuento Bilingüe
A drop-in Spanish/English storytime for children ages 6 months to 7 years with siblings and caregivers.
Una hora del cuento en español e inglés para niños de los 6 meses a 7 años con hermanos y cuidadores/as.
Mondays / Los lunes @ 10:30am
March 13 – May 1

All Ages Storyhour  For All Ages Ongoing – Saturdays @ 11am
No Registration Required.  Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers.

All Ages Craft For All Ages  Ongoing – Saturdays @ 11:30am
No Registration Required.  A craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for the big kids

Town of Pelham Library
The calendar of events is here.
Tuesday Story Time
Date/Time Date(s) – 04/04/2017 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Take the little one in your life to the Library’s Story Time for pre-schoolers! Tuesday morning Story Time is for children three to five years old. Caregivers must be in attendance and are welcome to participate with the children they accompany — that makes it a pleasurable experience for all! As such, we request there be no phone use or talking during Story Time. This is a very popular program, so get there early!

Homework Help
Date/Time Date(s) – 04/04/2017
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Homework Help returns to the Library starting on Tuesday, October 25 and will be held most Tuesdays and Thursdays through most of the school year. This program is for children in grades K – 8, and students must bring their written assignments and accompanying textbooks. They are free to drop in and leave when they’ve completed their assignments. Homework Help is also a good opportunity for beginning readers to read aloud to an interested teen. Snacks are provided.
Homework Help will not be held on school holidays, early dismissal days and when Pelham Memorial High School students have statewide testing. (PMHS students volunteer for this program.) The Library calendar will always have full details.

 

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