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Westchester library Events: May 2017

 

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.

Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library

 

A link to the calendar of events is here

Fri, May 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Preschool Storytime

Come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5. – 5.
Fri, May 5
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Baby Storytime

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.
Sat, May 6
@ 11 a.m.
Kids’ Coloring Club

Join us for our Kids’ Coloring Club — children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Tue, May 9
@ 11:30 a.m.
Canceled

EARLY LITERACY

Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks

Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 – 3.
Tue, May 9
@ 3 p.m.
Land your Dream Job! Series

Looking for a job? Come to the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library for a welcoming, non-intimidating environment in which to learn the ins and outs of the job-seeking process. Discover what tools to use to find vacancies, and uncover your “hidden network.” Update your resume, or even start from scratch. Learn how to craft a cover letter that will land you the interview! Along the way you will learn inside tips from a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist on where to find job postings and wh…

Tue, May 9
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Board Games (New and Improved!)

Do you like to play games? Do you have a healthy competitive spirit? Our new Board Games Series for teens at the Harry Belafonte Library has been a hit so come see what all the fuss is about! We play two Tuesdays a month at 4 pm, and we’re always trying out new and unusual games!
Wed, May 10
@ 11 a.m.
TECHCONNECT

Open Computer Lab

Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…

Wed, May 10
@ 3 p.m.
Make Your Own Puzzle

Stop by the library to design and make your very own puzzle! All supplies will be provided. For children ages 5 to 12.

 

Wed, May 10
@ 4 p.m.
PROGRAMS IN A BOX

Podcasting @ NYPL

Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. This will be a 4-part series on April 19th and 26th, and May 3rd and 10th.
Thu, May 11
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks

Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 – 3.
Thu, May 11
@ 5:30 p.m.
Beginners’ Crochet Class

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet, but just didn’t know where to begin? Maybe you worry it’s too late to start. We’re here to let you know that is not the case! Grab a crochet hook and we’ll “hook you up.” Harry Belafonte 115th Street Branch is hosting a 3-month series introducing basic crochet to absolute beginners, from ages 18 to 118! The first session will introduce the classic single crochet and double crochet stitches. The first project will be a crocheted bookmark adorned…

Fri, May 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Preschool Storytime

Come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5. –
Fri, May 12
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Baby Storytime

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.
Sat, May 13
@ 11 a.m.
Kids’ Coloring Club

Join us for our Kids’ Coloring Club — children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Tue, May 16
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks

Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 – 3.
Tue, May 16
@ 3 p.m.
Land your Dream Job! Series

Looking for a job? Come to the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library for a welcoming, non-intimidating environment in which to learn the ins and outs of the job-seeking process. Discover what tools to use to find vacancies, and uncover your “hidden network.” Update your resume, or even start from scratch. Learn how to craft a cover letter that will land you the interview! Along the way you will learn inside tips from a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist on where to find job postings and wh…

 

Wed, May 17
@ 5:30 p.m.
HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community Room Come and Join the Harlem Heights Book Discussion Group! Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – Loving Donovan by Bernice Mcfadden
Thu, May 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks

Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 – 3.
Fri, May 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Preschool Storytime

Come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5. – 5.
Sat, May 20
@ 11 a.m.
Kids’ Coloring Club

Join us for our Kids’ Coloring Club — children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Tue, May 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Film: Moana

Disney (animated); PG, 2016. “In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.” (IMDb)
Tue, May 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks

Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 – 3.
Tue, May 23
@ 3 p.m.
Land your Dream Job! Series

Looking for a job? Come to the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library for a welcoming, non-intimidating environment in which to learn the ins and outs of the job-seeking process. Discover what tools to use to find vacancies, and uncover your “hidden network.” Update your resume, or even start from scratch. Learn how to craft a cover letter that will land you the interview! Along the way you will learn inside tips from a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist on where to find job postings and wh…

Tue, May 23
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Board Games (New and Improved!)

Do you like to play games? Do you have a healthy competitive spirit? Our new Board Games Series for teens at the Harry Belafonte Library has been a hit so come see what all the fuss is about! We play two Tuesdays a month at 4 pm, and we’re always trying out new and unusual games!

Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
TECHCONNECT

Open Computer Lab

Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…

Wed, May 24
@ 4 p.m.
PROGRAMS IN A BOX

Design Your Own Video Game Controller!

Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! This program runs on May 24th and 31st and June 14th and 21st. Workshop series is FREE. You may register in advance at the library.
Thu, May 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks

Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 – 3.
Thu, May 25
@ 5:30 p.m.
Beginners’ Crochet Class

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet, but just didn’t know where to begin? Maybe you worry it’s too late to start. We’re here to let you know that is not the case! Grab a crochet hook and we’ll “hook you up.” Harry Belafonte 115th Street Branch is hosting a 3-month series introducing basic crochet to absolute beginners, from ages 18 to 118! The first session will introduce the classic single crochet and double crochet stitches. The first project will be a crocheted bookmark adorned…

Fri, May 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Preschool Storytime

Come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5. – 5.
Fri, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Baby Storytime

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.
Fri, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
SimplyE eBook Assistance

We are here to help if you’d like to get assistance downloading titles to your smartphone or tablet using the library apps SimplyE and Overdrive! Just bring yourself and your device.
Fri, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
eLibrary/SimplyE Hour

eLibrary/SimplyE Hour Learn how to use Overdrive and check out library ebooks on your computer, Kindle, Nook and iPad. For a hands on experience, please bring your laptop and eReading devices.
Tue, May 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
EARLY LITERACY

Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks

Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 – 3.
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Land your Dream Job! Series

Looking for a job? Come to the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library for a welcoming, non-intimidating environment in which to learn the ins and outs of the job-seeking process. Discover what tools to use to find vacancies, and uncover your “hidden network.” Update your resume, or even start from scratch. Learn how to craft a cover letter that will land you the interview! Along the way you will learn inside tips from a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist on where to find job postings and wh…

Wed, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
PROGRAMS IN A BOX

Design Your Own Video Game Controller!

Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! This program runs on May 24th and 31st and June 14th and 21st. Workshop series is FREE. You may register in advance at the library

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,   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

Thursday Winter Fun  Thursdays @ 10:30 – 11am
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

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.

 

 

 

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