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Overdrive eReading
Calendar & Registration
 

storytimes and bookclubs
 
   

Tumblebooks
 

Vicki DiSanto-
Children's Librarian 
and
Beth Levine- Library Assistant



Special Events~scroll to the bottom to see all the events!
Our Programs are funded by the Friends of Somers Library through your donations.  Thanks for your support !

 

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SUMMER READING KICKOFF

FRIDAY, JUNE 23 at 1:00 pm
ONE WORLD MULTI-CULTURAL
MUSIC SHOW-
see the world through music and imagination!

It’s SUMMER!  Join us on the last day of school as we kick-off our summer reading program filled with incentives to keep reading all summer !  All ages. 
No registration  necessary.  This program will be limited to Somers residents

 

Funding for this program provided by
Friends of Somers Library.

 


Special StoryTimes!

Join our Town campers and relax while we read aloud.  Best for ages 4-6.

Mondays at 1:15 or 2:00pm from June 26- July 31.

Tuesdays at 11:00am from June 27-Aug 1 (no program July 4).

No registration necessary.

 


Tuesdays at 3:30!
Join our Town campers for a movie!
June 27-Aug 1 (no program July 4).
Movies will be posted!

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

 

Read to our Therapy Dogs

Wednesdays  3:00 to 5:00 pm (July 5-Aug 9)

Saturdays  10:00 to 12:00 pm (July 15-Aug 12)

Call to reserve up to three 20 minute spots for your child to read to:

Welsh Corgi Romeo (Wednesday afternoons July 5-Aug 9
from 3:00-5:00)

or 

Bassett Hound Dante (Saturday mornings July 15-Aug 12 from 10:00-12:00)  

Registration is by phone only:  call 914-232-5717  Places are going fast!

 


Pajama StoryTime!

 

Thursdays at 7:00-7:45 pm

young-boy-reading.jpgFor the whole family!

Dates:  June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27*, Aug 3 

*Note the Stuffed Animal Sleepover is July 27!


Drop-In Crafts
Fridays, June 30- Aug 25 during library hours.   
Use our materials and your imagination.   
No registration necessary.

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

Make a Model Magic Summer Beach craft with art teacher Wendy Podell!

Tuesday, July 11 from 1:0-2:00

and

Tuesday, August 15 from 10:30-11:30.

Best for ages 5+.

Register here.

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library.

 


Image result for london bridge       Drop-In Activity~ July 17-22!
      Calling all budding engineers for a unique project!
      Build a replica of London Bridge with recycled materials when you
      visit during library hours.

      Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

Build a Better World With an
Act Of Kindness
Help provide comfort "Breakfast Bags" to donate to the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley for families to grab on their way to the hospital or clinic each morning.  We are collecting the following items at the Somers Library Children's Room through the month of July:
Water Bottles
Juice Boxes
Individual snack bags- cookies, chips
Granola Bars or Breakfast Bars **
Fruit Cups or small Applesauce cups
** Nut free preferred but not required
.
 

Your support is greatly appreciated. 

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

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Farm to Table project with Heather Maguire.
Make an herb pot and a salad!
Best for ages 6+.
July 13 from 3:30-4:30.
Registration is required and space is limited.
Register here.

 
Funding for this program provided by
Friends of Somers Library

Juggling Funny Stories with Chris Fascione
Monday, July 31 @ 3:30
You’ll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances.  Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling.  A Storytelling World Award winner, Chris brings out the kid in everyone, as adults and children alike have fun participating in the show. 
Funding for this program provided by the Friends of Somers Library

Come meet a special friend from the SPCA of Westchester, and learn about all things that a pet needs to be healthy, happy and safe. This will be followed by a fun craft to donate to our furry friends and a special treat.  
Thursday, August 10th from 11:00-12:30.
Ages 4+.

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

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Jungle Jim's Minecraft Madness!

Combining balloon artistry, magic, comedy and improv, Jim creates an amazing experience for children.  Activities include the Building Block Madness tournament, a riveting Zombie Chase, the Balloon Firework Rocket extravaganza and the incredible giant slime-ball creation!

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

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Saturdays August 5, 12, 19, 26 from 1:00-2:00pm.
Best for ages 7+.
Projects must be deconstructed after completion.

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library


New! Monthly Bingo cards!
Stop in to get a card from Vicki or Beth in the Children's Room. Each month will bring new activities, books to check-out and read, trivia questions and more.  For children of all ages. Come in any time to receive your card.  Once you've completed all 6 (six) activities, bring us your card and pick out a prize from the treasure chest. 

  

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'Stepping Back in Time'-
making local history come alive!
 
Somers Town Historian and teacher Doris Jane Smith will lead a 6 session program incorporating books, crafts and more for children in Grades K-3. Maximum 10 participants.

Dates: March 7, 21; April 4; May 2, 16; June 13 from 3:30-4:30
.

(Funded by Friends of Somers Library)
 
Register here.

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