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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 !

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).
Tuesday, June 27th- Disney's Space Buddies, Rated G

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~ no program July 22)

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~ no program July 22) 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 1:00-2:00

and

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

Best for ages 5+.

Register here.  (If you'd like to attend both sessions, please register separately for each date.)

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library.


Image result for london bridge       "Build A Better World"-
     Drop-In Activity~ July 17-22!

     
Calling all budding engineers for a unique project!
       Build a replica of London Bridge with recycled materials!
     All day during library hours!

      Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

 
Build a Better World With an
Act Of Kindness
Help decorate and 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. Drop in to decorate a bag and help us sort needed items.  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 and 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

Image result for farm to table for kids Build a Better World in your own backyard!
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

Build A Better World for our Animal Friends
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

Image result for jungle jim's minecraft madness Friday, August 11 at 12:30!
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

Image result for k'nex Build with K'Nex!
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

                                                   
                                               
StoryWalk  Returns!
 
Beginning Monday, August 21 through Saturday, Saturday, September 2!  Enjoy the beauty of summer in the park and the outdoors and read Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin as you walk around the park!   After you finish reading the book, come into the library for a cookie* (during library hours). (*Cookies supplied by Friends of the Library.)
The StoryWalk Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.

 
Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library
 
 

 

Summer Reading

Ice Cream Party Finale

Wednesday, August 16

at 1:00 pm

All participants (Family Read-to-Me, K-2 and SIS) in our Summer Reading Program are invited to join us for ice cream donated by Cold Stone Creamery!

K-2 and SIS Students who read 1,000 pages or more will receive a prize!  

All SIS students will be recognized at the Intermediate School Town Meeting in September.

 

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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