In Person Programs
(In Person) Teens and Adults: Create Beaded Earrings
Thursday, June 8, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM*
*Can’t make it at 4:30 pm? Join us anytime up until 6:00 pm!
Come to the Somers Library to make your own beaded earrings and make additional pairs to donate. For example, for every pair of earrings you make for yourself, you will also make the same amount to be donated** to a local women's shelter. This free program is intended for adults, teens & tweens in 6 grade & up.
**Since this workshop benefits a women's shelter, it could be considered for community service hours.
Teen Craft - Make Your Own Felt Succulent and Mini Painted Pot
June 17th, 12-1:30pm
In our latest teen craft program we will be painting a mini plant pot and creating succulent plants out of felt. Lots of fun and you never have to water them! Please come wearing clothes you can paint in.
TikTok Contest for Teens
Submissions start July 1st and end August 25th
The Somers Library is looking to start a Tik Tok account and we want our creative teens to make our first Tik Tok! The theme is Somers Library and could be about books (think Book Tok), events, things the library offers, or something humorous about the library. The library has a green screen, a blue screen and a ring light which can be used to create. If you want to film in the library you will have to make an appointment with Terre Thomas, the teen librarian, by calling 232-5717 or emailing email@example.com. All videos will be screened prior to posting and the top winner will receive a prize. All videos will be posted on Tik Tok.
Teen Retro Art- Paint by Numbers starts July 5th (call in registration)
Sign up for this take home art project and create something wonderful this summer! We have six colorful landscapes and you won’t know which one you scored until you open the package! While supplies last so sign up quickly! To register, call (914)232-5717 reference desk option or stop in the library.
(Virtual) Minecraft Space Drop Saturday, July 8th, 2 PM - 4 PM
Players suit up and take to outer space! In this activity, players are given the chance
to overcome increasing difficult parkour challenges through multiple different solar
Systems Space is limited so sign up soon!
You Must have a Minecraft compatible device (Chromebooks and gaming consoles are NOT compatible)
Use your own Minecraft account or one will be provided
Instructions and servers are provided by TD3 Innovative Gaming.
(In Person) Henna Tattoos for Adults and Teens Thursday, July 20th
Henna tattooing is an ancient female art form (we welcome everyone!) using natural materials that last 1-2 weeks. Margie from Making Faces is going to talk about the history of henna art, safe henna and then you can get your own tattoo. She will also show how you can do your own henna tattooing at home. This program is for adults and teens Gr. 6-12.
(Virtual) Raptors For Rookies
Thursday, July 20, 2023 @ 7pm
Presented by the -:Saw Mill River Audubon Executive Director Anne Swaim. Over 20 species of raptors may be spotted in our area including various kinds of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls,
Find out when and where raptors may be seen and how they are doing in the mixed rural and suburban landscapes of the lower Hudson Valley. This program is co sponsored with Somers Library, Tuckahoe Library and Yonkers Library,
Please register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_23xUgpVES-SQNB387bXlPA
(In-Person) Somers Library and the Friends of the Library presents a Night of Young Rock!
Saturday, July 29 from 6-9pm
Come see three different youth bands play classic rock music, covers, and even some originals. Our lineup includes three bands featuring students from Somers area and Westchester County:
Chopped Liver - a new band and winners of the 2023 Somers High School "Battle of the Bands"!
Cavemen -from Zeppelin to Sabbath, The Who to Lady Gaga, these guys bring the rock!
Puppets for Hire - a long time favorite cover band who has opened for the Spin Doctors!
Don't miss a fun summer night of dancing, singing, and rock-n-roll! There will be food, crafts, games and glitter tattoos.
The concert will be held in the Reis Park Stage. Please bring foldable lawn chairs. No registration necessary.
Virtual BINGO Tuesday, August 8th from 6:30 - 7:30pm
All ages are invited to join us live on Zoom for Virtual BINGO! Follow along as we call out the numbers released from our old-school BINGO cage. Be the first to score five in a row and be declared BINGO champion!
Registration is required. Registered participants will receive an email with their custom Virtual BINGO sheet and the Zoom login credentials 24 hours before the event. Participants may choose to print out their BINGO sheet or play along electronically. If printing, please allow for multiple games by bringing a few extra copies or marking your sheet with erasable mediums.
Registration will be capped at 30 participants.