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Vicki DiSanto-
Children's Librarian 
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 !

STEM Learning for children
in Grades 3+!
Programs led by Mike Carson, an Electrical Engineer for Hubbell.

All programs are on the Saturdays listed below from 10:30-11:30.
Register for 1, 2, or all 3 sessions, but registration is necessary.
Sept 29*: Elementary Electricity  (register here)~*Registration deadline for this program is Sept 16.
October 27:  The Science of Sound (register here)
Nov 10:  Magical Magnetics (register here)

Each session will include:
-brief intro/lesson
-interactive discussion
-live demo
-activity for kids to do!

Questions:  call Vicki or Beth 914-232-5717.

Programs funded by Friends of Somers Library through your donations.

Stargazing for all ages~
Wednesday, October 3rd
(Rain/Cloud date Thurs Oct 4)

Westchester Amateur Astronomores Club is setting up telescopes right in our own backyard and will give us a personal tour of the heavens.  See the moon and other celestrial objects.
Meet in the Upper Reis Field at 6:30~ be sure to dress for the weather.

Registration is not necessary.  However, if the event is postponed for rain/cloud cover, register here, and you will be notified by email if there is a postponement. 

Funding provided for this program by Friends of Somers Library!
Somers Rec Department has coordinated use of the Upper Reis fields and turning the lights off for the best view!

Fall Story time & Crafts!

Books, stories, crafts, history and fun with
Doris Jane Smith,
teacher and Somers Town Historian!

Time:  3:30-4:30

Tuesday, Oct 16: Sybil Ludington & her ride

Tuesday, Oct 23: George Washington's Tent

Tuesday, Nov 13: The 3 Sisters & the Pilgrim Story

Tuesday, Dec 4: Carrie Wright Reis celebrates a Victorian holiday

Register here.

Space is limited and registration is required. 
Best for ages 6+.

Fall Decorative Craft!
Monday, October 15- 3:30-4:15.
Join Doris Jane Smith (Teacher and Somers Town Historian) in the Children's Room for story time and then make an adorable Fall decoration!
Best for ages 4+.
Registration needed- register here.  Space is limited.


Model Magic Halloween Craft with
Art Teacher Wendy Podell!

Saturday, October 27 from 1:00-2:00.
Best for ages 5+. 
Parents are welcome to stay with your child.
Registration is required, space is limited.  Register here.

Mindful and Artful Parenting with
Art Therapist Lynn Cukaj

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso

For Adults~ To process experiences related to parenting, particularly anxiety and frustration. An Art Studio approach will be used to experience different creative techniques in a non-judgmental atmosphere. Techniques will include visualization, journaling and mindfulness. 
3 sessions~ register for each session separately. Attend 1, 2 or all 3 sessions!

Tuesday, Oct 30~ register here.
Tuesday, Jan 15~ register here.
Tuesday, April 30~ register here.

7:00-8:00pm @ Somers Library Program Room- registration required- register for each session separately.

Funding for programs provided by Friends of Somers Library. 

StoryWalk  Returns!
Beginning Monday, October 15 through Tuesday, October 30 (during library hours)! 
  Enjoy the beauty of fall in the park and the outdoors and read The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds 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