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



Our programs are funded by Friends of Somers Library through your support!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS:
All Children's programs are virtual until further noice.
Library remains closed now~ until further notice.
Curbside pickup is available!

Children’s Zoom Model Magic Art Workshop for St. Patrick's Day with Wendy Podell    Ages 4-12

Tuesday, March 16 from 3:30-4:30.

 
    *Prior registration required- register here.
 
A Zoom invitation will be sent prior to program start.
 
*Registration ends March 12;
Last day to pick up materials is March 15.
 
        
Call Vicki or Beth to arrange curbside pick up of the following materials supplied by the Library which you will need to pick up prior to the program by March 15: 
 * light blue paper (size 9x12)
 * green paper (6x9)
 * 1 package of model magic clay
 *. 5 yellow circle stickers
 * 5 gemstones
 * small piece of cardboard
 * 1/2 a straw
 
Materials you will need to have ready from home.
 
 * Scissor
 * Glue
 * Markers
 * pencil 
* An adult will be needed to assist younger children with the workshop.
 
 

Model Magic
Spring Surprise
via Zoom
with Wendy Podell
 
.Children’s Zoom Model Magic Art Workshop 
   Best for ages 4-12
 
Date: Saturday, April 3
Time: 10:30-11:30
   
Prior registration required- register here.
Please note: registration ends April 1.
 
A Zoom invitation will be sent prior to program start.
 
    Call Vicki or Beth to arrange pick-up of materials below which are supplied by Somers Library*.
*Pick up materials by April 2.    
 
Materials from the Library you will need to pick up for the Zoom Art workshop. 
 
 * White card stock (size 9x12)
 * Light blue paper (6x9)
 * Brown paper (9 x 6)
 * Green paper (9 x 4)
 * Orange paper (9 x 3)
 * Green tissue paper (9 x 5)
 * 1 package of model magic clay
 *. 1 yellow circle stickers
 *. 1 Triangle tracer 
 * 1 small green pipe cleaner 1 1/2 inches 
 
Materials you will need to have ready from home:
 
 * Scissor
 * Glue
 * Markers
 * pen
 
* An adult will be needed to assist younger children with the workshop.
 
Have fun and be creative! 

Looking for something to read?
Somers Library offers a variety of
literacy resources for families. 

 
Vicki and Beth are here to help you select books and arrange for curbside pickup.
Call or use this curbside pick up form to submit your requests. 
 
For reading recommendations, click on the links below: 

Caldecott Award Winners
Newbery Award Winners
Picture Books With Longer Text
Social Emotional Books
If You Like DIARY OF A WIMPY KID...
If You Like PERCY JACKSON...
If You Like HISTORICAL FICTION...

 

Stress Management Strategies for Parents 
via Zoom with Lynn Cukaj


Dates:  Thursdays March 25; April 22; May 27; June 24
Time:  7:30-8:30pm


Prior registration required*.

*Registration ends March 24~ register here.

A Zoom link will be emailed prior to class start.

Looking for ways to improve or learn to relax and cope with anxiety and stress? Strengthen and learn healthy coping skills for stress and anxiety which will lead to healthier parental practices.
 
 

We have something new for Children and Families at Somers Library!
DVD BINGE BOXES
Binge boxes are collections of themed DVD’s which we have put together for your viewing pleasure.
This is a great way to check out 4 or more titles at one time in a genre you enjoy.
(We also have binge boxes for adults.)
To discover which individual titles the boxes contain, search “Somers Binge Box” in the Westchester Library System catalog
Binge Box Topics are:
~Books to Movies- PreSchool
~Books to Movies
~Charlie Brown- Peanuts
~Dinosaurs
~France
~Insects
~Monsters
~Ocean Adventure
~PBS Kids
~Scooby Doo
~Space
~Trains
These collections can be checked out as a curbside pick-up 
or during a half hour visit to the library.
 
Appointments must be made in advance for either type of check out.
 
For curbside pick-up, please fill out
 
To schedule a library visit, call (914-232-5717) or email us at somerskids@wlsmail.org
 
You have fourteen (14) days to enjoy the DVDs
 

Zoom Program-
Pajama Story Time~
Tuesdays!

Tuesdays 6:30-7pm
    February 2, 9, 16, and 23;
          March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.       

Hear stories read by Diana Cunningham.

Prior registration is required 
Register here to received the Zoom link for this program. 
Funding provided by the Friends of the Somers Library. 

Sign-up for
'1,000 Books Before Kindergarten'.
You will receive a packet with a reading folder, adult bookmark, child's bookmark, and a sticker for your child.
Read a book (any book!) to your newborn, infant and/or toddler.  One book each night will yield 365 books per year!
Check out books from Somers Library or use your own.
For every 100 books read, come into the library and your child will receive a sticker for 100, 200, 300, etc. books read!
To sign up: call Vicki or Beth to set up a curbside appointment to pick up your packet of materials!

Celebrate the Spring Solstice
(via Zoom)!
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
3:30-4:15pm

Stories, books, and fun with Doris Jane Smith!

Best for ages 4+.

Prior registration required- register here.
Registration ends March 22.
A Zoom invitation will be sent prior to program start.

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