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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 !


Hannah Roth, SHS Sophomore, will be in the Children's Room on the following dates to offer homework help to students in Grades K-5:

Mondays Jan 13, 27; Feb 3, 10

Time:  3:00-5:00pm

Sign-up is required, and is by phone only.

Please contact Vicki DiSanto or Beth Levine at 914-232-5717 to sign up for a slot.

Beginning this September, 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!
Sign-up is at Somers Library~ during BabyTime, ToddlerTime with Miss Linda
see Vicki or Beth to receive your packet!

Celebrate the Spring Solstice!
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Stories, books, crafts and fun with Doris Jane Smith!

Best for ages 5+. 

No registration required.

January 20th is Martin Luther King, Jr.'s
Birthday Celebration.
Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream.  What is Your dream?

Check out our books on Dr. King!

Drop-In Craft
Saturday, February 8th~
All day during library hours.
Use our materials and your imagination to make a
Valentine's Day card!

Supplies provided by the Friends of Somers Library.

Make a Model Magic Valentine's Day craft on Saturday, February 15 from 10:30-11:30 with art teacher Wendy Podell!  Parents are welcome to stay with your child for this program.

Funded by Friends of Somers Library.
Registration required.  Register here.

"Image from the Collections of Somers Historical Society "

'Stepping Back in Time'-
making local history come alive!

Somers Town Historian and teacher Doris Jane Smith will lead a program incorporating books, crafts and more for children in Grades K-3. Maximum 10 participants.

Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 10 from 3:30-4:30
(Funded by Friends of Somers Library)
Register here.

Mommy/Caregiver and Me Play and Clay Magic!
(Takes place of Toddler Time on Feb 20 & 21)
Best for ages 3-5 years old.

2 classes (choose one):
Thursday, Feb 20 from 10:30-11:15
Friday, Feb 21 from 10:30-11:15 

Hands on fun! You and your little ones will love exploring the hands-on world of clay as you create and take home precious memories and keepsakes.

Led by Art Teacher Wendy Podell.

Somers residents only; best for ages 3-5 with adult.

Space is limited, and registration is required.

For Thursday, Feb 20 class, register here.
For Friday, Feb 21 class, 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. 
5 sessions~ Mondays!

Dates: Sept 23, Oct 21, 2019; Jan 13, Mar 23, Apr 20, May 18, 2020

7:00-8:00pm @ Somers Library Program Room- registration required- register here.

Funding for programs provided by Friends of Somers Library. 

Scratch Art Paper Craft Program for Children
with Art Teacher Wendy Podell!

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 (during Mid-Winter Break)


Best for ages 5+.

Parents are welcome to stay with your child.

Registration required- register here.

Funding for programs provided by
Friends of Somers Library

through your support.

For Parents!

Do you want to increase reading and creativity in your home?  Attend a series of workshops- see dates below.  
You will take a children's book and create an art project from it.  This hour-long workshop will show you how!

Led by Lynn Cukaj~ Art Therapist and Teacher

Mondays: Nov 18; January 27; February 10; March 9 and 
Tuesday:  April 28.
Time:  7:00-8:00pm

Registration required~ register here.