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Our programs are funded by the Friends of the Somers Library through your donations.Thanks for your support!

Teen Events
* FOR ALL teen programs, click on the Online Calendar to register, or call the library at 914-232-5717. 
 
Introduction to Babysitting: Essential Knowledge for the Smart Sitter. Saturday, November 3, 10:30 - 2:30 pm. Want to know all of the ins and outs of babysitting? Then Join Us at the Somers Library! For 5th Graders and up! Topics include: Infant Care, Playing, Responsibilities & Emergencies. Please bring lunch, a drink, a notebook, and a pencil. Certificates of completion will be given at the end of class. Space is limited so please register online or call 232-5717.
 
Unwrapping the College Applications. Thursday, November 5,  6:30 - 8:00  pm. There are so many applications colleges use. Workshop topics will include types of applications, questions on the college applications, essay prompts, and supplemental questions. Join us and learn about the essential components of a college application and get organized! This program is geared towards juniors and seniors who have not yet applied.
 
Teens: Design with Code. Wednesday, November 7, 6:15 - 7:30 pm. Are you an artist? Many educational tools that teach coding focus on the game aspect of computer programming, but few focus on the artistic side. Learn how to program animations and designs, using freely available software. This program is for teens/tweens in grades 6 and up. We will be using the public computers for this class, but please let us know if you can bring your own laptop to use in class. Registration is required, space is limited to 12. Please register here:
 
Teens: Intro to 3D Modelling. Wednesday, November 28, 6:15 - 7:30 pm. Ever design in 3D? There are hundreds of models in many games you play, and someone else created them. Learn how to make characters and items yourself, using freely available software. This program is for teens/tweens in grades 6 and up. We will be using the public computers for this class, but please let us know if you can bring your own laptop to use in class. Registration is required, space is limited to 12.
 
Ongoing Events
 
Teen: Dungeons & Dragons Club (D&D). Saturdays, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1 & 12/15, 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm. Join us to play Dungeons & Dragons this fall! Familiarity with Dungeons and  Dragons is encouraged. Grades 6 and up. No registration required.
 
Magic The Gathering. Saturdays, October 6 - December 29, 12:30 - 2:30. Come join us to play Magic the Gathering. Bring your own cards or borrow a deck to use from the library. New members and beginners are welcome! For teens and tweens. For more information, please contact the Somers Library at 914-232-5717 or email somer@wlsmail.org.
 
Anime Club - Every Wednesday beginning 11/7 through 12/19 from 3:00-4:30 pm (No Meeting on:  10/17, 10/31 & 11/21).  Join us for a chance to watch anime from Crunchyroll with your friends!
 
Fall Pokemon ClubFridays, 11/2, 16, 30; 12/7, 21; 1/4,18; 2/1/2019, 15; 3/1, 15, 29; 4/12,; 5/3, 17, 31; 6/14 & 28. Join us at the Somers Library to meet, discuss and battle your friends using your Nintendo 3DS (or even using your cards)! This program is for teens/tweens in grades 5th and up. The library will supply snacks and an opportunity to meet friends interested in Pokemon!
   

Somers Library Fall VolunTEEN Program:  Do you love the Somers Library? Do you want to help your community library serve its patrons better? Do you need volunteer hours and don’t want to wait until the last minute to start earning them? If you answered “YES” to any or all of the above  questions, consider becoming a Somers Library  Volunteen! The library is offering multiple 1.5 hour shifts over many days this fall. Please complete the Somers Library Summer Teen Volunteer Application by visiting our website’s Teen Things to Do Page (https://bit.ly/2FxinVL)
or by stopping by the library.  Once the application is received you will be given information on how to schedule volunteer times, finding a substitute (if necessary) and information on the library’s volunteer expectations. Send completed applications to: somers@wlsmail.org 

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