Teen Programs

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Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesdays November 7, 14, and 28
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Come play this fantasy role-playing game with D&D Master Josh Drew!

DFPL Cultural Explorer Series: Diwali Celebration
Saturday November 10
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come to the Dobbs Ferry Library and celebrate Indian culture!
Try on a Sari and other traditional clothing
Make and decorate a diya oil lamp
Rangoli (chalk mandalas) contest in the entry plaza
Mandala coloring pages in the Children's Room
Tasty Indian snacks
Mehndi (henna) tattoos
Textiles and simple embroidery samples

Birds at the Bronx Zoo
Wednesday November 14
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kevin Hills, Collections Manager, at Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo Ornithology Department will give us an inside look as he describes the challenges of managing the bird collection at the Bronx Zoo. Many things need to happen to make your enjoyment of the bird collection so effortless. Find out what's involved.
This program is in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group.

Potluck Thanksgiving & Cult Classic Movie Night
Thursday November 15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come to a Potluck Thanksgiving shared with patrons and staff followed by a fun group film! All are welcome, but seating is limited. Movie is rated R.
*Sign Up Required* - call or visit our front desk (914) 693-6614 with your name, e-mail and food you will be bringing/any instructions for food.
Please Note: We do not have an oven on premises, but we do have a microwave and will have chaffing dishes with stereos to keep food warm. Food can start being dropped off to our kitchen 4pm the day of.
The eccentric members of a dysfunctional family reluctantly gather under the same roof for various reasons.
For more information click here.

Canceled due to lack of interest
Yu-Gi-Oh! Kids Club
Saturday November 17
1:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Grades 4-8

Players get the chance to make new friends, find new players to trade with, learn and practice new strategies to compete to win some cool prizes.
Refreshments and Tournament Prizes will be awarded!
For details and to register, go here!
This program is neither sponsored by nor affiliated with the Dobbs Ferry Library. The Dobbs Ferry Kids Club is an educational and enrichment program with an altruistic goal to promote the importance of supporting the village community and volunteerism to the club members. There is a $5.00 per child registration fee, all of which will be donated to the Friends of the DFPL.

Martial Arts Movie Mayhem
Jet Li's Fearless
Sunday November 18
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come and see "Jet Li's Fearless" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated PG-13.
Based upon the real-life historical figure Huo Yuanjia.
The turn of the 20th Century - a time when China is besieged by foreign imperialistic interests. From this turmoil, Kung Fu master Huo Yuanjia (Jet Li) rises up from personal tragedy and loss and discovers the true meaning of martial arts. Yuanjia fights for the pride of the people of China; becoming a beacon of honor and dignity for the nation. But his triumphs come with a heavy price.

Intro to Chess
Thursday November 29
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come learn to play chess with retired lawyer Bradley Wank!
Registration is required: call the library at 9-14-693-6614 to register!

3D Makerspace Open Workshop
Thursday November 29
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Design a holiday ornament to create on our 3D Printer!
Bringing your own laptop and mouse is recommended.
Registration is required: call the library at 914-693-6614 or email wasans@wlsmail.org to register!

Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library Holiday Book Sale and Vintage Jewelry Sale

Friday November 30
6:00 - 9:00 PM (Reception, Members Only Night)

Saturday December 1
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating 2:00 PM

Sunday, December 2
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Please join us at our annual holiday sale!

All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library!
(unless otherwise noted)
In the event of inclement weather call the library at 693-6614

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