Teen Programs


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May

FerryCon!
Saturday May 4
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Dobbs Ferry Public Library presents the first ever FerryCon!!! With May 4th, 2019 being both Free Comic Book Day + Star Wars Day (May the Fourth Be With You), DFPL brings you a full slate of comic book, super hero, and Con-related activities including vendors, publishers, artists, writers, cosplay, interviews, panels, classes, interactive features, film and more! For more info, go here.

Martial Arts Movie Mayhem
Mortal Kombat
Saturday May 11
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come see "Mortal Kombat" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated PG-13.
Mortal Kombat - a sacred martial arts tournament that protects Earth from the realm of Outworld. Now, led by the sorcerer Shang Tsung, Outworld is on the verge of triumph. Three heroes chosen by the Thunder God Raiden - Johnny Cage, Sonya Blade and Liu Kang - are all that stand between Shang Tsung and Fatality for the Earth.
Click here for more information.

Improv Showcase!
Saturday May 11
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Students from the Dobbs Ferry Middle School and Dobbs Ferry High School's Improv Clubs and the Adult Improv Troupe will perform for families of the performers, friends and community members.

Cult Classic Movie Night Anniversary Celebration
Three Amigos!
Friday May 17
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Come and see "Three Amigos!" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is Rated PG.
Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
For more information click here.

Family Movie
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Friday, May 24
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Doors open at 1:15

Come and watch "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" on the big screen. All are welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated PG.
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.

American Creed: Sworn Again Ceremony
Monday May 27
10:00 AM
Veterans Memorial in front of Dobbs Ferry High School

The final portion of our American Creed program series will take place on Memorial Day. As part of the village's Memorial Day Ceremonies, Mayor Bob McLoughlin will officiate at our Sworn Again ceremony.
Mayor McLoughlin will administer the Sworn Again pledge to the assembled gathering, giving everyone, Veterans and all others, the opportunity to commit to being active, participatory citizens in the Village of Dobbs Ferry.

3D Printer Open Workshop
Thursday May 30
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

All are welcome to come learn about our 3D printer! Bring your own projects or just come to see what's possible with our Lulzbot TAZ 6.
Please register at the circulation desk. Bringing your own laptop and a USB mouse is recommended. Any questions? Email wasans@wlsmail.org

June

RiverArts Music Tour
Saturday June 1
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The RiverArts Music Tour is an annual celebration of the depth and breadth of the Rivertowns music community.
There will be six concerts -- one starting each hour from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Come for all or any!

Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library Annual Meeting
Thursday June 6
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library will hold its Annual Meeting. Members & non-members are welcome.
From 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM there will be a general business meeting. From 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM there will be a book talk/signing with Author and Journalist Mary Calvi about her historical novel, "Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington's First Love."
A novel about heiress Mary Philipse's relationship with George Washington, based on historical accounts, letters, and personal journals by nine-time New York Emmy Award-winning journalist Mary Calvi.
"Love is said to be an involuntary passion, and it is, therefore, contended that it cannot be resisted." -George Washington
Did unrequited love spark a flame that ignited a cause that became the American Revolution? Never before has this story about George Washington been told. Crafted from hundreds of letters, witness accounts, and journal entries, Dear George, Dear Mary explores George's relationship with his first love, New York heiress Mary Philipse, the richest belle in Colonial America.
From elegant eighteenth-century society to bloody battlefields, the novel creates breathtaking scenes and riveting characters. Dramatic portraits of the two main characters unveil a Washington on the precipice of greatness, using the very words he spoke and wrote, and his ravishing love, whose outward beauty and refinement disguise a complex inner struggle.
Dear George, Dear Mary reveals why George Washington had such bitter resentment toward the Brits, established nearly two decades before the American Revolution, and it unveils details of a deception long hidden from the world that led Mary Philipse to be named a traitor, condemned to death and left with nothing. While that may sound like the end, ultimately both Mary and George achieve what they always wanted.

Coexist with Coyotes
Friday June 14
7:00 - 8:00 PM

Please join Dana Goin, Wildlife Outreach Specialist of the Wolf Conservation Center, for a talk covering the history and ecology of eastern coyotes, and how we can best coexist with these clever canids.

Gary Golio & Ed Young Children's Book Reading/Signing
Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry)
Saturday June 15
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Author Gary Golio and illustrator Ed Young, both Dobbs Ferry natives, will do a reading and signing of their new children's picture book biography "Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry)." There's a rumor that the Little Tramp himself may show up to read!

Drag Queen Story Hour
Saturday June 22
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
All Ages

Come listen to Drag Queens read their favorite books! In honor of Pride Month, this program is funded by the Rivertowns Chamber of Commerce and hosted at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library.

Recurring Programs

Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesdays May 1-29, June 5-26
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come play this fantasy role-playing game! This is a group of middle-school students who meet at the Dobbs Ferry Library every week to play Dungeons & Dragons. They're always looking for new members!

Intro to Chess
Wednesdays May 8 and 22
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come learn to play chess with retired lawyer Bradley Wank!
Registration is required: call the library at 914-693-6614 to register!







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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