55 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-6614

Hours

Sunday 1 pm - 5pm
Monday 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 6 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday 10 am - 6 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
55 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-6614

Library News

New Online Resources

We’ve got some new online resources for you!

Or check out the rest of our online resources here!

Purging Expired Library Accounts

Westchester Library System is purging expired library accounts.

If you have received an email saying that your Library account will be purged please come to the Library with proof that you live in Dobbs Ferry and we will renew your account. If you cannot come in please call us at 914-693-6614

Tax Forms Are Here!

State and Federal forms are here!

If you need other forms from the IRS, the librarian can help you print them.

 

We have Wonderbooks!

Kids can now check out these combination print-and-audio books and discover a whole new way to read. Find them in the back of the children’s room!

P.S. Please be gentle with our Wonderbooks — they’re expensive and very special! Please return them at the circulation desk and not in the book drop.

Bookshelves containing Wonderbooks and boxed audiobook CDs.

Upcoming Programs

Baby Songs & Stories

Baby Songs & Stories

Monday, March 4

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For parents and caregivers of babies up to 24 months.

Join children’s librarian Gina to learn songs, fingerplays, and more that you can do with your baby.  Each meeting will leave time for open discussion and connection with other parents/caregivers.

Registration recommended but not required – email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up.

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Mary's Yarns Crafting Group - Quilting

Mary’s Yarns Crafting Group – Quilting

Monday, March 4

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Interested in Learning How to Quilt?  Our meetings are on the first Monday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm – Please Join Us!

We will provide you with the supplies to create a create a square to add to our annual quilt that will be raffled to benefit the Dobbs Ferry Public Library. You can join at any time at no cost.

Please call 693-6614 to register or email dflfriends@gmail.com

Even if we’re not working on a type of crafting you’re interested in, you are welcome to come and chat and work on your own projects! Newcomers are always welcome.

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Virtual Writers Circle

Virtual Writers Circle

Tuesday, March 5

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Are you interested in creative writing? Do you want to meet other writers and get inspired? Bring a poem, short story, or excerpt from your novel to share with the group. Get feedback and support each other.

Register with reference@dobbsferrylibrary.org to get the Zoom link — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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Comedy Open Mic (ON ZOOM)

Comedy Open Mic (ON ZOOM)

Tuesday, March 5

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Following a traditional Comedy Open Mic format, comedians new and old — who want to work on new jokes, change old ones, or just experiment — sign up and get 5 minutes apiece to perform via our Zoom meeting room.

INTENDED FOR AUDIENCE 18+

Pre-registration REQUIRED for first timers —> Email tdeery@dobbsferrylibrary.org.

Show reminder with Zoom link will be sent out the morning of each month’s mic to everyone already on the performer & audience list.

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For more info about our comedy open mics and showcases, check out our Comedy on the Hudson page.

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Chess Club (Registration)

Chess Club (Registration)

Thursday, March 7

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn to play chess with Bradley Wank, Esq. – All Ages welcome!

Register with reference@dobbsferrylibrary.org — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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Chess Club (Registration)

Chess Club (Registration)

Thursday, March 7

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn to play chess with Bradley Wank, Esq. – All Ages welcome!

Register with reference@dobbsferrylibrary.org — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees Meeting

Wednesday, March 20

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Wednesday of every month.

The beginning of each meeting is open to public comments.

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Chess Club (Registration)

Chess Club (Registration)

Thursday, March 21

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn to play chess with Bradley Wank, Esq. – All Ages welcome!

Register with reference@dobbsferrylibrary.org — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

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Celebration of LGBTQ+ History with the Westchester LGBTQ+ History Project

Celebration of LGBTQ+ History with the Westchester LGBTQ+ History Project

Tuesday, March 26

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Allee Manning, founder of the Westchester LGBTQ+ History Project, for this special two-part program. In part one, explore historical LGBTQ+ iconography for inspiration and then design and make your own buttons. In part two, Allee will share her research on Westchester’s LGBTQ+ history and lead attendees in a fun and engaging game of trivia. Come to one or both parts! Everyone who attends either part will get free pizza.

Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to sign up.

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Build a Solar Eclipse Viewer

Build a Solar Eclipse Viewer

Thursday, March 28

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All Ages

Build a Solar Eclipse Viewer. In anticipation of the upcoming solar eclipse (that you can come see here at the library on Monday, April 8th), build a pinhole viewer out of recycled materials so you can experience the stunning change in the sky safely. 

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Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Dr. Seuss's Lorax Craft - Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Dr. Seuss’s Lorax Craft – Limited Supply / Contact the Library to schedule a pick up

Saturday, March 2

All Day

Ages 3 and up.

Pick up a kit containing a craft that you can do at home – supplies are limited!

This Week’s Craft – Dr. Seuss’s Lorax Craft

Call 693-6615 or email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to schedule a pick up time.

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Homeschool Program Survey

Homeschool Program Survey

Sunday, March 3

All Day

The Dobbs Ferry Public Library wants to offer more programming specifically for the homeschooled students in our community. Is there a program you wish we offered? Is there a particular day or time that works best for your schedule? Please fill out this form to let us know!

If you have any questions or comments, you can email Alex, the Teen Librarian (she/her), at teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org or call 914-231-3058. Thank you!

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Stuffed Animal Field Trips - Ongoing from the Children's Room

Stuffed Animal Field Trips – Ongoing from the Children’s Room

Sunday, March 3

All Day

Ages 3 and Up

The library’s stuffed animals want to go on field trips! Check one out, bring them home, and add to their personal scrapbooks by writing about and taking pictures of the fun things you do together. When you’re at the library, you can visit the animals who have made it back to home base and see what they’ve been up to. Stuffed animals may be periodically rotated out based on condition.

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Baby Songs & Stories

Baby Songs & Stories

Monday, March 4

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For parents and caregivers of babies up to 24 months.

Join children’s librarian Gina to learn songs, fingerplays, and more that you can do with your baby.  Each meeting will leave time for open discussion and connection with other parents/caregivers.

Registration recommended but not required – email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up.

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Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Toddler Stretch & Sing Storytime

Tuesday, March 5

10:30 am - 11:00 am

18 to 36 months.

Get your wiggles out with songs and stories with Ms. Gina!

Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the children’s room for information and to sign up.

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Online Resources

Download Graphic Novels to Your Device
Comics Plus is provided by Westchester Library System. Access graphic novels for all ages from 80 publishers for free with
Kanopy
Stream movies
Hoopla
Music, movies, e-books, and audiobooks