Toddler Yoga (Registration)

Toddler Yoga (Registration)

Tuesday, May 28

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Ages 18-36 Months

Help your toddler find their breath and follow along as they flow through this little-kid-friendly practice with Pooja Mehta. The interactive yoga adventure will be having them move in a way that feels good and allows them to use their imagination as they stretch their body and calm their mind!

Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to register. Bring your own yoga mat!

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Teen Yoga (Registration)

Teen Yoga (Registration)

Tuesday, May 28

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join professional instructor Pooja Mehta for this free 30 minute yoga and mindfulness class for tweens & teens.

Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to sign up.

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Teen Manga Book Club: "Spy x Family Volume 1" (Registration)

Teen Manga Book Club: “Spy x Family Volume 1” (Registration)

Tuesday, May 28

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Each month we’ll read a different manga and talk about it over snacks!

First up: Spy x Family vol. 1

Join the club and vote to decide our next read.

Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to sign up and request a copy of the book.

 

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Meet the Raptors

Meet the Raptors

Wednesday, May 29

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Ages 6 and Up

Teatown Reservation visits the Dobbs Ferry Library with a live presentation of 4-5 birds of prey!

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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Dungeons & Dragons Club (Ages 8 - 18) *PROGRAM FULL* Waitlist only

Dungeons & Dragons Club (Ages 8 – 18) *PROGRAM FULL* Waitlist only

Wednesday, May 29

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8 – 18

Programs full – waitlist only

Registration is required via this Google form: https://forms.gle/UdDW3BzGVV9Wm6V19. You are not registered until a librarian contacts you with confirmation and scheduling details.

Questions? Participants aged 8-12 can email children’s librarian Gina at childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, and participants aged 13-18 can email teen librarian Alex at teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org.

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Adult Lego Club - 18+

Adult Lego Club – 18+

Wednesday, May 29

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Adult Lego Club!

Members will use our large collection of Lego pieces to make a unique creation according to the group theme or challenge!
Meetings:

Last Wednesday of each month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the Community room.

Register by emailing
dfadultlegoclub@gmail.com

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Dungeons & Dragons Club (Ages 8 – 18): SPACE ON THURSDAYS / REGISTRATION

Dungeons & Dragons Club (Ages 8 – 18): SPACE ON THURSDAYS / REGISTRATION

Thursday, May 30

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8 – 18

AVAILABLE SPACE ON THURSDAYS – last session June 20th

Registration is required via this Google form: https://forms.gle/UdDW3BzGVV9Wm6V19. You are not registered until a librarian contacts you with confirmation and scheduling details.

Questions? Participants aged 8-12 can email children’s librarian Gina at childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, and participants aged 13-18 can email teen librarian Alex at teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org.

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Battle of the Books Interest Meeting for Grades 3 - 11 via ZOOM (Registration)

Battle of the Books Interest Meeting for Grades 3 – 11 via ZOOM (Registration)

Thursday, May 30

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Grades 3-11

Battle of the Books is an the annual book trivia tournament run by the Westchester Library System. Every library has its own teams and we’re looking for kids in grades 3-11 to represent Dobbs Ferry!

If you’re interested in joining and able to dedicate all of Saturday, October 26th, to the tournament, please email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org or childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to get the Zoom link! We will be discussing the tournament format, the books everyone will be reading, permission slips, and more.

Want more info? Check out our website!

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Nintendo Switch Drop in Hours

Nintendo Switch Drop in Hours

Friday, May 31

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Visit the community room on Friday afternoons and play any of the wide selection of single and multi-player games on the library’s Switch!

Just drop in or email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to reserve your time slot. Time will be limited to 20 minutes when people are waiting.

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Lego Club in the Children's Room

Lego Club in the Children’s Room

Friday, May 31

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Ages 3 +

Use your imagination to build something special with our giant stash of LEGOS!

Fridays all month long.

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Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Pride Butterflies - Limited Supply / First-come First-served

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Pride Butterflies – Limited Supply / First-come First-served

Saturday, June 1

All Day

Ages 3 and up.

Pick up a kit containing a craft that you can do at home. Supplies are limited — first come, first served!

This Week’s Craft – Pride Butterflies

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Pride Month Storytime

Pride Month Storytime

Saturday, June 1

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Ages 4-8

Kick off Pride Month with Ms. Gina! Wear your best rainbow outfit to storytime, after which we will do a couple of themed crafts and activities together!

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Print of the Month: Rainbow

Sunday, June 2

All Day

Celebrate pride with your own rainbow made using the library’s 3D printer!

Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to request yours. Available the entire month of June. No cost, limit one per person.

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Spring StoryWalk on the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

Spring StoryWalk on the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

Sunday, June 2

All Day

Visit our StoryWalk all Spring long, starting at the Keeper’s House and continuing toward Chestnut St. Available in Spanish and English.

Begins Thursday April 18th with our Kickoff event.

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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, June 2

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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Teen Book Bundles

Teen Book Bundles

Sunday, June 2

All Day

Fill out a brief form and Alex, the teen librarian, will recommend titles for you! All you have to do is pick them up.

Email dobteen@wlsmail.org for more info.

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Baby Songs & Stories

Baby Songs & Stories

Monday, June 3

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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Sip, Snip, & Decoupage

Sip, Snip, & Decoupage

Monday, June 3

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Craft chic birdhouses with the Friends of the Library!

Cost: $10 for materials.

Registration is REQUIRED; call 914-693-6614 to RSVP. You must be able to attend both sessions.

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Toddler Yoga (Registration)

Toddler Yoga (Registration)

Tuesday, June 4

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Ages 18-36 Months

Help your toddler find their breath and follow along as they flow through this little-kid-friendly practice with Pooja Mehta. The interactive yoga adventure will be having them move in a way that feels good and allows them to use their imagination as they stretch their body and calm their mind!

Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to register. Bring your own yoga mat!

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Teen Yoga (Registration)

Teen Yoga (Registration)

Tuesday, June 4

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join professional instructor Pooja Mehta for this free 30 minute yoga and mindfulness class for tweens & teens.

Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to sign up.

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Comedy Open Mic (ON ZOOM)

Comedy Open Mic (ON ZOOM)

Tuesday, June 4

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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Dungeons & Dragons Club (Ages 8 - 18) *PROGRAM FULL* Waitlist only

Dungeons & Dragons Club (Ages 8 – 18) *PROGRAM FULL* Waitlist only

Wednesday, June 5

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8 – 18

Programs full – waitlist only

Registration is required via this Google form: https://forms.gle/UdDW3BzGVV9Wm6V19. You are not registered until a librarian contacts you with confirmation and scheduling details.

Questions? Participants aged 8-12 can email children’s librarian Gina at childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, and participants aged 13-18 can email teen librarian Alex at teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org.

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Sip, Snip, & Decoupage

Sip, Snip, & Decoupage

Wednesday, June 5

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Craft chic birdhouses with the Friends of the Library!

Cost: $10 for materials.

Registration is REQUIRED; call 914-693-6614 to RSVP. You must be able to attend both sessions.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club (Ages 8 – 18): SPACE ON THURSDAYS / REGISTRATION

Dungeons & Dragons Club (Ages 8 – 18): SPACE ON THURSDAYS / REGISTRATION

Thursday, June 6

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8 – 18

AVAILABLE SPACE ON THURSDAYS – last session June 20th

Registration is required via this Google form: https://forms.gle/UdDW3BzGVV9Wm6V19. You are not registered until a librarian contacts you with confirmation and scheduling details.

Questions? Participants aged 8-12 can email children’s librarian Gina at childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, and participants aged 13-18 can email teen librarian Alex at teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org.

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Nintendo Switch Drop in Hours

Nintendo Switch Drop in Hours

Friday, June 7

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Visit the community room on Friday afternoons and play any of the wide selection of single and multi-player games on the library’s Switch!

Just drop in or email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to reserve your time slot. Time will be limited to 20 minutes when people are waiting.

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Lego Club in the Children's Room

Lego Club in the Children’s Room

Friday, June 7

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Ages 3 +

Use your imagination to build something special with our giant stash of LEGOS!

Fridays all month long.

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Grab Bag Movie Night: "Amistad" - Juneteenth Special

Grab Bag Movie Night: “Amistad” – Juneteenth Special

Friday, June 7

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Action! Comedy! Thriller! Fantasy! Anything goes in our Grab Bag movie series!

This month’s feature is: Amistad

Juneteenth special – In 1839, slaves aboard the Spanish schooner Amistad revolt and take control of the ship, only to be later captured by the United States Revenue-Marine. A fierce battle ensues in the courts of America to determine their fate; free people or slaves. Directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring an all-star cast; based on a true story.

1997 – 152 min – Rated R (violence / nudity) Recommended for ages 16+

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Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Paper Plate Pufferfish - Limited Supply / First-come First-served

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Paper Plate Pufferfish – Limited Supply / First-come First-served

Saturday, June 8

All Day

Ages 3 and up.

Pick up a kit containing a craft that you can do at home. Supplies are limited — first come, first served!

This Week’s Craft – Paper Plate Pufferfish

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Paws for Reading with Buddy (Registration)

Paws for Reading with Buddy (Registration)

Saturday, June 8

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

All Ages welcome.

Children read one-on-one with Buddy, a specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dog (R.E.A.D.) and his handler, Dobbs Ferry resident Marty Kanengiser. Children will select a book to read to Buddy before the program begins, and they will spend 10-15 minutes reading aloud. They are also welcome to ask questions about Buddy, a 12-year-old rescued black lab who loves children, other dogs, and reading.

Registration REQUIREDemail childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up.

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Improv Showcase

Improv Showcase

Saturday, June 8

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Featuring players from Improv Innovations’ Inter-generational Troupe. Audience Participation encouraged. Directed by Ellen Flaks. Theater Games, Improv Sketches — Bake Sale and Reception to Follow!

2:45 PM Doors Open
3:00 PM Performance Begins
4:30 PM Refreshments

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Print of the Month: Rainbow

Sunday, June 9

All Day

Celebrate pride with your own rainbow made using the library’s 3D printer!

Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to request yours. Available the entire month of June. No cost, limit one per person.

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Spring StoryWalk on the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

Spring StoryWalk on the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

Sunday, June 9

All Day

Visit our StoryWalk all Spring long, starting at the Keeper’s House and continuing toward Chestnut St. Available in Spanish and English.

Begins Thursday April 18th with our Kickoff event.

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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, June 9

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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Teen Book Bundles

Teen Book Bundles

Sunday, June 9

All Day

Fill out a brief form and Alex, the teen librarian, will recommend titles for you! All you have to do is pick them up.

Email dobteen@wlsmail.org for more info.

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Baby Songs & Stories

Baby Songs & Stories

Monday, June 10

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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Chess Club (Registration)

Chess Club (Registration)

Monday, June 10

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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Pride Friendship Bracelets

Pride Friendship Bracelets

Monday, June 10

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Let’s celebrate Pride with beaded friendships! Drop in and make bracelets with us; all materials provided.

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Toddler Yoga (Registration)

Toddler Yoga (Registration)

Tuesday, June 11

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Ages 18-36 Months

Help your toddler find their breath and follow along as they flow through this little-kid-friendly practice with Pooja Mehta. The interactive yoga adventure will be having them move in a way that feels good and allows them to use their imagination as they stretch their body and calm their mind!

Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to register. Bring your own yoga mat!

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Tween Book Club: "The Swifts: A Dictionary of Scoundrels"

Tween Book Club: “The Swifts: A Dictionary of Scoundrels”

Tuesday, June 11

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ages 8-12

Join us for a once-a-month kids’ book club! We read a new book every month, then meet discuss our thoughts and do a trivia battle against each other! This month, we will be reading The Swifts: A Dictionary of Scoundrels by Beth Lincoln

Place a hold so it’s ready to pick up when you come in! Registration is REQUIRED – please email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

On the day they are born, every Swift child is brought before the sacred Family Dictionary. They are given a name, and a definition. A definition it is assumed they will grow up to match.

Meet Shenanigan Swift: Little sister. Risk-taker. Mischief-maker.

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Teen Yoga (Registration)

Teen Yoga (Registration)

Tuesday, June 11

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join professional instructor Pooja Mehta for this free 30 minute yoga and mindfulness class for tweens & teens.

Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to sign up.

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