Teen Programs

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DFPL Writer's Workshop
Friday November 1, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday November 7, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday November 18, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday November 25, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

If you like to write, you might like to visit the library for quiet space and inspiration for your creations. In our writing workshop you may share your resources and experiences with other writers. Try a timed writing exercise. Did you know November Is National Novel Writing Month? The goal is to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Read more about it here. Why not give it a try this year? Join the DFPL Writers Workshop session!

Passport Application Acceptance at the Library Kickoff Event
Saturday November 9
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Application acceptance services for a new U.S. Passport are now available at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library. Is your existing passport more than 15 years old? Are you changing from a passport for a minor (under age 16) to a passport for an adult (age 16 and over)? If so, come to the library to process your new passport application.
For one day only: renew your existing passport! No appointments needed; all are welcome to come to apply for a U.S. Passport.
For more information on this event, click here.

Cultural Explorers: Diwali
Sunday November 10
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come to the Dobbs Ferry Library and celebrate Indian culture!
-- Live Dance and Music
-- Tastes of India
-- Arts and Crafts
-- Hands-on Exploration

Six Ways to Cut College Costs
Wednesday November 13
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

What parents need to know to save on sending their child to college. Learn the six ways to help cut college costs, how to determine if a school is worth the cost, and what tools exist to help you! Hosted by Brian M. Jackson, a Wells Fargo Advisor.

Martial Arts Movie Mayhem
Iron Monkey
Saturday November 16
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come see "Iron Monkey" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated PG-13.
Click here for more information.

Cult Classic Movie Night
Potluck Thanksgiving & Movie
The Straight Story
Thursday November 21
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Movie: 7:00 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 G.
*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.
For more information click here.

Recurring Programs

Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesdays October 30, November 6-20
3:45 PM - 5:45 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!

Chess Instruction
Thursdays November 7 and 21
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come learn to play chess with Bradley Wank, Esq.
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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