Teen Programs

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The Summer Reading Game begins on Monday June 24 and runs through August 23. Our theme this year is "A Universe of Stories."
Track your summer reading online this summer at our ReadSquared Online Summer Reading Program!
The first twelve participants to log in 20 books will receive a string "READ" bookbag. The Grand Prize (to be announced mid-summer) will be awarded to the reader with the most books logged in. First, second and third place runners-up will receive our own "Hedwig" the Owl 3-D printed awards.

Dobbs Ferry High School Summer Reading List 2019


3D Printer Workshops for Teens
Every Other Thursday Starting July 11
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn how to use our Lulzbot Tz 6 3D Printer! We will design 3D objects in Tinkercad.
July 11: Introduction to 3D Printing
July 25: Design a Moon / Planetoid (Apollo 11 tie-in 7/20 anniversary)
August 8: Open Workshop / Remix Session
August 22: Design a 3D printed night light
Bringing your own laptop and mouse is highly recommended. Please register online or at our circulation desk.

Cult Classic Movie Night
Summer Road Series Part I
Thursday July 11
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Come and see "Duel" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is Rated PG.
A duel is about to begin between a man, a truck, and the open road, where a simple battle of wits is now a matter of life and death.
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
Monday July 15
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
All Ages

What was the sequence of this incredible mission? Where on the moon did they land? And how did they return safely to Earth?
Join us for a live webcast event of a guided re-creation of Apollo 11's journey to see how this mission was executed by crew members and mission control!

Martial Arts Movie Mayhem
Red, White, and Blue Holiday Special!
American Ninja
Saturday July 20
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come see "American Ninja" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated R for adult language.
U.S. soldier Joe Armstrong possesses the skills of a master ninja, but has no memory of his past or how he acquired them. While stationed in the Philippines, Joe runs afoul of illegal weapons dealer Victor Ortega, and must battle Ortega's secret army of enforcers and their master - the Black Star ninja.
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Martial Arts Movie Mayhem
Saturday August 17
2:00 PM

Come see "Soldier" on the big screen! Everyone is welcome but seating is limited. Movie is rated R for violence.
Veteran soldier Todd (Kurt Russell) is replaced by a new breed of genetically-enhanced warrior, and he is literally thrown away on a desolate planet of waste. There, he is found by a band of refugees who show him something he has never known before: how to be human. When the very military who abandoned him attack his newfound home, Todd fights back to protect his new family.
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Volunteers Needed
Battle of the Books
Saturday October 19
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Hommocks Middle School, Larchmont NY

We're looking for energetic volunteers for the sixth annual Westchester Battle of the Books competition event.
Battle of the Books is a book-based trivia tournament for grades 4-10. The goal of the program is to promote a love of reading and to inspire teamwork and good sportsmanship in an atmosphere of friendly competition. It's a fun day for everyone, team members and volunteers alike.
This year's Battle will be on Saturday October 19, 2019 from roughly 8:30 AM- 2:30 PM at Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont, NY. We need eighty volunteers to fill many different roles on Battle Day. We welcome any and all help.
Please register online or contact the Volunteer Committee at bob.westchester.volunteers@gmail.com with questions or to volunteer. For more information about the Westchester Battle of the Books, visit our website. For information about Dobbs Ferry Public Library teams, check out our website or contact Elizabeth Hobson, Director, at ehobson@wlsmail.org

Recurring Programs

Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesdays 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!

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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