Pride Month Meet the Author: Eric Rosswood

Pride Month Meet the Author: Eric Rosswood

Saturday, June 22

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Award-winning author Eric Rosswood will present his latest book, Queer Cheer, and lead a discussion on how to embrace your various identities and add queer joy and positivity to all aspects of your life.

Queer Cheer is paced with information relevant to LGBTQ+ teens and covers topics like identity, coming out, trans inclusive body positivity, healthy relationships, self-esteem, activism, and so much more. And what makes this book truly special is that it includes voices from diverse teens across the country, sharing how they have handled various issues in positive ways. Queer Cheer is a celebration of queer culture, letting teens know that they are part of a wonderful community and that they are awesome just the way they are.

Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org to sign up!

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Print of the Month: Rainbow

Sunday, June 23

12:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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

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

Sunday, June 23

12:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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 23

12:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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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Teen 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Teen 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Wednesday, June 26

7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Adventure Begins at Your Library!

Complete activities on the board – get small prizes for every activity you complete; when you get a BINGO (across, down or diagonal), return this sheet to the library to be registered to win a grand prize!

Download the Bingo Card here – cards must be returned by August 16th to qualify for grand prize drawing.

Questions?  Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org

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Nintendo Switch Drop in Hours

Nintendo Switch Drop in Hours

Friday, June 28

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 28

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

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

Sunday, June 30

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 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Teen 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Sunday, June 30

All Day

Adventure Begins at Your Library!

Complete activities on the board – get small prizes for every activity you complete; when you get a BINGO (across, down or diagonal), return this sheet to the library to be registered to win a grand prize!

Download the Bingo Card here – cards must be returned by August 16th to qualify for grand prize drawing.

Questions?  Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org

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Teen Book Bundles

Teen Book Bundles

Sunday, June 30

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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RPG Character Camp (Registration)

RPG Character Camp (Registration)

Monday, July 1

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18, registration required – you must attend all 3 workshops

Character Camp is a three day workshop for young people who want to get better at the acting half of tabletop role playing games like (but not only!) Dungeons and Dragons.

You’ll learn:

  • necessary and important skills to embody your character
  • tricks to help build an immersive experience
  • an intro to acting and improv (no prior experience needed)
  • the basic mechanics of creating a D&D character

Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

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RPG Character Camp (Registration)

RPG Character Camp (Registration)

Tuesday, July 2

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18, registration required – you must attend all 3 workshops

Character Camp is a three day workshop for young people who want to get better at the acting half of tabletop role playing games like (but not only!) Dungeons and Dragons.

You’ll learn:

  • necessary and important skills to embody your character
  • tricks to help build an immersive experience
  • an intro to acting and improv (no prior experience needed)
  • the basic mechanics of creating a D&D character

Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

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RPG Character Camp (Registration)

RPG Character Camp (Registration)

Wednesday, July 3

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18, registration required – you must attend all 3 workshops

Character Camp is a three day workshop for young people who want to get better at the acting half of tabletop role playing games like (but not only!) Dungeons and Dragons.

You’ll learn:

  • necessary and important skills to embody your character
  • tricks to help build an immersive experience
  • an intro to acting and improv (no prior experience needed)
  • the basic mechanics of creating a D&D character

Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

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Lego Club in the Children's Room

Lego Club in the Children’s Room

Friday, July 5

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

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

Sunday, July 7

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 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Teen 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Sunday, July 7

All Day

Adventure Begins at Your Library!

Complete activities on the board – get small prizes for every activity you complete; when you get a BINGO (across, down or diagonal), return this sheet to the library to be registered to win a grand prize!

Download the Bingo Card here – cards must be returned by August 16th to qualify for grand prize drawing.

Questions?  Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org

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Teen Book Bundles

Teen Book Bundles

Sunday, July 7

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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Table Top Role-Playing Game Tasting Club: Mausritter (Registration)

Table Top Role-Playing Game Tasting Club: Mausritter (Registration)

Wednesday, July 10

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18

Love D&D? Try out three other tabletop roleplaying games to explore new settings and mechanics. We will do two sessions each of Mausritter, Pirate Borg, and FIST.

You must be able to make it to both sessions of at least one game; please let us know what you prefer when you register. Due to space restrictions, we may only be able to place you in one of the three games.

Registration is required and is strictly limited – Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

  • July 10 & 17: Mausritter: Inspirations: Redwall, The Secret of NIMH, Lord of the Rings.  tep into the shoes of a brave little mouse and explore the great, big world! Use your wits and teamwork to survive dangerous challenges and defeat powerful foes. Survive long enough and you may become heroes of legend! If you are new to roleplaying games or D&D looks too complex, Mausritter is a great introduction for players of all ages.
  • July 24 & 31: Pirate Borg: Inspirations: Pirates of the Caribbean, works of HP Lovecraft, The Secret of Monkey Island. Explore the undead-infested Dark Caribbean in search of treasure and infamy. Find treasure, bury it, and search for someone else’s hidden loot. Steal a ship, fight the British, and flee from the unknowable terrors of the deep. Be the filthy, greedy scoundrel you always wanted to be and live the pirate life!
  • August 7 & 14: FIST: Inspirations: Your favorite action heroes, spy movies, and Saturday morning cartoons. Take on the role of a paranormal mercenary and fight the battles no one else can. As a member of the Freelance Infantry Strike Team, you can expect to: prevent an Alien plot to brainwash the planet, battle legions of laser dinosaurs from the future, and rescue the President from a space volcano lair (again). Use your brains, tools, and a near-infinite supply of cool sunglasses to defend the world!

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Lego Club in the Children's Room

Lego Club in the Children’s Room

Friday, July 12

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

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

Sunday, July 14

3:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Teen 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Sunday, July 14

3:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Adventure Begins at Your Library!

Complete activities on the board – get small prizes for every activity you complete; when you get a BINGO (across, down or diagonal), return this sheet to the library to be registered to win a grand prize!

Download the Bingo Card here – cards must be returned by August 16th to qualify for grand prize drawing.

Questions?  Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org

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Teen Book Bundles

Teen Book Bundles

Sunday, July 14

3:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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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Table Top Role-Playing Game Tasting Club: Mausritter (Registration)

Table Top Role-Playing Game Tasting Club: Mausritter (Registration)

Wednesday, July 17

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18

Love D&D? Try out three other tabletop roleplaying games to explore new settings and mechanics. We will do two sessions each of Mausritter, Pirate Borg, and FIST.

You must be able to make it to both sessions of at least one game; please let us know what you prefer when you register. Due to space restrictions, we may only be able to place you in one of the three games.

Registration is required and is strictly limited – Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

  • July 10 & 17: Mausritter: Inspirations: Redwall, The Secret of NIMH, Lord of the Rings.  tep into the shoes of a brave little mouse and explore the great, big world! Use your wits and teamwork to survive dangerous challenges and defeat powerful foes. Survive long enough and you may become heroes of legend! If you are new to roleplaying games or D&D looks too complex, Mausritter is a great introduction for players of all ages.
  • July 24 & 31: Pirate Borg: Inspirations: Pirates of the Caribbean, works of HP Lovecraft, The Secret of Monkey Island. Explore the undead-infested Dark Caribbean in search of treasure and infamy. Find treasure, bury it, and search for someone else’s hidden loot. Steal a ship, fight the British, and flee from the unknowable terrors of the deep. Be the filthy, greedy scoundrel you always wanted to be and live the pirate life!
  • August 7 & 14: FIST: Inspirations: Your favorite action heroes, spy movies, and Saturday morning cartoons. Take on the role of a paranormal mercenary and fight the battles no one else can. As a member of the Freelance Infantry Strike Team, you can expect to: prevent an Alien plot to brainwash the planet, battle legions of laser dinosaurs from the future, and rescue the President from a space volcano lair (again). Use your brains, tools, and a near-infinite supply of cool sunglasses to defend the world!

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Lego Club in the Children's Room

Lego Club in the Children’s Room

Friday, July 19

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

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

Sunday, July 21

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 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Teen 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Sunday, July 21

All Day

Adventure Begins at Your Library!

Complete activities on the board – get small prizes for every activity you complete; when you get a BINGO (across, down or diagonal), return this sheet to the library to be registered to win a grand prize!

Download the Bingo Card here – cards must be returned by August 16th to qualify for grand prize drawing.

Questions?  Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org

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Teen Book Bundles

Teen Book Bundles

Sunday, July 21

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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Table Top Role-Playing Game Tasting Club: Pirate Borg (Registration)

Table Top Role-Playing Game Tasting Club: Pirate Borg (Registration)

Wednesday, July 24

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18

Love D&D? Try out three other tabletop roleplaying games to explore new settings and mechanics. We will do two sessions each of Mausritter, Pirate Borg, and FIST.

You must be able to make it to both sessions of at least one game; please let us know what you prefer when you register. Due to space restrictions, we may only be able to place you in one of the three games.

Registration is required and is strictly limited – Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

  • July 10 & 17: Mausritter: Inspirations: Redwall, The Secret of NIMH, Lord of the Rings.  tep into the shoes of a brave little mouse and explore the great, big world! Use your wits and teamwork to survive dangerous challenges and defeat powerful foes. Survive long enough and you may become heroes of legend! If you are new to roleplaying games or D&D looks too complex, Mausritter is a great introduction for players of all ages.
  • July 24 & 31: Pirate Borg: Inspirations: Pirates of the Caribbean, works of HP Lovecraft, The Secret of Monkey Island. Explore the undead-infested Dark Caribbean in search of treasure and infamy. Find treasure, bury it, and search for someone else’s hidden loot. Steal a ship, fight the British, and flee from the unknowable terrors of the deep. Be the filthy, greedy scoundrel you always wanted to be and live the pirate life!
  • August 7 & 14: FIST: Inspirations: Your favorite action heroes, spy movies, and Saturday morning cartoons. Take on the role of a paranormal mercenary and fight the battles no one else can. As a member of the Freelance Infantry Strike Team, you can expect to: prevent an Alien plot to brainwash the planet, battle legions of laser dinosaurs from the future, and rescue the President from a space volcano lair (again). Use your brains, tools, and a near-infinite supply of cool sunglasses to defend the world!

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Lego Club in the Children's Room

Lego Club in the Children’s Room

Friday, July 26

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: "Bubble Boy"

Grab Bag Movie Night: “Bubble Boy”

Friday, July 26

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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

This month’s feature is: Bubble Boy

Love Conquers All! – Born without immunities, Jimmy Livingston is raised inside a sterile environment in his parents’ home. But when the girl next door – and love of his life – Chloe leaves for Niagara Falls to get married, Jimmy braves the outside world to find her. A raucous comedy starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

2001 – 84 min – Rated PG-13

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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, July 28

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 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Teen 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Sunday, July 28

All Day

Adventure Begins at Your Library!

Complete activities on the board – get small prizes for every activity you complete; when you get a BINGO (across, down or diagonal), return this sheet to the library to be registered to win a grand prize!

Download the Bingo Card here – cards must be returned by August 16th to qualify for grand prize drawing.

Questions?  Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org

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Teen Book Bundles

Teen Book Bundles

Sunday, July 28

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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Dungeon Master Academy (Registration)

Dungeon Master Academy (Registration)

Monday, July 29

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18

Dungeon Master Academy is a three-day workshop for kids and teens that teaches you how to be a game master for Dungeons and Dragons and other, similar games. You must be able to attend all three days!

Registration is required – Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

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Dungeon Master Academy (Registration)

Dungeon Master Academy (Registration)

Tuesday, July 30

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18

Dungeon Master Academy is a three-day workshop for kids and teens that teaches you how to be a game master for Dungeons and Dragons and other, similar games. You must be able to attend all three days!

Registration is required – Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

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Table Top Role-Playing Game Tasting Club: Pirate Borg (Registration)

Table Top Role-Playing Game Tasting Club: Pirate Borg (Registration)

Wednesday, July 31

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18

Love D&D? Try out three other tabletop roleplaying games to explore new settings and mechanics. We will do two sessions each of Mausritter, Pirate Borg, and FIST.

You must be able to make it to both sessions of at least one game; please let us know what you prefer when you register. Due to space restrictions, we may only be able to place you in one of the three games.

Registration is required and is strictly limited – Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

  • July 10 & 17: Mausritter: Inspirations: Redwall, The Secret of NIMH, Lord of the Rings.  tep into the shoes of a brave little mouse and explore the great, big world! Use your wits and teamwork to survive dangerous challenges and defeat powerful foes. Survive long enough and you may become heroes of legend! If you are new to roleplaying games or D&D looks too complex, Mausritter is a great introduction for players of all ages.
  • July 24 & 31: Pirate Borg: Inspirations: Pirates of the Caribbean, works of HP Lovecraft, The Secret of Monkey Island. Explore the undead-infested Dark Caribbean in search of treasure and infamy. Find treasure, bury it, and search for someone else’s hidden loot. Steal a ship, fight the British, and flee from the unknowable terrors of the deep. Be the filthy, greedy scoundrel you always wanted to be and live the pirate life!
  • August 7 & 14: FIST: Inspirations: Your favorite action heroes, spy movies, and Saturday morning cartoons. Take on the role of a paranormal mercenary and fight the battles no one else can. As a member of the Freelance Infantry Strike Team, you can expect to: prevent an Alien plot to brainwash the planet, battle legions of laser dinosaurs from the future, and rescue the President from a space volcano lair (again). Use your brains, tools, and a near-infinite supply of cool sunglasses to defend the world!

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Dungeon Master Academy (Registration)

Dungeon Master Academy (Registration)

Wednesday, July 31

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages 8-18

Dungeon Master Academy is a three-day workshop for kids and teens that teaches you how to be a game master for Dungeons and Dragons and other, similar games. You must be able to attend all three days!

Registration is required – Email childrens@dobbsferrylibrary.org, call (914) 693-6615 or stop by the Children’s Room to register.

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Lego Club in the Children's Room

Lego Club in the Children’s Room

Friday, August 2

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

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

Sunday, August 4

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 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Teen 2024 Summer Reading BINGO (June 26 to August 16)

Sunday, August 4

All Day

Adventure Begins at Your Library!

Complete activities on the board – get small prizes for every activity you complete; when you get a BINGO (across, down or diagonal), return this sheet to the library to be registered to win a grand prize!

Download the Bingo Card here – cards must be returned by August 16th to qualify for grand prize drawing.

Questions?  Email teens@dobbsferrylibrary.org

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