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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Game On!
Play your favorite game or learn something new!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, June 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time on Wednesday at 10:30 am
Toddler Time is a program for 18 to 39 month olds in the company of a parent and or caregiver that is 30 minutes long . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of "50 " adults and children . The program includes books , dance , and music. Please try to get to the library by no latter than 10:10 a.m. in order to secure a space.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 3: Building Game Worlds- Delve into the concept of game worlds. Does the setting and space of a game affect the way characters can move and how enjoyable the game is to play? Use your experience…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Thursdays
Toddler Time is a program for children ages 18 to 39 months old in the company of a parent and/or caregiver . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of " 50 " adults and children ". The program includes books, music, dance , rhymes, shakers or scarves and bubbles. Please try to arrive at the library by no later than 10:10 -15 a.m. in order to get a space. The program room has limited space !!!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, June 2
@ 3 p.m.
Marshmallow challenge
Build a tallest or largest construction using marshmallows and toothpicks/spaghetti sticks. All materials will be provided. For ages 8 and up.
Spuyten Duyvil LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 4
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Cinema: "First Wives Club"
Film: First Wives Club"-- Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women. Comedy. Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, 1996, PG, 1 hour 43 minutes.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Mon, June 6
@ 11 a.m.
Knitting and Crochet-Adult Coloring.
A get-together for knitters and crocheters and adult colorers to enjoy their crafts and share knowledge. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Tue, June 7
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Lap-Sit Time at the Spuyten Duyvil Library on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
Baby Lap-Sit is a program held twice a month at 11:00 am. for children ages infants to 17 months old in the company of a parent and/or caregiver. The program is 20 -25 minutes long and includes books , music, exercise rhymes , action rhymes and circle time . So come on down to the library in June with the smallest library patrons .
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, June 7
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO Club
Become a master builder, practice your skill and have fun in our Lego Club. For ages 8+
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, June 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 4: Building a LEGO® Board Game- In the final installment of the gaming series, think about what goes into creating a board game. Reflecting on game design concepts you’ve been learning thus far,…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Thursdays
Toddler Time is a program for children ages 18 to 39 months old in the company of a parent and/or caregiver . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of " 50 " adults and children ". The program includes books, music, dance , rhymes, shakers or scarves and bubbles. Please try to arrive at the library by no later than 10:10 -15 a.m. in order to get a space. The program room has limited space !!!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, June 9
@ 3 p.m.
Paper rocket
Build your own paper rocket and see how far it will fly! All materials will be provided. For ages 8 and up.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 11
@ 11 a.m.
Movie Talk: A Movie Discussion Group.
Come share your thoughts and feelings about old and new movies under the leadership of Valerie Kaufman. For June the main topic will be: "Favorite Scenes."
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Mon, June 13
@ 11 a.m.
Book Talk: An Adult Reading Club.
Each participant briefly describes & shares thoughts about a book, ficiton or non-fiction, recently read. Discussion & recommendations are the happy result of this sharing. Registration not required. All are welcome.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryBook Lovers
Tue, June 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time on Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch
Toddler Time is a program for 18 to 39 month olds in the company of a parent and or caregiver . The program is 30 minutes long and is conducted on a ticketing basis ( first come, first served ) . The maximum attendance is a combination of "50 " children and adults. The program includes books , music , dance and rhymes. Please try to arrive at the library by no later than 10:10 a.m. in order to secure a space in the program .
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, June 14
@ 1 p.m.
2015-16 Adult Book Discussion: Howards End
The house called Howards End stands in for the stratification and conflict within British society prior to World War I. E.M. Forster's novel will be the final book for our discussion group before fall, 2016. Pre-registration is required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, June 14
@ 3 p.m.
Game On!
Play your favorite game or learn something new!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, June 15
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time on Wednesday at 10:30 am
Toddler Time is a program for 18 to 39 month olds in the company of a parent and or caregiver that is 30 minutes long . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of "50 " adults and children . The program includes books , dance , and music. Please try to get to the library by no latter than 10:10 a.m. in order to secure a space.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 15
@ 3 p.m.
Paper shadow puppets
Build your own paper shadow puppet and see the interaction between light and shadow! All materials will be provided. For ages 8 and up.
Spuyten Duyvil LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, June 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Thursdays
Toddler Time is a program for children ages 18 to 39 months old in the company of a parent and/or caregiver . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of " 50 " adults and children ". The program includes books, music, dance , rhymes, shakers or scarves and bubbles. Please try to arrive at the library by no later than 10:10 -15 a.m. in order to get a space. The program room has limited space !!!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, June 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Make a Father's Day Card for a father , grandfather or uncle "- June arts and crafts program
There will be an arts and crafts program at 3:30 p.m on Thursday June 16, 2016 . The children in attendance will make a greeting card for someone special celebrating Father's Day . The library will provide all of the necessary materials and the maximum attendance " 16 " children. Pre-Registration is required to attend the program. The program will last approx. 45 minutes.
Spuyten Duyvil LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 20
@ 11 a.m.
Knitting and Crochet-Adult Coloring.
A get-together for knitters and crocheters and adult colorers. A time to share information, techniques and work on projects. All are welcome-registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Tue, June 21
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Lap-Sit Time at the Spuyten Duyvil Library on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
Baby Lap-Sit is a program held twice a month at 11:00 am. for children ages infants to 17 months old in the company of a parent and/or caregiver. The program is 20 -25 minutes long and includes books , music, exercise rhymes , action rhymes and circle time . So come on down to the library in June with the smallest library patrons .
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, June 21
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO Club
Become a master builder, practice your skill and have fun in our Lego Club. For ages 8+
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, June 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time on Wednesday at 10:30 am
Toddler Time is a program for 18 to 39 month olds in the company of a parent and or caregiver that is 30 minutes long . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of "50 " adults and children . The program includes books , dance , and music. Please try to get to the library by no latter than 10:10 a.m. in order to secure a space.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Vladimir Goes for Gold!
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages A young athlete takes you on an Olympic adventure! Meet Vladimir Cashewninski: Champion Badminton player, and sole athlete from the tiny People’s Republic of Insurgistan, as he prepares to compete at the Olympic Games. The night before his big day, he has an enthralling dream that takes him to Ancient Olympia, where he meets the Olympic Herald and teams up with the audience to explore the first Olympic Games. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theat…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Thursdays
Toddler Time is a program for children ages 18 to 39 months old in the company of a parent and/or caregiver . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of " 50 " adults and children ". The program includes books, music, dance , rhymes, shakers or scarves and bubbles. Please try to arrive at the library by no later than 10:10 -15 a.m. in order to get a space. The program room has limited space !!!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, June 25
@ 2 p.m.
The Art of the Audiobook: A Narrator's Perspective. With Robert Fass.
Audiobooks-what used to be called "books on tape"--are bigger and better than ever. Join award-winning narrator Robert Fass for an intimate converation about the craft & business of narration. Mr. Fass is a two time Audio Award winnder noted for being an expert narrator with an impressive talent for impersonating all types of people. June is celebrating audiobooks, and we are pleased to present Robert Fass who besides reading some narration with answer questions and give out audiobook g…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Mon, June 27
@ 11 a.m.
Knitting & Crochet and Adult Coloring.
A get-together for those who wish to knit, crochet or use adult coloring books. A time too for exchanging information for these crafts. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time on Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch
Toddler Time is a program for 18 to 39 month olds in the company of a parent and or caregiver . The program is 30 minutes long and is conducted on a ticketing basis ( first come, first served ) . The maximum attendance is a combination of "50 " children and adults. The program includes books , music , dance and rhymes. Please try to arrive at the library by no later than 10:10 a.m. in order to secure a space in the program .
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time on Wednesday at 10:30 am
Toddler Time is a program for 18 to 39 month olds in the company of a parent and or caregiver that is 30 minutes long . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of "50 " adults and children . The program includes books , dance , and music. Please try to get to the library by no latter than 10:10 a.m. in order to secure a space.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, June 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Thursdays
Toddler Time is a program for children ages 18 to 39 months old in the company of a parent and/or caregiver . The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the maximum attendance is a combination of " 50 " adults and children ". The program includes books, music, dance , rhymes, shakers or scarves and bubbles. Please try to arrive at the library by no later than 10:10 -15 a.m. in order to get a space. The program room has limited space !!!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, July 21
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Mutt-i-grees
A Summer Reading Program for Teens The North Shore Animal League brings in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens help an animal to find a forever home – they give voice to the voiceless. We will give a brief on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-gree. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 27
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Contest Between The Bear & The Frogs & other Tales of Great Games & Mighty Feats!
A Summer Reading Program Folktales & Stories are chock full of Great Games, Remarkable Races and Clever Contests - think of Aesops' "The Tortoise & the Hare". Join LuAnn & participate in stories with Athletes, Tricksters & Giants as they get in the game & perform mighty feats of strength & wit with vim, valor & vigor! ....just a taste! Question: Do you know why Bats only fly at night? Hint: In the Native American Folktale "The Great Race Between the Mammals & t…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children

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