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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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32 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, September 3, 2015
10 a.m.Read Aloud/ Storytime
The Children's Librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. Families and children and their caregivers are welcome. Won't you join us?
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Game On!!!
Come in and test your Gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as "Super Smash Brothers" and "Mario Kart."
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, September 4, 2015
3:30 p.m.Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Come and learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Specifically Microsoft Word, a common word processing program you can use to create documents. Are you also having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Puzzlemania!
Printed puzzles featuring science and math puzzles and word games and other activity sheets are provided for children to stretch the limits of their imaginations.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Come and hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various tech related topics like blogging, social media, games, research databases, electronic resources, and more!
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, September 10, 2015
10 a.m.Read Aloud/ Storytime
The Children's Librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. Families and children and their caregivers are welcome. Won't you join us?
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Game On!!!
Come in and test your Gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as "Super Smash Brothers" and "Mario Kart."
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, September 11, 2015
3:30 p.m.Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, September 14, 2015
3:30 p.m.Game On!!!
Come in and test your Gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as "Super Smash Brothers" and "Mario Kart."
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Come and learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Specifically Microsoft Word, a common word processing program you can use to create documents. Are you also having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Fall Arts and Crafts
Children create seasonal and fun crafts using a variety of materials and skills. All materials provided.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, September 17, 2015
10 a.m.Read Aloud/ Storytime
The Children's Librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. Families and children and their caregivers are welcome. Won't you join us?
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Game On!!!
Come in and test your Gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as "Super Smash Brothers" and "Mario Kart."
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, September 18, 2015
1 p.m.The Most Common English Language Mistakes..and How to Avoid Them
Its or it’s? Less or fewer? Bring or take? With more than 1 million words borrowed from many sources, English is hard to master. The rules of spelling and grammar are numerous and often inconsistent, and though many words sound alike or seem interchangeable, they are not. We’ll clear up some of the confusion with easy-to-understand explanations and many tricks to help you remember them. The presentation will improve both your writing and speaking skills. The speaker is the author of 22 books and…
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, September 21, 2015
3:30 p.m.Game On!!!
Come in and test your Gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as "Super Smash Brothers" and "Mario Kart."
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Come and learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Specifically Microsoft Word, a common word processing program you can use to create documents. Are you also having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Puzzlemania!
Printed puzzles featuring science and math puzzles and word games and other activity sheets are provided for children to stretch the limits of their imaginations.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Come and hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various tech related topics like blogging, social media, games, research databases, electronic resources, and more!
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, September 24, 2015
10 a.m.Read Aloud/ Storytime
The Children's Librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. Families and children and their caregivers are welcome. Won't you join us?
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Game On!!!
Come in and test your Gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as "Super Smash Brothers" and "Mario Kart."
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, September 25, 2015
3:30 p.m.Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, September 28, 2015
3:30 p.m.Game On!!!
Come in and test your Gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as "Super Smash Brothers" and "Mario Kart."
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Come and learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Specifically Microsoft Word, a common word processing program you can use to create documents. Are you also having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Fall Arts and Crafts
Children create seasonal and fun crafts using a variety of materials and skills. All materials provided.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Fall Arts and Crafts
Children create seasonal and fun crafts using a variety of materials and skills. All materials provided.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, October 9, 2015
1 p.m.Understanding Your Social Security Benefits
A general overview of Social Security as a foundation for planning your future. When should you take benefits? How can married couples maximize them? In this session, you will learn how to get the most out of what you have put in. Allan Katz is the owner of Comprehensive Wealth Management Group, LLC. Allan is very involved in the local community, both on a professional and personal level. Allan is a member of the New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, where he does extensive w…
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
3:30 p.m.History of Comics
Where did Superman come from? Join Ivan Velez for a history of American style comics, from the Yellow Kid and Spiderman to Archie and the Warren Commision to today. Learn how these iconic characters have reflected and influenced American culture and morality. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
3:30 p.m.Just So Stories
Join Nicola the puppeteer for a puppet retelling of selections from Rudyard Kipling's famous "Just So Stories." In these fanciful tales we learn how some of our favorite animals came to be! The stories will be followed by a puppet meet-and-greet / Q&A and a puppet craft. Suitable for children ages 5 and older.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
3:30 p.m.Magic from Around the World
Pete and Chris Amusements performs and explains the history of certain tricks from around the world and also explains the difference in show styles from different places! Best for children ages 2 to 12 years old.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
3:30 p.m.Scale and the Space Race
Where does space begin? How far away is the moon? Where did the space shuttles go? These questions and more are answered as students use math to create a scale model earth/moon system. This is all done within the historical context of the Space Race, including the USS Intrepid’s role as a prime recovery vessel. Students will learn about the technological competition between the United States and the Soviet Union and then recreate it as they vie in teams to find the proper launch angle and thrust…
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

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