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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Hook
Peter Pan has grown up to be a cut-throat merger and acquisitions lawyer, and is married to Wendy’s granddaughter. Captain Hook kidnaps his children, and Peter returns to Neverland with Tinkerbell. With the help of her and the Lost Boys, he must remember how to be Peter Pan again in order to save his children by battling with Captain Hook once again.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, September 21
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 22
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, September 23
@ 12 noon
Hop
E.B., the Easter Bunny’s teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock ‘n’ roll band. In L.A., he’s taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Wed, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Big Hero 6
Robotics nerd Hiro Hamada discovers an inflatable health care robot Baymax created in the past by his brother, Tedashi. After a terrible life-changing accident, Hiro and Baymax team up with four other nerds and save their hometown San Fransokyo from an evil super villain trying to take over with Hiro’s invention.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 29
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, September 30
@ 12 noon
Angels in the Outfield
When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win, Angels are assigned to make that possible.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 2
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Read and Play
Children from birth to three years old and their caregivers can take advantage of books and hear stories, play with toys and puzzles, and socialize with others in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program.
Van Cortlandt LibraryParents/Caregivers
Mon, October 2
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 3
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monsters of the World
What are monsters, and why do we need them? The students create their own monsters after learning where the legends come from and the many uses (crime prevention, warnings, morality plays) of a good spooky monster story. For ages 10+ years old. Presented by Ivan Velez
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, October 5
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Toddler Meet Up
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy books and stories, toys and puzzles, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program.
Van Cortlandt LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 5
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 6
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 7
@ 12 noon
Mr. Holland's Opus
Glenn Holland is a musician and composer who takes a teaching job to pay the rent while, in his 'spare time', he can strive to achieve his true goal - compose one memorable piece of music to leave his mark on the world. As Holland discovers 'Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans' and as the years unfold the joy of sharing his contagious passion for music with his students becomes his new definition of success.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 9
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Read and Play
Children from birth to three years old and their caregivers can take advantage of books and hear stories, play with toys and puzzles, and socialize with others in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program.
Van Cortlandt LibraryParents/Caregivers
Tue, October 10
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, October 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Pop-up Art Workshop: Monster Card
Cut and assemble a fun card that jump off the page for someone special! Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Whit Harris
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Good Dinosaur
Young Arlo is afraid of everything. Has been since the day he was hatched. But he's forced to find the courage he never knew he had after his father is killed. After falling into the river near his home, Arlo must find his way home. Along the way, he learns what love and courage really mean with the help of some interesting encounters with other dinosaurs.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 12
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Toddler Meet Up
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy books and stories, toys and puzzles, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program.
Van Cortlandt LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 12
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 13
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 14
@ 12 noon
101 Dalmatians
Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the pups, and wants to get hold of them, as well as more pups, to make herself a lovely Dalmatian skin coat... Cruella hires some thugs to kidnap the pups and hold them at her mansion. Will Pongo and Perdita find them in time?
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 16
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Read and Play
Children from birth to three years old and their caregivers can take advantage of books and hear stories, play with toys and puzzles, and socialize with others in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program.
Van Cortlandt LibraryParents/Caregivers
Mon, October 16
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 17
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Akeelah & The Bee
Akeelah, an 11-year-old girl living in South Los Angeles, discovers she has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee. Despite her mother's objections, Akeelah doesn't give up on her goal. She finds help in the form of a mysterious teacher, and along with overwhelming support from her community; Akeelah might just have what it takes to make her dream come true.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 19
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Toddler Meet Up
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy books and stories, toys and puzzles, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program.
Van Cortlandt LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 12 noon
The Nut Job
Surly is a squirrel who believes that the world is every man for himself, when his latest crime gets him kicked out of the park community, Surly finds himself to find a nut shop and plans to rob it along with a few associates of the park, but what they don't know is that the joint is actually a hideout for criminals who plan to rob the bank next door, also unaware that raccoon, the park leader plans to destroy the nut heist to reclaim his power: with obstacles, unexpected plans and danger all ar…
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Read and Play
Children from birth to three years old and their caregivers can take advantage of books and hear stories, play with toys and puzzles, and socialize with others in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program.
Van Cortlandt LibraryParents/Caregivers
Mon, October 23
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Smurfs
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Toddler Meet Up
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy books and stories, toys and puzzles, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program.
Van Cortlandt LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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