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Larchmont’s Annual Scarecrow Festival

-School Age

Saturday, October 21 - October 23, 2017

All Day



All ages. Saturday, October 21 through Monday, October 23. (Rain dates: October 28 – 30).  Larchmont’s annual Scarecrow Festival is back! Come enjoy all the scarecrows on the front lawn of the library and VOTE for your favorite! Voting will take place from 12pm to 2pm during the annual Ragamuffin Parade on Saturday, October 21. The three scarecrows with the most votes will be displayed in the library. Don’t miss the fun by being a part of this Larchmont Halloween tradition!

Full STEAM Ahead: Candy Science

-Preschool

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Ages 3 to 4. TICKET REQUIREDTuesday, October 24 at 3:30pm. We’ll make the M’s float off of our M&M’s, explore why popping candy pops, have pixie stix play, and take the marshmallow sinking challenge.

Construction Zone

-Preschool

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 and up. Wednesdays, October 11, 18, & 25 at 3:30pm. Calling all construction lovers! Grab your hard hats and come to the library for some structured building and unconstructed play time with LEGO® Bricks, ramps, and more!

Stories for Mad Scientists: Halloween Science – EVENT FULL

-School Age

Thursday, October 26, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm



Ages 5 to 7. Thursday, October 26 at 3:45pm. EVENT FULLJoin us in our haunted laboratory as we get stuck in some spider slime, experiment with monster fur, and mix-up some witches brew. If you would like to be on our wait list for this program,. call 834-2281 and ask for the Children’s Room.

Intro to the Instruments: STRINGS with PIANO FORTE BEAR

-School Age

Saturday, October 28, 2017

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



Ages 4 and up. Saturday, October 28 at 2:30pm. Online registration required. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. What’s big, fluffy, quiet, and loud? Join Larchmont Music Academy faculty and students to meet the lovable Piano Forte Bear! We’ll also introduce you to the string instrument family. Get to know the violin, viola, cello, and something even bigger than a cello.  After the concert and demo each student will get to try the instruments and even make their own.

 

Reading Buddies

-School Age

Saturday, October 28, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Ages 4 and up. Saturdays, September 9, 23, October 7, 28, November 11. 3:30pm. Online registration requiredCome to the library, enjoy stories and games with our local teenagers and make a cool craft!

Preschool Halloween Party & Parade

-Preschool

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

11:00 am - 11:45 am



Ages 3 and up. Tuesday, October 31 at 11:00am. Online registration requiredCalling all ghosts and ghouls!  Come to the library to show off your costume, enjoy some Halloween stories and snacks, and trick or treat around the library.

Stories and Crafts: Bubble Gum or Trouble Gum?

-School Age

Thursday, November 2, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm



Ages 5 to 7. Thursday, November 2 at 3:45pm. Online registration requiredJoin us for stories about sticky situations, followed by some gumball art.

Book Bunch Book Club

-School Age

Friday, November 3, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm



Grades 3 to 5. Friday, November 3 at 3:30pm. Online registration requiredLove to read? Can’t figure out what to read next?  How about joining a book club. Come to the first ever meeting of the Book Bunch and help us decide what kind of book group this will be. All genres welcome.

Yoga for Kids

-Preschool

Saturday, November 4, 2017

11:30 am - 12:15 pm



Ages 3 to 5. Saturday, November 4 at 11:30am. Online registration requiredKids will learn poses, breathing exercises and an awareness of their body through stories and music.  They will laugh, stretch, build up strength and learn invaluable tools to calm and energize their bodies and minds.

Hooked on Screens: How to Get Your 5 to 14 year old to Put Down the Devices and Pick Up a Book

-School Age

Monday, November 6, 2017

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm



Parents of Children ages 5 to 14. Monday, November 6 at 6:30pm. Online registration requiredDr. Colleen Carroll helps parents who are tired of fighting the battle against screen time and want to help their child choose to read instead. In this talk, parents will learn how to create a reader-friendly home that beckons children to read, along with four more easy steps to get your child to put down the video games and social media and enjoy reading.

Full Steam Ahead: Colors and Shapes

-Preschool

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 to 4. Tuesday, November 7 at 3:30pm. Come learn about different things you can make with shapes and we’re whipping out the water table to see the colors you can mix with food coloring.  Then we’ll see how many fruit loops we can turn into a tower before it falls!

Stories and Crafts: Harvest Time

-School Age

Thursday, November 9, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm



Ages 5 to 7. Thursday, November 9 at 3:45pm. Online registration requiredAutumn is traditionally a time of harvest. Join us for some of these fall stories, then make a special harvest wreath to take home.

Library Closed – Veteran’s Day

-Preschool

Friday, November 10, 2017

All Day



Yoga for Kids

-Preschool

Saturday, November 11, 2017

11:30 am - 12:15 pm



Ages 3 to 5. Saturdays, November 11 at 11:30am. Online registration requiredKids will learn poses, breathing exercises and an awareness of their body through stories and music.  They will laugh, stretch, build up strength and learn invaluable tools to calm and energize their bodies and minds.

Reading Buddies

-School Age

Saturday, November 11, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Ages 4 and up. Saturday, November 11 at 3:30pm. Online registration requiredCome to the library, enjoy stories and games with our local teenagers and make a cool craft!

Itty Bitty Book Club: Famous Damsels of Children’s Literature

-Preschool

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 to 4. Tuesday, November 14 at 3:30pm. Come and discuss irrepressible female character of children’s literature like Olivia the Pig, Ladybug Girl and Betty Bunny.  We’ll have a brief discussion, do a craft and decorate cupcakes in honor of Betty Bunny.

Wonderfully Weird Holiday Storytime: Have a Party With Your Bear Day

-School Age

Thursday, November 16, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm



Ages 5 to 7. Thursday, November 16 at 3:45pm. Online registration requiredDid you know November 16th was party with your bear day? Bring your bear for a very beary celebration with food, games, and stories.

Graphic Novel Book Group

-School Age

Friday, November 17, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Grades 3 to 5. Friday, November 17 at 3:30pm. Online registration requiredLove graphic novels? Join the club. Come to the first graphic novel book club meeting of the school year and help us decide what we’ll be reading!

Yoga for Kids

-Preschool

Saturday, November 18, 2017

11:30 am - 12:15 pm



Ages 3 to 5. Saturday, November 18 at 11:30am. Online registration requiredKids will learn poses, breathing exercises and an awareness of their body through stories and music.  They will laugh, stretch, build up strength and learn invaluable tools to calm and energize their bodies and minds.

Reader’s Theater: The Coming of Corn

-School Age

Saturday, November 18, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Ages 7 to 9. Saturday, November 18 at 3:30pm. Online registration requiredJoin Paula Romeo hear the tale of a little boy who likes watching the birds of the field rather than hunting them and find out how corn came to be.  Together we will have fun picking our favorite parts of the story, creating dialogue for the characters and acting out our dialogs for each other. If you’d like to read the story beforehand, you’ll find it in The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales, retold by James Bruchac & Joseph Bruchac.

Full Steam Ahead: Thanksgiving Science

-Preschool

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 to 4. Tuesday, November 21 at 3:30pm. Come to the library for a bounty of fun science events!  We’ll make butter as a group and create our own cranberry structures.

 

Library Closed – Thanksgiving Day

-Preschool

Thursday, November 23, 2017

All Day



Sci-Fri: Egg Parachutes

-School Age

Friday, November 24, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Grades 3 to 5. Friday, November 24 at 3:30pm. Online registration requiredLook out below! Learn to make your own functional egg parachute. How far can it fall? How much weight can it hold? That all depends on you. Come to Sci-Fri and give it a try!

Wild and Wacky Holiday Storytime: Red Planet Day

-Preschool

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 to 4. Tuesday, November 28 at 3:30pm. Join us for a celestial celebration as we commemorate the event that brought us the first ever up close pictures of Mars.  We’ll explore the solar system and go on an asteroid hunt.

Stories for Mad Scientists: Body Science

-School Age

Thursday, November 30, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm



Ages 5 to 7. Thursday, November 30 at 3:45pm. Online registration requiredEver wonder what’s going on underneath your skin? Join us as we learn about the human body. Build fake muscles and bones, watch food being digested, and experiment with your pulse.

Library Closed – Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

-Preschool

Sunday, December 24 - December 25, 2017

All Day



Library Closed – New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

-Preschool

Sunday, December 31 - January 1, 2017

All Day



Repeating Children Programs

Leaping Literature with Naomi Hill

-Preschool Repeating

Oct. 2nd, 2017 until Oct. 30th, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm



Ages 4 to 6. Mondays, October 2, 16, 23, 30 at 3:30pm. Parent or caregiver must attend. Join former principal of Central School, Naomi Hill, for an interactive and movement based storytime.


Young and Restless for Toddlers

-Toddler Repeating

Oct. 4th, 2017 until Oct. 25th, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 18 months to 3 years. Wednesdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25 at 10:30am. Little movers and shakers can embrace their inner groove in this early literacy program. A parent or caregiver must attend. Space is limited. You must have a ticket to attend. Tickets are free and are given out the day of the program on a first come first served basis.

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT TODDLER PROGRAMS:

Due to the popularity of our toddler programs, toddlers are limited to attend ONE program per week. Our YOUNG AND RESTLESS program has a limited ticketed attendance. Tickets will be given out the day of the program on a first-come first-served basis.


Young and Restless for Babies

-Babies Repeating

Oct. 4th, 2017 until Oct. 25th, 2017

11:15 am - 11:45 am



Ages 3 months to 17 months. Wednesdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25 at 11:15am. No registration required. Delight and stimulate your baby’s mind with books and music. A parent or caregiver must attend.


Preschool Palooza

-Preschool Repeating

Oct. 5th, 2017 until Oct. 26th, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 3 and 4. Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 10:30am. No registration required. Interactive story time gets children involved with reading, and continues early literacy development.


Itty Bitty Babies

-Babies Repeating

Oct. 5th, 2017 until Oct. 26th, 2017

11:30 am - 12:00 pm



Newborn to 5 months. Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 11:30am. No registration required. Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, cuddles and books appropriate for the youngest of the young. Learn how to introduce your child to words and language by incorporating songs into all your routines such as bath time, diaper changes, getting into the car seat and naptime! NOTE: Please bring a small blanket to lay your child on.


Young and Restless for Toddlers

-Toddler Repeating

Nov. 1st, 2017 until Nov. 29th, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am



TICKET REQUIRED. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 10:30am. Little movers and shakers can embrace their inner groove in this early literacy program. A parent or caregiver must attend. Space is limited. You must have a ticket to attend. Tickets are free and are given out the day of the program on a first come first served basis. 

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT TODDLER PROGRAMS:

Due to the popularity of our toddler programs, toddlers are limited to attend ONE program per week. Our YOUNG AND RESTLESS program has a limited ticketed attendance. Tickets will be given out the day of the program on a first-come first-served basis.


Young and Restless for Babies

-Babies Repeating

Nov. 1st, 2017 until Nov. 29th, 2017

11:15 am - 12:15 pm



Ages 3 months to 17 months. Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 11:15am. No registration required. Delight and stimulate your baby’s mind with books and music. A parent or caregiver must attend.


Construction Zone!

-Preschool Repeating

Nov. 1st, 2017 until Nov. 29th, 2017

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 and up. Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 3:30pm.Calling all construction lovers! Grab your hard hats and come to the library for some structured building and unconstructed play time with LEGO® Bricks, ramps, and more!


Preschool Palooza

-Preschool Repeating

Nov. 2nd, 2017 until Nov. 30th, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 3 to 5. Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, 30 at 10:30am. No registration required. Interactive story time gets children involved with reading, and continues early literacy development.


Itty Bitty Babies

-Babies Repeating

Nov. 2nd, 2017 until Nov. 30th, 2017

11:30 am - 12:00 pm



Newborn to 5 months. Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, 30 at 11:30am. No registration required. Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, cuddles and books appropriate for the youngest of the young. Learn how to introduce your child to words and language by incorporating songs into all your routines such as bath time, diaper changes, getting into the car seat and naptime! NOTE: Please bring a small blanket to lay your child on.


Rhythm and Rhyme for Toddlers – Fridays

-Toddler Repeating

Nov. 3rd, 2017 until Nov. 24th, 2017

10:00 am - 10:30 am



Ages 18 months to 3 years. Fridays, November 3, 17, 24 at 10:00am. Online registration requiredThe songs, rhymes, finger plays and fun in this four-week series create a strong foundation for learning and a love of reading. A parent or caregiver must attend.


Rhythm and Rhyme for Babies – Fridays

-Babies Repeating

Nov. 3rd, 2017 until Nov. 24th, 2017

10:45 am - 11:15 am



Ages 6 months to 17 months. Fridays, November 3, 17, 24 at 10:45am. Online registration requiredJoin us for our early literacy enhanced storytime with books, music, rhymes, cuddles and fun! Online registration is required and is limited to Larchmont Library cardholders. NOT MEETING ON FRIDAY, NOV. 10


Leaping Literature with Naomi Hill

-School Age Repeating

Nov. 6th, 2017 until Nov. 27th, 2017

3:30 am - 4:15 am



Ages 4 to 6 . Mondays, November 6, 13, 20, 27 at 3:30pm. No registration required. Parent or caregiver must attend. Join former principal of Central School, Naomi Hill, for an interactive and movement based storytime.


Rhythm and Rhyme for Toddlers – Tuesdays

-Toddler Repeating

Nov. 7th, 2017 until Nov. 21st, 2017

10:00 am - 10:30 am



Ages 18 months to 3 years. Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21 at 10:00am. Online registration requiredThe songs, rhymes, finger plays and fun in this four-week series create a strong foundation for learning and a love of reading. A parent or caregiver must attend.


Rhythm and Rhyme for Babies – Tuesdays

-Babies Repeating

Nov. 7th, 2017 until Nov. 21st, 2017

10:45 am - 11:15 am



Ages 6 months to 17 months. Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21 at 10:45am. Online registration requiredJoin us for our early literacy enhanced storytime with books, music, rhymes, cuddles and fun! Online registration is required and is limited to Larchmont Library cardholders.