Programs

VISUAL JOURNEYS – Oil Paintings by Bonnie Mincu

Wednesday, July 5 - August 30

All Day



The Larchmont Public Library presents Visual Journeys, featuring oil paintings by Bonnie Mincu. The exhibit will be on display in the Oresman Gallery in the Larchmont Public Library from July 5 through August 30. The exhibit is free and open to everyone during normal library hours.

 

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Saturday Yoga with Damien Germino

Saturday, August 19

9:30 am - 10:30 am



Saturdays, August 5, 12, 26 at 9:30am. Village Center. No registration required. To receive a reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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Saturday Afternoon Open Play Chess

Saturday, August 19

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Meets every Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00pm in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room unless the library is closed. Join us for a game of Chess! No instruction is provided and we recommend that you bring your own Chess pieces. So, come join the fun and make some new friends too!

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Monday Morning Open Play Mah Jongg

Monday, August 21

10:30 am - 12:00 pm



Meets every Monday from 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Village Center unless the library is closed. Beginning May 2, Mah Jongg will take place in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room. Join us for a game of Mah Jongg. No instruction is provided and we recommend that you bring your own Mah Jongg pieces. So, come join the fun and make some new friends too!

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Summer Mondays for Teens: Fashion Art Studio

Monday, August 21

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Monday, August 21 at 7:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. Online registration requiredLearn to to illustrate your fashion designs using a step-by-step method to draw a figure, layer on clothing ideas, and draw out details. Our instructor, Ying Su, has a degree from Parsons and professional experience with Gap and J.Crew.

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Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia

Tuesday, August 22

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia. Tuesdays, August 8, 15, 22, 29 at 10:00am. Walk-ins Welcome. Village Center. No registration required. Join Certified Yoga Instructor Vincenza Madonia, for these sessions of Chair Yoga consisting of arm, leg and head movements that are done while seated in a chair. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Project Linus Knitting & Crochet Group

Tuesday, August 22

10:00 am - 12:00 pm



Meets every Tuesday in 2017 from 10:00am until noon in the Village Center. Join with this knitting/crochet group and use your talents for a good cause. The group has created and donated several blankets to Montifiore New Rochelle Hospital for the benefit of local children. No registration required. For all questions related to Project Linus, contact Doris Patt Smith at momdsmith1@yahoo.com

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The Great LEGO Zipline Challenge – PROGRAM FULL

Tuesday, August 22

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm



Ages 8 and up. Tuesday, August 22 at 3:30pm. PROGRAM FULLExplore slope, tension and gravity as we try to build a LEGO structure that is heavy enough to hold a pulley steady and strong enough to sail over our art gallery. If you would like to be on our wait list for this event, call 834-2281 and ask for the Children’s Room.

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Young and Restless for Toddlers

Wednesday, August 23

10:30 am - 11:00 am



TICKET REQUIRED. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Wednesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 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.

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Young and Restless for Babies

Wednesday, August 23

11:15 am - 11:45 am



Ages 3 months to 17 months. Wednesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 11:15am. No registration required. Delight and stimulate your baby’s mind with books and music. A parent or caregiver must attend.

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Arrrrrrgh!! Pirate Party

Wednesday, August 23

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Ages 4 to 6. Wednesday, August 23 at 3:00pm. Online registration requiredAvast, ye hearties!  Get ready for Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19!) by arrgh-ing with us!  We’ll read the best pirate stories, have yummy food (can you guess what? Hint: booty is in the title), learn our pirate names and make crafts.

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Great Courses: Turning Points in American History

Thursday, August 24

12:00 am



Thursday, August 24 from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Professor Edward T. O’Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, leads these DVD lectures presenting a captivating and comprehensive tour of important moments in the story of America. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period.

AUGUST 24 LECTURES:

1917 Votes for Women: The 19th Amendment. In 1917, after decade of struggle, a group of radical women decided to do the unthinkable: picket the White House and demand the right to vote.

1919: Strikes and Bombs: The Year of Upheaval. Three key events that led to the “Red Scare”: a series of massive labor strikes, growing fears about the spread of Russian Communism, and a surge of anarchist bombings and race riots.

To receive an email for this event, CLICK HERE.

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Preschool Palooza

Thursday, August 24

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 3 and 4. Thursdays, August 17, 24 & 31 at 10:30am. No registration required. Interactive story time gets children involved with reading, and continues early literacy development.

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Festival of Colors

Thursday, August 24

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm



Ages 4 and up. Thursday, August 24 at 3:00pm. Online registration required. Come decked out in your favorite color and join us for colorful stories, cotton candy of an unusual color, a little science and a craft.  Online registration required.

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Summer Reading Challenge FINALE!

Thursday, August 24

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm



All ages. Thursday, August 24 from 6:30 to 8:00pm. Meet on the Library Front Lawn. Join us on the front lawn with songs performed by local musician MILTON. And WALTER’S HOT DOG TRUCK will be here from 6:15 – 7:15pm for you to purchase hot dogs and beverages. We will end by presenting the reading awards to participants in our Summer Reading Challenge and also draw for raffle prizes (you do not need to be present to win). Come on out and join the fun! To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Saturday Yoga with Damien Germino

Saturday, August 26

9:30 am - 10:30 am



Saturdays, August 5, 12, 26 at 9:30am. Village Center. No registration required. To receive a reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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Saturday Afternoon Open Play Chess

Saturday, August 26

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Meets every Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00pm in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room unless the library is closed. Join us for a game of Chess! No instruction is provided and we recommend that you bring your own Chess pieces. So, come join the fun and make some new friends too!

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Monday Morning Open Play Mah Jongg

Monday, August 28

10:30 am - 12:00 pm



Meets every Monday from 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Village Center unless the library is closed. Beginning May 2, Mah Jongg will take place in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room. Join us for a game of Mah Jongg. No instruction is provided and we recommend that you bring your own Mah Jongg pieces. So, come join the fun and make some new friends too!

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Summer Mondays for Teens: Mario Kart Tournament

Monday, August 28

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Monday, August 28 at 7:00pm. Village Center. Online registration requiredGet your game on and go head-to-head with other players on Mario Kart for the WiiU. Prizes for first and second place, snacks for all!

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Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia

Tuesday, August 29

10:00 am - 11:00 am



Chair Yoga with Vincenza Madonia. Tuesdays, August 8, 15, 22, 29 at 10:00am. Walk-ins Welcome. Village Center. No registration required. Join Certified Yoga Instructor Vincenza Madonia, for these sessions of Chair Yoga consisting of arm, leg and head movements that are done while seated in a chair. To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Project Linus Knitting & Crochet Group

Tuesday, August 29

10:00 am - 12:00 pm



Meets every Tuesday in 2017 from 10:00am until noon in the Village Center. Join with this knitting/crochet group and use your talents for a good cause. The group has created and donated several blankets to Montifiore New Rochelle Hospital for the benefit of local children. No registration required. For all questions related to Project Linus, contact Doris Patt Smith at momdsmith1@yahoo.com

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Young and Restless for Toddlers

Wednesday, August 30

10:30 am - 11:00 am



TICKET REQUIRED. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Wednesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 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.

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Larchmont New Movie Matinee: My Cousin Rachel

Wednesday, August 30

11:00 am - 1:00 pm



Wednesday, August 30 at 11:00am. Village Center. No registration required. A dark romance by Daphne Du Maurier, MY COUSIN RACHEL tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Rated PG-13.   If you would like to receive an email reminder about this event CLICK HERE

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Young and Restless for Babies

Wednesday, August 30

11:15 am - 11:45 am



Ages 3 months to 17 months. Wednesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 11:15am. No registration required. Delight and stimulate your baby’s mind with books and music. A parent or caregiver must attend.

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Larchmont New Movie Matinee: My Cousin Rachel

Wednesday, August 30

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm



Wednesday, August 30 at 2:30pm. Village Center. No registration required. A dark romance by Daphne Du Maurier, MY COUSIN RACHEL tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Rated PG-13.   If you would like to receive an email reminder about this event CLICK HERE

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Preschool Palooza

Thursday, August 31

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 3 and 4. Thursdays, August 17, 24 & 31 at 10:30am. No registration required. Interactive story time gets children involved with reading, and continues early literacy development.

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Library Closed – Labor Day Weekend – September 2,3, 4

Saturday, September 2 - September 4

All Day



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Project Linus Knitting & Crochet Group

Tuesday, September 5

10:00 am - 12:00 pm



Meets every Tuesday in 2017 from 10:00am until noon in the Village Center. Join with this knitting/crochet group and use your talents for a good cause. The group has created and donated several blankets to Montifiore New Rochelle Hospital for the benefit of local children. No registration required. For all questions related to Project Linus, contact Doris Patt Smith at momdsmith1@yahoo.com

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A PLACE TO REMEMBER – Watercolor Landscapes by Emily Stedman

Wednesday, September 6 - September 29

All Day



Emily Stedman’s latest exhibit titled A PLACE TO REMEMBER, opens in the Oresman Gallery at the Larchmont Public Library on September 6, and will continue to be on view through September 29. Additionally, there will be a reception in the Oresman Gallery on Saturday, September 9, from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Everyone is invited.

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Great Courses: Turning Points in American History

Thursday, September 7

10:00 am - 11:30 am



Thursday, September 7 from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Professor Edward T. O’Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, leads these DVD lectures presenting a captivating and comprehensive tour of important moments in the story of America. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period.

 September 7 Lectures:

1933: Bold Experimentation – The New Deal. During his first 100 days, President Franklin D. Roosevelt set out on a massive, whirlwind project of legislative activity and policymaking – The New Deal – to save the nation from the worst ravages of the Great Depression.

1939: Einstein’s Letter – The Manhattan Project. The origins of the atomic bomb go back to 1939, when scientists and military leaders undertook an operation to create the world’s first successful atomic weapon before the Nazi’s could.

To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE

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Preschool Palooza

Thursday, September 7

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 3 and 4. Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28 at 10:30am. No registration required. Interactive story time gets children involved with reading, and continues early literacy development.

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Itty Bitty Babies

Thursday, September 7

11:30 am - 12:00 pm



Newborn to 5 months. Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28 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.

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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group

Thursday, September 7

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, September 7 at 7:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. No registration required. Join us as we read and discuss THE LAST STAND: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Big Horn by Nathaniel Philbrick. Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In the Heart of the Sea, Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower,and Valiant Ambition, is a historian with a unique ability to bring history to life. Books are available in the library now.

To receive an email reminder for this event, CLICK HERE.

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Larchmont Music Academy presents Kindermusik

Friday, September 8

9:30 am - 10:00 am



Ages 18 months – 3 years at 9:30am. Friday, September 8. Online registration requiredCan you clap up high? Sing down low? Tiptoe so quietly? Together we’ll learn new songs, sing old favorites, play rhythm instruments, dance, laugh, and snuggle. Come see just how much fun music can be!

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Larchmont Music Academy presents Kindermusik

Friday, September 8

10:15 am - 10:45 am



Ages 4 months – 5 years at 10:15am . Friday, September 8. Online registration requiredCan you clap up high? Sing down low? Tiptoe so quietly? Together we’ll learn new songs, sing old favorites, play rhythm instruments, dance, laugh, and snuggle. Come see just how much fun music can be!

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Larchmont Music Academy presents Kindermusik

Friday, September 8

11:00 am - 11:30 am



Ages Newborn – 17 months at 11:00am. Friday, September 8. Online registration requiredCan you clap up high? Sing down low? Tiptoe so quietly? Together we’ll learn new songs, sing old favorites, play rhythm instruments, dance, laugh, and snuggle. Come see just how much fun music can be!

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Saturday Afternoon Open Play Chess

Saturday, September 9

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Meets every Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00pm in the Michael P. Coords Activity Room unless the library is closed. Join us for a game of Chess! No instruction is provided and we recommend that you bring your own Chess pieces. So, come join the fun and make some new friends too!

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Meet Artist Emily Stedman

Saturday, September 9

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm



 Meet artist Emily Stedman in the Oresman Gallery during a reception on Saturday, September 9, from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Everyone is invited. Emily Stedman’s latest exhibit titled A PLACE TO REMEMBER, will be on view in the Oresman Gallery at the Larchmont Public Library from September 6 through September 29.

 

 

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Be a Reading Buddy

Saturday, September 9

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Ages 4 and up. Saturday, September 9 at 3:30pm. Online registration requiredCome to the library, enjoy stories and games with our local teenagers and make a cool craft!

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Dungeons & Dragons

Sunday, September 10

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Grades 6 and up. 12:00 noon to 4:00pm. Michael P. Coords Activity Room. No registration required.

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