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Daily activities for children from birth through Grade 6

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Homework Help at OPL

Beginning on September 20, 2021 we will be offering one on one homework assistance for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade.

On Mondays the program will be held virtually on Zoom.

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays it will be in person in the children’s room. Masks must be worn.

Registration is required. Please email Ignayra Lopez to sign up at ilopez@wlsmail.org.

 

 

Monday

10:00am - 10:30am | Outside, Lower level of the library.

Mother Goose Time

Sept. 13, 20, 27
Oct. 4, 18, 25
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22

For ages 1 – 2 1/2, with a grownup

Join us outdoors, weather permitting. Mother Goose rhymes and songs with lots of participation and music.

In case of inclement weather, call the Children’s Room or check our Facebook page for updates.

11:00am - 1:00pm | Zoom

New Parents & Infants Support Group on Zoom

Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27
Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Join Katherine Whiteside, CPD (CBI), Certified Postpartum Doula, on Zoom. Companionship, community, advice, & support for new parents & pregnant women. Email Katherine (beautifulmamas123@gmail.com) for the Zoom link.

Made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Ossining Public Library.

7:00pm | In the lower level, café area. 

Family Game Night

Sept. 13, 20, 27
Oct. 4, 18, 25
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22

For all ages. Children 6 and under with an adult.

Classic games and games you’ve never played before.

 

Tuesday

4:15pm - 5:00pm | In the lower level, café area. 

Trivia Tuesdays

Sept. 14, 21, 28
Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26
Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23

For children entering grades 3-6

Trivia Tuesday returns to the library this Fall! Challenge your knowledge with fast paced questions in a variety of categories and win sweet rewards for your efforts.

Wednesday

2:00pm | Outside, Lower level of the library.

I Heart Art Jr.

Sept. 15, 22, 29
Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27
Nov. 3, 10, 17

For ages 5 and younger, with an adult.

Fun Art projects for the little ones.

Outdoors, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, call the Children’s Room or check our Facebook page for updates.

4:15pm - 5:15pm | Outside, Lower level of the library.

Let's Speak Spanish!

Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27
Nov. 3, 10, 17

For children in grades 3-6

Have fun while practicing speaking Spanish!

*IMPORTANT* All children must be able to converse in Spanish. This is NOT an instructional Spanish class.

Outdoors, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, call the Children’s Room or check our Facebook page for updates.

6:00pm - 8:00pm | Zoom

Dungeons & Dragons

Sept. 15, 22, 29
Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27
Nov. 3, 10, 17

For children entering grades 5-8

The Outcasts Reclamation campaign continues in our children’s Dungeons and Dragons group.  Email for information about openings and future campaigns. Email Kevin at krobinson@wlsmail.org for information about openings and future campaigns.

Thursday

10:00am - 10:30am | Outside, Lower level of the library.

Time for Twos!

Sept. 16, 23, 30
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
Nov. 4, 11, 18

Join us outdoors, weather permitting, in the lower parking lot.

Songs, stories, rhymes, and bubbles.

In case of inclement weather, call the Children’s Room or check our Facebook page for updates.

4:15pm | Outside, Lower level of the library.

I Heart Art

Sept. 23, 30
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
Nov. 4, 11, 18

For ages 5 & up. Children 6 and under must be with an adult.

Let’s get creative as we explore art and artists.

Outdoors, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, call the Children’s Room or check our Facebook page for updates.

Friday

1:30pm - 2:15pm | Outside, Lower level of the library

First Steps in the Library

Dates to be determined.
For preschoolers, with an adult.

Bilingual program of stories, rhymes, and songs.

Outdoors, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, call the Children’s Room or check our Facebook page for updates.
4:15pm | Outside, Lower level of the library

OPLbery Club

September 10
October 15
November 19
December 17
OPLbery Award Day: January 14, 2022

For children entering grades 4 & up

Do you love to read? Do you love to talk about books? Our mock Newbery Club will meet monthly through January 2022, when the OPLbery Medal winner will be chosen.

Outdoors, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, call the Children’s Room or check our Facebook page for updates.

Email Debbie (dfletcher@wlsmail.org) or Tricia (tsabini@wlsmail.org) for more information.

Saturday

11:00am - 11:30am | Outside, Lower level of the library.

Family Storytime / Kits for Kids

Sept. 18, 25
Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Nov. 6, 13, 20

For all ages. Children 6 and under must be with an adult.

Storytime fun for the whole family. Pick up a fun take and make craft project for your family after Storytime.

Outdoors, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, call the Children’s Room or check our Facebook page for updates.

3:00pm - 4:00pm | In the children's room.

Reading to Lexie

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23
Nov. 6, 13, 20

For all readers 12 and younger.

Read to Lexie, a hypoallergenic certified therapy dog.

Special Programs

4:00pm - 5:00pm | Lower level, café area. Sep 7

One World, Many Stories

For ages 5-12.

Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 7 to celebrate our differences and learn about different countries through crafts!

 

 

6:30pm - 7:30pm | Lower level, café area.

Latin Dance Family Workshop

Thursday, Sept. 16, 23, 30 &
Oct. 7, 14

Join the Addie-Tude Cultural Arts Center for a Family Dance Workshop. Learn various Latin dances such as salsa and bachata.

Program is for children 4 years and older.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Register on our event calendar.

Nelson Park Oct 23

Fall Story Walk

Saturday, October 23  through Saturday, November 6

at Nelson Park

Celebrate Halloween and Día de Los Muertos with a Story Walk. Read along with a fun, bilingual holiday story.