Summer Reading Challenge
The more you read,
the more chances you have to win!
Hand in your completed Teen Summer Reading Tracker to the Teen Room and receive a raffle ticket.
Receive a raffle ticket for every tracker you hand in and be entered for a chance to win prizes!
Call the Teen Room at 914-941-2416 ext. 336 for more information.
July 31st, August 14th & 28th at 11:00am
Join us for this exciting outdoor program presented by The Greenburgh Nature Center.
A few of the many topics that will be covered are garden basics, care and safety guidelines, bees and pollinators, natural pest management , decomposition.and solar energy. Please include you email when registering.
Mysterious World: Unexplained Creatures and Places: Aliens, Trickster Spirits, Cursed Objects and the Bermuda Triangle
August 4th at 4:00pm
Join cryptozoologist, psychic and magician Ron Cain in his search for UFO’s, extraterrestrials, Men In Black, and Black-eyed Kids. Discover the Bigfoot-UFO connection. Examine the evidence concerning places of concentrated negative energy like the Bermuda Triangle, the Suicide Forest, the Alaskan Triangle, and the Devil’s Highway. Students learn about trickster animals and shape shifters and their role in “now-you-see it, now-you-don’t” phenomena. Shapeshifters like the Pukwudgie, little man of the woods and the Kushtaka, otter spirits of the great Northwest and Alaska, as well as harbingers of doom like the furry baboon-like creature the Nain Rouge will be discussed. Learn about cursed objects, such as the Crystal Skull of Doom, the Dybbuk Box, King Tut’s Tomb, Valentino’s ring, and the mummified remains of Otzi the Iceman. Learn the creepy truth about scientific experiments gone array like the Melon Heads of Ohio, Michigan, and Connecticut. Explanations of cryptids and paranormal hot spots include, but are not limited to, undiscovered creatures or thought to be extinct dinosaurs, window areas or portals to other dimensions, malformed creatures or natural mutations, genetic or scientific experimentation, tulpas or thought forms, and interference by advanced civilizations or aliens. Students are encouraged to share own experiences.
Capoeira Summer Camp
Thursdays August 5th – August 26th at 5:30pm AND Saturdays August 7th – August 28th at 12:30pm
Join us for this fun and exciting summer camp. The capoeira classes are designed for teens to develop coordination, agility, flexibility, strength, balance and rhythm. Through the songs of capoeira, students also learn Brazilian Portuguese, instruments and history.
SHOULD attend all classes.
Registering once will register you for all dates. Register here.
Teen Library Olympics
August 7th at 2:00pm
August 10th at 4:00pm
Tails & Tales Teen Trivia
August 11th at 7:00pm
Join us for this Summer Reading trivia event featuring categories of movies, music, books, and a whole lot more!
Friday Night Flix Summer Movie: Jurassic Park
August 13th at 7:00pm
Welcome to Jurassic Park!
Returning Tuesdays in August
Learn to play or perfect your moves! Join us for some online board time with our awesome chess instructor, Kenaya!
Program will be happening virtually through Zoom.
Register for each session individually.
YA Book Talks with Marie
The First Wednesday of Each Month at 4:00pm
Marie will be sharing what she is reading, what new releases she is excited about and news from the world of teen books on Instagram! (@ossiningpubliclibrary)
Take and Make!
Every Saturday unless otherwise noted
Our Take and Make Bags for Teens have been a smash hit! So we decided to continue this every Saturday morning! Our Take and Make bags will be available by the upper and lower level entrances. Get there early and get your hands on some of the coolest things the Teen Room has EVER done.
July 31st: A Window to Elsewhere: Color Contrast/Black&White Design
August 7th: Poupee Nous Nous/muneca worry dolls
August 14th: Get Your Head In the Game 1 – School Prep Bootcamp – Who is in My Universe – Personal Island Collage
August 21st: Get Your Head In the Game 1 – School Prep Bootcamp – Bullet Journaling
August 28th: Get Your Head In the Game 2 – School Prep Bootcamp – Channel the Power of Yes by Creating Your Wheel of Fortune
Teen Advisory Board
Have an idea for a program? Want to see a particular book or movie in the library? Want to see the latest video games and systems in the Teen Room? Make your voice heard and come to the Teen Advisory Board where real change happens!