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This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Adult Summer Reading Book Review Raffle

All Day 6/10 - 8/15
Will Upper Lobby at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Community Engagement, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Summer Reading Fun Is Not Just For Kids! This summer, when you finish reading a book or ebook, or listening to audio story, come down to the library to write a review. Your revi...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Upper Lobby
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Community Engagement, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Summer Reading Fun Is Not Just For Kids!

This event is in the "Kids" group.

A Bear and A Book

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Will Children's Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Community Engagement
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children in PreK-3 through 2nd Grade are invited to a very special Bear & A Book Program! Peyton and Lauren will read a book to their own bears, Candy Bear & Sprinkles. ...

Closed
Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Authors, Community Engagement
Available
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Children in PreK-3 through 2nd Grade are invited to a very special Bear & A Book Program!

Disclaimer(s)

Children under 8

No person shall leave young children (ages eight and under) unattended anywhere on library premises. Parents or guardians are expected to look after their children while visiting the library with them.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooper Tuesdays! Read to Cooper @ Will

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Will Children's Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.    Recommended for ages 5 to 10. This program is located in the Main Children's Room Each child gets 10 mi...

Open
Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Available
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.   

Recommended for ages 5 to 10.

This program is located in the Main Children's Room

Each child gets 10 minutes to read so please register in advance.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

YPL Presents: An Author Talk with Tiffany Jewell

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Join us as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and kn...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Join us as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and knowledge from her new book Everything I Learned About Racis

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Mystery/Thriller Book Club: A Certain Justice by P.D. James

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Will Computer Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Do you enjoy the excitement of a good thriller or a mystery that surprises you? Join the Mystery/Thriller Book Club! Each month we'll discuss a different book, share what we've bee...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Computer Room
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Do you enjoy the excitement of a good thriller or a mystery that surprises you? Join the Mystery/Thriller Book Club! Each month we'll discuss a different book, share what we've been reading recently, and recommend favorites.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Radical Joy: A Yonkers Pride Reading at YPL

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Riverfront Yonkers Room at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, LGBTQIA+
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Hosted by the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Yonkers Pride & Yonkers Public Library Join us to celebrate pride with acclaimed authors Edgar Gomez, Amelia Possa...

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Yonkers Room
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors, LGBTQIA+
Event Details:

Hosted by the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Yonkers Pride & Yonkers Public Library

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Adult Online Book Club: West With Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Read  West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge Then join local Crestwood Patron Susan Gleason to discuss the book online via ZOOM  Join Zoom Meeting https://ypl-o...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Read 

West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge

Then join local Crestwood Patron Susan Gleason to discuss the book online via ZOOM 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

YA Book Buzz: A Book Club for Adults Who Read Young Adult Books -Last meetup before summer!

Friday, June 21, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Crestwood Main Reading Area at Crestwood Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This event is a registered program. You must register to participate. Adults Who Read Young Adult Books - A Book Club Just for YOU! This is our final meeting before the summe...

Open
Available
Library Branch: Crestwood Library
Room: Crestwood Main Reading Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Available
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

This event is a registered program. You must register to participate.

Adults Who Read Young Adult Books - A Book Club Just for YOU!

This is our final meeting before the summer kicks off!

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooper Tuesdays! Read to Cooper @ Will

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Will Children's Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.    Recommended for ages 5 to 10. This program is located in the Main Children's Room Each child gets 10 mi...

Cancelled
Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.   

Recommended for ages 5 to 10.

This program is located in the Main Children's Room

Each child gets 10 minutes to read so please register in advance.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Positive Psychology Reading Room: Flow The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Virtual
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Our Positive Psychology Reading Group is now reading:  Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Book is also available for FREE* on Hoopla in e-audiobook:  https://y...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Our Positive Psychology Reading Group is now reading: 

Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Book is also available for FREE* on Hoopla in e-audiobook: 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Rather Be Reading Book Club

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Will Computer Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Women's History
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

For people who would rather be reading 90% of their day, join us fellow bookworms to discuss books from different genres. This month's book: The Southern Book Club's Guide to Sl...

Open
Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Computer Room
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Women's History
Available
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

For people who would rather be reading 90% of their day, join us fellow bookworms to discuss books from different genres.

This month's book: The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampire by Grady Hendrix

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

History Lovers Book Club: The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Black History & Culture, Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Moderator Joseph Verdicchio, Ph.D. in History, NYU; Retired Social Studies Department Chair, Edgemont High School will lead a discussion on The Lost City of Z by David Grann. Bo...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Black History & Culture, Books & Authors
Event Details:

Moderator Joseph Verdicchio, Ph.D. in History, NYU; Retired Social Studies Department Chair, Edgemont High School will lead a discussion on The Lost City of Z by David Grann.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Forever YA Book Club: Reading: SpellBound by F.T. Lukens

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Forever Young Adult is a group for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." Whether you're a regular YA reader or you need a break from your usual "To Read" list, all ...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Forever Young Adult is a group for YA fans who are a little less "Y" and a bit more "A." Whether you're a regular YA reader or you need a break from your usual "To Read" list, all are welcome!

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooper Tuesdays! Read to Cooper @ Will

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Will Children's Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.    Recommended for ages 5 to 10. This program is located in the Main Children's Room Each child gets 10 mi...

Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Available
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.   

Recommended for ages 5 to 10.

This program is located in the Main Children's Room

Each child gets 10 minutes to read so please register in advance.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

YPL Presents: An Author Talk with Kate DiCamillo ("Mercy Watson") PreK-2nd grade

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal winning author Kate DiCamillo will be sharing the stories behind th...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson!

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooper Tuesdays! Read to Cooper @ Will

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Will Children's Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.    Recommended for ages 5 to 10. This program is located in the Main Children's Room Each child gets 10 mi...

Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Available
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.   

Recommended for ages 5 to 10.

This program is located in the Main Children's Room

Each child gets 10 minutes to read so please register in advance.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Learn to Draw - Comics Styles

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Riverfront Teen Room at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Crafts & DIY, YC3
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Learn to draw in comics styles from across the world -- from big-name Western works to manga to Afrofuturist dreams -- and develop your very own story. Get ready for the Yonkers Co...

Open
Available
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Crafts & DIY, YC3
Available
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Learn to draw in comics styles from across the world -- from big-name Western works to manga to Afrofuturist dreams -- and develop your very own story. Get ready for the Yonkers Comics and Cosplay Convention in style!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Jason Medina and Rade Ravello Book Signing

Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Will Lower Lobby - Inside at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

 Local author and Friends of the Library volunteer Jason Medina will be discussing and signing copies his new science fiction novel I Stand Alone,  a post-apocalyptic tal...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Lower Lobby - Inside
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

 Local author and Friends of the Library volunteer Jason Medina will be discussing and signing copies his new science fiction novel I Stand Alone,  a post-apocalyptic tale.

This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Senior Read-Aloud

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Riverfront Yonkers Room at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults 55+
Book Chat:

Join other book lovers online to exchange book titles, book reviews and ideas for your next good read.

Event Details:

Come listen to a story and chat about it with fun activities such as music, crafts, and discussion. Each week is themed! Week 1: Fairy Tales and Fables Week 2: Poetry and Mus...

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Yonkers Room
Age Group: Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors

Book Chat

Join other book lovers online to exchange book titles, book reviews and ideas for your next good read.

Event Details:

Come listen to a story and chat about it with fun activities such as music, crafts, and discussion. Each week is themed!

Week 1: Fairy Tales and Fables

Week 2: Poetry and Music

Week 3: Travel 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

YPL Presents: An Author Talk with Max Brallier ("The Last Kids on Earth") 3rd-6th grade

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us to talk with New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier about The Last Kids on Earth, both the book series and the...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us to talk with New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier about The Last Kids on Earth, both the book series and the animated series on Netflix.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooper Tuesdays! Read to Cooper @ Will

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Will Children's Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.    Recommended for ages 5 to 10. This program is located in the Main Children's Room Each child gets 10 mi...

Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Available
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.   

Recommended for ages 5 to 10.

This program is located in the Main Children's Room

Each child gets 10 minutes to read so please register in advance.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

YPL Presents: An Author Talk with Elizabeth Acevedo ("The Poet X") 9th-12th grade

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

You’re invited to learn about the power of poetry with Elizabeth Acevedo! In this exciting author conversation and Q&A, Acevedo will provide a short reading from her National B...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

You’re invited to learn about the power of poetry with Elizabeth Acevedo!

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooper Tuesdays! Read to Cooper @ Will

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Will Children's Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.    Recommended for ages 5 to 10. This program is located in the Main Children's Room Each child gets 10 mi...

Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytime, Summer Reading
Available
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Children can read to Cooper the Therapy Dog in person.   

Recommended for ages 5 to 10.

This program is located in the Main Children's Room

Each child gets 10 minutes to read so please register in advance.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.

Mystery/Thriller Book Club: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Will Conference Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Books & Authors
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Do you enjoy the excitement of a good thriller or a mystery that surprises you? Join the Mystery/Thriller Book Club! Each month we'll discuss a different book, share what we've bee...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Do you enjoy the excitement of a good thriller or a mystery that surprises you? Join the Mystery/Thriller Book Club! Each month we'll discuss a different book, share what we've been reading recently, and recommend favorites.