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Event List

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Age Group
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Program Type
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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooper Tuesdays! Read to Cooper @ Will

Tuesday, June 4, 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.

Welcome Summer Concert with Emilie Surtees

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Will Auditorium at Will Library
Program Type:
Music & Dance, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Enjoy a mixture of Motown, 70s, & 80s music celebrating the welcoming of Summer Fun! Performed by musical talent Emilie Surtees. 

Open
Available
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Music & Dance, Summer Reading
Available
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:

Enjoy a mixture of Motown, 70s, & 80s music celebrating the welcoming of Summer Fun!

Performed by musical talent Emilie Surtees. 

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

Adult & Senior Summer Reading Blowout

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Will Lower Lobby - Inside at Will Library
Program Type:
Community Engagement, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Let's kickoff Summer Reading right! Come join us for a hour of music & fun to welcome summer! Hang out with friends and meet new ones while enjoying cheese plates, desserts,...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Lower Lobby - Inside
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Community Engagement, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Let's kickoff Summer Reading right!

This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Summer Reading Fiesta with Bubbles and Bluey!

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Will Lower Lobby - Outside at Will Library
Program Type:
Community Engagement, Games & Family Entertainment, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Everyone
Event Details:

Start Summer Reading with fun for all ages! Featuring a very special visit from the Bubble Bus! Meet Bluey as he makes a special appearance sponsored by the East Yon...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Lower Lobby - Outside
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Everyone
Program Type: Community Engagement, Games & Family Entertainment, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Start Summer Reading with fun for all ages! Featuring a very special visit from the Bubble Bus! Meet Bluey as he makes a special appearance sponsored by the East Yonkers Kiwanis Club! Games, snacks, and more!

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooper Tuesdays! Read to Cooper @ Will

Tuesday, June 11, 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 "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...

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 "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Bubbles the Silly Entertainer

Friday, June 21, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Riverfront Community Room at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Music & Dance, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Event Details:

Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21, the summer solstice.  Come one, come all...Let’s have fun this Music Day with the antics of ...

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Community Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Music & Dance, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21, the summer solstice. 

This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Make Music Day: Celebrate with Zev !

Friday, June 21, 2024 at 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Will Children's Room at Will Library
Program Type:
Music & Dance, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Event Details:

Celebrate Make Music Day with a special concert! Join award winning songwriter and performer Zev Haber for fun family music, dancing and using instruments! No registration

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Music & Dance, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate Make Music Day with a special concert! Join award winning songwriter and performer Zev Haber for fun family music, dancing and using instruments! No registration

This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drag Story Hour

Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Riverfront The Cove at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
LGBTQIA+, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Event Details:

Come meet the fabulous Angel Elektra, Drag Queen Extraordinaire, for a fun filled storytime with books and songs! Drag Queen Story Hour uses storytelling and sparkle to give kids...

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront The Cove
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: LGBTQIA+, Storytime, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Come meet the fabulous Angel Elektra, Drag Queen Extraordinaire, for a fun filled storytime with books and songs!

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.

Code of conduct

No person while on the premises of the library shall conduct him/herself in a violent or disorderly manner, use abusive or profane language, engage in lewd conduct, disturb any public meeting or assembly, or be found under the influence of alcohol or drugs in such a condition as to threaten the safety and rights of others. The library premises include not only the building, but all associated property, such as sidewalks, parking lots, and landscaped areas.

Parents must stay

Parents/Guardians must stay - this is not a drop-off program.

This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Legorama Club

Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Riverfront Room 202 at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Games & Family Entertainment, STEM & Technology, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Event Details:

Build something special with legos and put it on display! This program is for children up to age 12.

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Room 202
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Games & Family Entertainment, STEM & Technology, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Build something special with legos and put it on display! This program is for children up to age 12.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Paint & Juice: Hello Summer

Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Riverfront Room 202 at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Crafts & DIY, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children between the ages 5-12 are invited to join us for Paint & Juice with Mrs. Renee! Canvases will be on a first come, first served basis. While supplies last. 

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Room 202
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Crafts & DIY, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Children between the ages 5-12 are invited to join us for Paint & Juice with Mrs. Renee! Canvases will be on a first come, first served basis. While supplies last. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens: Silk Screen Tee Shirts

Monday, June 24, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Riverfront Tech Central at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Crafts & DIY, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Learn the art of silk screening and create your own summer reading tee shirt. Please register below and add your shirt size next to your name.  

Open
Available
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Tech Central
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts & DIY, Summer Reading
Available
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:

Learn the art of silk screening and create your own summer reading tee shirt. Please register below and add your shirt size next to your name.  

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

Adventure Begins at Your Library Film Series

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Will Auditorium at Will Library
Program Type:
Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Join in on the adventure at your library this summer by watching these breathtakingly exciting and dangerous movies! June 25: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13) Ju...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join in on the adventure at your library this summer by watching these breathtakingly exciting and dangerous movies!

June 25: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13)

July 9: Jungle Cruise (PG-13)

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...

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.

Summer Matinee: Night at the Museum: Battle at the Smithsonian

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Riverfront Auditorium at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.   

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Auditorium
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

  

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Summer Matinee: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Riverfront Auditorium at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Years before he becomes the tyrannical president of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow remains the last hope for his fading lineage. With the 10th annual Hunger Games fast approach...

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Auditorium
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Years before he becomes the tyrannical president of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow remains the last hope for his fading lineage.

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

Adventure Begins at Your Library Film Series

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Will Auditorium at Will Library
Program Type:
Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Join in on the adventure at your library this summer by watching these breathtakingly exciting and dangerous movies! June 25: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13) Ju...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join in on the adventure at your library this summer by watching these breathtakingly exciting and dangerous movies!

June 25: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13)

July 9: Jungle Cruise (PG-13)

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.

Summer Matinee: Bob Marley: One Love

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Riverfront Auditorium at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

The story of how reggae icon Bob Marley overcame adversity, and the journey behind his revolutionary music.

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Auditorium
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Event Details:

The story of how reggae icon Bob Marley overcame adversity, and the journey behind his revolutionary music.

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

Adventure Begins at Your Library Film Series

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Will Auditorium at Will Library
Program Type:
Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Join in on the adventure at your library this summer by watching these breathtakingly exciting and dangerous movies! June 25: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13) Ju...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join in on the adventure at your library this summer by watching these breathtakingly exciting and dangerous movies!

June 25: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13)

July 9: Jungle Cruise (PG-13)

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 "Kids" group.

Children's STEAM! @ Will!

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Will Lower Lobby - Outside at Will Library
Program Type:
Crafts & DIY, STEM & Technology, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Science and art activities for ages 5-12! No registration.

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Lower Lobby - Outside
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Crafts & DIY, STEM & Technology, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Science and art activities for ages 5-12! No registration.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Summer Matinee: Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds"

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Riverfront Auditorium at Riverfront Library
Program Type:
Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Flocks of birds attack a playgirl, a bachelor, and others in a sea town.

Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Auditorium
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Flocks of birds attack a playgirl, a bachelor, and others in a sea town.

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

Adventure Begins at Your Library Film Series

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Will Auditorium at Will Library
Program Type:
Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Adults, Adults 55+
Event Details:

Join in on the adventure at your library this summer by watching these breathtakingly exciting and dangerous movies! June 25: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13) Ju...

Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Movies & Film Discussion, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join in on the adventure at your library this summer by watching these breathtakingly exciting and dangerous movies!

June 25: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13)

July 9: Jungle Cruise (PG-13)