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All Yonkers Public Library (YPL) locations will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

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The Illustrated Obituary of Moses Marques

All Day 4/29 - 7/31
Will Library
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Upper Lobby
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Event Details:

The Illustrated Obituary of Moses Marques commemorates the life of Moses Marques, D.H.S.*, throughout our eighteen-year coexistence. It is a graphic elegy and a stealth memoir.

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

Knitting and Coloring for Adults

10:30am - 12:00pm
Riverfront Library
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Board Room
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Event Details:

Isn't it nice, making things by hand? Come by our Community Room and knit to your heart's content, or avail yourself of our adult coloring books. All levels of knitting skill are welcome, and patterns will be provided.

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

Ikebana Flower Arrangement Workshop

11:00am - 12:00pm
Will Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Teen Area
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of floral arrangement. Join us in this workshop to learn the technique and make one of your own, and then bring it home! All necessary materials provided. Japanese snacks will also be provided.

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

Get Ready for the Hispanic Day Parade!

11:00am - 11:30am
Will Library
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Event Details:

Stories and treats from the Grand Marshal of the Hispanic Day Parade! Immediately following the 10:30 storytime. No registration.

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

Art Starts: Toddlers Explore Fine Art

11:00am - 12:00pm
Riverfront Library
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Room 202
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Culture
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Each month, toddlers will learn about a different fine artist and their technique, and then they will create their own art inspired by the artist.

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Parents must stay

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

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

Art Workshop with Kören Beck

10:30am - 12:00pm
Will Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Teen Area
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Black History & Culture, LGBTQIA+
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
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Honoring Juneteenth and Pride Month

Come and be inspired by the artists Beauford Delaney, Jean- Michel Basquiat, and Julie Mehretu. 

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

Sculpture Garden Virtual Tour

10:30am - 11:30am
Will Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Nature & Gardening
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

Join us in the National Gallery of Art's outdoor Sculpture Garden for an engaging tour that explores modern and contemporary sculpture in a landscape setting.

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

World Day of Music

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Riverfront Library
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Room 202
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Event Details:

Learn & experience the different forms of music around the world!

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

Dia Beacon Museum Visit & Tour

1:45pm - 2:45pm
Riverfront Library
Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Enjoy a free entrance and tour at Dia Beacon, a museum housing the Dia Art Foundation's collection of art from the 1960's to the present.  Tour is 1 hour long but feel free to wander around the museum after the tour.   Regis

This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Auditorium and Atrium
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Adults 55+, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Community Engagement
Event Details:

Come and join us for a celebration showcasing the rich cultural heritage of West Africa.  Enjoy music, dancing and food.  Special guest:  Ambassador from Sierra Leon,  Amara Turay Jalloh

 

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

Summer Celebration

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Riverfront Library
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Room 202
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Event Details:

Come hear stories about Summer and make a craft.

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

The Rise of the Singer/Songwriter

11:00am - 12:15pm
Will Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Music & Dance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:

Presented by Keith Crocker

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Through the Decades Musical Performance

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Will Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Lower Lobby - Outside
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Music & Dance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:

Performed Francine Evans & Joel Zelnik

Celebrate Make Music Day!

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Outdoors

This program will be held outdoors.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Irish Dance Demonstration

11:30am - 12:30pm
Will Library
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Event Details:

Dancers from The DeNogla Academy of Irish Dance show you steps and get you dancing! No registration.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 55+" group.
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Yonkers Room
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Black History & Culture, Local History
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Celebrate Juneteenth with poetry, song, and photography and learn about the life and work of documentary photographer Azim Thomas. Azim will speak about the history of his work, why he started photography, the importance of the local library

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

The Making of “The Birdcage”

11:00am - 12:00pm
Will Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Will Library
Room: Will Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Adults 55+
Program Type: Arts & Culture, LGBTQIA+, Movies & Film Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 297
Event Details:

Presented by Sal St. George of St. George Living History Productions. 

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

National Superman Day

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Riverfront Library
Library Branch: Riverfront Library
Room: Riverfront Room 202
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Event Details:

Come and color your favorite Superman page and see a Superman movie.