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Revisiting Little Women on Louisa May Alcott's Birthday

November 29th is birthday of Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women. Over the years, writers have revisited this beloved narrative of four sisters growing up during the Civil War, retelling, reimagining, and remixing it in unique ways. Here are five books that do just that, all available with your Yonkers Public Library card.
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Veteran's Day 2023

Veteran’s Day is an opportunity to recognize those in our communities who risked their lives, health, and future for the good of the many.

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Origami Day

Each year on Origami Day, people around the globe celebrate the age-old art of paper folding. Learn about the history of origami, and join in on the fun by trying out a simple design!
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Diwali, the Festival of Lights

As the year inches its way to a close, there are many holidays to be celebrated. There are many that probably come to mind - Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa. But there’s another major cultural holiday coming up: Diwali.

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Bat Week 2023

When you think about Halloween, what images come to mind? Bony skeletons, spooky ghosts and black bats probably pop into your mind. Bats are majestic flyers, swooping across the sky or hanging upside down from a tree.

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