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Local Food Pantries

Westchester County Department of Social Services is providing food assistance to residents in isolation during COVID 19 pandemic. Assistance available Monday thru Friday 9am-5pm and by calling (914) 995-5566

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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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Family History Project

The Family History Project is an opportunity for family members to interview each other and learn about their family's history. Participants of this project will be provided questions to ask during oral history interviewers.

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Early Voting at YPL

YPL is pleased to once again host early voting at its Riverfront Library and Will Library locations, October 28 - November 5. There are both Democratic Party and Republic Party primaries in the City of Yonkers.

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