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Vicki DiSanto-
Children's Librarian 
and
Beth Levine- Library Assistant



Our programs are funded by Friends of Somers Library through your support!
Scroll to the bottom to see all events!


ZOOM Pajama Story Time!
Tuesdays 6:30-7pm
   Sept 28
Oct 5 , 12, 19, 26 
Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Dec 7, 14


Pre- Registration is required 
Register here 
An email with Zoom link will be sent in advance.

Funding provided by the Friends of the Somers Library. 

Sign-up for
'1,000 Books Before Kindergarten'.
You will receive a packet with a reading folder, adult bookmark, child's bookmark, and a sticker for your child.
Read a book (any book!) to your newborn, infant and/or toddler.  One book each night will yield 365 books per year!
Check out books from Somers Library or use your own.
For every 100 books read, come into the library and your child will receive a sticker for 100, 200, 300, etc. books read!
To sign up: call Vicki or Beth to pick up your packet of materials!

*Story Time~ Tuesdays!
Best for ages 2-4 years old.


Dates:  Oct 19, 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 23.

Time:  10:30 - 11:00 am

Place: Under the Pavilion!
With Vicki DiSanto- Children's Librarian.

Please note:
~maximum 20 people total
~tables will be marked
to maintain 6' social distance

~Masks covering nose & mouth required
No registration required~
IF THERE IS A WEATHER ISSUE, CANCELLATION WILL BE POSTED ON THE CHILDREN'S PAGE.

                                                   
                                               
StoryWalk  Returns October 18-29, 2021!
StoryWalk will begin on October 18 (new date).


  Enjoy the beauty of the seasons in the park and the outdoors as you walk in a socially distant manner around the outside of the library and read: Halloween is Coming by Cal Everett, illustrated by Lenny Wen.                                                    .
The StoryWalk Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.

 
Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library
 
 
 Crafts to Go!

Stop by the Children's Room for a special craft bag to take home each week.  A new craft will be available each Monday.  While Supplies Last. 
 
Start saving those cardboard rolls,  boxes, paper plates and other recyclables.  
No registration necessary.

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

Looking for something to read?
Somers Library offers a variety of
literacy resources for families. 

 
Vicki and Beth are here to help you select books and arrange for curbside pickup.
Call or use this curbside pick up form to submit your requests. 
 
For reading recommendations, click on the links below: 

Caldecott Award Winners
Newbery Award Winners
Picture Books With Longer Text
Social Emotional Books
If You Like DIARY OF A WIMPY KID...
If You Like PERCY JACKSON...
If You Like HISTORICAL FICTION...

 

Stargazing for all ages~Limited Space Available! 

Wednesday, November 10th at 6:00pm with a rain/cloud date of Thursday, Nov 11  @ 6:00pm.  Meet at Upper Reis.

Prior registration required- register here*
Note:  due to Covid, there is a maximum of 30 spaces available for this program at the Upper Reis field.  Please indicate the total number of family members that will be registering. 
*Registration ends Nov 9. If there is to be a rain/cloud date, we will only notify you via email.
Please provide your email when registering as this is the only way we will communicate with you regarding this program.  


Time: 5:30 pm at Upper Reis

Masks covering nose and mouth & Social Distancing are required. Thank you.



Westchester Amateur Astronomers Club is setting up telescopes right in our own backyard and will give us a personal tour of the heavens.  See the moon and other celestrial objects.

Be sure to dress for the weather.
Funding provided for this program by
Friends of Somers Library!
Somers Rec Department has coordinated use of the Upper Reis fields and turning the lights off for the best view!

Model Magic Halloween Craft via Zoom
with
Art Teacher Wendy Podell!

Saturday, October 23 from 10:30-11:30.
Best for ages 4-12. 
Prior registration is required, space is limited
Register here.  Registration ends Oct 21.
Somers Library will supply some of the materials for this program~
Please call Vicki or Beth to schedule a pickup of these materials:
(A Zoom invite will be sent prior to program start).
 
 Materials need to be picked up by October 22. 
  * White cardstock 9 x 12
 * purple paper 5 x 9
 * White paper 5 x 9
 * 1 cork
 *. 2 1/2 lime green circles
 * 1 small cardboard
 * small piece of green tissue paper
 * 1 package of model magic clay
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Materials you will need to have ready from home.
  * Scissor
 * Glue
 * Markers- including orange and green
 * Pencil with an eraser
 
* An adult will be needed to assist younger children with the workshop.
 
Have fun and be creative!
Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

Come to our Annual
Halloween Story Time!
Monday, October 25th,from 4:00 to4:30pm
in the Pavilion in Reis Park.  Come dressed in costume and hear Halloween stories with Doris Jane Smith!
Pre-Registration is Required. *  
Register here for this program. 
*Due to Covid 19, there is a maximum of 45 people.  Registration ends October 28th.  Please provide your email when registering.  Please indicate the # of family members when registering. 
Masks covering both nose and mouth and social distancing are required. 

Funding for this program provided by the
Friends of the Somers Library.
Thanks to the Somers Rec Department for use of the Reis Park Pavilion.

 
 

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