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Calligraphy and Ikebana Exhibit

Friday, June 01, 2018
Mount Pleasant Public Library
The Mount Pleasant Library is pleased to present an exhibit of Japanese Calligraphy by Yoshiko Katsumi, Master Calligrapher, and her students.  There will also be Ikebana arrangements by artists of the Sogetsu school of Ikebana.
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Children's Summer Reading Program Signup

Sunday, June 24, 2018
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Click here to sign up for our 2018 Summer Reading Program. 

WHO?
  • Pre-readers participate by having books read to them.
  • Readers in Pre-K through 4thgrade.

WHEN?

Sign Up:  Begins June 4.   Sign up for reading program and Kick-off Event.

Kick-Off: Friday, June 22 at 1:00pm or 2:30 pm, your choice, to see "The National Circus Project" (see below).

Reporting: June 25 through August 3

 HOW? (Choose one)

  1. In person: at the Main Library in Pleasantville or the Branch Library in Valhalla.
  2. By phone:  (914) 769-0548 x3 (Main Library) or (914) 741-0276 (Branch Library).
  3. Online: Register here starting June 4th

Kick-Off Program (June 22) Main Library: "The National Circus Project"  

There will be two shows and sign up is required:

Click here to register for the 1:00pm show

Click here to register for the 2:30pm show. 

 READ AND WIN!

  • Drawstring Backpack – Get a backpack when you sign up (while supplies last).
  • Timed Reading Record – Each child will be given a reading record with stickers. Time spent reading should be recorded by adding a mini sticker for each 20 minute increment.
  • Collect Trading Cards – Get a Pete the Cat trading card each time you visit the library.
  • Prizes – T-shirts, toys, books, and more will be raffled off weekly. Get a raffle ticket each time you visit the library and have added a new sticker(s) to your reading record for reading 30 minutes or more.
  • Grand Prize Raffle – You may win a Kindle Fire kid’s edition! The more you read the more chances you’ll have to win.

Other exciting events this summer include:

  • Lego Building Workshop (Wed. July 11)
  • "Dinosaurs Rock" dig for real fossils (Wed. July 25)
  • Maritime Aquarium: "Meet the Animals" (Meet the Animals" (Wed. July 18)
  • Tom Sieling family concert "Take a Tromp through the Swamp." (Thurs. August 2)
  • Puppets to Go (Thurs. August 9)
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YA Summer Reading Program

Friday, August 03, 2018
Mount Pleasant Public Library

Click here to Register for this year's Summer Reading Program for Young Adults in grades 5 - 12.

Registration Begins Monday, June 4th


The program runs from June 25th to August 3rd.


Middle Readers (Grades 5-6)

Young Adults (Grades 7-12)

 

Log your minutes read for a chance to win prizes this summer...

 

You can also complete challenges to earn points. The theme this year is Libraries Rock! and you will see this reflected throughout the program.

  

Read: Books, Graphic Novels, eBooks, Audiobooks, Short Stories, Magazines....

Log your minutes: Every 100 minutes read earns you 1 point

Complete a challenge: Earn points by completing challenges

1 point = 1 raffle ticket entry to win one of the grand prizes

  

Prize #1:   Kindle Fire Tablet (Courtesy of the Valhalla Lions)

Prize #2:   Entertainment Bundle (Comics, Games, Art Supplies, Gift Certificate)

Prize #3:   Bag of Books (Advanced readers, autographed copies and more)


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Pleasantville Middle School Exhibit

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Art-Walk: An Exhibit by Diddy Gomerman

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Mount Pleasant Public Library
This exhibit by Diddy Gomerman will feature work in a variety of mediums. A reception will be held on Saturday, June 30 from 2:00-4:00pm. The exhibit will run through Friday, July 13.
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Children's Summer Reading Program

Friday, August 03, 2018
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Click here to sign up for our 2018 Summer Reading Program. 

WHO?
  • Pre-readers participate by having books read to them.
  • Readers in Pre-K through 4thgrade.

WHEN?

Sign Up:  Begins June 4.   Sign up for reading program and Kick-off Event.

Kick-Off: Friday, June 22 at 1:00pm or 2:30 pm, your choice, to see "The National Circus Project" (see below).

Reporting: June 25 through August 3

 HOW? (Choose one)

  1. In person: at the Main Library in Pleasantville or the Branch Library in Valhalla.
  2. By phone:  (914) 769-0548 x3 (Main Library) or (914) 741-0276 (Branch Library).
  3. Online: Register here starting June 4th

Kick-Off Program (June 22) Main Library: "The National Circus Project"  

There will be two shows and sign up is required:

Click here to register for the 1:00pm show

Click here to register for the 2:30pm show. 

 READ AND WIN!

  • Drawstring Backpack – Get a backpack when you sign up (while supplies last).
  • Timed Reading Record – Each child will be given a reading record with stickers. Time spent reading should be recorded by adding a mini sticker for each 20 minute increment.
  • Collect Trading Cards – Get a Pete the Cat trading card each time you visit the library.
  • Prizes – T-shirts, toys, books, and more will be raffled off weekly. Get a raffle ticket each time you visit the library and have added a new sticker(s) to your reading record for reading 30 minutes or more.
  • Grand Prize Raffle – You may win a Kindle Fire kid’s edition! The more you read the more chances you’ll have to win.

Other exciting events this summer include:

  • Lego Building Workshop (Wed. July 11)
  • "Dinosaurs Rock" dig for real fossils (Wed. July 25)
  • Maritime Aquarium: "Meet the Animals" (Meet the Animals" (Wed. July 18)
  • Tom Sieling family concert "Take a Tromp through the Swamp." (Thurs. August 2)
  • Puppets to Go (Thurs. August 9)
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Baby Time

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Mount Pleasant Branch Library
Description:A fun interactive lap-sit story time that includes songs, rhymes, and a few very short stories. The experience gives babies an opportunity to socialize and parents a time to share.  Baby Time will meet at the Main Library on Monday and Wednesdays, April 9 through June 13  Baby Time will meet at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays, April 10 through June 14. 

Recommended for newborns through 12 months old.
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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mount Pleasant Branch Library
Description:This program uses finger plays, action rhymes, songs, and stories to encourage an enjoyment of books and to stimulate early listening, learning, and speaking skills. Toddler Time will meet at the Main Library in Pleasantville on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, April 9 through June 15 (will not meet on Monday, May 28) Toddler Time will meet at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays, April 10 through June 14.

Recommended for ages 1 to 2 1/2 years.
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Preschool Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mount Pleasant Branch Library
This interactive storytime uses picture books, songs, finger plays, action rhymes, and other activities to encourage the enjoyment of books and language. Preschool Story Time will meet at the Main Library in Pleasantville on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, January 3 through March 30. Preschool Story Time will meet at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays, January 2 through March 29 (Storytimes will not meet on January 15, or February 19 through February 23).

Recommended for ages 2 1/2 to 5 years.

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ESOL Class

5:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Description:Free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes are given in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES. Registration is required and space is limited. Students may register at the first class on April 10. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from April 10 through June 21. Class will not meet on April 19 or 26.
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Pajama Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Join Miss Debbie for an evening storytime that includes stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas and stuffed animals are welcome! For children ages 2-5 and their families. Pajama storytime will run through June 12 (will not meet on Tuesday, April 3).
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Baby Time

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
A fun interactive lap-sit story time that includes songs, rhymes and a few very short stories. The experience gives babies an opportunity to socialize and parents a time to share.

Baby Time runs Monday and Wednesday at the Main Library and Tuesday at the Branch Library through June 15 (except May 28).

Recommended for newborns through 12 months old.
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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Description:
This program uses finger plays, action rhymes, songs, and stories to encourage an enjoyment of books and to stimulate early listening, learning, and speaking skills.

Toddler Time will meet at the Main Library in Pleasantville on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays through June 15 (except May 28)

Recommended for ages 1 to 2 1/2 years.
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Preschool Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Description:This interactive story time uses picture books, songs, finger plays, action rhymes, and other activities to encourage the enjoyment of books and language. 

Preschool Story Time will meet at the Main Library in Pleasantville on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays June 14 (except May28). 

Recommended for ages 2 1/2 to 5 years.
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PLY (People Love Yarn)

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mount Pleasant Public Library

Share your knowledge, or learn from the group! All skill levels welcome.

For more information please contact Louann Rooney - rooneylm@optonline.net

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Drop-In Tech Help

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Drop-In Tech Help
 
MPPL Techies are local teen volunteers who will be available to assist you at the Main Library in Pleasantville.
 
Bring in your smartphone, tablet or laptop and a volunteer will help you download one of the many services available to your as a Mount Pleasant Public Library Cardholder. 
 
Techies will be available:
 Wednesdays,  4:30 - 5:45pm 
 Saturdays,  2:00 - 4:00pm
 
*Be sure to bring in your fully charged device, and your Apple App Store, Android Google Play, or Kindle Amazon passwords with you when you drop in.

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Baby Time

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Mount Pleasant Branch Library
Description:A fun interactive lap-sit story time that includes songs, rhymes, and a few very short stories. The experience gives babies an opportunity to socialize and parents a time to share.  Baby Time will meet at the Main Library on Monday and Wednesdays, April 9 through June 13  Baby Time will meet at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays, April 10 through June 14. 

Recommended for newborns through 12 months old.
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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mount Pleasant Branch Library
Description:This program uses finger plays, action rhymes, songs, and stories to encourage an enjoyment of books and to stimulate early listening, learning, and speaking skills. Toddler Time will meet at the Main Library in Pleasantville on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, April 9 through June 15 (will not meet on Monday, May 28) Toddler Time will meet at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays, April 10 through June 14.

Recommended for ages 1 to 2 1/2 years.
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Preschool Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mount Pleasant Branch Library
This interactive storytime uses picture books, songs, finger plays, action rhymes, and other activities to encourage the enjoyment of books and language. Preschool Story Time will meet at the Main Library in Pleasantville on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, January 3 through March 30. Preschool Story Time will meet at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays, January 2 through March 29 (Storytimes will not meet on January 15, or February 19 through February 23).

Recommended for ages 2 1/2 to 5 years.

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Storytime Playgroup

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Description:Stories, songs, special activities and playtime for children ages 1-4. The winter session of Storytime Playgroup will run through March 29 (It will not meet on February 22).
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Registration is open

Comics Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
This week’s topic- “Drawing the Frank Miller Way”

Join us for a Comics Discussion and Graphic Art lesson! (Plus snacks!)
Each session will be on a different exciting topic, from the Avengers & Deadpool to
Anime & Manga!
Lead by Alex Conte, a graduate of the Kubert School.
For Young Adults. 
Registration Requested.
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ESOL Class

5:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Description:Free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes are given in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES. Registration is required and space is limited. Students may register at the first class on April 10. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from April 10 through June 21. Class will not meet on April 19 or 26.
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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Description:
This program uses finger plays, action rhymes, songs, and stories to encourage an enjoyment of books and to stimulate early listening, learning, and speaking skills.

Toddler Time will meet at the Main Library in Pleasantville on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays through June 15 (except May 28)

Recommended for ages 1 to 2 1/2 years.
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Preschool Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mount Pleasant Public Library
Description:This interactive story time uses picture books, songs, finger plays, action rhymes, and other activities to encourage the enjoyment of books and language. 

Preschool Story Time will meet at the Main Library in Pleasantville on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and at the Branch Library on Tuesday and Thursdays June 14 (except May28). 

Recommended for ages 2 1/2 to 5 years.
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