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Teen & Child Programs for December 2020 at the Somers Library

Teen and Children's Programs & Events at the Somers Library for December 2020

These events are all virtual. Please click here to register on our online calendar in order to have access to these events. You will receive an invitation prior to the start of the event. 


 

How to Choose a College: Making college choices during COVID.  Wednesday December 2, 7:00-8:00 pm. In this webinar, you will learn how to create a quality college list when you can't visit and get to know any of the students on campus. We'll answer questions like: Are there tools that can help? Where do I start? How many colleges should I consider? We will go over a toolset that will personalize a decision criteria system for each student. Additionally, once accepted, find out how to choose the right college for you during this pandemic. Join us for this can't-miss event!


Virtual - Teen Kahoot! Trivia More Dates! - Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Meeting dates: 12/3, 12/17, 1/7 & 1/21/21. Join us for a virtual quiz challenge for teens in grades 7 and up using Kahoot, an online app. Teens will compete for small prizes in a variety of trivia categories. All teens must compete as individuals.  Space is limited to 20 participants. Instagram: Follow us @somers_library_teens to find out about new classes, programs, volunteer and service opportunities for teens.


Virtual: Teen Chill Out Crafts. Fridays, 12/4, 12/18, 1/8, & 1/22/21, 4:30 - 5:30 pm. Need to bust the winter blues? Need time to relax and make something crafty? Then join us via Zoom for Teen Chill Out Crafts! We will make: 

  • Light bulb Snowman
  • Needle-Felted Gnome 
  • Recycled Greeting Card Ornamental Ball
  • Glittery Butterfly. 

Space is limited to 10 participants. Please sign up on our online events calendar.  You will receive an invitation prior to the start of the webinar. Important: the library will supply most of the supplies for these crafts. Please call or email the library to make a curbside pickup appointment to get your supplies!


Children's Events

FOR ALL Children's programs, click on the Online Calendar to register, or call the library at 914-232-5717 to speak to Vicki or Beth or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
Fall Story Time via Zoom!
 
Join Doris Jane Smith for stories and storytelling!
 
Tuesday, Dec 1:  Holidays
Tuesday, Dec 15:  Winter Solstice
 
Time:  4pm-4:45pm
 
Prior registration* required~ register here.
*Registration covers all 3 programs.
A Zoom link will be sent prior to program start.
    

Zoom Program~ Model Magic Gingerbread House Craft with Wendy Podell
See further details here.
Saturday, December 5 from 10:30-11:30.
Prior registration required-register here.
Registration ends Dec 3.
*You will also need to schedule a pick-up @ Somers Library of Model Magic clay and a few other materials.  
Call Vicki or Beth @ 914-232-5717 to schedule a pick-up Mon-Fri between 10-4. Materials need to be picked up by Dec 4.
 
You will receive instructions to sign on to this Zoom program prior to the start of the class.  Please do not share this link.
  
StoryWalk returns again~Dec 2020!!! (but no cookies though)

 See below for title and dates!
  Enjoy the beauty of the season in the park and the outdoors as you walk in a socially distant manner around the outside of the library and read:
 
Dec 11-23:  Snow by Uri Shulevitz (weather permitting)
   
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.
 
Pajama Story Time- Nov & Dec 2020 via Zoom
Dates: Dec 1, 8, 15
(Dec 15 is pajama sleepover with your favorite stuffed animal at home!)
Time: 6:30-7:00
Led by Diana Cunningham.
Prior registration required- register here.
 
 NEW BINGE BOXES FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES:
 
Binge Box Topics are:

Books to Movies- PreSchool
Books to Movies
Charlie Brown- Peanuts
Dinosaurs
France
Insects
Monsters
Ocean Adventure
PBS Kids
Scooby Doo
Space
Trains
 
Visit the Library website here for further information.
 
Book Clubs for Grades 3 and 4/5 combined are continuing!
 
Led by Beth Levine.
If interested, please call Beth at 914-232-5717.
These meetings will take place on Wednesdays.
 
Please note:  at present, these are scheduled as Zoom meetings.

 

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