Events - 4 Nov 17

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Date/Time Program
All Day
Pelham Reads Oz Kickoff
Town of Pelham Public Library, Pelham NY

This is the date of the all-day kickoff event for Pelham Reads Oz! Here are activities for this action-packed day. All activities at The Town of Pelham Public Library unless otherwise noted:

Oz Scavenger Hunt, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Meet on the green on Post Road and Esplanade; clues will be handed out there. All ages welcome. Parents: We will be crossing active “Yellow Brick Roads”, so a chaperone may be needed.

Oz-related crafts, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lots of arts & crafts and activities, ranging from make your own courage medal to Pin the Heart on the Tin Man and Twister games.

Kids Perform Oz for Kids, 12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Middle-schoolers will act out passages from the classic. For ages four and up.

Full STEAM Ahead with Oz, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Oz-related STEAM activities—think hot-air balloons or robot monkeys. For ages  five and up.

Oz Meets Improv at The Picture House, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. The middle and high school improv troupe does its own take on Oz. For middle schoolers and up.

The Real Oz Revealed, 3 – 4 p.m. Zoë Slutzky, an adjunct professor of literature at Hunter College and a writer, translator, and book reviewer in New York City, will discuss little-known economic and religious themes in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, as well as how author L. Frank Baum’s colorful life shaped the novel. For high schoolers and older.

Since 2013, Pelham Reads! has been a biennial, community-wide celebration of stories as told through literature, art and film. The event series is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Town of Pelham Public Library, the Pelham Library, The Picture House and the Pelham Art Center.

10:30 am - 11:15 am
Chinese-English Story Time
Town of Pelham Public Library, Pelham NY

(NOTE: This program may be cancelled on this date because of Pelham Reads Oz activities.)

你好 (Ni Hao! – or “Hello” in Chinese.) Chinese-English Story Time is held every other Saturday, alternating with the Library’s Spanish-English Story Time program. Both are intended for any family who would like to introduce their young children to additional languages. This program features Chinese picture books and songs for children, as well as interesting language and cultural activities and all families with children through third grade are welcome. Signup is not required.

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