Events - 14 Jan 19

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Date/Time Program
01/14/2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Homework and Tech Help
Town of Pelham Public Library, Pelham NY

Held during the school year when school is in session, for homework this is a drop-in program for children in grades K – 6.Make sure to bring your textbooks and other materials. Additionally, anyone can drop in and get tech help with their devices!  

01/14/2019
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
First-Grade Book Club -- Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer
Town of Pelham Public Library, Pelham NY

This autobiography by top American ballerina Michaela DePrince and her adoptive mother, is for children who are just beginning to read independently. DePrince, now a principal dancer in New York, knew she wanted to be a ballerina from the age of three, when she was in an orphanage in Sierra Leone. Walk-ins are welcome to the Library’s elementary school book clubs, but registration is requested by calling the Library at (914) 738-1234. Book club books are usually available at the circulation desk for immediate checkout.

01/14/2019
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Third Grade Book Club: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Town of Pelham Public Library, Pelham NY

The first of a trilogy of fantasy novels by Chinese-American author Grace Lin, tells the story of Minli, a girl who lives with her parents in a hut. She is inspired to find the Old Man on the Moon to learn the secrets of life, as he is the focus of one of her father’s folktales. She has quite a few adventures along the way, as the book explores “themes of family, hope, mystery, courage, and classic Chinese folk tales.”

Walk-ins are welcome to the Library’s elementary school book clubs for grades 1 -4, but registration is requested by calling the Library at (914) 738-1234. Book club books are usually available at the circulation desk for immediate checkout.

01/14/2019
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Knit Happens: At the Library
Town of Pelham Public Library, Pelham NY

Love to knit? Want to learn? Gather your needles and yarn and join us every Monday night for an informal adult needlework group from 6:30 – 8:45 p.m. Knitters of all abilities are welcome, but beginners planning to attend should call Librarian Augusta Turner at (914) 738-1234 beforehand to confirm an instructor will be available that night.

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