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LIBRARY EVENTS FOR KIDS AND TEENS IN WESTCHESTER WEEK OF JULY 8

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by Kids Events Editor July 8, 2013

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester Check out these free and low-cost library events and programs for kids and teens in Westchester this week of July 8. You'll find fun and inexpensive classes and activities for toddlers, kids, and teens, including story times and storytelling events, arts and crafts, language programs, fitness programs, concerts and performances, and college prep courses. Many programs also welcome parents and caregivers, so the whole family can join the fun. For more free and low-cost upcoming family and children's events in Westchester, go to our complete calendar of events.

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Conroy Warren-Musical Pepperpot - Scarsdale Public Library
July 08, 2013 - Scarsdale

In this exciting program, the audience is invited to sing and dance (including the West Indian limbo), ask questions, or play some of the many percussion instruments that Conroy presents and demonstrates.

Trove @ The Movies: 'Wreck-It Ralph' - White Plains Public Library
July 08, 2013 - White Plains

The TROVE Summer Film Festival presents "Wreck-It Ralph" from Walt Disney Animated Studios. Proclaimed as "one of the best of 2012," this is the story of a video game villain who wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. Rated PG (some rude humor and mild action/violence), 108 mins.

Veggie Science Lab - White Plains Public Library
July 08, 2013 - White Plains

Children in grades 1-6 will learn science from their favorite vegetgables. Tickets are given out 30 minutes before the program.

Tuesday Tales @ The Field Library - Field Library
July 09, 2013 - Peekskill

An interactive storytime designed for kids ages 3-5. Drop in for stories, songs, and fun activities. No sign-up required.

Robert the Guitar Guy - Scarsdale Public Library
July 09, 2013 - Scarsdale

Songs and activities with Robert Markowitz for children ages 2-5 years with caregiver. Registration is required.

Book Babies @ The Field - The Field Library
July 10, 2013 - Peekskill

An interactive program for the littlest library lovers (babies to age 3) and their caregivers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and play time.

Rainforest Scavenger Hunt with Jason Edwards - Scarsdale Public Library
July 10, 2013 - Scarsdale

Search-and-find fun for children in grades 1 and up. Registration is required.

Tales for Tails - The Field Library
July 11, 2013 - Peekskill

Children in Grades 1 and up are invited (with a parent) to read to a special dog. All volunteer dogs are certified through The Good Dog Foundation. Sign-up required.

Sukey Molloy & Friends! - Irvington Public Library
July 11, 2013 - Irvington-on-Hudson

Join Sukey Molloy & Friends for an hour of sing-along fun with songs to make you happy! Sukey is an award-winning recording and video artist seen on BabyFirstTV, known for her gentle, intimate, up-close entertaining style for families with children ages birth-6 years. Dance along with Sukey's friends Sunflower, Tick Tock, and Sunny, and enjoy the show!

Tales for Tots - The Field Library
July 12, 2013 - Peekskill

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun. Interactive, drop-in storytime for tots ages 2 and older with a caregiver.

Trove @ The Movies: 'Wreck-It Ralph' - White Plains Public Library
July 12, 2013 - White Plains

The TROVE Summer Film Festival presents "Wreck-It Ralph" from Walt Disney Animated Studios. Proclaimed as "one of the best of 2012," this is the story of a video game villain who wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. Rated PG (some rude humor and mild action/violence), 108 mins.

Saturday Crafts @ The Field Library - Field Library
July 13, 2013 - Peekskill

Simple, drop-in crafts for young artists (with a helping adult). No sign-up needed.

Meet the Author: Stephanie Evanovich - White Plains Public Library
July 13, 2013 - White Plains

First-time author Stephanie Evanovich talks about this summer's sizzling new beach read, "Big Girl Panties." Refreshments will be served.

Storytime at MKPL - Mount Kisco Public Library
July 14, 2013 - Mount Kisco

For children ages 18 mos.-5 years with a parent or caregiver.

Animal Antics with Jason from Green Meadows Farm - Scarsdale Public Library
July 15, 2013 - Scarsdale

Live animals from the farm! Singing, dancing, and a whole lotta fun! Registration is not required.

Trove @ The Movies: 'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' - White Plains Public Library
July 15, 2013 - White Plains

This week, the TROVE Summer Film Festival presents "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," a live action comedy/drama/fantasy. A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears. Rated PG (mild thematic elements and brief language), 105 mins.

Tale Waggers Training @ The Field Library - Field Library
Through July 31, 2013 - Peekskill

Kids in 2nd grade and up who love to tell stories will train to join the library's storytelling group and perform in public. Training consists of three sessions, and will meet July 9, 16, and 23. Children will memorize story details, act out parts, and use different voices and gestures. Games and videotaping, with twists, turns, and lots of humor. Sign-up is required.

Summer Storywalk: 'The World is Waiting for You' - White Plains Public Library
Through August 30, 2013 - White Plains

Kids will want to dig in and discover that the world is waiting for them to explore as they follow the Summer StoryWalk based on the book entitled "The World is Waiting for You" by Barbara Kerley. Published by National Geographic, this book includes amazing photographs of incredible places. Open to families with children in grades 1-6 beginning Monday, July 1 and continuing through Friday, August 30 (closed July 4). Storywalk instructions are available at the Children's Information Desk (The Compass) in The Trove. Participants must sign in there before proceeding on the walk. Children in grades 1-3 must be accompanied by an adult on the walk. Children in grades 4-6 may follow the walk without an adult.

Summer Reading Game at The Field Library: 'Dig Into Reading!' - Field Library
Through August 31, 2013 - Peekskill

Sign up for The Field's fabulous summer reading games - for kids ages 4 and up. Sign-up begins June 27, and games end August 17. Participants will report on books to teenage volunteers, and move their game pieces along the library's "Dig Into Reading" game boards, getting prizes along the way. Kids who read enough books get an invitation to the library's Pizza Party. Check fieldkids.wordpress.com for details.

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