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LIBRARY EVENTS FOR KIDS AND TEENS IN BRONX WEEK OF OCTOBER 15

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Library Events for Kids in Bronx Check out these free and low-cost library events and programs for kids and teens in Bronx this week of October 15. 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 Bronx, go to our complete calendar of events.

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One Puzzle Piece at a Time - Yonkers Public Library-Riverfront
October 15, 2012 - Yonkers

Meeting for parents of Special Needs children. Community Room A. For information, contact Manuela Diaz at 917-836-9563.

Poetry in Motion—Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward - Wilton Library
Through October 15, 2012 - Wilton

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to submit original poems (serious or humorous; short or long) about the past, present and/or future. Approximately 35 poems will be selected for an event in March 2013. Poems will be paired with art, music and/or dance for the live performances, as well as published in a commemorative book. Submit poems to [email protected] by October 15, 2012. Call Susan Lauricella at x243 for information.

Made with Love in the Evening - Floral Park Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Floral Park

This group of knitters has been on a mission to share the warmth of wool with those in need. Made With Love is always on the lookout for new members. Just bring your needles and yarn. All skill levels are welcome. There is no instructor for this group.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and their caregivers are invited for stories, fingerplays, songs, and lots of bubbles. Pre-registration for this very popular program is required.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and their caregivers are invited for stories, fingerplays, songs, and lots of bubbles. Pre-registration for this popular program is required.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Garnerville

Young readers are invited for stories, crafts, and more. Pre-registration is required.

College Workshop - Parent University: "Ready, Set, Go!" - Briarcliff Manor Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Briarcliff Manor

Workshop covers career exploration, high school transcripts and course selection, college planning and visits, and using the web. Discussion topics include The Career Interest Inventory: A Gateway to the College Exploration process; What Are They Looking For? How to Make You and Your High School Transcript Credentials Appealing to Colleges; How to Make a "Real" List of Prospective Colleges Based on Personality, Interest, GPA, and Test Scores; and How to Prepare for the Campus Tour.

iPad Storytelling - North Forest Park Library
October 15, 2012 - Forest Hills

In this program designed for families with children affected by autism, participants will learn to use an iPad to enhance their problem solving skills by telling stories. iPads will be provided for exploration during the sessions. This program provides Spanish language support. Email [email protected] to register.

Chess Club - Queens Village Library
October 15, 2012 - Queens Village

Practice your chess skills weekly on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Stories and More - Chappaqua Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Chappaqua

Stories and a surprise activity for children in grades K-2.

Get Moving Mondays: Free Zumba for Teens and Adults - Norwalk Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Norwalk

Get your groove on and get in shape at the library with free zumba classes. For ages 13 and up.

Toddler Time - Central Library
October 15, 2012 - Jamaica

Children ages 18 - 35 months and their caregivers can enjoy weekly story times with a children's librarian, songs, fingerplays, learning activities. Preregister online.

Mother Goose - Fresh Meadows Library
October 15, 2012 - Fresh Meadows

Young children can enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and simple picture books.

Mommy & Me Yoga - Manhasset Library
October 15, 2012 - Manhasset

Licensed instructor Beth Lipset will lead children and their caregivers through a series of one-on-one simple yoga poses. Come relax, bond with your child, and have fun. Registration begins on Monday, October 1 at 9am.

You Oughta Be In Pictures - Lefrak City Library
October 15, 2012 - Corona

Calling all budding teen movie-makers! Do you like to act, write, edit, or direct? Teens can enter this contest to write and produce a homemade movie.

Dare To Read Book Discussion for Teens - Wilton Library
October 15, 2012 - Wilton

Read one of three eerie books and then come share your thoughts while dining on 'Death by Chocolate' and other creepy treats. Books are: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs; A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness; This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration required.

Family Fun Nights - Lakeview Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Rockville Centre

Activities including crafts, stories, and games for the entire family. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register in advance for all programs by calling or visiting the library.

Family Storytime - Haverstraw Public Library, Village Branch
October 16, 2012 - Haverstraw

Young readers are invited to stop by the library for stories, songs, and more. For ages 3-5.

Pajama Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 16, 2012 - Garnerville

Kids are welcome to come in their PJs for this special storytime. Pre-registration is required. For ages 3-5.

Preschool Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 16, 2012 - Garnerville

Young readers, ages 3-5, are invited for stories, songs, puppets, and more. Pre-registration is required.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 16, 2012 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and their caregivers are invited for stories, fingerplays, songs, and lots of bubbles. Pre-registration for this very popular program is required.

Teen Time Celebrates Teen Read Week - Brooklyn Public Library, Red Hook branch
October 16, 2012 - Red Hook

Celebrate teen read week at the library. Find great literature and encouragement to be an active reader.

Tuesday Tales - The Field Library
October 16, 2012 - Peekskill

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun for 3-5 year olds.

Healthy Food, Healthy Families - Lucille Rose Daycare
October 16, 2012 - Arverne

Parents can get tips on healthy eating for their families at this nutrition series.

Dream Big! - Chappaqua Public Library
October 16, 2012 - Chappaqua

Kids in grades 3 and 4 make a sculpture like the Watts Towers. Registration required.

Moving To The Beat With Robert The Guitar Guy - White Plains Public Library
October 16, 2012 - White Plains

Songs and activities with Robert Markowitz for children ages 3-5 with caregiver. Tickets distributed 30 minutes in advance.

ART EDUCATION WORKSHOP - Westport Library
October 16, 2012 - Westport

Children's librarians join with Westport Schools' PTA ArtSmart to show ways to develop art presentations for kids. Register online.

The New Word Project - Central Library
October 16, 2012 - Jamaica

Children ages 6-12 will learn new words and then engage in fun activities based on those words.

Short Stories with Dr. Bill Thierfelder-Fitting for Halloween - Manhasset Library
October 16, 2012 - Manhasset

A young man's life is shattered when he discovers that his wife may be in league with the local Salem witches...But what is he doing out in the woods? A haunting tale of hypocrisy and things that go bump in the night. Enjoy a feast of short stories for the holidays as Dr. Bill does readings, complete with acting the parts, and then invites the audience to share their insights into each story.

You Oughta Be In Pictures - Lefrak City Library
October 16, 2012 - Corona

Calling all budding teen movie-makers! Do you like to act, write, edit, or direct? Teens can enter this contest to write and produce a homemade movie.

Stories and More - Lakeview Public Library
October 16, 2012 - Rockville Centre

Children ages 2-7 can enjoy a story and craft. Adults must accompany children under 12 years of age. Please register in advance for all programs by calling or visiting the library.

Autumn Story Time - Floral Park Public Library
October 16, 2012 - Floral Park

Preschool children, age 2 1/2-5 years old, can enjoy a delightful time of stories, music, and movement. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Earring Making Workshop - John C. Hart Memorial Library
October 17, 2012 - Shrub Oak

Make earrings for yourself and a Battered Women's Shelter. Optional: bring any old bead jewelry that you can recycle into earrings. For adults & teens, program limited to 30 participants. Please register.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 17, 2012 - Garnerville

Creative kids can bring their own Legos or use the library's. For ages 4-12.

Family Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 17, 2012 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. Pre-registration is required.

After School Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library, Rugby Branch
October 17, 2012 - East Flatbush

Why struggle over a silly homework question. Get some help at the library!

Teen Read Aloud - Brooklyn Public Library, Clarendon branch
October 17, 2012 - Midwood

Are you a teen who is enjoying a great book? Would you love to share passages from it with other teens? Come to this library event for teen readers.

Creative Writing for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park branch
October 17, 2012 - Dyker Heights

Kids gather to practice and learn about creative writing. Learn about haiku, short- and long-form poetry, comic book narrative, and more.

Parachute Playtime for Toddlers - Scarsdale Public Library
October 17, 2012 - Scarsdale

Big, bright, colorful parachutes and lots of singable songs for children ages 2-1/2 to 4 years. Registration is required but not limited to Scarsdale Library cardholders.

Jr. Gardener's Club @ The Field - The Field Library
October 17, 2012 - Peekskill

Kids age 6 and older will make a Fall Leaf project. Space is limited; sign-up required.

Book Babies - The Field Library
October 17, 2012 - Peekskill

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

Game Day for Teens and Tweens - Howard Beach Library
October 17, 2012 - Howard Beach

Kids can enjoy a little friendly competition playing Nintendo Wii, checkers, chess, and other board games.

Talk With Your Hands - Chappaqua Public Library
October 17, 2012 - Chappaqua

Kids in grades 4-6 learn American Sign Language. Registration requested.

Manhasset's Got Talent - Manhasset Library
October 17, 2012 - Manhasset

Be the audience or be the star when critically-acclaimed singer Linda Ciofalo, accompanied by piano, leads a host of local talent in song. Each month twelve new STARS will be chosen by Linda to take center stage with an enthusiastic audience of well-wishers to cheer them on. Dreams are not just for the very young, but also for the young at heart. Whether you aspire to wow them at the karaoke party, or have always waited for your moment of fame, this showcase is for you. Bring along sheet music with your favorite song.

Recycled Bicycle Jewelry Workshop - Astoria Library
October 17, 2012 - Astoria

Teens will discover how spokes can become "spoke flowers" and tiny bike parts can become beautiful earrings and necklaces.

The Voice Of Luciano Pavarotti with Dr. James Kolb - Manhasset Library
October 17, 2012 - Manhasset

"The King of the High Cs" was one of the dominant and most popular tenors in world opera from his debut in 1961 well into the 1990s and even a bit later. Often specializing in bel canto roles he was memorable as Rodolfo in La Bohème, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Alfredo in La Traviata, among other roles. This presentation will examine some highlights of Pavarotti's career through audio and video excerpts.

Wilton, My Take - Wilton Library
October 17, 2012 - Wilton

This photographic/journalistic experience has kids in grades 8-12 taking photographic excursions around Wilton Town Center. Students will set out with their notebooks and cameras to capture their thoughts and impressions. Group meets for 1/2 hour to discuss elements of photography and writing.

Lego® Club for Littles - Wilton Library
October 17, 2012 - Wilton

Children in grades K-2 will learn about a theme through stories and non-fiction books and then create a Lego® masterpiece from the library's Lego® collection. There are 20 spots available for this program on a first come first serve basis. Tickets will be passed out at the Children's reference desk starting at 3:45pm the day of the program.

Stories and More - Lakeview Public Library
October 17, 2012 - Rockville Centre

Children ages 2-7 can enjoy a story and craft. Adults must accompany children under 12 years of age. Please register in advance for all programs by calling or visiting the library.

Game Days - Lakeview Public Library
October 17, 2012 - Rockville Centre

Come in and enjoy playing many different games. Prizes will be given to all participants. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required for all programs, by phone or in person.

Teen Knitting Workshop - Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
October 17, 2012 - North Salem

Kids in grades 6-12 learn the basics of knitting, and make a scarf or other fun project. The library supplies the needles and yarn. Make a scarf or other fun project. Registration required.

Looking Back at the Old Put Railroad - John C. Hart Memorial Library
October 18, 2012 - Shrub Oak

Joe Schiavone presents color films from 1948-1955. Please register.

PS2/Wii Gaming for Teens and Kids - Brooklyn Public Library, Arlington branch
October 18, 2012 - Brownsville

Kids and teens enjoy videogaming with friends.

Family Movie - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 18, 2012 - Garnerville

Stop by the library for a family-friendly movie and free popcorn.

Stories in Spanish & English - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 18, 2012 - Garnerville

Children ages 2-7 are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more in Spanish and English.

Preschool Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 18, 2012 - Garnerville

Young readers, ages 3-5, are invited for stories, songs, puppets, and more. Pre-registration is required.

Book Talk - Brooklyn Public Library, Windsor Terrace branch
October 18, 2012 - Windsor Terrace

Kids gather to share books they have read and exchange ideas about what to read next, and why.

Lights On @ The Field - The Field Library
October 18, 2012 - Peekskill

Children and adults are invited to a special celebration in honor of the annual Lights On Afterschool Day. There will be crafts, games, and activities. Lights on Afterschool is a nationwide event celebrating programs that keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families. No sign-up necessary.

Chess Club - Queens Village Library
October 18, 2012 - Queens Village

Practice your chess skills weekly on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Multilingual Mother Goose - Chappaqua Public Library
October 18, 2012 - Chappaqua

Children ages birth-5 years with an adult learn and share songs and rhymes in other languages. Registration required.

Wii Fun For Kids - White Plains Public Library
October 18, 2012 - White Plains

The competition for boys and girls in grades 1-5 takes place on the big screen in The Trove's Galaxy Hall. Tickets distributed 30 minutes in advance.

MAKER SPACE SPECIAL: Nintendo Rehab - Westport Library
October 18, 2012 - Westport

Learn how to reconstruct a Nintendo to working condition. Bring in an original first-generation NES from home, or work on consoles provided in the Maker Space. Register online in advance.

Story Time - Hollis Library
October 18, 2012 - Hollis

Children ages 3 and up can spend an hour listening to wonderful stories.

You Oughta Be In Pictures - Lefrak City Library
October 18, 2012 - Corona

Calling all budding teen movie-makers! Do you like to act, write, edit, or direct? Teens can enter this contest to write and produce a homemade movie.

Arts and Crafts - Lakeview Public Library
October 18, 2012 - Rockville Centre

Children in grades 6 and under are invited to come to the library and be creative. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Please register in advance for all programs by calling or visiting the library.

Resumes for Everyone - Lakeview Public Library
October 18, 2012 - Rockville Centre

Looking to write or update your resume? Come to the library and get expert help.

Wii Play - Haverstraw Public Library, Village Branch
October 19, 2012 - Haverstraw

Students in grades 1-6 are invited to challenge themselves and their friends on the Wii.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 19, 2012 - Garnerville

Creative kids can bring their own Legos or use the library's. For ages 4-12.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 19, 2012 - Garnerville

Young readers are invited for stories, crafts, and more. Pre-registration is required.

Teen Read Week at Teen Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Clinton Hill Branch
October 19, 2012 - Clinton Hill

Teens can test their reading and dramatic skills by participating in a group read of a comic book.

Craft Time - Ozone Park Library
October 19, 2012 - Ozone Park

Children of all ages can enjoy making arts and crafts at this fun time event.

Board Games For Kids - Windsor Park Library
October 19, 2012 - Bayside

Children ages 5 and up can enjoy making friends and playing games such as Monopoly, Candy Land, Chess, Connect 4, and many more.

Arts and Crafts Hour - Brairwood Library
October 19, 2012 - Briarwood

Children can show their creativity making crafts for family and friends.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Drop-off - White Plains Public Library
October 19, 2012 - White Plains

Children ages 4-8 bring a stuffed animal friend for a sleepover in The Trove, enjoy a bedtime story and tuck the animals in for the night. After kids go home, the animal friends will have fun exploring the library. Kids will return on Saturday to pick them up, enjoy a light brunch and slide show of all the overnight adventures. Pre-registration required, beginning Oct. 5.

Sebastian Chamber Players - Pequot Library
October 19, 2012 - Southport

Sebastian brings a new exploration of the Classical symphony, with Mozart's clarinet concerto and one of his finest symphonies. These works will be re-discovered in the concert as they will be played on the instruments used in Haydn's and Mozart's orchestras. The ensemble will include pairs of flutes, oboes, bassoons and natural horns plus strings and harpsichord.

Game Days - Lakeview Public Library
October 19, 2012 - Rockville Centre

Come in and enjoy playing many different games. Prizes will be given to all participants. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required for all programs, by phone or in person.

Candle-Making Workshop - EVENT CANCELLED ON 10/4/12 - John C. Hart Memorial Library
October 20, 2012 - Shrub Oak

Roll natural beeswax candles. Please register.

"Call Me William: The Life & Loves of Willa Cather" - A Play - Somers Library
October 20, 2012 - Somers

Broadway actress Prudence Wright Holmes portrays the private life of legendary authoress Willa Cather. Wright has appeared in numerous plays featuring noted actors such as Meryl Streep, George C. Scott, and many others.

Wag Your Tale! - Read to a Dog - Scarsdale Public Library
October 20, 2012 - Scarsdale

Independent readers can practice their reading skills with a story-loving dog. Registration required but not limited to Scarsdale Library cardholders.

Halloween Craft @ The Field - The Field Library
October 20, 2012 - Peekskill

Make a special Halloween craft. No sign-up needed.

My Day with Spiderman - Chappaqua Public Library
October 20, 2012 - Chappaqua

A Chappaqua dad reveals "Marvel-ous" secrets...kids in grades K and up should come in costume. Registration required.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Pick up - White Plains Public Library
October 20, 2012 - White Plains

Kids ages 4-8 join their stuffed animal friends in The Trove for a light brunch and slide show of all the overnight adventures. Pre-registration required, beginning Oct. 5.

Saturday Family Program: How I Became a Pirate - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
October 20, 2012 - Prospect Heights

This musical, based on the children's book by Melinda Long, tells the story of Young Jeremy Jacob, who thinks the pirate life is for him until he realizes that the simple things in life, like a hug and kiss, are those that are most important.

Scary Stories for Halloween - Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
October 21, 2012 - North Salem

Alan Sklar, voice actor, will read two stories by Edgar Allan Poe.

Library Theatre: 'Love, Loss & What I Wore' - Hendrick Hudson Free Library
October 21, 2012 - Montrose

M&M Productions presents the popular play by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, fresh off a 2-1/2 year Off-Broadway run. Funny, compelling, and touching monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes, and memory covering all the important subjects - mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses, and why we wear black.

Sacred Jewel Sorority for Teen and Tween Girls - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
October 21, 2012 - Prospect Heights

Tween and teen girls gather to receive academic tutoring and support, mental health counseling/therapeutic services, and life skills coaching in an environment that fosters empowerment through peer exchange.

One Puzzle Piece at a Time - Yonkers Public Library-Riverfront
October 22, 2012 - Yonkers

Meeting for parents of Special Needs children. Community Room A. For information, contact Manuela Diaz at 917-836-9563.

Lego Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
October 22, 2012 - Williamsburg

Kids let their imaginations fly with Legos.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 22, 2012 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and their caregivers are invited for stories, fingerplays, songs, and lots of bubbles. Pre-registration for this very popular program is required.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 22, 2012 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and their caregivers are invited for stories, fingerplays, songs, and lots of bubbles. Pre-registration for this popular program is required.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 22, 2012 - Garnerville

Young readers are invited for stories, crafts, and more. Pre-registration is required.

Fond Memories of the Old Put - Somers Library
October 22, 2012 - Somers

Author Joe Shiavone, author of several books, discusses his fondest memories of the Old Put. Joe will show over 80 color slides of this historic train as it traveled through our area, all of which have will have their very first showing ever. Register online at somerslibrary.org or call 914-232-5717.

iPad Storytelling - North Forest Park Library
October 22, 2012 - Forest Hills

In this program designed for families with children affected by autism, participants will learn to use an iPad to enhance their problem solving skills by telling stories. iPads will be provided for exploration during the sessions. This program provides Spanish language support. Email [email protected] to register.

Chess Club - Queens Village Library
October 22, 2012 - Queens Village

Practice your chess skills weekly on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Stories and More - Chappaqua Public Library
October 22, 2012 - Chappaqua

Stories and a surprise activity for children in grades K-2.

IS READ A FOUR-LETTER WORD? Reluctant Readers & Those Who Love Them - Westport Library
October 22, 2012 - Westport

Join a discussion about reluctant readers with author Tommy Greenwald, publisher Simon Boughton, WPL children's librarian Deborah White, and reformed reluctant reader Jack Greenwald. Register online.

Toddler Time - Central Library
October 22, 2012 - Jamaica

Children ages 18 - 35 months and their caregivers can enjoy weekly story times with a children's librarian, songs, fingerplays, learning activities. Preregister online.

Oceanus Bone-Diggers Club - Seaside Library
October 22, 2012 - Rockaway Park

Oceanus was the early postal address for the west end of Rockaway Peninsula. Families can discover some skeletons in Rockaway's closet,and read more about its history.

Mommy & Me Yoga - Manhasset Library
October 22, 2012 - Manhasset

Licensed instructor Beth Lipset will lead children and their caregivers through a series of one-on-one simple yoga poses. Come relax, bond with your child, and have fun. Registration begins on Monday, October 1 at 9am.

Good Reads, Great Kids - Wilton Library
October 22, 2012 - Wilton

Children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents discuss books as a group in this monthly book club. Children bring a book that they have read recently to talk about in this group setting. In addition to personal selections, the group discusses the book Chocolate Fever by Robert Smith. Snacks will be provided and a craft will be made.

Pre-School Storytime - Manhasset Public Library
October 22, 2012 - Manhasset

Preschoolers 3 1/2 -5 years old will enjoy a storytime just for them. This is a drop-off class for children enrolled in Kindergarten. Registration begins Monday, October 1st at 9am.

Toddler Time - Hempstead Public Library
October 22, 2012 - Hempstead

Share stories, songs, finger plays, and animal friends for a fun-filled program. For children 1 through 3 years old. Accompanied by a caregiver.

Cat Photo Contest - Brooklyn Public Library, Clinton Hill Branch
Through October 31, 2012 - Clinton Hill

Take a funny picture of your cat and enter it in the Library's Cat Photo Contest. Winners receive an assortment of cat goodies--toys, food, fun things for cat lovers. The winning photo will be announced October 29. Contact the Library for further details.

Compost your Food Scraps! - Queens Public Library at Steinway
Through November 30, 2012 - Astoria

Parents can teach their children about sustainability by modeling green behaviors like composting. Simply bring your food scraps including fruit and vegetable scraps like peels, skins, or seeds), coffee grounds (including the paper filter), tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, plain bread, and pasta (no toppings) to the weekly food waste drop off location. The Western Queens Compost Initiative will turn the rest of your food waste into a nutrient-rich compost.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
Through December 12, 2012 - Garnerville

Creative kids can bring their own Legos or use the library's. For ages 4-12.

Family Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
Through December 12, 2012 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. Pre-registration is required.

Toddler Story Time - Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
Through December 17, 2012 - Piermont

Bring your little one, ages 6 months to 5 years, for stories and songs. Pre-registration is required. Meets every Monday except holidays.

Music Classes for Children - Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
Through December 19, 2012 - Piermont

Young children are given the chance to develop basic competence in music by providing them with a rich musical experience in a relaxed and playful environment. Presented by Moon River Music Together with Catherine Rubin, the class teaches music through play. Meets the third Wednesday of each month.

Artist's Studio Space - Greenburgh Public Library
Through March 31, 2013 - Elmsford

An intergenerational program for tweens, teens, and adults. Draw Manga & Fine Art. Call Kate Colquitt at (914) 721-8224 for more information. Saturdays, March 3, 17, and 31.

Understanding Memory Loss - Somers Library
Through June 04, 2102 - Somers

This program helps the audience distinguish between Alzheimer's Disease and age-associated memory impairment. Learn what the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease are, along with guidance on how to obtain a diagnosis and what treatments are currently available. Register online at somerslibrary.org or call 914-232-5717.

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