Library Events for Kids and Teens in Westchester Week of February 25

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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 February 25. 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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Mixing in Math: Gingerbread Man Math - White Plains Public Library
February 26, 2013 - White Plains

Decorate a paper gingerbread man buddy and play some challenging math games.

Colorful Tuesdays - PURPLE! - Chappaqua Public Library
February 26, 2013 - Chappaqua

Children ages 3-5 fight back against winter's dreariness with color on Tuesday afternoons. Registration required.

Kiddie Kabaret - Scarsdale Public Library
February 26, 2013 - Scarsdale

Music, puppets, and fun with Nancie Schnur. For ages 1-1/2 to 3-1/2. No registration required.

Lego My Library! - The Field Library
February 27, 2013 - Peekskill

Kids ages 5 and older can join in the library's monthly Lego Club. No sign-up required.

Peekskill Tale Waggers Winter Stories - The Field Library
February 28, 2013 - Peekskill

Trained Tale Waggers entertain with special winter tales. Or tell your own tale - or a ghostly joke. All storytellers and storyteller wannabes are welcome - along with good listeners of all ages. Refreshments.

Teen Thursdays - Yonkers Public Library - Riverfront
February 28, 2013 - Yonkers

Hang out with Z, the teen librarian, create arts & crafts, play board games/PS3, take quizzes, enter a monthly raffle, and win small prizes at Bingo...and more. Something different every week. Open to tweens and teens, ages 12-19 in the Teen Scene.

K-2 Club - A Story From Africa - White Plains Public Library
February 28, 2013 - White Plains

After-school storytime for Kindergarten-Grade 2 with a craft and cookie snack. Tickets distributed 30 minutes in advance.

Tales for Tots - The Field Library
March 01, 2013 - Peekskill

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

Museums @ the Library Day - Chappaqua Public Library
March 02, 2013 - Chappaqua

Thirteen museums under one roof! Sample the riches of the art museums, historic sites, nature centers, and other cultural institutions catering to families at the Chappaqua Library's annual "Museums @ the Library Day" on Saturday, March 2nd from 1-4pm. Both adults and children of all ages are welcome to attend this open-house-style afternoon and partake of the hands-on activities on offer. There will be live animals visiting, as well as origami, colonial crafts, and games, Hudson River-themed crafts, mask-making, paper "quilts," and more. This year's participating institutions are Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, Hudson River Museum, Jacob Burns Film Center, John Jay Homestead, Katonah Museum, Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, New Castle Historic Society, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Van Cortlandt Manor, Westchester Children's Museum, Westmoreland Sanctuary, and the Wolf Conservation Center. The program is free and open to the public.

Paws to Reading with Scooby Doo - Port Chester - Rye Brook Public Library
March 02, 2013 - Port Chester

Dogs are wonderful, non-judgmental listeners for kids in 2nd grade and up who may not like to read. Space is limited; pre-Registration is required. Call 914-939-6710 x108 or register in person.

Yoga-A-Go-Go for Special Needs Kids with Nora LeMorin - Scarsdale Public Library
March 03, 2013 - Scarsdale

Yoga can not only aid in teaching a child focus and balance, but self-acceptance and confidence. Traditional yoga poses and practices have been modified into a playful, non-judgmental format for fun and relaxation. No registration required.

Black History StoryWalk: 'Molly, By Golly! The Legend of Molly Williams? - White Plains Public Library
Through March 17, 2013 - White Plains

Along this StoryWalk, kids in grades 1-6 and their families will learn about Molly Williams, an African American cook for NYC's Fire Company 11 in 1818, who is thought to be America's first female firefighter. The StoryWalk is based on the book entitled, ?Molly, by Golly! The Legend of Molly Williams, America's First Female Firefighter," written by Dianne Ochiltree and illustrated by Kathleen Kemly. The StoryWalk opens Sunday, February 17 at 1pm, and continues through Sunday, March 17.