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The library offers Browse by Appointment


Virtual Spring Singalongs with Chloe

Wednesdays:

April 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

May 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers will sing and dance along with Chloe on Wednesdays this spring.

Watch Here

Virtual Spring Storytimes with Ms. Tee

Tuesdays:

April 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th 

May 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th

Join Ms. Tee as she shares some of her favorite stories with you on Tuesdays.

Watch Here

Bilingual Read Alouds in Spanish and English

with the Don Bosco Early Childhood Bilingual Program

Mrs. Jeannie Oliva-Rivera, bilingual preschool teacher and Martha Sud, Director of the Don Bosco Early Childhood Program present read alouds in Spanish and English.

WATCH HERE

June Grab and Go Craft

To register, please email PCRBCHILDRENS@WLSMAIL.ORG

or call 914-939-6710 and press 3

Children will be given a bag with all of the pieces needed to make a Sandcastle craft.

The PCRB Film Club

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

7:00pm-8:30pm

The Farewell (2019)

A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.

Please watch the film on your own before the session. A limited number of copies will be available at the library starting May 10th.

Email PCRBREF@WLSMAIL.ORG for the discussion link.

Watch on Kanopy

 

English Classes

Both are taught virtually using Zoom. 

 

Art of English

Conversational English classes for intermediate-advanced students

 

Westchester Community College -- starting in May!

Reading, writing and conversational classes for levels 3 & 4

Adoption: Everything You Need to Know

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

6:30 pm-7:30 pm

This free Zoom event is open to anyone interested in or involved with the adoption process, including professionals, community members, expectant parents, adoptive parents, and adoptees. Come learn about the domestic adoption process and meet the staff of Forever Families Through Adoption (FFTA).

 

Please contact FFTA to pre-register and for the meeting information at adopt@foreverfamiliesthroughadoption.org or 914-939-1180.

 

The Story Behind the Song with Emil

Watch HERE

The Sirens of Suspense Present:

Mystery Novel Readings

Mystery writers Lori Robbins, Cathi Stoler and D. M. Barr read excerpts from their latest novels. All three are board members of the NY-TriState chapter of Sisters in Crime, an organization for women novelists. 

View HERE

 

Virtual Local Author Showcase

Lou Del Bianco, author of Out of Rushmore's Shadow HERE

Nathan Eckel, author of The Rose of Antahs HERE

Leslie Kimmelman, author of Eight Knights of Hanukkah HERE

A. Longus, author of The Adventures of Silvana and the Magic Unicorn HERE

Joel Salomon, author of The 9 Money Rules Millionaires Use HERE

Sarah Bracey White, author of Primary Lessons HERE

If you are a local author and would like to be included, please send a video running from 5 minutes to 1 hour to pcrbpl@wlsmail.org.

 

Teen Hobby and Talent Videos

The library wants to share family-friendly videos by local teens displaying a talent, hobby or skill. Some examples of content options are singing, playing an instrument, reading children’s books, performing science experiments, discussing a historical figure, teaching knitting, demonstrating video game tips, grooming a dog, and changing a tire.

Please submit all videos via email to PCRBPL@WLSMAIL.ORG for review and approval. Please include your name, grade, and high school so credit can be given. All approved videos will be shared on the library YouTube channel: Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library. 

YouTube video requirements can be found HERE

The first video in this collection can be found HERE

Sewing with Sindy

Watch Sindy's instructional sewing videos HERE

Book Bundles

Each bundle contains 5 books on a particular theme. For more information, please call 914-939-6710 and press 3.

Ages 3-6 

 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month:

Teen Reads

Place Holds on These Items HERE

 

 

Tutor.com

Free Online Tutoring Service

Mondays-Fridays: 9:00am-10:00pm

Saturdays-Sundays: 3:00pm-10:00pm

Free, live online chat and email support for learners of all ages is available. Check your homework, have an essay reviewed, prepare for a test or have a résumé or cover letter checked.

Visit Tutor.com HERE.

Launchpad Lending

Borrow a Kid-Friendly Tablet

You can borrow these kid-friendly tablets that include storybooks, videos and games that help children learn to read.

For more information, call 914-939-6710 and press 3 or email PCRBCHILDRENS@WLSMAIL.ORG

 

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SPRYE Presents:

Gentle Chair Yoga

Joan Gibbons' popular chair yoga class has been filmed and viewers can participate in the exercises at their convenience.

View HERE.

Book Club

May 24th, 2021 at 7:00pm

We will discuss The Winter Soldier by Daniel Mason. 

Electronic items: eBook, Audiobook

Physical items are at the library. Call 914-939-6710 and press 5 to ask for a copy. Please specify regular, large print or CD audio. 

At the time of the meeting, please join us HERE.

Books on Diversity for Children, Teens and Adults

Enjoy these books for all age groups celebrating diversity.

You can place holds on the adult books here: FICTION NONFICTION

 

Libros para Niños

Nuestro Departamento de Niños tiene títulos para compartir con usted.

Haga reservas para estos artículos AQUÍ.

 

 

 

 

Coming Soon & Recent Releases

Our new book lists have moved HERE. They can be found in Recommendations under Adult Services in the menu on the left.

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