Designed to keep your children occupied and entertained during their break from school while saving you money because ALL events are FREE!
Spoon and Other Stories About Friendship For children ages 2 - 5
Monday, April 9 11:00 am
Four beautifully adapted stories that encourage a love of reading for the pre- or early reader.
From best selling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal comesSpoon. Spoon has always been a happy utensil, but he soon finds he needs the support of his friends Fork, Knife, and Chopsticks.
A Boy, a Dog and a Frog, based on the book by Mercer Mayer;
Otto Runs for President, written and illustrated byRosemary Wells, narrated by Diana Canova;
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! written and illustrated by Bob Barner, narrated by Chrystal Taliefero.
For children ages 5 & up
Monday, April 9 2:00 pm
In this 1971 adaptation of the popular children's book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, Willy Wonka tells the story of a poverty-stricken boy on a fantastic voyage through the magical candy factories of the Willy Wonka Candy Company. MORE>
Learn about nature and have fun doing it!
Tuesday, April 10 2:00 pm
A naturalist from Sheldrake Environmental Center will reveal secrets of nature you can find in your own backyard – and at the wonderful resource right here in New Rochelle!
The hands-on exploration is appropriate for children
in grades 1- 5. MORE>
A hilarious musical which introduces kids to the textures of the string quartet and the compositional process.
Wednesday April 11 , 11:00 am
Wolfang Amadeus Schmutzinberry, the world’s most mediocre composer, has stumbled upon a very powerful musical composition. The combination of notes has the power to heal sick people, make sad people laugh hysterically, and make old people young again.
The only problem is that he has lost the manuscript pages, and what he remembers of it, does not have any effect on people... other than making them cover their ears.
Have a great time making your own book!
Thursday April 12 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We’ll have all the supplies and ideas ready for you to design and make unusual and fabulous books. You can write and illustrate a book about yourself, try your hand at a “pop-up” book and fashion a bejeweled book cover. MORE>
Our friend Will Returns!
Friday April 13 1:00 pm
On Friday, April 13, at 1:00 pm the popular children’s entertainer, Will Shaw, returns to the stage of the Ossie Davis Theater to entertain and delight children ages 4 & up.
Will performs juggling, tricks and circus antics that will have everyone laughing out loud! MORE>
A great way to end a fantastic week of events @ the Library!
Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 pm
The popular magician-comedian was “snowed-out” of his January performance at NRPL – so we’re bringing him back for a grand finale to April Vacation Week – and National Library Week! MORE>