The library offers browsing in both the Adult and Children's Departments and computer use.


--See information about No Contact Pick-Up here.

--See information about Browse by Appointment for Adult and Children's Departments here.

--See information about 1-Hour Computer Use by Appointment here


2021 Online Summer Reading Program

Sign-ups begin Monday, June 21st

Please return here on June 21st after 9:00 am to register for Tails & Tales & More!

Summer StoryWalk

Monday, June 26th -Thursday, September 2nd

Parents, children and caregivers are welcome to take a StoryWalk around the outside of the library and enjoy reading The Whale in My Swimming Pool by Joyce Wan. If you have any questions, please call (914)939-6710 and press 3 or email pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org

Adopt a Stuffed Animal Reading Buddy!

Starting Monday, June 28th, while supplies last.

Children can sign up to adopt a stuffed animal reading buddy. Please note, supplies are limited. Call (914)939-6710 ext.108 or email pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org

 

Grab & Go Sailboat Craft

Sign Up by Friday, July 9th; Pick-Up July 12th-July 23rd

Children will be given all the pieces needed to make a sailboat craft.

To sign up, call (914)939-6710 ext.108 or email pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org

 

Grab & Go Pirate Mask Craft

Sign Up by Friday, August 6th; Pick-Up August 9th – August 20th

Children will be given all the pieces needed to make a pirate mask. Arrrr!

To sign up, call (914)939-6710 ext.108 or email pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org

Virtual Summer Stories with Ms. Tee

Tuesdays, June 29th; July 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th; August 3rd & 10th

Join Ms. Tee as she shares stories from her favorite summer place other than the library--her pool! 

Virtual Pirate School

Wednesday, June 30th

11:00am

Pirate School is a swashbuckling comedy variety show for the whole family! Arrr! Enjoy the adventure and wholesome humor, slapstick antics, cartoon-like sound effects, eye-popping puppetry, props and more!

The link to the program will be available here on the date of the event.

Summer Virtual Singalongs with Chloe

Wednesdays, July 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers can sing and dance along with Chloe!

 

Frogs, Bugs and Animals

Wednesday, July 7th

11:00am

Meet a giant frog, fuzzy chinchilla, prickly hedgehog, lazy lizard, crunchy bugs and more!

The link to the program will be available here on the date of the event.

Virtual Turtle Dance Music

Wednesday, July 14th

11:00am

This fun program for the whole family features music, bubbles, stories, songs and more!

The link to the program will be available here on the date of the event.

The PCRB Film Club

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

7:00pm-8:30pm

Stonewall (2015)

Passions and politics make a volatile mix in this dynamic drama that follows the groundbreaking events that led to the birth of the modern Gay Rights movement in 1969 at New York City's Stonewall Inn.

Please watch the film on your own before the session. A limited number of copies will be available at the library starting June 7th.

Email PCRBREF@WLSMAIL.ORG for the discussion link.

Watch on Kanopy

 

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

The Sirens of Suspense Present: Mystery Novel Readings 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

2021 Summer Books for Kids

Place Holds on These Items HERE

 

June is Pride Month:

LGTBQ+ 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

June 28th, 2021 at 7:00pm

We will discuss A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum. 

Electronic items: OverDrive eBook, OverDrive Audio Hoopla eBook Hoopla Audio

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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