Beginning August 2nd, appointments will no longer be necessary for library use. Masks will still be required. Please see details here

Grab & Go Apple Craft

Sign Up by Friday, September 10th 

Pick-Up September 13th – September 24th

Children will be given all the pieces needed to make an apple craft. 

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

Grab & Go Halloween Craft

Sign Up by Friday, October 15th 

Pick-Up October 18th – October 30th

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

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

Virtual Fall Storytimes with Ms. Tee


September 28th

October 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

November 2nd

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

Live Zoom You Picasso Art Program

Discovering People: Learning How To Draw People 


October 4th, 18th, & 25th 

November 1st, 8th, & 15th


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


Virtual Singalongs with Chloe


October 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

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


Fall StoryWalk

Friday, October 1st - Monday, November 1st

Parents, children and caregivers are welcome to take a StoryWalk around the outside of the library and enjoy reading The Ghosts Went Floating by Kim Norman. If you have any questions, please call (914)939-6710 and press 3 or email PCRBCHILDRENS@WLSMAIL.ORG

Fall Book Bundles

No time to find books to read? No problem!  We've created bundles of books on different themes so you can take a bunch together! 

Ages 3-6

Ages 7 & Up

Local Author Elise Lemire

with the Sustainable Port Chester Alliance

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Register at

On International Peace Day, Sustainable Port Chester Alliance hosts Port Chester author Elise Lemire for a talk on her new book. Battle Green Vietnam: The 1971 March on Concord, Lexington, and Boston recounts the heroic efforts of the organization Vietnam Veterans Against the War.

Copies of the book are available at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, though advance reading is not required.


Meet Local Author Alexa Recio de Fitch!

Tuesday, September 28th at 7:30pm via Zoom

Westchester County crime fiction author Alexa Recio de Fitch will discuss her debut novel Triggers. Best-selling crime author Philip Weatherly has a secret—he’s a killer with a sealed juvenile record. Striking similarities between a homicide and his novel get him arrested. Is Weatherly the murderer?

To register for this event and receive the Zoom link, please email PCRBREF@WLSMAIL.ORG


English Classes

Learn English Virtually with your local library and Westchester Community College

See the Fall 2021 schedule here!

The PCRB Film Club

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021


Tortilla Soup (2001)

A comedy to arouse your appettite. 

Please watch the film on your own before the session. A limited number of copies will be available at the library starting September 6th.

If you are interested in participating, please watch the film on your own before the session. Copies can be ordered from the library catalog. The film is also available for streaming on Kanopy.

Email PCRBREF@WLSMAIL.ORG for the discussion link.

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


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

Banned Books Week

September 26th-October 2nd

View and place holds on these items HERE

Back to School!

Enjoying these books about returning to class!

View and place holds on these items HERE

Fall Books 

Enjoy these fall books for children.

View and place holds on these items HERE



Autumn Teen Reads

Leaf thorugh a good book this fall!

Place holds on these items HERE

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 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



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

September 27th, 2021 at 7:00pm

We will discuss The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth. 

Electronic items: OverDrive eBook  OverDrive Audio  Hoopla Audio

Physical items will be at the library in late August. 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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