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Celebrate Earth Day!

All Day 4/15 - 4/22
Children's Craft Table 2 at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Children, Pre-School, Elementary, Family
Event Details:

April 15-22. Ages 3 and up. Children can drop in all week to use recycled materials to create a colorful collage of something found on the Earth.

Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Children's Craft Table 2
Age Group: Children, Pre-School, Elementary, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
April 15-22. Ages 3 and up. Children can drop in all week to use recycled materials to create a colorful collage of something found on the Earth. ...

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No Registration

Registration is not required for this program.

We get messy

We will get a bit messy so please wear old clothes or bring a smock.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-School" group.

Open Playtime

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
Storytime Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Playtime
Age Group:
Children, Babies, Toddlers, Pre-School
Open Playtime:

It’s playtime in the Storytime Room, no matter what the weather brings! A great chance to meet other local families while you enjoy books, games, toys and puzzles with your little

Event Details:

Ages 5 and under.  

Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies, Toddlers, Pre-School
Program Type: Playtime
Event Details:

It’s playtime in the Storytime Room, no matter what the weather brings! A great chance to meet other local families while you enjoy books, games, toys and puzzles with your little one(s).

Ages 5 and under.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

No Registration

Registration is not required for this program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Monday Movie Matinee: The Holdovers

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Monday Movie Matinee:

Drop in on scheduled Mondays to watch a movie on our big screen.

Event Details:

The Holdovers 2023  |  R  |  2h 13m A cranky history teacher at a remote prep school is forced to remain on campus over the holidays with a troubled student w

Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Drop in on scheduled Mondays to watch a movie on our big screen.

The Holdovers 2023  |  R  |  2h 13m A cranky history teacher at a remote prep school is forced to remain on campus over the holidays with a troubled student who has no place to go and a grieving cook. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

RESCHEDULED Multi-Library Book Discussion of Master Slave Husband Wife by Ilyon Woo

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Book Club, Virtual
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

The Nyack and Valley Cottage Libraries are joining forces to discuss Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom by Ilyon Woo.  The remarkable true s

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Virtual
Event Details:
The Nyack and Valley Cottage Libraries are joining forces to discuss Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom by Ilyon Woo.  The remarkable true story of Ellen and William Craft, who escaped slavery through daring, d...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom link

This event is held online via Zoom, register to receive login information.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Tales

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
Storytime Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Toddlers
Toddler Storytime:

Ages 18-35 months with adult. Weekly storytime with books and beyond!  

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required

Ages 18-35 months with adult.

Weekly storytime with books and beyond!  

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Other children

Please make alternate arrangements for other children.

Register separately for each week

Register separately for every single week.

Spring Registration Dates

Registration for Nyack School District patrons begins on March 20. Out of district patrons can register beginning on April 1.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Yarn Therapy

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Glass Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Yarn Therapy:

If you like to knit or crochet, join our "therapy" sessions. Bring your yarn and tools. Come on in to knit, crochet, and socialize. Bring friends or meet new people. Yarn donations

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Glass Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required

If you like to knit or crochet, join our "therapy" sessions. Bring your yarn and tools. Come on in to knit, crochet, and socialize. Bring friends or meet new people. Yarn donations are greatly appreciated.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Book and Pub Club

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Adults
The Book and Pub Club:

The Book and Pub Club is a librarian-led book club that meets in local bars and restaurants to discuss books over food and drinks. For participants 21+.

Event Details:

Join us at Prohibition River, 82 Main St. in Nyack at 7pm to discuss The Future by Naomi Alderman.  When Martha Einkorn fled her father’s isolated compo

Open
Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:

The Book and Pub Club is a librarian-led book club that meets in local bars and restaurants to discuss books over food and drinks. For participants 21+.

Join us at Prohibition River, 82 Main St. in Nyack at 7pm to discuss The Future by Naomi Alderman.  When Martha Einkorn fled her father’s isolated compound in Oregon, she never expected to find herself working for a powerf...

Disclaimer(s)

21+

Must be 21 or older to attend.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

More Than Mah Jongg

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Fun & Games
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
More Than Mah Jongg:

Gather for Mah Jongg with your own equipment or explore our expansive board game collection. No registration is required. No instruction is provided. Open to beginners and advance

Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Fun & Games

Gather for Mah Jongg with your own equipment or explore our expansive board game collection.
No registration is required. No instruction is provided. Open to beginners and advanced. All are welcome to attend.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Pre-School" group.

PreK Spring Storytime on Wednesdays

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Storytime Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Pre-School
Event Details:

Wednesdays at 4:30pm. April 10 – May 15.   (Please choose Wednesdays OR Thursdays and register for only one weekly storytime.) Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – 5.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Pre-School
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Wednesdays at 4:30pm. April 10 – May 15.   (Please choose Wednesdays OR Thursdays and register for only one weekly storytime.) Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – 5. Great books, games, songs and crafts! Parents & siblings welcom...

Disclaimer(s)

Register separately for each week

Register separately for every single week.

Spring Registration Dates

Registration for Nyack School District patrons begins on March 20. Out of district patrons can register beginning on April 1.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Talk Series: A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art with Xochitl Gonzalez

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Virtual at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Author Talk, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

We cannot wait for you to join us as we chat with award-winning and bestselling author Xochitl Gonzalez about her newest novel Anita de Monte Laughs Last.  Anita de Mo

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talk, Virtual
Event Details:
We cannot wait for you to join us as we chat with award-winning and bestselling author Xochitl Gonzalez about her newest novel Anita de Monte Laughs Last.  Anita de Monte Laughs Last is a propulsive, witty examination of power, love...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Pre-School" group.

PreK Spring Storytime on Thursdays

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
Storytime Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Pre-School
Event Details:

Thursdays at 10:30am. April 11 – May 16. (Please choose Wednesdays OR Thursdays and register for only one weekly storytime.) Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – 5. Great boo

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Pre-School
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Thursdays at 10:30am. April 11 – May 16. (Please choose Wednesdays OR Thursdays and register for only one weekly storytime.) Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – 5. Great books, games, songs and crafts! Parents & siblings welcome!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Register separately for each week

Register separately for every single week.

Spring Registration Dates

Registration for Nyack School District patrons begins on March 20. Out of district patrons can register beginning on April 1.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Picture Book Worms

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Activity Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Book Club
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

Book Club for Grades K-3. Books will be available at the Children’s Room Desk one month prior to the program. Saturday at the Food Pantry by Diane O'Neill and illustrated by

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:
Book Club for Grades K-3. Books will be available at the Children’s Room Desk one month prior to the program. Saturday at the Food Pantry by Diane O'Neill and illustrated by Brizida Magro. In honor of National Volunteer Month, let's read abo...

Disclaimer(s)

Other children

Please make alternate arrangements for other children.

Spring Registration Dates

Registration for Nyack School District patrons begins on March 20. Out of district patrons can register beginning on April 1.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Spring Baby Time

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Babies, Toddlers
Event Details:

Fridays at 10:30am.  April 12 – May 17. Ages 2 months - 17 months with adult. Weekly movement, rhymes & music.

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Fridays at 10:30am.  April 12 – May 17. Ages 2 months - 17 months with adult. Weekly movement, rhymes & music. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Other children

Please make alternate arrangements for other children.

Register separately for each week

Register separately for every single week.

Spring Registration Dates

Registration for Nyack School District patrons begins on March 20. Out of district patrons can register beginning on April 1.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Pre-School" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Take & Make Craft

All Day
Take & Make Table - Children's Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Children, Pre-School, Elementary, Family
Take and Make Crafts:

Every Monday the Children's Room will have a new craft ready for pickup for children to do at home on their own anytime! No registration. Crafts available during library hour

Event Details:

Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Take & Make Table - Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Pre-School, Elementary, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Every Monday the Children's Room will have a new craft ready for pickup for children to do at home on their own anytime!

No registration.

Crafts available during library hours, while supplies last.

...

Disclaimer(s)

No Registration

Registration is not required for this program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-School" group.

Open Playtime

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
Storytime Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Playtime
Age Group:
Children, Babies, Toddlers, Pre-School
Open Playtime:

It’s playtime in the Storytime Room, no matter what the weather brings! A great chance to meet other local families while you enjoy books, games, toys and puzzles with your little

Event Details:

Ages 5 and under.  

Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies, Toddlers, Pre-School
Program Type: Playtime
Event Details:

It’s playtime in the Storytime Room, no matter what the weather brings! A great chance to meet other local families while you enjoy books, games, toys and puzzles with your little one(s).

Ages 5 and under.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

No Registration

Registration is not required for this program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Monday Movie Matinee: Emma

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Monday Movie Matinee:

Drop in on scheduled Mondays to watch a movie on our big screen.

Event Details:

Emma 2020  |  PG  |  2h 4m In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Drop in on scheduled Mondays to watch a movie on our big screen.

Emma 2020  |  PG  |  2h 4m In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Yarn Therapy

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Glass Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Yarn Therapy:

If you like to knit or crochet, join our "therapy" sessions. Bring your yarn and tools. Come on in to knit, crochet, and socialize. Bring friends or meet new people. Yarn donations

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Glass Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required

If you like to knit or crochet, join our "therapy" sessions. Bring your yarn and tools. Come on in to knit, crochet, and socialize. Bring friends or meet new people. Yarn donations are greatly appreciated.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Middle School Graphic Novel Club

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Glass Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

All middle schoolers are invited to participate in our graphic novel club. Bring your favorite graphic novel each month to discuss with the group!

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Glass Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:
All middle schoolers are invited to participate in our graphic novel club. Bring your favorite graphic novel each month to discuss with the group! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Register separately for each series

Register separately for each series.

Snacks

Snacks will be provided.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

More Than Mah Jongg

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Fun & Games
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
More Than Mah Jongg:

Gather for Mah Jongg with your own equipment or explore our expansive board game collection. No registration is required. No instruction is provided. Open to beginners and advance

Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Fun & Games

Gather for Mah Jongg with your own equipment or explore our expansive board game collection.
No registration is required. No instruction is provided. Open to beginners and advanced. All are welcome to attend.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Pre-School" group.

PreK Spring Storytime on Wednesdays

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Storytime Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Pre-School
Event Details:

Wednesdays at 4:30pm. April 10 – May 15.   (Please choose Wednesdays OR Thursdays and register for only one weekly storytime.) Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – 5.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Pre-School
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Wednesdays at 4:30pm. April 10 – May 15.   (Please choose Wednesdays OR Thursdays and register for only one weekly storytime.) Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – 5. Great books, games, songs and crafts! Parents & siblings welcom...

Disclaimer(s)

Register separately for each week

Register separately for every single week.

Spring Registration Dates

Registration for Nyack School District patrons begins on March 20. Out of district patrons can register beginning on April 1.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Pre-School" group.

PreK Spring Storytime on Thursdays

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
Storytime Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Pre-School
Event Details:

Thursdays at 10:30am. April 11 – May 16. (Please choose Wednesdays OR Thursdays and register for only one weekly storytime.) Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – 5. Great boo

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Pre-School
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Thursdays at 10:30am. April 11 – May 16. (Please choose Wednesdays OR Thursdays and register for only one weekly storytime.) Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – 5. Great books, games, songs and crafts! Parents & siblings welcome!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Register separately for each week

Register separately for every single week.

Spring Registration Dates

Registration for Nyack School District patrons begins on March 20. Out of district patrons can register beginning on April 1.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Graphic Novel Book Club with Mystery Games

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Activity Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Book Club, Fun & Games
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

Book Club for Grades 3-6. Books will be available at the Children’s Room Desk one month prior to the program. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein. W

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Activity Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Book Club, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Book Club for Grades 3-6. Books will be available at the Children’s Room Desk one month prior to the program. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein. We will discuss this very popular graphic novel, then we will play...

Disclaimer(s)

Other children

Please make alternate arrangements for other children.

Snacks

Snacks will be provided.

Spring Registration Dates

Registration for Nyack School District patrons begins on March 20. Out of district patrons can register beginning on April 1.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult(ish) Board Game Night

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Room at Valley Cottage Library
Program Type:
Fun & Games
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Come play a game from our Board Game Collection or bring a favorite game of your own. Bring friends and make more!

Open
Required
Library Branch: Valley Cottage Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come play a game from our Board Game Collection or bring a favorite game of your own. Bring friends and make more! ...