In Our Libraries – December

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Adult Events at the Irvington Public Library

The following events will be held at the Irvington Public Library, 12 South Astor St. Info:  call 591-7840, e-mail or visit

Saturday 1

Photography Exhibit: Larry Corio will exhibit his photographs of the wondrous barrier isles of southwest Florida in the Martucci Gallery through Dec. 30. His exhibit is called Images of Sanibel and Captiva. There will be an opening reception on Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. Gallery hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday 8

Christmas Traditions: Christmas Traditions and Carols: a program by Toni McKeen, will be held at 2 p.m. Ever wonder why we celebrate Christmas with eggnog, Christmas carols, poinsettias, and fir trees?  This program will explain why.

Thursday 20

Thursday Evening Book Club: The group will discuss You Should Have Known by Jean Haff Korelitz at 7 p.m.

Young Adults Programs at the Irvington Public Library

Thursday 6

Three Dimensional Snowflakes: Make your own snowflakes at 5 p.m. Any size is fabulous..

Thursday 13

Vintage Book Wreath: Using book pages, glue, and glitter create a vintage looking holiday wreath for the holidays at 5 p.m.

Thursday 27

Exploding Sticks: Yes, we will be exploding sticks in the library. If you want to find out what this is about, be there at 4:30 p.m.

Events at the Warner Library

The following events have been scheduled for the Warner Library, 121 N. Broadway in Tarrytown. For more information call 631-7734 or visit

Saturday 1

December In The Galleries:  In the third floor gallery the works of oil painter and Tarrytown resident Doris Mady will be displayed this month. In the main gallery Helen Sanchez-Zhu’s, Visions of Spain will be presented in December. A reception for her will be held on Dec. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. In the stairwell gallery the works of Ariadne Pilarinos will be presented.. Her subject matter is color theory and its effect on a series of interlocking circled patterns of acrylic paint on stretched canvas.

Wednesday 5

Wednesday Movies: Movies will be screened every Wednesday in December at 2 p.m. This month schedule is Puzzle on Dec. 5; Mission Impossible, Fallout on Dec. 12; Meet Me in St. Louis on Dec. 19 and The Children Act on Dec. 26.

Thursday 6

Business Book Group: The group will discuss The Magic of Tiny Business by Sharon 7 p.m.

Saturday 8

Holiday Scavenger Hunts: Sign up for our winter-themed library scavenger hunt that will be held at. 2 p.m. Take photos to win prizes. The event is intended for those 14 and older.  Call Reference at 631-7734 to register. A children’s scavenger hunt will be held at 2 p.m. in the Children’s Room. Each child who participates will receive a prize.

Thursday 13

Second Thursday Book Group; The group will discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles at 7 p.m.

Friday 14

Old Time Radio: In Search of the Blue Carbuncle, a Sherlock Holmes tale featuring a fat goose, a random mugging and a precious gem set during the Christmas season, will be presented at 2 p.m.

Saturday 15

Christmas Tales: Alan Sklar, an award winning voice actor, will present Gift of the Magi, by O’ Henry and A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas at 2 p.m. Carols by the Hudson Valley Singers and refreshments will follow.

Sunday 16

Friends Of The Library Concert: Washington Square Winds, a woodwind quartet, will be making a return engagement to the Warner Library at 2:30 p.m. They will be, playing an arrangement of The Nutcracker Suite along with other favorites.

Tuesday 18

Mystery Book Group:/The Lunch Can Be Murder-Mystery Book Group will meet at 11 a.m. to discuss De Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey.

Events at the Dobbs Ferry Library

The Dobbs Ferry Public Library is located at 55 Main. St.  For more information, call 693-6614 or visit

Saturday 1

Book And Craft Sale: The Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Public Library Holiday Book and Craft Sale will be held on Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Dec. 2 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Wednesday 5

Movie Matinee: Frida, starring Salma Hayek, will be screened at 1 p.m. The film is rated R.

Saturday 8

Make A Holiday Ornament: The program, intended for all ages, will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Please contact the library at 693-6614 for more information or to register for the program.

Wednesday 12

Sierra Club Lecture: A lecture on the Hudson River Estuary will be held at 7 p.m. Please contact the library at 693-6614 for more information or to register for the free program

Friday 28

Children’s Movie: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation will be screened at 2 p.m.

 Events at the Ossining Public Library

The Ossining Public Library is located at 53 Croton Ave., Info: or 941-2416.

Thursday 6

Holiday Ornaments: At 4 p.m., create decorative ornaments to hang in your home. The program is intended for teens.

Saturday 8

Anniversary Closing Reception: The library’s celebration of its 125th anniversary will conclude at 2p.m. with a performance by The New Westchester Symphony Orchestra.  Light refreshments will be served

Monday 31

New Year’s Eve Party: A party for all ages will be held from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Celebrate and welcome 2019 with music, crafts, and a ginger ale toast.


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