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SCHOOL'S OUT FOR SUMMER PARTY (all ages with caregivers)
Friday, June 23 at 4:00 - 5:30 pm -- Games! Crafts! Live DJ! Snacks! Children ages 3 and over will have their first chance to sign up for the summer reading incentive program! No registration required. It is not yet determined if this event will be held inside the library, or outside in Law Park and Pavilion.

(Don't worry if you can't make it, Sign-up for the summer reading incentive program is ongoing at the Library and online during the summer)

This even cannot be as success without some teen and adult volunteers helping out. If you can volunteer at this year's School's Out Party please contact Amy Kaplan at 941-7072 or

SCIENCETELLERS SHOW!! (K - 5th graders and caregivers)
Monday, June 26 at 4:30 - 5:15 pm -- A theatrical learning experience that combines science and storytelling in an engaging interactive show! No registration is required. Funding for this program was made possible by Friends of the Briarclif Manor Public Library. This show will take place in the community center (attached to the library).

SPECIAL STORYTIME EVENTS (2 1/2 - 6 yr olds with caregivers)
CONSTRUCTION SITE STORYTIME PARTY -- June 29 at 4:00 - 4:45 pm
HALLOWEEN IN JULY -- July 19 at 3:30 - 4:00 pm

details about all storytime events

BUILD IT...BRIDGES AND TOWERS (1st - 3rd graders)
Thursday, July 6 at 4:00 - 4:45 pm -- Enjoy an afternoon of friendly competition. We will have a series of construction challenges with small prizes while munching on some snacks. To register, contact Amy Kaplan at 941-7072 or

FAMILY FORT NIGHT (PreK - 5th graders with caregivers)
Thursday, July 13 at 6 - 7:30 pm -- Bring some sheets and pillows and get ready to turn the children's room into a cozy fort sanctuary. Families will be provided with glow sticks, stories and board games to enjoy once their forts are constructed. The children's librarian will be hopping from fort to fort reading stories upon request. No registration necessary.

BUILD UP OUR COMMUNITY (4th grade and up)
Tuesday, July 18 at 5 pm
Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm
Participants will create things to donate to nursing homes, animal shelters adn preschools in our community. To register, contact Amy Kaplan at 941-7072 or

BUILD GLOBAL AWARENESS FAMILY NIGHT (for families with K - 6th graders)
Tuesday, August 1 at 6:30 - 7:30 pm -- We will have games and activity stations for families to learn about countries and cultures from around the world.

BUILD IT...A HEALTHIER PLANET (1st - 3rd graders)
Thursday, August 10 at 4:00 - 4:45 pm -- Calculate your carbon footprint, decorate your own reusable bag, perform a hands-on greenhouse gases experiment, make cool posters to hang up at the library with great "green" ideas and more. To register, contact Amy Kaplan at 941-7072 or