For Children

Storytimes | Special Events

For Young Adults

Programs 

For Adults

Library Sponsored | Book Groups | Community Sponsored

In the Gallery

Landscape and Figurative Paintings

ESOL

English for Speakers of Other Languages


Children's Storytimes

Morning Storytimes (January 2 through March 29)

10:00-10:20 AM Baby Time (newborns through 12 months)
Monday and Wednesday at the Main Library; Tuesday at the Branch Library

10:30-11:00 AM Toddler Storytime (1 through 2 1/2 years)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Main Library; Tuesday and Thursday at the Branch Library

11:00-11:30 AM Preschool Storytime (2 1/2 through 5 years)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Main Library; Tuesday and Thursday at the Branch Library

 

Storytime Playgroup

Thursdays, January 17 through February 28, from 2:00 - 2:45 PM

Stories, songs, special activities and playtime for children ages 1-4. The winter session of storytime playgroup will run through February 28.
 

Family Storytime  *New*

Thursdays, Mar. 7 through Apr. 11, from 4:00 - 4:30 PM

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for children ages 1-4, their siblings, and caregivers!
 
 

Pajama Storytime

Tuesdays, February 5 through April 9, from 6:30 - 7:00 PM

Join Miss Debbie for an evening storytime that includes stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas and stuffed animals are welcome! For children ages 2-5 and their families.

 

For more detailed information on our storytimes, please click here

 

 


Special Events for Children

 

 

Chess Workshop for Children

Wednesdays, from 4:15 - 5:15 PM:  Mar. 6, Mar. 20

Come learn the game of Chess with the help of guided instruction and supervised play. Included will be the study of strategy and tactics to make you an even better player. For children in grades 1 - 4. Registration is requested: to register, please click here.

 

Musical Munchkins

Saturday, Mar. 2, 11:00 - 11:45 AM

A parent and child interactive music program with instruments, props, puppets, stories, and singing! For children ages 2-5. Registration is requested and will begin on February 11. This program is brought to you by the generosity of the Friends of the Mount Pleasant Public Library.

 


Young Adults

Chess Workshop for Young Adults

Wednesdays from 4:15 - 5:15 PM: Mar. 13, Mar. 27

Come learn the game of Chess with the help of guided instruction and supervised play. Included will be the study of strategy and tactics to make you an even better player. For children in grades 5 and up.


Registration is requested: to register, please click here.

 

Stampin' Up: Exploding Photo Box

Monday, Mar. 4, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Create an exploding photo box using our instant photos, available during the program. Use stencils and stamping to make a beautiful design! For Grades 5-12.
Registration requested but Walk-ins are welcome! Register here.

 

 

Robotics Racing

Thursday, Mar. 22, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

 

Build your own Sail Car and race against your friends! Come explore robotics, gravity and mechanics with hands-on experiments using WLS physics kits! Snacks included! For Grades 5-12.
Registration requested but Walk-ins are welcome! Register here.

 

 

Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee

Thursday, Mar. 28, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Learn more about Stan Lee, Comics most loved creator of Spider-Man, X-Men, the Hulk, Black Panther, Iron Man, Thor, Ant -Man, and Daredevil to name a few. Trace Lee’s own incredible creative journey across a nearly 70-year career that ended in November, 2018. (All ages)

 

Volunteer Opportunities

For teens (14+) looking for volunteer opportunities, we are looking for Homework Help and Volunteens! Click here for more information.

 


For Adults

  

Nature Photography Workshop II

Thursday, March 7 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Develop your skills with Karen Ann Sullivan, Wildlife & Nature Photographer. A local resident, Karen has embraced the photographic opportunities that she has encountered around the world.

 

Create a LinkedIn Profile

Thursday, Mar. 14, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Do you have a LinkedIn account? Learn how to promote your personal brand, market your strengths and values to an employer, and distinguish your profile from your resume.

 

Demystifying Medicare and Healthcare

Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:15 AM - 1:15 PM

An engaging, interactive program that outlines the parts of Medicare and lays out the costs associated with the medical and drug insurance provided by the government and private companies. Learn what is offered and ways to save. Register here.

 

Musical History of the 50’s

Sunday, Mar. 24, 2:00 - 3:15 PM

Join Joey G for a live musical journey back to the 50s! Listen to the music and learn about the entertainers (including Dean Martin, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis, Elvis, and The Duprees) from the era music historians call the decade of music that changed the world.

 

Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee

Thursday, Mar. 28, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Learn more about Stan Lee, Comics most loved creator of Spider-Man, X-Men, the Hulk, Black Panther, Iron Man, Thor, Ant -Man, and Daredevil to name a few. Trace Lee’s own incredible creative journey across a nearly 70-year career that ended in November, 2018. (All ages)

 

 


Book Clubs

 

21+ Book Club

Sunday, February 3, from 2:30 - 3:45 PM

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

For more information please call Kathy at 769-9018.

 

Women Reading Women

Sunday, February 12,  7:30-8:30 PM

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

For more information please call Kathy at 769-9018.

Saw Mill River Audubon Nature Book Club

Tuesday, Mar. 5,  7:00-8:30 PM

Essays by John Muir

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions. 

 


 

Community Sponsored Events

 

 

The Group

Friday, March 1, from 10:30AM - 12:00 PM

Friday, March 15, from 10:30AM - 12:00 PM

Friday, March 29, from 10:30AM - 12:00 PM

Topics of current interest presented by residents, professionals, local business people, and special guests.

For more information please contact Peter Eschweiler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Westchester Knitting Guild

Monday, March 25, from 6:00 - 8:45 PM

Contact: Myra Cohen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), 917-697-4321

 

PLY (People Love Yarn)

Wednesdays from 1:00 - 3:30 PM

Share your knowledge, or learn from the group! All skill levels welcome.

For more information please contact Louann Rooney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Monday Night Stitchers

Monday, March 11, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Come and stitch with us! Any needlework is welcome. Share a technique, get instruction and advice, or just hang out and work on your project.

Sponsored by Monday Night Stitchers and Pleasantville Loves Yarn. For more information please contact Louann Rooney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Mahjongg Night

Monday, March 4, 11 and 18  from 6:45 - 8:45 PM

Please Note: There will be no instruction and you must bring your own current Mahjongg card.  You may come with your own group of 4 or be matched up with other single players.  Please bring a Mahjongg set.

Please register by the Friday before at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Leave the date you are registering for, your name, email address and phone number. Please include any questions you may have in your email. Please be aware that space is limited.

 

Moses Pierce and the Underground Railroad

Tuesday, March 26 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Two Pleasantville residents - Moses and Esther Pierce - played a big part in the Underground Railroad. Join us to learn more about their work from retired Pace University professor Dorothee Von Huene Greenberg.

 


 IN THE GALLERY

 

 

Pleasantville Children’s Center

Reception: Saturday, Mar. 9 10:30am—12:00pm

Exhibit will run through Feb. 26—Mar. 12

 

Tom Vincent Exhibit

Exhibit will run Mar. 14 through Apr. 9

 


ESOL

Free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes are given in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES. Registration is required and space is limited. .

Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday through March 29.