Friday, October 23 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Friday, October 23rd at 10:00 am. Watch Inherit the Wind anytime before September 25th at 10am on our free HOOPLA streaming service or place a hold on a DVD. Spencer Tracy and Frederic March go head-to-head as opposing attorneys in this blistering courtroom drama about the famed "Scopes Monkey Trial" where a Tennessee teacher must defend himself for teaching Darwinism.Don't have a Hoopla account yet? Click here to get started with your library card to watch the film.To join Reference Librarian Paul Doherty for this live online discussion through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE.
Saturday, October 24 from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Saturdays at 12:15pm. September 12th & 26th. October 10th & 24th. November 7th & 21st. Instructor, Damien Germino, guides participants to understanding the poses and breathing techniques that will bring peace and beauty to relieve stress while you stretch. When practiced regularly, yoga can have profoundly positive physical effects.To join Damien for this live online Yoga class through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE
Monday, October 26 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Week of October 26th. Make a creepy-crawly spooky-spider web. One kit per child limit. Materials needed at home: glue (*white paint optional*)Sign-up for a pick-up time on Monday or Tuesday of that week HERE* PLEASE NOTE: The sign-up form for this craft closes Friday, October 23rd at 12:00 pm
Tuesday, October 27 from 10:15 am to 10:45 am
Join children's entertainers from Chloe's Kids for this music-based story time for pre-schoolers. Dress in Halloween costume!Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcOivrTosHtJZEoVIrT2e9zMg-uj-hUX7After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Tuesday, October 27 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tuesday, October 27th at 2:00 pm. Join us at 2pm as librarian Frank Connelly reads the classic short story, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving for its 200th anniversary. In a secluded Dutch settlement in New York, two men vie for the hand of a wealthy farmer's daughter. Ichabod Crane, the superstitious schoolmaster is one of those men. One night, when riding home from the farmer's house, Ichabod is chased by the Headless Horseman, who "rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly quest of his head".Irving's short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of the earliest examples of American literature still read today.You can put a hold on it or download it on Overdrive/Hoopla/FreadingTo be reminded for this event on Facebook Live, click HERE
Tuesday, October 27 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The MRATT: The History of African Americans in the Film Industry will consist of Young Adults in the City of Mount Vernon who will learn the History of Blacks in film and learn how to read, write, and develop a film script into a (10-15)-minute short film. The students will learn about noted African Americans such as Oscar Micheaux, James Weldon Johnson, Robert Cole, James Van Der Zee, and many other noted photographers, actors, and musicians from an experienced personality in Multi-Media.This program will take place virtually via a Zoom Meeting and in the physical building of Mount Vernon Public Library for 12 weeks (SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER 2020) beginning September 1st 2020.Ages 14-19 and will work in different session learning groups to LEARN how to create a film treatment outline, film script, and create a film 4K Cameras. Participants will also learn Digital Marketing skills to assist in promoting their final projects. The library will have a Mini-Film Festival for the Mount Vernon community.September 1, 2020 - November 28, 2020Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:00 pmand Saturdays 12:00pm - 2:00pmRegister Online Here
Wednesday, October 28 at 12:00 pm
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Wednesday, October 28 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
For teens and parents. Michael Turner, a representative from NYS Higher Education Services Corp (HESC), will give a 45 minute overview of the Excelsior Scholarship Program; a NYS tuition-free program at SUNY and CUNY schools; which will include eligibility requirements and application process. Q&A to follow the presentation. Join the meeting via Zoom (Meeting ID: 937 8434 5509) or call 914-275-1624. This program is made possible by Yonkers Public Library and is presented in collaboration with New Rochelle Public Library, White Plains Public Library, Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, and Greenburgh Public Library. For more information, contact Eileen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (914) 337-1500 ext. 315.
Thursday, October 29 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Thursday, October 15th and October 29th at 10:00 am. Turning Points in Modern History takes you on a far-reaching journey around the globe to shed light on how two dozen of the top discoveries, inventions, political upheavals, and ideas since 1400 have shaped the modern world. Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius Ph.D. will be our guide. View each episode on your own prior to our online discussion of the topics. These episodes are available for viewing using the library’s streaming service Kanopy.October 15th 1433—The Great Voyages of Admiral Zheng He (Episode 1) 1453—The Fall of Constantinople (Episode 2) 1455—Gutenberg’s Print Revolution (Episode 3)October 29th 1492—The Columbian Exchange (Episode 4) 1600—The British East India Company (Episode 5) 1648—The Treaty of Westphalia (Episode 6)If you have not previously created an account with Kanopy, first set up your account through the library’s website so you have a free subscription.To join Reference Librarian June Hesler for these live online discussions through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. If you have previously signed up for a Great Courses program you do not need to request an invite. You are already invited.
Friday, October 30 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Friday, October 30th at 2:00 pm. Join Angela La Scala, Reiki Master Teacher and learn about the Let Animals Lead® method of Animal Reiki which teaches animal-guided healing through meditation. This unique perspective on healing helps humans support their pets. These techniques teach how to support your animals through stress, anxiety, illness, and difficult times with peaceful acceptance, through letting go of judgment, worries, the need to fix and the need to control outcome. Animal Reiki helps both the human and their animal to heal together.To join Angela for this live event on Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE
Saturday, October 31 All Day
Sunday, November 1 All Day
Tuesday, November 3 All Day
Wednesday, November 4 at 12:00 pm
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Thursday, November 5 All Day
Wednesday, November 11 All Day
Wednesday, November 18 at 12:00 pm
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Thursday, November 19 at 6:30 pm