What’s Going On…

Mamaroneck Public Library events
Ebook downloads from the library Mamaroneck-Public-Library
On a rainy day, isn’t it nice to know that you can stay home and download a free e-book from the Mamaroneck Library? Go to our homepage, www.mamaronecklibrary.org and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please have your library card number on hand.

Clearance sale
Come check out the books and DVDs for sale on the lower level of the Mamaroneck Library.
All childrens books: $.50 each or 3 for $1.00
All paperback books: $.50 each
Hardcover books: $1.00 each or 3 for $2.00
Music CDs: $.25 each Videos: $.75 each
DVDs: $1.00 each.  Art Books: $5.00 each
Please pay at the check-out desk on first floor.
Clearance sale on the first day of every month: Everything 50 percent off. Oct. 1, Nov. 1 and Dec. 2, until further notice.

To volunteer at the book sale, please contact John Hofstetter at 914-698-4789.
Mamaroneck Public Library
136 Prospect Ave. Mamaroneck, 10543

Are you a business owner in Westchester County?
Are you self-employed?
Find out more about how the New York Health Benefit Exchange affects you. Enrollment begins Oct. 1, 2013, so please join us for this free program designed to help you navigate these changes. Presentation sponsored by Business Council of Westchester County. Call the Mamaroneck Library for details 914-698-1250. mamaronecklibrary.org.

Larchmont Public Library events
Leaping Literature with Naomi Hill
Ages 4-6.
Mondays, Sept. 16, 23 and 30 at 3:30 p.m.
The very popular former principal of Central School is back for more fun at the library. Join her for an interactive and movement based storytime. Registration not required.

Making Music Together with Jean Young
Ages 1 ½ to 4 at 10 a.m.
Ages birth to 1 ½ at 10:45 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 16
Join us for this family music program based on 20 years of research into how children learn to be musical. Registation required.

My Weird… Book Club.
Ages 7-8.
Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 4 a.m.
Are you a fan of the popular series, “My Weird School,” by Dan Gutman? This year, you are in luck. We will focus each month on a different ‘My Weird School” book and explore the weirdness of Ella Mentry School with a discussion and cool activities. September’s book is “Miss Daisy is Crazy” and you can pick it up on the book club book shelf in the adult reference section beginning Wednesday, Aug. 28. Registration required.

Library Lab: Construction Challenge
Ages 8 and up.
Friday, Sept. 20 at 3:30 p.m.
Join us for a fun exploration of STEM‑science, technology, engineering, math. We’ll complete hands-on activities such as Dig and Dump and The Human Crane in order to understand some of the challenges associated with construction. Registration required.

Montessori, Mommy and Me
Ages 1 ½ to 3
Monday, Sept. 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Come experience an introduction to a Montessori environment with you child guided by a local Montessori teacher and mom, Meghan Rinehart. Learn as a community hands-on ways to develop an environment in which practical skills are used to foster a child’s concentration, independence and self-esteem. Registration required.

Big Truck Day
All Ages.
Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Children of all ages are invited to climb on and clamber over the biggest and coolest trucks provided by the Town of Mamaroneck and Village of Larchmont. Come to the parking lot behind the library to participate in the fun. Rain will cancel the program, but it will be held drizzle or shine. Registration not required.

At Home on the Sound: How Technology Has Transformed Our LibrariesAt-Home-on-the-Sound
At Home on the Sound has invited Susan Riley and Laura Eckley, Directors of the Mamaroneck and Larchmont Public Libraries respectively, to talk about the enormous impact of technology on library services in the last 20 years. Their program on September 18, “The Library’s Evolving Role in the Community,” underlines the ever-growing needs of their patrons. They will introduce the new programs, services and resources offered at both libraries and suggest where libraries are headed.
Riley has a masters in library science from CUNY and a post-masters certificate in public library administration. Eckley earned her master’s in library and information science at Long Island University. Both women have many years of service in various libraries in Westchester.

At Home on the Sound is a service organization for residents aged 60 and older in the Larchmont-Mamaroneck area who choose to remain in their own homes. Refreshments at 3:30 p.m., program at 4 p.m. Sts. John and Paul Church, rectory meeting room. This program is free and open to the public. www.AtHomeontheSound.org

Larchmont Rotary Club meeting
September 20. Features a presentation by Elisabeth Radow, the environmentalist and President of the Larchmont Mamaroneck League of Women Voters.

Five-hour pre-licensing class
Formula One Driving School located at 584 Mamaroneck Ave. Mamaroneck has the five-hour prelicensing class scheduled for: Sept. 15 at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. This class is required by New York State for new drivers before they can take their road test. Please call 914-381-4500 or visit our web site at formulaonedrivingschool.com to register for this class or for other services and for upcoming insurance reduction/point reduction class dates.

The Junior League of Westchester on the Sound announces new member informationJunior-League-of-Westcheste
Looking for a way to give back to your community? A way to meet like-minded women in our Sound Shore community? Come learn more about joining the Junior League of Westchester on the Sound at one of our information session.

Sept. 17, 7 p.m.
Molly Spillanes, 211 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck,  914-899-3130
Questions? Or need more information? Please email: jlwosadmissions@gmail.com.

The Junior League of Westchester on the Sound is a dynamic organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the Sound Shore communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Founded in 1950, JLWOS is celebrating 63 years of service to the Sound Shore community. JLWOS is comprised of women from Harrison, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Port Chester, Rye and Rye Brook. If you are interested in joining or learning more information please visit  www.jlwos.org.

Westchester nature center events
Friday, Sept. 22
Croton Point Nature Center, Croton Point Ave, Croton-on-Hudson, 914-862-5297
River Lovers Autumn Pot Luck Supper
6:30 p.m. All are welcome to join this organization that acts as an advocacy group for the Hudson River. Go to riverlovers.org.
Saturday, Sept. 21

Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street, Yonkers,

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