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GONE FISHING!

Fishing Workshop Saturday June 25th at 11:00 am (In the Children’s Room). fishing-kidsVolunteers from the Sportsmen’s Club of Northern Westchester will be here to answer questions and tell you everything you need to know! Learn about local fishing holes. Learn fishing basics such as how to hook your line and bait your hook! Join the instructor at a local fishing pond to test your new skills! Fishing Rods and Tackle Boxes are available to checkout with an active library card!

THE CIRCUS IS COMING! ! !

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Come to the Summer Reading Kick Off
Thursday June 23 at 1pm
Our Summer Reading Kickoff will be celebrated with the National Circus Project! Come and watch spectacular circus arts (no animals involved). Stay and register for the Summer Reading Challenge.
We will continue the celebration throughout the summer with various Circus Workshops led by performers from the National Circus Project.
Thursdays 4:15 to 5pm
July 7, 14, and 21
Sign up for an exciting series of hands-on workshops in age-appropriate skills. Participants can try juggling, plate spinning, balancing, diablo manipulation and more! This program is for children entering 2 through 5 grade.
Space is limited. Registration is required.

[We Are Getting Divorced] What Will Happen to the Kids?

Friday June 17, from 12 to 1pm the library is hosting the first of three lectures on the difficult subject of Family Law and Divorce. This first lecture focuses on the state laws regarding children. [Presentation by Law Office of Elizabeth A. Douglas PLLC]Divorce&FamilyLaw

“LGBTQ 101” workshop at KVL

CL New Logo_HRKVL partners with WJCS’ Center Lane to offer a program

“LGBTQ 101”

The LGBTQ 101 workshop is an introduction to Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning concepts and terminology. Participants will actively participate in the presentation, and will learn the differences between sexual orientation and gender identity.

 

This program is in two parts and will run for approximately an hour.

Date: Monday June 13th at Katonah Village Library

Time: For Youth ages 13-21, 4:30pm

Time: For Parents or people over 21, 6:30pm

 

About WJCS (Westchester Jewish Community Services) Founded in 1943, WJCS is one of the largest non-sectarian, not-for-profit human services agencies in Westchester. They support 20,000 Westchester residents annually to meet challenges and achieve personal success. Services include mental health treatment, a network of child and youth development initiatives, programs for people with disabilities and autism, homecare, services for older adults, and privately funded programs for the Jewish community.

About Center Lane:  WJCS’ Center Lane is the only LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning) youth and community education center in Westchester. Celebrating its 20th year, Center Lane serves close to 500 diverse LGBTQ youth, ages 13 to 21, and their allies. A professional staff and committed group of volunteers work with youth to plan and provide recreational activities, workshops on topics of interest to participants, advocacy events, and leadership training. Emotional and social support is offered through individual, group and family counseling. Program youth have the important opportunity to spend time with peers in a supportive, fun, safe and caring environment.