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The Warner Library is open on Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.


Buttons Galore!

The Last Wednesday of every month @ 3:30

Drop in to the Teen Area and make a button.

We provide the machine and the materials, you provide the creativity.

Bring your own pictures or sayings - make sure they fit into a 2 1/4 inch circle with a 1/4 inch border. 


 

Self-Care and Taming Axiety for Teens and Their Parents   

Thursday, June 1 @ 7:00 pm

Dr. Dominique Padurano, certified yoga instructor, teaches students and their parents a variety of techniques to relax at home and combat test anxiety in school. After delivering a short lecture, she leads the group through several hands-on activities, so students and parents should dress comfortably. Students must be accompanied by a parent and should bring: (1) a pen or pencil; (2) a notebook; and, (3) an open mind.

Sign up at the Reference Desk or call (914) 631-7734.

 


 


 

Thursday, July 13 @ 7:00 pm

Worried about what to write for your college essay?  Come to a workshop with Dominique Padurano, Ph.D. to get help on topics, how to include your best features and improve your writing.  

Dr. Padurano has worked with hundreds of students over her teaching career; several of her recent private clients have been accepted to Ivy League universities or received $60,000/year scholarships.  Students must be accompanied by a parent and should bring: (1) a pen or pencil; (2) a notebook; and, (3) an open mind.

Sign up at the Reference Desk or call (914) 631-7734.

 


 

 

Teen Yoga

Saturday, July 15 @ 3:30 

Certified Yoga Instructor, Leslie Kimmich Seery
learn some basic yoga -- its fun and relaxing! For ages 12 and up.
Please wear comfortable clothes. Bring a yoga mat if you have one.
Please sign up at the Reference Desk or call (914) 631-7734

 


 

 


 

Teen Beading

Monday, August 14 @ 7:00 pm

LEARN A NEW CRAFT!

Beading expert Joan Lloyd will instruct students in the art of making beautiful beaded earrings from a fabulous assortment of colorful beads.  Design them in your own unique style, from 'edgy' to more traditional.  For every pair you make, you donate a pair to the Women's Shelter - a win-win for all.  Don't miss - IT'S  SIMPLE AND IT'S FUN!  Great for gifting or adding to your own collection. FOR AGES 11 AND UP

A FREE PROGRAM.

 

Registration Requested by visiting or calling Reference : 914-631-7734.

 


 

How  to Avoid Fake News

Fact-check the news with 

FactCheck.org

Snopes. com

Politifact

Professor Melissa Zimdar's Fake News Checklist

 


ONGOING EVENTS

 

Chess

Warner Library Chess Club

The Chess Club meets the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 6:30PM - 8:30PM.
All ages and skill levels welcome. Call Reference for further information (914) 631-7734.

★ Warner Chess Club Video

 

 

Backgammon Game Night

Backgammon meets on the 1st Thursday of the month from 6:30pm--8:30pm. All ages and skill levels welcome. Backgammon game night is organized by a local member of the US Backgammon Federation.

 


 

HOMEWORK WEBSITES


 

A Research Guide for Students by I Lee

The goal of A Research Guide for Students is to provide all the necessary tools for you to conduct research and to present your findings.

 

Kid Info

KID INFO saves YOU valuable time by providing for FREE - in ONE website directory - the BEST Pre K-12 quality educational websites, videos, and powerpoints. KID INFO also links to informative, interesting, and challenging educational game websites that are tons of fun!

 


Discovery Education

A site that covers all the basics (Math, Science, History), and divides them by school grade. Also includes links to other helpful sites.

 

 


Infoplease

General homework site featuring subjects, skills and reference sources. Features historical and current information on monthly themes: (Black history month, Women'shistory month, etc.)

 


Study Stack

Helps you study through an interactive flashcard program.

 

 

 


Homework Spot

Elementary, Middle, and High School subjects are covered, in addition to SAT tests, Puzzles, and Parent/Teacher guides. Also includes articles on monthly themes, fieldtrips and tips on writing reports and test-taking.
 

 


ipl2

ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. To date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day.

 


Great Websites for Kids

Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by the Great Websites for Kids Committee using established selection criteria. The committee is made up of members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association

 

 

 


Cursive Writing

Cursive writing is disappearing from public schools, but many places still require a physical signature to complete a transaction: Banks when getting a mortgage or creating an account, Car Dealerships when buying a car, tax forms, tax returns and countless other government documents. Learning to write your name in cursive is the first step to developing a personal signature.  Here are some websites to get you started.

 

Cursive Alphabet Worksheets
More Cursive Alphabet Worksheets
VIDEO: Cursive Lessons Playlist
VIDEO: Cursive Writing - Complete Lesson
ARTICLE:
Five Reasons Kids Should Still Learn Cursive Writing