Archive for May, 2021

Rest in Peace, Eric Carle. From watching the transformation of the very hungry caterpillar to discovering why the chameleon was all mixed-up and more, we have loved going on different adventures with you. Thank you for inspiring generations of readers.

If you’d like to read any of Eric Carle’s books, you can visit the Children’s Room or take a look at our book list online to place a hold HERE.

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The Field Library has some great new fiction books for kids! You can visit the children’s room to check them out or place a hold online.

Find out more!

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May is Jewish American Heritage Month!

Here at the Children’s Room we’re celebrating by spotlighting books that celebrate the diversity of Jewish history and culture in America. Come browse our display of biographies of famous Jewish Americans and stories for all ages by and about American Jews – and check out a few today!


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Eid Mubarak!


The Children’s Room wishes a blessed Eid to the Muslims in our Peekskill community and around the world as they commemorate the end of Ramadan and begin the celebration of Eid al-Fitr!

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May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Stop by the Children’s Room to find wonderful books to celebrate the month, from biographies of inspirational and influential Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders to stories for all ages featuring AAPI authors and characters – there really is something for everyone!


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Explore all of the virtual kids programs going on during May!

Special events happening LIVE (online):

  • 5/8 at 11:30AM, Fiesta with Flor!: Bilingual Music, Movement, and Puppetry
  • 5/13 at 11AM, Virtual Story Garden with Miss Alexia
  • 5/25 at 11AM, Virtual Kids Concert with Robert the Guitar Guy *EMAIL pek@wlsmail.org to register!

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It’s Star Wars Day! Stop by the Children’s Room to celebrate – take a trip to a galaxy far, far away with some stellar Star Wars books and pick up one of our special take-and-make craft kits with everything you need to design your very own droids! (Craft kits are limited, so make that hyperspace jump to the library right away!)

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