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RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK 21

Greetings and Salutations,

 “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Here are this week’s riddles!

 

Not too difficult

What kind of cup can’t hold water?

 

Moderately difficult

A man leaves home and turns left three times, only to return home facing two men wearing masks. Who are those two men?

KIDS CRAFTS WITH KAREN- PUFFY WREATH

Let’s decorate! Wreaths are a great decoration for your door or for anywhere you would like to hang some color.

You will need: 1 paper plate, tissue paper-various colors of your choice, scissors, single hole punch a

nd tape.

Cut out the center of your plate. Punch holes in the circle as shown. The more holes you punch the fluffier your wreath will be. (If you don’t have a hole punch, please ask a grownup for help punching holes with a scissor or pencil. Be careful!)

AUGUST LITERARY BIRTHDAYS

Did you know that August was named after Augustus Caesar, first emperor of the Roman Empire and grand-nephew of Julius Caesar? The Roman Senate rewarded him for his conquest of Marc Antony and Cleopatra in Egypt by according him the same honor bestowed on uncle Julius, who had the month of July named after him. This sun drenched month is also known for unparalleled bounty, bringing us the gifts of the garden as well as the last lingering hours of light  before autumn ushers in earlier sunsets.

RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK 20

Greetings and Salutations,

 “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Here are this week’s riddles!

 

Not too difficult

How many letters are in the alphabet?

 

Moderately difficult

What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment and never in one thousand years?

STORYTIME IN YOUR TIME – EPISODE 1

All of the Children’s Librarians miss our storytime kids and families! Miss Karen, Miss Aisha, Miss Eileen, and Miss Sarah put together this virtual storytime for you to do whenever you want – in your own time!

Sing & read along with us while we’re busy preparing for your new library to open! A new episode of Storytime in Your Time will be released every other Friday.

YOU’VE SEEN THE MOVIE, NOW READ THE BOOK – PART 2

At this point in the long strange trip that has been 2020, sitting in a crowded, dark movie theater for a few hours of escapist entertainment feels like a distant dream.  Of course, that doesn’t mean we are deprived of the film experience; streaming services have done a fantastic job of filling the gap.

CORBETT’S CORNER

Click on the title to be taken to the Westchester Library Catalog to place a hold for curbside pickup.

 

REMEMBERING RUTH BADER GINSBURG – CHAMPION OF GENDER EQUALITY

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on September 18, 2020 at the age of 87. The Brooklyn born Justice, affectionately known to many of her fans as the “Notorious RBG,” was one of just nine women in a class of 500 at Harvard Law School and went on to graduate first in her class from Columbia Law School.  She was the first woman tenured professor at Columbia Law School, she founded the Women’s Rights Project at the American Civil Liberties Union and, in 1993, was the second woman ever to be appointed a Supreme Court Justice.

“FALL” INTO NEW NONFICTION

As Summer segues into Fall our thoughts and attention turn from beach reads to weightier subjects.  September is inextricably linked to “return to school anticipation,” even for those of us decades removed from the classroom. Thoughts of academia combined with the brisker Fall weather can energize us into expanding our horizons, particularly in these atypical times when our daily routines seem to be on a loop. Check out the exciting new offerings at the Scarsdale Adult School to recreate the classroom experience from the comfort of home.

KIDS CRAFTS WITH KAREN-BLAST BACK TO SCHOOL

If you are distance learning, or hybrid schooling chances are you will need a pencil.  So why not make it fun!

This pencil topper rocket will help you blast back to school in style!

You will need: a printout of the template, markers, scissors, glue stick and a pencil.

Print the template, color and cut out two rockets. Glue around the edges leaving the center open for the pencil to pop in.

Happy Crafting!

CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH; SEPTEMBER 15 – OCTOBER 15

Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15 to October 15, is an annual celebration of the history, culture and contributions of  American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.  The observation began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded to a thirty day event by President Reagan in 1988.

RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK 21

Greetings and Salutations,

 “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Here are this week’s riddles!

 

Not too difficult

A man was driving his truck. His lights were not on. The moon was not out. Up ahead, a woman was crossing the street. How did he see her?

 

Moderately difficult