September–October Events for Younger Kids

Some great regular events for younger children take place all month long. See below for times and access. Note: All youth-focused virtual programs require a registered Zoom account. Creating an account is free and easy at

Grab & Go: Kits
Grab&Go: Kits are fun and educational activities to do at home. Kits are available in a variety of age ranges throughout the month, including AtoZ and special themed PreK level Kits. Dates that new Kits are available for pickup can be found on our online calendar.
Trove Storytimes
Ages 2-6, Families
Tuesdays, 11:00 & 11:30 a.m.
– September 7, September 14, September 21, October5, October 12, October 19
Thursdays, 11:00 & 11:30 a.m. – September 2, September 23, September 3, October 7
Registration required for Outdoor Storytimes. Registration will open one week before the event takes place.
Books, songs and fun with Trove librarians! On our online calendar, you will find entries on each day above for two sessions of Outdoor Storytime and one for Storytime for Ages 2-6 (Virtual).

Outdoor Storytimes
Outdoor Storytimes will be held on the Library Plaza, on the grassy area behind the Library. We will have two sessions of Outdoor Storytime: at 11:00 a.m. and at 11:30 a.m. Register for only one session per day through our online calendar. Registration is required, as we will be maintaining social distancing. Each storytime will be 20-25 minutes long with time in-between for attendees to wipe down their seating area with disinfecting wipes. Unvaccinated individuals ages two and up should wear masks at outdoor programs.

Only registered families will be able to attend. Please register as one adult in your family. A family unit of up to four people can attend with your registration. Each family will sit together and remain within its designated area for the duration of the program. Hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes will be on-hand.

Storytime for Ages 2-6 (Virtual)
Virtual Storytime will only be at 11:00 a.m. and only if Outdoor Storytime needs to be canceled. If that occurs, visit the Zoom link in Storytime for Ages 2-6 (Virtual) on the online calendar to join the virtual program.

Storybook Dancing with Steffi Nossen School of Dance
Ages 2-6, families
Thursday, 11:00 a.m.September 9, October 14, October 28
A creative, movement-filled program for young ones to hear stories and then dance them to life!
Turtle Dance Music – Music, Comedy & Bubble Shows
Children, families, all ages welcome!
Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – September 16: Reading Rocks!, October 21: Spooky Halloween
Turtle Dance Music shows engage children with songs, comedy, bubbles, and music technology. Join us for a fun-tastic 40-minute performance which will be accompanied by visual and sensory experiences. Kids will dance, sing, laugh, use their imaginations and connect with new friends. Shows are crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the Autism Spectrum, and a great time for parents and teachers!
Move & Groove with Miss Jolie
Ages 1-6, families
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.September 28, October 26
Miss Jolie‘s Move & Groove program infuses learning and movement with music, stories, and lots of silliness! She brings a twist to classic children's music in addition to engaging children with original interactive songs. Singing, dancing, clapping, snapping, and stomping are highly encouraged! Miss Jolie performs with her ukulele along with other musical instruments and props for the children.
Virtual Stories & Stuff
Ages 4-8
Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.September 30, October 28
Registration required. Registration opens two weeks before the program date.
Join us Trove librarians for some stories and a craft project! Please provide an email address when you register in order to arrange pick up of the craft materials and provide you with the Zoom link. More information about Stories & Stuff here.
Many of these programs are supported by the White Plains Library Foundation.
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