February Programs for Younger Kids

Great programs for younger children take place all month long, every month, at the Library. See our online calendar or stop in the Trove for location information.

Black History Month StoryWalk
February is Black History Month.  Come view the Library’s StoryWalk featuring Molly, By Golly!: The Legend of Molly Williams, America’s First Female Firefighter by Dianne Ochiltree, illustrated by Kathleen Kemly.  In addition to the StoryWalk, there will be some photos related to the history of firefighting in White Plains on display.  The StoryWalk will be available for viewing in the Library’s Gallery through February 28.
Winter StoryWalk
Come enjoy the Trove’s Winter StoryWalk, featuring Winter, Winter Cold and Snow by Sharon Gibson Palermo and illustrated by Christina Song.  The StoryWalk will be available for viewing in the Trove through February 28.
Bilingual Family Storytime
Ages 3+, Families
Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – February 1
Families will listen to a bilingual story, sing bilingual songs and make a craft. This program will be in English and Spanish.
Let’s Groove! with Miss Lisa
Ages 3 months – 5 years, Families
Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – February 2
Join Miss Lisa and her guitar for a fun-filled music class and be ready to dance to a bunch of tunes!
Tiny Tots
Up to age 2 with a caregiver
Fridays, 11:00 a.m. –  February 3, 10, 17, 24
Our popular program for babies up to age 2 returns! Interactive songs and fun in a lapsit format for a baby and their caregiver.
Ages 2-6, Families
Saturday, 2:00 p.m. – February 4
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. – February 7, 14, 28
Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – February 9
Stories, songs and fun with a Trove Librarian. Following Storytime on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the children and caregivers are invited to Toy Time in the Story Trove – a time to play and socialize!
Family Storytime: Parker Looks Up – An Extraordinary Moment
Ages 3+, Families
Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – February 8
Stories, songs and rhymes, featuring the book Parker Looks Up.
Stories & Stuff: Valentine’s Day – We Pizza!
Ages 2-6, Families
Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. – February 14
Space is limited – pick up tickets in the Trove starting at 4:00 p.m.

Hear a few books about pizza and then create paper heart-shaped pizzas for Valentine’s Day.
Storybook Dancing with Steffi Nossen School of Dance
Ages 2-6, Families
Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – February 16
A creative, movement-filled program for young ones to hear stories and then dance them to life! Following Storybook Dancing, the children and caregivers are invited to Toy Time in the Story Trove – a time to play and socialize!
Afro-Fusion Dance Performance
All ages
Saturday, 3:00 p.m. – February 18
The Library will be celebrating Black History Month with a performance by Amanda Armenteros and students from Just The Place Dance Studio. Amanda's focus is in African derived movements fusing traditional and modern day African dance. Afrobeats combines a fusion of modern dance along with traditional African rhythms. In addition to the performance, younger children will be able to get a craft kit and hear the book Firebird by pioneering ballet dancer Misty Copeland.

Miss Jolie’s Bubbly Beats!
Children, Families
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. – February 21
Miss Jolie‘s Bubbly Beats is SO much fun! This is a music & movement program that includes a bubble show and bubble popping fun bubbles in all shapes & sizes + bubble tricks, “popping” songs & games!
FIESTA! Concert with Flor Bromley
Children, Families
Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – February 23

FIESTA! is a multicultural musical celebration! Kids and families will join in the fun as they learn about different musical genres through dance, storytelling and songs, traveling with Flor Bromley to the countries where the rhythms were born. This is not your typical children’s concert, it’s a whole family fiesta!

Many of these programs are supported by the White Plains Library Foundation and the Friends of the White Plains Library.
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