The Lewisboro Library is located at 15 Main St., South Salem. Register for all programs at 914-875-9004 or lewisborolibrary.org.
Unique Music and Art for Teens
In keeping with the summer reading theme of “Libraries Rock,” the library is having a “Musical Mobiles” workshop at 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, for teens in middle and high school. Teacher and artist Sam Kanner will show how to make a one-of-a-kind musical mobile using recycled materials such as wire hangers, forks, spoons, CDs, colorful wire, beads and gems.
At 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, teens are invited outside to have fun with “Paintball Art.” You’ll need a strong pitching arm to hurl different colored paint balls at a blank canvas to create a one of a kind “pop art” painting. The rain date is Aug. 15.
Ice Cream, Maracas and Pillow Forts
Children in grades kindergarten through five can make “Ice Cream in a Baggie” at 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, and “Maracas” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18.
Families with children of all ages are invited to the library for a special story hour with Zane, the Lewisboro Police Department’s K-9 officer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. Families are invited back at 7 p.m. Friday, July 20, for a “Pillow Fort Party.” Make a family pillow fort in one of the library’s nooks and crannies, and then spend some time reading to one another. BYO flashlights, pillows, blankets and sheets.
“Sing Out Reach Out!” is a special intergenerational story hour taking place at 11 a.m. Fridays, July 20, and 27. In lieu of the usual family storytime, Reach Out Arts and members of Lewisboro Seniors have created a special program. This is an opportunity for grandparents and their grandchildren to visit the library together.
Batkid Begins Documentary and Stress Workshop
There are two adult programs scheduled for Tuesday, July 17. At 1 p.m., the Brown Bag Film Series will show the documentary Batkid Begins. The film details the joint efforts of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city of San Francisco, who joined forces to grant a 5-year-old boy’s wish to become Batman for a day, drawing worldwide attention.
At 7 p.m., the library hosts “Stress: The Ayurvedic Approach for Getting Out from Under.” Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik discusses body types that are prone to stress and how to compensate, foods that reduce stress and foods to avoid and exercises and meditations that promote relaxation.