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"Black is Beautiful," a Program of Children's Stories

Date: Sat. 17 Feb, 2018 2:00 pm

"Black is Beautiful," a program of entertaining stories for children in grades K-5 will be held at the Scarsdale Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. The program is part of the library's celebration of "Black History Month."

Ria Alexander, who notes that when we put all the colors of the rainbow together, we get black, will read stories about Ananse the Spider, and from Aesop's Fables and African Tales.
The week of children's programs begins on Monday, Feb. 12, at 9:30 a.m., with Baby Yoga for Pre-Walkers, a time for parents and caregivers to enjoy a moment practicing yoga with babies who are not yet walking. This yoga class will integrate stretching, strength building, and mindfulness meditation.

At 10 a.m., it will be Yoga Tots, where children ages 2 ½ -5 have fun "playing yoga" by combining traditional yoga poses, props, and engaging songs to build motor skills, confidence, and relaxation skills. Parents and caregivers participate in the fun. Tickets are required and can be picked up at the Children's Room desk half an hour before the start of the program.
Time for Twos, a special program for two-year olds with stories and fun will be held at 4 p.m. This is a ticketed program, limited to the first 20 children to arrive. Tickets can be picked up from the Children's Room desk half an hour before the start of the program.

Library Playdate, a time for free play for children ages 2-5, will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 10:30 a.m.

At 4 p.m., the weekly Traditional Tuesday Storytime will feature stories and rhymes designed specifically for ages 3-6.

Mother Goose for Walkers Up to Age Two will meet on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. This language enrichment program uses rhymes, songs and stories to stimulate listening, learning, speaking and reading skills. Mother Goose for Walkers is limited to the first 20 appropriately aged children. Attendees must have a ticket which are distributed on a first come, first served basis to Scarsdale cardholders in the Children's Room half an hour before the start of each session.

On Friday, Feb. 16, at 9:30 a.m., it's Baby Free Play when pre-walkers have their opportunity for free play and to socialize.

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