Events at the New Rochelle Public Library
All events take place at the New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, unless otherwise noted.
Wednesdays, August 10, 17, 24 and 31
1:00 – 1:45 pm
Conquer stress and fatigue, return to work with renewed energy and focus, with a gentle yet invigorating 45-minute session of chair yoga with Nora LeMorin. No need to change clothing or lie on a mat. Free. Drop in. No registration required. Space is limited; first come-first-served.
Aszmara Middle Eastern Dance
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Enjoy an evening of Middle Eastern and Arabic dance performed in gorgeous costumes, by world-renowned artist Aszmara. Accompanied by folkloric music by Armenian musicians Robert Boghosian on oud, Souren Baronian on clarinet, kaval & dooduk and Mal Stein on dumbek. Registration requested at bit.ly/IMD_Aszmara_07_2022 email email@example.com, or phone, 914-813-3706
Picnic Party in the Park
Pretzelstein: A Salty Mix of Funky Songs
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Laugh, sing and learn with Pretzelstein’s mix of funky songs that start at your feet and end in your smile. Music, fun and more. Event is outside in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green, 1 Library Plaza.
Calpulli Mexican Dance
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Members of the acclaimed Calpulli Mexican Dance Company will be joined by students of the library’s Summer Mexican Dance workshop. In colorful costumes, the dancers will celebrate the rich, regional dance traditions of Mexico’s diverse cultural history. Students will showcase traditional Mexican dances, accompanied by professional dancers and musicians. Program takes place outside in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle
Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday, August 18, 2022
2:00 – 7:00 pm
The New Rochelle Public Library will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative. To make an appointment to donate, sign up online at RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor keyword: NRPL.
Building a Love of Reading Literacy Workshop: Beach Party Edition
Thursday, August 18, 2022
Educator Kim Block, founder of Building Blocks, returns to the Main Library this summer to conduct a special, “fun in the sun” literacy workshop for parents, caregivers and their kids. “Building a Love of Reading” will be filled with creative, beach-themed activities and useful tips to promote early literacy and give caregivers a whole new way to share books with their child. Bring your favorite beach gear (towels, beach blankets, sunglasses & beach hats) to add to the summer beach vibes! Children are welcome to attend with their adult. For parents/caregivers of children Pre-K to 2nd grade.
Picnic Party in the Park:
Fiesta with Flor!
Thursday, August 25, 2022
A multicultural musical celebration for all ages! Kids and families will join in the fun as they learn about different musical genres through dance, storytelling and songs. Travel with Flor, a bilingual Latina family musician and children’s entertainer, to the countries where the rhythms were born. This is not your typical children’s concert, it’s a whole family fiesta filled with music, fun and more Event is outside in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green, Library, 1 Library Plaza.
New Rochelle Camps: Camper Art Show
August 22-31, 2022
Presentation of campers’ artwork created this summer, exhibited in the Lumen Winter Art Gallery, Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.
For further events, visit nrpl.org