Welcome to the Children's Room!
Check out the fun at The Field Library! We have dozens of programs for children of all ages. We offer weekly story and craft programs homework help, book groups, storytelling, gardening, family entertainment, and special programs all year long.
Of course, our Children's Room is filled with thousands of great books, DVDs, videos, CDs, CD-Roms, and over a dozen computers! Not to mention some very friendly and helpful librarians. You can reach us by calling (914) 737-0847.
Check out our Frog Blog!
Introducing Froggy Field, your friend in the Children's Room, who will keep you up to date on all the latest & greatest things that are happening! Talk to Froggy and he'll tell you about great books to read, upcoming programs and all the wonderful stuff you can do at the library!
Calendar of Events
Kids' Calendar, click here!
Once Upon a Storytime
You're never too young for a good story! This interactive program is perfect for the littlest library lovers--babies up to 3 years--and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, puppets, and (oh boy!) playtime! No sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
Story Time for 3 & Up
Start with stories, songs and finger plays. Add a simple, but simply wonderful, craft. What do you get? A really good time! Designed for 3, 4 and 5 year-olds accompanied by a caregiver. Sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
Tales for Tots
Drop in for this interactive storytime and be prepared to wiggle and shake! Designed for tots 2 years old & up accompanied by a caregiver. No sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
Everyone's an Artist!
Feel like Picasso? Or just enjoy cutting and pasting? Our creative craft projects are designed for crafty kids. Designed for kindergarten & up accompanied by a caregiver. Sign-up required. Dates vary, so check our calendar.
Calling all artists! A simple drop-in craft for all artists 3 years old & up accompanied by a caregiver. No sign-up required. Dates vary, so check our calendar.
The List Goes On!
Teacher in the Library ~ Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4 - 6 p.m.
Worried about that worksheet? Only understand a fraction of your math? Homework help is here! Get a jumpstart on school assignments and projects with our certified teacher. No sign-up required. Only when school is in session.
Mixin' in Math
Math games add up to big fun! Kids 5 years old & up are welcome to explore the crazy world of numbers with our certified teacher. No sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
Don't keep your opinions to yourself! Join an ongoing book discussion group for 4th - 6th grade students. Games, discussion and lots of yummy snacks! Books are available to check out, so come chat and chew! Sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
New readers have opinions too! Join a book discussion group for 2nd grade students & up, along with interested adults. Chapter books on a 3rd or 4th grade level will set us up for fun and games--and a whole lot more! Sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
Are you a natural storyteller--or storyteller wannabe? Learn the art of telling tales, from "once upon a time" to "happily ever after"! Designed for ages 8 through 18, Tale Waggers meet and perform the last Thursday of the month, and all storytellers--and good listeners--are invited. No sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
Got a green thumb? Join a special garden club for kids 6 years old & up. You'll make floral arrangements, plant seeds and discover the true meaning of flower power! Sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
We spice up school vacations with annual programs like egg decorating, gingerbread-house building, T-shirt painting, tree decorating, and dozens of other seasonal events. Sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.
If you love to be entertained, you've come to the right place! Every summer, our Thursday night line-up includes performances by singers, jugglers, magicians, storytellers, and others! Perfect for the whole family and underwritten by the Peekskill Rotary Club (thanks!!). Selected Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. No sign-up required. Check our calendar for dates.