MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Kindergarten-age campers huddled together in the Mamaroneck Library's third-floor children's room for stories, games and songs Friday morning.
The children, who will begin kindergarten in the fall, attend the Village of Mamaroneck Day Camp at Harbor Island from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays. Friday, they took a break from their day-to-day activities to take a trip to the library.
"It's a destination," said Marsha Hupp, 23-year children's librarian. "It's not just a place to get some books, people like to stay at the library."
Hupp read "Blueberries for Sal," by Robert McCloskey, "Little Old Big Beard and Young Little Big Beard," by Remy Charlip, and other "big-and-little" themed children's books. Hupp had other books to read to the children, but instead, had them dispersed around the children's room because she doesn't like to let them sit too long. Some played with blocks, while others had day camp staff members read to them more.
Village of Mamaroneck campers visit the library once every summer, said Pat Radogna, director of kindergarten programs at the Village of Mamaroneck Day Camp. Camp ends Aug. 12.
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