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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, February 11, 2016
11 a.m.The Tumble Hour!
Parents and caretakers alike are welcomed to come to the Baychester library and use our computers to access the Tumble Books database, a service provided by The New York Public Library that helps children with their literacy skills through an animated read aloud of picture books both fiction and non-fiction.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Program: Recycling Art
They are a series of workshops during which materials that have been thrown away or ‘forgotten’ are recycled and become teaching tools. It is easily seen that even old and battered objects contain within them a myriad of possible lives when we make use of our hands and our imagination. These workshops introduce also to other art forms: when interest is generated, participants can be oriented towards allied activities such as painting, sculpture, textile design, fashion design, film making, and v…
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 12, 2016
3 p.m.Teen Program: Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Are you a Yu-Gi-Oh! champion? Compete against other players and find out if you've got what it takes! First place winner will recieve a prize!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Balloon Sculpting
Balloon artist to mingle and make quick and impressive balloon art for kids. Best for ages 4 to 12 years old. Presented by Annette Lipson.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
11 a.m.Toddler Time: Mo Willems Month!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy! February 11th is Mo Willems birthday, so we will be reading books written by him all month!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:30 a.m.Getting the most out of the libraries catalog
Explore our redesigned catalog. Search for books and other materials, learn how to place holds, rate an item, add items to your shelves, look at reviews and create lists.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Fancy Nancy Read Aloud and Tea Party!
We here at the Baychester Library just ADORE Fancy Nancy, that’s a fancy word for love! Put on your fanciest clothes and visit us for a Fanciful day with read alouds, Fancy Nancy inspired art and crafts, and a tea party (light refreshments)! Through this program children are introduced to a character they can all grow to love if they don’t already! Asking them to dress up and have a tea party also connect literacy with pretend play making an overall enjoyable, fun experience for our young reader…
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, February 18, 2016
11 a.m.The Tumble Hour!
Parents and caretakers alike are welcomed to come to the Baychester library and use our computers to access the Tumble Books database, a service provided by The New York Public Library that helps children with their literacy skills through an animated read aloud of picture books both fiction and non-fiction.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Schools Out Matinee: Minions
School’s out for Mid-Winter break! Let’s celebrate with some minions! Join us for a special showing of Universal Studio’s Minions.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Dreiser Drama Club: presents a Black History Month Progam
The Dreiser Drama Club will be performing a program for Black History Month. Poetry readings from the works of Langston Hughes and others will be presented.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Teen Program: Art Afternoon
Use the materials provided to create your own peice of art. Those interested can create their work on a 6x6 peice of paper in order to submit it to a summer art show. Show off your skills and get creative!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 19, 2016
2:30 p.m.The Library Dragon Scavenger Hunt
Miss Lotta Scales is the newly hired librarian at the Sunrise Elementary School and she takes her job really seriously, which tends to make people believe she is very scary but we will read and find out how true that is. The story talks about lots of fun library stuff which makes for a great scavenger hunt afterwards! The hunt is on, please join us!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
10:30 a.m.Basic Email
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Toddler Time: Mo Willems Month!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy! February 11th is Mo Willems birthday, so we will be reading books written by him all month!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
3:30 p.m.Whacky Wednesdayz with Headbanz!
Children are invited to play a round or two thousand of Spin Master’s Headbanz game, a spin on the classic game of guess who. Children must work with each other asking for context clues to help figure out the picture they have on their headband. This provides a fun way for children to develop vocabulary.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Program: Paper Clip Engineering
Using just one box of paperclips, see who can build a contraption that holds the most weight. Put those thinking caps on and put yourself to the test!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Harriet Tubman Herself featuring Christine Dixon
Christine Dixon will be performing "Harriet Tubman Herself," a one woman show based on a series of interviews Harriet gave in 1868 to New York Sunday school teacher and writer of Scenes from the life and times of Harriet Tubman Herself, Sarah Bradford. Christine wants to share with her audience the essence of Ms. Tubman, and would like people to remember that she was a real woman who was fighting a real cause. Stick around after the performance for a question and answer session and meet and gree…
Baychester LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 25, 2016
11 a.m.The Tumble Hour!
Parents and caretakers alike are welcomed to come to the Baychester library and use our computers to access the Tumble Books database, a service provided by The New York Public Library that helps children with their literacy skills through an animated read aloud of picture books both fiction and non-fiction.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Friday, February 26, 2016
3:30 p.m.Balloon Magic!
The chemical reaction that is caused by combining baking soda and vinegar has been a favorite for children over quite some time, but imagine throwing a balloon into the mix? Balloon magic! Using a small bottle, baking soda, vinegar, and a balloon we will explore the reaction that is caused and discuss why this all happens. Children Ages 5-12 years old!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
11 a.m. Toddler Time: Dr Seuss Month!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy! march 2nd is Dr Seuss' birthday, so we will be reading books written by him all month!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
10:30 a.m.Internet Safety
Phishing, trojans, spyware, trolls, and flame wars—oh my! If the idea of these threats lurking around online makes you nervous, then you can now be at ease. Our Internet Safety tutorial will provide you with the strategies, skills, and mindset needed to protect yourself, your computer, and your privacy when you connect to the Internet.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m. Toddler Time: Dr Seuss Month!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy! march 2nd is Dr Seuss' birthday, so we will be reading books written by him all month!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, March 10, 2016
4 p.m.A day with Clay
Conjunction Young artists explore the possibilities of self-expression through clay. Using basic hand building techniques (pinching, coiling, slabs) practiced by most cultures around the world, you'll create your own unique vessels and objects using both self-hardening and fire clay. Open to both beginners and experts. Presented by P. Oliver. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, March 11, 2016
10:30 a.m.Ebay and more
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay and other online auction sites.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, March 14, 2016
10:30 a.m.Forgotten Hollywood-Author Talk
An oral presentation by the author of the "Forgotten Hollywood" book series, including details about Lionel Barrymore - a pioneer against disability in cinema and society. The actor's continued body of work, despite being afflicted with advanced degenerative arthritis, ultimately influenced Hellen Keller and President Franklin D. Roosevelt in their efforts to combat disease and positively change the societal stigma of folks with disabilities.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
10:30 a.m.Google Tips and Tricks
Everyone uses Google for random queries, but it's way more powerful than a traditional search engine. Check out these Google tips and tricks that'll change the way you look for stuff online for good.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m. Toddler Time: Dr Seuss Month!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy! march 2nd is Dr Seuss' birthday, so we will be reading books written by him all month!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
10:30 a.m.Genealogy Program
Come join us for a program in Genealogy. Program will introduce you to Ancestry. Com. Various issues relating to Genealogical research will be examined and discussed. Ancestry.com will be demonstrated and actual research of genealogical issues is encouraged. Genealogy is a hobby for thousands of New Yorkers! Are you stumped by genealogy questions? Learn how to get started using genealogical collections available in branch libraries, and find out when to make referrals to the Milstein Division.…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m. Toddler Time: Dr Seuss Month!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy! march 2nd is Dr Seuss' birthday, so we will be reading books written by him all month!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Friday, March 25, 2016
10:30 a.m.How to become a memory master with Idriz Zogaj
Idriz is passionate about teaching others how to improve their memories and believes that with the right practice, almost everyone can get a super-memory. Idriz Zogaj gives a TED Talk on easy ways to improve your memory.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Bunny Magic Show
Pete and Chris Amusements performs a magic show complete with a real live bunny! For children of all ages.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
10:30 a.m.I Pad basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m. Toddler Time: Dr Seuss Month!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy! march 2nd is Dr Seuss' birthday, so we will be reading books written by him all month!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Monday, April 4, 2016
10:30 a.m.Gmail
Gmail is a popular web-based email service provided by Google. Learn the basics of how to compose, send, and respond to emails, then explore Gmail's features for managing your email and accessing it from your mobile device.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, April 8, 2016
10:30 a.m.Bronx Hollywood
It has been said that New York City is one huge movie set. The Bronx is a big part of the movie magic that happens in NYC. Come Join us as we discuss movies either set in the Bronx or filmed in the Bronx. The first movie to be discussed will be "Marty" starring Ernest Borgnine in his Oscar winning role as a Bronx butcher looking for love.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
10:30 a.m.YouTube
Want to know more about using YouTube? Whether you're looking to find and share videos online or edit and upload your own, this tutorial will show you everything you need to get started with this popular video-sharing website.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults

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