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37 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
3 p.m.Meet & Greet
Take a moment to introduce yourselves and meet your staff members and fellow peers in this upcoming meet and greet social event at the Baychester Library. Don’t hesitate to share some unique facts, information and/or stories with us, and the opportunity to meet new people.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Spy Academy
Look out 007—the Mad Science Spy Academy is in session! Students will make and take home their own Secret Code Breaker to communicate stealthily at home, like real spies. For children ages 4 and older. Limit to 25 participants only, please register by phone or in-person.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, July 6, 2015
11 a.m.Toddler Crafternoon: Crawly Critters
Bring the little ones and join us in making beautiful caterpillars using clothes pins and pom poms!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Meet and Greet with Community Heroes!
Super heroes don't only exist in books, movies, or on TV, we have some living right in our community! Visit the Baychester library to meet some neighborhood heroes and hear what they do everyday to keep us safe!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
11 a.m.Toddler Time!
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!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Learn about our electronic services with the library laptops. Join us. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
3:30 p.m.Spy Academy
Look out 007—the Mad Science Spy Academy is in session! Students will make and take home their own Secret Code Breaker to communicate stealthily at home, like real spies. For children ages 4 and older. Limit to 25 participants only, please register by phone or in-person.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, July 9, 2015
2 p.m.Art Afternoon
We provide the supplies, you provide the art! Utilize our venue and materials such as markers, crayons, colored pencils, paint, etc. to exhibit your art skills, and possibly showcase your work in the branch!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
11 a.m.Toddler Time!
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!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
11 a.m.Knitting Basics for Adults
Do you like the idea of knitting? If so come to the Baychester library to participate in our basic kintting class. Here you will learn the very basic steps to knitting.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
3:30 p.m.Spy Academy
Look out 007—the Mad Science Spy Academy is in session! Students will make and take home their own Secret Code Breaker to communicate stealthily at home, like real spies. For children ages 4 and older. Limit to 25 participants only, please register by phone or in-person.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, July 16, 2015
3 a.m.Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Hey Teens! Let's talk about ideas and discuss ways to help improve the library, and our services for you. Enjoy hanging out with your fellow teens, while also earning community service hours that can go on job resumes or college applications!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, July 18, 2015
11 a.m.Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
11 a.m.Toddler Time!
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!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Learn about our electronic services with the library laptops. Join us. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
3:30 p.m.Spy Academy
Look out 007—the Mad Science Spy Academy is in session! Students will make and take home their own Secret Code Breaker to communicate stealthily at home, like real spies. For children ages 4 and older. Limit to 25 participants only, please register by phone or in-person.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, July 23, 2015
3 p.m.Craft It With Comics
Give an old comic new life. Turn recycled comics into wallets and magnets!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 24, 2015
11 a.m.Toddler Crafternoon: Flying Airplanes
Do you want to build an airplane? Visit the Baychester Library and do so using simple household items!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Saturday, July 25, 2015
11 a.m.Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, July 27, 2015
2:30 p.m.Put a Hero On It
Decorate a t-shirt with a photo of your favorite hero! First, you'll stencil the images of your heroes on the tee, outline them with fabric crayons. Susan will press the images with a small iron, making it permanent. Afterwards, you can embellish with 3rd paint stones and other trimmings. Presented by Susan Hale. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
11 a.m.Toddler Time!
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!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
11 a.m.Knitting Basics for Adults
Do you like the idea of knitting? If so, come to the Baychester library to participate in our basic kintting class. Here you will learn the very basic steps to knitting.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
3:30 p.m.Spy Academy
Look out 007—the Mad Science Spy Academy is in session! Students will make and take home their own Secret Code Breaker to communicate stealthily at home, like real spies. For children ages 4 and older. Limit to 25 participants only, please register by phone or in-person.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, July 30, 2015
2 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
Join this FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind several superpowers such as flight, super speed, invulnerability, telepathy, flexibility and strength. Next design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, August 3, 2015
3:30 p.m.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the circulation desk..
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 6, 2015
2 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Science of Superheroes
Join this FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind several superpowers such as flight, super speed, invulnerability, telepathy, flexibility and strength. Next design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, August 7, 2015
11 a.m.Toddler Crafternoon: Sensory Sea Bags
Find out how much fun hair gel, a ziplock bag, and small sea creatures can be!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Monday, August 10, 2015
3:30 p.m.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the circulation desk..
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 13, 2015
2 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Science of Superheroes
Join this FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind several superpowers such as flight, super speed, invulnerability, telepathy, flexibility and strength. Next design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, August 17, 2015
3:30 p.m.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the circulation desk..
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 20, 2015
2 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Science of Superheroes
Join this FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind several superpowers such as flight, super speed, invulnerability, telepathy, flexibility and strength. Next design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, August 24, 2015
3:30 p.m.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the circulation desk..
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes
A Summer Reading Celebration. Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come…
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, August 31, 2015
2:30 p.m.Teen Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament
Duel with other Yu-Gi-Oh fans at the Library! Bring your cards and your play mat and keep your eye on the prize. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

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