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18 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, January 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Toilet Paper Snowman
Come join us for arts and crafts to create your own Toilet paper snowman using toilet paper rolls and construction paper it will be so much fun for the winter season.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: Homemade Clay
Make clay then use it to create statues and figurines! All materials provided, just bring your creativity!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, January 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Author Talk: Casualty: Crazy and Homeless in New York
Max Harding arrived at Brown University as an “A” student. His descent began then in rebelliousness and a journey he hoped would bring him a life as an author. Inexplicably, he eventually found himself homeless and mentally ill on the streets of New York City at the age of thirty-five. Max was unable to fathom what was happening to his brain and the images and sounds of the world all about him. He roamed the city in full psychosis from small homeless shelters and down-and-out residential hotels…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: 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)
Wed, January 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: Strawberry DNA
Curious about DNA? Want to learn to extract DNA from fruit, making it visible to the human eye? Join us for this exciting program!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, January 25
@ 5 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Baychester LibraryAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 10 a.m.
Digital Devices
Ipad Basics Open Lab
Come and review all the topics discussed during our Ipad Basic classes. Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, January 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: 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)
Tue, February 14
@ 11 a.m.
Cupid's Valentine Concert
Presley and Melody's interactive "read and sing" music productions unleash the "power of Music" as they integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and audience participations. This creative interactive musical experience transform fans from spectators to participators, as children become stars on stage. Best 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
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Maya Angelou: and still I rise
Please join us at the Baychester Library as we preview the new documentarty about Maya Angelou, from PBS. This is the first feature documentary about the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou (1928-2014), best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Random House). Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before. Dr. Angelou’s was a prolific life; as a singer, da…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Teachers,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 3 p.m.
15 Super Foods Under $2.99: Lose Weight on a Budget
15 Super Foods Under $2.99: Lose Weight on a Budget Learn a list of super foods under $1.99 that will make your skin glow, waistline tight, and cut your food costs Together we will explore 15 super foods that reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease under $2.99
Baychester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 8
@ 3 p.m.
Magical Mandalas: Worlds of Art
Participants will visualize their worlds through contemporary arts practices while exploring surrealism and expressionism mirroring the artist’s own studio practice. Students will use collage to create mandalas as well as mixed media/colored pencil, marker and watercolor to create contour drawings for portraiture, self-portraiture and landscapes. Each original project will draw from participants’ own lived experiences. Visualization will be used to create worlds and characters through memory and…
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Rollicking Rollercoasters
Design, build and test a mini coaster for marbles to ride on. Best for children ages 6 and older. Presented by Arch For Kids. Limit to 25 children only plus their caregivers.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 3 p.m.
Glorious Gothic Calligraphy
Dress up your writing with this beautiful script! A great favorite during the Middle Ages, Gothic style letters are very appealing to most artists with their bold forms made from simple strokes. Presented by Elinor Holland For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

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