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36 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Leaf Rubbing
A simple Fall craft using leaves from outside, placing a sheet of white paper over them, and using a crayon to rub the surface inorder to create an impression of the leaf on the paper. We will then discuss different things we may see throughout the Fall season and why do leaves change colors.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 4
@ 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
Wed, October 5
@ 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, October 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Sharpie Art
Use Sharpies to make a masterpiece! We will decorate ceramic plates with sharpies to express our inner artist. Teens can bake the plates at home to make their designs truly permenant. All materials will be provided.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Veterans Benefits with Shawn Kingston, VA Outreach Coordinator
Are you a veteran? Have questions about benefits? Need help? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you come and meet with Shawn Kingston, VA Outreach Coordinator at the Baychester Library.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 8
@ 2 p.m.
Fall Flower Craft
Fall Season has arrived! Children will be making their own fall flowers out of orange and brown leaves, construction paper and toilet paper rolls.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 8
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie
Enjoy a Saturday afternoon with a free movie.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, October 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Circle of Care
Please join the Baychester library as we present a program from Presbyterian Senior Services on Dementia Caregiver Services. Tyrone McLamb, MHS will speak about the issues and hardships involved in caring for a loved one with Dementia.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wed, October 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Agony of Unsubscribing
It happens to all of us: you unsubscribe from an unwanted marketing email, and a few days later another message from the same company pops up in your inbox. Comedian James Veitch turned this frustration into whimsy when a local supermarket refused to take no for an answer. Hijinks ensued.
Baychester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 12
@ 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, October 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Balloon Cars
Use household objects to build balloon powered race cars! Find out how fast your design can go and race your friends. All materials will be provided.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 18
@ 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
Wed, October 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
How to be a better writer in 15 minutes
There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky. When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote and think, “Is that comma supposed to be there?” or “Is that really the best word to use?” Fear not! TED-Ed has put together a list of four of our favorite grammar and language lessons to get your next piece of writing in tip-top shape.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Art Afternoon
Stretch your creative muscles with an afternoon of artistic expression. Materials will be provdided for teens to create works of art, or just relax and color.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 19
@ 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
Fri, October 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Halloween Slime
Another classic STEM favorite! Using borax, glue, and water, with the addition of green food coloring we will create a green slime and discuss the chemical reaction that causes our materials to combine and become slime.
Baychester LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Keep Your Children Safe Online
This program is designed for any parent or guardian who wants to learn how to keep their kids safe online. Throughout this tutorial, we'll link to other resources you can use if you want more information. We'll also link to some activities, videos, and other resources that are geared toward kids and teens. You may want to show these resources to your kids or even work through them together. Many kids are confident that they know how to be safe online. However, there are a few reasons why kids a…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children,
Teachers
Sat, October 22
@ 2 p.m.
Coding for Kids!
Using a new program called "Code A Story w/Google CS First" we will be teaching children from ages 7-14 how to code their on stories.
Baychester LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 22
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie
Enjoy a Saturday afternoon with a free movie.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Library Scavenger Hunt
Think you know everything there is to know about the library? Prove it with this fun Library Scavenger Hunt. Prizes will be given for completed Scavenger Hunt worksheets.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 25
@ 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
Wed, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Magnet Art
Create magnets to decorate your locker or refrigerator with this fun art project.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 26
@ 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, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Finger Puppet Workshop for Teens and Tweens
In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to be a puppeteer - making your own puppet and bringing it to life. All materials will be provided. Presented by Nicola McEldowney. For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monsters 101
What are monsters, and why do we need them? The students are asked to create their own monsters after learning where the legends come from and the many uses (crime prevention, warnings, morality plays) of a good spooky monster story. Great for all ages. Presented by Ivan Velez.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 29
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie
Enjoy a Saturday afternoon with a free movie.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Halloween Masks
Get in the Halloween spirit by making a spooky mask! Design and color or paint a blank mask to celebrate Halloween!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 4
@ 3 p.m.
Meditation for a more peaceful life
Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Scientific studies have proven that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease. Many Dr’s recommend meditation to their patients, and those who practice meditation attest to its healing power in their lives.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 8
@ 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
Tue, November 15
@ 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
Fri, November 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Science of Art
Get your left and right brains working together and discover the links between science and art. Mix and separate colors, uncover art forgeries, investigate friction. Discover that science is an important part of art, and make you own distorted image to take home. For ages 6 and older. Presented by Mad Science. Limit to 20 participants, please register by phone or in-person.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 22
@ 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
Fri, December 2
@ 3 p.m.
Author Talk: with John Roche author of Bronx Bound
JOHN ROCHE spent more than two decades as an award-winning journalist, mostly covering the Bronx, where he was born and raised. Bronx Bound is his debut novel.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, December 6
@ 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
Tue, December 13
@ 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
Tue, December 20
@ 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

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