By Staff, Bronxville Public Library
Oct. 4, 2017: Below is a list of programs at the Bronxville Public Library in October:
Button Pillow Craft: Thursday, October 19, 1:30 pm (registration required)
Hiking for Beginners: Monday, October 23, 3:00 pm
Basics of Book Collecting: Thursday, October 26, 7:00 pm (registration required)
Polka/Oktoberfest Musical Performance: Saturday, October 28, 3:00 pm
Words I Wasn't Allowed to Use at The New York Times--But Did Anyway: Monday, October 30, 3:00 pm
The next Adult Book Discussion Group will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at 7:00 pm. We will be reading The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth is a brilliant romantic novel of manners and established Edith Wharton as one of America's greatest novelists.
Weekly Adult Programs
Adult Coloring Group meets on Mondays at 1:30 pm.
Social Needlers meets on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:00 am.
Computer lessons are given on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 am and 10:30 am by appointment.
Did you know that you can access the Overdrive ebooks?: Overdrive is a FREE online digital media service available to all patrons. Overdrive is the main resource to download eBooks and audiobooks. Log in with your library card and browse our eBook/audiobook collection. at: https://westchester.overdrive.com/
Tuesday, October 3: foreign film: M (German), 6:30 pm, not rated, 109 min.
Wednesday, October 4, matinee: The Zookeeper's Wife, 1:30 pm, rated PG-13, 127 min.
Wednesday, October 11, matinee: The Founder, 1:30 pm, rated PG-13, 115 min.
Tuesday, October 17, evening film: Beatriz at Dinner, 6:30 pm, rated R, 82 min.
Thursday, October 26, matinee: Gifted, 1:30 pm, rated PG-13, 101 min.
From the Children's Room
Thursday, October 12, 3:30 pm, Children's Room: Fireman Visit Storytime: It's Fire Safety Month. Listen to a story read by Fireman Bill and learn some great tips for staying safe. All attendees will receive a special surprise. Ages 3 & up.
Friday, October 13, 3:15 pm, Yeager Room: Haunted Gingerbread Houses: Make delicious haunted houses using gummy worms, licorice spiders, and more. Ages 3 & up. Building period is between 3:15 and 4:30 pm. Space is limited. Register online at http://bronxvillelibrary.org/events/haunted-food-houses/.
Wednesday, October 25, 3:30 pm, Children's Room: Dentist Visit Storytime: Join Ms. Joann of Main Street Pediatric Dentistry for stories about visiting the dentist. A book-related craft activity will follow. Special treats for all attendees. Ages 3 & up.
Donate!: Want less clutter? Children grown up? Donate your toys. The Children's Room accepts gently used toys, stuffed animals, LEGO, and board games all year long.
From the Teen Room
Saturday, October 14, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Yeager Room: Free ACT practice exam: Open to high school students. What to bring: pencils, snack, approved calculator, water. Register online at https://www.revolutionprep.com/partners/practice-exams/school/137573/.
Wednesday, October 18, 3:15 pm, Teen Room: Movable Mummies: Drop by the Teen Room to sculpt and wrap a mummy. Materials and instructions will be provided. Open to ages 9 & up.
Saturday, October 21, 12:30 pm: Online Webinar: A Parent's Must-Have Guide to Getting into College: Study Skills, Test Prep, & the Application. Join internationally recognized and published educator Dr. Tony Di Giacomo for a presentation focused on parents of students in grades 8 through 12. Topics: Identifying which standardized tests to take (and how to prepare); how to plan for college; how to balance the college process with schooling while reducing stress; how to engage universities to optimize networking; what universities seek in their applicants; essential tactics and skills to plan for and apply to college. Register online at http://bronxvillelibrary.org/events/webinar-college-planning-study-skills-test-prep-and-the-application/.
For even more events and happenings, be sure to visit our calendar on our website.
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