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Storytime on the Village Green

Storytime on the Village Green

Storytime is on Zoom today, September 10th @ 11:15 Topic: Story Time – Mustache Mystery Time: Sep 10, 2020 11:15 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83287241936?pwd=U0trTHNTdW9hU0ZiaFJ2ekhzdkFOZz09 Meeting ID: 832 8724 1936 Passcode: 440967 One tap mobile +16465588656,,83287241936#,,,,,,0#,,440967# US (New York) +13017158592,,83287241936#,,,,,,0#,,440967# US (Germantown) Dial by your location        

Closed for Labor Day Weekend

The Library will be closed on Saturday, September 5 – Monday, September 7 for Labor Day Weekend. We will be open on Tuesday with normal hours, 10:00 am -4:00 pm. Don’t want to wait for a book to read? Check out OverDrive and download books to your device. Click Here for OverDrive Have a great

Library is Open for Browsing by Appointment

Tuesdays – Fridays, 11am – 1 pm Make an appointment to come into the Library and browse the shelves! 20 minute appointments (with 10 minutes in between appointments for cleaning) Limit 2 individual patrons at a time or one family (children must stay with parents) Patrons will be greeted and asked to use hand sanitizer

What to Expect in Middle School via Zoom

Wednesday, August 19 – Girls Thursday, August 20 – Boys 5:00pm For rising Fox Lane 6th graders.  A panel of current and past Fox Lane students will discuss navigating the middle school. There are two sessions – one for girls and one for boys.  More Information Registration for Girls Registration for Boys

2020 Poetry Contest Winners

The winners of the 2020 Poetry Contest have been announced. We had delayed the outcome because we hoped to have a socially distanced ceremony in the fall. It looks like that will not be possible at this time. Thank you all poets for your work and hope to hear from you again in 2021. 2020

Hip Hop Dance Class Via ZOOM

Hip Hop cancelled we will reschedule Session 2: Wednesday, August 5th Grades K-5 from 3:30-4:15 pm Enjoy an afternoon of upbeat music and Hip Hop dance moves with Priscilla, a dance instructor at Northern Westchester School of Dance, Katonah. Registration is required, please register online. Register Here More Information

Zoom Program”I Didn’t Know That! Fun Facts About New York

New date! Tuesday, August 25 7:00-8:30 pm Did you know that when Aaron Burr was being sued for divorce, his wife hired Alexander Hamilton’s son to represent her? Amusing and informative anecdotes are part of this fun history presentation by Art and Susan Zuckerman. You’ll learn interesting tidbits about New York history that the average

Create With Christa: Design a Coat of Arms via ZOOM

Thursday, July 23 3:00-4:00 pm Grades 3-5 We will have supply pick up at the Library and while we ZOOM, we will learn about what a Coat of Arms is and create one unique to you and your family. Registration is required, please register online. Register for Coat of Arms More Information      

Create With Christa: Three Little Pigs Via ZOOM

Monday, July 27 from 3:00-4:00 pm & Thursday, July 30 from 4:00-4:45 pm Grades 3-5 This is a two-part series First, ZOOM on Monday to learn about the challenge.  Then, pick up supplies at the Library Tuesday and Wednesday. Finish with ZOOM again Thursday to complete the activity. Registration is required, please register online. Register

Adult Book Bingo-Win a Kindle!

Program has been extended! Monday, June 15 – August 31 Adult Book Bingo 2020 June 15-August 14 Signup for our first Adult Book Bingo! 1.Read a book in the categories on the board and mark your progress online. 2.Completing a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, or each of the four corner squares is a Bingo.

5 Ways to Prevent Learning Loss & Prepare your Student for Fall

A free Webinar for Parents of Elementary, Middle, and High School Students In a 30-minute highly dynamic, action-specific, and interactive seminar, parents are invited to learn best-practice, tools and strategies to support their student over the summer, so they can be ready for school this fall. When: Monday, June 15, 2020, 10:00 am -or- 4:00 pm How: You

READsquared Summer Reading Game for K-5 & 6-12

For Kids entering K-5 Summer Reading game is open for registration! Use READsqaured to track your reading online and a chance to win a weekly raffle prize! This year there is an app for your phone! READsquared Registration Summer Programs 2020 For kids entering 6th Grade and older Summer Reading Game, 6/16 – 8/21 FUN

State of New York Shelter in Place

  Beginning Sunday March 22, all unessential business in the state are closed.  Below is a link to a resource document from the town of Bedford. It has important links about what is open, the corona virus and other important information. Below is also a link to sign up for Supervisor Burdick’s newsletter. More details

Library closed until further notice

As a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Library will be temporarily closed until further notice: All late fees will be waived Please hold onto your materials and DO NOT place them in the drop box All Holds will be frozen in their current status (you will not lose your place) All

Knit In For A Cause

Wednesday, February 12 3:30-6:00 Hats for Paradise, CA (a community hard hit by wildfires) For anyone with knitting or crocheting experience. We will provide the yarn and basic pattern but not the needles. If you can’t attend and want to make a hat at home, you may come in and get yarn. Watch Video

Books With Bailey

Thursdays: February 27 & March 19 Tuesdays: March 10 & March 24 3:15-4:00 Sign up to read with Bailey, a 7 year old Golden Retriever and her owner Marcy.   Sign up in the Library and parents must sign a permission slip. More Information

Build With Legos Winter 2020

Mondays, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Grades K-5 6-week series on Mondays January 27, February 3, 10, 24 and March 2, 9 (Come to one or all) Bring your imagination and your camera, but not your Legos®, which will be supplied by the Library. Your creations can not be taken home. Register Here More Information  

Closed for Upcoming Holidays

The Library will be closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, December 24 & 25, and New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, December 31 & January 1.  Have a safe and happy holiday! Can’t wait for a book?  Check out selections on Overdrive and download to your device. Check out Overdrive

Create With Christa: Invisible Ink

Thursday, January 30 3:30-4:30 Grades 3-5 Using special ingredients, we will make invisible ink and have fun making secret messages. Register online or call the Library.  Please alert of us any allergies. Register Here More Information      

An Evening With Author Laura Schroff

This event has been postponed Thursday, November 7 7:00-8:00 Laura Schroff, a #1 New York Times and international bestselling author and keynote speaker, is a passionate and compelling voice on the power of small acts of kindness and mentorship. Laura has fully committed herself to advocating and inspiring others through her books, “An Invisible Thread,”

Mahjong for Beginners

Mondays, October 21,28 & November 4  10:00-noon This this 3 week course gives an introductory overview of the rules and strategy to playing Mahjong.  You will learn the basics of the game and continue learning through supervised games. At the end of the series you will feel confident enough to play with friends and organize

Canasta for Beginners

Tuesdays, October 22,29 & November 5,12 10am-noon Must commit to all three sessions You will learn the basics of the game and continue learning through supervised games. Register Here More Information      

Community Read

The school district and the Bedford Teachers’ Association, in conjunction with the high school English Department, would like to invite you to participate in our Fox Read. You can participate by reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. There will be opportunities to join community members in discussions led by BCSD faculty

The Underground Railroad in Bedford

Thursday, May 23, 10:30 This presentation covers Moses Pierce and Esther Carpenter Pierce and their role in the underground railroad.  One track of this secret network of homes ready to help fugitives flee slavery stopped in Bedford before finding freedom in Canada. Register Online More Information

Truck Day

Come to the Presbyterian Church lot and climb trucks & emergency vehicles and meet their operators. Free of charge no registration required. In case of inclement weather please check our website. More Information

Music of the Season

Tuesday, December 11, 4:00-5:00 Families and Children up to Age 7 Join Suzanne from Bedford Arts & Music! Enjoy seasonal songs! Great family event. Register Here More Information…

Drop in Tech Help

Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00pm Come meet Charlie our new student volunteer. He can help you with any technology questions. Please bring your device and any questions you might have. No appointment needed. Free of charge.