Programs

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, September 28

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Wednesdays at 9:30am
Ages 4-12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Session 1 is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org

Register for Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Session 2
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Musical Mother Goose

Musical Mother Goose

Wednesday, September 28

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Musical Mother Goose: Wednesdays at 10:15 am
Ages 12-30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org.

Musical Mother Goose: More Information

 

 

 

 

Knitting Circle

Knitting Circle

Wednesday, September 28

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Every Other Wednesday
At the Library

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Bring your knitting project and join this supportive knitting circle every other Wednesday in the Biography Room.
There is no beginner instruction available at this time.
You are not obligated to attend every session.

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Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Thursday, September 29

11:15 am - 11:45 am

This Week’s Theme: Alphabet Soup

Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy.
We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details.

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Create With Christa: Who is Roald Dahl?

Create With Christa: Who is Roald Dahl?

Thursday, September 29

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Children’s Author and Craft Series
Grades 3-5

Roald Dahl was born in September.  We will celebrate by discussing Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.

We will also do a STEM activity with chocolate!

Registration is required.  Please register online.

Register Here
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Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, October 5

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Wednesdays at 9:30am
Ages 4-12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Session 1 is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org

Register for Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Session 2
Baby Bounce & Rhyme: More Information

 

 

 

 

Musical Mother Goose

Musical Mother Goose

Wednesday, October 5

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Musical Mother Goose: Wednesdays at 10:15 am
Ages 12-30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org.

Musical Mother Goose: More Information

 

 

 

 

Adult Workshop Intro to Pen & Ink

Adult Workshop Intro to Pen & Ink

Thursday, October 6

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Learn to use a crow quill pen, Micron pen and try writing with a feather. Various techniques will be demonstrated and taught. Supplies not included. Must commit to all 4 sessions no exceptions. 

Register here

More information

List of supplies

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Thursday, October 6

11:15 am - 11:45 am

This Week’s Theme: See You Later Alligator

Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy.
We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details.

More Information

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, October 12

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Wednesdays at 9:30am
Ages 4-12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Session 1 is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org

Register for Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Session 2
Baby Bounce & Rhyme: More Information

 

 

 

 

Musical Mother Goose

Musical Mother Goose

Wednesday, October 12

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Musical Mother Goose: Wednesdays at 10:15 am
Ages 12-30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org.

Musical Mother Goose: More Information

 

 

 

 

Women and Money

Women and Money

Wednesday, October 12

1:00 pm

Wednesdays @ 1pm via Zoom
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

The Women and Money series is back by popular demand! 
How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets hosted by Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® and Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Register for September 14

Register for October 12

Register for November 9

Register for December 14

More Information

 

Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC®

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2000, Julia was a vice president and private banker for BankBoston’s Private Bank for 7 years, responsible for asset management and trust services. Previously, Julia worked in marketing for 9 years with Merrill. Julia has a BA from Ohio State University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Julia has appeared on the CNBC show “Power Lunch,” CBS “This Morning,” WGCH’s “Women in Business,” in addition to featured articles in USA Today.

 

Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Senior Financial Advisor

Liz joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2012. Liz works closely with high-net-worth individuals and their families to create personalized and comprehensive strategies that support their goals, including investment management, retirement planning, liability management, and multigenerational planning. Liz values the importance of establishing and cultivating relationships with families including the next generation.
Liz graduated from Fairfield University with a dual bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing. She began her career working at a boutique investment firm as a Business Development Associate, specializing in commodities and futures

Knitting with Margaret on Zoom

Knitting with Margaret on Zoom

Wednesday, October 12

4:00 pm

Wednesdays at 4:00pm via Zoom
October 12 & 19

November 2, 16 & 30
December 14 & 28

Join this lively group of knitters every other Wednesday on Zoom (Zoom code coming soon).
If you have any questions, please contact Margaret at maggscott@aol.com

More Information

Adult Workshop Intro to Pen & Ink

Adult Workshop Intro to Pen & Ink

Thursday, October 13

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Learn to use a crow quill pen, Micron pen and try writing with a feather. Various techniques will be demonstrated and taught. Supplies not included. Must commit to all 4 sessions no exceptions. 

Register here

More information

List of supplies

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Thursday, October 13

11:15 am - 11:45 am

This Week’s Theme: Apple Picking

Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy.
We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details.

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Fall Tales on Trails

Fall Tales on Trails

Tuesday, October 18

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Ages 2 and up with parent or caregiver
Join Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Crummy and Lindsay Hearon from Bedford Riding Lanes Association for a short kid friendly hike. Bring your blanket and we will stop and for a storytime on the trail.

Register Here

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Create With Christa: Fall Back Porch Crafts

Create With Christa: Fall Back Porch Crafts

Tuesday, October 18

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesdays once a Month:
September 13, October 18, November 15
3:30-5:00
Preschool Age

Drop in on Tuesdays for Back Porch Crafts with Christa. 

No registration required.

More Information

 

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, October 19

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Wednesdays at 9:30am
Ages 4-12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Session 1 is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org

Register for Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Session 2
Baby Bounce & Rhyme: More Information

 

 

 

 

Musical Mother Goose

Musical Mother Goose

Wednesday, October 19

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Musical Mother Goose: Wednesdays at 10:15 am
Ages 12-30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org.

Musical Mother Goose: More Information

 

 

 

 

Knitting with Margaret on Zoom

Knitting with Margaret on Zoom

Wednesday, October 19

4:00 pm

Wednesdays at 4:00pm via Zoom
October 12 & 19

November 2, 16 & 30
December 14 & 28

Join this lively group of knitters every other Wednesday on Zoom (Zoom code coming soon).
If you have any questions, please contact Margaret at maggscott@aol.com

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Fox Read 2022-23 Book Discussion

Fox Read 2022-23 Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 19

5:00 pm

The Bedford Teachers’ Association presents FOX READ. 
This year the Fox Read Committee has chosen to do THREE books for
2022-2023 community read.

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina

Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal

Borrow your copies at any of the local libraries.

Register Here
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Adult Workshop Intro to Pen & Ink

Adult Workshop Intro to Pen & Ink

Thursday, October 20

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Learn to use a crow quill pen, Micron pen and try writing with a feather. Various techniques will be demonstrated and taught. Supplies not included. Must commit to all 4 sessions no exceptions. 

Register here

More information

List of supplies

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Thursday, October 20

11:15 am - 11:45 am

This Week’s Theme: Very Busy Spider

Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy.
We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details.

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Bedford Babies - Fall 2022

Bedford Babies – Fall 2022

Tuesday, October 25

10:00 am

For babies 11 months or younger and their parents
Tuesdays at 10:00 am

October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6 & 13

Meetings will be in the Library or on The Village Green – Bring a Blanket
Mask is optional

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@wlsmail.org to be added to the waitlist.

 

More Information

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, October 26

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Wednesdays at 9:30am
Ages 4-12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Session 1 is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org

Register for Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Session 2
Baby Bounce & Rhyme: More Information

 

 

 

 

Musical Mother Goose

Musical Mother Goose

Wednesday, October 26

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Musical Mother Goose: Wednesdays at 10:15 am
Ages 12-30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: Sep 21, 28 & Oct 5, 19, 26
Session 2: Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 & Dec 7

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.  Program location will be on the Village Green or in the Library, depending on the weather

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy to be added to the waitlist at kcrummy@wlsmail.org.

Musical Mother Goose: More Information

 

 

 

 

Adult Workshop Intro to Pen & Ink

Adult Workshop Intro to Pen & Ink

Thursday, October 27

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Learn to use a crow quill pen, Micron pen and try writing with a feather. Various techniques will be demonstrated and taught. Supplies not included. Must commit to all 4 sessions no exceptions. 

Register here

More information

List of supplies

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Thursday, October 27

11:15 am - 11:45 am

This Week’s Theme: Trick or Treat

Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy.
We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details.

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Spooktacular Animal Adventure Presented by Animal Embassy

Spooktacular Animal Adventure Presented by Animal Embassy

Thursday, October 27

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ages 3 and older
Family Event

The presentation will be in a nearby barn. Come meet some of the animals that haunt our dreams, make our “skin crawl,” and the hair stand up on the back of our necks!
We’ll discuss animals that are perfectly at home in the shadows & in swamps, and are on the prowl under the moonlit sky.

Registration required @bedfordfreelibrary.org.

Register Here
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Storytime at Rochambeau Farm

Storytime at Rochambeau Farm

Sunday, October 30

11:00 am

Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, October 30

Join Mrs. Crummy for a special Storytime at Rochambeau Farm

  • rain or shine
  • family event
  • games, music & food

Rochambeau Farm is located at:
214 W Patent Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549
rochambeaufarmny.com

More Information

 

Bedford Babies - Fall 2022

Bedford Babies – Fall 2022

Tuesday, November 1

10:00 am

For babies 11 months or younger and their parents
Tuesdays at 10:00 am

October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6 & 13

Meetings will be in the Library or on The Village Green – Bring a Blanket
Mask is optional

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@wlsmail.org to be added to the waitlist.

 

More Information

Knitting with Margaret on Zoom

Knitting with Margaret on Zoom

Wednesday, November 2

4:00 pm

Wednesdays at 4:00pm via Zoom
October 12 & 19

November 2, 16 & 30
December 14 & 28

Join this lively group of knitters every other Wednesday on Zoom (Zoom code coming soon).
If you have any questions, please contact Margaret at maggscott@aol.com

More Information

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Thursday, November 3

11:15 am - 11:45 am

This Week’s Theme: Falling Leaves

Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy.
We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details.

More Information

Bedford Babies - Fall 2022

Bedford Babies – Fall 2022

Tuesday, November 8

10:00 am

For babies 11 months or younger and their parents
Tuesdays at 10:00 am

October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6 & 13

Meetings will be in the Library or on The Village Green – Bring a Blanket
Mask is optional

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@wlsmail.org to be added to the waitlist.

 

More Information

Women and Money

Women and Money

Wednesday, November 9

1:00 pm

Wednesdays @ 1pm via Zoom
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

The Women and Money series is back by popular demand! 
How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets hosted by Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® and Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Register for September 14

Register for October 12

Register for November 9

Register for December 14

More Information

 

Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC®

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2000, Julia was a vice president and private banker for BankBoston’s Private Bank for 7 years, responsible for asset management and trust services. Previously, Julia worked in marketing for 9 years with Merrill. Julia has a BA from Ohio State University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Julia has appeared on the CNBC show “Power Lunch,” CBS “This Morning,” WGCH’s “Women in Business,” in addition to featured articles in USA Today.

 

Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Senior Financial Advisor

Liz joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2012. Liz works closely with high-net-worth individuals and their families to create personalized and comprehensive strategies that support their goals, including investment management, retirement planning, liability management, and multigenerational planning. Liz values the importance of establishing and cultivating relationships with families including the next generation.
Liz graduated from Fairfield University with a dual bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing. She began her career working at a boutique investment firm as a Business Development Associate, specializing in commodities and futures

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Thursday, November 10

11:15 am - 11:45 am

This Week’s Theme: Trip to the Zoo

Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy.
We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details.

More Information

Bedford Babies - Fall 2022

Bedford Babies – Fall 2022

Tuesday, November 15

10:00 am

For babies 11 months or younger and their parents
Tuesdays at 10:00 am

October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6 & 13

Meetings will be in the Library or on The Village Green – Bring a Blanket
Mask is optional

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  Please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@wlsmail.org to be added to the waitlist.

 

More Information

Create With Christa: Fall Back Porch Crafts

Create With Christa: Fall Back Porch Crafts

Tuesday, November 15

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesdays once a Month:
September 13, October 18, November 15
3:30-5:00
Preschool Age

Drop in on Tuesdays for Back Porch Crafts with Christa. 

No registration required.

More Information

Knitting with Margaret on Zoom

Knitting with Margaret on Zoom

Wednesday, November 16

4:00 pm

Wednesdays at 4:00pm via Zoom
October 12 & 19

November 2, 16 & 30
December 14 & 28

Join this lively group of knitters every other Wednesday on Zoom (Zoom code coming soon).
If you have any questions, please contact Margaret at maggscott@aol.com

More Information

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Stories, Songs & Surprises on the Village Green

Thursday, November 17

11:15 am - 11:45 am

This Week’s Theme: Gobble Gobble

Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy.
We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details.

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