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2024 Summer Reading Challenge

All Day 6/29 - 8/16
Online
Program Type:
Special, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Tweens, Kids, Teens, Families
Event Details:

Children in Grades K and up are invited to participate in our Adventure Begins at the Library Summer Reading Challenge! Stop by any time to pick up your Adventure Kit with everythi...

Encouraged
Virtual Event
Location: Online
Age Group: Tweens, Kids, Teens, Families
Program Type: Special, Summer Reading
Encouraged
Event Details:

Children in Grades K and up are invited to participate in our Adventure Begins at the Library Summer Reading Challenge!

This event is in the "Preschoolers & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

StoryWalk - Once Upon A Book

All Day 6/29 - 8/16
Off Site
Program Type:
Special, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Preschoolers & Toddlers, Kids, Families
Event Details:

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner is on view during our Summer Reading Program. Through vibrant illustrations and lyrical text, readers are invited to explore each pag...

Offsite Event
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers & Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Special, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner is on view during our Summer Reading Program. Through vibrant illustrations and lyrical text, readers are invited to explore each page as they follow Alice on her adventure into

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Adventures in Storytelling

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Summer Reading, Workshop
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Master Puppeteer David Matthew Feldman leads a workshop introducing children to the art of storytelling through puppetry. Using ping pong ball “puppets” (used by professionals-in-t...

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Summer Reading, Workshop
Encouraged
Event Details:

Master Puppeteer David Matthew Feldman leads a workshop introducing children to the art of storytelling through puppetry.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

StoryWalk Meet-Up

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Come visit the StoryWalk at Bedford Hills Memorial Park. After enjoying the book on display, join us in the pavilion area for an activity related to the themes in the book.

Encouraged
Offsite Event
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytime, Summer Reading
Encouraged
Event Details:

Come visit the StoryWalk at Bedford Hills Memorial Park. After enjoying the book on display, join us in the pavilion area for an activity related to the themes in the book.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Battle of the Books (BoB) Discussion Group

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Book Group, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Tweens
Event Details:

Are you considering participating in this year’s Battle of the Books? Or, do you want to read something new and talk about it with friends? During this session we will talk about t...

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Book Group, Summer Reading
Encouraged
Event Details:

Are you considering participating in this year’s Battle of the Books? Or, do you want to read something new and talk about it with friends?

This event is in the "Preschoolers & Toddlers" group.

Laptime for Pipsqueaks

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschoolers & Toddlers
Laptime for Pipsqueaks:

This storytime utilizes "lap bounces," fingerplays, songs, and picture books to underline the importance of talking, singing, and reading with babies. Puppets, shakers, and colorfu...

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator for the Library's Early Literacy Program.

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Preschoolers & Toddlers
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytime
Encouraged

Laptime for Pipsqueaks

This storytime utilizes "lap bounces," fingerplays, songs, and picture books to underline the importance of talking, singing, and reading with babies. Puppets, shakers, and colorful scarves also engage our littlest patrons and encourage caregiver/child interaction. 

If you are new to Storytimes, please register to receive reminders and any schedule changes. Walk-ins are also welcome!

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator for the Library's Early Literacy Program.

This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

Fine Reading Book Group

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Book Group
Age Group:
Adults & Seniors
Fine Adult Book Group:

For Adults and Seniors, join us once a month at the Bedford Hills Community House to discuss popular fiction novels.

Event Details:

Summer is coming to a close on the East End of Long Island, and Alex is no longer welcome. This national bestselling book: taut, propulsive, and impossible to look away from, Emma ...

Encouraged
Offsite Event
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Book Group
Encouraged

Fine Adult Book Group

For Adults and Seniors, join us once a month at the Bedford Hills Community House to discuss popular fiction novels.

Event Details:

Summer is coming to a close on the East End of Long Island, and Alex is no longer welcome.

This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

Crafting a Memory Keepsake

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Online
Program Type:
Virtual, Workshop
Age Group:
Adults & Seniors
Crafting a Memory Keepsake:

In this monthly workshop, participants will complete prompts geared to stimulate creativity.

Event Details:

Join a supportive community of people seeking to share their stories, recognize patterns in their interactions and habits, and reflect on their truth. This creative workshop encour...

Virtual Event
Location: Online
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Virtual, Workshop

Crafting a Memory Keepsake

In this monthly workshop, participants will complete prompts geared to stimulate creativity.

Event Details:

Join a supportive community of people seeking to share their stories, recognize patterns in their interactions and habits, and reflect on their truth.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Make a Zine!

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Summer Reading, Workshop
Age Group:
Tweens, Kids
Event Details:

Arts and activism unite in this open-ended workshop where children will transform a single piece of 8.5 x 11” paper into a zine on a topic of their choice. We will talk about zines...

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Tweens, Kids
Program Type: Crafts, Summer Reading, Workshop
Encouraged
Event Details:

Arts and activism unite in this open-ended workshop where children will transform a single piece of 8.5 x 11” paper into a zine on a topic of their choice. We will talk about zines as a tool for sharing ideas and as a form of artistic expression.

This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

Tech Tuesday

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 11:00am - 6:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Drop-In
Age Group:
Adults & Seniors
Tech Tuesday:

Event Details:

It's Tech Tuesday every week. Technical questions are answered in-person by appointment and over the phone.  Our Spanish translator is available after 3 pm Led by Kather...

Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Drop-In

Tech Tuesday

Event Details:

It's Tech Tuesday every week. Technical questions are answered in-person by appointment and over the phone. 

Our Spanish translator is available after 3 pm

This event is in the "Preschoolers & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Dive Into Reading at The Pool - Lunch Bunch

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Preschoolers & Toddlers, Kids
Event Details:

For pool members: Grab your lunch or a snack and join us for delightful summer stories in the shade near the kiddie pool at the Bedford Hills Memorial Park. A perfect way to dry of...

Encouraged
Offsite Event
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers & Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Encouraged
Event Details:

For pool members: Grab your lunch or a snack and join us for delightful summer stories in the shade near the kiddie pool at the Bedford Hills Memorial Park.

This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

Collection Connect - Library Catalog & Digital Copy of Your Library Card!

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Drop-In, Technology Workshop
Age Group:
Adults & Seniors
Collection Connect:

This is a hands-on workshop teaching patrons how to use digital WLS resources; computers and chromebooks available for use.

Event Details:

Bring in your smartphone or tablet, and we can work together to download the WLS Application, so you can have easy access to the Library Catalog and a digital copy of your library ...

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Drop-In, Technology Workshop
Encouraged

Collection Connect

This is a hands-on workshop teaching patrons how to use digital WLS resources; computers and chromebooks available for use.

Event Details:

Bring in your smartphone or tablet, and we can work together to download the WLS Application, so you can have easy access to the Library Catalog and a digital copy of your library card.

 

This event is in the "Preschoolers & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Little Folks & Friends

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschoolers & Toddlers, Families
Little Folks & Friends:

We embrace the boundless energy of toddlers and focus on stories, singing, and movement. Storytimes are centered on a theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject. Toddl...

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator of the Library's Early Literacy Program.

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Preschoolers & Toddlers, Families
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytime
Encouraged

Little Folks & Friends

We embrace the boundless energy of toddlers and focus on stories, singing, and movement. Storytimes are centered on a theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject. Toddlers learn sounds, letter/number recognition, and language patterns while having fun with their caregivers and peers.

If you are new to Storytimes, please register to receive reminders and any schedule changes. Walk-ins are also welcome!

 

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator of the Library's Early Literacy Program.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Movie Night: Migration

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Movie, Special, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Tweens, Kids, Families
Event Details:

A family of ducks decides to leave the safety of a New England pond for an adventurous trip to Jamaica. However, their well-laid plans quickly go awry when they get lost and wind u...

Encouraged
Offsite Event
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Tweens, Kids, Families
Program Type: Movie, Special, Summer Reading
Encouraged
Event Details:

A family of ducks decides to leave the safety of a New England pond for an adventurous trip to Jamaica. However, their well-laid plans quickly go awry when they get lost and wind up in New York City.

This event is in the "Preschoolers & Toddlers" group.

Laptime for Pipsqueaks

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschoolers & Toddlers
Laptime for Pipsqueaks:

This storytime utilizes "lap bounces," fingerplays, songs, and picture books to underline the importance of talking, singing, and reading with babies. Puppets, shakers, and colorfu...

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator for the Library's Early Literacy Program.

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Preschoolers & Toddlers
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytime
Encouraged

Laptime for Pipsqueaks

This storytime utilizes "lap bounces," fingerplays, songs, and picture books to underline the importance of talking, singing, and reading with babies. Puppets, shakers, and colorful scarves also engage our littlest patrons and encourage caregiver/child interaction. 

If you are new to Storytimes, please register to receive reminders and any schedule changes. Walk-ins are also welcome!

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator for the Library's Early Literacy Program.

This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

Tech Tuesday

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 11:00am - 6:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Drop-In
Age Group:
Adults & Seniors
Tech Tuesday:

Event Details:

It's Tech Tuesday every week. Technical questions are answered in-person by appointment and over the phone.  Our Spanish translator is available after 3 pm Led by Kather...

Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Drop-In

Tech Tuesday

Event Details:

It's Tech Tuesday every week. Technical questions are answered in-person by appointment and over the phone. 

Our Spanish translator is available after 3 pm

This event is in the "Preschoolers & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Dive Into Reading at The Pool - Lunch Bunch

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Preschoolers & Toddlers, Kids
Event Details:

For pool members: Grab your lunch or a snack and join us for delightful summer stories in the shade near the kiddie pool at the Bedford Hills Memorial Park. A perfect way to dry of...

Encouraged
Offsite Event
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers & Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Encouraged
Event Details:

For pool members: Grab your lunch or a snack and join us for delightful summer stories in the shade near the kiddie pool at the Bedford Hills Memorial Park.

This event is in the "Preschoolers & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Little Folks & Friends

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschoolers & Toddlers, Families
Little Folks & Friends:

We embrace the boundless energy of toddlers and focus on stories, singing, and movement. Storytimes are centered on a theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject. Toddl...

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator of the Library's Early Literacy Program.

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Preschoolers & Toddlers, Families
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytime
Encouraged

Little Folks & Friends

We embrace the boundless energy of toddlers and focus on stories, singing, and movement. Storytimes are centered on a theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject. Toddlers learn sounds, letter/number recognition, and language patterns while having fun with their caregivers and peers.

If you are new to Storytimes, please register to receive reminders and any schedule changes. Walk-ins are also welcome!

 

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator of the Library's Early Literacy Program.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Craft / STEAM Lab

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Whether your child is ready to learn a new craft or simply flex their creativity, they can find supplies and resources in our Children’s room. Each Wednesday in August we will use ...

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Crafts, Summer Reading
Encouraged
Event Details:

Whether your child is ready to learn a new craft or simply flex their creativity, they can find supplies and resources in our Children’s room.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Little Owls on Vacation

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Book Group, Storytime, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Children come together at the Library to enjoy entertaining stories, participate in a read-aloud session, and engage in hands-on craft projects inspired by themes found in books. W...

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Group, Storytime, Summer Reading
Encouraged
Event Details:

Children come together at the Library to enjoy entertaining stories, participate in a read-aloud session, and engage in hands-on craft projects inspired by themes found in books. Walk-ins welcome.

 

This event is in the "Preschoolers & Toddlers" group.

Laptime for Pipsqueaks

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschoolers & Toddlers
Laptime for Pipsqueaks:

This storytime utilizes "lap bounces," fingerplays, songs, and picture books to underline the importance of talking, singing, and reading with babies. Puppets, shakers, and colorfu...

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator for the Library's Early Literacy Program.

Encouraged
Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Preschoolers & Toddlers
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytime
Encouraged

Laptime for Pipsqueaks

This storytime utilizes "lap bounces," fingerplays, songs, and picture books to underline the importance of talking, singing, and reading with babies. Puppets, shakers, and colorful scarves also engage our littlest patrons and encourage caregiver/child interaction. 

If you are new to Storytimes, please register to receive reminders and any schedule changes. Walk-ins are also welcome!

Event Details:

Rachel Izes is the coordinator for the Library's Early Literacy Program.

This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

Tech Tuesday

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 11:00am - 6:00pm
Bedford Hills Free Library
Program Type:
Drop-In
Age Group:
Adults & Seniors
Tech Tuesday:

Event Details:

It's Tech Tuesday every week. Technical questions are answered in-person by appointment and over the phone.  Our Spanish translator is available after 3 pm Led by Kather...

Location: Bedford Hills Free Library
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Drop-In

Tech Tuesday

Event Details:

It's Tech Tuesday every week. Technical questions are answered in-person by appointment and over the phone. 

Our Spanish translator is available after 3 pm