What’s Happening at the Bronxville Public Library
ADULT CRAFT: Picture Frame Jewelry Holder
February 2 from 1:30 to 2:30pm
This event will take place in person in the Yeager Community Room. Space and supplies are limited. Regsiter in advance by stopping by or calling the Adult Reference Desk: 914-337-7680 ext. 824
Supercharge Your Student’s Executive
Function Skills (via zoom)
February 2 from 8 to 9pm
Is your student seeming less than motivated? Grades on the lower end? Not sure how to help? Sometimes, executive function is the solution. In other words, we’ll talk about the six tips to help get things done! Tal Kitron will lead you through the executive function process. Designed for parents and students, this webinar will leave you invigorated, informed, and ready to achieve. Register at https://applerouth.onecanoe.com/registration/create/?event_code=EVT83DBD
Fridays with Miss Raquelle
February 3 from 11 to 11:30am
In the Yeager Room. All Ages Welcome. No registration required.
Jazz, An American Art (Zoom)
February 6 from 3 to 4:30pm
To receive the link, register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsfuqopzIuHdWy1tTUtwowwI7c7pLYz04t.
Jazz was born in the U.S., but is our gift to the world. This presentation delves into its origins, evolution, styles and milestones. We’ll explore its structure, artists, and the components that are common to all eras – including those elements that are shared by other genres of music, a fascinating parallel. And of course, we’ll listen to an earful of magnificence. Presented by: Barry Wiesenfeld. For more information or to contact Barry, visit www.barrybassist.com.
Take-n-Make Bag (PreK-Grade 2)
February 7 (Ongoing)
First come, first served, pick up at children’s desk. While Supplies Last.
The Untold Story of Black Cowboys in
February 7 from 7 to 8pm
with Journalist Ashonti Ford
Learn all about the about the history of Black Cowboys with Pulitzer Center Grantee Ashonti Ford. Ford has been awarded several Pulitzer Center grants to uncover international and domestic issues that affect farming communities, migrant workers, women, and children—as well as to dig into untold aspects of Black history. For ages 12 and up. Register at https://greenburghlibrary.libcal.com/event/9764006
Wednesday Matinee: Notorious
February 8 from 1:30 to 3:15pm
Working undercover for the U.S. government in Rio, the daughter of a convicted Nazi traitor marries a ruthless Nazi spy, but then begins a love affair with her American contact. Torn between passion and patriotism, they must sacrifice their feelings or risk destruction.
RUNTIME: 102 MINUTES | RATED: NOT RATED
Octavia Butler: Her Life & Legacy (online)
February 9 from 7 to 8pm
Register at https://greenburghlibrary.libcal.com/event/9783371 for link to a Zoom presentation about Octavia Butler’s life and work with Vassar College professor, Dr. Eve Dunbar.
Brought to you by our Westchester Library System partner library.
The Roots of Black Music in America (Zoom)
February 9 from 1:30 to 2:30pm
Karlus Trapp’s delightful, educational, and entertaining presentation ”The Roots of Black Music in America” is a 100 year journey back through time to hear, experience anew, and learn about the music of America’s black musical giants. It is a joyful and informative program that comes alive through songs, stories, and history. Please be warned: If you view/attend this show, you may find yourself uncontrollably smiling, singing or humming for hours afterward. Presented by: Veteran troubadour, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, music educator, and native New Yorker Karlus Trapp. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwocOiorTkoGNzkOHEFfP5ri_iqIOpI3eXE
Valentine Crafts (Grades K-5)
February 9 from 4 to 5pm
Call to register 914-337-7680 ext 834
Space & Materials Limited.
What Stays and What Goes? An Organizer’s Guide to Making Decisions (Zoom)
February 13 from 3 to 4pm
As professional organizers and co-authors of the self-help book Beyond Tidy, Marie Limpert & Annmarie Brogan will teach you techniques on how to make well thought-out decisions on what to keep and what to let go. They will then answer questions and provide solutions to common challenges that get people stuck. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIodOiopj0sHtaPjC3kCpqG9c8TCZf7Veow
LD/ADHD/2e: How to Support Students Who Learn Differently (ONLINE)
February 14 from 8 to 9pm
Some students need a different approach to thrive. The right interventions can make all the difference at home and at school. This webinar will offer expert advice that will help your student grow in confidence and make your life as a parent a little easier. Register at https://applerouth.onecanoe.com/registration/create/?event_code=EVT83DC4
Motivating Your Child: Help them Start and Finish Homework and other “Boring” Tasks
February 22 from 7 to 8pm
We’ve all been there – our well-intentioned efforts to motivate our students quickly devolve into nagging and arguments. Motivating our kids and teens and teaching them to take ownership of their schoolwork isn’t easy. That’s where we come in. Join our founder and educational psychologist, Dr. Jed Applerouth, for time-tested tips on how parents and educators can motivate students at home and at school. If talking to your student about homework and grades feels like pulling teeth, this webinar is for you. Register at https://applerouth.onecanoe.com/registration/create/?event_code=EVT83DC7
Visit www.bronxvillelibrary.org for a complete calendar of events and more.