What's Happening at the Bronxville Public Library

Children’s After-School Movie: COCO

October 7 at 3:15pm

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Rated PG for thematic elements. Runtime 1h 49m. Showing in Yeager Room on lower-level.


Rags, Blues and All That Jazz

October 8 from 3 to 4pm

This live musical performance will take place in person at the Library in the Yeager Community Room. An exploration of these three styles of American music tracing their emergence and development between 1890-1930. With music by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, Thomas “Fats” Waller and others, this inspiring lecture recital combines virtuosity and musicality in equal measure. Presented by: Peter Muir is a versatile international pianist and vocalist whose approach is guided by a passionate belief in the power of music to transform the well-being of individuals and communities.  Learn more about Dr. Muir and sample his playing at www.PeterMuir.com.


Instruction for Beginner’s Chess Basics: Grades 1-5

Tuesdays, October 11 – November 15 from 5:30 to 6:30pm

Registration is required. Children will be introduced to: The Rules, Game Board, and Pieces; Learn the names of pieces and how they move; Discover the special rules; Learn what “check” means & how to win; Play practice games with other children in class. Open to children in GRADES 1-5. Must be available to attend all 6 sessions. Call 914-337-7680 ext.834.


Craft a Smart College List (online)

October 12 at noon

In this workshop, Dr. Padurano,Ph.D., of Crimson Coaching discusses how students and parents can use a variety of free online resources to develop a college list that’s realistic-academically and financially. Register at https://queenspubliclibrary.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=queenspubliclibrary&service=6&rnd=0.8992609625691852&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fqueenspubliclibrary.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b00000005253dd9fb9e15ffdc949945fb81407abb691b91dfb16d42b7fe2b7baf427b727d%26siteurl%3Dqueenspubliclibrary%26confViewID%3D237166205471855045%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAXEN16qEDKoolwao5fnr3mp5rcQSD-wToXsgdNeLvBuGA2%26


How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets (Zoom)

Women & Money Roundtable

October 12 from 1 to 2pm

With Merrill Lynch Advisor Julia Strayer CPWA, CIMA, CRPC (Senior Vice President Wealth Management Advisor) and Liz Maccarone, CRPC (Senior Financial Advisor) This is a Zoom event in partnership with other libraries.  To receive the link, Visit https://darienlibrary.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TnZ1UmctTaWV3mDP7JrKGA.


Halloween: Drop-In Craft for Tweens/Teens

October 13 (Ongoing) in the Teen Room

Take home or make it in the library (Ask at the children’s desk for additional items to complete project). While supplies last / First come/ first served.


Sew a Tote Bag

October 17 from 2 to 5pm

Learn to machine sew a colorful and unique tote bag that can be used in everyday life under the instruction of experienced sewers, Gwen Jackson and Doris Sutton of the Art C Obsession Studio. Adult Confident Beginner sewers are welcome.  The student will learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine and will each receive a unique pre-cut kit with the materials to sew this versatile colorful bag. Due to time restraints, some sewing machine experience is helpful, but confident beginners are welcome to sign up for this class. Class size is limited.  The library system supplies 6 sewing machines. For those with their own sewing machine in clean and well-working condition we can add 4 more students with a maximum of 10 students per day. There will be instruction of basic sewing techniques and care of the machine. Advance registration is needed: stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk, 914-337-7680 ext. 824 and sign up for ONE of the following dates October 17 from 2- 5 PM or Tuesday October 18, 2022, from 2 -5 PM.


Take-n-Make Bag for Preschoolers

October 18 (Ongoing)

Get Ready for Halloween with a Take-n-Make Craft Bag

for Preschoolers / Suitable for Ages 3 – Grade 2. First come, first served basis (may contain small bits / choking hazard / adult supervision is advised). Additional supplies from home may be needed to complete project such as scissors, glue, tape, markers, crayons etc.


Guide to eSports & Playing Professionally (Zoom)

October 20 at 4pm

Presented by Game Wisdom YouTube host and game industry analyst Josh Bycer. Learn about the rise of eSports, the current tournament scene from the major players, consumer, and game developer perspectives, and how to play professionally. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_X3jK0-y2TxO_o8jUJhWkEw. Presented by our Westchester Library system partners.


Introduction to Investing

October 20 from 1:30 to 2:30pm

This program will take place in person at the Library in the Yeager Community Room.  To register, stop by or call the Reference Desk:  (914) 337-7680 ext. 824. “Introduction to Investing“ is a workshop which defines stocks, bonds and mutual funds and the different types of each.  Also discussed are the various stock indexes i.e., Dow and S&P, Russell 2000, as well as, properly allocating assets in a portfolio. Presented by Frank Calderone of Calderone Investment Services.


Children’s After-School Movie: The Witches

October 21 at 3:15pm

A young boy and his grandmother have a run-in with a coven of witches and their leader. Rated PG for scary images/moments, language and thematic elements. Runtime 1h 46m. Showing in Yeager Room on lower-level.


Author Talk with Kevin Pilkington

October 28 from 3 to 4pm

This event will take place in person at the Library in the Yeager Community Room.  Reserve a space by visiting or calling the Reference Desk:  (914) 337-7680 et. 824. Kevin Pilkington will give a Prose and Poetry Reading from his new novel, Taking On Secrets and his recently published collection of poems, Playing Poker With Tennessee Williams followed by a Q&A.


Demystifying Medicare

October 30 from 1:15 to 4:15pm

This program will take place in person at the Library in the Yeager Community Room. To register, stop by or call the Reference Desk:  (914) 337-7680 ext. 824. Demystifying Medicare is perfect for anyone trying to navigate our complicated healthcare system for older adults.  It’s for people who already have Medicare, as well as those soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with paperwork and medical decisions. A full online version of this program with audio chapters, downloadable pdfs, and a schedule of future live events can be found at seniors.westchesterlibraries.org/demystifyingmedicare/.  


Take Home Craft for Tweens & Teens

November 1 through November 30

Squirrel with a Fuzzy Tail Pillow

Hand stitch & sew kits with video instruction link.

Reservations required / Limited number of supply kits

Email BPLYOUTHDEPT@gmail.com or Call 914–337-7680 ext 834


For more events, visit bronxvillelibrary.org