The library will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 12.
Replacement of the library roof begins this month, with the hope to limit library service interruptions during this time. Please exercise caution entering the building which will be scaffolded for the duration of the project. For further information, call library director Tracy Wright at 793-5055.
For more information on events and programs, visit eastchesterlibrary.org.
Baby Lap Time
Join for a half hour of music, movement and storytelling fun. For ages 9 to 23 months. Walk-ins are welcome. On Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10:30 a.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 17 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the topic will be “Biodiversity and the Food Chain.” Join to learn about different habitats and biomes and their associated biodiversity. You will also meet a leopard gecko. For grades three to six. Online registration starts Oct. 10.
Bronxville Public Library
The library’s regular fall and winter hours are: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for Columbus Day. Visit bronxvillelibrary.org for more information.
Library Board of Trustees meeting
The monthly Library Board of Trustees meeting will be held in the Board Room on the lower level of the library from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Health care proxy discussion
The library will be hosting an educational workshop about health care proxies on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will learn about the importance of having a health care proxy, how to complete a health care proxy and the difference between a health care proxy and a living will. Presentations will take place at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Trained volunteers will be on hand to distribute proxy forms, answer questions and assist with the completion of forms.
Teen DIY: Emoji Pillows
Join our teen librarian, Jessica, in the Teen Room for a do-it-yourself craft day on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. We’ll be making our own emoji pillows. All materials will be provided. For grades five and up. Registration required online.
Halloween-themed coloring and pasting project for ages 3 and up. On Thursday, Oct. 15 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Robert the Guitar Guy
Come and join Robert the Guitar Guy for music and dance on Friday, Oct. 16 at 3:30 p.m. Recommended for children ages 2 and up.
Adult volunteers needed
Volunteers are needed to be judges, room monitors, timekeepers and scorekeepers at the second annual WLS Battle of the Books Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Ossining High School. We’re the reigning champions. This year, we’re upping our game and entering teams in both competitions that day: Children’s (grades four to six) and Teens’ (grades six to nine). If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Erin Schirota, Youth Services Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
337-7680 ext. 34.
Tuckahoe Public Library
The library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for Columbus Day. Visit tuckahoelibrary.org for more information on events and programs.
Kids’ Book Club
Join the discussion of “Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures” by Maggie Stiefvater. Open to ages 7 to 12. On Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m.
This week’s movie for adults on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers. Stars Golshifteh Farahani, Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti. Running time: 119 minutes.
LEGOs in the Library
Come to the library and create a masterpiece to display. Open to ages 5 to 10. On Friday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m.
Bronxville Women’s Club
The Bronxville Coffeehouse will be held on Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m. Host Al Hemberger invites everyone to come and enjoy an evening of music, snacks, and socializing in the art gallery setting of the Bronxville Women’s Club, at 135 Midland Ave. in Bronxville. Performers for the evening will be the ever-popular Kelly Flint. Also, Julia Douglass, singer-songwriter, will be opening the evening with an act you surely won’t want to miss. Reservations suggested for parties over five. $5 admission includes coffee and snacks. BYOB or have ours. Donations for the performers are welcome. For reservations and information, call
337-3252 or visit bronxvillewomensclub.org.
The Bronxville Women’s Club, at 135 Midland Ave. in Bronxville, invites the public to its first Children’s Recital for the season on Saturday, Oct. 17. The 3 p.m. recital is a “performance in training” session for beginning students. The 4 p.m. recital is for children more advanced. No charge for the audience. The recitals are open to all children in the general area. Chris Funke is the director of the series. For more information about applications, visit bronxvillewomensclub.org or call 337-3252.
Midland Music Concert
The Bronxville Women’s Club will be hosting the Midland Music Concert on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. Performers will include Joyce Rasmussen Balint on violin and mandolin, Regan Nikol-Stas on clarinet and Oxana Mikhailoff on piano. Dinner will be provided following the concert at 6 p.m. Ticket costs for non-members are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $5 for students and children. Ticket costs for members are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, $18 for seniors in advance and $20 for seniors at the door. Tickets for dinner are $30 for members, $35 for non-members and $10 for children under 12. For more information or to order tickets in advance, call 337-3252 or visit bronxvillewomensclub.org.
Tuckahoe Senior Citizens
Tuckahoe Senior Citizens is an active vital community made up of men and women 55 and older who gather Tuesdays and Thursdays from September through July at Friar Fata Hall at the Assumption Church in Tuckahoe, NY. Members enjoy a wide range of activities including weekly exercise, Tai Chi, bingo, cards and games, as well as presentations on topics of particular interest: health, legal issues, history, music, culture, food, crafts, politics, art, literature, film, dancing and more. For more information, visit tuckahoeseniors.org or call 337-8487.
Oktoberfest will be celebrated with lunch and a show at the Villa Roma Resort on Oct. 13. The Alex Meisner Band will be featured and guests will be able to use the resort’s pool, sauna and sports facilities. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 337-8487.
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