IMPORTANT SERVICE CHANGES

Due to the increase in cases of COVID-19, the Bronxville Library will be reducing services starting on Friday, November 27th until further notice.

In the interest of safety for the patrons and staff:

*in-person visits will be limited to 30 minutes for browsing and picking up materials

*Seating will not be available

*Computers will not be available

*newspapers will not be available

*virtual programs will continue as scheduled

*mobile printing services will be available

*contact-less pickup services available

Please be considerate to your fellow patrons and especially the staff of the Bronxville Public Library and help keep us safe with the following:

*If you feel sick or have been in contact with covid the last 14 days please do not visit the library at this time.

*Maintain Social distancing.

*Wear your mask! Patrons who do not wear masks will be asked to leave per Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 

*Contact-less pickup will continue for those who do not feel comfortable entering the building.

The Bronxville Library will adjust its service level in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Orders.

 

Overdue Fines Resume:

Starting January 2, 2021, we will begin collecting fines again for overdue materials.  To avoid late fees, please return overdue items to our book drop inside the library during operating hours.  For your convenience, our outdoor book drop located at the front entrance of the building on Pondfield Road is open 24/7.  You may also pay for lost materials or overdue fines through a new online bill pay service called Smart PAY.


Book Drops:

Our front book drop at the Pondfield Road entrance is open 24/7 and the back book drops on Library Lane are open when the Library is closed.

Access Your Account by Phone:

With your library card and pin number and by calling      (914) 674-4169, you can get a list of checked out items, get a list of current holds and renew items.

Online Resources

Click here for a detailed list of resources available 24/7

VIRTUAL EVENTS

Medicare 101

Saturday, February 27 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Medicare 101

This is a zoom event that requires advanced registration.  At the registration page, please fill in your first name only and leave your last name blank.  To register, click here.

Are you currently enrolled in Medicare? Will you be turning 65 over the next year or two? Learn about eligibility, how and when to enroll, when you can make changes, and the insurance options available to you. Review and compare what services are covered/not covered under Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. Detail the costs associated with medical and drug insurance. Explore and evaluate Original Medicare, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans.  This program will simplify the choices you need to make, help you make more well-informed decisions and explain what Medicare means for you! This is an educational event.

BRONXVILLE LIBRARY ONLINE MAGIC SCHOOL

Monday, February 1 – Tuesday, February 1 | ongoing

BRONXVILLE LIBRARY ONLINE MAGIC SCHOOL

​Become a Magician!
This is a self-guided video course to teach magic to all ages. Learn at your own pace.
Learn enough magic and performance skills to put on your own 30 minute show!

  •  Introductory overview
  •  2 1/2 hour online video course to watch on any device
  •  14 lessons with performance tips & stories to weave throughout the magic
  • 30-minute magic show with the Magicians Tom & Janet
Contact the Bronxville Children’s Library via email @ BPLyouthdept@gmail.com
Subject: Magic Show  to receive link to course & supply list.
Call  Children’s Library for more details. Ext 834

Hand Sewing Waterless Cactus Garden (Grades 6-12)

Monday, March 1 – Wednesday, March 31 | ongoing

Hand Sewing Waterless Cactus Garden (Grades 6-12)

Waterless Cactus Garden Hand Sewing On-Demand Video

Create a little cactus garden that never needs watering.  A great way to personalize space. Comes in 3 sizes. Video runs approximately 1 hour

Registration begins Tuesday, February 16th / Call 914-337-7680 extension 834 / 
Open to Grades 6-12 /Valid email address required to receive video link:
  • Each kit includes felt, floss, needles, thread and a cute non-breakable pot.
  • Video runs 45 min.- 1 hour.
  • Video includes cues to pause the video and stitch the step just demonstrated.
  • Supply list is includes along with photos and project description
  • On-Demand Video Workshop is available for month of March

**Kits limited / Additional supply lists with photos, project description & illustrated instructions are available at the Children’s Reference desk and as a downloadable PDF (upon request)

Email photos of finished project to the Bronxville Library for inclusion in our social media gallery. bplyouthdept@gmail.com   subject line: CACTUS

 

Click Here for COVID Vaccine Information


Looking for a new source of conversation, inspiration, and friendship during this time of social distancing due to COVID-19?  DOROT’s programs on the phone and Zoom video conference open a world of possibilities for older adults.  Click on the image above for more information.

Ongoing:  Health for Life Program By phone or by Zoom
 
Beginning February 2, 2021,
the hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays will be
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  
Beginning February 2, 2021,
the hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays will be
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  
Library Hours
Monday9:30 AM — 5:30 PM
Tuesday12:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Wednesday9:30 AM — 5:30 PM
Thursday12:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Friday9:30 AM — 5:30 PM
Saturday9:30 AM — 5:00 PM
SundayClosed

Staff Recommendations:

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