Special Collections

Museum Passes

The Museum Pass Program is made possible through generous funding from the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library.

Passes to the following museums, providing complimentary admission for two adults and children (17 and under) are available to Bronxville library cardholders and Friends of BPL.

The passes are available for a 3-day lending period, including holidays and weekends.

Request a Pass

Reservations may be made in person at the Reference Desk, by calling 914.337.7680 ext. 24, or by using the reservation form below up to six weeks in advance.

In the Library

Periodicals

Want to catch up on the news and foreign affairs, get some parenting advice, browse the latest lifestyle magazines, find a new recipe? Come on in! You’ll find The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Journal News, Financial Times, The Daily News, and The New York Post plus a huge array of magazines.

Crossword Puzzles

Get your crossword puzzle fix at the library — we print puzzles daily for our patrons.

Foreign Language Collection

The Bronxville Library has a foreign language collection consisting of books written in French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. We also have foreign films as well as CD Audiobooks to help you learn a new language.

Unique to Bronxville

Bronxville Authors

Bronxville’s History Center, a treasure trove of material on the history of the Village, is located in the Bronxville Public Library. Supported by the Village of Bronxville and managed by the Village Historian, the History Center occupies over 800 square feet in the Library’s lower level and is open by appointment.

Bronxville history comes alive in these interviews by Marcia M. Lee, available on DVD at the reference desk.

  • John W. Barr, President of National Poetry Society
  • Lawrence Boles, WWII Bombing of Pearl Harbor
  • Anita Comstock, Bronxville Village Historian
  • Anne Curns Fredericks, Growing up in Bronxville in the 1930s
  • Wendy Riggs, Jansen Memorial Hospice
  • James W. Walker, Correspondent for ABC News
  • George M. Yeager, Investment Managaer
  • Pinckney C. Ennis, Senior Minister of the Reformed Church of Bronxville
  • Amy Bright Unfried, Sculptor in Bronze Medium

For a complete list, click here.

To Bring Home

Borrow a Kindle

They are pre-loaded with content – no downloading necessary! Available to Bronxville Public Library card holders and provided through the generous support of the FOBPL.

New titles this month include:

FICTION

Glass Houses by Louise Penny
Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton
A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre
The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

NON FICTION

What Happened by Hillary Clinton
Unbelievable by Katy Tur
Fantasyland by Kurt Andersen
The Vietnam War by Geoffrey C Ward
Coming to My Senses by Alice Waters
Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark
The Rise and Fall of Adam & Eve by Stephen Greenblatt
Gorbachev: His Life and Times by William Taubman

Borrow a Ukulele!

Did you know that we have ukulele kits you can borrow for three weeks?  Each kit comes with a tuner and songbook.  We also have accompanying books and a DVD that will help with learning.  Stop by the Reference Desk with your library card and start playing today!

Craft Kits

Have you always wanted to try a craft, but didn’t know if you would get the hang of it?  Now you can give it try without investing in all the necessary supplies. We have kits for: Knitting, Crochet, and Beading. Each kit contains everything you will need to get started and to learn at your own pace. These items circulate for three weeks and may be borrowed by anyone with a valid Westchester Library card. Patrons under the age of 15 must have a parent/guardian with them at the time of checkout.  Find out more by visiting the Reference Desk.