Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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87 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, February 28
@ 12 PM
Step into a healthier, more vibrant lifestyle with the Baychester Public Library's invigorating fitness program, in collaboration with Shape Up NYC. This dynamic initiative invites community members to embark on a journey towards wellness, fostering a sense of unity and well-being. No registration is required for this exciting class, which unfolds every Wednesday from 12 pm to 1 pm in the welcoming confines of the community room. Under the guidance of expert instructors from Shape Up NYC, parti…
Baychester LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
This is an in-person event. Baychester hosts Teen Art club every Wednesday from 3-4pm. Every week we focus on a different medium, including jewelery-making, sculpting, and digital art. Coloring pages and snacks are also provided. Ages 13-17.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Baychester Library. Let's get hands-on! Join us for sensory play activities that stimulate a your child's senses of touch, smell, sight and hearing, as well as engage their movement and balance.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Baychester. Children will follow prompts to interact and build with LEGO's or make their own structures. All LEGOS wil be provided. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, March 1
@ 1 PM
Unleash your creativity at the Baychester Library's enchanting painting program, presented in partnership with JASA. Every Friday throughout the month of February, from 1 pm to 3 pm, the library's community room transforms into a vibrant studio where patrons can explore the world of art under the expert guidance of a skilled instructor. No registration is needed to immerse yourself in this artistic journey. Whether you're a seasoned painter or a beginner, this program welcomes all skill levels,…
Baychester LibraryAdults
Fri, March 1
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Fun coloring pages will be provided, or simply get creative and color freely. All materials will be provided. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Fri, March 1
@ 3:15 PM
This is an in-person event at Baychester Library. The community room is open for teens to play games, do crafts, or just chill out with being worried about making too much noise. Ages 13-17.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, March 2
@ 2 PM
Join staff from the Baychester Library for a fun afternoon of BINGO and a chance to win prizes each round. This month we have a special Dr. Seuss themed game to celebrate the authors birthday! It is also a great chance for children to develop their social skills and practice good sportsmanship. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in yo…
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Mon, March 4
@ 12 PM
This is an inperson event happening at the Baychester Library. Join the Baychester Library for an exhilarating Bingo experience that promises an afternoon filled with fun, camaraderie, and a chance to shout "Bingo!" Gather your friends, family, and fellow community members on February 5th and February 19th for this lively event, hosted right in the heart of the library. No need to register; simply show up and be ready for an hour of entertainment from 12 pm to 1 pm. The library's inviting atm…
Baychester LibraryAdults
Mon, March 4
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 3 PM
This is an in-person event at Baychester Library. Join us for a friendly game of MarioKart on the Nintendo Switch. Ages 13-17.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join staff from the Bychester Library for an exciting, hands-on program. Program activities will vary each session but may include arts and crafts, Nintendo Switch, STEAM challenges, and more.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 12 PM
Step into a healthier, more vibrant lifestyle with the Baychester Public Library's invigorating fitness program, in collaboration with Shape Up NYC. This dynamic initiative invites community members to embark on a journey towards wellness, fostering a sense of unity and well-being. No registration is required for this exciting class, which unfolds every Wednesday from 12 pm to 1 pm in the welcoming confines of the community room. Under the guidance of expert instructors from Shape Up NYC, parti…
Baychester LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, March 6
@ 3 PM
This is an in-person event at Baychester Library. Every Wednesday we focus on a new form of art, including painting, sculpting, and bracelet making. Snacks provided! Ages 13-17.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Let's get hands-on!We will provide sensory play activities that stimulate a your child's senses of touch, smell, sight and hearing, as well as engage their movement and balance.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, March 7
@ 1 PM
This is an in-person event. Genealogy is one of the most popular subjects amongst private researchers. Understanding your family’s history can help you feel more connected to your loved ones as well as further develop your own sense of identity. The New York Public Library has a great deal of resources available to its users that assist in the study of genealogy and Baychester will now be hosting a class twice monthly to show its patrons how to utilize them. The first class of the mo…
Baychester LibraryAdults
Thu, March 7
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join staff from the Baychester Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to LEGO building.Children will follow prompts to interact and build with LEGO's or make their own structures. All LEGOS wil be provided. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Fri, March 8
@ 1 PM
Unleash your creativity at the Baychester Library's enchanting painting program, presented in partnership with JASA. Every Friday throughout the month of February, from 1 pm to 3 pm, the library's community room transforms into a vibrant studio where patrons can explore the world of art under the expert guidance of a skilled instructor. No registration is needed to immerse yourself in this artistic journey. Whether you're a seasoned painter or a beginner, this program welcomes all skill levels,…
Baychester LibraryAdults
Fri, March 8
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Fun coloring pages will be provided, or simply get creative and color freely. All materials will be provided. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Fri, March 8
@ 3:30 PM
This is an in-person event at Baychester Library. Test your skills or just dance for the fun of it at our Just Dance event. Older children and teens are welcome!
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, March 9
@ 2 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for read-aloud books that celebrate Women's History Month at this storytime that’s fun for children 4 to 8 years old. We will follow storytime with a related craft. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Sat, March 9
@ 2:45 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play!
Baychester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Mon, March 11
@ 12 PM
Creative Aging
Explore your artistic potential with Creative Aging, a series of art workshops for adults 50 and older. Please join us at Baychester Library as we host dancer Sloka Iyengar for her special program, Indian Dance with Sloka. Participants will be introduced to Bharatanatyam a 2,000 year old dance from that combines rhythm, movement, music, percussion, a codified set of emotions, and storytelling. Movements are adaptive, and can be done by participants of all mobilities. All materials will b…
Baychester LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, March 11
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 3 PM
This is an in-person event at Baychester Library. We've got a brand new PS5! Help us celebrate by playing a few rounds of Street Fighter. Ages 13-17.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join staff from the Baychester Library for Process Art! We will be using tempera paint on canvas board. Process art emphasizes the process of "making" and focuses on empowering our young artists. Process art is about the journey, not the destination! Children have to the freedom to freestyle paint in this process art style or opt to follow a simple step-by-step painting tutorial. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Lib…
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Tue, March 12
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Tue, March 12
@ 1 PM
This is an in-person program at the Baychester Library. Welcome to the Baychester Public Library's TechConnect Hour with Logan! In this transformative one-hour session, our dedicated technology instructor, Logan, is here to assist and empower the Baychester community with any and all technology-related questions. TechConnect Hour is an inclusive program designed to cater to the diverse technological needs of our community members. Whether you're struggling with setting up a new device, navi…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, March 12
@ 3 PM
This is an in-person event at Baychester Library. Cross stitching is a simple and relaxing way to make unique art. Make something for yourself or a gift for a loved one. All supplies all provided! Ages 13-17.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, March 12
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 3:30 AM
Join the staff at Baychester Library to celebrate Irish-American Heritage month with a special St. Patrick's Day craft. Children will be making and taking home their own miniature pot of gold with rainbow!
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, March 13
@ 12 PM
Step into a healthier, more vibrant lifestyle with the Baychester Public Library's invigorating fitness program, in collaboration with Shape Up NYC. This dynamic initiative invites community members to embark on a journey towards wellness, fostering a sense of unity and well-being. No registration is required for this exciting class, which unfolds every Wednesday from 12 pm to 1 pm in the welcoming confines of the community room. Under the guidance of expert instructors from Shape Up NYC, parti…
Baychester LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, March 13
@ 3 PM
This is an in-person event at Baychester Library. We are excited to host a professional artist at the library to teach teens about manga (with a focus on Shonen-Ai). Pizza and drinks will be provided! Space is limited; sign up at the front desk to be guaranteed a spot. Ages 13-17.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 3 PM
Author at the Library
This event is presented online via Google Meet by The Baychester Libary Co-op City's own Jamila Rowser returns to discuss her story as an author. From raising money on kickstarter for her debut graphic novel The Wash Day Diaries to that very same book going on to win the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Graphic Novel/Comics, Jamila's success is an inspiration to hear. This is a hybrid event that will be streamed in the community room of the Baychester Library but also avilable to join over goo…
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