School’s Out Party – RAIN OR SHINE

The School’s Out for Summer Party being held outside in Law Park and Pavilion tomorrow is still on for 3:30 – 5:00 pm!  In case of rain, we will move under the Pavilion.  We hope to see you there at this fun for all ages family event!

 


School’s Out for Summer Party (for all ages) – June 24th

Don’t miss Briarcliff Manor Public Library’s 8th Annual School’s Out for Summer Party on June 24th at 3:30 – 5:00 pm.

There will be a live DJ, games, cotton candy and more! The party takes places outside the library in Law Park and Pavilion (rain or shine).

This is also the first chance to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!

(The Summer Reading Program is an incentive program in which kids log their time spent reading and earn prizes. Sign up at the party or anytime after June 24th at: http://www.briarcliffmanorlibrary.org/summer)


Do you wish the library had more eBooks for kids and teens?

Your wish is our command.

Help to make sure we buy the ebooks and downloadable audiobooks that YOU want by filling out our VERY BRIEF survey:

Kids/Teens eBooks Survey


More eBooks Available Exclusively for Briarcliff Cardholders

We are pleased to announce that the Briarcliff Manor Public Library is now a member of Overdrive Advantage.  This allows us to purchase additional titles of e-books and downloadable audiobooks for the Overdrive catalog that are available for our cardholders only.  We are purchasing additional copies of popular titles to reduce hold times and new titles that are tailored to our community.

You will not see the additional Advantage titles unless you log in before you start your search.   Once you login to the Overdrive Catalog you will be able to view all titles available to Briarcliff Manor Public Library cardholders.

For more information on borrowing ebooks and downloadable audiobooks from the library, go to our website: www.briarcliffmanorlibrary.org/ebooks.html.   Please contact us with any questions you may have at 941-7072 or by e-mail to Shelley Glick, Reference Librarian at sglick@wlsmail.com or Amy Kaplan, Children and Teens Librarian at abgkaplan@gmail.com.


The Hammersteins: A Musical Theater Family

Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm —  Briarcliff Manor Public Library is hosting Oscar Andrew Hammerstein III to present a multi-layered portrait of his famous family’s musical legacy, complete with personal and professional highlights and tragedies.  During this presentation Mr. Hammerstein will sign copies of his book, The Hammersteins, which will be available for purchase.

Registration is recommended. Contact Shelley Glick at 941-7072 or sglick@wlsmail.org



SPECIAL WORKSHOP PRESENTATION: Downloading E-Books & Audiobooks for Free!

Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 pm – Find out how to download free E-books and Audiobooks from the Library’s Overdrive catalog for use on a Nook, Apple Device (iPad, iPhone, iPod), smartphone and more. *  An expert from Westchester Library System will be here to answer questions and provide demonstrations.

Registration is required: sglick@wlsmail.org or 941-7072.

*Please note Overdrive for Kindle is coming soon


Microsoft Publisher Class for Beginners

Let your creative side shine through! Learn how to design and create your own fliers, signs, invitations and more with this introductory hands-on workshop on Friday, April 29 at 10:30 am.

Registration is required. Contact bmplibrarycirc@gmail.com or 941-7072.