Briarcliff Manor Public Library, One Library Road, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 914-941-7072


PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES


What Should I Read Next?

Book Recommendation Request Form - Would you like some help in selecting library books for curbside pickup? Let us know what kind of books you enjoy and our librarians will give you some recommendations for books from our library's collection.

Booklists

"Bring Your Own Book" Booklist - Booklist of titles recommended by library patrons who participated in a "Bring Your Own Book" discussion about books they have been enjoying lately.

Brown Bag Titles - Booklist of past titles discussed in our Brown Bag Book Discussion series that are in the library's ebook collection.

Contemporary Fiction Titles - Booklist of past titles discussed in our Contemporary Fiction by Award Winning Authors Book Discussion Series that are in the library's ebook collection.

Award Winning Titles - Booklist of award winning books that are in the library's ebook collection.

Recommended Nonfiction Titles - Booklist of nonfiction books that we have discussed at the library's nonfiction book club in the past that are in the library's ebook collection.


Virtual Trivia Night

RESCHEDULED FOR Thursday, August 20th at 7:30-9:00 PM

Mark your calendars for a fun trivia night on Thursday, August 20th at 7:30-9:00 PM brought to you by the Briarcliff Manor Public Library. Join us from home or anywhere for an evening of general trivia questions and friendly competition. Anyone can participate. You must register to receive the invitation to join this Zoom event run by triviaad.com.

To register or find out more, please email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org or call the library at 914-941-7072.


Virtual Cookbook Meetup

Fall Date and Theme TBD



Registration is required in order to receive an invitation to the Zoom Virtual Meetup. To register, please email bmplibrarycirc@gmail.com or call the library at 914-941-7072.


Virtual Book Discussions

  • Contemporary Fiction by Award-Winning Authors Fall 2020 (Wednesdays from 7:30 - 9:00 pm)

    DETAILED FLIER AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

    September 16: The Nickel Boys by Colin Whitehead (2020 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Fiction)
    October 14: Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss (Best Book of 2017 Times Literary Supplement)
    November 18: A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende (2018 Lifetime Achievement, National Book Foundation)
    .More detailed summaries of the selected titles and additional information about the book discussion can be found on the flyer.












  • Brown Bag Lunch Book Discussion Group (Tuesdays from 12:30-2:00 PM)

    DETAILED FLIER AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

    September 22: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
    October 20: You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Koerlitz - Author Talk on Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 PM
    November 17: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
    .More detailed summaries of the selected titles and additional information about the book discussion can be found on the flyer.












  • Westchester Great Books Council Discussion Series (Tuesdays from 7:30-9:00 PM)

    DETAILED FLIER AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION




Health and Wellness Resources

Medicare Counseling - The Westchester Library System's Senior Benefits Individual Counseling (SBIC) sites remain closed through April but you can still receive unbiased Medicare counseling by calling their helpline at 914-231-3260 or emailing SBICS@wlsmail.org with your name, question, and preferred method of contact. Volunteer counselors will get back to you within two days, weekends included.

Westchester County Department of Health Navigator Program - If you need health insurance you can get personal assistance from one of the Westchester County Department of Health Navigators. You can apply whether you've lost a job that provided insurance or weren't previously insured. To learn more visit: https://health.westchestergov.com/health-plan-web-sites
  • Call 914-995-6350 or
  • email hnav@westchestergov.com.
COVID-19 Fact vs. Fiction Presentation

Westchester County Resources -- A listing of current contact information for Westchester County social service agencies and programs providing assistance to residents. (updated June 2020)




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This website was created by Amy B.G. Kaplan (abgkaplan@westchesterlibraries.org)

Last revised July 21, 2020