Adult Programs

Westchester Breathes

Westchester Breathes

Monday, June 17

9:30 am

Mondays at 9:30
Via ZOOM

Westchester Breathes is an ongoing program offered by the Westchester Library System offering an experience of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that reduce stress and anxiety and increase a sense of calm and well-being.  These exercises are simple and evidence-based – which is to say …they work!

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Westchester Breathes

Westchester Breathes

Monday, June 24

9:30 am

Mondays at 9:30
Via ZOOM

Westchester Breathes is an ongoing program offered by the Westchester Library System offering an experience of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that reduce stress and anxiety and increase a sense of calm and well-being.  These exercises are simple and evidence-based – which is to say …they work!

Register Here

Women & Money

Women & Money

Wednesday, July 17

1:00 pm

Wednesdays @ 1pm via Zoom

July 17
August 14
September 18
October 16
November 13
December 11

The Women and Money series is back by popular demand! 
How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets hosted by Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® and Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Register for July 17

Register for August 14

Register for September 18

Register for October 16

Register for November 13

Register for December 11

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Bios:

Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2000, Julia was a vice president and private banker for BankBoston’s Private Bank for 7 years, responsible for asset management and trust services. Previously, Julia worked in marketing for 9 years with Merrill. Julia has a BA from Ohio State University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Julia has appeared on the CNBC show “Power Lunch,” CBS “This Morning,” WGCH’s “Women in Business,” in addition to featured articles in USA Today.


Liz Maccarone, CRPC, SE-AWMA

Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor

Liz joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2012. Liz works closely with high-net-worth individuals and their families to create personalized and comprehensive strategies that support their goals, including investment management, retirement planning, liability management, and multigenerational planning. Liz values the importance of establishing and cultivating relationships with families including the next generation.

Liz graduated from Fairfield University with a dual bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing. She began her career working at a boutique investment firm as a Business Development Associate, specializing in commodities and futures.

Children's Programs

Children's Summer Reading Program

Children’s Summer Reading Program

Thursday, June 13 - August 7

All Day

For children entering K – 5

Children’s ReadSquared Summer Reading Program – Here’s how it works:

  • Read for one hour and earn a sticker to put on your reading log
  • Read for two hours and earn raffle tickets for a chance to win a gift certificate
  • We will have weekly raffle drawings throughout the summer on Fridays

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Summer Brochure 2024

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, June 20

11:15 am

This Week’s Theme: Hello Summer

Join us for weekly Storytime in the Library with Mrs. Crummy.

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Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, June 27

11:15 am

This Week’s Theme: Pout Pout Fish

Join us for weekly Storytime in the Library with Mrs. Crummy.

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Young Adult Programs

YA Summer Read With Friends

YA Summer Read With Friends

Thursday, June 13 - August 22

All Day

You have to do your summer reading assignments, why not do it with friends?

  • Read books with friends
  • Discuss summer reading assignments as a group
  • Meet new friends in your grade & share book ideas
  • All books from your school Summer reading lists will be available at the Library

For more information, contact Young Adult Librarian Maureen McManus at mmcmanus@bedfordfreelibrary.org or 914-234-3570

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YA Summer Reading Game

YA Summer Reading Game

Thursday, June 13 - August 22

All Day

For Kids entering 6th Grade and older
Summer Reading Game, 6/13 – 8/22

FUN and EASY to do!  Here’s How it works:
1. Read any book of your choice, 50 pages = 1 point
2. Log # of pages and write a quick review
At the end of the Game, points will be transformed into gift certificates!

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YA Summer Programs 2024 

Battle of the Books 2024 Information Meeting

Battle of the Books 2024 Information Meeting

Thursday, June 27

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Interested in joining Team Bedford for the Battle of the Book? Come to this informational meeting for all the details.

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