Batavia Public Library
LIBRARY HOURS:Mon.–Thurs: 9 am–9 pmFri.–Sat.: 9 am–5 pmSunday: 12 – 5 pm
When: Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMWith more colleges going "test-optional" this year, your college essay is more important than ever before. Our virtual college essay writing workshop helps students understand the influence of college essays, how to "find your essay voice," decide […]
When: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMJulie Nelson, Regional Recruitment Director at Xavier University, has been guiding students and families through the college search for more than 25 years. In that time, shes fielded millions of questions, read thousands of essays, and has […]
When: Sunday, November 07, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PMDuring National Novel Writing Month, challenge yourself to write 50,000 words or 1,700 words a day. Well have coffee and snacks to help you focus on your word count. Sign up for the month-long quest for free at NaNoWriMo.org. See other virtual […]
When: Sunday, November 07, 2021 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMCelebrate International Games Week at the library with some online Jackbox trivia games. Board and card games are available to check out from our Library of Things for those who prefer to go old-school.
When: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PMEvery Tuesday for 30 minutes, Misty and Aimee from Adult Services will be going LIVE on Instagram and Facebook to check-in with our community. This is a casual and fun way to explore downtown Batavia, see what is new and reopening, and ask […]
When: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMJoin us for an author interview! Best selling author Chris Bohjalian will be talking about his latest book, The Hour of the Witch, just in time for Halloween. Boston, 1662: where every neighbor is watching for signs of the devil. Mary Deerfield […]
When: Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00 PM - 1:00 PMAges 2-6Fall storytimes will be offered in two 4-week sessions. The second session will be on Thursdays, October 21 - November 11. Storytimes will be held in the Founders Room and will be limited to caregiver/child teams. Face coverings are […]
When: Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00 PM - 6:00 PMGrades 6-8If you have a flair for the creepy, a fondness for fright, and a compulsion for crafting, join us for a ghastly DIY project. Using scrapbook paper, stickers, and other eerie decorations, create your very own mini (8.5" x 14") 3D haunted […]
When: Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll agesWhat do you get when you combine exercise, fresh air, and a great story? A Story Stroll in the Reading Garden, of course! Bring the family to this fun activity. No registration required.
When: Monday, October 25, 2021 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AMAges 2-3 with a caregiverFall storytimes are offered in two 4-week sessions. The second session will held on Mondays, October 18-November 8. Storytimes will be in the Founders Room and are limited to caregiver/child teams. Face coverings are […]