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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Teen Movie Night: The New World
STARRING – Colin Farrell, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, & Christian Bale DIRECTOR – Terrence Malick; 135 Minutes; PG-13 The New World is an epic dramatization of Pocahontas' relationships with John Smith and John Rolfe. Age 13 and up
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Learn to play the Guitar.
Beginners Guitar lessons and instruction @ the Library. You must bring your own guitar. All teens welcome!!!!
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Stop Motion Animation Workshop: Creating & Animating the Setting & Final Production
Join us in the final workshop of creating the setting and incorporating the characters for the final animation. Please register beforehand through phone or in person.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
4 p.m.Board Game Club
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Gaming For Kids
Play Wii and PS4 games at the Library.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Game On
Are you good at video games,? Can you frag enemies for a 10 or better streak? Can you solve puzzles almost instantaneously? Are just plain unbeatable? Come on in and show off your skill in Game On.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Visions of Tile
Artists create imaginative relief by carving, drawing, and making impressions in clay. In this workshop, you'll explore the possibilities using tools, stamps, shells, cookie cutters and other non traditional tools. Presented by P. Oliver. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Preschool Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and a craft for children ages 3-6
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.NEW PROGRAM: Crafternoon
All you need to bring is your imagination! All supplies will be provided. For ages 6-11
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Kiddie Storytime
Come join us as we share our favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. *For ages 11 & under. Caregivers welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Picture Book Time
Join us as we share fun and interesting stories for children every Monday and Wednesday at 4:00 pm. Recommended for children 3 to 8 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Wii Wednesdays
Wii gaming is on every Wednesday afternoon! Ages 5-12.
125th Street Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Tween Time: Open Board Games
Tweens! Join us for some mellowing out and board games before the Thanksgiving Holiday!
Inwood LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Tween Crafts: Thanksgiving Mayflower
Use recycled paper and cardboard to recreate the Mayflower for a Thanksgiving decoration! Ages 8-12. Materials provided, pre-registration required.
St. George Library CenterChildren
4 p.m.Open Lab
Help with academic, technical & professional questions.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Creative Crafts
Get your creativity going! Join us each week to complete a great new seasonal craft project to take home.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Dance Fitness
Dance yourself into shape with Zumba!!!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.TAG, you’re it!
Want to have a say in what's going on at YOUR library? Want to help plan awesome events like the Anti-Prom? Want a chance to earn community service hours from your school? Want to have fun with your friends? Then join the West Farms Library Teen Advisory Group (TAG)! Snacks will be provided to fuel your thinking!
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Children's Film
Children's Film for children 5 to 12 yrs. old
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Thanksgiving Craft
Kids, Kids, Kids, Come join us in our community to create a fun Thanksgiving craft. Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 4 pm.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Picture Book Stories in the Library
After a busy day at school come to the library for a relaxing afternoon filled with stories. You can join you friends in the library and listen to some of your favorite stories both old and new. Ages 4 - 7
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m. Game On @ Jerome Park
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Movie DaySedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Lounge
Hang out, eat, drink, play games, draw, paint or just chat with friends.Something you want to do? Just let us know. For grades 6 and up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Zumba For Kids
Come have a good time dancing along with the Wii while playing Zumba.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
Stop-motion animation is an arduous art form that requires the painstaking manipulation of objects in small increments to give them the illusion of movement. It has gotten a bit easier with the rise of digital film technology and computer-generated effects, but stop-motion-animated films are still a labor of love for filmmakers. As long as you're keen, this makes a fantastic hobby!
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.T(w)een Headquarters
Come hang out, explore, learn, use technology, make music, take apart items, use iPads, computers, the Wi and more! We will be exploring the intersection of fun and learning, while looking into the various technologies that surround us daily. All of this takes place at T(w)een Headquarters here at Yorkville Public Library. Agers 9 - 18 are welcome to take part in this program!
Yorkville LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.READ ALOUD/PICTURE BOOK TIME
Enjoy hearing books read aloud, finger plays, action rhymes & coloring. For ages 3 & up.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Wii Time @ the Library
Gaming hour at the library. For ages 5-11
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Midweek Movie
Join us for Movie Time. Enjoy your favorite children's movies at the library. Snacks are welcome! November 12: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG). Running time: 102 minutes. When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. (IMDb) November 19: Mr. Peabody and Sherman (PG). Running time: 92 minutes. The time-travelling adventures of an adv…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Space Oddities
Space Oddities explores the Earth, the Sun, surrounding planets, stars, constellations and more. Through inquiry and experiments, students learn about what life may be like on other planets, what stars are made of and how astronauts are able to travel all the way to the moon. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan. Recommended for children ages 6 and older.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Lounge
Hang out, eat, drink, play games, draw, paint or just chat with friends.Something you want to do? Just let us know. For grades 6 and up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Family Storytime
Join us to hear your favorite picture books read aloud by library staff. For ages 3 and older, no pre-registration required.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Ven Conmigo! / Come with Me!
Students are exposed to the Spanish language through music and stories, which support emergent literacy and early language skills. Reading is the ability to interact with a text, understand and use it for specific purposes. This class, will help children discover new phrases in Spanish that they will use once they leave the classroom. The phrases chosen are very practical and Pre-reading activities include learning the alphabet and the phonemes of the Spanish language, talking about common objec…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:15 p.m.Crochet Class
Learn how to crochet.
West Farms LibraryAdults
4:30 p.m. A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill Zavatsky
A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill. Zavatsky. Bill Zavatsky holds B.A. and M.F.A degrees from Columbia University. He has taught at all levels of education since 1971. For many years he taught in the high school at the Trinity School in Manhattan, and most recently at the Eugene Lang College of the New School. His poetry-writing workshop has been ongoing at the Morningside Heights Library since May of 2013. Bill has published three books of poems, Where X Marks the Spot, For Steve…
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
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