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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, November 28, 2014
9:45 p.m.Canceled
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3:00 pm. Come and learn how to play Chess, practice your Chess skills, or to play a casual game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor will lead the group. Instructed by Timothy Mobley
Webster Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
10:30 p.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers and preschoolers from 0 to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, toddler toys and related activities, and meet other toddlers and preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10 a.m.Harlem Kinitting & Crocheting Circle
Harlem Knitting Circle Every Saturday 10 am—3pm 9 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027-5699 •(212) 348-5620 The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10am until 3pm. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. Her Supervisor is Ms. Zina M…
Harlem Library
Array
Adults
10 a.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 8th & 15th . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Board Games
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren
10 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
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
10 a.m.SCORE: Highlights of 2014 Tax Changes
SCORE: Higligts of 2014 Tax Changes Including: Affordable Care Act & American Taxpayer Felief Act of 2012 with Doreen M. Inserra, CPA. PC Register online at http://ScoreStatenIsland.rg/contact/ or leave a message for Marie at SCORW at 718-727-1221 Sign in at 9:30 am and Session begins 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Richmondtown Library
Array
Adults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Super Smash Saturdays @ Grand Central
Do you love Super Smash Brothers as much as we do? Bring your own Nintendo GameCube controller and join other SSB fanatics from around NYC in our weekly day-long tournaments on multiple CRT televisions!
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
10 a.m.Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations!
Soundview LibraryAdults,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
10 a.m.Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Instructors available.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
10 a.m.Quiet Study RoomClason's Point LibraryAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
10 a.m.Family Board Games
A variety of board games for all ages and abilities will be provided for a morning of family fun.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday: Belly Dancing
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. *For all ages.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.I AM AN ARTIST
Artistic Dreams International and the New York Public Library are inviting children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams FREE Art/Mixed Media Workshop! The Artistic Dreams International visual arts program teaches children to explore mixed media visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.). Children learn to explore who they are and find their strengths. through our brief art history lesson before each art-making process, they are able to learn about historical and contemporary artist…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren
10:30 a.m.The Knit + Club @ Muhlenberg
We welcome all yarn crafts. Bring a project, an idea, or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion: "Ninety Percent of Everything" by Rose George
"Ninety percent of everything : inside shipping, the invisible industry that puts clothes on your back, gas in your car, and food on your plate". Baker & Taylor Revealing the workings and dangers of freight shipping, which is the key to our economy, environment and civilization, the author sails from Rotterdam to Suez to Singapore to present an eye-opening glimpse into an overlooked world filled with suspect practices, dubious operators and pirates. See this title in the NYPL catalog…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion Group: The Kitchen House by Grissom, Kathleen
When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Intermediate Meditation
Join us for an intermediate meditation class. This session is open to those who've been regularly attending the weekday beginner's class for a couple of months. Learn to go into a deeper meditation and learn new techniques that will help your spiritual ascent.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
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
11 a.m.Resume Review and Career Counseling
Do you need help creating a resume, or maybe your resume needs a boost? Want to know what buzzwords job recruiters search for, so that your resume gets seen by employers? Join Revive 9to5 at NYPL for a Resume Building Workshop with a focus on strategy and technique. Don't forget to bring your resume! Feel stuck in a professional rut ? Need help finding a new job or performing better at your existing one? Want to improve your health, reinvigorate your fitness, and have more energy? Lo…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
11 a.m.Reading Aloud
A Librarian will share favorite Picture Books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3 to 8.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.Saturday StoriesInwood LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Story Time
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby or toddler. Presented by Julie Stepanek.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Chess Master Workshop
Learn chess at the beginner, intermediate or advance levels. Recommended for children ages 6 to 12 years old.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m. Knitting & Crochet
A get-together for knitters, & crocheters at all levels to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or even to begin a new crafts! All skills level are welcome!
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Scientific Saturdays
Hands on fun experiments!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
11:15 a.m. Brainwave Saturdays
Come and get free tutoring from Ms. Quelyn in English, Writing, Test Prep and Homework Coaching Grades 1 through 12
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomPersons Without Homes
11:30 a.m.Family Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
12 noonMovie Time
Watch featured films in the library.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren
12 noonShape It! Pattern Blocks
Play with shapes, patterns, and demonstrate your creativity with our pattern blocks.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
12:30 p.m.teen chessGrand Concourse LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
1 p.m.Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
"Pirates of the Carribean: Curse of the Black Pearl", starring Johnny Depp.( 2003; 143 mins) Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.
Morningside HeightsAdults
1 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
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
1 p.m.Movie- Into the Storm
Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton. Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh PG-13; 89 minutes; Warner Brothers
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
1 p.m.Movie Flicks
Watch featured films in the library. Call for details.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
1 p.m.Family Game Time
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
1 p.m.Teen Film
11/1: Need for Speed 11/8: Edge of Tomorrow 11/15: Draft Day 11/22: Maleficent 11/29: Step Up: All In
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1:30 p.m.Chess Club at Chatham Square!
Want to learn how to play chess? Already know how to play chess and is interested in competing with somebody? You can do it all here at Chatham Square! Kids and teens can come play chess, interact with other players, learn new skills and have a great time! Hosted by library volunteers and is located on the 1st floor public tables.
Chatham Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
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