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Monday, November 24, 2014
2 p.m.Baby Playtime
Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with toys (provided by the library), listen to music, and socialize with others. (Please note: this program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
2 p.m.Teen Cafe
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the internet. Play videogames . For ages 12-18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Italian Gaming
Italian card games for adults and seniors.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults,
2 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
The New York Public Library and the Department for the Aging are jointly sponsoring weekly Stay Well Exercise classes for older adults. Please join us.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
2 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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
2 p.m.Para Padres, sobre Seguridad en Internet para niños.
Aprenda acerca de los peligros de internet y sus hijos. Averigüe lo que necesita saber para ser cautelosos e informado.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Give Thanks!
Gobble gobble, wobble on down to the Baychester library for a Thanksgiving Holiday craft!
Baychester LibraryChildren
2:45 p.m.Wii Gaming
Join us for an afternoon of fun and video games, as kids are able to play each other on Nintendo Wii! Ages 5-12!
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children. (Ages 5 -12)
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners "Formatting A Spreadsheet"
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.STEM Arts & Crafts Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.Crafternoons
Children can enjoy a small craft project. For children ages 5 to 12 with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.1 on 1 Computer Help
Do have tech questions? Do you need help setting up your new computer? Do you need to brush up your skills? Come to the Port Richmond branch where we provide 1 on 1 computer help specially catered to your needs. We offer slots on a weekly basis with a librarian by your side to answer all your questions. Simply walk in or call us to reserve a slot today! (*By reservation ONLY)
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults,
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
3 p.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
3 p.m.Knitting and Crochet Circle
Gather with other knitters and crocheters and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations!
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
3 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Jerome Park - November 2014
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctore or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediated Level Englis for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! The program w…
Jerome Park LibraryEnglish Language Learners,
3 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer Lab
3 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.Teen Takeover
The library is yours! Play board games, hop on a laptop, and check out all new materials on the shelves.
Morningside HeightsTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:15 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 a.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present at the beginning of the…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m.After School Lounge
We invite all students to come to the library after school to enjoy an afternoon of fun, reading, studying, homework, or just getting together with friends. Every weekday after school from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.A Festive Time of Year!
Between mid-November, and early January there are almost more holidays than a person can count! This performance features tales that help the listener get into the holiday spirit, be it Three Kings Day or Winter's Soltice! Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by Julie Pasqual.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m.Minecraft for KidsWestchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m.Monday Afternoon Movie-Captain America. The Winter Soldier
Captain America joins forces with the Black Widow and Falcon to defeat their enemy, the mysterious and powerful Winter Soldier. Rated- PG 13
Hunt's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? 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. Presented by Ramon Hernandez. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Create Hip-Hop Jewelry
Get your bling on! Platinum, diamonds, gold, and silver. Make your own ice and get ready to be seen! All material will be provided. Presented by Susan Hale. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Kid's Choice Story Time
Cast a vote for your favorite picture book (you don’t need to be 18!). Then join us November 21st @ 3:30 pm to find out what the top 4 books were during a special Kid’s Choice Story time. Then stick around for a game of Book Bingo! For ages 4-10.
Bloomingdale LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m.Stories and Craft
Join us as we share favorite stories and make a simple craft after school. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
3:30 p.m.Board Gaming!
Board Gaming at High Bridge Public Library where Teenagers can enjoy playing UNO, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Bingo, Connect 4, and Mancala!!!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Animal Habitats
Learn about different environments such as the rainforest, desert, solar system and mountains and explore what kinds of animals and insects live there. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan. For children ages 5 and older.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Could you use some help with your homework? Volunteers from Bard High School Early College are here to assist students in grades K-5 achieve their best on school assignments!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Sedgwick Library, Story Hour AreaChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m.iPad Time for TeensWest Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Bring UR Snack!
Children are welcome to bring their OWN snacks after school and eat them in the children's reading room on the second floor. We do not provide the snacks.
West Farms LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Strategize : Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun.
Great Kills LibraryFamilies
3:30 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh Battle
Yu-gi-oh is now at the Melrose Library. Bring your decks, bring your trades and start getting ready to duel. Learn the game from other duelist and friends to improve your decks. Find out all about the new forbidden list from the Yu-gi-oh website and upcoming tournaments that are held here. Let the duel battles begin.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Wii Gaming @ The Van Cortlandt LibraryVan Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
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