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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, September 5, 2015
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.Canceled
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. Teens welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet
Come into the Hunt's Point Library and knit or crochet. Beginners and experienced are always welcome.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomAdults
12 noonDance and Theatrical Classes
Teens, children, and adults will learn many types of dances like salsa and will perform in theatrical presentations, plays, dramas, drumming, storytelling, and much more! Share your culture and learn about the culture of others. Classes and instruction by professional and internationally acclaimed artists Xiomara Evans and Marni Rice.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Riverside Poets Workshop
Free monthly Poetry Open Mike and Program. The Riverside Poets reading their favorite poems. -->
Riverside LibraryAdults
Monday, September 7, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10:15 a.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!
Eastchester LibraryAdults
12 noonAdult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Minecraft Club
Minecraft is a game where you dig (mine) and build (craft) different kinds of 3D blocks within a large world of varying terrains and habitats to explore. Need more time to catch up on your Minecraft building skills? Want to imrove your virtual world? Ask us for a computer pass and set your world apart from your friends. You will need a registered Minecraft account to particpate. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 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)
4 p.m.Spelling Bee Tournament!
Compete with your peers every Monday to see who comes out on top! Showcase your spelling prowess with words of many difficulty levels. Prizes for the winner. Best for ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Get hands on experience volunteering for the library while earning community service hours. *For ages 12-18.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Picture Book Time
Join us as we share fun and interesting stories for children every Monday and Wednesday at 4 p.m. Recommended for children 3 to 8 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Homework Help
Join us every Monday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Tween/Tween Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library using the X-Box system.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6:30 p.m.Warm Your Heart Project: Knitting and Crochet Meet Up
Get involved with the Warm Your Heart Project, which creates scarves for the homeless and underserved of New York City. The goal is to have 500 scarves to distribute to the needy by October 2015. Help us reach this goal! Not a knitter or crocheter? No problem! It’s easy to pick up, and there are other knitters and crocheters willing to instruct you at the meet-up. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, please feel free to bring some al…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
9:30 a.m.Google Drive "Docs / Sheets"
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes and simple picturebook stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! For babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Please sign up in person or by phone for the first time. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 1 pm - 2 PM. Please come to either of the sessions that is convenient!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10 a.m.Tech HelpWest Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs or to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Tuesday, September 1, 8 , 15, 22 & 29 @ 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 10, 17 & 24 @ 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
10 a.m. iMovie on the iPad
Learn the basics of using Apple's iMovie app on iPad tablets. Class is conducted on iPads.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.Adult keyboarding
Let your fingers do the touching! Touch typing is a fun way to improve your typing skills. Enjoy the experience and improve your typing speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Come and learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Specifically Microsoft Word, a common word processing program you can use to create documents. Are you also having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們,在茶黨的圖書館! 享受熱茶,餅乾,和一份報紙。 食品和飲料是有限的。 週二和週四10:00 - 三樓。
Seward Park LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Computer Q &A, Internet, Microsoft Word and Keyboard Instruction
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use the Internet and sharpen your computer skills through computer use. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and friends?" "How can I copy and paste text and pictures?" "How can I sign in to use a computer at the library with my library card?" This program is given in the library every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. Also in addtion to this time, we have added Mondays from 1:00 p.m.…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 a.m.Baby Lap Sit
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:15 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:15 a.m.Toddler Time on Tuesdays
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Program begins promptly at 10:15 a,m. Please join us!
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:15 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories and action songs, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 children and tickets are distributed outside prior to the library's opening at 10 a.m. Your child must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Google Maps
Need directions? Learn how to use Google Maps to navigate the world and find interesting places.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Book Babies
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for babies and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101: Introduction to New York Public Library's website
NYPL.ORG 101 This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services can be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Crocheting and Knitting for Beginners & Intermediate
All those who wish to practice crocheting and knitting are welcome. An experienced crocheter will be available to help. Bring yarn and a hook. Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Cómo sacar el máximo de Google / Google Series: Getting More Out of Google (Spanish)
Venga a explorar las profundidades de Google. Descubre algunas de las increíbles nuevas características Google está ofreciendo.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. NOTE: Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Baby Bounce
Babies from birth to 18 months, along with parents and caregivers, are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, stories, and playtime.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:45 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 14-24 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:45 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Stories and activities for preschoolers
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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