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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
3 p.m.Game ON!
Wii - Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the sixaxis and challenge your friends to a game in the library.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.T(w)een Zone: Tech Time
Come on in and use a computer for homework, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Tech Talk: Microsoft Word 101
Come and learn the basics of Microsoft Word for kids ages 8 to 11.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Look Good, Feel Great!
Look and feel your best by taking the steps to do so. Let's talk skincare, makeup, dressing for success, and our personal needs!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
Image by Flickr user 1950sUnlimited. All rights reserved. Children (accompanied by a favorite adult) will enjoy songs, finger plays and books. Story time will give your child the opportunity to hear language while interacting with other children their age. Ages 0-4 welcome!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
3 p.m.Countee Cullen Teen Tech Time
Play games, watch videos, surf the web, update your Facebook page...and even do some homework!
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
Edenwald LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Family Crafts
Join us and make a hands on project. For children ages 3-8. Pre-registration starts August 26, 2015. Space is limited to 25 participants. Please note: We are unable to accommodate daycares and summer camps.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3 p.m.Cree su propia página Web: Parte 1 — Create your own website (Spanish)
Cree su propio sitio Web utilizando Google Sites. Aprende a usar plantillas para crear un sitio o crear un sitio desde cero.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the “Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography” exhibition. Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Lectura de Cuentos Infantiles y Manualidades en Espanol Edades
Niños, niñas, padres y madres están invitados a participar de este tiempo de lectura de cuentos en voz alta y también de hacer actividades artísticas y creativas. 3-11 AÑOS - Miércoles
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Book Discussion: "Their Eyes Were Watching God".
The Riverside Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. One of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching Godbrings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print for almost thirty years—due largely to initial audiences’ rejection of its strong black female protagonist—Hurston’s classic has since its 1978 reissue become perhaps…
Riverside LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Arts and Crafts
Create fun projects using a variety of materials and skills. For children ages 5 to 11.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3:30 p.m.Back To School Spell-Off!
Do you have what it takes to be named Baychester Library's spelling champion? Sign up at the circulation desk and get ready to spell off! Ages 8-12.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Master Wu Teaches Chess
Teaching chess at the beginner, intermediate or advance levels. Best for children ages 6-12. Presented by Robert Chen.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh No You Didn't
Are you the card wizard? Think you've got what it takes to unlock the mystery of the perfect deck? Come in and challenge your friends to a Yu Gi Oh duel to see who is the master of the monsters! For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 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! Prerequisites: Computer Basics
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
3:30 p.m.Family Movies!
Join us for a movie that's great for all ages!
Dongan Hills LibraryFamilies
3:30 p.m.Wii Gaming
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the Library
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Family Matinee
Enjoy the last days of summer with a family friendly film! NOTE: Caregivers must remain in the room at all times, and adults without children WILL NOT be permitted.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
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. For children ages 3-8.
Parkchester LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Movie Day
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Kids' Unstructured Play
Have your kids already had a busy week? Join us at the library for unstructured play time. Each week we will offer a new activity that the kids can do at their own pace. Activities will include block time, coloring, puzzles, creating, and just plain having fun! Children ages 3-11.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
4 p.m.Picture Book Time
Children ages 3 and older can join us for favorite stories shared by library staff. No pre-registration required!
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.End of Summer Reading Celebration
Join us in the backyard to celebrate the conclusion of the summer reading season. Enjoy refreshments, food, games, crafts and free giveaways! We will also be rewarding our most diligent summer reading challenge participants.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
Children
4 p.m.Afternoon Arts
Children 5 to 12 years old will learn about a specific artist, style of art, or time period and then create their own pieces reflecting or assimilating the styles that they learned.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for all ages. A fun time for the whole family!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Wii Hour @ the Library
Gaming hour at the library. For ages 5-11
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stop! Drop! & Read!
When you hear the blow of the whistle that means it's time to stop, drop what you are doing and read an interesting book for fifteen minutes!
West Farms LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Picture Book Time
Join us as we share fun and interesting stories for children every Monday and Wednesday at 2 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
4 p.m.DIY Monogram Poster
Learn how to create and stylize your initials to make an amazing poster! For ages 12-18. Materials will be provided. This is a free event.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.End of Summer Reading Party
Join us in the backyard to celebrate the conclusion of the summer reading season. Enjoy refreshments, food, games, crafts and free giveaways! We will also be rewarding our most diligent summer reading challenge participants. All ages are invited, no registration is required. Will be held in backyard.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Explore your powers of creativity!
Melrose LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Book Lounge
Can't we all just Read along? Yes we can!!! This is a no holds bar read. We are reading any and everything.(within our limits of course) You'll also be notified on whats new and trending as far as reading material goes.
Throg's Neck 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.Origami Club
Paper folding fun for ages 7 and older.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.Game On!
Wii - Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a video game. Smash Bros., MarioKart, Just Dance 2015. Ages 12-18
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Picture Book Stories in the Library
After a busy day at the playground or 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
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