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Friday, November 28, 2014
11:30 a.m. eLibrary Hour @ 115th
eLibrary Hour Learn how to use Overdrive and check out library ebooks on your computer, Kindle, Nook and iPad. For a hands on experience, please bring your laptop and eReading devices.
115th Street LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Spanish Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish. End with a Bubble Dance party!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
11:30 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Join us for stories, crafts and play time!!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
12 noonPre-school Playtime
Pre-Schoolers with their parents/caregivers can play with age-appropriate toys and socialize with other Pre-Schoolers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
12 noonMovie MatineeClason's Point LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
12 noonLunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 2:00, the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
1 p.m.Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2013) 83 Minutes; Lions gate Films, Inc.; Rated R Starring – Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage & Melissa Leo Director – Phil Alden Robinson A foul-tempered Brooklyner is told he has ninety minutes to live, sending him rushing all over New York to make amends.
Columbus LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Free Friday Flicks
11/7 – Milk 11/14 – Driving Miss Daisy 11/21 – Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete 11/28 – Ray
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Friday Afternoon Film
Enjoy a feature film.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
1:15 p.m.Investing! What Your Money Can Do for You.
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments, to teach some basic information about different asset types, and to help match individual goals to investment choices. Also, we review useful information sources. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
1:30 p.m.Flashback Fridays and Board Games!
Come watch some movies from the 80s & 90s and then stay to play board games!!!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
1:30 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
1:30 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
2 p.m. Belly Dance with Lynn
Join us for beginners Belly Dancing and Meditation.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
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. No Open Lab on November 14, 2014
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name. With Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson and Tom Wilkinson. 1993, Color, 133 Minutes.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
2 p.m.Italian Gaming
Italian card games for adults and seniors.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults,
2 p.m.Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Ongoing
"Who's the King?" -- Chess and Checkers Program at the New Amsterdam Library
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library every Friday from 2pm – 4pm to play chess and checkers and see who we crown The King. Attendants will learn to play Chess and Checkers and will challenge one another and staff.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2:30 p.m.Kids take over the Library!
Children of all ages are welcomed to take over the library! School Aged children join each other in playing classic Board Games, creating pieces using art supplies. While toddlers and preschoolers can play with building blocks, puzzles or toys that encourage sensory motor and development skills.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
2:30 p.m.Movies @ St. George Library presents 'Tammy'
Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her car, gotten fired from her job at a burger joint, and finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option-with a car, cash, and an itch to see Niagara Falls. Not exactly the escape Tammy had in mind. But on the road, with grandma riding shot gun, it may be just what Tammy needs.…
St. George Library CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Navigating NYC 311 Website
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Chess
Challenge someone in a game of chess.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.Film Friday's
It's Movie time at the Library. Teens come join us for Film Friday's. We will be showing a movie on the big screen for you and your friends to enjoy.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Game On!
Come show your skills on Wii, PS3, and Xbox, every Friday on the big screen.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Getting Started with eBooks
This step by step walk through will show you how to set up all free accounts and apps necessary to enjoy NYPL eBooks and Audiobooks from the comfort of your own home. Please bring your personal tablets, phones, and devices. Computers will be provided.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
3 p.m.Teen Lounge
Need more time on the computer to complete homework or any school projects? Or do you simply want to check your email or Facebook? Come join us for Teen Lounge.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Tompkins Square Stitchers
Hey knitters, spinners, crocheters, and needle-pointers! Got a project you're working on? Need Space? Inspiration? Company? Join us at Tompkins Square Library on Friday evenings from 3-4:30pm for our crafting circle and get your stitch on! All skill levels are welcome, but please note that this is not an instructional workshop. Please bring your own supplies and come to exchange information, share new techniques, and socialize while working on your projects!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
3 p.m.Yoga
Stay in shape and release stress with yoga! Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. *For all ages. First come, first served. ***Limited quantity of mats available. Feel free to bring your own!
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
3 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce - Holiday Edition
Celebrate the holidays and time away from school at a special extended Holiday Edition of Teen Time #Game On! Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Sixaxis controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Board Game Battles
Take your game play offline with classics like Sorry!, checkers, Spill and Spell, Jenga, Uno, chess and more.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.Children Takeover
The library is yours! Play games, challenge your friends in a video game competition, hop on a laptop, and check out all new materials on the shelves.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.Ipad Time!
Children come and sign up to use an ipad and explore different apps! .
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.Movie MatineeClason's Point LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
3 p.m.Breath and Meditation Rejuvenation
Learn how to reduce stress, calm the mind and live with joy through breathing techniques and guided meditation. Be joyful and have inner peace Reduce stress Increase clarity and awareness Enhance productivity This program is a partnership between the St. Agnes Library and Art of Living. Founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Art of Living is a not for profit, educational and humanitarian organization engaged in stress management and service initiatives. Art of Living operates in ove…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults,
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to add some bling to your social media sites? Research colleges? Edit video? Learn about our electronic resources and more!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:15 p.m.Movie Time!
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours November 7 Jungle Book November 14 Jungle Book 2 November 21 Pocahontas November 28 The Rescuers down Under
Hunt's Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m. Game On
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our XBOX and Wii games. Take part in our tournaments!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
A Librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For ages 5 to 8 years old.
Richmondtown LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
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)
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