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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
12:30 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)
1 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Tween Tech Hour
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Tween Tech Hour. Every Tuesday and Thursday we'll take over the basement with laptops for Tweens and Teens ages 10-14. Learn to code, get homework help, play multiplayer games, and more! July 7th & 9th Open Computer Lab July 14th & 16th Code Club July 21st & 23rd Tommy Q Zombie Killer July 28th & 30th Minecraft ​
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
Chatham Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Paint on Silk
Apply your artistic talent to something you can actually wear! Paint on silk to create anything from a bandana to hair ties to bracelets or even wall art! All materials will be provided. Presented by JP Cobbs. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Minecraft Club
Join us for our monthly Minecraft club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Art Club
This is mainly a freestyle session. Our main goal will be to fill every page of our sketch pads. There is no such thing as a mistake in this art session, so no ripped or torn out pages. We're going to witness our own evolution in ART.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Rainbow Loom
Rubberbands, rubberbands, and more rubberbands!! Join us as we create our own colorful, unique pieces of jewelry using just rubberbands. *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Girls Circle Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Laptop service for teens. Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer or play video games.
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Decorate A Bookend For the Library!
Come decorate a bookend using old magazines and newspapers! The finished products will be used in the Teen Section of the library!
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Learn about our electronic services with the library laptops. Join us. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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 p.m.Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and Win Prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.Retro Gaming: The Board Games Edition
Would you rather....play OR Retro gaming challege: Play against friends with games you already know, or come and learn how play a new game. - Scrabble - Card games - Blokcus - Chess - Checkers - Uno - Backgammon
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Tuesday Teen Take Over
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an ass…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.History of Comics
Where did Superman come from? Join Ivan Velez for a history of American style comics, from the Yellow Kid and Spiderman to Archie and the Warren Commision to today. Learn how these iconic characters have reflected and influenced American culture and morality. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Make Jewelry
Make something with that extra sparkle! Take marbles and wire to make hip and funky bracelets, necklaces, and more. You'll be led by Jennifer Jacobs, who has been featured at Barney's New York! All materials will be provided. Presented by Jennifer Jacobs. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh Battle
Yu-gi-oh is now at the Kingsbridge 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.
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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)
4 p.m.Wildlife at the Library
Animals in the library? Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to pythons, alligators, eagles, and owls. You may meet a lion, a tiger, or a bear! Oh my! For ages 12 to 18 years old.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Create Goth Jewelry
Embrace the darker side of jewelry. Mix and match black and silver, red and purple, bats, spiders, and skulls to create your own morbid piece. All material will be provided. Presented by Pamela Isaac. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.The Science of Super Heroes!
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 10-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us . Ages 12-18.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On! @ Bloomingdale
Show off your XBox 360 skills and challege your friends at the library. Feel free to bring any games or controllers. For ages 12-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 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)
4 p.m.Teen Book Discussion
Teens: Read good books during summer? Don't know what to read next? Come and talk about your favorite books on Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21 @ 4:00 PM.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Kids and Teen Lab Smash
Need extra computer time? Want to play games online with your friends? Finish homework? Get 1 1/2 hour of computer time.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.Art Studio
Draw manga, graffiti, or freestyle! It's your choice. All materials will be provided; you just bring your creativity!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Chess ClubMott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Teen Four Star Series
Unmask your inner hero. Join us for our fantastic series where teens will take part in fun super hero themed activities that include crafts, trivia, science experiments, super snacks, and some outdoor play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Teen Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
11 a.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
12:30 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)
1 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce
Every Wednesday teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, bring down a laptop, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends! Have ideas for what you want to do at the library? Share them with us at Teen Time! Library staff is always welcome to ideas and suggestions, big and small, so let us know what you wish the library could offer and it just might happen!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1:15 p.m.Extreme Jenga and Other Board Games
Trying not to lose your mind now that school's out for summer? Come and play some awesome board games to keep your mind sharp and skills sharper! Featuring: Extreme Jenga Also includes: Chess, checkers, cards, and dominoes
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
1:15 p.m.Wildlife at the Library
Animals in the library? Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to pythons, alligators, eagles, and owls. You may meet a lion, a tiger, or a bear! Oh my! For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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