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Friday, December 19, 2014
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"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 for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
1 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)
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 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.Teen Tech
Play some Rockband, Smash Brothers or Mario Cart on the Wii!!!!!! or be the controller playing 360 kinect. If you prefer take some extra time on one of our laptops
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Video Game Fridays @ Riverside
Come in every Friday afternoons and test your skills in a friendly competition against your friends ,or meet new ones, on the Nintendo Wii or Playstation 3.
Riverside LibraryTeens/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.Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends. Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to 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 Fridays at 3:00 pm. Come and learn how to play Chess, practice your Chess skills, or to play a casual game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor will lead the group. Instructed by Timothy Mobley
Webster Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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 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.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.Home Work HELP!
Have and assignment that you need help with? A math problem that you cant seem to solve? Where here to help!
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:15 p.m.Game On
Show your skills!!!!! Play various games on the Wii Gaming System.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 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 LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:30 p.m. Game On! Xbox 360 @ Parkchester
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Xbox 360 Fridays @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Magic Tricks and the History of Deception
Experience a jaw-dropping magic show, then learn how it's done. You'll be amazed not only at the magic, but also the science behind it! Presented by Bob Friedhoffer. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Wii Time
Stop by the library and play Wii games at the library.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Central Talkies: Oblivion
Movies and weekends. They just go together so well, don't they? Come start your weekend off right with a movie in Teen Central. Whether it's a vintage classic from the 1980s, a modern animated masterpiece or the latest YA vampire novel adaptation, we're showing something you'll love! After Godzilla wrecked the place last week, we're toning things down this week and jumping into a post-apocalyptic future with our boy Tom Cruise. Check out Universal Pictures' 2013 minimalist sci-fi epic Oblivion…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Game On!
Wii, Xbox One:Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Kinect and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Mosholu Library, Adult/Young Adult Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Space
Hang out with your friends, listen to music, play games, and complete HW. Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Get Your Game On @ BLC
Come join us @ the Bronx Library Teen Center for fun and games. We have three consoles-Wii, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. We play Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Halo, Call of Duty, Madden Nfl and NBA 2k BASKETBALL. Come show off your skills and lets see who GOT GAME !
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.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.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Board Games
It's Friday! Enjoy traditional board games with your friends and family! Connect 4, Chess, Battleship, Monopoly, Uno, Jenga, and more.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Game On
Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library!
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Board Games
Please join us in the Community Room with your friends or relatives to play varieties of Board Games that we have for you.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh Cards
Every Thursday & Friday Duel it out ! Come to the branch and play a game of Yu-Gi-Oh Please Note: Players must bring their own cards.
Hunt's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "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 Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or cd right now? What programs does the library need? Let us know, and you can earn community service credit for your school.
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, December 20, 2014
10 a.m.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.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations!
Soundview LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday: Belly Dancing
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. *For all ages.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
11 a.m.Canceled
Saturdays Math & Reading Tutoring - Prek - 8th Grade AM session
Free Math & Reading Tutoring for children! Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign-up list will start when library opens on that Saturday. By Staten Island Technical High School volunteers.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
11 a.m.Canceled
Saturdays Math & Reading Tutoring - Prek - 8th Grade AM session
Free Math & Reading Tutoring for children! Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign-up list will start when library opens on that Saturday. By Staten Island Technical High School volunteers.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Brainwave Saturdays, Free Tutoring
Come and get free tutoring from Ms. Quelyn in English, Writing, Test Prep and Homework Coaching Grades 1 through 12
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
12 noonJunior Scholars Teen Talk: Mass Hallucination, Ill-Education
Calling All Youth Voices! You are invited to participate in a youth-led “Teen-Talk” with the Schomburg Junior Scholars and teens from across the country to address the ills we face on a daily basis, such as, Mis-Education, Bullying, Colorism, Police Brutality, School-to-Prison Pipeline, and more. Come uptown and join us as we reclaim our freedom, organize for action, and stand in solidarity with the youth activists in Ferguson, and everywhere injustice sits in our nation. Special guests, givea…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"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 for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
1 p.m.Teen Film
12/06: Maleficent 12/12: The Hobbit Marathon: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey @ 12 pm & The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug @ 2:30 pm 12/13: If I Stay 12/20: Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas 12/27: The Expendables
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Teen Crossword Puzzle Challenge
On December 21st, 1913, the New York World published the first ever crossword puzzle created by Arthur Wynne. In honor of his invention we will be holding a teen crossword puzzle challenge! Complete the puzzle within the time frame to win prizes!
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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