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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, August 28, 2015
2:30 p.m.Fun Fridays
Fun Friday can be filled with the Wii, crafts, games, Lego's, playdough and so much more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2:30 p.m. Game OnBronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 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 p.m.Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to research colleges or edit video? Learn more about our electronic resources.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Geek Out! Build a PC!
Attention Teens ! Have you ever wondered how a computer is built? In this four session hands-on program, you will not only learn how to build a computer from scratch, but how each part functions together for a smooth running PC. Turn on your Geek gears and let's get building! If you are interested, Please register in person, in advance.
Mosholu 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 p.m. 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. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Movie Friday
Come and join us. Enjoy some refreshments and watch a movie. Pick up a movie ticket at the teen desk. Space is limited.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/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.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.TAG
Have ideas about what you'd like to do or see here in your library? Come out to the first meeting of our new Teen Advisory Group and let us know! All participants are eligible for community service credit for attending.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Space
Hang out with friends, listen to music, play games, and complete homework. Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.It's Magnetic
Learn how to turn ordinary flat back marbles into stunning custom magnets. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
125th Street 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. Public Eye, the first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL, reframes the way we look at photographs from the past by exploring the way in which photography is social. Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. The tour is free of 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.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, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 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.Game On
Show your skills! Play various games on the Wii Gaming System.
Tremont 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.
Hunts Point 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.Port Richmond Teen Zone
Come on down to the Port Richmond Library's auditorium and hang out. Listen to music, play some video games, use our laptops, or chat with friends. For ages 10-16.
Port Richmond Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Lounge
Leave the velvet ropes behind, and come hang out with your friends in a casual enviornment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more! Ages 12-18.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Teen Summer Reading Club Celebration
Celebrate the grand finale of the teen summer reading club with friends, fun, and fabulous prizes! This special program is open to everyone who participated in the 2015 teen summer reading club.
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills on the Wii or the XBOX and challenge your friends to a game in the library. For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, August 29, 2015
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.Quiet Study
Quiet Room Use
Clason's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable clothing, sneakers, 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.Science Saturdays
Join us for hands-on fun science experiemtns!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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)
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. Public Eye, the first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL, reframes the way we look at photographs from the past by exploring the way in which photography is social. Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. The tour is free of 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 Film
08/01: MacFarland, USA 08/07: The Dark Knight Rises 08/08: The Seventh Son 08/14: Rock of Ages 08/15: Megamind 08/21: Step Up: All In 08/22: Divergent & Insurgent (Teen Marathon Movies) 08/28: Cesar Chavez 08/29: She's All That (Classic Teen Films Series)
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Family Films at the Library
August 1, 2015 Title: Home (94 mins) -- Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. August 8, 2015 Title: My Dad’s A Soccer Mom (86 mins) -- Cut from his NFL football team, a man starts bonding with his young daughter and encourages her to play soccer. . August 15, 2015 Title: Jungle Shuffle (82 mins) -- 1960, The Lacedon Jungle in Mexico. Coatis Manu and Sacha are best friends. However, mi…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2:30 p.m.Retro Games @ Sedgwick
It's back to the good old days: join your friends and roll the dice instead of clicking a mouse! Come by for some old fashioned board game fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time?Want to pimp your Facebook or Instagram?Or just play online games or the new xbox one? Join us every wednesday from 3-4:30pm.
125th Street Library, Community RoomTeens/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. Public Eye, the first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL, reframes the way we look at photographs from the past by exploring the way in which photography is social. Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. The tour is free of charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, August 31, 2015
10 a.m.Quiet Study
Quiet Room Use
Clason's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:30 a.m.Study Buddies!
Are you getting ready for school exams? Preparing for a summer course, looking to complete a school project, or just get advice from other teens who’ve been there, aced that? Come to Battery Park Library’s Teen Study Time! Meet with National Honor Society volunteers and show those tests who’s boss! For ages 12-18.
Battery Park City LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
11 a.m.One on One Resume workshop
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume. Appointments must be made in advance either in person or by phone
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12 noonTeen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to research colleges or edit video? Learn more about our electronic resources.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/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. Public Eye, the first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL, reframes the way we look at photographs from the past by exploring the way in which photography is social. Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. The tour is free of charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Japanese Marbling Art (Suminagashi)
Come out and experience an art style from another part of the world!!! Suminagashi is a term in Japanese that means floating ink. See what kind of Suminagashi art you can create! *This is a free program and all materials will be provided*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 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)
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