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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)
2 p.m.Canceled
Saturdays Math & Reading Tutoring - Prek - 8th Grade Afternoon 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 Stuyvesant High School volunteers.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Canceled
Saturdays Math & Reading Tutoring - Prek - 8th Grade Afternoon 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 Stuyvesant High School volunteers.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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.YA Book Discussion: Belzhar
Jam Gallahue’s parents have sent her to The Wooden Barn – a school for “emotionally fragile, highly intelligent” teens – because she can’t get over the devastating loss of her boyfriend Reeve. Will a semester studying Sylvia Plath help her find the closure she needs? Acclaimed author Meg Wolitzer’s first foray into YA fiction is a delightfully deceptive novel with a dash of magical realism and a terrific twist you won’t see coming. Pick up your copy today at Grand Central or download the eAudi…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Holiday Ornaments Craft
Create different types of holiday ornaments.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
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)
Sunday, December 21, 2014
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 Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, December 22, 2014
11 a.m.Teen Lab
Teens get to use library resources such as laptops, books, and browse collections.
Allerton LibraryTeens/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
1:30 p.m.Free Tutoring
Free tutoring for kids (homework, class work, tests), teens (homework, class work, tests), adults (civil service exams, professional tests, college tests). Ask the staff at the public service desk where you can find the tutor. Mondays from 1:30- 3:30 pm and Wednesdays 2:00- 4:00 pm
Clason's Point Library, Children's RoomAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Arts & Craft
Join us for an afternoon of fun!!!!!!
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/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)
3:30 p.m.Get Fresh
Stop and smell the Jell-O? Learn how to make your very own gelatin air-fresheners. Place it in your gym bag, your locker, or your bedroom and freshen up your space! All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Make Your Own Holiday Ornament
No matter what you celebrate or how you like to decorate, can help make it happen! Make beads, baubles, and more. All materials will be provided. Presented by Susan Hale. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or CD right now?
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Monday Afternoon Movie- Into the Storm
In a single day, the town of Silverton is torn apart by a group of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of these deadly cyclones. Rated-PG 13
Hunt's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Magic Mondays
Come explore the world of magic and illusion!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 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)
3:30 p.m.iPad Time for TeensWest Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/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)
3:30 p.m.Family Chess
Learn to play chess and develop your skills with other players in an informal setting.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time? Want to check your Facebook? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 13 to 18.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Study Afternoon
Hang out in our community room for a quieter area to study, read, and focus.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Math Club: Graphing Calculator Workshop
Focused graphing calculator workshop for high school level math students.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On
Chatham Square Library is closed on April 21 and April 22. Have you got gaming moves? We've got two Wii's and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends too!
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.SAT Spelling Bee
SAT words aren't the easiest. Are you the spelling champ?
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Come on in for some free time on the Library's Laptops. Feel free do do pretty much anything you want on them, from studying to just surfing the net.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Study Zone
Looking for a quiet space to do your homework, study zone is the place for you! Join other teens looking for quiet time to work on their homework and other school related projects.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen 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. TEENS
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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