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TimeEventLocationAudience
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 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)
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)
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)
4 p.m.Random Club
Drawing, Learning to Crochet/Knit, Chat with Friends, or Discuss what we're reading, etc...
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On @ Hamilton Grange
Wii, PS3 - Wii, PS3 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.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game Time @ Seward Park!!!
Come out and enjoy a night of games!!! Play your friends and show us your competitive side. *This is a free program and all games will be provided*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game inthe library. Play the X-box and Wii or board games or cards. Grades 6 and up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh Battle
Yu-gi-oh is now at the Melrose 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.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Tween/Tween Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library using the X-Box system.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Teen Yu-Gi-Oh Circle
Meet other teens who share your interest in Yu-Gi-Oh! Swap gameplay tips and tricks, share deck-building strategy, and challenge each other to duels*. New players are welcome and encouraged to come and learn from veteran players! The circle will be held monthly on the 3rd Monday of the month. *Yu-Gi-Oh Cards are not supplied by the library. Participants should bring their own deck in order to play. Players without cards are free to watch and learn the ropes.
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6:30 p.m.Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, December 23, 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
3 p.m.Tween Zone: Tech Time
Come and join us for games, music, homework, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/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.Crafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 12/4: PaperCrafting DIY 12/9: Teen DIY 12/18: PaperCrafting DIY 12/23: Teen DIY
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m. Teen Advisory Group
Hey Teens! Let's talk about ideas to help improve the library. You can earn community service credit for school and enjoy hanging out with other teens.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Game Day @ Morrisania
Got the gaming Moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morrisania 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.
St. Agnes LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh Battle!
Are you the card wizard? Think you've got what it takes to unlock the mystery of the perfect deck? Come in and challenge your friends to a Yu-Gi-Oh deul to see who is the master of the monters! For ages 12 to 18.
Mosholu Library, Adult/Young Adult Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Gaming
Come have some friendly competition with your friends. Choose between our Playstation, Xbox, or good old fashion board games.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Nintendo Wii!
Get Your Game On!!! at the High Bridge Public Library. Teenagers from 7th grade to 12th grade participate in playing Nintendo Wii!!!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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