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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Break Time: Coloring for Adults
Let's get zen at the library and take a break doing the newest trend, Coloring for Adults. Materials will be provided. Great for all skill levels.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Coloring club
Use your creativity to color in your favorite characters and seasonal scenes. Crayons and coloring sheets on different themes are provided.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Citizenship Fair
CITIZENSHIP FAIR Learn about the citizenship application process, financing the application, and studying for the exam. Saturday, June 25, 2016 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Sixth Floor First come, first served Elevators access after 11:00 AM Presentations SESSION ORGANIZATION TOPIC 11:15 AM – 11:45 PM…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 6-12. Pre-registration required for each 20 minute slot.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Pre-K Storytime
A library program for preschoolers 3 - 5 years old and their caregivers, focusing on developing early literacy skills through reading of picture books, action songs, and related activities.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups - Jerome Park - June 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctore or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediated Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! The program…
Jerome Park LibraryEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- June 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half-hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Kid's Coloring Club
Join us for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Daddy, Mommy & Me
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Today
@ 12 noon
Uptown Crochet/ Knitting Circle
Bring your yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles and enjoy an afternoon of conversation.
115th Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Starting a New Job? How to Make the Most of Your Employee Benefits
How much thought have you given to the employer-provided benefits at your workplace? Have you explored these opportunities to build wealth, save money and enhance your life? Learn how to enhance your future financial security by making the most of these fringe benefits now. Presented by Nicholas Holeman CFP®. Nicholas Holeman is the Financial Planning Expert at Betterment, the largest independent robo-advisor in the country. Nick enjoys teaching others how to make sense of their complicate…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 12 noon
You Can Read The Address By The Moon (Exhibit)
Sculptures, Drawings, Street Art By Swedish Artist and Journalist Cecilia Nelson June 1, 2016 - June 27, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday June 2, 2016 4pm - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours Mon-Thur 12-6pm & Fri-Sat 12pm - 4pm
Countee Cullen Library, Mezzanine FloorAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Dance and Theatrical Classes
Teens and children ( 3 to 12) 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)
Today
@ 12 noon
Video GamingAguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Movie Time
Join us for an afternoon of fun watching a movie.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 1 p.m.
INSTANT SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Reading of Shakespeare's Othello.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Money Matters
Debt Free by 2016!
How can you repay your debt when you have so many monthly bills? Learn how to build a repayment plan from a financial coach who has helped clients repay thousands of dollars in debt. We’ll cover: Deciding which debts to pay first Repaying all (or most) of your debt in 24 months Finding free and low cost ways to enjoy your favorite things Presented by Sole Strivers
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Magic: The Gathering TCG Club
Now you can practice for Friday Night Magic from the comfort of your neighborhood Library with Thursday Night Magic! Each Thursday these casual 3-round Swiss pairing events provide a great way for inexperienced players to try out tournaments or for veteran players to try new strategies. Bring your own Magic the Gathering Cards. For Ages 16 and up.
Westchester Square LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Movie- The Danish Girl
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard Rated R, 2 hrs Biography, Drama, Romance
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
06/04 @ 1pm: Stomp the Yard (Classic Teen Films Series) 06/11 @ 1 pm: Point Break 06/18 @1 pm: Rent 06/25 @ 1 pm: In the Heart of the Sea
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Coloring for the Entire Family!
Kids have enjoyed coloring for years. Now, adults are finding it to be both calming and therapeutic. So, why not color as an entire family? Well, here’s your chance. Join us for this coloring session where you can relax, unwind, and just color. Bring your own coloring sheets or use the sheets we provide, the choice is yours. For all ages.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Adults,
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: Straight Outta Compton
Entrenched in the racial tumult of Los Angeles in the mid-1980's, a group of aspiring rappers banded together to revolutionize the global consumption of hip-hop and popular culture. NWA was born out of racial frustration and the disadvantaged economics of their South Central neighborhood. F. Gary Gray directs this biopic about the rise to stardom for the act that earned the moniker of "The World's Most Dangerous Group", featuring Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson Jr. playing the role of his father,…
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Coloring for the Entire Family!
Kids have enjoyed coloring for years. Now, adults are finding it to be both calming and therapeutic. So, why not color as an entire family? Well, here’s your chance. Join us for this coloring session where you can relax, unwind, and just color. Bring your own coloring sheets or use the sheets we provide, the choice is yours. For all ages.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Adults,
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Movie Matinee
Check out the hottest flicks out there. Refreshments will be made available. All Movies start at 1pm. June 4th- The Immigrant June 11th- I 'll See You in my Dreams June 18th - Concussion June 25th- East Side Sushi
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Latino Americans: 500 Years of History
Los Mas Valientes - Music + Memory Circle
Enjoy a performance by Los Mas Valientes, a Veteran NYC-based band. Los Mas Valientes has been performing Latin jazz, salsa, and charanga for audiences throughout the northeastern US since 1995. With four critically-acclaimed albums and world-wideairplay, it is no wonder that they have had songs in the top 10 on independent Latin radio stations all over the country throughout the last decade. Los Mas Valientes acoustic quartet will perform a concert of Latin jazz as well as traditional Cuban and…
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Get Your Game On: READ!
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages Interactive musical delivering the performing arts in creative, hands-on musical experiences for kids of all ages. Become a "star on stage" in this unique and creative concert experience. Original songs are specifically created for each theme and age group attending performance. Presented by Presley and Melody.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Family Game Time
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Tweens and Teens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm, on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
"Bye, Bye, Birdie", starring Dick Van Dyke and Ann-Margaret ( 1963; 1 hr 52 mins) A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Puzzle Hour
Drop in for an hour of socializing and jigsaw puzzle - assembling!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Painting With Alcohol Inks
Find and free your inner artist - Learn to paint with alcohol inks in this 2 ½ hour workshop, creating your very own pieces of art on Yupo paper and on a ceramic tile. All materials will be provided. Registration for the workshop is required. Please contact the branch by phone or in person to register.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Fossil Sculpting Presentation with David Lindeman
Sculptor David Lindeman (whose work is currently on display in the Stapleton Library Community Room) will give a presentation showing the process of sculpting dinosaur fossils from raw materials. All ages welcome.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Open Craft Hour
Calling all creative crafters! Let your imagination run wild with our big box of craft supples. Make something cool and crafty to take home. For ages 6-16.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
New York Opera Forum Concert
The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions in recital with piano accompaniment. This month's selection is Xerxes (Serse) by George Frideric Händel The musical program is cosponsored by New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Crochet & Knitting with BettyHamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Crochet with BettyHamilton Grange LibraryAdults
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