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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
11:30 a.m.Music Together with Ms. Briana
Come enjoy this fun filled musical experience with Ms. Gabriele!! For Toddlers and Preschoolers
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! For ages 0-18 months. Limited to 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served. Please, only 0-18 month year olds and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children.
Battery Park City LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Bring your toddlers to share fun and interesting stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Recommended for children 18 months - 3 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:45 a.m.Arts & Crafts for Preschoolers
Crafts for preschoolers
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12 noonOpen Play
Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Ages: 0-24 Months)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonLunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 2:00, the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
2 p.m.Artistic Dreams International Back to Art Launch Event
Back to School means back to art class! Join Artistic Dreams International to celebrate the new year and the launch of their new website with free art classes!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m. Buzzy Bee's Garden Club
Come to the library and help out in our community garden! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Children's Craft
Children will decorate a notebook using magazine cutouts. Please register by phone or in person
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the internet, research, and receive extra time on the laptop to complete your homework or project.
Wakefield LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Uno and other card games
Come play uno and other card games with your friends and family.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Fairy-Tale Hour
Join Ms. Eve for fairy tales from around the world. We first look for the country the fairy tale is from on our globe. We then enjoy the magic of the story and get taken away!
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Children's Film: "Pokemon 4Ever"
Celebi is a green, winged Pokemon with the ability to travel through time. When Celebi is captured, the fate of the entire forest is threatened. Miramax; Animated; 79 Minutes; Rated G; 2003 Directed by Jim Malone and Kunihiko Yûyama Featuring the voices of: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Ikue Otani, Maddie Blaustein, and Roxanne Beck
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
3 p.m.Canceled
Young Adult Tech Lab: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Karaoke Time!
Do you like to sing? Then come and join us, take the mic and sing your favorite songs during Karaoke Time!
West Farms LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Join us for a fun afternoon creating crafts.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Kids' Movies
Join us for a screening of a featured children's film every Tuesday!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
3:30 p.m.Fall Arts and Crafts
Children create seasonal and fun crafts using a variety of materials and skills. All materials provided.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas of New York
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to add valuable geographic context to old maps by overlaying digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
4 p.m.Make & Take Crafts
Arts & Crafts for children
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stop! Drop! & Read!
When you hear the blow of the whistle that means it's time to stop, drop what you are doing and read an interesting book for fifteen minutes!
West Farms LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Board Games at Roosevelt Island Library
Board games of all types and all skill levels will be available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Preschool Story Time
Listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft! The craft after story time is first come, first serve for 25 kids. All ages are welcome, and the craft is most appropriate for preschool age children.
Battery Park City LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Trivia Time
Have fun with riddles, word puzzles, and etc.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Preschool Storytime
Stories, songs and participation activities for children ages 3-5.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Art Explorers
Join us for stories and a craft that involves the senses and art education concepts in a fun setting. For ages 3 -5 years. No pre-registration required. Limited to 30 children: first come, first served. Projects may be messy or stain clothes. Smocks recommended.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Book Buddies
A new read aloud program for children ages 4-9 Chilidren are encouraged to bring their favorite book to share! This program is held in the 2nd floor children's room
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
4 p.m.Children's Movie
Held in the third floor Storytime Room. Come to the Library to watch a movie on the big screen.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Friendship Bracelets
Learn to make friendship bracelets out of embroidary floss.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.LiteracyINC: Story Hour
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
5 p.m.Get a Clue!
Board game Clue provided. Limited players- first come, first served. Ages 8-12 years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
10:15 a.m.Baby and Me
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. This program is limited to 35 participants.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
A librarian shares lively picture books, finger plays, and action songs with toddlers and their caregivers! For ages 12-36 months. If the weather is nice we will meet on the steps behind the library in Tear Drop Park South.
Battery Park City LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.New York City Kids!
From very humble beginnings Music for Aardvarks has blossomed over the years into many things: It’s 16 original CDs, with over 250 songs and counting. It’s music videos airing daily on Nick Jr TV. And it is one of the most imaginative and original interactive music sessions for babies and toddlers out there. The original material uniquely reflect and celebrate the lives of children growing up in New York City. For children ages of all ages. Presented by New York City Kids!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
10:30 a.m.Toddler/ Preschool Storytime
Stories and fingerplays for ages birth through 5 years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
For ages 18 months to 3 years. A librarian shares favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:45 a.m.Bitty Book Buddies
Bitty Book Babies A fun and interactive program for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months, featuring songs, action rhymes and stories! Doors open @ 10:30am. Limited to 25 children, first come first served. This program takes place on the first floor, before the library opens
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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