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All NYPL locations will close at 3 PM on December 31, 2014 and will be closed on January 1,  2015.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, December 26, 2014
10 a.m.Board Games
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren
10:15 a.m.Canceled
Toddler Playtime
Toddlers aged 18-36 months can socialize and play with our age-appropriate toys. Play from 10:15 to 11am.
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler time
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs, finger plays, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. (Please note: this program is for both caregiver and child.)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler/Preschool StorytimeWestchester Square LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Tummy Time
Specialized floor time for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. We will engage in simple lapsit and finger play exercises and sing songs and rhymes to help babies strengthen coordination and development through fun activities.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Pre- School Storytime
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers and preschoolers from 0 to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, toddler toys and related activities, and meet other toddlers and preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m. Tots & Tales
Toddlers from birth to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 20 children and their caregivers per session.
Parkchester LibraryChildren
10:30 a.m.Comfy Couch Fridays
Come & enjoy our cool play space, filled with blocks, puzzles and more. Children must be accompanied by adults. This is free quiet play time; not a structured program.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler/Preschool Art TimeWestchester Square LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Movies for Tots
A small film or cartoon suitable for a younger audience. For children ages 0-5 years old with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Totally Toddlers Story Time
Little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:15 a.m.Kids' Music That Rocks
Stories and songs to sing along with!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with staff for an individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open/use a new e-mail account, save/attach documents, copy/paste, create/edit MS Word documents, create a Power Point presentation, use the Internet, HomeWork Help, NYPL resources, download NYPL e-books, etc. In person pre registration required Audience: Adults, 50+, Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years), and Children (School Age)
Edenwald LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Spanish Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish. End with a Bubble Dance party!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
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
12 noonHoliday Movies @ CpClason's Point LibraryChildren,
Families
12 noonPre-school Playtime
Pre-Schoolers with their parents/caregivers can play with age-appropriate toys and socialize with other Pre-Schoolers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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
2 p.m.Games GaloreWestchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Wii Time
Stop by the library and play Wii games at the library.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Kids take over the Library!
Children of all ages are welcomed to take over the library! School Aged children join each other in playing classic Board Games, creating pieces using art supplies. While toddlers and preschoolers can play with building blocks, puzzles or toys that encourage sensory motor and development skills.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
3 p.m. CR Movie Program
Come and enjoy an afternoon movie with your firends at the Jerome Park Library.
Jerome Park LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Bingo Night
Come play bingo with friends and family.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Chess
Challenge someone in a game of chess.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Winter Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3 p.m.Holiday Movies @ CpClason's Point LibraryChildren,
Families
3 p.m.Children 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.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Uno & Card Games
Uno and other children's card games.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Yoga
Stay in shape and release stress with yoga! Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. *For all ages. First come, first served. ***Limited quantity of mats available. Feel free to bring your own!
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3 p.m.Ipad Time!
Children come and sign up to use an ipad and explore different apps! .
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Board Games/Word Games
Take your game play offline with classics like Sorry!, checkers, Spill and Spell, Jenga, Uno, chess and more.
115th Street Library
Array
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Home Work HELP!
Have and assignment that you need help with? A math problem that you cant seem to solve? Where here to help!
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Game On
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our XBOX and Wii games. Take part in our tournaments!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School 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. For ages 5 to 8 years old.
Richmondtown LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Game On
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our XBOX and Wii games. Take part in our tournaments!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Board Games for KidsMelrose LibraryChildren
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