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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Game Day
Got Game skills? Bring it to our game day for kids where you can hang out with friends and enjoy a variety of games like chess, monopoly, connect four and other board games.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a tabletop or video game. Play chess, bingo, checkers, monopoly, Wii Sports, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero and more. Ages 5-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
58th Street Library Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Wed, June 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Checkmate Chess
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration for All Ages Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. Presented by Ramon Hernandez.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 1
@ 5:30 p.m.
Young Adult Board Gaming
Join us for classics like chess, checkers, Uno, and mancala. Stay with us for modern hits like Fluxx, Werewolf, Zombie Dice, and Coup.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 2
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 2
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 2
@ 3 p.m.
棋類遊戲 Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library
Board Games & Chess for Children 棋類遊戲 Come to Chatham Square Library to play board games and card games of all types and skill levels. Come and play Chess too! Basic chess introduction provided. Thursday June 2nd--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday June 16th --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday June 23rd --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday June 30th --- 3:00-5:00pm ****NOTE: There will be no Board Games and Chess on June 9th as we will be celebrating our SUMMER READING CHALLENGE KICK-OFF****…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, June 3
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, June 3
@ 3 p.m.
Game Day
Join in the fun! Come hang out and play checkers, chess, Connect Four, Monopoly, Gravity Maze, and more.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 6
@ 3 p.m.
Checkmate Chess!
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Soundview LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 7
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 7
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Game Day
Got Game skills? Bring it to our game day for kids where you can hang out with friends and enjoy a variety of games like chess, monopoly, connect four and other board games.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 7
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Tue, June 7
@ 4 p.m.
Board Games
Play chess, checkers, monopoly, and more.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, June 8
@ 5:30 p.m.
Young Adult Board Gaming
Join us for classics like chess, checkers, Uno, and mancala. Stay with us for modern hits like Fluxx, Werewolf, Zombie Dice, and Coup.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 9
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 4 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, June 10
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, June 10
@ 3 p.m.
Game Day
Join in the fun! Come hang out and play checkers, chess, Connect Four, Monopoly, Gravity Maze, and more.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
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!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 11
@ 10 a.m.
Saturday Morning Social
Every Saturday morning we will set out chess boards, checker boards, and backgammon for you to play! You can come alone or bring friends. On the first day (June 11th) there will be free coffee!
Columbus Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 13
@ 3 p.m.
Checkmate Chess!
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 14
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 14
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Game Day
Got Game skills? Bring it to our game day for kids where you can hang out with friends and enjoy a variety of games like chess, monopoly, connect four and other board games.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 14
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Tue, June 14
@ 4 p.m.
Board Games
Play chess, checkers, monopoly, and more.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, June 15
@ 5:30 p.m.
Young Adult Board Gaming
Join us for classics like chess, checkers, Uno, and mancala. Stay with us for modern hits like Fluxx, Werewolf, Zombie Dice, and Coup.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 16
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 16
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 16
@ 3 p.m.
棋類遊戲 Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library
Board Games & Chess for Children 棋類遊戲 Come to Chatham Square Library to play board games and card games of all types and skill levels. Come and play Chess too! Basic chess introduction provided. Thursday June 2nd--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday June 16th --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday June 23rd --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday June 30th --- 3:00-5:00pm ****NOTE: There will be no Board Games and Chess on June 9th as we will be celebrating our SUMMER READING CHALLENGE KICK-OFF****…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, June 17
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, June 17
@ 3 p.m.
Game Day
Join in the fun! Come hang out and play checkers, chess, Connect Four, Monopoly, Gravity Maze, and more.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, June 18
@ 10 a.m.
Saturday Morning Social
Every Saturday morning we will set out chess boards, checker boards, and backgammon for you to play! You can come alone or bring friends. On the first day (June 11th) there will be free coffee!
Columbus Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 20
@ 3 p.m.
Checkmate Chess!
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 21
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 21
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Game Day
Got Game skills? Bring it to our game day for kids where you can hang out with friends and enjoy a variety of games like chess, monopoly, connect four and other board games.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 21
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
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