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TimeEventLocationAudience
Sunday, October 13, 2013
3 p.m.Family 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
Monday, October 14, 2013
11:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to songs and stories and meet other babies in the neighborhood
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to songs and stories and meet other babies in the neighborhood
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
4 p.m.Nature Detectives
A hands-on, interactive look into the natural world. Through games, live animals and projects, young naturalists will get an up close look into the world of nature. Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center. For ages 7 and older.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
3:30 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 a 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. The workshop will focus on the core activity of the website: georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to Google Maps), transforming them into ti…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
4 p.m.Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
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
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
10:30 a.m.Tales for the Teeny Tiny
Stories, interactive games, songs and finger plays. Presented by Getchie Argetsinger. For ages 12 months to 3 years old with parent/caregiver.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3:30 p.m.Soundview Library's Scrabble Club
Join us for a fun afternoon of Scrabble!!!
Soundview LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Board Games
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.Story time
Stories and more -- for ages 3 and up
115th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Showtime! Children's Films: Madeline's Halloween & Other Spooky Tales
Children's films from favorite picture book stories on DVD. For ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m. Bookcraft!
Come to the library and have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft! For ages 4-8.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Black Poetry Day with George Edward Tait
Black Poetry Day recognizes the contributions of Black Poets to American life and culture. October 17th is the official day of observance. This date was chosen in honor of the birth of the 1st published African-American Poet – Jupiter Hammon, born into slavery in 1711, probably in Long Island, NY. George Edward Tait insists that the poet must be a historian, journalist, and prophet. Named "The Poet Laureate of Afrikan Nationalism" by leaders of the nationalist community, Tait's poems and arti…
Countee Cullen LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thursday, October 17, 2013
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
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. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Story TimeMosholu Library, Children's collectionToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
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. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Get help with your homework at the Library
All Children between the grades K-5 come to the New Amsterdam Library and recieve assistance from a staff member, use a computer or chat with an online librarian (for online chats, hours may vary). Feel free to work on homework or other school duties in a safe, quiet environment. WAIT! is that school project due any day now? Well don't forget to bring it along! Our staff will assist in research in print or online resources. See you there!
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Computer Technology for Children
Basic computer skills for children. For ages 7 to 12. Pre-registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6:30 p.m.Young Lions Conservators Salon with Alexander Maksik
Alexander Maksik will discuss his new novel, A Marker to Measure Drift. He is the author of You Deserve Nothing (2011) and has written for Best American Nonrequired Reading, Harper’s, Tin House, Harvard Review, The New York Times Magazine, Salon and Narrative Magazine. Thursday, October 17, 2013 6:30 p.m. RSVP Required: younglions@nypl.org The Young Lions "Conservators Salon" series is held exclusively for our Young Lions Conservators members giving $750 and above. Twice a year, you will be in…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Friday, October 18, 2013
2:45 p.m. Introduction to Life-Planning Documents
Life planning concerns affect everyone. Cancer patients and the elderly in particular should become informed about protecting their legal options with life-planning documents to ensure that their wishes on issues such as medical treatment, care of finances, distribution of property, and guardianship of minor children will be followed in the event of serious illness or death. Stacey Pramer discusses various life planning documents, including: Health Care Proxy, Power of Attorney, Living Will, a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
3:30 p.m.Fun Fridays
Enjoy an afternoon of stories, songs, rhymes, and a fun craft! Recommended for ages 3 and up.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Saturday, October 19, 2013
11:30 a.m.Family 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
Sunday, October 20, 2013
9:45 a.m.Books & Boo!
An annual favorite, Books & Boo! welcomes families and children to the Library for a morning of spooky festivities. Author Doreen Cronin will read aloud Halloween favorites including her new book, Click, Clack, Boo! Sunday, October 20, 2013 Doors open at 9:45 a.m. Fun begins at 10 a.m. RSVP Required: conservators@nypl.org This private event is held exclusively for Conservators and Young Lions with special priority for Family Members. For more information about the Conservators or Young…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
3 p.m.Family 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
Monday, October 21, 2013
10:30 a.m.Baby Laptime for New Walkers (12-18 months)
Babies from 12-18 months old (new walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to songs and stories and meet other babies in the neighborhood
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to songs and stories and meet other babies in the neighborhood
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Craft -Noons
Join us after school for some arts and crafts. Fall and Spooky Theme All welcomed!
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Fit 4 Youth
Let’s Learn About Our Cells Challenge your mind and body through physical fitness. It is very important that you, the youths are able to challenge yourself mentally, physically and emotionally. The 21st century is here and you need to catch up with it! by challenging and becoming aware of your body, mind, and emotions.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Nature Detectives
A hands-on, interactive look into the natural world. Through games, live animals and projects, young naturalists will get an up close look into the world of nature. Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center. For ages 7 and older.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Jessie and the Case of the Missing Candy
Jessie’s Halloween is almost ruined when she comes down with a cold and cannot trick or treat in her detective costume. However, Jessie soon learns that everyone might be in danger of missing Halloween because all of the candy has suddenly disappeared. With the help of a witch, Jessie travels to the Land of Halloween and uses her cunning detective skills to find the candy and rescue Halloween. For children ages 3 to 10 years old.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
10:30 a.m.Research workshop for HS/International Baccalaureate program
The teachers of the 26 High School/International Baccalaureate students requested a research methods training to be added to the exhibition programs and orientation tour. LPA has received many requests from IB teachers via AskNYPL within the last month. The students had unusual research topics (Karagoz puppetry, Cantonese opera, Plautus, et al). They received the first school tour of the newly opened Al Hirschfeld exhibition. contact: Laura Pereira 973 543 2501 x4755 lpereira@wmrhsd.org Wes…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Children
12:30 p.m.Library Outreach to PS 60 3rd Grade
Promoting library resources, books, databases, and programs.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Spooky Ghost Stories!
Strange tales from around the world to celebrate Halloween. Do you have a ghost story? Bring it! Recommended for children ages 5 and older.
Stapleton LibrarySchool 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
6 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Tracing Old New York
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the a set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to digitize or "trace" important historical features from old maps. This means capturing boundaries, roads, and even building-level details including historical street addresses to create new public data sets of geographic information. The above image shows traced buildings on a…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
10:30 a.m.Tales for the Teeny Tiny
Stories, interactive games, songs and finger plays. Presented by Getchie Argetsinger. For ages 12 months to 3 years old with parent/caregiver.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3:30 p.m.Soundview Library's Scrabble Club
Join us for a fun afternoon of Scrabble!!!
Soundview LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
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