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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, August 3, 2015
2 p.m."Pete the Cat and his 4 Colorful pieces of Chalk"
Help the Librarian retell the story of "Pete the Cat" By Eric Litwin using chalk and your imagination. This program will take place outdoors if weather conditions permits it to be. (All school aged children and parents are welcomed to partiticipate).
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Craft-A-Way
This year theme for Summer Reading is Every hero has a Story. Come and do a Super Hero Themed Craft!! The Crafts for this month are: Monday, August 3rd: Paper Plate Masks Monday, August 17th: Make a Super Hero Cape Materials will be provided. Just bring your imagination.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
4 p.m.Lego Club
The Ottendorfer Library has started a Library Lego Club for children 6 and Older This is an open opportunity for kids to get creative and build anything they choose. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document your adventures, or check back here after the program--you might see your creation!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for crafts and fun!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Lego Wednesday
Do you want to design a building, space craft, or whatever your imagination can dream up? We provide the Legos and you come create your ideas on Lego Wednesdays. 2:30 - 3:30 pm Ages 4 - 11 All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 7, 2015
10:15 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone: Session 1
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
11 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone: Session 2
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
11 a.m.(CEIS) Hunts Point Library 1st Annual College and Career Fair 2015
Welcome to the Offical Page of the Hunts Point Library 1st Annual College and Career Fair 2015. We anticipate over (40) companies and educational institutions in attendance. There will also be several workshops providing valuable information and insight on Interviewing Skills, IT Training and Employment, Re-Entering The Workforce, Financial Security, Resume Writing and Dressing for Success. PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://eventbrite.com/event/17087026757/ With so many potential employers in…
Hunts Point LibraryJob Seekers
2 p.m.Let's Get Crafty!
We supply the materials, you supply the imagination... Get inspired by our fun selection of craft materials and let your imagination run wild! There are no rules except - have fun! Age 4 & up. No pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Saturday, August 8, 2015
2 p.m.Saturday Afternoon Movie: To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical novel was translated to film in 1962 by Horton Foote and the producer/director team of Robert Mulligan and Alan J. Pakula. Set a small Alabama town in the 1930s, the story focuses on scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer Atticus Finch, magnificently embodied by Gregory Peck. Finch puts his career on the line when he agrees to represent Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), a black man accused of rape. The trial and the events surrounding it are…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
3 p.m.Tween Crafts: Perler Beads
Join us as we explore the wonderful world of Perler Beads. Follow one of our patterns or make your own design. When it comes to world of Perler Beads the only limit is your imagination. For ages 10 - 14
New Dorp LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for crafts and fun!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
6 p.m.Summer Poetry Readings with Parneshia Jones, Jean Valentine, and Patrick Phillips
Join The New York Public Library, in collaboration with the Academy of American Poets, for an evening of poetry with Parneshia Jones, Jean Valentine and Patrick Phillips. Parneshia Jones is the author of Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions, 2015). She is the Sales and Subsidiary Rights Manager and Poetry Editor for Northwestern University Press and lives in Evanston, Illinois. Jean Valentine’s recent collections of poetry include Break the Glass (Copper Canyon Press, 2010); Lucy (Sarabande, 2009…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
12:30 p.m.Movies at Mulberry Street Presents: Hot Desert Days Double Feature
Join us at the Mulberry Street Library during the hot days of August for two films set in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East: Road to Morocco and Lawrence of Arabia. 12:30pm "Road to Morocco" 1942. Directed by David Butler, B&W, 83 minutes Starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn. Stowaways Bob Hope and Bing Crosby are shipwrecked on the African coast and set off on a comic desert adventure on the road to Morocco. Dorothy Lamour costars as a Moroccan…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Lego Wednesday
Do you want to design a building, space craft, or whatever your imagination can dream up? We provide the Legos and you come create your ideas on Lego Wednesdays. 2:30 - 3:30 pm Ages 4 - 11 All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 14, 2015
10:15 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone: Session 1
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
11 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone: Session 2
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
2 p.m.Let's Get Crafty!
We supply the materials, you supply the imagination... Get inspired by our fun selection of craft materials and let your imagination run wild! There are no rules except - have fun! Age 4 & up. No pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Monday, August 17, 2015
2 p.m.Play With Clay!
Roll it, fold it, mold it! Come in and play with clay. We'll be using homemade clay to create things from our imagination.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Craft-A-Way
This year theme for Summer Reading is Every hero has a Story. Come and do a Super Hero Themed Craft!! The Crafts for this month are: Monday, August 3rd: Paper Plate Masks Monday, August 17th: Make a Super Hero Cape Materials will be provided. Just bring your imagination.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for crafts and fun!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Lego Wednesday
Do you want to design a building, space craft, or whatever your imagination can dream up? We provide the Legos and you come create your ideas on Lego Wednesdays. 2:30 - 3:30 pm Ages 4 - 11 All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Gustafer Yellowgold
A Summer Reading Celebration. Meet Gustafer Yellowgold, the friendly creature who comes to Earth from the sun, in this multimedia program launched from the imagination of illustrator/singer/songwriter Morgan Taylor. Recommended for children ages 4 to 12 years old.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 20, 2015
2 p.m.SUPER HERO/HEROINE TRAINING ACADEMY
Train to become a super hero/ heroine. Wear a super hero/heroine costume. After completion of your training you will get a official certificate that you are now a super hero/heroine. Ages 5 and up with caregiver. Please register 1 week before.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 21, 2015
11 a.m.Gustafer Yellowgold
Meet Gustafer Yellowgold, the friendly creature who comes to Earth from the sun, in this multimedia program launched from the imagination of illustrator/singer/songwriter Morgan Taylor. Recommended for children ages 4 to 12 years old.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Let's Get Crafty!
We supply the materials, you supply the imagination... Get inspired by our fun selection of craft materials and let your imagination run wild! There are no rules except - have fun! Age 4 & up. No pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for crafts and fun!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Lego Wednesday
Do you want to design a building, space craft, or whatever your imagination can dream up? We provide the Legos and you come create your ideas on Lego Wednesdays. 2:30 - 3:30 pm Ages 4 - 11 All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 28, 2015
10:15 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone: Session 1
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
11 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone: Session 2
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
2 p.m.Let's Get Crafty!
We supply the materials, you supply the imagination... Get inspired by our fun selection of craft materials and let your imagination run wild! There are no rules except - have fun! Age 4 & up. No pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Friday, September 4, 2015
10:15 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone: Session 1
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
11 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone: Session 2
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Thursday, September 24, 2015
12:30 p.m.Writing Workshop with Ellen Aug Lytle
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and pad. We do ‘free writing’ exercises in class. These warm-ups help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thursday, October 1, 2015
12:30 p.m.Writing Workshop with Ellen Aug Lytle
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and pad. We do ‘free writing’ exercises in class. These warm-ups help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6 p.m.Public Natures | Marion Weiss, Michael Manfredi, Stan Allen, Barry Bergdoll, Alexandra Lange, David van der Leer | Architectural Explorations in Book Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Rail lines, bridges, highways, waterways, and off-ramps—larger than life but part of it, infrastructural systems are the enduring forms of urban evolution, multiplying as cities grow and requiring expanding swaths of territory to accommodate more and more monofunctional requirements. What if the very hard line between landscape, architecture, engineering, and urbanism could find a more synthetic convergence? Join Marion Weiss, Michael A. Manfredi, Alexa…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
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