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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, December 29, 2014
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
3:30 p.m.Bring UR Snack!
Children are welcome to bring their OWN snacks after school and eat them in the children's reading room on the second floor. We do not provide the snacks.
West Farms LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Random Club
Drawing, Learning to Crochet/Knit, Chat with Friends, or Discuss what we're reading, etc...
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Picturebook Time
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Crafty Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. A craft related to the stories will follow. For ages 4 to 12 years old.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, proving children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Summer Wishes, JUDY Dreams: Midwinter Films at Jefferson Market
Movies are shown Mondays at 6:00pm in the first floor Willa Cather Room. December 1: Berlin Express (1948; 87mins.) Dir:Jacques Tourneur. A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot. Starring Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan. December 8: A Song to Remember (1945; 113mins.) Dir: Charles Vidor. Professor Joseph Elsner takes his protege Frederic Chopin to Paris after Chopin insults the new Russian-installed governor and must flee the country…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
11 a.m.Preschool Story Hour
Preschool stories for children and their caregivers. An hour of fun reading, singing, dancing or crafts.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Canceled
FREE TUTORING - MATH & READING
Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Come register in person. Sign up list will start when library opens that day. Tuesdays 3:30 - 5:30 PM and Saturdays 11 AM - 1PM and Saturdays from 2-4PM.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 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.Book Discussion: Salvage the Bones
This month we will be reading the award winning novel Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward. Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Morrisania LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Reading AloudClason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Canceled
FREE TUTORING MATH & READING
Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Come register in person. Sign-up list will start when Library opens that day. Tuesdays 3:30PM - 5:30 PM.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Bring UR Snack!
Children are welcome to bring their OWN snacks after school and eat them in the children's reading room on the second floor. We do not provide the snacks.
West Farms LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Read Aloud Stories
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Wakefield LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Tuesday's Tales
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Reading Aloud
Sharing favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Book Lounge
Let's get our READ on, In this session we'll get a sneak peek at new material. You'll also get the scoop on what everyone is currently reading. We'll also do a bit of free reading (reading material of your choice).
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Tuesday's Tales
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Tuesday's Tales
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
10:30 a.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
For ages 3 to 5 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
3 p.m.Canceled
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
3:30 p.m.Canceled
Reading 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
Parkchester LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Bring UR Snack!
Children are welcome to bring their OWN snacks after school and eat them in the children's reading room on the second floor. We do not provide the snacks.
West Farms LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Kiddie Storytime
Come join us as we share our favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. *For ages 11 & under. Caregivers welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, January 2, 2015
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 3 to 8 years old.
Richmondtown LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Bring Ur Own Snack (BUOS)
Children are welcome to bring their OWN snacks after school and eat them in the children's reading room on the second floor. We do not provide the snacks.
West Farms LibraryChildren
Saturday, January 3, 2015
11 a.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3 to 8.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.Canceled
FREE TUTORING MATH & READING
Reading Turoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Come register in person. Sign up list will start when Library opens that day.Saturdays from 11 AM - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
1 p.m.The Friends of Dickens New York
The Friends of Dickens are a monthly book discussion group that focus on the works of Charles Dickens. For the 2014-2015 season, the group will be reading Nicholas Nickelby. For more information, please visit http://thefriendsofdickens.org/Home_Page.php
Epiphany LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movie at Chatham Square Library 儿童电影 -- Hercules
儿童电影 SATURDAY MOVIE AT CHATHAM SQUARE LIBRARY for children, tweens, & families! January 3rd at 2pm: Hercules G, 1997, 93 min, dir. Ron Clements and John Musker If you enjoy reading about Greek Gods in series like Percy Jackson or Goddess Girls you will love this movie! Zeus’s jealous brother Hades wants to take over Mount Olympus. But Hercules, a half-mortal living on Earth, is determined to stop Hades and regain his status as a god. Come see this Disney classic filled with mythica…
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
3 p.m.Riverside Poets Workshop
Free monthly Poetry Open Mike and Program. The Riverside Poets reading their favorite poems. -->
Riverside LibraryAdults
Sunday, January 4, 2015
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, January 5, 2015
3:30 p.m.Bring Ur Own Snack (BUOS)
Children are welcome to bring their OWN snacks after school and eat them in the children's reading room on the second floor. We do not provide the snacks.
West Farms LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Reading Aloud & Coloring
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. After the stories stay for coloring pages.
Sedgwick Library, Story Hour AreaChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Random Club
Drawing, Learning to Crochet/Knit, Chat with Friends, or Discuss what we're reading, etc...
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Picturebook Time
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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