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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
11 a.m.Baby & Toddler Storytime
Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills in babies and toddlers. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. Recommended for children ages 3 & under with parent/caregiver. Tuesdays at 11:00 AM.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time: Mo Willems Month!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy! February 11th is Mo Willems birthday, so we will be reading books written by him all month!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.PreK 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
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months) *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3:30 p.m.Superhero Workshop
With the current popularity of Comic Book superheroes in Hollywood now this has created opportunities for our younger generation to be introduced to a forgotten format of reading, such as comic books, graphic novels, and manga to name a few. The “ Superhero Workshop” is a cohesive blend of reading, writing and visual creativity, which reinforces what they are taught in school. Teens will use the Character Creator Sheet as a template to create their Superhero, which includes features ,such as hei…
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.TUESDAY MATH & READING TUTORING
Free Math & Reading Tutoring for children! Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign-up list will start when library opens that day. By Staten Island Technical High School volunteers.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m. Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books, and the joy of reading.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.R.E.A.D. with BB!
Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog! Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! BB and his, Jeff, owner can't wait for you to come by the library and read them a story. For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot. The R.E.A.D.® (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) children’s literacy program is courtesy of Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA) organization.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Anime Club
Do you love reading manga and watching anime? Come to the teen room to discuss your favorite manga and watch your favorite series. Paper and colored pencils will be provided for young adults who want to draw their favorite characters or create their own.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Bilingual Reading Corner/Bilingues Rincón de Lectura
Join Literacy Inc's VIPs for a fun read aloud and literacy activities in Spanish and English! / Unase a VIP de Literacy Inc. para historias divertidas y actividades de lectura.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Immigrants,
Children
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10 a.m.Reading Fun For Everyone Story Time
This story time is open to children of all ages and features stories, music, and fingerplays. Each class ends with an optional craft project. This story time will be led by Miss Tara. All Ages Welcome. No registration required. Please note: This program will be held in the Children’s Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Join us for a fun-filled time of songs, rhymes and reading!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months) *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.Young and Restless: Toddler Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. This storytime is for toddlers and parents/caregivers and is limited to 30 children. If the program is full, please enjoy reading to your child or working on a puzzle in our Children's Room on the first floor. Ages 17 to 36 months.
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Pre-School Stories
Reading aloud to your preschooler and helping prepare your child to independent reading.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Peek-A-Boo & Books
Come, sing songs, play bouncing rhymes games, and listen to stories and begin your baby's lifetime love of reading. This age-appropriate program is a perfect introduction to the library for you and your baby. When parents and caregivers participate in this special storytime your baby gets the most from this early learning experience. Our baby story time is for babies ages 3 months to 16 months and parents/caregivers. Ages 3 months to 16 months.
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3 p.m.Reading Aloud
A staff member will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3:30 p.m.Everyday Toddlers: Playing Your Way to Reading
Lois Kagan Mingus and Joanie Fritz Zosike engage toddlers in movement, dance and song, employing evocative early literacy classics including All About You (Catherine and Lawrence Anholt), Bark, George (Jules Feiffer) and The Carrot Seed (Ruth Kraus). Lois and Joanie invite children to step into the imaginary pages of a book, using hand instruments and colorful props to recreate stories and captivate their imagination. Through the guided application of everyday play skills, “Playing Your Way to R…
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Family Storytime
Join us for read alouds and songs for all ages! The librarian will share favorite, new, and seasonal stories. Coloring pages and crayons will be on hand to share after the reading.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for all ages. A fun time for the whole family!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Family Storytime
Bring the whole family to celebrate early literacy with songs, rhymes, and, of course, reading. *For all ages.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thursday, February 11, 2016
11:15 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Join us every Thursday at 11:15 for Preschool Storytime! This program includes interactive stories and activities that will help foster a love of learning through reading, singing, talking, and playing! This program is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For younger children, check out our Babies Book Club Mondays at 11:15am for babies 0-18 months old and Toddler Storytime Tuesdays at 11:15am for Toddlers 18months-3 years.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months) *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonBook chat
Read anything good lately? Come to our book chat and share what you're reading! Share ideas and hear about some books to add to your list. Every Thursday at 12 pm.
Francis Martin Library
Array
Adults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Peek-A-Boo & Books
Come, sing songs, play bouncing rhymes games, and listen to stories and begin your babies lifetime love of reading. This age appropriate program is a perfect introduction to the library for you and your baby. When parents and caregivers participate in this special storytime your baby gets the most from this early learning experience. Our baby story time is for babies ages 3 months to 16 months and parents/caregivers. Ages 3 months to 16 months.
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Read Aloud With Jackie
Children can discover the joy of reading and the wonder of books, plus enjoy a coloring page. For children ages 3-8 years old with a parent/guardian
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Need help with reading or math homework? Bring school assignments, notes from class (if there were notes taken), a pencil, and a smile! Recommended for children in grades K-5.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Kids' Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help is back! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! No registration required. All children helped on a first come, first served basis
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help: Are you having trouble completing your homework? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help with basic questions! Children ages 5-11.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Book Buzz
Our library is hosting a Random House Rep who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on summer and fall titles. Advanced Readers Copies, book catalogs, and Keep Calm and Read On tote bags will be available for attendees. Sign up to join us today! Register by phone or in-person.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:30 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 4 through April 15, 2016, from 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM Location: 2nd Floor Children's Reading Room of the George Bruce Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. There is no cost to you for preparation. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when you come: Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents; Picture ID; Co…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
4 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 & up.
Richmondtown LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Open Book Night
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends. Our theme this month is LOVE MAKES THE WO…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, February 13, 2016
10:30 a.m.The Classic Literature Reading Group of Kips Bay Library
You are invited to a free ongoing drop-in group reading and discussion of a collection of short stories with additional background lectures on their place in literature. Oates, Joyce Carol. "Heat" Erdrich, Louise. "The Shaw
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Daddy & Me (and Mommy, too)
Here is a special Baby & Toddler Story Time in which parents can share their love of books and the library with their young children. This family time is a great way to introduce the library and it's treasures to your child. Come in and listen to stories, sing songs, and move to bouncy rhymes with your baby or toddler. Then spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other parents. Don't forget to sign up for a library card so you can borrow books to read at…
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.SATURDAY MATH & READING TUTORING - AM SESSION
Free Math & Reading Tutoring for children! Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign-up list will start when library opens on that Saturday. From 11AM - 1PM
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.Family Time
Parents with children are invited to participate in reading aloud and crafts. For ages 3 to 6. Pre-registration required. Limited to 25 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
11 a.m.New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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