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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101
NYPL.ORG 101 Introduction to New York Public Library’s Website This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services that is to be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This summer invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
1 p.m.Creative Plaster Sculpture Workshop
This workshop, led by artist Francine Perlman, consists of creating plaster sculpture through a variety of methods: mixing and pouring plaster into existing containers of various shapes, carving into the hardened shapes, joining the molded shapes together, and draping plaster-dipped strips of material such as fabric or paper over existing forms or wire mesh that has been shaped by the participants. Plaster is a responsive and versatile material with endless possibilities. This is a fun and free…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
3 p.m.Tween Summer Book Club: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
Come inside and cool off with a good book! We will discuss the book and have some fun with a few other related activities. June's title is The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin Ask for a copy at the second flooor desk. for ages 8-11
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomBook Lovers,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Clay Plaques for Kids
Create a summer themed plaque with air dried clay, glue and paint or other trinkets. Recommended for children ages 4 to 10 years old and younger. Presented by Linda DeCresenzo. Space is limited. Please register one week before the program by phone or in-person.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.After School Lounge
We invite all students to come to the library after school to enjoy an afternoon of fun, reading, studying, homework, or just getting together with friends. Every weekday after school from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Budding Bookmakers
Budding Bookmakers is designed to introduce students to a wide variety of books and excite them about reading. Each session begins with an interactive book reading followed by an art activity exploring the techniques used by the illustrator. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan. For ages 5 and older.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Budding Bookmakers
Budding Bookmakers is designed to introduce students to a wide variety of books and excite them about reading. Each session begins with an interactive book reading followed by an art activity exploring the techniques used by the illustrator. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan. For ages 5 and older.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Reading AloudClason's Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
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.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
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
11 p.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
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
10:30 a.m.Outdoor Summer Reading Preschool Storytime
Join the librarian for an Outdoor storytime equipped with bubbles, parachutes, storytelling, dancing and more! Children will meet in the children's floor in the library then walk across the street to the park facing the eastern part of the library.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
11 a.m.Heroes On Camera
Join us for this Summer Reading Photography series based on local heroes such as firefighters, policemen, teachers, and other local heroes. Help record real heroes stories, learn Photography 101 on our new digital cameras, print your photos, and finally create a digital photo display to show off your work! Heroes On Camera is an 9 week program that aligns with our exhibit "Public Eye" http://www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/public-eye currently on display at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Library in M…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
2 p.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Book Lounge
Have you read a good book lately? Do you have a favorite verse or line you enjoy reading? Do you have a critique about an author you want to voice? Come and share with us.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Family Crafts: Celebrating the 4th of July
Join us and make a hands on project for the 4th of July. For children ages 3-8. Pre-registration starts June 24, 2015. Space is limited to 25 participants. Please note: We are unable to accommodate daycares and summer camps.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3 p.m.Summer Study Time
Join us for help with your summer reading or summer school homework. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Kingsbridge 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. For children ages 3-8
Parkchester LibraryChildren
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
4 p.m.Stop! Drop! & Read!
When you hear the blow of the whistle that means it's time to stop, drop what you are doing and read an interesting book for fifteen minutes! For every participation for this program you will earn a summer reading sticker put on our summer reading reader wall. Earn the most stickers by the end of the Summer reading club program and you will win the grand prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren
6 p.m.Teen Author Reading Night!
Come on out and meet your fave authors for teens! Check out the monthly panels below! Wednesday, July 1 6-7:30 pm Matt de la Peña, The Hunted Lori Goldstein, Becoming Jinn Jonathan Kranz, Our Brothers at the Bottom of the Sea Emmy Laybourne, Sweet Barry Lyga, After the Red Rain Carolyn Mackler, Best Friend Next Door Margo Rabb, Kissing in America Anna Schumacher, Children of the Earth Wednesday, August 5 6-7:30 pm Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, Tiny Pretty Things…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, July 2, 2015
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101: Introduction to New York Public Library's website.
NYPL.ORG 101 Introduction to New York Public Library’s Website This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services that is to be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Story Time for All!
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For all ages.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Read Aloud with Jackie
Children can discover the joy of reading and the wonder of books and enjoy a coloring page. For children ages 3-8 years old with a parent/caregiver.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
125th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Kids' Movie Days!
Hey kids! Had a long day of acitivity playing outside, swimming, and doing other fun summer activities? Join us in the afternoon to unwind with a movie. Kids 11 and under. Parents and caregivers welcome too!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
4 p.m.Writopia Workshops (9 sessions)
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Wii are TAG
Join our Teen Advisory Group to plan some awesome events for the summer with our amazing volunteers. Then we break out the Wii, and dance ourselves silly with Just Dance or get fierce competition in Smash Brothers Brawl. See you there!
Stapleton Library, Community Room
Array
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 3, 2015
4 p.m.Stop! Drop! & Read!
When you hear the blow of the whistle that means it's time to stop, drop what you are doing and read an interesting book for fifteen minutes! For every participation for this program you will earn a summer reading sticker put on our summer reading reader wall. Earn the most stickers by the end of the Summer reading club program and you will win the grand prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren
Monday, July 6, 2015
11 a.m.Heroes On Camera
Join us for this Summer Reading Photography series based on local heroes such as firefighters, policemen, teachers, and other local heroes. Help record real heroes stories, learn Photography 101 on our new digital cameras, print your photos, and finally create a digital photo display to show off your work! Heroes On Camera is an 9 week program that aligns with our exhibit "Public Eye" http://www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/public-eye currently on display at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Library in M…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
11 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, fun Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a Physical Activity Consent/Release at the beginning of the class. SUMMER BREAK starts July 13. Classes resume in September (exact date TBD).
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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