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Friday, May 8, 2015
3:30 p.m.Learning to Speak Italian! Basic Italian for Young Adults
Learning to Speak Italian! will provide free classes in basic Italian for adults. It is structured to give students basic literacy in reading, writing and speaking Italian. Material to be covered in this course includes: Alphabet, Colors, Numbers Days of the Week, Month/Year, Seasons and Songs, Small Dialogues, Grammar, Articles (Definite, Indefinite), Singular and Plural, Gender (Male and Female), Reading and Comprehension. Sign up is necessary. Seats are limited. All Public Library Progr…
Huguenot Park 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
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 LibraryChildren,
Pre-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. This month’s theme is NATURE! Do you ha…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, May 9, 2015
10:30 a.m.The Classic Literature Reading Group of Kips Bay
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. Constance Fenimore Woolson. Miss Grief. Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. The Revolt of "Mother."
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.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.FREE MATH AND READING TUTORING AM SESSION
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. Saturdays from 11am to 1pm.
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 Instant Shakespeare Company at the Bloomingdale Library
Join the Instant Shakespeare Company for a dramatic reading of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. Bard fans of all ages are welcome! The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. For more information please see the Instant Shakespeare's page on Facebook.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
1:30 p.m.Movie Day: Unbroken
Angelina Jolie directs this true-life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II, only to fight for his life against nature and eventually as a prisoner of war. Joel and Ethan Coen provide the script. Louis (Jack O'Connell) grows up a rough-hewn kid on the verge of becoming a full-on delinquent, until his brother starts training him to be a track star. Louis excels at the sport, and eventually represents America at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berli…
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.FREE MATH AND READING TUTORING - PM SESSION
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. Saturdays from 2PM - 4PM.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sunday, May 10, 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, May 11, 2015
11 a.m.Tots & Tales
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us at Hunt's Point Library for interactive reading,song, and play that your little ones will enjoy!
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
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.Read Aloud & Color
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
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
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.Random Club
Drawing, Learning to Crochet/Knit, Chat with Friends, or Discuss what we're reading, etc...
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, May 12, 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.Toddler Time
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!
Baychester LibraryChildren
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
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.Reading 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 Aloud Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.FREE MATH AND READING TUTORING
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 from 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts: Mexican Tissue Paper Flowers
This project can be used to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Dia de los Ninos and Mother’s Day. Ages 5 - 9 Recommended Reading: Siesta by Ginger Foglesong Guy Book Fiesta: Celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day by Pat Mora Just a Minute by Yuyi Morales Cinco De Mayo: Count and Celebrate! by Fredrick McKissack Celebrate! It’s Cinco de Mayo! by Janice Levy Cinco de Mayo by Linda Lowery Keep Cinco de Mouse-O by Judy Cox Antonio’s Card by Rigoberto Gonzalez No Time for Mother’s Day by Laurie Halse Ande…
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
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.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, proving children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler/ Preschool Storytime
Classic and contemporary tales to build little one's reading skills. Fingerplays and sing alongs also. For ages birth through five years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Standing Down: Reading and Discussion Groups for Veterans & their families
Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian is a series of reading and discussion groups for veterans. Held in the informal setting of local libraries, it focuses on a special collection of writing by and about men and women who have served in the military and made the transition back into civilian life. Standing Down features works ranging from Homer’s Iliad to personal accounts by members of the United States Armed Forces. The program is open to service members of all eras and is free. Participa…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
For ages 18 months to 3 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
11:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1 p.m.Write, Write, Write!
Learn to write poetry, memoir and prose with Ellen Aug Lytle. She will be having a series of free workshops at the St. George Library Center. There will also be a reading featuring the work of students attending the workshop. Workshops will place on the following Wednesdays from 1 pm to 3 pm: April: 29 May: 6, 13, 20, 27 June: *3, 10, 17 *The reading will take will take place on June 3rd, during the workshop. The workshop will end at 4:00 pm that day. This event was funded in part by Po…
St. George Library CenterAdults
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 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.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
3:45 p.m.Reading Fun Zone
Come experience a fun filled time while reading and creating your own stories. After reading children will begin creating their own stories on Storybird.com. Beginner to advanced reading levels welcomed! First come, first serve
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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