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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
10:30 a.m.Songs and Stories in St. Catherine's Park
Join us for Songs and Stories in St. Catherine's Park! We'll be singing our favorite songs, dancing our favorite dances, and, of course, reading our favorite books! For children from birth- 6 years. This program is presented by The New York Public Library and The Friends of St. Catherine's Park. Storytime is cancelled when it rains. St. Catherine's Park is located directly across from the Library, on the corner of 67th St. and 1st Ave. Storytime takes place on the basketball court. Please par…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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 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.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.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
11:30 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
12 noonHeroes 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, kids 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. Will be held at P.S. 58 - registration is closed.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
12 noonStoryCorps Listening Lunch
StoryCorps Listening Lunch: Escape to NYC Let StoryCorps take you on a mini staycation! Come explore the city through the voices of the people who live and love New York. Bring your lunch and join StoryCorps staff at the NYPL Outdoor Reading Room as they play highlights from their collection. Q+A with StoryCorps staff to follow. About StoryCorps: Since 2003, StoryCorps, an independent non-profit, has collected and archived more than 60,000 interviews with over 100,000 participants. Every i…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingAdults
12:30 p.m.Movies at Mulberry Street Presents - Summer Classics
Escape the heat with these classic films of summer! 12:30 pm - Jaws (1975) - Directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss. When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. 124 minutes. Rated PG. 2:45 pm - National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) - Directed by Harold Ramis, and starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo. The Griswold family's cross…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Summer Reading Club
Every day during the summer at 1:00 we will stop everything, grab a book and read! There will be snacks each day and prizes for those who read the most minutes during the summer.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
1:15 p.m.Extreme Jenga and Other Board Games
Trying not to lose your mind now that school's out for summer? Come and play some awesome board games to keep your mind sharp and skills sharper! Featuring: Extreme Jenga Also includes: Chess, checkers, cards, and dominoes
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Create a Summer Reading Avatar!
Children will be creating their own summer reading club avatar of themselves using the summer reading website on the computers. Avatars will be hung on the summer reading reader wall!
West Farms LibraryChildren
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)
2:30 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, children and 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.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop (Session 1)
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! Children, ages 6-11, 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. Preregistration is required and will begin on Wednesday, July 1. Participants must be able to attend all 4 sessions of the workshop. Session 1: July 8 (Introduction) Session 2:…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
2:30 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 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.Summer Afternoon Movies
Come chill out at the library and watch movies! Light snacks will be served! 7/8: Princess and the Frog 7/22: Finding Nemo 7/29: Cinderella
Riverdale LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
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)
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
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, July 9, 2015
10 a.m.Story Time Read AloudVan Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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
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.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.Stories In TheShade
Come to Pelham Bay Park for a fun-filled morning of stories read to you by a children's librarian. Every Thursday morning from 11 a.m. to 12 noon for the summer.
City Island LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Early Childhood Play Date!
This summer, Riverdale presents Early Childhood play dates for you and your young children every Tuesday and Thursday! Both parents and children are welcome to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1 p.m.Summer Reading Club
Every day during the summer at 1:00 we will stop everything, grab a book and read! There will be snacks each day and prizes for those who read the most minutes during the summer.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
1 p.m.Senior Summer Movie Matinee
Seniors come to the library this summer to enjoy some films from your younger days when Hollywood still knew how to make a movie. Or perhaps see one of the classics that you’ve always heard about but were too busy to get around to watching. All programs are free of charge.
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Board @ the Library
Experiencing another boring summer day? Join us for board games galore! Challenge your friends, family and even a librarian at Chess, Checkers, Connect 4 and Uno Thursdays @ 2pm July 9th July 16th July 23rd July 30th
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.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
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
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR! an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! In…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, July 10, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby & Me Time
Hey there mommies, daddies, and caregivers! Join us for a fun half hour of nursery rhymes, reading, and playtime! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
West New Brighton LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Children
11 a.m.Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
1 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…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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