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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, April 6, 2015
4 p.m.Book Lounge
Can't we all just get Read along? Yes we can!!! This is a no holds bar read. We are reading any and everything.(within our limits of course) You'll also be notified on whats new and trending as far as reading material goes.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5:30 p.m.Standing Down: a reading and discussion group for veterans
Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian is a new reading and discussion series for veterans. It is held in the informal setting of your local library and based 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 includes writing ranging from Homer’s Iliad to personal accounts by members of the US Armed Forces. The facilitator, Jeremy Warneke, is a veteran of the United States Army National…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Tuesday, April 7, 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. 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
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
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.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
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
4 p.m.Wild Things Craft Program for Kids
"Let the Wild Rumpus Start!" Join us for a reading of the beloved picture book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Then, create a fun craft inspired by Max and the Wild Things. For ages 4 and up. First come, first served.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Superhero Art 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…
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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
6:30 p.m."What We See When We Read, An Examination of the Book Designer's Art" with Peter Mendelsund
The practice of designing jackets and covers for books becomes a lens through which to view the question: What do books look like? (How much of the imaginative content of the reading experience is the author's, and how much is the readers; who owns the reading experience; can an author preside in some real way over our reading imaginations; what are the parameters which hem in the reading imagination? How should books be packaged and sold?) These questions will be touched on during a rich visual…
Mid-Manhattan Library
Array
Adults
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
12 noonToddler Playtime
Toddlers can listen to music, play with toys, read books, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddler ages 18 months - 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
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
4 p.m.Family 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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
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
6 p.m.City Kids Need Fresh Air
Want to send your child to camp this summer? Not sure if you can afford it? Come to the Fresh Air Fund Info Session hosted by Single Stop to learn more about FREE summer camping programs available for kids! Date: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 Time: 6pm to 7pm Location: Mid-Manhattan Library-Room 101 455 5th Ave New York, NY 10016 For more information please review flyer:2015 Fresh Air Fund Workshop flyer.pdf Space is Limited! Please call…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 9, 2015
10 a.m.Morning Read AloudVan Cortlandt LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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
Friday, April 10, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 27 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from ea…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
12:30 p.m.Movie Day for Adults
We will be showing a recent DVD release. We will be showing "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 spor…
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Standing Down A reading and discussion group for veterans
Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian is a new reading and discussion series for veterans. It is held in the informal setting of your local library and based 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 includes writing ranging from Homer’s Iliad to personal accounts by members of the US Armed Forces. The program is open to service members of all eras and is free. You w…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
2 p.m.The Seated Stage: Play Reading, 2-3p.m. Exploring Shakespeare's Plays
January 9:The Merchant of Venice, Act 1 February 6: The Merchant of Venice, Act 2 March 6: The Merchant of Venice, Act 3 April 10: The Merchant of Venice, Acts 4 & 5
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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. For ages 3 to 8 years old.
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. In honor of spring, this month’s theme is…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, April 11, 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. Wilde, The Sphinx without a Secret. Wells, The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes.
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.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 a.m.Reading AloudChatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
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.School America: Catch the Reading Bug
The mission of "School America" is to help promote literacy in the community by giving students the opportunity to enhance their reading skills. School America is brought to the Eastchester Library by the Bronx Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. For students in grades K-8.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
1 p.m.King Lear, a staged Reading
A staged reading of Shakespeare's King Lear featuring members of The Brooklyn Play Reading Group and the NY Shakespeare Reading Group. Directed by James Williams. Our group will have been working on this for four weeks. Members will have rehearsed from 4 to 10 times depending on the size of the role. Act 1, Scene 1 and Act II, Scene IV will be staged with blocking and actors will have memorized the lines for these two scenes. The rest of the play will be with book in hand. There will be…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 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. Saturdays from 2PM to 4PM
New Dorp Library
Array
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sunday, April 12, 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, April 13, 2015
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.
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)
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