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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
2 p.m. Teen Advisory
Let your voice be heard in the 115th Street Branch Library Teen Advisory Group!!!!! whats happening in your world ? what is the hottest book or cd? what programs does the library need ?
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect (Skype & Video Chatting)
Skype is a free software program that allows you to make free video calls from one computer or hand held device to another. Other forms of video chatting aree GoogleTalk, FaceTime and Facebook video calling. Come learn of this service(s) that allows you to keep in touch with others in a new exciting way. Sign up at the Information Desk.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
2 p.m. Teen Tech
Play some Rockband SmashBrothers, Mario Cart on the Wii!!!! or be the controller playing 360 Kinect. If you prefer take some extra time on one of our laptops.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, September 3, 2015
11:30 a.m.Fun Time for little folks
Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver
115th Street LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, September 4, 2015
2 p.m. Teen Tech
Play some Rockband SmashBrothers, Mario Cart on the Wii!!!! or be the controller playing 360 Kinect. If you prefer take some extra time on one of our laptops.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, September 7, 2015
4 p.m.Spelling Bee Tournament!
Compete with your peers every Monday to see who comes out on top! Showcase your spelling prowess with words of many difficulty levels. Prizes for the winner. Best for ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
2 p.m. Teen Tech
Play some Rockband SmashBrothers, Mario Cart on the Wii!!!! or be the controller playing 360 Kinect. If you prefer take some extra time on one of our laptops.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, September 11, 2015
2 p.m. Teen Tech
Play some Rockband SmashBrothers, Mario Cart on the Wii!!!! or be the controller playing 360 Kinect. If you prefer take some extra time on one of our laptops.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, September 12, 2015
12 noonUptown Crochet/ Knitting Circle
Bring your yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles and enjoy an afternoon of conversation.
115th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, September 14, 2015
4 p.m.Trivia Challenge
Test your knowledge of fun facts and strange info in this friendly competition. Science, animals, geography and more will be covered. For ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, September 21, 2015
4 p.m.Spelling Bee Tournament!
Compete with your peers every Monday to see who comes out on top! Showcase your spelling prowess with words of many difficulty levels. Prizes for the winner. Best for ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
12 noonOldies but Goodies Series:Tuesday Movie Afternoons @ HU 12pm
Casablanca Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country. - google.com 1942 -102 mins
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
115th Street Libary, Alvin Ailey Community Room Come and Join the Harlem Heights Book Discussion Group! Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - Disgruntled by Asali Solomon 5:30pm-6:30pm
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
Friday, September 25, 2015
11:30 a.m.eLibrary Hour @ 115th
eLibrary Hour Learn how to use Overdrive and check out library ebooks on your computer, Kindle, Nook and iPad. For a hands on experience, please bring your laptop and eReading devices.
115th Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 26, 2015
12 noonUptown Crochet/ Knitting Circle
Bring your yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles and enjoy an afternoon of conversation.
115th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, September 28, 2015
4 p.m.Trivia Challenge
Test your knowledge of fun facts and strange info in this friendly competition. Science, animals, geography and more will be covered. For ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, October 2, 2015
3:30 p.m.Philosophy and Children’s Literature
These workshops introduce mainly the great ancient philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle and what they had to say about Friendship, Justice, Right and Wrong, Love, Happiness. Fun discussions are initiated by the teacher on those topics found in selected classic children’s literature and mythology. Kids learn to share their opinions and listen to the others’ opinions. They are encouraged to be inquisitive and to think critically. Many activities, games and art projects are used in or…
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, October 5, 2015
4 p.m.Spelling Bee Tournament!
Compete with your peers every Monday to see who comes out on top! Showcase your spelling prowess with words of many difficulty levels. Prizes for the winner. Best for ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
2 p.m.Real Deal Comics
Create a team of heroes of different genders and orientations to inspire empathy and knowledge. Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Crazy Chemistry
Crazy Chemistry is designed to introduce and excite you about the nature of the world around them. Make predictions, perform experiments and draw conclusions as they explor different types of solids, liquids and gases. Best for ages 8-12 years. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, October 9, 2015
3:30 p.m.Philosophy and Children’s Literature
These workshops introduce mainly the great ancient philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle and what they had to say about Friendship, Justice, Right and Wrong, Love, Happiness. Fun discussions are initiated by the teacher on those topics found in selected classic children’s literature and mythology. Kids learn to share their opinions and listen to the others’ opinions. They are encouraged to be inquisitive and to think critically. Many activities, games and art projects are used in or…
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, October 10, 2015
12 noonUptown Crochet/ Knitting Circle
Bring your yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles and enjoy an afternoon of conversation.
115th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, October 12, 2015
4 p.m.Trivia Challenge
Test your knowledge of fun facts and strange info in this friendly competition. Science, animals, geography and more will be covered. For ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
4 p.m.Crazy Chemistry
Crazy Chemistry is designed to introduce and excite you about the nature of the world around them. Make predictions, perform experiments and draw conclusions as they explor different types of solids, liquids and gases. Best for ages 8-12 years. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, October 16, 2015
3:30 p.m.Philosophy and Children’s Literature
These workshops introduce mainly the great ancient philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle and what they had to say about Friendship, Justice, Right and Wrong, Love, Happiness. Fun discussions are initiated by the teacher on those topics found in selected classic children’s literature and mythology. Kids learn to share their opinions and listen to the others’ opinions. They are encouraged to be inquisitive and to think critically. Many activities, games and art projects are used in or…
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, October 19, 2015
4 p.m.Spelling Bee Tournament!
Compete with your peers every Monday to see who comes out on top! Showcase your spelling prowess with words of many difficulty levels. Prizes for the winner. Best for ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
12 noonOldies but Goodies Series:Tuesday Movie Afternoons @ HU 12pm
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. 1954 -112 mins
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
4 p.m.Crazy Chemistry
Crazy Chemistry is designed to introduce and excite you about the nature of the world around them. Make predictions, perform experiments and draw conclusions as they explor different types of solids, liquids and gases. Best for ages 8-12 years. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
115th Street Libary, Alvin Ailey Community Room Come and Join the Harlem Heights Book Discussion Group! Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - Brown Girl Dreaming by Jaqueline Woodson
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
Friday, October 23, 2015
11:30 a.m.eLibrary Hour @ 115th
eLibrary Hour Learn how to use Overdrive and check out library ebooks on your computer, Kindle, Nook and iPad. For a hands on experience, please bring your laptop and eReading devices.
115th Street LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Philosophy and Children’s Literature
These workshops introduce mainly the great ancient philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle and what they had to say about Friendship, Justice, Right and Wrong, Love, Happiness. Fun discussions are initiated by the teacher on those topics found in selected classic children’s literature and mythology. Kids learn to share their opinions and listen to the others’ opinions. They are encouraged to be inquisitive and to think critically. Many activities, games and art projects are used in or…
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, October 24, 2015
12 noonUptown Crochet/ Knitting Circle
Bring your yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles and enjoy an afternoon of conversation.
115th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, October 26, 2015
4 p.m.Trivia Challenge
Test your knowledge of fun facts and strange info in this friendly competition. Science, animals, geography and more will be covered. For ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
4 p.m.Crazy Chemistry
Crazy Chemistry is designed to introduce and excite you about the nature of the world around them. Make predictions, perform experiments and draw conclusions as they explor different types of solids, liquids and gases. Best for ages 8-12 years. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, October 30, 2015
3:30 p.m.Philosophy and Children’s Literature
These workshops introduce mainly the great ancient philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle and what they had to say about Friendship, Justice, Right and Wrong, Love, Happiness. Fun discussions are initiated by the teacher on those topics found in selected classic children’s literature and mythology. Kids learn to share their opinions and listen to the others’ opinions. They are encouraged to be inquisitive and to think critically. Many activities, games and art projects are used in or…
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, November 2, 2015
4 p.m.Spelling Bee Tournament!
Compete with your peers every Monday to see who comes out on top! Showcase your spelling prowess with words of many difficulty levels. Prizes for the winner. Best for ages 8 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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