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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
10:30 a.m.Silly Stories
Join us as we chuckle, giggle, and gaffaw our way through silly stories and funny songs. For children ages 18 months - 4 years, accompanied by an adult. *Space is limited. Program will close one capactiy has been reached. *
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Itty Bitty Babies
Rhymes and stories for the tiniest of readers. Infants 0-15 months.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
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
4 p.m.Game On! @ Bloomingdale
Show off your XBox 360 skills and challege your friends at the library. Feel free to bring any games or controllers. For ages 12-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
12 noonOne-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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 personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.TAG (Teen Advisory Group)
Want to have a voice at your library? Join us for TAG (Teen Advisory Group) on Wednesdays where you will be the first to hear about upcoming programs, help to plan special events, and check out the latest books, CDs, and DVDs. For ages 12 to 18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Hooray for Hollywood
Join Bloomingdale Aging in Place and group leader Rick Harris as he focuses his illustrated conversations about film on Hollywood's Studio Era enlivening each session with numerous film clips. Session Topic: Images of Women in Film (Part 2) Space is limited so please call 212-842-8831 ext. 16 to reserve a spot.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Stuffed Animal Story Time and Sleepover
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a bed time themed story time. Then leave your toy at the library for a stuffed animal sleepover. What will your furry friend do at night at the library? You'll find out when you pick him or her up the next day and look through pictures of all their adventures! For ages 4-8. Don't forget your pajamas!
Bloomingdale LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Standing Down: A reading & 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. This program is open to members of the U.S. Armed Forces from all eras, their fam…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 28, 2015
2:30 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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 personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
Play Yu-Gi-Oh! card game here at the library! Bring your deck and show off your skills. Ages 10 and up.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:15 p.m.Pre-K Stories & Crafts
Pre-schoolers from 3 to 6 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, a related craft activity, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. Space is limited to 25 children, tickets will be distributed beginning at 4pm on day of program.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
5:45 p.m.Book Discussion
We've got the books - now we want to hear YOUR opinion! This month's selection is Andrew's Brain by E. L. Doctorow. Please come prepared!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Friday, May 29, 2015
10:30 a.m.Things That Go! Story Time
Trains, and trucks, and planes, oh my! Get moving with songs, stories, and rhymes about all your favorite modes of transportation. For ages 2-4. Limited space, tickets will be distributed for event beginning at 10:15am.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Saturday, May 30, 2015
11 a.m.Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind. Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced practice of Buddha school self-cultivation, founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice’s master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Monday, June 1, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Babies
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Program closes when room reaches capacity.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
4 p.m.The Super Hero in All of Us
Presto Pete, Incredulous Chris and the audience perform a number of feats similar to the fictional superheroes we all know and love, and at the same time impart important lessons on how these fictional characters can become real life inspirations. For children of all ages.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Homework Help
Need extra help with your Math or Science homework? Sit in with our volunteer tutor and work out those head scratching questions. For children in grades K-7. Please register for a session.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
10:30 a.m.Bilingual Story Time/ Cuentos bilingües
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones, y rimas en ingles y español. Para niños de 18 meses a 5 años.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Game On! @ Bloomingdale
Show off your XBox 360 skills and challege your friends at the library. Feel free to bring any games or controllers. For ages 12-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
3 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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 personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.TAG (Teen Advisory Group)
Want to have a voice at your library? Join us for TAG (Teen Advisory Group) on Wednesdays where you will be the first to hear about upcoming programs, help to plan special events, and check out the latest books, CDs, and DVDs. For ages 12 to 18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, June 4, 2015
2:30 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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 personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
Play Yu-Gi-Oh! card game here at the library! Bring your deck and show off your skills. Ages 10 and up.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, June 5, 2015
10:30 a.m.Things That Go! Story Time
Trains, and trucks, and planes, oh my! Get moving with songs, stories, and rhymes about all your favorite modes of transportation. For ages 2-4. Limited space, tickets will be distributed for event beginning at 10:15am.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Saturday, June 6, 2015
10:15 a.m.La Leche League
For working and expectant mothers. Fathers/Partners are invited. La Leche League is the world’s foremost authority on breastfeeding. Our mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education. We want to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Children
11 a.m.Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind. Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced practice of Buddha school self-cultivation, founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice’s master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Monday, June 8, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Babies
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Program closes when room reaches capacity.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
4 p.m.Brick Builders
Break out the blocks and test your building skills with some creative LEGO challenges! Ages 5-10.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Homework Help
Need extra help with your Math or Science homework? Sit in with our volunteer tutor and work out those head scratching questions. For children in grades K-7. Please register for a session.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
4 p.m.Game On! @ Bloomingdale
Show off your XBox 360 skills and challege your friends at the library. Feel free to bring any games or controllers. For ages 12-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
3 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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 personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.TAG (Teen Advisory Group)
Want to have a voice at your library? Join us for TAG (Teen Advisory Group) on Wednesdays where you will be the first to hear about upcoming programs, help to plan special events, and check out the latest books, CDs, and DVDs. For ages 12 to 18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Music @NYPL presents Renato Thoms
Join percussionist/vocalist Renato Thoms on an interactive journey through the Caribbean and Latin America with the rhythms of Cuba, Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic, Panama, Brazil and more. A veteran musician who has performed with such luminaries of Latin music as Ruben Blades, Eddie Palmieri, Paquito D'Rivera, Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez, and more, this extraordinary and charismatic musician brings his vast experience with Latin percussion instruments and musical styles to audiences in a wa…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 11, 2015
2:30 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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 personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
Play Yu-Gi-Oh! card game here at the library! Bring your deck and show off your skills. Ages 10 and up.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:15 p.m.Pre-K Stories & Crafts
Pre-schoolers from 3 to 6 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, a related craft activity, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. Space is limited to 25 children, tickets will be distributed beginning at 4pm on day of program.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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