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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, March 6, 2015
3:30 p.m.Around the World Stories
Take a trip to an exciting new land without even leaving the library! Come along as a librarian shares stories from countries around the world and participate in a craft to take as a souvenir. You'll also make your own passport and collect a sticker for you visit! For ages 4-10.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, March 7, 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 LibraryFamilies
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
11 a.m.Family Story Time
Take a break from Saturday errands and join us at the library for stories, songs, and bouncy rhymes for you and your baby or toddler. Spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other neighborhood parents.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren
1 p.m.Paul and Rochelle Chamlin presents Fine and Dandy: The Ladies of Tin Pan Alley
Paul Chamlin has been an integral part of the New York musical scene for over 25 years. Rochelle Chamlin has performed as a soloist and professional vocalist with many groups. The two teamed up to create a cabaret style show that features the American songbook and musical theater standards. This show highlights the music and lyrics of the women who made major contributions to this incredibly fruitful era of songwriting. Informational tidbits are intertwined with tuneful favorites by Kay Swift,…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, March 9, 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
11 a.m.Toddler Playtime
Toddlers can socialize and play with our age-appropriate toys. Recommended for children 18-36 months.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Brick Builders
Break out the blocks and test your building skills with some creative LEGO challenges! Ages 5-10.
Bloomingdale LibrarySchool 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, March 10, 2015
11 a.m.Musica/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. For infants and young children ages 0 to 3 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana. PLEASE NOTE: Limited space. Tickets will be distributed on program days on a first come, first served basis beginning at 10:30am. POR FAVO…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Ivan Velez and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
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, March 11, 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.Midweek Movie
Take a break from a busy week with a great children's movie. Snacks are welcome. Recommended for children 4 and up. 3/4/15: The Lorax (Rated PG; 86 mins) A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. (IMDb) 3/11/15: Book of Life (Rated PG; 95 mins) Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expe…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
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, March 12, 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 LibraryChildren,
Teens/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
Friday, March 13, 2015
10:30 a.m.Free AARP Tax-Aide and Preparation at Bloomingdale Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM Location: 2nd Floor Community Room of the Bloomingdale 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 each employer…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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, March 14, 2015
1 p.m.The Instant Shakespeare Company at the Bloomingdale Library
Join the Instant Shakespeare Company for a dramatic reading of William Shakespeare's work. 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
Monday, March 16, 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
11 a.m.Toddler Playtime
Toddlers can socialize and play with our age-appropriate toys. Recommended for children 18-36 months.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
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, March 17, 2015
11 a.m.Musica/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. For infants and young children ages 0 to 3 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana. PLEASE NOTE: Limited space. Tickets will be distributed on program days on a first come, first served basis beginning at 10:30am. POR FAVO…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
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.Canceled
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, March 18, 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.Midweek Movie
Take a break from a busy week with a great children's movie. Snacks are welcome. Recommended for children 4 and up. 3/4/15: The Lorax (Rated PG; 86 mins) A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. (IMDb) 3/11/15: Book of Life (Rated PG; 95 mins) Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expe…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
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, March 19, 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 LibraryChildren,
Teens/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
Friday, March 20, 2015
10:30 a.m.Free AARP Tax-Aide and Preparation at Bloomingdale Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM Location: 2nd Floor Community Room of the Bloomingdale 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 each employer…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Music Together Sing-a-long for the Very Young
Join us for a morning of songs and rhymes for the very young! For babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited. Tickets will be distributed for the program beginning at 10:30am. Eastside Westside Music Together first came to the Upper West Side in 1993, and has brought children's musical education to over 30,000 families. Come to our sing-along and learn first-hand why Eastside Westside Music Together continues to be an enduring and beloved fixture for Upper West Side families.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
3:30 p.m.Around the World Stories
Take a trip to an exciting new land without even leaving the library! Come along as a librarian shares stories from countries around the world and participate in a craft to take as a souvenir. You'll also make your own passport and collect a sticker for you visit! For ages 4-10.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, March 21, 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
11 a.m.Family Story Time
Take a break from Saturday errands and join us at the library for stories, songs, and bouncy rhymes for you and your baby or toddler. Spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other neighborhood parents.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren
Monday, March 23, 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
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