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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, August 1, 2015
12 noonLibrary Scavenger Hunt
Join us for a hero themed scavenger hunt that will allow you to explore the library like never before! Decipher clues and complete the tasks on the list to earn prizes and summer reading glory! Sign up required. Program is for children ages 6-11 accompanied by an adult.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, August 3, 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
2 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
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
Tuesday, August 4, 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
2 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, August 5, 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. August 5: Despicable Me (PG) 95 min August 12: Big Hero 6 (PG) 102min August 19: Bolt (PG) 96 min
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thursday, August 6, 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
4:15 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, August 7, 2015
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 10:30 a.m. 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
Saturday, August 8, 2015
1 p.m.Spanish Class
Interested in Learning or Practicing Spanish? Native Speaker and Columbia University graduate with teaching experience invites you to attend an hour of learning and fun. Classes will use adult learning principles to teach basic but essential communication skills in Spanish and, for those who already know Spanish will be an opportunity to continue the learning process by practicing it. Basic Spanish Session will meet from: 1:00-3:00pm. PLEASE NOTE: CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL. Please call the…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Origami 101 with Taro's Origami Studio
Join us as we introduce the Japanese art of origami to the world! As each fold and crease transforms a single sheet of ordinary paper into a recognizable model, origami inspires and challenges us to tackle everyday items from flowers and animals and brings us to mythical worlds filled with wizards and dragons. Origami is not simply a hobby – it’s practical as well. As participants practice origami, they will develop care, precision, and other skills that can easily be applied to other aspects…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Monday, August 10, 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
2 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
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
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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
2 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
3 p.m.Crafternoons!
Come in and gret crafty! Create something new to take home with you. August 11: Duct Tape Pockets August 25: Cork Boats Ages 7-12. Signup in person or by phone on the day of the event.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren
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, August 12, 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. August 5: Despicable Me (PG) 95 min August 12: Big Hero 6 (PG) 102min August 19: Bolt (PG) 96 min
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
6 p.m.Book Swap Nite
Bring your new or gently used books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs (children's materials are also welcome) to swap and chat with other readers. The more people who come, the more books we will have to trade!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thursday, August 13, 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
4:15 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, August 14, 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
Monday, August 17, 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
2 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
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
Tuesday, August 18, 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)
Wednesday, August 19, 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. August 5: Despicable Me (PG) 95 min August 12: Big Hero 6 (PG) 102min August 19: Bolt (PG) 96 min
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thursday, August 20, 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
4:15 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, August 21, 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
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