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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, February 27, 2015
3:30 p.m. Get Your Game On @ BLC
Come join us @ the Bronx Library Teen Center for fun and games. We have three consoles-Wii, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. We play Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Halo, Call of Duty, Madden Nfl and NBA 2k BASKETBALL. Come show off your skills and lets see who GOT GAME !
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.(CEIS) Bronx Library Center: "Social Media Sites and Job Search Workshop 2015"
SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Networking Sites? According to We Are Social People, Anya Bennett, Blogger states, " Social networking is a viable medium to connect with people across the globe. Therefore, you can use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn as a tool to widen your network. Many people are using these social networking tools to find new jobs to build their career. But you should be aware that these social networking tools have…
Bronx Library Center, Career and Educational Information ServiceAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Saturday, February 28, 2015
2:30 p.m.Harlem Remembered: plays, poems and songs from the Harlem Renaissance by Xoregos Performing Company
The Xoregos Performing Company presents plays, poems and songs from the Harlem Renaissance. Included are two 1927 one act plays: the premiere of Marita Bonner's Exit, an Illusion and Eulalie Spence's The Hunch. Poems by Langston Hughes and Georgia Douglas Johnson, songs by Ellington, Gershwin and others complete the seventy minute dynamic Harlem Remembered. Directed by Shela Xoregos Music Director, Clark Baxtresser Costumes by Raiza Peña
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
5:30 p.m.A Special Bronx Literary Festival Black History Celebration
A Celebration of Life, In Honor of Our Ancestors Featured Poets: Lorraine Currelley ♥ Ngoma Hill ♥ Mercy L. Tullis Bukhari ♥ Gary Johnston Special Guests: Befo' Quotet & Master Drummer Owusu Bronx Literary Festival is supported by Bronx Council on the Arts, Citizens Committee of NYC and New York Council for the Humanities.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sunday, March 1, 2015
12 noonStudy Zone
Looking for a quiet space to do your homework, study zone is the place for you! Join other teens looking for quiet time to work on their homework and other school related projects.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Film Day
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Monday, March 2, 2015
2 p.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the Library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 20 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Celebrate National Reading Month with Curious George!
Join us as we kick-off National Reading Month at the Bronx Library Center with stoytime activities featuring the lovable Curious George! Cameras encouraged. For All Ages. Presented by WNET NY Public Media.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
2 p.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
2 p.m.Searching Besides Google: Freegal Music
This class will be a lecture/demonstration. Find great music that you can download for free! Register Friday, February 27, 2015 @ 1 pm in person on the Concourse Level in the Auditorium. Registration after that date is done at the 3rd floor information desk.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Make @NYPL: 3D Printing with Pixel Academy
Take what's in your mind and make it real! Learn how to create digital 3D models, and then make them into real-life plastic creations using a 3D printer. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, March 5, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
11 a.m.Computación Básica - Basic Computer Class (Spanish)
Aprenda los diferentes componentes de una computadora, la terminología básica, así como una introducción al Sistema Operativo y varios aplicaciones de software populares.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
12 noonToddler Play Time
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddler to meet other toddlers in the neighborhood for an afternoon of fun. Educational toys will be provided. For ages 18 to 36 months old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Pot of Gold Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Friday, March 6, 2015
4 p.m.Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.A creative writing workshop with Jessica Lanay Moore of Poets and Writers
Well-rounded characters jump off the page and seduce readers of fiction and memoir. How do writers achieve this? This workshop will focus on writing the faulty protagonist and working against the all-seeing, all knowing, narrative voice. Even the saintliest of characters have flaws and these are often the qualities that make them real to readers, who must continue reading to find out what will happen to them in the end. Sponsored by the Bronx Council on the Arts.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Saturday, March 7, 2015
10 a.m.Child Care Provider Resource Day
The New York City Child Care Resource and Referral Consortium (NYC CCR&R) presents a Child Care Provider Resource Day. This event not only serves as an opportunity for professional development for child care providers, but promotes quality child care and educational programs throughout New York City. Participants have the opportunity to learn about a variety of subjects, including: Business Development, Home Safety, Insurance, Scholarships & Grants, Health & Nutrition, and Child &a…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Lincoln Center Screening: Villalobos Brothers
Discover the magic of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in your neighborhood. The New York Public Library, in partnership with Lincoln Center, is bringing FREE screenings to a library near you. Masterfully blending the indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music, the brothers deliver an intoxicatingly virtuosic musical brew that that will redefine your notions of Latin song. Born and raised in Xalapa, Mexico, the b…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sunday, March 8, 2015
3:30 p.m.Film Day
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Monday, March 9, 2015
4 p.m.Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the Library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 20 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
2 p.m.Searching Besides Google: Learning Express Library
This database is a treasure trove of information for anyone who would like to practice tests online. Ace your favorite test (GRE, SAT, GMAT) by studying with this amazing resource ahead of time. The class is held on the Concourse Level in a computer lab through the Adult Learning Center. Registration begins Feb 27.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.Meet Jon Haggins, Host and Producer of Globetrotter TV, and Author of Chasing Wild ASS
Jon Haggins presents an illustrated talk on his book Chasing Wild Ass. The presentation covers the author's travels to more than 60 countries. Audience members will dream, discover, rediscover and understand the pleasure of traveling to far away destinations. The title of the book came about while the author was chasing jackasses in Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary in Gujarat, India. The photographs are food for the soul; it is adventure, history, culinary, culture and a lifestyle, with a bit of humo…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Thursday, March 12, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
11 a.m.Film Screening: Riding My Way Back (2015 Reelabilities Film Festival)
Riding My Way Back is a short documentary that chronicles one soldier’s journey back from the brink of suicide. In 2010, Staff Sergeant Aaron Heliker returned from multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), in addition to third-degree burns and nerve damage from a roadside bomb. At his most desperate and isolated, on 42 medications and suicidal, Aaron is introduced to the unlikeliest of saviors: a horse named Fred.…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
11 a.m.Aprenda el Uso del Teclado y el Ratón - Learn to Type and Use a Mouse (Spanish)
Aprenda como usar el ratón, lo que es un clic y adquiera abilidades usando el teclado.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
12 noonToddler Play Time
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddler to meet other toddlers in the neighborhood for an afternoon of fun. Educational toys will be provided. For ages 18 to 36 months old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Computer Technology for Children
Basic computer skills for children. For ages 7 to 12. Pre-registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Friday, March 13, 2015
4 p.m.Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.(CEIS) Bronx Library Center: "Networking, Effective Communication and Job Search Workshop 2015"
NETWORKING, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION & JOB SEARCH Effective communication is a key interpersonal skill. This workshop focuses on how to improve our communication as we proceed with our job search activities. image courtesy of lifeafterengineering.wordpress.com Let's discuss the advantages and disadvantages, at greater length during our Workshop For More Information, Please contact CEIS Department at ceisdepartment@gmail, or call 718.579.4260 or just stop by the Fifth Floor at The Bro…
Bronx Library Center, Career and Educational Information ServiceAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Saturday, March 14, 2015
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
2:30 p.m.On The Case: Christie Mysteries
Agatha Christie ON THE CASE: CHRISTIE MYSTERIES In a 65-minute show, three versatile actors perform David Houston’s radio play (with music accompaniment and sound effects) from classic short stories by the all-time mistress of suspense and surprise—including a fully staged scene in which Miss Marple and Monsieur Poirot meet and discuss “Getting Away with Murder,” drawn from numerous Agatha Christie sources. Diana Heinlein, Miss Jane Marple, is well known to Long Island theater-goe…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
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