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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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22 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
3:30 p.m.Kid and Play: Watercolor Painting for Children
A mini art class and art history lesson for school aged children and their parents. Children will learn about a contemporary artist and make paintings inspired by his/her work. The first session will introduce the work of Chris Ofili and second session will be inspired by the work of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
4 p.m.Writer's Workshop for Teens!
Do you want to be a writer when you grow up? Want some pointers on how to improve your writing skills! Join us!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thursday, May 28, 2015
4 p.m.Who is Chris Ofili and why is Beyonce posing next to his painting? (Watercolor painting for teens and young adults)
Who is Chris Ofili and why is Beyonce posing next to his painting?:An art class for teens. Join us for mini art class and art history about contemporary artist Chris Ofili and create watercolor paintings inspired by his work.
Francis Martin Library
Array
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
3 p.m.Butterfly Boogie
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Bugs aren’t gross-they’re great! After our giant cockroach puppet explains why insects are the coolest creatures around, The Tale of Flutterby and Piggle, an interactive musical performance, demonstrates the interdependence among plants and animals. Presented by the Central Park Zoo Wildlife Theatre. For children ages 5 and older.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, June 6, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
4 p.m.Make @NYPL presents: How to Talk to a Robot
In the first half of this program, you will work in pairs to learn basic robot programming. Once you’ve got the basics down, test your knowledge by programming your robot to make it through a series of mazes that are complete with robot swallowing holes! For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by David Peins of Robodyssey.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, June 18, 2015
3 p.m.Minecraft Circuit in Real Life
Learn basic electronics through the language of Minecraft. Many players have already learned the basics of electronics without realizing it. Through this course, we will take the concepts out of Minecraft and into real life using basic electronic components and breadboarding. Recommended for children ages 9 and older. Presented by Soldering Sunday.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, June 20, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Thursday, July 9, 2015
2 p.m.Perfectly Penguin
Discover the fascinating world of penguins in this interactive performance using drama, puppetry, games and songs. Presented by the Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo. Recommended for children ages 4 to 10 years old.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
4 p.m.Wildlife at the Library
Animals in the library? Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to pythons, alligators, eagles, and owls. You may meet a lion, a tiger, or a bear! Oh my! For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, July 18, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, August 1, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, August 15, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, August 29, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, September 12, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, September 26, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, October 10, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, October 24, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, November 7, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's Room
Array
Families
Saturday, November 21, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's Room
Array
Families
Saturday, December 5, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, December 19, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies

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