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Saturday, February 13, 2016
10 a.m.Saturday Board Games!
Join us in the George Bruce Library Children's Room to play and enjoy classics board games, and card games, of all types and skill levels. (Ages: 3-12) false
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook and Twitter, email or formatting a resume. It's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
2 p.m.Design a Valentine!
Join us in the Children's Room Saturday February 13th at 2pm to design your own Valentine! We'll pull out the supplies so kids can get crafty creating a last minute Valentine for someone special. *Event will run from 2pm-4:45pm, or while supplies last! First come, first served.*
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
2 p.m.Piney Fork Press / Equity Library Theater Presents
Join us for an afternoon of theater as Piney Fork Press /Equity Library Theater presents short plays by the following writers: Hilter's Mother - Burton Swartz What is Love - Robert Noll This is a Test - Barry Ernst Why this isn't Memorized - Kurt Sass Love is Love - Molly Kirschner Push Up - Sam Graber The Doglovers - Jack Gilhooey Agape - Karin Fazio Littlefield Annies Ghost - Matt Sanders Last Call - Tom Stephens John - Jodie Leidecker Solo Show - David Meyers
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
11:15 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Join us every Tuesday at 11:15 for Toddler Time! Enjoy age appropriate stories, rhymes, singalongs and activities for you and your toddler. This program is for Toddlers ages 18 months-3 years and their caregivers. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For younger children, check out our Babies Book Club Mondays at 11:15am for babies 0-18 months old. For older children, check out Preschool Storytime Thursdays at 11:15 for ages 3-5 years old!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months) *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
2 p.m.LEGO: Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Ages 10-18. Tuesday: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Wednesday: Race Cars - Participants will le…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Coloring Page Tuesdays
Come color with us every Tuesday after school! Starting at 4pm we will provide access to crayons and a variety of coloring pages for kids to color their own masterpieces!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
6:30 p.m.Join us for an Artist Talk with Andrew Bell
In partnership with The New York Public Library and the Center for Arts Education, the Manhattan Neighborhood Network--El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center proudly presents a 2016 Black History Month Exhibition of Contemporary African American Art and Thought, "A Voyage in Visual Metaphors: Tracing Consciousness in Art from the Nile to Now." More than 1000 pointillisms and drawings, paintings, mixed media art made by Andrew Markus Bell will be on view at all sites listed below for the mon…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
11 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months) *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12:30 p.m.Gmail and Google Docs/Drives
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending,replying to , forwarding messages and attachments. Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs
George Bruce LibraryAdults
2 p.m.LEGO: Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Ages 10-18. Tuesday: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Wednesday: Race Cars - Participants will le…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Kids Book Club
Join us on the third Wednesday of every month for Kids Book Club! For kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-11. Each month we will choose from a selection of books to read and discuss at our next meeting!
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Assembly Member O'Donnell's Reading Challenge Finale
13th Annual Community Reading Challenge presented by Assembly Member O'Donnell & The New York Public Library.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Gaming for Kids
Challenge yourself, your friends, and meet other kids in the neighborhood, as you play cool games on our PS3! Recommended for children ages 5-12! false
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce
Every Monday and Wednesday teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, bring down a laptop, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends! Have ideas for what you want to do at the library? Share them with us at Teen Time! Library staff is always welcome to ideas and suggestions, big and small, so let us know what you wish the library could offer, and it just might happen!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, February 18, 2016
11 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce LibraryAdults
11:15 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Join us every Thursday at 11:15 for Preschool Storytime! This program includes interactive stories and activities that will help foster a love of learning through reading, singing, talking, and playing! This program is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For younger children, check out our Babies Book Club Mondays at 11:15am for babies 0-18 months old and Toddler Storytime Tuesdays at 11:15am for Toddlers 18months-3 years.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months) *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
2 p.m.LEGO: Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Ages 10-18. Tuesday: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Wednesday: Race Cars - Participants will le…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Tinker Thursdays
Tinker, create, & make every Thursday after school! Starting at 4pm we will provide materials for kids of all ages to create with. The library will provide the materials, but craft creation is self-guided! *Supplies are limited -- first come, first served! The program ends when supplies run out.*
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
4 p.m.Tween Tech Hour
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Tween Tech Hour. Every Tuesday and Thursday we'll take over the basement with laptops for Tweens and Teens ages 10-14. Learn to code, get homework help, play multiplayer games, and more! Feb 1 & 4 Open Computer Lab Feb 8 & 11 Treasure Dive Tournament + Prizes Feb 18 Gaming Feb 22 & 25 Code Club Feb 29 Open Computer Lab
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 19, 2016
10:30 a.m. MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of January to June 2016, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. January 15, 22, 29 February 5, 12, 19, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22 May 6, 13, 20, 27 June 3, 10, 17 Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages an…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 4 through April 15, 2016, from 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM Location: 2nd Floor Children's Reading Room of the George Bruce 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: Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents; Picture ID; Co…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.LEGO: Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Ages 10-18. Tuesday: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Wednesday: Race Cars - Participants will le…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Color, Paint, & Draw
Kids of all ages will stretch their creativity as we explore different materials every week to create a process-based art project. Process art focuses on the process of creativity, interacting with, and manipulating the materials, with less emphasis on the finished product. This workshop is all about having FUN and exploring art. Some weeks may be messy, disposable smocks are availiable, but please dress for a mess! *Young children should be accompanied by a caregiver. *Space and supplies…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Saturday, February 20, 2016
10 a.m.Saturday Board Games!
Join us in the George Bruce Library Children's Room to play and enjoy classics board games, and card games, of all types and skill levels. (Ages: 3-12) false
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook and Twitter, email or formatting a resume. It's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
11 a.m. Family Movie Matinee - The Walk
In 1974, high-wire artist Phillippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World tradeCenter towers.
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
Families
3 p.m.Short Plays to Nourish the Mind & Soul Presents UNCOMFORTABLE COMFORTABLE SPACES
A Spoken Collage of Plays & Prose Written by Cesi Davidon & Directed by Mary Hodges Featuring Gha'il Rhodes Benjamin & Sandra Mills Scott
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults
Monday, February 22, 2016
11:15 a.m.Babies Book Club
Join us Mondays at 11:15am for a lapsit book club just for babies! In this club you will get to introduce your baby to the world of books and songs led by our Children's Room staff. Each child will receive a special treat during the last session of every month. This program is for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. For older children: check out our Toddler Storytime (18months-3 years) on Tuesdays at 11:15am and Preschool Storytime (3-5 Years) Thursdays at 11:15am!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months) *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noon Movie Social at George Bruce
This month's theme: Black History Month - Celebrate a Heritage of Accomplishments and Triumphs Bring your lunch and watch a film with neighbors and friends.
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Tween Tech Hour
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Tween Tech Hour. Every Tuesday and Thursday we'll take over the basement with laptops for Tweens and Teens ages 10-14. Learn to code, get homework help, play multiplayer games, and more! Feb 1 & 4 Open Computer Lab Feb 8 & 11 Treasure Dive Tournament + Prizes Feb 18 Gaming Feb 22 & 25 Code Club Feb 29 Open Computer Lab
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce
Every Monday and Wednesday teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, bring down a laptop, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends! Have ideas for what you want to do at the library? Share them with us at Teen Time! Library staff is always welcome to ideas and suggestions, big and small, so let us know what you wish the library could offer, and it just might happen!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
11:15 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Join us every Tuesday at 11:15 for Toddler Time! Enjoy age appropriate stories, rhymes, singalongs and activities for you and your toddler. This program is for Toddlers ages 18 months-3 years and their caregivers. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For younger children, check out our Babies Book Club Mondays at 11:15am for babies 0-18 months old. For older children, check out Preschool Storytime Thursdays at 11:15 for ages 3-5 years old!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11:30 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files and formatting.
George Bruce LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months) *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce LibraryAdults
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