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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
12 noonAdult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Science Fiction Book Discussion; Black Tide Rising (Book 1)
Black Tide Rising (Book 1) by John Ringo. The Science Fiction Book Discussion meets the first Tuesday of the month (September-June) at 6:30 PM to discuss a Science Fiction novel or short story collection.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 5, 2016
11:30 a.m. Knitting & Crocheting
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Friday, May 6, 2016
10:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library-May 2016
, We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This progr…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
12 noonAdult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
1 p.m.How to Write and (Eventually) Sell Your Book with Carlota Zimmerman
Many of us have books inside of us, but we’re our own worst critics. We say that "one day," we'll write a book, but in this workshop, "one day" is today. The first part of a two-part workshop will give participants realistic tips in order to write a book from start to finish. In the second half of the workshop, we will focus on bringing that manuscript to publication, from networking to social media. Since 2010, Carlota, the Creativity Yenta, has led numerous professional development courses at…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 12, 2016
11:30 a.m. Knitting & Crocheting
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Friday, May 13, 2016
10:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library-May 2016
, We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This progr…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
12 noonAdult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, they…
Roosevelt Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Movie Night; THE BOOK OF ELI
THE BOOK OF ELI (2009) (R) Starring Denzel Washington. A stranger wanders into town out of the wasteland, he is deadly with a sword and anyone who tries to take his mysterious prized book will meet a bloody end, in this post apocalypse western!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 19, 2016
11:30 a.m. Knitting & Crocheting
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Book Discussion; Trigger Warning
Trigger Warning byNeil Gaiman. The Book Discussion meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month (Sept.-June).
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Friday, May 20, 2016
10:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library-May 2016
, We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This progr…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
12 noonAdult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, they…
Roosevelt Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, May 26, 2016
11:30 a.m. Knitting & Crocheting
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Friday, May 27, 2016
10:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library-May 2016
, We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This progr…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
12 noonAdult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, they…
Roosevelt Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
3 p.m.Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, they…
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6:30 p.m.Science Fiction Book Discussion; Fantastic Voyage
Fantastic Voyage by Issac Asimov. The Science Fiction Book Discussion meets the first Tuesday of the month (September-June) at 6:30 PM to discuss a Science Fiction novel or short story collection.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
2 p.m.Jewelry Making with Jennifer Jacobs
Make something with that extra sparkle! Take marbles and wire to make hip and funky bracelets, necklaces, and more. Jennifer's work has been featured at Barney's New York, so you know its fashion forward. All materials will be provided.
Roosevelt Island Library
Array
Adults
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
2 p.m.Get Your Game On: READ!
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages Interactive musical delivering the performing arts in creative, hands-on musical experiences for kids of all ages. Become a "star on stage" in this unique and creative concert experience. Original songs are specifically created for each theme and age group attending performance. Presented by Presley and Melody.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, June 16, 2016
6:30 p.m.Book Discussion; Night Circus
Night Circus by Eric Morgenstern. The Book Discussion meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month (Sept.-June).
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2 p.m.Loony Life Labs Series “Ready, Set, SCIENCE!”
A Summer Reading Program Get in the game this summer using science! Explore Isaac Newton's laws of motion with us in this abundantly engaging physics performance. Observe the power of all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia, and learn how these are used in sports to keep your mind and body fit! Watch and listen as we recreate a race's starting gun using our amazing sock cannons. Finally, get in the race on our rocket propelled car! This Mad Science show is sure to plea…
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children

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