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Friday, December 19, 2014
10:30 a.m.Computer Basics for Seniors
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! This class will take place at the Roosevelt Island Seniors Association's Computer Lab at 546 Main Street.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends. Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Monday, December 22, 2014
10:30 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11 a.m.Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For children ages 0-18 months.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends. Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends. Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Board Games at Roosevelt Island Library
Board games of all types and all skill levels will be available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
6 p.m.Movie Night: A Christmas Story
A Christmas Story (1983) (PG). It’s the Christmas season in 1940’s Indiana. Young Ralphie wants a Red Rider B.B. gun for Christmas, but every adult he talks to including a department store Santa tells him: “you’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Will Ralphie’s Christmas wishes come true?
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Play Time
Toddlers can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For ages 18 months to 3 years
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, December 26, 2014
10:30 a.m.Computer Basics for Seniors
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! This class will take place at the Roosevelt Island Seniors Association's Computer Lab at 546 Main Street.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Monday, December 29, 2014
10:30 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11 a.m.Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For children ages 0-18 months.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
3 p.m.Children's Film: "Frozen: Sing-Along Edition"
Experience “Frozen,” the epic animated hit like never before in an all-new, full-length sing-along edition. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with mountain man, Kristoff, and a snowman named Olaf, to find her sister, Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Walt Disney Pictures; Rated PG; 102 minutes; 2014 Featuring the voices of: Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, and Santino Fontana
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Board Games at Roosevelt Island Library
Board games of all types and all skill levels will be available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Play Time
Toddlers can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For ages 18 months to 3 years
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2 p.m.Children's Film: "Planes: Fire & Rescue"
When air racer Dusty learns that he may never be able to race again, he shifts gears and joins the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero. Walt Disney Pictures; Rated PG; 84 minutes; 2014 Featuring the voices of: Dane Cook, Ed Harris, Julie Bowen, Wes Studi, Regina King, Teri Hatcher, an…
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Monday, January 5, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thursday, January 8, 2015
11 a.m.Winter with Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This January invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
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,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
10:30 a.m.Things to Consider Before You File Your Taxes
Leading Tax Professionals will be available to answer your tax questions and provide insights into tax preparation, amended returns and tax planning considerations. We will also be prepared discuss the new health care laws and their tax implications. Allan Katz is the owner of Comprehensive Wealth Management Group, LLC, Allan is very involved in the local community, both on a professional and personal level. Allan is a member of the New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, whe…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Movie Night; Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters (1984) (PG). If there's something strange in your neighborhood , who ya gonna call? If there's something weird and it don't look good who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! Starring Dan Akroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson as the Ghostbusters.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, January 15, 2015
11 a.m.Winter with Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This January invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
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,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Book Discussion- Duty
The Book Discussion Group will discuss Duty by Robert Gates. .
Roosevelt Island LibraryBook Lovers
Thursday, January 22, 2015
11 a.m.Winter with Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This January invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
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,
50+,
Adults
Saturday, January 24, 2015
12 noonWriting the College Admissions Essay
Do you need to write a personal essay for a college application? At this workshop, you’ll learn how to choose a meaningful topic and write a great essay that will make you stand out from the crowd! We'll also discuss ways to overcome anxiety and writer's block. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Laurel Haines.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
6 p.m. Movie Night; Caddyshack
Caddyshack (1980) (R). Its the snob vs. the slobs at Bushwood Country Club. Starring; Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, and Chevy Chase.
Roosevelt Island Library
Array
Adults
Thursday, January 29, 2015
11 a.m.Winter with Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This January invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
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,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, February 5, 2015
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
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,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
6 p.m.Movie Night; The Great Escape
The Great Escape (1963) . Based on a true story. During the Second World War British and American POWs stage a daring escape from a Nazi POW camp. With Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, and Donald Pleasence.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 12, 2015
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
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,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, February 19, 2015
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
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,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Book Discussion- Beautiful Mystery
The Book Discussion Group will discuss Beautiful Mystery byLouise Penny. .
Roosevelt Island LibraryBook Lovers
Thursday, February 26, 2015
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
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,
50+,
Adults
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