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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Toddler Play Time 10:45am
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
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Story Time 11:15am
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
Today
@ 11:45 a.m.
Toddler Play Time 11:45am
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
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island Library
Education Alliance
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Chess ClubRoosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Thu, May 26
@ 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
Thu, May 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island Library
Education Alliance
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 4 p.m.
Roosevelt Island Anime Club
Do you love Anime and Japanese culture? Do you know little to nothing about it, but want to learn? If so,JOIN US at the Roosevelt Island Library every Thursday at 4pm. The anime club will discuss anime, manga, and the influence of Japanese culture in America. Also, if you’re looking to discover something new or bask in the wonderful nostalgia of past anime/manga that you grew up with, this is the place for you!! Please note: Programs are subject to cancellation.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Computer Basics for SeniorsRoosevelt Island Library50+,
Adults
Fri, May 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
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
Fri, May 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island Library
Education Alliance
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 27
@ 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
Fri, May 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, May 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island Library
Education Alliance
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island Library
Education Alliance
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 31
@ 12 noon
Adult Coloring
Its not just for kids anymore, relive your carefree childhood days, and enjoy the relaxing exercise of coloring . We provide a variety of black and white illustrations to choose from and the crayons and colored pencils needed to transform it into a vibrant artwork. Bring your imagination and enjoy.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
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
Tue, May 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island Library
Education Alliance
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 31
@ 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
Wed, June 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends ! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 2
@ 11 a.m.
Movers and Shakers
Toddlers from 1 to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers will shake it together! Sing, dance and enjoy music, movement and fun!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, June 2
@ 11:30 a.m.
Movers and Shakers Play Time
Toddlers can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For ages 1 to 4 years.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, June 2
@ 11:30 a.m.
Knitting and CrochetRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, June 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends ! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 2
@ 4 p.m.
Roosevelt Island Anime Club
Do you love Anime and Japanese culture? Do you know little to nothing about it, but want to learn? If so, join us at the Roosevelt Island Library every Thursday at 4pm. The anime club will discuss anime, manga, and the influence of Japanese culture in America. Also, if you’re looking to discover something new or bask in the wonderful nostalgia of past anime/manga that you grew up with, this is the place for you!! Please note: Programs are subject to cancellation.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library-June 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
Fri, June 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends ! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends ! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 7
@ 12 noon
Adult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, June 7
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
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
Tue, June 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends ! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 7
@ 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
Wed, June 8
@ 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
Educational Alliance Little Engines Classroom
Adults
Wed, June 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends ! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 11:30 a.m.
Knitting and CrochetRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, June 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends ! Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 4 p.m.
Roosevelt Island Anime Club
Do you love Anime and Japanese culture? Do you know little to nothing about it, but want to learn? If so, join us at the Roosevelt Island Library every Thursday at 4pm. The anime club will discuss anime, manga, and the influence of Japanese culture in America. Also, if you’re looking to discover something new or bask in the wonderful nostalgia of past anime/manga that you grew up with, this is the place for you!! Please note: Programs are subject to cancellation.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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