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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, May 5, 2016
3:30 p.m.Teen Lounge
Leave the velvet ropes behind and come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more!
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 7, 2016
12 noon“The Craft of War Writing”
ABOUT the CLASS: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other’s wo…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Monday, May 9, 2016
11 a.m.Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read, and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
3:30 p.m.Crafty Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. A craft related to the stories will follow. For ages 4 to 12 years old.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
10:30 a.m.Toddler 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.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2 p.m.Book Discussion Group - Under the influence by Joyce Maynard
Get the neighborhood read. Check out what the librarian has recommended, and hear what others think about it. We've got the books, now we need you to talk!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use…
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
4:45 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thursday, May 12, 2016
10:30 a.m.Toddler 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.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Lounge
Leave the velvet ropes behind and come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more!
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Together We Listen in Morris Park: Oral History After Hours!
TOGETHER we can make Morris Park history more accessible...one story at a time! From October 2014 - March 2015, community volunteers collected over 75 oral histories from people who have lived or worked in Morris Park, Pelham Parkway, Van Nest, and Allerton. We're going to make these stories from the NYPL Community Oral History Project archive truly accessible for the first time...but how? With the support of a recent Knight Foundation grant, The New York Public Library is launching an…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Friday, May 13, 2016
3 p.m.Game on @ Morris Park
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 14, 2016
12 noon“The Craft of War Writing”
ABOUT the CLASS: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other’s wo…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Monday, May 16, 2016
11 a.m.Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read, and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
10 a.m.Photo Editing on Tablets
Learn how to use different photo editing apps on your tablet to enhance your pictures
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use…
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
4:45 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thursday, May 19, 2016
3:30 p.m.Teen Lounge
Leave the velvet ropes behind and come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more!
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 21, 2016
12 noon“The Craft of War Writing”
ABOUT the CLASS: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other’s wo…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Monday, May 23, 2016
11 a.m.Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read, and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
10 a.m.Ipad Settings
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, settings, navigation and app basics.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use…
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
4:45 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
5:30 p.m.Vaccines for Tuberculosis
“Science in your Neighborhood” presented by Alison Johnson, Ph.D. “Alison Johnson is a postdoctoral fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Alison is interested in the body’s response to infection with viruses and bacteria, and how understanding these responses might be used to cure or prevent disease. Alison’s current studies are aimed at designing a more effective vaccine against tuberculosis.” ~30 minute presentation followed by Q&A session
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Families,
Adults
Thursday, May 26, 2016
10 a.m.Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach
Are you eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance? Come and find out. An Outreach Specialist will be available to assist you with eligibility prescreening and to answer your questions.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
10:30 a.m.Toddler 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.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Lounge
Leave the velvet ropes behind and come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more!
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, May 27, 2016
3 p.m.Game on @ Morris Park
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 28, 2016
12 noon“The Craft of War Writing”
ABOUT the CLASS: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other’s wo…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Monday, May 30, 2016
11:30 p.m.Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read, and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
10:30 a.m.Toddler 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.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use…
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
4:45 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thursday, June 2, 2016
11 a.m.Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read, and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
Saturday, June 4, 2016
12 noon“The Craft of War Writing”
ABOUT the CLASS: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other’s wo…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
2 p.m.Book Discussion Group - Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Get the neighborhood read. Check out what the librarian has recommended, and hear what others think about it. We've got the books, now we need you to talk!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
2 p.m.Face and Hand Painting
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages Face and hand painting for kids. All face paint is non-toxic, hypoallergenic, and water-soluble. Presented by Annette Lipson.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, June 9, 2016
11 a.m.Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read, and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
Saturday, June 11, 2016
12 noon“The Craft of War Writing”
ABOUT the CLASS: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other’s wo…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 16, 2016
11 a.m.Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read, and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
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