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17 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Magic Paintbrush: Flower Garden
Bring your best art skills and curiosity to our Magic Paintbrush event! This month participants will be painting beautiful flower gardens.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 3
@ 2 p.m.
Craft Circle
Come with any craft that you do: knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint, rubber band bracelets, macrame, lanyards, or whatever else you like to create!
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, June 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, June 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
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…
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 11 a.m.
Music @NYPL presents: Maggie Faulkner Duo
Fiddler/multi-instrumentalist Maggie Faulkner is already a force to be reckoned with at the age of 14. Don't think for a moment that tender years means less experience. Maggie has been studying violin for 9 years, guitar and mandolin for 7 years, and has already taken prizes in a variety of competitions. In in 2010, in her very first taste of competitive playing, she took 5th prize in the old-time/youth division at the Galax Old Fiddlers Convention, the world’s oldest and largest fiddling com…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Thu, June 9
@ 11 a.m.
Classic Movie ScreeningAllerton LibraryAdults
Tue, June 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab: Got Questions?!
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Want to learn social media or get your questions answered. Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, June 15
@ 12 noon
Citizenship Resources
Interested in obtaining forms, leaflets, and resources for your citizenship? Want to use one of the Civics/Citizenship toolkits to practice for the Citizenship test or a laptop to look over the Citizenship websites available? Come to the Allerton branch Citizenship program!!! Bring your friends! First come first served!! Pre-Registration is required! Disclaimer: We do not provide the Citizenship Exam or help fill out the application, we only provide resources
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, June 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
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…
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, June 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie For teens.
Come in and join us to watch a popular movie! Call for details of which flick is showing.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab: Got Questions?!
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Want to learn social media or get your questions answered. Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, June 21
@ 2 p.m.
Meditative Coloring for AdultsAllerton LibraryAdults
Sat, June 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
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.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
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…
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Super Scientists Series
A Summer Reading Program for Teens This program series will explore some of the most interesting science topics for young scientists. Through hands-on exploration and experimentation, plus a little help from an occasional live animal ambassador, students will learn to hypothesize and answer questions using the scientific method. Following instructions and listening carefully will be of utmost importance when each budding Bill Nye or Marie Curie is taking part in weekly science experiments and l…
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Wildlife Superheroes Series
A Summer Reading Program Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discov…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Amazing Adaptations: The Dinosaur Adventure
A Summer Reading Celebration for All Ages! Join Cope and Marsh as they go on an adventure back in time to learn how dinosaurs’ adaptations are a lot like the ones we have in modern times. With dinosaur puppets and engaging songs, learn about the survival strategies of animals throughout our earth’s history. Presented by the Central Park Zoo Wildlife Theater.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

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