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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
3 p.m.Google Maps
Need directions? Learn how o use Google Maps to navigate the world and find interesting places. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.LiteracyINC: Story Hour
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
6 p.m.Book Discussion - "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes
Come pick up your copy of "Me Before You" and join our lively book discussion.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
4 p.m.Bookcraft!
Come to the library and have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, May 28, 2015
2 p.m.Open Computer Lab
Come by for one on one help with computers, technology, resumes, or whatever other digital needs you may have!
Stapleton LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Teen Graphic Novel Book Club
The first meeting of the Graphic Novel Book Club. Bring a book you've read recently, or just your favorite. Manga, traditional comics, even webcomic collections - bring 'em all, and share with the group!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, May 29, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, May 30, 2015
3 p.m.Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, June 1, 2015
11 a.m.All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:45 a.m.Baby Space!
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
3 p.m.Windows 8 Basics
An introduction to common Windows 8 tasks, such as changing PC settings, customizing tiles on the start menu and switching apps. Learn about charms, the control panel and how to get the start panel back. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
4 p.m.Bookcraft!
Come to the library and have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, June 4, 2015
2 p.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Friday, June 5, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, June 6, 2015
2:30 p.m.Stapleton Oral History Project: Volunteer Orientation!
VOLUNTEER INTERVIEWERS NEEDED Stapleton Speaks: Our Neighborhood Oral History Project Volunteer interviewers are needed to help us with Stapleton Speaks: Our Neighborhood Oral History Project. Interview your neighbors, family or friends. Sign up for one interviewer training session below at Stapleton Library (132 Canal Street, S.I.) and help to collect and preserve neighborhood history! Saturday, June 6th, 2:30 – 4:30pm Tuesday, June 16th, 6:00 – 8:00pm To sign up, contact Alexandr…
Stapleton LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, June 8, 2015
11 a.m.All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:45 a.m.Baby Space!
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
2 p.m.The Sword in the Stone
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. With Merlin's guidance young Arthur discovers that he is the only person who can pull an embedded sword from it's massive stone pedestal. Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
4 p.m.Bookcraft!
Come to the library and have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, June 11, 2015
2 p.m.Open Computer Lab
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!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Friday, June 12, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, June 13, 2015
2 p.m.Mighty String Demons Concert
The Mighty String Demons, with Allergic to B’s will present a fun, hand clapping, foot stomping Folk and Fiddle Festival! Young people between the ages of 3 and 103 are welcome! This event is made possible (in part) by an Encore Grant from Staten Island Arts, with public funding from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, June 15, 2015
11 a.m.All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:45 a.m.Baby Space!
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
4 p.m.Music and Movement Concert for Little Superheroes
Turtle Dance Music engages little caped-crusaders ages 2 and up with a novel 60-minute superhero training experience. The performance will include superhero music, fun movement activities and original superhero storytelling. The show is designed to be inclusive for all children and fun for parents and caregivers. All of the activities and techniques in the performance are based on research from the Autism Intervention and Early Childhood Development Program at Montclair State University, and fro…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
6 p.m.Stapleton Oral History Project: Volunteer Orientation!
VOLUNTEER INTERVIEWERS NEEDED Stapleton Speaks: Our Neighborhood Oral History Project Volunteer interviewers are needed to help us with Stapleton Speaks: Our Neighborhood Oral History Project. Interview your neighbors, family or friends. Sign up for one interviewer training session below at Stapleton Library (132 Canal Street, S.I.) and help to collect and preserve neighborhood history! Saturday, June 6th, 2:30 – 4:30pm Tuesday, June 16th, 6:00 – 8:00pm To sign up, contact Alexandr…
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
4 p.m.Bookcraft!
Come to the library and have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, June 18, 2015
2 p.m.Parents' Internet Safety for Kids
Learn about the dangers of the internet and your kids. Find out what you need to know in order to be cautious and informed.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Friday, June 19, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, June 20, 2015
3 p.m.Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, June 22, 2015
11 a.m.Family Literacy Workshop
This is an enhanced storytime for babies and toddlers and their parents and/or caregivers. They will have fun while developing their child's early literacy skills! Children and parents and/or caregivers will listen to books, sing songs and rhymes, and learn about ways to continue their child's early literacy development outside of the library. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
4 p.m.Bookcraft!
Come to the library and have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, June 25, 2015
2 p.m.Open Computer Lab
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!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Friday, June 26, 2015
2:30 p.m.Put a Hero On It
Decorate a t-shirt with a photo of your favorite hero! First, you'll stencil the images of your heroes on the tee, outline them with fabric crayons. Susan will press the images with a small iron, making it permanent. Afterwards, you can embellish with 3rd paint stones and other trimmings. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Susan Hale.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, June 27, 2015
3 p.m.Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, June 29, 2015
11 a.m.All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:45 a.m.Baby Space!
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
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