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33 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, February 13, 2016
2 p.m.Winter Wonderland Music and Movement Concert for Kids!
Turtle Dance Music engages all children including children on the autism spectrum with a novel 60-minute music experience about “the Winter-Wonderland.” “We help kids come out of their shells!” The show is designed to be inclusive for all children and fun for parents and caregivers. Each song is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences. This will be a fun show for the winter festivities with lots of original songs about winter, snow, being with family and the holidays! Kids will…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
3 p.m.Tech Connect -- Google Apps
If you have a G-Mail* account and are curious about all of those fancy features on the upper-right hand corner of your screen, come attend this workshop where we will go over the basics of Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Calendar, and more! *Active G-mail account required
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 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
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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, February 18, 2016
2 p.m.Tech Connect -- Open Lab
Got a computer question? NYPL is here to help! Bring your laptop or device or borrow one of ours so we can troubleshoot all of your basic and intermediate computer problems.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Teen Video Gaming
Wii U? PS4? Why not both?! Join the Stapleton Teens as we break out our skills in games like Super Smash Bros, Mortal Kombat, NBA2k15, MarioKart, and Rayman!
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Movie Night - Cat People (1942)
Screening of the film Cat People (1942) with a brief historical introduction and followed by an optional wrap-up discussion. Part 6 of an ongoing screening series recounting the history of Film Noir.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, February 19, 2016
10 a.m.NYS Promise: Family Information Session
Non-profit organization NYS Promise will lead an information session for families with teens 14-16 in Work Based Learning Experience, Benefits & Work Incentives Advisement, Financial Literacy Training, Supported Education, Parent Training & Information, and more.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomFamilies
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, February 20, 2016
12 noonBlack History Month Screening: Selma (2014)
Join us in the community room for the award-winning, critically acclaimed film recounting one of the most important movements in American History, and the legendary figure that led that movement: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Film will open with a brief introduction and will wrap with an optional discussion with all attendees.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
3 p.m.ProjectArt: Unleash Your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Recommended for children ages 6-12 Presented by Project Art Registration is limited so sign up now…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, February 22, 2016
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.Teen Film Basics
We've got a camera, and we're not afraid to use it! We also have a green screen, and some of the most creative young adults in the world. Come take part in creating something visually awesome! Ages 13+, preregistration required.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
5 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 - "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins
Come pick up your copy of "The Girl on the Train" and join our discussion about this thriller read!
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
6 p.m.Tech Connect -- Getting the Most Out of the NYPL Catalog
Ordering, renewing, and browsing for books and movies can be overwhelming, so come to this workshop where we'll cover the best and most efficient methods to look for items in the NYPL catalog. Active library card required for this workshop.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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
4 p.m.Fairytales with STEAM!
Listen to a classic fairy-tale, then join us for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) related activity. Ages 5-10
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, February 25, 2016
2 p.m.Tech Connect -- Open Lab
Got a computer question? NYPL is here to help! Bring your laptop or device or borrow one of ours so we can troubleshoot all of your basic and intermediate computer problems.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Urban Legends: Fact Behind the Fiction
Alligators in the sewer! Serial-killer boogeymen! Colonies of mole people living in abandoned subways! Come learn the science and history behind some of NYC's greatest urban legends!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 26, 2016
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, February 27, 2016
3 p.m.ProjectArt: Unleash Your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Recommended for children ages 6-12 Presented by Project Art Registration is limited so sign up now…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, February 29, 2016
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.Teen Film Basics
We've got a camera, and we're not afraid to use it! We also have a green screen, and some of the most creative young adults in the world. Come take part in creating something visually awesome! Ages 13+, preregistration required.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, March 7, 2016
4 p.m.Design a Dream City with Legos!
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos.…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, March 14, 2016
4 p.m.Design a Dream City with Legos!
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos.…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
4 p.m.Squishy Circuits
Use conductive and non-conductive play dough and learn how to build a simple electronic circuit. Sculpt an animal and make it's eyes light up using LEDs. A fun way to learn about electricity. Presented by Staten Island Makerspace. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Stapleton Library
Array
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, March 21, 2016
4 p.m.Design a Dream City with Legos!
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos.…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, March 26, 2016
2 p.m.Bunny Magic Show
Pete and Chris Amusements performs a magic show complete with a real live bunny! For children of all ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, March 28, 2016
4 p.m.Design a Dream City with Legos!
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos.…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, April 9, 2016
1 p.m.Tai Chi for All
Tai Chi for All Stapleton Library Saturday 4/9/2016 1:00 p.m. Tai chi is a system of exercises practiced at a steady meditative pace. Gentle movements coordinated with deep breathing invigorate and heal the body, clear the mind and create inner peace and harmony. Tai chi fosters the ability to face the world with openness and fearlessness and find the sacred dimension of everyday life. Dino Blanche, who has been a teacher of tai chi, jujitsu and self-defense for over 40 years, will facil…
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults

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