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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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48 events found.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, August 31, 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.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a free hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. Use clay, pipe cleaners, other craft materials, and an iPad to create a stop-motion video like in Coraline or The Boxtrolls. Learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
2 p.m. Buzzy Bee's Garden Club
Come to the library and help out in our community garden! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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.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 pr…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
2 p.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, September 3, 2015
4 p.m.Wii Are Teens!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other teens in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on a huge screen in the Community Room! Teens ages 12-18.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, September 4, 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
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
3 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active email account Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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
6:30 p.m.Memory Circle: Share Your Stapleton Stories!
Share YOUR stories about the Stapleton Neighborhood! This month's theme is SOUNDS OF STAPLETON and will be facilitated by Barbara Fisher and Richard Spiegel. Join your neighbors and share memories about Stapleton at our monthly Memory Circle (2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm). This recorded group conversation will be an important part of our neighborhood oral history project for future generations. Invite neighbors, friends, and family. This event is free and open to the public! About…
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 9, 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, September 10, 2015
4 p.m.Funky 'Phones
Design your very own tangle-free pair of headphones!!! Headphones will be provided.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, September 11, 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, September 12, 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, September 14, 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.Lego Mindstorm Monday!
Join the Stapleton teens as they learn about the basics of robotics with the Lego Mindstorm robot creation kits. In this three week series teens will learn about programming instructions and the laws of robotics while building their own working constructs.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
3 p.m.Create Your Own Website
Create your own website using Wix. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch. Prerequisites: Microsoft Publisher 2010 Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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, September 16, 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, September 17, 2015
4 p.m.PS4 Gaming
Join the Stapleton Teens on our PS4, with awesome games like: Mortal Kombat X Injustice: Gods Among Us Call of Duty: Ghost Rayman Legends
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, September 18, 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
Monday, September 21, 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.Lego Mindstorm Monday!
Join the Stapleton teens as they learn about the basics of robotics with the Lego Mindstorm robot creation kits. In this three week series teens will learn about programming instructions and the laws of robotics while building their own working constructs.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
3 p.m.Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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.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 pr…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, September 23, 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, September 24, 2015
4 p.m.Teen Espenoge 101: Codebreaking and Cryptography
Encrypted: Yrnea ubj gb qrpvcure naq perngr onfvp pbqrf va guvf vagrenpgvir pbhefr qrfvtarq sbe grraf naq gjrraf! Jr jvyy yrnea nobhg pvcuref if pbqrf, pneqna tevyyrf, naq bgure jnlf gb fraq frperg zrffntrf. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Decrypted: Learn how to decipher and create basic codes in this interactive course designed for teens and tweens! We will learn about ciphers vs codes, cardan grilles, and o…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, September 25, 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, September 26, 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, September 28, 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.Lego Mindstorm Monday!
Join the Stapleton teens as they learn about the basics of robotics with the Lego Mindstorm robot creation kits. In this three week series teens will learn about programming instructions and the laws of robotics while building their own working constructs.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
3 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010 for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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
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