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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, August 3, 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
3:30 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. program runs for 4 consecutive Mondays from July 13th to August 3rd.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, August 4, 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.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 5, 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, August 6, 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
3 p.m.Comic Book-Marks
Have you ever started reading a book, been interrupted, and lost your page? Have you ever found a way to mark where you left off, but it was really boring? Come make your own book marks from comic books!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 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
Friday, August 7, 2015
2 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, August 8, 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, August 10, 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
3:30 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll 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, August 11, 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 Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting. Prerequisites: Mouse and Keyboarding Basics, Computer Basics Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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, August 12, 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, August 13, 2015
2 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
3:30 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
3:30 p.m.PS4 Gaming
Join the Stapleton Teens on our PS4, with awesome games like: Mortal Kombat X Injustice: Gods Among Us Just Dance 2014 Call of Duty: Ghost Rayman Legends
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, August 14, 2015
2 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, August 15, 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, August 17, 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
3:30 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll 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, August 18, 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.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010 for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Stapleton Oral History Project: Kick-Off Celebration!
JOIN US as we celebrate the launch of our historic community oral history project! LISTEN to highlights from oral histories collected so far. MEET interviewers + storytellers who are part of the project. SHARE your story in a memory circle (group recorded oral history interview)! ENJOY refreshments! Invite neighbors, friends, and family. This event is free and open to the public! About Our Project: This is a neighborhood oral history project that works to both preserve and document Sta…
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
2 p.m.The Building Bunch
We'll break out the Legos and other building materials. You supply the creativity and building skills! Ages 5-11.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 20, 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
3:30 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
3:30 p.m.TAG: Rockets
The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) created this awesome program, lead by teens and designed by the teens of Stapleton. Learn about different types of propulsion by launching things in the air as far as we can, and have an awesome time doing it! To be conducted in the front yard.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, August 21, 2015
2 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, August 22, 2015
10:45 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, August 24, 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
3:30 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll 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, August 25, 2015
3 p.m.Monkey Monkey Music: Macaroni!
A Summer Reading Celebration. Come play air guitar, jump high, fly under the parachute, stroll in the garden, swim in the sea and do the "Macaroni". This show introduces our special guest, Moochachka, the monkey, who as a true hero, saves the day by inspiring creativity and kindness. Meredith LeVande's videos air on PBS stations -Kids 13 and NJTV- in between favorite shows like Curious George and Sesame Street and now you can participate in this high energy, fun, interactive show. For children…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Shopping Online
Learn to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active email account Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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