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38 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, July 30, 2015
11:15 a.m.Preschool Stories
Preschool kids join in the fun listening to stories, coloring, singing, rhymes and more. No registration is required. For ages 2-4.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.1-on-1 Tech Assistance
Did you just get a computer at home and you need help with getting started? Have you been using your computer at home, and you have a question about a task or function? Did you just get an I-Pad, Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader device, and need assistance with downloading library electronic materials? Sign-up for our one-on-one tech sessions at the West New Brighton Library! Call the West New Brighton Library and make an appointment to sit down with a tech savvy staff member who will assist…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Friday, July 31, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby & Me Time
Hey there mommies, daddies, and caregivers! Join us for a fun half hour of nursery rhymes, reading, and playtime! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Monday, August 3, 2015
2:30 p.m.Literature at Play
Over the course of four or more weekly visits, professional teaching artists lead Pre-K-5th grade classes through acting, songwriting, creative movement and playmaking workshops. Residencies that run six or more sessions result in students creating an original play or musical that they present on the final session! Literature at Play Residencies: Reinforce students’ language and literacy skills through theatre and songwriting Promote creativity, imaginative learning, critical thinking and c…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Catapult Workshop and Challenge
Teens, learn the physics behind catapult construction, build your own catapult and enter our catapult challenge to win a prize
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
11 a.m.Exploring Websites for the 50+
Explore websites of special interest to active older adults. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:15 a.m.Toddler TimeWest New Brighton Library, Main FloorToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3 p.m.Crafternoon
It's time to get creative! Come in every Tuesday afternoon and make a fun craft! No registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
3:30 p.m.Be A City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby & Me Time
Hey there mommies, daddies, and caregivers! Join us for a fun half hour of nursery rhymes, reading, and playtime! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Saturday, August 8, 2015
1 p.m.E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Every month certified knitting instructor, Esperanza Zeno, comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Monday, August 10, 2015
2:30 p.m.Literature at Play
Over the course of four or more weekly visits, professional teaching artists lead Pre-K-5th grade classes through acting, songwriting, creative movement and playmaking workshops. Residencies that run six or more sessions result in students creating an original play or musical that they present on the final session! Literature at Play Residencies: Reinforce students’ language and literacy skills through theatre and songwriting Promote creativity, imaginative learning, critical thinking and c…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
11 a.m.Shopping Online
Learn on 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.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Crafternoon
It's time to get creative! Come in every Tuesday afternoon and make a fun craft! No registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
3:30 p.m.Be A City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 14, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby & Me Time
Hey there mommies, daddies, and caregivers! Join us for a fun half hour of nursery rhymes, reading, and playtime! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Saturday, August 15, 2015
2 p.m.Book Buzz with Random House featuring Upcoming Fall Hits
Attention Book Lovers! Want to learn about future bestsellers BEFORE they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books BEFORE they are published? Our library is hosting a Random House Rep who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on fall titles. Advanced Readers Copies, Book Catalogs, and Keep Calm and Read On tote bags will be available for attendees.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Monday, August 17, 2015
2:30 p.m.Literature at Play
Over the course of four or more weekly visits, professional teaching artists lead Pre-K-5th grade classes through acting, songwriting, creative movement and playmaking workshops. Residencies that run six or more sessions result in students creating an original play or musical that they present on the final session! Literature at Play Residencies: Reinforce students’ language and literacy skills through theatre and songwriting Promote creativity, imaginative learning, critical thinking and c…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
11 a.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer. Prerequisites: Computer Basics Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:15 a.m.Toddler TimeWest New Brighton Library, Main FloorToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3 p.m.Crafternoon
It's time to get creative! Come in every Tuesday afternoon and make a fun craft! No registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 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. Presented by Susan Hale. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
3:30 p.m.Be A City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby & Me Time
Hey there mommies, daddies, and caregivers! Join us for a fun half hour of nursery rhymes, reading, and playtime! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Saturday, August 22, 2015
1 p.m.E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Every month certified knitting instructor, Esperanza Zeno, comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Monday, August 24, 2015
2:30 p.m.Literature at Play
Over the course of four or more weekly visits, professional teaching artists lead Pre-K-5th grade classes through acting, songwriting, creative movement and playmaking workshops. Residencies that run six or more sessions result in students creating an original play or musical that they present on the final session! Literature at Play Residencies: Reinforce students’ language and literacy skills through theatre and songwriting Promote creativity, imaginative learning, critical thinking and c…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 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.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
11 a.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Crafternoon
It's time to get creative! Come in every Tuesday afternoon and make a fun craft! No registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
3:30 p.m.Be A City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby & Me Time
Hey there mommies, daddies, and caregivers! Join us for a fun half hour of nursery rhymes, reading, and playtime! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3 p.m.Abracadabra
A Summer Reading Celebration. Children will be wowed and amazed at the sleight of hand tricks and the comedic talents of Children's Magician Evan Paquette. Evan holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Theater and uses magic to both entertain and promote learning. As a special treat, after the 40 minute interactive magic show, Evan leads a short hands-on workshop for the kids to test their own magical abilities. Recommended for children ages 4 to 8 years old. Presented by Urban Stages.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
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.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, August 31, 2015
2:30 p.m.Literature at Play
Over the course of four or more weekly visits, professional teaching artists lead Pre-K-5th grade classes through acting, songwriting, creative movement and playmaking workshops. Residencies that run six or more sessions result in students creating an original play or musical that they present on the final session! Literature at Play Residencies: Reinforce students’ language and literacy skills through theatre and songwriting Promote creativity, imaginative learning, critical thinking and c…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 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.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
4 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.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
4 p.m.Graffiti Art Workshop
You be you! Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
4 p.m.Spooky Stories To Tingle Your Spine!
A collection of not-too-scary folktales and stories from around the world featuring ghosts, witches, pumpkins, tricksters, spine-tickling circumstances and more. I use puppets/visuals, sound/music and lots of audience participation to bring my folktales from around the world ‘to life.' For children ages 5 and older. Presented by LuAnn Adams.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children

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