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37 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, April 27, 2015
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Teen Minecraft Club
Crazy about Minecraft? Show off your skills at our Minecraft club. You may even win a prize! For ages 10-18
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
11:15 p.m. Preschool Stories
Preschool kids join in the fun listening to stories, coloring, singing and more. Mondays from 11:15 AM.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
11:30 a.m.Learn a Language Online with Mango Languages
Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the langauge of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Kids Game Day
Have fun playing board games with your friends or family! For children ages 5-11, no registration is required.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Teens, this is your chance to speak up! You get to call the shots and tell us what YOU want! This is the first meeting of the West New Brighton Library's Teen Advisory Board. Take advantage of this opportunity to make an impact on your community. Be heard, earn service hours, make new friends and represent teens at the library.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Afternoon Stories
Join us for our favorite picture books read aloud by a librarian. Stay afterwards for a fun activity. For children 5-8, but siblings and families are welcome to attend, no registration is required.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren
4:30 p.m.Teen Movie Wednesdays
Teens, join us in the teen room every Wednesday for a movie hand picked by you.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6:30 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
Thursday, April 30, 2015
4 p.m.Lego Club
Become a master builder, practice your skill and have fun in our Lego Club.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren
Friday, May 1, 2015
3 p.m.Teen Hangout
Teens, take over our community room! Come play video games, board games, table top games, use our laptops or just hang out with friends.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 2, 2015
3 p.m.Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!
Join us for a little history about this holiday. Stick around for activities and games! For children ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, May 4, 2015
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
11:30 a.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Teen Balloon Powered Race Car Workshop
Teens, learn to apply the principles of locomotion in designing your own balloon powered race car. Furthest traveling design wins a prize.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6:30 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
Saturday, May 9, 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, May 11, 2015
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Teen Minecraft Club
Crazy about Minecraft? Show off your skills at our Minecraft club. You may even win a prize! For ages 10-18
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
11:30 a.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
6:30 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, May 15, 2015
3 p.m.Teen Hangout
Teens, take over our community room! Come play video games, board games, table top games, use our laptops or just hang out with friends.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 16, 2015
2 p.m.Bluegrass: Folk Music in Overdrive
Come join us for a free concert of Bluegrass Music brought to you by banjo player Douglas Nicolaisen, along with upright bass player Allen Cohen, Mark Farrell, and Bill Christophersen , who will handle the guitar, fiddle, and mandolin duties. The concert will show how bluegrass evolved from its roots in the Scots-Irish and African-American traditions.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Monday, May 18, 2015
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
11:30 a.m.Twitter Basics
What is follow us on twitter? Learn how to share photos, videos and short messages with other users around the world. See what your favorite people around the world are doing! Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6:30 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
Thursday, May 21, 2015
11:30 a.m.Book Discussion: "One Summer: America, 1927" by Bill Bryson
Come join us for a book discussion on the " One Summer: America, 1927" by Bill Bryson. In this work by Bill Bryson, we encounter America in the 1920s a period which will profoundly impact the nation for several decades to come. Bryson's work removes the nostalgia and fondness society has for the past and presents it in a real and frank manner. Books provided for the book discussion can be obtained from your local branch library. You may reserve your copy by visiting, or calling, your local l…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 23, 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, May 25, 2015
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
11:30 a.m.YouTube: Create and Share Videos
Many people love watching videos on YouTube but did you know you can upload and share your own? Learn how to use YouTube's creator tools to make, edit, and share your own videos. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Teen Minecraft Club
Crazy about Minecraft? Show off your skills at our Minecraft club. You may even win a prize! For ages 10-18
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
4:30 p.m.Teen Movie Wednesdays
Teens, join us in the teen room every Wednesday for a movie hand picked by you.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6:30 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, May 29, 2015
3 p.m.Teen Hangout
Teens, take over our community room! Come play video games, board games, table top games, use our laptops or just hang out with friends.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
4 p.m.Superhero Story and Puppet Show
Join us for a superhero-themed storytime with Nicola the puppeteer, then act out the story on your own with fabulous hand puppets. It's a combination storytime and theater hour! Learn how to make puppets come alive as you act out a wonderful book. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Nicola McEldowney.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, June 20, 2015
2 p.m.Animals and the Law with Domenick Napoletano
The New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Animals and the Law is excited to present an Introduction to Animal Law Program at the New York Public Library. Have you ever seen an animal being abused or hurt in your neighborhood and wondered what to do about it? Are you curious as to whether or not you can include your companion animal in your will? Have you ever wondered about “no-pet” clauses in rental agreements? Do you have or need a service animal or an emotional support animal and want…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, June 29, 2015
3 p.m.The Super Hero in All of Us
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Presto Pete, Incredulous Chris and the audience perform a number of feats similar to the fictional superheroes we all know and love, and at the same time impart important lessons on how these fictional characters can become real life inspirations. For children of all ages.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children

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