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Friday, August 28, 2015
2 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…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Movies for KidsMelrose LibraryChildren
2 p.m.Games Galore
Board games provided.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Kids Karaoke
Love to sing? Join us for an afternoon of songs and laughter as you and your friends take turns on the mic singing along to your favorite songs. Don't be shy, come on by! For children 6-11 years old. Snacks are welcome.
Bloomingdale LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Ongoing
"Who's the King?" -- Chess and Checkers Program
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library every Friday from 2pm – 4pm to play chess and checkers and see who we crown The King. Attendants will learn to play Chess and Checkers and will challenge one another and staff.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Adult Summer Reading @ Epiphany: Books on Film
Join us for screenings of three films that are now considered classics in their genre. Each is based on a well-known book. August 7 The Shining 1980, 2hrs 26 minutes, Starring Jack Nicholson & Shelley Duvall Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack's wri…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
2 p.m.Let's Get Crafty!
We supply the materials, you supply the imagination... Get inspired by our fun selection of craft materials and let your imagination run wild! There are no rules except - have fun! Age 4 & up. No pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
2 p.m.Craft Circle
Come with any craft that you do; knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint, rubber band bracelets, macrame, lanyards, or whatever else you like to create. We will sit at a table and talk and do our crafts.
Allerton LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Wii Mania!!
Come to the Hunt's Point Library and play the Wii with your family and friends.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.READ ALOUD/PICTURE BOOK TIME
Enjoy hearing books read aloud, finger plays, action rhymes & coloring. For ages 3 years & up.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
2 p.m.Coloring Club
Coloring sheets, activity sheets and crayons are provided for children to express their creativity every afternoon.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Kids Get Active Fridays
Being fit and healthy is more than just eating right - it's also about being active! Join in on the fun as we explore Just Dance & Zumba movements.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Board Games
Play & interact with other kids in games of Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, and more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Board Games
Come and have fun playing board games with family and friends!!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Movies @ Riverside Library presents "The Black Cauldron"
Whoever releases the mysterious Black Cauldron's powers will be invincible! The fearsome Horned King will do anything to possess it, but he is challenged by the most unlikely adversary: a young assistant pig keeper named Taran. With a motley team of the brave Princess Eilonwy, a minstrel named Fflewddur Fflam, and Hen-Wen, a remarkable pig who can predict the future, Taran embarks on a quest to stop the Black Cauldron's evil once and for all.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
2:30 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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Intermediate Word Part 2 and 3
Reviewing documents, working with tables, smart art graphics, using a template, using mail merge.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Create Your Own Website
Create your own website using Google Sites. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.3D Modeling for 3D Printing (2 session class)
This is a 2 session class that will look basic software like TinkerCad and MeshMixer to create objects for 3D Printing. Must attend both sessions.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Fun Fridays
Fun Friday can be filled with the Wii, crafts, games, Lego's, playdough and so much more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Movies @ St. George Library
Aloha Stephen Baldwin and Gabriel Byrne In Aloha, a celebrated military contractor (Bradley Cooper) returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs—the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii—and reconnects with a long-ago love (Rachel McAdams) while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog (Emma Stone) assigned to him.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
2:30 p.m.Summer Reading Celebration!Mott Haven LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
2:30 p.m.American Mah Jongg
Join other American Mah Jongg enthusiasts for an afternoon of enjoyable play. If you have a Mah Jongg set and Mah Jongg Card, please bring them. All levels welcome.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m. Game OnBronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Game On! Xbox 360 @ Parkchester
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Xbox 360 Fridays @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.TOMPKINS SQUARE STITCHERS
Hey knitters, spinners, crocheters, and needle-pointers! Got a project you're working on? Need Space? Inspiration? Company? Join us at Tompkins Square Library on Friday evenings from 3-4:30pm for our crafting circle and get your stitch on! All skill levels are welcome, but please note that this is not an instructional workshop. Please bring your own supplies and come to exchange information, share new techniques, and socialize while working on your projects!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
3 p.m.Jungle Explorers
Monkeys, butterflies, and venus fly traps come to life in this highly interactive song and dance filled performance for toddlers. For children ages 3 to 6 years old. Presented by Urban Stages.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to research colleges or edit video? Learn more about our electronic resources.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Geek Out! Build a PC!
Attention Teens ! Have you ever wondered how a computer is built? In this four session hands-on program, you will not only learn how to build a computer from scratch, but how each part functions together for a smooth running PC. Turn on your Geek gears and let's get building! If you are interested, Please register in person, in advance.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Board Games
It's Friday! Enjoy traditional board games with your friends and family. ! Connect 4, Checkers, Battleship, Sorry, Candy Land....
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Board Games Galore
Come play board games with your friends and family.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Senior Sessions
Social group for seniors.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Come and learn how to play chess, practice your chess skills, or to play a casual game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Kids Crochet
Join us and learn to crochet. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, pelaes feel free to bring some along! *Limited supplies available.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
3 p.m.Movie Friday
Come and join us. Enjoy some refreshments and watch a movie. Pick up a movie ticket at the teen desk. Space is limited.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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 p.m.Color, Paint, and Draw
Draw, paint, and color your own images or coloring pages. This activity allows kids to create wonderful pictures, and, more importantly, have fun while doing it. Ages: 2-12 *Please note: This program is not a structured program.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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