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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
3:30 p.m.After School Lounge
We invite all students to come to the library after school to enjoy an afternoon of fun, reading, studying, homework, or just getting together with friends. Every weekday after school from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Create an African Inspired Mask
Take a blank template and create a beautiful new face. Susan Hale will guide you through tribal art patterns, color combinations, and decorating techniques while you create an inspired mask to hang on the wall or show off. All materials provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Bead-tastic!
Tired of the same old beads? Learn how to make your own fuzzy and fabulous beads from fabric. Colorful celebrations celebrate couth style! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to music & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Web Wednesdays
We are all online. Come share what you found online and learn about some new tools too!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Look Good, Feel Great!
Look and feel your best by taking the steps to do so. Let's talk skincare, makeup, dressing for success, and our personal needs.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Game On! @ 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 Wii Wednesdays @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Game On! @ 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 Wii Wednesdays @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Children will make a musical instrument from a different part of the world and play along while listening to a great story. For ages 5-12 years old.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Wacky WednesdayTodt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
3:30 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Children will make a musical instrument from a different part of the world and play along while listening to a great story. For ages 5-8. Pre-register at the children's info desk. Please ensure your child can attend the sessions he/she signs up for.
67th Street Library, Community RoomChildren
3:30 p.m.Bring UR Snack!
Children are welcome to bring their OWN snacks after school and eat them in the children's reading room on the second floor. We do not provide the snacks.
West Farms LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Arts and Crafts
Create fun projects using a variety of materials and skills. For children ages 5 to 11.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3:30 p.m. Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8
Parkchester LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m. Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Tween Science: Potato Clock
Can you run a digital clock with a potato? Soda? Test these and other items to see what makes the clock tell time! Ages 8-12. Materials provided, pre-registration required.
St. George Library CenterChildren
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Little Red Riding Hood
A puppet show presented by Puppets to Go. Recommended for children ages 4 and older.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Spooky Tales 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.’ Presented by LuAnn Adams. For children ages 4 and older.
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Invention-ation
Use the scientific method to come up with your own inventions. Presented by Mad Science. For children ages 4 and older.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Erik Wood Halloween
Children will create a Halloween scene of their choice (i.e. ghost, graveyard, witches on broomsticks) using a wide variety of non-traditional materials such as zippers and bottle tops. The idea of recycling and repurposing materials in their artwork will also connect as a way we can do our part to be good citizens of the planet, helping to take care of our planet Earth. Presented by Beth Bernett. Recommended for children ages 4 to 12 years old.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Leaves and stuff about plants
Did you know there are 400,000 different types of plants on earth? Did you know there are plants that eat meat?! Visit the library and find out. Children will participate in hands on activity. Children and families are welcome All Public Library Programs are free of charge
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Movie Night: Miracle
STARRING – Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Noah, Emmerich, Sean McCann, Kenneth Welsh & Eddie Cahill DIRECTOR – Gavin O' Connor; 135 Minutes; PG Gavin O'Connor directs the sports drama Miracle, based on the true story of the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid. Kurt Russell stars as hockey coach Herb Brooks, who assembles a U.S. team of underdogs. No one thinks they can make it, as they are up against the previously undefeated Soviet hockey team. Despite the odds, Brooks leads the U.…
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Board Game Club
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Magic Tricks and the History of Deception
Experience a jaw-dropping magic show, then learn how it's done. You'll be amazed not only at the magic, but also the science behind it! Presented by Bob Friedhoffer. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.High Flying Design
Museum educators will teach you about the four forces of flight and how they allow airplanes to fly across the sky. You'll then get to get hands-on with educator provided materials to experiment to demonstrate the forces of flight. Presented by Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Urban Art Workshop
Find out how you can incorporate graffiti lettering and street styles into your artwork and graphic novels! Build a story and illustrate it with hip colors and letters. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Ivan Velez and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Recycling Art
They are a series of workshops during which materials that have been thrown away or ‘forgotten’ are recycled and become teaching tools. It is easily seen that even old and battered objects contain within them a myriad of possible lives when we make use of our hands and our imagination. These workshops introduce also to other art forms: when interest is generated, participants can be oriented towards allied activities such as painting, sculpture, textile design, fashion design, film making, and v…
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.A Day with Clay
Young artists explore the possibilities of self-expression through clay. Using basic hand building techniques (pinching, coiling, slabs) practiced by most cultures around the world, you'll create your own unique vessels and objects using both self-hardening and fire clay. Open to both beginners and experts. Presented by P. Oliver. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Music Makers & Story Shakers
Children will make a musical instrument from a different part of the world and play along while listening to a great story. Recommended for ages 6-10.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Open Lab
Help with academic, technical & professional questions.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Come in and use the Library's Laptops. Play games , do homework, check email, read blogs and whatever else you can do on the laptops. Instead of 45 minutes, you'll have a full hour at your disposal. So come in and take advantage of this opportunity.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Jewelry Making
Come to the library and make beautiful beaded necklaces and bracelets. Make one for yourself and for a friend or loved one. All materials will be provided.
Hunt's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Programs in a Box: "Music Makers and Story Shakers"
Children will make a musical instrument from a different part of the world and play along while listening to a great story.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.T.A.G. Teen Advisory Group
Come talk, hang out, play games, and find out what's going on at the Library at TAG. Find out about activities and tell the library what we need to get or what activities you're interested in.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Preschool Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and a craft for children ages 3-6
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Creative Crafts
Get your creativity going! Join us each week to complete a great new seasonal craft project to take home.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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