Today's Events for Teens at NYPL node/62451?audience=4356 From lectures to films to programs for children, come to one of the many events and programs at the New York Public Library. en Study Buddies! (Battery Park City Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/308806 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Battery Park City Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T10:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you getting ready for school exams? Preparing for a summer course, looking to complete a school project, or just get advice from other teens who’ve been there, aced that? Come to Battery Park Library’s Teen Study Time! Meet with National Honor Society volunteers and show those tests who’s boss! For ages 12-18.</p> </div> </div> One on One Resume workshop (Port Richmond Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311170 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Port Richmond Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.</p> <p>Appointments must be made in advance either in person or by phone</p> </div> </div> Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/294262 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T12:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> The Science of Superheroes (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/307076 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T13:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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. </p> </div> </div> Teen Cafe (New Dorp Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/305885 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New Dorp Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, ipod, check out a laptop and browse  the internet. Play videogames on the Wii, PS3 or PS 4! Ages 12 - 18</p> </div> </div> Personalized Visors (Seward Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309888 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Tired of the sun blinding your view??  Come out and make your own personalized visor and show off your unique sense of style.  *This is a free program and all materials will be provided.*</p> </div> </div> Teen Lounge (Throg's Neck Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311228 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come in to get some relaxation time.  Socialize with friends, have a light snack, listen to music and so on.  This is your time so  use this time to rejuvenate  your body mind and spirit.</p> </div> </div> Design Your Own Pencil Case (Hunts Point Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311309 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hunts Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>It's not too soon to prepare for school.  Decorate a pencil case to hold your pencils, pens, erasers, and other school supplies.</p> <p>All materials will be provided.</p> <p>For ages 12-18</p> </div> </div> Teen Tech Lounge (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/303548 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Young Adult Area</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T14:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need extra computer time? Want to check your Facebook? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 13 to 18.</p> </div> </div> Science of Superheroes! (Chatham Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/308605 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T14:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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. Registration is required.</p> </div> </div> Teen Tech Time (Melrose Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311094 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T14:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> The Science of Superheroes (Melrose Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/307284 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T14:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.</p> </div> </div> A Better World (City Island Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302017 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">City Island Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">We use basic research skills, graphic design and frank discussions to come up with a fun ad campaign and/or media plan (i.e. comic strip, pamphlets, handout cards or posters) that will teach folks what they need to learn about the world and avoiding life's pitfalls. Presented by Ivan Velez</p> <p class="p1">For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films (Francis Martin Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306994 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Francis Martin Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> </div> </div> Teen Tech Time (Port Richmond Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311172 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Port Richmond Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> Minecraft Club (Edenwald Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311858 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Edenwald Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Minecraft is a game where you dig (mine) and build (craft) different kinds of 3D blocks within a large world of varying terrains and habitats to explore.</p> <p>Need more time to catch up on your Minecraft building skills? Want to imrove your virtual world? Ask us for a computer pass and set your world apart from your friends.</p> <p> </p> <p>You will need a registered Minecraft account to particpate. </p> <p> </p> <p>All Public Library Programs are free of charge.</p> </div> </div> Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/294263 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the “Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography” exhibition.   Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance.  There is no charge.  </p> </div> </div> Superhero Canvas Art (Macomb's Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302031 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Macomb's Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">Collage a canvas reusing comic books and turn your favorite superheros into one of a kind pieces of art. Presented by Jailin Acevedo.</p> <p class="p1">For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> The Science of Superheroes (Stapleton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/307292 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stapleton Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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. </p> </div> </div> Teen Takeover (Castle Hill Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310973 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Castle Hill Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The library is yours! Play games, challenge your friends in a video game competition, hop on a laptop, and check out all new materials on the shelves.</p> <p>TEENS</p> </div> </div> Game On @ Hamilton Grange (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311120 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Wii, PS3 - Wii, PS3 Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Sixaxis controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18. </p> </div> </div> Teen Catapult Workshop and Challenge (West New Brighton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311284 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West New Brighton Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Teens, learn the physics behind catapult construction, build your own catapult and enter our catapult challenge to win a prize</p> </div> </div> Teen Art Time (Wakefield Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311644 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come and draw, sketch and color with us! We'll roll out some supplies, you make the awesome art. We'd even love to display some.</p> </div> </div> Game On! (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/311593 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Play your favorite board or card games or learn something new!</p> </div> </div> Tween/Tween Gaming (Macomb's Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310623 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Macomb's Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T17:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library using the X-Box system.</p> </div> </div> Teen Game On (George Bruce Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310862 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">George Bruce Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T17:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library</p> </div> </div> Teen Movie Night (Jerome Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311229 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Jerome Park Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T17:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>It's movie time at the Library! Teens (ages 12-18) come join us for the Featured Film. Bring a friend and enjoy your favorite movies on the big screen.</p> </div> </div> Financial Aid and College Choice Resources (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310460 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-03T18:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 3 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Financial aid and college choice resources (in English): </p> <p>An Education Program Specialist from the U.S. Department of Education will lead a workshop on federal resources available to help students and families make wise decisions about career and higher education options. The workshop, designed for young adults and their families, will also cover federal financial aid resources and how to apply for them.</p> <p>These workshops will take place in the 2nd floor classroom of the Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 5th Ave (@ 40th St). Please register for each workshop online. Thank you.</p> <p>We are pleased to offer a series of workshops on Financial Aid and College Choice Resources presented by an Education Program Specialist from the U.S. Department of Education, as well as a College Admissions Essay Writing Workshop. The following workshops are also being offered in August.</p> <p>Please register separately for each workshop.</p> <p>Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM</p> <p>Financial aid and college choice resources (in Spanish)/ (with instructor Taylor Ramsey)</p> <p>Ayuda Financiera y Recursos para Escoger la Educación Superior: Un especialista en Programas de Educación del Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos presentará un taller acerca de los recursos federales disponibles el cual planea ayudar a los estudiantes y familias en la toma de decisiones sabias acerca de sus carreras y las opciones de educación superior. El taller está diseñado para jóvenes adultos y sus familias y también explicará cuales son los recursos federales de ayuda financiera y cómo solicitarlos.</p> <p>Saturday, August 22, 2015, 12:30 – 5:00 PM</p> <p>Jump-Start Your Essay: Half-Day College Application Essay Writing Workshop (with instructor Alissa Torres):</p> <p>Students will "try on" each of the five common application essay prompts. Students will learn about the "writer's voice," how it functions, and its overall importance in their essays. We will also discuss the qualities that make an essay great, along with editing strategies. Students should bring fresh/empty notebooks, favorite pens and a printed copy of any essay draft(s) they have already written.</p> <p>Monday, August 24, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM</p> <p>Resources for parents on how to prepare for college (with instructor Taylor Ramsey):</p> <p> An Education Program Specialist from the U.S. Department of Education will lead a workshop on how to prepare your child for college and a successful career, starting in preschool through high school. This workshop is designed for parents and caretakers of children and young adults of all ages.</p> <p> </p> <p>About the Instructor:</p> <p>Taylor Ramsey is an Education Program Specialist with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Communication and Outreach for region 2 (New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Before joining the Department, she was a teacher in New York City with Teach for America and in the CUNY system and a teacher-trainer abroad as a Peace Corps volunteer in Colombia. She has Masters Degrees in political science and teaching English to speakers of other languages and is finishing her PhD in political science.</p> </div> </div>