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 Quiet Study (Clason's Point Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/271224 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Clason's Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need a quiet place to study? Ask one of team members about our quiet room.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Adult Tech Lab (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/270047 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>For one hour, you can practice your skills from a previous class or learn how to use the mouse and keyboard if you are new to computers.</p> <p>Feel free to ask brief questions!</p> <p>Free computer time for the duration of the program!</p> </div> </div> Teen Cafe (New Dorp Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/259688 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New Dorp Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 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. &nbsp;</p> <p>Play videogames .</p> <p>For ages 12-18.</p> </div> </div> Uno Tournament (115th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/271964 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Think your the best in Uno? Join the Uno Tournament to win extra time on one of our laptops</p> </div> </div> Teen Lounge @Riverside (Riverside Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/272394 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come to the library and have fun after a long day at school. Do your homework, meet friends, play video or board games, sneak in a snack or just unwind. 2:00 -5:30 p.m.&nbsp;in the community room</p> </div> </div> Teen TIme (Roosevelt Island Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269116 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Roosevelt Island Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come hang out with your friends. Use a laptop to do homework.</p> </div> </div> Teen Takeover (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/271009 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The library is yours! Play board games, hop on a laptop, and check out all new materials on the shelves.</p> </div> </div> Bad for You! Celebrating Banned Books Week (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/272474 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you the kind of kid who thinks it&rsquo;s BAD when a graphic novel gets banned? &nbsp;Then get ready to be totally shocked when you find out there was once a time in this country when comic books were BURNED!</p> <p>Kevin C. Pyle and Scott Cunningham will be reading from their docu-comic <a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/19986612052907_bad_for_you">BAD FOR YOU: EXPOSING THE WAR ON FUN</a>, detailing those dark days and more. They have a whole chapter on the stuff adults were once afraid of kids reading&mdash;including fears from ancient times about reading itself! You&rsquo;ll also learn about how scary old fairy tales once were, as well as what keeps getting Harry Potter books banned (hint, it has something to do with the devil).</p> <p>Join Kevin and Scott for their celebration of <a href="http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/" style="color: rgb(180, 174, 169); outline: 0px;">Banned Books Week</a>&nbsp;(September 21-27) and find out how much fun BAD can be!&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align:center">[[{"fid":"273890","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"height":"192","width":"171","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</p> <p>Kevin Pyle&nbsp;learned how to draw copying pages of Mad magazine and war photos from Life magazine and he&rsquo;s been trying to combine the two ever since. His first graphic novel Blindspot, about boys playing army in the woods, was published in 2007 by Henry Holt for Young Readers and was included in the Best American Comics of 2008 (so why don&rsquo;t you go out and buy it right now). He has also published Katman and Take What You Can Carry, which is partially set in a Japanese-internment camp during WWII. His &ldquo;docu-comics&rdquo; Lab U.S.A.: illuminated documents, Prison Town, Wage Theft and now, Bad For You, all deal with little known history and issues of social justice &ndash; although Bad For You is the only one with a toilet joke. He lives with his wife, son, two cats and a dog named Frodo in a creaky old house somewhere past the swamps of Jersey.</p> <p>Scott Cunningham showed an aptitude for art at the tender age of two and has worked as both an illustrator and writer, and sometimes even an illustrator/writer, for publications such as&nbsp;Heavy Metal,&nbsp;Mad Magazine,&nbsp;Mad Kids,&nbsp;Nickelodeon Magazine,&nbsp;Archie Comics, and a slew of DC Titles, including&nbsp;Vertigo,&nbsp;Looney Tunes,&nbsp;Scooby-Doo&nbsp;and&nbsp;Cartoon Network Block Party.&nbsp; He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife, daughter, dog and WAY too many cats.</p> </div> </div> Urban Art Workshop (Macomb's Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269431 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Macomb's Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Board Gaming! (High Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/271523 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">High Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Board Gaming at High Bridge Public Library where Teenagers can enjoy playing UNO, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Bingo, Connect 4, and Mancala!!!</p> </div> </div> Teen Tech Lounge (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/266900 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Young Adult Area</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need extra computer time? Want to&nbsp;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> Yu-Gi-Oh Battle (Melrose Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/267673 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Yu-gi-oh is now at the Melrose Library. Bring your decks, bring your trades and start getting ready to duel. Learn the game from other duelist and friends to improve your decks. Find out all about the new forbidden list from the Yu-gi-oh website and upcoming tournaments that are held here. Let the duel battles begin.</p> </div> </div> NYPL E-Resources for Teens (Dongan Hills Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/257873 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Dongan Hills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Teens, do you need help finding information to complete homework and school projects? Then come explore all of the NYPL&#39;s resources! Learn about our catalog to find the books you need. Find out how to download and use ebooks, Library electronic journals and eresources, Google Books, and more. Inquire at the front desk</p></div> </div> Ping Pong Palooza (Allerton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/270024 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Allerton Library<br/> Allerton Library<br/> Allerton Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Teens battle each other on ping pong</p> </div> </div> Create Hip-Hop Jewelry (Hunt's Point Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269468 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hunt's Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Get your bling on! Platinum, diamonds, gold, and silver. Make your own ice and get ready to be seen! All material will be provided.&nbsp;Presented by Susan Hale.</p> <p>For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Just Dance Dance off (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/270418 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Compete with friends to see who&#39;s the best dancer. (Wii &quot;Just Dance Game&quot; is used)</p> </div> </div> Teen Book Discussion (Countee Cullen Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/270340 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Countee Cullen Library, Teen Space</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Teens: Read a good book&nbsp;this month? Don&#39;t know what to read next? Come and talk about your favorite&nbsp;books&nbsp;on Monday, September 18 @ 4:00 PM.</p> </div> </div> PS4 Gaming (Stapleton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/270737 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stapleton Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join the Stapleton Teens on our PS4, with awesome games like:</p> <p>Injustice: Gods Among Us Just Dance 2014 Call of Duty: Ghost Rayman Legends</p> </div> </div> Book Lounge (Throg's Neck Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269801 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Have you read a good book lately? &nbsp;Do you have a favorite verse or line you enjoy reading? &nbsp;Do you have a critique about an author you want to voice? &nbsp;Come in and share with us.</p> </div> </div> Game On (Chatham Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/271606 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Chatham Square Library &nbsp;is closed on April 21 and April 22.</p> <p>Have you got gaming moves? We&#39;ve got two Wii&#39;s and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends too!</p> </div> </div> Random Club (Tremont Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269412 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Drawing, Learning to Crochet/Knit, Chat with Friends, or Discuss what we&#39;re reading, etc...</p> </div> </div> Teen Advisory Group (TAG) (Mariners Harbor Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/270099 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mariners Harbor Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Get hands on experience volunteering for the Library while earning community hours.</p> </div> </div> Game On @ Hamilton Grange (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269785 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;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.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Teen Takeover (Castle Hill Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/259012 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Castle Hill Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 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! (Pelham Bay Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269563 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Pelham Bay Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 4:00 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 inthe library.&nbsp; Play the X-box and Wii or board games or cards. Grades 6 and up.</p> </div> </div> Make Jewelry (Mariners Harbor Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269470 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mariners Harbor Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T17:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Make something with that extra sparkle! Take marbles and wire to make hip and funky bracelets, necklaces, and more. You&#39;ll be led by Jennifer Jacobs, who has been featured at Barney&#39;s New York! All materials will be provided.&nbsp;Presented by Jennifer Jacobs.</p> <p>For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Checkmate Chess (Bronx Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/269459 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bronx Library Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T17:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you&#39;re a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.&nbsp;Presented by Ramon Hernandez.</p> <p>For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Tween/Tween Gaming (Macomb's Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269741 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Macomb's Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T17:00:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 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 Yu-Gi-Oh Circle & Deck-Building Workshop (George Bruce Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/271319 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">George Bruce Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-09-22T17:30:00-04:00">Monday, September 22 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Meet other teens who share your interest in Yu-Gi-Oh! Swap gameplay tips and tricks, share deck-building strategy, and challenge each other to duels*. New players are welcome and encouraged to come and learn from veteran players! The circle will be held monthly on the 3rd Monday of the month.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our first Yu-Gi-Oh Circle will feature a deck-building workshop with an experienced Yu-Gi-Oh enthusiast from the community!&nbsp;</p> <p>*Yu-Gi-Oh Cards are not supplied by the library. Participants should bring their own deck in order to play. Players without cards are free to watch and learn the ropes.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div>