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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, October 30, 2014
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends. Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Falling for Stories
These stories speak to the magical season of autumn - from Halloween tales, to stories of the harvest. Presented by Julie Pasqual. For children ages 4 and older.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Roosevelt Island Anime Club
Do you love Anime and Japanese culture? Do you know little to nothing about it, but want to learn? If so, join us at the Roosevelt Island Library every Thursday at 4pm. The anime club will discuss anime, manga, and the influence of Japanese culture in America. Also, if you’re looking to discover something new or bask in the wonderful nostalgia of past anime/manga that you grew up with, this is the place for you!! Please note: Programs are subject to cancellation.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, October 31, 2014
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends. Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Monday, November 3, 2014
10:30 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11 a.m.Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For children ages 0-18 months.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends. Use a laptop to do homework.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
10 a.m.The 5 W's of Clutter: From How and Why to Clarify
The program will explore the roots of clutter accumulation and target strategies to avoid long-term clutter. Program would include a visualizing exercise, followed by an overview of helpful tips that would then be applied to participants needs. Program is hands-on, providing participants with a strategy for their future. Presenter Daphne is an organizational strategist, helping individuals create balanced spaces, peaceful and organized environments as well as customized organizing solutions…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Children's Film: "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland"
When Elmo dives into a trash can to save his beloved blue blanket, he finds himself in stinky Grouchland - the land of Grouches, where he encounters a giant chicken and even the Queen of Trash herself. Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.; Rated G; 75 minutes; 1999 Featuring the voice of: Kevin Clash as Elmo Starring: Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams, Sonia Manzano, Roscoe Orman, and Carmen Osbahr
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Board Games at Roosevelt Island Library
Board games of all types and all skill levels will be available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
6:30 p.m.Science Fiction Book Discussion
Science Fiction Book Discussion meets the first Tuesday of the month. This month's discussion; 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Play Time
Toddlers can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For ages 18 months to 3 years
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thursday, November 6, 2014
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands on musical project. In this four week series we will "travel" to four different parts on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. For children ages 6-10 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Must register in advance at the library or by phone 212-308-6243.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, November 7, 2014
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Monday, November 10, 2014
10:30 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11 a.m.Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For children ages 0-18 months.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Play Time
Toddlers can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For ages 18 months to 3 years
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thursday, November 13, 2014
11 a.m.Gifts of the Season
Stories told by Robin Bady. For children ages 4 and older.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands on musical project. In this four week series we will "travel" to four different parts on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. For children ages 6-10 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Must register in advance at the library or by phone 212-308-6243.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, November 14, 2014
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Monday, November 17, 2014
10:30 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11 a.m.Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For children ages 0-18 months.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
11 a.m.National Memory Screening Day
In recognition of National Memory Screening Day, a heath care professional in association with Alzheimer’s Foundation of America will be conducting FREE memory screenings. Individual memory screening sessions will be confidential and will take about 5 to 10 minutes per person. This free adult program is being co-sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Preregistration is required by phone or in-person.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Board Games at Roosevelt Island Library
Board games of all types and all skill levels will be available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
6 p.m.Movie Night: JAWS
JAWS (1975) (PG). The idealic peace of a beach community is destroyed by the menace of huge and ravenous Great White Shark. The local Police Chief (Roy Scheider), a grizzeled Ex-Navy man (Robert Shaw), and a Marine Biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) join forces in atempting to catch the shark.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Play Time
Toddlers can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For ages 18 months to 3 years
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thursday, November 20, 2014
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Book Discussion-My Beloved World
The Book Discussion Group will discuss My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. .
Roosevelt Island LibraryBook Lovers
Friday, November 21, 2014
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Monday, November 24, 2014
10:30 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11 a.m.Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For children ages 0-18 months.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
4 p.m.Board Games at Roosevelt Island Library
Board games of all types and all skill levels will be available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
6 p.m.Movie Night: The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club (1984) (R). New York City in the 1930’s, the lives of the Jazz musicians and dancers who perform, and the ruthless gangsters and jetset who wine and dine at this famous Harlem Night Club cross paths. Starring Gregory Hines and Richard Gere.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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