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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, October 27, 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, October 28, 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.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…
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time: Halloween Edition
This special edition of toddler storytime will feature Halloween-themed stories, action songs, and fingerplays. You are welcome to come dressed in Halloween costumes. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years old.
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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
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
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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
Thursday, November 27, 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
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
6:30 p.m.Science Fiction Book Discussion
Science Fiction Book Discussion meets the first Tuesday of the month. This month's discussion; The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 4, 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
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
6 p.m.Movie Night: Coffy
Coffy (1973) (R). A nurse becomes a one woman wrecking crew when she seeks revenge on the drug-pushers who hooked her little sister on heroin. Starring Pam Grier.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 11, 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
Thursday, December 18, 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- Prague Winter
The Book Discussion Group will discuss Prague Winter by Madeline albright. .
Roosevelt Island LibraryBook Lovers
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
6 p.m.Movie Night: A Christmas Story
A Christmas Story (1983) (PG). It’s the Christmas season in 1940’s Indiana. Young Ralphie wants a Red Rider B.B. gun for Christmas, but every adult he talks to including a department store Santa tells him: “you’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Will Ralphie’s Christmas wishes come true?
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, January 8, 2015
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
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
6 p.m.Movie Night; Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters (1984) (PG). If there's something strange in your neighborhood , who ya gonna call? If there's something weird and it don't look good who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! Starring Dan Akroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson as the Ghostbusters.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, January 15, 2015
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- Duty
The Book Discussion Group will discuss Duty by Robert Gates. .
Roosevelt Island LibraryBook Lovers
Thursday, January 22, 2015
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
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