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LITERACY LEADERS -- High School Course and Internship

Earn High School ELA Elective credit and make a difference in a young reader's life!

FOR: Grades 11–12 
WHEN: 2 to 3 afternoons a week, 4–6 p.m.

LOCATIONS:
 

115th Street
203 West 115th Street (at Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard)


Hamilton Fish
415 East Houston Street (near Avenue D)

Washington Heights

1000 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY, 10032

Mosholu Library

285 West 205th Street Bronx, NY, 10467

 

The Library’s new free Literacy Leaders after-school program offers students in grades 11–12 academic credit for learning how to teach children to become better readers. Plus, teens who complete the training will have the opportunity to apply for a paid intern­ship tutoring first and second graders at an after-school program at the library!

If you like to read, you have something to offer! You can help a young child develop a love of books and become a more confident reader, even if you’ve had trouble learning to read. Some of the best reading tutors are people who struggled with reading them­selves. Help make a difference!

Fall session starts October 2014

To learn more about this program email:

115th Street -- claireelowitt@nypl.org

Hamilton Fish -- caseyfleming@nypl.org

Washington Heights -- lisagoldstein@nypl.org

Mosholu Library -- abigailjefferson@nypl.org

 

LITERACY LEADERS -- Fun reading activities for grades 1 and 2


FOR: Grades 1–2 
WHEN: 2 to 3 afternoons a week

LOCATIONS:


115th Street
203 West 115th Street (at Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard)


Hamilton Fish
415 East Houston Street (near Avenue D)

Washington Heights

1000 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY, 10032

Mosholu Library

285 West 205th Street Bronx, NY, 10467

 

Students in grades 1–2 can improve literacy skills with the Library’s new free Literacy Leaders after-school program. Featuring one-on-one tutoring from a trained high school tutor with oversight from experienced teachers, the program reinforces read­ing comprehension skills and develops confidence in young readers.

To learn more about this program email:

115th Street --  claireelowitt@nypl.org

Hamilton Fish -- caseyfleming@nypl.org

Washington Heights -- lisagoldstein@nypl.org

Mosholu Library -- abigailjefferson@nypl.org

 

ENRICHMENT ZONES - Fun Summer Activities and School-Year Homework Help
FOR: Grades 1–8

WHEN: 2 - 4 afternoons a week

 

LOCATIONS:

High Bridge Library


78 West 168th Street (at Woodycrest Avenue)


Mott Haven Library


321 East 140th Street (at Alexander Avenue)

The Bronx Library Center

310 E Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10458

​Inwood Library


4790 Broadway (near Dyckman Street)

Seward Park Library

192 East Broadway (at Jefferson Street)

Port Richmond Library


75 Bennett Street (at Heberton Avenue)

Francis Martin Library

2150 University Avenue , Bronx, NY 10453

Soudview Library

660 Soundview Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10473

Hunt's Point

877 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY, 10459

Baychester Library

2049 Asch Loop North, Bronx, NY, 10475

 

West New Brighton Library

976 Castleton Avenue, Staten Island, NY, 10310

Enrichment Zones offer chil­dren a safe and fun place—staffed with educators who believe children can succeed—to boost their academic success and enjoyment of learning. 

During the school year, Enrichment Zones is an enhanced home­work help program. Tutors provide small group tutoring in core academic areas and help students complete daily homework assignments. Students can enrich their learning in laptop labs with fun software programs, participate in multi-week projects, and attend educational field trips.

For more information:

High Bridge -- paullee@nypl.org

Mott Haven -- ebonywoodburn@nypl.org

Bronx Library Center -- cynthiabouldrick@nypl.org

Inwood -- kristenrocha@nypl.org

Seward Park -- shiuliarshad@nypl.org

Port Richmond -- deborahbennet@nypl.org

Francis Martin -- elizabethbilly@nypl.org

Soundview -- rebeccadarugar@nypl.org

Hunt's Pont -- loiskamandulis@nypl.org

Baychester -- chiaragrenaway@nypl.org

West New Brighton -- maramsalem@nypl.org
 

INNOVATION LABS
FOR: Grades 10 - 12

WHEN: 2 to 3 afternoons a week 4–6 p.m.


Bronx Library Center
310 East Kingsbridge Road (at Briggs Avenue)

St. George Library Center
5 Central Avenue (near Borough Hall)

Columbus Library
742 10th Avenue (between 50th & 51st Streets)

George Bruce

518 West 125th Street,New York, NY, 10227

West Farms Library

2085 Honeywell Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10460

Westchester Square Library

2521 Glebe Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10461

Do you have big ideas, curiosity, and creativity? Do you need English Language Arts credits in order to graduate? Then check out Innovation Labs, NYPL’s exciting new free after-school program for grades 10 - 12  in select neighborhood libraries.  Learn to communicate your unique ideas through blogs, videos, podcasts, and more!

For more information:

Bronx Library Center -- cynthiabouldrick@nypl.org

St. George Library Center: -- lisaavellino@nypl.org

Columbus Library -- bridgetmccormick@nypl.org

George Bruce -- zachmargolis@nypl.org

West Farms -- elizabethdukes@nypl.org

Westchester Square -- danieldillard@nypl.org


Major support for after-school programming is provided by Arthur W. Koenig; the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences; the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services; the E.H.A. Foundation Endowment for Literacy Programming; The Pinkerton Foundation; News Corp and an anonymous donor, with additional support from the Estate of Brooke Russell Astor and the Estate of Mary McConnell Bailey.