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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Quiet Study Room (Saturday)
There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room. This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability. If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer! Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Saturday Puzzles & Coloring
Join us in the George Bruce Library Children's Room to enjoy crossword puzzles, word searches, and coloring for all skill levels. (Ages: 3-12)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Family Knitting
Learn how to knit by yourself or bring a family member to enjoy this fun craft!
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Meditative Coloring at Wakefield!
Meditative Coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress for Adults and Seniors. Coloring is NOT just for kids anymore. Come join us daily from 11am for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials are provided FREE of charge. Families Welcome! Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Open Lab!
Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Wakefield's Open Computer Lab is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And OPEN LAB will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Daily 11am - 12pm. Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time for you on the computer.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Teens welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Open Lab Weekends
Get one-on-one attention with your computer or technology questions, every other Saturday morning from 10am-12pm. Registration is not required, walk-ins are welcome. Cada otro Sabado, puedes recibir ayuda personal con tus preguntas sobre computadoras o technologia. Registracion no es necesario.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Day
Family Game Day Check out our collection of board games for children ages 3 & up! Games available include Jenga, Connect 4, Candy Land, Battleship, HedBanz, Sorry, Clue Jr., Uno... Plus, lots more! :) This program will take place in the children's room on select Saturdays.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
It's Bin Fun!
Toddlers and preschoolers can play and explore our various sensory bins that will encourage curiosity through touch, sight, and sound! Parent and child participation required. Ages 2 - 4 years old.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Book Swap!
By popular demand, Ottendorfer now hosts a Book Swap every Saturday! Please bring your books, DVDs, CDs and miscellaneous trinkets to trade with others.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
You've got budding artists. We've got crayons, paper and a table just for them. It's a match made in heaven! Bring your kids in for some coloring fun.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Soundview Stitchers Knitting Circle
Weekly Knitting Club every Saturday morning at 10:00am.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
January 20, 2018 The Nix by Nathan Hill It's 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson hasn't seen his mother, Faye, in decades-not since she abandoned the family when he was a boy. Now she's reappeared, having committed an absurd crime. Please pick up a copy at the circulation desk.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook and Twitter, email or formatting a resume. It's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Family Literacy Workshop Saturday January 20, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Join us on this January Saturday for the fifth in a monthly series of Family Literacy Workshops. The Theme for our fifth workshop is " Winter " . This workshop will include stories , songs , rhymes , fingerplays and a simple arts and crafts project . All families with young children are welcome. FOOD will be provided . Age group 2 -5 years.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International: Free Art & Leadership Program
FREE Art and Leadership Class! Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership Program! Advanced registration is required. Children must be dropped off and picked up by a caregiver. Saturdays, 10:30am-1:00pm Visit www.artisticdreams.org for more information! Or email the Program Director at kate@artisticdreams.org
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Daddy & Me (and Mommy, too!)
Here is a special Baby & Toddler Story Time in which parents can share their love of books and the library with their young children. This family time is a great way to introduce the library and it's treasures to your child. Come in and listen to stories, sing songs, and move to bouncy rhymes with your baby or toddler. Then spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other parents. Don't forget to sign up for a library card so you can borrow books to read at…
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING AM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Origami Meetup Group
OMG NYC (Origami Meetup Group! New York City) is a group for people to come together and share in the beautiful art of Origami - the ancient art of folding various mediums, most commonly paper. The word comes from the combination of the Japanese verb oru (to fold) and the noun kami (paper). Other materials often folded are fabric, wire mesh, sheet metal, tissue, thin plastic, cardboard, and straws. We meet at least once a month as a large group to teach each other new models and share paper, b…
53rd Street Library, Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Story Time: Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Little Ones
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4. Space is limited.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Today
@ 11 a.m.
S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays
Hands-on, interactive science, technology, engineering, art or math for kids! Join us to see what one or more of these topics we are having fun with this week. Registration Required.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Saturday Stories - Histoires du Samedi
Join fabulous DLPWAHI parent Sophie who will be reading stories and songs in French & English. Come by, and meet some new francophone & francophile friends!" recommended for ages 0-5
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of 3-D printing, giving you the information you need to get started in this exciting new technology—no personal printer required. We will cover information on the tools, software, and services that make up the 3-D printing ecosystem and use an easy-to-learn application to customize a 3-D printed product.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Saturday Stories
We know Saturdays are busy days of shopping, laundry, cleaning and otherwise catching up after the work week! You and your little ones need a story break! Come join us for stories and songs every Saturday morning.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
LEGO® Free Play
Social and creative exploration for children ages 4 and up. Build with LEGO® bricks while getting to know other children and cargivers in the community. No pre-registration required.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Saturday Family Storytime
Come join us for family storytimes on Saturday! Each Saturday will feature one of our children's team choosing some great stories to share with the audience. Children ages 0-8 and their caregivers are invited to attend.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
R.E.A.D. ® Reading Education Assistance Dogs ®
New York Therapy Animals is the official affiliate of “R.E.A.D.® Reading Education Assistance Dogs®” Program of Intermountain Therapy Animals of Salt Lake City, Utah. R.E.A.D. is the 1st and foremost comprehensive reading to therapy dogs support program helping to improve children’s literacy and social skills through the assistance of trained, registered and insured therapy dog teams as literacy mentors. Dogs can’t read but they can be great listeners! Reading to a therapy dog is fun!…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - January 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Come join us for some fun and educational playtime. We will sing, dance, read and toddlers can interact with each other while playing
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin January 13th, 2018 @11am. Eight 90-minute sessions: 01/13, 01/20, 02/03, 02/17, 03/03, 03/10, 03/24. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby and Me
Parents with babies are invited to participate in singing, rhymes, and reading aloud. Limited to 15 babies. For ages 9 to 18 months. Pre-registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children ages 1 to 5 and their caregivers. Our music time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime 學前班故事時間
A library program for preschoolers 3-5 years old and their caregivers, focusing on developing early literacy skills through reading of picture books, action songs, and related activities. 從3歲至5歲兒童可以和父母或監護人一起參與互動故事時間有動作音樂,手指戲劇,並認識附近同年齡的小朋友。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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