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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Community Information
Bridge Club
Are you a Bridge buff? Put your game face on and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends! All players welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
安卓平板及手機入門 (Android Basics)
Chinese language only: 如何使用各種安卓作業系統的設備。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Quiet Study Room (Fridays)
There's no talking, no cell phone, and no noise 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 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-4, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Library HotSpot Program - Lending Event
Library HotSpot Program The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Photo Editing for Beginners using PIXLR
Learn how to use PIXLR, an online photo editor, to improve the look of your photos. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited. *Note: Please have basic understanding on how to use the mouse*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Friday Morning Weekly Newshour @ SGC
Join us for a review of the weekly news: every Friday, from 10-11 AM, in the Tech Lab. A librarian will browse the world news sources with you.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Next Chapter
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free and fun Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
One on One Computer Sessions
Do you want to learn about computer? Do you want to be techie? Here is a list of possible one on one computer session you can inquire our staff about. Learn to type Learn to use the mouse Basic Compter Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel IPad Basic Internet And Many More Please come to our one on one computer sessions on Wednesdays or Fridays between 10:00am - 12:30pm. Please register at the front desk for available time slots. The computer sessions are only 30…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
Unleash the artists in your children! We've got our coloring table ready for them every day starting at 10 AM.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
The Lions Lego Zone
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Stories, songs, crafts and fun for children ages 18 months to 3 years old along with a parent or caregiver. Meet other toddlers in the neighborhood! No pre-registration required!
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
BABYSTORYTIME : RHYME TIME
Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community. For ages birth to 1 1/2 years.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of September to December 2017, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. September 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27 November 3, , 10, 17 December 1, 8, 15 Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages and abilities welcome. At…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
This fun filled story time is designed to help toddlers develop the language, social and early literacy skills needed to become successful learners.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Story Time: Read and Play
Bring your little ones (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays with various learning and fun toys. Limited to 25 children and their caregivers/parents.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Playtime!
Join us for some Playtime fun! There will be unstructured playtime with peers. This is a great way to meet other families and have some fun! For ages 2 to 5 years of age.
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Comfy Couch Playtime
Explore books, blocks, toys and more as you enjoy our cozy carpet area and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. Please note this is free, self-guided play time with a selection of toys to boost cognitive and motor development (not a structured program). Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Return-to-Work Coaching for Women Series: Session #2 Job Search Tactics
Margaret Sweeney Attention all stay-at-home-moms. Are you thinking about going back-to-work but not sure where to start? Or have you been laid off and can’t seem to find the right next job? Join our interactive sessions for career coaching, skill-building, peer feedback, networking and to help you stay focused on your goals. The classes can be taken as individual sessions or as a consecutive series.This group is for women only. The classes will be geared towards women who are returning from a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5. - 5.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Chair Yoga
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Chair Yoga. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime!
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Great Kills Adult Coloring Group
Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring. As seen on Fox News, NBC News and USA Today, this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink. We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Stay & Play!
Toddlers have fun with age appropriate hands-on toys while developing their fine motor skills!
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Mosholu Library – September 2017
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…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Shake, Rattle, Read!
Join us at the Mulberry Street Library on Friday mornings for a little music, a book, some dancing, and a lot of fun! Each session is full of music and movement. For children ages 0-3 years and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library September 2017
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…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales
Toddler's from walking age to 36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 14 months old (prewalkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - September 2017
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Getting More out of Google Apps
Go beyond Google search and explore Google’s various free apps. Prerequisites: A Working Gmail Accout
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Coffee and Books
Come and share your favorite books with others over coffee.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
The Lions Lego Zone
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
Stories, crafts and play time. Ages 3-5 ONLY. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story time
Join us for Spanish reading and songs.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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