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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include: entering and editing text, saving files, and various formatting options.
Morrisania LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 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)
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
Soundview Stitchers Knitting Circle
Weekly Knitting Club every Saturday morning at 10:00am.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
Fall Leaf Collection - Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags
Residents should set out their leaves either in a paper lawn & leaf bag, or in an open, unlined container. DSNY turns the leaves into compost, a natural soil amendment. Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags will be distributed in the branch. Bags will be provided from the DSNY.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
Harlem Knitting and Crocheting Circle
The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. The ladies will guide you through! HKC is a community organization that Njoya started 7 years ago. We work primarily on an In-Kind budget-throug…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Sat, November 25
@ 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. New games added regularly!
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 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. Materials are available daily from 11am and 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, lessen anxiety, reduce headaches, and r…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
Soundview Stitchers Knitting Circle
Weekly Knitting Club every Saturday morning at 10:00am.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 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),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Sat, November 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: "Cave Dwellers"
Cave Dwellers In late 1937, the young lieutenant Oskar Langweil is recruited to this cause while attending a party at the lavish home of a baroness. A high-ranking officer in Germany's counterintelligence agency brings Oskar into the fold because of their mutual involvement in a patriotic youth league, and soon dispatches him to Washington, D.C., on a perilous mission. Despite his best efforts, Oskar is compromised, and must immediately find a way to sneak back into Germany unnoticed. A childh…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT PROGRAM
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
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Fall 2017 at Mosholu Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Saturdays 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 18, 25; December 2. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supporte…
Mosholu LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: 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
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Game Design*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your own video games with GOOGLE CS First using MIT Scratch! You will be able to design and program your own video games using code and computer science. Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and more! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants!***) ***NOTE: Registration is requred to particpate. Registration ends on Friday, October 27 at 4pm.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Open Art Studio: Zentangle 101
Untangle your mind with Zentangle, a new meditative art style that takes doodling to another level by creating beautiful, intricate, hand drawn images using structured patterns. This unique art form is simple to understand and easy to enjoy- even if you are convinced you are not an artist! Open to Adults and Teens, this special arts program is part of our Open Art Studio series where we provide the space and materials for you to explore various art forms and get your artistic groove on! Please…
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Homework Help
Do you need help with homework? Does homework have you stressed? Have an upcoming test? Join us in the children’s room for one-on-one homework help.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Watercolor Painting for Adults
Develop a new skill and express yourself in this 8-week watercolor painting class. Learn techniques of watercolor from a teaching artist to paint a subject of your choice. All materials are supplied and the class will culminate in a student exhibition. *PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Saturdays, 11am—1pm
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
NaNoWriMo Write-In session
Do you dream of becoming a novelist? Always wanted to write a best-seller? You're full of great ideas, but you've just never gotten around to actually writing them down? Now is the time to quit making excuses and finally write that novel! November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, and Sedgwick Library is here to help you meet your 50,000-word goal! This one-hour session is an opportunity for you to quietly work on your novel, brainstorm plot points, and workshop writing techniques…
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - November 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…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us 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!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Get to know other families in the neighborhood as we read new picture books and old favorites, sing lively action songs, and engage in free play time. Have a great souvenir? Bring it for our show-and-tell time! Know how to sing and count in another language? Teach us! We can't wait to get to know you. This program is open to children of all ages and their caregivers.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 12 noon
The Rocketeer
Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930's Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the help of his mechanic/mentor, Peevy, he attempts to save his girl and stop the Nazis as The Rocketeer.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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