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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
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 also welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Braille Study Group
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 you get started. Register at 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
SHSAT Diagnostic (Practice) Test
Students will take a full-length SHSAT exam. After the test parents get a detailed diagnostic report showing where students should focus effort to see the most improvement. To register, please either call the Chatham Square Library at 212-964-6598 or send a message to the following email address: info@praxistutors.com. Chatham Square Library, Community Room Saturday, July 23, 2016 10 am - 1 pm FREE
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
T(w)een Zone: Minecraft Mornings
Join our Minecraft Club every Saturday morning for an awesome hour of adventures, challenges, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Adult and Teen Lunchtime Video Game Coding
This is a 6 week program which will focus on learning Stencyl and using it to create a Platform game (think old school Mario). We will meet every Friday for a class focusing on a specific task and then have an Open Lab for people who want to work more on their games on Saturdays. Please plan to attend most if not all of the sessions. Feel free to bring your lunch with you.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 12 noon
Dance and Theatrical Classes
Teens and children ( 3 to 12) will learn many types of dances like salsa and will perform in theatrical presentations, plays, dramas, drumming, storytelling, and much more! Share your culture and learn about the culture of others. Classes and instruction by professional and internationally acclaimed artists Xiomara Evans and Marni Rice.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
07/01 @ 12 pm: We are Marshall 07/08 @ 12 pm: Bring It On 07/09 @ 1 pm: Blades of Glory 07/15 @ 12 pm: Coach Carter 07/16 @ 1 pm: Moneyball 07/22 @ 12 pm: 42 07/23 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 07/29 @ 12 pm: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 07/30 @ 12 pm: Zoolander & Zoolander 2 (Teen Movie Marathon Series)
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Tweens and Teens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm, on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Puzzle Hour
Drop in for an hour of socializing and putting together a jigsaw puzzle!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
T(w)een Zone: SCRATCH-urdays!
Are you interested in coding? Do you want to learn what coding is? SCRATCH (a computer programming language) is a great way to get started! Join us every Saturday afternoon and create stories, games, and animations!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands ­on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions will include: Ninja Party! Games and Gaming Color Our Collections Ages 7-12 welcome. Workshop series is FREE.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Get in The Game Movie Matinee
Enjoy a classic and new sport/game movie together. Snacks and drinks are allowed. July 9 Wreck it Ralph July 16 The Mighty Ducks July 23 Cool Runnings July 30 Jumanji August 6 TBA August 20 TBA
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Retro Games @ Sedgwick
It's back to the good old days: Families are invited to roll the dice instead of clicking a mouse! Come by for some old-fashioned board game fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Pokemon Go Lure!
Calling all Pokemon Go trainers! Come to the third floor on Saturday, July 23 at 2:30 PM. The LURE module will be activated! We will have snacks and outlets for you to recharge physically and cellularly. Don't forget, we also have WiFi and air conditioning! Come meet other trainers and discuss strategy before hitting up your next lure!
Chatham Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Crafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 07/06 @ 4 pm: Teen Art Corner 07/23 @ 3 pm: Teen Art Corner 07/25 @ 1 pm: Perler Parlor 07/27 @ 1 pm: Teen Art Corner
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Anime Afternoons!
Joins us and watch your favorite anime shows! Tokyo Ghoul, Naruto, Black Butler, Sword Art, Attack On Titan, One Piece, Blue Exorcist, Bleach and more!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
Writers Group
Inviting all teen authors and poets. We will be writing and sharing our work.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
Tinker Space
Visit our Tinker Space each week for different STEAM related challenges! This fun drop-in program challenges the whole family to get involved and think outside of the box!
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
Board Games & Puzzles
We will put out games and puzzles for all to enjoy!
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 1 p.m.
Crafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 07/06 @ 4 pm: Teen Art Corner 07/23 @ 3 pm: Teen Art Corner 07/25 @ 1 pm: Perler Parlor 07/27 @ 1 pm: Teen Art Corner
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 1 p.m.
Matinee Monday
Are you crazy about movies? Do you love lazy afternoons? Come to the library and join us for a free film screening!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All­Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! This Week's Session: Thai String Dolls This program merges a traditional craft of Thai String Dolls with modern day video games.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Intro to Programming with Arduino for ages 10-18
We are thrilled to announce our first foray into the “Maker Movement.” This summer we will be offering courses to both youth and adults on the easy-to-learn, accessible Arduino microcontroller. We’ll be teaching beginning electronics and coding to make devices that work for you! Have fun experimenting with a simple, programmable device that can work with components like light sensors, buzzers, and motors. We will guide you through getting to know the layout of an Arduino board, connecting com…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get In the Game: Be a Library All-Star
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs and have fun at your library.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
MineCraft Tournament
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Code Club
0110100001101001 Learn to speak computer!
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Crafternoons: July Joy
Come join us for our series of arts and crafts activities held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to entertain you for the summer! All activites begin at 2:00PM. *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Tuesday, July 5th): Tetris Magnets Crafternoon 2 (Wednesday, July 6th): Adorable Pom Poms Crafternoon 3 (Monday, July 11th):Perler Beads Crafternoon 4 (Thursday, July 14th): Decorative Pillows Crafternoon 5 (Thursday, July 21st): De…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Games and Gaming & Live Action Scrabble (ages 12-­18) on July 7th at 3:00pm Ninja Party! (ages 6­-12) on July 11th at 2:30pm Nursery Rhyme Relays Week 1 (ages 6­-12) on July 25 at 2:30pm Nursery Rhyme Relays Week 2 (ages 6-­12) on August 3rd at 3:00pm Workshop series if FREE.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Ninja Party! (ages 6­-12) on July 11th at 2:30pm Nursery Rhyme Relays Week 1 (ages 6­-12) on July 25 at 2:30pm Nursery Rhyme Relays Week 2 (ages 6-­12) on August 3rd at 3:00pm Workshop series if FREE.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
COMIC CULTURE: MONSTERS OF THE BRONX
Join a new series of Comics-art classes focusing on the monster-loving mythology of our multi-cultural Bronx. This Summer, we explore the myths and legends of the diverse communities of the Bronx, as well as go deeper into some of the issues affecting our communities. Kids will learn to make their own comics, create their own stories, enjoy live figure drawing, and even review great anime; all while investigating the magic and diversity of our everyday lives. All classes are taught by cartoonist…
West Farms Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder at Morrisania
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Day 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use t…
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
SOBRO YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL KICK OFF
Ever watched a movie and thought "I can make this?" Here is your chance! Join our 5 week series.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder at Morrisania
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Day 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use t…
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Tween Tech Time
Need extra time to do homework? Play a game? Check your email? Chat on Facebook? Search on the web? Come join us at Tween Tech Time!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Craft
Hey teens! Come enjoy cool crafts with your friends in the teen area. Programming begins at 3:30 pm.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Mondays
Come watch movies with your friends & be the critic!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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