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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sun, May 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Play Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Just Dance, and many other exciting Wii games on the big screen.Fridays at 3. Ages 10 & up.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 29
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, May 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Crafts
Come by the Castle Hill Branch and create crafts with teens of all experience levels. ALL New York Public Library programs are free of charge!!
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, May 29
@ 3 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
All ages are welcome! Play a game of chess! Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Mon, May 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
DIY Tween Craft
Hey tweens! Come enjoy cool do-it-yourself 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, May 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Have you got gaming moves? Want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends, too!
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 29
@ 4 p.m.
It's a Draw
Do you love to color? Come to the teen room and take part in the coloring craze. Paper, colored pencils, markers and literary themed coloring pages will be provided.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 29
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come get crafty in the Teen Room! From Duct tape wallets to origami. For ages 13-18
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, May 29
@ 7 p.m.
Open Mic
Join The Ottendorfer Branch for our free 'Open Mic'. 6:30 Sign up, 7:00 Start Time. If you arrive after 7:00, please ring bell for entry.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 1 p.m.
Turntable Tuesdays
Come and Listen to music on vinyl records.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 2 p.m.
Free Art
Be creative! Draw something. Color a picture. Create anything you like. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Work on your homework alone or with friends, and get help, if you need it, from the YA Librarian.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech
Get and extra Laptop appointment to complete homework, update social media, practice coding or edit media projects. All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue at 42nd Street, New York
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Work on your homework alone or with friends, and get help, if you need it, from the YA Librarian.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more! Teen Time will be cancelled on days when New York City schools are not in session.
St. Agnes LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Looking for extra computer time? Need homework help? Just want to hang out? Relax with your friends, play games, or study— it's up to you! Stop by the Teen Lounge, every Monday-Thursday afternoon in the PC Lab on the 3rd Floor. Ages 12-18
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Come have some friendly competition with your friends on the PS3 and PS4.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Hey Teens! Let's talk about ideas to help improve the library. You can earn community service credit for school and enjoy hanging out with other teens.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tween Lego
Tweens! Come create something cool with our LEGOs!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
College Access
College/ Career Club
Do you want to go to college? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing to apply? The Hamilton Grange Library’s College Club can help you figure it out! We'll help you look for: College Programs Financial Aid Scholarships Student Employment Whether you’re in middle or high school, we’ve got steps that you can take to start preparing for college. If you’ve got questions, we’ll get you the answers! You can schedule a One-On-One Session with one of our YA Staff for…
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Book Club
Love to read? Join our monthly book club! New to 2017, the Teen Book Club aims to read books in all formats and in all genres. Each month, we’ll read a book in a different format (like e-books!) or a different genre; just like last year, it doesn’t matter what book you read as long as you come ready to talk about it with other teens! Need a book suggestion? Ask a librarian at the 2nd floor info desk. May's theme will be non-fiction books!
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Lego time @ Van Cortlandt Library
Enjoy access to lego pieces and boards while working with other children to create awesome structures.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need Extra Computer Time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time. Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Karaoke #YAatPK
Karaoke is Japanese for "empty orchestra." Come fill up Parkchester's community room with your renditions of songs by your favorite artists. We know Parkchester has talent and a love of music. Come share yours and bring your friends!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL (2003) Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom Rated: PG-13 Directed by: Gore Verbinski
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Escape the Room Challenge
Challenge your mind and work as a team to solve the riddles and unlock the box! For ages 12-18
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Craft
Learn a new skill and take home a craft project created by you!
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Teen Tech/Homework Help
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Also, learn about websites that can help you with your studies. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Board GamesTremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Assembly Member O'Donnell Writing Challenge Community Festival
Join us to celebrate the completion of this year’s Community Writing Challenge! The festival will feature copies of participants’ published work, prizes, food, a guest speaker, and much more! Additionally, students can pick up a suggested reading book list that includes recommendations for compelling stories about diversity for Pre-K through eighth grade reading levels, along with some suggestions for advanced readers.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Learn to Knit and Crochet
Curious about the yarn arts? Come to Knit and Crochet 101 and learn how! Free! All materials will be provided. No experience necessary! Vous êtes curieux au sujet des arts de laine? Venez à Tricot et Crochet 101 et apprenez à le faire! Gratuit! Tous les matériaux seront fournis. Aucune experience réquise! Chaque mardi à 4:00. Tiene curiosidad por las artes de hilo? Venga a la biblioteca aprende a tejer con una o dos agujetas! Gratis! Todos materiales se serán proporcionará. No se requiere…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Share with us your ideas about new programs at the local library. Your feedback matters. You can earn community service credit.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Writers
Do you like to write? Come work on your original fiction, poetry, or essays and enjoy some treats.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
58th Street Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominoes and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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