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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop - make an appointment for any time!
•Having issues with your resume? •Unsure of how to format? •Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a usb drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together! ***Make appointments with Erin for a 1-on-1 resume workshop anytime!***
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Wednesdays)
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
@ 1 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.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
The Homeworking Hour
Need help with your homework??? Just not understanding that soliloquy..... Umm, what is a soliloquy??? Or just in need of a quiet space??? Well come on down to our Young Adult area and a 'Homework Helper' will aide you with your work, no matter the subject! Please note: This is a free program for young adults, and all materials will be provided.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, music, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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 LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Relax with your friends, use laptops, read, play games, or study. It’s up to you! Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Clay Design Workshop
In this popular workshop, artists use the library’s vast collection to explore homes from around the world. Using images for inspiration, artists are challenged to create homes of the present and the future that meet 21st century needs and challenges. Will the homes reflect environmental concerns for water and energy? With imagination and lots of clay, the sky is the limit. Presented by P. Oliver. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
D.I.Y. Wednesday
Create a variety of do-it-yourself crafts in the Teen Room. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
By Design II– Build Me a House
In this popular workshop, artists use the library’s vast collection to explore homes from around the world. Using images for inspiration, artists are challenged to create homes of the present and the future that meet 21st century needs and challenges. Will the homes reflect environmental concerns for water and energy? With imagination and lots of clay, the sky is the limit. Presented by P. Oliver. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Wacky Wednesdays
Chill out at the library on a hump day! Join us for a program, or a movie, or a game! Every Wednesday 3-5pm. For ages 10-17
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Come hang out, explore, learn, use technology, make music, computers, the Wii and more! We will be exploring the intersection of fun and learning, while looking into the various technologies that surround us daily. All of this takes place at T(w)een Headquarters here at Yorkville Public Library. Agers 9 - 18 are welcome to take part in this program!
Yorkville LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Volunteer time at your local library!!!! Suggest materials to order and create cool displays.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Manga Games
Cartooning classes focusing on themes relating to the 'isms' of society. The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner and even Battle Royale all feature teen characters’ pit against each other as a diversion against the larger problems of their societies. This is a workshop where the students create their own characters with back stories and a universe to fight in an unjust society's arena. These amazing warriors are built for revolution. We also create a basic gaming system using dice and a homemade score…
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 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.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 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.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create Your Own Website With Google Sites for Teens
Learn how to make your own website for free using Google Sites. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web.
Columbus Library, Computer LabTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Minecraft Lab
Can’t get enough Minecraft? Join us for an hour of Minecraft fun. We mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Mosholu Library, Adult/Young Adult Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh No You Didn't
Are you the card wizard? Think you've got what it takes to unlock the mystery of the perfect deck? Come in and challenge your friends to a Yu Gi Oh duel to see who is the master of the monsters! For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon: DIY Arts & Crafts
Come and get crafty with us! Art supplies and craft supplies will be available. Specific craft, create a tote bag from a T-shirt!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
.sixty img{ width: 60%; height: auto; } Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Poetry Maze
To celebrate National Poetry Month, we'll engage in a series of poetry-based activities every Wednesday in April! 4/5: Magnetic Poetry - Make DIY magnetic poetry pieces and create your own poems for a poetry display. 4/12: Book Spine Poetry - Build ephemeral poems out of book titles from our teen collection. 4/19: Blackout Poetry - Scribble out words with Sharpies to create blackout poetry. 4/26: Poetry Maze - Find your way through this "maze" by guessing the correct poets and win a prize!…
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Pocket Poetry Craft
Teens can use their creativity to write pocket-sized poems for National Poetry Month. We will learn different styles of poetry and make mini-poetry books that you can take home.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Looking for extra computer time? Need homework help? Like snacks? Relax with your friends, play games, or study-- it's up to you! Stop by Teen Lounge, every Wednesday afternoon in the Community Room.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board GamesTremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help
Have questions about your homework? Join our afterschool tutors from SmartAlec! Elementary-College!
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Superhero Workshop
Create your own superhero. You can determine their features, super powers, origin, and avatar for designing the hero’s costume. All materials will be provided. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
High Flying Design
Museum educators will teach you about the four forces of flight and how they allow airplanes to fly across the sky. You'll then get to get hands-on with educator provided materials to experiment to demonstrate the forces of flight. Presented by Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Hudson Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 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.
Kips Bay Library, Children's roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Help Desk
Visit the Teen Help Desk for extra laptop sessions, homework help, book recommendations, help with applications, craft supplies, and more.
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Ways to De-Stress
Life can get pretty crazy. Learn some techniques on how to de-stress and practice the art of self care.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Beautiful Words, Beautiful Writing
Swirls and scrolls come to life as you learn to draw your own calligraphy. Learn about this elegant art form and create your own written treasures. All materials will be provided. Presented by Elinor Holland For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Wednesday Break Time
Take a moment during your busy week to slow down and relax. Each week teens get a chance to recharge with different activities so they can finish the week out strong. Each week will feature a different activity.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Trivia
Compete against your friends to see who knows the most random facts and can solve the most brainy puzzles.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 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 all together. This will be a 4-part series on April 19th and 26th, and May 3rd and 10th. Workshop series is FREE. You may register in advance at the library.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Odyssey House
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
"Bored" Games
Bored at the library? Let's plays tabletop and card games! Winners get to be "King/Queen of the Library" for the day.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Game Night
Game Night @ 125th Street Library Every Wednesday Night 4-5:30 p.m. Join us for Family Game Night. Play Wii, or Xbox games at the library. Board games of all types are available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
125th Street Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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