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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
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.
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)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Digital Music-Making Workshop
Teens will learn how to use GarageBand for iPads to make their own musical creations. This lesson will cover beat making, audio effects, audio sampling, sound mixing and basic music terminology. Each lesson is limited to six students due to space. Openings will be filled on a first-come basis.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Resume/Job Assistance
Need help making your first resume? Need help searching for part-time employment? Make a reservation with us to get one-on-one assistance.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Mondays - 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)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech
Come to our third floor computer lab and use the computers for homework or for fun! Teens Only! Ages 12-18
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Campfire Stories
Gather around the Grand Concourse "fireplace" for a story! (ages 0-102)
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun. For ages 12 to 18.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
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)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Creative Writing for Teens
Create and explore the world of creative writing. Focus on something you are already working on, or use the prompts available to write something new.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Teens! Challenge your friends to a game every Thursday @ 3:30PM. Board games include Ticket to Ride, Dominion, Pandemic, Bananagrams, Uno, chess, and more. Jan 5: Bananagrams Jan 11: UNO Jan 12: Pandemic Jan 19: Ticket to Ride ​Jan 26: Scrabble
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/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.
Homework Hour Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Mine CraftTremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
TAG (Teen Advisory Group) #YAatPK
TAG, you're it! Get involved at your Library. Meet with Parkchester’s Teen Librarian in the TEEN media zone (near the first floor drinking fountain) along with other teens to share your ideas for Library programs/events, materials, book recommendations, and more! You may earn community service hours for participating.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fuji Instax Theme-Based Bookmaking Workshop
Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in this theme-based workshop. Each student will make a book and create a story with multiple images and accompanying words. Presented by International Center for Photography. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Creative Writing for Teens
Create and explore the world of creative writing. Focus on something you are already working on, or use the prompts available to write something new.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need some computer time to get your homework done? Want to practice your typing or learn some code for an hour? Want to play around on Minecraft with your friends? Come hang out at our Tech Time!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Board Games
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends with our board games!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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 and Thursdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens meet at the Allerton Lounge to play their favorite g ames.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Come in and test your gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various topics like gaming, research databases, writing a resume, and more! For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Monsters of the World
One of my most popular workshops (and perfect for October or any time). What are monsters, and why do we need them? The students are asked to create their own monsters after learning where the legends come from and the many uses (crime prevention, warnings, morality plays) of a good spooky monster story. Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Robodyssey: Make @NYPL: How to Talk to a Robot
In the first half of this program, you will work in pairs to learn basic robot programming. Once you’ve got the basics down, test your knowledge by programming your robot to make it through a series of mazes that are complete with robot swallowing holes! Presented by David Peins of Robodyssey. Best for ages 13 - 18 years old.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Book Club - All American Boys
Come read and discuss Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely's timely book, All American Boys. See Ms. Chelsey for a copy of the book, or just show up to one of the discussion days!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Endangered Species
A species of animal can become endangered or threatened due to many factors, some of which we can’t always control and some we can. Through the use of live animals and multimedia presentations participants can learn about each animal’s story and the positive behaviors that are bringing them back. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Superhero Workshop
With the current popularity of Comic Book superheroes in Hollywood now this has created opportunities for our younger generation to be introduced to a forgotten format of reading, such as comic books, graphic novels, and manga to name a few. The “Superhero Workshop” is a cohesive blend of reading, writing and visual creativity, which reinforces what they are taught in school. Teens will use the Character Creator Sheet as a template to create their Superhero, which includes features, such as heig…
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
DIY Notebooks
Pictures? Check. Chalboard? Check. ...Notebook? Check! Come design your own awesome notebook with the Stapleton Teens, with just about whatever you'd like on it.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Craft for Teens
Looking for cool arts and crafts ideas for teens, kids, and anyone who loves creative art projects? Making your own artwork is a favorite DIY for teens for a reason, you can make cool room decor tailored to your style, you can learn new crafting skills, and you get to express yourself with color, paint, glue, string, and tons of other cool art and craft supplies.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Pinch Pots
Curious about learning ceramics or already know the basics? Come to our workshop and make your own pinch pot and learn a little about the long history of pottery.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Video Gaming/Laptop Lab
Teens ages 12-18, join us on the basement floor (press “C” on the elevator) for Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and laptop gaming. (Or just use the laptops for, you know, things like homework. :D)
Morningside Heights, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Writing Workshop
Spend an hour a week writing and sharing your work in a safe and fun environment! Writers of all levels and genres are welcome. Led by experienced writing workshop leader Ann Marie Cunningham. For people ages 11-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come get crafty in the Teen Room! From Duct tape wallets to origami. For ages 12-18
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group- TAG
Join our Teen Advisory Group and get hands on experience volunteering for the Library. Earn Community Service hours by attending our weekly meetings and giving us your input! What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or cd right now? What programs does the library need?
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Game On @ Kingsbridge for Teens
Come have some fun playing Xbox and Xbox Kinect games at the Kingsbridge Library! For ages 12-18
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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