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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, July 25
@ 10 a.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 12 noon
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, July 25
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to pimp your social media profiles? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 1 p.m.
Turntable Tuesdays
Come and Listen to music on vinyl records.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play video games, play Yu-Gi-Oh, create art & more…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 1 p.m.
Teens
Game On!
Take your turn on the Library’s PS4 Pro every Tuesday in the Teen Space. Don’t feel like playing, but love to watch? Gamers will be playing new and experimental PS4 games to expand our repertoire beyond popular favorites.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
SUMMER READING BOOK CART GIVEAWAY
Help yourself to some free books that are patrons have so kindly donated.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 2 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, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Basic Coding for Teens
Learn how to write basic HTML code using Mozilla Thimble. No previous coding skills required.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Tuesdays: GAME ON!
Tech Tuesdays!!! Come out and learn new games and programs using computers! The activities vary by the day, so no day is the same!!
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 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, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
TACHS Study Group
Come join our study group to prepare for the TACHS exam for rising high school students. Practice test books will be provided by the library.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World
Create and Build a Better World with fun projects that will help your community and increase awareness of global issues.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Board Games
Teens meet to play popular board games!
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 13 to 18.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
A Better World
A Summer Reading Program Using the manga artform to create stories and characters of diversity, empowerment, and tolerance. Creating new worlds that are fair, diverse and fun, we learn how to use cartooning and Manga to make the world a better place. One-shot or part of group of classes that focus on how to make comics the right and fair way. Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 13-18 years old.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens get designated laptop time and can ask to tinker with our STEAM kits, especially Makey Makeys.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 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 LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Rock Band!
Join us and let your inner rock star rise to epic rock stardom for a day!!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Code: Introduction to Coding with SCRATCH
4 week beginner coding program. Design and build your own program, animation, or game using MIT's Scratch software. Ages 12-18, please register in advance: http://bit.ly/2rK2zsR or call 212-674-0947 Meets Tuesday July 11, 18, 25, and August 1st at 3:00, upstairs at The Ottendorfer Library.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games & Legos
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.
Mosholu Library, Adult/Young Adult Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO Club
Become a master builder, practice your skill and have fun in our Lego Club. For ages 5+
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World Through Reading: Summer Reading Club
What are you reading this summer? How can reading build a better world? We will write essays for the chance to win Yankee Tickets.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
SHSAT Prep at the Library
Are you getting ready for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT)? Join our summer long study group! Learn basic test taking skills and practice SHSAT questions. Registration required and limited to 10 students. To register click here, stop by the library, or call 212-923-6054 Preference is given to students taking the test this year.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Game On!
Teen Game On!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
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, July 25
@ 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, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Finger Puppet Making Workshop
A Summer Reading Program In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to be a puppeteer - making your own puppet and bringing it to life. All materials will be provided. Presented by Nicola McEldowney. For ages 13-18 years old.
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Art of Beatboxing
A Summer Reading Program Many consider beatboxing to be the very first music instrument man ever created. The use and manipulation of your lips, teeth, throat and tongue to create music has evolved into a true art-form utilizing one of Hip Hop’s greatest mantras - making something from nothing. Beatboxing also serves as a powerful tool for making speech therapy exercises fun and engaging. Presented by Bridging Education and Art Together (BEAT). For ages 13-18 years old.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Maker Challenge
Figure out how to solve the problem with the information and the materials provided. Tech for U: STEM Programs for Teens
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Writers
Do you like to write? Come work on your original fiction, poetry, and essays.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
DJ Workshop for Beginner's
A Summer Reading Program An introduction to the equipment and some DJ software from a well-versed DJ herself! Presented by Carol C. For ages 13-18 years old.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Hang out in our Community Room with your friends! Play video games on our Xbox 360, do some arts and crafts, or nerd out about whatever is on your mind. No registration required For Grades 7-12
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Digital Natives
In Digital Natives we will explore the history, culture and future of the internet through games, videos, case studies and discussions. Snacks provided
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
PS4, Wii, Lego Avengers, Minecraft, Tearaway, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic: The Gathering, Chess, Sushi Go, Ticket To Ride and more! For teens ages 13-18.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen STEAM: DIY Fidget Spinners
We'll be making our own fidget spinners from a variety of materials, which are free for the teens to keep after.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
At the Movies: Summer Young Adult Film Series
Come in out of the heat this summer and join us for a screening of a different full length feature film each week. Free Admission. For ages 13 and up. Please be advised of mature themes and language in some of the films that will be shown.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Board Games
We GUARANTEE that you will learn to play cool and unusual games that you have NEVER played before! Don't believe us? Come in on a Tuesday and see for yourself!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Pick from our assortment of board and card games and challenge your friends to a match! Games include Connect 4, UNO, Jenga, chess, and checkers.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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