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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Saturday Sing-Along
Join us in singing favorite children's songs! Singing is fun, and also enhances the early literacy skills by braking up words to small pieces and emphasizing with rhythm. It is one of the important pre-reading skills we can help young children aquire. No registration necessary. All ages are welcome. It takes place in Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Movie Time
Join us for an afternoon of fun watching a movie.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 12 noon
Korean Storytime
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun in Korean! We will have a Korean Storytime on the first Saturday of each month. For Korean speaking children of all ages 한국동화, 동요 그리고 여러가지 활동을 즐기세요! 매월 첫 번째 토요일에 있습니다. 한국어를 하는 모든 어린이는 참가 가능
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 12 noon
Storytime with P.S. 44
Join our fabulous teachers from P.S. 44 as they host story time! For all ages, families are welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Mindful Meditation
As part of Parkchester Library’s Healthy Saturdays series, we will be watching a video on Mindful Mediation. In the video, UCLA professor and executive coach John Ullmen, PhD, explains the fundamentals of mindfulness and provides step-by-step methods that anyone can use. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.
Read Aloud with The Rotary Club of Riverdale
Read Aloud with The Rotary Club of Riverdale for parent and child 5-12 yrs.old
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Association For The Study of African American Life and History Meeting
Hamilton Grange Branch Library Community Room (LL) First Saturday of the month
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Friends of Dickens
Discussing Great Expectations. For more infmormation please visit the Friends of Dickens New York website: http://www.thefriendsofdickens.org/meetings.html​
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
IncludeNYC Info Session
IncludeNYC holds a workshop for parents offering information regarding to special education.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Race
Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy. Stars: ​Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree (PG-13; 2 hrs 14 min; Drama)
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Film Screening and Discussion of "The Maltese Falcon"
The Maltese Falcon Join us for a special film screening and discussion of The Maltese Falcon. Copies of the Dashiell Hammett classic are available now for check out. We will also have copies to give away courtesy of Staten Island OutLOUD! Don’t miss the opportunity to view this film noir classic, as well as discuss the thrilling novel. In this noir classic, detective Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) gets more than he bargained for when he takes a case brought to him by a beautiful but secretive wo…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Gods of Egypt Screening
The West Farms branch of the New York Public Library will be screening Gods of Egypt. The film stars Gerard Butler and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. The film is rated PG-13.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
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 LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory
Promoted as a family musical by Paramount Pictures, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is more of a black comedy, perversely faithful to the spirit of Roald Dahl's original book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning…
Eastchester LibraryChildren
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Mystified by Medicare?
➢ Having Difficulty Making Sense of the Stack of Medicare Insurance Solicitations on Your Kitchen Table? ➢ Unsure Whether You’re Going to Pay Too Much, or Worse Yet, Pay Too Little, and Receive Less than Adequate Coverage? ➢ Want to be CERTAIN that the Coverage You Choose is Accepted by Your Doctors, and Covers Your Prescriptions? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you need to attend this session! Learn the THREE ways you can complete your Medicare health and prescription drug co…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
"Steve Jobs", starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet. Written by Aaron Sorkin Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Open LEGO Play
Join us for open LEGO play in the community room! From 1-3PM. We provide the bricks, you provide the imagination! Ages 4+.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Film of the Month-Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Abbot amd Costello meet Frankenstein-Runtime (83 min)-It seems that Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), in league with a beautiful but diabolical lady scientist (Lenore Aubert), needs a "simple, pliable" brain with which to reactivate Frankenstein's creature (Glenn Strange). The "ideal" brain belongs to the hapless Lou Costello, whom the lady doctor woos to gain his confidence and lure him to the operating table. Lawrence Talbot (Lon Chaney Jr.), better known as the Wolf Man, arrives on the scene to wa…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Family Game Time
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare — The First Part of Henry the Sixth
The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. Founded and run by Paul Sugarman, we have started our 16th Season of Readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare for Everyone!The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant st…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
*Learn to Code: Storytelling (REGISTRATION/ORIENTATION)
Join us and FREE swag bag when you pre-register for this 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 7-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
*Learn to Code: Storytelling (REGISTRATION/ORIENTATION)
Join us and FREE swag bag when you pre-register for this 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 7-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
10/01 @ 1 pm: The Forest 10/08 @ 1 pm: Ouija 10/15 @ 1 pm: Mamá 10/22 @ 1 pm: Ghostbusters (Classic Teen Film Series) 10/29 @ 1 pm: The Ring (Classic Teen Film Series)
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
New York Opera Forum Concert
The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions in recital with piano accompaniment. This month's selection is La Clemenza di Tito by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The musical program is cosponsored by New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Open Craft Hour
Calling all creative crafters! Let your imagination run wild with our big box of craft supples. Make something cool and crafty to take home. For ages 6-16.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
Today
@ 1:45 p.m.
NYC Writers Critique Group
We are a group of serious and experienced (if not necessarily published) writers who meet each month to provide professionally conducted critiques of each other’s work, and to discuss the craft and business of writing. While interested patrons of the library are welcome to observe, in order to fully participate it is necessary to join the group via Meetup (see link below), and download and review ahead of time the 3 to 4 works to be critiqued each month. http://www.meetup.com/New-York-City-Wri…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM SATURDAY
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Today
@ 2 p.m.
OPEN MIC- POETRY READING
The National Writers Union welcome all to read their poetry in an OPEN MIC - POETRY READING. Poets who are members of the union will also participate by reading from their works.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Carrie
Carrie DVD | Color | 1976 | 97 min | MGM | Rated R October 1, 2 PM, Sixth Floor In this chilling adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel, withdrawn and sensitive teen Carrie White faces taunting from classmates at school and abuse from her fanatically pious mother at home. When strange occurrences start happening around Carrie, she begins to suspect that she has supernatural powers. Invited to the prom by the empathetic Tommy Ross, Carrie tries to let her guard down, but things eventua…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Family Fun Time
Wondering what to do on a Saturday afternoon? Come to the library for fun time together with a craft, a movie or board games!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring Sheets/ Homework Help
Tally of how many children ask for coloring sheets or help with their homework.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Cardboard Challenge
Join kids all around the world in building anything you can imagine using cardboard and tape! Inspired by the short film "Caine's Arcade," about a young boy who built an entire arcarde out of cardboard.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Marble Madness
Round and round and round they spin. Let’s build a maze and shoot marbles down plastic tubes.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Cinema: "Money Monster"
Film: "Money Monster"-- a financial TV host and his producer are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio. George Clooney, Julia Roberts, 2016, Rated "R," Crime/Drama/Thriller, 1 hour 38 minutes.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Science Explorers: Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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