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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sun, November 19
@ 10 a.m.
American Girl Book Giveaway
Come in and get a free American Girl book! Ask a staff member for your very own copy of Isabelle by Laurence Yep. While supplies last, limited quantities available.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sun, November 19
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Japanese Storytime for Little Ones
Come in and join us for stories, songs and rhymes. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Presented by Nobuko Wilson.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, November 19
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Sun, November 19
@ 1:30 p.m.
Community Conversations
Village Round Table
Times are tough in 2017. Village Round Tables are here to connect members of the Greenwich Village Community in conversation around hot-button topics in our neighborhood. Here's how it will work: a local expert will provide a 10 minute "conversation starter" on an important historical, political, cultural, or personal topic, and then join a moderated discussion on that topic with all the participants in the room. Here’s your chance to make your voice heard! Schedule of Events: 1:30pm - James…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, November 19
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, November 19
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play!
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sun, November 19
@ 3 p.m.
Family Tech Tinker Time
Children ages 6-12 are invited to this series introducing technology, robots, simple coding, and more. Use littleBits, build a banana piano to play in Java, and bristle bots. Plenty of time to build independently and get your tinker on will be built in!
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, November 19
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us for stories and songs. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sun, November 19
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Launchpad Storytime
Toddlers will have fun with reading, sings songs, and other learning activities using the launchpad.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, November 19
@ 3 p.m.
Library Zine Issue 2: Call for Work
Library Zine: Voices from Across the New York Public Library is a new publication looking to showcase works from the diverse communities the Library serves! We call for the distinct and creative voices of our patrons to submit their poetry, short stories, essays, and original artwork for our second issue. This issue’s theme: Build a Better World Submission Deadline: November 30, 2017 All ages and languages are welcome to submit! Submission Guidelines Theme This issue shares its theme wi…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, November 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Picture Frame Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, November 20
@ 4:30 a.m.
Math Mondays
Middle schoolers, do you need help with your math homework? High school aged volunteers from the YMCA are here to help! To sign up please email jesseingoglia@nypl.org
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 9 a.m.
Mental Health First Aid Training (en Español) / Primeros Auxilios Para La Salud Mental
Mental Health First Aid Training Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance abuse challenges and crises. Please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/2004915853 to sign up and learn more! These FREE trainings are from 9:00AM-5:00PM. This event is sponsored by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Email
Learn how to: manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments Prerequisite: Email for Beginners or an active web-based email account
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad Tips & Tricks
Do you want to get more out of your Apple device? Stuck in a rut with web browsing and Facebooking? There's a lot to do and we can show you.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Open Lab 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! (10:00am-2:00pm) Notice: This program is subject to change according to the Department of Education school calendar.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Unidad Google Drive/Docs
Aprenda a crear, editar y compartir documentos en línea utilizando programas de Google para crear documentos, hojas de cálculos, presentaciones y calendario.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview Library
Gramercy School
Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Meditative Coloring at Wakefield!
Meditative Coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress for Adults and Seniors. Coloring is NOT just for kids anymore. Come join us daily from 11am for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials are provided FREE of charge. Families Welcome! Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Fall Leaf Collection - Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags
Residents should set out their leaves either in a paper lawn & leaf bag, or in an open, unlined container. DSNY turns the leaves into compost, a natural soil amendment. Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags will be distributed in the branch. Bags will be provided from the DSNY.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶Seward Park LibraryAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
You've got budding artists. We've got crayons, paper and a table just for them. It's a match made in heaven! Bring your kids in for some coloring fun.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Learning through Felt Board Stories
A workshop for parents/guardians or caregivers to help learn through play and stories. Learn how to create your own felt board and get supplies to take home to create more stories to use with the kids. Pre-registration required. Limited to 10 participants.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3): Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 3 - Brushes and Digital Art
This class explores Photoshop’s digital painting toolset, creating everything from realistic oil paints to chaotic effects. Topics include brushes, brush customization, brush tip creation, and the mixer brush. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted at the Science Industry and Business Library, B…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners _
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Writing with Toddlers
At Family Literacy Workshops, we explore how caregivers can build early literacy skills in little learners through fun, daily activities (Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play). At this workshop, we'll discuss how to nurture emergent writing skills in toddlers with engaging pre-writing activities that build letter knowledge, print awareness, and fine motor skills. This program is intended for toddlers with their parents or caregivers.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Join us for some Toddler Time fun! This is an interactive program featuring songs, story time, crafts and unstructured playtime. For ages 18 to 36 months. *PLEASE PRE-REGISTER.
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive, part 1
Learn how to upload, organize, and share files online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account for hands-on participation.*
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices, as well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby and Me
A program for just baby and you! Join us for toys, books, action rhymes, and social bonding with other babies. For ages 0-18 months. Parent/caregiver participation is required and expected for the program.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Create a Fancy Thanksgiving Menu with Word 2010
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting a dinner menu in Microsoft Word. You will get 5 copies of your menu to take home.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Laptime
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, not to mention meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Program is restricted to pre-walkers. Tickets are required for event and will be distributed starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime:Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Session I - Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 雙語故事時間 (普通話和英語)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. Please only attend one session. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。請僅一天參加一個雙語故事時間。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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