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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, July 29
@ 11 a.m.
Board Games & Puzzles
We will put out games and puzzles for all to enjoy!
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 11:30 a.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Coloring our Collections (ages 12-18) Thai String Dolls (ages 12-18) Gaming: Life Size Scrabble (ages 12-18)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 11:30 a.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Coloring our Collections (ages 12-18) Thai String Dolls (ages 12-18) Gaming: Life Size Scrabble (ages 12-18)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 11:30 a.m.
Adult and Teen Lunchtime Video Game Coding
This is a 6 week program which will focus on learning Stencyl and using it to create a Platform game (think old school Mario). We will meet every Friday for a class focusing on a specific task and then have an Open Lab for people who want to work more on their games on Saturdays. Please plan to attend most if not all of the sessions. Feel free to bring your lunch with you.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 12 noon
Teen Film
07/01 @ 12 pm: We are Marshall 07/08 @ 12 pm: Bring It On 07/09 @ 1 pm: Blades of Glory 07/15 @ 12 pm: Coach Carter 07/16 @ 1 pm: Moneyball 07/22 @ 12 pm: 42 07/23 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 07/29 @ 12 pm: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 07/30 @ 12 pm: Zoolander & Zoolander 2 (Teen Movie Marathon Series)
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 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)
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
NYPD @ NYPL
Neighborhood law enforcement meet with the community to answer questions etc about current events and issues pertaining to our communities.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fitness Friday!
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable clothing, sneakers, and bring a water bottle.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fitness Friday!
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable clothing, sneakers, and bring a water bottle.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Fridays!
Come watch the latest movies and documentaries.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up witrh the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local library!
125th Street Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Graphic Novel Book Club: Lumberjanes
Join us for a discussion for Lumberjanes! Copies available at the branch. Friendship to the max! At Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's camp for hardcore lady-types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes. Secret caves. Anagrams. Luckily, Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley are five rad, butt-kicking best pals determined to have an awesome summer together-- and they're not gonna let a magical quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way!
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, July 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Build creativity and STEM skills with Legos! Children are invited to join us for open-ended Lego play time. Take on a thematic building challenge or use your imagination to engineer your own unique creation. Lego Club is recommended for children ages 8 and up.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Free for All Fridays
HURRAH!!! It's Finally Friday!!! Come join us in the Young Adult Area ‘s Computer lab for Games, Conversation, and Activities! It is all about relaxation, and conversation! Fridays in July! (8th, 22nd, and 29th) 1st Floor Young Adult Area *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Build creativity and STEM skills with Legos! Children are invited to join us for open-ended Lego play time. Take on a thematic building challenge or use your imagination to engineer your own unique creation. Lego Club is recommended for children ages 8 and up.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Wii Hour
Play Super Smash Bros., Mario Cart and many other exciting Wii games on the big screen.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Fun Fridays
Fun Friday can be filled with the Wii, crafts, games, Lego's, playdough and so much more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to research colleges or edit video? Learn more about our electronic resources.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Jeopardy Game for Teens
JEOPARDY GAME for TEENS Playing games you become smarter. Bring your good mood and let's have fun :-) JOIN US on Fridays, July 15th and 29th 3 pm / Story Hour Room
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
Play Yu-Gi-Oh! card game here at the library! Bring your deck and show off your skills. Ages 10 and up.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us. Ages 12-18.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Activities
All events at 3:00 p.m. Friday July 1st - Wii Gaming Friday July 8th - Tricky Trivia Challenge Friday July 15th - Games in the Garden (Board games, cards, etc) Friday July 22nd - Wii Gaming Friday July 29th - Pictionary
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club
Be creative at your Library and design cool projects using Lego bricks and construction sets.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands on creative programs.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Game On
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills on the Wii or the XBOX and challenge your friends to a game in the library. For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Wii Fridays
Back by popular demand, Wii has returned! Stop by the Teen Corner on Fridays to school your friends, show off your skills, and claim bragging rights.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Play your favorite board or card games or learn something new!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library in the teen room!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Tech Lounge every Friday @ 3:30. Laptops will be provided. For ages 12-18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester
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)
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Wii, Xbox One:Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Kinect and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game on
Come show off your gaming skills and let’s see who really has Game.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming: Double Trouble
Video games not your thing? Jump into a game of Uno or Chess, or try something a little crazier like Story Wars or Apples to Apples. Ages 10 and up.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming: Digital
Video games have been part of youth culture for decades, and we do love our culture. Come join the Stapleton teens for Super Smash Brothers, NBA 2K, Call of Duty, Injustice, and more every Friday afternoon! Ages 12 to 17.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Summer Reading Club Meeting
Meet new friends and check out new books at the Kingsbridge Library's teen summer reading club! Visit nypl.org/summer to find out more about the club and to get book lists and reading logs. We'll be having weekly summer reading club meetings on Fridays at 4pm in our Community Room from Jun 24 - August 12. The teen summer reading club is open to all students who are in (or who are about to enter) 7th - 12th grade.
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Teens also welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.m.
Braille Study Group
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 you get started. Register at 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.m.
T(w)een Zone: Minecraft Mornings
Join our Minecraft Club every Saturday morning for an awesome hour of adventures, challenges, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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