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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
Writers Group
Inviting all teen authors and poets. We will be writing and sharing our work.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
Tinker Space
Visit our Tinker Space each week for different STEAM related challenges! This fun drop-in program challenges the whole family to get involved and think outside of the box!
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 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)
Mon, July 25
@ 1 p.m.
Crafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 07/06 @ 4 pm: Teen Art Corner 07/23 @ 3 pm: Teen Art Corner 07/25 @ 1 pm: Perler Parlor 07/27 @ 1 pm: Teen Art Corner
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 1 p.m.
Matinee Monday
Are you crazy about movies? Do you love lazy afternoons? Come to the library and join us for a free film screening!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All­Star!
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! This Week's Session: Thai String Dolls This program merges a traditional craft of Thai String Dolls with modern day video games.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Intro to Programming with Arduino for ages 10-18
We are thrilled to announce our first foray into the “Maker Movement.” This summer we will be offering courses to both youth and adults on the easy-to-learn, accessible Arduino microcontroller. We’ll be teaching beginning electronics and coding to make devices that work for you! Have fun experimenting with a simple, programmable device that can work with components like light sensors, buzzers, and motors. We will guide you through getting to know the layout of an Arduino board, connecting com…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2 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 and have fun at your library.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
MineCraft Tournament
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Code Club
0110100001101001 Learn to speak computer!
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Crafternoons: July Joy
Come join us for our series of arts and crafts activities held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to entertain you for the summer! All activites begin at 2:00PM. *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Tuesday, July 5th): Tetris Magnets Crafternoon 2 (Wednesday, July 6th): Adorable Pom Poms Crafternoon 3 (Monday, July 11th):Perler Beads Crafternoon 4 (Thursday, July 14th): Decorative Pillows Crafternoon 5 (Thursday, July 21st): De…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 2:30 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 at your local branch! Games and Gaming & Live Action Scrabble (ages 12-­18) on July 7th at 3:00pm Ninja Party! (ages 6­-12) on July 11th at 2:30pm Nursery Rhyme Relays Week 1 (ages 6­-12) on July 25 at 2:30pm Nursery Rhyme Relays Week 2 (ages 6-­12) on August 3rd at 3:00pm Workshop series if FREE.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 2:30 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 at your local branch! Ninja Party! (ages 6­-12) on July 11th at 2:30pm Nursery Rhyme Relays Week 1 (ages 6­-12) on July 25 at 2:30pm Nursery Rhyme Relays Week 2 (ages 6-­12) on August 3rd at 3:00pm Workshop series if FREE.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
COMIC CULTURE: MONSTERS OF THE BRONX
Join a new series of Comics-art classes focusing on the monster-loving mythology of our multi-cultural Bronx. This Summer, we explore the myths and legends of the diverse communities of the Bronx, as well as go deeper into some of the issues affecting our communities. Kids will learn to make their own comics, create their own stories, enjoy live figure drawing, and even review great anime; all while investigating the magic and diversity of our everyday lives. All classes are taught by cartoonist…
West Farms Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? 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.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder at Morrisania
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Day 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use t…
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
SOBRO YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL KICK OFF
Ever watched a movie and thought "I can make this?" Here is your chance! Join our 5 week series.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder at Morrisania
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Day 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use t…
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Tween Tech Time
Need extra time to do homework? Play a game? Check your email? Chat on Facebook? Search on the web? Come join us at Tween Tech Time!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? 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.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Craft
Hey teens! Come enjoy cool crafts with your friends in the teen area. Programming begins at 3:30 pm.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Craft
Hey teens! Come enjoy cool crafts with your friends in the teen area. Programming begins at 3:30 pm.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Sensory Storytime for Children
Sensory Storytime for Children Sensory Storytime is a fun new interactive library literacy program geared specifically for school-age children with special needs and their families or caregivers. The storytime, designed to engage kids through movement, music, stories and sensory activity play, is ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges or children who have difficulty sitting still. Sensory Storytime is FREE. Space is limited, so please registe…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Space
Hey, Teens! Did you know the third-floor conference room is open to teens and teens only, Monday from 3:30 to 5:00 pm? Bring your friends, your laptops, your homework, or your favorite music, and come hang out!
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board Gaming!
Board Gaming at High Bridge Library, where teenagers can enjoy playing UNO, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Bingo, Connect Four, and Mancala!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Musical Mondays
Drums Guitar Bass Keyboard Vocals If this sounds a lot like the game "Rock Band" to you, then you'd be correct. But before it was a video game, it's how people made music. Come jam with the Stapleton Teens every Monday in July. All skill levels welcome, from absolute beginners to virtuoso masters. Instruments provided, or bring your own. Ages 12 and up.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 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)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
LEGO MINDSTORMS
Would you like to become a master robot builder? Are you interested in learning to program? Join us at Parkchester to learn how to build and program a LEGO robot. Everything is awesome! Learn more about LEGO MINDSTORMS here: http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Mondays
Come watch movies with your friends & be the critic!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teens & Tweens Arts and Crafts
Join us this month on Monday and Wednesday for Arts and Crafts. This month we will have: 7/6 - Zen Coloring 7/13 -Make Your Own Tote Bag 7/20 - TIE DYE! 7/25 - and a regualarly schedule the last craft of the month is... Perler Parlor! Supplies are first come, first serve. For ages 10 & Up.
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Leggo My LEGO!
Do you love building with LEGO© bricks? Make what you want on open build days. All ages are welcome.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
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.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Clone of Jewelry Making Group
Come join us and make some beaded jewelry! Free! All materials provided.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Craft
Get hands on with arts and crafts, science and technology with a new project.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Get hands on experience volunteering for the library while earning community service hours. This is your chance to boss us around! For ages 12-18.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 4 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.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens can use the extra computer time to work on homework, do gaming, social media, and/or complete their own personal projects.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Game On! Gaming for Teens and Kids
Have you got gaming moves? We've got two Wii's and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends, too! Also board games (chess, checkers, Connect Four, etc.). And if you are a beginner, we can help get you started!
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Pokemon Trivia!
Think you know everything about Pokemon? Test out your knowledge and compete against other Pokemon Masters in our Pokemon Jeopardy Trivia Game! Compete for some great prizes! We’ll also activate a Lure Module from 3:30pm-4pm to help you catch some Pokemon on Pokemon Go!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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