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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, December 5
@ 2 p.m.
Watercolor Art
Create a piece of art using watercolor paints. All materials are provided
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 2:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Introduction to NYPL databases and online catalog.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
The Amazing World of Animals
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an all-around furry, scaly, and feathery adventure into the world of the animal kingdom. Meet a variety of live animals and get an up-close look at what makes them all so awesome! December 5th at 3 P.M.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Crafts
Come by the Castle Hill Branch and create crafts with teens of all experience levels. 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)
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Chess Club
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. For ages 12 to 18.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
The Amazing World of Animals
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an all-around furry, scaly, and feathery adventure into the world of the animal kingdom. Meet a variety of live animals and get an up-close look at what makes them all so awesome! We will also look at some animal artifacts to help us better understand the amazing adaptations these creatures possess. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
After School Lounge: Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 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. For ages 12 to 18.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed!
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Real Deal Commics
A basic course of the different types of gender and sexual orientation. We create art and characters of different genders and orientations to inspire empathy and practical knowledge. We give the teens what we know about sexuality in a safe environment... basic lessons on gender, diversity, and orientation, and how to treat people who are different with respect. Then they are asked to create a team of heroes that are interesting in their gender diversity as well as their orientation. Recommended…
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club: Code Your Story w/ Google CS First
Like playing computer games? Do you want to learn how to code? Then, join our Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create an animated story! Kids' Coding Club: Code Your Story w/ Google CS Firs meets every Monday from Session One - 3:30-4:15pm Session Two - 4:15-5:00pm starting October 17th. Children ages 7-14 welcome. Due to a limited number of computers, registration is required. Registration required. Please call the Tr…
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Monday presents "Frozen" (PG)
Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey--teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven--to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Space
Hey, Teens! Did you know the third-floor conference room is open to teens and teens only, Monday from 3:30 to 5PM? Bring your friends, your laptops, your homework, or your favorite music, and come hang out!
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 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, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Play the X-Box and Wii or Board Games or Cards. Grades 6 and Up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Superhero Workshop
With the current popularity of Comic Book superheroes in Hollywood now this has created opportunities for our younger generation to be introduced to a forgotten format of reading, such as comic books, graphic novels, and manga to name a few. The “ Superhero Workshop” is a cohesive blend of reading, writing and visual creativity, which reinforces what they are taught in school. Teens will use the Character Creator Sheet as a template to create their Superhero, which includes features ,such as hei…
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 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. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Story with Google CS First*
Google CS (Computer Science) First teaches children ages 9-14 how to code using Scratch, an innovative online coding program tailored to help children and teens learn in innovative ways. Join us for this 8 week program that will teach kids and teens how to code their own animated stories! Please note that this program requires an 8 week commitment, as each week will build off of the last week's coding. Advance registration is required as space is limited. Registration can be done by phone or in…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 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 Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Need some extra help with an assignment or project? Come to the Eastchester Library after school on Mondays and Tuesdays and ask our expert staff for help.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
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, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Lounge #YAatPK
Need extra computer time? Want to check your Facebook? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 13 to 18.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Art Studio
Draw manga, graffiti, or freestyle, or just sit down and color! It's your choice. All materials will be provided; just bring your creativity!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
College Access
College Bound
Need help with the SAT/ACT, SHSAT or any other standardized tests? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment! Have a homework assignment that is getting you down? We can help with that as well! Cannot make it to the program? Try emailing your question to michaelrios@nypl.org and we will do our best to help you. For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 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, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens, enjoy an afternoon of competitive gaming on the Nintendo Wii or Xbox 360. ages 12-18
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons: Delightful December!
It's the Crafternoon Series: Delightful December! Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activites held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to entertain you for the holiday season! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Thursday, Decmeber 1st): Embroidery Crafternoon 2 (Monday, December 5th): "Here You Are!" Crafternoon 3 (Thursday, Decmeber 8th): Glorious Gothic Calligraphy Crafternoon 4 (Monday, December 12th): Perler…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4:15 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club: Code Your Story w/ Google CS First
Like playing computer games? Do you want to learn how to code? Then, join our Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create an animated story! Kids' Coding Club: Code Your Story w/ Google CS Firs meets every Monday from Session One - 3:30-4:15pm Session Two - 4:15-5:00pm starting October 17th. Children ages 7-14 welcome. Due to a limited number of computers, registration is required. Registration required. Please call the Tr…
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 4:30 p.m.
Monthly First Monday "Magic the Gathering" for Teens and Tweens
If you are an experienced "Magic the Gathering" card game player, if you are just starting out, or if you are hoping to learn, please join us for this monthly program, led by Magic expert, Julie Leung. Decks will be provided or you can bring your own deck. This program will take place on the 3rd Floor on the first Monday of every month (except when the first Monday falls on a holiday). Open to teens and tweens.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 5 p.m.
Game On @ Hamilton Grange
Wii, PS3 - Wii, PS3 Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Sixaxis controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 5 p.m.
Tween/Tween Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library using the X-Box system.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to music & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play video games, play Yu-Gi-Oh, create art & more…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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