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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
GOOGLE CS First
Code your story Create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program 8-week Coding Program for kids For ages 7-14 Registration required limit 10 Want to register? Call Us: 212-924-1585 or stop by the second floor desk
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 12 noon
Summer Reading
My Self > My Place in Space
Teens are natural innovators, and technology/social media is their natural metier as “digital natives”. They are inspired by creative works in multimedia, but their formal education is often restricted to merely operate software. Workshops led by Michelle Weinberg will expand their creative horizons and their skill sets, enabling them to create original works that merge analog and digital media, beyond manipulating pre-designed “swipe ’n click” templates. Held Wednesdays and Thursday in July/Au…
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming and Jigsaws for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! Jigsaws are every 2nd Thursday. All levels of play are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends to play with.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
SHSAT Prep at the Library
Are you getting ready for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT)? Join our summer long study group! Learn basic test taking skills and practice SHSAT questions. Registration required and limited to 10 students. To register click here, stop by the library, or call 718-863-0436 Preference is given to students taking the test this year.
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build A Better World Through Art
Create and paint your own masterpiece on canvas! All materials will be provided.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Bring your ideas and opinions! Let us know your ideas for programs and events that you would like to see in the Teen Room.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
SHSAT Prep
Are you getting ready for the SHSAT? Why not study at the library? Students will use the newest Kaplan study guides to develop the skills to crash the upcoming SHSAT exam. Registration required and limited to 10 students. Register at the library, or call 212-586-5098
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Gaming Tournament
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Tournaments will continue all summer long.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fuji Instax Partner Portrait Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in partners focusing on a pre-selected theme. Each student walks away with 2 images. Presented by International Center of Photography. For ages 13-18 years old.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Movie Series
Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy an entertaining movie with friends. Bring a treat to snack on but please clean up after yourself. Teens and tweens are welcome, ages 10 to 17, located on the third floor. This week’s movie is The Princess Bride (1987).
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
College Access
College/ Career Club
Do you want to go to college? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing to apply? The Hamilton Grange Library’s College Club can help you figure it out! We'll help you look for: College Programs Financial Aid Scholarships Student Employment Whether you’re in middle or high school, we’ve got steps that you can take to start preparing for college. If you’ve got questions, we’ll get you the answers! You can schedule a One-On-One Session with one of our YA Staff for…
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Movies @ Sedgwick
What better way to stay cool in the summer than stopping by the library to catch the latest movie! From action movies, to romance, to horror, and comedy, we are playing what you've been meaning to watch or what you want to watch again! 7/6: The Day After Tomorrow 7/13: Captain America: Civil War 7/20: Jurassic World 7/27: Queen of Katwe
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Crafternoon: Super Stitchers
Become the master of a needle in this four week series centered on sewing arts! Hand sewing, cross-stitch, and embroidery will all be covered. Beginners and the more advanced welcome. No registration required. Limited to 10. Week 1: Button Flowers Week 2: Hand-sewing plushies Week 3: Cross-Stitch Week 4: Embroidery
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2:30 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.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Introduction to NYPL databases and online catalog.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens get designated laptop time and can ask to tinker with our STEAM kits, especially Makey Makeys.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Video Game Geniuses
Yeah, you can beat a video game, but can you make one? In this new series, we'll use the super easy coding language Scratch to design our very own games and explore what it takes to create a fun and challenging gaming experience!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Free Summer Movie: Jason Bourne (2016) PG-13 *Intense Violence, action and strong language* Harlem LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play videos games, hangout with friends, use laptops to watch videos or simply read a book 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)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Rock Band!
Join us and let your inner rock star rise to epic rock stardom for a day!!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Video Game Geniuses
Yeah, you can beat a video game, but can you make one? In this new series, we'll use the super easy coding language Scratch to design our very own games and explore what it takes to create a fun and challenging gaming experience!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library 棋類遊戲
Board Games & Chess for Children 棋類遊戲 Come to Chatham Square Library to play board games and card games of all types and skill levels. Come and play Chess too! Basic chess introduction provided. Thursday, July 6th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, July 13th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, July 20th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, July 27th---- 3:00-5:00pm No Registration is required. For children ages 5 to 12, teens, and families. Please contact Allie Affini…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
SHSAT Prep
Join our summer program, in partnership with StuyPrep, and learn the skills necessary to tackle the Specialized High School exam! Space is limited, please register by visiting the Grand Concourse Library or calling 718-583-6611. Preference is given to rising 8th and 9th graders taking the exam this year.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Friendship Bracelets Craft
Explore your creative side by making a friendship bracelet. We will supply the yarn and show you how to weave it. This event is open to children eight years-old and up.
Riverside LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
DIY Dream Catcher
A Summer Reading Program Learn about the origins of dream catchers and then make your own! Presented by Jailin Acevedo For ages 13-18 years old.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh No You Didn't
Are you the card wizard? Think you've got what it takes to unlock the mystery of the perfect deck? Come in and challenge your friends to a Yu Gi Oh duel to see who is the master of the monsters! For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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. Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
StuyPrep at the Library (SHSAT Class)
Are you getting ready for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT)? Join our summer long study group! Learn basic test taking skills and practice SHSAT questions. Registration required and limited to 10 students. To register, stop by the library, or call 718-931-0636. Registration begins June 1st, 2017. Preference is given to students taking the test this year.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to pimp your social media profiles? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 12 to 18.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Board games and card games combined with a healthy dose of competition!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World - Arts and Crafts for Teens
Come join us for creative crafting as we Build a Better World through art. Every Thursday from 4 PM - 5 PM in the mezzanine. July 6 July 13 July 20 July 27
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Wildlife Superheroes
A Summer Reading Program Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up-close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discov…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group- TAG
Join our Teen Advisory Group and get hands on experience volunteering for the Library. Earn Community Service hours by attending our weekly meetings and giving us your input! What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or cd right now? What programs does the library need?
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Make Something @ Mulberry Street: DIY Craft Series
Spend your summer making, doing and creating at Mulberry Street Library. You'll shake a few simple ingredients to make ice cream, make a fun accordion-style book, celebrate your friends with beautiful fun cards for Friendship Day, create magical, stress relieving glitter jars and make enviable beaded rings and bracelets. All these DIY projects can easily be replicated at home to show off to your friends and family. All materials will be supplied. For ages 12-18 July 13 - Ice Cream in a Bag Jul…
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Anime Hour
Do you love anime? Come join us during our anime hour to share and discuss your favorite anime. We will come together each week and choose a title to watch and share our thoughts.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Ten to Teen Tech Club*
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Ten to Teen Tech Club. Learn to code, get homework help, play games and more! This program is for kids and teens ages 10-14.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Chess Champions
It's tournament time! Compete against your friends and foes to see who will be the ultimate chess champion.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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