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Today
@ 11 a.m.
Save the Date! Fines Forgiveness Outreach
Did you know? On October 19, 2017, all kids and teens got a NEW START at NYC libraries! On this day, we announced a one-time fine amnesty for ALL kids and teens. That means we cleared all fines on all youth library cards for materials that were due by October 19, allowing all of our young users to borrow books again! But we're not done yet! We want to make sure that all our NYC high school students are borrowing books again too! High school students ages 18 and up can visit their local branch b…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
Art Cart
Our Art Cart will be wheeled out to the main floor the full day for you to take what you need and create independently!
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 1 p.m.
Board Game Mondays
Play your friends (or maybe even challenge your local librarian) to a board game
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 2:15 p.m.
Resume Workshop - make an appointment for any time!
•Having issues with your resume? •Unsure of how to format? •Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a usb drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together! ***Make appointments with Erin for a 1-on-1 resume workshop anytime! Call 718-295-5287***
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 2:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Introduction to NYPL databases, online catalog, play games and more!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Space
Come hang out in the Teen Space on Mondays and Thursdays. Bring your friends and your food to the third floor, where you can play board games, do your homework, check out a laptop, or draw your next masterpiece on the library's full-wall chalkboard. For ages 13 to 18. No registration required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3 p.m.
Movie Monday: Dunkirk (2017)
Dunkirk (2017) Monday, February 26, 3:00 PM PG-13, 105 Min WWII thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 Allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat. **Subtitles will be put on to accommodate all movie-goers.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Space
Come hang out in the Teen Space on Mondays and Thursdays. Bring your friends and your food to the third floor, where you can play board games, do your homework, check out a laptop, or draw your next masterpiece on the library's full-wall chalkboard. For ages 13 to 18. No registration required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Art
If you like art, join us and learn something new! Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge. -- The 1960's was a watershed era in American history and the spirit of the decade never truly left us. We hope to address this momentous time through rich programming for a…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Monday presents "Space Jam (PG)"
Michael Jordan must play basketball against space invaders that are trying to capture the Looney Tunes characters.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Teen Tech
Get and extra Laptop appointment to complete homework, update social media, practice coding or edit media projects. 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, February 26
@ 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, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 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, February 26
@ 3:30 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 Wii or Board Games or Cards. Grades 6 and Up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 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, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Anime Club
Join us as we discuss our favorite manga and graphic novels and watch anime!
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Afterschool Club!
Want something fun to do after school and before home? Come to the library! We'll play video games, board games, make stuff with art supplies, talk about books and comics, and hang out. Snacks are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Bring a friend! This program for ages 8-13 is supervised by a librarian and takes place in the Community Room. Parents and caregivers are welcome to wait in the Library downstairs during the program.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
The 1960s
Remembering 1968: The Iron Giant
Join us for an exciting robot craft and some fun with real robots! Then stick around for a viewing of the film The Iron Giant, which is based on the 1968 novel The Iron Man by Ted Hugh published in February of 1968! For ages 6-18 years old. -- The 1960's was a watershed era in American history and the spirit of the decade never truly left us. We hope to address this momentous time through rich programming for all ages that commemorates, celebrates, and explores the 1960's. Check out this…
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Teens Unplugged! #YAatPK
While modern technology offers us opportunities that are truly incredible and life-changing, it's important to remember that you can still have quite a lot of fun without staring at a screen. Come join us and make new friends while playing a variety of card and board games! If the event leaves you wanting more unplugged fun, check out some of these books filled with ideas for creative games and activities: Unbored Games: Serious Fun for Everyone The Ultimate Indoor Games Book: The 200 Best Bo…
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: Build a bridge
Build a functional bridge using household materials. We will then test to see whose bridge can hold the most weight.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 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, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Writers' Workshop
Join our teen-taught writers' group and learn the ins and outs of different literary genres! We will be exploring college essays, poetry, prose, non-fiction, and more. No registration required. Open to Teens 13+. Mondays at 3:30PM
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! Come to the Allerton teen lab and discover what your library is offering.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Mess Around Mondays
Join other teens as you explore the world of engineering through a variety of hands on activities. For ages 13 and up!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Animal Adventures
Join us for an exciting year-long journey into the exploration of a variety of animals including predatory mammals, insects, and amphibians. Watch as they grow and transform into beautiful creatures right before your very eyes. Discover what lies inside the stomachs of some creatures. Animal Adventures will take place on the last Monday of each month. Sign up is required and space is limited. Sign up today! For ages 11 and up!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LearnXDesign
Select branches of The New York Public Library present programs featuring science and engineering activities and projects inspired by the New York Hall of Science’s LearnXDesign website! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Doodle 'Bots
Make robots that draw by themselves! Using simple materials and a vibrating motor, make and decorate your own Doodle 'Bot. Learn about robotics and discuss the positives and negatives of automated machines. For ages 13 -18 years old. Presented by Staten Island MakerSpace
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Hour
Stop by for an hour and play Minecraft, other other online games with your friends and other teens. Challenge your friends to a tournament or just play for fun!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 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, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movie at Melrose Library: Wonder Woman
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.…
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Creating Characters
Let your imagination roam free in this creative writing and drawing workshop! We are working as a team to create a story we can publish here in the library for everyone in our community to enjoy!
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Tween Lego Club
Join us every Monday for a different STEAM Lego challenge, or just free build! For ages 8-14.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
3D Doodling! (February Sessions)
3Doodler is a 3D doodling pen that allows you to create objects from drawing in the air or on surfaces. Come and join us as we create physical structures from 3Doodler pens! Dates: February 12th, 4PM February 26th, 4PM All supplies will be provided. Registration required. Ages: ONLY 8 - 12 PRE-REGISTRATION for FEBRUARY SESSIONS begins on January 26th at 10am. PRE-REGISTRATION for MARCH SESSIONS begins on February 23rd at 10am.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tween Tech: Clubs
Tweens and Teens ages 10+ choose from coding, engineering, tinkering and arts activities. We build computers, drive robots, sculpt in plastic, and we are always introducing new tools and toys. Stop in for the day or work on a project week to week.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Pick from our assortment of board and card games and challenge your friends to a match! Games include Scrabble, Connect 4, UNO, Jenga, chess, and checkers.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons: LUNAR NEW YEAR!
It's the Crafternoon Series: LUNAR NEW YEAR! Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activities held in the afternoon. This month's theme: Lunar New Year and Love! This month, we will be featuring new activities, too! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
The 1960s
Black History Collage
-- The 1960's was a watershed era in American history and the spirit of the decade never truly left us. We hope to address this momentous time through rich programming for all ages that commemorates, celebrates, and explores the 1960's. Check out this page for more events and information!
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
High Bridge Homework Club
Join us in the teen room for homework help. Bring your homework and leave the distractions outside. Staff will be available to offer assistance and helpful resources.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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