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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, rhymes and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 4 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 that we're open. 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)
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit Storytime
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Postponed
Música/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. For infants and young children ages 0 to 4 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks
Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 - 3.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Beatles and Bob
A fun musical Jam with various musical props like shakers, stick, and scarves filled with dance and movement to the songs of the Beatles and Bob Marley played live by a singer/guitar player. The class help strengthens the bond of children and their caregivers by sharing a memorable experience of singing and dancing together. Best for ages 6 month to 4 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Music for Aardvarks
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 12 noon
Gotham Jazzmen
A Concert of traditional jazz presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Auditorium doors open at 11:45 a.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 1 p.m.
Turntable Tuesdays
Come and Listen to music on vinyl records.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monster Mash Halloween Concert
Interactive music productions integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and non-stop audience participation. This creative interactive musical experience transforms fans from spectators to participators. Reading and signing are integrated with the use of screen-projected lyrics and graphics, as children become stars on stage, participating with guitars, maracas, dancing rainbows, dream catchers, and a wide assortment of props. It's a captivating concert experience for all to enjoy! B…
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies Classes - French
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Karaoke #YAatPK
Karaoke is Japanese for "empty orchestra." Come fill up Parkchester's community room with your renditions of songs by your favorite artists. We know Parkchester has talent and a love of music. Come share yours and bring your friends!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Classes - Mandarin
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
FREE KTV
苏厄德公园图书馆卡拉OK活动 时间:10月11日,星期五,下午 11:30到下午1:30 10月25日,星期五,下午 11:30到下午1:30 欢迎参加我们唱歌活动,来唱出您最喜爱的歌曲 活动将会在楼下(土库)公共活动室进行 THE SEWARD PARK LIBRARY FREE KARAOKE PROGRAM WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 11& 52 FROM 11 PM—1:30PM JOIN US AND SING ALONG TO YOUR FAVORITE SONGS. THE PROGRAM WILL BE IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM ON THE LOWER LEVEL. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.…
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Sing a Song!
Sing. Sing a Song. Sing it Loud. Sing it Strong! Sing songs with Ms. Eve with storybooks and fairytales.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Monster Mash Halloween Concert
Interactive music productions integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and non-stop audience participation. This creative interactive musical experience transforms fans from spectators to participators. Reading and signing are integrated with the use of screen-projected lyrics and graphics, as children become stars on stage, participating with guitars, maracas, dancing rainbows, dream catchers, and a wide assortment of props. It's a captivating concert experience for all to enjoy! B…
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 12 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing (ages 1-5): Toddler and Preschool Storytime
We (grown-ups and children) will move our bodies to the beat and use instruments to make rhythms . We will also learn some simple story songs and rhymes. For ages 1-5 years ; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Jump, Stomp, and Clap
Elaine Gil brings an energetic music and movement experience to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with their parent/caregiver.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Classes - Spanish
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Classes - Mandarin
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Puzzles and Play
Children from birth to five years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and work with puzzle sets, also spend time with other children in the neighborhood. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tummy Time
This is a program for chidren from birth up to crawling age and their parents/caregivers. This is an opportunity to learn rhythm through stories and songs, and to bond with baby. This is a program for pre-walking age children and their parents/caregivers only.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tummy Time
This is a program for chidren from birth up to crawling age and their parents/caregivers. This is an opportunity to learn rhythm through stories and songs, and to bond with baby. This is a program for pre-walking age children and their parents/caregivers only.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime: Baby Lapsit
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Thu, October 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks
Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 - 3.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 3 p.m.
Monster Mash Halloween Concert
Interactive music productions integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and non-stop audience participation. This creative interactive musical experience transforms fans from spectators to participators. Reading and signing are integrated with the use of screen-projected lyrics and graphics, as children become stars on stage, participating with guitars, maracas, dancing rainbows, dream catchers, and a wide assortment of props. It's a captivating concert experience for all to enjoy! B…
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
HALLOWEEN PARTY
Come to the library and have some fun. Enjoy stories, songs and games and candy. Wear your costume. For ages 3 and up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Party with Bubbles
Elaine Gil brings an energetic music and movement experience to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Show includes face painting, balloon animals, parachute games, bubbles, singing, dancing and a lot of audience participation.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 6 p.m.
Guitar Jam
Dust off your guitar and come to the library for a comfortable jam session. Play with and meet new musicians. Just bring your guitar or bass.
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 6 p.m.
Guitar Jam
Dust off your guitar and come to the library for a comfortable jam session. Play with and meet new musicians. Just bring your guitar or bass.
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Read and Play
Bring your little ones (birth to five years old) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays with various learning and fun toys.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of September to December 2017, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. September 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27 November 3 , 17 December 1, 8, 15 Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages and abilities welcome. Attendan…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Shake, Rattle, Read!
Join us at the Mulberry Street Library on Friday mornings for a little music, a book, some dancing, and a lot of fun! Each session is full of music and movement. For children ages 0-3 years and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Kids' Music That Rocks Storytime
Stories and songs to sing along with every Friday morning!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 1:30 p.m.
NUEVO SANJO Part I: 2017 New York Sanjo Symposium & Lecture Recital
This rare festival presents Korean sanjo (instrumental solo genre) and pansori (epic sung drama) featuring some of the most celebrated masters and artists from South Korea, including Lee Tae-Baek (ajaeng), Yun Jin-Chul (pansori), Yi Ji-Young (gayageum), You Kyung-Hwa (janggu), Kwak Soo-Eun (25-string gayageum) and Lee Young-Sub (daegeum). The concert highlights the contemporary developments of these two significant genres showing the beauty and aesthetic of Korean antiquity linked with modern s…
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Indian Dance Workshop
Join us as we travel to India in this interactive, dance and music filled performance/workshop extravaganza. After watching some Mohiniyattam style dance, and listening to Carnatic singing and the music of the tablas, you will have a chance to try out the moves yourself! You will also learn about the origins of these beautiful Indian art forms. Best for ages 5 and older. Presented by Urban Stages
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 11 a.m.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children ages 1 to 5 and their caregivers. Our music time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 1 p.m.
Opera Concert Series
The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions of operas with piano accompaniment. Programs with act-by-act plot summaries will be provided in large print and braille. Join us on Saturday, October 28th from 1:00 - 4:30 PM for "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" by Vincenzo Bellini.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
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