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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, August 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Read and Play
Bring your little ones (birth to four 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. Limited to 25 children and their caregivers/parents.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 10:30 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. No Baby Storytime 8/25/17
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 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, August 18
@ 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, August 18
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Kids' Music That Rocks
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, August 18
@ 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, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
KARAOKE / KTV
FREE KARAOKE/KTV August 4, 11, 18, 25 from 2pm-4:30pm Community Room, Lower Level For more info contact: carloschanves@nypl.org
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
FREE KTV
苏厄德公园图书馆卡拉OK活动 时间:8月4日,星期五,下午 2:00到下午4: 30 8月11日,星期五,下午 2:00到下午4:30 8月18日,星期五,下午 2:00到下午4:30 8月25日,星期五,下午 2:00到下午4:30 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 FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 11, 18 & 25 FROM 2 PM—4:30 PM 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
Sat, August 19
@ 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, August 19
@ 11 a.m.
Popular Music
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin July 29th @11am. Eight 90-minute sessions: 07/29, 08/05, 08/19, 08/26, 09/16, 09/30, 10/07, 10/21. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, August 19
@ 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, August 19th from 1:00 - 4:30 PM for a double bill of "Der Rosenkavalier" (extended excerpts) by Richard Strauss and "Suor Angelica" by Giacomo Puccini.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Mon, August 21
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, gentle songs, and rhymes in Spanish. There will be a focus on bonding, easy concepts and rhythm. Parent/Caregiver participation is required and expected for the program Ages 18-36 months.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Splish Splash Beach Concert
A Summer Reading Celebration! 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 with a wide assortment of props like guitars, maracas, dancing rainbows, and dream catchers. It's a captivating concert experience for children of all ages to enjoy! Presented by Presley and Melody
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Rhythm and Sound
A Summer Reading Celebration! In this interactive workshop, our percussionist brings audience members to the stage to play percussive instruments from around the world. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Kids DJ Dance Party
A Summer Reading Celebration! We bring our portable DJ system with kid friendly music along with running games like musical chairs and limbo! Recommended for children of all ages. Presented by Pete and Chris Amusements
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Concert
Summer Reading Celebration! Flor Bromley will play some of her favorite tunes in English and Spanish. Flor will create an interactive experience for children and families of all ages that will end in a big FIESTA. A perfect kick-off show for the season. Songs include “Crazy for Books/Amo los Libros” a song that encourages kids to read.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 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)
Mon, August 21
@ 5:30 p.m.
Body Blast! Dance-N-Sculpt!
Move your body to the beat! Have fun while you exercise! No requirements * Everyone Welcome* Bring a towel or an exercise mat. Come in comfortable clothing. Most of all bring a Smile! Registration required. Age 19-99
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Birdies: French
This summer Bilingual Birdies will take everyone on a magical journey to learn a new language by taking an imaginative vacation to the beach, jungle, and sporting events! Children ages 0-6 will explore these super fun themes while our Bilingual Teaching Musicians lead the adventure using their guitar, drumming, puppets, and movement games. All families will receive a free Bilingual Birdies CD download and instruments will be provided for everyone during the class. Classes are 45 minutes long e…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 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
Tue, August 22
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Concert
Summer Reading Celebration! Flor Bromley will play some of her favorite tunes in English and Spanish. Flor will create an interactive experience for children and families of all ages that will end in a big FIESTA. A perfect kick-off show for the season. Songs include “Crazy for Books/Amo los Libros” a song that encourages kids to read.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 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)
Tue, August 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Reader Achievers Rock Around the Clock
A Summer Reading Celebration! 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 with a wide assortment of props like guitars, maracas, dancing rainbows, and dream catchers. It's a captivating concert experience for children of all ages to enjoy! Presented by Presley and Melody
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading: Reader Achievers Rock Around the Clock
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 with a wide assortment of props like guitars, maracas, dancing rainbows, and dream catchers. It's a captivating concert experience for children of all ages to enjoy! Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Wed, August 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Summer Reading
African Dancing and Folktales
A Summer Reading Program! Audience members become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as our facilitator guides them through an interactive African Dance class. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Summer Reading
Fun in the Sun
A Summer Reading Program! An interactive Summer Music event with Music for Aardvarks Best Summer Songs about going on vacation, playing at the beach, getting ice cream etc. and Rock-n-Roll summer classics like Rockaway Beach, Surfin USA and more it is a good feeling program that will make you happy you stayed in the city! Best for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Party with Bubbles
A Summer Reading Celebration! Elaine Gil's show includes face painting, balloon animals, parachute games, bubbles, singing, dancing and a lot of audience participations. Best for children of all ages.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Many Voices: Songs from Around the World
A Summer Reading Celebration! Join Mr. Patrick, his guitar and his silly puppet friends as we celebrate songs from cultures throughout the world. From African folk songs to Spanish sing-alongs, there’s something for everyone in this celebration of our universal human language: music. Best for children ages 0 to 7 years old with their parent/caregiver. Presented by Music with Patrick
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubble and Comedy Show; Build a Better World
A Summer Reading Celebration! The Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubble and Comedy Show engages children with songs, comedy, robots, bubbles, music technology and original stories about why engineers, architects and designers rock! The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the Autism Spectrum, and a great time for parents and caregivers! Each song in the 60-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Concert
Summer Reading Celebration! Flor Bromley will play some of her favorite tunes in English and Spanish. Flor will create an interactive experience for children and families of all ages that will end in a big FIESTA. A perfect kick-off show for the season. Songs include “Crazy for Books/Amo los Libros” a song that encourages kids to read.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
End of Summer Reading Celebration!
We will be featuring a DJ workshop along with free book, goodies, and tasty treats.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Karaoke Hour!
Enjoy and hour of Karaoke fun! Sing along to some popular and well loved songs for kids. Ages 5+ No registration required.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Kids Summer Reading Celebration with Rhythm & Sound
A Summer Reading Celebration We're celebrating our super Summer Readers with a special event in the Children's Room! Bring your Summer Reading Challenge book log to collect your final prizes and enjoy fun treats & activities. At 4 pm, join us for an interactive drumming performance by Urban Stages: Rhythm & Sound featuring percussion instruments from around the world. For kids 12 & under. Presented by Urban Stages.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Party with Bubbles
A Summer Reading Celebration! Elaine Gil's show includes face painting, balloon animals, parachute games, bubbles, singing, dancing and a lot of audience participations. Best for children of all ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World Interactive Concert
A Summer Reading Celebration! Presley and Melody’s Interactive Music productions combines the power of music and reading, with singing, reading, dancing, and continuous audience participation. The creative interactive musical experience transforms fans from spectators to participators, as children become stars on stage. Nurturing songs of kindness, love, and acceptance convey how to build a better world! Best for children ages 4 to 12 years old.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Party with Bubbles
A Summer Reading Celebration! Elaine Gil's show includes face painting, balloon animals, parachute games, bubbles, singing, dancing and a lot of audience participations. Best for children of all ages.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Puzzles and Play
Children from birth to 4 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. Limit to 25 children and their caregivers. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing (ages 1-5)
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
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