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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, March 6
@ 4:30 p.m.
Anti-Prom research workshop 2014
LPA and the Performing Arts Museum hosted the annual visual research workshop in association with the NYPL Anti-Prom. Students at NY's High School of Fashion Industries select a theme -- this year PUNK! -- and have workshops on using visual research at LPA, the Picture Collection and the Art & Architecture Division, create inspiration boards, and design outfits that will be presented at the Anti Prom at Astor Hall. The Museum then frames the designs and boards and installs the garments in…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children,
Teachers
Mon, October 3
@ 2 p.m.
Duct Tape Flower Pens
Love duct tape just as much as we do? Come make a cool duct tape coaster! All materials will be provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Lego time @ Van Cortlandt Library
Enjoy access to lego pieces and boards while working with other children to create awesome structures.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, October 3
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Crafts
If you're a Young Adult and feel crafty, join us at the Castle Hill Branch. Join friends and newcomers and get Creative! All Materials Provided No Reservation Needed All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
How to Haunt a House for Halloween
Learn how to make a "haunted house" based upon Bob Friedhoffer's book in library's collection. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon
Duct-Tape art, jewelry making, paper crafts and more! Come get crafty in the Basement!
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 4 p.m.
Decorate a Key Chain
Join us for our arts & crafts program. We will decorate key chains. All materials will be provided.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 5 p.m.
Project Art Teens: Unleash Your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Registration is limited so sign up now. Ages 12+
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 4
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Lego time @ Van Cortlandt Library
Enjoy access to lego pieces and boards while working with other children to create awesome structures.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, October 4
@ 3 p.m.
Free Art
Be creative! Draw something. Color a picture. Create anything you like. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon
If you're a teen looking for some creative inspiration, come join us Tuesday afternoons to learn fun, new crafts! We'll make anything from friendship bracelets to DIY fake tattoos to perler bead creations!
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Google Doodling
Come by the Hamilton Grange Library to work on perfecting your Doodle during our “Google Doodling” program! We’ll help you brainstorm ideas and give you the materials you need to create and submit your Google Doodle for a chance to win the Google Doodle Contest!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Time: Make Something, Back-to-School Edition
Teens ages 12-18, join your friends in the Community Room on the basement floor (press “C” on the elevator) for creative fun! Make the new school year yours with a notebook customized by you to reflect your unique perspective. You will design your own notebook cover using collage techniques, and then seal it with a clear cover to preserve your unique work of art. All materials will be provided.
Morningside HeightsTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 5
@ 3 p.m.
D.I.Y. Wednesdays
Learn how to make a variety of easy D.I.Y crafts. All materials are provided. October 5-D.I.Y. Bracelet October 12-D.I.Y. Lip Balm October 26-D.I.Y. Ribbon and Button Bookmark
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Perler Parlor
Stretch your creative skills and hang out with friends as we fuse colorful Perler® beads into fun patterns! Materials will be provided. Limit to 10.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 6
@ 11 a.m.
Sewing Circle
Work on your hand sewing and needlework skills! Free, no materials required! Aprende a coser a mano! Gratis, no hay materiales requeridos!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, October 6
@ 3 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Kids and Teens
Join us for arts and crafts activities in Teen Space. 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.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Sharpie Art
Use Sharpies to make a masterpiece! We will decorate ceramic plates with sharpies to express our inner artist. Teens can bake the plates at home to make their designs truly permenant. All materials will be provided.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 6
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
Junior Craft Studio
Embrace your creativity with Riverdale Library’s Junior Craft Studio! EVERY THURSDAY AT 4:30PM Ages 9 and up! Featured activities include: Duct-tape Projects, Snapchat Filters Come to Life, Post-it Murals, Zine Workshops, Paint-chip Art, Lanyard, Tie-dye, Stop-Motion Workshops, Bookmark Making, Essay Help, Movie Nights, Game Days, Karaoke, and more!
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 6
@ 4 p.m.
Crafts for Teens
Looking for cool arts and crafts ideas for teens, kids, and anyone who loves creative art projects? Making your own artwork is a favorite DIY for teens for a reason, you can make cool room decor tailored to your style, you can learn new crafting skills, and you get to express yourself with color, paint, glue, string, and tons of other cool art and craft supplies.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
How to Haunt a House for Halloween
Learn how to make a "haunted house" based upon Bob Friedhoffer's book in library's collection. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 3 p.m.
Crafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 10/08 @ 3 pm: Teen Art Corner 10/11 @ 3 pm: Teen Art Corner 10/25 @ 4 pm: Teen Art Corner @ the 2nd Annual Hamilton Grange Library Con
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 10
@ 4 p.m.
Jewelry Making Group
Come join us and make some beaded jewelry! Free! All materials provided.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, October 11
@ 3 p.m.
Crafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 10/08 @ 3 pm: Teen Art Corner 10/11 @ 3 pm: Teen Art Corner 10/25 @ 4 pm: Teen Art Corner @ the 2nd Annual Hamilton Grange Library Con
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 3 p.m.
Free Art
Be creative! Draw something. Color a picture. Create anything you like. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Lego time @ Van Cortlandt Library
Enjoy access to lego pieces and boards while working with other children to create awesome structures.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, October 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tuesdays: Crafts
Let your creativity flow with a new craft project each month. This month’s craft is Monster Masks.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 4 p.m.
Teen and Tween Sewing Workshop
Ages 8-17 Registration Required.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon
If you're a teen looking for some creative inspiration, come join us Tuesday afternoons to learn fun, new crafts! We'll make anything from friendship bracelets to DIY fake tattoos to perler bead creations!
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 2 p.m.
Crafternoon
If you're a teen looking for some creative inspiration, come join us Tuesday afternoons to learn fun, new crafts! We'll make anything from friendship bracelets to DIY fake tattoos to perler bead creations!
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 2 p.m.
Teen and Tween Sewing Workshop
Ages 8-17 Registration Required.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 3 p.m.
D.I.Y. Wednesdays
Learn how to make a variety of easy D.I.Y crafts. All materials are provided. October 5-D.I.Y. Bracelet October 12-D.I.Y. Lip Balm October 26-D.I.Y. Ribbon and Button Bookmark
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen D.I.Y.
Stretch your creative skills and hang out with friends as we create pop-up cards, make photo transfers, glue papercraft, and engage in other fun art-based activities. 10/12: Zines! 10/26: Friendship bracelets Materials will be provided. Limit to 10.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 4 p.m.
Tween Crafters
Join us for a fun craft or art activity once a month. This month, our craft is all about Halloween.... We hope to see you there! For ages 10-14.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, October 13
@ 11 a.m.
Sewing Circle
Work on your hand sewing and needlework skills! Free, no materials required! Aprende a coser a mano! Gratis, no hay materiales requeridos!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, October 13
@ 3 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Kids and Teens
Join us for arts and crafts activities in Teen Space. 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.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, October 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Lego time @ Van Cortlandt Library
Enjoy access to lego pieces and boards while working with other children to create awesome structures.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, October 13
@ 4 p.m.
Halloween Arts and Crafts
Teens will prepare spooky Halloween crafts, ghostly decorations, and work on their costumes ideas.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 13
@ 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; you just bring your creativity!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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