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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, January 17
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
You've got budding artists. We've got crayons, paper and a table just for them. It's a match made in heaven! Bring your kids in for some coloring fun.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime 10:15 AM
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:15 a.m.
Transition and Life After High School for Individuals with Special Needs
Understand options, identify goals and develop an action plan for your child with a disability. Help your young adult transition to a meaningful life of learning, earning, and independence. Registration is Required: HTTPS://TALAHS-CSL.EVENTBRITE.COM Translation in Mandarin and/or Cantonese will be available. Refreshments will be served.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, January 17
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit (ages 0-18 months):Baby Storytime
Infants and their caregivers will hear stories and learn stories and rhymes while sitting on the floor together. For babies, birth to 18 months old; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Please, only infants and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
A librarian shares lively picture books, finger plays, and action songs with toddlers and their caregivers! For ages 18-36 months. Upstairs program room opens at 10:15. Limited to first 50 children. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Illustrator 1 - Shape Design
This Design 360 course explores methods of shape creation and manipulation, as well as how to apply patterns, gradients and meshes to shapes, and how to manage larger projects with symbols and global colors. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted at Science Industry and Business Library, Bronx Li…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Tummy Time
Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library. Baby Tummy Time will help you introduce your infant to books, songs, and more fun activities to support early literacy development. Please note: this program is for pre-walkers ages 0-18 months with their caregivers. Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort. Program space is limited-- attendance is granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us for a fun-filled time of songs, rhymes and reading! Parent/cargiver participation and supervision is required.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Walkers
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool StoryTime: Bilingual Stories (Cuentos Infantiles en Ingles y Español)
Primary tabs Stories, Songs, Action Rhymes in english and spanish. (Ages 1-5) Historias, canciones, rimas de acción en ingles y español. (Edades 1-5)
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - January 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Tales for Tots
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents / caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and crafts and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Bring the little ones in for some reading fun and educational playtime! There will be stories, song, dance and bubbles! Call 718-796-1202 for more information.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Spanish Read Aloud
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy stories, and songs in Spanish. Acompáñenos a compartir y cultivar nuestras raíces con otros padres y niños de la comunidad para fortalecer el aprendizaje de los niños a través de canciones y lectura en español.
South Beach LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Morning Tea and Movies: Watch Movies for Free (Kanopy)
Kanopy is a free video streaming service. Learn how to access a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films. Please bring your library card and 4 digit pin code. Headphones are encouraged, but not necessary to participate. A voucher for a free cup of tea will be given upon the conclusion of class along with the opportunity to check…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Stories, fingerplays, and movement for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, January 17
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play Time 10:45 AM
Toddlers can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For ages 18 months to 3 years.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Story Time
Preschoolers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, songs, and fingerplays and spend time with other preschoolers in the neighborhood. For ages 3-5
Richmondtown LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Quiet Study Room (Wednesdays)
There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room. This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability. If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer! Quiet Study Hours: Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities! Ages 2 - 10. Space is Limited. Registeration is required at Pelham Parkway- Van Nest Library.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Ancestry Library Edition E-Resource Training
This training will teach patrons how to effectively and expertly use the Ancestry Library Edition database. At the conclusion of this training patrons will understand all of the basic and advanced search features; how to navigate the different content categories, including historical records, publications, and photographs; and how to make the most of the database’s advanced research features. Ancestry Library Edition is one of the best genealogical collections available to the public. Resear…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 3 : Charts and Sparklines
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and st…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Story Time
Join us for books, songs, and free play. Ages 0-18 months ONLY. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
US Citizenship Test Study Group
Wednesdays 11am-12pm Wakefield Library - Adult Learning Center Adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test are invited to join us for our weekly practice workshop. Each workshop will focus on the 100 citizenship test civics questions and the USCIS writing and reading vocabulary for the Naturalization Test. Students will also learn about New York Public Library resources and other online resources to continue their practice at home.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Typing Club!
Do you ever find typing on a keyboard frustrating? Are you still using the “hunt and peck” method of one finger per letter at a time? Join our Typing Club, which meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 11AM for one hour, and learn how to “touch-type,” getting your speed and efficiency up and making fewer errors, all without having to look at your hands while you type! Meet new people, and have fun while you’re at it. Ages 18-110! No registration required. All NYPL programs are fr…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Stapleton Library - January 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Fun with Feelings Storytime
Whether you're happy or sad - frustrated, bored, or mad - come to storytime and be glad - it's the most fun you've ever had! Learning how to manage strong emotions is an important developmental milestone for young children. This special storytime will help your child to identify and express their emotions and respond positively to the emotions of others. Afterwards we'll be introducing our Fun with Feelings flashcards (trilingual in English, Spanish, and Chinese) for one-on-one interaction betw…
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime; 星期三双语幼儿时间 (普通话和英语) - Wednesday Bilingual Toddler Time (Mandarin & English): Session A
欢迎在每个星期三早上11点00分参加由Jessie和Sun举办的双语幼儿时间。我们将会使用普通话和英语来唱歌和童谣和讲故事。我们欢迎年龄由18个月到4岁的婴儿和幼儿以及其监护人参加。我们非常喜欢大家的参与和高兴地一起唱歌! Bilingual Toddler Time is back for a new school year! Come and join Sun for Bilingual Toddler Time every Wednesday at 11:00a.m. We will sing songs and nursery rhymes and read stories in Mandarin and English, Babies and toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old with their parent/caregiver are welcome to attend. We would love for you to sing alo…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Winter Bookcraft
Make a Snowman craft!!! Ages: 1-4 years
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Itty Bitty Storytime
Children 0-3 and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, lively songs, fingerplays, and rhymes. Foster a love of reading and meet other little ones in the neighborhood!
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tots and Tales
Reading readiness begins at birth and our programs for the youngest children and their caregivers always include great books, fun songs, silly wiggles, lots of language and time to get to know the other babies in your neighborhood. Once your child begins to walk, they will sing and move, begin to recognize letters, share wonderful books, and develop pre-reading skills.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive
Learn how to use the cloud storage available for FREE with your Gmail account and how to store your digital files. MUST have an active GMAIL account.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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