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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Baychester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Canceled
Teen Movie Wednesdays
Take a break from homework and stop by the Teen Zone to watch a movie with your friends! This month we are watching The Mummy, The Maze Runner, The Emoji Movie, The Dark Tower, and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Canceled
Open Studio: Still Life
Join other potential artists of the community in the Riverdale Library for an evening of drawing in a judgment free and relaxing environment. We will provide the still life. Limited sketching supplies are available and you are welcome to bring your own materials.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, November 23
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, November 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need some computer time to get your homework done? Want to practice your typing or learn some code for an hour? Want to play around on Minecraft with your friends? Come hang out at our Tech Time!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, November 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Study Lounge!
Come study with your fellow peers in a teen-exclusive space! There will be computer access, snacks, homework help, and database tutorials. We will even show you how use the free movie and music streaming databases! Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30PM
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 23
@ 4 p.m.
Artistic Teens
Do you like art? Join us for an art activity every Thursday; work on your skills and and your creative side by coloring, painting or making crafts!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 23
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time!
Hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various topics like gaming, research databases, writing a resume, and more! For ages 13 to 17.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Online Banking
Thinking about trying online banking. Try this class first. Learn how to check your balance, view account details, pay a bill and more online! You will also learn about some of the latest banking technologies like depositing checks using your smartphone. *Note: Please have basic understanding of Internet for Beginners*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 10 a.m.
Fall Leaf Collection - Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags
Residents should set out their leaves either in a paper lawn & leaf bag, or in an open, unlined container. DSNY turns the leaves into compost, a natural soil amendment. Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags will be distributed in the branch. Bags will be provided from the DSNY.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families
Fri, November 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 10 a.m.
Meditative Coloring at Wakefield!
Meditative Coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress for Adults and Seniors. Coloring is NOT just for kids anymore. Materials are available daily from 11am and are provided FREE of charge. Families Welcome! Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure, lessen anxiety, reduce headaches, and r…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 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),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 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, November 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime!
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Mosholu Library – November 2017
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…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, November 24
@ 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, November 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, November 24
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
A library program for preschoolers 3-5 years old and their caregivers, focusing on developing early literacy skills through reading of picture books, action songs, and related activities. Open to children ages 3 - 5
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Story Time
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and picture books.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Play Time
Socialization and build fine motor skills through play. For ages 2-5 years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 11 a.m.
Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
Fri, November 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby LapSit Storytime
Interact with your baby and create a bond.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Storytime
Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year. This storytime features longer books which are accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Increase mindfulness by coloring cool intricate designs. Coloring can combat stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, sensory perception, and creativity... and it's just plain fun! All materials will be provided.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
Computers for Beginners
Overwhelmed by technology? Don't know which button to click or press or how on earth to access anything online? This class is for you! Get an easy, friendly introduction to computing and how to guard your privacy online. Learn what all the fuss is about and join the technology revolution.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Fun Friday
Participate in engaging activities for adults and seniors.
Tremont LibraryAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Pelham Bay Library – November 2017
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…
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, November 24
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! November 3, 2017 Wonder Woman (PG-13) 141 min An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict. November 10, 2017 How to be a Latin Lover (PG-13) 115 min ​ A past-his-prime Latin lover moves in with his sister and her son after hi…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 2 p.m.
Tinker Time
Come tinker & let your creativity roam free! We'll have legos for you to build with, you can work on a solo project or with a group of friends. "Creativity is just connecting things." - Steve Jobs
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring for Senior
Ready for the art therapy? Please join us and enjoy coloring various floral, abstract and geometrical patterns. Come and join us on every Tuesday and Friday at 2pm!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 2 p.m.
Weekend Wonder of Kindness: Kindness Rocks
In honor of the theatrical release of Wonder, we will be doing actvities focused on being kind. Kindness Rocks Kindness Rocks Friday November 24 2 PM Here's a way to make kindness contagious and bring a smile to someone's face in your community. Decorate and write positive messages on rocks and give them to someone special. Limit 10 Kids. First come, first served.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 2 p.m.
Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends to a game! Play aracade Basketball Shootout, chess, bingo, checkers, Jenga, connect four and more! Ages 6-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! November 3, 2017 Wonder Woman (PG-13) 141 min An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict. November 10, 2017 How to be a Latin Lover (PG-13) 115 min ​ A past-his-prime Latin lover moves in with his sister and her son after hi…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick
A great way to spend the afternoon! Stop by the library and catch the latest movie! From action movies, to romance, to horror, and comedy, we are playing what you've been meaning to watch or what you want to watch again!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 2:45 p.m.
WiiU
Calling all video game fanatics! This is for you! We will play Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and turn up the tunes and get jiggy as we dance to the beats of Just Dance 2017.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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