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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Open Lab
Need extra time on the computer? Have questions about how to access or use certain Web sites? Want to learn how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play!
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! 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
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club: How creative can you be?
Calling all builders! Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house or a spaceship? If you love being creative and building with legos, come on in and let your imagination run wild! For kids, 5-12 years and their parents.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Children ages 3-5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bug Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 9 a.m.
Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid Training Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance abuse challenges and crises. Please visit https://mhfa_pcl.timetap.com to sign up and learn more! These FREE trainings are from 9:00AM-5:00PM. This event is sponsored by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Image Editing
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
Open Lab Mornings
Walk in every Monday morning from 10am to 1pm and get one-on-one help with your computer and technology questions. Registration is not required; walk-ins are welcome. Cada lunes, ofrecemos ayuda personal con computadoras y technologia, de 10am hasta las 1pm.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab Mornings
Walk in every Monday morning from 10am to 1pm and get one-on-one help with your computer and technology questions. Cada lunes, ofrecemos ayuda personal con computadoras y technologia, de 10am hasta las 1pm. Registration is not required; walk-ins are welcome.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Throg's Neck Library - February 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…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, February 26
@ 10 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.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 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. Come join us daily from 11am for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials 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…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Open Computer Lab!
Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Wakefield's Open Computer Lab is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And OPEN LAB will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 10am-2pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply free practice time for you on the computer.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Bilingual Storytime
A join us for toddler billengual storytime. A children's librarian will read , sing , and play songs in English and Spanish.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 10:30 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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Petite Picasso
Join us for some creative, open-ended art activities with your little one. We use crayons, markers, glue, clay, paint, and lots of other recycled materials to create little masterpieces! Things can get messy, please consider appropriate attire.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Bilingual Storytime
A join us for toddler billengual storytime. A children's librarian will read, sing, and play songs in English and Spanish.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 10:45 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Pre-School StoryTime
Hola! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes in Spanish. (Ages 3-5) Las familias disfrutaran de 45 minutos llenos de historias, canciones, y rhimas en Español. (Edades 3-5)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 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
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Early Literacy: Early Childhood Monday Magic
Come to the Riverdale Library with your little one to learn, explore, and have some fun! Sing songs, play, and learn a variety of topics.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time
Hola! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes in Spanish. (Ages 3-5) Las familias disfrutaran de 45 minutos llenos de historias, canciones, y rimas en Español. (Edades 3-5)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Internet & Email
Computacion Privadas
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet, obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail o aprender como usar tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, o Nook, puede llamar a la biblioteca y preguntar por Caroline. Para las clases privadas tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases duran una hora. Tenemos clases privadas por la mañana y por la tarde. Elija la hora y el dia que usted quiere tomar las clases privadas. Las clases que ofrecemos de computación en español son:…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Adult coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials will be provided.
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read and Play
Join our Children's Librarian for a fun and interactive reading of picture books, helping to show children (ages 0-36 months) the joy of reading and the wonderful worlds you can create with books. Children will also have acces to fun learning toys and our interactive wall. No Registration Requires For Ages 0-3
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Story Time
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.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Crafts
Join us on Monday mornings at 11 AM for fun arts and crafts projects just for our littlest patrons. Crafts aren't just fun - they're learning experiences! Kids will identify shapes and colors, practice gripping crayons or paintbrushes in preparation for writing, and learn self-expression and creativity. Our projects are different every week, from washable fingerpaint (complete with smocks!) to construction paper collages to good old-fashioned coloring with crayons. These crafts are best for todd…
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 20 fun-filled minutes as they learn Spanish through stories and music, followed by 25 minutes of play-dough sensory time or craft. Both Spanish and Non-Spanish speakers are welcome! For ages 1-5. ¡Hola! Las familias disfrutarán esta primavera mientras aprendan Español a través de cuentos y música. ¡Todos son bienvenidos! Para edades 1-5.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Come join us for some fun and educational playtime. We will sing, dance, read and toddlers can interact with each other while playing
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11:15 a.m.
Tummy Time
Infants and their caregivers will get down on their tummies and do simple fingerplays and songs. There will be time to interact with other infants, read together, and learn an easy to remember developmental tip. For young infants (pre-walkers). Please, only pre-walkers and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Transitions & Animations
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 11:30 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 LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 12 noon
Book Discussion - Some Luck
Join other readers from the neighborhood for a stimulating discussion of a treasure from the library's shelves on the 3rd Monday of every month (or the 4th Monday if there's a holiday on the 3rd Monday). This month's book is: Some Luck by Jane Smiley. Pick up a copy at the front desk, or place a hold for yourself: https://tinyurl.com/ybbmgfv5 The complete schedule for 2017-2018 is: September 18 Everything I Never Told You Celeste Ng October 1…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Mon, February 26
@ 12 noon
Learn English Using Mango Languages
If you want to learn a new language, the Library can help! Learn how to use Mango Languages, and online learning program free for NYPL patrons. This is not an ESOL class but ESL Learners are welcome. ***LIMIT IS 10 PEOPLE*** ***PLEASE BRING HEADPHONES*** Every Mondays of the Month No Registration Required Open to Adults 18+
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 12 noon
Celebrating Black History Month: Film Matinee @ Melrose Library — When We Were Kings
Monday- February 26, 2018 @12PM COMMUNITY ROOM (LOWER LEVEL) 120 Minutes; Universal Pictures 1996 Starring – Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Norman Mailer, Thomas Hauser, Lloyd Price Director – Leon Gast Synopsis - Oscar-winning portrait of Muhammad Ali, filmed in 1974 in Zaire during the buildup to his fight with George Foreman. Directed by Leon Gast. **ALL DATES AND TIMES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 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
Mon, February 26
@ 1 p.m.
Monday Movie Matinee: Dunkirk
WWII thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 Allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat. Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Tom Hardy, Tom Glynn-Carney Directed by: Christopher Nolan Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 Min.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop: Tech Time
Use Photoshop to manipulate and create images. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools. Every week is a different educational and engaging Photoshop activity.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 2 p.m.
Italian Gaming
Italian card games for adults and seniors.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
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