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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Embroidery Club
Join us to learn the embroidery arts, or just to share your enjoyment with our group.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Gather and Stitch
Interested in needlework or sewing? If you are new to sewing , want to learn new techniques, or just share your skills, this group is for you. Open to all. Please bring your own supplies.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
By Appointment Only: Resume & Job Search Workshop
Need help writing or formatting a resume? Looking for guidance or advice on the job hunt? Have questions about preparing for an interview? The Ottendorfer Library offers one-on-one counseling for adult and teen patrons seeking assistance with resume writing, finding a job, or the job application process. Appointments are available by advance request Monday-Thursday, 11am-7pm or Friday, 10am-5pm. To sign up, call 212-674-0947, email sashajones@nypl.org, or sign up in person at the branch.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Cafe
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, music, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Looking for extra computer time? Need homework help? Just want to hang out? Relax with your friends, play games, or study— it's up to you! Stop by the Teen Lounge, every Monday-Thursday afternoon in the PC Lab on the 3rd Floor. Ages 12-18
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Crafts
Come by the Castle Hill Branch and create crafts with teens of all experience levels. ALL New York Public Library programs are free of charge!!
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
DIY Tween Craft
Hey tweens! Come enjoy cool do-it-yourself crafts with your friends in the teen area. Programming begins at 3:30 pm.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Need extra computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Space
Hey, Teens! Did you know the third-floor conference room is open to teens and teens only, Monday from 3:30 to 5PM? Bring your friends, your laptops, your homework, or your favorite music, and come hang out!
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Read Aloud
A book is read aloud to the group by the librarian. Afterwards, participants are encouraged to discuss the book and what they believe will happen next.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Want to hang out with friends? Got the gaming moves? Come hang out or challenge your friends in a video game, play cards, board games and more.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
It's a Draw
Do you love to color? Come to the teen room and take part in the coloring craze. Paper, colored pencils, markers and literary themed coloring pages will be provided.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens can use the extra computer time to work on homework, do gaming, social media, and/or complete their own personal projects.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Laptops, video games and more!
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Board Games (New and Improved!)
Do you like to play games? Do you have a healthy competitive spirit? Our new Board Games Series for teens at the Harry Belafonte Library has been a hit so come see what all the fuss is about! We play two Tuesdays a month at 4 pm, and we're always trying out new and unusual games!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
TEEN LOUNGE
VIDEO GAMES, LAPTOPS, MUSIC, FILM, ARTS & CRAFTS, SCIENCE, BOOK DISCUSSIONS AND MORE… Different things to do, Every week, something new… Meeting weekly in the Young Adult Section or the Community Room, Wednesdays 4 pm - 5:30 pm. Image: art by Dayanna, original drawing: ink on paper, 12/7/16
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
The St. Agnes Book Discussion Group: Pale Fire by Nabokov VladimirSt. Agnes LibraryBook Lovers
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Creative Magic - A Teen Writing Club
Calling all creative fiction writers! Want to world build like J.K.? Develop memorable characters that leap off the page? Come join our Teen Writing Club and create in a relaxed atmosphere. Notebooks and snacks included. This month we will be working on story ideas and free writing. For ages 12-18. Limited Space Available. Register in person or over the phone.
Mariners Harbor LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Book Discussion: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
The Hamilton Grange Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. Pick up your book at the circulation desk.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomBook Lovers
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Cafe
Come join us for fun on the Hamilton Grange Teen Floor! Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, (to eat in designated areas!) homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Play videogames on the PS3 ! Ages 12 - 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to music & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Summer Films: Mondays at 6 pm!
June 12: No film! We are rehearsing for our upcoming production of Uncle Vanya. Reserve a seat today! June 19: Black Narcissus (1947; 100 mins.) Emotions burn very hot when a group of nuns settle into a convent high in the Himalayas. Spectacular cinematography in Technicolor. Starring Deborah Kerr and Sabu. June 26: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965; 107 mins.) A little girl is dropped off at school but when her mother (Carol Lynley, left, top) goes back to pick her up – the teachers deny sh…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime:Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes, and simple picture book stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! Target age group is confident walking babies before 2 year-old and their caregivers. Pre-registration required for the first time. Please sign up in person or by phone. Join our e-mail list at the Children's Information desk. For non-walker babies, check out our Wee Little Ones from 10 am - 10:30 am!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 12 noon
Crafty-Noons for Adults @ Muhlenberg
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of crafting. Knit or color, the choice is yours. Crafting can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. Coloring sheets, pencils, yarn and needles are provided, or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your mind at ease. Held in the Third Floor Community Room
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 1 p.m.
The Island Writers
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Come check us out! Every Tuesday at 1 P.M.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, June 27
@ 1 p.m.
Chamber Music Concert “Future Stars and Friends”
Chamber Music Concert “Future Stars and Friends” As a component of the New York Public Library (NYPL) 53rd street branch’s partnership with P:LE of Jsac New York, the first of a series of “Future Stars and Friends” chamber music concert series featuring rising cellist Alexander Hersh (https://www.alexanderhersh.com) and colleagues in a program chosen by Mr. Hersh. P:LE (The Project: Library Effect), “Future Stars and Friends” series periodically hands rising young performers artistic control…
53rd Street Library, TheaterAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Discussion Group: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
A vision of our society radically overturned by a theocratic revolution, Margaret Atwood’s classic has become one of the most powerful and most widely read novels of our time. This book group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 3pm.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Looking for extra computer time? Need homework help? Just want to hang out? Relax with your friends, play games, or study— it's up to you! Stop by the Teen Lounge, every Monday-Thursday afternoon in the PC Lab on the 3rd Floor. Ages 12-18
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more! Teen Time will be cancelled on days when New York City schools are not in session.
St. Agnes LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Come have some friendly competition with your friends on the PS3 and PS4.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech
Get and extra Laptop appointment to complete homework, update social media, practice coding or edit media projects. All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Hey Teens! Let's talk about ideas to help improve the library. You can earn community service credit for school and enjoy hanging out with other teens.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Game On!
Teen Game On!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need Extra Computer Time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time. Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3:45 p.m.
Teen Book Club - We Should All Be Feminists
In this personal, eloquently-argued essay -- adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked realities of sexual politics, here is one remarkable author's exploration of what it means to be a woman now -- and an of-the-m…
Columbus LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (2016) The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk Rated: PG-13 Directed by: Gareth Edwards
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens, enjoy an afternoon of competitive gaming on the Nintendo Wii or Xbox 360. ages 12-18
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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