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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Crochet Corner
Are you interested in learning how to crochet, or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a project you’re working on or would like to start? Bring your own hooks, yarn and projects for an informal and friendly gathering for all skill levels. Crochet, chat, and learn from each other. Limited assistance will be available. First time visitors will be provided with hooks and limited yarn. (Registration is not required.)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Braille Study Group (Wednesdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program; draw and color at your le…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Relax with your friends, use laptops, read, play games, or study. It’s up to you! Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: Kinetic Sand
Learn the science behind kinetic sand then make your own to take home! All materials will be provided.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
History of Comics
Where did Superman come from? Join Ivan Velez for a history of American style comics, from the Yellow Kid and Spiderman to Archie and the Warren Commission to today. Learn how these iconic characters have reflected and influenced American culture and morality. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Ivan Velez
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Trivia
Compete against your friends to see who knows the most random facts and can solve the most brainy puzzles.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Volunteer time at your local library!!!! Suggest materials to order and create cool displays.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Movie Wednesdays
Teens, join us in the teen room every Wednesday for a movie hand picked by you. Movie starts at 4:30 p.m.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Volunteer Group
Teens, earn your community hours! Every Wednesday at 4:30PM at Riverdale Library! Come make a difference in the library while earning your community hours! Help us write book reviews, create zines, make a branch video, shelve material, and beta-test tween programs! We’ll be trying out new crafts, experimenting with video-editing programs, making zines for the first time, and carrying out whatever ideas you bring to the table!
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.
English Conversation Group
Looking to practice your English in a casual setting? Join us for an hour of group conversation, games, seltzer, and snacks on the second floor of the Ottendorfer Library on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM. All are welcome!
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Canceled
Teen Lounge @ George Bruce
Play video games, play Yu-Gi-Oh, create art & more…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Games
Come play some Wii, a computer game, or board game. Ages 13-18
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 23
@ 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)
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.
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
@ 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.
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
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Play video games in the Library! Fridays at 3. Ages 10 & up.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Gaming Friday
Join your friends in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of Gaming! A number of board games will be available to choose from. Stop by and challenge your friends!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to pimp your social media profiles? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Teen Tech Time every Friday @ 3:00. Laptops will be provided. For ages 13-17.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Teens! Come join us for and hour of coloring. All materials will be provided.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Teens! Come join us for and hour of coloring. All materials will be provided.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 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)
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Tech Time
Already used your 45 minutes on the computer? Forgot your library card? Enjoy unlimited laptop time during Friday teen programs. Use your extra computer time to finish that group project, play Minecraft, or to watch your favorite YouTube personality over and over and over. For ages 13-18. Registration not required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Come one, come all for our teen coloring program. Bring your own supplies or use ours.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Adult & Teen Craft
Visit us at The Castle Hill Branch to learn a different craft each Friday afternoon. Learn : Jewerly making Candle Making Picture transfer Work with paper mache, clay, natural twine ... and more. Come and Join Us Fridays at 3:30 PM
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 3:45 p.m.
Teen Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills on the Wii U or the XBOX ONE and challenge your friends to a game in the library. For ages 13 to 17.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 4 p.m.
Mandarin for Teens
This workshop combines Chinese language, art and cultural together. This is a perfect opportunity for teenagers to learn mandarin speaking as well as Chinese characters and reading in a very short period of time. After 10 -15 workshops, participants will be able to use mandarin in daily conversation or travel to China as well as being exposed to 5,000 years of Chinese culture, history, geography and philosophy. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Wall Street Chinese
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library in the teen room!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Resume/Job Assistance
Need help making your first resume? Need help searching for part-time employment? Make a reservation with us to get one-on-one assistance.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, November 25
@ 12 noon
Saturday Study
Do your homework, read a book or just enjoy some quiet time in the Teen Room.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, November 25
@ 1 p.m.
ORIGAMI: Mind and Body
Relax your mind and let your subtle senses guide your hands and eyes one fold at a time. Paced for adults and precocious, attentive young minds. No registration required. Hands-on activity. Materials supplied. MONTHLY WORKSHOPS ON SATURDAYS 09/16/17 10am – 12pm 10/28/17 10am – 12pm 11/25/17 1pm – 3pm 12/09/17 1pm – 3pm
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Teachers,
Adults
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