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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
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. All materials will be pr…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Growing Together
Growing Together is a group for people who want to improve and develop themselves and help others to do the same by providing motivation and support as a group to the individuals in it. We seek to provide a comfortable atmosphere for people to explore goals they want to achieve and self-improvement ideas, and be a network of people willing to listen, help, and motivate them.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Café
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.
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)
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 LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Teens
Join us for arts and crafts activities in Teen Space. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 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
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Wacky Wednesdays
Chill out at the library on a hump day! Join us for a program, or a movie, or a game! Every Wednesday 3-5pm. For ages 10-17
Spuyten Duyvil 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Movie at Melrose Library: Deepwater Horizon
Based on the true events that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, the story chronicles the courage of those who worked on the Deepwater Horizon and the extreme moments of bravery and survival in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-man disasters in world history.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Silkscreen
Join us as we cut out paper stencils and use a basic screen printing technique to decorate tee shirts. Materials will be provided. Limit to 10. For ages 13-18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Looking for extra computer time? Need homework help? Like snacks? Relax with your friends, play games, or study-- it's up to you! Stop by Teen Lounge, every Wednesday afternoon in the Community Room.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:45 p.m.
Teen Art Therapy: Painting
We will be working with different mediums to create our own artwork! No experience necessary, just come and have fun! For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Columbus 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.
Homework Help
Teen volunteers will assist children with their homework assignments.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Hang out, eat, drink, play games, draw, paint or just chat with friends.Something you want to do? Just let us know. For grades 6 and up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Hang out, eat, drink, play games, draw, paint or just chat with friends.Something you want to do? Just let us know. For grades 6 and up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Help Desk
Visit the Teen Help Desk for extra laptop sessions, homework help, book recommendations, help with applications, craft supplies, and more!
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Board
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
@ 5:30 p.m.
English Conversation Group
Looking to practice your English in a casual setting? Join us for an hour of group conversation, 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.
Teen Lounge
Play video games, play Yu-Gi-Oh, create art & more…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
The Big Picture | Nicholas Baume, Adrienne Edwards, Jens Hoffmann, Matthew Israel, Arezoo Moseni | An Art Book Series Event
FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED Registration does not guarantee admission. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. On the occasion of the publication of the new book The Big Picture: : Contemporary Art in 10 Works by 10 Artists, author Matthew Israel, and influential museum curators and directors Nicholas Baume, Adrienne Edwards, and Jens Hoffman discuss contemporary art's rel…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Thu, March 30
@ 10 a.m.
Writing Circle
Join us for a writing circle every Thursday. The group is focused on autobiographical writing, but all genres are welcome. Writing sessions consist of a short stream-of-consciousness writing activity, then sharing and discussion of work produced from that activity or of work brought from home. Space is limited. If you are interested in joining the group, please speak with the Adult Librarian.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 11 a.m.
Book Discussion: Americanah
From the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, a dazzling new novel: a story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home. As teenagers in a Lagos secondary school, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are leaving the country if they can. Ifemelu—beautiful, self-assured—departs for America to study. She suffers defeats and triump…
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, March 30
@ 11 a.m.
Rewarding Environment for Adult Living Group Visit
Group comes in to use our laptops and joins in to our movie club every Thursday. Our contact is Program Coordinatior Georgia Reid 516-427-3199.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 12:15 p.m.
Weekly Meditation with Devi
Developing a meditation practice can be a life changing experience. Meditation can give you the opportunity to relax and unburden your heart and mind of life's challenges of you really understand how to use the practice. The effects can be absolutely profound. This weekly meditation group will be led by long-time meditator and Huffington Post contributor, Devi Sawh. Devi has been meditating for over 22 years. Learn more about the benefits and how to develop an effective meditation practice i…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Thu, March 30
@ 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)
Thu, March 30
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play videos games, hangout with friends, use laptops to watch videos or simply read a book 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)
Thu, March 30
@ 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 LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Understanding Financial Statements without a Degree in Accounting
Financial statements are the best way to show the viability of your start up and measure your progress. They monitor the evolution of your business so you see what is working and how to respond in a crisis. Richard H. Konrad, CFA, CFP® explains how to start, how the three main financial statements are constructed, and how to determine how well you are doing or what you need to change! Rick Konrad founded Value Architects Asset Management in 2002 and previously was the director of research…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, March 30
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun. For ages 12 to 18.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 3 p.m.
College Readiness: Essay Writing Workshop
Need help writing your college essay? Would you like someone to look over your draft? Visit the Teen Room for help.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 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)
Thu, March 30
@ 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, March 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
TAG (Teen Advisory Group) #YAatPK
TAG, you're it! Get involved at your Library. Meet with Parkchester’s Teen Librarian in the TEEN media zone (near the first floor drinking fountain) along with other teens to share your ideas for Library programs/events, materials, book recommendations, and more! You may earn community service hours for participating.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 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.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Lounge
Use library laptops, work on group projects, or play games at the library
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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