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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, November 17
@ 2 p.m.
New Literature from Europe - Artistic Fictions / Fictional Artists Panel Discussion
Moderated by Marek Bartelic. New Literature from Europe is an annual literary festival organized by eight European national institutes of culture in collaboration with leading cultural institutions in New York. Each year the organizers choose a theme ranging from crime fiction to cookbooks, the graphic novel to meditations on war and the ghosts of history. The ninth annual New Literature from Europe festival asks why European writers are writing about art, about artists, and about the art world…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults
Tue, March 1
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, March 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a tabletop or video game. Play chess, bingo, checkers, monopoly, Wii Sports, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero and more. Ages 5-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 1
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Game Day
Got Game skills? Bring it to our game day for kids where you can hang out with friends and enjoy a variety of games like chess, monopoly, connect four and other board games.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 1
@ 4 p.m.
Chess for Children
Learn to play chess and develop your skills with other players in an informal setting.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 3
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 3
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 3
@ 1 p.m.
Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a tabletop or video game. Play chess, bingo, checkers, monopoly, Wii Sports, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero and more. Ages 5-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 3
@ 3 p.m.
棋類遊戲 Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library
Board Games & Chess for Children 棋類遊戲 Come to Chatham Square Library to play board games and card games of all types and skill levels. Come and play Chess too! Basic chess introduction provided. Thursday March 3rd ---- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday March 10th --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday March 17th --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday March 24th --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday March 31st --- 3:00-5:00pm No Registration is required. For children ages 5 to 12, teens, and families.…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, March 3
@ 4 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? 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. Presented by Ramon Hernandez. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 4
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, March 4
@ 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, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 4
@ 3 p.m.
Unplugged!
Join us for some good old-fashioned board games. Challenge a friend in Chess, Checkers and Connect Four or join a multiplayer game like Trouble, Sorry and UNO.
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, March 4
@ 3:15 p.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, March 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children & Teen Chess Club
A relaxed and informal way to learn chess and play in friendly competition. For ages 5 and up
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, March 5
@ 1 a.m.
Chess Club for Tweens and Teens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm, on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, March 5
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games
Play chess, checkers, monopoly, and more.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? 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. Presented by Ramon Hernandez. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board Gaming!
Board Gaming at High Bridge Library, where teenagers can enjoy playing UNO, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Bingo, Connect Four, and Mancala!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Checkmate Chess!
Are you a chess champion? 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.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, March 7
@ 4 p.m.
Game On! Gaming for Teens and Kids
Have you got gaming moves? We've got two Wii's and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends, too! Also board games (chess, checkers, Connect Four, etc.). And if you are a beginner, we can help get you started!
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, March 7
@ 6 p.m.
Family Game Night
Come join us at the Jerome Park Branch for Family Game Night! Challenge a family member to a game of chess, checkers, or any other of our classic board games! For all ages and skill levels.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomFamilies
Tue, March 8
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, March 8
@ 2:30 p.m.
Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a tabletop or video game. Play chess, bingo, checkers, monopoly, Wii Sports, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero and more. Ages 5-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 8
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Game Day
Got Game skills? Bring it to our game day for kids where you can hang out with friends and enjoy a variety of games like chess, monopoly, connect four and other board games.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 8
@ 4 p.m.
Chess for Children
Learn to play chess and develop your skills with other players in an informal setting.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? 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. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 9
@ 4 p.m.
Children Learn and Play Chess
Teaching children the game of chess.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, March 9
@ 4 p.m.
Afternoon Games for Kids & Families
Have fun playing board games, chess, and Jenga with family and friends at the Library.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 10
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 10
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 10
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Chess
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! Ages 10-18
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 10
@ 3 p.m.
棋類遊戲 Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library
Board Games & Chess for Children 棋類遊戲 Come to Chatham Square Library to play board games and card games of all types and skill levels. Come and play Chess too! Basic chess introduction provided. Thursday March 3rd ---- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday March 10th --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday March 17th --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday March 24th --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday March 31st --- 3:00-5:00pm No Registration is required. For children ages 5 to 12, teens, and families.…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, March 10
@ 4 p.m.
Classic Board Gaming Day
Jenga. Uno. Chess. War. Mancala. If these words excite you as much as us, then you'll definitely want to come to this program.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 10
@ 4:30 p.m.
Chess Checkmate
Are you a chess champion? 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. For ages 5 and older. Presented by Ramon Hernandez. A two-hour session each week.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 11
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, March 11
@ 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, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 11
@ 3 p.m.
Unplugged!
Join us for some good old-fashioned board games. Challenge a friend in Chess, Checkers and Connect Four or join a multiplayer game like Trouble, Sorry and UNO.
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, March 11
@ 3:15 p.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, March 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children & Teen Chess Club
A relaxed and informal way to learn chess and play in friendly competition. For ages 5 and up
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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