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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
Sat, October 1
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
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, October 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess Hour
Join us for a game of chess today. All skill levels and ages are welcome!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
Open game time: cards, Monopoly, Uno, Dominoes, chess, checkers.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, October 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. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 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 Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, October 3
@ 5 p.m.
Chess Hour!
Do you like to play chess? Join us at West Farms Library every Monday and challenge yourself by playing chess with other players.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 4
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Board Games
Join us for an afternoon of chess, checkers, connect four, monopoly and other boards.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 4
@ 4 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 6-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Library Chess @ Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, October 6
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 6
@ 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 are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends to play with. No registration neccessa…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 6
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library 棋類遊戲
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 October 6th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday October 13th- --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday October 20th- --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday October 27th--- 3:00-5:00pm No Registration is required. For children ages 5 to 12, teens, and families. Please contact Allie Affin…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Teens! Challenge your friends to a game every Thursday @ 3:30PM. Board games include Ticket to Ride, Dominion, Pandemic, Bananagrams, Uno, chess, and more.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 7
@ 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
Fri, October 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game Day
Join in the fun! Come hang out and play checkers, chess, Connect Four, Monopoly, Gravity Maze, and more.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 7
@ 4 p.m.
Board Games
Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic: The Gathering, Chess, and more! Join us for board games in the Teen Zone! For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 7
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Gameday
Chess Fluxx Are You A Werewolf? Coup Dominos Mancala Sounds like a good time? It does to us too. Every Friday from 4pm to close.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
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, October 8
@ 2 p.m.
Chess Club
Kids can learn the game of Chess! Have fun while learning a game that uses math, logic, and problem solving skills. For kids ages 5-14 with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, October 11
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 11
@ 4 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 6-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 11
@ 4 p.m.
CHESS: Tournament Time
We provide instruction for Teens and Adults. Come formulate a solid plan!
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Library Chess @ Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, October 13
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 13
@ 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 are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends to play with. No registration neccessa…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 13
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library 棋類遊戲
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 October 6th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday October 13th- --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday October 20th- --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday October 27th--- 3:00-5:00pm No Registration is required. For children ages 5 to 12, teens, and families. Please contact Allie Affin…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, October 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Teens! Challenge your friends to a game every Thursday @ 3:30PM. Board games include Ticket to Ride, Dominion, Pandemic, Bananagrams, Uno, chess, and more.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 14
@ 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
Fri, October 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game Day
Join in the fun! Come hang out and play checkers, chess, Connect Four, Monopoly, Gravity Maze, and more.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 14
@ 4 p.m.
Board Games
Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic: The Gathering, Chess, and more! Join us for board games in the Teen Zone! For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 14
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Gameday
Chess Fluxx Are You A Werewolf? Coup Dominos Mancala Sounds like a good time? It does to us too. Every Friday from 4pm to close.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 15
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
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, October 15
@ 2 p.m.
Board Game Bonanza!
Come enjoy board games with others from the neighborhood! Play favorites such as Candyland and Connect 4, or learn how to play chess or checkers. All skill levels are welcome to attend!
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess and 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.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 17
@ 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, October 17
@ 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 Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, October 17
@ 5 p.m.
Chess Hour!
Do you like to play chess? Join us at West Farms Library every Monday and challenge yourself by playing chess with other players.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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