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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner!
We've got space and plenty of crayons to encourage your little ones to express their artistic sides! Bring them in to our table dedicated to coloring, drawing and just plain scribbling! 10 AM - 2 PM every day.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Video Gaming Just Dance
Too hot outside to do anything fun? Come hang out at the library and dance. We'll put out the Wii and pop in "Just Dance." It's a great way to beat the heat, and have fun at the the same time!
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Summer Reading Coloring time@PKR
There will be a coloring table in our children's room where children will be able to have a limit of three coloring pages per day until August 31,2017.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Busy Bumble Bees: Summer Baby and Toddler Story and Play Time
Babies and Toddlers are growing every day, every minute, rain or shine; they never stop learning. Join us in enriching their learning experience through songs, rhumes and picture books yu share with your babies and toddlers. Cricial early literacy skills for their life-lng learning are easily enhanced though everyday TAKING, SINGING, READING, WRITING AND PLAYING! Thirty minutes of group activity will be followed by unstructured playtime. Mondays and Fridays in the morning, starting on July 7th…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Library Playdate!
Come play at the library with toys and friends! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers can join us for unstructured play and casual reading in a warm social environment.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Summer Reading
The Lions Lego Zone
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Playtime
Spend quality time with your toddler, meet other parents and children, and listen to tunes at the library every Friday.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Stories, songs, crafts and fun for children ages 18 months to 3 years old along with a parent or caregiver. Meet other toddlers in the neighborhood! No pre-registration required!
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
BABY RHYME TIME
Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community. For ages birth to 1 1/2 years.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Return-to-Work Coaching for Women Session #6 - The Person Interviewing Me is at Least 15 Years Younger Than Me
Attention all stay-at-home-moms. Are you thinking about going back-to-work but not sure where to start? Or have you been laid off and can’t seem to find the right next job? Join our interactive sessions for career coaching, skill-building, peer feedback, networking and to help you stay focused on your goals. The classes can be taken as individual sessions or as a consecutive series. This group is for women only. The classes will be geared towards women who are returning from a career break t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Playtime Hour!
Bring your toddler to West Farms Library to iteract with other toddlers while playing fun learning games like puzzles, building blocks, legos and much more. A time to learn about sharing and playing together. At the end we play the clean up song which gives your child a chance to learn responsibilities.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Comfy Couch Playtime
Explore books, puzzles, blocks and more as you enjoy our cozy carpet area and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. Please note this is free, self-guided play time with a selection of toys to boost cognitive and motor development, not a structured program. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Playtime
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where parents/caregivers can play with their child, listen to music and socialize with others in the community. Recommended for Ages: 1-3 years.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Baby Lap-sit
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy storytime with great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Summer Storytime
We're changing it up for the summer season. For this storytime all children from 0 months-5years are invited! Babies and childre along with parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and make friends.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Stay & Play!
Toddlers have fun with age appropriate hands-on toys while developing their fine motor skills!
Sedgwick Library, Story Hour AreaChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Shake, Rattle, Read!
Join us at the Mulberry Street Library on Friday mornings for a little music, a book, some dancing, and a lot of fun! Each session is full of music and movement. For children ages 0-3 years and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Baby Storytime will not be held Friday, July 7th and will be replaced with Bilingual Birdies.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Read and Play
Bring your little ones (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays with various learning and fun toys. Limited to 25 children and their caregivers/parents.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5. - 5.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 14 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
In this interactive preschool session children will hear stories, sing song and play games.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Friday Afternoon Activities
On Fridays, at 3 P.M we plan a series of special activities to celebrate the beginning of the weekend so check out this month's events and come hang out with us! Wii and Board Games-- July 14th and 28th
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Read And Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
The Lions Lego Zone
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Hour of Tech
Play with fun tech toys such as Makey Makey or LittleBits! Advanced registration by phone or in person at second floor desk required. Call 212-924-1585. For ages 7-12 only.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
Enjoy picture books, songs, and a simple craft. PRESCHOOL AGES ONLY 3-5 YEARS OLD. Caregivers must attend.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Children ages 3-5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Art Attack
Art Attack is the messiest and most fun you'll ever have making art. Wear clothes that you don't mind getting a bit messy, and prepare of an art adventure. Smocks will be provided!
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Movies for Tots
Children can enjoy a short film or cartoon on DVD. Suitable for a younger audience. For ages 0-5 with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Children and Parent Playtime
Join us as we explore ways to develop early literacy while also having quality one-on-one time. Whether it be reading aloud, singing songs, building LEGO , or playing dress-up there's one thing that's for sure: It's going to be FUN!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Music for Aardvarks presents Fun In the Sun!
A Summer Reading Program An interactive Summer Music event with Music for Aardvarks Best Summer Songs about going on vacation, playing at the beach, getting ice cream etc. and Rock-n-Roll summer classics like Rockaway Beach, Surfin USA and more it is a good feeling program that will make you happy you stayed in the city! Best for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Story Time
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and picture books.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Music and Movement
Singing is one fo the five practices to promote early literacy! So come sing, dance, and be a part of the band with Miss Emily and her guitar!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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