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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sun, November 19
@ 10 a.m.
American Girl Book Giveaway
Come in and get a free American Girl book! Ask a staff member for your very own copy of Isabelle by Laurence Yep. While supplies last, limited quantities available.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sun, November 19
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Japanese Storytime for Little Ones
Come in and join us for stories, songs and rhymes. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Presented by Nobuko Wilson.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, November 19
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, November 19
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play!
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! 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
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sun, November 19
@ 3 p.m.
Family Tech Tinker Time
Children ages 6-12 are invited to this series introducing technology, robots, simple coding, and more. Use littleBits, build a banana piano to play in Java, and bristle bots. Plenty of time to build independently and get your tinker on will be built in!
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, November 19
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us for stories and songs. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sun, November 19
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Launchpad Storytime
Toddlers will have fun with reading, sings songs, and other learning activities using the launchpad.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, November 19
@ 3 p.m.
Library Zine Issue 2: Call for Work
Library Zine: Voices from Across the New York Public Library is a new publication looking to showcase works from the diverse communities the Library serves! We call for the distinct and creative voices of our patrons to submit their poetry, short stories, essays, and original artwork for our second issue. This issue’s theme: Build a Better World Submission Deadline: November 30, 2017 All ages and languages are welcome to submit! Submission Guidelines Theme This issue shares its theme wi…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, November 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Picture Frame Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, November 20
@ 4:30 a.m.
Math Mondays
Middle schoolers, do you need help with your math homework? High school aged volunteers from the YMCA are here to help! To sign up please email jesseingoglia@nypl.org
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
You've got budding artists. We've got crayons, paper and a table just for them. It's a match made in heaven! Bring your kids in for some coloring fun.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Learning through Felt Board Stories
A workshop for parents/guardians or caregivers to help learn through play and stories. Learn how to create your own felt board and get supplies to take home to create more stories to use with the kids. Pre-registration required. Limited to 10 participants.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3): Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Writing with Toddlers
At Family Literacy Workshops, we explore how caregivers can build early literacy skills in little learners through fun, daily activities (Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play). At this workshop, we'll discuss how to nurture emergent writing skills in toddlers with engaging pre-writing activities that build letter knowledge, print awareness, and fine motor skills. This program is intended for toddlers with their parents or caregivers.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Join us for some Toddler Time fun! This is an interactive program featuring songs, story time, crafts and unstructured playtime. For ages 18 to 36 months. *PLEASE PRE-REGISTER.
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby and Me
A program for just baby and you! Join us for toys, books, action rhymes, and social bonding with other babies. For ages 0-18 months. Parent/caregiver participation is required and expected for the program.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Laptime
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, not to mention meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Program is restricted to pre-walkers. Tickets are required for event and will be distributed starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime:Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Session I - Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 雙語故事時間 (普通話和英語)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. Please only attend one session. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。請僅一天參加一個雙語故事時間。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Petite Picasso
Join us for some creative, open-ended art activities with your little one. We use crayons, markers, glue, clay, paint, and lots of other recycled materials to create little masterpieces! Things can get messy, please consider appropriate attire.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, rhymes and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Pre-School StoryTime
Hola! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes in Spanish. (Ages 3-5) Las familias disfrutaran de 45 minutos llenos de historias, canciones, y rhimas en Español. (Edades 3-5)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Tales for the Teeny Tiny
Interactive stories, songs, finger plays & games. Geared for early walkers and toddlers, the Tales for the Teeny Tiny program also welcomes parents of infants who want to expose babies to language, songs and playful interaction. Best for children ages 3 and older with their parent/caregiver. Presented by Getchie Argetsinger
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Come join us for some fun and educational playtime. We will sing, dance, read and toddlers can interact with each other while playing
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Learn & Play
Join us for a fun filled morning of activities
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes as they learn Spanish through stories and music. Both Spanish and Non-Spanish speakers are welcome! For ages 1-5. ¡Hola! Las familias disfrutarán esta primavera mientras aprendan Español a través de cuentos y música, ¡Todos son bienvenidos! Para edades 1-5.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER STORYTIME
Picture book stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, gentle songs, and rhymes in Spanish. There will be a focus on bonding, easy concepts and rhythm. Parent/Caregiver participation is required and expected for the program Ages 18-36 months.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 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
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Story Time
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.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Monday Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m. Come early as this program fills up. Please join us!
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Tales
Toddler's from walking age to 36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Tummy Time
Infants and their caregivers will get down on their tummies and do simple fingerplays and songs. There will be time to interact with other infants, read together, and learn an easy to remember developmental tip. For young infants (pre-walkers). Please, only pre-walkers and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18-36 months old (Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served, space is limited Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Bounce Storytime
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday morning or Thursday afternoon programs!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
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