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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, June 26
@ 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 2 p.m.
Art For A Lifetime
Art For A Lifetime
Art For A Lifetime Learn how to use watercolors and developed new skills in drawing. During this 8 week program you will develop your artistic skills and apply them to a series of watercolor paintings. This program will culminate with an art exhibition at the library. Time: 2PM-4PM…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 26
@ 4 p.m.
TEEN LOUNGE
VIDEO GAMES, LAPTOPS, MUSIC, FILM, ARTS & CRAFTS, SCIENCE, BOOK DISCUSSIONS AND MORE… Different things to do, Every week, something new… Meeting weekly in the Young Adult Section or the Community Room, Wednesdays 4 pm - 5:30 pm. Image: art by Dayanna, original drawing: ink on paper, 12/7/16
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Japanese: Begin with Hiragana
If you are an anime and manga lover, you probably have some desire to aquire some Japanese. This is a beginner class for those interested in learning how to read, write, and speak Japanese. We will begin with the most versatile of the three Japanese alphabets: hiragana. Please note this is a series of continuing sessions. Email karenloder@nypl.org to register.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3:45 p.m.
Teen Book Club - We Should All Be Feminists
In this personal, eloquently-argued essay -- adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked realities of sexual politics, here is one remarkable author's exploration of what it means to be a woman now -- and an of-the-m…
Columbus LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Focusing on Japanese and American style comics, the students learn the history and nuts and bolts of this very popular form of comics, and make connections to their own experiences and cultures as they create their own characters for their own comics. They pick a genre, a target audience and a theme, and first create CHIBIs (childlike characters with large heads and little bodies) ... then move on to designing themselves as a Manga star! This is usually followed by a sh…
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 5:15 p.m.
Open Studio: Still Life
Join other potential artists of the community in the Riverdale Library for an evening of drawing in a judgment free and relaxing environment. We will provide the still life. Limited sketching supplies are available and you are welcome to bring your own materials.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, June 28
@ 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, June 30
@ 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, June 30
@ 11:30 p.m.
Manga Club
Otakus unite! A club to discuss your favorite manga and watch anime.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 1
@ 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
Mon, July 3
@ 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
Mon, July 3
@ 4 p.m.
Graphic Novel/Manga Book Club
Love to read grphic novels and manga? Then Sedgwick Library's Book Club is the right program for you! Join us for a weekly discussion of our favorite graphic novels and manga! Snacks will be provided!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 3
@ 5 p.m.
Anime & Manga Club
A space where everything anime and manga related is discussed. Otakus unite!
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 5
@ 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
Wed, July 5
@ 4 p.m.
TEEN LOUNGE
VIDEO GAMES, LAPTOPS, MUSIC, FILM, ARTS & CRAFTS, SCIENCE, BOOK DISCUSSIONS AND MORE… Different things to do, Every week, something new… Meeting weekly in the Young Adult Section or the Community Room, Wednesdays 4 pm - 5:30 pm. Image: art by Dayanna, original drawing: ink on paper, 12/7/16
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
Swindles and Seductions: The Curious Affinity of Sholem Aleichem and Isaac Bashevis Singer
Sholem Aleichem and Isaac Bashevis Singer are each household names, and together, their writing careers spanned virtually the entire twentieth century. Their deep affinity transcends their shared celebrity, though. They defined the Yiddish response to modernity by taking a stance against progress and the other developmental ideals that had powered the Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment). Drawing on the speaker’s award-winning book Never Better!: The Modern Jewish Picaresque, this talk will explain t…
Mid-Manhattan Library
Arturo A. Schomburg High School
Adults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, July 6
@ 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
Fri, July 7
@ 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
Fri, July 7
@ 3 p.m.
Manga Club
Otakus unite! A club to discuss your favorite manga and watch anime.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 8
@ 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
Sat, July 8
@ 2:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Teen Anime #YAatPK
Naruto Bleach Love to read manga? Come watch the anime based on it! View your favorite anime show or movie with friends at Parkchester! Those first to arrive will choose what we watch.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Teens can catch up on their favorite anime shows and get introduced to new ones! Viewings will be held in the community room.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 10
@ 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
Mon, July 10
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Create and Animate
A Summer Reading Program Learn how to turn your ideas into animated drawings. Experiment and draw artwork digitally by using the various tools in an iPad drawing app and turn into an animation. Presented by DJ SpazeCraft-Aaron Lazansky. For ages 13-18 years old.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 10
@ 4 p.m.
Graphic Novel/Manga Book Club
Love to read grphic novels and manga? Then Sedgwick Library's Book Club is the right program for you! Join us for a weekly discussion of our favorite graphic novels and manga! Snacks will be provided!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 11
@ 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
Tue, July 11
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Create and Animate
A Summer Reading Program Learn how to turn your ideas into animated drawings. Experiment and draw artwork digitally by using the various tools in an iPad drawing app and turn into an animation. Presented by DJ SpazeCraft-Aaron Lazansky. For ages 13-18 years old.
Morningside HeightsTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 12
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Each class will be offered in two 1-hour sessions. Age: 4–12 year olds
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Map Your World
A Summer Reading Program Participants will explore mapmaking as a tool for telling their stories and imagining new worlds! We will look at examples of maps in the NYPL's collections, including but not limited to historical maps, fantasy maps, web maps, and artist's maps. Inspired by our research, we will create maps individually and collaboratively using a variety of visual media including drawing, collage, painting, printmaking, and digital imaging. Presented by Community World Project. For a…
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 12
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Each class will be offered in two 1-hour sessions. Age: 4–12 year olds
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 3 p.m.
Map Your World
Participants will explore mapmaking as a tool for telling their stories and imagining new worlds! We will look at examples of maps in the NYPL's collections, including but not limited to historical maps, fantasy maps, web maps, and artist's maps. Inspired by our research, we will create maps individually and collaboratively using a variety of visual media including drawing, collage, painting, printmaking, and digital imaging.
High Bridge LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 12
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Making Comics 101
A Summer Reading Program A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made. Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting , writing, drawing, inking and printing will be touched upon as the students create their own premise and story 'bible' (a document full of ideas, the story pitch, and character model sheets used to promote their idea). Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 13-18 years old.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 12
@ 4 p.m.
TEEN LOUNGE
VIDEO GAMES, LAPTOPS, MUSIC, FILM, ARTS & CRAFTS, SCIENCE, BOOK DISCUSSIONS AND MORE… Different things to do, Every week, something new… Meeting weekly in the Young Adult Section or the Community Room, Wednesdays 4 pm - 5:30 pm. Image: art by Dayanna, original drawing: ink on paper, 12/7/16
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 13
@ 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
Thu, July 13
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Workshop Series
A Summer Reading Program Focusing on Japanese and American style comics, the students learn the history and nuts and bolts of this very popular form of comics, and make connections to their own experiences and cultures as they create their own characters for their own comics. They pick a genre, a target audience and a theme, and first create CHIBIs (childlike characters with large heads and little bodies) ... then move on to designing themselves as a Manga star! This is usually followed by a sh…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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