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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Parents and caregivers! Come join on the kids room rug for our new baby storytime. We'll read a book or two but focus on singing, movement, and other activities to stimulate your little one's imagination and promote early literacy!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Block Builders
Use your imagination and build with us in the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Free Play
Build with your imagination and legos!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 11:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Classes - Spanish
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 2:30 p.m.
Writing Workshop with Ellen Aug Lytle
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and pad. We do "free writing" exercises in class. These warm-ups help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, November 21
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Get creative and build!! The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document any adventures!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Creativity Corner
In the library we get together to invent, create, discover and learn! Join us for an amusing time to produce, create, and invent whatever your imagination dreams about!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Use your imagination to create anything you want with LEGO bricks! Ages 4 and Older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Aloud and Craft
Children all ages are welcome to sit with us and listen to amazing stories read aloud. At the end of the read aloud stay for a simple craft or activity to enhance their imagination.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Tue, November 21
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Club
Build creativity and STEM skills with Lego free play! Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for Lego play time. Take on a thematic building challenge or use your imagination to engineer your own unique creation! Please note: This is a popular, space-limited program. Participation is granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 4:30 p.m.
Magic: The Gathering
Learn the fundamentals of Magic: The Gathering! Reading, teamwork, basic mathematics, fantasy and imagination are all that is needed. Cards will be supplied. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by David Alicea
Epiphany LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 21
@ 6 p.m.
Tuesday Night Films: Atomic Blonde
Join us for a screening of David Leitch's Cold War spy thriller "Atomic Blonde!" Adapted from Antony Johnston and Sam Hart's graphic novel "The Coldest City," the film begins on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall as MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton, played by Charlize Theron, is dispatched to recover a list of all active double agents in the Soviet Union, which has been stolen by a KGB agent. Writer and film critic Sarah Fonseca calls "Atomic Blonde" a "fun, new wave-backed study of the mast…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO Club
Join our LEGO Club and work with other legoers to build a masterpiece. The Library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination. *All materials must stay at the Library. Children ages 4-11 and families welcome.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
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
Sat, November 25
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Parents and caregivers! Come join on the kids room rug for our new baby storytime. We'll read a book or two but focus on singing, movement, and other activities to stimulate your little one's imagination and promote early literacy!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open-Ended Art
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for an hour of uninterrupted, creative fun. Pick and choose from our craft supplies to make a masterpiece to take home.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Free Play
Build with your imagination and legos!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Classes - Spanish
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Writing Workshop with Ellen Aug Lytle
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and pad. We do "free writing" exercises in class. These warm-ups help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Get creative and build!! The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document any adventures!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Aloud and Craft
Children all ages are welcome to sit with us and listen to amazing stories read aloud. At the end of the read aloud stay for a simple craft or activity to enhance their imagination.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Club
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build fun creations out of LEGO® bricks! Your imagination is the limit.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Use your imagination to create anything you want with LEGO bricks! Ages 4 and Older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Aloud and Craft
Children all ages are welcome to sit with us and listen to amazing stories read aloud. At the end of the read aloud stay for a simple craft or activity to enhance their imagination.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Tue, November 28
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Club
Build creativity and STEM skills with Lego free play! Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for Lego play time. Take on a thematic building challenge or use your imagination to engineer your own unique creation! Please note: This is a popular, space-limited program. Participation is granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 29
@ 3 p.m.
Imagination Station (Crafts!)
Join us and make sure you're ready to use your imagination! Who knows just how many crafty things your imagination will be able to come up with?! You will be able to make your own creations and take them home with you to show everyone what you imagined! For ages 3+.
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren
Wed, November 29
@ 3 p.m.
Brick Builders Club
Join us for free play using LEGO® bricks! See what your imagination can create!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Lego Lounge Center
Do you love being creative and let your imagination reach out to the sky? Come and Join other children in amazing Lego creations on our new exciting Lego table!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club: How creative can you be?
Calling all builders! Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house or a spaceship? If you love being creative and building with legos, come on in and let your imagination run wild! For kids, 5-12 years and their parents.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 3 p.m.
Lego League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crazy for Coloring!
Do you love to color? Of course you do! We provide the coloring pages and crayons and you provide the imagination!
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Hour
Use your imagination and skills to become the ultimate lego builder. For ages 5-12.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
Thu, November 30
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Lounge
Unstructured and open-ended free play time with Lego Bricks! Use your imagination to build whatever you wish!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Challenge
Do you love legos? Then this workshop is for you. Let your imagination run wild as you build with legos.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 4 p.m.
Creative ArtScience!
Free your inner artist AND scientist! Let your imagination run wild during this time of creativity. Children will use a variety of hands-on materials to make art and explore science concepts.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Crafternoons
Let your imagination run wild and join us for crafts and fun!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 5:30 p.m.
Thursday Writing Club
Research is our theme for the month of November. Creative imagination gets our writing started. Then, at a certain point, we realize we need to know more about a specific aspect of our story: “How do I cut a big block of ice?” “How many pizzerias are in the Bronx?” “Who was Secretary of State when grandfather came to the USA?” The proper research techniques can help us answer these necessary questions. THE THEMES FOR THE SESSIONS ARE: November 2nd: Libraries November 9th: Finding Experts an…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, December 5
@ 2 p.m.
Writing Workshop with Ellen Aug Lytle
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and pad. We do "free writing" exercises in class. These warm-ups help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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