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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
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
@ 10:30 a.m.
Prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam!
High School Equivalency Basic Adult Education Classes High School Equivalency (HSE) formally known as the GED. This free course will help adults better their education and literacy skills; as well as prepare individuals for the TASC test. These free classes are designed to help adults better themselves in basic education. The HSE/ABE classes covers all of the five subjects such as Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. Classes are every Fridays from 10:30 am - 12…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Dr. Seuss Celebration - Read to Succeed
Presley and Melody's interactive "read and sing" music productions unleach the "power of Music" as they integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and audience participations. This creative interactive musical experience transform fans from spectators to participators, as children become stars on stage. Best for children of all ages.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Lap Sit
Reading readiness begins at birth, and our programs for the youngest and their caregivers always include great books, fun songs, silly wiggles, lots of language, and time to get to know the other babies in your neighborhood.
Hunts Point LibraryParents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
eLibrary/SimplyE Hour
eLibrary/SimplyE Hour Learn how to use Overdrive and check out library ebooks on your computer, Kindle, Nook and iPad. For a hands on experience, please bring your laptop and eReading devices.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Seated Stage
Play reading group for adults who love the theater, drama, and literature.
67th Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Roosevelt Island Library
Moriah Senior Center
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Poetry Reading
Please join the Baychester Library and the Baychester Library Association as we host a poetry reading. The poetry can be your own original poetry or a treasured favorite. We hope to see you there.
Baychester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Graphic Novel Book Club
Teens, Do you love comics and graphic novels? Then join our Graphic Novel Book Club Each month we will discuss a Graphic novel handpicked by you! This month we are reading I Hate Fairyland Vol 1 by Skottie Young . Refreshments will be served.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Reading Aloud for School Age children at 3:30 p.m. on a Friday afternoon after school
Reading Aloud is a 30 minute program for school age children in which the Children's librarian reads picture books, folk tales , poetry , easy books, and holiday books when appropriate. The CR librarian will also share new books published in 2017 when they arrive at the library . The program is geared towards 5 to 11 year old children .
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Unplugged!
While modern technology offers us opportunities that are truly incredible and life-changing, it's important to remember that you can still have quite a lot of fun without starting at a screen. Come join us in the upstairs Reading Room to make new friends while playing a variety of card and board games! If the event leaves you wanting more unplugged fun, check out some of these books filled with ideas for creative games and activities: Unbored Games: Serious Fun for Everyone The Ultimate Indoo…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Reading Aloud
A Librarian will share Favorite Picture books, providing children with the Wonder of Books and the Joy of Reading. For ages 3 & up.
Richmondtown LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Early Learning Listening: Discovery Playtime
Young children engage with fun, educational apps, games and books on tablets at the Library! The tablets foster reading, talking, singing, writing and playing skills. Parent or caregiver participation is encouraged. Tablets are loaned with-in the library, a library card is required.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Daddy & Me (and Mommy, too!)
Here is a special Baby & Toddler Story Time in which parents can share their love of books and the library with their young children. This family time is a great way to introduce the library and it's treasures to your child. Come in and listen to stories, sing songs, and move to bouncy rhymes with your baby or toddler. Then spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other parents. Don't forget to sign up for a library card so you can borrow books to read at…
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 11 a.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP MATH & READING AM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Early Literacy Workshop: Born to Read Library Baby Shower
Are you a new or expecting parent looking for tips about reading to your baby? Have you forgotten most of the rhymes and songs your parents sang to you? Join us for a quick demonstration of fun stories, rhymes and songs to share with your little one! Light refreshments will be served. This program is part of our Early Literacy Parent Workshop Series. All Public Library Programs are free of charge. No pre-registration required.
Tottenville LibraryParents/Caregivers
Sat, March 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime 學前班故事時間
A library program for preschoolers 3-5 years old and their caregivers, focusing on developing early literacy skills through reading of picture books, action songs, and related activities. 從3歲至5歲兒童可以和父母或監護人一起參與互動故事時間有動作音樂,手指戲劇,並認識附近同年齡的小朋友。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Saturday Sing-Along
Join us in singing favorite children's songs! Singing is fun, and also enhances the early literacy skills by braking up words to small pieces and emphasizing with rhythm. It is one of the important pre-reading skills we can help young children aquire. No registration necessary. All ages are welcome. It takes place in Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Reading Help
Do you need some help with reading? Are you in grades K-6? If the answer is yes, come on Saturdays at noon for some reading help by high school volunteers!
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 1 p.m.
TeenLIVE
NYC Teen Author Festival: Saturday Symposium
Join us for the penultimate day of the Teen Author Festival! Hear from amazing YA authors about their works and their lives. For a full schedule of NYC Teen Author Festival events, visit nyctaf.com. 1:10-1:50 – Questioning Identity, Questioning Authority The questioning of identity and authority are two themes that run throughout YA literature, often with profound overlap. On this panel, we’ll talk about the relation between the two, and how…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, March 25
@ 2 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP MATH & READING PM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 2 p.m.
Dance Away at the Library
Learn some easy Swing moves with a professional instructor from DanceSport (reg. classes held at 34th b/w 5th & 6th) and dance the afternoon away at the library! Then stick around to dance along with the screening of the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra at Mid-Summer Night Swing. Made possible by a generous donation from the Turtle Bay Association. Subject to change based on interest - please RSVP by emailing LauraStein@nypl.org
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, March 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Tolkien Reading Day 2017Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 3 p.m.
Saturday Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to early walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can join us for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, learn how to give your child a great foundation for a lifetime of reading, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment. Monday's program will be repeated on Wednesday. Please note: Programs take place on the second…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 12 noon
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
Mon, March 27
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us Monday afternoon for Family Storytime! This program includes interactive stories and activities that will help foster a love of learning through reading, singing, talking, and playing! Children of all ages are welcome.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, March 27
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarians at Soundview Monday and Tuesday afternoons during the school year. 5 student max. (10 min grace period)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids' Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help is here! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! For ages 5-12. No registration required. All children helped on a first come, first served basis. This program will be held in the Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Read Aloud
A Librarian will share favorite Picture books, providing children with the Wonder of Books and the Joy of Reading. For ages 3 & up.
Clason's Point LibraryBusinesspeople,
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 5 p.m.
Spring into Reading
Join us for an afternoon of seasonal stories and a fun activity.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Tue, March 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Infants from birth to pre-walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can join us for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime @ the Port Richmond Library
A library program for preschoolers 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers, focusing on developing early literacy skills through reading of picture books.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 12 noon
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
Tue, March 28
@ 1:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library- March 2017
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced speakers of English.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, March 28
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarians at Soundview Monday and Tuesday afternoons during the school year. 5 student max. (10 min grace period)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 3 p.m.
Picture Book Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP - MATH & READING TUESDAYS
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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