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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
Unleash the artists in your children! We've got our coloring table ready for them every day starting at 10 AM.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Children from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other children in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Book Discussion: The Stranger in the Woods
Join us once every month to discuss the latest book pick. For the convenience of our avid readers, we offer a day (The Day Readers) and night (The Night Readers) book discussion. Please see the attached fyler for more information. Pick up your copy today!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Library Hotspot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Tech Connect: Downloading eBooks
Downloading eBooks Need help? Come to our 1 on 1 session where our staff will guide you through the process of downloading eBooks and send you off with a digital book Wednesday September 6 & 20, 2017 From 12 PM – 1 PM Or come in at any time or any day if you cannot make it on those two dates No appointment necessary
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Wacky Wednesdays
Chill out at the library on a hump day! Join us for a program, or a movie, or a game! Every Wednesday 3-5pm. For ages 5-17
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Mott Haven LibraryAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Game Day for kids
Build up your skills and meet new friends. We have exciting board games to have fun. Come and join us for an awesome time.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Picture Book Stories in the Library
After a busy day at school or the playground come to the library for a relaxing time filled with stories. You can join you friends in the library and listen to some of your favorite stories both old and new. Ages 4 - 7
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Movie Day
Join us for Movie Day at the Library! Bring a snack, relax and enjoy a great movie for the whole family!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron…
Tremont LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 4:45 p.m.
Writer's Circle at Mulberry Street Library
Writers, is time your enemy? After all, so much of it is taken up not writing, right? There’s laundry, and dishes, and – for most of us, that all-important activity that pays the bills, the day job. So, in the midst of all this madness, how do you find the time to write? Some of us write on the fly. Others might have a semblance of a schedule. Writing, however, is quite daily. So much is lost when we can’t connect with it more immediately. In our workshop, we will begin by creating a caring c…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Adult Book Discussion: The Stranger in the Woods
Join us once every month to discuss the latest book pick. For the convenience of our avid readers, we offer a day (The Day Readers) and night (The Night Readers) book discussion. Please see the attached fyler for more information. Pick up your copy today!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
COUNTEE CULLEN BOOK CHAT
Join us and other book lovers where we discuss popular fiction and non-fiction. On September 20, 2017 6:00pm-7:00pm We will discuss "Small Great Things" By Jodi Picoult Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don’t want Ruth, who is Afric…
Countee Cullen LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 7 p.m.
Schomburg Teach-in with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad
In the spirit of teach-ins developed to advance social movements and societal transformation, we invite you to join this conversation with leading academic and community experts at the Schomburg to understand today’s policy issues and local impact. Dr. Muhammad will facilitate an interactive discussion on education policy with Dr. Noliwe Rooks, author of the forthcoming book Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education. @SchomburgCenter #SchomburgTeachIn First co…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time!
Greet the day with interactive stories and songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, September 21
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
Unleash the artists in your children! We've got our coloring table ready for them every day starting at 10 AM.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 21
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
Some Like It Hot 1959; 105 Minutes; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.; Not Rated Starring – Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft & Pat O'Brien Director – Billy Wilder Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, after which they flee to Miami disguised as female musicians.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Coloring
Adult Coloring. Come as you are! All materials provided. De-stress and self-express through the art of coloring! It's a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour or two. So, join us for a coloring session and unwind from your day. All materials will be provided. See you there.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Story Time
Come meet your friends at the library and listen to some of your favorite picture books. It's a great way to end a busy day. Ages 3 and older.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 21
@ 4 p.m.
Family Game Day
An hour or so a week of family time playing together helps reconnect everyone. It builds relationships, teaches good sportsmanship, important life skills, and it fosters family communication. Come into the Hunts Point Library and play some board games with your loved ones. A family that plays together, stays together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Thu, September 21
@ 4 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
Yu-Gi-Oh! Club Thursdays @ 4 PM-5:15pm Yu-gi-oh is now at the Melrose Library. Bring your decks and start getting ready to duel. Learn the game from other duelist and friends to improve your decks. Find out all about the new forbidden list from the Yu-gi-oh website and upcoming tournaments that are held here. Let the duel battles begin. Teens and Young Adults ages 16-25 **ALL DATES AND TIMES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Melrose LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, September 21
@ 5 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Thu, September 21
@ 5 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
Library HotSpot Program The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must regist…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 5 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
Library HotSpot Program The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must regist…
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 5 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Thu, September 21
@ 6 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
Fri, September 22
@ 10 a.m.
Library HotSpot Program - Lending Event
Library HotSpot Program The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, September 22
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
Unleash the artists in your children! We've got our coloring table ready for them every day starting at 10 AM.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, September 22
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! September 1, 2017 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) 102 min Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, GHOST IN THE SHELL follows Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic's advancem…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, September 22
@ 3 p.m.
Game Day!
Spend the day at the library playing games! We have Nintendo Wii games, boardgames, and Lego® Bricks. All Ages.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Fri, September 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Celebrate International Literacy
Join MALA, and Kitaabworld, for a multicultural celebration of the United Nations' 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day by participating in a special reading of selected children's books at the New York Public Library! Featured books will include NY Times Best-Seller, "A Bucket of Blessings" and books highlighting Malala Yousafzai! Malala is on a mission — a Girl Power Trip — to meet girls around the world, hear their stories and take their messages directly to world leaders. W…
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Hobbit Day
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." - Bilbo Baggins, The Fellowship of the Ring We like ALL the teens at BLC just as much as they deserve and hope you will stop by to help us celebrate Bilbo and Frodo Baggins birthday!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Retro Video Game Day
Join us every Friday here at Grand Central for Retro Video Game Day. We'll provide those old school 8, 16, and 32 bit consoles, games, and controllers you all love. All you have to bring is you and your skills! Do you still have it? Come and find out!
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, September 22
@ 4 p.m.
Spelling Bee Contest!
Test out your spelling skills and join us every Friday for a spelling bee contest. Win the spelling bee contest using the five daily posted "word of the day" for that week and earn your three stickers on the spelling bee contest chart! ,Whoever has gained the most stickers by July 17th will win a prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 22
@ 4 p.m.
Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sat, September 23
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Sat, September 23
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Day
Family Game Day Check out our collection of board games for children ages 3 & up! Games available includeJenga, Connect 4, Candy Land, Battleship, HedBanz, Sorry, Clue Jr., Uno... Plus, lots more! :) This program will take place monthly on select Saturdays in the children's room. New games added regularly.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, September 23
@ 10 a.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Inwood LibraryAdults
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