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Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, 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: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me 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.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Story Time
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for ages 5 and under with caregiver.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale Library
Madison Square Park
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume, and/or cover letter. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 14-36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby LapSit
Babies can listen to songs and books and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parents/caregiver.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Coloring is an activity we think of as being for kids. However, it can be beneficial for adults. Coloring helps us de-stress because when we focus on a particular activity, we focus on it and not on our worries. Coloring generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided. Adults only, please.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Stories, songs, crafts and fun for children ages 18 months to 3 years old along with a parent or caregiver. Meet other toddlers in the neighborhood! No pre-registration required!
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Families join us for an interactive storytime followed by free play with early literacy toys. We will also provide parents with early literacy teaching techniques for promoting reading development.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Kids' Music That Rocks
Stories and songs to sing along with every Friday morning!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER STORYTIME: TODDLER RHYME TIME
For ages 1 ½ - 2 ½ years and caregiver.Bring your toddler to an interactive program featuring, books, finger plays, songs and rhymes, followed by unstructured play time. Network with other caregivers and provide social opportunities for your toddler.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Art and Play
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where parents/caregivers can play with their child and socialize with others in the community. Recommended for ages 2-5.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Craft-A-Way!
Drop in and participate in creating projects related to a theme or holiday. Ages 2 - 5.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Interactive Stories & Craft Activity
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories and a craft activity.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 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.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us to enjoy new and classic stories, interactive songs, and rhymes. Toddlers from 18 months to three years old and their caregivers are welcome to attend and meet others from the neighborhood. This program is capped at 35 toddlers, plus their caregivers. You can park your stroller downstairs and pick up your storytime ticket inside the children's room.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Craft Time
Art activity for ages 5 and under with caregiver.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Kanopy Screening:Banking on Bitcoin
Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin! What’s it all about? Please join us for an informal documentary screening regarding the popular digital currency. Popcorn will be available for snacking.
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Job Searching & Resume Writing
The Job Search: Managing Your Energy and the Head Game, Not Your Time
Celia Currin Job hunting and managing your career over the long haul is hard work. It calls for skills that few of us come by naturally – and even for those lucky ones, it is still stressful. Celia Currin, a career and executive coach, explores the realities of job search in 2018, starting with a concept introduced by Tom Peters in a revolutionary piece, “A Brand Called You!” in the September 1997 issue of Fast Company Magazine: “No more ladders. Think checkerboard or maze. Think p…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Pre-school Playtime
Pre-Schoolers with their parents/caregivers can play with age-appropriate toys and socialize with other pre-schoolers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list of your questions and get them answered. E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed. By appointment only. Appointments are not limited to Fridays. Please call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Toddler Playtime
Spend quality time with your toddler and meet other parents/caregivers. Children toys are provided.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Stay & Play
The fun doesn't stop after storytime - stay after and play! Following each Friday storytime, we open up our storyroom for free play so our storytime-goers have the chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Movies at Mulberry Street Library Presents : Wonder Woman
"Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman. Now the world is ready for you, and the wonders you can do. Make a hawk a dove, Stop a war with love, Make a liar tell the truth." Join us for our Wonder Woman double feaure on Friday January 19th at the Mulberry Street Library! The Wonder Woman title has been published by DC Comics almost continuously since 1941, except for a brief hiatus in 1986. Wonder Woman's origin story relates that she was sculpted from clay by her mother Queen Hippolyta and given life…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Docent Tour of You Say You Want a Revolution
Free docent-led tours meet just inside the entrance to Gottesman Hall on the 1st floor. Items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, explore the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and cover highlights of the show.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman HallAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Waking Ed Deviine (1999)
When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money. Director: Kirk Jones Writer: Kirk Jones Stars: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Increase mindfulness by coloring cool intricate designs. Coloring can combat stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, sensory perception, and creativity... and it's just plain fun! All materials will be provided.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies, and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile; finding LinkedIngroups to join; and using LinkedIn as part of your job search.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 1 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Pelham Bay Library – January 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Fun Friday
Participate in engaging activities for adults and seniors.
Tremont LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Chinese Craft Program 手工藝術節目
Please join us! 201 Chinese Craft Programs. 請加入我們 201班---中國手工藝 。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
The Mummy 2017; 107 Minutes; Universal Pictures; Rated PG-13 Starring – Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella & Jake Johnson Director - Alex Kurtzman Thought safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day. Her malevolence has grown over millennia and with it come terrors that defy human comprehension.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
e-Services Help
Did you get a new device for the holidays? Get started with borrowing ebooks on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Drop by the table near the front door with your device to get one-on-one help!
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include using transitions and animations.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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