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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Computer and Technology
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Parents' Internet Safety For Kids
Learn to recognize types of threats, such as: cyber-bulling, online predators. Learn Window 7 parental controls. Learn how to filter, and block messages in Gmail. Learn the risk within social networking and how to use the privacy settings in Facebook.
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Adobe Illustrator for Beginners
Learn the basics of Adobe's vector graphic creation program and how to create exciting digital art for print, video, and web This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech
Get and extra Laptop appointment to complete homework, update social media, practice coding or edit media projects. All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
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
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech
Come to our third floor computer lab and use the computers for homework or for fun! Teens Only! Ages 12-18
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO Club
Become a master builder, practice your skill and have fun in our Lego Club. For ages 5+
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Work on your homework alone or with friends, and get help, if you need it, from the YA Librarian.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Movie Day
It's movie time at the library! Teens (ages 12-18) come join us for the Featured Film. Bring a friend and enjoy your favorite movie on the big screen.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Free Art
Be creative! Draw something. Color a picture. Create anything you like. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more! Teen Time will be cancelled on days when New York City schools are not in session.
St. Agnes LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays -Fridays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
After School Lounge: Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop. Registration Required.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
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
Today
@ 3:15 p.m.
Introduction to Patents
This class provides an overview of patent concepts, including the 3 kinds of patents, and a comparision with other types of intellectual property protection. We cover the basic requirements for obtaining a United States patent. We emphasize patent search, particularly by going beyond simple keyword searching to search by patent classification with the free search tools available from the US Patent andTrademark Office (www.uspto.gov) and the European Patent Office (worldwide.espacenet.com). Seat…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
R.E.A.D. to Pepper
Come read to a therapy dog! 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! For ages 6-12. Please sign in for a first come, first served 15 minute slot.
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the Internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Hey Teens! Let's talk about ideas to help improve the library. You can earn community service credit for school and enjoy hanging out with other teens.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us. Ages 12-18.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Afternoon Storytime and Craft
Children and their parents/caregivers are invited to join us for read aloud stories, followed by a craft! For children ages 3-11.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help: Are you having trouble completing your homework? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help with basic questions! Grades K-3.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Minecraft Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed! For this week's Minecraft Club, we'll be using Hour of Code! Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Make & Take Crafts
Children and their caregivers can come and do a craft with other families in the neighborhood. Come and take joy in an hour of fun activities that will bring families together!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board Game Battle!
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun. For ages 12 to 18.
Mosholu Library, Adult/Young Adult Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Building Competition
Use your imagination to create inventive LEGO designs. Discuss your designs and vote on the most creative creations.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Club
Do your homework at the library! Drop in to a Homework Club session on Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays from 3:30-5:00 PM. Helpers will be available to offer assistance and resources needed to complete assignments.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Puzzlemania!
Printed puzzles featuring science and math puzzles and word games and other activity sheets are provided for children to stretch the limits of their imaginations.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A language enrichment program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
The Ottendorfer Library has started a Library Lego Club for children 5 and older This is an open opportunity for kids to get creative and build anything they choose. 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 your adventures, or check back here after the program--you might see your creation!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
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
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help
Teen volunteers are on hand to help children complete their homework assignments. K- Grade 6
Melrose LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Me A Story
Come and listen to picture book stories and then make a craft. Children ages 3-11 welcome. Younger siblings accommodated. No registration required. This program will be held in the Children's Room.
St. George Library Center
Mental Health Association of NYC (MHA-NYC)
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fuji Instax Theme-Based Bookmaking Workshops
Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in this theme-based workshop. Each student will make a book and create a story with multiple images and accompanying words. Presented by International Center for Photography. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Morningside Heights, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Project Art
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 exporation 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. Ages 8-12 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
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