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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, December 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Laptime
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, not to mention meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Program is restricted to pre-walkers. Tickets are required for event and will be distributed starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Tales
Toddler's from walking age to 36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 2 p.m.
Collage Workshop
A weekly collage workshop for older adults. Come use a variety of found images and supplies to make your own free-form, abstract or representational collages. Neighbor and collage enthisiast David Ochoa will faciliate the group.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 11
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need extra help with your Math or Science homework? Sit in with our volunteer tutor and work out those head scratching questions. For children in grades K-7. Please register for a 30 minute session.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Clone of Bilingual Storytime/ Cuentos bilingües
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones, y rimas en ingles y español. Para niños de 18 meses a 3 años.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 12 noon
Move it to Music
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Move it to Music. The class is specifically designed to help with arthritis. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Hang out in our Community Room with your friends! Play video games on our Xbox 360, do some arts and crafts, or nerd out about whatever is on your mind. No registration required For Grades 7-12
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 12
@ 4 p.m.
R.E.A.D. with BB!
Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog! Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! BB and his, Jeff, owner can't wait for you to come by the library and read them a story. For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot. The R.E.A.D.® (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) children’s literacy program is courtesy of Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA) organization.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting & Sewing Circle
Do you like to knit and or sew? Come meet your fellow crafters in the neighborhood. Please bring your own materials.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, December 13
@ 1:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Laptime
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, not to mention meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Tickets required for event and will be distributed one hour before program.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, December 13
@ 3 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 13
@ 5 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
Play Yu-Gi-Oh! card game here at the library! Bring your deck and show off your skills. Ages 10 and up.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, December 13
@ 5 p.m.
Book Swap Nite
Bring your new or gently used books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs (children's materials are also welcome) to swap and chat with other readers. The more people who come, the more books we will have to trade!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thu, December 14
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Playtime
Toddlers can socialize and play with our age-appropriate toys. Recommended for children 18-36 months.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Writing Workshop
Spend an hour a week writing and sharing your work in a safe and fun environment! Writers of all levels and genres are welcome. Led by experienced writing workshop leader Ann Marie Cunningham. For people ages 12-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 14
@ 4:30 p.m.
Aardvark Holiday Sing-Along
A Music session combining traditional holidays song about Christmas, Hanukah, New Years and Kwanza. We have fun with the songs, by rocking out, being silly, and go back and forth between those and Music for Aardvarks’ own winter and holidays songs and other hits. Best for ages 3 and older. Presented by Music for Aardvarks
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 5:30 p.m.
Women's Writing Group
An ongoing group for women writers. The meeting will include warm-up exercises, writing prompts and opportunities to read new writing and receive feedback. Open to women writers of all skill levels. No registration required.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Fri, December 15
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Tales
Toddler's from walking age to 36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, December 15
@ 10:30 a.m.
Chair Yoga
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Chair Yoga. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, December 15
@ 12 noon
Kanopy Screening: The Merry Gentleman
Enjoy an afternoon screening of a dark, romantic character-driven drama. A woman leaves an abusive relationship to begin a new life in a new city, where she forms an unlikely bond with a suicidal hit man. Trivia and free books giveaways at the end of the viewing and popcorn will be available for snacking.
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, December 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Friday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, December 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Friday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, December 16
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Saturday Storytime
Start off your weekend with Saturday Story Time at the library where we'll sing classic children songs and read a couple of picture books. It is sure to be a wonderful bonding experience. *Content will depend on age of audience
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Laptime
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, not to mention meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Program is restricted to pre-walkers. Tickets are required for event and will be distributed starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Tales
Toddler's from walking age to 36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 2 p.m.
Collage Workshop
A weekly collage workshop for older adults. Come use a variety of found images and supplies to make your own free-form, abstract or representational collages. Neighbor and collage enthisiast David Ochoa will faciliate the group.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 18
@ 4:15 p.m.
Dance Jam with the Kiddies
Little one's will have an opportunity to dance and have fun, as we play kid-friendly music videos. This program will include structured and free dance, a mini instrument jam session, and end with a bubbles! Ages 2-6 years old
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need extra help with your Math or Science homework? Sit in with our volunteer tutor and work out those head scratching questions. For children in grades K-7. Please register for a 30 minute session.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Clone of Bilingual Storytime/ Cuentos bilingües
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones, y rimas en ingles y español. Para niños de 18 meses a 3 años.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 12 noon
Move it to Music
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Move it to Music. The class is specifically designed to help with arthritis. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Hang out in our Community Room with your friends! Play video games on our Xbox 360, do some arts and crafts, or nerd out about whatever is on your mind. No registration required For Grades 7-12
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
R.E.A.D. with BB!
Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog! Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! BB and his, Jeff, owner can't wait for you to come by the library and read them a story. For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot. The R.E.A.D.® (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) children’s literacy program is courtesy of Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA) organization.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting & Sewing Circle
Do you like to knit and or sew? Come meet your fellow crafters in the neighborhood. Please bring your own materials.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 1:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Laptime
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, not to mention meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Tickets required for event and will be distributed one hour before program.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, December 20
@ 3 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 20
@ 4 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.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 20
@ 4:30 p.m.
BAiP's Hooray for Hollywood
Group leader, Rick Harris, focuses his illustrated conversations about film on Hollywood's Studio Era enlivening each session with numerous film clips. To learn more about Bloomingdale Aging in Place, visit: bloominplace.org
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 20
@ 5 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
Play Yu-Gi-Oh! card game here at the library! Bring your deck and show off your skills. Ages 10 and up.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, December 21
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Playtime
Toddlers can socialize and play with our age-appropriate toys. Recommended for children 18-36 months.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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