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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you like to knit? Come meet your fellow knitters in the neighborhood. Please bring your own materials.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, September 27
@ 1:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
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, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 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, September 28
@ 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, September 28
@ 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, September 28
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Big Kids 8-12 yrs Lounge
Hang out in with your friends! Play board games, do some arts and crafts, have a chance to relax mid week with your friends. No registration required. First Come First Served For Ages 8-12
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 5:45 p.m.
Book Discussion
We've got the books - now we want to hear YOUR opinion! This month's selection is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman. Please come prepared!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, September 29
@ 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, September 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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, September 29
@ 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 Monday! 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)
Mon, October 2
@ 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
Tue, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you like to knit? Come meet your fellow knitters in the neighborhood. Please bring your own materials.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 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, October 4
@ 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, October 4
@ 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, October 5
@ 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, October 5
@ 3:45 p.m.
Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks! and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 5
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LearnXDesign
Select branches of The New York Public Library present programs featuring science and engineering activities and projects inspired by the New York Hall of Science’s LearnXDesign website! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, October 6
@ 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, October 6
@ 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 Monday! 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)
Tue, October 10
@ 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, October 10
@ 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, October 10
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you like to knit? Come meet your fellow knitters in the neighborhood. Please bring your own materials.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, October 11
@ 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, October 11
@ 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, October 11
@ 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, October 12
@ 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, October 12
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LearnXDesign
Select branches of The New York Public Library present programs featuring science and engineering activities and projects inspired by the New York Hall of Science’s LearnXDesign website! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, October 13
@ 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, October 13
@ 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 Monday! 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, October 14
@ 10:15 a.m.
La Leche League
For working and expectant mothers. Fathers/Partners are invited. La Leche League is the world’s foremost authority on breastfeeding. Our mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education. We want to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Children
Sat, October 14
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company at the Bloomingdale Library
Join the Instant Shakespeare Company for a dramatic reading of William Congreve's Love for Love. Bard fans of all ages are welcome! The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. For more information please see the Instant Shakespeare's page on Facebook.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Mon, October 16
@ 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, October 16
@ 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
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