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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, August 21
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Summer Storytime
We're changing it up for the summer season. For this storytime all children from 0 months-5years are invited! Babies and childre along with parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and make friends.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 2 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, August 21
@ 2 p.m.
Solar Eclipse Live Streaming
On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Join us as we live stream the event!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Families
Tue, August 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time/ 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, August 22
@ 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, August 22
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
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, August 22
@ 4:30 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, August 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 90 minute session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 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, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Read In
Cool out with us as we read aloud some of our wonderful library books followed by quiet read alone time. Ages:5-8 years old
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
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 11-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 5:45 p.m.
Book Discussion
We've got the books - now we want to hear YOUR opinion! This month's selection is The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Please come prepared!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, August 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Summer Storytime
We're changing it up for the summer season. For this storytime all children from 0 months-5years are invited! Babies and childre along with parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and make friends.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, August 26
@ 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 Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, August 28
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Summer Storytime
We're changing it up for the summer season. For this storytime all children from 0 months-5years are invited! Babies and childre along with parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and make friends.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, August 28
@ 2 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, August 28
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Best for children ages 3-6 years old. Session dates are: Monday, August 28th, September 11th, September 18, September 18, and September 25th. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited. Registration begins August 1st, 2017 please register by calling the library or in pe…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 29
@ 10:30 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
Tue, August 29
@ 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, August 29
@ 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, August 29
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
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, August 29
@ 4:30 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, August 30
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 90 minute session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, August 30
@ 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, August 30
@ 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
Thu, August 31
@ 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, August 31
@ 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 11-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 31
@ 5:15 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop for Adults
Back by popular demand; Creative Writing Workshop for Adults. Four Thursdays in August: August 3, 10, 17, 31. 5:15 - 6:45 PM Writers of all levels welcome. All genres of writing welcome. Leader Ann Marie Cunningham will provide prompts to get you started. Enjoy writing as a fun social activity!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, September 5
@ 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)
Wed, September 6
@ 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 6
@ 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 7
@ 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 7
@ 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 11-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 8
@ 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, September 11
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Best for children ages 3-6 years old. Session dates are: Monday, August 28th, September 11th, September 18, September 18, and September 25th. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited. Registration begins August 1st, 2017 please register by calling the library or in pe…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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