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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
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
Today
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company at the Bloomingdale Library
Join the Instant Shakespeare Company for a dramatic reading of William Shakespeare's King Lear . 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, December 12
@ 10:30 a.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 starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Children
Mon, December 12
@ 11:15 a.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 starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, December 12
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Coloring is a relaxing, stress-relieving way to balance life and work. Drop in and spend an hour with other adults, having fun and expressing your creativity. No experience necessary. You don’t even have to color within the lines. Choose your own coloring pages from a large collection of images printed from the internet. We provide markers, crayons or colored pencils. Mondays at 3:00 pm.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 5:30 p.m.
PITCH PERFECT: How to Sell Your Book or Short Story to an Agent or Editor
So you have completed a manuscript for your book or short story. Or maybe you just have a terrific idea. A major hurdle for any writer is, How do I sell an agent or an editor on my project? Answer: You need to pitch them. If that sounds scary, take heart. The Mystery Writers of America’s New York Chapter will help you. On December 12 the MWA-NY will present an expert panel for a program at the Bloomingdale Library entitled PITCH PERFECT: How to Sell Your Book or Short Story to an Agent or Edito…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 5:30 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 13
@ 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, December 13
@ 1:30 p.m.
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 Library
DreamYard Art Center
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 13
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up some tricks as you work on your own creation.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, December 14
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour 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, December 14
@ 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, December 14
@ 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 14
@ 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 14
@ 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 15
@ 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 15
@ 1 p.m.
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
Thu, December 15
@ 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 15
@ 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 LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up some tricks as you work on your own creation.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 11 a.m.
New York City Kids Series
Music for Aardvarks is a refreshing alternative to the traditional music class for kids. The program was created in 1997 in Brooklyn, NY by rock musician/composer and father of three, David Weinstone. Music for Aardvarks is distinct from other children's music programs in that all classes are based around Mr. Weinstone's original songs, rhythms, and chants. With influences of rock, blues, ballads, folk, jazz and pop, Aardvark songs uniquely reflect and celebrate the lives of children growing up…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, December 17
@ 3 p.m.
The Comedy Dungeon
Join us for some laughs with comedian Randy Epley.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, December 19
@ 10:30 a.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 starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Children
Mon, December 19
@ 11:15 a.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 starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
December Movies for Adults
Come join us for a classic movie screening. December 5: Dark Horse (86 minutes) An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse December 19: African Queen (105 minutes) In Africa during World War I, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, December 19
@ 5:30 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 20
@ 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, December 20
@ 1:30 p.m.
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 Library
DreamYard Art Center
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 20
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up some tricks as you work on your own creation.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, December 21
@ 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, December 21
@ 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 21
@ 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 21
@ 6 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 22
@ 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 22
@ 1 p.m.
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
Thu, December 22
@ 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 22
@ 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 LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 22
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up some tricks as you work on your own creation.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Thu, December 22
@ 5:45 p.m.
Book Discussion
We've got the books - now we want to hear YOUR opinion! This month's selection is Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. Please come prepared!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, December 23
@ 11 a.m.
New York City Kids Series
Music for Aardvarks is a refreshing alternative to the traditional music class for kids. The program was created in 1997 in Brooklyn, NY by rock musician/composer and father of three, David Weinstone. Music for Aardvarks is distinct from other children's music programs in that all classes are based around Mr. Weinstone's original songs, rhythms, and chants. With influences of rock, blues, ballads, folk, jazz and pop, Aardvark songs uniquely reflect and celebrate the lives of children growing up…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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