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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)
Wed, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 4:30 p.m.
Postponed
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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 25
@ 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, May 25
@ 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, May 25
@ 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, May 25
@ 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, May 25
@ 5:45 p.m.
Book Discussion
We've got the books - now we want to hear YOUR opinion! This month's selection is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Please come prepared!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, May 26
@ 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. Please note: Tickets are required for event.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Brick Builders
We'll provide the blocks and you bring the imagination. Kids get creative in this program by testing their building skills with some fun LEGO challenges. * For ages 4-11. Tickets are required and will be distributed one hour prior to the program. Programs close once room capacity has been reached.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 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, May 31
@ 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, May 31
@ 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, May 31
@ 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, May 31
@ 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, June 1
@ 5:30 p.m.
Citizenship and Immigration
Citizenship and Immigration. This program is presented by a Community Relations Officer of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. You will get answers regarding permanent residency, the process towards citizenship and more. ​What do I need to become a US citizen? What is the process? How can I prepare for the test? USCIS can show you online study materials and resources in both English and other languages Find resources in the library itself in our New Americans Corner (NAC) Co…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants
Fri, June 2
@ 11:15 a.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
Fri, June 2
@ 3:30 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)
Sat, June 3
@ 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
Mon, June 5
@ 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
Wed, June 7
@ 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, June 8
@ 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, June 9
@ 11:15 a.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
Fri, June 9
@ 3:30 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)
Sat, June 10
@ 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 John. 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
Sat, June 10
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Let's Talk About Sex?
A Summer Reading Program By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: 1) Gain knowledge about STI’s 2) Learn prevention techniques and information 3) Understand methods of transmission 4) Learn about resources available. Presented by Lesley Moody. For ages 13-18 years old.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 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
Wed, June 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, June 14
@ 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)
Thu, June 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 LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 16
@ 11:15 a.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
Sat, June 17
@ 3 p.m.
The Comedy Dungeon
Join us for some laughs with comedian Randy Epley.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, June 19
@ 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
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