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25 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Children ages 3-5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomParents/Caregivers
Mon, June 26
@ 4 p.m.
Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 15 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: American Heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst. by, Jeffrey Toobin.
Join us for our monthly Book Discussion . This month we will be discussing, American Heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst, by Jeffrey Toobin. On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, a sophomore in college and heiress to the Hearst family fortune, was kidnapped by a ragtag group of self-styled revolutionaries calling itself the Symbionese Liberation Army. The already sensational story took the first of many incredible twists on April 3, when the group releas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Wed, June 28
@ 2 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Career Cruising
Match your interests with a potential fulfilling career in this database as well as job search.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Organic Orchestra
A Summer Reading Program Learn how to create music collaboratively with other participants and become a beat box orchestra. Presented by DJ SpazeCraft-Aaron Lazansky. For ages 13-18 years old.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, June 29
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Children ages 3-5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Graphic Content: Book Discussion
Graphic Content: Book Discussion Calling all comic book enthusiast. Check out our monthly meet up for all things graphic. June 29: Wonder Woman July 5: Spider-man August 8: Thor Grapich Novel Book Discussion
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 4 p.m.
Paper Plate Beach Ball Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, June 30
@ 4 p.m.
Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, July 5
@ 2 p.m.
Computadora Basica
Aprende usar la computadora en este clase. No experiencia es necesario. Bienvenidos a la clase!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, July 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Graphic Content: Book Discussion
Graphic Content: Book Discussion Calling all comic book enthusiast. Check out our monthly meet up for all things graphic. June 28: Wonder Woman July 5: Spider-man August 8: Thor Grapich Novel Book Discussion
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 8
@ 10 a.m.
African-American Ancestry Day
Join us for this special event focusing on African American Ancestry research. Listen to expert speakers, and attend workshops to explore the various resources available to dicsover your African American roots. Keynote speaker Sharon Wilkins will discuss issues relating to African American Genealogy. Andy McCarthy from the Milstein Division will present a program on African American Genealogy available through NYPL. Please register online.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Wed, July 12
@ 2 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Mango Languages
Learn a variety of languages, from Spanish to English to Irish in this very informative database. It has audio and pronunciation features.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Sat, July 15
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Macaroni!
A Summer Reading Program In this high energy, full band, summer celebration, children are excited to play air guitar, jump high, party under the parachute, shake it loud, pop the bubbles, stroll in the garden, do the Macaroni dance, and enjoy a special visit from a puppet named “Moochachka” the Monkey. Little ones are thrilled to see Meredith LeVande in person after watching her in-between PBS Kids shows. Best for ages 3 and older. Presented by Monkey Monkey Music
Bronx Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Get Real! Love and Relationships
A Summer Reading Program Got questions about getting the right boy or girl for you? When should you start dating? How do you know if it's true love? What happens when the relationship gets rough? Our dating guru, Lesley Moody, can help you out! For ages 13-18 years old.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 20
@ 10 a.m.
College and Resource Fair
The New York Public Library and College Goal New York invite you to attend our College & Career Readiness Day. Designed to help students, parents and high school personnel navigate the post- secondary admissions process. Admissions Recruiters from public and private colleges and universities will be on site to share information. The day will also feature workshops and information sessions on topics such as Applications, Admissions Essays and Financial Aid. The event is free and open to the p…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families
Wed, July 26
@ 2 p.m.
World Book Online
Search the encyclopedia that everyone knows online. This database is free and accessible on the internet, and it is easier to use than the print version.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, August 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Graphic Content: Book Discussion
Graphic Content: Book Discussion Calling all comic book enthusiast. Check out our monthly meet up for all things graphic. June 28: Wonder Woman July 5: Spider-man August 8: Thor Grapich Novel Book Discussion
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Mutt-i-grees
A Summer Reading Program The North Shore Animal League brings in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens help an animal to find a forever home – they give voice to the voiceless. We will give a brief on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-gree. For ages 13-18 years old.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, August 26
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Big Top Science
A Summer Reading Celebration! Come one, come all and behold: the science circus is about to begin. Step into our three rings of fun as we present a series of chemistry and physics demos that explain how a bed of nails can provide a great night’s sleep or how important balance can be to a tight rope walker. You’ll be amazed as we hatch our super secret “Snooberfish” eggs and take an amazing high dive that won’t make a splash! When it comes to fun science we provide the greatest show on earth! Be…
Bronx Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, September 24
@ 2 p.m.
Rafael Hernandez Music Festival
This annual concert honors the musical legacy of Rafael Hernandez, a.k.a El Jibarito, one of Puerto Rico's most prolific composers. Details on performers to follow. Sponsored by the Association for Puerto Rican Hispanic Culture Inc.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, October 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library presents Justine Hope Blau of Scattered: A Mostly True Memoir
Whisked from a child's cozy life in Queens to the streets of Manhattan, clutching the hand of her intense and troubled mother, Justine begins a journey over which she has little control. Along with her two older brothers, she finds herself wrapped in a fantasy-fueled odyssey engineered by her mother, spending nights in cheap hotels they can't afford, or park benches and subway trains, always on the lookout for food. Meanwhile, her father looms in the distance with his new family, ineffectual--un…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, May 5
@ 11 a.m.
The Bronx Book Fair 2018
Save the date. www.bronxbookfair.com
Bronx Library CenterAdults