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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Looking for extra computer time? Need homework help? Like snacks? Relax with your friends, play games, or study-- it's up to you! Stop by Teen Lounge, every Wednesday afternoon in the Community Room.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Children's Short Films
Join us for some classic children's films.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
"Knit for a Cause" Knitting Circle
If you love to knit or if you would love to learn how to knit - and if you would like the work that you do to make a difference in the lives of people in need - please join us for this very special, once-a-month program. Knit for a Cause will be led by Soleil Sabalja, a certified, multilingual educator and an experienced knitter. Objects knitted in the workshop will be donated to charitable organizations locally and globally.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Thu, October 19
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab (THIS IS NOT A CLASS, FOR PRACTICING)
Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop or Illustrator questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab! Only 10 Library Computers available. Bring your own computer with Photoshop if possible!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Fun Time 幼兒故事時間
Children from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. 從18個月到3歲的兒童,父母/看護者可以享受進行互動的故事,動作歌曲,手指戲劇,並認識附近同年齡的小朋友。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 12:30 p.m.
Karaoke for Adults || 卡拉OK
Join us for Karaoke! 卡拉OK! 星期四, 下午12:30 點 - 下午3點,三樓
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Thu, October 19
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library 棋類遊戲
Board Games & Chess for Children 棋類遊戲 Come to Chatham Square Library to play board games and card games of all types and skill levels. Come and play Chess too! Basic chess introduction provided. Thursday, October 5th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, October 12th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, October 19th---- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, October 25th---- 3:00-5:00pm No Registration is required. For children ages 5 to 12, teens, and families. Please contact…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌雲端硬碟 (Google Drive)
Chinese language only: 如何使用谷歌雲端影碟
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Chinese Craft Program 手工藝術節目
Please join us! 201 Chinese Craft Programs. 請加入我們 201班---中國手工藝 。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, October 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Sat, October 21
@ 1 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Nylon Wound (Music Concert)
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 21
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm , on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 2 p.m.
Nylon Wound in Concert
Nylon Wound is Joseph Parisi and Gregory Askins. This classical guitar duo will perform music ranging from the Renaissance to contemporary, including Bach, Mozart, Orff, Gershwin, The Beatles, and more! First come, first served. All ages welcome.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌雲端硬碟 (Google Drive)
Chinese language only: 如何使用谷歌雲端影碟
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Session I - Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 雙語故事時間 (普通話和英語)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. Please only attend one session. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。請僅一天參加一個雙語故事時間。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Session II - Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 雙語故事時間 (普通話和英語)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. Please only attend one session. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。請僅一天參加一個雙語故事時間。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 1 p.m.
Calligraphy 書法
Join us and learn it together! Please bring your own calligraphy pen. 加入我們,一起來學習!請自備書法筆。 Every Monday 1pm - 3pm @ 3rd Floor 星期一, 下午1 點 - 3 點,三樓
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Game On! Gaming for Teens & Kids
Have you got gaming moves? We've got two Wii's and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends, too! Also board games (chess, checkers, Connect Four, etc.). And if you are a beginner, we can help get you started!
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
"Magic the Gathering" and "Dominion" for Teens & Tweens
If you are an experienced "Magic the Gathering" or "Dominion" player, if you are just starting out, or if you are hoping to learn, please join us for this monthly program, led by Magic & Dominion expert, Julie Leung. Decks will be provided or you can bring your own deck. This program will take place on the first or second Monday of every month. Open to teens and tweens.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Chinese Chess || 中國象棋
Strategy board game for two players; checkmate opponent's general (king) to win; Learning, interacting and having fun with Chinese chess! 戰略棋盤,兩個參賽者的遊戲; 贏對手的將軍(國王); 學習與互動的中國象棋!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square - October 2017
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, October 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Lapsit 嬰兒故事時間
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. 嬰兒從出生到18個月大,父母/照顧者可以享受偉大的著作,活潑的歌曲和童謠,並認識附近同年齡的小朋友。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Science Experiment for Kids! 科學實驗!
Put on your lab coats to join us for an interactive and educational science project! 參加 我們科學項目的教育! These experiments are interactive, safe, and give your child an introduction to basic science concepts through a fun activity. Paired with books from our collection to better facilitate learning. Tuesday, October 24th, 3:30- 4:30 - Special Project from NYSCI! Please feel free to contact Allie Affinito at alessandraaffinito@nypl.org or (212) 964-6598 with any questions/concerns. Ages 5…
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 11:45 a.m.
American is Me, America is NOT Me
A unique workshop that explores the archives and texts of the NYPL to define a picture of the duality of being an American Citizen. Students will examine the poetry, news reports and visual artifacts that described the historical context of the lives of American Citizens in the 1920's, 1960's, and 1990s. Through various writing exercises they will be able to identify and examine their own relationship as it relates to being an American Citizen. Through a creative dialogue fostered by their own l…
Chatham Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library 棋類遊戲
Board Games & Chess for Children 棋類遊戲 Come to Chatham Square Library to play board games and card games of all types and skill levels. Come and play Chess too! Basic chess introduction provided. Thursday, October 5th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, October 12th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, October 19th---- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, October 25th---- 3:00-5:00pm No Registration is required. For children ages 5 to 12, teens, and families. Please contact…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help 辅助功課
Need Help With Homework? 需要幫助作業嗎? Want to Practice Reading and Writing Skills? 想練習閱讀和寫作能力? Come to Homework Help in the Children's Room at Chatham Square Library, for ages 5-11.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Looking for extra computer time? Need homework help? Like snacks? Relax with your friends, play games, or study-- it's up to you! Stop by Teen Lounge, every Wednesday afternoon in the Community Room.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 6 p.m.
Financing Your Education
This one-hour workshop includes a presentation, Q&A session, and helpful brochures and takeaways on the following subjects: -Filling out the FAFSA -Grants -Scholarships -Types of loans -Determining the amount of aid you qualify for -Helpful New York State programs
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab (THIS IS NOT A CLASS, FOR PRACTICING)
Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop or Illustrator questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab! Only 10 Library Computers available. Bring your own computer with Photoshop if possible!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Fun Time 幼兒故事時間
Children from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. 從18個月到3歲的兒童,父母/看護者可以享受進行互動的故事,動作歌曲,手指戲劇,並認識附近同年齡的小朋友。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 12:30 p.m.
Karaoke for Adults || 卡拉OK
Join us for Karaoke! 卡拉OK! 星期四, 下午12:30 點 - 下午3點,三樓
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, October 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
數碼圖片編輯 (Photoshop CS6 Basics)
This class is conducted in Mandarin Chinese only. Photoshop圖片編輯軟件入門課。基本功能及操作法。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 1 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Fri, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Story Coding Club*
Each club is once a week and one hour long. This Google CS First program gives children early exposure to computer science. Friday, October 6th 3:30p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 13th 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Otober 27th 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm , on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
數碼圖片編輯 (Photoshop CS6 Basics)
This class is conducted in Mandarin Chinese only. Photoshop圖片編輯軟件入門課。基本功能及操作法。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Session I - Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 雙語故事時間 (普通話和英語)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. Please only attend one session. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。請僅一天參加一個雙語故事時間。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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