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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Activities
On Fridays, at 3 P.M. we plan a series of special activities to celebrate the beginning of the weekend so check out this month's events and come hang out with us! Wii and Board Games
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
It's Bin Fun!
Toddlers and preschoolers can play and explore our various sensory bins that will encourage curiosity through touch, sight, and sound! Parent and child participation required. Ages 2 - 4 years old.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Kong- Skull Island
A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must escape a primal Eden. (Rated PG-13; 2 hours; action, adventure, fantasy) Stars Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Circle Time
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Craft Included. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 1 p.m.
The Island Writers
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Regardless of experience level, we’re here to help each other become great writers. All are welcome, so come check us out!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, November 29
@ 10 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wed, November 29
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 1 p.m.
City Island Scrabble Club
If you’re looking for some friendly competition, then join our Scrabble Club! Come in and flex your vocabulary muscles. Note: Limited to 12 participants, registration required.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Thu, November 30
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 3 p.m.
Lego League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 5:30 p.m.
Thursday Writing Club
Research is our theme for the month of November. Creative imagination gets our writing started. Then, at a certain point, we realize we need to know more about a specific aspect of our story: “How do I cut a big block of ice?” “How many pizzerias are in the Bronx?” “Who was Secretary of State when grandfather came to the USA?” The proper research techniques can help us answer these necessary questions. THE THEMES FOR THE SESSIONS ARE: November 2nd: Libraries November 9th: Finding Experts an…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, December 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, December 2
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
It's Bin Fun!
Toddlers and preschoolers can play and explore our various sensory bins that will encourage curiosity through touch, sight, and sound! Parent and child participation required. Ages 2 - 4 years old.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, December 2
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Going In Style
Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. Stars, Michael Caine, Richie Moriarty, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin (Rated PG-13; 1 hr 36 min; comedy, crime)
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 4
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 4
@ 3 p.m.
Finger Puppet Workshop for Teens and Tweens
Learn to make your own finger puppet and bring it to life with Nicola, the puppeteer. Sometimes tiny puppets are the best ones. For ages 11 - 18 years old. Presented by Nicola McEldowney
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 4
@ 5 p.m.
City Island Book Club
Call or stop by the branch for more information.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, December 5
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Circle Time
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Craft Included. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, December 5
@ 1 p.m.
The Island Writers
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Regardless of experience level, we’re here to help each other become great writers. All are welcome, so come check us out!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, December 6
@ 11 a.m.
The Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show: Winter Wonderland
​The Music, Bubble And Comedy Show: Winter Wonderland! is a snowy, musical experience for children and families. The show engages children with comedy, songs, bubbles, music technology and children’s stories which foster literacy, storytelling and a lifelong love of your local library! The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children and a great time for parents and caregivers. Each song in the 45-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual and sensory experiences designed to help kids le…
City Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 6
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 3 p.m.
Lego League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 5 p.m.
Thursday Writing Club
Food For Thought is our December theme. Enveloped by the holiday season, we take our story writing and poetry into the kitchen. How does food influence December activities? Gail Hitt will be your server. All traditions welcome. Menu: December 7th-Breakfast Privacy December 14th-Lunch with Friends December 21st-Coffee Break December 28th- Dinner at the Homesick Resturant No reservations needed. All welcome.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, December 8
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, December 8
@ 2 p.m.
Start Your New Year with Meditation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,En…
City Island LibraryAdults
Sat, December 9
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
It's Bin Fun!
Toddlers and preschoolers can play and explore our various sensory bins that will encourage curiosity through touch, sight, and sound! Parent and child participation required. Ages 2 - 4 years old.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, December 9
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Lady Macbeth
In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate. Stars- Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton (Rated R; Drama; 1 hr 30 min)
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 11
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Circle Time
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Craft Included. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 1 p.m.
The Island Writers
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Regardless of experience level, we’re here to help each other become great writers. All are welcome, so come check us out!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, December 13
@ 10 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wed, December 13
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 1 p.m.
City Island Scrabble Club
If you’re looking for some friendly competition, then join our Scrabble Club! Come in and flex your vocabulary muscles. Note: Limited to 12 participants, registration required.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Lego League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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