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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: La La Land
While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance. Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie Dewitt. Rated PG-13, 2 hrs, 8 min, Comedy, Drama, Music
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday at 3:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 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, October 24
@ 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, October 24
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday at 3:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 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,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday at 3:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 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+,
Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday at 3:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 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, October 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
Thursday Writing Club
This October, the Thursday Writing Club goes to the movies! What ordinary things help to improve our writing? Reading widely, yes. Also, activating our senses, and considering lessons from films. Prepare for our weekly meetings by viewing scenes from your personal favorites. Then, in our active group sessions, experience the wonder and astonishment at the creativity in your own writing. Gail Hitt leads the adventure. THE THEMES FOR THE SESSIONS ARE: October 5th: “Nobody’s perfect.” Octo…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, October 27
@ 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, October 27
@ 11:30 a.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 Ask us about our weekly programs for kids and teens.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 27
@ 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 and hang out with us! Halloween Bingo
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 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, October 28
@ 1 p.m.
Exclusive Screening: American Masters EDGAR ALLAN POE: BURIED ALIVE
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Presents the Exclusive U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive Starring Denis O’Hare and narrated by Kathleen Turner with readings by Chris Sarandon and Ben Schnetzer. Edgar Allen Poe: Burried Alive will broadcast nationwide on October 30th, this is an exclusive pre-broadcast event! After his death, writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) became a global icon of modern literature and a pop culture brand. Best known for his Gothic horror tales and narr…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Mon, October 30
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday at 3:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 3 p.m.
How to Haunt a House for Halloween
Learn how to make a "haunted house" based upon Friedhoffer's book in library's collection How to Haunt a House for Halloween. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Bob Friedhoffer
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 31
@ 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, October 31
@ 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, October 31
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday at 3:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday at 3:00 P.M.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, November 1
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 1
@ 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 2
@ 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 2
@ 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 2
@ 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, November 3
@ 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, November 3
@ 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 4
@ 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 4
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: The Sense Of An Ending
A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life. (Rated PG-13; 1 hour 48 min; drama, mystery) Stars: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 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 LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, November 6
@ 3 p.m.
Storytelling through Art Workshop
In this workshop, teens and tweens will prepare a selected story under the guidance of storyteller-puppeteer Nicola McEldowney. We will then make all the necessary items (characters, props, etc.) - to put that story "onstage." Workshop will culminate in an informal story performance; all materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Nicola McEldowney
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 7
@ 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 7
@ 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
Wed, November 8
@ 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 8
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 8
@ 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
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