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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
College Essay Writing Workshop
Thinking about college? What makes your application stand out? How should you handle essays, recommendations and extracurriculars? Work with an ex-Princeton Regional Director of Admissions and a Harvard Ed Ph.D. They’ll share their expertise and you’ll be on your way. For ages 15 - 18 years old. Presented by Caroline Moore and Carly Sinz
Countee Cullen LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Monday Explorations: Process Art
Join us on Mondays at 4pm in October to explore our artistic sides. We will be using a variety of materials, including paints, crepe paper, and elements from nature to explore art and our own imaginations.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Monday Explorations: Process Art
Join us on Mondays at 4pm in October to explore our artistic sides. We will be using a variety of materials, including paints, crepe paper, and elements from nature to explore art and our own imaginations.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour Room
Schomburg Senior Center
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4 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 College Essay Workshop, Monday Explorations: Process Art, Family Storytime, Hotspot Lending
Countee Cullen LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 5:30 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 Loan Program, you must register for and attend a patr…
Countee Cullen LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Mon, October 23
@ 6:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Wear your pajamas for an evening of stories, songs and more! For the whole family.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Families
Tue, October 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save your resume.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer Lab
YMCA
Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Postponed
Música/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. For infants and young children ages 0 to 4 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 14-36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Word 2010 "Tables"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. This class will cover tables and the tools that govern tables.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Talk
Express your opinions on a variety of topics! We will begin with an icebreaker and include suggestions for topics of conversation. The goal of this program is not to definitively answer a question or solve an issue, but to discuss the various perspectives associated with the topic.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Documentary Tuesday
Let’s have a discussion! Join us for a Harlem based documentary, and a short and a short Discussion. Rezoning Harlem “A Community Fights Against Gentrification” October 10, 2017 4pm Rezoning Harlem follows longtime members of the Harlem community as they fight a 2008 rezoning that threatens to erase the history and culture of their legendary neighborhood and replace it with luxury housing, offices, and big-box retail. A shocking expose of how a group of ordinary citizens, who are passi…
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 5 p.m.
SISTER TO SISTER KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP
Bring your materials and your interest and talk and learn with others as we knit and crochet. EVERY TUESDAY FROM 5:00PM-7:30PM
Countee Cullen LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
Countee Cullen LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Board Game Club
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 6 p.m.
"The Stage is Yours"
Poets, writers and storytellers, come share your words. Join us on October 25, 2017 at 6:00pm for open mic readings and make the stage your own PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE, IN PERSON OR BY PHONE, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PERFORM AGES 18 AND UP
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and spend time with other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 3 p.m.
Double Feature Scary Movie Thursdays
Come on and spend some time with us at Countee Cullen… It’ll be a night you won’t forget. Double Feature Screenings. October 5, 2017 3pm-7pm The Omen, 1976 Approx. 111 mins. R rating Children of the Corn, 1984 Approx. 92 mins R ratin October 12, 2017 3pm-7pm The Evil Dead, 1983 Approx. 85 mins. Not Rated Poltergeist, 2015 Approx. 94 mins. PG-13 rating October 19, 2017 3pm-7pm The Bride of Frankenstein, 1935 Approx. 75 mins. Young Frankenstein, Approx. 102 mins. PG rating October 26…
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Book Club
This month we will meet to discuss Thornhill, by Pam Smy. (An alternate book we can also discuss is Through the Woods, by Emily Carroll.) We will have an in-depth conversation about the book and related activities.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 14 months old (prewalkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 14-36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
Countee Cullen Rap Cypher
Are you an aspiring lyricist and would like to hone your skills? Do you think you are up for the challenge of improving your lyrical skills and learn new words to increase your vocabulary? Rapping is about keeping up with the beat, but also using words to get the message across. Join Countee Cullen in there rap cypher to spit vocabulary words over popular rap beats! Please come into the branch to sign up!
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Fri, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Engineering Challenges
Come by and explore engineering and problem solving by encountering a series of challenges!
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 28
@ 1 p.m.
Family Game Time
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 3 p.m.
Arts & Crafts
Get crafty! During the month, there will be opportunities to work with a specific medium. On the last session of the month, we will have open studio explorations, where you can take the available materials and just create!
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Monday Explorations: Process Art
Join us on Mondays at 4pm in October to explore our artistic sides. We will be using a variety of materials, including paints, crepe paper, and elements from nature to explore art and our own imaginations.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour Room
Schomburg Senior Center
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, October 30
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, October 30
@ 6:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Wear your pajamas for an evening of stories, songs and more! For the whole family.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Families
Tue, October 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18-36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 2 p.m.
"BYOP" Bring Your Own Pumpkin
Halloween isnt just for kids... "BYOP" Bring Your Own Pumpkin! Pick up a craft pumpkin at your local craft store and come decorate with us at Countee Cullen. Ages: 18+
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 3 p.m.
Halloween Party!
It's the spookiest time of the year! Halloween is back again, and so is Countee Cullen's Halloween Party! This year, we will have arts and crafts, a costume contest fashion show (starting at 4:30 in the auditorium - all ages, including teens and adults, are welcome to enter), scary storytelling, giveaways, and a Halloween movie. The festivities will be starting at 3pm, and ending around 6:30. Join us on Halloween for a spooktacular day!
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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