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Bronx Manhattan Staten Island
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17 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Tales for Tots
Toddlers 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.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
TEEN LOUNGE
VIDEO GAMES, LAPTOPS, MUSIC, FILM, ARTS & CRAFTS, SCIENCE, BOOK DISCUSSIONS AND MORE… Different things to do, Every week, something new… Meeting weekly in the Young Adult Section or the Community Room, Wednesdays 4 pm - 5:30 pm. Image: art by Dayanna, original drawing: ink on paper, 12/7/16
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 25
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Kid Tech Time
Tech time for kids. Learn about our electronic databases or get extra time on the computer.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, May 26
@ 10:30 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 meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, May 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 30
@ 5 p.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: PJ Party in the Heights!
Come in your pajamas with your favorite stuffed toy and join us for a fun filled evening of stories , songs & a craft.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Tales for Tots
Toddlers 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.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Wed, May 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch!
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
TEEN LOUNGE
VIDEO GAMES, LAPTOPS, MUSIC, FILM, ARTS & CRAFTS, SCIENCE, BOOK DISCUSSIONS AND MORE… Different things to do, Every week, something new… Meeting weekly in the Young Adult Section or the Community Room, Wednesdays 4 pm - 5:30 pm. Image: art by Dayanna, original drawing: ink on paper, 12/7/16
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 7
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch!
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, June 10
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join us to discuss H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Heart-wrenching and humorous, this book is an unflinching account of bereavement and a unique look at the magnetism of an extraordinary beast, with a parallel examination of a legendary writer's eccentric falconry. Obsession, madness, memory, myth, and history combine to achieve a distinctive blend of nature writing and memoir from an outstanding literary innovator.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, June 10
@ 2 p.m.
Haz Mas Dinero en el 2017!
Haz Mas Dinero en el 2017! ¿Cómo poder cancelar todas las deudas si tienes tantas cuentas pendientes mensualmente? Aprende de un asesor financiero cómo hacer un plan de pago que ya ha ayudado a sus clientes a pagar miles de dólares en deudas. Este curso te ayudará a: Decidir cuales deudas pagar primero Pagar todas, o gran parte de tus deudas en 24 meses Encontrar maneras gratis o de bajo costo para disfrutar de lo que a ti más te gusta
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Adults
Wed, June 14
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch!
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Dance of the African Diaspora
A Summer Reading Program! This program celebrates the differences and similarities of dances within the African Diaspora. Starting in West Africa, going to the Caribbean & Latin America, finally landing in the United States. Using movement and music, students will go on an interactive dance tour starting in West Africa, going to the Caribbean & Latin America, and finally landing in the Unites States. be able to navigate through history in efforts of connecting the cultures. Part dance…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children

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