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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join to discuss Eviction by Matthew Desmond Based on years of embedded fieldwork and painstakingly gathered data, this masterful book transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, October 4
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 5
@ 5 p.m.
ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan 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…
Fort Washington Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 7
@ 11:30 a.m.
NYPD Meets NYPL!
The New York City Police Department Community Affairs Bureau - Community Outreach Division presents: Know Your Rights, Safety & Responsibilties! This program will be presented by Police Officers, Mr. Rayshawn Ellison & Ms. Glenny Rojas. Children & Teens are all welcome!
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 8
@ 11 a.m.
Queens of Crochet
Come join the Queens and get lost in the creative world of crochet. Learn how to chain, loop, stitch and so much more.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 8
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 11
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 12
@ 11:30 a.m.
Author Talks @ The Library - Mr. Paul Griffin, Young Adults & Children's Author
Join us in our children's room for conversations with teen & children's author, Paul Griffin. Paul wrote several novels for children and young adults: Ten Mile River, The Orange Houses, Stay With Me, Burning Blue and Adrift. His most recent novel is When Friendship Followed Me Home, a novel for middle grade readers. Paul went to Dartmouth College to major in Film Studies and English. These days Paul works with awesome organizations like Behind The Book and Literacy For Incarcerated Teens an…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, October 12
@ 5 p.m.
ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan 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…
Fort Washington Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 14
@ 10 a.m.
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Are you eligible to receive Food Stamp benefits? A SNAP outreach specialist will be availbale to assist you with eligibilty, prescreening and to answer your questions.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Fri, October 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
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, October 14
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste, and sight! Space is limited!
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 15
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 18
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, October 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Storytime: Baby Lap-sit
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.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, October 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Storytime: Baby Lap-sit
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.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, October 21
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste, and sight! Space is limited!
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan 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…
Fort Washington Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 22
@ 11 a.m.
Queens of Crochet
Come join the Queens and get lost in the creative world of crochet. Learn how to chain, loop, stitch and so much more.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 22
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 25
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Monster Mash Halloween Concert
Interactive musical delivering the performing arts in creative, hands-on musical experiences for kids of all ages. Presented by Presley and Melody.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
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, October 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste, and sight! Space is limited!
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 29
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 1
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 4
@ 11:30 a.m.
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight! Space is limited!
Fort Washington LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, November 5
@ 11 a.m.
Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
Come join us to discuss The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith Since his debut in 1955, Tom Ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath. Here, in this first Ripley novel, we are introduced to suave Tom Ripley, a young striver, newly arrived in the heady world of Manhattan. A product of a broken home, branded a "sissy" by his dismissive Aunt Dottie, Ripley meets a wealthy industrialist who hires him to bring his playboy son, Dickie Greenleaf, back from gallivanting in…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, November 5
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 5
@ 2 p.m.
Gross Biology Series
Through the Gross Biology series, discover what’s inside of them, how their body works hard to keep them healthy and why it is important for each one of us to make healthy choices. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 8
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 11
@ 11:30 a.m.
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight! Space is limited!
Fort Washington LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, November 11
@ 2 p.m.
Gross Biology Series
Through the Gross Biology series, discover what’s inside of them, how their body works hard to keep them healthy and why it is important for each one of us to make healthy choices. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 12
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 15
@ 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 gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 18
@ 2 p.m.
Gross Biology Series
Through the Gross Biology series, discover what’s inside of them, how their body works hard to keep them healthy and why it is important for each one of us to make healthy choices. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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