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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Art + Maker Fair: An event for all the Family!
Join us for a day of Maker for all ages. Filled with Preschool Open Art, Bubbles Early Literacy Workshop/ Science & Art Activity (Snacks, Paint and Bubbles) TyeDye Party!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children,
Teachers
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 3:30 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 Crafts/Makey Makey/Knitting
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Maker Fair
Get to know you’re library a little more with an afternoon full of crafts and technology to play with while learning new skills.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need some computer time to get your homework done? Want to practice your typing or learn some code for an hour? Want to play around on Minecraft with your friends? Come hang out at our Tech Time!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, October 20
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Take Over the Library (Los Ninos Mandan)
Board games, art, spontaneous story times, blocks, limbo and more… (All Ages) Niños se hacen cargo de la Biblioteca : Juegos de mesa, arte, lectura, cuentos, bloques de juguetes, y más ... (Todas las edades )
Francis Martin LibraryChildren
Mon, October 23
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Podcasting: Scary Stories
We’re going to be using radio equipment to make a Halloween themed podcast.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, October 24
@ 3 p.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
Make Art in the Library/Arte en la Biblioteca
Art class inspired by a famous artist. We will learn a little bit about a famous artist's life and style and make work similar to it. Una clase de arte inspirada por artistas famosos. Aprenderemos algo sobre la vida y su estilo y pintaremos algo similar.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Preschool StoryTime (Cuentos Infantiles en Ingles y Español)
Stories, Songs, Action Rhymes in english and spanish. (Ages 1-5) Historias, canciones, rimas de acción en ingles y español. (Edades 1-5)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need some computer time to get your homework done? Want to practice your typing or learn some code for an hour? Want to play around on Minecraft with your friends? Come hang out at our Tech Time!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Party with Bubbles
Elaine Gil brings an energetic music and movement experience to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Show includes face painting, balloon animals, parachute games, bubbles, singing, dancing and a lot of audience participation.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Take Over the Library (Los Ninos Mandan)
Board games, art, spontaneous story times, blocks, limbo and more… (All Ages) Niños se hacen cargo de la Biblioteca : Juegos de mesa, arte, lectura, cuentos, bloques de juguetes, y más ... (Todas las edades )
Francis Martin LibraryChildren
Mon, October 30
@ 3:30 a.m.
Podcasting: Scary Stories
We’re going to be using radio equipment to make a Halloween themed podcast.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, October 30
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, October 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Hogwarts Halloween!
Join us as we transform the library into Hogwarts for Halloween! We’ll have Harry Potter trivia, games, and more!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, November 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, November 2
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, November 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need some computer time to get your homework done? Want to practice your typing or learn some code for an hour? Want to play around on Minecraft with your friends? Come hang out at our Tech Time!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, November 2
@ 4 p.m.
World Cultures
Explore famed literary heroes throughout the world with CMOM! From Anansi the Spider, a West African Hero, to Zeus – ruler of Mount Olympus, CMOM educators take children around the world to explore different cultures and traditions and learn just what makes a hero and how we all have a hero inside of us. In each class children relive a traditional folktale or myth and create artwork based on each story. Best for ages 6 and older. Limited to 30 participants only. Presented by Children's Museum o…
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 2
@ 4 p.m.
Art Adventures PreK
This early childhood program explores art themes through story time, body movement, and art projects designed to introduce young children to formal art concepts. Best for ages 3 and older. Limited to 30 participants only. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 3
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, November 3
@ 3 p.m.
Wii Fridays!
Back by popular demand, Wii has returned! Stop by the Teen Corner on Fridays to school your friends, show off your skills, and claim bragging rights.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, November 3
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Take Over the Library (Los Ninos Mandan)
Board games, art, spontaneous story times, blocks, limbo and more… (All Ages) Niños se hacen cargo de la Biblioteca : Juegos de mesa, arte, lectura, cuentos, bloques de juguetes, y más ... (Todas las edades )
Francis Martin LibraryChildren
Sun, November 5
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Francis Martin Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, November 6
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, November 6
@ 4 p.m.
Graffiti Art Remix
Learn how to create traditional and futuristic graffiti art lettering and character design. Create the hottest manga and anime characters and mash with abstract, symmetrical and geometrical artwork. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by DJ SpazeCraft
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, November 6
@ 5 p.m.
All About Computers
Parent & Child Code Challenge: Coder Games
Participants will have a fun and easy way learning how to code or brushing up their coding skills using Tynker to create video games in a 6 week challenge
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 7
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, November 7
@ 3 p.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
Make Art in the Library/Arte en la Biblioteca
Art class inspired by a famous artist. We will learn a little bit about a famous artist's life and style and make work similar to it. Una clase de arte inspirada por artistas famosos. Aprenderemos algo sobre la vida y su estilo y pintaremos algo similar.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, November 7
@ 4 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, November 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Preschool StoryTime (Cuentos Infantiles en Ingles y Español)
Stories, Songs, Action Rhymes in english and spanish. (Ages 1-5) Historias, canciones, rimas de acción en ingles y español. (Edades 1-5)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 8
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Open Play
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
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