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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
Move it Mondays! Beginner Fitness
Join us for an hour of fun low-impact fitness! We will try out a variety of exercises together - zumba, yoga, hawaiian dance - all geared for people of all fitness levels.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Word of the Week!
Join us every beginning of the week and test your vocabulary word skills. Use the word of the week in a sentence correctly and win a prize.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 3 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)
Mon, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Science Zone: Architecture Challenge
Use your imagination, and some famous inspiration to design and build a mini city right here in the library!
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Clone of Jewelry Making Group
Come join us and make some beaded jewelry! Free! All materials provided.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, July 26
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics Class
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Come on down! We'll cover: Intro to computers Intro to email Intro to the internet Intro to Microsoft Office Protecting your privacy
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, July 26
@ 2 p.m.
Paint and Play: Herve Tullet
Create projects in paintings inspired by the work of Herve Tullet using acrylic paint and large format paper.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Game On!
Open game time: cards, Monopoly, Uno, Dominoes, chess, checkers.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Science Zone: Architecture Challenge
Use your imagination, and some famous inspiration to design and build a mini city right here in the library!
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 4 p.m.
Learn to Knit and Crochet
Curious about the yarn arts? Come to Knit and Crochet 101 and learn how! Free! All materials will be provided. No experience necessary! Vous êtes curieux au sujet des arts de laine? Venez à Tricot et Crochet 101 et apprenez à le faire! Gratuit! Tous les matériaux seront fournis. Aucune experience réquise! Chaque mardi à 4:00. Tiene curiosidad por las artes de hilo? Venga a la biblioteca aprende a tejer con una o dos agujetas! Gratis! Todos materiales se serán proporcionará. No se requiere…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Cuentalo en Español
Join us for stories, songs and dance during a bilingual storytime. Both Spanish and non-Spanish speakers are welcome! (Ages 1 - 5)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, July 27
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
•Having issues with your resume? •Unsure of how to format? •Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a usb drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together! Space is limited, sign up today at the adult information desk!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! This Workshop series is FREE but space is limited so please arrive on time! Sessions include: Ninja Party! (ages 6-12) Nursery Rhyme Relays (ages 6-12) Games and Gaming (ages 12-18)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, July 27
@ 3 p.m.
Mad Science
Get down and dirty with science. Have you ever built a volcano? Can see patterns where no one else can? Come check it out.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 27
@ 4 p.m.
ESL - English Conversation Practice
Are you learning English? Come to our English conversation hour to practice your skills. This group is for lower intermediate speakers and above.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 4 p.m.
Coloring with Watercolors
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Use this as an opportunity to spend a quiet moment putting color to paper. We use all kinds of materials - watercolors, oil pastels, and more.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, July 28
@ 11 a.m.
Sewing Circle
Work on your hand sewing and needlework skills! Free, no materials required! Aprende a coser a mano! Gratis, no hay materiales requeridos!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, July 28
@ 3 p.m.
Knit and Crochet Club
Come join us at the Francis Martin Knit and Crochet Club! Bring your own materials. Erin will be there to assist with any knitting or crochet questions or to help with projects.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, July 28
@ 3 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, July 28
@ 4 p.m.
Wii Would Like To Play!
Fun Wii gaming with children and their peers.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Kids Take Over the Children's Room
What would you do if you had control of the Library? Kids will be taking over the Children's Room for the afternoon! Do you want to Read? Host a Dance Party? Just let the Llibrarians know and we'll figure out a way to make it happen.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 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)
Mon, August 1
@ 3 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)
Tue, August 2
@ 3 p.m.
Harry Potter Trivia!
To commemorate Harry Potter's birthday and the release of the Cursed Child, we are holding trivia. Come test your Harry Potter knowledge, take the quiz to figure out which house you'd be sorted into, and geek out the old fashioned, wizarding way!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 3
@ 3 p.m.
Book TAG!
Do you love to read? Do you want your voice heard over some of the best books that come out this year? Make a difference in help Ms. Chantalle decide what the best books of the year are!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Get Crafty with Ducktape!
Do you like ducktape? Perfect, we've got a fresh batch and we're going to be using them to make wallets, among other things.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 4
@ 3 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, August 5
@ 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)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 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)
Tue, August 9
@ 3 p.m.
Game On!
Open game time: cards, Monopoly, Uno, Dominoes, chess, checkers.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 10
@ 3 p.m.
Marshmellow Catapults!
It is exactly what it sounds like! We are going to be building catapults and launching marshmellows! Stop by and test your engineering skills.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 11
@ 3 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, August 12
@ 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)
Mon, August 15
@ 3 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)
Tue, August 16
@ 3 p.m.
Game On!
Open game time: cards, Monopoly, Uno, Dominoes, chess, checkers.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 18
@ 3 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, August 19
@ 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)
Mon, August 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
Inclusive Storytime and Art in the Library
Storytime and art projects for children with or without special needs.
Francis Martin Library, Children's Room
CBI Academy
Persons with Disabilities
Mon, August 22
@ 3 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)
Tue, August 23
@ 3 p.m.
Game On!
Open game time: cards, Monopoly, Uno, Dominoes, chess, checkers.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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