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Wed, March 15
@ 4 p.m.
How to Spot Fake News & Learn about Credible Sources
Stop by and we'll talk about credible sources and how to figure out if what you're reading is accurate.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 16
@ 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, March 16
@ 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, March 16
@ 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, March 16
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
Join us in the teen corner for board games and card games.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, March 17
@ 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, March 20
@ 11 a.m.
ESL- Basic English Class
Basic English class. Esta clase es por las personas que no hablan ingles. Venez apprendre l'anglais avec nous!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, March 20
@ 4 p.m.
STEM: Straw Crazy
So many straws, so little time! We'll be building 3D geometric designs with straws. The bigger the better!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, March 20
@ 5 p.m.
All About Computers
Parent & Child Code Challenge
Parents & Kids work together with an easy to use concept that introduces young students to robotics and coding in this hands on class. Students learn by playing with technology. Can your team build a LEGO model featuring working motors and sensors creation first?
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 21
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics Class
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Make an appointment for a 1-on-1 session with Erin, or walk in Tuesdays at 11! We'll cover: Intro to keyboard and mouse Intro to email Intro to searching the internet Intro to Microsoft Office
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, March 21
@ 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)
Tue, March 21
@ 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, March 22
@ 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! ***Make appointments with Erin for a 1-on-1 resume workshop anytime or drop in on Wednesdays at 11.***
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, March 22
@ 3 p.m.
ESL - Intermediate 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, March 22
@ 4 p.m.
Hungry Hippos
Remember the old school game? Get in on our life-sized version.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 4 p.m.
Wildlife Superheroes
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up-close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an as…
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 23
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
Join us in the teen corner for board games and card games.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, March 24
@ 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, March 27
@ 11 a.m.
ESL- Basic English Class
Basic English class. Esta clase es por las personas que no hablan ingles. Venez apprendre l'anglais avec nous!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, March 27
@ 5 p.m.
Ongoing
All About Computers
Computer Basics and Your Privacy
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications and how to protect your privacy.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Tue, March 28
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics Class
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Make an appointment for a 1-on-1 session with Erin, or walk in Tuesdays at 11! We'll cover: Intro to keyboard and mouse Intro to email Intro to searching the internet Intro to Microsoft Office
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, March 28
@ 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, March 28
@ 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, March 29
@ 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! ***Make appointments with Erin for a 1-on-1 resume workshop anytime or drop in on Wednesdays at 11.***
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, March 29
@ 3 p.m.
ESL - Intermediate 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, March 29
@ 4 p.m.
Design Your Own Tote Bag
We will be designing and bedazzling some awesome tote bags with Ms. Rodriguez. Be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 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, March 30
@ 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, March 30
@ 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, March 30
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
Join us in the teen corner for board games and card games.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, March 31
@ 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, April 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 4
@ 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, April 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
A Day with Clay
Conjunction Young artists explore the possibilities of self-expression through clay. Using basic hand building techniques (pinching, coiling, slabs) practiced by most cultures around the world, you'll create your own unique vessels and objects using both self-hardening and fire clay. Open to both beginners and experts. Presented by P. Oliver. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 6
@ 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, April 6
@ 4 p.m.
Easter Themed Magic Show
Incredulous Chris and Presto Pete perform tricks with an Easter theme, storyline and real Bunny. Comes complete with nut free and small candies to give away. For children of all ages.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, April 7
@ 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)
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