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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and get the additional time you need.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Halloween Arts & Crafts
Join us for arts and crafts activities @ George Bruce Library. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers and paints. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Music & Sound with Google CS First*
Make. Code. Music. Create your own digital music and sounds! Learn to code while designing your own music, creating your own instruments and music videos, and discovering how technology is used in the music industry! No previous coding experience is necessary, but children should have basic computer skills such as mouse clicking. Please note that this is an 8 week program meeting every Wednesday from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Advance registration is required as space is extremely limited. Please call 212-…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play video games, play Yu-Gi-Oh, create art & more…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 19
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Coloring
Adult Coloring. Come as you are! All materials provided. De-stress and self-express through the art of coloring! It's a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour or two. So, join us for a coloring session and unwind from your day. All materials will be provided. See you there.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us every Thursday at 11:30am for Family Storytime! This program includes interactive stories and activities that will help foster a love of learning through reading, singing, talking, and playing! Children of all ages are welcome, but note that the storytime will focus on Pre-K readiness. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Also check out our Baby Storytime on Mondays at 11:30am for ages 0-18 months and Toddler Storytime Tuesdays at 11:30am for Toddlers 18 months-3 years.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 19
@ 5 p.m.
Chess Club
Join us for the Chess Club for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level at George Bruce Library. Challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Chess activities are for kids and teens. Ages 7-18.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of September to December 2017, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. September 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27 November 3, , 10, 17 December 1, 8, 15 Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages and abilities welcome. At…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 3 p.m.
Color, Paint, & Draw
Kids of all ages will stretch their creativity as we explore different materials every week to create a process-based art project. Process art focuses on the process of creativity, interacting with, and manipulating the materials, with less emphasis on the finished product. This workshop is all about having FUN and exploring art. Some weeks may be messy, disposable smocks are availiable, but please dress for a mess! *Young children should be accompanied by a caregiver. *Space and supplies…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 10 a.m.
Saturday Puzzles & Board Games
Join us in the George Bruce Library Children's Room to play and enjoy crossword puzzles, word searches, classics board games and card games of all types and skill levels. (Ages: 3-12)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International: Free Art & Leadership Program
FREE Art and Leadership Class! Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership Program! Advanced registration is required. Children must be dropped off and picked up by a caregiver. Saturdays, 10:30am-1:00pm Visit www.artisticdreams.org for more information! Or email the Program Director at kate@artisticdreams.org
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 3 p.m.
Bottle Painting Workshop with Artist Marcela Carvalho
On recycled bottles students will learn to draw and transfer their image to glass. This mixed media bottle painting class will focus on basic painting technique, the use of space and dimension, shapes and patterns, and visual storytelling. This time students will be specifically taught how to paint a Birch Tree Trunk on paper and then transfer it to glass. At the end of the course there will be an exhibit to celebrate the students' works of self-expression. Please note that students should bri…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Sat, October 21
@ 3 p.m.
Short Plays to Nourish the Mind & Soul Presents
Short Plays to Nourish the Mind & Soul Presents :" Women Work "- Nasty in the Kitchen & Pregnant Pauses Staged readings of two unusual short plays that explore the feminine voice in work places. Contemporary tragedy combined with the humor that brings us together. Definitely not for women only.
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Join us Mondays at 11:30am for a storytime just for babies on the move! Read, sing, & play together with our children's room staff while developing your babies love for books and learning! Our Baby Storytime is for babies up to 18 months. For other ages: Check out our Toddler Storytime (18months-3 years) on Tuesdays at 11:30am and Family Storytime for all ages Thursdays at 11:30am!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
Canceled
Supervised Lab
Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and get the additional time you need.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 2:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Introduction to NYPL databases, online catalog, play games and more!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 5 p.m.
Gaming for Kids
Challenge yourself, your friends, and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool games on our Wii U or PS3! Recommended for children ages 5-11.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 5:30 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 Community Resource Fair
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 6 p.m.
Back to School Community Resource Fair
The George Bruce Library children's floor welcomes parents and families to our Back To School Community Resource Fair. Enjoy crafts and snacks for the kids while exploring tables featuring representatives from local community organizations.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play video games, play Yu-Gi-Oh, create art & more…
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us every Tuesday at 11:30am for Toddler Time! Enjoy age appropriate stories, rhymes, singalongs and activities for you and your toddler. This program is for Toddlers ages 18 months-3 years and their caregivers. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For younger children, check out our Baby Storytime on Mondays at 11:30am. Children of all ages can join us on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. for Family Storytime!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several 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. Workshop series is FREE.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Hands On Five Senses Workshop
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool age children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Book Discussion
Are you searching for new interesting books to read and enjoy? Come and join our meeting in Teen Zone.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 5 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and get the additional time you need.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 5:30 p.m.
Library Hotspot Lending Event
The Library HotSpot 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 Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Wed, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and get the additional time you need.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 3 p.m.
Halloween Arts & Crafts
Join us for arts and crafts activities @ George Bruce Library. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers and paints. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Music & Sound with Google CS First*
Make. Code. Music. Create your own digital music and sounds! Learn to code while designing your own music, creating your own instruments and music videos, and discovering how technology is used in the music industry! No previous coding experience is necessary, but children should have basic computer skills such as mouse clicking. Please note that this is an 8 week program meeting every Wednesday from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Advance registration is required as space is extremely limited. Please call 212-…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
Wed, October 25
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play video games, play Yu-Gi-Oh, create art & more…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Programs on Demand
(CEIS) George Bruce 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 Wheelchair…
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Coloring
Adult Coloring. Come as you are! All materials provided. De-stress and self-express through the art of coloring! It's a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour or two. So, join us for a coloring session and unwind from your day. All materials will be provided. See you there.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us every Thursday at 11:30am for Family Storytime! This program includes interactive stories and activities that will help foster a love of learning through reading, singing, talking, and playing! Children of all ages are welcome, but note that the storytime will focus on Pre-K readiness. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Also check out our Baby Storytime on Mondays at 11:30am for ages 0-18 months and Toddler Storytime Tuesdays at 11:30am for Toddlers 18 months-3 years.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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