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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, June 20
@ 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, June 20
@ 12:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, June 20
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
What’s happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, e-book, movie or CD right now? What programs does the library need? Let us know, and you can earn community service credit for your school.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 20
@ 4 p.m.
Coloring Page Tuesdays
Come color with us every Tuesday after school! Starting at 4pm we will provide access to crayons and a variety of coloring pages for kids to color their own masterpieces!
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
Tue, June 20
@ 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
Wed, June 21
@ 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, June 21
@ 11:30 a.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, June 21
@ 3 p.m.
Arts and 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, June 21
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Making a Better World via Arts and Comics
A Summer Reading Program We use basic research skills, graphic design and frank discussions to come up with a fun ad campaign and/or media plan (i.e. comic strip, pamphlets, handout cards or posters) that will teach folks what they need to learn about the world and avoiding life's pitfalls. Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 13-18 years old.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 21
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Book Club - June
Join us on the third Wednesday of every month for Kids Book Club! For kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-11. Enjoy snacks and activities while chatting about our book and help the group choose what to read next! This month's book is Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, June 21
@ 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
Wed, June 21
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Lounge @ George Bruce
Every Monday and Wednesday teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 22
@ 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. 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, June 22
@ 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, June 22
@ 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, June 22
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Lounge
Unstructured and open-ended free play time with Lego Bricks! Use your imagination to build whatever you wish!
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
Thu, June 22
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Ten to Teen Tech Club*
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Ten to Teen Tech Club. Learn to code, get homework help, play games and more! This program is for kids and teens ages 10-14.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 22
@ 6 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, June 23
@ 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, June 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us in celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of January to June 2017, Naomi and company will lead older adults in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes. The class is for adults of all ages and abilities, with a focus on seniors. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. January 20, 27 February 3, 10, 17, 24 March 3, 10, 17, 24 April 7, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23 Program is free. Call 347-683-269…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, June 23
@ 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, June 24
@ 10 a.m.
Saturday Board Games!
Join us in the George Bruce Library Children's Room to play and enjoy 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, June 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook and Twitter, email or formatting a resume. It's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 12:30 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, June 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 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, June 27
@ 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, June 27
@ 12:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Coloring Page Tuesdays
Come color with us every Tuesday after school! Starting at 4pm we will provide access to crayons and a variety of coloring pages for kids to color their own masterpieces!
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
Tue, June 27
@ 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
Wed, June 28
@ 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, June 28
@ 11:30 a.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, June 28
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Face and Hand Painting
Summer Reading Program! Face and hand painting for kids. All face paint is non-toxic, hypoallergenic, and water-soluble. For children ages 3 to 12 years old. Presented by Annette Lipson.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Challenge Kick-Off Party!
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration for kids of all ages! Join the George Bruce Branch Library for our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party! This year's summer reading theme is Build A Better World. Sign up to participate in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge and you could win a big prize at the end of the summer! Enjoy professional face and hand painting and learn how to make your own books with special guests from the Studio Museum in Harlem. The kick-off party will also feature lots of games, act…
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 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
Wed, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Lounge @ George Bruce
Every Monday and Wednesday teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 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. 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, June 29
@ 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
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