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24 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
A librarian shares lively picture books, finger plays, and action songs with toddlers and their caregivers! For ages 18-36 months. Upstairs program room opens at 3:45. Limited to first 50 children. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime for Pre-Walkers
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! For ages 0-18 months. Limited to 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with fun toys and meet other babies in the neighborhood from 12 PM to 1 PM. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. First come first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft! Craft is for ages 3-5. Limited to first 20 children. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 5 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 Ask us about our weekly programs for kids and teens.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
A librarian shares lively picture books, finger plays, and action songs with toddlers and their caregivers! For ages 18-36 months. Upstairs program room opens at 10:15. Limited to first 50 children. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon: Happy Halloween
Happy Halloween. Join us to make a simple ghoulish craft. This hands-on program is FREE for children ages 4 and older. All materials will be provided. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime for Pre-Walkers
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! For ages 0-18 months. Limited to 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with fun toys and meet other babies in the neighborhood from 12 PM to 1 PM. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. First come first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
STEAM Night: Projects for grades k-6
It’s time for Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics! We will do simple science projects and create! For grades k-6. Limited to first 20 children. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 5 p.m.
Ancestry Workshop
We will explore use of the Library's free, online genealogy resource, Ancestry.com. This is a great way to get started using the Library's online research tools and charting your family tree!
Battery Park City LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
Meditation for Stress Relief
We will explore the use of meditation to reduce stress, improve concentration, and enhance clarity of thought. See how simple, powerful meditation techniques can enrich your life!
Battery Park City LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop
Join us for an enhanced story time! A special activity will be available after stories and songs! Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age! Now offered monthly!
Battery Park City LibraryParents/Caregivers
Tue, October 31
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime for Pre-Walkers
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! For ages 0-18 months. Limited to 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with fun toys and meet other babies in the neighborhood from 12 PM to 1 PM. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. First come first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 4 p.m.
Mini Trick or Treat Night!
Find treats on a library scavenger hunt, but watch out for tricks! Wear your costume to the library! Drop in anytime from 4pm to 5:00pm to pick up your scavenger hunt and earn treats. For children of all ages.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 6:15 p.m.
Battery Park Book Club
Join us for an evening of lively literary discussion! October's book is Small Mercies, by Eddie Joyce.
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 6:15 p.m.
Battery Park Book Club: Guest Author Night!
Join us in welcoming author Eddie Joyce to the Battery Park Book Club. We will build on our October discussion of Joyce's novel Small Mercies.
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, November 30
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation for Stress Relief
We will explore the use of meditation to reduce stress, improve concentration, and enhance clarity of thought. See how simple, powerful meditation techniques can enrich your life!
Battery Park City LibraryAdults
Fri, December 1
@ 5:30 p.m.
Present Math
Can you figure out these math problems? Get a prize if you do!
Battery Park City LibraryChildren
Fri, December 8
@ 4 p.m.
Games and Book Fun!
Come play games and talk about books you are reading!
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 22
@ 4 p.m.
Holiday and Christmas Carols
Join us for a sing-along!
Battery Park City LibraryChildren
Thu, December 28
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation for Stress Relief
We will explore the use of meditation to reduce stress, improve concentration, and enhance clarity of thought. See how simple, powerful meditation techniques can enrich your life!
Battery Park City LibraryAdults
Tue, January 30
@ 6:15 p.m.
Book Discussion: "Look Homeward, Angel" by Thomas Wolfe
Join us for a lively discussion of "Look Homeward, Angel" by Thomas Wolfe at 6:15 PM January 30th, 2018.
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults