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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Toddler Time!
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, January 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, January 24
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more! Craft is back! First come, first serve for 20 preschool age children. Adults must stay with children.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 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, January 25
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon: Chinese Near Year!
Happy Chinese New Year. Join us to make your own chinese lantern. This hands-on program is FREE for children ages 5 and older. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, January 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, January 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses!
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children. First come, first serve.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, January 30
@ 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 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
Tue, January 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, January 31
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more! Craft is back! First come, first serve for 20 preschool age children. Adults must stay with children.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, February 1
@ 4 p.m.
Build It, Build It!
Explore what you can build with LEGO and more! Limited to first 20 school age children. For ages 4 and older. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 2
@ 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, February 2
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses!
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children. First come, first serve.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 7
@ 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
Wed, February 8
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon: Happy Valentine's Day!
Happy Valentines Day. Join us to make your own Valentines Cards. This hands-on program is FREE for children ages 3 and older. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 9
@ 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, February 9
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses!
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children. First come, first serve.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 9
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses!
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children. First come, first serve.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 16
@ 9 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses!
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children. First come, first serve.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 16
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses!
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children. First come, first serve.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 21
@ 6 p.m.
Battery Park Book Club
Come join us for an interesting book and a lively discussion! February's book is The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson.
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses!
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children. First come, first serve.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses!
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children. First come, first serve.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, March 21
@ 6 p.m.
Battery Park Book Club
Come join us for an interesting book and a lively discussion! Our book this month is The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls.
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, April 5
@ 4 p.m.
Cantando Con Un Libro/Singing with a Book
This class is a creative, immersion Spanish class were children learn phrases through puppetry, songs and stories. This class, encourages children to take risks with the language and begin speaking. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Mi Manzana.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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

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