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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, June 29
@ 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, June 29
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with fun toys and meet other babies in the neighborhood. 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, June 29
@ 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, June 29
@ 4 p.m.
Musical Learning Time
Sing along with songs that help you remember letters, numbers, and more! For preschool age children and younger.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 6 p.m.
Balance Your Life Through Meditation
Balance Your Life Through Meditation Meditation can bring about a sense of calm and balance that benefits your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. It is easy to learn and has many lasting and beneficial effects. After you meditate the benefits don’t end when your session ends, they continue on and have lasting results. Just as we put attention on the health of the body and intellect, we also need spiritual nourishment to be truly happy in life. Through meditation we can gain the food…
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, July 5
@ 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, July 5
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Beakers and Brushes
A Summer Reading Program Students explore scientific concepts through the lens of artists who integrate science in their practice. Students get an in-depth look at how artists use a variety of themes like physics, math and technology in their work. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 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, July 6
@ 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, July 6
@ 4 p.m.
Build It, Build It!
Explore what you can build with LEGOs and more! For grades K-6. Limited to first 20 school age children. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
An interactive child and parent/caregiver storytime! Sing songs with your toddlers and listen to books. 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, July 11
@ 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, July 11
@ 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, July 11
@ 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, July 12
@ 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, July 12
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Beakers and Brushes
A Summer Reading Program Students explore scientific concepts through the lens of artists who integrate science in their practice. Students get an in-depth look at how artists use a variety of themes like physics, math and technology in their work. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 13
@ 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, July 13
@ 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
Mon, July 17
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
An interactive child and parent/caregiver storytime! Sing songs with your toddlers and listen to books. 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, July 18
@ 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, July 19
@ 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, July 19
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Beakers and Brushes
A Summer Reading Program Students explore scientific concepts through the lens of artists who integrate science in their practice. Students get an in-depth look at how artists use a variety of themes like physics, math and technology in their work. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 20
@ 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
Mon, July 24
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
An interactive child and parent/caregiver storytime! Sing songs with your toddlers and listen to books. 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, July 25
@ 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, July 25
@ 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, July 25
@ 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
Tue, July 25
@ 6:15 p.m.
Battery Park Book Club!
Is it the last Tuesday of the month? Then it's time for a lively book discussion at Battery Park Library! Our July Selection is The Secret Agent, by Joseph Conrad.
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wed, July 26
@ 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, July 26
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Beakers and Brushes
A Summer Reading Program Students explore scientific concepts through the lens of artists who integrate science in their practice. Students get an in-depth look at how artists use a variety of themes like physics, math and technology in their work. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 27
@ 4 p.m.
Musical Learning Time
Sing along with songs that help you remember letters, numbers, and more! Best for preschool age children and younger. Older siblings welcome.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 16
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
B is for a Better World
Summer Reading Celebration! Storytelling musical show. Flor Bromley and her guitar will delight us with stories from all over the world: A Chinese tale, a Mexican story, a Middle East adventure and an American folktale will make us understand that we are the same, no matter what culture we come from. For children ages 3 and older.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 29
@ 6:15 p.m.
Battery Park Book Club!
Is it the last Tuesday of the month? Then it's time for a lively book discussion at Battery Park Library! This month's selection is The Mare by Mary Gaitskill.
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thu, September 7
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited to first 15 children. First come, first served. For school age children. No toddlers, please.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 14
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited to first 15 children. First come, first served. For school age children. No toddlers, please.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 21
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited to first 15 children. First come, first served. For school age children. No toddlers, please.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited to first 15 children. First come, first served. For school age children. No toddlers, please.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
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