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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, June 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Open Lab
Sign up for a 30-minute open lab appointment, come with your questions, and get one-on-one attention. Appointments are available on a first come-first served basis: 10:30am-11am; 11am-11:30am; 11:30am-12pm. Please sign up at our adult information desk.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages Build A Better World Through Reading!! Join us on June 26, 2017 from 1pm-4pm to Kick-off the Summer Reading Program. LET’S PARTY! Come and celebrate the beginning of summer reading at the library! GAMES * CRAFTS * GIVEAWAYS * VISIT FROM THE NYPL LION * SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCES Special Guest - Urban Stages: Circle Singing in the African Diaspora @ 2:00pm: French-Haitian musician Anaïs Maviel will perform traditional songs from the Africa…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 26
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Circle Singing in the African Diaspora
A Summer Reading Program! Cross-cultural understanding is key to building a better world; in this spirit, join French-Haitian musician Anaïs Maviel as she performs traditional songs from the African Diaspora with voice, drums and n'goni, a West African string instrument. Then she leads a Circle Singing Workshop where audience members are invited to participate. Blending all voices has been a privileged way to gather and relate in many traditional societies, bringing together individual and col…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
LEGO: Builder Challenge
Kids are invited to design, create and build unique creations during this Lego Builder Challenge. All Lego blocks are provided, just bring your imagination!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Preschoolers from 2 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! 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
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
CodeYour Story w/Google CS First
Create your video games with Google CS First using the MIT Scratch Program!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Wednesday Afternoon Film: Loving
Interracial couple Richard (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred (Academy Award nominated Ruth Negga) Loving fell in love and were married in 1958. They grew up in Central Point, a small town in Virginia that was more integrated than surrounding areas in the American South. Yet it was the state of Virginia, where they were making their home and starting a family, that first jailed and then banished them. Richard and Mildred relocated with their children to the inner city of Washington, D.C., but the famil…
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Get Ready for a Job with MS Excel
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010 needed to be successful in the modern office. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Kid Coding Hour
In these one-hour sessions, we will be introducing kids to Coding and Engineering through play and discovery. We will be introducing: Little Bits Makey Makey Osmo Scratch Lego WeDo 2.0
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 4 p.m.
Artistic Teens
Do you like art? Join us for an art activity every Thursday; work on your skills and and your creative side by coloring, painting or making crafts!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 30
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Movie Friday
Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 30
@ 3 p.m.
Urban Farmer Fridays
Help make the library and neighborhood beautiful by planting flowers and vegetables.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! 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
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sun, July 2
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, July 3
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Mon, July 3
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
4th of July Dance Party & Karaoke
Dance for the USA!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! 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
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Thu, July 6
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Thu, July 6
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
LEGO: Builder Challenge
Kids are invited to design, create and build unique creations during this Lego Builder Challenge. All Lego blocks are provided, just bring your imagination!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 3 p.m.
NYC HRA Tenant Support Unit Tabling Event
Representatives from the NYC Human Resource Administration will be in the library every other week to provide free tenant assistance information.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
Adults
Thu, July 6
@ 3 p.m.
SHSAT Prep
Join our summer program, in partnership with StuyPrep, and learn the skills necessary to tackle the Specialized High School exam! Space is limited, please register by visiting the Grand Concourse Library or calling 718-583-6611. Preference is given to rising 8th and 9th graders taking the exam this year.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 7
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Fri, July 7
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Film Friday: LEGO Batman
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self described leading man of that ensemble LEGO Batman stars in his own big screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Discover Grand Concourse's movie theater expereince! Rated PG, this screening is open…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Sat, July 8
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! 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
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sun, July 9
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, July 10
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Mon, July 10
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Super Scientists
A Summer Reading Program This program series will explore some of the most interesting science topics for young scientists. Through hands-on exploration and experimentation, plus a little help from an occasional live animal ambassador, students will learn to hypothesize and answer questions using the scientific method. Following instructions and listening carefully will be of utmost importance when each budding Bill Nye or Marie Curie is taking part in weekly science experiments and lab investi…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 11
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Tue, July 11
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Kids Gaming: Board Games & Puzzles
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a tabletop or puzzle. Play chess, bingo, checkers, monopoly, puzzles and more. Ages 6-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 11
@ 4 p.m.
Tuesday Afternoon Film: LION
Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. Rated PG-13.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Wed, July 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! 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
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Wed, July 12
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Each class will be offered in two 1-hour sessions. Age: 4–12 year olds
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Each class will be offered in two 1-hour sessions. Age: 4–12 year olds
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 13
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Thu, July 13
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
LEGO: Builder Challenge
Kids are invited to design, create and build unique creations during this Lego Builder Challenge. All Lego blocks are provided, just bring your imagination!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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