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33 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
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 29
@ 2 p.m.
Harry Potter Party
Muggles rejoice! In anticipation of the July 30th release of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Grand Concourse Library is having a party. Please join us for activities, games, and crafts all centered around "The Chosen One".
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Fridays!
Come watch the latest movies and documentaries.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
MineCraft Tournament
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
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. Age: 4–12 year olds Registration required
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 2
@ 2 p.m.
Play-in-a-Week
Create, rehearse, and perform a short play all in three days! August 2. Day 1: Writing August 3, Day 2: Set Design & Costumes August 4, Day 3: Performance
Grand Concourse LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 2 p.m.
Play-in-a-Week
Create, rehearse, and perform a short play all in three days! August 2. Day 1: Writing August 3, Day 2: Set Design & Costumes August 4, Day 3: Performance
Grand Concourse LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 2 p.m.
Play-in-a-Week
Create, rehearse, and perform a short play all in three days! August 2. Day 1: Writing August 3, Day 2: Set Design & Costumes August 4, Day 3: Performance
Grand Concourse LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 5
@ 2 p.m.
Olympics Opening Ceremony
Come celebrate the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics with fun olympic themed activities!
Grand Concourse LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, August 8
@ 2 p.m.
MineCraft Tournament
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 2 p.m.
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. Age: 4–12 year olds Registration required
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 9
@ 2 p.m.
Arts and Crafts Week
Join us for a week of arts programing! Monday: ProjectArt (See Monday programming) Students get to work with experienced teaching artists to develop their creative and problem-solving skills. Tuesday: Wood Crafts Children will get to assemble wood kits (such as boats and cars) which they will get to take home with them. Wednesday: Book Making Children will learn how to make books and will get to take a handcrafted book home with them. Thursday: Felt Crafts…
Grand Concourse LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 10
@ 2 p.m.
Arts and Crafts Week
Join us for a week of arts programing! Monday: ProjectArt (See Monday programming) Students get to work with experienced teaching artists to develop their creative and problem-solving skills. Tuesday: Wood Crafts Children will get to assemble wood kits (such as boats and cars) which they will get to take home with them. Wednesday: Book Making Children will learn how to make books and will get to take a handcrafted book home with them. Thursday: Felt Crafts…
Grand Concourse LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 11
@ 12 noon
All About Computers
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 11
@ 2 p.m.
Arts and Crafts Week
Join us for a week of arts programing! Monday: ProjectArt (See Monday programming) Students get to work with experienced teaching artists to develop their creative and problem-solving skills. Tuesday: Wood Crafts Children will get to assemble wood kits (such as boats and cars) which they will get to take home with them. Wednesday: Book Making Children will learn how to make books and will get to take a handcrafted book home with them. Thursday: Felt Crafts…
Grand Concourse LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 12
@ 2 p.m.
Arts and Crafts Week
Join us for a week of arts programing! Monday: ProjectArt (See Monday programming) Students get to work with experienced teaching artists to develop their creative and problem-solving skills. Tuesday: Wood Crafts Children will get to assemble wood kits (such as boats and cars) which they will get to take home with them. Wednesday: Book Making Children will learn how to make books and will get to take a handcrafted book home with them. Thursday: Felt Crafts…
Grand Concourse LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 15
@ 2 p.m.
MineCraft Tournament
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 16
@ 2 p.m.
Science Experiments: Solids, Liquids, Gasses
Children will get to enjoy hands-on experiential learning through a series of fun experiements!
Grand Concourse LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 17
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading Celebration Carnival
Come celebrate the end of Summer and Summer Reading with carnival games and prizes for the whole family.
Grand Concourse LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, August 18
@ 12 noon
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
Simple Machines
Learn how simple machines like, levers and gears work through fun hans-on activities.
Grand Concourse LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Lego: Builder Challenge
The library will provide the legos, while you provide the Imagination! Get creative and build. Ages 8-15, Sign up at children's desk, younger children may attend if accompanied by an adult.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, August 22
@ 2 p.m.
MineCraft Tournament
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Family Bingo
BINGO
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Wed, August 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Library Orchestra
Let's make some music together!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Thu, August 25
@ 3 p.m.
Painting Party for Adults
Adults can enjoy an hour of painting--painters can follow the chosen theme or freestyle it! *SPACE IS LIMITED TO TEN (10) ADULTS **Make sure to wear something you don't mind messing up with paint!
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, August 29
@ 2 p.m.
MineCraft Tournament
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 31
@ 2 p.m.
Karaoke
Karaoke fun for the whole family!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 31
@ 10:30 p.m.
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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children

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