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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Monsters of the World
What are monsters, and why do we need them? The students are asked to create their own monsters after learning where the legends come from and the many uses (crime prevention, warnings, morality plays) of a good spooky monster story. Great for all ages. Presented by Ivan Velez
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Gaming Friday
Join your friends in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of Gaming! A number of board games will be available to choose from. Stop by and challenge your friends!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 21
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler 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. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 2:30 p.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, October 22
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreK/Toddler 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
Sun, October 22
@ 2:30 p.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
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Storybook Art
Join us for Arts & Crafts inspired by popular children’s books. Best for ages: 7-12 (Limited to 15 people)
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Minecraft
Stop by for an hour and play Minecraft with friends and other teens. Challenge your friends to a tournament or just play for fun!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
College Access Help Hours @ The Library
Need help finding scholarships for college? Don't know what schools to apply to? Difficulty filling out the Common Application or the FAFSA application? Make an appointment at the Young Adult desk to meet with a librarian for help with all things college!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomCollege & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Hear me Now: The Bullied Have a Voice
In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month in October, we are hosting a showing and discussion of the 2016 documentary "Hear Me Now: The Bullied Have a Voice". “Hear Me Now” is a stylish and poignant documentary featuring compelling stories from dozens who have been affected by bullying in schools and continue to be affected, giving viewers a candid look inside the world of bullying and the inspiration to find hope amid the darkness.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 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, October 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler 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. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 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, October 25
@ 3:30 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.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron…
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Movie Wednesdays
Take a break from homework and stop by the Teen Zone to watch a movie with your friends! This month we are watching Transformers: The Last Knight, Paper Towns, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, & Spiderman: Homecoming!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 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, October 26
@ 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 Sign-up at the Children's desk in advance, participation is limited.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 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, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
Monsters of the World
What are monsters, and why do we need them? The students are asked to create their own monsters after learning where the legends come from and the many uses (crime prevention, warnings, morality plays) of a good spooky monster story. Great for all ages. Presented by Ivan Velez
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Hour
Ask a librarian if you need help doing research for a project and use the computers for homework! Looking for a quiet place to study? Stop by as well!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 28
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler 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. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 2:30 p.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, October 29
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreK/Toddler 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
Sun, October 29
@ 2:30 p.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
Mon, October 30
@ 3 p.m.
Spooky Dance Party
Come and boogie to some fun (and spooky) Halloween-themed tunes. Don't forget to dress up in your Halloween costume!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Minecraft
Stop by for an hour and play Minecraft with friends and other teens. Challenge your friends to a tournament or just play for fun!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 30
@ 6 p.m.
Open Lab Appointments
Do you have technology or computer questions? Sign up for a 30-minute open lab session, where you will get one-on-one attention. See the adult librarian for the sign up sheet. Sessions are: 6 to 6:30 pm or 6:30 to 7.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Tue, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
After School Movies
Discover Grand Concourse's movie theater expereince! October 4th: Smurfs- The Lost Village : A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history. October 11: Hotel Transylvania: Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter. October…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Tue, October 31
@ 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
Thu, November 2
@ 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)
Sun, November 5
@ 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
Sun, November 5
@ 2:30 p.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
Mon, November 6
@ 4 p.m.
Minecraft
Stop by for an hour and play Minecraft with friends and other teens. Challenge your friends to a tournament or just play for fun!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 7
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 9
@ 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
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