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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, September 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Great Kills Adult Coloring Group
Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring. As seen on Fox News, NBC News and USA Today, this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink. We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Fri, September 29
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, September 29
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, September 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Books & Coloring
Enjoy hearing books read aloud followed by coloring. For ages 4-8.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Living in Space
Live the life of an astronaut as you suit up for space flight! Participate in a space mission and repair a torn solar panel on a satellite. Best for ages 5 and older. Limit to 15 participants only. Presented by Mad Science
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 2
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Legos: 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. 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 - Participants will learn about th…
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, October 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
Great Kills Adult Coloring Group
Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring. As seen on Fox News, NBC News and USA Today, this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink. We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Fri, October 6
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, October 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Books & Coloring Story Time
Enjoy hearing books read aloud followed by coloring. For ages 4-8.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 11
@ 11 a.m.
Solved! Curing Your Medical Insurance Problems
Too often consumers find themselves paying much more money than they expected, getting much less than they bargained for. Medical care is no exception. Adria Goldman Gross, co-author of “Solved, Curing Your Medical Insurance Problems” and “Multi Payer Medicine Nightmare Made in the USA” will discuss the following topics, Denied, Overcharged, Out-of-Network, Going Nowhere Claims; 2 Midnight-3 Midnight Rules for Medicare; NYS Surprise Bill Law and much more. This book will show readers had to sp…
Great Kills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Wed, October 11
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Legos: 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. 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 - Participants will learn about th…
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, October 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Great Kills Adult Coloring Group
Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring. As seen on Fox News, NBC News and USA Today, this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink. We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Fri, October 13
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, October 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Books & Coloring Story Time
Enjoy hearing books read aloud followed by coloring. For ages 4-8.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Not So Spooky Ghost
A timid ghost, his skeleton father and a mysterious scarecrow have lots of laughs in this all-ages show. The little ghost can't scare a soul to please his Big Bad Dad, but help is on the way as the audience and some friends scare up some fun fright. Highly interactive puppet show in a traditional puppet booth. Best for ages 2 and older with parent/caregiver. Presented by WonderSpark Puppets
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 16
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Legos: 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. 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 - Participants will learn about th…
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 4 p.m.
Endangered Species
A species of animal can become endangered or threatened due to many factors, some of which we can’t always control and some we can. Through the use of live animals and multimedia presentations participants can learn about each animal’s story and the positive behaviors that are bringing them back. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Great Kills Adult Coloring Group
Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring. As seen on Fox News, NBC News and USA Today, this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink. We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Books & Coloring Story Time
Enjoy hearing books read aloud followed by coloring. For ages 4-8.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 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.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time with Officers Louise and Tammy -- Halloween Safety Edition
Come out for a special Toddler Story Time visit from our local police officers. Officer Louise and Officer Tammy will be reading stories and crafting with us today as we talk about Halloween safety. For ages 1 1/2 to 3 years and caregivers.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 3 p.m.
Movie: Carrie (2013)
Carrie White, a shy outcast bullied by her classmates at high school and terrorized by her religious mother at home, discovers that she has telekinesis - the ability to move objects with her mind. After being abused one too many times, she unleashes her supernatural powers at her senior prom. This movie is based on the novel “Carrie”, written by Stephen King in 1974. It is the third movie adaption of the original film “Carrie” in 1976. Director: Kimberly Peirce Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, J…
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Legos: 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. 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 - Participants will learn about th…
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Great Kills Adult Coloring Group
Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring. As seen on Fox News, NBC News and USA Today, this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink. We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Pumpkin Party
Come celebrate the season in non-scary style. Costumes are optional but encouraged. For lil' pumpkins aged 1 1/2 - 3 and their caregivers. Sign-up is encouraged.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Halloween Howl
Let's get spooky with activities to celebrate the season. Costumes are optional but encouraged. For ages 4 and up. Sign-up is required.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 1
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, November 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Great Kills Adult Coloring Group
Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring. As seen on Fox News, NBC News and USA Today, this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink. We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Fri, November 3
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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