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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
SERIES: EARLY LITERACY: Family Literacy Workshop: Pre K Activity Hour
Reading and writing skills begin at birth! Please join the Harlem Library for a fun program which will help enhance your child's reading and writing development. We'll share tips and tricks with you for early reading with some fun activities. Intended for families of children ages 0-5. No registration required!
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 10 a.m.
Harlem Knitting and Crocheting Circle
The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. The ladies will guide you through! HKC is a community organization that Njoya started 7 years ago. We work primarily on an In-Kind budget-throug…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Family Storytime
Little ones from 0-5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great stories, lively songs, fun rhymes, and meet other little ones in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, December 12
@ 1 p.m.
Baby Storytime
Babies from 0-18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. This baby program will take a traditional storytime format: songs, bouncing rhymes, tickles, and sensory play! The following restrictions are put in place in order to make sure this session is as safe and enjoyable as possible: 0 - 18 months only maximum of 15 babies/ session *please bring a small blanket or towel with you for tummy time…
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 3 p.m.
Navigating the NYC 311 Website
Explore the home page of www.nyc.gov/311 Review the 10 Service categories to get task done. Find a job or locate job training. We will discuss the commonly used services and FAQs. I will show you how to file complaint, pay a parking ticket and use other tools.
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 13
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO CLUB
Create and build anything you like with LEGO® bricks! Open play in the Children's dept. Suggested for ages 5+ Workshop series is FREE
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Wed, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Harlem Book Discussion
Harlem Book Group: Get in on the Discussion. December 15, 2016 at 4:00pm we will be discussing "Ruby" by Cynthia Bond Ephram Jennings has never forgotten the beautiful girl with the long braids running through the piney woods of Liberty, their small East Texas town. Young Ruby Bell, “the kind of pretty it hurt to look at,” has suffered beyond imagining, so as soon as she can, she flees suffocating Liberty for the bright pull of 1950s New York. Ruby quickly winds her way into the ripe center o…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, December 16
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, December 16
@ 12 noon
Stay & Play
The fun doesn't stop after storytime - stay after and play! Following each Friday storytime, we open up our storyroom for free play so our storytime-goers have the chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, December 17
@ 10 a.m.
Harlem Knitting and Crocheting Circle
The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. The ladies will guide you through! HKC is a community organization that Njoya started 7 years ago. We work primarily on an In-Kind budget-throug…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Sat, December 17
@ 12 noon
Rich Dad Cash Flow
A group of professionals who embrace the philosophy of Robert Kiyosaki's "Rich Dad, Poor Dad". Our goal is to educate ourselves and our community in financial literacy. It is through such education that we can achieve Financial Freedom. All who have read the book are welcome to attend our monthly meetings. It's FREE. All that we ask is whatever you learn you share and try to help someone else achieve financial freedom. Richdadnyc.com 2016
Harlem LibraryAdults
Mon, December 19
@ 11 a.m.
Family Storytime
Little ones from 0-5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great stories, lively songs, fun rhymes, and meet other little ones in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, December 19
@ 1 p.m.
Baby Storytime
Babies from 0-18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. This baby program will take a traditional storytime format: songs, bouncing rhymes, tickles, and sensory play! The following restrictions are put in place in order to make sure this session is as safe and enjoyable as possible: 0 - 18 months only maximum of 15 babies/ session *please bring a small blanket or towel with you for tummy time…
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 3 p.m.
Open Computer LabHarlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 20
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO CLUB
Create and build anything you like with LEGO® bricks! Open play in the Children's dept. Suggested for ages 5+ Workshop series is FREE
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Wed, December 21
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, December 23
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, December 23
@ 12 noon
Stay & Play
The fun doesn't stop after storytime - stay after and play! Following each Friday storytime, we open up our storyroom for free play so our storytime-goers have the chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, December 27
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO CLUB
Create and build anything you like with LEGO® bricks! Open play in the Children's dept. Suggested for ages 5+ Workshop series is FREE
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 27
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Wed, December 28
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, December 30
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Babies from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, December 30
@ 12 noon
Vocal New York HEP C Action Meeting
At least 215,000 New Yorkers have chronic Hepatitis C (HCV) infection, with half unaware of their status. Build with us on December 30, 2016 at 12pm and help create the 2017 Legislative HCV Platform. Participate, learn and discuss the state of the Hepatitis C epidemic, so we can work to end it. Community members directly affected by Hepatitis C are encouaged to attend.
Harlem LibraryAdults
Fri, December 30
@ 12 noon
Stay & Play
The fun doesn't stop after storytime - stay after and play! Following each Friday storytime, we open up our storyroom for free play so our storytime-goers have the chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, December 31
@ 10 a.m.
Harlem Knitting and Crocheting Circle
The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. The ladies will guide you through! HKC is a community organization that Njoya started 7 years ago. We work primarily on an In-Kind budget-throug…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Sat, January 7
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ALC Program Free English Classes: New Student Information Session - Winter 2017
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the fall: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 35 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english
Harlem LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, January 7
@ 3 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ALC Program Free English Classes: New Student Information Session - Winter 2017
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the fall: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 35 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english
Harlem LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, January 11
@ 1 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ALC Program Free English Classes: New Student Information Session - Winter 2017
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the fall: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 35 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english
Harlem LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, January 11
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ALC Program Free English Classes: New Student Information Session - Winter 2017
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the fall: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 35 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english
Harlem LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, April 3
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Concert
Flor Bromley will play some of her favorite tunes in English and Spanish. Flor will create an interactive experience for children and families of all ages that will end in a big FIESTA. For all ages.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children