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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, May 29
@ 3 p.m.
MS Word For Beginners
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Harlem LibraryAdults
Tue, May 29
@ 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, May 29
@ 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, May 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Wed, May 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Video Game Day
Think you're the best gamer in the city! Come and show us your video game skills.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
Advanced American Sign Language
This workshop focuses on advanced development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language. (ASL).
Harlem Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, June 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Fri, June 1
@ 12 noon
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 through some fun activities (such as: "No-mess fingerpaints", the "Big Sticky Wall", and "I-Spy Boxes"). Intended for families of children ages 0-5. No registration required!
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, June 2
@ 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, June 4
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Mon, June 4
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, June 4
@ 5 p.m.
Video Game Day
Think you're the best gamer in the city! Come and show us your video game skills.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 5
@ 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, June 5
@ 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, June 6
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Wed, June 6
@ 5 p.m.
Video Game Day
Think you're the best gamer in the city! Come and show us your video game skills.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 7
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Studio Museum in Harlem: Lil' Studio
Parents with little ones 2.5 to 4 years of age are invited to enjoy storytime, art-making and other activities that encourage creative exploration and bonding. Lil' Studio sessions welcome parents and caregivers, as well as organizations and agencies providing care for pre-school aged children. This program is in partnership with The Studio Museum Harlem. Light snack and a take-home project provided FREE Must pre-register here
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 7
@ 5 p.m.
Postponed
Walking Tours
Walk with a Librarian: Harlem
Who has a masterful understanding of Harlem's community’s past and present history? A neighborhood librarian of course! Learn from these amazing experts who live and breathe community as they take you for a walk beyond their local library walls. The New York Public Library staff will lead you on an exploration of Harlem Library's rich and changing history. We’ll begin at the Harlem Library and then we’ll walk the blocks around the Library building. You’ll be surprised when we show you some ne…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Fri, June 8
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Fri, June 8
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Stay & Play
The fun doesn't stop after storytime - stay after and play! Following each Friday storytime on the main floor, 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),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, June 9
@ 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, June 9
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Studio Museum in Harlem: Lil' Studio
Parents with little ones 2.5 to 4 years of age are invited to enjoy storytime, art-making and other activities that encourage creative exploration and bonding. Lil' Studio sessions welcome parents and caregivers, as well as organizations and agencies providing care for pre-school aged children. This program is in partnership with The Studio Museum Harlem. Light snack and a take-home project provided FREE Must pre-register here
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, June 9
@ 12 noon
Walking Tours
Walk with a Librarian: Harlem
Who has a masterful understanding of Harlem's community’s past and present history? A neighborhood librarian of course! Learn from these amazing experts who live and breathe community as they take you for a walk beyond their local library walls. The New York Public Library staff will lead you on an exploration of Harlem Library's rich and changing history. We’ll begin at the Harlem Library and then we’ll walk the blocks around the Library building. You’ll be surprised when we show you some ne…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Mon, June 11
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Mon, June 11
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, June 11
@ 5 p.m.
Video Game Day
Think you're the best gamer in the city! Come and show us your video game skills.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 12
@ 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, June 12
@ 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, June 13
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Wed, June 13
@ 5 p.m.
Video Game Day
Think you're the best gamer in the city! Come and show us your video game skills.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 15
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Fri, June 15
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Stay & Play
The fun doesn't stop after storytime - stay after and play! Following each Friday storytime on the main floor, 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),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, June 16
@ 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, June 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Mon, June 18
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, June 18
@ 5 p.m.
Video Game Day
Think you're the best gamer in the city! Come and show us your video game skills.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 19
@ 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, June 19
@ 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, June 20
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Wed, June 20
@ 5 p.m.
Video Game Day
Think you're the best gamer in the city! Come and show us your video game skills.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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