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38 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Create: Stop Motion Animation
Weekly movies will return in January. In the meantime, join us every Tuesday as we make our own stop motion movie! Recommended for ages 4 and up.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 12 noon
Knitting Circle with AHRC NYC artists
Want to learn how to use a knifty knitter loom and learn some knitting skills? Join us and explore your crafty self! All created items will benefit a local charity.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 4 p.m.
Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. Weekly visits by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behin…
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Eyes Without a Face (French with English Subtitles) (1960)
Dr. Génessier (Pierre Brasseur) is riddled with guilt after an accident that he caused disfigures the face of his daughter, the once beautiful Christiane (Édith Scob), who outsiders believe is dead. Dr. Génessier, along with accomplice and laboratory assistant Louise (Alida Valli), kidnaps young women and brings them to the Génessier mansion. After rendering his victims unconscious, Dr. Génessier removes their faces and attempts to graft them on to Christiane's. Running time: 91 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 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.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 19
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Thursday afternoon.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Kids' Music That Rocks Storytime
Stories and songs to sing along with every Friday morning!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO® Club
Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house, or a spaceship? Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs® every Friday afternoon!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 2 p.m.
Exclusive Screening: American Masters EDGAR ALLAN POE: BURIED ALIVE
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Presents the Exclusive U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive Starring Denis O’Hare and narrated by Kathleen Turner with readings by Chris Sarandon and Ben Schnetzer. Edgar Allen Poe: Burried Alive will broadcast nationwide on October 30th, this is an exclusive pre-broadcast event! After his death, writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) became a global icon of modern literature and a pop culture brand. Best known for his Gothic horror tales and narr…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Bounce Storytime
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday morning or Thursday afternoon programs!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Stories and Craft
Join us as we share favorite stories and make a simple craft every Monday after school. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Create: Stop Motion Animation
Weekly movies will return in January. In the meantime, join us every Tuesday as we make our own stop motion movie! Recommended for ages 4 and up.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 12 noon
Knitting Circle with AHRC NYC artists
Want to learn how to use a knifty knitter loom and learn some knitting skills? Join us and explore your crafty self! All created items will benefit a local charity.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. Weekly visits by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behin…
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Day of the Dead (1985)
In the third film in the saga of the undead from writer/director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead, Survival of the Dead), a small group of scientists and soldiers have taken refuge in an underground missile silo where they struggle to control the flesh-eating horror that walks the earth above. But will the final battle for the future of the human race be fought among the living or have they forever unleashed the hunger of the dead?…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Thursday afternoon.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Kids' Music That Rocks Storytime
Stories and songs to sing along with every Friday morning!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO® Club
Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house, or a spaceship? Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs® every Friday afternoon!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Baby Monster Mash
Bring your littlest monsters (pre-walking only please) to experience a variety of sensory play activities. Watch in delight as they explore the textured world around them. Learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills through play to help prepare them to become successful readers later in life!
Hudson Park LibraryParents/Caregivers
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Stories and Craft
Join us as we share favorite stories and make a simple craft every Monday after school. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 3 p.m.
Harry Potter Halloween Party
Feeling magical this Halloween? Attend the Sorting Ceremony, receive a wand (it will choose YOU), make your very own owl, and maybe even eat a chocolate frog or two. Games, crafts, treats and more. Show off your costume (it doesn't have to relate to the theme) and powerful wizardly spells at our Hogwarts costume fashion show beginning around 4pm.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 1
@ 4 p.m.
Rockets and Planes - Flying Architecture
Learn about the principles of flight and then construct your own flying machine. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Presented by ArchForKids
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 3
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit, and share documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, November 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO® Club: Creative Carnival
Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house, or a spaceship? Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs®!
Hudson Park LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
Join us for our monthly book club! We meet every month in our gallery room. This month's pick is Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson. About the book: The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years. Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything—until it wasn’t. For August and her girls…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, November 4
@ 11 a.m.
Hudson Park Book Swap
Please join us the first Saturday of each month for our Book Swap. Bring in and take away books, DVDs, CDs, etc.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, November 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO® Club: Creative Carnival
Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house, or a spaceship? Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs®!
Hudson Park LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 15
@ 4 p.m.
Poof! Life in a Vacuum
In our newest program, students learn just how important the earth’s atmosphere is and why astronauts need to wear those big, heavy space suits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space, right in your own school, library or community center. Your students will first predict, then discover what happens to various objects when they are exposed to a vacuum and then make the extension to how the human body would react to the vacuum of space. For ages 13 - 18…
Hudson Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO® Club: Creative Carnival
Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house, or a spaceship? Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs®!
Hudson Park LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website with WordPress
Create and publish your own free website using WordPress.com. Learn the basics of adding pages, text and images, and customizing your design!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, December 1
@ 3:30 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 -…
Hudson Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett
Join us for our monthly book club! We meet every second Saturday of the month in our gallery room. This month's pick is Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett. About the book: When Margaret's fiancé, John, is hospitalized for depression in 1960s London, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans despite what she now knows of his condition, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. Imagine Me Gone is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love an…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults