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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, July 17
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Hobbitt Immersion Camp
Are you ready to go on an adventure with a mysterious wizard, a company of dwarves and a reluctant yet brave Hobbitt? You're going to have a fantastic time discovering J. R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbitt. You'll get to read the book in stages and participate in daily, live online session with a teacher from Signum University who loves the book and knows it backwards and fowards. You'll also get together with fellow campers at your local library to make some cool projects and talk about what you've rea…
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 17
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Tue, July 18
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Hobbitt Immersion Camp
Are you ready to go on an adventure with a mysterious wizard, a company of dwarves and a reluctant yet brave Hobbitt? You're going to have a fantastic time discovering J. R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbitt. You'll get to read the book in stages and participate in daily, live online session with a teacher from Signum University who loves the book and knows it backwards and fowards. You'll also get together with fellow campers at your local library to make some cool projects and talk about what you've rea…
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 18
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World Through Reading: Summer Reading Club
What are you reading this summer? How can reading build a better world? We will write essays for the chance to win Yankee Tickets.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, July 18
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Wed, July 19
@ 12 noon
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Ticket Distribution Line!
An evening at Free Shakespeare in the Park means a starlit night enjoying Shakespeare’s enchanting stories at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. In July/August, the Public Theater will present a production of Shakespeare’s play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This year, the Public is proud to partner with The New York Public Library to distribute free vouchers for Shakespeare in the Park. On Wednesday, July 19th, we invite you to wait in line at Hunt's Point Library for up to two free ticket…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, July 19
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Hobbitt Immersion Camp
Are you ready to go on an adventure with a mysterious wizard, a company of dwarves and a reluctant yet brave Hobbitt? You're going to have a fantastic time discovering J. R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbitt. You'll get to read the book in stages and participate in daily, live online session with a teacher from Signum University who loves the book and knows it backwards and fowards. You'll also get together with fellow campers at your local library to make some cool projects and talk about what you've rea…
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 19
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fidget STEM
Discover the science of fidget spinners with this engaging STEM Challenge. Practice scientific method with an exploration of variables, data collection, graphing, mean/average, and more...all while having fun! Students will use the included visual directions, graphic organizers, charts, and activities to determine the average length of a spin of their spinner.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 19
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Thu, July 20
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Hobbitt Immersion Camp
Are you ready to go on an adventure with a mysterious wizard, a company of dwarves and a reluctant yet brave Hobbitt? You're going to have a fantastic time discovering J. R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbitt. You'll get to read the book in stages and participate in daily, live online session with a teacher from Signum University who loves the book and knows it backwards and fowards. You'll also get together with fellow campers at your local library to make some cool projects and talk about what you've rea…
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 20
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World Themed Magic Show
A Summer Reading Program Incredulous Chris and Presto Pete perform their comedy magic with the Build a Better World Theme in the show with comedy, slapstick, and audience Participation. Recommended for children of all ages. Presented by Pete and Chris Amusements
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 20
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Fri, July 21
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Hobbitt Immersion Camp
Are you ready to go on an adventure with a mysterious wizard, a company of dwarves and a reluctant yet brave Hobbitt? You're going to have a fantastic time discovering J. R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbitt. You'll get to read the book in stages and participate in daily, live online session with a teacher from Signum University who loves the book and knows it backwards and fowards. You'll also get together with fellow campers at your local library to make some cool projects and talk about what you've rea…
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 21
@ 3 p.m.
Build a Better World: Get Up and Move!
Get some exercise as we play video games on the Wii.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 21
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Sat, July 22
@ 12 noon
Summer Reading
English Family Conversations
Parents and Children---come together and practice your English!
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Sat, July 22
@ 1 p.m.
ProjectArt
ProjectArtis a non-profit organization that provides free art classes to children in public libraries. They provide the materials and your child provides their imagination. It is a free art class designed to teach all aspects of art. Registration is required and is open to children ages 8-12.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 24
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fidget STEM
Discover the science of fidget spinners with this engaging STEM Challenge. Practice scientific method with an exploration of variables, data collection, graphing, mean/average, and more...all while having fun! Students will use the included visual directions, graphic organizers, charts, and activities to determine the average length of a spin of their spinner.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 24
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World Through Reading: Summer Reading Club
What are you reading this summer? How can reading build a better world? We will write essays for the chance to win Yankee Tickets.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fidget STEM
Discover the science of fidget spinners with this engaging STEM Challenge. Practice scientific method with an exploration of variables, data collection, graphing, mean/average, and more...all while having fun! Students will use the included visual directions, graphic organizers, charts, and activities to determine the average length of a spin of their spinner.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Thu, July 27
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World: Family Game Day
An hour or so a week of family time playing together helps reconnect everyone. It builds relationships, teaches good sportsmanship, important life skills, and it fosters family communication. Come into the Hunts Point Library and play some board games with your loved ones.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Thu, July 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Fri, July 28
@ 3 p.m.
Build a Better World: Get Up and Move!
Get some exercise as we play video games on the Wii.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 28
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Sat, July 29
@ 12 noon
Summer Reading
English Family Conversations
Parents and Children---come together and practice your English!
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Sat, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
ProjectArt
ProjectArtis a non-profit organization that provides free art classes to children in public libraries. They provide the materials and your child provides their imagination. It is a free art class designed to teach all aspects of art. Registration is required and is open to children ages 8-12.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 31
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World with UNICEF
A Summer Reading Program! For 70 years, across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF protects the rights of every child. UNICEF can offer branches a free workshop for children or teens that will cover life-saving programs in health, water, education, emergencies and much more! In keeping with the "BUILD A BETTER WORLD" theme for Summer Reading 2017, workshops will highlight how we can all work together to create a better world for children! Through hands-on activities and interactive discussio…
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 31
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dramatic Play
Let your children use their imaginations as they play with toys and costumes! Play is an important part of early lieracy development. Children can also learn the importance of sharing and responsibility as they play and clean up together.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Wed, August 2
@ 3 p.m.
Women's Health
Women's Health Come and join us for workshop on women’s health and learn about common health risks, screenings and healthy everyday lifestyle tips.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 10
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Wildlife Superheroes
A Summer Reading Celebration! 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. A visit 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…
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 19
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Magical Mandalas: Worlds of Art
A Summer Reading Program Participants will visualize their worlds through contemporary arts practices while exploring surrealism and expressionism mirroring the artist’s own studio practice. Students will use collage to create mandalas as well as mixed media/colored pencil, marker and watercolor to create contour drawings for portraiture, self-portraiture and landscapes. Each original project will draw from participants’ own lived experiences. Visualization will be used to create worlds and cha…
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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