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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Toddler Playtime
Toddlers can play with toys, listen to music, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Story Time: Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Mandarin for Teens
This workshop combines Chinese language, art and cultural together. This is a perfect opportunity for teenagers to learn mandarin speaking as well as Chinese characters and reading in a very short period of time. After 10 -15 workshops, participants will be able to use mandarin in daily conversation or travel to China as well as being exposed to 5,000 years of Chinese culture, history, geography and philosophy. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Wall Street Chinese
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Read Aloud With Jackie
Kids can discover the joy of reading and the wonder of books, plus enjoy a coloring page. For children ages 3-8 years old with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Kong: Skull Island
The producers of Godzilla reimagine the origins of one the most powerful monster myths of all in Kong: Skull Island, from Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures. This compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) tells the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers uniting to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut off from everything they know, the team venture…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 11 a.m.
Movies For Tots
Kids can enjoy a short film or cartoon on dvd. Suitable for a younger audience. For children ages 0-5 with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Ocbober 21, 2017 Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng A teenage girl goes missing and is later found to have drowned in a nearby lake, and suddenly a once tight-knit family unravels in unexpected ways. Please pick up a copy at the circulation desk.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Sat, October 21
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Chess Club
Kids can learn the game of Chess! Have fun while learning a game that uses math, logic, and problem solving skills. For kids ages 5-14 with a parent/caregiver.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 12 noon
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys, listen to music, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
Story Time: Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Coloring Book Club
Come and find out what the latest artistic craze is all about! Have fun in a relaxing enviorment. All materials provided.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 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…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 12 noon
Toddler Playtime
Toddlers can play with toys, listen to music, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 12:30 p.m.
Story Time: Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library French Class
Whether you want to learn key words and phrases for travel or build up fluency for school and work, these beginner-classes resources will make learning French practical, easy, and fun.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Craft: Washi Tape Magnets
Make your own magnets with washi tape! All supplies provided. For teens, ages 13-18.
Kips Bay Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 4 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.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 1 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Earthquake
Synopsis Special effects dominate this tale of an L.A. cataclysm. Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Genevieve Bujold. Co-scripted by Mario Puzo. Directors Mark Robson. Production year 1974, Rating PG, Studio Universal Pictures, Runtime 120 minutes.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Read Aloud With Jackie
Kids can discover the joy of reading and the wonder of books, plus enjoy a coloring page. For children ages 3-8 years old with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night:Beauty and the Beast
Synopsis Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Movies For Tots
Kids can enjoy a short film or cartoon on dvd. Suitable for a younger audience. For children ages 0-5 with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: The Night of The Hunter
Synopsis A psychotic preacher plots to kill a widow and her two children for money that was hidden on their farm by the kids' late father. Directors Charles Laughton. Production year 1955, Rating NR, Studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., Runtime 93 minutes. Cast Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Billy Chapin, Sally Jane Bruce, Peter Graves.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 12 noon
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys, listen to music, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 12:30 p.m.
Story Time: Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Coloring Book Club
Come and find out what the latest artistic craze is all about! Have fun in a relaxing enviorment. All materials provided.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wed, November 1
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 3
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: Remains of The Day
Synopsis An unspoken love grows between a devoted butler and a gregarious housekeeper working in an estate in post-WWII Britain. A Best Picture nominee. Directors James Ivory. Production year 1993, Rating PG, Studio Columbia Pictures Industries Inc., Runtime 129 minutes. Cast Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Christopher Reeve, James Fox, Peter Vaughan.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Sat, November 4
@ 3 p.m.
Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, November 6
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, November 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Healthy Holiday Eating
Make smart food and drink choices. Presented by Weill Medical Center.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wed, November 8
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 9
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Wonder Woman
An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict. Directors Patty Jenkins, Production year 2017, Rating PG-13, Studio Warner Bros., Runtime 141 minutes. Cast Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Mon, November 13
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 15
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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