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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, September 25
@ 12 noon
Film Matinee @ Melrose Library — Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Monday– September 25, 2017 @ 12PM COMMUNITY ROOM (LOWER LEVEL) 137 Minutes; Walt Disney Pictures 2017 STARRING – Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel DIRECTOR – James Gunn SYNOPSIS – Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. ALL DATES AND TIMES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Come join us on on the little kids rug in the children's room for toddler storytime! We always read a few stories, sometimes sing songs, sometimes we play, but no matter what we always try to have fun! Storytime is generally followed by some sort of craft or activity for those who come. See you soon!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Art
Free your inner artist! Let your imagination run wild during this time of creativity. During this time, children will use a variety of materials to make beautiful, unique works of art.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Movie at Melrose Library: Fate of the Furious
With Dom and Letty married, Brian and Mia retired and the rest of the crew exonerated, the globe-trotting team has found some semblance of a normal life. They soon face an unexpected challenge when a mysterious woman named Cipher forces Dom to betray them all. Now, they must unite to bring home the man who made them a family and stop Cipher from unleashing chaos. STARRING - Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez DIRE…
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, September 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 26
@ 5 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess
Come play chess at your neighborhood library against your friends and neighbors. Don’t know how to play? No problem, we'll teach you. For ages: 11-18
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, September 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Computer Tutorial: Open Lab.
Basic Computer Tutorial: Open Lab. Having trouble using the computer? Want learn how to send an email? Curious about social media? Bring your basic technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. *First come, first served. **All dates and times are subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Wed, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Come join on the kid's rug for a fun storytime for the family! We'll read some stories, make friends, sing, dance, and have fun together!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Doodle and Draw
Let your mind wander as we doodle and draw to some relaxing music.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 4 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
Yu-Gi-Oh! Club Thursdays @ 4 PM-5:15pm Yu-gi-oh is now at the Melrose Library. Bring your decks and start getting ready to duel. Learn the game from other duelist and friends to improve your decks. Find out all about the new forbidden list from the Yu-gi-oh website and upcoming tournaments that are held here. Let the duel battles begin. Teens and Young Adults ages 16-25 **ALL DATES AND TIMES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Melrose LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, September 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game Room Friday
Play arcade basketball! Challenge your friends or our children's librarian in a game of foosball! Play board games!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, September 30
@ 11 a.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron l…
Melrose LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, September 30
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual French Storytime - Contes en français
Join us for a time of stories, songs and rhymes in French and English. Rejoignez-nous pour des contes, des chansons et des comptines en francais et anglais.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, October 2
@ 12 noon
Film Matinee @ Melrose Library — Ghost in the Shell
Monday– October 2, 2017 @ 12PM COMMUNITY ROOM (LOWER LEVEL) 102 Minutes; Paramount Pictures 2017 STARRING – Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt DIRECTOR – Rupert Sanders SYNOPSIS – Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, GHOST IN THE SHELL follows Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced wi…
Melrose LibraryAdults
Mon, October 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Come join us on on the little kids rug in the children's room for toddler storytime! We always read a few stories, sometimes sing songs, sometimes we play, but no matter what we always try to have fun! Storytime is generally followed by some sort of craft or activity for those who come. See you soon!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, October 2
@ 4 p.m.
Endangered Species
A species of animal can become endangered or threatened due to many factors, some of which we can’t always control and some we can. Through the use of live animals and multimedia presentations participants can learn about each animal’s story and the positive behaviors that are bringing them back. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, October 3
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Parents and caregivers! Come join on the kids room rug for our new baby storytime. We'll read a book or two but focus on singing, movement, and other activities to stimulate your little one's imagination and promote early literacy!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our teen volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Melrose LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 11 a.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.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 11:30 a.m.
Computer Tutorial: Open Lab.
Basic Computer Tutorial: Open Lab. Having trouble using the computer? Want learn how to send an email? Curious about social media? Bring your basic technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. *First come, first served. **All dates and times are subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Come join on the kid's rug for a fun storytime for the family! We'll read some stories, make friends, sing, dance, and have fun together!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Doodle and Draw
Let your mind wander as we doodle and draw to some relaxing music.
Melrose LibraryChildren
Thu, October 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our teen volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 5
@ 4:30 p.m.
The Melrose Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
The Melrose Yu-Gi-Oh! Club Thursdays @ 4:30 PM COMMUNITY ROOM (LOWER LEVEL) Play card games, PlayStation or browse the internet. Bring your decks and start getting ready to duel or show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game of Street Fighter. It’s all happening here at THE MELROSE YU-GI-OH Club @ the Melrose Library. Let the duel battles begin. *Teens and Young Adults ages 16-25 **ALL DATE…
Melrose LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, October 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game Room Friday
Play arcade basketball! Challenge your friends or our children's librarian in a game of foosball! Play board games!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, October 10
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Parents and caregivers! Come join on the kids room rug for our new baby storytime. We'll read a book or two but focus on singing, movement, and other activities to stimulate your little one's imagination and promote early literacy!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our teen volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Melrose LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 10
@ 4:30 p.m.
Heroes of the World
What are heroes, and why do we need them? We focus on diversity and multiculturalism as we learn hero myths from all over the world. We focus on the surprising types of heroes that can sometimes be forgotten in American mythology (like heroic women, children and the elderly). The students are asked to create their own heroes after learning where the legends come from, what are archetypes, and the many uses (education, inspiration, and role modeling) of a great heroic myth. For ages 13 - 18 years…
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 11
@ 11 a.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.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 11
@ 11:30 a.m.
Computer Tutorial: Open Lab.
Basic Computer Tutorial: Open Lab. Having trouble using the computer? Want learn how to send an email? Curious about social media? Bring your basic technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. *First come, first served. **All dates and times are subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Wed, October 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Come join on the kid's rug for a fun storytime for the family! We'll read some stories, make friends, sing, dance, and have fun together!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 11
@ 4 p.m.
Doodle and Draw
Let your mind wander as we doodle and draw to some relaxing music.
Melrose LibraryChildren
Thu, October 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Thu, October 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our teen volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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