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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, December 16
@ 11 a.m.
Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 16
@ 1 p.m.
Gotham Pulp Collectors Club
If you collect, read, or are just interested in classic Pulp magazines and you live in or near NYC, you want to know about the Gotham Pulp Collectors Club. We are pulp readers and collectors who meet once a month to talk about our favorite subject: popular fiction magazines from the first half of the 20th century. We discuss what we've been reading along with new developments in the fields of reprints, movies, TV, auctions, conventions, "New Pulp" fiction, and more. Attendance is always free!
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Mon, December 18
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3): Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3): Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 12:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3): Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
By Design I - Clay Constructions
Artist get to explore a challenge and work to design a solution using clay as a modeling agent. This workshop challenges artist to think and act like engineers and designers. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by P. Oliver
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 18
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Read, Make, & Take (ages 3-5): Preschool Storytime
Pre-schoolers and their caregivers can enjoy classic fairy tales, folk tales, and new picture books. Each session ends with a craft. For ages 3-5; limited to 25 children.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 12 noon
Crafty-Noons for Adults @ Muhlenberg
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of crafting. Knit or color, the choice is yours. Crafting can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. Coloring sheets, pencils, yarn and needles are provided, or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your mind at ease. Held in the Third Floor Community Room
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 19
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Game On!
Take your turn on the Library’s PS4 Pro every Tuesday in the Teen Space. Don’t feel like playing, but love to watch? Gamers will be playing new and experimental PS4 games to expand our repertoire beyond popular favorites.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 20
@ 3 p.m.
Writing Wednesdays
... and on Wednesdays, we write! Join us for a weekly writers' workshop. Tell your story using this week's prompt, and share your work with other teens. Your fellow writers will give constructive feedback in a safe, supportive environment. For ages 13-18. No registration required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime (all ages)
The librarian will share favorite, new, and seasonal stories. Coloring pages and crayons will be on hand to share after the reading. This storytime is held on the second floor storytime rug.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, December 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Tummy Time (non-crawling infants):Baby Storytime
Infants and their caregivers will get down on their tummies and do simple finger plays, and songs. There will be time to interact with other infants, read together, and learn an easy to remember developmental tip. For young infants (pre-walkers); limited to 30 caregivers with child. Please, only pre-walkers and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, December 21
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing (ages 1-5): Toddler and Preschool Storytime
We (grown-ups and children) will move our bodies to the beat and use instruments to make rhythms . We will also learn some simple story songs and rhymes. For ages 1-5 years ; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 21
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee
THE BIG SICK Synopsis: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings. Director: Michael Showalter Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher Rated R | 119 min | Lions Gate Films, Inc. | 2017 *Films are subject to last minute change or can…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 21
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Space
Come hang out in the Teen Space on Mondays and Thursdays. Bring your friends and your food to the third floor, where you can play board games, do your homework, check out a laptop, or draw your next masterpiece on the library's full-wall chalkboard. For ages 13 to 18. No registration required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 21
@ 5 p.m.
Early Literacy
Teddy Bear Sleepover
Have fun at the library with your favorite stuffed pal. Read books, do crafts and sing songs. Registration required. Limited to 15 children.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 22
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Tech Time
Already used your 45 minutes on the computer? Forgot your library card? Enjoy unlimited laptop time during Friday teen programs. Use your extra computer time to finish that group project, play Minecraft, or to watch your favorite YouTube personality over and over and over. For ages 13-18. Registration not required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 23
@ 11 a.m.
Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 25
@ 10:15 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3): Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 25
@ 11:15 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3): Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 25
@ 12:15 p.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3): Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 25
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Read, Make, & Take (ages 3-5): Preschool Storytime
Pre-schoolers and their caregivers can enjoy classic fairy tales, folk tales, and new picture books. Each session ends with a craft. For ages 3-5; limited to 25 children.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 26
@ 12 noon
Crafty-Noons for Adults @ Muhlenberg
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of crafting. Knit or color, the choice is yours. Crafting can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. Coloring sheets, pencils, yarn and needles are provided, or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your mind at ease. Held in the Third Floor Community Room
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 27
@ 3 p.m.
Writing Wednesdays
... and on Wednesdays, we write! Join us for a weekly writers' workshop. Tell your story using this week's prompt, and share your work with other teens. Your fellow writers will give constructive feedback in a safe, supportive environment. For ages 13-18. No registration required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime (all ages)
The librarian will share favorite, new, and seasonal stories. Coloring pages and crayons will be on hand to share after the reading. This storytime is held on the second floor storytime rug.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, December 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Tummy Time (non-crawling infants):Baby Storytime
Infants and their caregivers will get down on their tummies and do simple finger plays, and songs. There will be time to interact with other infants, read together, and learn an easy to remember developmental tip. For young infants (pre-walkers); limited to 30 caregivers with child. Please, only pre-walkers and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, December 28
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing (ages 1-5): Toddler and Preschool Storytime
We (grown-ups and children) will move our bodies to the beat and use instruments to make rhythms . We will also learn some simple story songs and rhymes. For ages 1-5 years ; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 28
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee
THE BOOK OF HENRY Synopsis: With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather. Director: Colin Trevorrow Starring: Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman, Lee Pace Rated PG-13 | 105 min | Focus Features | 2017 *Films are subject to last minute change or cancellation. Open captioning upon request. *Doors open at 1:45 PM and close at 2:30 PM. Late arrivals are NO…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 28
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Space
Come hang out in the Teen Space on Mondays and Thursdays. Bring your friends and your food to the third floor, where you can play board games, do your homework, check out a laptop, or draw your next masterpiece on the library's full-wall chalkboard. For ages 13 to 18. No registration required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Programs in a Box
Freeplay for Families
Join us forLego and block filled fun! We have blocks appropriate for children ages 9months and up. Other toys may be made available depending on the size and age of the group. **For families; limit 25 persons.**
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Fri, December 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Tech Time
Already used your 45 minutes on the computer? Forgot your library card? Enjoy unlimited laptop time during Friday teen programs. Use your extra computer time to finish that group project, play Minecraft, or to watch your favorite YouTube personality over and over and over. For ages 13-18. Registration not required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Tech Time
Already used your 45 minutes on the computer? Forgot your library card? Enjoy unlimited laptop time during Friday teen programs. Use your extra computer time to finish that group project, play Minecraft, or to watch your favorite YouTube personality over and over and over. For ages 13-18. Registration not required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LearnXDesign
Select branches of The New York Public Library present programs featuring science and engineering activities and projects inspired by the New York Hall of Science’s LearnXDesign website!
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults,
Children
Sat, December 30
@ 11 a.m.
Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 3
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 3: Charts and Sparklines
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Thu, January 4
@ 5:30 p.m.
Chelsea Talks Book Discussion: The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day comes a luminous meditation on the act of forgetting and the power of memory.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, January 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LearnXDesign
Select branches of The New York Public Library present programs featuring science and engineering activities and projects inspired by the New York Hall of Science’s LearnXDesign website!
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults,
Children
Wed, January 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4: Tables and Data Validation
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Thu, January 11
@ 5:30 p.m.
Canceled
Muhlenberg Book Club
Join us as we discuss Night by Elie Wiesel. Summary: A candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of the author’s survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. *Please Note: Book Club titles and dates are subject to last minute change or cancellation.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, January 13
@ 2:45 p.m.
LGBT Philosophy Forum
For over 15 years the Forum has provided the LGBT community and its friends an open opportunity to gather and informally discuss important works of philosophy. We meet monthly on the second Saturday, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. The texts to be discussed (up to 50 pages) or links to the texts can be found on our website. All are welcome. We hope you will join us.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
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