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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3)
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.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3)
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.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 12:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3)
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.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
#OneBookNY TED Talk & Discussion
Come watch and discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED Talk We Should All Be Feminists, and kick off our OneBookNY celebration! No registration required. Ages 13+
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Read, Make, & Take (ages 3-5)
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, April 25
@ 12 noon
Ch'an Coloring and Conversation for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Wildlife at the Library
Animals in the library? Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to a golden eagle, eagle owl, barn owl, burmese python, black throat monitor, alligator, and opossums. Learn about the fierce competitors in the wild. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010: Mail Merge
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include creating letters, envelopes, and labels with Mail Merge.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Wed, April 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Poetry Maze
To celebrate National Poetry Month, we'll engage in a series of poetry-based activities every Wednesday in April! 4/5: Magnetic Poetry - Make DIY magnetic poetry pieces and create your own poems for a poetry display. 4/12: Book Spine Poetry - Build ephemeral poems out of book titles from our teen collection. 4/19: Blackout Poetry - Scribble out words with Sharpies to create blackout poetry. 4/26: Poetry Maze - Find your way through this "maze" by guessing the correct poets and win a prize!…
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Story Time (all ages)
The librarian will share favorite, new, and seasonal stories. Coloring pages and crayons will be on hand to share after the reading.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Tummy Time (non-walking infants)
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.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing (ages 1-5)
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.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: The Edge of Seventeen
THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN Synopsis: High school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother. Director: Kelly Fremon Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Haley Lu Richardson Rated R | 101 minutes | STX Entertainment | 2016 *Please Note: Films are subject to last minute change or cancellation. Open captioning upon request.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
KPOP/Anime Club
Every Thursday in April we'll be hosting a KPOP/Anime Club. Come discuss your favorite KPOP bands, anime shows, manga, and other pop culture trends.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Tech Lounge every Friday @ 3:30. Laptops will be provided. For ages 13-18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 29
@ 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
Tue, May 2
@ 12 noon
Ch'an Coloring and Conversation for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 4
@ 12 noon
Coffee & Connections
New York has many great resources and services for people experiencing homelessness but it can be challenging to gain access to them. Every month we host an expert who will be available to answer your questions, and provide useful tips and information. Join us for coffee and connections every first Thursday of the month. coffee_connection_flyer.pdf
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Thu, May 4
@ 1:30 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: Bleed for This
BLEED FOR THIS Synopsis: The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sport’s most incredible comebacks. Director: Ben Younger Starring: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ted Levine, Ciarán Hinds Rated R | 116 minutes | Open Road Films | 2016 ****Films will start at 1:30 PM for the month of May*** *Please Note: Films are subject to last minute change or cancellation.…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! This workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 4
@ 5:15 p.m.
Muhlenberg Book Club
Join us as we discuss Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. Hillbilly Elegy shares the poignant story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle-class life and the collective demons of the past. *Please Note: Dates and titles are subject to last minute change or cancellation. UPCOMING BOOK DISCUSSION: -June 1: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, May 5
@ 3 p.m.
Oral History
Walk with a Librarian: Chelsea Neighborhood Tour
This neighborhood walking tour is part of Jane's Walk at Municipal Art Society. Jane's Walks are free, locally organized walking tours, in which people get together to explore, talk about, and celebrate their neighborhoods. Where more traditional tours are a bit like walking lectures, a Jane's Walk is more of a walking conversation. "At the time of the Civil War, this was the home for numerous distilleries making lamp fuel." Who has a masterful understanding of Chelsea community’s past an…
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults
Sat, May 6
@ 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, May 6
@ 2 p.m.
OPEN MIC- POETRY READING
The National Writers Union welcome all to read their poetry in an OPEN MIC - POETRY READING. Poets who are members of the union will also participate by reading from their works.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, May 9
@ 12 noon
Ch'an Coloring and Conversation for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 9
@ 5:30 p.m.
One Book One New York: Americanah Speed Book Discussion
Are you participating in the One Book, One New York read? Do you want to share your thoughts or opinions about the book? How about talking to someone that’s also reading the book? Do you like a fun, fast paced activity? If you answered yes to any of these questions then our Americanah Speed Book Discussion is for you! Join us for a fun-filled discussion about Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Pick up a book and register at the first floor information desk.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Wed, May 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Thu, May 11
@ 1:30 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: Moonlight
MOONLIGHT Synopsis: A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. Director: Barry Jenkins Starring: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, Janelle Monae, Naomie Harris Rated R | 111 minutes | A24 Films | 2016 ***Films will start at 1:30 PM for the month of May*** *Ple…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! This workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
A Day with Clay
Conjunction Young artists explore the possibilities of self-expression through clay. Using basic hand building techniques (pinching, coiling, slabs) practiced by most cultures around the world, you'll create your own unique vessels and objects using both self-hardening and fire clay. Open to both beginners and experts. Presented by P. Oliver. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, May 13
@ 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, May 13
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Love’s Labour’s Lost is one of William Shakespeare's early comedies. It follows the King of Navarre and his three companions as they attempt to forswear the company of women for three years of study and fasting, and their subsequent infatuation with the Princess of France and her ladies.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, May 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
Tue, May 16
@ 12 noon
Ch'an Coloring and Conversation for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 16
@ 5:30 p.m.
Chelsea Talks - A Book Discussion Group
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night, comes an unforgettable coming-of-age novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century. Written with the same attention to historical detail and emotional resonance that made Anita Diamant's previous novels bestsellers, The Boston Girl is a moving portrait of one woman’s complicated life in twentieth-century Am…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, May 17
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include automating your slideshows, using transitions, adding a soundtrack, and much more.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Thu, May 18
@ 1:30 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: Collateral Beauty
COLLATERAL BEAUTY Synopsis: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Director: Dave Frankel Starring: Will Smith, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña Rated PG-13 | 97 minutes | Warner Bros. | 2016 ***Films will start at 1:30 PM for the month of May*** *Please Note: Films are su…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! This workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 19
@ 2 p.m.
Muhlenberg Poetry Club
Yes, you can be a poet! You are invited to join the Muhlenberg Poets, a collegial group who read and work together. Please bring 12 copies of your poem. Meets the Third Friday of the Month, 2 PM–4 PM in the Third Floor Conference Room
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, May 20
@ 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
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