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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, June 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 2 p.m.
By Appointment Only: Resume & Job Search Workshop
Need help writing or formatting a resume? Looking for guidance or advice on the job hunt? Have questions about preparing for an interview? The Ottendorfer Library offers one-on-one counseling for adult and teen patrons seeking assistance with resume writing, finding a job, or the job application process. Appointments are available by advance request Monday-Thursday, 11am-7pm or Friday, 10am-5pm. To sign up, call 212-674-0947, email sashajones@nypl.org, or sign up in person at the branch.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, June 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Moana Movie and Luau
Crafts, snacks and a screening of the movie, Moana ​
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 7 p.m.
Open Mic
Join The Ottendorfer Branch for our free 'Open Mic'. 6:30 Sign up, 7:00 Start Time. If you arrive after 7:00, please ring bell for entry.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tuesdays
June 6 Drive-in Movie: Create your own cardboard car and join us for a short movie. June 13 Messy Play June 20 Messy Play June 27 Make your own Playdough
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need Extra Computer Time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time. Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Story and Craft Time
Listen to picture books, fairytales and more! Afterwards, get creative with a simple art project. Ages 3 and Older. June 7 Salt Painting June 14 Three Pigs Party June 21 Bird Feeders June 28 D.I.Y. Dough Bugs
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
English Conversation Group
Looking to practice your English in a casual setting? Join us for an hour of group conversation, games, seltzer, and snacks on the second floor of the Ottendorfer Library on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM. All are welcome!
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 11:30 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Spanish Storytime
Join us for some lively stories, songs and fingerplays in Spanish.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need Extra Computer Time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time. Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 30
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Play Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Just Dance, and many other exciting Wii games on the big screen.Fridays at 3. Ages 10 & up.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 1
@ 10 a.m.
Book Swap!
By popular demand, Ottendorfer now hosts a Book Swap every Saturday! Please bring your books, DVDs, CDs and miscellaneous trinkets to trade with others.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, July 1
@ 10 a.m.
Drop-In D.I.Y. Art
Drop in and create, tinker and discover! July 1 Craze Bookmarks July 8 Paper Guitars July 15 Posicle Stick Catapults July 22 Wilderness Explorer Scavenger Hunt July 29 Star Wars Origami
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 1
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone must bring his or her own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Mon, July 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, July 3
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
What is Transportation?
In this 4 session series, Pre-k and Kindergarten age children will learn abbout transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is Free!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thu, July 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Block Party: Every Thursday
Use your imagination to create anything you want with LEGO bricks! Ages 4 and Older.
Ottendorfer Library
New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need Extra Computer Time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time. Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 7
@ 1:30 p.m.
First Friday Matinees: Get Out
Join us for a free screening of "Get Out," which many reviewers have called the best horror film of 2017. Jordan Peele blends satire with horror to brilliant effect, producing a work full of sharp racial commentary. Chris, a young black man played by Daniel Kaluuya, visits his white girlfriend Rose's (played by Alison Williams) family's estate. Things quickly take a turn for the disturbing, as Chris discovers a sickening twist within the Armitage family home, one that is steeped in larger societ…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, July 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Play Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Just Dance, and many other exciting Wii games on the big screen.Fridays at 3. Ages 10 & up.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 8
@ 10 a.m.
Book Swap!
By popular demand, Ottendorfer now hosts a Book Swap every Saturday! Please bring your books, DVDs, CDs and miscellaneous trinkets to trade with others.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, July 8
@ 10 a.m.
Drop-In D.I.Y. Art
Drop in and create, tinker and discover! July 1 Craze Bookmarks July 8 Paper Guitars July 15 Posicle Stick Catapults July 22 Wilderness Explorer Scavenger Hunt July 29 Star Wars Origami
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 8
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone must bring his or her own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Mon, July 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4 session eries, children ages 7 and older 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! Workshop series is Free.
Ottendorfer LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime at 6B Garden
Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for some stories at this wonderful garden. Filled with beautiful flowers, art, and a children's play area, come and see this East Village treasure. Ages 3 and up.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 11
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Code: Introduction to Coding with SCRATCH
4 week beginner coding program. Design and build your own program, animation, or game using MIT's Scratch software. Ages 12-18, please register in advance: http://bit.ly/2rK2zsR or call 212-674-0947 Meets Tuesday July 11, 18, 25, and August 1st at 3:00, upstairs at The Ottendorfer Library.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Arnie the Doughnut Book Party
Read this "Who-donut" chapter book and join us for zany games, crafts and of course, Doughnuts! Copies available in the Children's Room.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 11
@ 5:30 p.m.
Ottendorfer Book Club: A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
For July, we will read the classic A Room with a View by E. M. Forster. Lucy visits Florence, Italy, for the first time and begins to feel the constraints of Edwardian society. Join us for a lively discussion and good company. Copies are available at the circulation desk. C
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Wed, July 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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