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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Read to April the Dog
Bring your favorite book and read with afurry friend at the library. Advanced registration is required. Ages 5 and older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 5:15 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.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 24
@ 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, May 25
@ 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, May 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
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, May 25
@ 4 p.m.
VR Lab
Join us as at The Ottendorfer Library for our VR (Virtual Reality) LAB. Try out this new immersive technology with a selection of games, tools, and educational materials. Ages 13 and up.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, May 28
@ 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)
Mon, May 29
@ 2 p.m.
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, May 29
@ 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, May 30
@ 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, May 31
@ 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, May 31
@ 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, May 31
@ 5:15 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.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 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 1
@ 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 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
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 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Harry Potter Potions Class
The owl finally brought your admissions letter to Hogwarts! Can you make the grade in Snape’s potions class? Join us as we concoct mysterious elixirs and brew restorative cordials. Registration is required. Best for ages 6 and older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 2
@ 1:30 p.m.
First Friday Matinees: Rain the Color of Blue with A Little Red In It
Join us for a free screening of "Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai (Rain the Color of Blue with A Little Red In It)." Written and directed by Christopher Kirkley of the music label Sahel Sounds, the film stars renowned Tuareg musician Mdou Moctar in an homage to Prince's "Purple Rain." This version centers on a musician living in Agadez, Niger, who rides a purple motorcyle and dealing with personal and professional conflicts much like the ones Prince faced in 1984. It is the first feature film in…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, June 3
@ 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, June 3
@ 10 a.m.
Drop-In D.I.Y. Art
Drop in and create, tinker and discover! June 3 Recycled Tinker Toys June10 Paper Airplane Challenge June 17 Build-a-Bug Station June 24 Hula Hoop Weaving
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, June 3
@ 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
Sat, June 3
@ 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, June 5
@ 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 5
@ 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 5
@ 2 p.m.
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 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Block Party: Every Monday
Use your imagination to create anything you want with LEGO bricks! Ages 4 and Older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 6
@ 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
Wed, June 7
@ 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 7
@ 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 7
@ 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
Thu, June 8
@ 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 8
@ 11:30 a.m.
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 8
@ 5:30 p.m.
Self-Publishing: Is it Right for You? , Laura K. Curtis and Thomas Pluck
Self-Publishing: Is it Right for You? , Laura K. Curtis and Thomas Pluck Have you considered self-publishing as an outlet for your work? Can’t decide whether to do it yourself or wait for an agent or a publisher to help you? Laura K. Curtis and Thomas Pluck, who have written short stories and novels in multiple genres, and who have both published independently and with traditional presses, discuss the pros and cons of self-publishing. What questions should you ask yourself before deciding…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople
Sat, June 10
@ 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, June 10
@ 10 a.m.
Drop-In D.I.Y. Art
Drop in and create, tinker and discover! June 3 Recycled Tinker Toys June10 Paper Airplane Challenge June 17 Build-a-Bug Station June 24 Hula Hoop Weaving
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, June 10
@ 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
Sat, June 10
@ 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
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