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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Walkers
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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Walkers
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
Today
@ 3:30 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
Today
@ 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, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 2 p.m.
Children's Movie: Beauty and the BeastOttendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 21
@ 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. 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Drive-In Movie
Create your own cardboard car to take to the movies!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, September 23
@ 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, September 23
@ 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
Sun, September 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime:Pre-Walkers
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
Sun, September 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime:Pre-Walkers
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, September 25
@ 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, September 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Art Starts
Get ready for some messy fun. Playdough, paint, crayons and more will be introduced to beginner artists. Please dress for mess!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, September 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
Tue, September 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
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, September 26
@ 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. 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, September 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Walkers
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, September 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Walkers
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, September 27
@ 3:30 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, September 27
@ 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, September 28
@ 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, September 28
@ 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. 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, September 30
@ 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, September 30
@ 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
Thu, October 5
@ 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
Fri, October 6
@ 1:30 p.m.
First Friday Matinees: The Big Sick
Following its premiere at Sundance, Michael Showalter's "The Big Sick" has garnered extremely positive reviews and accolades. Starring Kumail Nanjiani, who also wrote the screenplay based loosely on his own real life experiences, the film follows the development of a relationship between Kumail, a stand up comic, and Emily, a member of the audience at one of his shows. When Emily suddenly contracts a life-threatening condition that puts her in a coma, all of the complexities of their relationshi…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, October 7
@ 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, October 7
@ 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
Tue, October 10
@ 5:30 p.m.
Ottendorfer Book Club: Nutshell by Ian McEwan
Our October selection is Nutshell by Ian McEwan. The idea for McEwan's fourteenth novel came to him while he was chatting with his pregnant daughter-in-law. "We were talking about the baby, and I was very much aware of the baby as a presence in the room." He jotted down a few notes, and soon afterward, daydreaming in a long meeting, the first sentence of the novel popped into his head: 'So here I am, upside down in a woman." Pick up a copy at the circulation desk. Join us for a lively discussi…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thu, October 12
@ 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
Sat, October 14
@ 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, October 14
@ 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
Thu, October 19
@ 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
Fri, October 20
@ 11 a.m.
The Frog Prince
In this enchanting, updated version of the classic fairy tale, Wanda the witch casts a spell on handsome Prince Robert, turning him into a frog. To break the spell, he must find a beautiful princess willing to kiss him. There are a few delightful surprises along the way. Following the performance, there is a demonstration of how the puppets were used during the show. It time allows, a question-and-answer session will also take place. All Puppets To Go productions are chocked full of music in tun…
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 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, October 21
@ 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
Thu, October 26
@ 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
Sat, October 28
@ 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, October 28
@ 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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