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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, January 23
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Bounce
Babies from *birth to 18 months old* and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. After storytime is over, stay around for a little extra time for toys! Please note that this program is for birth to 18 months ONLY.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, January 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Safe Sleep
Safe sleep conducts presentations to expecting parents, parents and caretakers on the dangers of unsafe sleep practices and how these practices can cause an infant’s death. On average 50 infants die each year as a result of preventable sleep related death. Mayor de Blasio launched the campaign in April 2015 and he entrusted NYC Children Services to spread the message in high-risk communities on how to prevent unsafe sleep deaths citywide
Aguilar LibraryParents/Caregivers
Wed, January 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Craft Workshop for ChildrenAguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, January 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, January 25
@ 2 p.m.
An Introduction to Stenciling As An Art Form.
Discover the history of stencil art and explore this unique technique through various applications. Learn to design your own stencil patterns through drawings or photos. By use of a double layer method create images with dimension, color and depth, culminating in a final project expressing the essence of East Harlem. Presented by local artist, Brandon Arana. Thursdays, 2pm-4pm January 11, 18 and 25, 2018 February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018 March 1, 2018
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 29
@ 4 p.m.
Snack & Paint Workshop for Children
Ages 5 - 12 years old
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, January 30
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Bounce
Babies from *birth to 18 months old* and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. After storytime is over, stay around for a little extra time for toys! Please note that this program is for birth to 18 months ONLY.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, January 31
@ 9:30 a.m.
Gates of Equality
The Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as told from his speeches and writings. Best for ages 7 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, January 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Craft Workshop for ChildrenAguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, February 1
@ 2 p.m.
An Introduction to Stenciling As An Art Form.
Discover the history of stencil art and explore this unique technique through various applications. Learn to design your own stencil patterns through drawings or photos. By use of a double layer method create images with dimension, color and depth, culminating in a final project expressing the essence of East Harlem. Presented by local artist, Brandon Arana. Thursdays, 2pm-4pm January 11, 18 and 25, 2018 February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018 March 1, 2018
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 6
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Bounce
Babies from *birth to 18 months old* and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. After storytime is over, stay around for a little extra time for toys! Please note that this program is for birth to 18 months ONLY.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, February 6
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Help
Do you need help downloading eBooks, using a tablet/smart phone, or setting up an email account? A librarian will be available on the third floor to assist you. Registration is not required and assistance will be based on first come, first serve.
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 7
@ 2 p.m.
Black History Month BookmarksAguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 8
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, February 8
@ 2 p.m.
An Introduction to Stenciling As An Art Form.
Discover the history of stencil art and explore this unique technique through various applications. Learn to design your own stencil patterns through drawings or photos. By use of a double layer method create images with dimension, color and depth, culminating in a final project expressing the essence of East Harlem. Presented by local artist, Brandon Arana. Thursdays, 2pm-4pm January 11, 18 and 25, 2018 February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018 March 1, 2018
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 9
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Dance Party
Dancing is fun and great exercise, so bring the little ones for an awesome dance party! We'll put on some groovy kid's music and hand out scarves and noise makers for a fun experince.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 13
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Bounce
Babies from *birth to 18 months old* and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. After storytime is over, stay around for a little extra time for toys! Please note that this program is for birth to 18 months ONLY.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, February 13
@ 2 p.m.
1968 Movie: Romeo and Juliet
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues. 138m Rated: PG
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 14
@ 9:30 a.m.
Black History Month: Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky
For Black History Month: In this show with original music and puppets, Cassie, an 8 year old girl tries to find her brother Be Be who is on an underground railroad journey. With Harriet Tubman as her guide, Cassie retraces the steps escaping slaves took on the real Underground Railroad and is finally reunited with her brother at the story's end. Inspired on the book “Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky” by Faith Ringold. For all ages. Presented by Flor Bromley
Aguilar LibraryChildren
Wed, February 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K S.T.E.A.M Team
Join us for some fun S.T.E.AM activities, S.T.E.A.M stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each month we will have fun with a project that relates to a topic of that month. This program is open to children 3-5.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 15
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, February 15
@ 2 p.m.
An Introduction to Stenciling As An Art Form.
Discover the history of stencil art and explore this unique technique through various applications. Learn to design your own stencil patterns through drawings or photos. By use of a double layer method create images with dimension, color and depth, culminating in a final project expressing the essence of East Harlem. Presented by local artist, Brandon Arana. Thursdays, 2pm-4pm January 11, 18 and 25, 2018 February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018 March 1, 2018
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 16
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Sensory Exploration Stations
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age! This workshop focuses on sensory activities and play. Join us for some fun as we explore and play with materials that we might not normally experience!
Aguilar LibraryFamilies
Tue, February 20
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Bounce
Babies from *birth to 18 months old* and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. After storytime is over, stay around for a little extra time for toys! Please note that this program is for birth to 18 months ONLY.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, February 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, February 21
@ 2 p.m.
Resume Writing
Learn how to create a professional resume. Please be prepared with job history, education, and other important information and bring it with you to the session along with a flash drive. This program will take place on the 3rd floor.
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wed, February 21
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. We…
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 22
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, February 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Graffiti Art Workshop
You be you! Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style. For ages 13 -18 years old. Presented by David Alicea
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Bounce
Babies from *birth to 18 months old* and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. After storytime is over, stay around for a little extra time for toys! Please note that this program is for birth to 18 months ONLY.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Basics
Do you know little to nothing about how to use a computer? Learn how to: turn on/off a computer, use a mouse, access the internet, and more. This program will take place on the 3rd floor.
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 28
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. We…
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 1
@ 2 p.m.
An Introduction to Stenciling As An Art Form.
Discover the history of stencil art and explore this unique technique through various applications. Learn to design your own stencil patterns through drawings or photos. By use of a double layer method create images with dimension, color and depth, culminating in a final project expressing the essence of East Harlem. Presented by local artist, Brandon Arana. Thursdays, 2pm-4pm January 11, 18 and 25, 2018 February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018 March 1, 2018
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 7
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. We…
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 13
@ 2 p.m.
1968 Movie: The Lion in Winter
1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him. 134m Rated: PG 3rd floor
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 14
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. We…
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 18
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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