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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Make It Happen!
A workshop that provides career preparation for teens/young adults pursuing their first-time job and preparing for college interviews. Through interactive activities the program is fun and informative and explains all areas of job searching ranging from cover letters to appropriate dress attire. Presented by Sheree Elder. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Soundview Library's Scrabble Club
You don't need to be a word whiz to enjoy a good game of scrabble! The right letters on the right squares can turn even the smallest words into big scores! So come join us for a fun afternoon of scrabble with Ms. Valerie.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 30
@ 10 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, March 30
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club: How creative can you be?
Calling all builders! Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house or a spaceship? If you love being creative and building with legos, come on in and let your imagination run wild! For kids, 5-12 years and their parents.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 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.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 31
@ 2 p.m.
One-On-One Computer Sessions
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Here is a list of possible one-on-one computer session you can inquire about: Emailing Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Basic Internet Our one-on-one 30-minute computer sessions will be on Fridays between 2:00pm - 4:00pm. **Please register at the front desk OR call for available time slots.**
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, March 31
@ 2 p.m.
March Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! March 3, 2017 Nerve (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an old, faded notebook containing the sweeping account of a young coupl…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, March 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Anime Club!
Do you love reading manga and watching anime? Come to the teen room to discuss your favorite manga and watch your favorite series. Paper and colored pencils will be provided for young adults who want to draw their favorite characters or create their own.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 1
@ 10 a.m.
Soundview Stitchers Knitting Circle
Weekly Knitting Club every Saturday morning at 10:00am.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, April 1
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films
Join us in the Soundview Library for our Family Films! Feel free to bring a snack to munch on! April 1, 2017 TBA April 8, 2017 Brave (PG) 93 min This film follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and…
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 10 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Mon, April 3
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarians at Soundview Monday and Tuesday afternoons during the school year. 5 student max. (10 min grace period)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
This is a great way to meet new friends and really get involved in what goes on here at the Soundview Library. Attend our monthly meetings and give us your input! What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or CD right now? Which programs does the library need?
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 4
@ 10 a.m.
Open Lab 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! (10:00am-2:00pm) Notice: This program is subject to change according to the Department of Education school calendar.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Tue, April 4
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, April 4
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarians at Soundview Monday and Tuesday afternoons during the school year. 5 student max. (10 min grace period)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the Internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Minecraft Madness!
Join us at Soundview Library and participate in our Minecraft extravaganza!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 5
@ 10 a.m.
Open Lab 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! (10:00am-2:00pm) Notice: This program is subject to change according to the Department of Education school calendar.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Wed, April 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Abracadabra
Children’s magician, Evan Paquette performs his magic show, and even shares a few tricks of the trade with a mini magic lesson. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Soundview Library's Scrabble Club
You don't need to be a word whiz to enjoy a good game of scrabble! The right letters on the right squares can turn even the smallest words into big scores! So come join us for a fun afternoon of scrabble with Ms. Valerie.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 4 p.m.
Learn to Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Soundview LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 6
@ 10 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Thu, April 6
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Early Literacy Workshop: Math and Literacy
What does math have to do with literacy? Everything. 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!
Soundview LibraryParents/Caregivers
Thu, April 6
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club: How creative can you be?
Calling all builders! Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house or a spaceship? If you love being creative and building with legos, come on in and let your imagination run wild! For kids, 5-12 years and their parents.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 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!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 7
@ 2 p.m.
One-On-One Computer Sessions
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Here is a list of possible one-on-one computer session you can inquire about: Emailing Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Basic Internet Our one-on-one 30-minute computer sessions will be on Fridays between 2:00pm - 4:00pm. **Please register at the front desk OR call for available time slots.**
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, April 7
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! April 7, 2017 The Girl on the Train (R) 112 min A recent divorcée (Emily Blunt) fantasizes about a couple (Luke Evans and Haley Bennett) whose house she passes each day on her commuter train ride. Soon, she becomes entangled in a mystery involving not only the couple, but her former husband (Justin Theroux) and his new family. April 14, 2017 Arrival (PG-13) 116 min L…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, April 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
PlayStation 4 Takeover @ Soundview!
Enjoy playing the PlayStation 4 in our community room with your fellow teens! All gamers of all experience levels are invited to participate in open gaming sessions! Play our games, or bring your own!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 8
@ 10 a.m.
Soundview Stitchers Knitting Circle
Weekly Knitting Club every Saturday morning at 10:00am.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, April 8
@ 2 p.m.
Build a Better Body on a Budget: 5 Meals and Exercises Under $5
Build a Better Body on a Budget: 5 Meals and Exercises Under $5 With $5 you can create meals that are healthy and as delicious as ordering out. Learn key foods for creating master pieces on a budget in your kitchen. Not a member of a gym but want to commit to your health? Learn a list of programs and places throughout the city where you can exercise for FREE or at a small cost! Presented by Mona Laru
Soundview LibraryAdults
Sat, April 8
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films
Join us in the Soundview Library for our Family Films! Feel free to bring a snack to munch on! April 1, 2017 TBA April 8, 2017 Brave (PG) 93 min This film follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and…
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 10
@ 10 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Mon, April 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Checkmate Chess
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. For ages 12 to 18.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 11
@ 10 a.m.
Open Lab 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! (10:00am-2:00pm) Notice: This program is subject to change according to the Department of Education school calendar.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Tue, April 11
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, April 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the Internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Blackout Poetry!
Create a poem from a book page or newspaper article using nothing more than a sharpie and your imagination! Not a poet? No problem! This fast and fun project will reveal the poet inside you.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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