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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, July 28
@ 2 p.m.
Game Day!
Spend the day at the library playing games! We have Nintendo Wii games, boardgames, and Lego® Bricks. All Ages.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Sat, July 29
@ 11 a.m.
Open Art Studio: Zentangle 101
Untangle your mind with Zentangle, a new meditative art style that takes doodling to another level by creating beautiful, intricate, hand drawn images using structured patterns. This unique art form is simple to understand and easy to enjoy- even if you are convinced you are not an artist! Open to all ages, this special arts program is part of our Open Art Studio series where we provide the space and materials for you to explore various art forms and get your artistic groove on! Please see the…
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, July 29
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Pre-School Storytime
Join us for Pre-School Storytime! We will read books, sing songs and have playtime! Ages 3-5
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Knitting Social
A get together for knitters to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or begin a new craft. All skill levels are welcome. Open to Adults only, this special makerspace program is part of our Adult Craft Corner series where we provide the space and materials for you to conduct quick and easy DIY projects. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Mon, July 31
@ 4:30 p.m.
Open Art Studio: Coil Ceramics
Build an appreciation for ancient ceramic makers with this hands-on workshop introducing participants to the basic components of the coiling method to make their own unique pottery. Open to all ages, this special arts program is part of our Open Art Studio series where we provide the space and materials for you to explore various art forms and get your artistic groove on! Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Mon, July 31
@ 5 p.m.
Anime & Manga Club
A space where everything anime and manga related is discussed. Otakus unite!
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 31
@ 10:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, rhymes and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, August 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Hour
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. First come, first served basis.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, August 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Care for the Caregiver/Preventing Parent Burnout
Presented by Parent 2 Parent of NYS, in this workshop we will learn how to identify and manage the stress that so often affects caregivers. There is coloring and chocolate! During this program there will be playtime for children so caregivers can attend. There will be refreshments for those who attend. Free of charge, and all ages are welcome to attend.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families
Tue, August 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Aloud and Craft
Children all ages are welcome to sit with us and listen to amazing stories read aloud. At the end of the read aloud stay for a simple craft or activity to enhance their imagination.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Tue, August 1
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Clay Date
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Spanish Read Aloud
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy stories, and songs in Spainsh.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Wed, August 2
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Sailboat Craft
Join us for stories and a craft! Paint, origami and shiny shells! This craft has it all, be sure to come have fun and make a Sailboat themed craft.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Thu, August 3
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Tick Prevention for Kids
Presented by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, this workshop is an educational program for children on how to prevent tick bites. There will be refreshments for those who attend. Free of charge, and all ages are welcome to attend.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families
Thu, August 3
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Paper Quilling
A unique craft introducing the art of paper quilling. Put on your adventure cap for this month we will be designing and quilling a hot air balloon! ¡Gente de habla hispana bienvenida! Open to Adults only, this special makerspace program is part of our Adult Craft Corner series where we provide the space and materials for you to conduct quick and easy DIY projects. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, August 4
@ 2 p.m.
Game Day!
Spend the day at the library playing games! We have Nintendo Wii games, boardgames, and Lego® Bricks. All Ages.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Mon, August 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, rhymes and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, August 7
@ 5 p.m.
Open Art Studio: Paint Space for All
Indulge in the art of painting with our canvas painting program using acrylic paints. The projects created during this program will be self-directed, allowing participants to explore their own interests. Open to all ages, this special arts program is part of our Open Art Studio series where we provide the space and materials for you to explore various art forms and get your artistic groove on! Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Tue, August 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Hour
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. First come, first served basis.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, August 8
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Aloud and Craft
Children all ages are welcome to sit with us and listen to amazing stories read aloud. At the end of the read aloud stay for a simple craft or activity to enhance their imagination.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Tue, August 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 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. Space is limited, first come first served.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 8
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Stitchin' Tuesday
Join us to learn a little bit about cross stitching and how to make beginner designs. It's as simple as making an "X!" The library will provide the kits for this crafty workshop which will meet twice a month on Tuesdays. Open to Adults only, this special makerspace program is part of our Adult Craft Corner series where we provide the space and materials for you to conduct quick and easy DIY projects. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Wed, August 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Spanish Read Aloud
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy stories, and songs in Spainsh.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Wed, August 9
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Summer Craft
South Beach Library knows that the summer is all about the beach and the beautiful creatures in it. Join us to make a colorful turtle for out Summer Craft!
South Beach LibraryChildren
Wed, August 9
@ 5 p.m.
Cyberbullying for Parents
Cyberbullying for Parents Two workshops are offered under this category: one is for parents, school administrators and community based organizations; a second is specific for students in schools. The workshops focus on identifying and understanding more deeply the ramifications of cyberbullying and building community collaboration to prevent harassment, bullying and cyberbullying. The workshops serve as a framework to support safe environments in the workplace, housing and public accommodati…
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Thu, August 10
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Movie Night: Jumanji (1995)
Are you crazy about movies? Do you love lazy nights? Come to the library and join us for a free film screening! Perfect for the whole family, we will be showing Jumanji (1995). When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, August 11
@ 2 p.m.
Game Day!
Spend the day at the library playing games! We have Nintendo Wii games, boardgames, and Lego® Bricks. All Ages.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Fri, August 11
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and activities.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 11
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Heathy Homes Pest Control
Presented by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, this program will focus on pest control. There will be a family storytime at the same time, so caregivers will be able to attend. There will be refreshments for those who attend. Free of charge, and all ages are welcome to attend.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families
Sat, August 12
@ 1 p.m.
Open Art Studio: Color Lounge
De-stress and self-express through the art of coloring! We provide a variety of coloring implements and decorative templates that will appeal to all age groups. We have simple pages for children and more complex pages for older coloring enthusiasts. Open to all ages, this special arts program is part of our Open Art Studio series where we provide the space and materials for you to explore various art forms and get your artistic groove on! Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, August 12
@ 3 p.m.
Korean Drama Club
Utterly addicting, K-dramas are an international television phenomenon boasting kooky plots, endearing romance, and plenty of eye candy! Whether you are a dedicated fan or a newbie curious about Korean culture; join us to watch, gossip, and snack ourselves into the world of K-drama fandom.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, rhymes and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, August 14
@ 5 p.m.
Anime & Manga Club
A space where everything anime and manga related is discussed. Otakus unite!
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 15
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Hour
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. First come, first served basis.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, August 15
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Aloud and Craft
Children all ages are welcome to sit with us and listen to amazing stories read aloud. At the end of the read aloud stay for a simple craft or activity to enhance their imagination.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Tue, August 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 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. Space is limited, first come first served.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 15
@ 5 p.m.
Open Art Studio: Drop-in Watercolor
Learn basic watercolor techniques in a fun and supportive class perfect for beginners. Templates will be provided for inspiration and professional watercolor paper for the more adventurous souls. Open to all ages, this special arts program is part of our Open Art Studio series where we provide the space and materials for you to explore various art forms and get your artistic groove on! Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Wed, August 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Spanish Read Aloud
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy stories, and songs in Spainsh.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Wed, August 16
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Book Discussion: Eleanor & Park
Join us once every month to discuss the latest book pick. For the convenience of our avid readers, we offer a day (The Day Readers) and night (The Night Readers) book discussion. Please see the attached fyler for more information. Pick up your copy today!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, August 16
@ 12:30 p.m.
Korean Drama Club
Utterly addicting, K-dramas are an international television phenomenon boasting kooky plots, endearing romance, and plenty of eye candy! Whether you are a dedicated fan or a newbie curious about Korean culture; join us to watch, gossip, and snack ourselves into the world of K-drama fandom.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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