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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, October 23
@ 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, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Spider Bag Craft
It’s that spooky time of the year, come and make a spider bag of your own!
South Beach LibraryChildren
Mon, October 23
@ 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, October 24
@ 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, October 24
@ 3:30 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, October 24
@ 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, October 25
@ 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, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Book Discussion: The Second Mrs. Hockaday
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, October 25
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Time
Come to the library and color!
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Creepy Crawly Spider Craft
Join us for making Creepy Crawly Spiders with lolly pops!
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Time
Join us for some fun activities for teen time! Ages 13-18
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 6 p.m.
Adult Book Discussion: The Second Mrs. Hockaday
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
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Do you need help completing your homework assignments? Come to the library we can help.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4:30 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
Fri, October 27
@ 3 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, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Indian Dance Workshop
Join us as we travel to India in this interactive, dance and music filled performance/workshop extravaganza. After watching some Mohiniyattam style dance, and listening to Carnatic singing and the music of the tablas, you will have a chance to try out the moves yourself! You will also learn about the origins of these beautiful Indian art forms. Best for ages 5 and older. Presented by Urban Stages
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 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 Adults and Teens, 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…
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, October 28
@ 11 a.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Welcome and Introduction to Library-Sign up for library cards, NYPL.org Tutorial, Exploring Ad…
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 28
@ 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, October 30
@ 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, October 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime:Ghost Craft
Boo! Spooky or friendly, it’s up to you! Come and make your own ghost.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Mon, October 30
@ 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 Adults and Teens, 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+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 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, October 31
@ 3:30 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
Wed, November 1
@ 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, November 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fall Animal Carnival
Join us for some fun activities and games for this animal themed carnival. Some of the games we will be playing are monkey banana toss, mini golf, duck match, and bull ring toss. There will be fun prizes for all! First come, first served.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Thu, November 2
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Do you need help completing your homework assignments? Come to the library we can help.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Movie Night: Descendants (2015)
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 Descendants (2015). In present-day Auradon, Ben, the teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle, is poised to take the throne. He offers a chance for redemption to the trouble-making teen descendants of defeated villains exiled to the remote Isle of the Lost. The villains' descendants have been granted permission to attend prep school i…
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Thu, November 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Paper Quilling
A unique craft introducing the art of paper quilling. This month we will be designing and quilling a turkey! ¡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, November 3
@ 3 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, November 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Construction Craft
Join us for a fun construction themed craft!
South Beach LibraryChildren
Sat, November 4
@ 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, November 4
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Clay Date
Join us to make fun things out of clay!
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 4
@ 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, November 6
@ 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, November 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival With LEGO® bricks!
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, November 6
@ 4:30 p.m.
Open Art Studio: Paint Space
Indulge in the art of painting with our canvas painting program using acrylic paints. Join other potential artists of the community for an evening of instructional painting that has everything but the wine. This program is all about having FUN while expressing your artistic side in a relaxing environment. Open to Adults and Teens, 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…
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Tue, November 7
@ 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, November 7
@ 3:30 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, November 7
@ 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
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