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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security in Windows 10
Come and learn all about the security features embedded in Windows 10, also learn about techniques that you can use to secure yourself when using the OS. (BYOD) Bring Your Own Device.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Toddler Paint & Play
We are happy to celebrate our totally messy toddlers through a weekly art program conducted by a professional instructor just for them! Paint & Play helps kids practice motor skills and manipulation, learn about shapes, colors and socialize with other youngsters and express their creativity.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, May 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our Laptops to do your homework play games with another child (one child) or browse through the web for information. Learn how to use our electronic resources.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun with Legos
Get creative, build your dream lego creation and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 5 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Start Wars Day
Star Wars Day The second annual Star Wars day at Allerton Library is here! Join us for crafts, trivia and more !
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, May 5
@ 11 a.m.
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence his workshop examines domestic violence through the lens of the Human Rights Law and its protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking against discrimination in employment and housing settings. The workshop also highlights the requirements for U-Visa certification. Case scenarios are presented to illustrate the scope of the Human Rights Law.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
Families,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, May 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Story Time with Señora Noemi
Introducing Bilingual Storytime with Señora Noemi! Join us as we laugh, sing and read, and play in both Spanish and English. All children and families are welcomed no matter what language is spoken at home.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Sat, May 6
@ 11 a.m.
SAT Workshop for Teens
Join us for a single session of SAT readiness. The workshop will include sample SAT registration forms, booklets, handouts, and hands-on computer practice test. A librarian will be onsite to help with questions and concerns.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, May 6
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, May 6
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, May 6
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Flick: Sing
Movie Flick: SING In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, May 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Understanding Windows 10
Come and learn the ins and outs of using Windows 10 the latest Operating System on PC. (BYOD) Bring Your Own Device.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, May 8
@ 12 noon
Toddler Hand-print for Mom
Hand print for Mom We will be making a special handprint for mom. This special program is a two part session with the detailed days and times below Session 1: Make hand print for mom on Monday, May 8 at 12:00pm Session 2: Color in your clay and take it home on Tuesday, May 9 at 12:00pm Registration is Required
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, May 9
@ 12 noon
Toddler Hand-print for Mom
Hand print for Mom We will be making a special handprint for mom. This special program is a two part session with the detailed days and times below Session 1: Make hand print for mom on Monday, May 8 at 12:00pm Session 2: Color in your clay and take it home on Tuesday, May 9 at 12:00pm Registration is Required
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 10
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 10
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Mother's Day Card
Mother’s Day Card Making Come joins us to create a special card for Mom or for someone special
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our Laptops to do your homework play games with another child (one child) or browse through the web for information. Learn how to use our electronic resources.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, May 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, May 13
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, May 13
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, May 13
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Flick: Muppets Most Wanted
Movie flick: Muppets Most Wanted While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, May 15
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Understanding Windows 10
Come and learn the ins and outs of using Windows 10 the latest Operating System on PC. (BYOD) Bring Your Own Device.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, May 15
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Launchpads for Preschoolers
Explore educational games and read alouds with our Launchpad learning tablets ! Ages 2-5
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, May 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our Laptops to do your homework play games with another child (one child) or browse through the web for information. Learn how to use our electronic resources.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 16
@ 4:45 p.m.
Bronx Week Video Screening
A video presentation on Bronx Week.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Wed, May 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 17
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as they use Makey Makeys to create their own fun game controllers, and create their own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun with Legos
Get creative, build your dream lego creation and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 5 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as they use Makey Makeys to create their own fun game controllers, and create their own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Love your Library Letter Writing
Love your Library Letter Writing May is advocacy month for the New York Public Library, which means we need YOUR HELP! We are hosting a letter writing campaign for kids and parents to show just how much they love their neighborhood library. Your letters help libraries in New York get enough funding to continue providing great services to their communities. Let your voice be heard!
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, May 18
@ 4 p.m.
Allerton Sweepstakes
American Museum of Natural History. Enter TODAY to Win! Vouchers are valid for the Space Show, IMAX, or one of the Museum’s special exhibits as well as 42 permanent halls and those exhibits and programs that are free with suggested admission. For more information on upcoming special programs at the American Museum of Natural History, please visit www. Amnh.org/calendar. Admits a maximum of 4 to the Museum and the space show or a special exhibit. Adults must be accompanied by at least on…
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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