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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens meet at the Allerton Lounge to play their favorite g ames.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Video Gaming for kids
Enjoy playing the Wii or Xbox (Kinect) systems with other children in the library. We have a variety of games to choose from!
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 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
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
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
Sat, October 1
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Flicks: Secret of the Wings
Synopsis: Tinker bell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow. (IMDb)
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, October 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Project Art
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exporation of drawing, painting and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Ages 8-12 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, October 3
@ 5 p.m.
Project Art Teens: Unleash Your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Registration is limited so sign up now. Ages 12+
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Project Art
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exporation of drawing, painting and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Ages 4-7 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, October 5
@ 11 a.m.
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
Wed, October 5
@ 12 noon
Citizenship Resources
Interested in obtaining forms, leaflets, and resources for your citizenship? Want to use one of the Civics/Citizenship toolkits to practice for the Citizenship test or a laptop to look over the Citizenship websites available? Come to the Allerton branch Citizenship program!!! Bring your friends! First come first served!! Pre-Registration is required! Disclaimer: We do not provide the Citizenship Exam or help fill out the application, we only provide resources
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, October 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Allerton's Teen Robotics Program
Come learn how to design programs with Lego Mindstorms Robots! We will build our own Lego Robots. We will program them using both the built-in hardware (called a Brick) and the Lego Mindstorms software. Explore new robot behaviors by changing the settings and order of the programming blocks. Then press 'Play' to see how your robot reacts next. Where: Community Room (2nd Floor) Ages: 12-18 Registration Required in advance . Ask the teen librarian!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 5
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts: Make your own Keychain
Come show off your drawing skills and make your own laminated keychain to take home ! Ages 6 and up.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens meet at the Allerton Lounge to play their favorite g ames.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 6
@ 4:30 p.m.
Coding Club
Allerton's computer science club with Google's CS first program.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, October 7
@ 11 a.m.
Meditation for Body, Mind, and Spirit
Doctors, health practitioners, universities, and even insurance companies are now recognizing the practice of meditation as a means of creating a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool helping people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Renate Lanotte, MS, LCSW, psychotherapist connects meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of our lives. She will offer a practical…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Fri, October 7
@ 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
Sat, October 8
@ 11 a.m.
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
Sat, October 8
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Flicks: Monsters INC.
Synopsis: In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, two monsters realize things may not be what they think.(IMDB)
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, October 11
@ 2 p.m.
Meditative Coloring for AdultsAllerton LibraryAdults
Tue, October 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Project Art
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exporation of drawing, painting and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Ages 4-7 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, October 12
@ 11 a.m.
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
Wed, October 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
African Dancing and Folktales
Discover the magnificence of African Dance with accomplished dancer/storyteller Caren Calder. Ms. Calder performs with a live percussionist and will acquaint audiences with the roots of the art form. Presented by Urban Stages for children of all ages.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens meet at the Allerton Lounge to play their favorite g ames.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 13
@ 4:30 p.m.
Coding Club
Allerton's computer science club with Google's CS first program.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, October 14
@ 2 p.m.
Craft Circle
Come with any craft that you do: knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint, rubber band bracelets, macrame, lanyards, or whatever else you like to create!
Allerton LibraryAdults
Fri, October 14
@ 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
Sat, October 15
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Flicks:Monsters University
Synopsis: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.(IMDB)
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Sat, October 15
@ 11 p.m.
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
Mon, October 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, October 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Project Art
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exporation of drawing, painting and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Ages 8-12 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, October 17
@ 5 p.m.
Project Art Teens: Unleash Your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Registration is limited so sign up now. Ages 12+
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Project Art
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exporation of drawing, painting and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Ages 4-7 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, October 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Allerton's Teen Robotics Program
Come learn how to design programs with Lego Mindstorms Robots! We will build our own Lego Robots. We will program them using both the built-in hardware (called a Brick) and the Lego Mindstorms software. Explore new robot behaviors by changing the settings and order of the programming blocks. Then press 'Play' to see how your robot reacts next. Where: Community Room (2nd Floor) Ages: 12-18 Registration Required in advance . Ask the teen librarian!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts: Superhero Mask Making
Be your own hero at your special arts and crafts program! Make a mask,strike a pose and save the day. Ages 6 and up.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 19
@ 11 p.m.
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
Thu, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens meet at the Allerton Lounge to play their favorite g ames.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 20
@ 4:30 p.m.
Coding Club
Allerton's computer science club with Google's CS first program.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, October 21
@ 11 a.m.
Meditation for Body, Mind, and Spirit
Doctors, health practitioners, universities, and even insurance companies are now recognizing the practice of meditation as a means of creating a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool helping people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Renate Lanotte, MS, LCSW, psychotherapist connects meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of our lives. She will offer a practical…
Allerton LibraryAdults
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