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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, October 23
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Early Literacy Workshop
Parents and caregivers are a child’s most important teacher. Help your child develop essential language skills by doing these early literacy activities every day. Come in join our workshop and learn great tips on how to play, talk, read, and sing together.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomParents/Caregivers
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Gaming
Enjoy playing the Wii or Xbox system with other children in the library.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 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
Tue, October 24
@ 4:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Winnie the Pooh Story-Time
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, October 25
@ 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, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Postponed
Teen Craft: Glitter Jar
Pick three colors of glitter: one to represent thoughts, one to represent feelings, and one to represent behaviors and create a glitter jar. Feel free to bring your own supplies or use ours. Registration is required, 12 participants.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club
Our new kid's chess club is perfect for young pros and newcomers alike! Join us foe an hour-long mini tournament and learn and play the game yourself. Recommended for ages 6+
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 2 p.m.
Breast Health
Learn about common health risks, screenings and healthy lifestyle tips. Presented by Staten Island Performing Provider System.
Allerton Library50+,
Adults
Fri, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Stories del Dia de los Muertos
Bilingual stories about the Day of the Dead, told by Flor Bromley in a fun, musical and interactive way. Stories include: “The Dance of the Skeleton/El Baile del Esqueleto”, “Juan Sin Miedo/No Fear Juan” and “The Singing Bone/El Hueso Cantor”. Best for ages 5 and older.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Come one, come all for our teen coloring program. Bring your own supplies or use ours.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 28
@ 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, October 28
@ 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
Mon, October 30
@ 3 p.m.
Halloween Haunted House
Halloween Haunted House Celebration Come join us for our annual Halloween Haunted House Celebration enter if you dare.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
SPOOKY ARTS & CRAFTS
Seasonal Arts & Crafts Theme: Spooky
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
Digital Devices
Apple and Android Basics
This course will cover some basic features of Apple and Android devices. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, November 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 10
@ 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
Mon, November 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners _
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, November 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
High Flying Design
Museum educators will teach you about the four forces of flight and how they allow airplanes to fly across the sky. You'll then get to get hands-on with educator provided materials to experiment to demonstrate the forces of flight. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 14
@ 4 p.m.
Robin Hood
Heroic deeds and jolly adventures! The exuberant tale of intrepid Robin Hood and his Merry Men who are ever jauntily escaping from the clutches of the ill-disposed Sheriff of Nottingham. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 17
@ 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, November 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Come one, come all for our teen coloring program. Bring your own supplies or use ours.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners _
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
How to make Crystals using Borax
Want to see something extremely cool? Please join us to discover how to make crystals using borax. Supplies will be provided.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Come one, come all for our teen coloring program. Bring your own supplies or use ours.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Open Lab
Come and create some sample programs using Microsoft Word, putting what you learned to the test. You can also ask questions and receive one-on-one help.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 28
@ 11 a.m.
Too Cool for Driving School
Thinking about Driving? In New York State you must be 16 or older in order to get a drivers permit. We are now offering classes with full instruction lesson plans to get you started on getting your learners permit and practicing with our brand new driving simulator. Driver Manuals will be provided for check-out. Get the latest events for teens by visiting: nypl.org/allerton Registration and appointments are required
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 28
@ 4:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 30
@ 11 a.m.
Too Cool for Driving School
Thinking about Driving? In New York State you must be 16 or older in order to get a drivers permit. We are now offering classes with full instruction lesson plans to get you started on getting your learners permit and practicing with our brand new driving simulator. Driver Manuals will be provided for check-out. Get the latest events for teens by visiting: nypl.org/allerton Registration and appointments are required
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 8
@ 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, December 15
@ 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
Tue, January 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
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