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The New York Public Library offers more than 80,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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Bronx Manhattan Staten Island
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25 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Color-me-Happy/Free sketch
Enjoy coloring pictures for the little ones,how-to draw- books for the older kids.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. In this class you will also learn how to use the mouse and keyboard on a laptop. Have any unanswered questions related to computers that you would like help with?!?! Come get them answered.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 2 p.m.
Meditative Coloring for AdultsAllerton LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 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
Wed, September 28
@ 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, September 28
@ 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)
Wed, September 28
@ 4:30 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. Recommended for children ages 6 - 11. Ask us for guidance and learn to navigate the internet.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, September 28
@ 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,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, September 29
@ 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, September 29
@ 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.
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)
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
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
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
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
Tue, October 11
@ 2 p.m.
Meditative Coloring for AdultsAllerton LibraryAdults
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
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
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
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
Mon, October 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Getting more out of google
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Tue, October 25
@ 5 p.m.
Coffee & Canvas
Come get creative and let your imagination loose on a 9”x12” canvas. Paint a masterpiece and sip on some coffee or juice while doing so. All supplies included and paintings may be taken home. Seating is limited & registration is required.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Thu, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Classic Movie ScreeningAllerton LibraryAdults
Mon, October 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Wed, November 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
DJ Workshop for Beginners
An introduction to DJing using Serato software with a DJ controller. For teens ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Carol C.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

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