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36 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Dinosaur Fossils Craft
Dinosaur Fossil Craft Dinosaurs? In our Library? It’s more likely than you think! Come take your very own fossil out of air-dry clay to take home. Don’t forget to check out some dinosaur books while you’re here!
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 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 31
@ 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 31
@ 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 you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your 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 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games, relax, and mingle with their friends.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 31
@ 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, June 1
@ 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 you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your 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)
Fri, June 2
@ 2:30 p.m.
Stress and Health
Find out what causes stress and how to deal with it.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Mon, June 5
@ 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 Room
Roosevelt Island Seniors Association
Adults
Wed, June 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 9
@ 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, June 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 12
@ 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 Room
Roosevelt Island Seniors Association
Adults
Wed, June 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 16
@ 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, June 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 19
@ 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 Room
Roosevelt Island Seniors Association
Adults
Wed, June 21
@ 2:30 p.m.
Liz & Andy
This youthful duo was formed in 2015, bringing music to international audiences. Currently based in NYC, combining fresh vocals, and piano together performs, records and writes regularly. Their collaboration started when both were pursuing their Masters of Music at the Berklee College of Music. Past credits together include performing on board the Carnival Legend Cruise ship abroad in Australia and New Zealand. Other fun venues include: Café Mercedes, The Bitter End, Toshi’s Living Room, Midto…
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Adults
Wed, June 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fuji Instax Partner Portrait Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in partners focusing on a pre-selected theme. Each student walks away with 2 images. Presented by International Center of Photography. For ages 13-18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how to use it.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, June 28
@ 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 you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your 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, June 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 30
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
We're All in This Together
A Summer Reading Program Stories about Sharing - Stone Soup, the 2 Greedy Bears and It’s Mine! Soup from a Stone? Impossible! Using music and group storytelling techniques, everyone participates in creating the meaningful story of Stone Soup, playing a greedy bear in the Hungarian folktale, the 2 Greedy Bears and creating a rainstorm for Leo Lionni’s It’s Mine. Each of these stories illustrates the transformation that happens when we let go of our fears and share our resources. Best for ages…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Drawing Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 13-18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 13
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Workshop Series
A Summer Reading Program Focusing on Japanese and American style comics, the students learn the history and nuts and bolts of this very popular form of comics, and make connections to their own experiences and cultures as they create their own characters for their own comics. They pick a genre, a target audience and a theme, and first create CHIBIs (childlike characters with large heads and little bodies) ... then move on to designing themselves as a Manga star! This is usually followed by a sh…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 20
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Workshop Series
A Summer Reading Program Focusing on Japanese and American style comics, the students learn the history and nuts and bolts of this very popular form of comics, and make connections to their own experiences and cultures as they create their own characters for their own comics. They pick a genre, a target audience and a theme, and first create CHIBIs (childlike characters with large heads and little bodies) ... then move on to designing themselves as a Manga star! This is usually followed by a sh…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Thu, July 27
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Workshop Series
A Summer Reading Program Focusing on Japanese and American style comics, the students learn the history and nuts and bolts of this very popular form of comics, and make connections to their own experiences and cultures as they create their own characters for their own comics. They pick a genre, a target audience and a theme, and first create CHIBIs (childlike characters with large heads and little bodies) ... then move on to designing themselves as a Manga star! This is usually followed by a sh…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults

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