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32 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, February 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Database Instruction
Learn how to search for information in databases for school reports. For ages 8 years old and up.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 21
@ 4:30 p.m.
Black History Month Video Screenings
A video presentation on black history month.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Wed, February 22
@ 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, February 22
@ 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, February 22
@ 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, February 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Fun with Lego's
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, February 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft
Minecraft a laptop program with Minecraft Edu. Spaces are limited. Ages 7 and older
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, February 24
@ 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, February 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, February 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
African American History Month Hero Collage
This art project celebrates heroes and heorines form Martin Luther King Jr as told through his speeches and writing. Best suited for 5 and up
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, February 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, February 25
@ 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, February 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
Mon, February 27
@ 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, February 27
@ 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
Tue, February 28
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 4:30 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
Fri, March 3
@ 1:30 p.m.
(CEIS) Allerton Library: Resume Clinic and Job Search Club
Let our (CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services Department assist you with FREE Resume Help, Mock Interview Preparation. Job Search and Referral Assistance. NYPL's dynamic Career Coach, Robyn L. Saunders will be on-site. Those interested with sprucing up their resumes are invited to schedule their appointments with (CEIS) at https://goo.gl/OGqvW8 For more information contact: Robyn L. Saunders, NYPL Career Coach Telephone: 718.579.4260 Email: ceisdepartment@gmail.c…
Allerton Library, AuditoriumJob Seekers
Wed, March 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Manga Drawing Workshop
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. Presented by Misoka Rocks. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 15
@ 4:30 p.m.
Lovable Leprechauns, Fairies and Fun from the Emerald Isle
St. Patrick's Day stories filled with fairy lore, mischievous leprechauns and Irish magic. Interactive games as well for children of all ages. Presented by Getchie Argetsiner
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 24
@ 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, March 28
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, April 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Make @NYPL: How to Talk to a Robot
In the first half of this program, you will work in pairs to learn basic robot programming. Once you’ve got the basics down, test your knowledge by programming your robot to make it through a series of mazes that are complete with robot swallowing holes! Presented by David Peins, Robodyssey. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 17
@ 1:30 p.m.
(CEIS) Allerton Library: Resume Clinic and Job Search Club
Let our (CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services Department assist you with FREE Resume Help, Mock Interview Preparation. Job Search and Referral Assistance. NYPL's dynamic Career Coach, Robyn L. Saunders will be on-site. Those interested with sprucing up their resumes are invited to schedule their appointments with (CEIS) at https://goo.gl/OGqvW8 For more information contact: Robyn L. Saunders, NYPL Career Coach Telephone: 718.579.4260 Email: ceisdepartment@gmail.c…
Allerton Library, AuditoriumJob Seekers
Tue, April 25
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, April 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Manga Games
Cartooning classes focusing on themes relating to the 'isms' of society. The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner and even Battle Royale all feature teen characters’ pit against each other as a diversion against the larger problems of their societies. This is a workshop where the students create their own characters with back stories and a universe to fight in an unjust society's arena. These amazing warriors are built for revolution. We also create a basic gaming system using dice and a homemade score…
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 28
@ 3 p.m.
College Planning and Financial Aid
College Planning and Financial Aid College is expensive but with proper planning, it can be affordable. In this workshop you will learn: The importance of the FAFSA form and what it means to families. How to appeal to the school of your choice to receive more free money (grants and scholarships) What steps to take if you have lost employment or are or have divorced What the new tax laws mean to your family (Hope Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit, etc.) How a PRIVATE SCHOOL can cost less t…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, August 29
@ 4 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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