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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, June 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Space
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 1 p.m.
AHRC Film Lovers' Club - Horror Movie Month
Local organization AHRC NYC comes to the library to screen and discuss a film of cultural/historic significance. During the month of June, these screenings will focus around the history of horror films and their many subgenres (sci-fi horror, comedy horror, ghost movies, etc.)
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 4 p.m.
Musical Mondays
Drums Guitar Bass Keyboard Vocals If this sounds a lot like the game "Rock Band" to you, then you'd be correct. But before it was a video game, it's how people made music. Come jam with the Stapleton Teens every Monday that we're open. All skill levels welcome, from absolute beginners to virtuoso masters. Instruments provided, or bring your own. Ages 12 and up.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Presented by LiteracyINC
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Hispanic Federation - Table
Representative of organization Hispanic Federation comes to the library to assist Spanish-speaking patrons in enrolling for health insurance.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Teens <3 Gaming: WiiU vs PS4
What will win in the battle for most played system? Only you can decide!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Lego Builders!
We'll break out the Legos and other building materials. You supply the creativity and building skills! Ages 4-12.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Connect -- Open Computer Help
Come in to the Stapleton library for this free class where we answer your general questions on how to use the computer including surfing the internet and using different programs.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 4 p.m.
YA: DIY
The Young Adults: Do it Yourself program is a chance to make something awesome. Come by and see what we're making together! This program is also open to tweens (10-12).
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 30
@ 3:30 a.m.
Teen Gameday
Chess Fluxx Are You A Werewolf? Coup Dominos Mancala Other random surprise games each week! Sounds like a good time? It does to us too. Every Friday from 4pm to close.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 1
@ 1:30 p.m.
PlantPure Nation - Screening and Q&A
Come join us for a screening of the documentary PlantPure Nation, about the measurable health benefits as well as environmental impacts derived from a Whole Food Plant-Based diet. After the film, there will be a discussion of healthier food options, and a question and answer period. This screening will be presented in partnership with Staten Island Sprouts, a purely grassroots effort to support individuals in their quest for a healthier lifestyle and impact on the environment. Staten Island…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, July 1
@ 3 p.m.
Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 3
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, July 3
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Space
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, July 3
@ 2 p.m.
Lego Builders!
We'll break out the Legos and other building materials. You supply the creativity and building skills! Ages 4-12.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 2 p.m.
Buzzy Bee's Garden Club
Come to the library and help out in our community garden! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Art of Beatboxing
A Summer Reading Program Many consider beatboxing to be the very first music instrument man ever created. The use and manipulation of your lips, teeth, throat and tongue to create music has evolved into a true art-form utilizing one of Hip Hop’s greatest mantras - making something from nothing. Beatboxing also serves as a powerful tool for making speech therapy exercises fun and engaging. Presented by Bridging Education and Art Together (BEAT). For ages 13-18 years old.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 7
@ 2 p.m.
Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 8
@ 3 p.m.
Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Space
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fire and Ice
A Summer Reading Program Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement! Join us for SAFE and scientific fun with fire and ice! Learn about the amazing properties of fire and combustion. Then, cool off with spectacular demonstrations involving dry ice! Check out the “Big Burp”, the “Screwdriver Sizzle” and the famous “Mad Science Bath”, as we will explore the science behind this amazing frozen gas. All Mad Science shows provide live, interactive, and compelling educational experiences that make learnin…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 11
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Presented by LiteracyINC
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 2 p.m.
Buzzy Bee's Garden Club
Come to the library and help out in our community garden! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 14
@ 2 p.m.
Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 15
@ 3 p.m.
Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, July 17
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Space
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, July 17
@ 2 p.m.
Lego Builders!
We'll break out the Legos and other building materials. You supply the creativity and building skills! Ages 4-12.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 18
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Presented by LiteracyINC
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, July 19
@ 2 p.m.
Buzzy Bee's Garden Club
Come to the library and help out in our community garden! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 21
@ 2 p.m.
Wii Love Gaming!
Challenge yourself, your friends and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool Wii games on the big screen in the children's room! Challenge the librarian and you will probably win.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 22
@ 3 p.m.
Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, July 24
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Space
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, July 24
@ 2 p.m.
Lego Builders!
We'll break out the Legos and other building materials. You supply the creativity and building skills! Ages 4-12.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Presented by LiteracyINC
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
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