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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12 noon
Hope Home Care - Table
Organization Hope Home Care offers information to patrons about employment opportunities in home health care and offers assistance to family members of homebound individuals.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010: Formulas
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. This class will focus on creating formulas in Excel spreadsheets.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 4 p.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)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night - Drunken Angel (1948)
In this postwar Japanese film from the legendary director Akira Kurosawa, compassionate but troubled Doctor Sanada takes young Yakuza hoodlum Matsunaga under his wing to treat his tuberculosis, despite Matsunaga’s reluctance, temper, and brash, rude disposition. Film will open with a brief, historical introduction and wrap with an optional discussion. Refreshments served.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, September 20
@ 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, September 20
@ 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, September 20
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 (ages 5-12) will learn how to "tinker" productively. Kids will be guided through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 21
@ 11 a.m.
FOTM NYC - Parenting Skills Class
Instructors from Families on the Move NYC hold this weekly course to connect and advocate for families and youth in need of guidance through the educational and social systems.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group: Goodbye Summer!
The TAG plans programs with the library staff to make sure the next season is the best one it can be. To join, all you have to do is be 13-18 years old and come to the library! For this TAG meeting, we will be sending off Summer with a small party while we make Fall awesome.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, September 21
@ 5:30 p.m.
ProjectArt: Unleash Your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. For children ages 8-12 Presented by Project Art Registration is limited so sign up now!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 22
@ 2 p.m.
CCRB - Table
Representatives of the Civilian Complaint Review Board listen to inquiries and concerns of citizens in an effort to improve civilian-police relationships.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Fri, September 22
@ 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, September 23
@ 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, September 25
@ 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, September 25
@ 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, September 25
@ 1 p.m.
AHRC NYC - Film Lovers' Club
Local organization AHRC NYC comes to the library to screen and discuss a film of cultural and/or historic importance.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 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 LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 25
@ 4 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 LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 26
@ 12 noon
Hope Home Care - Table
Organization Hope Home Care offers information to patrons about employment opportunities in home health care and offers assistance to family members of homebound individuals.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Tue, September 26
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010: VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include creating Pivot Tables and using the VLOOKUP function.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, September 26
@ 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
Tue, September 26
@ 4 p.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)
Wed, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 (ages 5-12) will learn how to "tinker" productively. Kids will be guided through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 11 a.m.
FOTM NYC - Parenting Skills Class
Instructors from Families on the Move NYC hold this weekly course to connect and advocate for families and youth in need of guidance through the educational and social systems.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Connect - Open Lab
In this open form workshop, we can help you with any problems concerning computers, internet usage, and smart devices (tablets/smartphones). Laptops provided.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Jeopardy!
This team game will challenge teens' knowledge of pop culture, sports, literature, and local history. What is Teen Jeopardy?
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, September 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
ProjectArt: Unleash Your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. For children ages 8-12 Presented by Project Art Registration is limited so sign up now!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 29
@ 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, September 30
@ 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, October 2
@ 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, October 2
@ 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, October 2
@ 4 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 LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 3
@ 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
Tue, October 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
SI Arts Grant Seminar
Staten Island Arts offers grants for artists, arts and cultural organizations, and arts-in-education programs. Join us at the Stapleton library for a community application seminars where SI Arts representatives will go over the DCA Premier Grant and answer questions about the DCA Art Fund Grant, NYSCA Encore Grant, and NYSCA ABC Regrant. First time applicants for grants MUST attend a seminar such as this one.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Bookcraft
Come to the library and have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 5:15 p.m.
Library HotSpot Program
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed Internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must register for and attend a patron le…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomParents/Caregivers
Thu, October 5
@ 11 a.m.
FOTM NYC - Parenting Skills Class
Instructors from Families on the Move NYC hold this weekly course to connect and advocate for families and youth in need of guidance through the educational and social systems.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
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