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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, May 23
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 3 : Charts and Sparklines
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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
Wed, May 24
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, May 25
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Connect -- Introduction to Powerpoint
If you have a job or school project that requires a professional-style presentation, you should learn to use Microsoft Powerpoint. At the Stapleton library, we offer an introductory class on how to use MS Powerpoint. Come in to get started on creating your next presentation.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, May 25
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 25
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, May 26
@ 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
Fri, May 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)
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4 : Tables and Data Validation
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 30
@ 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, May 30
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion - The Rocks by Peter Nichols
Join us to discuss, The Rocks by Peter Nichols. Copies available in advance at the front Service Desk. "A literary island vacation with a wordly, wonderfully salacious storyteller." -Kirkus Starred Review
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 12:30 a.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, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 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 1
@ 4 p.m.
Teens Debate Stuff
The official program formerly known as "Nerd Debate Club," this block of time is for teens to discuss heavy topics that effect them on a daily basis through video games, music, anime, and other things that take the severity off of reality. Light refreshments will be available, discussion prompts will be announced earlier on the week of the event.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 2
@ 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
Fri, June 2
@ 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)
Sat, June 3
@ 2 p.m.
10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business
Provides a basic overview of the steps you'll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Sat, June 3
@ 2 p.m.
10 STEPS TO STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
10 STEPS TO STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS Learn what it takes to start your own business! You will learn: How to develop a business plan How to determine your legal structure How to set up your bookkeeping How to get permits and licenses How to obtain financing (One, 1.5-2.5 hr Session) For more information, visit nyc.gov/nycbu…
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students
Sat, June 3
@ 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, June 5
@ 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 5
@ 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 5
@ 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 6
@ 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 7
@ 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 7
@ 5 p.m.
Parent Empowerment and Action Meeting
This event will focus on identifying strategies to empower North Shore parents to be effective advocates for children ages 0 – 8. We welcome all parents to join us to share their ideas! Hosted by The Staten Island Alliance for North Shore Children and Families.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Thu, June 8
@ 4 p.m.
Teen S.T.E.A.M.
Are you a mad scientist? So are we! Here's some of the things we've learned about in the past: Electricity through creating motors. Light by way of shoebox-cell phone projectors. Pressure and resistance as we imploded watermelons. Radiation by microwaving unexpected objects. Who knows what's coming this month?
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 9
@ 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
Fri, June 9
@ 3:30 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)
Sat, June 10
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
Sensory Storytime is a fun, new, and interactive library literacy program designed to engage kids through movement, music, stories, and sensory activity play. This program is open to all and is ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges, or children who have difficulty sitting still.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, June 10
@ 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, June 12
@ 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 12
@ 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 12
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Sunshine and Rainbows Friendship Concert
A Summer Reading Program! Interactive music productions integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and non-stop audience participation. This creative interactive musical experience transforms fans from spectators to participators with a wide assortment of props like guitars, maracas, dancing rainbows, and dream catchers. It's a captivating concert experience for children of all ages to enjoy! Presented by Presley and Melody
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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