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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
Wii Time and Board games for Kids
Join us and play Wii Games with your friends. Recommended for kids 4 and up!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 19
@ 11 a.m.
Popular Music
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin July 29th @11am. Eight 90-minute sessions: 07/29, 08/05, 08/19, 08/26, 09/16, 09/30, 10/07, 10/21. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, August 19
@ 1:30 p.m.
Saturday Matinee: Night of the Iguana
Night of the Iguana (1964; 125 mins.) Dir: John Huston. A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and come to terms with the failure haunting his life. Starring Ava Gardner, Richard Burton.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 4 p.m.
Movies for Kids
Join us and enjoy a feature film with your friends! All ages are welcomed!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Space for Tweens
August 7th - Bracelets for National Sister Day National Sister Day is on August 6th! Come celebrate this day with us as we will be making bracelets! August 21st - Batman Masks Gotham City is calling! They need our help! Be your very own Batman with these masks. All supplies will be provided. No registration required. Ages: 10 and up
Tompkins Square Library, BasementTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 21
@ 5:30 p.m.
Body Blast! Dance-N-Sculpt!
Move your body to the beat! Have fun while you exercise! No requirements * Everyone Welcome* Bring a towel or an exercise mat. Come in comfortable clothing. Most of all bring a Smile! Registration required. Age 19-99
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Enjoy songs, books, and free play with friends at the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, August 22
@ 4 p.m.
Dominoes for Adults
Join us and have fun playing dominoes!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Library Playdate
Play is one of six practices to promote early literacy skills in young children. So come on down for free play and a craft!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Enjoy thirty minutes of songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays that get everyone involved in the fun!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Ribbles Build a Residence
A Summer Reading Program The ABCs: architecture, building, and construction. Soon after their lovely insect nuptials Mr. and Mrs. Ribble are expecting a baby Ribblet, and they need a new home for their family! Mr. Ribble wants to go big with a four-grasshopper garage, but Mrs. Ribble convinces him to build a dream home that is more environmentally and neighborhood friendly. By playing interactive games and discovering basic building techniques the audience will help draw a ground plan while Thi…
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Enjoy songs, books, and free play with friends at the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 4 p.m.
Bingo Night for Adults
Join us and play Bingo every Thursday from 4pm - 5pm. Meet new friends and have fun! All adults are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
16mm Film Screening: The Village on Film
Please join us for a screening of 16mm films from the special collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts! The Films: Village Sunday (1960; 13 mins.) A docudrama that captures the spirit of Greenwich Village on a Sunday afternoon, this lively film attests to the vast array of local residents, artists, and tourists that populate this New York City neighborhood. Features musicians, poets, and artists in and around Washington Square Park as well as processions from th…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Fri, August 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Music and Movement
Singing is one fo the five practices to promote early literacy! So come sing, dance, and be a part of the band with Miss Emily and her guitar!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, August 25
@ 10:45 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Music and Movement
Singing is one fo the five practices to promote early literacy! So come sing, dance, and be a part of the band with Miss Emily and her guitar!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, August 26
@ 11 a.m.
Popular Music
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin July 29th @11am. Eight 90-minute sessions: 07/29, 08/05, 08/19, 08/26, 09/16, 09/30, 10/07, 10/21. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, August 28
@ 4 p.m.
Movies for Kids
Join us and enjoy a feature film with your friends! All ages are welcomed!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
Body Blast! Dance-N-Sculpt!
Move your body to the beat! Have fun while you exercise! No requirements * Everyone Welcome* Bring a towel or an exercise mat. Come in comfortable clothing. Most of all bring a Smile! Registration required. Age 19-99
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, August 29
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, August 29
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Enjoy songs, books, and free play with friends at the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, August 29
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, August 29
@ 4 p.m.
Dominoes for Adults
Join us and have fun playing dominoes!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Wed, August 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Library Playdate
Play is one of six practices to promote early literacy skills in young children. So come on down for free play and a craft!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 30
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Enjoy thirty minutes of songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays that get everyone involved in the fun!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 30
@ 4 p.m.
Therapy Dog
Meet Joan and her dog Bodie! Dogs can't read but they sure are good listeners. Once upon a wag, there were specially trained therapy dogs wishing that a child would read them a story. And their wish came true at the Tompkins Square Library! See the schedule for dates to spend 15 minutes reading to Bodie on selected Wednesdays for each Month.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 30
@ 6 p.m.
Film Screening: The Night of the Hunter
The Night of the Hunter (1955; 92 mins.) Dir: Charles Laughton. A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, August 31
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Enjoy songs, books, and free play with friends at the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 31
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Transportation Workshop for Kids
Children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Recommended for children in Pre K and Kindergarten.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 31
@ 4 p.m.
Bingo Night for Adults
Join us and play Bingo every Thursday from 4pm - 5pm. Meet new friends and have fun! All adults are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, September 5
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, September 5
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Enjoy songs, books, and free play with friends at the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, September 5
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, September 6
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Library Playdate
Play is one of six practices to promote early literacy skills in young children. So come on down for free play and a craft!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, September 6
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Enjoy thirty minutes of songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays that get everyone involved in the fun!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, September 7
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Enjoy songs, books, and free play with friends at the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 7
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Transportation Workshop for Kids
Children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Recommended for children in Pre K and Kindergarten.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 7
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion: Swing Time
For September's book discussion meeting, we are reading Swing Time by Zadie Smith. Join us!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
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