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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, May 30
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
Kids build their strategic thinking and interpersonal skills as they play age appropriate tabletop/video games (PS4 & Wii U). *For ages 6-11.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Join us every Monday and Wednesday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 31
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Children 0-15 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, interactive stories, lively songs, and rhymes. Join the fun and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Geared toward Early Literacy and advancement of the learning abilities of children between 15 months and 3 years, through age appropriate books, songs, and fingerplays.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Join us every Monday and Wednesday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 1
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 1
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Movie Night
The community room becomes a movie theater for just one night! Show up for a fun movie viewing experience just for teens! A light movie snack will be included.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 5
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
This is your chance to boss us around. Plan programs, give input on teen library collections, and help out with library displays. You can even earn community service hours! Light snacks included.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 5
@ 5 p.m.
Summer Reading
Ink Painting or Chinese Calligraphy
A Summer Reading Program Learn the art of Calligraphy or Ink painting. Artists will learn the art of lines and structure, the harmonious and rhythmical motion. This art represents a form of beauty that does not rely on realistically copying nature. Ink painting is emphasis on lines and use of ink with different amount of water. Teens will also learn how to use traditional ink painting technique to paint contemporary images and abstract images. Presented by Wall Street Chinese. For ages 13-18 y…
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 6
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 7
@ 4 p.m.
Adulting 101
Home Ec for the 21st Century! Learn how to cook for yourself, sew a button, and tons of other stuff you see adults doing with ease! Space is limited.
Mariners Harbor Library
Temple Shaaray Tefila, 250 East 79th Street
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 7
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Book Club
Come join our book club for Teens and learn about new YA books in a variety of genres! Now is the time to also share what you have been reading. Free books and pizza will be available at the first meeting!
Mariners Harbor LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 8
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 8
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Hang out with friends, draw, write, chat, eat, browse the internet, and do homework. Also make sure to bring your snacks, coffee, and beverages. Light refreshments are available. Teen Café is exclusively for teens so come make it your own!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, June 10
@ 10:15 a.m.
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 than a STA…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers
Mon, June 12
@ 4:30 p.m.
DIY Candles
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a candle? Now is your chance to learn how to make a candle with simple non-toxic ingredients. Take it home or give it as a gift! Stay afterwards to read magazines, talk, & have a light snack. Limited supplies available.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 13
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 14
@ 4 p.m.
Tween Crafters: String Art
Come to Tween Crafters and transform strings and pins into beautiful works of art. Make a heart, fox, and more! All materials will be provided. For Ages 10-15.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, June 14
@ 5 p.m.
Digital Arts Club - Video Editing
Continue with the basics of video and audio editing in programs like Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Audacity. This will also be your chance to learn a few vlogging basics like setting up your own Youtube page. Practice cutting and editing to music and clips like a pro!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 15
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Hang out with friends, draw, write, chat, eat, browse the internet, and do homework. Also make sure to bring your snacks, coffee, and beverages. Light refreshments are available. Teen Café is exclusively for teens so come make it your own!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 16
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Coloring is no longer just for kids! It is a fantastic way to relax and just be creative. So come join us for an hour or more as we unwind and relax from the stresses of school. All materials provided!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Digital Arts Club - Video Editing
Continue with the basics of video and audio editing in programs like Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Audacity. This will also be your chance to learn a few vlogging basics like setting up your own Youtube page. Practice cutting and editing to music and clips like a pro!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 20
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 21
@ 4:30 p.m.
Creative Magic - A Teen Writing Club
Calling all creative fiction writers! Want to world build like J.K.? Develop memorable characters that leap off the page? Come join our Teen Writing Club and create in a relaxed atmosphere. Notebooks and snacks included. This month we will be working on story ideas and free writing. For ages 12-18. Limited Space Available. Register in person or over the phone.
Mariners Harbor LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 22
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Hang out with friends, draw, write, chat, eat, browse the internet, and do homework. Also make sure to bring your snacks, coffee, and beverages. Light refreshments are available. Teen Café is exclusively for teens so come make it your own!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 23
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Come meet up and talk about your favorite Anime and Manga series with your fellow Otaku at Mariners Harbor Library! We will also be showing episodes of your favorite anime series that YOU can pick. Snacks are included.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, June 24
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Game Time
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Creative Magic - A Teen Writing Club
Calling all creative fiction writers! Want to world build like J.K.? Develop memorable characters that leap off the page? Come join our Teen Writing Club and create in a relaxed atmosphere. Notebooks and snacks included. This month we will be working on story ideas and free writing. For ages 12-18. Limited Space Available. Register in person or over the phone.
Mariners Harbor LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Secret of a Book - Story Thieves
Calling all readers! Come join our Tween Book Club for a book discussion,activity, and snacks! The pick for the month of June is Story Thieves by James Riley. For ages 10-15.
Mariners Harbor LibraryBook Lovers
Thu, June 29
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Hang out with friends, draw, write, chat, eat, browse the internet, and do homework. Also make sure to bring your snacks, coffee, and beverages. Light refreshments are available. Teen Café is exclusively for teens so come make it your own!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 30
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Coloring is no longer just for kids! It is a fantastic way to relax and just be creative. So come join us for an hour or more as we unwind and relax from the stresses of school. All materials provided!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 7
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World Themed Magic Show
A Summer Reading Kick-Off! Incredulous Chris and Presto Pete perform their comedy magic with the Build a Better World Theme in the show with comedy, slapstick, and audience Participation. Recommended for children of all ages. Presented by Pete and Chris Amusements
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 13
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Birds of Prey
A Summer Reading Program Encounter hawks, owls, falcons or other species up close as we explore the adaptations of these winged wonders and examine the mechanics behind bird flight! Touch raptor artifacts such as talons, skulls, and feathers. A lucky volunteer may even get to help with some of the demonstrations. Best for children ages 5 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 2:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age 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! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, First come, First served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 2:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age 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! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, First come, First served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 27
@ 2:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age 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! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, First come, First served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 28
@ 2:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age 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! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, First come, First served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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