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The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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15 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, February 22
@ 12 noon
Avoiding Scams and Fraud
Statistics show that criminals scam victims out of billions of dollars every year using various types of fraudulent activities. Avoid becoming a victim yourself. Learn how to recognize the tricks of a con artist and the tell-tale warning signs of a scam.
Van Cortlandt Library50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Come in and test your gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, February 24
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Board Games
Come and join us and play a variety of classical board and card games.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Come in and test your gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 28
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Winter Arts & Crafts
Children create seasonal and fun crafts using a variety of materials and skills. All materials provided.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
From Anansi to Zeus
Explore famed literary heroes throughout the world with CMOM! From Anansi the Spider, a West African Hero, to Zeus – ruler of Mount Olympus, students study different cultures and traditions through reliving a traditional folktale or myth and create artwork based on each story. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 15
@ 5 p.m.
Wealthy In 2017!
Wealthy in 2017! Want to build wealth in 2015? Not sure where to start? Learn how to create a wealth building plan that works. No sales pitches, magic products, or get-rich-quick schemes. Just your ideas, willingness to adopt money making habits, and hard work. We’ll cover: Defining wealth Deciding how you want to build wealth Making sure you’re getting the results you want Come join us!
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, March 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
From Anansi to Zeus
Explore famed literary heroes throughout the world with CMOM! From Anansi the Spider, a West African Hero, to Zeus – ruler of Mount Olympus, students study different cultures and traditions through reliving a traditional folktale or myth and create artwork based on each story. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Poof! Life in a Vacuum
In our newest program, students learn just how important the earth’s atmosphere is and why astronauts need to wear those big, heavy space suits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space, right in your own school, library or community center. Your students will first predict, then discover what happens to various objects when they are exposed to a vacuum and then make the extension to how the human body would react to the vacuum of space. Presented by Intr…
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, March 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
From Anansi to Zeus
Explore famed literary heroes throughout the world with CMOM! From Anansi the Spider, a West African Hero, to Zeus – ruler of Mount Olympus, students study different cultures and traditions through reliving a traditional folktale or myth and create artwork based on each story. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
From Anansi to Zeus
Explore famed literary heroes throughout the world with CMOM! From Anansi the Spider, a West African Hero, to Zeus – ruler of Mount Olympus, students study different cultures and traditions through reliving a traditional folktale or myth and create artwork based on each story. Best for ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 5 p.m.
Budgeting for The Family
Budgeting for The Family Do you dread budgeting? Never fear, we have some saving tips that may reduce your stress. This program helps participants plan ahead and budget for family expenses.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, April 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Mutt-i-grees
The North Shore Animal League brings in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens help an animal to find a forever home – they give voice to the voiceless. We will give a brief on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-gree. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

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