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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop
Learn about print motivation and ways to implement it in your everyday lives with your child. For Parents and Caregivers of children ages 0-5.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryParents/Caregivers
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting Circle
The Knitting Circle is back in October 2017! Intermediate and advanced knitters and crocheters shre techniques and projects with each other, while beginners practice their skills, all in a fun and social setting on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Please bring your own knitting or crocheting materials.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
R.E.A.D. ® Reading Education Assistance Dogs ®
New York Therapy Animals is the official affiliate of “R.E.A.D.® Reading Education Assistance Dogs®” Program of Intermountain Therapy Animals of Salt Lake City, Utah. R.E.A.D. is the 1st and foremost comprehensive reading to therapy dogs support program helping to improve children’s literacy and social skills through the assistance of trained, registered and insured therapy dog teams as literacy mentors. Dogs can’t read but they can be great listeners! Reading to a therapy dog is fun!…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime: Baby Lapsit
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Thu, October 19
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Children make assorted arts and crafts. For ages 4 and up.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Fri, October 20
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Increase mindfulness by coloring cool intricate designs. Coloring can combat stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, sensory perception, and creativity... and it's just plain fun! All materials are provided.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On
Come play board games! From Uno to Scrabble, Chess, BattleShip and more, show off your board game skills!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
DIY Tween Craft
Hey tweens! Come enjoy cool do-it-yourself crafts with your friends in the teen area. Programming begins at 3:30 pm.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Hey Teens! Let's talk about ideas to help improve the library. You can earn community service credit for school and enjoy hanging out with other teens.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Get creative and build!! The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document any adventures!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
R.E.A.D. ® Reading Education Assistance Dogs ®
New York Therapy Animals is the official affiliate of “R.E.A.D.® Reading Education Assistance Dogs®” Program of Intermountain Therapy Animals of Salt Lake City, Utah. R.E.A.D. is the 1st and foremost comprehensive reading to therapy dogs support program helping to improve children’s literacy and social skills through the assistance of trained, registered and insured therapy dog teams as literacy mentors. Dogs can’t read but they can be great listeners! Reading to a therapy dog is fun!…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Our Teen Tech Time and R.E.A.D. ® (Reading Education Assistance Dogs ® - registration require…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime: Baby Lapsit
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Thu, October 26
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Children make assorted arts and crafts. For ages 4 and up.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Fri, October 27
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Increase mindfulness by coloring cool intricate designs. Coloring can combat stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, sensory perception, and creativity... and it's just plain fun! All materials are provided.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On
Come play board games! From Uno to Scrabble, Chess, BattleShip and more, show off your board game skills!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Mon, October 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
DIY Tween Craft
Hey tweens! Come enjoy cool do-it-yourself crafts with your friends in the teen area. Programming begins at 3:30 pm.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 31
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Tue, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Hey Teens! Let's talk about ideas to help improve the library. You can earn community service credit for school and enjoy hanging out with other teens.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Get creative and build!! The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document any adventures!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Halloween Puppet Playtime
A Halloween-themed version of the above show, perfect for babies 0 month to 6 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Nicola McEldowney
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 1
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Intermediate and advanced knitters and crocheters shre techniques and projects with each other, while beginners practice their skills, all in a fun and social setting on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Please bring your own knitting or crocheting materials.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 2
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, November 3
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Increase mindfulness by coloring cool intricate designs. Coloring can combat stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, sensory perception, and creativity... and it's just plain fun! All materials will be provided.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 9
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Wed, November 15
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Intermediate and advanced knitters and crocheters shre techniques and projects with each other, while beginners practice their skills, all in a fun and social setting on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Please bring your own knitting or crocheting materials.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 16
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, November 17
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Increase mindfulness by coloring cool intricate designs. Coloring can combat stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, sensory perception, and creativity... and it's just plain fun! All materials will be provided.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 18
@ 2 p.m.
We Need to talk: Completing your living will and healthcare proxy
You know you have to do it sometime! Maybe you’ve been putting it off because you’ve thought it was too uncomfortable to confront. Joining this workshop will be the impetus to putting your thoughts down on paper so you can then go on to live your life and sleep a little easier. Ideas presented will help you make the choices that are right for you! Share ideas on how to discuss these issues with your family. Offered by Katherine Schwarz, MS, MPH, a Public Health Educator
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library50+,
Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 12 noon
Book Discussion - Small Great Things
Join other readers from the neighborhood for a stimulating discussion of a treasure from the library's shelves on the 3rd Monday of every month (or the 4th Monday if there's a holiday on the 3rd Monday). This month's book is: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. Pick up a copy at the front desk, or place a hold for yourself: https://tinyurl.com/yarrbwdn The complete schedule for 2017-2018 is: September 18 Everything I Never Told You Celeste Ng…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Increase mindfulness by coloring cool intricate designs. Coloring can combat stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, sensory perception, and creativity... and it's just plain fun! All materials will be provided.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 30
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, December 1
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Increase mindfulness by coloring cool intricate designs. Coloring can combat stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, sensory perception, and creativity... and it's just plain fun! All materials will be provided.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 6
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Intermediate and advanced knitters and crocheters shre techniques and projects with each other, while beginners practice their skills, all in a fun and social setting on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Please bring your own knitting or crocheting materials.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 7
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
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