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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, December 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show: Winter Wonderland
​The Music, Bubble And Comedy Show: Winter Wonderland! is a snowy, musical experience for children and families. The show engages children with comedy, songs, bubbles, music technology and children’s stories which foster literacy, storytelling and a lifelong love of your local library! The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children and a great time for parents and caregivers. Each song in the 45-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual and sensory experiences designed to help kids le…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walkers 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, December 19
@ 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, December 19
@ 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)
Wed, December 20
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Intermediate and advanced knitters and crocheters share 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
Wed, December 20
@ 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, December 20
@ 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)
Thu, December 21
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian! For non walking children only!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Thu, December 21
@ 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 22
@ 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
Tue, December 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Walkers 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, December 26
@ 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, December 26
@ 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, December 26
@ 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)
Wed, December 27
@ 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, December 27
@ 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)
Thu, December 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian! For non walking children only!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Thu, December 28
@ 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 29
@ 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, January 3
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, January 4
@ 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, January 5
@ 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, January 10
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, January 11
@ 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, January 12
@ 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, January 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, January 18
@ 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, January 19
@ 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
Mon, January 22
@ 12 noon
Book Discussion - A Moment of Silence
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: A Moment of Silence by Sister Souljah. Pick up a copy at the front desk, or place a hold for yourself: https://tinyurl.com/y7aazpzn The complete schedule for 2017-2018 is: September 18 Everything I Never Told You Celeste Ng…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wed, January 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, January 25
@ 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, January 26
@ 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, February 1
@ 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, February 2
@ 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, February 8
@ 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, February 9
@ 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, February 15
@ 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, February 16
@ 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, February 22
@ 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!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Fri, February 23
@ 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
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