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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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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2:15 p.m.
Jewelry Making Class
Learn How to Make Jewelry! • All are welcome. • Beginners or experts. • Instructor is available.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop. Registration Required.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, January 18
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Invent with Makey Makey
Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything inbetween.
Wakefield LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, January 19
@ 11 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 19
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming Hour!
Chess, Checkers, and Backgammon for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am Bring Your Friends!
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 19
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games
Lets play some games that doesn't involve looking at a T.V. screen. Chess, Checkers and other games that require a little more cognitive thinking
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, January 19
@ 4 p.m.
Toddler Time/ Story time
Bring your Little Ones for some Storytime, Singing and Dancing.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, January 19
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
Come in and enjoy a round of video gaming. Improve Memory and Sustained Attention Skills. Reduce Feelings of Depression and Loneliness. Have Better Balance and Reflexes. Enhance Vision. All of this can be done with just a little gaming.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 2:15 p.m.
Computer Basics!
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Art Club
Children get to express themselves through creative art.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, January 21
@ 2 p.m.
Afternoon at the Movies
Come and enjoy a feature film with family and friends on the weekend! Enjoy the latest feature films at the Wakefield Library.
Wakefield LibraryFamilies
Mon, January 23
@ 11 a.m.
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories. Prerequisites: Computer Basics
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 11 a.m.
Meditative Coloring!
Coloring books for adults has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress. They are not just for kids anymore. Come join us for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials will be provided. Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure, lessen anxiety, reduce headaches, and relieve digestive irregular…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 23
@ 11 a.m.
Meditative Coloring!
Coloring books for adults has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress. They are not just for kids anymore. Come join us for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials will be provided. Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure, lessen anxiety, reduce headaches, and relieve digestive irregular…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 23
@ 11 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 23
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Mania
Learn basic engineer principles, motion, and team building. Ages 5–12.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens can use the extra computer time to work on homework, do gaming, social media, and/or complete their own personal projects.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, January 24
@ 11 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 24
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming Hour!
Chess, Checkers, and Backgammon for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am Bring Your Friends!
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
NYPL!Zine: Call for Work!
NYPL!Zine is a new publication looking to showcase the works of the diverse communities we serve. This zine will follow the trend of libraries meeting the needs of its users as opposed to users meeting the terms of the library. The purpose is to give you, the patrons, a voice through NYPL. Through artistry, you can convey comments, concerns, and joys about your communities and the world at large. We’re looking for distinct, creative voices that can tell us more about what you love about the Br…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, January 24
@ 2:15 p.m.
Jewelry Making Class
Learn How to Make Jewelry! • All are welcome. • Beginners or experts. • Instructor is available.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 24
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop. Registration Required.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, January 24
@ 4 p.m.
"Bored" Games
Bored at the library? Let's plays tabletop and card games! Winners get to be "King/Queen of the Library" for the day.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, January 25
@ 4 p.m.
Anime Club at Wakefield
Teens can catch up on their favorite anime shows and get introduced to new ones! Viewings will be held in the Wakefield community room.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, January 26
@ 4 a.m.
Coding with Scratch
Create your own animations and games using Scratch! Perfect for Teens and 'Tweens who are interested or have participated in Coder Games.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, January 26
@ 11 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming Hour!
Chess, Checkers, and Backgammon for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am Bring Your Friends!
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
Tax Filing Help
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes SSN (Social Security Number) or ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) for you a…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 4 p.m.
Toddler Time/ Story time
Bring your Little Ones for some Storytime, Singing and Dancing.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, January 27
@ 2 p.m.
Tax Filing Help
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes SSN (Social Security Number) or ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) for you a…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, January 27
@ 3 p.m.
Game On
Come in and enjoy a little video gaming. You'll Improve Memory and Sustained Attention Skills, Reduce Feelings of Depression and Loneliness, Have Better Balance and Reflexes, Enhance Your Vision.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 30
@ 4 a.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens can use the extra computer time to work on homework, do gaming, social media, and/or complete their own personal projects.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, January 30
@ 11 a.m.
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Mon, January 30
@ 11 a.m.
Meditative Coloring!
Coloring books for adults has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress. They are not just for kids anymore. Come join us for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials will be provided. Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure, lessen anxiety, reduce headaches, and relieve digestive irregular…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 30
@ 11 a.m.
Meditative Coloring!
Coloring books for adults has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress. They are not just for kids anymore. Come join us for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials will be provided. Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure, lessen anxiety, reduce headaches, and relieve digestive irregular…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 30
@ 11 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 30
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Mania
Learn basic engineer principles, motion, and team building. Ages 5–12.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, January 31
@ 11 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Gaming Hour!
Chess, Checkers, and Backgammon for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am Bring Your Friends!
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 11:30 a.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
NYPL!Zine: Call for Work!
NYPL!Zine is a new publication looking to showcase the works of the diverse communities we serve. This zine will follow the trend of libraries meeting the needs of its users as opposed to users meeting the terms of the library. The purpose is to give you, the patrons, a voice through NYPL. Through artistry, you can convey comments, concerns, and joys about your communities and the world at large. We’re looking for distinct, creative voices that can tell us more about what you love about the Br…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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