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39 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us for a fun-filled time of songs, rhymes and reading!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help
Come ready to master your toughest homework with our volunteer teens! Suited for students in 1st – 5th grade. (Parents must be present for students in 1st and 2nd grade).
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Wednesday's Moment of Zen
Take a moment during your busy week to slow down and relax. Each week teens get a chance to recharge with different activities so they can finish the week out strong. Each week will feature a different activity.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, December 8
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Calling all creative kids! Join our Coloring Club and make beautiful art with paper, colored pencils and your imagination. At the end of the month, we will have a final coloring contest! The public will vote for their favorite based on age group and the winners will get a special prize!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 8
@ 4 p.m.
Fuji Instax Partner Portrait Workshops
Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in partners focusing on a pre-selected theme. Each student walks away with 2 images. Presented by International Center for Photography. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 10
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Flannel Stories
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun and easy ways to encourage literacy at home! In this workshop, parents will learn how to make flannel animals and characters. Librarians will share songs, rhymes and stories in English and Spanish that you can tell your children using these cute storytime props. While supplies last.
Washington Heights LibraryParents/Caregivers
Mon, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby and Me
A program for just baby and you! Join us for toys, books, action rhymes, and social bonding with other babies. For ages 0-18 months. Parent/caregiver participation is required and expected for the program.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Build It!
Ages: 4 - 12 years old Take our STEM building challenge and make towers, bridges and sculptures out of everyday objects!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 11 a.m.
K&K Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 13
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Google CS First Club !
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids ages 7 to 14 that takes place at your local branch in the form of coding clubs. Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. This is not your everyday run of the mill story telling class. With the Code Your Story program kids will be able to make their stories interactive and bring them to life.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 3 p.m.
Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us for a fun-filled time of songs, rhymes and reading!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help
Come ready to master your toughest homework with our volunteer teens! Suited for students in 1st – 5th grade. (Parents must be present for students in 1st and 2nd grade).
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 14
@ 4 p.m.
Wednesday's Moment of Zen
Take a moment during your busy week to slow down and relax. Each week teens get a chance to recharge with different activities so they can finish the week out strong. Each week will feature a different activity.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, December 15
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Calling all creative kids! Join our Coloring Club and make beautiful art with paper, colored pencils and your imagination. At the end of the month, we will have a final coloring contest! The public will vote for their favorite based on age group and the winners will get a special prize!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 5 p.m.
Brutal Q&A: Store Display Design
Still trying to find your path in life? Learn more about different careers or college paths. Find out how to get where you want to go and what you will find there. Brutal Q&A is your chance to question a local professional about their career and career choices. Each month features a different speaker, talking about what they do, why they chose it and what it's really like. Within the hour, each audience member will be given the opportunity to ask at least one question. This December we…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, December 16
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Cuentos en Espanol
This special storytime for Spanish-speaking families will introduce old and new songs, rhymes and books entirely in Spanish. Perfect for all ages.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Families
Mon, December 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby and Me
A program for just baby and you! Join us for toys, books, action rhymes, and social bonding with other babies. For ages 0-18 months. Parent/caregiver participation is required and expected for the program.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, December 19
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 19
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Build It!
Ages: 4 - 12 years old Take our STEM building challenge and make towers, bridges and sculptures out of everyday objects!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
K&K Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 20
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Google CS First Club !
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids ages 7 to 14 that takes place at your local branch in the form of coding clubs. Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. This is not your everyday run of the mill story telling class. With the Code Your Story program kids will be able to make their stories interactive and bring them to life.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 3 p.m.
Crafternoons: Ugly Sweater Party!
Join us for our 2nd annual Ugly Sweater Party! Create your most hideous sweater with glue, sweat, and imagination! Prizes go to the tackiest sweater creation! Fun for all ages and while supplies last.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us for a fun-filled time of songs, rhymes and reading!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, December 21
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 21
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 21
@ 4 p.m.
Wednesday's Moment of Zen
Take a moment during your busy week to slow down and relax. Each week teens get a chance to recharge with different activities so they can finish the week out strong. Each week will feature a different activity.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, December 22
@ 3 p.m.
Create Challenge
Test yourself. We provide a variety of materials and a theme, teens provide the talent. Discover what you can create at the Create Challenge.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, December 22
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Calling all creative kids! Join our Coloring Club and make beautiful art with paper, colored pencils and your imagination. At the end of the month, we will have a final coloring contest! The public will vote for their favorite based on age group and the winners will get a special prize!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 27
@ 11 a.m.
K&K Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 27
@ 3 p.m.
Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Pop-up Playdate
Ages: 2-5 years old Toys and storytime props will be brought out for toddlers to play and socialize together! Parent/Caregiver must be present to supervise.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 29
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Calling all creative kids! Join our Coloring Club and make beautiful art with paper, colored pencils and your imagination. At the end of the month, we will have a final coloring contest! The public will vote for their favorite based on age group and the winners will get a special prize!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 7
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 14
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children

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