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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, September 21
@ 12 noon
Introduction to the Internet
This two-part workshop will teach you: How to define the internet and what it can be used for How to recognize and use hardware and software to access the internet How to break down a web address How to use browsers such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox How to use search engines How to sign up for and use email
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, September 22
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, September 23
@ 2 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: Get Out
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: Get Out Saturday, September 23th at 2p.m. Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open-Ended Art
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for an hour of uninterrupted, creative fun. Pick and choose from our craft supplies to make a masterpiece to take home.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 26
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Webster Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Series
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times. iding children with the wonder of books, and the joy of reading.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, September 28
@ 12 noon
Introduction to the Internet
This two-part workshop will teach you: How to define the internet and what it can be used for How to recognize and use hardware and software to access the internet How to break down a web address How to use browsers such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox How to use search engines How to sign up for and use email
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 4 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: The LEGO Batman Movie
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: The LEGO Batman Movie Thursday, September 28th at 4p.m. There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Maybe his superhero sidekick Robin and loyal butler Alfred can show him a thing or two. Warner bros. Directed by Chris Mckay Rated PG 104 minutes; 2017 Copyright Swank Motion P…
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren
Fri, September 29
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 2
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Mildred, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Mildred! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Monday!
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 3
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, October 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Beautiful Words, Beautiful Writing
Swirls and scrolls come to life as you learn to draw your own calligraphy. Learn about this elegant art form and create your own written treasures. All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Elinor Holland
Webster LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 10
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 11
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 11
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 11
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 12
@ 4 p.m.
Build-a-Puppet Workshop
Join Miss Nicola the puppeteer for a fun puppet-making session. You’ll get to make your very own puppet from arts-and-crafts materials, and you’ll learn to make that puppet come alive. Best of all, the puppet is yours to keep! Best for ages 5 and older. Presented by Nicola McEldowney
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 16
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open-Ended Art
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for an hour of uninterrupted, creative fun. Pick and choose from our craft supplies to make a masterpiece to take home.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 16
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Mildred, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Mildred! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Monday!
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 17
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 4 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: Smurfs: The Lost Village
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: Smurfs: The Lost Village Thursday, October 19th at 4p.m. Best friends Smurfette, Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty use a special map that guides them through the Forbidden Forest, an enchanted wonderland that's filled with magical creatures. Their adventure leads them on a course to discover the biggest secret in Smurf history as they race against time and the evil wizard Gargamel to find a mysterious village. Columbia Pictutres Industries Inc. Directed by Kelly Asbur…
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren
Sat, October 21
@ 2 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: The Lost City of Z
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: The Lost City of Z Saturday, October 21th at 2p.m. At the dawn of the 20th century, British explorer Percy Fawcett journeys into the Amazon, where he discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment, which views indigenous populations as savages, the determined Fawcett, supported by his devoted wife, son, and aide-de-camp, returns to his beloved jun…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Mildred, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Mildred! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Monday!
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: Smurfs: Beauty and the Beast
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: Beauty and the Beast Thursday, October 26th at 4p.m. Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside. Walt Disney Pictutres Directed by Bill Condon Rated PG 129 minutes; 2017 Copyright Swank Moti…
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren
Fri, October 27
@ 3 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 Ask us about our weekly programs for kids and teens.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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