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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, November 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime!
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
WordBingo!
Test your vocabulary with a game of WordBingo and make a sentence with each winning word to win an extra computer appointment!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 4 p.m.
Spelling Bee Contest!
Test out your spelling skills and join us every Friday for a spelling bee contest. Win the spelling bee contest using the five daily posted "word of the day" for that week and earn your three stickers on the spelling bee contest chart! ,Whoever has gained the most stickers by November 9th will win a prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Do you need help with homework? Does homework have you stressed? Have an upcoming test? Join us in the children’s room for one-on-one homework help.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Homework Help
Do you need help with homework? Does homework have you stressed? Have an upcoming test? Join us in the children’s room for one-on-one homework help.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 1 p.m.
Family Movie
Come join us for family fun at the movies! Synopsis: George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two overly imaginative pranksters who spend hours in a treehouse creating comic books. When their mean principal threatens to separate them into different classes, the mischievous boys accidentally hypnotize him into thinking that he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. 2017, Rated PG; Running time 89 minutes.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Petite Picasso
Join us for some creative, open-ended art activities with your little one. We use crayons, markers, glue, clay, paint, and lots of other recycled materials to create little masterpieces! Things can get messy, please consider appropriate attire.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, November 27
@ 4 p.m.
Kid's Book Club!
Join us Monday afternoon for Kid's Book Club! Kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-11 enjoy reading aloud the chosen book for the month. Our November choices are: Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey Little Rhino: My New Team by Ryan Howard & Krystle Howard The Twits by Roald Dahl At the end of the month we will enjoy snacks as we discus the book and help choose what to read next in October!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Do you need help with homework? Does homework have you stressed? Have an upcoming test? Join us in the children’s room for one-on-one homework help.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
S.T.E.M. Tuesday
Join us as we explore fun, educational, and interactive activities that build your love for science.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
ProjectArt Classes
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Age: 4–12 year olds Presented by Projectart Every Wednesday, September 13 – May 30 3:30-4:30 PM…
West Farms LibraryAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 4 p.m.
Crochet Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn how to create crochet patterns and use crocheting techniques!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Do you need help with homework? Does homework have you stressed? Have an upcoming test? Join us in the children’s room for one-on-one homework help.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Brain Teasers
Come and stretch your mind with puzzles, riddles, and questions that will make your mind work a litter harder. Quiz your friends and family and see if they can be stumped too!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 5 p.m.
Community Conversations
Community Coffee Talk - Improving Safety in Our Community
The West Farms Branch of The New York Public Library is proud to present a three month series of public discussions geared towards engaging our neighbors, discussing issues that matter to us and having a few cups of coffee together. Each month we will be discussing a new topic that directly affects our community. October 18th @ 5pm: Improving Safety in Our Community - Identifying some of the issues in our community, talking about these issues, and creating a framework for dealing with these is…
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, December 2
@ 1 a.m.
Movie Day PG-13
Synopsis: Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny. Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen,…
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults
Mon, December 4
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 5
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 5
@ 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, December 6
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 7
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, December 11
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Optical Illusions
Work against your eyes. Trick your brain with lines and coils. Discover how mirrors and their reflections can play tricks on what you see. Make a Periscope to see above and beyond. Seeing is not always believing. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Limit to 15 participants only. Presented by Mad Science
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, December 13
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(Career Services) West Farms Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(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…
West Farms LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, December 13
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, December 13
@ 5 p.m.
Community Conversations
Community Coffee Talk - Improving Safety in Our Community
The West Farms Branch of The New York Public Library is proud to present a three month series of public discussions geared towards engaging our neighbors, discussing issues that matter to us and having a few cups of coffee together. Each month we will be discussing a new topic that directly affects our community. October 18th @ 5pm: Improving Safety in Our Community - Identifying some of the issues in our community, talking about these issues, and creating a framework for dealing with these is…
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 5 p.m.
Meditation for Relaxation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. This session offers a simple but powerful practice involving breath and a guided meditation to bring stability, balance, and a deep sense of peace, joy and love from within. No prior meditation experience needed. Benefits: Relieves stress, anxiety and tension, brings balance and harmony in the system, Increased sense of peace, joy and love. Programs are offere…
West Farms LibraryAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 5 p.m.
Comic Book Club - Persepolis
Join the West Farms Comic Book Club as we read and discuss Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis. Persepolis focuses on the Iranian Revolution of 1979 as seen through the eyes of young Marjane's life.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
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