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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, July 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Bug Out Series!
A Summer Reading Program Students investigate what insects are, what makes them unique and how they are a crucial part of our environment. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 7
@ 10 a.m.
PC Basics
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!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, July 7
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, July 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Playtime Hour!
Bring your toddler to West Farms Library to iteract with other toddlers while playing fun learning games like puzzles, building blocks, legos and much more. A time to learn about sharing and playing together. At the end we play the clean up song which gives your child a chance to learn responsibilities.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, July 7
@ 2 p.m.
Anime!
TEENS! Join us for Anime and fun.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 7
@ 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, July 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 7
@ 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 July 17th will win a prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 8
@ 1 p.m.
Movie Day for Adults
Synopsis: Joe Coughlin, the son of a Boston Cop, becomes a bootlegger in Florida during the Prohibition era. As his operation grows, Coughlin faces off against local Gangsters, Klansmen and Religious Evangelicals. Casts: Ben Affleck, Sienna Miller, Brendan Gleeson, Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, July 8
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games
Enjoy playing UNO, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Bingo, and more!!!
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 8
@ 2:30 p.m.
iPad Time!
Children come and sign up to use an iPad and explore different apps!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 10 a.m.
PC Basics
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!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, July 10
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, July 10
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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, July 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Maker Monday
Children and Teens will join forces to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math through fun and creative projects!
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Maker Monday
Children and Teens will join forces to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math through fun and creative projects!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 10
@ 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 July choices are: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo Matilda 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 August!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 11
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, July 11
@ 1 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
Tue, July 11
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World
Create and Build a Better World with fun projects that will help your community and increase awareness of global issues.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 11
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World
Create and Build a Better World with fun projects that will help your community and increase awareness of global issues.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, July 12
@ 10 a.m.
PC Basics
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!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, July 12
@ 2:30 p.m.
Arts & Crafts
Create something amazing! All supplies will be provided and the craft will be announced that day.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 13
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, July 13
@ 1 p.m.
Mango Languages!
¡Ven y únete a la familia West Farms mientras aprendemos a dominar un nuevo idioma usando Mango Languages! Un instructor estará presente para ayudarle a utilizar el programa.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, July 13
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Bug Out Series!
A Summer Reading Program Students investigate what insects are, what makes them unique and how they are a crucial part of our environment. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 13
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Craft for Humanity/Craft for a Cause
A Summer Reading Program Learn a new skill and craft for a cause! Projects will vary. Examples: Cards for soldiers and elderly, hats for preemie babies, toys for shelter animals and more! Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 13-18 years old.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 14
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, July 14
@ 10 a.m.
PC Basics
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!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, July 14
@ 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, July 14
@ 2 p.m.
Anime!
TEENS! Join us for Anime and fun.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 14
@ 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, July 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 14
@ 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 July 17th will win a prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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