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28 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 24
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Movie Wednesdays
Teens, join us in the teen room every Wednesday for a movie hand picked by you. Movie starts at 4:30 p.m.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 25
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Bouncing Babies
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, May 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: Americanah
Join us as we discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Winner of the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Fiction award. A story of of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home. The novel traces the story of Ifemelu’s life in Nigeria and the U.S., weaving together the love story of her high school love Obinze. A librarian and/or trained book discussion leader will facilitate discussion.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Thu, May 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Outside Splatter Paint for Kids!
Let's get like Jackson Pollock. Join us for an outside paint activity in our backyard using paint and water balloons!
West New Brighton LibraryChildren
Thu, May 25
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
West New Brighton LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, May 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Legos
Become a master builder, use your imagination and play Legos with your friends!
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
LiteracyINC: Story Hour
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Movie Wednesdays
Teens, join us in the teen room every Wednesday for a movie hand picked by you. Movie starts at 4:30 p.m.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 31
@ 6:30 p.m.
Resume Workshop
For all those on the job search, stop in and have your resume spruced up! Work together with a resourceful librarian to create a resume that will make you stand out! Just bring in a digital copy of your current resume and let’s get to work!
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, June 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Scribble Art for Kids
Hey kids! Join us for a fun and easy scribble art activity!
West New Brighton LibraryChildren
Thu, June 1
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
West New Brighton LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, June 8
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch!
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 9
@ 3 a.m.
Connection to Healthcare Resources
Patient Activation and Navigation into health and social services SI CARES: Care Coordination services from Staten Island Performing Provider System
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bumble Bee Craft
Hey kids! Join us in making some paper bumble bee friends! All ages welcome. No registration required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren
Tue, June 13
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Balloon Powered Hovercrafts
A Summer Reading Program Participants make a hovercraft that floats and moves by the power of air. Presented by Staten Island MakerSpace. For ages 13-18 years old.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 15
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch!
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 21
@ 7 p.m.
S.I. SNUGS
S.I. “SNUGS”, got their name form the ghosts who are rumored to inhabit Snug Harbor. Lou Russo (singer songwriter/ Art Director at Mandolin Bros.), & Terry (bass & vocals) who often perform as the “Terry & Lou Russo Band” or the “Tumbleweeds”, have hooked up with Joe Lipton, keys & vocals, Jenica Washington, percussion and harmony vocals, and Tony Prevosti on drums. https://soundcloud.com/lou-russo
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Adults
Thu, June 22
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch!
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 26
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Party with Bubbles
A Summer Reading Program! Elaine Gil's show includes face painting, balloon animals, parachute games, bubbles, singing, dancing and a lot of audience participations. Best for children of all ages.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch!
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, first come, first served.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 8
@ 2:30 p.m.
Nutrition Education: Eat Well Play Hard
Nutrition Education: Eat Well Play Hard Through free, hands-on cooking, nutrition classes, and grocery store workshops families can learn to shop for and cook healthy, delicious food. Class will include learning about the impact sugary drinks have on your family’s health, shopping on a budget, learning how to read nutrition labels, and more.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Wed, July 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, first come, first served.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, first come, first served.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, first come, first served.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Women's Health
Women's Health Come and join us for workshop on women’s health and learn about common health risks, screenings and healthy everyday lifestyle tips.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults

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