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23 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, October 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Krazy Kids
Krazy Kidz: Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers! For ages 18 months and older, no registration is required.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Join us every week for a seasonal and fun craft! For ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens, enjoy an afternoon of competitive gaming on the Nintendo Wii or Xbox 360. ages 12-18
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Intermediate MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Painters
Teens! Looking for ways to be creative? Enjoy painting? Join a library staff member in recreating a Halloween themed painting. Ages 13-18. No registration required.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LearnXDesign
Select branches of The New York Public Library present programs featuring science and engineering activities and projects inspired by the New York Hall of Science’s LearnXDesign website! Tuesday, October 10 we will be making Shadow Puppets and on Tuesday, October 24 we will working with Paper Circuits. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 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 Introduction to the Library resources, preview of children and teens programs and Library Card…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 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, October 26
@ 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, October 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: "True Grit" by Charles Portis
Come join us for a book discussion on "True Grit" by Charles Portis. True Grit by Charles Portis is the story of Mattie Ross, who is just fourteen years of age when a coward shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Mattie leaves home to avenge her father's blood, with the help of U.S Marshall Rooster Cogburn. Materials provided for the book discussion can be obtained from the West New Brighton Library.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Art Around the World
CMOM educators journey around the world with students exploring unique artistic styles and mediums from different countries and cultures. CMOM’s creative arts programs support the student’s own creativity and nurture a love of the arts. Using a variety of art media, students deepen their perspective on the world while exploring elements like line, shape, color, form and texture. Best for children ages 3 to 6 years old. Space is limited to 30 participants. Presented by Children's Museum of Manha…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
At our Anime and Manga club you will get to read Manga, watch its corresponding anime and discuss! Ages 12-17
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Gaming for Adults!
Interested in trying out a Wii or Playstation 3? Invite some friends and join us as we host Gaming for Adults! At these sessions a staff member will be available to assist adult patrons with playing our electronic gaming devices.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canvas Kids + Gallery
Paint this month’s selected painting with one of our talented library staff members. Art will be displayed at the branch for a week, so stop by and see the masterpieces! No registration required. Limit 12. First Come First Serve. Ages 7+
West New Brighton LibraryChildren
Sat, October 28
@ 11 a.m.
Classic Horror Film Fest: Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo
Join us as we view films from the original master of suspense: Alfred Hitchcock! A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia (fear of heights) investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Sat, October 28
@ 1 p.m.
E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Every month, certified knitting instructor Esperanza Zeno comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please bring with you any knitting and crochet supplies, including hooks and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Sat, October 28
@ 2 p.m.
Films for Adults: "True Grit" by Charles Portis
Come join us for a screening of the 2010 feature film "True Grit" based on the book by Charles Portis. True Grit by Charles Portis is the story of Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld), who is just fourteen years of age when a coward shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Mattie leaves home to avenge her father's blood, with the help of U.S Marshall Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges).
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Krazy Kids
Krazy Kidz: Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers! For ages 18 months and older, no registration is required.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Adult Coloring @ the Library
Coloring is a relaxing, stress-relieving way to balance life and work. Drop in and spend an hour with other adults, having fun and expressing your creativity. No experience necessary. You don’t even have to color within the lines. Markers, Crayons or Colored pencils will be provided.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens, enjoy an afternoon of competitive gaming on the Nintendo Wii or Xbox 360. ages 12-18
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 31
@ 11 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 16
@ 4 p.m.
Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 20
@ 5:30 p.m.
Community Conversations
Community Coffee Talk: Addressing Drug Use in Our Community
The St. George Library Center and West New Brighton Libraries, along with the Richmond County District Attorney's Office and the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness, are proud to present a three month series of community conversations 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 different aspect of the topic November 15th at 5:30 PM: St. George Library Center Dru…
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomAdults