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36 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Come join us for some fun and educational playtime. We will sing, dance, read and toddlers can interact with each other while playing
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Back to School Open House
Woodstock Library welcomes you to come and see what programs we have prepared at our branch for school aged children!
Woodstock LibraryChildren
Today
@ 2 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.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Pick from our assortment of board and card games and challenge your friends to a match! Games include Scrabble, Connect 4, UNO, Jenga, chess, and checkers.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Come join us for some fun and educational playtime. We will sing, dance, read and toddlers can interact with each other while playing
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Adult coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials will be provided.
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Color Crush
Teens! Take a moment to de-stress and meditate. During Color Crush, we'll work on some relaxing coloring projects and engage in light conversation. Coloring materials will be provided.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Children's Storytime
Books are even more amazing when we read together. Come join us for an interaactive story time!
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Teen Silkscreen
Join us as we cut out paper stencils and use a basic screen printing technique to decorate tee shirts. Materials will be provided. Limit to 10. For ages 13-17.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
CHESS @ WOODSTOCK
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. Play a game of Chess with friends @ Woodstock
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Pick from our assortment of board and card games and challenge your friends to a match! Games include Scrabble, Connect 4, UNO, Jenga, chess, and checkers.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Woodstock Library
Ft. Tryon Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing
Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Teen Book Club
So many books, so little time! Join us for our monthly teen book club as we discuss all things books. Need a book recommendation? Ask a librarian at the desk or visit nypl.org/staffpicks for more suggestions.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses Workshop (Programs in a Box)
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Teen Tech Time every Friday @ 3:00. Laptops will be provided. For ages 13-17.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me Storytime
A program for a baby and you! Join us for toys, books and social bonding with other babies! October 7 Jacqueline Pagan did storytime for the children
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 2 p.m.
Family Movie Afternoon
Want to see a movie for free? Come see what we have playing. October 14: HOLTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 October 28: GOOSEBUMPS
Woodstock LibraryFamilies
Sat, October 28
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Card Tower Challenge
Think you have the skills to build a sturdy tower? Team up and take our card tower challenge! Build the tallest tower to win a prize!
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 30
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Come join us for some fun and educational playtime. We will sing, dance, read and toddlers can interact with each other while playing
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Adult coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials will be provided.
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
South African Storytelling and Mask Making
Watch a performance of King Lion’s Gifts, Nelson Mandela’s favorite story, and then join us in making masks of the South African animals presented in the tale! We bring our own art supplies, but to ensure there is enough for everyone. Best for ages 5 and older, limit to 20 participants only. Presented by Urban Stages
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Color Crush
Teens! Take a moment to de-stress and meditate. During Color Crush, we'll work on some relaxing coloring projects and engage in light conversation. Coloring materials will be provided.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Children's Storytime
Books are even more amazing when we read together. Come join us for an interaactive story time!
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
HALLOWEEN PARTY!!!
Bring your children to the branch for some Halloween goodies, spooky games, and ghostly music!
Woodstock LibraryChildren
Wed, November 1
@ 4 p.m.
Heroes of the World
What are heroes, and why do we need them? We focus on diversity and multiculturalism as we learn hero myths from all over the world. We focus on the surprising types of heroes that can sometimes be forgotten in American mythology (like heroic women, children and the elderly). The students are asked to create their own heroes after learning where the legends come from, what are archetypes, and the many uses (education, inspiration, and role modeling) of a great heroic myth. For ages 13 - 18 years…
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 29
@ 4 p.m.
The Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show: Autumn Songs for Kids
The Music, Bubble and Comedy Show: Autumn Songs for Kids engages children with comedy, songs, poems, bubbles, music technology and children’s stories which foster literacy, storytelling and a lifelong love of your local library! The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children and a great time for parents and caregivers. This program celebrates education and neurodiversity. Each song in the 45-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn…
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, December 15
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, March 15
@ 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! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, March 29
@ 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! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, April 12
@ 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! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, April 26
@ 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! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children