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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
January: 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, 31 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10:00am – 1:00pm Saturday: 12:30pm - 4:30pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a staff member a…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
Discussing Hard Times: Chapters 24 - 30. For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Movie Day: Sausage Party
Come and join the West Farms family as we watch Sausage Party. The film stars Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, and Kristen Wiig.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Cell
When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England. Stars: ​John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman Rated R 1h 38min | Action, Drama, Horror
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
U.S. Citizenship Workshop
Adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test are invited to join us for our monthly practice workshop. Each workshop will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. Students will also learn about New York Public Library resources and other online resources to continue their practice at home. We will provide all students with an N-400 Application for Naturalization and a FREE pocket study guide with the answers to all civics questions. No registration needed…
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults,
Immigrants
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
01/07 @ 1 pm: Suicide Squad 01/14 @ 12 pm:Titanic (Classic Teen Film Series) 01/21 @ 1 pm: Central Intelligence 01/28 @ 1 pm: Warcraft
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
"Gilda" ( 1946; 1 hr 50 minutes) starring Rita Hayworth, A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Open LEGO Play
Join us for open LEGO play in the community room! From 1-3PM. We provide the bricks, you provide the imagination! Ages 4+.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Winter Arts and Craft
Explore your creative side by doing a winter themed craft.
Hunts Point LibraryFamilies
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Gotham Pulp Collectors Club
If you collect, read, or are just interested in classic Pulp magazines and you live in or near NYC, you want to know about the Gotham Pulp Collectors Club. We are pulp readers and collectors who meet once a month to talk about our favorite subject: popular fiction magazines from the first half of the 20th century. We discuss what we've been reading along with new developments in the fields of reprints, movies, TV, auctions, conventions, "New Pulp" fiction, and more. Attendance is always free!
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: Casablanca
One of the most memorable of all film experiences, CASABLANCA is a true Hollywood legend. All the elements of the production—story, cast, photography, direction, and music—are woven expertly together to create a motion picture monument. Wartime refugees gather in Morocco to obtain scarce exit visas to Lisbon. The final airport sequence is an event not to be forgotten. PG; 102 mins
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner
Enjoy crafts? Stop by the library for quick and easy projects. All materials are provided.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games
A variety of board games for all ages and abilities will be provided.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Family Game Time
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm, on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
Ipad Basics
This course will cover the basic features of the iPad. Learn the basics of navigating between apps, changing settings, how to customize your tablet, and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
The Fashion StudioNYC
Design! Sew! Wear! Let your imagination be your inspiration to create and design! The Fashion StudioNYC will teach you how to use a sewing machine and other equipment. You will learn basic sketching and sewing, select your own fabrics and trims. For ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Game On!
Kids build their strategic thinking and interpersonal skills as they play age appropriate tabletop/video games (PS4 & Wii U). *For ages 6-11.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Hand-Made
Crafts for Adults: Valentine's Day Decorations
Get a head start on creating your valentine's day decorations. Participants can choose among tissue paper heart chains, doily gift bag clips, or lace-inspired envelopes for their creations, as seen in Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts. All materials will be provided.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
From Italy With Love: Due Terre, un Cuore-Two Countries One Heart.
A program with Salvatore Chiarelli, award-honored tenor. Italian/Neapolitan & Sicilian Songs as well as popular, traditional and classical and musical theater pieces will be song in English as well as Italian. All are welcome. No registration required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: The Pink Panther Strikes Again
The Pink Panther Strikes Again DVD | Color | 1976 | 103 min | MGM | Rated PG 21 January | 2 PM After driving his boss to insanity, Inspector Clouseau has to stop him from destroying the world. Directed by Blake Edwards Starring Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Colin Blakely, and Leonard Rossiter All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Afternoon at the Movies
Come and enjoy a feature film with family and friends on the weekend! Enjoy the latest feature films at the Wakefield Library.
Wakefield LibraryFamilies
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Wealthy in 2017!
Want to build wealth in 2017? Not sure where to start? Learn how to create a wealth building plan that works. No sales pitches, magic products, or get-rich-quick schemes. Just your ideas, willingness to adopt money making habits, and hard work. We’ll cover: • Defining wealth • Deciding how you want to build wealth • Making sure you’re getting the results you want
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone must bring his or her own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Life-Size Game: Chutes and Ladders!
Head to the children's room for a giant-sized version of the beloved game Chutes and Ladders. You are the playing piece! Not sure how to play? We'll teach you how.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
ESOL "Conversation Circle"
Improve your English language proficiency! Drop in at the 53rd St. Library's ESOL "CONVERSATION CIRCLE," an open dialogue where English language learners and fluent English speakers chat on a variety of topics including art, music, current events, leisure activities, and New York City life. Practice your speaking skills and socialize with other English language learners. No registration required. Stop on by and speak the speech!
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Let It Snow!
Enjoy winter wonderland stories, play indoor "snow" games, sing along to snow songs & fingerplays, and make snow inspired crafts. No registration required. For children of all ages & families. Please note: This program will be held in the Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Hour of Code
Kids ages 8 and up are invited to participate in a one-hour introduction to the "coding" language of computer science. This program will use simple, kid-friendly tutorials and popular children's media to demystify "code," to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Family Movie
This month's movies are: Jan. 7: Finding Dory Jan. 14: The BFG Jan. 21: Kubo and the Two Strings Jan. 28: (To be announced)
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Families
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for NLS library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Bored Games
Play a variety of board and card games of all types and skill levels
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Italian Gaming
Italian card games for adults and seniors.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring for Adults
Coloring for adults has been found to be both calming and therapeutic, so one has to wonder, why haven’t you tried it yet? Well, here’s your chance. Join us for an informal series of coloring sessions where you can relax, unwind, and just color. We'll even have some neat giveaways! Bring your own coloring sheets or use the sheets we provide, the choice is yours.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Free Math Tutoring on Saturdays!
Volunteer High School students tutor children K-8th grade in math on Saturdays throughout the school year! 2:00 - 3:00 pm Grades K-3rd grade 3:00-4:00 pm Grades 4th-8th grade. Due to limited spaces and high demand, sign-up is mandatory. The list is opened every Saturday for the following week's tutoring session.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Banned Book Club
January's title is Go ask Alice by Anonymous.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryBook Lovers
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: Network
Network (R 101 min. 1976) A trenchant satire of "trash TV," Network seems to grow only more relevant with each passing year. Howard Beale (Peter Finch), the dean of newscasters at the United Broadcasting System, is put out to pasture because he "skews old." Network executive Max Schumacher (William Holden), Howard's best friend, is forced to deliver the bad news. Beale can't stomach the idea of losing his 25-year post as anchorman simply because of age, so in his next broadcast he announces to…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films
Join us in the Soundview Library for our Family Films! Feel free to bring a snack to munch on! January 7, 2017 The BFG (PG) 117 min Steven Spielberg directed this adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved novel, which centers on the unlikely friendship between a lonely orphan named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the titular "big friendly giant" (brought to life via a motion-capture performance from Mark Rylance). Together, the pair explore Giant Country and collect dreams; later, they tr…
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING - PM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Early Literacy: Sensory Storytime
Join us for sensory based stories, music, and songs in a smaller setting . Created for Parents, caregivers and children in their care ages 3-6 who would like a smaller setting with more hands on sensory based activities. Please register in person or by phone 718-798-3355.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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