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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Teens also welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Toddler Coloring Color
Your favorite cartoon and superhero characters are waiting for you!!! Show your artistic self every morning at the kids coloring corner.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Quiet Study Room (Saturday)
There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room. This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability. If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer! Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Saturday Board Games!
Join us in the George Bruce Library Children's Room to play and enjoy classics board games, and card games, of all types and skill levels. (Ages: 3-12)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Artist Wilhelmina Grant Presents "Climbing the Wall" Exhibit Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Free Draw
Come draw on our tables! We will set out kraft paper, crayons, and pencils on some of our Children's Room tables to allow you to explore your imagination, draw, and create!
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Children's Games and Puzzles
Children's games and puzzles are available all day in the story hour room.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
WORD for the EARLY BIRD
Children are taught how to use WORD and how to type.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Toddler Coloring Color
Your favorite cartoon and superhero characters are waiting for you! Show your artistic self every morning at the kids coloring corner. **This is an unstructred program. Children should be supervised by their parent/guardian**
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Soundview Stitchers Knitting Circle
Weekly Knitting Club every Saturday morning at 10:00am.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Braille Study Group
Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help you get started. Register at 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Book Swap!
By popular demand, Ottendorfer now hosts a Book Swap every Saturday! Please bring your books, DVDs, CDs and miscellaneous trinkets to trade with others.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Day of Mindfulness
A Day of Mindfulness: Experiencing Life in the Now With Donald, Brynn & Sam This will be a day to drop our worries and enjoy the present. There will be lots of guidance: and each segment of the day will be short enough so that beginners can feel comfortable, and long enough for experienced meditators to enjoy it. Brynn Wallace and Sam Perry will be assisting. We will include sitting and walking meditation, meditat…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Yoga Story Time
Join Miss Rachel for Yoga Story Time! This program will include fun yoga poses, games, stories and songs using books as our guide. Come ready to move, laugh, and share the joy of Yoga! Ages 3+ (with an adult). Pre-registration required!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Just Dance
Stay in shape while learning some new dance moves with the Nintendo Wii U.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Excel for Macs
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Mac. Topics include: entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting your spreadsheets for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Fun with Numbers
Numbers are not boring! Using books and other materials children will have fun learning how to recognize and count numbers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Intermediate Sahaja Meditation
Join us for an intermediate meditation class. This session is open to those who've been regularly attending the weekday beginner's class for a couple of months. Learn to go into a deeper meditation and learn new techniques that will help your spiritual ascent.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Fun with Numbers
Numbers are not boring! Using books and other materials children will have fun learning how to recognize and count numbers.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Wellness & Resource Fair
Come join us for a day full of useful information from IDNYC, NYPD, FDNY, Phipps Neighborhood, Bronx Community Board 9, SNAP and many more!
Soundview LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
1776 - Bronx Revolutionary War Battles
Come and enjoy an informative lecture given by Thomas Casey from the East Bronx History Forum. During the early stages of the American Revolution, Washington's Army was nearly stopped and defeated. The cause for freedom and independence was able to continue past 1776 due to two important battles in the Bronx in October, 1776. Find out where and how these local battles changed the events of 1776.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Saturday Movie Matinee
Join us for a family-friendly movie series on Saturdays in July at 11:00 am. Film titles TBA.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Saturday Story Time
Come join us this Summer for family storytimes on Saturday! Each Saturday will feature one of our children's team choosing some great stories to share with the audience. Children ages 0-8 and their caregivers are invited to attend.
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
T(w)een Zone: Minecraft Mornings
Join our Minecraft Club every Saturday morning for an awesome hour of adventures, challenges, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 11 a.m.
New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 6-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Minecraft MorningsWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- July 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half-hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Adult and Teen Lunchtime Video Game Coding
This is a 6 week program which will focus on learning Stencyl and using it to create a Platform game (think old school Mario). We will meet every Friday for a class focusing on a specific task and then have an Open Lab for people who want to work more on their games on Saturdays. Please plan to attend most if not all of the sessions. Feel free to bring your lunch with you.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Pre-K Storytime
A library program for pre-schoolers 3 - 5 years old and their caregivers, focusing on developing early literacy skills through reading of picture books, action songs, and related activities. 3rd Floor Story Hour Room.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups - Jerome Park - July 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctore or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediated Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! The program…
Jerome Park LibraryEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
SUMMER READING CLUB
Come and enjoy reading your favorite books and have a open discussion with others kids about what you read from Captain Underpants, Junie B. Jones , Geronimo Stilton and much more....
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Science Saturdays
Hands-on, interactive science for kids!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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