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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.
Adult and Teen Lunchtime Video Game Coding
This is a six-week program that 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
@ 11:30 a.m.
Daddy, Mommy & Me
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Get Movin' Story Time
Whether your child loves reading, sports, or both, our Get Movin' story time is 100% fun! Please note: In order for your child to participate in this program, a parent or guardian must sign a Physical Activity Consent for Minors form at the start of the program. Children ages 4-11 welcome. Younger siblings accommodated. No registration required.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Book Swap!
Mulberry Street Library will be hosting a Book Swap on Saturday July 30th from 12 - 4 pm. Please bring your books, DVDs, and CDs to trade with others, or choose from our large selection of book donations! Materials for all ages are available in fiction and non-fiction, as well as non-print media, and books in other languages. Come on down to our Summer Book Swap Extravaganza!
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Today
@ 12 noon
Teen Film
07/01 @ 12 pm: We are Marshall 07/08 @ 12 pm: Bring It On 07/09 @ 1 pm: Blades of Glory 07/15 @ 12 pm: Coach Carter 07/16 @ 1 pm: Moneyball 07/22 @ 12 pm: 42 07/23 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 07/29 @ 12 pm: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 07/30 @ 12 pm: Zoolander & Zoolander 2 (Teen Movie Marathon Series)
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 12 noon
Dance and Theatrical Classes
Teens and children ( 3 to 12) will learn many types of dances like salsa and will perform in theatrical presentations, plays, dramas, drumming, storytelling, and much more! Share your culture and learn about the culture of others. Classes and instruction by professional and internationally acclaimed artists Xiomara Evans and Marni Rice.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 12 noon
Movie Time
Join us for an afternoon of fun watching a movie.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Miss You Already
The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill. Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper PG-13, 1 hr 52 min Comedy, drama romance.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, and headers and footers.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
"Stand By Me", ( 1986; 1 hr 29 mins), starring River Phoenix and Wil Wheaton. After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company: As You Like It
Shakespeare for Everyone! The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant staged readings where the readers/actors move around as much as they feel comfortable. Readers are encouraged to share with their fellow readers and the audience so that the plays can exist as words and thoughts communicated through space, not just words on the page.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: Akeelah and The Bee
A young girl learns to believe in herself and value her intelligence in this critically-acclaimed, family-friendly drama. Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer) is an 11-year-old being raised by her mother, Tanya (Angela Bassett), who was left on her own after the death of her husband. While Akeelah is a very bright girl, she's hardly a star student and seems afraid of acting like a bookworm around her friends and classmates. However, Akeelah's teacher sees genuine potential in her student and encourage…
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Canceled
Music - Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO recital by New York Opera Forum
Program location has been changed to 67th Street Branch, 328 East 67th Street, New York, NY, 10065, Phone: (212) 734-171. New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of LE NOZZE DI FIGARO by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic reper…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Magic: The Gathering TCG Club
Now you can practice for Friday Night Magic from the comfort of your neighborhood Library with Thursday Night Magic! Each Thursday these casual 3-round Swiss pairing events provide a great way for inexperienced players to try out tournaments or for veteran players to try new strategies. Bring your own Magic the Gathering Cards. For Ages 16 and up.
Westchester Square LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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 Tweens and Teens
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 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: Akeelah and The Bee
A young girl learns to believe in herself and value her intelligence in this critically-acclaimed, family-friendly drama. Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer) is an 11-year-old being raised by her mother, Tanya (Angela Bassett), who was left on her own after the death of her husband. While Akeelah is a very bright girl, she's hardly a star student and seems afraid of acting like a bookworm around her friends and classmates. However, Akeelah's teacher sees genuine potential in her student and encourage…
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
Families
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
New York Opera Forum Concert
The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions in recital with piano accompaniment. This month's selection is Le Nozze Di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The musical program is cosponsored by New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Kiddie Game Time
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.
Latin Arts
The program provides cultural entertainment through book and poetry readings.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Horror Film Club
The Cabin in the Woods 2012 95 Minutes; Lions Gate Entertainment Starring- Kristen Connolly & Chris Helmsworth Director- Drew Goddard A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. Sound familiar? Just wait. As the teens begin to exhibit standard horror movie behavior, a group of technicians in a control room are scrutiniz…
Columbus Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Loony Life Labs Series “Ready, Set, SCIENCE!”
A Summer Reading Program Get in the game this summer using science! Explore Isaac Newton's laws of motion with us in this abundantly engaging physics performance. Observe the power of all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia, and learn how these are used in sports to keep your mind and body fit! Watch and listen as we recreate a race's starting gun using our amazing sock cannons. Finally, get in the race on our rocket propelled car! This Mad Science show is sure to plea…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
One-on-One Open Lab Computer Classes
July: 9th, 11th,16th, 23rd, 25th, and 30th. Monday and Saturday: 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm 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 3 available s…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Kids Coloring Corner
Your favorite cartoon and superhero characters are waiting for you!!! Show your artistic self everyday aferschool at the Kids Coloring Corner.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: O Brother, Where Art Thou?
O Brother, Where Art Thou? DVD | Color | 2000 | 106 min | Walt Disney Pictures | Rated PG-13 30 July | 2 PM A convict escapes a chain gang to stop his wife from remarrying. Directed by Joel Coen Starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, and John Goodman All programs are free and subject to last minute change and cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
R.E.A.D Read to a Therapy Dog!
Come read to therapy dog Ella! 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. Limited to 5 partcipants. For ages 5 and up.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Cinema Saturday presents "The Cutting Edge (1992)"
A handsome, self-centered ex-ice hockey player and a champion figure skater with a prima donna attitude are mis-matched partners in the quest for an Olympic gold medal.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker (Tina Fey) decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. Luckily, she meets Tanya Vanderpoel (Margot Robbie), a fellow journalist who takes the shellshocked reporter under her wing. Amid the militants, warlords and nighttime partying, Barker discovers the key to becoming a successful correspondent.…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Time Management: Practical Strategies That Can Change Your Life
Want to reduce stress, accomplish more in less time and enjoy greater freedom to do the things you love? Do you want a greater feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment in your daily life? You are not alone! Speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, will share practical strategies that have the power to change your life! You will learn: • How to focus your time on your priorities • When multi-tasking is helpful or harmful • Secrets to overcoming procras…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Family Movie Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Families
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Jump Rope Making
Learn to make your own jump rope! Join us for this hands-on activity to beat summer boredom.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday afternoon movie "McFarland USA"
Join us at the Baychester library to enjoy a relaxing afternoon watching :
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Fashion Studio NYC
Learn about fashion and sewing and make your own creation.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
LEGO Free Play
Like to build? Make some amazing structures or build with friends!
125th Street Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
T(w)een Zone: SCRATCH-urdays!
Are you interested in coding? Do you want to learn what coding is? SCRATCH (a computer programming language) is a great way to get started! Join us every Saturday afternoon and create stories, games, and animations!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Cinema: "The Thirty-nine Steps" 1935
Film: "The Thirty-nine Steps" 1935--A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information. Mystery/Thriller. Robert Donat, Madelleine Carroll. 1 hour, 26 minutes, Unrated, 1935.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
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