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Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Reading Aloud for School Age children at 3:30 p.m. on a Friday afternoon after school
Reading Aloud is a 30 minute program for school age children in which the Children's librarian reads picture books, folk tales , poetry , easy books, and holiday books when appropriate. The CR librarian will also share new books published in 2017 when they arrive at the library . The program is geared towards 5 to 11 year old children .
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Chart. B…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Books & Coloring
Enjoy hearing books read aloud followed by coloring. For ages 4-8.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children Board Games
Join us in the Morrisania Library Children's Room to play and enjoy classics board games, and card games, of all types and skill levels.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Anime & Manga Club
A space where everything anime and manga related is discussed. Otakus unite!
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game Corner
Play a variety of board and card games of all types and skill levels.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Wii, Xbox One:Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Kinect and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Pajama Night
It's Dr. Seuss' Birthday!! Come and celebrate with LINC.
Hunts Point LibraryFamilies
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Games @ the Library!
No video games here, we are going back to board games. Among some of the games we have are Monopoly, Chutes & Ladders & Scrabble. Come join us for a game or two. From ages 3-12.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:45 p.m.
Teen Game On
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills on the Wii U or the XBOX 360 and challenge your friends to a game in the library. For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:45 p.m.
Chess On Demand
Want to play a game of chess whenever you want to. Grab a partner and ask at the circulation desk for a chess board and pieces. Available anytime.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Reading Aloud
A Librarian will share Favorite Picture books, providing children with the Wonder of Books and the Joy of Reading. For ages 3 & up.
Richmondtown LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Gameday
Chess Fluxx Are You A Werewolf? Coup Dominos Mancala Other random surprise games each week! Sounds like a good time? It does to us too. Every Friday from 4pm to close.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Spelling Bee Contest!
Test out your spelling skills and join us every Friday for a spelling bee contest. Win the spelling bee contest using the five daily posted "word of the day" for that week and earn your three stickers on the spelling bee contest chart! ,Whoever has gained the most stickers by Monday April 17th will win a prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Let your voice be heard in the Kingsbridge Library's Teen Advisory Group! TAG meetings will be held on Friday afternoons from 4-5 pm. If you are a 7th -12th grade student, you are eligible to join. So … why should YOU become a TAG member? * Brainstorm with other teens about how to improve your library. * Have a say in what books, music, etc. that you’d like us to order. * Help choose the free programs we’ll offer in the coming year. * Review books, movies, and more for the Stuff For the Te…
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Adult and Teen Craft
Visit us at The Castle Hill Branch to learn a different craft each Friday afternoon. Learn : Jewerly making Candle Making Picture transfer Work with paper mache, clay, natural twine ... and more. Come and Join Us Fridays at 4:00 PM
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Coloring & Crafts
Favorite picture books to share; favorite characters to color. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. There's always something new to learn and do.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Young Writers Workshop
Whether you are already a novelist, poet, writer, or just dream of being one, this is the program for you! Once a week we will meet to work on the craft of writing. Computers and flash drives will be provided. For teens 13-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Improv Hour
Does your child love dress up, thrill at a chance to perform, or have a passion for story-telling? Then 53rd Street's new Improv Hour is the place to be! Join us for an hour of collaborative theatrics, costume changes, creativity, and curveballs. Improv Hour is intended for school-aged children (5-12 years old) accompanied by a caregiver/caregivers.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Hangman!
Know your ABC's? Join us for some puzzle solving! Prizes awarded. For ages 7-12 years of age.
Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Mid-Sentence: Writers in Conversation | Alexandra Kleeman, Patty Yumi Cottrell, Ariana Reines
FREE - Doors to the Corner Room open at 5:30 PM. As elements of feminism enter the cultural mainstream, traces of gender norms continue to shape our responses to women--both on and off the page. Enter the Feminine Grotesque: The woman who makes a spectacle of herself, who won't behave--the woman who is unregulated, always too much or not enough. Why do we still find it so frightening when women spill past their own boundaries, taking on shapes in excess of social norms and expectations? And h…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
A Day of Mindfulness
There will be an emphasis on mindfulness (a focus on now) with some interest in meditation (a focus on breath.) Mindfulness meditation opens a door to greater appreciation of life in the moment. The day will include 20 minute periods for practicing breath meditation, walking meditation, learning to focus on the present through the body, mindfulness of sound, and many other aspects of mindfulness. The emphasis is on learning to be present for two really different reasons. One, in order to exper…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 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)
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Preparation Service at the 58th Street Library
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This program will start on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and end on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 3rd to April 15th (Closed February 10th) Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared using c…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, March 25
@ 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
Sat, March 25
@ 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
Sat, March 25
@ 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
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
Online payments and FAQ sections
What if you are selling from your home only? What if you can’t handle 24-hour customer service? Discover trusted ways to receive payments and create Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) examples.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner!
The coloring corner is an ongoing program for toddlers , pre-schoolers and some school age children . The library provides coloring sheets and blank paper to color and draw on.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
NEW PROGRAM: Family Game Day
Family Game Day Check out our new collection of board games for children of all ages! Games available include Connect 4, Candy Land and Battleship.... Plus, lots more! :) This program will take place monthly on select Saturdays in the children's room.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Preparation Service at the New Amsterdam Library
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This program will start on Saturday February 4, 2017 and end on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 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
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