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Sat, April 29
@ 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
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
Math Tutoring
Love math and want some extra practice? Struggling with understanding homework? Come to our Free Math Tutoring program at Chatham Square! Volunteers from local High Schools will help your child understand math concepts through worksheets and sample problems, catering to your child's specific needs. Feel free to bring homework or other materials. Saturday, April 1st 2:00-4:00pm Saturday, April 8th 2:00-4:00pm Saturday, April 15th 2:00-4:00pm ​Saturday, April 22nd 2:00-4:00pm Saturday, A…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
Board Game Bonanza
Come enjoy board games with others from the neighborhood! Play favorites such as Candyland and Connect 4, or join in a game of chess or checkers. All skill levels are welcome to attend!
53rd Street LibraryChildren
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring Sheets/ Homework Help
Tally of how many children ask for coloring sheets or help with their homework.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
TIME OF THE POETRY
RUSSIAN CULTURE CLUB presents In memory of Evgeny Evtushenko Yan Probshtein – poet and translator of poetry. He will read his Russian translations of English and Spanish poets, as well as his own poetry. Alexander Dranov will recite poems by, and tributes to, Evgeny Evtushenko who passed away earlier this month. The event is moderated by Alexander Dranov, founder of the Russian Club.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Age: 4–12 year olds Registration required
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
On a Budget? Learn Inexpensive Ways to be Healthy
On a Budget? Learn Inexpensive Ways to be Healthy Cut your monthly bill in half while losing weight and getting healthier 10 ways to make smart, healthy choices that will support your long-term health and prevent disease
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Drop in to hang out, have snacks, and play games on our Wii or Xbox360!
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Sunshine Gardening Saturdays
Children, help us make our garden grow. After our Saturday Storytime join us in our garden to learn about plants and help us beautify our branch.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 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
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Abe Lincoln in the 21st Century
A Performance Reading in the Style of Radio Drama with the Music of American Composers "Abe Lincoln in the 21st Century" Abe Lincoln at Cooper Union, New York, 1860. David Houston as Abe Lincoln in a light-hearted portrait of our most literary president—drawn from Lincoln's letters, speeches and poetry that portray a witty and wise statesman who speaks to us as if he lives today and understands our most pressing, confusing and amusing concerns. Script Adaptation by Dav…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library - April 2017
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 English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Retro Games @ Sedgwick
It's back to the good old days: Families are invited to roll the dice instead of clicking a mouse! come by for some old-fashioned board game fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomFamilies
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Art Talks
What Does Blue Sound Like? | Joseph Celli, Ellen Hackl Fagan, Hap Tivey | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED Registration does not guarantee admission. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Joseph Celli composer, radio producer and virtuoso on double reed; and Hap Tivey artist and an early pioneer in the California Light and Space movement; join Ellen Hackl Fagan to converse about Fagan’s site-specific Art in the Windows exhibition What Does Blue S…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Silent Clowns Film Series
Silent Clowns Film Series: You'd Be Surprised
YOU'D BE SURPRISED (1926) with Raymond Griffith plus WHY GIRLS LOVE SAILORS (1927) with Laurel and Hardy Live accompaniment by Ben Model.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 2:45 p.m.
Movie Matinee
Come and join us for a fun family movie. For children of all ages.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Game Time
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Knitting Social
Enjoy crafts? Stop by the library for quick and easy projects. All materials are provided. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games
Play chess, checkers, monopoly, and more.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Curiously, adult coloring books recently hit the New York Times Best-Seller List. No batteries, messages, or wires. Get in-touch with your inner minimalist, and color your way to calm. Trendy, relaxing, and definitively old-school. All supplies provided. Saturdays at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
E-Book Help
Having trouble downloading eBooks to your device or smartphone? Join us for our eBook class! Bring in your device or smartphone and learn hoe to download titles using the library apps SimplyE and Overdrive!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Knitting Social
Enjoy crafts? Stop by the library for quick and easy projects. All materials are provided. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
Cinema Saturdays!
Watch the library become a movie theater and enjoy a great film on the big screen! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Tech Time
Need more time to finish a job application? Need to work on a resume? Ask for more information at the service desk.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Come have some friendly competition with your friends on the PS3 and PS4.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Elves and the Shoemaker and Other Tales
Inspired by the Brothers Grimm. LuAnn Adams will be using puppets, visuals, sound effects and music to bring folktales from around the world 'to life.' "Little Red Riding Hood”, a Native American Cinderella folktale "Little Burnt Face", "No More Room or "I Have a Wonderful Life!" and more! Best for ages 3 and up with parent/caregiver. Pre-registration starts Tuesday, April 25.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 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
Sat, April 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess Tournament
Local patrons come in to play chess with eachother.
Allerton Library, AuditoriumAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 4 p.m.
Colorful Afternoons
Do you enjoy coloring? Join us at the Countee Cullen Library on Saturday afternoons for some coloring family fun. Color pencils, crayons, and coloring sheets will be provided.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Need to practice Photoshop, iMovie, or GarageBand? Have questions from a class? Working on a photo, video, or music project? Get one on one help. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, April 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Krazy Kids
Krazy Kidz: Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers! For ages 18 months and older, no registration is required.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, April 30
@ 1 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, April 30
@ 1 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: AudioBookCloud
Listen to one of 1,000 audiobooks through this database. No need to download, and the books are always available and never on hold.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Sun, April 30
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Man with the Gun
When a notorious tough 'town tamer' is hired by the citizenry to rid of the gunmen driving them off their land, he finds the local saloon madam to be an old friend. Directed by Richard Wilson Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jan Sterling, and Karen Sharpe. DVD | Black and White | 1955 | 83 Mins | United Artists
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, April 30
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Stories for a Sunday Afternoon
You worked all week and did the chores on Saturday. You deserve a chance to relax with a few stories with your little one! Songs, stories, and family time is just what you need. We'll have guest story sharers from around the Library system (and some familiar faces) .
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, April 30
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Stories for a Sunday Afternoon
You worked all week and did the chores on Saturday. You deserve a chance to relax with a few stories with your little one! Songs, stories, and family time is just what you need. We'll have guest story sharers from around the Library system (and some familiar faces) .
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, April 30
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Día de los Niños/Children’s Day
Join us as we celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with a fun storytime for children ages 3-8. Kids will enjoy engaging picture book read-alouds and discover new favorites as we celebrate with stories and songs more. From http://dia.ala.org: Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, langu…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, April 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft! For ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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