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Thu, June 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Digital Media Basics
Uploading. Downloading. Streaming. Sharing. Get familiar with these terms while discussing the new technologies that use them.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: The Founder
Rated PG 13, 1 hour 55 minutes Businessman Ray Kroc fights for control of McDonald's, and turns it into a global franchise. Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman & Linda Cardellini
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Film - MIDNIGHT (1939)
MIDNIGHT (1939) 94 min., b&w, directed by MITCHELL LEISEN. Screenplay by Billy Wilder and C. Brackett. A short film will precede the feature. Starring CLAUDETTE COLBERT, DON AMECHE, JOHN BARRYMORE, Francis Lederer, Mary Astor, Elaine Barrie, Hedda Hopper, Rex O’Malley, Monty Woolley, Armand Kaliz. A rich man in Paris finds a young American woman who’s stranded there and puts her up to seducing the gigolo his wife is seeing. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
No Sew Pillow
A Summer Reading Program Learn how to create your own throw pillow with no required sewing skills! Get tips on how to create by reusing supplies found at home. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 13-18 years old.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) join forces with Capt. Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) to free Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) from Davy Jones' locker. Meanwhile, the crew of the Flying Dutchman ghost ship wreaks havoc on the Seven Seas. The friends must navigate dangerous waters to confront Chinese pirate Sao Feng (Chow Yun-Fat) and, ultimately, they must choose sides in a battle wherein the pirate life hangs in the balance. Running time: 2 hours and 50 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage using Neocities.org.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick: A Monster Calls
A MONSTER CALLS (2016) A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness. Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones Rated: PG-13 Directed by: J.A. Bayona
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!!
Come And Join Seward Park Library as we celebrate... The Summer Reading Kick-off Party!!! Join us for an afternoon of Games, Crafts, Pizza and Prizes! Beginning at 2PM!!!! Did we mention that this event is FREE to all teens??
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Help
Do you need help downloading eBooks, using a tablet/smart phone, or setting up an email account? A librarian will be available on the third floor to assist you. Registration is not required and assistance will be based on first come, first serve.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: Lion
LION Synopsis: After getting lost on the streets of Calcutta as a five-year-old, thirty-year-old Saroo sets out to find his lost family. Director: Garth Davis Starring: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, Sunny Pawar, David Wenham Rated PG-13 | 118 minutes | The Weinstein Company | 2016 *Please Note: Films are subject to last minute change or cancellation. Open captioning upon request.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Spanish Class
So you want to learn how to speak Spanish? Good choice! Spanish is relatively easy to learn, because once you’ve learned how to pronounce the letters, you can sound out any word. There are no complicated pronunciation rules, as there are in English.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Gaming Tournament
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Tournaments will continue all summer long.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Balloon Sculpture Giveaway
Summer Reading Program! Balloon animal giveaway program. This is an open-ended, balloon sculpture giveaway program. For a structured show and workshop, please choose the program below. For children of all ages. Presented by Annette Lipson. *Registration is required the day of the event.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Connect -- Open Computer Help
Come in to the Stapleton library for this free class where we answer your general questions on how to use the computer including surfing the internet and using different programs.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
HTML for Beginners | Navigation Bar
The New York Public Library offer HTML for beginners classes, learn how easy to follow and understand some of the basics in HTML web design using simple code to build your website. This class introduces patrons to basic in coding fundamentals.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Wildlife Superheroes
A Summer Reading Program! Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up-close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come disc…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Wii Gaming
Come play the Wii with our children's librarian and friends! It'll be lots of fun.....wheeeeee!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - June 2017
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced speakers of English.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
The NEW Retirement: Finding Purpose in Your "Third Act"
Are you retired? About to retire? Thinking about retiring? Welcome to the “NEW” Retirement! Baby boomers are healthier and living longer than previous generations. We are pioneers in the search for a meaningful and purposeful “third act." Come join speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, to clarify (or re-clarify) what is most important to you at this stage of life AND learn from other retirees. You will learn: • How to clarify your purpose • The values that a…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games & Chess for Children at Chatham Square Library 棋類遊戲
Board Games & Chess for Children 棋類遊戲 Come to Chatham Square Library to play board games and card games of all types and skill levels. Come and play Chess too! Basic chess introduction provided. Thursday, June 1st--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, June 8th--- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, June 22nd --- 3:00-5:00pm Thursday, June 29th---- 3:00-5:00pm No Registration is required. For children ages 5 to 12, teens, and families. Please contact Allie Affini…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
College Readiness Workshop
Need help writing your college essay? Would you like someone to look over your draft? Visit the Teen Room for help.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Kid's ChoiceThrog's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Calling all creative kids! Join our Coloring Club and make beautiful art with paper, colored pencils and your imagination.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Work on your homework alone or with friends, and get help, if you need it, from the YA Librarian.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 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)
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick up a few tricks as you work on your own creation.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring Program
Think Coloring is for kids? Not anymore. Join the crowd of adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play videos games, hangout with friends, use laptops to watch videos or simply read a book All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games
Lets play some games that doesn't involve looking at a T.V. screen. Chess, Checkers and other games that require a little more cognitive thinking
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Kid Coding Hour
In these one-hour sessions, we will be introducing kids to Coding and Engineering through play and discovery. We will be introducing: Little Bits Makey Makey Osmo Scratch Lego WeDo 2.0
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play Time
Make the most out of playing with your toddler at the Belmont Library Play Area. Come play and learn.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Storytime & LEGO
A storytime program for children ages 4 to 11 with the inclusion of LEGO building activities. Come hear new stories and build new creations!
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club: How creative can you be?
Calling all builders! Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house or a spaceship? If you love being creative and building with legos, come on in and let your imagination run wild! For kids, 5-12 years and their parents.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Coloring Club
Join us for Kids Coloring Club at the library! We'll provide crayons, markers, pencils, and coloring sheets. Coloring is a great creative outlet for relaxing minds, encouraging focus, and refining motor skills. Kids of all ages are invited to join. Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 PM
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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