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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Make your own play dough
Learn what ingredients to use and create your own play dough.
Dongan Hills LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Preschool Storytime: Picture Book Time
Come on down and listen to fun stories with friends! On select days, there will be a craft to follow. Please check the calendar.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Story Time
Join us for stories told by your favorite librarians!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime
A librarian will share some of their favorite pictures books, providing children ages 2 to 5 the opportunity to experience the wonderment of books and the joy of reading.
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens can use the extra computer time to work on homework, do gaming, social media, and/or complete their own personal projects.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 15 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Arts and Crafts
Children create seasonal crafts. All materials provided.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon
Duct-Tape art, jewelry making, paper crafts and more! Come get crafty in the Basement! For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Science Buddies!
Full STEAM ahead! Join us for simple and fun science experiments that are out of this world. This program is for children ages 5-12 and their caregivers. Supplies are limited and will be given to the first 25 children accompanied by an adult.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Play the X-Box and Wii or Board Games or Cards. Grades 6 and Up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Coloring and Cookies
Try your hand at some complicated coloring! Colored pencils and cookies will be provided. For children ages 5-12 years old.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
LEGO Mondays
Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house or a spaceship? Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! For kids and teens.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Uno Tournament
Do you think your the best at uno ? Come in with your friends to win extra computer time.
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Preschool Storytime
The latest books and old favorites help introduce your preschooler to new vocabulary and reinforce learning. In preschool story time, children and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement while building language and literacy skills.
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
MineCraft Tournament
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm in the YA room.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
You Read to Me, I'll Read to You
Come and have a fun-filled hour practicing your letter sounds, blending words, and finding words with the Children Librarian as she guide yous and your caregiver with strategies in becoming better readers. Children will be using a laptop and will be exploring kid friendly websites. Preregistration is required.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Join us to brainstorm & plan your favorite library programs, decide on books & movies you'd like to see at the library, and earn community service hours. Snacks will be provided. Teens ages 12-17.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Preschool Read, Make, & Take
Pre-schoolers and their caregivers can enjoy classic fairy tales, folk tales, and new picture books. Each session ends with a craft. For ages 3-5; limited to 25
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
MAD SCIENTIST MONDAY
Join us as we journey into the unknown! Mad Scientists will focus on science lessons coupled with fun experiments. For ages 6 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
September Movie @ Bloomingdale
Take a break from the heat and come enjoy a classic movie at the library. This month we will be showing: September 12: Another Thin Man (102 min) September 19: The Graduate (106 min) September 26: Beasts of the Southern Wild(93 min) All movies will be shown on Monday at 4pm.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Tween Tech Time
Need extra time to do homework? Play a game? Check your email? Chat on Facebook? Search on the web? Come join us at Tween Tech Time!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Gaming
Play fun games using the Nintendo Wii system.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 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. I…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons: Sweet September
It's the Crafternoon Series: Sweet September Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activites held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to entertain you for the summer! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Tuesday,September 6th): Suminagashi Crafternoon 2 (Wednesday, August 3rd): Origami Crafternoon 3 (Monday, September 12th): Eid al Adha Edition Crafternoon 4 (Thursday, September 15th): Teen Jewelry Circle Crafternoo…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Game On! Gaming for Teens and Kids
Have you got gaming moves? We've got two Wii's and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends, too! Also board games (chess, checkers, Connect Four, etc.). And if you are a beginner, we can help get you started!
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Stories and crafts for children of all ages.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
The St. Agnes Book Discussion Group:Between the World and Me by Coates, Ta-Nehisi
​ ST. Agnes Book Discussion Group Meeting on the last Monday of the Month at 4:30 PM 2016 Sept.26- Between the World and Me by Coates, Ta-Nehisi Oct. 31.- The Children Act by Mcewan, Ian Nov. 28- Metamorphosis by Kafka, Franz Dec. 19- The Heart is Lonely Hunter by McCullers, Carson 2017 Jan. 30 - As I Lay Dying by Faulkner, William Feb. 27 - Things Fall Apart by Achebe, Chinua Mar.27- The door by Szabo, Magda Apr. 24- Thinking Fast and Slow by…
St. Agnes Library
Wagner College
Book Lovers
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Hangman!
Know your ABC's? Join us for some puzzle solving and show off your smarts! For ages 7-12 years of age.
Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Creative Magic - A Teen Writing Club
Calling all creative fiction writers! Want to world build like J.K.? Develop memorable characters that leap off the page? Come join our new monthly Teen Writing Club and practice creating in a relaxed atmosphere. Notebooks and pizza included. For ages 12-18. Limited Space Available. Register in person or over the phone.
Mariners Harbor LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Access 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
LEGO Free Play
Build structures! Construct skyscapers! Use your imagination! Meet other young architects like you!
125th Street Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Craft Monday's
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18.
125th Street Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Craft Time
Get crafty in The Library with friends after storytime.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Kids Build It!
Ages: 4 - 12 years old Take our STEM building challenge and make towers, bridges and sculptures out of everyday objects!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4:45 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
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…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, September 26
@ 4:45 p.m.
Quilting with a Purpose
Come help make quilts to be given to needy children. Sewing experience required!
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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