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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, July 29
@ 12:30 p.m.
Fairy tale Read Aloud
Children and their parents/caregivers are invited to join us for fairy tale read aloud stories with costumes and characters,
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Coloring is no longer just for kids! Come join the latest way for adults to relax! Did you know that coloring has been shown to have therapeutic benefits? Or that it has been shown to have effects similar to meditation, by creating a deeper sense of awareness, focus, and attention? Well, if you didn't know now you know! Come unwind by coloring cool intricate designs used to reduce stress and increase mindfulness. Coloring can help you combat stress, stimulate brain areas related to motor s…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
I Need a Doctor: Health Info Online
Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Girl ScoutsHuguenot Park LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Movie: Big Hero 6
When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney Animation's adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series. G 102 mins
Eastchester LibraryChildren
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 2016; 144 Minutes; Paramount Pictures.; Rated R Starring – John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber & James Badge Dale Direcor – Michael Bay A gripping true story of six elite ex-military operators assigned to protect the CIA who fought back against overwhelming odds when terrorists attacked in the U.S. diplomatic compound on September 11, 2012. When everything went wrong, six men had the courage to do what was right.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Wii Time
Come on down to The Library and play some Wii with friends!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Crafts @ 125th!
Make cool summer crafts at the library!
125th Street Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Life Sized Candy Land
Play your favorite game... Super Sized! Registration Required.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Movie Matinee
Come and join us for a fun PG movie. For ages 9-14.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Kids Take Over the Children's Room
What would you do if you had control of the Library? Kids will be taking over the Children's Room for the afternoon! Do you want to Read? Host a Dance Party? Just let the Llibrarians know and we'll figure out a way to make it happen.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Downton Abbey: The Final Season
Calling all Downton Abbey lovers!! Miss the show’s swan song? Want to watch it all again? Join us for five afternoons this summer to cool off with the British drama. All showings are Fridays at 1pm in the 3rd floor community room. Schedule as follows: Episodes 1 & 2: July 1st Episodes 3 & 4: July 8th Episodes 5 & 6: July 15th Episodes 7 & 8: July 22nd Series Finale: July 29th
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Game Day
Join in the fun! Come hang out and play checkers, chess, Connect Four, Monopoly, Gravity Maze, and more.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Checkmate Chess
A Summer Reading Program Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.. Best for children ages 5 and older. Presented by Ramon Hernandez.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
D.E.A.R (Drop Everything and Read) with E-books
Want to improve the reading habits of your child? Then join us for a reading adventure with e-books using interactive reading websites.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Friday Fun Day
Participate in engaging activities for adults and seniors.
Tremont LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Movie: Big Hero 6
When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney Animation's adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series. PG 102 mins
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Families
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading Club
Join us at Grand Concourse Library each day during the summer at 1:00pm when we stop everything, grab a book and READ! A great opportunity to earn Summer Reading prizes!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
NYPD @ NYPL
Neighborhood law enforcement meet with the community to answer questions etc about current events and issues pertaining to our communities.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Life Skills: Budgeting, Credit, & Debt
This class introduces savings and budget concepts: Review banks and banking products, including debit and credit cards, and how to reduce indebtedness. The class also introduces investment principles. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, July 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
American Mah Jongg
Get together to swap tiles and stories with other patrons from the neighborhood.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
Board Games Galore
Scrabble, Candyland, Guess Who, checkers, and more! Enjoy our selection of board games with your friends and family at the library.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
Summer Reading Book Club!
Join us Monday through Fridays for Summer Reading Book club! Explore the world around you while diving into a non-fiction book or take a trip into another world while enjoying your favorite fiction stories. Spend just 20minutes per day reading something new plus earn great prizes weekly, just for reading!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
JULY FRIDAY FILMS
JULY FRIDAY FILMS July 1: Creed (2015) July 8: Everest (2015) July 15: Dirty Dancing (1987) July 22: San Andreas (2015) July 29: The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (2015) Fridays at 2 pm Community Room (Lower Lobby)
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Tortoise and the Hare
A Summer Reading Program A puppet show presented by Puppets to Go. Recommended for children ages 4 and older. Best for children ages 4 and older.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Get in the Game Day!Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Movies @ the Library
Brave Synopsis This film follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to harness all of her skills and resources –…
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Workforce 1 / NYCHA Recruitment Event
Workforce1 provides services that prepare and connect qualified candidates to employment and training opportunities in New York City. Workforce1 also connects city residents to community resources that will benefit their lives. A Workforce1 Professional will be presenting Employment Opportunities, Training Programs, and Community Resources to all branch patrons.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fitness Friday!
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable clothing, sneakers, and bring a water bottle.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Singin' Stories!
Bring your voices and sing along with some favorite tunes on the guitar, listen to tales and rhymes and hear some picture book stories! For ages 3 and up.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this class to learn about services that leverage the power of the cloud to bring the best of entertainment and productivity to whatever device you're using.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, July 29
@ 2 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
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Harry Potter Party
Muggles rejoice! In anticipation of the July 30th release of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Grand Concourse Library is having a party. Please join us for activities, games, and crafts all centered around "The Chosen One".
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Movie: The Dawn Patrol
Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone and David Niven combine forces for one of the most poignant WW1 films ever made. Set in Britain's Royal Flying Corps the film shows the daily grind and futility of war and was for its time a strong anti-war statement. Errol Flynn gets to show some of his fine acting qualities in a work that allows him to be something more than just a dashing action man. The strong friendship between him and David N…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
After Lunch Story Time @ Matthews-Muliner Park
Are you tired of going in the sprinklers? Would you just love to hear a story? If your answer is yes to all of the above, look for the friendly Morris Park Librarian, find a comfortable spot, and listen to some picture books. Matthews-Muliner Children's Play Area Off of Morris Park Avenue between Matthews and Muliner Avenues
Morris Park LibraryChildren
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Movies at 53rd: THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM (2007)
Please come and join us to watch a movie: THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM (2007), on Friday July 29th at 2pm. Age 14+
53rd Street LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
One-On-One Computer Sessions
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Here is a list of possible one-on-one computer session you can inquire about: Emailing Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Basic Internet Our one-on-one computer sessions will be on Fridays between 2:00pm - 4:00pm. **Please register at the front desk OR call for available time slots.**
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Color Your Favorite Sport
It's Summer Reading Time and we are celebrating sports! Your favorite sports and favorite athletes are here to be colored! Enjoy an hour of coloring with friends and family.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Beanbag Hangout
Come and hangout on comfortable beanbag chairs and play games, or draw, or just hangout with your friends! 12 kids maximum: first come, first served. Ages 8-12. 一起来玩耍,坐在舒服的豆子袋椅子上玩游戏,画画或者和你的小伙伴一起愉快地玩耍 人数上限:12人,位置有限,先到先得
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fitness Friday!
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable clothing, sneakers, and bring a water bottle.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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