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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For ages 4 to 12 years old.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Afterschool Club!
Want something fun to do after school and before home? Come to the library! We'll play video games, board games, make stuff with art supplies, talk about books and comics, and hang out. Snacks are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Bring a friend! This program for ages 7-13 is supervised by a librarian and takes place in the Community Room. Parents and caregivers are welcome to wait in the Library downstairs during the program.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Come in and test your gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Block Party: Every Monday
Use your imagination to create anything you want with LEGO bricks! Ages 4 and Older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids' Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help is here! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! No registration required. All children helped on a first come, first served basis. This program will be held in the Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
.sixty img{ width: 60%; height: auto; } Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
WORKSHOP: Human Rights Law 101
Presented in partnership with New York City Commission on Human Rights, this workshop introduces participants to basic concepts, protections and obligations under the New York City Human Rights Law. Specific topics include prohibited discriminatory practices in employment, housing, public accommodations, as well as bias-based harassment and biased-based profiling by law enforcement. Protected classes under each of these areas are described in detail. Please note that this program will be held…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, American Negro TheatreAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Full Steam Ahead!
Mondays are going to be fun days at the St. Agnes Library for children ages 5 - 11 Join us for some fun Science, Art, or Engineering project after school. The programs will begin at 3:30. Limited to 15 children. Please arrive on time.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Play & Story Time (Juegos y Cuentos Para Ninos)
Stories, Toys and Rhymes for Spanish and Non Spanish Speakers .(Ages 0 - 5) Cuentos, Juegos, Canciones y rimas bilingues en ingles y Espanol. (Edades 0-5)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 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
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 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, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game On!
Come in and test your gaming skills against the library staff and your peers, while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Wii Resorts.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Art
Come and express yourself in Art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of Art to take home. Ages 5 and older.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Map Your World
Participants will explore mapmaking as a tool for telling their stories and imagining new worlds! We will look at examples of maps in the NYPL's collections, including but not limited to historical maps, fantasy maps, web maps, and artist's maps. Inspired by our research, we will create maps individually and collaboratively using a variety of visual media including drawing, collage, painting, printmaking, and digital imaging. Presented by Community Word Project. Best for ages 13 - 18 years old.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Dungeons and Dragons
Before Play station and Xbox there was Dungeon & Dragons! Explore the fantasy world of Dragons, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs. learn to use your imagination using teamwork, social interaction, reading, math, and fun. Inspired by books like Forgotten realms, Lord of the Rings, Sword of shanara, Conan the barbarian, and Rangers apprentice to name a few. The true role playing experience with no game controller, or tv needed. Presented by David Alicea. Best for ages 13 - 18 years old.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Kid Flicks
Join us in our community room for our children's film showing. Watch short films based on popular picture books. The perfect way to meet up with friends and end a busy day. All films subject to last minute substitutions. Showing: Winnie The Pooh & A Day for Eeyore and Happy Birthday Moon
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Black History Explorers
Celebrate Black History Month by learning about extraordinary history-makers and heroes! Kids will explore black history, experience, and achievement through stories and hands-on activities. Saturday, February 4, 2:00 PM: Black History Explorers: Sugar Hill Heroes Monday, February 6, 4:00 PM: Black History Explorers: The Underground Railroad Monday, February 27, 4:00 PM: Black History Explorers: Who Am I?
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Charge Up!!
Need to charge up your device? Sign-up for two hours and get some power. 4 person total every two hours.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us for stories told by your favorite librarians!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Art Studio
Draw manga, graffiti, or freestyle, or just sit down and color! It's your choice. All materials will be provided; just bring your creativity!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 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, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Children's Story Time Craft
Arts and Craft for children of all ages.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Arts and Craft for Adults
Easy crafts for adults are a fun way to relieve stress and rediscover your creative spark. These easy art projects for adults are sure to fit your personal style and skill set.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
It's a Draw
Do you love to color? Come to the teen room and take part in the coloring craze. Paper, colored pencils, markers and literary themed coloring pages will be provided.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
An interactive child and parent/caregiver storytime! Sing songs with your toddlers and listen to books. Upstairs program room opens at 10:15. Limited to first 50 children. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Picture Book Time
Come on down and listen to fun stories with friends! On select days, there will be an activity to follow. Please check the calendar.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Coloring Club
Markers, crayons, and colored pencils, oh my! Come color in the library with your friends.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Literacy Inc. Read Aloud
Come and listen to stories, make a craft project, & enjoy a snack with the staff of Literacy Inc. Children ages 3-12 welcome. Younger siblings accommodated. No registration required.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
Come and learn how to develop video games while you battle against other libraries in this introduction to programming series using Stencyl. Great prizes and snacks are available for all who participate!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Mardi Gras Craft
Join us as we celebrate Mardi Gras with this exciting craft. We will be making decorative and colorful masks. For children ages 3 and up
Columbus LibraryChildren
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens, enjoy an afternoon of competitive gaming on the Nintendo Wii or Xbox 360. ages 12-18
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
College Access
College Bound
Need help with the SAT/ACT, SHSAT or any other standardized tests? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment! Have a homework assignment that is getting you down? We can help with that as well! Cannot make it to the program? Try emailing your question to michaelrios@nypl.org and we will do our best to help you. For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
You Read to Me
Come and have a fun-filled hour practicing your letter sounds, blending words, and finding words with the Children Librarian as she would guide you and your caregiver with strategies in becoming better readers. Preregistration is required
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Toddler Time!
Join us for an enhanced story time! A special activity will be available after stories and songs! Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age! Now offered monthly!
Battery Park City LibraryParents/Caregivers
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
MAD SCIENTIST MONDAYS
Join us as we journey into the unknown! Mad Scientists will focus on science lessons coupled with fun experiments. Ages 5 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Monday Explorations: Black History Month
Each month will feature a new STEAM-focused theme that will allow for exploration, learning, and most importantly, fun! Join us Mondays in February to celebrate Black History Month.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
February Movies for Adults
Come join us for a classic movie screening.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Arts & Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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