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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Movies for Kids
Join us and enjoy a feature film with your friends! All ages are welcomed!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Library Maschine
Learn to produce your own Hip-Hop/Electronic music. Registration and attendance required to all sessions. Call or stop by the branch to register.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
After School Arts and Crafts
Learn how to create fun seasonal crafts inpsired by our book collection. All materials will be supplied.
Edenwald LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Musical Mondays
Drums Guitar Bass Keyboard Vocals If this sounds a lot like the game "Rock Band" to you, then you'd be correct. But before it was a video game, it's how people made music. Come jam with the Stapleton Teens every Monday that we're open. All skill levels welcome, from absolute beginners to virtuoso masters. Instruments provided, or bring your own. Ages 12 and up.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Children's Book Club: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Come read and discuss: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead. See Mrs. Ana for a copy of the book, or just show up to one of the discussion days! Registration Required. For Children 9-12 years
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Kid's Book Club!
Join us Monday afternoon for Kid's Book Club! Kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-11 enjoy reading aloud the chosen book for the month. Our September choices are: Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate Dicamillo Little Rhino: My New Team by Ryan Howard & Krystle Howard The Twits by Roald Dahl At the end of the month we will enjoy snacks as we discus the book and help choose what to read next in October!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
American Sign Language Workshop
This workshop focuses on intermediate through advanced development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language. (ASL)
96th Street Library, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Bookmaking for Teens
Create and decorate your own handmade book! Perfect for drawing and/or writing your ideas in. Supplies will be provided.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Monday Explorations: Popsicle Stick Possibilities
We have hundreds of popsicle sticks (aka craft sticks)! What can you do with a popsicle stick? Come explore the possibilities with us.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Children's Storytime
Books are even more amazing when we read together. Come join us for an interaactive story time!
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Club
Join us for some Lego fun! Try a building challenge or just free play. For ages 10 and up.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Read, Talk, Sing, Write, Play!
Join us for our family literacy workshop series. Each Monday, we'll explore one of the five pillars of early childhood education, reading, talking, singing, writing, and playing, and discuss easy ways to incorporate them into everyday life. Refreshments will be served. For parents and caregivers and their children.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
Children,
Teachers
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Minecraft Club
Can’t get enough Minecraft? Join us and participate for an hour of Minecraft extravaganza! We mine, craft, and trade tips! For ages 7-14
53rd Street Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LearnXDesign
Select branches of The New York Public Library present programs featuring science and engineering activities and projects inspired by the New York Hall of Science’s LearnXDesign website! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
High Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Sensory Storytime
Sensory Storytime is an interactive and inclusive early literacy program. It’s designed to engage children through movement, active stories, music, sensory materials and visual support tools. This program is ideal for children ages 2-5 with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges or any child who may have difficulty attending in large groups. Please note that sensory storytime is limited to 12 participants. Tickets are available in the children's room prior to the program, no…
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Read, Make, & Take (ages 3-5): Preschool Storytime
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 children.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Game On! Gaming for Teens & 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
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Tech Help Mondays
If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, sign up for a 20 minute appointment with a librarian for personal attention and instruction! Please make sure to sign up at the circulation desk or call us to reserve your spot. There will be three 20-minute appointments available each week.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Art
Free your inner artist! Let your imagination run wild during this time of creativity. During this time, children will use a variety of materials to make beautiful, unique works of art.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Come join us for some stories that the whole family will love. We will read classic picturebooks and some new ones too. This storytime is for everyone from babies to great, great, great grandparents!
Aguilar LibraryFamilies
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Builders!
We'll break out the Legos and other building materials. You supply the creativity and building skills! Ages 4-12.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Start the school year right by setting aside time to do your homework. Get stuck? Librarians will also provide basic homework help.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Color Crush
Teens! Take a moment to de-stress and meditate. During Color Crush, we'll work on some relaxing coloring projects and engage in light conversation. Coloring materials will be provided.
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Stories & Crafts
Read aloud and messy art projects for young children. Wear your art clothes. Smocks will be provided.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
The St. Agnes Book Discussion Group:The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
2017- 2018 St. Agnes Book Discussion September 25th - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead October 30th , 2017- It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis November 27th, 2017 - Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo December 18th 2017- Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood January 29th 2018- A Man called Ove by Fredrik Backman February 26th 2018- Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry March 26th 2018- the Day of the Locust by Nathanael West April 30th 2018- American…
St. Agnes LibraryBook Lovers
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Flick Night: The Boss Baby
Family Flick Night presents... The Boss Baby (2017, Rated PG, 97 minutes) A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator -- a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) arrives at Tim's home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. The instant sibling rivalry must soon be put asi…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Story Time
Join us for picture book reading and coloring. All ages. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Movie at Melrose Library: Fate of the Furious
With Dom and Letty married, Brian and Mia retired and the rest of the crew exonerated, the globe-trotting team has found some semblance of a normal life. They soon face an unexpected challenge when a mysterious woman named Cipher forces Dom to betray them all. Now, they must unite to bring home the man who made them a family and stop Cipher from unleashing chaos. STARRING - Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez DIRE…
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, and headers and footers.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Math & Reading homework help
Free math & reading homework help will be available on Mondays & Tuesdays for children in grades K-6, on a first come first serve basis, Please sign-up that day at the front desk to reserve a spot. (Maximum of 4 children per session).
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Hangman!
Know your ABC's? Bring your letter skills to solve some clever puzzles! For ages 7-12 years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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 Teen Writing Club and create in a relaxed atmosphere. Notebooks and snacks 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)
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 5 p.m.
City Island Book Club
Monday September 11th and 25th at 5 P.M.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
City Island Book Club
Title of the book will be announced.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Creating Comics- Workshop
Learn some basics of making comics and graphic novels- take time to start, work on, or finish your own comic
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Gaming for Kids
Challenge yourself, your friends, and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play cool games on our Wii U or PS3! Recommended for children ages 5-11.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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