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Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Monday at the Movies: A Star is Born (1937)
On Monday, January 16 @ 4PM, The Grand Central Branch is proud to present a screening of A Star is Born (1937). An American Technicolor romantic drama film produced by David O. Selznick and directed by William A. Wellman, A Star is Born stars Janet Gaynor as an aspiring Hollywood actress, and Fredric March as a fading movie star who helps launch her career. The supporting cast features Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Andy Devine, Lionel Stander and Owen Moore.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Make Your Own Journal
It's a New Year, start it off right with your own journal. Take it from Greg Heffley, keeping a diary is fun! You don't have to be a wimpy kid to enjoy this activity!
Columbus LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Get Your 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, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Need some extra help with an assignment or project? Come to the Eastchester Library after school on Mondays and Tuesdays and ask our expert staff for help.
Eastchester LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 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 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, January 23
@ 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 & The Blustery Day and The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
LEGO Free Play
Build structures! Construct skyscapers! Use your imagination! Meet other young architects like you!
125th Street Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Art Studio
Get creative and express yourself through art! Enjoy a creative project on Monday, January 9 and Monday, January 23 from 4:00-5:00 pm. Recommended for children ages 5-12.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Maker Mondays
Create and build a differentart project each week, all supplies provided! For the first 20 children ages 3-12 accompanied by an adult.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 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
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Arts and Crafts
Children create seasonal crafts. All materials provided.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 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 Wii or Board Games or Cards. Grades 6 and Up.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Arts & Crafts (Ages 4-12)
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons which will allow them to explore different artistic mediums - drawing, painting, and mixed media work. Recommended for children 8 -12 years old.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Basic Coloring
Learn the magic of colors and how to use them to create.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
January Movies for Adults
Come join us for a classic movie screening.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 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 Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, January 23
@ 4 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, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Read, Make, & Take (ages 3-5)
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
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Board Games
Come play an old fashioned board game with friends.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Monday Explorations: LEGO Building
Each month will feature a new STEAM-focused theme that will allow for exploration, learning, and most importantly, fun! Join us Mondays in January to explore all the possibilities of building with Legos.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event *Limited Hotspots Available*
The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed Internet services. In order to participate in the Library Hotspot Loan Program, you must register for and…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Stories and Crafts
Messy art projects for children ages 2 to 5. Smocks will be provided. Limited to 18 Children.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Music & Sound with Google CS First*
Make. Code. Music. Create your own digital music and sounds! Learn to code while designing your own music, creating your own instruments and music videos, and discovering how technology is used in the music industry! No previous coding experience is necessary, but children should have basic computer skills such as mouse clicking. Please note that this is an 8 week program meeting every Monday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The program is designed for ages 9-14.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
Mon, January 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Spatacular: Korean Beauty Face Masks
Join us for a relaxing 'spatacular' activity in the community room. This month we will be learning about the hydrating power of Korean sheet masks. You will even get to try one! Stay afterwards to read magazines, talk, & have a light snack. Limited supplies available.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, January 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
The Art of Beatboxing
Many consider beatboxing to be the very first music instrument man ever created. The use and manipulation of your lips, teeth, throat and tongue to create music has evolved into a true art-form utilizing one of Hip Hop’s greatest mantras - making something from nothing. Beatboxing also serves as a powerful tool for making speech therapy exercises fun and engaging. Presented by Bridging Education & Art Together (B.E.A.T.). For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, January 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft
Minecraft a laptop program with Minecraft Edu. Spaces are limited. Ages 7 and older
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, January 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Hangman!Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: BINGO for Kids
Play BINGO with your friends after picture book time!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 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
Mon, January 23
@ 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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