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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Children make assorted arts and crafts. For ages 4 and up.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Read Aloud With Jackie
Kids can discover the joy of reading and the wonder of books, plus enjoy a coloring page. For children ages 3-8 years old with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need to work on an assignment? Or just want to check your social media? Come on in and use a computer for homework, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Early Literacy Workshop, LEGO Program, Hotspot Lending Event.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Ask us about our weekly programs for kids and teens.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Ask us about our weekly programs for kids and teens.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM We have a Magic program this day.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Crafts/Makey Makey/Knitting
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
ProjectArt Fall Sessions
ProjectArt transforms public libraries into vital cultural hubs that offer students year-round visual art classes taught by both emerging visual artists and college students. This program is geared towards children ages 6-11. ProjectArt Fall Sessions will last from 3:30 to 4:30 on the following afternoons: September 14, 21, 28 October 5, 12, 19, 26 November 2, 16, 30 December 7, 14
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Library Hotspot Program
The Library HotSpot 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 Program, you must register for and attend a patron le…
Edenwald LibraryAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Maker Fair
Get to know you’re library a little more with an afternoon full of crafts and technology to play with while learning new skills.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Creative with Legos
Enjoying building with LEGOs? LEGO® bricks pieces are available for you to build whatever sparks your imagatination. Be creative! No registration required. This program will be held in the Children's Story Hour Room.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Art Around the World
CMOM educators journey around the world with students exploring unique artistic styles and mediums from different countries and cultures. CMOM’s creative arts programs support the student’s own creativity and nurture a love of the arts. Using a variety of art media, students deepen their perspective on the world while exploring elements like line, shape, color, form and texture. Best for children ages 3 to 6 years old. Space is limited to 30 participants. Presented by Children's Museum of Manha…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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. Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh No You Didn't
Are you the card wizard? Think you've got what it takes to unlock the mystery of the perfect deck? Come in and challenge your friends to a Yu Gi Oh duel to see who is the master of the monsters! For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
College Access
College/ Career Club
Do you want to go to college? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing to apply? The Hamilton Grange Library’s College Club can help you figure it out! We'll help you look for: College Programs Financial Aid Scholarships Student Employment Whether you’re in middle or high school, we’ve got steps that you can take to start preparing for college. If you’ve got questions, we’ll get you the answers! You can schedule a One-On-One Session with one of our YA Staff for…
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
MAGIC SHOW WITH ROARK LITTLEFIELD, MAGICIAN!
Join Roark Littlefield for an afternoon of magic. For ages 4 and up!
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tabletop Games
Join your friends to learn and play new games at the Library. Ages: 12-18
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Study Lounge!
Come study with your fellow peers in a teen-exclusive space! There will be computer access, snacks, homework help, and database tutorials. We will even show you how use the free movie and music streaming databases! Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30PM
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
ProjectArt Class
Register for and learn more about this free art class for ages 10-15 at projectart.org or at the library in person.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Space
Come hang out in the Teen Space on Mondays and Thursdays. Bring your friends and your food to the third floor, where you can play board games, do your homework, check out a laptop, or draw your next masterpiece on the library's full-wall chalkboard. For ages 13 to 18. No registration required.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need some computer time to get your homework done? Want to practice your typing or learn some code for an hour? Want to play around on Minecraft with your friends? Come hang out at our Tech Time!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
S.T.E.M. Thursdays @ Morrisania Library
Join us as we explore fun, educational, and interactive activities that build your love for science.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual French Storytime - Contes en français
Join us for a time of stories, songs and rhymes in French and English. Rejoignez-nous pour des contes, des chansons et des comptines en francais et anglais.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech & Game Time
Teens (13-18) get a computer session on the 3rd floor to play games, do homework, listen to music, etc. Boardgames and other activities will be available.
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Legos: Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars - Participants will learn about th…
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Playstation 4 @ Soundview
Enjoy playing the PlayStation 4 in our community room with your fellow teens! All gamers of all experience levels are invited to participate in open gaming sessions! Play our games, or bring your own!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Tinker Club!
This free class is the perfect introduction to coding, circuitry, and robotics for kids. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with technology.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Color-Me-Happy!
Relax and have fun coloring with other children in the Children's Room. Please note: this is an unstructured program.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Mutt-i-grees
The North Shore Animal League brings in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens help an animal to find a forever home – they give voice to the voiceless. We will give a brief on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-gree. For ages 7 - 18 years old.
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
SPELL IT, WRITE IT, READ IT
Is your child having trouble with spelling, if so we can help. Grades 1-3 with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 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.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Take It Apart!
Ever wonder what the inside of a machine looked like? Join us to take apart different technology and examine it’s parts. Tech for U: STEM Programs for Teens
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Kong: Skull Island
The producers of Godzilla reimagine the origins of one the most powerful monster myths of all in Kong: Skull Island, from Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures. This compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) tells the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers uniting to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut off from everything they know, the team venture…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Endangered Species
A species of animal can become endangered or threatened due to many factors, some of which we can’t always control and some we can. Through the use of live animals and multimedia presentations participants can learn about each animal’s story and the positive behaviors that are bringing them back. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE space is limited - first come, first in! Recommended for ages 3-6 Children age 4 and under MUST be accompanied by a parent/caregiver
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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