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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, July 26
@ 2 p.m.
Young Adult Lounge
Come to the Young Adult Lounge. Use a laptop, play games, or just hang out with your friends.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 2 p.m.
Free Art
Be creative! Draw something. Color a picture. Create anything you like. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, July 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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 get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, July 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Access 2010
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, July 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Read Aloud and Craft
Sharing favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
LEGO Club
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll lean how to build fun creations out og LEGO® bricks! Your imagination is the limit.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Discussion Group: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
In this first of five volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a young age to live with her grandmother in Arkansas, Angelou learned a great deal from this exceptional woman and the tightly knit black community there. This book group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 3pm.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Wildlife Superheroes
A Summer Reading Program Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discov…
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Fairy-Tale Hour Marathon!Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star
Team up with the library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Excercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 para principiantes.
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos de Microsoft Word 2010, un programa de procesamiento de texto que puede utilizar para crear documentos. Los temas incluyen la entrada y la edición de texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Library Resources
Downloading NYPL eBooks
Get started with borrowing ebooks on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, July 26
@ 3 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 get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO Club
Become a master builder, practice your skill and have fun in our Lego Club. For ages 8+
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Puzzling TogetherAguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Wakefield Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Live-Action Pac Man Thai String Dolls Gaming Tournament Color Our Collections Workshop series is FREE.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
I <3 Art!
Easy freestyle artwork, collages and crafts in July! Space and material limited. Please arrive on time.
125th Street Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Read! Activity: Life-Size Scrabble
In this program, teens will work together to design a life size game version of a well-loved game. We will plan the layout of the game and design our own rules and consequences! Games and Gaming (ages 12-18)
Morningside HeightsTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Dancing with the Tots
The perfect opportunity to get the sillies out, have fun, and make new friends. Parents/Caregivers are welcome to participate. *Pre-registration required Ages:3-6
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
LiteracyINC: Story Hour
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Game On!
Open game time: cards, Monopoly, Uno, Dominoes, chess, checkers.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Picture Book Story-time
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Riverdale LibraryChildren
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Make & Take Crafts
Children and their caregivers can come and do a craft with other families in the neighborhood. Come and take joy in an hour of fun activities that will bring families together!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Kiddie Tech
Psst. Hey. Would you like to use the computer? Don't have a library card? No biggie. Sign up at the Information Desk in the children's room to use the computer. Limited to 12 participants.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Summer Reading Club Meeting
Meet new friends and check out new books at the Sedgwick Library's teen summer reading club! Visit nypl.org/summer to find out more about the club and to get book lists and reading logs. We'll be having weekly summer reading club meetings on Tuesdays at 4pm in our Community Room! The teen summer reading club is open to all students who are in (or who are about to enter) 7th - 12th grade.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
From Anansi to Zeus
A Summer Reading Program Explore famed literary heroes throughout the world with CMOM! From Anansi the Spider, a West African Hero, to Zeus – ruler of Mount Olympus, students study different cultures and traditions through reliving a traditional folktale or myth and create artwork based on each story. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan. For children ages 4 and older.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Word 2010 "Mail Merge"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Junior Gardener Series
Exercise your green thumb with Miss Counts in an eight-week long educational series on plants and gardening.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Under a Shady Tree Storytime
Join us for stories outside on the lawn of the library! For ages 3 and up. No pre-registration required.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Talk Tuesdays
Come and discuss current events, school and job readiness, or anything else on your mind.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Puzzling TogetherAguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Have you got gaming moves? 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!
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Chart. A…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Today's session: Life-Sized Scrabble! For tweens and teens (ages 9-14). Workshop series is free.
Kips Bay Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Puzzlemania!
Printed puzzles featuring science and math puzzles and word games and other activity sheets are provided for children to stretch the limits of their imaginations.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Workshop series is FREE.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Science Zone: Architecture Challenge
Use your imagination, and some famous inspiration to design and build a mini city right here in the library!
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Getting Around: Direction Websites and Apps
Need to know how to get around? This class we look at those hidden gems that get you to your destination.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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