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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Coloring is a relaxing, stress-relieving way to balance life and work. Drop in and spend an hour with other adults, having fun and expressing your creativity. No experience necessary. You don’t even have to color within the lines. Choose your own coloring pages from a large collection of images printed from the internet. We provide markers, crayons or colored pencils. Mondays at 3:00 pm.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Gross Biology
A Summer Reading Program From the digestive system to our immune system, students discover what’s inside our bodies and how our body works hard to keep us healthy. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
Parkchester LibraryChildren
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Reading Power Hour
Come pick out a good book and read with your buddies at Jerome Park Library. We will read together in the children's room. At the end of the program you will receive three stamps for summer reading. (Ages 0 to 12)
Jerome Park LibraryChildren
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun. For ages 6-12.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Read Aloud
A book is read aloud to the group by the librarian. Afterwards, participants are encouraged to discuss the book and what they believe will happen next.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Reading Power Hour
Come pick out a good book and read with your buddies at Jerome Park Library. We will read together in the children's room. At the end of the program you will receive three stamps for summer reading. (Ages 0 to 12)
Jerome Park LibraryChildren
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Power Hour
Hang out at the Library this summer and challenge yourself to read 20 minutes a day! Earn prizes by joining us as for Reading Power Hours, checking out books, attending FREE Programs and more. DON'T FORGET to write down the name of the book you read, and how many minutes you read on the calendar and have a parent or librarian sign your log-book to earn 3 STARS.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
All ages are welcome! Play a game of chess! Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Board Game Day
Come and enjoy classical board games with your friends and family. You bring your friends and family and we provide the games.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fidget STEM
Discover the science of fidget spinners with this engaging STEM Challenge. Practice scientific method with an exploration of variables, data collection, graphing, mean/average, and more...all while having fun! Students will use the included visual directions, graphic organizers, charts, and activities to determine the average length of a spin of their spinner.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play Time
Make the most out of playing with your toddler at the Belmont Library Play Area. Come play and learn.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Tabletop Carnival Games
A Summer Reading Program We bring our tabletop carnival style games like ring toss and cover the spot for some open play fun! Small prizes included! Best for 4 years old and older. Limit to 25 participants. Presented by Pete and Chris Amusements
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Monday: In a World... (2013)
In a World...(2013) Monday, July 24, 3:30 PM R 93 Min An ambitious vocal coach gets caught up in a battle of egos after stealing a job from an old pro with a fierce reputation.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Maker Monday
Come in and use our Legos, Playstix, or other building sets to build anything you can imagine. For ages 5 - 10
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Around the World
Grab your passport and your friends, we’ll explore the culture and cuisine of four different countries in this globe-trotting series programming featuring art, music, and crafts. For ages 5-12 and parent/caregiver participation for children 5-7 years old.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Craft Around the World
Craft around the world with us this summer! We'll be a fun craft of different countries every week! For ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Música/Music
A Summer Reading Program Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. For infants and young children ages 0 to 3 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Comic Culture Class!
Featuring Guest Artist: Ivan Velez Are you a comic fan or into graphic novels? Check out this series, get up close and personal with comic culture and cartooning.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Checkmate Chess!
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. For ages 12 to 18.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Club!
Get your reading log stamped, collect your prizes, chat about books, play board games, solve mysteries, make some art, and chill out in the library’s sweet AC. Ages 4-12.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4 session eries, children ages 7 and older will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is Free.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tech Help Mondays
If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, sign up for a 15 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.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Mondays
Come watch movies with your friends & be the critic
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Wii Mania
Time to play the Wii! Come and play the Wii with your friends.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Circuits, Science, and Making
A Summer Reading Program If you’ve ever wondered more about how electricity works, this is for you! Students will learn about science and circuitry while making their very own LED project, such as a bracelet or wristband that they can wear home! This class will not only introduce you to the world of engineering, but will allow you to engage your creativity by customizing your project! All materials will be provided by RoboFun. Best for children ages 6-13 years old. Presented by RoboFun
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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: Harold & The Purple Crayon, Make Way for Duckling, and Happy Birthday Moon
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Craft: DIY Canvas TotesSeward Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Minecraft
Join us at Grand Concourse Library and compete in The Ultimate Minecraft Tournament. Every Monday at 4pm in the YA room.
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Space for Tweens
July 10th - Ice Cream Cone Balloons National Ice Cream Day is on July 16th! Come celebrate this day with us as we will be making ice cream cone balloons! July 24th - Friendship Bracelets International Friendship Day is on July 30th! Come celebrate with us as we will be making friendship bracelets! Grab your friend or two to make bracelets for each other! All supplies will be provided. No registration required. Ages: 10 and up
Tompkins Square Library, BasementTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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.
Ukulele Classes
This course is designed to provide basic instruction on playing a Ukulele. Registration is required as we only have 4 Ukuleles for use. If your child has a Ukulele to bring to the class then no registration limit is necessary. Huguenot Park Library 718-984-4636
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Game On @ Hamilton Grange
Wii, PS3 - Wii, PS3 Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Sixaxis controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
Come and learn how to develop video games while you battle against other libraries in this six week introduction to programming series using Stencyl. Great prizes and snacks are available for all who participate! flyersize_coder_games_flyer_updated.pdf Please register at bit.ly/codergames or at the library.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Illustrator 1 - Shape Design
This Design 360 course explores methods of shape creation and manipulation, as well as how to apply patterns, gradients and meshes to shapes, and how to manage larger projects with symbols and global colors. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Librar…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Take It Apart!
Every 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
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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