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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Mondays - Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Excel for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Clay Sculpting
Learn to sculpt faces and figures at the library. All materials are free and participants can take their creations home with them.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech
Get and extra Laptop appointment to complete homework, update social media, practice coding or edit media projects. All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen LEGO Club
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll lean how to build fun creations out of LEGO® bricks! Your imagination is the limit.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Complete your schoolwork and learn
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Tech Connect - MS Excel for Beginners
Not sure where to start in the complex spreadsheet program Microsoft Excel? Come to this workshop where NYPL staff will show you the basics of Excel, including inputting data, generating equations, and utilizing shortcuts. Laptops provided
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Work on your homework alone or with friends, and get help, if you need it, from the YA Librarian.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarians at Soundview Monday and Tuesday afternoons during the school year. 5 student max. (10 min grace period)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Try out Makey Makey Projects and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
TWEEN TUESDAYS
Tweens, come join us for an hour of fun in the community room. Take a break from homework and come enjoy crafts, video games, and hanging out every Tuesday,
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Hour Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Science Experiment for Kids! 科學實驗!
Put on your lab coats to join us for an interactive and educational science project! 參加 我們科學項目的教育! These experiments are interactive, safe, and give your child an introduction to basic science concepts through a fun activity. Paired with books from our collection to better facilitate learning. Tuesday, March 21st, 3:30-4:30pm Tuesday, March 28th, 3:30- 4:30pm Please feel free to contact Allie Affinito at alessandraaffinito@nypl.org or (212) 964-6598 with any questions/concerns. Ag…
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech
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.
Graffiti Art Workshop
You be you! Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Morningside HeightsTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
Make Art in the Library/Arte en la Biblioteca
Art class inspired by a famous artist. We will learn a little bit about a famous artist's life and style and make work similar to it. Una clase de arte inspirada por artistas famosos. Aprenderemos algo sobre la vida y su estilo y pintaremos algo similar.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Pre-requisites: None
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First (Code Your Story* with TechConnect)
Like playing computer games? Ever dream of building your own? Then, join our Google CS First Coding Club for Kids! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create an animated story using music! Please note: This program will differ slightly from our previous club theme. This time, children will create a story that includes music and sound! Children ages 7-14 welcome. No registration required. Due to a limited number of computers, this is a first come, first served pr…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Project Art
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exporation of drawing, painting and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Ages 8-12 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Mania
Do you love legos? Then this workshop is for you. Let your imagination run wild as you build with legos. (Ages 5 to 12)
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help
Could you use some help with your homework? Volunteers from Bard High School Early College are here to assist students in grades K-5 achieve their best on school assignments!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Simple craft projects for ages 3 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: 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!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Crafts
Join us for crafts every Tuesday! All crafts recommended for ages 3-12. Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver for these activities
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tutor Time with Geraldine
Do you have a homework question? Do you need help with an assignment? We are here to help! Limited spots are available for each session. First Come, First Served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Graffiti Art Workshop (New date! Rescheduled due to snow day.)
You be you! Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style. For ages 13 to 18 years old. Presented by David Alicia. Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences. Additional major support is provided by the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services. Additional support is provided by Beth and Christopher Kojima; The Jason and…
Morningside Heights, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, so please register in advance at the library.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 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. B…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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 and Thursdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:45 p.m.
Teen Art Therapy: Painting
We will be working with different mediums to create our own artwork! No experience necessary, just come and have fun! For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Learn to Knit and Crochet
Curious about the yarn arts? Come to Knit and Crochet 101 and learn how! Free! All materials will be provided. No experience necessary! Vous êtes curieux au sujet des arts de laine? Venez à Tricot et Crochet 101 et apprenez à le faire! Gratuit! Tous les matériaux seront fournis. Aucune experience réquise! Chaque mardi à 4:00. Tiene curiosidad por las artes de hilo? Venga a la biblioteca aprende a tejer con una o dos agujetas! Gratis! Todos materiales se serán proporcionará. No se requiere…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Coloring Page Tuesdays
Come color with us every Tuesday after school! Starting at 4pm we will provide access to crayons and a variety of coloring pages for kids to color their own masterpieces!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Wacky Science!
Create simple, but cool science experiments! All experiments are child-safe.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Scratch Coding Club
Design and animate your own story with Scratch! Coders of all skill levels are welcome to drop in to our coding club. Laptops are limited so registration is required.
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Writers
Do you like to write? Come work on your original fiction, poetry, or essays and enjoy some treats.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Kids LEGO Club
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build fun creations out of LEGO® bricks! Your imagination is the limit.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Manga Got Game
The sports manga is a very popular read; from the social realness of REAL (wheelchair basketball), to the comedy and angst of PRINCE OF TENNIS, SLAM DUNK and PRINCESS NINE (girl's baseball) ... they all focus on the trials and tribulations of young people with dreams. We teach our youth basic storytelling and drawing skills as they create their own characters who play in the sport they love best, as well as how to infuse their sports tales with real life dramas and dreams. Presented by Ivan Vele…
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech/Homework Help
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Also, learn about websites that can help you with your studies. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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