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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, September 30
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help
Get a head start on your weekend assignments. Staff will assist with question about homework or anything else pertaining to school work.
Macomb's Bridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays -Fridays 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)
Fri, September 30
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Join us for an enjoyable and relaxing experiene as you color adult coloring sheets and listen to soothing music.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, September 30
@ 3 p.m.
Perler Parlor
Stretch your creative skills and hang out with friends as we fuse colorful Perler® beads into fun patterns! Materials will be provided. Limit to 10. For Teens ages 12-18.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 30
@ 3 p.m.
Color, Paint, & Draw
Kids of all ages will stretch their creativity as we explore different materials every week to create a process-based art project. Process art focuses on the process of creativity, interacting with, and manipulating the materials, with less emphasis on the finished product. This workshop is all about having FUN and exploring art. Some weeks may be messy, disposable smocks are availiable, but please dress for a mess! *Young children should be accompanied by a caregiver. *Space and supplies…
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
Fri, September 30
@ 3 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. Ages 12-18.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, September 30
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
*Little Bits
Build simple machines. Limit 12 kids. Ages 8-11.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Krafty Kids
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Resume Workshop
Come join us on the basement floor to sharpen your resume! Learn all sorts of tips, pointers, and things to generally avoid in order to get you that interview. Please bring a copy of your resume on a flash drive or through email if you would like to workshop your resume. Register by phone (212)477-6770, or by email (andrewfairweather@nypl.org/carloschavez@nypl.org). Registration is limited to 10 participants.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crossword Makers
Create your own crossword puzzell!
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab: Free Computer Help
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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tween Craft
Kids ages 9 - 12, join us after school for a cool craft!
New Dorp LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Pokemon Mo(sholu) Lure Mod
Are you playing Pokemon GO!? Did you know that Mosholu is a pokestop? Come in for an hour of Pokemon catching with lure mods set off for the hour. Let's talk about our battles, pokedex, evolves and highest CP.
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word Hunt For Kids
Come to the library to do search a word, crossword puzzles, and unscramble words. For children ages 5 to 12.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 30
@ 4 p.m.
Art & Literature: Projects for Older Kids
Join us and make an art project inspired by a book. For ages 8-11. Registration starts Fri., Sept 23rd.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Game On
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills on the Wii or the XBOX and challenge your friends to a game in the library. For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 30
@ 4 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. I…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 4 p.m.
Coloring Club
Join in the fun! We'll provide the supplies, you provide the artistic flair. This program is for children of all ages and their caregivers.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 4 p.m.
Board Games
Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic: The Gathering, Chess, and more! Join us for board games in the Teen Zone! For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 30
@ 11:45 p.m.
Adult and Teen Craft
Visit us at The Castle Hill Branch to learn a different craft each Friday afternoon. Learn : Jewerly making Candle Making Picture transfer on wood. Work with paper mache, clay, natural twine ... and more. Come and Join Us Fridays at 4:00 PM
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 12:30 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
October: 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 25, 28, and 29. Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10:00am – 1:00pm Saturday: 12:30pm - 4:30pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a st…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 10 a.m.
Saturday Morning Block Party
Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Join us for unstructured and open-ended free play time with Lego Bricks - and Mega Bloks, for the little ones! Bring your camera to document your creations. Children of all ages are welcome to join in on the fun
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, October 1
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 1
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville 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
Sat, October 1
@ 10 a.m.
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill LibraryFamilies
Sat, October 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook and Twitter, email or formatting a resume. It's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International
Leadership & Art Classes Free for Children ages 7-12 Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite the children of West Harlem to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership program. Saturdays, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm September 17, 24 October 1, 8, 15, 22, 25 November 5, 12, 19 December 3, 10 *Please register in advance by emailing Kate@artisticdreams.org
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Ancestry Library Edition
Featured Database: Ancestry Library Edition Mid-Manhattan Library Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM 4th Floor (PC Lab) In this hands-on demonstration, learn how to trace your family history using census records, vital records, military records, city directories and much more! Access billions of names inside the more than 7,000 available databases of Ancestry® Library Edition, including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Dea…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, October 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Ancestry Library Edition
Learn Access billions of names in thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
St. Agnes Crocheting and Knitting Meet Up
​ Do you like to crochet? Do you like to knit ? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick –up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your own supplies—Yarn, Crochet hooks and Knitting Needles. Someone from the New York City Crochet Guild will be available to help. Location : 3rd Floor…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
Watercolor Painting Workshop
For adults of all ages, develop a new skill and express yourself in this 8-week painting workshop. Learn techniques of watercolor from a teaching artist to paint a subject of your choice. All materials are supplied and the class will culminate in a student exhibition. *PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Saturdays, 11am—1pm
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Jerome Park - October 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. The program wo…
Jerome Park LibraryEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - October 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, October 1
@ 11 a.m.
Preparing for College
This workshop will highlight how to navigate the college admissions process including: an overview of academic performance and it's relevance, extracurriculars and their relevance, and of course, standardized testing. The bulk of the presentation will focus on standardized tests, specifically: describe the new SAT (including a detailed explanation of how it is different from the old SAT), how to choose between the SAT and ACT, and SAT subject tests. A brief disscussion of the SSAT and ISEE may b…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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