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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: Transfer T Shirts
Using crayons and sandpaper, we will make beautiful designs that can be tranfered to t shirts!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help 辅助功課
Need Help With Homework? 需要幫助作業嗎? Want to Practice Reading and Writing Skills? 想練習閱讀和寫作能力? Come to Homework Help in the Children's Room at Chatham Square Library, for ages 5-11.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
Greenhouse Exploration
Weather depending, all children are invited to hang out in the backyard for the hour. During this hour children can play and help maintain the branch garden. We will plant some seeds, do some composting, water our plants or do some kind of craft.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Coloring Club
Channel your inner artist in this fun afterschool club with coloring sheets. The library will provide the art supplies. Bring your creativity!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Arts & Crafts!
Join as at the West Farms Library some fun Arts and Craft!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Lego time @ Van Cortlandt Library
Enjoy access to lego pieces and boards while working with other children to create awesome structures.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Kips Bay Library, Children's roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! This program runs on May 24th and 31st and June 14th and 21st. Workshop series is FREE. You may register in advance at the library.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens.
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.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.
Countee Cullen Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Crafternoon!
Join us after school for an hour of creativity: crafting, coloring, gaming on a launchpad who knows what we'll get up to next?!
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Trivia
Compete against your friends to see who knows the most random facts and can solve the most brainy puzzles.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Look Good, Feel Great
Get beauty, makeup tips, and current makeup trends!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Free Poetry Workshop with Bill Zavatsky
No experience necessary. Just bring your pen or pencil, and your love for poetry!
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Enjoy stories read aloud and discover new favorites! We'll share fun, engaging picture books and then take on a craft or activity inspired by the stories. For kids of all ages.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Use this as an opportunity to spend a quiet moment putting color to paper. We use all kinds of materials - watercolors, oil pastels, and more.
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.
Creative Crafts
Get your creativity going! Join us each week to complete a great new seasonal craft project to take home.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Coloring Club
Join us on Wednesday afternoons 4:00pm -5:00pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Parents and guardians are encouraged to participate with their children. Ages 6-12
Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
The Homeworking Hour
Need help with your homework??? Just not understanding that soliloquy..... Umm, what is a soliloquy??? Or just in need of a quiet space??? Well come on down to our Young Adult area and a 'Homework Helper' will aide you with your work, no matter the subject! Please note: This is a free program for young adults, and all materials will be provided.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Jewelry Class
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Open Drawing
Come in and free draw with us. No rules, just let your imagination carry you away! All materials provided.
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Can Play
Each week children will engage in different types of structured play, such as games, puzzles, crafts, Legos, Play-Doh, and other special surprises. For children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Lego Builders!
We'll break out the Legos and other building materials. You supply the creativity and building skills! Ages 4-12.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Basic homework assistance.
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4:15 p.m.
Zine Scene Revival
Create your own mini magazine! The library will add it to the collection, and thousands of people will have access to your work both physically and digitally!
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
U.S. CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP
Date: May 24, 2017 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Hamilton Grange Library, Lower Lobby Come to the U.S. Citizenship Test Workshop and let us give you a step by step guide on how to pass the U.S. Citizenship Test. We will be using USCIS resources: http://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners http://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/study-test Applications will be available FREE Pocket Study Guide with answers
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 5 p.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.
Countee Cullen Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Join us every Monday and Wednesday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 at St. Agnes Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM April 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; June 7,14. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in part by…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
English Conversation Group
Looking to practice your English in a casual setting? Join us for an hour of group conversation, games, seltzer, and snacks on the second floor of the Ottendorfer Library on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM. All are welcome!
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Self-Recruiter® Quickstart Job Search Series: Resume & Cover Letter Renovation
John Crant shows you how to increase the value of the items on your resume and on your cover letter, and how to make the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search. The discussion includes: Resume: ‘New’ Definition Resume Goals Understanding ‘Stacks of Incoming Resumes’ ‘3 Second’ Test Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Basic Research 101 - Did Martial Arts Originate in Africa?
In the ever expanding information universe, finding the right information can be like locating the proverbial needle in a haystack. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. In Basic Research 101 you will get an introduction to everything you need to know to satisfy your information needs. We will research the above featured question to help you learn where to look for the information you need, how to navigate catalogs, databases, and websites, and how to evaluate what you find. Sources will in…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, American Negro TheatreAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers
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