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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Artist Workshop
Interested in honing your skills and displaying your work in the library? Work with fellow artists to create unique works that represent our neighborhood and community. For ages 12 – 18. All materials included.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 3:30 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)
Tue, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Craft
Join us once a week for Teen Craft Time! All ages are welcome!
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
Make Art in the Library!
Art class inspired by a famous artist. We will look at the art of Paul Klee, Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol and create art inspired by their styles.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun with Legos
Get creative, build your dream lego creation and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 5 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 3:30 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, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Craft
Join us once a week for Teen Craft Time! All ages are welcome!
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to pimp your MySpace? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 4 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, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
Backyard Exploration
Weather depending, all children are invited to hang out in the backyard for the hour. If need be, children can help with the garden or can play around, write with chalk, read outside, etc.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Preschool Storytime: Songs, Stories, & Art
Join us for an afternoon of songs and stories followed by a creative art exploration project playing with color mixing, paper ripping, paint, texture, collage, wearable art, and other fun things. This program follows an educational syllabus of art concepts and sensory integration, but you'll just get to have fun! Programs may be messy; smocks recommended. First-come, first-served. For ages 3-5 years.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Writing Group
Have a novel in your head and not sure how to put in on paper? Do you have something to say, but writing it out would be better? Join the Teen Writing Group at Wakefield!
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
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 LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Spelling Bee
A competitive program in which children are ask to spell a broad selection of words.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
College Bound!
Need help with the SAT/ACT or SHSAT? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment!
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a tabletop or video game. Play chess, bingo, checkers, monopoly, Wii Sports, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero and more. Ages 6-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon
If you're a teen looking for some creative inspiration, come join us Tuesday afternoons to learn fun, new crafts! We'll make anything from friendship bracelets to DIY fake tattoos to perler bead creations!
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons: Sweet September
It's the Crafternoon Series: Sweet September Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activites held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to entertain you for the summer! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Tuesday,September 6th): Suminagashi Crafternoon 2 (Wednesday, August 3rd): Origami Crafternoon 3 (Monday, September 12th): Eid al Adha Edition Crafternoon 4 (Thursday, September 15th): Teen Jewelry Circle Crafternoo…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Practice of meditation and exercise. Increases Energy and Vitality. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind. www.falundafa.org Registration on the following dates: 7/19 Tuesday, 3:00pm - 5:30pm 7/20 Wednesday, 2:00pm - 4:30pm 7/26 Tuesday, 2:30pm - 5:00pm 7/29 Friday, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, September 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
TAB: Teen Advisory Board
Teens, earn your community hours! Every Tuesday at 4:30pm at Riverdale Library! Come make a difference in the library while earning your community hours! Help us write book reviews, make a branch video, shelve material, and create tween programs! We’ll be trying out new crafts, experimenting with video-editing programs, making zines for the first time, and carrying out whatever ideas you bring to the table!
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and get the additional time you need.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Gaining Perspective : how characters change the story
This writing class explores how an event is transformed by the views and experiences of different characters. We will dive deep into the perspective of several characters and see how their unique accounts can change the narrative. No matter where you are in your writing process, this class will push you to a new level of understanding and awareness of description, perspective and characterization. All you need is a pen, paper and imagination. Taught by Tracy Sayre, founder of Writers Work, a s…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 5 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.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Sewing Class
Learn how to sew with Mary Runser. Ever need a bag to carry your library books? Come create a beautiful tote bag with us! Space is limited. Pre-Registration required.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Walk In Tech Help
Every Tuesday Walk In Tech Help 5-6:30pm: Join us weekly to have your tech questions answered. Bring your Device and Library Card and Pin Number. Sessions are first come first serve. Get help with · Downloading eBooks · Tablet/Smart Phone Troubleshooting · Navigating the new NYPL website · Setting up an Email account and other fundamentals
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Meditation: Blast Open Your Heart
Get ready to experience expansion and unconditional love. This meditation is an amazing healing tool for loneliness, breakups, depression. This program will be led by Elena Zelenina. Elena Zelenina is a meditation teacher, personal coach, art therapist, and artist. She has been a teacher for over 30 years. She was trained and certified to teach meditation in India She has conducted classes and workshops in the US, Russia and India. She is the author of "Arts To The Rescue." She has been t…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO CLUB
Create and build anything you like with LEGO® bricks! Open play in the Children's dept. Suggested for ages 5+ Workshop series is FREE
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
FALL 2016 Registration for English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages - SIBL
English Conversation Groups (Intermediate Level) Talk with library volunteers about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. Testing after registration. Space is limited. First come, first served. Adults only, 16 years old or older. Please do not bring children to registration. Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) 188 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016 Led by the Volunteers from NYPL, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate-level ESOL s…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, September 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for BEGINNER ENGLISH SPEAKERS: Schwarzman Building - September2016
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! These classes are for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test in the next 6-9 months. This program is for BEGINNER level speakers of English. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. A new topic each week! Just come to the classes you need! TOPICS in SEPTEMBER: Sept. 13: 3 Branches of Government - Executive Sept. 20: 3 Branches of Government - Legislative Sept. 27: 3 Branches of Government - Judicial…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, September 27
@ 6 p.m.
Bike New York
A free 1.5 hour presentation chockfull of information that'll help you navigate the bike buying process and spend your money wisely. We'll cover bike fit, the various pros and cons of different kinds of bikes, and much more. Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 6:00PM -7:30PM. Register online at www.bike.nyc or call 212-870-2080
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 6 p.m.
Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Our open sewing workshop is back by popluar demand! Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machines! We will hav…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
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