E.g., Oct 18 2018
OCT
18

Movies @ the Library: Please Stand By (PG-13)

Thu, Oct 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 93 minutes)

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

Movies @ the Library: Please Stand By (PG-13)

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Family Arts and Crafts

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to come make a fun craft you can take home. Projects include painting, collage, screen printing, jewelry making, and more. All supplies provided - just bring your imagination!

Family Arts and Crafts

Tween Time

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

OCT
19

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults

Come work on your resume, apply to jobs, update LinkedIn, and learn about job searching resources. One-on-one help. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian.

Teen Computer Lab

DIY: Book Making

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

Learn different techniques for folding and binding paper into a book that you can write in! This week we will be learning how to create "instant books."

For young people age 8-17.

DIY: Book Making

Cross Cultural Conversations

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Discussion of all things human.

Cross Cultural Conversations

OCT
20

Afro-Aerobics

Sat, Oct 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   New Lots Library

Adults fitness

Join us for Afro Aerobics every Saturday at New Lots, led by our wonderful instructor Rubens! (ShapeUp NYC). Free and open to the public.

Afro-Aerobics

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Oct 20   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

Register
Video Production in the Field

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten stem & steam

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music,...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

OCT
22

Creative Arts: DIY Crafts

Mon, Oct 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join us as you learn a new skill and use your imagination to create something that is one of a kind.  *Registration is required.

Creative Arts: DIY Crafts

Yoga

Mon, Oct 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Yoga is a combination of execise, meditation and breathing that helps to strengthen the body and relieve stress. 

Beginners are welcomed.

Mats will be available to borrow.  Please wear comfortable clothing...

Yoga

After School Homework Help

Mon, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 with their homework.

After School Homework Help

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in both Chinese and English.

...
Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Game On!

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 are invited to play board games at the library! Bring a friend or make a new one.

 

Game On!

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Mon, Oct 22   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

OCT
23

Story Play

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years storytime story play

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

Internet Basics I: Getting Started With The Internet

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson will cover browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics I:  Getting Started With The Internet

Travel Lecture: Retired and Willing to Travel, According to Your Budget

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

World traveler, Lily Brooklyna will share her travel secrets:

How better to plan your future trip(s) and save your money

How get to maximum enjoyment out of your next vacation(s)

A biologist/botanist by profession, Lily...

Travel Lecture: Retired and Willing to Travel, According to Your Budget

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Kids 6-12 can join us to Build with LEGOs. Bring your friends or make a new one!

Build with LEGO

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids reading is fundamental summer reading

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tween Time

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

OCT
24

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Oct 24   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

You're never too young to get introduced to the wonder and joy of reading. Come join us for a special, interactive storytime with songs, rhymes, puppets, and of course, books. Come meet up with other babies, parents, and caregivers in the...
Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 24   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults

Get one on one help with:

Microsoft programs Email Or help with your own device (Laptop, IPad) Resume Writing  
Ask a Tech

Adult Game Time

Wed, Oct 24   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game Time

Internet Basics II: Internet Safety

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson will cover passwords, malware, scams, and tips that you can use to protect your computer and...

Internet Basics II:  Internet Safety

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 with their homework.

After School Homework Help

Tween Time

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Wed, Oct 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Wed, Oct 24   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Astronomy Night

Wed, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids astronomy stem & steam

Take a look through our telescope and see a celestial body up close! We will have our telescope set up outside the library.

*This program may be canceled based upon the weather. Rain, snow, or clouds will cancel the program, please...

Astronomy Night

OCT
25

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Oct 25   10:15 am to 11:15 am   New Lots Library

Adults

Come get free coffee!

All patrons are invited to get a free cup of coffee - library staff will be on hand to help connect patrons with free resources in the community – but there’s no commitment necessary

Come with questions...

Coffee & Conversation

Story Play: Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years read for the record story play storytime

During this special Story Play program, enjoy a reading of Maybe Something Beautiful, by F. Isabel Campoy and‎ Theresa Howell, and illustrated by Rafael López. Celebrate literacy by participating in this annual shared reading experience. For more...

Story Play: Read for the Record

Ask A Tech

Thu, Oct 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

 

Ask A Tech

Movies @ the Library: Quartet (PG-13)

Thu, Oct 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 98 minutes)

At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.

Movies @ the Library: Quartet (PG-13)

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