Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Pearl Harbor: a Day That Will Live in Infamy (95th)

Sunday, December 04, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
On Dec. 7, 1941, the United States was suddenly and deliberately surprise attacked by Japanese Naval and Air Forces and then thrust from isolationism into World War II. Historian, Jim Gibbons will discuss the beginnings of the storms of war that led to the predawn attack. He also will talk about how the government in Washington and the people of the United States were wooed to vulnerability and then struck hard by the Empire of Japan. Suffering a devastating naval loss in a little over one hour and 50 minutes, Gibbons will show how the people of the United States, as former president Franklin Delano Roosevelt stated, "In their righteous might [did] succeed to absolute victory!"

Mini Masterpieces (95th)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Infants through 23-month-olds can enjoy a baby storytime followed by a hand or foot print keepsake. Caregivers can chat while the babies play with books and toys waiting for their artwork to dry. Program is limited to 20 participants.

Family Storytime (95th)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children.

Family Storytime (NIC)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children.

Maker Mondays (NIC)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Visit the library's Makerspace each week to tinker, create and build hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) activities. The library will provide the materials - kids provide the imagination! For children in 1st through 5th grades with a caregiver.

Monthly Teen Book Giveaway (95th)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Bookworms can read and share their thoughts on the books they are reading by stopping by the lower level teen services desk for the Teen Book Giveaway. Teens can take home (and keep!) one shiny new book or Advanced Reader's Copy (ARC) each month. All that is asked in return is that participants write a review (the good and the bad) for the book taken and bring the review back to the library within the next month. Reviews will be posted on the teen section of the library's website.

Golden Snitch Ornaments (NIC)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Infuse a little Harry Potter into the holidays with a golden snitch ornament. Teens can create their own snitch that makes for a magical decoration any time of the year. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 15 teens in 6th through 12th grades.

Interactive Sensory Evening (95th)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Families will participate in activity stations, reading and crafts with their children who will enjoy sensory experiences. This drop-in program is for children 3 years old and older and has a room limit of 30 participants.