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Serving The City Island Community & the Public Since 1911—102 years
Our hours are: Mondays and Thursdays 11 AM-7 PM
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11 AM- 6 PM
Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM-5 PM

Read Aloud Story Time Read aloud picture books: Every Thursday, at 3:30 P.M. Ages 4-10.
Dr. Seuss Rollicking tales The program includes: "Green Eggs and Ham", "The Cat in the Hat", "Horton Hatches An Egg" and "Yertle the Turtle" all brought "to life with props, puppets and lots of audience participation. Presented by award-winning storyteller
LuAnn Adams. For ages 4 to 6 years old. Friday March 29th at 3:00 P.M.

“Yu-Gi-Oh” Every Wednesday at 3:30 P.M.
Sneak-A-Snack, This will include a variety of different activities. Every weekday after school.

Introduction to the Internet: Ongoing Tuesday mornings from 10:00 A.M.-12:00 noon. Please pre-register.

Resume Writing Workshop / On-Line Job Search Ongoing Wednesday mornings from 10 A.M.-12:00 noon. Please pre-register. A flash drive to save your work is highly recommended.

Special Event: Sandy Disaster Financial Relief Program: The NYPL is partnering with the N.Y. Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, a professional organization comprised mostly of Certified Financial Planners, lawyers, insurance professionals, and other financial advisers. Its pro bono committee is looking to give back to the community. The FPA frequently holds workshops and seminars to teach the public about finances. All services are FREE of charge and there will be no attempt to sell any products or services. Saturday March 9th at 2:00 P.M.

FILM OF THE MONTH James Bond 007 Skyfall 007 (Daniel Craig) becomes M's only ally as MI6 comes under attack, and a mysterious new villain emerges with a diabolical plan. James Bond's latest mission has gone horribly awry, resulting in the exposure of several undercover agents, and an all-out attack on M16. Meanwhile, as M (Judi Dench) plans to relocate the agency, emerging Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee Mallory (Ralph Fiennes) raises concerns about her competence while attempting to usurp her position, and Q (Ben Whishaw) becomes a crucial ally. Now the only person who can restore M's reputation is 007. Operating in the dark with only field agent Eve (Naomie Harris) to guide him, the world's top secret agent works to root out an enigmatic criminal mastermind named Silva (Javier Bardem) as a major storm brews on the horizon. Albert Finney also stars in the 23rd installment of the long-running spy series. The film was directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Revolutionary Road) and shot by acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins (True Grit, The Reader, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford). (Rated PG-13, 145 Minutes, Sony- Columbia Pictures 2012) Saturday March 16th at 1:00 P.M.

Special Event:: Ms Gail Hitt Presents: How to Write Your Memoirs. A First for the City Island Library .Memoirs are very popular topics for reading. Just check any biography section in a library or book store and there are always some books on the best seller list. Why not write your own experiences? This creative writing workshop will give you ideas and tools to create a unique memoir of your life, in the form of a lively story. Saturday March 23rd at 2:00 PM.

ASPCA Spay & Neuter Van: Wednesday March 27th all day.

Please check our fliers for any last minute additional programs, cancellations, or unscheduled changes. All our programs are free. We are located at 320 City Island Avenue and Bay Street. For more information about any of the programs above and our hours, please call the City Island Branch Library at 718-885-1703. You may also check our website at for more information.