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Enclosed you will find both the entire month of May's 2012 events and our first event featuring Prof Victor Mastro.
If you have any questions, please contact Gary Makufka at 718-885-1703.

Due to the movie license agreement, NYPL is forbidden to advertise the actual title of the films we are screening. So the film "War Horse" will be described as "Horse of War"


Serving The City Island Community & the Public Since 1911—101 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


Lap-sit Program, Birth to 18 months. All welcome for story time and music. Every other Thursday at 11:00 A.M. May 10th & May 24th.

Read Aloud Story Time Read aloud picture books: Every Thursday at 3:30 P.M. Ages 4-10.

Mother’s Day Arts and Crafts- Tuesday May 8th at 3:30 PM

Toddler Time- 18 months to 3 years: Every Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. May 1st 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th.

SPECIAL PROGRAM: Spooky Stories of New York State Monday May 21st at 4:00 PM


Board Games: Every Monday at 3:30 PM

Music Video Choice. Every Tuesday at 3:30 PM

“Yu-Gi-Oh” Every Wednesday at 3:30 P.M.

“Game On”: Every Thursday at 3:30 P.M.

Tweens and Teen Lounge, Every Friday at 3:30 P.M.
SPECIAL PROGRAM SciLab at NYPL: Math Gaming -Chess and Tan-grams Go beyond formulas and proofs! See how patterns build your check faster in chess. Create works of art through tessellations, and discover the hidden shapes of the tans with tan-grams. No homework, no grades - find the fun side of math. All materials will be provided. Thursday May 3rd & Thursday May 17th at 3:30 PM.


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

Resume Writing Workshop: Ongoing Wednesday mornings from 10 A.M.-12:00 noon. Included in this program is: On-Line Job Search. A flash drive to save your work is highly recommended.

Lectures: Victor Mastro Presents: Heart Throbs of the Bronx Learn all about your favorite celebrities who were born and raised right here in the Bronx. Saturday May 5th at 2:00 PM. This program is in celebration of Annual Bronx Week.

Jeremy MCcue Presents: GETTYSBURG. Of all the conflicts of the Civil War, this battle and Lincoln’s speech will stand out over all the rest. See and hear how GettysbUrg made history and how it comes alive on Saturday May 19th at 2:00 PM. This date is “Armed Forces Day”

FILM OF THE MONTH: HORSE OF WAR Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and across Europe as the war rages on. (2011 Dreamworks 150 minutes Rated PG-13) Saturday May 12th at 1:00 PM. Seating is limited so please sign up in person or on the phone.

Introduction to Facebook. The most popular social network web site online. Now you can make new friends and reconnect with old ones. Friday the 4th & Friday the 18th from 10 A.M. -12 noon.

Please check our fliers for any last minute additional programs, cancellations, or unscheduled changes for MAY 2012. 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.

Saturday May 5th at 2:00 PM
Prof Vic Mastro Presents Heart Throbs of the Bronx
Famous people who were born or raised in the Bronx

Come join Prof Vic Mastro as he describes some of the most famous actors, actresses, singers, performers, models, TV hosts. comedians etc...who were born and raised, right here in the Bronx, maybe even on your own block. It'll be an afternoon of fun and eye openers.

City Island Branch
320 City Island Avenue
Bronx, New York 10464
(718) 885-1703 - Fully Accessible