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Serving The City Island Community & the Public: 101 Years

Hours are: Mondays and Thursdays 11 AM-7 PM

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11 AM- 6 PM

Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM-5 PM


Lapsit Program, Birth to 18 months. All welcome for story time and music. Every other Thursday at 11:00 A.M. April 12th and 26th

Read Aloud Story Time Read aloud picture books: Every Thursday at 3:30 P.M. Ages 4-10. April 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th.

Springtime Arts and Crafts- Tuesday April 3rd at 3:30 PM

Toddler Time- 18 months to 3 years: Every Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. April 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th.

SPECIAL PROGRAM: Ancient Greece: The Legend of Eros & Psyche This performance focuses on the rich tapestry of the ancient myths of heroes, heroines, gods and goddesses through traditional theater, mask-work and swordplay. For ages 5 and older. Monday April 23rd 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 film showing: AVENGER’S WEEK. All films to be screened at 2:00 P.M.

Monday April 9th: “Iron Man”; Tuesday April 10th: “The Incredible Hulk”; Wednesday April 11th: “Iron Man 2”; Thursday April 12th: “Thor”; Friday April 13th “Captain America”.


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

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.

Introduction to Facebook. The most popular social network web site online. Now you can make new friends and reconnect with old ones. Every other Friday. 13th and 27th From 10 A.M. -12 noon.

JOBS JOBS JOBS: The topic for Wednesday April 18th at 12 noon will be “How To Negotiate Your Salary”.

NEW MOVIE OF THE MONTH “ J. Edgar” (2011 rated R) starring Leonardo DiCapprio. As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life. Saturday April 21st at 1:00 PM

LECTURE; Our regular lecture series continues with historian Jeremy McCue who, for this month’s talk will be announced for the last Saturday of the month. Please call in advance.

MAJOR EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: On Saturday April 14th at 2:00, we will be honored to have with us retired FDNY firefighter DENNIS SMITH. He is the author of 16 books including “Report from Engine Co. 82” and “report from Ground Zero”, founder of Firehouse Magazine, Board Member of Congressional Fire Services Institute, and Tribute Center at Ground Zero. He will be discussing his life as a firefighter and lifesaver. DON’T MISS THIS ONE TIME EVENT!

Please check fliers for any last minute additional programs, cancellations, or unscheduled changes for APRIL 2012. All programs are free. Located at 320 City Island Avenue and Bay Street. For more information about any of their programs above and hours, please call the City Island Branch Library at 718-885-1703.