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Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:45 a.m.Beginner's Watercolor Painting Class
This workshop will explore the following basics: washes, wet on dry, wet on wet, how to begin a painting, how to finish a painting, composition and color theory, and critique of class and homework. Class is limited to 15 participants. Registration is for all four classes, April 2, 9, 16, and 23. Required materials for the class are below (must be purchased prior to class). Sign up begins Saturday, March 26, 2016 by phone or in-person. Materials List: Watercolor Block (Not a watercolor pa…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Citizen's Advisory Council Meeting
Show your support for your library, learn more about library services and programs, meet members of the staff, and provide your ideas and insights on ways to improve the library's programs and services. All individuals registered for services from the Andrew Heiskell Library are eligible to be members of the Citizen's Advisory Council. In addition, the parents or guardians of children under the age of sixteen may be members. Refreshments will be served.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
Persons with Disabilities
11 a.m.Play Date at the Library!
Little ones and their caregivers can meet at the 125th Street Library for a play date! Toys and space made available to get together and spend time with other families in our neighborhood! Ages 0-5yrs.
125th Street Library, Children's RoomInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
11 a.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages SPRING 2016 at Mosholu Library - APRIL
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Registration is drawn by lot. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Testing follows registration. Documentation is not required. No child care provided http://www.nypl.org/events/classes/english-conversation Registration and testing: Saturday, April 16 , 2016 at 11 a.m. Groups meet Saturdays: Ap…
Mosholu LibraryEnglish Language Learners
11 a.m.New York City Tenant Support Unit
The New York City Tenant Support Unit sets up a table at the branch to provide residents in the Bronx with information on the New York City Rent Freeze for Rent Stabilized Units and the Tenants Bill of Rights.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
11 a.m.New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m. English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Queens of Crochet
Come join us and get lost in the creative world of crochet. Learn how to chain, loop, stitch and so much more.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Painting Staten Island Past and Present with Watercolors
Adults 50 and older, develop a new skill and express yourself in this 8 week painting workshop. Learn techniques of watercolor from a teaching artist to paint a Staten Island location of your choice. All materials are supplied and the class will culminate in a student exhibition. *PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Saturdays, 11am—1pm
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Let's Color!
Love to color? Come join us as you meet other neighborhood kids for an educational/ holiday related coloring session.
Fort Washington Library, Children's RoomAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. Available every Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.Pre-K Storytime
A library program for preschoolers 3-5 years old and their caregivers, focusing on developing early literacy skills through reading of picture books, action songs, and related activities. Located in the Third Floor Storyhour Room.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.Science Saturdays Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
11 a.m.FREE HOMEWORK HELP - AM SESSION
Reading help from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign-up list will start when library opens on that Saturday. From 11AM - 1PM
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.English/Spanish Language Exchange Group
We invite you to join us in practicing our language skills in both Spanish and English. Every Saturday we’ll engage in fun conversations in both languages. Please have some knowledge of the language you want to learn and be willing to help others learn the language you are fluent in. Be prepared for some exciting conversations every Saturday beginning March 5th at 11AM! Le invitamos a que nos acompañen a practicar nuestras habilidades lingüísticas en español e inglés. Todos…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners
11 a.m.Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Teen Film
04/02 @ 1 pm: 17 Again (Teen Classic Film Series) 04/09 @ 1 pm: Creed 04/16 @ 1pm: Pan 04/23 @ 1pm: The Walk 04/30 @ 11 am: Mockinkgjay Part 1 and Part 2 ( Teen Movie Marathon)
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
11 a.m.Saturday Stories - Histoires du Samedi
Story Lady Terre and DLPWAHI parent Sophie will be reading stories and songs in French & English. Come by, and meet some new francophone & francophile friends!"
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Harlem Neighborhood Writers
Harlem Neighborhood Writers April 30, 2016- 11am-1pm Public meeting to discuss poetry, literature and writer's works.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
11:30 a.m.Daddy, Mommy & Me
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
11:30 a.m.Wilhelmina Grant's Artist Talk and Reception
Climbing the Wall Artist Wilhelmina Grant/SISTAAH Studio mounts a vibrant and colorful abstract art exhibition presented from an alternative perspective. These wall scape reproductions are 24 x 36 inches in size and are the result of the artist’s experimentation in the medium of pigments and alcohol manipulated on glazed and unglazed ceramic substrates. The artist reception will include an artist talk by Wilhelmina Grant, joined by woodwind multi-instrumentalist, Willie Mack who explor…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults
12 noon Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
12 noonThe Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
12 noonBoard Games
A variety of board games for all ages and abilities will be provided.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
12 noonStorytime with P.S. 44
Join our fabulous teachers from P.S. 44 as they host story time! For all ages, families are welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
12 noonCanceled
Poetry Meet-Up
CANCELED April is National Poetry Month! Join us to close-read several poems chosen by interested participants. Be sure to send your suggestions to mandanakwh@gmail.com before April 16th. Please sign up at the link below and check back for links to specific poems as the date gets closer. http://tinyurl.com/j9vhqdq
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
12:30 p.m.Writing Through Memory: Memoir and Storytelling Workshop for Adults 50+
Join us for a free, 8-week Reminiscence Theatre workshop series led by teaching artist Sobha Kavanakudiyil, where participants will learn memoir-style short story writing and basic theatre techniques to present their stories. Participants will work with peers to create, develop and perform a short story based on a memory from their lives, which they will present at the culminating event and will have the option to record as part of an oral history project. Participants are expected to attend al…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.CAC Concert
Andrew Heiskell Library's Citizens Advisory Council presents Rochelle Chamlin celebrating the music of Jerry Bock, George David Weiss, and Jack Lawrence. These 3 long-lived songwriters left us with a treasure trove of classics, including If I Were a Rich Man and Sunrise, Sunset (Bock); All, or Nothing at All (Lawrence) and What a Wonderful World (Weiss). These numbers and many more are featured, along with information on their careers and accomplishments, by Rochelle Chamlin.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Persons with Disabilities
1 p.m.TITUS ANDRONICUS performance by Instant Shakespeare Company
Synopsis: Thought to be Shakespeare’s first tragedy, the play is set during the latter days of the Roman Empire and tells the fictional story of Titus, a general in the Roman army, who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with Tamora, Queen of the Goths. The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. Founded and run by Paul Sugarman, they…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Movie: Everest
A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm. 2h 1min | Adventure, Biography, Drama Stars: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Lincoln Center Local : Yo-Yo Ma with the New York Philharmonic
Join us for a free screening of a concert by world famous cellis Yo-Yo Ma, accompanied by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. The New York Philharmonic’s opening gala concert features music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma. The concert features dance-inspired orchestral works, including Azul by Osvaldo Golijov, a cello concerto written for Ma; the world premiere of an arrangement of Astor Piazzolla’s La serie del Ángel by Octavio Brunetti, commissioned by the New…
Morningside HeightsAdults
1 p.m.Día de los Niños Family Event
Prizes! Arts and crafts! Scavenger hunt! And so much more! Celebrate Día de los Niños/ Día de los Libros at our family literacy event for all ages! Meet the different organizations that serve the families of the Washington Heights neighborhood. Find a literacy program for your kids! Do an interactive craft with your child! There will be activities for all age groups and valuable resources for parents from our partners and sponsors. A detailed program schedule will be available day of the event…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Every month, certified knitting instructor Esperanza Zeno comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please bring with you any knitting and crochet supplies, including hooks and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Saturday Movies: Ricki and The Flash, The Captive, Everest, The 33
April 9, 2016 at 1 pm Ricki and the Flash April 16, 2016 at 1 pm The Captive April 23, 2016 at 1 pm Everest April 30, 2016 at 1 pm The 33
Pelham Bay Library
Array
Adults
1 p.m.Baby LapSit
Infants from birth to pre-walking age and their caregivers can join us for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Grand Concourse LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
1 p.m.Adult Coloring
De-stress and self-express through the art of coloring! It's a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour or two. Join us for a coloring session and unwind from your day. All materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own. Teens welcome.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Saturday Movie Matinee
Check out the hottest flicks out there. Refreshments will be made available. All Movies start at 1pm. April 9th- Truth April 16th- Room April 23rd- Brooklyn April 30th- The Big Short
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Saturday Movies: The 33
Plot: Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Starrring: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 2 hr Studio: Warner Bros.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Family Game Time
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
1 p.m.Chess Club for Tweens and Teens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm, on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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