Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.


284 events found.

Previous Page 2 of 8 Next
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
4 p.m.Stop Motion Animation Workshop: Creating & Animating the Setting & Final Production
Join us in the final workshop of creating the setting and incorporating the characters for the final animation. Please register beforehand through phone or in person.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Visions of Tile
Artists create imaginative relief by carving, drawing, and making impressions in clay. In this workshop, you'll explore the possibilities using tools, stamps, shells, cookie cutters and other non traditional tools. Presented by P. Oliver. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m. A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill Zavatsky
A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill. Zavatsky. Bill Zavatsky holds B.A. and M.F.A degrees from Columbia University. He has taught at all levels of education since 1971. For many years he taught in the high school at the Trinity School in Manhattan, and most recently at the Eugene Lang College of the New School. His poetry-writing workshop has been ongoing at the Morningside Heights Library since May of 2013. Bill has published three books of poems, Where X Marks the Spot, For Steve…
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
Thursday, November 27, 2014
2:30 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Friday, November 28, 2014
10 a.m.Friday Morning Film Series: Spies: From Russia With Love
From Russia With Love, the second in the series of James Bond films, is the film that solidifies all the Bond film elements into a formula -- the action sequences are intensified and lend greater tension to the proceedings; John Barry's inimitable score makes its first appearance; and Sean Connery as Bond has nailed down his role as 007 -- accentuating Bond's stylishness and sophistication, while toning down his cold-bloodedness. In From Russia With Love, the bad guys don't want to take over the…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
3 p.m.Tompkins Square Stitchers
Hey knitters, spinners, crocheters, and needle-pointers! Got a project you're working on? Need Space? Inspiration? Company? Join us at Tompkins Square Library on Friday evenings from 3-4:30pm for our crafting circle and get your stitch on! All skill levels are welcome, but please note that this is not an instructional workshop. Please bring your own supplies and come to exchange information, share new techniques, and socialize while working on your projects!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10:30 a.m.I AM AN ARTIST
Artistic Dreams International and the New York Public Library are inviting children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams FREE Art/Mixed Media Workshop! The Artistic Dreams International visual arts program teaches children to explore mixed media visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.). Children learn to explore who they are and find their strengths. through our brief art history lesson before each art-making process, they are able to learn about historical and contemporary artist…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren
11 a.m.Resume Review and Career Counseling
Do you need help creating a resume, or maybe your resume needs a boost? Want to know what buzzwords job recruiters search for, so that your resume gets seen by employers? Join Revive 9to5 at NYPL for a Resume Building Workshop with a focus on strategy and technique. Don't forget to bring your resume! Feel stuck in a professional rut ? Need help finding a new job or performing better at your existing one? Want to improve your health, reinvigorate your fitness, and have more energy? Lo…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
11 a.m.Chess Master Workshop
Learn chess at the beginner, intermediate or advance levels. Recommended for children ages 6 to 12 years old.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Monday, December 1, 2014
10 a.m.Android Basics
Learn the basics of navigating the world's most popular mobile OS. Topics covered include multi-touch gestures, installing new apps, and managing your files. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers and tablets are provided but you can bring your own too. NOTE: Monday computer classes now begin at 10 am, not 11 am.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
11 a.m.Mindful Drawing
This free drawing workshop taught by Katalin Gyokeny is an introduction to mindfule drawing. Using the method of mindfulness and sustained attention, this course will introduce students to traditional principles and contemporary techniques of drawing. Students will gain a greater working knowledge of line, shape, perspective, proportion, volume and composition. Students will learn about techniques such as: Chiaroscuro, Tenebrism, Sfumato, and Grisaille. Students will draw from observation and fr…
Riverdale Library50+,
3 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
4:30 p.m.LinkedIn for the Business Owner and Entrepreneur: What You Need to Know
LinkedIn can help you to grow your business or consulting practice, and has become an essential tool for many seeking to reach their career goals. Robert Hellmann, business coach and author of Your Social Media Job Search, will go beyond the basics to show you advanced techniques in leveraging LinkedIn to build your network, research prospects, be “found,” get meetings, and build a following for your company. You'll learn: A little known strategy that will land you at the top of prospect sea…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.The Spuyten Duyvil Creative Writers Workshop: with Vanessa F. Hartman
Registration is required for this ten session workshops for writers at all levels of development.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m."Where Art and Literature Meet" - Graphic Novel Book Discussion
This months title will be Miracleman. From legendary comic book author Alan Moore comes this newly-colored release of the 1980s classic! Freelance reporter Michael Moran always knew he was meant for something more-now, an unexpected series of events leads him to reclaim his destiny as Miracleman! Monday, December 1rd from 5:30pm - 6:45pm.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. *Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
11 a.m.Good Enough to Eat! -- A collage class
Do you like cooking? Want to create your own cookbook? Join us for a six week workshop class as you collaborate on a unique recipe book in time for the holidays. Start with a special recipe and personalize it with your visual imagination. Describe your favorit food with stories, photos, clippings and/or your artwork. Design interesting and informative double pages. Space is limited. Please call or come in to register for this class. All NYPL programs are free of charge.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Microsoft Word for Beginners
This series will guide you through the different features of Microsoft Word, including creating and editing a document. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
12:15 p.m. Lunch Time Beginning Crochet Workshop
Want to crochet, but aren’t sure where to start? Learn to crochet at the library! Learn the basics of crochet and start your first project. This is a free event, but you will need to bring your own supplies. Please bring a crochet hook and practice yarn. Registration is not required.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
1 p.m.Island Writers- Creative Writing Workshop
Led by Ms. Gail Hitt, this workshop will meet every Tuesday afternoon at the City Island Library for writing ideas, topics to write about and more. Maybe you'll be the next famous author people will be talking about.
City Island LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
New Dorp Library
3:30 p.m.Planting the Seeds of Peace – Making a Mandala Mobile
This workshop combines art making and collected words to create a mandala mobile. Mandalas are ancient symbols of unity and peace. Mandalas are found all around us in art, architecture & nature. The act of creating or coloring a mandala quiets the mind and strengthens concentration. For ages 8 and older.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.College Essay Writing Workshop
Get hands-on help with that all-important college essay! Workshop your writing with trained educators and former admissions officers to put your best foot forward. Presented by Carla Sinz & Caroline Moore. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Tompkins Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
10 a.m.Resume Writing- Job Search Workshop
This workshop is designed to assist the job seeker to create a brand new resume for the first time or for those who wish to update their resumes. Learn what the differenceis between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use and how to format. It is highly recommednded to bring a flash drive to save your work when you're done in your creation. Cover letters will also be worked on. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searching…
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12:30 p.m.Using Cover Letters, Bios, Thank You Notes and Reference Lists in your Job Search: A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
You could be selling yourself short by not sending a cover letter with your resume or not sending a thank you letter after an interview. Many job seekers choose to take the advice that cover letters or thank you letters are not needed, well that’s the easy choice, but isn’t the best one. Learn about these important documents and review samples of each. Why cover letters are still needed with your resume. What should be included in your cover letter? How Bios can be a great tool in your job se…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
1 p.m.How to Negotiate Your Salary
Don't know how to respond when asked the question about your salary requirements on an interview? Learn the basic techniques for negotiating compensation when taking a new job or asking for a raise. Presenter Theodore Henderson is an author, career coach, and speaker.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
4 p.m.Urban Art Workshop
Find out how you can incorporate graffiti lettering and street styles into your artwork and graphic novels! Build a story and illustrate it with hip colors and letters. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Yorkville LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Make @NYPL: How to Talk to a Robot
In the first half of this program, you will work in pairs to learn basic robot programming. Once you’ve got the basics down, test your knowledge by programming your robot to make it through a series of mazes that are complete with robot swallowing holes! For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Keeping Job: Understanding Workplace Conduct & Conflict Resolution
This extensive workshop intends to teach participants about: -Employers expectations -Professional vs. Unprofessional behavior -Dress Code: personal appearance & personal hygiene -Dealing with personal and confidential information in the workplace -Performance management and progressive discipline -Conflict resolution: dealing with conflict in the workplace
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
6 p.m.Come Together | Francesco Spampinato, Andy Bichlbaum (Yes Men), Charlie Todd (Improv Everywhere), DIS | Design and Style Series Event
FREE - South Court Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. The past twenty years have seen a new generation of artists working together in small groups and large collectives to explore new avenues of art, design, performance, and activism. Join Francesco Spampinato, author of Come Together: The Rise of Cooperative Art and Design, and creative groups featured in his book for a lively discussion on motivations, logistics, and objectives that drive an artist to give up his ego and embrace anonymous an…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Resume Renovation
John Crant shows how making the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search actually increases the value of the items on your resume. The discussion includes: Resume: ‘New’ Definition Resume Goals Understanding ‘Stacks of Incoming Resumes’ ‘3 Second’ Test One Page Resume, Unless It’s Two :-( Value, Value Everywhere, but Nowhere to be Seen Degrees of Degrees The Headless Horseman: Don’t Send a Word Doc. Seating is on a first come, first seated basi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Thursday, December 4, 2014
1 p.m.Retro Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for Checkers, Chess, Mahjong, Monopoly, or Scrabble. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Single Stop / Whedoco Workshop Benefits English & Spanish
The Bronx Library Center & WHEDco Present Benefits Workshops Thursday, December 4th, 2014 Introduction to Citizenship Applications & Thursday, December 18th, 2014 Applying for Medicaid 3:00 pm—4:00 pm Register on the 4th floor ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ El Bronx Library Center Y WHEDco Presentan El taller para Beneficios del Gobierno Jueves 4 de Diciembre, 2014 Intro…
Bronx Library Center, Reference CollectionAdults,
Persons Without Homes
3:30 p.m.Claymation Movie Making
Claymation Movie Making Free hands on, technology based workshop for teens. Teens will learn the basics of stop motion and clay productions.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Erik Wood Workshop
Children will create an Animal Habitat of their choice (i.e. ocean, desert, arctic, rainforest) using a wide variety of non-traditional materials such as zippers and bottle tops, along with pictures of animals. The idea of recycling and repurposing materials in their artwork will also connect as a way we can do our part to be good citizens of the planet, helping to preserve the Earth and its habitats. Presented by Beth Bernett for children ages 4 and older. Limit to 10 participants, please regi…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.Animal Habitats
Join NYPL and CMOM this fall for our STEM series on the environment! Through an in-depth exploration of the rainforest, desert, ocean, and other habitats, learn about the different animals and variety of plant life that co-exist!
96th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
5:30 p.m. New York Writers Workshop Presents :So You Want to Be A Food Writer
Instructor: Laura Weiss In this overview of food writing, you'll learn about the different types of food writing--from recipe-based stories to food memoirs and blog posts. We'll also talk about how to write and edit recipes and headnotes. Please bring with you a favorite family or holiday recipe. We'll rewrite them in a standard style and begin our headnotes for these recipes. Laura Weiss is a food writer, author and journalist. She’s been a contributor to NPR Food and to the Food Network a…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Friday, December 5, 2014
10 a.m.Friday Morning Film Series: Tony Curtis: Sweet Smell of Success
Ernest Lehman drew upon his experiences as a Broadway press agent to write the devastating short story "Tell Me About Tomorrow." This in turn was adapted by Lehman and Clifford Odets into the sharp-edged, penetrating feature film Sweet Smell of Success. Burt Lancaster stars as J. J. Hunsecker, a Walter Winchell-style columnist who wields his power like a club, steamrolling friends and enemies alike. Tony Curtis co-stars as Sidney Falco, a sycophantic press agent who'd sell his grandmother to ge…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Previous Page 2 of 8 Next