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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
9 a.m.Weird Love Stories: A Creative Writing Workshop
CHRIS ADRIAN, Instructor This workshop will examine the unconventional language used in a number of stories, including short fiction by Donald Barthelme and Judy Budnitz, to create a drama of romantic attachment that resists and overcomes cliché. Participants will also engage in a writing exercise that incorporates some of these elements to produce an affecting piece of writing about love. Chris Adrian is the author of three novels – The Great Night, Gob's Grief, and The Children's Hospital –…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumTeachers,
K-12 Educators
Thursday, October 11, 2012
1:15 p.m.Is Lunch for Wimps? the History of the Midday Meal
In conjunction with the Exhibition Lunch Hour: NYC - now through February 17 at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue The meal most often eaten in public, lunch has a long history of establishing social status and cementing alliances. A traditional Mongolian proverb advises: “Keep breakfast for yourself, share lunch with your friend and give dinner to your enemy.” From the Ploughman’s lunch in the field to the Power Lunch at the Four Seasons, where, with whom, and up…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults
Friday, March 29, 2013
9 a.m.Memoir: Turning Your Life into a Story
This seminar is during spring break SAЇD SAYRAFIEZADEH, Instructor How exactly do you take those raw, unwieldy—often embarrassing—personal experiences (also known as your life) and fashion a compelling narrative? By studying the various strategies that established writers such as Tobias Wolff and A. M. Homes have employed in writing memoir, we will explore the genre in relation to traditional storytelling—character, plot, arc, and resolution. And we’ll ask the essential question: does everyone h…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
50+,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators
Friday, May 3, 2013
3:15 p.m.MS Word 2010 Open Lab with lynda.com
Learn MS Word 2010 using the video tutorials from lynda.com. Practice on the PC's in the ETC 3. Learn how to download the exercise files from lynda.com and save them to a USB drive. * Please bring headphones and USB drive. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, May 10, 2013
3:15 p.m.MS Power Point 2010 Open Lab with lynda.com
Learn MS Power Point 2010 using the video tutorials from Lynda.com. Practice on the PC's in the ETC3. Learn to download the exercise files from lynda.com and save them to a USB drive. * Please bring headphones and USB drive. * Please bring headphones and USB drive. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, May 17, 2013
3:15 p.m.MS Excel 2010 Open Lab with lynda.com
Learn MS Excel 2010 using the video tutorials from lynda.com. practice on the PC's in the ETC3 classroom. Learn how to download the exercise files from lynda.com and save them to a USB drive. * Please bring headphones and USB drive. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, June 7, 2013
3:15 p.m.MS Word 2010 Open Lab with lynda.com
Learn MS Word 2010 using the video tutorials from lynda.com. Practice on the PC's in the ETC 3. Learn how to download the exercise files from lynda.com and save them to a USB drive. * Please bring headphones and USB drive. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, June 14, 2013
3:15 p.m.MS Power Point 2010 Open Lab with lynda.com
Learn MS Power Point 2010 using the video tutorials from Lynda.com. Practice on the PC's in the ETC3. Learn to download the exercise files from lynda.com and save them to a USB drive. * Please bring headphones and USB drive. * Please bring headphones and USB drive. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 20, 2013
3:15 p.m.MS Excel 2010 Open Lab with lynda.com
Learn MS Excel 2010 using the video tutorials from lynda.com. practice on the PC's in the ETC3 classroom. Learn how to download the exercise files from lynda.com and save them to a USB drive. * Please bring headphones and USB drive. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
10:15 a.m.How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age
Just like the rest of our body, the brain requires care, attention and proper exercise. Yet, we often ignore this most vital organ because few know where to begin. Based on the new and expanded second edition of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness --named a Best Book by AARP in 2011-- co-author Alvaro Fernandez will discuss exactly how to “use it or lose it,” offering a groundbreaking new approach to improving brain health and performance at any age, from children to younger and older adults.…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
6 p.m.Living Large on Less in NYC
Living beneath your means is one way to accumulate wealth. Patricia Gottier offers tips for lowering your expenses and taking advantage of free or nearly free stuff. For 30 years, Patricia Gottier has worked with clients to manage and improve their financial lives. She specializes in budgeting and investing for retirement income, including the difficult exercise of planning for healthcare costs during the Medicare years. She holds two professional designations, Certified Financial Planne…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, July 14, 2014
9 a.m.Slow Looking: A Nonfiction Writing Workshop with Graciela Mochkofsky
This is a week-long seminar from July 14 - July 18, 2014. Graciela Mochkofsky, Instructor In this workshop, participants will exercise their observational skills in order to write descriptive nonfiction. To sharpen our senses, we will study examples of great descriptive writing from authors such as Ryszard Kapuściński, John McPhee, Janet Malcolm, Emmanuel Carrère, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Joseph Mitchell, Gitta Sereny, and Elif Batuman. Participants will go out into New York to do their own…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & WritersTeachers
Thursday, October 9, 2014
1:15 p.m.Is there a Future for Museum Ethics?
In 1925 the American Association of Museums, the largest professional organization for museums in the US, adopted a “Code of Ethics for Museum Workers.” Since then the professional code has been rewritten and revised twice (most recently in 1991/2000) and now all museums that wish to be accredited must create and follow their own codes. Yet many museums have recently been in the public eye for what is perceived to be questionable or even unethical behavior. The Delaware Art Museum was recently c…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
6 p.m.Business Communications for Your Career
Being good at what you do is usually not good enough; communication is key. The letters and emails that you write and the relationships that you form can get you the career you want, or get you rejected (or in trouble!). The presentation you’re about deliver could be career-making or career-breaking. Robert Hellmann discusses the key elements of successful business communications for diverse career (and job-search) situations, including: A “cheat sheet” of rules to follow in your busines…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
6 p.m.Targeting A Great Career: Achieve Satisfaction in Your Next Job
Many job seekers pick their next job target based on "that's what I've always done", "that's what I'm good at", or "that's where the money is". Yet it is not often that we take a step back and methodically test these assumptions, to see if other paths are both possible and might bring us more satisfaction. Knowing what you like to do, what you’re good at, and where you want to go in life-- these are keys to planning a career move that will be rewarding and "right" for you. Robert Hellmann, car…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Monday, January 4, 2016
11:30 a.m.Senior Fitness Class
Light exercise, stretching, and. other elements of creating a healthy lifestyle.
Morningside HeightsAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
The New York Public Library and the Department for the Aging are jointly sponsoring weekly stay well exercise classes for older adults, please join us.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop: The Magical Dialogue with Emma Goldman-Sherman
The Magical Dialogue with Emma Goldman-Sherman Join Emma Goldman-Sherman for a class on dialogue for any writer who wants to improve their dialogue skills. Whether you write fiction, creative non-fiction, plays and screenplays, dialogue can be a strange skill to master. In this class, we will do an extended exercise that will help you understand dialogue in a brand new way! Everyone will write and share their work with the understanding that each variation created by each individual can help…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
10:30 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
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. Note: Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Baby Lap-Sit Time at the Spuyten Duyvil Library on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
Baby Lap-Sit is a Tuesday morning program at 11:00 a.m. for children that are infants , babies, prewalkers and some walkers . The program is 20- 25 minutes long and consists of books, music, exercise rhymes , action rhymes , and circle time. Pleae try to arrive at the library by no latter than 10:50 a.m. with the little library patrons. Hope that the weather cooperates this winter of 2016.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
1 p.m.Stay Well for Seniors
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 More Info Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise class designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, January 7, 2016
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,
50+,
Adults
Monday, January 11, 2016
11 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, fun 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 Physical Activity Consent/Release at the beginning of the class.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Senior Fitness Class
Light exercise, stretching, and. other elements of creating a healthy lifestyle.
Morningside HeightsAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
The New York Public Library and the Department for the Aging are jointly sponsoring weekly stay well exercise classes for older adults, please join us.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
10:30 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
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. Note: Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonColoring for Adults
Tuesdays at Noon. Its not just for kids anymore, relive your carefree childhood days, and enjoy the relaxing exercise of coloring . We provide a variety of black and white illustrations to choose from and the crayons and colored pencils needed to transform itbinto a vibrant artwork. Bring your imagination and enjoy.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Stay Well for Seniors
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 More Info Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Move it to Music
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Move it to Music. The class is specifically designed to help with arthritis. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise class designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Ballet Exercise Class for Adults
Come dance with us! Here’s your chance to experience the ballerina in each of us. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. You’ll have fun as you dance and see for yourself the benefits of ballet for good balance, agility and grace. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to have fun. Come for the whole month or just drop in. No experience necessary. About the instructor: Jennifer Grambs, trained in…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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,
50+,
Adults
6:15 p.m.Build a Better Body on a Budget
One of the greatest misconceptions people have about living a healthy lifestyle is that it somehow costs too much. But, nothing could be further from the truth! Learn why and how to build a better body on a budget. Frank Drake holds an Assoc. Degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Science & Legal Studies, an MBA, a certification in Personal Training from “American Council on Exercise” since 1997, and has been involved in Fitness and the Martial Arts his entire…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Thursday, January 14, 2016
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,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
11 a.m.Baby Lap-Sit Time at the Spuyten Duyvil Library on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
Baby Lap-Sit is a Tuesday morning program at 11:00 a.m. for children that are infants , babies, prewalkers and some walkers . The program is 20- 25 minutes long and consists of books, music, exercise rhymes , action rhymes , and circle time. Pleae try to arrive at the library by no latter than 10:50 a.m. with the little library patrons. Hope that the weather cooperates this winter of 2016.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12 noonColoring for Adults
Tuesdays at Noon. Its not just for kids anymore, relive your carefree childhood days, and enjoy the relaxing exercise of coloring . We provide a variety of black and white illustrations to choose from and the crayons and colored pencils needed to transform itbinto a vibrant artwork. Bring your imagination and enjoy.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Stay Well for Seniors
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 More Info Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Move it to Music
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Move it to Music. The class is specifically designed to help with arthritis. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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