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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
11:30 a.m.Tunes and Stories for Tiny Tots
Join us for interactive stories, music, and songs perfect for babies and toddlers. Parents, caregivers and children in their care will have fun while being introduced to early literacy concepts and some social skills.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3 p.m.Program-in-a-Box: Be a City Hero!
Come learn about pollution and what it means to take care of your city! Four, 1 hour-long sessions. No sign-up necessary.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 7, 2015
11 a.m.(CEIS) Hunts Point Library 1st Annual College and Career Fair 2015
Welcome to the Offical Page of the Hunts Point Library 1st Annual College and Career Fair 2015. We anticipate over (40) companies and educational institutions in attendance. There will also be several workshops providing valuable information and insight on Interviewing Skills, IT Training and Employment, Re-Entering The Workforce, Financial Security, Resume Writing and Dressing for Success. PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://eventbrite.com/event/17087026757/ With so many potential employers in…
Hunts Point LibraryJob Seekers
3 p.m.Superhero Story and Puppet Show
A Summer Reading Celebration. Join us for a superhero-themed storytime with Nicola the puppeteer, then act out the story on your own with fabulous hand puppets. It's a combination storytime and theater hour! Learn how to make puppets come alive as you act out a wonderful book. Presented by Nicola McEldowney.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, August 8, 2015
2 p.m.Origami 101 with Taro's Origami Studio
Join us as we introduce the Japanese art of origami to the world! As each fold and crease transforms a single sheet of ordinary paper into a recognizable model, origami inspires and challenges us to tackle everyday items from flowers and animals and brings us to mythical worlds filled with wizards and dragons. Origami is not simply a hobby – it’s practical as well. As participants practice origami, they will develop care, precision, and other skills that can easily be applied to other aspects…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Monday, August 10, 2015
4 p.m.Mystery Mondays: Mystery Lovers Monthly Book Discussion Group
Book discussion group for fans of mystery / suspense novels set in different countries and, often, different time periods. January 5, 2015: In the Woods by Tana French February 2, 2015: Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healy March 2, 2015: Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson April 6, 2015: Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes May 4, 2015: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters June 1, 2015; The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O' Farrell July 6, 2015: A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Re…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
11:30 a.m.PreK Storytime
Join us for interactive stories, music, and songs perfect for ages 1-7. Parents, caregivers and children in their care will have fun while being introduced to early literacy concepts and some social skills.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1 p.m.Be A City Hero! Pollution and Solutions in your own Community!
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for kids. Children will explore and discuss pollution, it's sources and how they can start making a difference in their daily lives for a greener world. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library. 212-477-6770 August 4th, 2015 @ 1pm “Water Pollution” How does pollution affect our water supply? Come and experiment with hands-on activities and exercises to see what happens to pollution in our water system and discuss the imp…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
11:30 a.m.Tunes and Stories for Tiny Tots
Join us for interactive stories, music, and songs perfect for babies and toddlers. Parents, caregivers and children in their care will have fun while being introduced to early literacy concepts and some social skills.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3 p.m.Girls are Heroes, Too
Not all girls wait for a prince! These are old tales and new stories of strong women and girls who can take care of business. Recommended for children 5 and older. Presented by Robin Bady.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 13, 2015
2 p.m.Staten Island's Got Talent!
Come to our talent show and play your instrument, sing a song, perform a skit or comedy act, or read a poem or short story (your's or another author's!). You can perform as long as seven minutes. You can even perform with a friend. For ages 5 to 12. We have a PA system and a piano available for you to use. Preregistration is required in order to perform, in person or by calling the library at 718-668-0413.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 14, 2015
1:30 p.m.Single Stop - Benefits Screenings, Legal, Financial, and Tax Assistance
Single Stop USA - We Help Solve Problems! Need help affording groceries, child care, rent? Get Free, confidential, one-on-one advice and help! Free Legal Help with - Housing eviction, public assistance, immigration, custody. Free Financial Help with - Financial advice, credit and debt issues, Budget management, savings Free Benefits Screening - Determine your eligibility and get public assistance to help you and your family with Medicaid, Child Care, SNAP/Food Stamps Free Tax Assistanc…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Monday, August 17, 2015
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
11:30 a.m.PreK Storytime
Join us for interactive stories, music, and songs perfect for ages 1-7. Parents, caregivers and children in their care will have fun while being introduced to early literacy concepts and some social skills.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1 p.m.Be A City Hero! Pollution and Solutions in your own Community!
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for kids. Children will explore and discuss pollution, it's sources and how they can start making a difference in their daily lives for a greener world. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library. 212-477-6770 August 4th, 2015 @ 1pm “Water Pollution” How does pollution affect our water supply? Come and experiment with hands-on activities and exercises to see what happens to pollution in our water system and discuss the imp…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
11:30 a.m.Tunes and Stories for Tiny Tots
Join us for interactive stories, music, and songs perfect for babies and toddlers. Parents, caregivers and children in their care will have fun while being introduced to early literacy concepts and some social skills.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, August 21, 2015
1:30 p.m.Single Stop - Benefits Screenings, Legal, Financial, and Tax Assistance
Single Stop USA - We Help Solve Problems! Need help affording groceries, child care, rent? Get Free, confidential, one-on-one advice and help! Free Legal Help with - Housing eviction, public assistance, immigration, custody. Free Financial Help with - Financial advice, credit and debt issues, Budget management, savings Free Benefits Screening - Determine your eligibility and get public assistance to help you and your family with Medicaid, Child Care, SNAP/Food Stamps Free Tax Assistanc…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Monday, August 24, 2015
3 p.m.Program-in-a-Box: Be a City Hero!
Come learn about pollution and what it means to take care of your city! Four, 1 hour-long sessions. No sign-up necessary.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
11:30 a.m.PreK Storytime
Join us for interactive stories, music, and songs perfect for ages 1-7. Parents, caregivers and children in their care will have fun while being introduced to early literacy concepts and some social skills.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1 p.m.Be A City Hero! Pollution and Solutions in your own Community!
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for kids. Children will explore and discuss pollution, it's sources and how they can start making a difference in their daily lives for a greener world. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library. 212-477-6770 August 4th, 2015 @ 1pm “Water Pollution” How does pollution affect our water supply? Come and experiment with hands-on activities and exercises to see what happens to pollution in our water system and discuss the imp…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
11:30 a.m.Tunes and Stories for Tiny Tots
Join us for interactive stories, music, and songs perfect for babies and toddlers. Parents, caregivers and children in their care will have fun while being introduced to early literacy concepts and some social skills.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3 p.m.Program-in-a-Box: Be a City Hero!
Come learn about pollution and what it means to take care of your city! Four, 1 hour-long sessions. No sign-up necessary.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 28, 2015
1 p.m.Superhero Story and Puppet Show
A Summer Reading Celebration. Join us for a superhero-themed storytime with Nicola the puppeteer, then act out the story on your own with fabulous hand puppets. It's a combination storytime and theater hour! Learn how to make puppets come alive as you act out a wonderful book. Presented by Nicola McEldowney.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, August 31, 2015
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
6:30 p.m.The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful, Easy-Care Plants that Everyone Can Grow, with Tovah Martin, horticulturalist, author, freelance writer, photo stylist and lecturer.
This illustrated lecture highlights indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and readily available. It includes tips on care, maintenance, ideas for combining houseplants in eye-catching indoor displays, and offers inspiration for incorporating houseplants into a variety of décors. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
3 p.m.De Reve a Realite
Vous avez fait vos plans de vision, résolutions et listes de souhaits. Mais comment allez-vous transformer vos rêves en réalités? Dans cet atelier, nous allons vous montrer comment utiliser le processus de DREAM ™ pour que vos rêves se réalisent. D.R.E.A.M. est l’acronyme anglais qui signifie: Dream big ( rêvez grand), Research (renseignez vous), Evaluate (évaluer), Act (prenez action) et Measure (mesurez votre résultats). Nous allons couvrir: • Divisez vos grands rêves en petits projets • "…
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
5:30 p.m.Ottendorfer Book Club: The Children Act
Our September selection is The Children Act by Ian McEwan. In this novel, Fiona Maye is High Court judge whose professional success belies her domestic strife. Her husband asks for an open marriage as she deals with the challenging case of a 17 year-old boy whose parents are refusing the medical care that would save his life based on religious beliefs Join us for a good conversation and great company. Ottendorfer Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Ask for a copy at the circ…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thursday, September 10, 2015
10:30 a.m.Pre-school Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, and simple craft activity packed in one hour! For children 3 and 4 year-olds (over 36 months) and their care givers. Please sign up in advance -space limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
5:30 p.m.Getting to Know Your Mind, Body and Spirit
Take a journey with MetroPlus as we discuss practical tips on how to achieve a balance to your day to day living. Managing your health with your primary care physician, physical fitness, relaxation, and a nutritional intake of healthy foods will start you on your way to a full energetic life. Presented by Metro Plus - Gilda Gillim
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:30 a.m.College Planning and Financial Aid
College is expensive but with proper planning, it can be affordable. In this workshop you will learn: • The importance of the FAFSA form and what it means to families. • How to appeal to the school of your choice to receive more free money (grants and scholarships) • What steps to take if you have lost employment or are or have divorced • What the new tax laws mean to your family (Hope Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit, etc.) • How a PRIVATE SCHOOL can cost less than a STATE SCHOOL • Ne…
New Dorp LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Getting to Know Your Mind, Body and Spirit
Take a journey with MetroPlus as we discuss practical tips on how to achieve a balance to your day to day living. Managing your health with your primary care physician, physical fitness, relaxation, and a nutritional intake of healthy foods will start you on your way to a full energetic life. Presented by Metro Plus - Gilda Gillim
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Monday, September 14, 2015
4 p.m.Mystery Mondays: Mystery Lovers Monthly Book Discussion Group
Book discussion group for fans of mystery / suspense novels set in different countries and, often, different time periods. January 5, 2015: In the Woods by Tana French February 2, 2015: Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healy March 2, 2015: Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson April 6, 2015: Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes May 4, 2015: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters June 1, 2015; The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O' Farrell July 6, 2015: A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Re…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thursday, September 17, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, simple craft activity, and snack packed in one hour! For two year olds (from around 20 months to 36 months) and their care givers. Please sign up in advance. Space is limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2 p.m.Getting to Know Your Mind, Body and Spirit
Take a journey with MetroPlus as we discuss practical tips on how to achieve a balance to your day to day living. Managing your health with your primary care physician, physical fitness, relaxation, and a nutritional intake of healthy foods will start you on your way to a full energetic life. Presented by Metro Plus - Gilda Gillim
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 19, 2015
1 p.m.Getting to Know Your Mind, Body and Spirit
Take a journey with MetroPlus as we discuss practical tips on how to achieve a balance to your day to day living. Managing your health with your primary care physician, physical fitness, relaxation, and a nutritional intake of healthy foods will start you on your way to a full energetic life. Presented by Metro Plus - Gilda Gillim
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thursday, September 24, 2015
10:30 a.m.Pre-school Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, and simple craft activity packed in one hour! For children 3 and 4 year-olds (over 36 months) and their care givers. Please sign up in advance -space limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Monday, September 28, 2015
6:30 p.m.Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It, with Jennifer Michael Hecht, a historian of science and culture and a poet.
This illustrated lecture channels the author's grief for two friends lost to suicide into a search for history's most persuasive arguments against the irretrievable act.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, October 15, 2015
4:30 p.m.The Halloween Spook-tacular
Prepare for science tricks & treats as we present our most famous elixirs. We'll show you how a Mad Scientist prepares their costume with a bit of FLASH and flare! Witness the results of Balloon Bob's candy consumption and how we take care of his full belly. Cauldrons of frothing witches brews and warlock potions will complete your experience with the most "maddening" Halloween ever! Presented by Mad Science for children ages 4 and older.
125th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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