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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, May 6, 2016
11 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12:30 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 o…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 7, 2016
11 a.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages SPRING 2016 at Mosholu Library - May
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
12 noonRe-Play: Contemporary Issues: A curated re-broadcasting of LIVE from NYPL
If you missed them live, watch this special re­play series of LIVE from the NYPL featuring Gloria Steinem & Roberta Kaplan. Engage with the brightest through this special series of screenings, each tackling a range of contemporary issues. Speakers investigate everything from feminist politics to reparations to the profound need for community. Gloria Steinem and Roberta Kaplan May 7, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. GLORIA STEINEM is a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer.…
Countee Cullen LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Intro to GarageBand with Walei Sabry
GarageBand 10 for Mac is a user-friendly digital audio workstation that can be used to compose and edit music. It offers an abundance of software instruments and loops at a relatively affordable price. Come learn how to create a project, add tracks, choose software instruments, record music and share your project.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sunday, May 8, 2016
1:30 p.m.Greenwich Village: Neighborhood Walking Tour
This neighborhood walking tour is part of Jane's Walk at Municipal Art Society. Jane's Walks are free, locally organized walking tours, in which people get together to explore, talk about, and celebrate their neighborhoods. Where more traditional tours are a bit like walking lectures, a Jane's Walk is more of a walking conversation. Join New York Public Library staff and volunteers with the Community Oral History project for an exploration of the rich history of Greenwich Village. We’ll begin a…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Monday, May 9, 2016
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
11 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages SPRING 2016 at Columbus Library - May
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: MARCH 30 at 6:30 p.m. (continuing/referral students at 6 p.m.)…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
10:30 p.m.PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Preschoolers from 2 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, May 12, 2016
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 is limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Friday, May 13, 2016
10 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Saturday, May 14, 2016
11 a.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages SPRING 2016 at Mosholu Library - May
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
Monday, May 16, 2016
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
5 p.m.Great Talks: Gloria Steinem & Roberta Kaplan
If you missed them live, watch this special re-play series of LIVE from the NYPL featuring Gloria Steinem & Roberta Kaplan. Engage with the brightest through this special series of screenings, each tackling a range of contemporary issues. Speakers investigate everything from feminist politics to reparations to the profound need for community. Enjoy the series and stay after for a group discussion and explore the issues further through our suggested reading list. Gloria Steinem & Robe…
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
6:30 p.m.Book Discussion Group
Book Discussion meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm, in the Community Room. Please join us, light refreshments will be served. December 15th Natalie Baszile's Queen Sugar "A mother-daughter story of reinvention-about an African American woman who unexpectedly inherits a sugarcane farm in Louisiana. Why exactly Charley Bordelon's late father left her eight hundred sprawling acres of sugarcane land in rural Louisiana is as mysterious as it was generous. Recognizing this as…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
4 a.m.Library Gardening 101
Teens will learn what it takes to grow and take care of their own veggies, flowers, and herbs at the library. So come get your hands dirty and hang out.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:30 a.m.PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Preschoolers from 2 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
6 p.m.The Future of Caregiving: Innovative Solutions for Family Caregivers
There are over 1 million family caregivers in New York City struggling to care for a loved one. Their work is often challenging, frustrating and takes valuable time away from work and their own families. Many caregivers don’t realize that help is available. But help is out there… and new, exciting solutions have the potential of making the caregiver’s role easier. PSS’s Circle of Care will lead a panel presentation of several innovators and experts on the latest new technologies and resource…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Auditorium50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages SPRING 2016 at Columbus Library - May
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: MARCH 30 at 6:30 p.m. (continuing/referral students at 6 p.m.)…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Thursday, May 19, 2016
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, simple craft activity, and snack packed in 45 minutes! For two year olds (from around 22 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
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Friday, May 20, 2016
10 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Saturday, May 21, 2016
11 a.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages SPRING 2016 at Mosholu Library - May
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
Monday, May 23, 2016
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
10 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
10:30 a.m.PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Preschoolers from 2 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
2 p.m.Before 5: Harlem Chamber Players
The Harlem Chamber Players is a diverse collective of professional musicians dedicated to bringing affordable and accessible live classical music to people in the Harlem community and beyond. Not only do they bring live chamber music to underserved neighborhoods in Harlem, but they also create opportunities for classically trained minority musicians. Join us as they perform Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson's Louisiana Blues Strut for solo violin, Movement for string trio and the Beethoven Septet. @S…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
4 p.m.The Science Zone: Mystery at the Library
HELP! The Librarians need you to put your thinking cap on and act like detectives to solve the mystery of our library crime-scene.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Book Discussion — Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Join us for a discussion of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book summary: Close to aging out of the foster care system, Molly Ayer takes a position helping an elderly woman named Vivian and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages SPRING 2016 at Columbus Library - May
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: MARCH 30 at 6:30 p.m. (continuing/referral students at 6 p.m.)…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Thursday, May 26, 2016
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 is limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Friday, May 27, 2016
10 a.m.Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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