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38 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
10:30 a.m.Is Your Health Prepared?
Celebrate Hurricane Preparedness Week with Say Ah! & NYPL Say Ah! will help you get your health ready for the next emergency or natural disaster. Learn: How to make a plan with your health care team How to make a medical emergency kit that's right for you How to help others For more information, contact Anna Allen of Say Ah! at allen@say-ah.org or 646.236.8517
Muhlenberg Library, Community Room50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.ESOL Conversation Program, Group Attendance, May 2015, SIBL
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 www.org/events/classes/english-conversation Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30–7:30 p.m. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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
11:30 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
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Stories from World War One
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2015 — Stories from World War One Monday, May 18, 7 pm Wednesday, May 27, 1 pm The Bowmen by Andrew Machen Outnumbered and besieged by German infantry, the five hundred remaining English soldiers continued firing from the trenches, knowing they would soon be overwhelmed. Suddenly they got some otherworldly reinforcements. So Handy for the Fun Fair by Winifred Holtby On a family holiday in F…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
5 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…
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 28, 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
Saturday, May 30, 2015
11 a.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages May 2015 Mosholu Library
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. First come, first served. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Testing follows registration. Documentation is not required. No child care provided www.org/events/classes/english-converation Registration and testing: Saturday, April 25, 2015 @ 10:30am Groups meet Saturdays 10:30am-12:00pm May 2,…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Monday, June 1, 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
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
6:30 p.m.Filling Your Bucket List: Where to go Next, with Evelyn Kanter, a freelance travel writer, photographer and guidebook author and editor.
This illustrated talk explores the most exciting and most affordable destinations to visit this summer, fall and beyond. Discover top travel trends, events and festivals, the best time of year to visit to avoid crowds and bad weather, how to save money with hotel and airline loyalty programs, and more. Whether your interests are fine art or fine dining, archeology or zoology, ocean cruising or river rafting, tracing your own roots or those of ancient civilizations, music festivals or massages, t…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 4, 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
Saturday, June 6, 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…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
2 p.m.12th Annual Raymond J Flores Short Play Series
Join us for a presentation by the Around The Block Theater Workgroup. New one act plays with the City as subtext. Free and open to all!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, June 10, 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…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Managing the Head Game in Your Job Search
This can be a highly challenging period in your life and the stories you tell yourself, and the stories you tell in job search can be very powerful in managing your head, your attitude and ultimately your search. Celia Currin, executive and career coach, will explore the many proactive things you can do during this stressful period that help you keep your ego intact and your emotions in control. It is the balancing act between being kind to yourself without letting yourself off too easy. Thi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 11, 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
11 a.m. (CEIS) Hamilton Grange Library 1st Annual College and Career Fair 2015
Welcome to the Offical Page of the Hamilton Grange 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/17086650632/ With so many potential employ…
Hamilton Grange LibraryJob Seekers
12:30 p.m.Jewelry Making/Social Hour
Adults may get together for an early of fun. Adults will learn how to make simple jewelry using various types of beads. Also on hand will be Anindita BhaumikChatterjee, a licensed social worker to answer any questions regarding, child care, immigration, social issues, etc.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Superhero Story and Puppet Show
A Summer Reading Kick-Off 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 for children ages 4 and older.
125th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, June 12, 2015
3:30 p.m.College Funding Strategies
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 New changes to f…
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 13, 2015
1 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…
Columbus LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.De un sueño a una realidad
Ya tu haz hecho mapas del tesoro, resoluciones y lista de deseos. ¿Cómo puedes convertir esos sueños en realidad? En este curso, te mostraremos como puedes utilizar el proceso D.R.E.A.M.™ para realizar lo que anhelas. D.R.E.A.M. por sus siglas en inglés significa: Dream big (sueña en grande), Research (investiga), Evaluate (evalúa), Act (toma acción), and Measure (mide los resultados). En este curso cubriremos: • Convertir sueños grandes en proyectos pequeños • Analiza tus sueños antes de…
Mosholu LibraryAdults
3 p.m.A Writers’ Workshop A Six Session Course
The concept of a writing workshop merges the solitary act of writing with the sense of community, and what setting could be more appropriate to the sense of community than the public library. In this workshop each participant will work on a story or several poems, bringing them from the compositional stage to a stage of completion and readiness to be submitted for publication. The workshop will use lecture, exercise, and feedback on the work (from both the workshop leader and the other partic…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
4 p.m.Superhero Story and Puppet Show
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. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Nicola McEldowney.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, June 18, 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
6:30 p.m.Russian Tattoo: A Memoir, with Elena Gorokhova, the author of two memoirs, a teacher and a contributor to newspapers and literary magazines.
The author relates her story of a unique balancing act and a family struggle: three generations of strong women with very different cultural values, all living under the same roof and battling for control. She tries to balance her role as both a Russian daughter and an American mother, struggling to bridge the gap between the cultures of her past and present. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: June Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, June 19, 2015
10 a.m.(CEIS) Bronx Library Center and Community Board 7 Veteran's Career Fair 2015
We are pleased to announce the First Annual Veteran’s Job and Career Fair to be held Friday, June 19th, 2015 from 10:00am to 3:00 p.m. on the Concourse Level of the library. Together, Community Board 7; NYPL (CEIS); Project F.O.C.U.S.; Urban Health Plan-PROJECT HOPE, have organized to match employers that have openings with those who have completed one-on-one counseling, developed a professional resume and cover letter and completed other pre-screening activities in advance. Veteran’s inte…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Saturday, June 20, 2015
3 p.m.A Writers’ Workshop A Six Session Course
The concept of a writing workshop merges the solitary act of writing with the sense of community, and what setting could be more appropriate to the sense of community than the public library. In this workshop each participant will work on a story or several poems, bringing them from the compositional stage to a stage of completion and readiness to be submitted for publication. The workshop will use lecture, exercise, and feedback on the work (from both the workshop leader and the other partic…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 25, 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
1 p.m.For Seniors Only
Join us for an afternoon of lectures dedicated to issues that are of increasing concern to those over 55. Topics covered include: wills and advance directives, investment issues for seniors, and identity theft. Bring your questions! Wills and Advance Directives This program provides an introduction to life-planning documents, including wills, health care proxies, living wills and powers of attorney. Learn why these documents are important and how they can help you plan for the future. Inve…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
1 p.m.For Seniors Only: Wills and Advance Directives
Learn about life-planning documents, including wills, health care proxies, living wills, and powers of attorney. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, June 27, 2015
2 p.m.Webster @ the Movies: THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING Saturday June 27TH, 2015 at 2pm James Marsh's biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything, stars Eddie Redmayne as the famous figure. Enrolled as a graduate student at Cambridge, Hawking establishes himself as one of the leading minds of his generation, and begins to win the heart of Jane (Felicity Jones). After one of his earliest breakthroughs, Hawking is diagnosed with ALS, and he becomes less and l…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
3 p.m.A Writers’ Workshop A Six Session Course
The concept of a writing workshop merges the solitary act of writing with the sense of community, and what setting could be more appropriate to the sense of community than the public library. In this workshop each participant will work on a story or several poems, bringing them from the compositional stage to a stage of completion and readiness to be submitted for publication. The workshop will use lecture, exercise, and feedback on the work (from both the workshop leader and the other partic…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 11, 2015
3 p.m.A Writers’ Workshop A Six Session Course
The concept of a writing workshop merges the solitary act of writing with the sense of community, and what setting could be more appropriate to the sense of community than the public library. In this workshop each participant will work on a story or several poems, bringing them from the compositional stage to a stage of completion and readiness to be submitted for publication. The workshop will use lecture, exercise, and feedback on the work (from both the workshop leader and the other partic…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 18, 2015
3 p.m.A Writers’ Workshop A Six Session Course
The concept of a writing workshop merges the solitary act of writing with the sense of community, and what setting could be more appropriate to the sense of community than the public library. In this workshop each participant will work on a story or several poems, bringing them from the compositional stage to a stage of completion and readiness to be submitted for publication. The workshop will use lecture, exercise, and feedback on the work (from both the workshop leader and the other partic…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 25, 2015
3 p.m.A Writers’ Workshop A Six Session Course
The concept of a writing workshop merges the solitary act of writing with the sense of community, and what setting could be more appropriate to the sense of community than the public library. In this workshop each participant will work on a story or several poems, bringing them from the compositional stage to a stage of completion and readiness to be submitted for publication. The workshop will use lecture, exercise, and feedback on the work (from both the workshop leader and the other partic…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
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
Saturday, August 8, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Puccini's IL TABARRO (Act 3) & Leoncavallo's PAGALIACCI
New York Opera Forum performs IL TABARRO (Act 3) byGIACOMO PUCCINI, and PAGLIACCI by RUGGIERO LEONCAVALLO. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults

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