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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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-converation Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of Th…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, May 6, 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
5 p.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 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 financial…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, simple craft activity and snack packed in one hour! For children 2 year-olds (from around 20 months to 36 months) and their care givers. Please sign up in advance -space limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, May 8, 2015
3:30 p.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 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 financial…
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 9, 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
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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-converation Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of Th…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, May 13, 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
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 4, 7 pm Wednesday, May 13, 1 pm Spud Trevor of the Red Hussars by Sapper After Spud Trevor’s death in action in France, his solicitors sent a package to his best friend containing a letter to be opened after Trevor’s death, explaining the circumstances of the cowardly act that ruined his reputation before the War. Blind by Mary Borden The nursing…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Thursday, May 14, 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.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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 16, 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
2 p.m.Memoirs and Boudoirs with Dorothy Leeds
MEMOIRS & BOUDOIRS take you on an amazing journey through history and directly into the lives, ballrooms, backrooms, and bedrooms of Kings, Queens, Scoundrels, Lovers and Warriors. This 80-minute one-act play with music and audience interacton offers an exciting ride back in time where you’ll hear scintillating stories and titillating tidbits from notables in their own words. Imagine a world before the internet, smart phones, Facebook, Skype, Twitter, and Selfies. What did people do? How…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Monday, May 18, 2015
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - 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 France several…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
5:30 p.m.After Hours Book Club: Discussing The Children Act, by Ian McEwan
The After Hours Book Club will be meeting to discuss The Children Act, by Ian McEwan. Join in the lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
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-converation Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of Th…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, May 20, 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
Thursday, May 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, simple craft activity and snack packed in one hour! For children 2 year-olds (from around 20 months to 36 months) and their care givers. Please sign up in advance -space limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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-converation Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of Th…
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
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
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
6:30 p.m.Filling Your Bucket List: Where to go Next, with Evelyn Kanter, a freelance writer, photographer and guidebook author and editor, focusing on travel, automotive, lifestyle, environmental issues, consumer rights, and her hometown New York City.
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
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
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
Thursday, June 11, 2015
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. With so many potential employers in one spot, you would definitely want to make a good impression,…
Hamilton Grange LibraryJob Seekers
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
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
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.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
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. With so many potential employers in one spot, you would definitely want to make a good impression, rig…
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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