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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, February 11, 2016
4 p.m.Valentine's Day Celebration
Join us for some Valentine's fun. Facepainting provided by Fidelis Care. We'll have activities, crafts and more!
Stapleton LibraryChildren
5 p.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 26th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Inwood Community Health Forum Take Care NY 2020
Every Neighborhood, Every New Yorker, Everyone's Health Counts! Join the Health Department's Community Consultation to discuss how we can work together to make every community a healthy community. For more information on Take Care NY 2020 please visit www.nyc.gov/tcny/2020
Inwood Library, AuditoriumAdults
11:30 p.m.Tax Filing Assistance
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, February 12, 2016
10 a.m.AARP TAX-AIDE
AARP TAX-AIDE Free Tax Help! For taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 50 and older. Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 5th to April 16th Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Free AARP Tax-Aide and Preparation at Bloomingdale Library
Times: Fridays, February 5 through April 15, 2016, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM Location: 2nd Floor Community Room of the Bloomingdale Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. There is no cost to you for preparation. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when you come: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each employer;…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 4 through April 15, 2016, from 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM Location: 2nd Floor Children's Reading Room of the George Bruce Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. There is no cost to you for preparation. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when you come: Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents; Picture ID; Co…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Free Friday Flicks
2/5 – The Theory of Everything (PG13-2014) 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 less able to control his own body. With the loyal Ja…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Cupid's Cards!
Skip the store & show your loved one just how much you care with a one-of-a-kind, handmade card!
Soundview LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, February 13, 2016
10 a.m.AARP TAX-AIDE
AARP TAX-AIDE Free Tax Help! For taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 50 and older. Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 5th to April 16th Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages February 2016 at Webster 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. 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, January 23, 2016 at 10:30a.m. Groups meet Saturdays 10…
Webster LibraryEnglish Language Learners
10:30 a.m.FREE AARP Tax Aide and Preparation at the New Amsterdam Library
It's that time of the year again! Yup you've guessed it, TAX SEASON! Come to the New Amsterdam Library to receive FREE tax aide and preparation courtesy of the AARP Organization. Times: Saturdays, February 6th through April 16th, 2015, from 10:30 AM-2:30 PM Location: Community Room of the New Amsteram Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when yo…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Entendiendo el Sistema de Taxes de los Estados Unidos
Entendiendo el Sistema de Taxes de los Estados Unidos Presentado por H&R Block KINGSBRIDGE LIBRARY Sábado 13 de Febrero 1:00 p.m. Un profesional de impuestos estará disponible para contestar preguntas relacionadas a la ley contributiva y proveerá detalles acerca de la preparación de impuestos, enmiendas a preparaciones de impuestos pasadas y consideraciones a tomar antes de preparar la declaración de impuestos. También discutiremos puntos acerca de la nueva Ley de Atención Mé…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
9 a.m.INFORMATION TABLE: New York State of Health Navigator (Obama Care)
A New York State of Health Navigator (Obama Care) will be available from Yeled v’Yalda to assist with navigating and/or signing up for Health Insurance (Free of charge!)
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Free Tax Preparation
AARP FOUNDATION TAX-AIDE For taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 50 and older. EVERY TUESDAY FEBRUARY 2 - APRIL 12 - 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM TAX SERVICE HOURS MAY BE REDUCED DEPENDING ON VOLUME AND DIFFICULTY OF RETURNS; NO APPOINTMENTS Call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277) for more AARP Tax-Aide sites in Manhattan or call 311 ALL TAX RETURNS ARE PREPARED BY IRS-CERTIFIED ADVANCED LEVEL VOLUNTEER PREPARERS The checklist below includes items you need to…
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (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 t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonIt's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 26th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonAARP free Tax help
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Tax Filing Assistance
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 pm to 6 pm at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 25th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed belo…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Book Discussion Group
Book Discussion meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:00 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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wednesday, February 17, 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. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (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 t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
1 p.m.INFORMATION TABLE: New York State of Health Navigator (Obama Care)
A New York State of Health Navigator (Obama Care) will be available from Yeled v’Yalda to assist with navigating and/or signing up for Health Insurance (Free of charge!)
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
2 p.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 pm to 6 pm at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 25th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed belo…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! February 3, 2016 Title: Malcolm X ( 128 mins) A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride. February 10, 2016 Title: Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom ( 141 mins) The remarkable l…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, February 18, 2016
9 a.m.INFORMATION TABLE: New York State of Health Navigator (Obama Care)
A New York State of Health Navigator (Obama Care) will be available from Yeled v’Yalda to assist with navigating and/or signing up for Health Insurance (Free of charge!)
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
10 a.m.AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
11 a.m.FREE AARP Tax Aide and Preparation
It's Tax season again! The Riverside Branch is once again offering free tax aide and preparation courtesy of the AARP organization. Times: Thursdays, February 4 through April 14, 2016, from 11:00am - 3:00pm. Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following documents with you when you come: Current year's tax forms and preparation booklet Copy of last years income tax return(s) W-2 f…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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. Mondays: 12pm-2pm Tuesdays 12pm-1pm Wednesdays 11am-2pm Thursdays 12pm-2pm Fridays 10am-1pm (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 t…
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.Tax Filing Assistance
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 26th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, February 19, 2016
10 a.m.AARP TAX-AIDE
AARP TAX-AIDE Free Tax Help! For taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 50 and older. Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 5th to April 16th Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Free AARP Tax-Aide and Preparation at Bloomingdale Library
Times: Fridays, February 5 through April 15, 2016, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM Location: 2nd Floor Community Room of the Bloomingdale Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. There is no cost to you for preparation. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when you come: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each employer;…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 4 through April 15, 2016, from 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM Location: 2nd Floor Children's Reading Room of the George Bruce Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. There is no cost to you for preparation. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when you come: Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents; Picture ID; Co…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
2 p.m.Free Friday Flicks
2/5 – The Theory of Everything (PG13-2014) 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 less able to control his own body. With the loyal Ja…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Adults
Saturday, February 20, 2016
10 a.m. Free Tax Prepartion
Free Tax Preparation!! You May Qualify for Refunds and Tax Credits! Tax preparers are IRS-certified, space is limited. Call today to reserve your seat 718-617-0339 Appointments start @ 10 am - 3:30pm Who Is Eligible? Households with: $53,000 or less in income and dependents, OR $30,000 or less in income and no dependents. Self -Employed What Should I Bring? Photo ID Social Security cards or ITIN for everyone on the return W2 and /or 1099 Statements for all jobs held in 201…
Hunts Point Library, Community RoomAdults
10 a.m.AARP TAX-AIDE
AARP TAX-AIDE Free Tax Help! For taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 50 and older. Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 5th to April 16th Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages February 2016 at Webster 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. 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, January 23, 2016 at 10:30a.m. Groups meet Saturdays 10…
Webster LibraryEnglish Language Learners
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