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28 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, December 29, 2014
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. Pre-registration is required in order to perform, in person or by calling the library at 718-667-0413.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,
School 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
Monday, January 5, 2015
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group "A Deeper Love Inside" by Sister Souljah.
The Hamilton Grange Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss A Deeper Love Inside by Sister Souljah. At last, mega-bestselling author Sister Souljah delivers the stunning sequel to The Coldest Winter Everthat fans have been eagerly waiting for. Frighteningly fierce, raw, and completely unpredictable, this coming-of-age adventure is woven with emotional intensity. A Deeper Love Inside is written in the words of Porsche Santiaga, Winter’s sharp-tongued, quick-witted younger sister. Porsch…
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomBook Lovers
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
2:30 p.m. Todt Hill Book Club - The Cuckoo’s CallingTodt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thursday, January 8, 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
4 p.m.Planting the Seeds of Peace: Making a Mandala Mobile
This workshop combines art making and collected words to create a mandala mobile. Mandalas are ancient symbols of unity and peace. Mandalas are found all around us in art, architecture & nature. The act of creating or coloring a mandala quiets the mind and strengthens concentration. For ages 8 and older. Presented by Miss Navida.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, January 10, 2015
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Kramer vs. Kramer
Kramer vs. Kramer DVD | Color | 1979 | 104 min | Columbia | Rated PG Ted Kramer is a career man whose work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore and decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son, Billy. When he has learned to adjust his life to these new responsibilities, Joanna resurfaces and wants Billy back. Ted, however, refuses to give him up, leading to a custody battle over their son. Dir…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
10:30 a.m.Things to Consider Before You File Your Taxes
Leading Tax Professionals will be available to answer your tax questions and provide insights into tax preparation, amended returns and tax planning considerations. We will also be prepared discuss the new health care laws and their tax implications. Allan Katz is the owner of Comprehensive Wealth Management Group, LLC, Allan is very involved in the local community, both on a professional and personal level. Allan is a member of the New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, whe…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thursday, January 15, 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
Thursday, January 22, 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
Monday, January 26, 2015
1:30 p.m.ReServe Orientation Meeting
ReServe is an innovative nonprofit that matches continuing professionals age 55+ (ReServists) with organizations that need their expertise. Nonprofits and public agencies (Partners) can tap into a lifetime of experience to fill crucial staffing gaps at affordable rates. ReServists can do great things for their communities while they put their professional expertise to work on part-time service projects, in exchange for a modest hourly stipend. Advance registration is required. Applicants age 5…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
3:30 p.m.ReServe Orientation Meeting
ReServe is an innovative nonprofit that matches continuing professionals age 55+ (ReServists) with organizations that need their expertise. Nonprofits and public agencies (Partners) can tap into a lifetime of experience to fill crucial staffing gaps at affordable rates. ReServists can do great things for their communities while they put their professional expertise to work on part-time service projects, in exchange for a modest hourly stipend. Advance registration is required. Applicants age 5…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
6 p.m.Health Care Reform: What It Means To You
There has been information and misinformation about what ObamaCare means for individuals and small businesses. There have also been thousands of pages of law and regulations written about it. The truth is, it means different things for different people. And no matter who you are, whether you have health insurance or not, it means something for you. Audrey Diop explains what ObamaCare means for you. Audrey is the Director of Health Insurance Initiatives for the NYC Human Resources Administrat…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Thursday, January 29, 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
Friday, February 6, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Friday, February 13, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Saturday, February 14, 2015
12 noonMusic: New York Opera Forum performs Wagner's SIEGFRIED (Act 3) & GOTTERDAMMERUNG (Act 3)
New York Opera Forum performs the selections ofSIEGFRIED (Act 3) & GOTTERDAMMERUNG (Act 3) by RICHARD WAGNER. 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
Friday, February 20, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Saturday, February 21, 2015
2:30 p.m.Music: Double bill of SIEGFRIED (ACT 3) and GÖTTERDAMMERUNG (ACT 3) by RICHARD WAGNER performed by the New York Opera ForumBronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Friday, February 27, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Friday, March 6, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Friday, March 13, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Friday, March 20, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Friday, March 27, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Friday, April 3, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Friday, April 10, 2015
10 a.m.FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
Times: Fridays, February 6 through April 10, 2015, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 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: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion: The Orphan Train by Christina Kline
Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse.... As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren't as different as they seem to be.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
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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