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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
6 p.m.A Swarm, a Flock, a Host - Mark Doty, Darren Waterston - An Art and Literature Series Event with an Accompanying Exhibtion
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. In this event National Book Award-winning poet Mark Doty and prominent artist Darren Waterston have an in-depth discussion about their stunning new book, A Swarm, a Flock, a Host: A Compendium of Creatures. Twelve original prints, created by Waterston for the book, are on exhibit during this event. Darren Waterston, intaglio print with aquatint. Plate IX from A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures, 2012. Courtesy of Fine Arts Museums of S…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Saturday, July 26, 2014
3 p.m.The Amazing World of Animals
An all-around furry, scaly and feathery experience! Meet six live animals and discover the many wonders of the animal world. Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center for children ages 3 and up. Space is limited.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, January 16, 2015
1:15 p.m.The Future : a Female Civilization Again?
While researching the histories of love and sexuality for his novel La Gula del Picaflor (The Gluttony of the Hummingbird, 2003) Juan Lechin found interesting clues of what appears to be the existence of lengthy cycles in history which go from female civilization to male, and, currently, heading back to a female era. The female societies of common property have been permanently overlooked, even though the very long processes of agriculture and animal domestication were some of their exceptional…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6 p.m.Artifex Press | Tim Hawkinson, David Grosz, Peggy Fogelman, Hannah Barton | Tim Hawkinson Catalogue Raisonné
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Artifex Press and artist Tim Hawkinson are pleased to announce the publication of Tim Hawkinson's digital catalogue raisonné. To mark the public launch of this catalogue, The New York Public Library hosts a discussion between Hawkinson; David Grosz, President of Artifex Press; Peggy Fogelman, Acting Director of the Morgan Library & Museum; and Hannah Barton, Editor of the Tim Hawkinson Catalogue Raisonné. A demonstration of the catalogue explores th…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Monday, November 2, 2015
6 p.m.Poems for All! A Celebration of Knopf/Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets
Actors and poets gather to read favorite poems from the more than one hundred volumes on this extraordinary list of books, anchored in the 20th century and roundly flourishing in the 21st: Animal Poems, Poems of the Sea, Cat Poems, Dog Poems, Zen Poems, War Poems, Garden Poems, and more. Presented by the Poetry Society of America. All advanced reservations for this program have been claimed. The remaining tickets will be distributed first-come-first-serve, one hour before the program begins…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, December 19, 2015
3 p.m.Endangered Species
A species of animal can become endangered or threatened due to many factors, some of which we can’t always control and some we can. Through the use of live animals and multimedia presentations participants can learn about each animal’s story and the positive behaviors that are bringing them back. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, January 7, 2016
4 p.m.Squishy Circuits
Use conductive and non-conductive play dough and learn how to build a simple electronic circuit. Sculpt an animal and make it's eyes light up using LEDs. A fun way to learn about electricity. Presented by Staten Island Makerspace. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, January 8, 2016
11 a.m.(CEIS) George Bruce Library Mini-College Career Fair 2016
We are pleased to announce our Mini-College and Career Fair to be held January 8th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Come Out and speak with employers about employment opportunities and colleges about available Internships and classes. Those interested with sprucing up their resumes are invited to schedule their appointments with (CEIS) at http://goo.gl/ufzMPQ. This event is open to the general public. Please register here. Recruiting Companies Include:…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumJob Seekers
Saturday, January 9, 2016
11:30 a.m.R.E.A.D. With Marconi!
Epiphany Library’s very own service dog for the R.E.A.D. Program Do you love dogs? Do you love to read? Children ages 5 & up are welcome to sign up for a one on one time slot during which they share their favorite book with Marconi! All sessions are under the supervision of a certified therapy animal owner. This program will take place the first Saturday of every month, in the 2nd floor children's area.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
4 p.m.Super Scientists
This program will explore some of the most interesting science topics for young scientists. Through hands-on exploration and experimentation, plus a little help from an occasional live animal ambassador, students will learn to hypothesize and answer questions using the scientific method. Following instructions and listening carefully will be of utmost importance when each budding Bill Nye or Marie Curie is taking part in weekly science experiments and lab investigations. Presented by the New Can…
Tompkins Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
4 p.m.Mitt-i-grees: Help an Animal in Need
The North Shore Animal League will bring in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens unmask the hero in themselves by helping an animal to find a forever home—and give voice to the voiceless. We will also give a brief on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-gree. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, January 14, 2016
11 a.m.(CEIS) Allerton Library Mini-College Career Fair 2016
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by Allerton Library scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please Join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail , Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction. (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, just to name a fe…
Allerton Library, AuditoriumJob Seekers
3 p.m.Endangered Species
A species of animal can become endangered or threatened due to many factors, some of which we can’t always control and some we can. Through the use of live animals and multimedia presentations participants can learn about each animal’s story and the positive behaviors that are bringing them back. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, January 15, 2016
3 p.m.Mutt-i-grees
The North Shore Animal League brings in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens unmask the hero in themselves by helping an animal to find a forever home – they give voice to the voiceless. We will give a brief on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-gree. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
11 a.m.(CEIS) Washington Heights Library Mini-College ∙ Career Fair 2016
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by Washington Heights Library scheduled for Friday, January 19, 2016 from 11:00am to 4:00 p.m. Please Join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail , Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction. (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, just to nam…
Washington Heights LibraryJob Seekers
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night:Jurassic World
Universal Pictures Rating PG-13, Runtime, 124 minutes, Release Year 2015; Director Colin Trevorrow Synopsis In this thrilling fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise, two young brothers (Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson) visit their Aunt Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) who's an executive at Jurassic World, a theme park populated with genetically resurrected dinosaurs. But chaos erupts when a newly created dino escapes its enclosure, forcing the park's animal behaviorist Owen Grady (Ch…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
4 p.m.Plant Cells
Join the Children’s Librarian for a basic discovery about plant and animal cells. A simple activity will follow. For children ages 8 to 10 years old. Children and families are welcome! All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Squishy Circuits
Use conductive and non-conductive play dough and learn how to build a simple electronic circuit. Sculpt an animal and make it's eyes light up using LEDs. A fun way to learn about electricity. Presented by Staten Island Makerspace. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, January 22, 2016
11 a.m.(CEIS) Francis Martin Library Mini-College Career Fair 2016
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by Francis Martin Library scheduled for Friday, January 22nd, 2016 from 11:00am to 4:00 p.m. Please Join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail , Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction. (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, just to name…
Francis Martin Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
11 a.m.CEIS Mini-College and Career Fair Series 2016
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by 125th Street Library on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail, Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction, (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, and more. Meet with Colleg…
125th Street LibraryJob Seekers
4 p.m.Mutt-i-grees
The North Shore Animal League brings in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens unmask the hero in themselves by helping an animal to find a forever home and giving a voice to the voiceless. We will give a brief introduction on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-gree. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Inwood LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
4 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an ass…
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, January 28, 2016
11 a.m.(CEIS) Grand Concourse Library Mini-College ∙ Career Fair 2016
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by Grand Concourse Library scheduled for Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please Join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail , Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction. (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, just to n…
Grand Concourse LibraryJob Seekers
4 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an ass…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, January 29, 2016
11 a.m.(CEIS) Morrisania Library Mini-College ∙ Career Fair 2016
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by Morrisania Library scheduled for Friday, January 29, 2016 from 11:00am to 4:00 p.m. Please Join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail , Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction. (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, just to name a few!…
Morrisania LibraryJob Seekers
Saturday, January 30, 2016
1:30 p.m.Movie Day: Jurassic World
In this thrilling fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise, two young brothers (Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson) visit their Aunt Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) who's an executive at Jurassic World, a theme park populated with genetically resurrected dinosaurs. But chaos erupts when a newly created dino escapes its enclosure, forcing the park's animal behaviorist Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) to save the day. Author: Violet LeVoit
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
4 p.m.Animal Odyssey
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. We will start out with invertebrates and insects and work our way through the wonders of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Programs will take participants on a hands-on journey throughout the animal kingdom. Each week will feature up close visits from one (1) or two (2) live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing cr…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
4 p.m.Animals, Authors and Art
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center as we blend together literature, natural sciences and artistic expression. After reading a story that combines strong human feelings and desires with information about animals and their lives, participants will become personally acquainted with one or two live animals. A fun take home craft and animal artifacts help present a multi-faceted view of this week featured animal. Come and get creative with us as we discover the many ways animals and human…
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, February 5, 2016
3 p.m.HEART Workshops
HEART will offer a three day program for youth that will foster empathy and compassion by teaching youth about several issues in our world today: child labor, animal neglect, and ocean pollution. The programs will be dynamic and include discussion, video, role-play, and interactive activities, such as imagining that they are humane investigators. Recommended for children ages 5 to 8.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, February 6, 2016
12 noonCanceled
R.E.A.D. With Marconi!
Epiphany Library’s very own service dog for the R.E.A.D. Program Do you love dogs? Do you love to read? Children ages 5 & up are welcome to sign up for a one on one time slot during which they share their favorite book with Marconi! All sessions are under the supervision of a certified therapy animal owner. This program will take place the first Saturday of every month, in the 2nd floor children's area.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, February 11, 2016
4 p.m.Heart Animal Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Mutt-i-grees
The North Shore Animal League brings in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens unmask the hero in themselves by helping an animal to find a forever home – they give voice to the voiceless. We will give a brief on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-grees. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 12, 2016
3 p.m.HEART Workshops
HEART will offer a three day program for youth that will foster empathy and compassion by teaching youth about several issues in our world today: child labor, animal neglect, and ocean pollution. The programs will be dynamic and include discussion, video, role-play, and interactive activities, such as imagining that they are humane investigators. Recommended for children ages 5 to 8.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
1 p.m.HEART Workshops
HEART will offer a three day program for youth that will foster empathy and compassion by teaching youth about several issues in our world today: child labor, animal neglect, and ocean pollution. The programs will be dynamic and include discussion, video, role-play, and interactive activities, such as imagining that they are humane investigators. Recommended for children ages 5 to 8.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.HEART Workshops
HEART will offer a three day program for youth that will foster empathy and compassion by teaching youth about several issues in our world today: child labor, animal neglect, and ocean pollution. The programs will be dynamic and include discussion, video, role-play, and interactive activities, such as imagining that they are humane investigators. Recommended for children ages 5 to 8.
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Animal Odyssey
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. We will start out with invertebrates and insects and work our way through the wonders of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Programs will take participants on a hands-on journey throughout the animal kingdom. Each week will feature up close visits from one (1) or two (2) live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing cr…
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Animal Odyssey
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. We will start out with invertebrates and insects and work our way through the wonders of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Programs will take participants on a hands-on journey throughout the animal kingdom. Each week will feature up close visits from one (1) or two (2) live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing cr…
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Animal Odyssey Series
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. We will start out with invertebrates and insects and work our way through the wonders of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Programs will take participants on a hands-on journey throughout the animal kingdom. Each week will feature up close visits from one (1) or two (2) live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing cr…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
1 p.m.HEART Workshops
HEART will offer a three day program for youth that will foster empathy and compassion by teaching youth about several issues in our world today: child labor, animal neglect, and ocean pollution. The programs will be dynamic and include discussion, video, role-play, and interactive activities, such as imagining that they are humane investigators. Recommended for children ages 5 to 8.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.HEART Workshops
HEART will offer a three day program for youth that will foster empathy and compassion by teaching youth about several issues in our world today: child labor, animal neglect, and ocean pollution. The programs will be dynamic and include discussion, video, role-play, and interactive activities, such as imagining that they are humane investigators. Recommended for children ages 5 to 8.
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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