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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, February 9, 2013
3 p.m.Family Crafts: Chinese New Year
Photo: Paolo CameraCome in and celebrate the year of the snake. Make a paper plate fish wall decoration wishing everyone a prosperous new year. For children ages 3 and up. Preregistration begins on 2/2.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years)
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
6 p.m.Dominique Nahas, Margaret Evangeline, Jonathan Goodman, Jennie Lamensdorf - Sabachthani - Art and Literature Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. Artist Margaret Evangeline, poet and art writer Jonathan Goodman, art critic Dominique Nahas and curator Jennie Lamensdorf discuss art’s potential to mirror social issues without subverting the aesthetic nature of art making. Under discussion is Evangeline’s work Sabachthani, reflective of concerns around her son’s third deployment in Iraq in light of Simone Weill’s 1940 essay “The Iliad or the Poem of Force.” Evangeline’s Southern heritage and exposu…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Thursday, June 13, 2013
7 p.m.Liao Yiwu in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Liao Yiwu sits down with Paul Holdengräber for a wide-ranging discussion of poetry, protest, and prison, interspersed by a musical performance on the xiao (Chinese flute) and a reading of his poem "Massacre". With the special participation of Wenguang Huang, Liao Yiwu's translator. "One of the most original and remarkable Chinese writers of our time." - Philip Gourevitch Liao Yiwu is one of the most prominent and outspoken Chinese writers today. He spent four torturous years in prison for writi…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
6 p.m.Sinology 101: Chinese Source Materials at NYPL
Map of China What is Sinology? Sinology is the academic study of China which has a long history in the Western world. This course explores the essential bibliographies, periodicals, research aids, source materials and books about China from prehistoric times to the present. Emphasis is placed on English-language works at NYPL.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
6 p.m.Art and Words - ArtSpeak - Robert Atkins, Pablo Helguera, Raphael Rubinstein, Mireia Sentís - An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. Collaborative Art - Gilbert and George (b. 1943 and 1942); Life, from Death Hope Life Fear, 1984. Black-and-white photographs colored and mounted on panels, 166 x 98 in. (422 x 250 cm); Tate, London. Credit: Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong. Translation? Interpretation? Mediation? What do we mean when we talk about art? Join art historians Robert Atkins and Raphael Rubinstein and artists Pablo Helguera and Mireia Sentís…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
7 p.m.The Other Paris: Luc Sante and Ian Buruma
Luc Sante discusses his new book on the hidden past and seamy underside of Paris, The Other Paris, with Ian Buruma. Drawing on testimony from a great range of witnesses--Balzac and Hugo to assorted boulevardiers, rabble-rousers, and tramps--and illustrated with more than three hundred images, Sante’s book reveals pre-Haussmann Paris as it was lived and experienced by the forgotten poor. This event is co-organized with the New York Review of Books. Luc Sante was born in Verviers, Belgium, an…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
6 p.m.Protect Your Assets, Protect Your Estate
Lian Kuang-Maoga, Esq. offers beneficial information for all seniors, their families, and advocates on legal issues concerning paying for long term care, Medicaid eligibility/planning, long-term care insurance, trusts, asset protection planning and more. The discussion includes: how to apply for Medicaid, the look-back period, asset transfer dos and don’ts, setting up a Trust, the Living Will, Nursing Home Expenses, and the role of an elder law attorney. Lian Kuang-Maoga, Esq. selected the fie…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, November 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.NYPLarcade: International Games Day 2015
International Games Day is an annual event now in its 9th year , which celebrates play and games at libraries all over the world. This year, it will take place on Saturday, November 21. We will be celebrating IGD 2015 with games and coding for all ages, following the schedule listed below. All activities take place at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (located on 5th Avenue at 42nd Street) in the Celeste Auditorium, formerly known as the South Court Auditorium. The festivities run all day,…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children,
Teachers
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in Co-Lab Room on the 2nd floor Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 2016 January 5 February 2 March 1 January 12 February 9 March 8 January 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Thursday, March 3, 2016
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy Class Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experience instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 5, 2016
10 a.m.2016 Child Care Provider Resource Day
NYC CCR&R Consortium Annual Events: 2016 Child Care Provider Resource Day (PRD) FREE ADMISSION An informal professional development day to gather information and resources for your child care business. Opportunities to attend short information sessions on various topics throughout the day Exhibitors expected to attend include the Department of Health Bureau of Child Care, DOH Poison Control, NYC Fire Department, Early Intervention agencies, business insurance representatives, and ma…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
4 p.m.Chinese Ribbon Dance Workshop
Come learn the Chinese ribbon dance! Margaret Yuen, Director of the Red Silk Dancers will demonstrate the dance and show you how to wave a long silk ribbon to create rainbows, dragons and waterfalls. No previous training required and all materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 4 to 12 years old. Space is limited to 20 participants, please register by phone or in-person.
High Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Chinese Ribbon Dance WorkshopHigh Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in Co-Lab Room on the 2nd floor Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 2016 January 5 February 2 March 1 January 12 February 9 March 8 January 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
1 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, March 10, 2016
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy Class Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experience instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 12, 2016
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
6:30 p.m.Book Discussion Group
Book Discussion meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 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, March 16, 2016
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Thursday, March 17, 2016
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy Class Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experience instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 19, 2016
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
1 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, March 24, 2016
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy Class Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experience instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 26, 2016
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Thursday, March 31, 2016
6:15 p.m.Seward Park Library 16 mm Film Screening
Sewing woman [motion picture] Arthur E. Dong.1 film reel (14 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 16 mm. Based on a collection of oral histories and the life of Zem Ping Dong, the filmmaker's mother, this film presents the life of a Chinese immigrant woman who worked in America's garment factories for over 30 years. Married in China at age 13, the "sewing woman" immigrated to the U.S. as a war bride, leaving behind her eldest son. As yards of fabric pass through her machine, the woman relates her gradual…
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy Class Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experience instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 2, 2016
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Sunday, April 3, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Spring Cactus 真情狂愛
Mid-Manhattan Library and Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York p r e s e n t Chinese Movies 2016 by Women Directors from Taiwan Spring Cactus 真情狂愛 DVD | Color | 1999 | 100 mins Sunday, April 3 | 2 pm on the sixth floor Lan was from a broken family, and became a young prostitute. She fell in love and married a church social worker, but later attacked him…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
1 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Tales from the Train: Sholem Aleichem, 100 Years Later
Did a nudnik ever buttonhole you and chew your ear off? Did you ever realize you were in the wrong place at the wrong time? Did you ever try to talk sense into an imbecile? Sholem Aleichem did all of this and more a hundred years before we did, with his descriptions of life in Eastern Europe and early 20th-century New York. Enjoy an evening of the rib-tickling, heart-rending tales of the most beloved Yiddish writer of all time. Free Staged Reading in English and Yiddish with English transla…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, April 7, 2016
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy Class Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experience instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 9, 2016
10:30 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Sunday, April 10, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Taste of Life 百味人生
Mid-Manhattan Library and Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York p r e s e n t Chinese Movies 2016 by Women Directors from Taiwan Taste of Life 百味人生 DVD | Color | 2015 | 105 mins Sunday, April 10 | 2 pm on the sixth floor Restaurant owner Fen Fang was exuberant on the inauguration day of her restaurant. She ran the business with her husband who was having…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, April 11, 2016
2 p.m.JASA "Poetry is for Everyone"
Sundays at JASA is a one of a kind, college level continuing education program for adults 55+ at John Jay College North Hall. Each semester offers a wide range of courses and lectures, including Shakespeare, film, current events, computer, positive and practical aging, basics of Chinese Medicine, Chi Kung, philosophy, acting, crossword construction, and bridge. Paricipants in the "Poetry is for Everyone" course, taught by Fran Richey, will read their writings on Monday, April 11th from 2- 3 pm…
Riverside LibraryAdults
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