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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, South Court 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
Friday, January 3, 2014
10 a.m.Mahjong
Enjoy the ancient Chinese game of mahjong with other beginners. Refreshments will be provided
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
4 p.m. LaGuardia Senior Center computer lab
Open lab for LaGuardia Senior Center Chinese seniors w/ instructor and volunteer translator.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Friday, January 10, 2014
10 a.m.Mahjong
Enjoy the ancient Chinese game of mahjong with other beginners. Refreshments will be provided
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
4 p.m. LaGuardia Senior Center computer lab
Open lab for LaGuardia Senior Center Chinese seniors w/ instructor and volunteer translator.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Friday, January 17, 2014
10 a.m.Mahjong
Enjoy the ancient Chinese game of mahjong with other beginners. Refreshments will be provided
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
6:30 p.m.Canceled
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
4 p.m. LaGuardia Senior Center computer lab
Open lab for LaGuardia Senior Center Chinese seniors w/ instructor and volunteer translator.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
4 p.m. LaGuardia Senior Center computer lab
Open lab for LaGuardia Senior Center Chinese seniors w/ instructor and volunteer translator.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Thursday, January 23, 2014
2 p.m. Adult Chinese Craft 201 || 純手工藝 --
Please join us! 201 Chinese Craft Programs.請加入我們 201班---中國手工藝 。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Friday, January 24, 2014
10 a.m.Mahjong
Enjoy the ancient Chinese game of mahjong with other beginners. Refreshments will be provided
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Saturday, January 25, 2014
3 p.m.Library Explorer: Discover China
Explore the world through stories, games, art and food. This month we will be learning about China. Help us celebrate Chinese New Year and welcome the year of the horse. For children ages 5-11. Preregistration will start on 1/18
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, February 10, 2014
4 p.m. New! Bookworm Bookclub: The Year of the Dog
Join us as we discuss the book: The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin This funny and profound debut novel tells the story of young Pacy who, as she celebrates the Chinese New Year with her family, discovers this is the first year she is suppsed to "find herself". For kids between the ages of 7 - 9 or reading on a 3rd-4th grade reading level Please see the desk for a copy of the book
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
4 p.m.Family Movies: MULAN
Inspired by a familiar Chinese folk tale, this animated Disney drama follows the adventures of a young woman in ancient China. While the merciless Shan-Yu leads invading Huns over the Great Wall, young Mulan sees a matchmaker about her matrimonial future. To repel the Huns, a man from each family is required to join the Imperial Army. When Mulan's elderly father Fa Zhou volunteers, she objects. He warns, "I know my place. It is time you learned yours." Mulan, however, cuts her hair, dresses as a…
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Saturday, February 22, 2014
12:30 p.m.Chinese Film: 中國電影
Want to see a Chinese movie? Come check out what's on screen at the library. Bring your family, friends, and enjoy the show!要看中國的電影嗎?來吧,帶上您的家人和朋友一起來到圖書館,盡情欣賞!
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 1, 2014
2:30 p.m.Chang-er flies to the Moon
Conceived by: Kuang-Yu Fong, Stephen Kaplin & Ron SopylaDirected by: Kuang-Yu Fong Year: 2012Chang-Er Flies to the Moon recounts the timeless legend of the Chinese Moon goddess and her husband, the archer/hero Ho Yi. Chinese Theatre Works’ adaptation of this ancient tale of supernatural love caught up in conflict with Heaven and Earth uses overhead projector shadow puppetry, with images and figures modeled on traditional Chinese shadow figures, with a dash of zany humor!
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
4 p.m.LaGuardia Senior Center computer lab
Open lab for LaGuardia Senior Center Chinese seniors w/ instructor and volunteer translator.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Friday, March 7, 2014
10 a.m.Mahjong
Enjoy the ancient Chinese game of mahjong with other beginners. Refreshments will be provided
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Monday, March 10, 2014
4:30 p.m.Business Chinese (Mandarin Chinese)
Easy to learn. Simple to use. Learn everyday simple Chinese phrases. This workshop is designed for beginners who have no Chinese language experience. Students will learn basic Chinese expressions, greetings, farewells and etc.
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
4 p.m.LaGuardia Senior Center computer lab
Open lab for LaGuardia Senior Center Chinese seniors w/ instructor and volunteer translator.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Friday, March 14, 2014
10 a.m.Mahjong
Enjoy the ancient Chinese game of mahjong with other beginners. Refreshments will be provided
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Continue learning basic Mandarin Chinese!Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. This class will continue working through the material in the Mandarin Complete 1.0 course available through the Mango Languages program. Participants should preview lessons 19 & 20 in Complete 1.0 course for the first session on January 7th. During the class, the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
4 p.m.LaGuardia Senior Center computer lab
Open lab for LaGuardia Senior Center Chinese seniors w/ instructor and volunteer translator.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Friday, March 21, 2014
10 a.m.Mahjong
Enjoy the ancient Chinese game of mahjong with other beginners. Refreshments will be provided
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
2 p.m.Adult Chinese Craft 201 || 純手工藝 --
Please join us! 201 Chinese Craft Programs. 請加入我們 201班---中國手工藝 。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
2:45 p.m.LaGuardia Senior Center computer lab
Open lab for LaGuardia Senior Center Chinese seniors w/ instructor and volunteer translator.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Friday, March 28, 2014
10 a.m.Mahjong
Enjoy the ancient Chinese game of mahjong with other beginners. Refreshments will be provided
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 29, 2014
2:30 p.m. 海云演讲座谈会
Chinese American Librarians Association/Northeast Chapter || 华人图书馆员协会东北部分会 2014 年春季活动 华人图书馆员协会东北部分会特邀海外文轩协会 主席海云演讲座谈。海外文轩作为一个作家协 会 和网络文学平台,在网络文学和文化交流以外, 通过多种媒体各种形式的写作、出版和交 流,和 华人社区以及国内社会紧密相连和互动,对当代 海内外教育和人生等专题有深入的观 察和思考, 也有实际的参与和建设。在网络文化和社交媒体盛行的现时代, 海外文轩诸位同 仁于文学与生活和社会之间构建了一种崭新而 充满活力的关联。…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
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