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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, September 30, 2013
9 a.m.100 Great Children's Books | Kickoff Event Live Stream
Watch Judy Blume and Eric Carle in a lively panel discussion followed by a reading of their works to a group of New York City kids. Watch the live stream below on Monday September 30 at 9 a.m. The two authors - who have never done a program together - will discuss the history and current state of children’s literature with Leonard Marcus, a renowned expert in the field and curator of The New York Public Library’s acclaimed exhibition The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter. Both Blume and Ca…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingAdults,
Book Lovers,
Children,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:30 a.m.Legendary Artist and Author Eric Carle To Sign Books At NYPL
Eric Carle, beloved creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and a host of other best-selling children’s works, will be signing copies of his new book, FRIENDS, on Monday, Sept. 30 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street. The upbeat picture book by the acclaimed author and artist centers around a spunky young boy who braves currents, mountains, and rain before, finally, reuniting with a friend who moved away.…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Astor HallBook Lovers,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
7 p.m.Jesmyn Ward in Conversation with William Jelani Cobb and Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/gso4TQ Jesmyn Ward in 7 words*: The wolf stalks; she shines the light.William Jelani Cobb in 7 words*: Queens born, Howard educated, father of one.Khalil Gibran Muhammad in 7 words*: I do history to teach and inspire.* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF LIVE welcomes back NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award finalist Jesmyn Ward, author of Where the Line Bleeds and the National Book Award-winner Salvage the Bones.Though perso…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
4 p.m.Unplugged
Save the batteries, take a break from the electronics, and find the off switch. Come join your friends for crafts, board games, cards, and F2F time.
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, October 3, 2013
3:30 p.m.Strategize: Game On with the Wii and PS 3
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On @ Grand Central
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, October 4, 2013
3:30 p.m.Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, October 7, 2013
3 p.m.You Talk We Listen
An open forum to discuss life issues. From peer presure, fashion, music, career choices, what it takes to succeed in life andmore. Get guidance and share your adv ice with your friends in a welcoming setting.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
4 p.m.Unplugged
Save the batteries, take a break from the electronics, and find the off switch. Come join your friends for crafts, board games, cards, and F2F time.
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, October 10, 2013
3:30 p.m.Strategize: Game On with the Wii and PS 3
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On @ Grand Central
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On @ Grand Central
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Jaron Lanier
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/kp79WO Jaron Lanier in 7 words: Our times demand rejection of seven-word bios.* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF A pioneer in virtual reality, Jaron Lanier takes the stage for a conversation about the future of libraries and information. Lanier is the author of You Are Not A Gadget and most recently Who Owns The Future?.In Who Owns the Future?, Lanier questions the effects network technologies have had on our economy a…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Friday, October 11, 2013
3:30 p.m.Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
7 p.m.The Moth: Featuring George Dawes Green, Andrew Solomon, Catherine Burns and More!
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/fVClYB Mazz Swift in 7 Words:* I want to go back to Africa.George Dawes Green in 7 Words:* What a liar! And that's the truth.Peter Aguero in 7 Words:* Big-bodied delicate warrior poet from South Jersey.Carly Johnstone in 7 Words:* Work in progress, please excuse the dust.Andrew Solomon in 7 Words:* Glamour needn't be in conflict with kindness.Catherine Burns in 7 Words:* Alabama roots, New York branches and leaves.Calvin Trillin in…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
12 noonFall 2013 Friends Preview - The Line King's Library: Al Hirschfeld at The New York Public Library
For donors $40 or more Come find the Ninas! Now for the first time, the largest library collection of Hirschfeld artwork and archival material will be brought together in a new exhibition, The Line King’s Library: Al Hirschfeld at The New York Public Library, in the Oenslager Gallery at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts to commemorate the 110th anniversary of Al Hirschfeld’s birth, and to celebrate the latest gift of Hirschfeld papers and objects. Guided tours of the exhi…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryNYPL Supporters
4 p.m.Unplugged
Save the batteries, take a break from the electronics, and find the off switch. Come join your friends for crafts, board games, cards, and F2F time.
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6:30 p.m.Fall 2013 VIP Reception - The Line King's Library: Al Hirschfeld at The New York Public Library
For donors $100 or more Bask in the calligraphic genius of Broadway legend Al Hirschfeld at this exclusive opening. Now for the first time, the largest library collection of Hirschfeld artwork and archival material will be brought together in a new exhibition, The Line King’s Library: Al Hirschfeld at The New York Public Library, in the Oenslager Gallery at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts to commemorate the 110th anniversary of Al Hirschfeld’s birth, and to celebrate the l…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryNYPL Supporters
Thursday, October 17, 2013
3:30 p.m.Strategize: Game On with the Wii and PS 3
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Gaming @Grand Concourse
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On @ Grand Central
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, October 18, 2013
3:30 p.m.Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, October 21, 2013
3 p.m.You Talk We Listen
An open forum to discuss life issues. From peer presure, fashion, music, career choices, what it takes to succeed in life andmore. Get guidance and share your adv ice with your friends in a welcoming setting.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
3:30 p.m.Strategize: Game On with the Wii and PS 3
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Unplugged
Save the batteries, take a break from the electronics, and find the off switch. Come join your friends for crafts, board games, cards, and F2F time.
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Warren Buffett | Howard G. Buffett | Howard W. Buffett | Tom Brokaw
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/maVKWZ Warren Buffett in 7 words*: Bargain hunter, value keeper, ukulele player, Chairman. Howard G. Buffett in 7 words*: An optimistic pessimist who farms and shoots. Howard W. Buffett in 7 words*: A regular guy with an amazing family. Tom Brokaw in 7 words*: Lucky if not wise married extremely well. * Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Three generations of philanthropists sit down to discuss business, charit…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, October 24, 2013
4 p.m.Game On @ Grand Central
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.POETRY CIRCLE
Poetry aficionados! Please join us for the first meeting of the 67th St. Poetry Circle. Bring your favorite published poem (No more than two pages) to share and discuss. This is NOT a poetry writing workshop, this is simply a gathering of poetry enthusiasts who wish to share their favorite poems and thoughts on poetry. We hope to make this a monthly meeting!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Friday, October 25, 2013
3:30 p.m.Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Lorrie Moore: "Watching Television"
Lorrie Moore in 7 words*: Making it up as she goes along.* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Lorrie Moore presents the annual Robert B. Silvers lecture, entitled “Watching Television.”Moore examines some of the connections and disconnections from stage to page to theatre to screen to small screen -- with an emphasis on what seems to be happening currently with narrative on the small screen. Expect a free-wheeling and highly personal contemplation of storytelling and how it has lande…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Saturday, October 26, 2013
2 p.m.Family Movies Afternoon
Come watch a family movie with Macomb's Bridge Library and Friends.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Knickerbocker Book Circle
Fall 2013 Book Discussion: The Poisoner’s Handbook by Deborah Blum The Knickerbocker Book Circle is a lively discussion group grounded in New York City history. Each season, the Knickerbockers will discuss a non-fiction title highlighting an aspect of the city’s fascinating past. The Poisoner's Handbook is a tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder. In early twentieth-century New York, poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime. Science had no place in the Tammany Hall-cont…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Monday, October 28, 2013
3 p.m.You Talk We Listen
An open forum to discuss life issues. From peer presure, fashion, music, career choices, what it takes to succeed in life andmore. Get guidance and share your adv ice with your friends in a welcoming setting.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Book Discussion Group
Got anything good to read? Check out what the librarian has recommended, and hear what your friends think about it. We've got the books, now we need you to talk! For ages 12 to 18.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
7 p.m.Nico Muhly | Ira Glass
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/JCu4sG Nico Muhly in 7 words *:Taller than you expected. Very anxious musician.Ira Glass in 7 words *:Ira's the host of "This American Life."* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Co-Presented by The Metropolitan OperaAs his first large-scale opera,Two Boys, has its U.S. premiere at the Metropolitan Opera, composer Nico Muhly sits down with Ira Glass (host, NPR's "This American Life") for a colorful, wide-ranging conversa…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
4 p.m.Unplugged
Save the batteries, take a break from the electronics, and find the off switch. Come join your friends for crafts, board games, cards, and F2F time.
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Showtime! Children's Films - Cat in the Hat: Tricks and Treats
Children's films from favorite picture book stories on DVD. For ages 3-8. In this spooky adventure, the Cat, Nick, Sally, Fish and the Things meet the eeriest creatures ever seen. There'll be lots of tricks and of course lots of treats, to share with the animals friends that the kids will meet! There's a coconut crab, spider monkeys and bats, and plenty more fun with the Cat in the Hat.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, October 31, 2013
3:30 p.m.Strategize: Game On with the Wii and PS 3
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, November 1, 2013
11 a.m.Adult Board Games
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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