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All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for craft corner!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
4 p.m.NEW PROGRAM: Crafternoon
All you need to bring is your imagination! All supplies will be provided. For ages 6-11
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
2:30 p.m.WRITING WORKSHOP WITH ELLEN AUG LYTLE
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and a pad. We do "free writing" exercises in class. These warm-ips help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event was funded in parts by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for craft corner!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Thursday, January 8, 2015
3:30 p.m.Recycled Art
They are a series of workshops during which materials that have been thrown away or ‘forgotten’ are recycled and become teaching tools. It is easily seen that even old and battered objects contain within them a myriad of possible lives when we make use of our hands and our imagination. These workshops introduce also to other art forms: when interest is generated, participants can be oriented towards allied activities such as painting, sculpture, textile design, fashion design, film making, and v…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
2:30 p.m.WRITING WORKSHOP WITH ELLEN AUG LYTLE
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and a pad. We do "free writing" exercises in class. These warm-ips help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event was funded in parts by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for craft corner!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
4 p.m.Recycled Art
They are a series of workshops during which materials that have been thrown away or ‘forgotten’ are recycled and become teaching tools. It is easily seen that even old and battered objects contain within them a myriad of possible lives when we make use of our hands and our imagination. These workshops introduce also to other art forms: when interest is generated, participants can be oriented towards allied activities such as painting, sculpture, textile design, fashion design, film making, and v…
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Organic | Joan Dye Gussow, Francesco Mastalia, Gail Buckland, Zakary Pelaccio, Jean-Paul Courtens, Ken Greene | Art and Food Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Guy Jones, Blooming Hill Farm Photographer Francesco Mastalia's new book of photographs Organic celebrates the farmers and chefs of the epicenter of the local, organic, sustainable food movement: the Hudson Valley. At this event he talks about the genesis of the book Organic, his journey in creating the body of work and his experiences interacting with the subjects and learning more about the Organic movement from the roots up. He is joined by Gail…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
4 p.m.Recycled Art
They are a series of workshops during which materials that have been thrown away or ‘forgotten’ are recycled and become teaching tools. It is easily seen that even old and battered objects contain within them a myriad of possible lives when we make use of our hands and our imagination. These workshops introduce also to other art forms: when interest is generated, participants can be oriented towards allied activities such as painting, sculpture, textile design, fashion design, film making, and v…
Inwood LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for craft corner!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
4 p.m.Get Crafty @ the Library!
Join us for a fun craft. Let your imagination run wild with the supplies we give you. Please register your child or children at the information desk.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.The Art of The Figure | Vincent Desiderio, Peter Drake, Natalie Frank, Donald Kuspit, Alexi Worth | An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Featuring renowned art critic Donald Kuspit, artist Vincent Desiderio, artists Natalie Frank and Alexi Worth, and moderated by Peter Drake, The Art of the Figure panel explores the genesis and progression of portraiture through the ages and up to the present era of the selfie. This fascinating panel also discusses how the impact of technology has changed perceptions of the human body, altered figurative art and the practice of portraiture. Vincent D…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for craft corner!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Monday, February 2, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thursday, February 5, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, February 9, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thursday, February 12, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, February 16, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
6 p.m.The City Lost and Found | Katherine A. Bussard, Jane Crawford, Jessamyn Fiore, Alison Fisher, Greg Foster-Rice, Max Page | Architectural Explorations in Books Series Event
FREE - South Court Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Join authors Katherine A. Bussard, Alison Fisher, Greg Foster-Rice and Max Page as they discuss their groundbreaking project The City Lost and Found, an exhibition on view this spring at the Princeton University Art Museum. The accompanying publication considers how photographers, architects, activists, performance artists, and filmmakers turned conditions of urban crisis in the 1960s and 1970s into sites for civic discourse and artistic exp…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, February 19, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Friday, February 20, 2015
10:30 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone
Bring your imagination and join us for 90 minutes of fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:30 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Monday, February 23, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thursday, February 26, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, March 2, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thursday, March 5, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, March 9, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thursday, March 12, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, March 16, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thursday, March 19, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, March 23, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thursday, March 26, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Friday, March 27, 2015
9 a.m.Using Art to Study History: Medieval Europe with Sara Lipton
Using Art to Study History: Medieval Europe with Sara Lipton History is typically studied through texts, yet for much of human history the majority of people could not read or write. Recognizing this effective illiteracy, and spurred by the “image explosion” brought on by technological change in the 20th-21st centuries, historians have begun to turn to visual images and material objects to learn about the past. In this seminar we will explore one of the most image-oriented of all historical per…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & WritersAdults
Monday, March 30, 2015
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thursday, April 2, 2015
4 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Friday, April 3, 2015
10:30 a.m.The Lions Lego Zone
Bring your imagination and join us for 90 minutes of fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:30 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
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