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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, October 20, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands-on musical project. In this four-week series we will “travel” to four different points on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. Space and materials are limited. Pre-registration is required.
Stapleton LibraryChildren
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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
3:30 p.m.Arts and Crafts
Children will enjoy exploring and using their imagination with our activities. Recommended for children ages 4 to 8 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Lego Club
The Ottendorfer Library has started a Library Lego Club for children 6 and Older This is an open opportunity for kids to get creative and build anything they choose. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document your adventures, or check back here after the program--you might see your creation!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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.Recycling 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…
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Drawings | April Gornik, Archie Rand | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Artists April Gornik and Archie Rand converse about her work and the new book, Drawings, published in conjunction with her recent major solo exhibition. Light in the Woods, 2006, charcoal and pastel on paper, 34.5 x 50 inches, collection of Rebecca and Richard Stanton Jones April Gornik: Drawings is an extensive compilation of charcoal drawings done by Gornik since 1984. Lush and wide-ranging in scope and subject, these landscapes call out the…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumCollege & Graduate Students
Thursday, October 23, 2014
3 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands on musical project. In this four week series we will "travel" to four different parts on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. For children ages 6-10 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Must register in advance at the library or by phone 212-308-6243.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands-on musical project. In this four-week series we will “travel” to four different points on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. This program will take place on the second floor of the library. For children ages 4-8 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren
Monday, October 27, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands-on musical project. In this four-week series we will “travel” to four different points on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. Space and materials are limited. Pre-registration is required.
Stapleton LibraryChildren
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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
3:30 p.m.Recycling 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…
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6:30 p.m.Fluid New York: Cosmopolitan Urbanism and the Green Imagination, with May Joseph, Professor of Social Science at the Pratt Institute and the founder of Harmattan Theater.
This visual presentation explores the many ways that the city and its citizens have begun to incorporate the urban archipelago ecology into plans for a livable and sustainable future. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our October Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:OCTOBER EVENTS CALENDAR 2014.pdf The New York Public Library does not endorse any organization, product or individual. Library sponsorsh…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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.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
Thursday, October 30, 2014
3 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands on musical project. In this four week series we will "travel" to four different parts on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. For children ages 6-10 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Must register in advance at the library or by phone 212-308-6243.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands-on musical project. In this four-week series we will “travel” to four different points on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. This program will take place on the second floor of the library. For children ages 4-8 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren
Saturday, November 1, 2014
2 p.m.FAMILY FILM - TO THE ARCTIC
An extraordinary journey to the top of the world narrated by Academy Award - winner Merryl Streep. This compelling tale of survival dives into the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin seven-month old cubs as never captured on film, as they navigate the changing Artic wilderness they call home. Come watch this film on our big screen. Take home a free coloring sheet. Released 2011. 40 minutes.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Monday, November 3, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands-on musical project. In this four-week series we will “travel” to four different points on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. Space and materials are limited. Pre-registration is required.
Stapleton LibraryChildren
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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
6 p.m.Storyteller | Duane Michals, Christopher Lyon, Linda Benedict-Jones, Jonas Cuénin, Allen Ellenzweig, Martin Filler, Marvin Heiferman, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz | An Art Book Series Event
FREE - South Court Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Artist Duane Michals, editor Christopher Lyon, curator and author Linda Benedict-Jones photographer and writer Jonas Cuénin, arts critic Allen Ellenzweig, architecture critic Martin Filler, curator and writer Marvin Heiferman and curator Cay Sophie Rabinowitz converse about the two new books, ABCDuane (Monacelli Press) and Storyteller (Prestel Publishing), published in conjunction with the exhibitions Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Mi…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
6:30 p.m.A Pre-release Screening of "The Theory of Everything"
"The Theory of Everything" is the extraordinary and uplifting story of one of the world’s greatest living minds and of two people defying the steepest of odds through love. Based on a memoir by Jane Hawking, the film follows a young Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) as he studies cosmology at Cambridge University and falls in love with fellow student Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). When Stephen receives an earth-shattering diagnosis of a neurological disorder at age 21, he and Jane must face the cha…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
7 p.m.Tehran Noir | Tel Aviv Noir
Each installment of Akashic Books’ award-winning Noir series features a collection of short stories set in a distinct neighborhood or city. Tehran Noir and Tel Aviv Noir are the latest books in the series, and they’re full of compelling stories that explore these cities through an illuminating range of perspectives and voices. Two authors from each of the anthologies—Etgar Keret, Gina Nahai, Salar Abdoh, and Assaf Gavron—come together to share stories of life in their native locales, in a conver…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Thursday, November 6, 2014
3 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands on musical project. In this four week series we will "travel" to four different parts on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. For children ages 6-10 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Must register in advance at the library or by phone 212-308-6243.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, November 8, 2014
3 p.m.Create a Picture Book!
Come and celebrate Picture Book Month by creating your own! We will provide the materials, you provide your creativity and imagination!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, November 10, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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
12 noonSiri Hustvedt
Siri Hustvedt comes to Books at Noon to discuss her latest work, The Blazing World. Siri Hustvedt was born in 1955 in Northfield, Minnesota. She has a Ph.D. from Columbia University in English literature and is the internationally acclaimed author of five novels, The Sorrows of an American, What I Loved, The Enchantment of Lily Dahl, The Blindfold, and The Summer Without Men, as well as a growing body of nonfiction including, A Plea for Eros and Mysteries of the Rectangle, and an interdiscipli…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Astor HallAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Thursday, November 13, 2014
3 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands on musical project. In this four week series we will "travel" to four different parts on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. For children ages 6-10 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Must register in advance at the library or by phone 212-308-6243.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, November 14, 2014
1:15 p.m.Knowing George Eliot : A Roundtable of Scholars and Ideas
George Eliot: Ethicist. Philosopher. Therapist? From Virginia Woolf’s pronouncement that Middlemarch is “one of the few English novels written for grown-up people” to Rebecca Mead’s My Life in Middlemarch, the author George Eliot has staked a uniquely intimate claim in the lives of her readers, as if she understood the human condition better, more carefully, and more sympathetically than anyone else. And yet, as Leslie Stephen once remarked of Middlemarch, Eliot’s work ultimately leaves an imp…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults
Monday, November 17, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
7 p.m.On Penelope Fitzgerald: Hermione Lee and Wendy Lesser
Click Here to Reserve Seats! Wendy Lesser, a writer and the editor of The Threepenny Review, and Hermione Lee, whose previous books include biographies of Virginia Woolf and Edith Wharton, discuss Lee’s new biography of the Booker-Prize winning English writer Penelope Fitzgerald. South Court Auditorium This program is co-presented with 192 Books. The founding editor of The Threepenny Review, Wendy Lesser is the author of ten books, including Music for Silenced Voices: Shostakovitch and his F…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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
Monday, November 24, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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
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