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Friday, September 27, 2013
4:30 p.m.Book Buddies! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 7-9 that are reading on a 3rd-4th grade reading level.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
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.Baby Laptime for New Walkers (12-18 months)
Babies from 12-18 months old (new walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
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
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
4 p.m.Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.Canceled
Tuesday Night Yoga
In this Basic-Level Vinyasa Flow class for adults and seniors of all ability levels, we break down the basics of individual movements and teach basic fundamentals. We are geared toward the beginner, but great for students with more experience looking to further develop basic postures. It is our intention to get you moving so that you can feel the effect of the yoga, but provide extra instruction at a slightly slower pace to help you build your yoga foundation. Yoga mats are provided. Brought t…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Annette Cords - Weaving and Physics - What Inspires Artists Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room door opens at 6:00 p.m. Untitled, wire mesh & paint, 2009-2013 © Annette Cords Please join us for another event in the series What Inspires Artists with a discussion between multimedia artist Annette Cords and senior art librarian Arezoo Moseni. What do weaving and physics have in common? In her work Annette Cords draws on diverse sources and combines unlikely materials and ideas. Created for Art in the Corner Room, Art Wall on Third and Art in the Windows exhibition s…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
6 p.m.How Do I Handle It All? Managing Your Career While Working
One of the happiest things about getting a new job is that you don't have to job search anymore! You're finished with tweaking your resume, networking, answering ads, talking to recruiters, interviewing and negotiating. Yet there are some simple, time saving things you can do to serve your career whether you stay with your current employer or decide to move on. Career coach Win Sheffield discusses: Carving out time for your career amidst a busy work week Simple strategies for maki…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, October 3, 2013
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Power Hour
Explore websites, NYPL resources, and new computer programs that can help you with your school work.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, October 7, 2013
10:30 a.m.Baby Laptime for New Walkers (12-18 months)
Babies from 12-18 months old (new walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to songs and stories and meet other babies in the neighborhood
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Board Gaming!
Board Gaming at High Bridge Public Library where Teenagers can enjoy playing UNO, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Bingo, and Mancala!!!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Fit 4 Youth
Let’s Learn About Our Cells Challenge your mind and body through physical fitness. It is very important that you, the youths are able to challenge yourself mentally, physically and emotionally. The 21st century is here and you need to catch up with it! by challenging and becoming aware of your body, mind, and emotions.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
6 p.m.Canceled
Tuesday Night Yoga
In this Basic-Level Vinyasa Flow class for adults and seniors of all ability levels, we break down the basics of individual movements and teach basic fundamentals. We are geared toward the beginner, but great for students with more experience looking to further develop basic postures. It is our intention to get you moving so that you can feel the effect of the yoga, but provide extra instruction at a slightly slower pace to help you build your yoga foundation. Yoga mats are provided. Brought t…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Allerton LibraryChildren
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Preschoolers from 2½ to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Pre-registration is required and will one week before.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
4 p.m.Writing the Personal Statement
Do you need to write a personal statement for your college applications? Is the deadline coming up fast? No need to panic! At this workshop, led by expert Laurel Haines, you’ll learn how to write a great essay that will make you stand out from the crowd. Writing a personal statement doesn’t have to be stressful. It can even be fun!
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, October 10, 2013
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Allerton LibraryChildren
11:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Power Hour
Explore websites, NYPL resources, and new computer programs that can help you with your school work.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, October 11, 2013
10 a.m.Sesame Street Comes to the Library!
© 2010 Sesame Workshop. “Sesame Street” and its logo are trademarks of Sesame Workshop. All rights reserved.Come celebrate with Sesame Street on the launch of their new early literacy initiative, Every Day is a Reading and Writing Day! This multimedia, bilingual (English/Spanish) program was created to help parents, caregivers, and volunteers support children’s early literacy development. Join the NYPL and Sesame Street for a special, interactive performance with Sesame Street’s Grover and Ala…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.PreSchool Story Time
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books,action songs,and related activities,and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood
Huguenot Park LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years)
12 noonFriday Afternoon Movies for Adults
Please join us for a feature film at noon Oct 11th: Much Ado About Nothing Writer/director Joss Whedon gives William Shakespeare's beloved battle-of-the-sexes comedy a contemporary makeover in this feature adaptation. In the wake of an eventful trip abroad, Claudio and Benedick arrive safely back in their hometown of Messina, where Claudio wastes no time declaring his love for Hero. Alas, when clever Benedick learns that his friend has poured his heart out to the daughter of powerful governor…
Riverdale LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Book Discussion
The New Dorp Book Discussion Group meets Friday at 2:30 p.m. We will be reading three short stories from "The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales" by Edgar Allan Poe. You need to read the stories prior to the meeting. The book can be requested using our catalog, by phone call or in person.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 10-12 that are reading on a 5th-6th grade reading level. This month's selection is the Donner Dinner Party by Nathan Hale. Copies of the book can be picked up at the Children's Center.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Saturday, October 12, 2013
2 p.m.The Children's Literary Salon - The ABC of IT: Curator Leonard S. Marcus in Conversation
Join Bank Street’s Center for Children’s Literature, Interim Director Jenny Brown as she interviews historian and critic Leonard S. Marcus and his assistant Patrick Kiley about their current NYPL exhibit and the importance of children’s literature as a whole. Leonard will be signing his book Show Me a Story: Why Picture Books Matter in the Library Shop following this event.More information on the exhibit can be found here.This event will be available as a Google+ Hangout. For more information…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers
Monday, October 14, 2013
11:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to songs and stories and meet other babies in the neighborhood
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to songs and stories and meet other babies in the neighborhood
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Board Gaming!
Board Gaming at High Bridge Public Library where Teenagers can enjoy playing UNO, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Bingo, and Mancala!!!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
3:30 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas of New York
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the a set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to add valuable geographic context to old maps. The workshop will focus on the core activity of the website: georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to Google Maps), transforming them into ti…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
4 p.m.Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.Canceled
Tuesday Night Yoga
In this Basic-Level Vinyasa Flow class for adults and seniors of all ability levels, we break down the basics of individual movements and teach basic fundamentals. We are geared toward the beginner, but great for students with more experience looking to further develop basic postures. It is our intention to get you moving so that you can feel the effect of the yoga, but provide extra instruction at a slightly slower pace to help you build your yoga foundation. Yoga mats are provided. Brought t…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
3 p.m.Old Books, Rare Books: Learning About the Value of Your Books
Learn what you need to know before buying or selling an old book. Have you ever wondered how the experts on TV can look at an old book and know about its value? Do you have an old book? Do you wonder how much it is worth? If you want to learn more about what makes an old book rare or valuable, then join us as we explore the world of antiquarian books. The Library has many resources to help you develop an appreciation for antiquarian books and to assist you in determining if your books ar…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
6:30 p.m. Says Who? Writing from a global perspective
How can we give voice to silent and invisible people in a globalized world? Chimamanda Adichie will elaborate on the “danger of a single story,” and the French world historian Romain Bertrand will the past from a global and equalitarian way. Farah Griffin, Columbia University, will examine the lives of Afro-American female artists and activists in Harlem during WWII in Harlem Nocturne (Basic Civitas Books), and Siddhartha Deb, The New School, will pay homage, in his cultural and narrative analys…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, October 17, 2013
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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