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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
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
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 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
Friday, October 11, 2013
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, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers
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
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
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
Friday, October 18, 2013
11:15 a.m.From Fiscal Cliff to Obamacare: How Much Will Your Taxes Increase in 2013 and 2014?
The year 2013 is a momentous one for the U.S. tax system. Beginning on January 1st, Congress approved a tax bill where many tax items stayed the same, but many didn’t. And on October 1, we will be able to purchase health insurance on an exchange, an event that is accompanied by several dozen tax rule changes. Both of these events have piled on confusion to an already confusing tax code. Dan Olsen explains these tax issues, helps identify those that will be important to you and areas where yo…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
4:15 p.m. Creating a Diversified Portfolio
Today’s low rates and anticipated interest rate increases can create havoc in a portfolio, as bonds as an asset classes now carry greater risk. Erika Safran, CFP will discuss how different asset classes react, and share investment strategies for a prolonged rising rate environment. Erika Safran, CFP® is founder of Safran Wealth Advisors. She is an adjunct faculty member in the CFP program at Baruch College, and a board member of the NY Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and membe…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, October 21, 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 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
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
6 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Tracing Old 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 digitize or "trace" important historical features from old maps. This means capturing boundaries, roads, and even building-level details including historical street addresses to create new public data sets of geographic information. The above image shows traced buildings on a…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
6 p.m.Josh Sapan and Luc Sante - The Big Picture
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. The Big Picture, Red Jacket concrete bridge dedication, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, August 22, 1911.The early 20th century saw a mania for panoramic group photographs, some encompassing hundreds of people and spanning a full 360 degrees. Celebrated in a new book, The Big Picture: America in Panorama, the panoramic photo is an ostensibly faithful record that can blur the line between fact and fiction. Join editor Josh Sapan and critic Luc Sante as the…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, October 24, 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
Friday, October 25, 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
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.Encyclopedia Brown Day: Celebrating 50 Years
Come in and help us celebrate Encyclopedia Brown’s 50th anniversary with a scavenger hunt and other activities. For children ages 5 and up. Pre-registration begins 10/1. Please note: This program is for school age children. Strollers can be accommodated, but the scavenger hunt is easiest completed using the staircases throughout the building.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, October 28, 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 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
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
6 p.m.Estate and Gift Planning Seminar
Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Do you understand the probate process or want to avoid it? Are you confused by the continued estate tax changes? Most importantly, what will be your legacy? We are pleased to present an educational seminar for Library patrons and supporters. John Bacon, Director of Planned Giving, will present estate planning concepts in easy-to-unde…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
NYPL Supporters
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.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
6 p.m.Effective Salary Negotiation: Make Thousands in Minutes!
Rob Hellmann offers a strategic approach to negotiating your compensation effectively. The discussion includes: Enhancing your negotiating leverage by taking the right actions during the interview (and avoiding the wrong ones) What to do and say as soon as you get the offer What can be negotiated (in short, everything!) The importance of negotiating the job as well as the salary Why and how severance should be included in your negotiation The key role of research in impr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, October 31, 2013
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime: Happy Halloween!
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. If you celebrate Halloween, please feel free to have your child wear a costume to the program.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime: Happy Halloween!
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. If you celebrate Halloween, please feel free to have your child wear a costume to the program.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1:15 p.m.Social Security: How It Will Fit In Your Retirement
This class reviews the history of Social Security, explains how it is calculated and how much money and when people can expected funds to be available to them. Also, we review the web site and how an individual can obtain answer specific to their retirement plans. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, November 1, 2013
11 a.m. Workforce1 CHIPOTLE! Recruiting Event
Attend our upcoming event and take the next step in your career! Screening & Interviewing candidates for team member positions!!! Workforce1 is excited to work with one of the most beloved and well-known brands in the county, CHIPOTLE! Let Workforce1 help you take the next step in your career. We have helped New Yorkers find jobs with hundreds of businesses in the accommodations and food services industries and can connect you with employers that are looking for employees like you. Please b…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
12 noonA Springboard to Career Change
Whether you are looking to make a career transition or simply a shift within your existing career, it has never been more important to understand your individual skills and how to position them in today’s marketplace. Eileen Sharaga presents an overview of skills analysis as it relates to your job search, so that you can identify your talents, develop the right focus and help you gain a better understanding of your personal career goals. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
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