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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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30 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
10 a.m.Soda Fountain Favorites
A brief history on the rise of the soda fountains, focusing on their history in New York. Also a discussion on the stories behind three fountain favorites: the egg cream, Dr. Brown's Soda, and the Lime Rickey. Live demo on how to mix each drink, as well as a sample tasting.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
5:30 p.m.History of Pizza
By far pizza has become America's favorite food over the past 50 years. Million of pizza pies are eaten daily, but how often do the people eating the food stop to consider the history. Explore the history of pizza, as well as pizza places in the city, and the logistics of making a great tasting slice.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
3:30 p.m.Summer Reading Pizza Party Finale: Gaming and Refreshments
Join us for the end of the summer reading program. Play Wii games at the Library. Pizza and refreshments will be served. Remember, school begins in a few weeks!
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, March 29, 2014
10 a.m.Mindfulness Workshop with Donald Fleck
A Day of Mindfulness: Experiencing Life in the Now We will emphasize mindfulness (a focus on now) with some interest in meditation (a focus on breath.) Mindfulness meditation opens a door to greater appreciation of life in the moment. It can be helpful for really tasting your dessert, for accepting yourself as you are, or for living with sadness and worry. Or for getting to sleep. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome. 10:00 Please try to arrive around 10:15, yet… late is…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 24, 2014
4 p.m.Teen Poetry Contest & Open Poetry Reading
Teen Poetry Contest & Open Poetry Reading SUBMIT YOUR BEST POEM AND WIN A PRIZE! April is National Poetry Month. Write your best lines, stanzas and rhymes and possibly win a prize. Winners will be announced at our Open Poetry Reading on Thursday, April 24th at 4:00 p.m. The contest is open only to young adults between the ages of 12 and 18. Deadline to submit a poem into the contest is Monday, April 20th. All work must be original. Poems must be typed. First Prize - $40 Visa Card,…
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
3:30 p.m.Summer Reading Pizza Party Celebration: Gaming and Refreshments
Remember, since school is on hold for the summer recess, active reading will keep an active mind. Join us for the start of the Summer Reading Program. Take a load off and enjoy Wii games at the Library. Pizza and refreshments will be served.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, June 6, 2014
6:30 p.m.First Fridays
Come Celebrate Arturo Schomburg and Afro-Puerto Rican Pride this First Fridays. Check out our wonderful exhibits, sign-up for a membership, and visit our Schomburg Gift Shop while networking and dancing the night away in honor of Puerto Rican Pride. Beer tasting by Sugar Hill Beers. Our DJ for the night will be DJ Rick. He started his career as a teenager throwing street "jams" in the streets of Washington Heights, making his way into several major NYC Clubs. This led him to producing and remix…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
3:30 p.m.Summer Reading Kick-off Celebration Party
Come join us for a fun filled afternoon with Musical group "Monkey Monkey Music". Sign up your kids for summer reading and enjoy pizza and snacks. All library programs are free of charge.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, July 17, 2014
6:30 p.m.Pizza City: The Ultimate Guide to New York's Favorite Food, with Peter Genovese, a feature writer at The Star-Ledger (Newark, New Jersey).
Nowhere is pizza taken more seriously than New York City. In this illustrated lecture, the journalist surveys the city’s pizza scene—the food, the business, the culture—by profiling pizza landmarks and personalities and rating pizzerias in all five boroughs. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our July Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: JULY EVENTS 2014.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, August 22, 2014
3 p.m.Summer Reading End Party Celebration: Movie and Refreshments
Remember, since school is on hold for the summer recess, active reading will keep an active mind. Join us for the start of the Summer Reading Program. Take a load off and enjoy Wii games at the Library. Pizza and refreshments will be served.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, October 17, 2014
3:45 p.m.Books and Pizza
A new book discussion group for ages 8 to 12. Come and share what you've been reading with others, and find out about the new and exciting books that have just come in. There wil be give-aways, and pizza will be served.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, November 15, 2014
10:15 a.m.Day of Mindfulness
A Day of Mindfulness: Experiencing Life in the Now With Donald Saturday, November 15, 2014 We will emphasize mindfulness (a focus on now) with some interest in meditation (a focus on breath.) Mindfulness meditation opens a door to greater appreciation of life in the moment. It can be helpful for really tasting your dessert, for accepting yourself as you are, or for living with sadness and worry. Or for getting to sleep. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome. Taught…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Friday, November 21, 2014
4 p.m.THE BOOKWORMS!
A book discussion group for ages 9 and up. Kids share what they've been reading, and exchange recommendations. Pizza will be served, and ARCs (Advance Reader Copies) will be available for reading and review.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, December 5, 2014
6:30 p.m.Tilden Holiday Toast
Join NYPL President Tony Marx at this festive holiday gathering and raise a glass to our honored guests: writers, journalists, and scholars from past forums, as well as our treasured Library curators. A selection of seasonal hors d'oeuvre and a tasting of wine and spirits will accompany this special evening, as we celebrate the contributions of our favorite intellectuals—as gracious as they are brilliant. Friday, December 5, 2014 Reception 6:30 p.m. Program 7 p.m. RSVP Required: conservato…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, McGraw RotundaNYPL Supporters
Friday, December 19, 2014
4 p.m.BOOKWORMS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP!
Share what you've been reading with others! Learn about new and exciting books! Enjoy pizza and give-aways! For ages 9 and up. Particpants must be at least 9 years old.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, January 10, 2015
10 a.m.Day of Mindfulness
A Day of Mindfulness We will emphasize mindfulness (a focus on awareness) and compassion (a focus on warm-hearted acceptance). Mindfulness and compassion open the door to a greater appreciation of life in the moment. They can be helpful for really tasting your dessert, even for accepting yourself and others. Or for getting to sleep. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome. Taught by Donald Fleck, Tom McCarry, Sarah Cades and Brynn Wallace Tentative Schedule 10:00 P…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Friday, January 16, 2015
4 p.m.BOOKWORMS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Share what you've been reading with others! Learn about new and exciting books! Enjoy pizza and give-aways! For ages 9-12.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, February 13, 2015
4 p.m.BOOKWORMS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Share what you've been reading with others! Learn about new and exciting books! Enjoy pizza and give-aways! For ages 9-12.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, February 26, 2015
3:30 p.m.Divergent by Veronica Roth Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party
The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Divergent by Veronica Roth. Date: February 26th 2015 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, March 13, 2015
3:30 p.m.BOOKWORMS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Share what you've been reading with others! Learn about new and exciting books! Enjoy pizza and give-aways! For ages 8-12.
Jefferson Market Library
Array
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, April 25, 2015
1:30 p.m.Gatewave Gathering
Learn about Gatewave, New York’s free audio service for blind and visually impaired listeners. Join us for free pizza and soft drinks, and let us know what kind of programming you’d like to hear. The program is free, but if possible please RSVP at 646-202-1049 or info@gatewave.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6:30 p.m.Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat, with John McQuaid, American Journalist
This illustrated lecture is an investigation into the mysteries of flavor - through kitchens, supermarkets, farms, restaurants, massive food corporations, and science labs - from the first bite taken by our ancestors to scientific advances in taste and the foodie revolution. John McQuaid explains the scientific research taking place on multiple fronts and explores the most intoxicating taste-related questions: · How do genes shape our tastes? · How does the mind assemble flavors from the five…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Thursday, June 11, 2015
3 p.m.Teen Summer reading Kick-Off Party
Summer’s a great time to read for fun, and there are titles here to satisfy all tastes, from tales of time travel and haunted houses to stories of true friendship and everyday heroism. Join the action and have a blast this summer as NYPL celebrates heroes and cool books, from popular fantasy and graphic novels to the latest in your favorite series. Summer Reading at NYPL is more than reading! Don’t miss the kickoff party at Edenwald Library. And ask your librarian about more programs, includ…
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, August 17, 2015
2 p.m.Summer Reading Celebration
Children will enjoy a performance with Monkey Monkey Music. Followed by pizza, snacks, certificates and prizes for summer reading. All children are welcomed. No registration is required.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
3 p.m.Teen Summer Reading Celebration
Join us for a teen summer reading celebration! There is will be pizza, chips, drinks and board games! All are welcome!
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Summer Reading Party
Celebrate the end of summer reading with pizza prizes and more. Bring your reading log and discuss which books you enjoyed and which ones could have been better.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, September 21, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard Date: November 23, 2015 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. Date: October 28 2015 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, November 23, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: An Abundance of Katherines by John Green.
The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss An Abundance of Katherines by John Green. Date: September 21 2015 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson.
The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson. Date: December 23, 2015 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

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