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Tuesday, September 8, 2015
5 p.m.The Seated Stage: Play Reading, 5-6:30 p.m. Exploring Shakespeare's Plays
Do you love plays? Do you enjoy reading aloud? Our play reading group meets once a month and participants take turns to read aloud from the selected play . Our next play is William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Dates and time: Tuesdays, August 11, Sept. 8 & October 6, 5-6:30 p.m. Come, read with us!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
3 p.m.After School Lounge
We invite all students to come to the library after school to enjoy an afternoon of fun, reading, studying, homework, or just getting together with friends. Every weekday after school from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m. Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8
Parkchester LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for all ages. A fun time for the whole family!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Book Lounge
Can't we all just Read along? Yes we can!!! This is a no holds bar read. We are reading any and everything.(within our limits of course) You'll also be notified on whats new and trending as far as reading material goes.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, September 10, 2015
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101: Introduction to New York Public Library's website
NYPL.ORG 101 This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services can be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
3 p.m.After School Lounge
We invite all students to come to the library after school to enjoy an afternoon of fun, reading, studying, homework, or just getting together with friends. Every weekday after school from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Read Aloud With Jackie
Children can discover the joy of reading and wonder of books plus enjoy a coloring page. For ages 3-8 years old with a parent/caregiver.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5:30 p.m.Morningside Heights Book Discussion Group
We will be reading The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
Morningside HeightsAdults
5:30 p.m.NEW YORK WRITERS WORKSHOP presents Hearing Voices
Tim Tomlinson Dialogue in fiction can be used to create a sense of cinematic real time—a sense that what we’re reading is analogous to a scene in a movie. But it’s not limited to that function. Dialogue can affect pace—slow down or speed up story velocity. It can provide critical story information through direct statement. It can provide critical character and setting information through sound. This workshop will focus on Dramatic (Real Time) Dialogue, Indirect Dialogue, Stylized Dialogue, and…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Friday, September 11, 2015
3:30 p.m.Multilingual Book Discussion Group
Read a book in your own language, and discuss it in English! Speakers of all languages are welcome. Relax and enjoy your book, then practice your English in a fun and friendly setting. In September we will be reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
4 p.m.READING ALOUD
A Librarian will share favorit Picture Books, providing children with the Wonder of Books and the Joy of Reading. For Ages 3 & up.
Richmondtown LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
6 p.m.Open Book Night
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends. This month's theme is NEW YORK! Is there…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:30 a.m.Sat Chat (Adult Book Discussion)
Join us and discuss our adult summer reading book: ‘Americanah,’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie!! Questions? Please speak to Mr. Clayborn/ Ms. Williams.
Fort Washington Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
10:30 a.m.The Classic Literature Reading Group of Kips Bay Library
ou are invited to a free ongoing drop-in group reading and discussion of a collection of short stories with additional background lectures on their place in literature. A family and friends discussion of Alice in Wonderland…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
11 a.m.Reading Aloud
A Librarian will share favorite Picture Books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3 to 8.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
1 p.m.The Instant Shakespeare Company at the Bloomingdale Library
Join the Instant Shakespeare Company for a dramatic reading of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Bard fans of all ages are welcome! The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. For more information please see the Instant Shakespeare's page on Facebook.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
2 p.m.Author Visit: Andrew Larsen
Come in and meet author Andrew Larsen. Andrew will be reading his newest book and leading us in a simple book making workshop. Recommended for children ages 3-8. Preregistration will begin on 9/1/15 Andrew will be happy to sign copies of See You Next Year at the end of the program. You can bring in your own copy or purchase one at the Library Shop.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
2 p.m.Saturday Afternoon Movie: Grease
"Grease," said the poster and the Barry Gibb song, "is the word." Transferring its setting from Chicago to sunny California, and adding a dash of disco to the ersatz '50s score, producer Allan Carr and director Randal Kleiser turned this long-running Jim Jacobs-Warren Casey Broadway smash into the biggest blockbuster of 1978. 1950s teens Danny (John Travolta) and Australian transfer Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) spend their "Summer Nights" falling in love, but once fall comes, it's back to Rydell H…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Haiku for Everyone
Join us for a six-week haiku writing workshop where you will learn about the history of haiku and about the art of writing haiku. At the last session, participants will have the opportunity to share their work at a final reading. Dates: August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, September 12th. Time: 3:30-4:30pm Please register for this workshop by calling or visiting the library. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Monday, September 14, 2015
3:30 p.m.Reading Aloud & Color
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. After the stories stay for a coloring page!
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Homework Help is Back!
Kids’ Homework Help is back!! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! Children ages 5-11.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
4 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, proving children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101: Introduction to New York Public Library's website
NYPL.ORG 101 This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services can be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Preschool Story Hour
Preschool stories for children and their caregivers. An hour of fun reading, singing, dancing, or crafts.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading,song, and play that your little ones will enjoy!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading
Morrisania LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.TUESDAYS MATH AND READING TUTORING
Free Math & Reading Tutoring for children! Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign-up list will start when library opens that day. By Staten Island Technical High School volunteers.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Reading Aloud
Sharing favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
12 noonAlejandro Zambra
Alejandro Zambra comes to Books at Noon to discuss his latest work, My Documents. Alejandro Zambra is a Chilean novelist and poet. He is the author of three novels: Ways of Going Home, The Private Lives of Trees, and Bonsai. In Chile he has twice received the National Council on Books and Reading prize for the best novel of the year, among other prizes. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Tin House, Harper’s, and McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern. In 2010, he was selected…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Astor HallAdults,
Book Lovers
3 p.m.Reading Aloud
A staff member will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 p.m.After School Lounge
We invite all students to come to the library after school to enjoy an afternoon of fun, reading, studying, homework, or just getting together with friends. Every weekday after school from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m. Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8
Parkchester LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for all ages. A fun time for the whole family!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Book Lounge
Can't we all just Read along? Yes we can!!! This is a no holds bar read. We are reading any and everything.(within our limits of course) You'll also be notified on whats new and trending as far as reading material goes.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Brand-New & Terrific | Alex Katz, Phong Bui, Elizabeth Peyton, Diana Tuite | An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Legendary artist Alex Katz discusseshis new book, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Colby College Museum of Art. He is joined by Katz Curator at Colby, Diana Tuite, curator, artist, and writer Phong Bui, and artist Elizabeth Peyton. Celebrating an experimental decade in the career of Alex Katz, this breathtaking volume introduces audiences to a relatively unknown body of his work. The ex…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, September 17, 2015
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101: Introduction to New York Public Library's website
NYPL.ORG 101 This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services can be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
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