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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, May 8, 2014
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.“Bronx Memoir Project” Creative Writing Workshop, with Patricia O’Hanlon
Patricia O’Hanlon will host a writing workshop for writers of all levels, for the Bronx Memoir Project, which seeks to collect autobiographical testimonies from Bronxites of all walks of life, and which will be published as an anthology by the Bronx Writers Center in June. (In English. Free.)
Bronx Library CenterAdults
6 p.m.Have Questions about the Common Core?
Please join us for a discussion moderated the education news website, Chalkbeat New York. Hear directly from three NYC public school teachers, who will describe how the Common Core has transformed their classrooms. See what a Common Core reading lesson looks like, find out how parents can get involved and more... Can't make it to the event .... check out ny.chalkbeat.org
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Friday, May 9, 2014
4 p.m.Heritage Arts & Crafts
Bordando por la PazEmbroidering for PeaceUse one of several designs or create your own handkerchiefSign up on the 4th floor. Space is limited.
Bronx Library Center, Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural CollectionAdults
Saturday, May 10, 2014
12 noonTaller de Escritura Creativa Para “Bronx Memoir Project,” con Orlando Ferrand
Taller de Escritura Creativa Para “Bronx Memoir Project,” con Orlando Ferrand El artista y poeta cubano-americano Orlando Ferrand dirigirá un taller de escritura para escritores de todos niveles, para el Bronx Memoir Project, que se enfocará en la colección de testimonios autobiográficos de la gente del Bronx, y que se publicarán en una antología en junio, por el Bronx Writers Center. (En español. Gratis.)
Bronx Library CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.A Doo Wop Concert with the NY Exceptions
Enjoy an afternoon of fabulous music from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Monday, May 12, 2014
2 p.m.Search Besides Google: Jet & Ebony Magazines
Jet MagazineJET is an American weekly marketed toward African American readers, founded in 1951 by John H. Johnson of Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago, Illinois.Ebony MagazineEbony, a monthly magazine for the African American market, was founded by John H. Johnson and has published continuously since the Autumn of 1945. A digest-sized sister magazine, Jet, is also published by Johnson Publishing.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
5 p.m.Laboratorio - Email (Crear Cuentas) Correo Electronico
Bronx Library CenterAdults
6 p.m.Highlights of Bronx History by Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan
Please join us as Author, Professor and Bronx native Lloyd Ultan presents some of the most memorable moments in Bronx History.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
2 p.m.Learn over 200 Recommended Websites
Learn over 200 Recommended Websites by Abby Stokes
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
6 p.m.Women in Technology
Join us for a panel discussion on the emerging Media Technologies and the role women have to play - the opportunities, setbacks and possibilities.Panelist include:Carmen Bonilla - Management ConsultantLeenda Bonilla - Graphic Design ArtistMadga Claviho - Engineering Manager Maureen Erokwu - CEO of Vosmap (Vosmap is part of Google Indoor Mapping Team)Jennese Torres - CEO of La Diva [Online] Magazine
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Thursday, May 15, 2014
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.History through Hats by Tracy Grosner, Gallery Educator of the Bard Graduate Center
Art Lecture & Activity Hats have been made in every imaginable shape, size, color and design in every corner of the globe. This two-hour presentation by an Tracy Grosner, Gallery Educator from Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, includes a talk on the fascinating history of hats. See special hat-making tools, vintage and contemporary examples, and images of famous figures wearing hats from Rembrandt to Theodore Roosevelt. The talk will be followed an ac…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
5 p.m.Introduccion Al Correo Electronico - Basico (EMail)
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Friday, May 16, 2014
10 a.m.Library Orientation for BCC ESL StudentsBronx Library CenterAdults
Saturday, May 17, 2014
12:30 p.m.Bronx Literary Festival 2014
Schedule 12:00-12:25 Litfest Welcome 12:30-12:55 Storyteller Thelma Ruffin Thomas, Artistic Director for Pearls of Wisdom Storytellers will tell stories involving the audience in interactive “Raps” -great family fun! Storyteller Thelma Ruffin Thomas Storyteller Thelma Ruffin Thomas is a retired librarian who worked for The New York Public Library for 33 years and began telling stories professionally over a decade ago. Ms. Thomas is the Artistic Director of the Pearls of Wisdom, memb…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families
2:30 p.m.Performance by MAD about Dance
MAD About Dance is an energetic and multi-ethnic modern dance company known for its varied repertoire, ranging from colorful theatrical pieces to the abstract, uniting classical and contemporary dance in exciting ways. It is dedicated to presenting accessible works focusing on experiences that connect us all. The repertoire is a rich cross-section of works including collaborations with composers, writers and other artists.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults

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