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The New York Public Library offers more than 80,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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Bronx Manhattan Staten Island
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12 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, May 27
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring club
Use your creativity to color in your favorite characters and seasonal scenes. Crayons and coloring sheets on different themes are provided.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, May 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Leave the velvet ropes behind, and come hang out with your friends in a casual enviornment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more! Ages 12-18.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 9
@ 10 a.m.
ARE YOU OWED SOME OF NEW YORK’S $12 BILLION IN UNCLAIMED FUNDS?
ARE YOU OWED SOME OF NEW YORK’S $12 BILLION IN UNCLAIMED FUNDS? Staff from State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s office will be at the Edenwald Library on Thursday, June 9th from10AM to 5PM checking to see if local residents are owed some of New York’s $14 billion in unclaimed funds.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
Thu, June 9
@ 10 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Let Us Re-Vamp Your Resume ∙ Prepare You For Interviewing
Let our Career, Education and Information Services assist you with reaching your personal and professional goals! Need help fixing your resume? Do you want us to take a look at it? Are you nervous for the interview? Let us re-vamp your resume and learn how to maintain an air of confidence during your interviews. Managing an interview can be tricky, so let Robyn L. Saunders, our Dynamic Career Coach help you to follow certain guidelines: Define A Career Path Interview Preparation Review and…
Edenwald LibraryJob Seekers
Thu, June 9
@ 10 a.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Kick-Off Block Party
A FULL DAY OF FREE PROGRAMS AND FUN FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY The New York Public Library invites you to join us for the official kick-off of the Summer Reading Challenge with an all-day block party! This event features special guest speakers including Newbery Award Winner Kwame Alexander, programs for all ages, and tables from local organizations and community partners. 10AM: Opening Ceremony with special guests Kwame Alexander and Sesame Street! 11:30AM: Author presentation by Kwame Alexand…
Edenwald LibraryFamilies
Thu, June 9
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Abracadabra
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages Children will be wowed and amazed at the sleight of hand tricks and the comedic talents of Children's Magician Evan Paquette. Evan holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Theater and uses magic to both entertain and promote learning. As a special treat, after the 40 minute interactive magic show, Evan leads a short hands-on workshop for the kids to test their own magical abilities. Presented by Urban Stages.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Graffiti Art Program
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages You be you! Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style. For all ages. Presented by David Alicea.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
South African Rhythms
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration for All Ages A percussionist will go through traditional South African Rhythms and provide opportunities for the teens to try out various percussive instruments. We will also look at how South African music has influenced other cultures and current trends. If the dancer is available, she will go over some basic South African dance steps. Presented by Urban Stages.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 2:30 p.m.
The NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs Informational Workshop
NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs Informational Workshop on immigration resources. Learn about IDNYC, the newly launched New York City municipal identification program for New York City residents 14 years and older and ActionNYC that offers free and safe immigration legal help in your community and in your language.
Edenwald LibraryImmigrants
Tue, June 14
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
Speak with a LiveOn NY Specialist for a Benefits Check-Up
When was the last time you checked your benefits eligibility? You may be entitled to benefits that help to pay for food, rent, and medicine! LiveOn NY Benefits Specialists will be available to provide information about the following programs and help you apply: Medicare, SCRIE, SNAP, HEAP and other referrals. To assist with determination of eligibility and your application, please bring copies of documents that verify the following: Identity Address/Lease Total Household Income (Social Sec…
Edenwald LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, July 12
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A Summer Reading Program This Summer, Bilingual Birdies invites you to warm up the colder months by singing and dancing to the sounds of magical guitars and drums. Get cozy and add some color to gray days by learning about your family, yourself, and even animals around the world, all in your favorite language! Our Bilingual Teaching Musicians are excited to teach basic vocabulary in Spanish, French, Mandarin or English to your whole family (geared toward children newborn through six years old.)…
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children

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