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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
11 a.m.TINY TOTS
Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and finger play followed by free time. Bop to fun music after the program ages 1-3 Tickets are distributed immediately prior to the program. No pre-registration required. Program is subject to cancellation.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3 p.m.Book Discussion Group: The Woman Upstairs
This month we will be discussing The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud. Nora Eldridge, an elementary school teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts, long ago compromised her dream to be a successful artist, mother and lover. She has instead become the "woman upstairs," a reliable friend and neighbor always on the fringe of others' achievements. Then into her life arrive the glamorous and cosmopolitan Shahids--her new student Reza Shahid, a child who enchants as if from a fairy tale, and his paren…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10 a.m.Skype and Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype and Video Chatting.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Ven Conmigo! / Come with Me!
Students are exposed to the Spanish language through music and stories, which support emergent literacy and early language skills. Reading is the ability to interact with a text, understand and use it for specific purposes. This class, will help children discover new phrases in Spanish that they will use once they leave the classroom. The phrases chosen are very practical and Pre-reading activities include learning the alphabet and the phonemes of the Spanish language, talking about common objec…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, November 28, 2014
1:30 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Monday, December 1, 2014
1 p.m.Classic Movie Matinee: Key Largo
Come join us as we celebrate the work of legendary actress Lauren Bacall this month! Not Rated, 101 minutes, 1941, Directed by John Huston Richard Brooks and John Huston's screenplay for Huston's Key Largo eschews the lofty blank verse of Maxwell Anderson's original play, concentrating instead on the simmering tensions among the many characters. Humphrey Bogart plays Frank McCloud, an embittered war veteran who travels to Key Largo in Florida, there to meet Nora Temple (Lauren Bacall), the w…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Read with Marconi!
Sign up for a 15 minute session to read aloud with Marconi, our special therapy dog! This program takes place on the first Monday of every month. Call us at (212) 679-2645 or sign up in person.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thursday, December 4, 2014
2 p.m.Matinee Thursday: A Most Wanted Man
Rated R, 121 minutes, 2014 The late Philip Seymour Hoffman gives his final screen performance in this taut yet labyrinthine adaptation of John le Carr?'s 2008 spy novel. In the years immediately following 9/11, Gunter Bachmann (Hoffman) is a counterterrorist expert based in Hamburg who operates as a rogue agent, independently of the Grenzschutzgruppe 9 der Bundespolizei (GSG-9). He specializes in bringing down jihadists, and as the story opens, he begins to fixate on a Chechen immigrant named I…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Friday, December 5, 2014
10 a.m.Downloading NYPL Ebooks to your Ereader
Need help learning how to download free eBooks from the library to your iPad, Kindle, Nook or tablet? You can now book appointments on Fridays between 10am-4:00pm and get one on one help from a staff member. Book your appointment at the service desk in person or over the phone. Our number is 212-679-2645. Please bring your device. You will need a library card and pin number to access your account (please see staff to set this up before your visit).
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, December 6, 2014
1 p.m.The Friends of Dickens New York
The Friends of Dickens are a monthly book discussion group that focus on the works of Charles Dickens. For the 2014-2015 season, the group will be reading Nicholas Nickelby. For more information, please visit http://thefriendsofdickens.org/Home_Page.php
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Monday, December 8, 2014
1 p.m.Classic Movie Matinee: Young Man with a Horn
Join us as we celebrate the work of legendary actress Lauren Bacall! Not Rated, 111 minutes, 1950, Directed by Michael Curtiz Satrring Lauren Bacall, Kurt Douglass, and Doris Day The life of tragic jazz great Bix Beiderbecke is given the "a clef" treatment in Warner Bros. Young Man With a Horn. Kirk Douglas plays the Beiderbecke character, here named Rick Martin. An ace trumpter player, Martin is one of the few white musicians to flourish in the black-dominated jazz scene of the 1920s. Cha…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
4 p.m.A Christmast Carol
A live theater performance based on Charles Dickens’s classic tale of the old miser Ebenezer Scrooge. Presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. Recommended for children ages 4 to 12 years old.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, December 11, 2014
2 p.m.Matinee Thursday: Tammy
Rated R, 96 minutes, 2014 After crashing her car, getting fired, and discovering her husband is sleeping with her neighbor, a woman named Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) decides to pack up and hit the road -- with her grandmother. Visiting Niagara Falls with her granny, Pearl (Susan Sarandon), isn't exactly Tammy's first choice, but she needs to clear her head with the freedom of the open highway, and some quality time with her unconventional grandma might be just what the doctor ordered.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Friday, December 12, 2014
10 a.m.Downloading NYPL Ebooks to your Ereader
Need help learning how to download free eBooks from the library to your iPad, Kindle, Nook or tablet? You can now book appointments on Fridays between 10am-4:00pm and get one on one help from a staff member. Book your appointment at the service desk in person or over the phone. Our number is 212-679-2645. Please bring your device. You will need a library card and pin number to access your account (please see staff to set this up before your visit).
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Monday, December 15, 2014
1 p.m.Classic Movie Matinee: Dark Passage
Join us as we celebrate the work of legendary actress Lauren Bacall! Not Rated, 106 minutes, 1947, Directed by Delmer Daves Starring Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart and Bruce Bennett Robert Montgomery's 1946 film Lady in the Lake attempted to tell the entire story with a "subjective camera": shooting the film from the point of view of the main character, with the camera acting as his "eyes". The first hour or so of Dark Passage does the same thing--and the results are far more successful tha…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 18, 2014
2 p.m.Matinee Thursday: Jersey Boys
Rated R, 134 minutes, 2014 Adapted from the 2006 Tony Winner for Best Musical, this bittersweet saga dramatizes the rise and fall of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - one of the key pop groups of the early '60s, responsible for such iconic hits as "Sherry," "Walk Like a Man" and "Big Girls Don't Cry." The story opens in New Jersey, where young Francesco Castelluccio (John Lloyd Young) and his buddies face a narrow window of future career options. Their possible paths include show business on…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Friday, December 19, 2014
10 a.m.Downloading NYPL Ebooks to your Ereader
Need help learning how to download free eBooks from the library to your iPad, Kindle, Nook or tablet? You can now book appointments on Fridays between 10am-4:00pm and get one on one help from a staff member. Book your appointment at the service desk in person or over the phone. Our number is 212-679-2645. Please bring your device. You will need a library card and pin number to access your account (please see staff to set this up before your visit).
Epiphany LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Epiphany Poets Workshop
Do you like reading or writing poetry? Then come join the Epiphany Poets , a group of local writers, as they work on and share from their work. You can sit back and listen or contribute something of your own.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Monday, December 22, 2014
1 p.m.Classic Movie Matinee: Blood Alley
Join us as we celebrate the work of legendary actress Lauren Bacall! Not Rated, 115 minutes, 1955, Directed by William Wellman Starring John Wayne, Lauren Bacall , Paul Fix and Joy Kim John Wayne teaches those dirty Commies yet another lesson in Blood Alley. Wayne plays a veteran seaman who comes to the aid of Lauren Bacall, the daughter of a missionary doctor killed by the Red Chinese. It takes no little persuasion, but Bacall finally convinces Wayne to smuggle a group of villagers past th…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Monday, December 29, 2014
1 p.m.Classic Movie Matinee: Written on the Wind
Join us as we celebrate the work of legendary actress Lauren Bacall! Not Rated, 99 minutes, 1956, Directed by Douglass Sirk Perhaps the definitive Douglas Sirk production, Written on the Wind is based on the novel by Robert Wilder. The story revolves around the Hadleys, a wealthy but thoroughly debauched family of Texas oil millionaires. Robert Stack is self-destructive alcoholic Kyle Hadley, while Dorothy Malone won an Oscar for her equally vivid potrayal of Kyle's nymphomaniac sister Maryl…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
3 p.m.Book Discussion: Salvage the Bones
This month we will be reading the award winning novel Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward. Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, January 3, 2015
1 p.m.The Friends of Dickens New York
The Friends of Dickens are a monthly book discussion group that focus on the works of Charles Dickens. For the 2014-2015 season, the group will be reading Nicholas Nickelby. For more information, please visit http://thefriendsofdickens.org/Home_Page.php
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, January 10, 2015
11 a.m.Beginner's Watercolor Painting Class
This workshop will explore the following basics: washes, wet on dry, wet on wet, how to begin a painting, how to finish a painting, composition & color theory, and critique of class & home work. Class is limited to 15 participants. Registration is for all four classes, January 10, 17, 24 & 31. Required materials for the class are below (must be purchased prior to class). Sign up begins Saturday January 3, 2015 Materials List Watercolor Block (Not a watercolor pad) A bl…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
1 p.m.The Dickens Fellowship of New York
The Dickens Fellowship of NY is a monthly book discussion group that focuses on the works of Charles Dickens. It is the Dickens Fellowship policy (worldwide) to select a Dickens work for the year to read/discuss. Their latest choice is Nicholas Nickleby. Like many of Dickens's novels, Nicholas Nickleby is characterized by his outrage at cruelty and social injustice, but it is also a flamboyantly exuberant work, revealing his comic genius at its most unerring.Try to read the assigned chapters in…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, January 17, 2015
11 a.m.Beginner's Watercolor Painting Class
This workshop will explore the following basics: washes, wet on dry, wet on wet, how to begin a painting, how to finish a painting, composition & color theory, and critique of class & home work. Class is limited to 15 participants. Registration is for all four classes, January 10, 17, 24 & 31. Required materials for the class are below (must be purchased prior to class). Sign up begins Saturday January 3, 2015 Materials List Watercolor Block (Not a watercolor pad) A bl…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, January 24, 2015
11 a.m.Beginner's Watercolor Painting Class
This workshop will explore the following basics: washes, wet on dry, wet on wet, how to begin a painting, how to finish a painting, composition & color theory, and critique of class & home work. Class is limited to 15 participants. Registration is for all four classes, January 10, 17, 24 & 31. Required materials for the class are below (must be purchased prior to class). Sign up begins Saturday January 3, 2015 Materials List Watercolor Block (Not a watercolor pad) A bl…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion: Little Demon in the City of Light
This month we will be discussing Little Demon in the City of Light by Steven Levingston. The thrilling--and so wonderfully French--story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official by a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress, an international manhunt, a sensational trial, and an inquiry into the limits of hypnotic power. In France at the end of the nineteenth century a great debate raged over the question of whether someone could be hypnotically compelled to commit a crime in vio…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion: Mom & Me & Mom
This month we will be discussing Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou. In this book, Angelou details what brought her mother to send her away, and unearths the well of emotions she experienced long afterward as a result. For the first time, she reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence, a presence absent during much of the author's early life.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 7, 2015
1 p.m.The Friends of Dickens New York
The Friends of Dickens are a monthly book discussion group that focus on the works of Charles Dickens. For the 2014-2015 season, the group will be reading Nicholas Nickelby. For more information, please visit http://thefriendsofdickens.org/Home_Page.php
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion: Hard Times by Charles Dickens
Dickens's widely read satirical account of the Industrial Revolution. Dickens creates the Victorian industrial city of Coketown, in northern England, and its unforgettable citizens, such as the unwavering utilitarian Thomas Gradgrind and the factory owner Josiah Bounderby, and the result is his famous critique of capitalist philosophy, the exploitative force he believed was destroying human creativity and joy.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 4, 2015
1 p.m.The Friends of Dickens New York
The Friends of Dickens are a monthly book discussion group that focus on the works of Charles Dickens. For the 2014-2015 season, the group will be reading Nicholas Nickelby. For more information, please visit http://thefriendsofdickens.org/Home_Page.php
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion: The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry
Irishman Jack McNulty is a "temporary gentleman"--an Irishman whose commission in the British army in World War II was never permanent. Sitting in his lodgings in Accra, Ghana, in 1957, he's writing the story of his life with desperate urgency. He cannot take one step further without examining all the extraordinary events that he has seen. A lifetime of war and world travel--as a soldier in World War II, an engineer, a UN observer--has brought him to this point. But the memory that weighs heavie…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 2, 2015
1 p.m.The Friends of Dickens New York
The Friends of Dickens are a monthly book discussion group that focus on the works of Charles Dickens. For the 2014-2015 season, the group will be reading Nicholas Nickelby. For more information, please visit http://thefriendsofdickens.org/Home_Page.php
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion: The Orphan Train by Christina Kline
Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse.... As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren't as different as they seem to be.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 6, 2015
1 p.m.The Friends of Dickens New York
The Friends of Dickens are a monthly book discussion group that focus on the works of Charles Dickens. For the 2014-2015 season, the group will be reading Nicholas Nickelby. For more information, please visit http://thefriendsofdickens.org/Home_Page.php
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion: All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu
All Our Names is the story of two young men who come of age during an African revolution, drawn from the safe confines of the university campus into the intensifying clamor of the streets outside. But as the line between idealism and violence becomes increasingly blurred, the friends are driven apart—one into the deepest peril, as the movement gathers inexorable force, and the other into the safety of exile in the American Midwest.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion Group: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
3 p.m.Book Discussion: David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
In his #1 bestselling books THE TIPPING POINT, BLINK and OUTLIERS, Malcolm Gladwell has explored the ways in which we understand and change our world. Now he looks at the complex and surprising ways in which the weak can defeat the strong, how the small can match up against the giant, and how our goals (often culturally determined) can make a huge difference in our ultimate sense of success.
Epiphany LibraryAdults