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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, May 27
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, May 27
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Access 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, May 27
@ 2 p.m.
Marie Antoinette
This is the story of the ill-fated Queen Marie Antoinette of France. A young Austrian Princess who married the indifferent French King Louis XVI. Together they presided over the final ruination of the French monarchy which helped set in motion the events of the French Revolution and Napoleon. A sumptuous production. Directed by Sofia Coppola. With Kirsten Duns and Jason Schwartzman. Color. 2007.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, May 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab: Free Computer Help
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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 31
@ 10:15 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from walking age to 36 months and their caregivers can join us for lively stories, fingerplays, and action songs, and have a good time building early literacy skills with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Please note: Programs take place on the second floor. There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, May 31
@ 11 a.m.
Digital Devices
App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps, and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
58th Street Library Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Fri, June 3
@ 2 p.m.
Movie: Sunset Bouelvard
Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, an aging silent film queen, and William Holden as the struggling writer who is held in thrall by her madness, created two of the screen’s most memorable characters in this film. Directed by Billy Wilder. B & W. 1950. Approx. 110 mins
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 7
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Wed, June 8
@ 5:30 p.m.
Book Discussion at the 58th Street Library
Join us on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at 5:30 p.m., as we discuss the book LEAVING BEFORE THE RAINS COME by Alexandra Fuller.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Fri, June 10
@ 2 p.m.
Movie: The 5th Wave
Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of the Earth devastated. Against a backdrop of fear and mistrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal fifth wave she teams up with a young man who may become her final hope – if she can only trust him. With Chloe Grace Martez. Directed by J. Blackson. Color. 2016. Approx. 112 mins.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 14
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Fri, June 17
@ 2 p.m.
Movie: Waterloo
Christopher Plummer and Rod Steiger play memorable roles as Wellington and Napoleon as they follow their destiny toward the small Belgium town of Waterloo. Here they will meet in one of History’s epic battles. A sumptuous production with a cast of thousands this film accurately portrays the momentous events of 200 years ago. Join us for this epic film near its anniversary of that historic date . Directed by S. Bondarchuk. Color. 1970. Approx. 1…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 21
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Thu, June 23
@ 2 p.m.
Improving Your Life Through Meditation
Meditation can bring about a sense of calm and balance that benefits your emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. It is easy to learn and can have many lasting and beneficial effects. Join Dr. Frank Pawlowski, long-time meditator, for this enjoyable and informative workshop. Program is in the second floor community room. Please note, we do not have an elevator.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Fri, June 24
@ 10:45 a.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.
58th Street LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 24
@ 2 p.m.
Movie: The Danish Girl
A remarkable love story based on true events. When Gerda asks her husband Elnar to fill in as a portrait model his long repressed feelings about gender identity come to the surface. Elnar begins living his life as a woman, embarking on a journey of self-discovery made possible by the love of his wife. Directed by Tom Hooper. With Eddie Redman and Alicia Vander. Color. 2016. Approx. 120 mins.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
The 58th Street Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Tue, July 12
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
58th Street Library Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Wed, July 13
@ 5:30 p.m.
Book Discussion at the 58th Street Library
Join us on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at 5:30 p.m., as we discuss the book BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS by Katherine Boo.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, July 19
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
58th Street Library Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Wed, July 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Dungeons and Dragons
A Summer Reading Program for Teens Before Play station and Xbox there was Dungeon & Dragons! Explore the fantasy world of Dragons, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs. learn to use your imagination using teamwork, social interaction, reading, math, and fun. Inspired by books like Forgotten realms, Lord of the Rings, Sword of shanara, Conan the barbarian, and Rangers apprentice to name a few. The true role playing experience with no game controller, or tv needed. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 12 to…
58th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 22
@ 10:45 a.m.
Summer Reading
Crawlers and Cruisers
A Summer Reading Program For babies who have begun belly-crawling, crawling hands + knees, or pulling to stand. (Usually six months and up) Join us learn fun ways to support your baby in becoming a great mover! Child’Space for crawlers & cruisers is a unique mix of music, movement and games which have been created with the intention of helping babies improve their coordination, balance, orientation, strength and ease of movement.
58th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
58th Street Library Chess & Games Club
Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominos and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and Young adults welcome.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children

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