Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

(mm/dd/yyyy)

25 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, April 18, 2015
2 p.m.Writing Process
Whether you’re writing an essay, a business letter, a research report, copy for an ad agency or a short story, writers go through a process to get to an excellent finished product. Ms. Stahl will teach you how to go through that process – and the three stages of the writing process: 1) Pre-writing (asking the right questions about audience, purpose, and tone, clarifying your objective, brainstorming possible ideas, and pre-thinking your main point, plus organizing your ideas) 2) Drafting (yo…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Monday, April 20, 2015
11:15 a.m.Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
1 p.m.Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
4 p.m.Stories and Craft
Join us as we share favorite stories and make a simple craft every Monday after school. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
3:30 p.m.Kids' Movies
Join us for a screening of a featured children's film every Tuesday!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
11:15 a.m.Toddler Time
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, April 23, 2015
2 p.m.Movie: Forbidden Planet (1956) 95 mins
Perhaps one of the orginals of the Sci Fi genre this classic has held up w ell over time. With impressive special effects for its time and a moving storyline this film has more than stood the test of tme.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Hudson Park Chess & Games
Please join us for a regular weekly gaming session. Chess, Checkers, Battleship and other classic board and Strategy games welcome. Beginners welcome for chess. If you have a board game bring it in!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults,
Children
Friday, April 24, 2015
11:15 a.m.Kids' Music That Rocks
Stories and songs to sing along with every Friday morning!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
1 p.m.Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 25, 2015
2 p.m.Drive-In Movie (make your own car!)
Make a car out of a library bin (custom designed by you) and then sit inside to watch a few animated short films! Please pre-register by phone (212-243-6876) or in person so we have a bin ready for you to use!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Monday, April 27, 2015
11:15 a.m.Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
1 p.m.Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
4 p.m.Stories and Craft
Join us as we share favorite stories and make a simple craft every Monday after school. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
3:30 p.m.Kids' Movies
Join us for a screening of a featured children's film every Tuesday!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
11:15 a.m.Toddler Time
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, April 30, 2015
2 p.m.Movie: The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) 100 mins
More than just a classic Sci Fi this film has a message for humanity that still rings true for today. When a Space Ship from another galaxy arrives with a friendly warning that mankind must curve his destructive tendencies that stage is s et for a remarkable sequence of events. Although remade some years ago, the original still has the power it always had.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Hudson Park Chess & Games
Please join us for a regular weekly gaming session. Chess, Checkers, Battleship and other classic board and Strategy games welcome. Beginners welcome for chess. If you have a board game bring it in!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults,
Children
Friday, May 1, 2015
1 p.m.Computer Basics for the 50+
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 9, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion: Just Kids by Patti Smith
In Just Kids, Patti Smith’s first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York Cityand the Chelsea Hotel in the late sixties and seventies. An honest and moving story of youth and friendship, Smith brings the same unique, lyrical quality to Just Kids as she has to the rest of her formidable body of work—from her influential 1975 album Horses to her visual art a…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
2 p.m.Film Screening: The Theory of Everything
In the 1960s, Cambridge University student and future physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) falls in love with fellow collegian Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). At 21, Hawking learns that he has motor neuron disease. Despite this -- and with Jane at his side -- he begins an ambitious study of time, of which he has very little left, according to his doctor. He and Jane defy terrible odds and break new ground in the fields of medicine and science, achieving more than either could hope to imagine.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, May 18, 2015
2 p.m.Networking: Turning Business Cards into a Business Network
Being of service to your network can turn your stack of business cards into a network of people who are committed to helping you achieve your goals. In this workshop, we’ll cover: Introducing yourself in 45 seconds or less Targeted listening to identify ways to help others Categorizing and leveraging your network Practicing your skills in a guided speed networking exercise Presented by Sole Strivers
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.The Hundred Days Waterloo Campaign, 1815
"The New York Military Affairs Symposium will present a one day conference on May 30th to explore the ramifications of the Battle of Waterloo,1815. The Hundred Days, also known as the War of the Seventh Coalition, marked the period between Emperor Napoleon I of France’s return from exile on Elba to Paris on 20 March 1815 and the second restoration of King Louis XVIII on 8 July 1815 (a period of 111 days). This period saw the War of the Seventh Coalition, and includes the Waterloo Campaign an…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Saturday, June 13, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion: The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich
The unsolved murder of a farm family still haunts the white small town of Pluto, North Dakota, generations after the vengeance exacted and the distortions of fact transformed the lives of Ojibwe living on the nearby reservation. Part Ojibwe, part white, Evelina Harp is an ambitious young girl prone to falling hopelessly in love. Mooshum, Evelina's grandfather, is a repository of family and tribal history with an all-too-intimate knowledge of the violent past. And Judge Antone Bazil Coutts, who…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Saturday, July 11, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults

Chat with a librarian now