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

All NYPL locations will close at 5 PM on December 24 and will be closed on December 25.

Your Library Needs You!

All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

(mm/dd/yyyy)

256 events found.

Page 1 of 7 Next
TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, December 19, 2014
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4:30 p.m.Book Buddies! Book Discussion Group: The Tree Lady
The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 7-9 who are reading independently on a 3rd-4th grade reading level. Each program includes a related activity. This month's selection is The Tree Lady: the True Story of How One Tree-loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins. Copies of the book can be picked up at the Children's Center.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Saturday, December 20, 2014
11:30 a.m.Family Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
2 p.m.Children's Literary Salon: Michael Patrick Hearn Presents "75 Years on the Yellow Brick Road: Things You Likely Never Knew About The Wizard Of Oz"
You might be aware that the film classic The Wizard of Oz is 75 years old this August. But do you know why Dorothy wears the iconic Ruby Slippers instead of the silver pair L. Frank Baum gave her in the book? Or that F. Scott Fitzgerald wanted to write the screenplay as a vehicle for the Marx Brothers? Michael Patrick Hearn, the leading authority on The Wizard of Oz, explores these and other little-known facts about the creation of the most beloved Hollywood movie ever made.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sunday, December 21, 2014
3 p.m.Family Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, December 22, 2014
11:15 a.m.Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
1:15 p.m.New Walkers Storytime (12-17 months)
Babies from 12-17 months old (walking with assistance) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. Please note: Children that are walking independently should attend our toddler program on Thursday mornings.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Preschool Storytime
Stories, songs and participation activities for children ages 3-5.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, December 26, 2014
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3 p.m.Winter Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, December 27, 2014
11:30 a.m.Family Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sunday, December 28, 2014
3 p.m.Family Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Monday, December 29, 2014
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3 p.m.Winter Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3 p.m.Winter Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours -"Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. Meet at Gottesman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3 p.m.Winter Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour - "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" exhibition. Meet at Gottessman exhibition hall entrance. There is no charge for this tour.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, January 3, 2015
11:30 a.m.Family Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
2 p.m.Children's Literary Salon: Where's the Science Fiction for Kids?
Science fiction has always been a source of popular subject matter for children. Yet in the wake of dystopian YA, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Star Wars spinoffs, written works of science fiction continue to have difficulty reaching the marketplace when the intended audience is under the age of 15. Join a panel of librarian Stephanie Whelan (Seward Park), author Jason Fry (THE JUPITER PIRATES), and editor Andrew Harwell (Harper Collins) for a discussion about the genre's past, present, and fu…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumBook Lovers,
Teachers
Sunday, January 4, 2015
3 p.m.Family Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Page 1 of 7 Next

Chat with a librarian now