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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thursday, March 12, 2015
10:15 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:15 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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 Gotessman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Researching with E-Resources: Periodicals and Newspapers
Explore current and historical newspapers and periodicals available online through NYPL
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
6:30 p.m.Spring 2015 VIP Exhibition Reception - Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography
For Donors of $100 or more Enjoy an evening with other members and view the first-ever retrispective survey of photography organized by NYPL. Drawing from a world-class collection that includes almost every photographic process, the exhibition explores the past 175 years of the medium. Invitations have been mailed. For more information please call the Friends Office at 212.930.0653.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallNYPL Supporters
Friday, March 13, 2015
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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 Gotessman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group - Graphic Novel Bonanza
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 10-12 that are reading on a 5th-6th grade reading level. This month we are looking at some of our favorite graphic novels from 2014. El Deafo by Cece Bell Hidden: a Child's Story of the Holocaust by Loic Dauvillier Sisters by Raina Telgemeier The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth by Ian Lendler Treaties, Trenches, Mud and Blood by Nathan Hale Kids can read one or more t…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Saturday, March 14, 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
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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 Gotessman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m. "Печальное и смешное" - Something Sad and Something Funny -
The Dorot Jewish Division welcomes The Literary Theater Dialogue "Печальное и смешное" (Something Sad and Something Funny). ДИАЛОГ ДЛЯ ДВУХ АКТЕРОВ И СКРИПКИ   по мотивам рассказов Шолoм Алейхема Жизнь героев Шолом Алейхема, их скитания, их любовь, их надежды - неповторимые, грустные, трогательные и смешные сюжеты. Волшебными мелодиями действие сопровождает скрипка: и грустит, и смеется, и верит в счастье вместе с героями спектакля. Сценарий и постановка: Ирина Волкович Актеры:…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumFamilies,
Immigrants,
Teachers
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sunday, March 15, 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
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, March 16, 2015
10:15 a.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
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 for "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 Gotessman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
7 p.m.David Blaine | Paul Holdengräber
He's submerged his body in water for eight consecutive days, endured 72 hours of imposed electrification, and challenged the boundary between reality and illusion. Now, David Blaine comes to LIVE from the NYPL to open the Spring 2015 season. For more than a decade, DAVID BLAINE has been attracting the world’s attention with his high-profile endurance stunts. Starting his career as a magician who appeared to do the impossible with a deck of cards, he was soon seeking out that which seems physica…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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 Gotessman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
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
6:30 p.m.Tilden Visit to the New-York Historical Society
Tilden Conservators are invited to a private tour of "Audubon’s Aviary: The Complete Flock," showcasing the masterpieces of John James Audubon and now on view at The New-York Historical Society. Considered America’s first great watercolorist, the legendary naturalist-artist rendered his birds in unparalleled life-size scale. This is the third installment of a tripartite exhibition, exploring Audubon’s dazzling watercolors in the order in which they were engraved. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:30…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
12 noonFrank Bruni
Frank Bruni comes to Books at Noon to discuss his latest work, Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Frank Bruni, an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times since June 2011, joined the newspaper in 1995, and has been both a White House correspondent and the chief restaurant critic. In his columns, which appear every Sunday and Wednesday, he reflects on diverse topics: American politics, higher education, violence in football, gay rights and his own life…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Astor HallAdults,
Book Lovers
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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 Gotessman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2:30 p.m.Toddler Crafternoon
Stories and a simple art activity for children ages 18-36 months with parent/caregiver. Registration begins 3/11/15.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3 p.m.Old Books, Rare Books: Learning About the Value of Your Books
Learn what you need to know before buying or selling an old book. Have you ever wondered how the experts on TV can look at an old book and know about its value? Do you have an old book? Do you wonder how much it is worth? If you want to learn more about what makes an old book rare or valuable, then join us as we explore the world of antiquarian books. The Library has many resources to help you develop an appreciation for antiquarian books and to assist you in determining if your books are rare…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
6 p.m.NYC Teen Author Festival: Writing as a Many-Booked Thing: Looking at Series
For this year’s craft panel, we’re going to have a number of authors of books in series (or duologies) to talk about the pluses and minuses of writing this way. Besides the usual questions – how much do you plot out ahead of time? how much advance world-building do you do? how do you keep track of things as you go along? – we’ll also discuss how reader reaction plays a part (or not) in the creation, and also what the appeal and drawbacks of writing a series are. Authors: Dahlia Adler Sarah…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumBook Lovers,
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Thursday, March 19, 2015
10:15 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:15 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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 Gotessman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Discuss Great Books in a Great Space
Monthly book discussions to explore titles you've been meaning to read, or reread, and discuss with other lovers of literature. Participants should read each title before the discussion. This month's title is Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow Location in Schwarzman Building is subject to change
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
3:15 p.m.Italian Genealogy Resources: Finding Records for an Italian Ancestor
Italian family looking for lost baggage, Ellis Island Using resources in NYPL's large free public collection of genealogical tools, this class introduces some key resources to help you find information on an Italian ancestor. Participants will learn about print and electronic sources of information and work on developing a research plan for genealogical quests.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, March 20, 2015
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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 Gotessman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.NYC Teen Author Festival Symposium
2:00: Introduction 2:10-2:50: Crafting Something Out of Something Each of these authors has taken a well-known story – either historical or fictional – and put her own stamp on it. These are not all retellings, but they all play with familiar tropes — whether it’s the Nutcracker or Hollywood Noir. This will be a conversation about taking something known and creating something original from it. Authors: Selene Castrovilla Sarah Cross Amalie Howard Claire Legrand Mary McCoy Jennifer A.…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumBook Lovers,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tours for "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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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