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Monday, May 4, 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 Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
12 noonUncovering Your Family History: Researching Vital Records & the Census
Caption Begin exploring your genealogy with the NYPL. This class explains the basic steps to getting started in family history research by examining vital records - birth, marriage, and death certificates, and search tips for census population schedules.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas of New York
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to add valuable geographic context to old maps by overlaying digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
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, May 6, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
12 noonAlan Cumming
Alan Cumming comes to Books at Noon to discuss his latest work, Not My Father's Son: A Memoir. Alan Cumming is an actor and activist beyond eclectic. He plays Eli Gold on CBS’s The Good Wife, for which he received Golden Globe, Emmy, SAG and Satellite award nominations, and is currently reprising his Tony Award-winning role of the Emcee in the Broadway musical Cabaret. Cumming is also Host of PBS’s Masterpiece Mystery and appears opposite Lisa Kudrow in Showtime's Web Therapy. He has written fo…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Astor HallAdults,
Book Lovers
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
6 p.m.The Legacy of David Wojnarowicz | Cynthia Carr, Adam Putnam, Gary Schneider | Art and Literature Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. In conjunction with the twentieth-anniversary edition of Brush Fires in the Social Landscape, Aperture Foundation and the New York Public Library present a conversation on David Wojnarowicz’s artistic legacy. The artist’s use of photography, at times in conjunction with text and painting, was extraordinary, as was his unprecedented way of addressing the AIDS crisis and issues of censorship, homophobia, and narrative. The contributors to the book Cynthia…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
7 p.m.Diane von Furstenberg | Rhonda Garelick
Diane von Furstenberg, whom Newsweek called "the most marketable woman since Coco Chanel," joins award-winning scholar and Chanel biographer Rhonda Garelick to explore what it means to be a fashion icon. DIANE VON FURSTENBERG first entered the fashion world in 1972 with a suitcase full of jersey dresses. Two years later, she created the wrap dress, which came to symbolize power and independence for an entire generation of women. By 1976, she had sold over a million of the dresses and was featur…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thursday, May 7, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
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 Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, May 8, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, May 9, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
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 Tour of "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 HallTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.Guess How Much I Love You: a 20th Anniversary Celebration
It's Children's Book Week (May 4-10, 2015) and one of our favorite books, Guess How Much I Love You, is turning 20! Help us celebrate this BIG anniversary with stories and crafts. Bring your cameras with you as Nutbrown Hare will be dropping by for a special visit. Recommended for children ages 3-8. Space is limited. Preregistration begins on Saturday, May 2nd. Presented in partnership with Candlewick Press.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sunday, May 10, 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 Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, May 11, 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 Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas of New York
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to add valuable geographic context to old maps by overlaying digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "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,
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
6 p.m.Coney Island | Robin Jaffee Frank, Charles Denson, Charles Musser, Terry Carbone and very special guests | An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Frederick Brosen, Astroland, 2008–13, watercolor over graphite on paper, Courtesy of Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York. Photograph by Joshua Nefsky; Image courtesy of Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York; © 2013 Frederick Brosen/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Join us for a conversation inspired by the exhibition Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008, on view at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and accompanied by…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants
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