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Sunday, February 22, 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
Monday, February 23, 2015
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
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
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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
5:30 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas
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 and transcribe historical information from those maps. You will learn how to overlay digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying dig…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
2:30 p.m.Toddler Crafternoon
Stories and a simple art activity for children ages 18-36 months with parent/caregiver. Registration begins 2/18/15.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thursday, February 26, 2015
9 a.m.Two Ways of Looking at Elizabeth Bishop with Megan Marshall and Kenneth Gross
Two Ways of Looking at Elizabeth Bishop with Megan Marshall and Kenneth Gross Elizabeth Bishop was a great poet of memory. She mined her childhood experience in prose, wrote poems from a child’s perspective, and, in retrospective narrative verse, established herself as the Wordsworth of her age. In this seminar, the biographer Megan Marshall and the literary critic Kenneth Gross will combine biographical explication and close reading of texts to explore Bishop’s youth—a period of radical disl…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & WritersAdults
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
6:30 p.m.Lenox and Astor Reading Group with Colm Tóibín
Our spring Lenox & Astor Reading group welcomes Colm Tóibín, internationally acclaimed writer and journalist, to discuss Thomas Mann’s last great novel, "Doctor Faustus." Currently teaching at Columbia University as the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities, Mr. Tóibín recently published his eighth novel, "Nora Webster," and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2013 for "The Testament of Mary," which was adapted into a Tony-nominated Broadway play. A complimentary…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Friday, February 27, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Buddies! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 7-9 that are reading independently on a 3rd-4th grade reading level.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Saturday, February 28, 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
3 p.m.Uncovering Your Family History: Researching Immigration Records
Discover genealogical resources at the New York Public Library. This class offers an introductory exploration of passenger lists and naturalization records, their history, and the history Castle Garden, Ellis Island, and the Port of New York as a site of immigration to the United States.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Sunday, March 1, 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
Monday, March 2, 2015
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
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
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
9 a.m.A New Perspective on the Declaration of Independence with Steven Pincus
A New Perspective on the Declaration of Independence with Steven Pincus Why was it that the outbreak of the American Revolution and the creation of British India were simultaneous events involving many of the same people? What happens if we think about American independence not as the pivotal moment in American history but as part of a global imperial struggle involving not just the British Empire but the Spanish and French Empires as well? This seminar considers the Declaration of Independence…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & WritersAdults
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, March 4, 2015
6 p.m.Charles Atlas | Charles Atlas, Nicholas Cullinan, Johanna Fateman, Lia Gangitano, Mika Tajima | An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Because We Must, 1989 In celebration of the publication of his new monograph, video artist and filmmaker Charles Atlas discusses his stunning new book with Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Nicholas Cullinan, founder of PARTICIPANT INC. Lia Gangitano, and artist Mika Tajima. The panel is moderated by writer and musician Johanna Fateman. Published in association with Luhring Augustine, Charles Atlas looks back…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, March 5, 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
3:15 p.m.Writing Your Family History
You have been collecting the information, now it is time to shape your genealogy research into a cohesive family history for others to read. Learn how to outline your story, explore the history of the places where your family lived, tips for creating a cohesive narrative, and why writing a family history is the ultmate goal of genealogy research.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Friday, March 6, 2015
10 a.m.Tilden Field Trip to the Library Services Center
Join your fellow Tilden Conservators on a private tour of the Library Services Center, the heart of The New York Public Library’s vast circulation and book preservation divisions, and home of the fastest book sorter in the nation. Salvatore Magaddino, deputy director of the Book Ops facility, will lead this exciting morning as we see firsthand how the Library fulfills increasingly soaring demand for its books, films, digitized materials, and more. Friday, March 6, 2015 10 a.m. RSVP Required…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Saturday, March 7, 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.Blurred Lines?: Accuracy and Illustration in Nonfiction
What is the responsibility of an illustrator when working on a piece of historical nonfiction for kids? Do words garner closer scrutiny and, if so, why? Join a distinguished panel of Mara Rockliff (author), Brian Floca (author/illustrator), Nicole Raymond (editor), and Sophie Blackall (illustrator/author) as they tackle these and other thorny questions.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers
Sunday, March 8, 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
Monday, March 9, 2015
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
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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
8 a.m.Tilden Breakfast with Norman Pearlstine
Our spring Tilden Breakfast will feature Norman Pearlstine, Chief Content Officer of Time Inc. Pearlstine worked for the Wall Street Journal for almost thirty years, after which he was appointed the editor-in-chief at Time Inc., where he was responsible for the content of 154 publications, including Entertainment Weekly, Fortune, InStyle, Money, People, Real Simple, Sports Illustrated, and Time. After serving as Chief Content Officer at Bloomberg L.P. from 2008 to 2013, Pearlstine returned to Ti…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
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.Artifex Press | Tim Hawkinson, David Grosz, Peggy Fogelman, Hannah Barton | Tim Hawkinson Catalogue Raisonné
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Artifex Press and artist Tim Hawkinson are pleased to announce the publication of Tim Hawkinson's digital catalogue raisonné. To mark the public launch of this catalogue, The New York Public Library hosts a discussion between Hawkinson; David Grosz, President of Artifex Press; Peggy Fogelman, Acting Director of the Morgan Library & Museum; and Hannah Barton, Editor of the Tim Hawkinson Catalogue Raisonné. A demonstration of the catalogue explores th…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
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
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
Friday, March 13, 2015
9 a.m.Drop Dead: The Fiscal Crisis of 1975 and the Transformation of New York City with Kim Phillips-Fein
Drop Dead: The Fiscal Crisis of 1975 and the Transformation of New York City with Kim Phillips-Fein In 1975, the largest city in the United States nearly declared bankruptcy. The financial collapse of New York—the home of Wall Street—raised large political questions. Could its economic problems be fixed? Were its generous public services possible in a recession? Was its postwar liberalism tenable? The fiscal crisis led to budget cuts that affected most of the city’s public institutions and set…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & WritersAdults
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
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.
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
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
Monday, March 16, 2015
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
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
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