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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, February 8, 2016
11 a.m.TODDLER TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
6 p.m.Dreams, Dobie, and Dustin: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 7: The Trouble with Harry (1955; 99 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body... Starring John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn. December 14: Suspicion (1941; 99 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon be…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
3:30 p.m.Storytelling and Craft with Louisa
Themed storytime with craft. For children ages 5 and older. Presented by Louisa Shadforth.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machine! The open sewing worksh…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
3:30 p.m.PRESCHOOL TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 2-5.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, February 11, 2016
3:30 p.m.OWLS AND OTTERS STORYTIME
A read aloud and craft program for ages 5 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Art Journaling 101
Learn about art journaling and get started on creating on your own with some basic techniques. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Jefferson Market LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Introduction to Political Economy and Economics
Introduction to Political Economy and Economics: A Six Session Course Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 3, 10 6 pm to 7:30 pm This course offers a critical introduction to the essential ideas economists employ to understand capitalism. Drawing upon the work of eminent economists such as Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman, this class will cover the fundamental claims and controversies in economic theory from classical, neoclassical, and Keynesian persp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Saturday, February 13, 2016
2:30 p.m.Reconstruction, America’s Unfinished Revolution: A Five Session Course
This year marks the 150th anniversary of American Reconstruction (1865–1877), a historical episode largely absent from popular imagination. Historical narratives of black Americans have been adopted into films and television shows, e.g., Roots (TV series, 1977), The Color Purple (film, 1985)— & more recently — Django Unchained (film, 2012), 12 Years a Slave (film, 2013), and have exposed several generations of viewers to the lives of black people under the periods of slavery and Jim Crow. Cu…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.m.English Sword Dance FestivalJefferson Market Library, First FloorFamilies
Sunday, February 14, 2016
2 p.m.Author Event: The Pursuit of Wisdom by Dean ChavooshianJefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6 p.m.Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machine! The open sewing worksh…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
3:30 p.m.PRESCHOOL TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 2-5.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, February 18, 2016
3:30 p.m.OWLS AND OTTERS STORYTIME
A read aloud and craft program for ages 5 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Introduction to Political Economy and Economics
Introduction to Political Economy and Economics: A Six Session Course Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 3, 10 6 pm to 7:30 pm This course offers a critical introduction to the essential ideas economists employ to understand capitalism. Drawing upon the work of eminent economists such as Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman, this class will cover the fundamental claims and controversies in economic theory from classical, neoclassical, and Keynesian persp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Saturday, February 20, 2016
3 p.m.Writing Class: Mastering Description
Infuse your description with more meaning. During this writing class for all levels, learn how to master language and convey emotion. Through a series of exercises, you'll see how word choice, intention, and observation can set the mood of a story. All you need is pen and paper! Saturday, February 20th at 3:00 pm Registration Required: Online, in person, or by phone, starting February 13th The Instructor: Tracy Sayre is a novelist and screenwriter. She is dedicated to mentoring and ad…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, February 22, 2016
11 a.m.TODDLER TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
6 p.m.Dreams, Dobie, and Dustin: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 7: The Trouble with Harry (1955; 99 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body... Starring John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn. December 14: Suspicion (1941; 99 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon be…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
6 p.m.Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machine! The open sewing worksh…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
3:30 p.m.PRESCHOOL TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 2-5.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, February 25, 2016
3:30 p.m.OWLS AND OTTERS STORYTIME
A read aloud and craft program for ages 5 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
Book Discussion meets the last Thursday of every month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. February 25: Stoner by John Williams William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as the years pass, Stone…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Introduction to Political Economy and Economics
Introduction to Political Economy and Economics: A Six Session Course Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 3, 10 6 pm to 7:30 pm This course offers a critical introduction to the essential ideas economists employ to understand capitalism. Drawing upon the work of eminent economists such as Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman, this class will cover the fundamental claims and controversies in economic theory from classical, neoclassical, and Keynesian persp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Friday, February 26, 2016
3:30 p.m.Make a Geode!
Create a geode-like craft. Learn about crystals and rocks. Craft will take one week to set. Ages 9-12.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, February 27, 2016
3 p.m.Math Patterns in Nature and Applications in the Real World: A Five Session Course
In this series of lectures, we will explore how similar mathematical patterns emerge; from galaxies to atoms, in art and in finance. We will first explore how certain numbers like “pi” and “e” keep appearing in diverse fields. We will see how numbers and their sequences give an underlying mathematical structure to different problems. Next we will examine the role of randomness in mathematics and our lives. We will see how from this randomness emerges a regular pattern - the famous “Bell Curv…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Monday, February 29, 2016
11 a.m.TODDLER TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
6 p.m.Dreams, Dobie, and Dustin: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 7: The Trouble with Harry (1955; 99 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body... Starring John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn. December 14: Suspicion (1941; 99 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon be…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
6 p.m.Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machine! The open sewing worksh…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 3, 2016
6 p.m.Introduction to Political Economy and Economics
Introduction to Political Economy and Economics: A Six Session Course Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 3, 10 6 pm to 7:30 pm This course offers a critical introduction to the essential ideas economists employ to understand capitalism. Drawing upon the work of eminent economists such as Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman, this class will cover the fundamental claims and controversies in economic theory from classical, neoclassical, and Keynesian persp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Friday, March 4, 2016
6 p.m.Live Action Role Play (LARP)
Written by New York theatrical experience game designer Warren Tusk, The Dance and the Dawn is a gothic fairy tale for 15 players who waltz and duel while in a search for true love. Friday, March 4th from 6:00—10:00 pm Theater LARPs generally feature a story with pre-written characters, each with their own personality, motivations and goals, but no script. Participants interact with each other while improvisational…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 5, 2016
3 p.m.Math Patterns in Nature and Applications in the Real World: A Five Session Course
In this series of lectures, we will explore how similar mathematical patterns emerge; from galaxies to atoms, in art and in finance. We will first explore how certain numbers like “pi” and “e” keep appearing in diverse fields. We will see how numbers and their sequences give an underlying mathematical structure to different problems. Next we will examine the role of randomness in mathematics and our lives. We will see how from this randomness emerges a regular pattern - the famous “Bell Curv…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
6 p.m.Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machine! The open sewing worksh…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
4 p.m.Make a Zine with Nina Malkin
Get your voice out and get your words to the street! In these workshops you'll learn what a zine is, write stories or poems and create drawings that show YOUR point of view, and then put everything together in a zine. We'll cap off the program with a publication party where you'll get a copy of the printed booklet to keep! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old. This is a 3 session programs, 2 hours each session plus a publication party a few weeks later. The party will b…
Jefferson Market LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, March 10, 2016
6 p.m.Introduction to Political Economy and Economics
Introduction to Political Economy and Economics: A Six Session Course Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 3, 10 6 pm to 7:30 pm This course offers a critical introduction to the essential ideas economists employ to understand capitalism. Drawing upon the work of eminent economists such as Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman, this class will cover the fundamental claims and controversies in economic theory from classical, neoclassical, and Keynesian persp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Saturday, March 12, 2016
3 p.m.Math Patterns in Nature and Applications in the Real World: A Five Session Course
In this series of lectures, we will explore how similar mathematical patterns emerge; from galaxies to atoms, in art and in finance. We will first explore how certain numbers like “pi” and “e” keep appearing in diverse fields. We will see how numbers and their sequences give an underlying mathematical structure to different problems. Next we will examine the role of randomness in mathematics and our lives. We will see how from this randomness emerges a regular pattern - the famous “Bell Curv…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
6 p.m.Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machine! The open sewing worksh…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
4 p.m.Make a Zine with Nina Malkin
Get your voice out and get your words to the street! In these workshops you'll learn what a zine is, write stories or poems and create drawings that show YOUR point of view, and then put everything together in a zine. We'll cap off the program with a publication party where you'll get a copy of the printed booklet to keep! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old. This is a 3 session programs, 2 hours each session plus a publication party a few weeks later. The party will b…
Jefferson Market LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, March 19, 2016
3 p.m.Math Patterns in Nature and Applications in the Real World: A Five Session Course
In this series of lectures, we will explore how similar mathematical patterns emerge; from galaxies to atoms, in art and in finance. We will first explore how certain numbers like “pi” and “e” keep appearing in diverse fields. We will see how numbers and their sequences give an underlying mathematical structure to different problems. Next we will examine the role of randomness in mathematics and our lives. We will see how from this randomness emerges a regular pattern - the famous “Bell Curv…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
4 p.m.Owls on the Prowl
In this program, the audience will learn about these amazing, fascinating birds by meeting live owls and investigating how owls are perfectly designed to be nocturnal hunters. A collection of owl artifacts such as feathers and pellets will also be presented for hands-on investigation. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
4 p.m.Make a Zine with Nina Malkin
Get your voice out and get your words to the street! In these workshops you'll learn what a zine is, write stories or poems and create drawings that show YOUR point of view, and then put everything together in a zine. We'll cap off the program with a publication party where you'll get a copy of the printed booklet to keep! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old. This is a 3 session programs, 2 hours each session plus a publication party a few weeks later. The party will b…
Jefferson Market LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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