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22 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, April 27, 2015
4 p.m.Animal Odyssey
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. Each week will feature up close visits from one or two live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing creatures.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Babies
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for babies and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. Space is limited to 25 children per session.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Book Babies
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for babies and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. Space is limited to 25 children per session.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
4 p.m.Make Something @ Mulberry Street
Let's get creative and have fun doing craft projects that you will be proud to show off to your friends and family. All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18.
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
4 p.m.Kids' Crafts
Seasonal crafts in the Children's Room for children of all ages.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Book Discussion - Want Not by Jonathan Miles
Join us for a thoughtful discussion of Want Not by Jonathan Miles. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book Summary -In Want Not, Miles takes a giant leap forward with this highly inventive and corrosively funny story of our times, a three-pronged tale of human excess that sifts through the detritus of several disparate lives, all conjoined in their come-hell-or- high-water search for fulfillment. As the novel opens on Thanksgiving Day, readers are telescoped into…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. Space is limited to 25 children per session.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. Space is limited to 25 children per session.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m. Teen Lounge @ Mulberry Street
Do homework or take a study break. Play board games, watch videos on laptops or just hang out with your friends. For ages 12 to 18.
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 2, 2015
1 p.m.Drawing From Life Experience, A Drawing Class for Adults 55+
In 8 sessions, students will learn the basics of drawing. The course will be led by Jerilyn Jurinek, a professional teaching artist. Students will work with a variety of papers and mark-making materials. The final session will be a culminating event where students will showcase their work. No prior drawing or artistic experience is necessary. Sign up at the Information Desk or call (212) 966—3424. All materials will be provided EXCEPT the student's must bring their own drawing pad. Limite…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, May 4, 2015
5 p.m.The American Labor Party: 1936 to 1954 - Presented by Gerald Meyer , co-chair of the Vito Marcantonio Forum
Join us for an informative historical talk on The American Labor Party (ALP), 1936 to 1954! Presented by Gerald Meyer, co-chair of the Vito Marcantonio Forum. The American Labor Party (ALP), that ran candidates in New York elections from 1936 until 1954, tremendously influenced New York State's, and especially the City's, politics, in a progressive direction. Both Fiorello LaGuardia and Vito Marcantonio were enrollees in the ALP. In 1944, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and in 1948 Henry Wallace g…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 9, 2015
1 p.m.Drawing From Life Experience, A Drawing Class for Adults 55+
In 8 sessions, students will learn the basics of drawing. The course will be led by Jerilyn Jurinek, a professional teaching artist. Students will work with a variety of papers and mark-making materials. The final session will be a culminating event where students will showcase their work. No prior drawing or artistic experience is necessary. Sign up at the Information Desk or call (212) 966—3424. All materials will be provided EXCEPT the student's must bring their own drawing pad. Limite…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Saturday, May 16, 2015
1 p.m.Drawing From Life Experience, A Drawing Class for Adults 55+
In 8 sessions, students will learn the basics of drawing. The course will be led by Jerilyn Jurinek, a professional teaching artist. Students will work with a variety of papers and mark-making materials. The final session will be a culminating event where students will showcase their work. No prior drawing or artistic experience is necessary. Sign up at the Information Desk or call (212) 966—3424. All materials will be provided EXCEPT the student's must bring their own drawing pad. Limite…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
4 p.m.Get Fresh
Stop and smell the Jell-O? Learn how to make your very own gelatin air-fresheners. Place it in your gym bag, your locker, or your bedroom and freshen up your space! All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
6 p.m.Book Discussion - David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
Join us for a powerful discussion of David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell . You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book Summary - In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other appa…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
4 p.m.Map Your World
Participants will explore mapmaking as a tool for telling their stories and imagining new worlds! We will look at examples of maps in the NYPL's collections, including but not limited to historical maps, fantasy maps, web maps, and artist's maps. Inspired by our research, we will create maps individually and collaboratively using a variety of visual media including drawing, collage, painting, printmaking, and digital imaging. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Community-Word Project.
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
4 p.m.Map Your World
Participants will explore mapmaking as a tool for telling their stories and imagining new worlds! We will look at examples of maps in the NYPL's collections, including but not limited to historical maps, fantasy maps, web maps, and artist's maps. Inspired by our research, we will create maps individually and collaboratively using a variety of visual media including drawing, collage, painting, printmaking, and digital imaging. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Community-Word Project.
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
4 p.m.Map Your World
Participants will explore mapmaking as a tool for telling their stories and imagining new worlds! We will look at examples of maps in the NYPL's collections, including but not limited to historical maps, fantasy maps, web maps, and artist's maps. Inspired by our research, we will create maps individually and collaboratively using a variety of visual media including drawing, collage, painting, printmaking, and digital imaging. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Community-Word Project.
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
6 p.m.Book Discussion - Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
Join us for an engrossing discussion of Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book Summary - “America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and every bit as surreal as the universe of zero gravity explored in Packing for…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Monday, June 29, 2015
4 p.m.Singing Stories
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Musical programs for babies, toddlers, and children up to ages 4 with their parent/caregiver. Presented by Lou Gallo.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
6 p.m.Book Discussion - Life After Life: A Novel by Kate Atkinson
Join us for a thoughtful discussion of Life AFter LIfe: A Novel by Kate Atkinson. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book Summary - What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least,…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
6 p.m.Book Discussion - Straight Man: A Novel by RIchard Russo
Join us for a thoughtful discussion of Straight Man: A Novel by RIchard Russo . You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book Summary - William Henry Devereaux, Jr., spiritually suited to playing left field but forced by a bad hamstring to try first base, is the unlikely chairman of the English department at West Central Pennsylvania University. Over the course of a single convoluted week, he threatens to execute a duck, has his nose slashed by a feminist poet, discov…
Mulberry Street Library
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Adults

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