Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation
Your Library Needs You!

All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

(mm/dd/yyyy)

31 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, December 1, 2014
11 a.m.Mindful Drawing
This free drawing workshop taught by Katalin Gyokeny is an introduction to mindfule drawing. Using the method of mindfulness and sustained attention, this course will introduce students to traditional principles and contemporary techniques of drawing. Students will gain a greater working knowledge of line, shape, perspective, proportion, volume and composition. Students will learn about techniques such as: Chiaroscuro, Tenebrism, Sfumato, and Grisaille. Students will draw from observation and fr…
Riverdale Library50+,
Adults
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
4 p.m.Tales of Snow
A perfomance filled with songs, masks, stories of winter and of course, snow! For children ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, December 4, 2014
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
Monday, December 8, 2014
11 a.m.Mindful Drawing
This free drawing workshop taught by Katalin Gyokeny is an introduction to mindfule drawing. Using the method of mindfulness and sustained attention, this course will introduce students to traditional principles and contemporary techniques of drawing. Students will gain a greater working knowledge of line, shape, perspective, proportion, volume and composition. Students will learn about techniques such as: Chiaroscuro, Tenebrism, Sfumato, and Grisaille. Students will draw from observation and fr…
Riverdale Library50+,
Adults
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
5:30 p.m.Jewelry Making with Gwendolyn Lawson
This hand on class will teach basic jewelry making techniques. From an assortment of GLASS beads you will create your own style of earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Discover how easy it is to design and make your own jewelry. No experience is necessary. All materials and tools are provided. Gwendolyn Jenkins-Lawson is a New York City self-taught artisan. Her unique style of jewelry design combines different glass textures, textiles and wood. Ms. Jenkins-Lawson has her own line of handcrafted…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, December 11, 2014
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
Monday, December 15, 2014
11 a.m.Mindful Drawing
This free drawing workshop taught by Katalin Gyokeny is an introduction to mindfule drawing. Using the method of mindfulness and sustained attention, this course will introduce students to traditional principles and contemporary techniques of drawing. Students will gain a greater working knowledge of line, shape, perspective, proportion, volume and composition. Students will learn about techniques such as: Chiaroscuro, Tenebrism, Sfumato, and Grisaille. Students will draw from observation and fr…
Riverdale Library50+,
Adults
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thursday, December 18, 2014
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
Monday, December 22, 2014
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Monday, December 29, 2014
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Monday, January 12, 2015
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: The Awakening by Kate Chopin
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Awakening by Kate Chopin Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, January 26, 2015
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, February 2, 2015
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, February 9, 2015
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, February 23, 2015
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, March 9, 2015
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, March 16, 2015
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale Library
Array
Adults,
Book Lovers
Monday, March 23, 2015
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: Nemesis by Philip Roth
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Nemesis by Philip Roth Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: Little Failure: A Memoir by Gary Shteyngart
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Little Failure: A Memoir, by Gary Shteyngart Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers

Chat with a librarian now