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34 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, February 13, 2016
2 p.m.Dramatic Readings From the Works of Charles Dickens.
The Friends of Dickens, New York--The Dickens Fellowship will present dramatic readings from: David Copperfield, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, and more.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
3:30 p.m.Gates of Equality
The Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as told from his speeches and writings. For children ages 7 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:30 a.m.Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on ThursdaysSpuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Saturday, February 20, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Cinema: "The Intern"
Film: The Intern - 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin. Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway. Comedy, 2015, 121 minutes, PG-13.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Monday, February 22, 2016
9:30 a.m.Android Basics
A basic primer to using Android devices of all stripes.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Book Talk: An Adult Reading Club.
Each participant briefly describes & shares thoughts about a book, fiction or non-fiction, recently read. Discussion & recommendations are the happy result of this exchange. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryBook Lovers
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
11 a.m.Baby Lap-Sit Time at the Spuyten Duyvil Library on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
Baby Lap-Sit is a program forinfants to 17 month olds on a Tuesday morning at 11:00 a.m. The program is 20 to 25 minutes long and includes books, music, exercise rhymes, action rhymes, and circle time. So come on down to the library with the smallest library patrons !!!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
3:30 p.m.Fun with LEGOS: Race Cars
LEGOS' Creative Carnival--Session 2: Race Cars - Teens will learn about the features of fast cars, explore the concept of aerodynamics, and build race cars that are powered by rubber bands. Registration required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:30 a.m.Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on ThursdaysSpuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Tech 1-on-1
Get 1-on-1 help with your technology! Tablet on the fritz? Need help connecting to the Web? Come in and bring your tech headache with you. Phones, tablets, laptops; we will help with all of them. No appointment or registration required. Come in for fast help.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Create Fabric Beads
Create fabric beads--Tired of the same old beads? Teens will learn how to make your own fuzzy and fabulous beads from fabric. Colorful celebrations celebrate couth style! All materials will be provided. (Young adults)
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, February 27, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Cinema: Sicario
Film: "Sicario" - An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico. Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin. Action, Crime, Drama. 121 minutes, Rated R, 2015.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Monday, February 29, 2016
9:30 a.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Bring your own tablet, smartphone or Kindle.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
9:30 a.m.iOS Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad and iPhone. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet
A gathering with knitters and crocheters. Exchanges of information, development of skills are a result of this meeting. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
3:30 p.m.Fun with LEGOS: Pinball Games
LEGOS' Creative Carnival--Session 3: Pinball Games - Teens will define the object of the game, design features of pinball games, and create their own original pinball games for a building challenge. Registration required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, March 7, 2016
11:30 a.m.Book Talk and Poetry Program
The Riverdale Senior Center group is scheduled to attend a program consisting of several book talks and poetry. All are welcome, and registration not necessary.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Irish Dancing
A hands on workshop let by international Irish Dance Champion Ciara Green. Presented by Urban Stages for children ages 6 to 12 years old.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
1 p.m.2015-16 Adult Book Discussion: Elsewhere
Our discussion group's minds will be Elsewhere when they mull over Richard Russo's autobiography after a short winter break. Pre-registration is required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
3:30 p.m.Fun with LEGOS: Design a Ride
LEGOS' Creative Carnival--Session 4: Design a Ride - Teens will discuss and define features of thrill rides. Participants will also design and build their dream and/or favorite ride. Registration required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, March 10, 2016
3:30 p.m.Etch Your Own
Create and take home your own beautiful one of a kind glass piece using stencils and various techniques. We'll demonstrate how to get the look of etched glass without the hassle of etching cream. All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, March 12, 2016
11 a.m.Movie Talk: Conversations about movies!
Come and gab about the real American art form, the movies. The theme discussed this month will be 2016 Oscar winners and generally Oscar winners through the years. Discussion is under the leadership of Valerie Kaufman. All are welcome. Registration not required. Will be held on Saturdays.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Monday, March 14, 2016
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.
Come join fellow knitters & crocheters to work on current projects at all skill levels while exchanging information. Other table arts and crafts welcomed too-consider adult coloring books. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Monday, March 21, 2016
11 a.m.Book Talk: An Adult Reading Club.
Each participant briefly describes & share thoughts about a book, fiction or non-fiction, recently read. Discussion & recommendations are the happy result of this sharing. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryBook Lovers
Monday, March 28, 2016
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.
Though this is primarily for knitters and crocheters other crafts people welcomed too. Adults using adult coloring books will find a place here. All can exchange information in this informal setting. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Monday, April 4, 2016
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.
A gathering for knitters and crocheters as well as others with table crafts. Adult coloring book participants are welcome. A time for informal work on individual projects and all are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 9, 2016
11 a.m.Movie Talk: Conversations about Movies.
Under the guidance of Valerie Kaufman, the discussion will focus on "your all-time favorites." All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Origami 101
Origami 101 with Taro's Origami Studio Spuyten Duyvil Library Saturday 4/9/2016 2:00 p.m. Join us as we introduce the Japanese art of origami to the world! As each fold and crease transforms a single sheet of ordinary paper into a recognizable model, origami inspires and challenges us to tackle everyday items from flowers and animals and brings us to mythical worlds filled with wizards and dragons. Origami is not simply a hobby – it’s practical as well. As participants practice origami,…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Monday, April 11, 2016
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.
A gathering of knitters and crocheters with a shout out to others participating in crafts. Come join the informal sessions, sharing information and developing skills. Registration not required. All are welcome.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
1 p.m.2015-16 Adult Book Discussion: The Custom of the Country
Edith Wharton's The Custom of the Country is this month's book to be tackled by our discussion group. Following protagonist Undine Spragg, the novel is a savage look at the upper class and its behaviors. Pre-registration is required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Monday, April 18, 2016
11 a.m.Book Talk: An Adult Reading Club.
Each participant briefly describes & share thoughts about a book, fiction or non-fiction, recently read. Discussion & recommedations are the happy result of this sharing. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryBook Lovers
Monday, April 25, 2016
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.
A gathering of knitters and crocheters and all else who participate in crafts. The meetings are informal, but informative and fun. Development of skill is an extra benefit. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
1 p.m.2015-16 Adult Book Discussion: Tender Is the Night
F. Scott Fitzgerald's tragic romance, Tender Is the Night, is perfect late spring reading for our book discussion group. Pre-registration is required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
1 p.m.2015-16 Adult Book Discussion: Howards End
The house called Howards End stands in for the stratification and conflict within British society prior to World War I. E.M. Forster's novel will be the final book for our discussion group before fall, 2016. Pre-registration is required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults

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