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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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19 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
Image by Flickr user 1950sUnlimited. All rights reserved. Children (accompanied by a favorite adult) will enjoy songs, finger plays and books. Story time will give your child the opportunity to hear language while interacting with other children their age. Ages 0-4 welcome!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Thursday, September 10, 2015
10 a.m.sesión informativa de Wifi Hotspot para hispanohablantes quienes úsan tecnología asistiva
¿Es usted un hablante de español que necesita Internet en casa? La Biblioteca ofrece un número limitado de módems inalámbricos gratuitos para talkingbook clientes que no tienen acceso a Internet en casa. Este programa permite a los clientes elegibles "revisar" el servicio de Internet de la Biblioteca durante un año, absolutamente gratis. No es necesario poder ver el dispositivo para utilizarlo, y le capacitaremos en su uso. Este programa está diseñado para ayudar a clientes con descapacidades c…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults
Friday, September 11, 2015
10:30 a.m.Job Seeker Action Group
Andrew Heiskell Library works closely with VISIONS Services for the Blind and visually impaired to provide the best information on services to their visually impaired consumers. Two times every month the library hosts a workshop for visually impaired job seekers to give advice on accomplishing their career goals and have discussions on the process they are going through.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, September 12, 2015
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
Image by Flickr user 1950sUnlimited. All rights reserved. Children (accompanied by a favorite adult) will enjoy songs, finger plays and books. Story time will give your child the opportunity to hear language while interacting with other children their age. Ages 0-4 welcome!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Saturday, September 19, 2015
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
Image by Flickr user 1950sUnlimited. All rights reserved. Children (accompanied by a favorite adult) will enjoy songs, finger plays and books. Story time will give your child the opportunity to hear language while interacting with other children their age. Ages 0-4 welcome!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Friday, September 25, 2015
10:30 a.m.Job Seeker Action Group
Andrew Heiskell Library works closely with VISIONS Services for the Blind and visually impaired to provide the best information on services to their visually impaired consumers. Two times every month the library hosts a workshop for visually impaired job seekers to give advice on accomplishing their career goals and have discussions on the process they are going through.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, September 26, 2015
10:30 a.m.Foundation Fighting Blindness Support Group
Share experiences and information and gain support from each other.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Saturday, October 3, 2015
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Saturday, October 17, 2015
10 a.m.Community, Culture, and Technology Fair! For People who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Physically Disabled
Even bigger and better than last year! Join us as we turn our library into a hub for representatives from New York’s great cultural institutions, premier museums, sports programs, technology vendors, and community organizations, specifically focusing on offerings for people who are blind, visually impaired, or physically disabled. (Check here for a full list of participating exhibitors and speakers.) Hear VIP speakers, have fun with hands-on art, meet people from dozens of organizations, explor…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Saturday, October 24, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on the third Saturday of every other month at 10:30 a.m. If you can’t make it here in person but would like to participate over the phone, please contact us to let us know. Upcoming discussions: October 24th The light between oceans: a novel, by M. L. Stedman. DB75192 December 12th The testament, by John Grisham. DB47382
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
3 p.m.Puppet Playtime
Join Nicola and her puppets for a fun-filled (also educational!) session of songs, stories and surprises. We'll play games, learn new songs, and meet lots of friendly puppets. Suitable for children ages 0 to 4 years old with parent/caregiver.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Saturday, October 31, 2015
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
3 p.m.Sensory-Friendly Music & Movement Concert for Kids
Turtle Dance Music engages children ages 2 and up AND children on the autism spectrum with a novel 60 minute music experience. “We help kids come out of their shells!” The show is designed to be inclusive for all children and fun for parents and caregivers. Each song is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences- kids play instruments, try out interactive music technology and dance along through the whole show! All of the activities and techniques in the performance are based on re…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, November 14, 2015
10 a.m.Young Lions Volunteer Day
Join your fellow Young Lions for a light breakfast and a special volunteer project at the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, the NYPL’s branch for the blind and visually impaired. Located in the heart of Chelsea, this branch houses one of the nation’s largest Braille collections and serves its patrons through a unique Netflix-like mail service. A private tour of the branch, including its unique collections and assistive technologies, will follow the volunteer activity. Saturday…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryNYPL Supporters
Saturday, December 12, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on the third Saturday of every other month at 10:30 a.m. If you can’t make it here in person but would like to participate over the phone, please contact us to let us know. The Book Discussion Group usually meets on the third Saturday of every other month, but because of the holidays we are meeting a week earlier this time. Upcoming discussions: December 12th The testament, by John Grisham. DB47382
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities

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