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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
3 p.m.Winter with Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This March invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, March 6, 2015
11:15 a.m.Family Story Time
Children and their parents or caregivers can enjoy stories, rhymes and songs at this story time that is suitable for all ages.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
4 p.m.Voiceover and IOS for Beginners Short Course
with guest expert Ed Plumacher Patrons are asked to sign up for the entire series, which will orient you to your IOS device, from unboxing to getting online, communicating and organizing your schedule and notes. This course will run on Tuesdays from 4 to 6 PM. When registering please let us know whether you’ll be bringing your own device or borrowing one of ours. Dates are as follows. January 13: Hardware, gestures, and the Phone app. January 27: Contacts and Mail. February 10: Messages, Calend…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
3 p.m.Winter with Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This March invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, March 12, 2015
10 a.m.Braille Study Group
We’re launching a group for braille learners at all levels. This biweekly gathering will include volunteers who can help you with your braille self-study plan and assignments; staff who can recommend high- and low-tech strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level; braille games and activities to help you put your skills into practice; and the opportunity to network with other braille learners. This study group is open to blind and sighted learners alike, and is designed to co…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
10 a.m.Braille Study Group
We’re launching a group for braille learners at all levels. This biweekly gathering will include volunteers who can help you with your braille self-study plan and assignments; staff who can recommend high- and low-tech strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level; braille games and activities to help you put your skills into practice; and the opportunity to network with other braille learners. This study group is open to blind and sighted learners alike, and is designed to co…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
3 p.m.Winter with Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This March invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, March 20, 2015
3 p.m.Disability Studies Book Group
This monthly discussion series examines themes of disability and identity in literature. Readers of all abilities are welcome. Poster Child: a Memoir, by Emily Rapp. DB64965. A former March of Dimes poster child recounts her physical and emotional struggles following a foot amputation at age 4; and how she eventually accepted her body. Mar 20, 3:00 - 4:30 P.M.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Saturday, March 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stargardt’s Networking Group
Share coping skills, gain new friends, offer emotional support and exchange resources in the Andrew Heiskell Library Community Room.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
3 p.m.Winter with Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
This March invite Bilingual Birdies into your branch to warm up the families with live music, dance parties, and theatre-based games. We'll take you on an adventure to learn new vocabulary about the snow and rain, warm winter clothes, and playing winter sports. Children will also learn about various professions and modes of transportation. Teachers play the guitar and instruments are provided for a collective family jam!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, March 26, 2015
4:30 p.m.Braille Study Group
We’re launching a group for braille learners at all levels. This biweekly gathering will include volunteers who can help you with your braille self-study plan and assignments; staff who can recommend high- and low-tech strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level; braille games and activities to help you put your skills into practice; and the opportunity to network with other braille learners. This study group is open to blind and sighted learners alike, and is designed to co…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Braille Study Group
We’re launching a group for braille learners at all levels. This biweekly gathering will include volunteers who can help you with your braille self-study plan and assignments; staff who can recommend high- and low-tech strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level; braille games and activities to help you put your skills into practice; and the opportunity to network with other braille learners. This study group is open to blind and sighted learners alike, and is designed to co…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Saturday, March 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Foundation Fighting Blindness Support Group
Join us for support, networking, and information sharing in the Andrew Heiskell Library Community Room. For more information & to RSVP, please contact Sandy Padernacht at Sandy@palserv.com
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Saturday, April 4, 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, April 11, 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, April 18, 2015
10:30 a.m.Adult Popular 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. Upcoming discussions: April 18th : Orphan train. Kline, Christina Baker DB76746 June 20th : Room: a novel. Donoghue, Emma. DB71989 August 15th: Behind the beautiful forevers. Boo, Katherine. DB74457 October 17th The light between oceans: a novel. Stedman, M. L. DB75192 December 12th The testament. Grisham, John. DB47382 If you can’t join us here, you can participa…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
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
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
11 a.m.Art for a Lifetime Workshop: “As I was Saying…” Storytelling & Writing for Voice
An exploration into memory, creative expression and storytelling through writing, tactile arts and performance. We will celebrate the culmination of this workshop with a group show. 8 sessions: Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm, April 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th. Finale Saturday June 13th 2-4pm. Part of the “Art for a Lifetime” series of workshops offered by the New York Public Library for adults over 55 years of age. This workshop has been created to be especially inclusive to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
11 a.m.Art for a Lifetime Workshop: “As I was Saying…” Storytelling & Writing for Voice
An exploration into memory, creative expression and storytelling through writing, tactile arts and performance. We will celebrate the culmination of this workshop with a group show. 8 sessions: Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm, April 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th. Finale Saturday June 13th 2-4pm. Part of the “Art for a Lifetime” series of workshops offered by the New York Public Library for adults over 55 years of age. This workshop has been created to be especially inclusive to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
11 a.m.Art for a Lifetime Workshop: “As I was Saying…” Writing for Voice
An exploration into memory, creative expression and storytelling through writing, tactile arts and performance. We will celebrate the culmination of this workshop with a group show. Wednesdays 11am to 1pm, April 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th. Finale Saturday June 13th 2-4pm. Call us to register your interest. Participants will be chosen by lottery and notified in late March. Part of the “Art for a Lifetime” series of +workshops offered by the New York Public Library for a…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
11 a.m.Art for a Lifetime Workshop: “As I was Saying…” Writing for Voice
An exploration into memory, creative expression and storytelling through writing, tactile arts and performance. We will celebrate the culmination of this workshop with a group show. Wednesdays 11am to 1pm, April 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th. Finale Saturday June 13th 2-4pm. Call us to register your interest. Participants will be chosen by lottery and notified in late March. Part of the “Art for a Lifetime” series of +workshops offered by the New York Public Library for a…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Saturday, June 13, 2015
2 p.m.Art for a Lifetime Workshop Finale
An exploration into memory, creative expression and storytelling through writing, tactile arts and performance. We will celebrate the culmination of this workshop with a group show. Wednesdays 11am to 1pm, April 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th. Finale Saturday June 13th 2-4pm. Call us to register your interest. Participants will be chosen by lottery and notified in late March. Part of the “Art for a Lifetime” series of +workshops offered by the New York Public Library for a…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Saturday, June 20, 2015
10:30 a.m.Adult Popular 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. Upcoming discussions: June 20th : Room: a novel. Donoghue, Emma. DB71989 August 15th: Behind the beautiful forevers. Boo, Katherine. DB74457 October 17th The light between oceans: a novel. Stedman, M. L. DB75192 December 12th The testament. Grisham, John. DB47382 If you can’t join us here, you can participate in a book discussion over the phone on the Tuesday follow…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Saturday, October 17, 2015
10:30 a.m.Adult Popular 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. Upcoming discussions: October 17th The light between oceans: a novel. Stedman, M. L. DB75192 December 12th The testament. Grisham, John. DB47382 If you can’t join us here, you can participate in a book discussion over the phone on the Tuesday following our in-person meeting. Call or email for the code to join in.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults

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