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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, January 27, 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
4 p.m.Google Apps for Screen Reader Users - Short Course Session 1
Getting Started with Google Apps: Short Course Google’s free tools for word processing, calendar management, and business communication are available on almost any computer, tablet or smartphone, but the usability of these apps varies widely depending on which operating system, screen reader and browser you use; and how much you know about how your screen reader interacts with Apps. This series of workshops will teach you which combinations of technology work best for accessing apps; how to use…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
4 p.m.Tackling Twitter
Learn how to use this social media tool for concise communication to stay informed, connect with far-flung family and friends, spread the word about your business or community project, and engage with individuals and organizations across the world. This workshop will focus on universal Twitter concepts, and is open to all technology users. Patrons with questions about using Twitter on particular devices are invited to stay after the workshop and consult with our coaches. What We'll Cover -H…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
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,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
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,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Thursday, January 29, 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,
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,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Saturday, January 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, February 4, 2015
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
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,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Friday, February 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
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. What We Have Done: an Oral History of the Disability Rights Movement, by Fred Pelka. DB74570. 20th-century disability activists describe their political struggles for basic human rights, which led to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Feb 6, 3:00 - 4:15 P.M. Poster Child: a Memoir, by Emily Rapp. DB64965. A former March of Dimes poster child recounts her ph…
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, February 7, 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
Tuesday, February 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, February 11, 2015
2 p.m.Story Fun for the Very Young
Presented by Bob "Bob-a-Loo" Basey and his flute and drums. For children and their families.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
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,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Thursday, February 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
Saturday, February 14, 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, February 18, 2015
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
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,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Saturday, February 21, 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: Feb 21st : All the light we cannot see: a novel. Doerr, Anthony. DB79182 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…
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
Tuesday, February 24, 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, February 25, 2015
3 p.m.Children's Read Aloud
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,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Thursday, February 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, February 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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