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30 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
11 a.m.K&K's Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Sacar más provecho de Google.
Venga a explorar las profundidades de Google. Descubre algunas de las increíbles nuevas características Google está ofreciendo.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Join us for a fun-filled time of songs, rhymes and reading!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 p.m.Dance of the African Diaspora
This program celebrates the differences and similarities of dances within the African Diaspora. Starting in West Africa, going to the Caribbean & Latin America, finally landing in The United States. Using movement and music, students will go on an interactive dance tour starting in West Africa, going to the Caribbean & Latin America, and finally landing in the Unites States. be able to navigate through history in efforts of connecting the cultures. Part dance performance, part dance inst…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Google Series: Gmail
Aprenda cómo funciona Gmail, suscribirse a una cuenta de correo electrónico gratuito, y aprender sobre el envío, en respuesta al envío de los mensajes y los archivos adjuntos.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 18, 2016
4 p.m.Teen Cafe
Teen Cafe is your time to hang. Discuss anime, books, gaming; do art, maybe even craft, play games, listen to music, bring a snack or drink, or even do homework. Laptops provided. Ages 12-18.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 19, 2016
2 p.m.Gametopia
Bored lately? Come play board games and card games with all your friends at the library! Recommended for ages 3 and up.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Families
Saturday, February 20, 2016
11 a.m.Gaming for Teens
Play On! Take a turn and play on our PS 4 or Wii U....
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, February 22, 2016
3 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Aprenda a crear, editar y compartir documentos en línea utilizando siempre en evolución de procesamiento de Google de palabras, hoja de cálculo, presentación y programas de calendario.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
11 a.m.K&K's Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Conectando Con Computacion en la Nube.
Aprenda todo sobre la nube, lo que es y cómo lo usa.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Join us for a fun-filled time of songs, rhymes and reading!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:30 a.m.City's First Readers February Event
Join us for musical fun, a read aloud and book give away, a parent discussion and Library Card sign up. Must bring identification and proof of address to register for a library card. The February Read Aloud is The Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown. This is a classic story that describes a typical day in the life of animals on a farm. It shows different kinds of animals making unique sounds and playing in the grass and ends with them returning to the big red barn to fall asleep. Registration…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.MS Word 2010 para principiantes.
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos de Microsoft Word 2010, un programa de procesamiento de texto que puede utilizar para crear documentos. Los temas incluyen la entrada y la edición de texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Come join us to discuss The Sellout: A Novel by Paul Beatty A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, Paul Beatty's The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. It challenges the sacred tenets of the United States Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement, the father-son relationship, and the holy grail of racial equality―the black Chinese restaurant. Born in the "agrarian ghetto" of Dickens―on t…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, February 25, 2016
4 p.m.Teen Cafe
Teen Cafe is your time to hang. Discuss anime, books, gaming; do art, maybe even craft, play games, listen to music, bring a snack or drink, or even do homework. Laptops provided. Ages 12-18.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 26, 2016
3 p.m.LEGO Club: Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. We…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, February 27, 2016
11 a.m.BookFlicks
You can read along to your favorite storybook classics from Scholastic on the big screen! Watch books come to life on DVD and make a simple craft. This month we will be watching: February 13, 2016 Stories about African American History Ages 5 to 10 February 27, 2016 Stories of African Folk Tales Ages 4 to 8
Washington Heights LibraryChildren
11 a.m.Break Time: Coloring for Adults
Let's get zen at the library and take a break doing the newest trend, Coloring for Adults. Materials will be provided. Great for all skill levels.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Monday, February 29, 2016
3 p.m.MS Powerpoint 2010 para principiantes
Aprenda a crear una presentación de diapositivas usando Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Los temas incluyen la creación y edición de diapositivas, insertar imágenes y clipart, y el funcionamiento de su presentación.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
11:30 a.m.Bubbles Kids Show
The fantastic antics of Bubbles the Clown will keep you smiling. Performer Elaine Gil encourages the entire audience to get involved, making this a delightful experience for the whole family. Everyone will get their Face Painted, Balloon Animals, we will play parachute games, Bubbles and a whole lot of singing and dancing. For children of all ages.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, March 17, 2016
3 p.m.The Story of the Intrepid
The USS Intrepid is an Essex-class aircraft carrier that served during World War II, the Cold War, as a prime recovery vehicle for two NASA missions and three tours in the Vietnam War. Through hands-on artifact and photo investigation, viewing of archival footage and interviews with former crew members, students and adults will learn the history of one of America’s most storied ships and the everyday heroes who served on board. Presented by Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. Recommended for a…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sunday, March 20, 2016
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Come join us to discuss Capital Dames by Cokie Roberts Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868 by Cokie Roberts tells the story of the Civil War through the eyes of the women living in Washington. Many of the names are familiar such as Mary Lincoln, Varina Davis, and Clara Barton, but many I was unfamiliar with, such as Sara Pryor, Lois Adams, and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Lee Blair. There were rivalries between women in Washington prior to the war, but also many friends…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, March 28, 2016
2 p.m.Ballroom Dancing Then and Now
Learn steps from today’s most popular ballroom dances. Find out where they came from and how they have changed through the years. Explore social dancing of the past and the present with Mark Mindek of the New York Historical Dance Company and Judy Ayres of Just Dance. Wear comfortable shoes. No partner necessary. Presented by Mark Mindek
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Come join us to discuss Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea When Rajaa Alsanea boldly chose to open up the hidden world of Saudi women—their private lives and their conflicts with the traditions of their culture—she caused a sensation across the Arab world. Now in English, Alsanea’s tale of the personal struggles of four young upper-class women offers Westerners an unprecedented glimpse into a society often veiled from view. Living in restrictive Riyadh but traveling all over the globe, these…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Saturday, April 23, 2016
2 p.m.Introduction to Belly Dance
Introduction to Belly Dance Washington Heights Library Saturday 4/23/2016 2:00 p.m. Belly dance is a great way to learn a beautiful art form while staying in shape, gaining confidence in yourself, and (most importantly) having fun. Presented by Katherine Illescas, MBA, Certified Fitness Instructor. Come join us celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week! ALL NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
We will be discussing Half a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olan…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
We will be discussing X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz I am Malcolm. I am my father’s son. But to be my father’s son means that they will always come for me. They will always come for me, and I will always succumb. Malcolm Little’s parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's nothing but a pack of lies―after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. The…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults

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