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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
11:30 a.m.Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
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!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Canceled
Preschool Storytime
Come and Enjoy! Our Storytime features stories & crafts as well as songs and movement.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.App/ Sesoria
Ven aprender como encontrar, revisar y descubrir nueva aplicaciones!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
We will be discussing Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns by J. California Cooper J. California Cooper’s irresistible collection of new stories explores the universal themes of romance, family, and the hopes that propel people’s dreams. In “As Time Goes By” a young woman singlemindedly pursues material wealth, only to suffer from an empty heart. “Catch a Falling Heart” tells of a slyly arranged marriage, and “The Eye of the Beholder” portrays a plain girl’s search for love and her own brand o…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thursday, May 28, 2015
4 p.m.Gametopia
Games, games, and more games! We'll have board games you can borrow and laptops you can use to battle online with the game of your choice.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Friday, May 29, 2015
3:30 p.m.Anime @ Washington Heights
Come watch an episode or two of the newest anime!
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
2 p.m.Checkmate with Freddie!
Come and play chess at the Washington Heights Library!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, June 1, 2015
2:30 p.m.FDNY Recruitment
FDNY Recruitment @ The Washington Heights Library As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters and terrorist acts, FDNY protects the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors. The Department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs. The timely delivery of these services enables the FDNY to make significant contributions to the safety of New York City and homeland security efforts.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
11:30 a.m.New York City Kids!
Music for Aardvarks is a refreshing alternative to the traditional music class for kids. The program was created in 1997 in Brooklyn, NY by rock musician/composer and father of three, David Weinstone. Music for Aardvarks is distinct from other children's music programs in that all classes are based around Mr. Weinstone's original songs, rhythms, and chants. With influences of rock, blues, ballads, folk, jazz and pop, Aardvark songs uniquely reflect and celebrate the lives of children growing up…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Saturday, June 6, 2015
2 p.m.Origami 101 with Taro's Origami Studio
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, they will develop care, precision, and other skills that can easily be applied to other aspects…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
11:30 a.m.Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
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!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.New York City Kids!
Music for Aardvarks is a refreshing alternative to the traditional music class for kids. The program was created in 1997 in Brooklyn, NY by rock musician/composer and father of three, David Weinstone. Music for Aardvarks is distinct from other children's music programs in that all classes are based around Mr. Weinstone's original songs, rhythms, and chants. With influences of rock, blues, ballads, folk, jazz and pop, Aardvark songs uniquely reflect and celebrate the lives of children growing up…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, June 12, 2015
10 a.m. Free SNAP (Food Stamp) Application Assistance
SNAP Can Put More Food On Your Table Council of Senior Centers and Services' (CSCS) SNAP Specialist will answer questions about the SNAP program and eligibility guidelines. They will assist you with your application and submit it for you! They can also help with Recertification and Change Reports.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
11 a.m.(CEIS) Washington Heights Library: "Effective Communication and Job Search Workshop 2015"
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION & JOB SEARCH Effective communication is a key interpersonal skill. This workshop focuses on how to improve our communication as we proceed with our job search activities. image courtesy of www.maximumadvantage.com Let's discuss the advantages and disadvantages, at greater length during our Workshop For More Information, Please contact CEIS Department at ceisdepartment@gmail, or call 718.579.4260
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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
1 p.m.Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
11:30 a.m.New York City Kids!
Music for Aardvarks is a refreshing alternative to the traditional music class for kids. The program was created in 1997 in Brooklyn, NY by rock musician/composer and father of three, David Weinstone. Music for Aardvarks is distinct from other children's music programs in that all classes are based around Mr. Weinstone's original songs, rhythms, and chants. With influences of rock, blues, ballads, folk, jazz and pop, Aardvark songs uniquely reflect and celebrate the lives of children growing up…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2:30 p.m.Canceled
FDNY Recruitment
FDNY Recruitment @ The Washington Heights Library As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters and terrorist acts, FDNY protects the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors. The Department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs. The timely delivery of these services enables the FDNY to make significant contributions to the safety of New York City and homeland security efforts.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 18, 2015
4 p.m.Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, June 22, 2015
2:30 p.m.FDNY Recruitment
FDNY Recruitment @ The Washington Heights Library As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters and terrorist acts, FDNY protects the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors. The Department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs. The timely delivery of these services enables the FDNY to make significant contributions to the safety of New York City and homeland security efforts.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
11:30 a.m.Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
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!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.New York City Kids!
Music for Aardvarks is a refreshing alternative to the traditional music class for kids. The program was created in 1997 in Brooklyn, NY by rock musician/composer and father of three, David Weinstone. Music for Aardvarks is distinct from other children's music programs in that all classes are based around Mr. Weinstone's original songs, rhythms, and chants. With influences of rock, blues, ballads, folk, jazz and pop, Aardvark songs uniquely reflect and celebrate the lives of children growing up…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
5:30 p.m.HARLEM HEIGHTS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
We will be discussing Sold by Patricia McCormick Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut on a mountain in Nepal. Though she is desperately poor, her life is full of simple pleasures, like playing hopscotch with her best friend from school, and having her mother brush her hair by the light of an oil lamp. But when the harsh Himalayan monsoons wash away all that remains of the family's crops, Lakshmi's stepfather says she must leave home and take a job…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thursday, June 25, 2015
3:30 p.m.Maybella the Mouse to the Rescue, a Story from Sierra Leone
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Little Maybella uses quick thinking to escape from a hungry cat and rescue all her friends! Using music, movement and group storytelling techniques, children will sing songs, shake rhythm instruments, jump, hop, leap and creep as Miss Navida plays the piano. We end with everyone helping to tell the story of brave Maybella, using group storytelling techniques.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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
Friday, July 3, 2015
1 p.m.WritopiaWashington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 10, 2015
1 p.m.WritopiaWashington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 17, 2015
1 p.m.WritopiaWashington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, July 18, 2015
2 p.m.Make Nothing with Words
In this workshop, we will make things out of words, and explore how that might be the same or different than making something out of paint or clay, or wood and nails. We will study examples of poetry in order to explore what words can make, or rather: how we can convert our imaginations into words. What does it mean to make “sense”? How do poems happen? These are just some of the topics we will explore through reading and writing exercises in this workshop. Presented by Community-Work Project.…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 24, 2015
1 p.m.WritopiaWashington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 31, 2015
1 p.m.WritopiaWashington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, August 7, 2015
1 p.m.WritopiaWashington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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