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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, November 22, 2014
3 p.m.YA Book Discussion: 100 Sideways Miles
Join us for a discussion of Andrew Smith's 2014 hit novel 100 Sideways Miles. Finn Easton, sixteen and epileptic, struggles to feel like more than just a character in his father's cult-classic novels with the help of his best friend, Cade Hernandez, and first love, Julia, until Julia moves away. Drop by the library and pick up a copy today!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
3:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
4:30 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Friday, November 28, 2014
3:30 p.m.Teen Central Talkies: Citizen Kane
Movies and weekends. They just go together so well, don't they? Come start your weekend off right with a movie in Teen Central. Whether it's a vintage classic from the 1980s, a modern animated masterpiece or the latest YA vampire novel adaptation, we're showing something you'll love! This week we're watching arguably the greatest film of all time, Warner Bros.' 1941 masterpiece Citizen Kane. Caption
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10 a.m.Super Smash Saturdays @ Grand Central
Do you love Super Smash Brothers as much as we do? Bring your own Nintendo GameCube controller and join other SSB fanatics from around NYC in our weekly day-long tournaments on multiple CRT televisions!
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, December 1, 2014
1 p.m.Midday Book Discussion: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
Pick up your copy today and join us for a fun and lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.eReader Basics
Learn the differences and settings for eReaders such as the Kindle Fire, Ipad and Nook Tablet. This class will focus only on the eReader portion of the devices.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
10:30 a.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12:30 p.m.Using Cover Letters, Bios, Thank You Notes and Reference Lists in your Job Search: A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
You could be selling yourself short by not sending a cover letter with your resume or not sending a thank you letter after an interview. Many job seekers choose to take the advice that cover letters or thank you letters are not needed, well that’s the easy choice, but isn’t the best one. Learn about these important documents and review samples of each. Why cover letters are still needed with your resume. What should be included in your cover letter? How Bios can be a great tool in your job se…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
Thursday, December 4, 2014
10 a.m.Toddler Time
Two Toddler Times on Thursdays at 10 AM and 11 AM! Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, December 5, 2014
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
3:30 p.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
10:30 a.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12:30 p.m.Networking with LinkedIn for Job/Career Success
We have all heard that networking is still one of the most powerful methods of connecting to career/job opportunities and will most likely stay that way forever. But most people don’t know how to effectively build and use network to increase their odds to connect to opportunities. Having a strong network is important for everyone whether you’re employed or in a job search. What is networking? Is networking really effective? What are some of today’s tools to support building a network…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
Thursday, December 11, 2014
10 a.m.Toddler Time
Two Toddler Times on Thursdays at 10 AM and 11 AM! Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, December 12, 2014
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, December 15, 2014
11 a.m.Stories for the Very Young
Presented by Bob Bob-a-Loo Basey and his flute and drums. For children and their families.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Tablet Buying Guide
With all the tablets out there it is hard to figure out which one you should get. Learn how to determine which tablet is the best fit for you. This class will cover some of the basic features and specs of the devices.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.After Hours Book Club: Discussing Breakfast at Tiffany's, by Truman Capote
Join the After Hours Book Club for a lively discussion of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories.
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
12:30 p.m.Preparing for Job Interviews
The more you prepare the less intimidating they become Increase your chances of hearing the words “You’re Hired” by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many job seekers don’t place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview; a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than they are. Your attire and why it’s important. How body language & posture impacts an interview. Types of Interviews you can be faced with. The job application Do you…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
4:30 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, December 18, 2014
10 a.m.Toddler Time
Two Toddler Times on Thursdays at 10 AM and 11 AM! Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, December 19, 2014
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
3:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
4:30 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Friday, December 26, 2014
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
4:30 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Monday, January 5, 2015
1 p.m.Midday Book Discussion: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
Pick up your copy today and join us for a fun and lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, February 2, 2015
1 p.m.Midday Book Discussion: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Pick up your copy today and join us for a fun and lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, March 2, 2015
1 p.m.Midday Book Discussion: TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
Pick up your copy today and join us for a fun and lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, April 6, 2015
1 p.m.Midday Book Discussion: Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
Pick up your copy today and join us for a fun and lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, May 4, 2015
1 p.m.Midday Book Discussion: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Pick up your copy today and join us for a fun and lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
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