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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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 networking to increase their odds of connecting 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 ne…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
4 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, May 28, 2015
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
Now 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
1 p.m.Tai Chi for All
Tai chi is a system of exercises practiced at a steady meditative pace. Gentle movements coordinated with deep breathing invigorate and heal the body, clear the mind and create inner peace and harmony. Tai chi fosters the ability to face the world with openness and fearlessness and find the sacred dimension of everyday life. Dino Blanche, who has been a teacher of tai chi, jujitsu and self-defense for over 40 years, will facilitate this workshop.
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Friday, May 29, 2015
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, May 30, 2015
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)
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, June 4, 2015
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
Now 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
Friday, June 5, 2015
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, June 6, 2015
2 p.m.12th Annual Raymond J Flores Short Play Series
Join us for a presentation by the Around The Block Theater Workgroup. New one act plays with the City as subtext. Free and open to all!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Monday, June 8, 2015
5:30 p.m.Monthly Meditation: Finding Inner Peace and Happiness Through Meditation
The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join our speakers as they conclude our 5 part series discussing the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. The speaker will also present a simple, yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s well being. Meditation is easy to learn and can bring about a sense of peace, calm and balanc…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
4 p.m.Gustafer Yellowgold
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Meet Gustafer Yellowgold, the friendly creature who comes to Earth from the sun, in this multimedia program launched from the imagination of illustrator/singer/songwriter Morgan Taylor. Recommended for children ages 4 to 12 years old.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, June 11, 2015
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
Now 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
4 p.m.Teen Yoga
Inhale. Exhale. Warrior Pose! Learn moves to develop your strength and flexibility. Loose and comfortable clothing is recommended. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Katie Fraumann. Preregistration is required by phone or in-person.
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, June 12, 2015
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, June 13, 2015
2 p.m.Theater at the Library: King Midas
Join us for a performance of King Midas, written and directed by David Elyha. Plot Summary: King Midas is a satire of the Greek myth. Midas, worn out by the heavy burden of managing a kingdom yearns for rejuvenation. Silenus, the drunken Satyr, stumbles into the King's rose garden and together they seek Dionysus, the Lord of Ecstasy, who transforms the old king. Run time: 30 minutes The play will be followed by a storytelling of 2 tales from Greek mythology: The Loves of Pan & The King…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Monday, June 15, 2015
11 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…
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 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…
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1:30 p.m.Debut Performance: One Day Only !
Don’t miss this debut performance! ONE DAY ONLY—the wildly talented, funny, and deep stories of Grand Central Library’s Improvisation & Personal History Storytelling workshop will share their emotive and electric stories! A 60-minute show of original autobiographical based works never seen before! A collection of heartfelt solo pieces that use poetry, movement, character work and music and most importantly written straight from the heart! A workshop created and lead by artist Valerie Ha…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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
5:30 p.m.After Hours Book Club
Join us as we discuss The Days of Abandonment, by Elena Ferrante. Open to all.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, June 18, 2015
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
Now 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
1 p.m.ASP: Anatomy of Self Protection
ASP (Anatomy of Self-Protection) is a method of learning self-protection. You don't need athletic agility, strength, speed, or brute force to effectively survive a life threatening attack. The human anatomy has 200 points which are sensitive to pressure. Striking any of these vital areas in succession will create an irresistible spinal reex, which can render your attacker helpless. This workshop is great for women, LGBT individuals, and others. This workshop will be facilitated by Dino Blanche,…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, June 19, 2015
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, June 22, 2015
11 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…
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 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…
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
3 p.m.Meditation for Peace and Well Being
Meditation for Peace and Well Being Join Jim Rose, M Ed Rutgers University, retired executive of Johnson & Johnson and long time meditator for this deep and engaging meditation workshop .Jim is a long-time meditator who offers lectures on meditation in the United States and abroad. During this workshop he will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace , happiness and a greater sense of well being. Jim will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced dur…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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
Now 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
4 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
Join in on a discussion that explores these questions: What is possible for superheroes to do with today's science? Why were some of the famous/not so famous scientists heroic? Will be accompanied by related, safe demos. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Bob Friedhoffer.
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, June 26, 2015
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, July 6, 2015
11 a.m.Singing Stories
This musical program for babies, toddlers, and children up to age 4 is presented by the talented singer and songwriter Lou Gallo.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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