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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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38 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, September 4, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, September 5, 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)
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
12:30 p.m.Writing a Winning Resume that Brands & Markets YOU : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
Whether you are actively searching for a job, just thinking about a new job or career or you want to be prepared, invest in yourself and attend our resume writing workshop to help make your resume a winning one that brands you to your target career/job. The true 5 purposes of your resume. Understanding branding & marketing in your resume. Putting Jane Doe’s before resume to the test. What really happens with your resume when applying to online job postings? Tips on getting your…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for all ages. A fun time for the whole family!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 10, 2015
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. Space is limited. You must queue for tickets outside the library to be admitted to the program.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Saturday, September 12, 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)
Monday, September 14, 2015
5:30 p.m.Finding Inner Peace and Happiness Through Meditation
Finding Inner Peace and Happiness Through Meditation Is lasting peace and happiness not what all of us are seeking? Are not all our endeavors meant to bring us happiness and lasting peace? Yet, why have we not found them? Is it really possible to achieve a level of peace and happiness that nothing or no-one can take away from us? The answers to these questions can help us realize that lasting peace cannot be found in the outer world in which we live, but only found within ourselves. Come…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
5:30 p.m.After Hours Book Club
The After Hours Book Club will be discussing: The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League By Jeff Hobbs Join us for an evening of lively discussion.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for all ages. A fun time for the whole family!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 17, 2015
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. Space is limited. You must queue for tickets outside the library to be admitted to the program.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, September 18, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, September 19, 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)
Monday, September 21, 2015
5:30 p.m.Eating Green - A Vegetarian and Organic Lifestyle
EATING GREEN - A VEGETARIAN & ORGANIC LIFESTYLE A diet that is high in plant based proteins and organic, non-GMO foods can provide many benefits for healthy living. Join Susan Rose, retired executive, vegetarian lifestyle coach, and a long time meditator who will cover the basics to help you transition to a compassionate and chemical-free diet, including nutrition and meal planning. Susan Rose will also present a simple meditation technique that can be practiced at home by young and old…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
1 p.m.Where Did My Money Go?
Are you living paycheck-to-paycheck? After taxes, most of us could earn between $550,000 and $2,500,000 over a 40-year career. So, why don’t we have more money? In this workshop, we’ll discuss the effect of seemingly small decisions on our net worth. We’ll cover: • Helpful and harmful money habits • Setting earning goals • Creating spending plans to support fun today and growth tomorrow Presented by Sole Strivers
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
12:30 p.m.Job Searching Skills Workshop : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
It’s more than just hitting the enter key on your keyboard How has searching for a job changed Tapping into the hidden job market Traditional methods are still alive Job searching online Targeting companies The Importance of networking Job and career fairs Recruiters and Headhunters Tom Powner will be presenting this workshop/seminar. Tom is a CPRW, CEIP & CCMC. CPRW – Certified Professional Resume Writer CEIP – Certified Employment Interview Professional CCMC - Cer…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for all ages. A fun time for the whole family!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 24, 2015
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. Space is limited. You must queue for tickets outside the library to be admitted to the program.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, September 25, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, September 26, 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)
Monday, September 28, 2015
5:30 p.m.Meditation for Body , Mind and Soul
"Meditation for Body, Mind and Soul" Doctors, health practitioners, universities, and even insurance companies are now recognizing the practice of meditation as a means of creating a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool helping people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Dr. Andrew Vidich, author, educator and international speaker. Dr. Vidich will offer a practical techniq…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Family Story Time
Stories and songs for all ages. A fun time for the whole family!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Monday, October 5, 2015
4 p.m.Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Ivan Velez 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.
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, October 6, 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, October 14, 2015
12:30 p.m.Job Search, Cover Letters, Bios, and Thank You Notes: 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
Monday, October 19, 2015
5:30 p.m.Monthly Meditation
MONTHLY MEDITATION People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. It is recognized how meditation can help the body, mind and spirit. Join our inspiring speakers for these very engaging workshops and learrn a simple meditation technique that can help you in all aspects of your life.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tuesday, October 20, 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, October 21, 2015
12:30 p.m.Networking with LinkedIn for Job/Career Success : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
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 net…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
11 a.m.Haunted Halloween Kids Magic Comedy Show
This is a show just for fun with the witty antics of Incredulous Chris and Presto Pete making you laugh with Halloween themed magic tricks with participation. Best for children ages 2 and older.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
1 p.m.How To Choose Your Business (The Right One For You)
• Start the Self Assessment Process • Become a Consultant or Freelancer • Buy an Existing Business or Franchise – Identifying and analyzing the right business • Start Your Own – Begin the idea generation process with a “60 minute plan”. • Selected sub topics covered in this session: All participants will do a self directed Self Assessment to properly identify skills, interests and aptitude. Will begin in class and complete before the next session Theodore Henderson works with Entrepreneur…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
12:30 p.m.Preparing for Job Interviews: A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
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
Monday, November 2, 2015
5:30 p.m.Monthly Meditation
MONTHLY MEDITATION People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. It is recognized how meditation can help the body, mind and spirit. Join our inspiring speakers for these very engaging workshops and learrn a simple meditation technique that can help you in all aspects of your life.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
11 a.m.Bookworm Rocks!
Interactive read and sing program that brings children's books to life with fun beats and melodies tailored for the story. The activity has the basic elements of a sing-a-long, but the kids will be going home signing books! Presented by Music for Aardvarks. Best for babies to ages 4 years old.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Saturday, November 7, 2015
10 a.m.Day of Mindfulness
Come Learn Mindfulness, Open to All ! You've read and wondered what all the fuss was about. Now you can come in and experience it for yourself. This day is organized for beginners (Those experienced with meditation and mindfulness understand that "beginner's mind" is something we all work with, no matter how long we've been practicing.) We will start with the fundamentals, teaching awareness of the present in ways that inspire. We will break for lunch, during which time we will dispe…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
11 a.m.Bookworm Rocks!
Interactive read and sing program that brings children's books to life with fun beats and melodies tailored for the story. The activity has the basic elements of a sing-a-long, but the kids will be going home signing books! Presented by Music for Aardvarks. Best for babies to ages 4 years old.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, November 12, 2015
4 p.m.Teen Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament
Duel with other Yu-Gi-Oh fans at the Library! Bring your cards and your play mat and keep your eye on the prize. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
11 a.m.Bookworm Rocks!
Interactive read and sing program that brings children's books to life with fun beats and melodies tailored for the story. The activity has the basic elements of a sing-a-long, but the kids will be going home signing books! Presented by Music for Aardvarks. Best for babies to ages 4 years old.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
11 a.m.Bookworm Rocks!
Interactive read and sing program that brings children's books to life with fun beats and melodies tailored for the story. The activity has the basic elements of a sing-a-long, but the kids will be going home signing books! Presented by Music for Aardvarks. Best for babies to ages 4 years old.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children

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