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26 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, May 6, 2016
12:30 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 o…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Picture A Book
Favorite picture books to share; favorite characters to color. For ages 3-7.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, May 7, 2016
1:45 p.m.NYC Writers Critique Group
We are a group of serious and experienced (if not necessarily published) writers who meet each month to provide professionally conducted critiques of each other’s work, and to discuss the craft and business of writing. While interested patrons of the library are welcome to observe, in order to fully participate it is necessary to join the group via Meetup (see link below), and download and review ahead of time the 3 to 4 works to be critiqued each month. http://www.meetup.com/New-…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Monday, May 9, 2016
11 a.m.Book Babies
A program for babies (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers to share.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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 RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
5 p.m.Author Talk - Sichan Siv
Please join us in welcoming former UN ambassador Sichan Siv as he discusses his memoir "Golden Bones". His story is one of Hope and the American Dream. Siv recounts his harrowing escape from Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. When he fled to America he made his life in politics beginning as deputy assistant to George H.W. Bush and later being appointed as UN ambassador by George W. Bush. Reception and book signing to follow talk. http://www.sichansiv.com/ Please register by emailin…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
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, May 12, 2016
5:30 p.m.Adult Coloring Group
The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults. Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials will be provided but participants may also bring their own.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Friday, May 13, 2016
4 p.m.Picture A Book
Favorite picture books to share; favorite characters to color. For ages 3-7.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, May 16, 2016
11 a.m.Book Babies
A program for babies (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers to share.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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, May 18, 2016
12:30 p.m.Cover Letters, Bios, and Thank You Notes for Job Searching : 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 RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
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, May 19, 2016
12:30 p.m.Monthly Meditation
Spring Cleaning for the Mind and Body through Meditation Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW , Psychotherapist and long time meditator will show you how meditation can grant you the peace you seek. Enjoy the Spring by learning a simple technique leading to the deepest levels of peace and joy. Renate has been meditating for over 30 years and will demonstrate how meditation can enrich one's life, personally, professionally and spiritually. MAY IS NATIONAL MEDITATION MONTH
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Friday, May 20, 2016
4 p.m.Picture A Book
Favorite picture books to share; favorite characters to color. For ages 3-7.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, May 23, 2016
11 a.m.Book Babies
A program for babies (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers to share.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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 RoomCollege & Graduate Students,
Job 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, May 26, 2016
5:30 p.m.Adult Coloring Group
The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults. Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials will be provided but participants may also bring their own.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Friday, May 27, 2016
4 p.m.Picture A Book
Favorite picture books to share; favorite characters to color. For ages 3-7.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
10:15 a.m.Get Your Game On: READ!
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages Interactive musical delivering the performing arts in creative, hands-on musical experiences for kids of all ages. Become a "star on stage" in this unique and creative concert experience. Original songs are specifically created for each theme and age group attending performance. Presented by Presley and Melody.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, June 18, 2016
2 p.m.Music @NYPL presents: Hasan Bakr
A percussionist, singer and composer, who found his first musical expressions in the tonal arts of the drum and percussion. He has studied masters with discipline for most of his adult life with such notables as Chief Bey (shekere and bell), Babafeami(Conga), Nana Vasconcelos (berimbau and caxixi), Little Ray Romero (timbales), and Mbemba Bangoura.(Djembe). While actively pursuing a career in drumming, Hasan molded a unique vocal ability that landed a position as lead singer in the legendary Sp…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
10:15 a.m.Fun in the Sun
A Summer Reading Program An interactive Summer Music event with Music for Aardvarks Best Summer Songs about going on vacation, playing at the beach, getting ice cream etc… and Rock n Roll summer classics like Rockaway Beach, Surfin USA and more it is a good feeling program that will make you happy you stayed in the city! Best for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
10:15 a.m.Fun in the Sun
A Summer Reading Program An interactive Summer Music event with Music for Aardvarks Best Summer Songs about going on vacation, playing at the beach, getting ice cream etc… and Rock n Roll summer classics like Rockaway Beach, Surfin USA and more it is a good feeling program that will make you happy you stayed in the city! Best for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
10:15 a.m.Fun in the Sun
A Summer Reading Program An interactive Summer Music event with Music for Aardvarks Best Summer Songs about going on vacation, playing at the beach, getting ice cream etc… and Rock n Roll summer classics like Rockaway Beach, Surfin USA and more it is a good feeling program that will make you happy you stayed in the city! Best for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:15 a.m.Fun in the Sun
A Summer Reading Program An interactive Summer Music event with Music for Aardvarks Best Summer Songs about going on vacation, playing at the beach, getting ice cream etc… and Rock n Roll summer classics like Rockaway Beach, Surfin USA and more it is a good feeling program that will make you happy you stayed in the city! Best for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children

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