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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, December 19, 2014
3:30 p.m.Teen Central Talkies: Oblivion
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! After Godzilla wrecked the place last week, we're toning things down this week and jumping into a post-apocalyptic future with our boy Tom Cruise. Check out Universal Pictures' 2013 minimalist sci-fi epic Oblivion…
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, December 20, 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)
3 p.m.YA Book Discussion: Belzhar
Jam Gallahue’s parents have sent her to The Wooden Barn – a school for “emotionally fragile, highly intelligent” teens – because she can’t get over the devastating loss of her boyfriend Reeve. Will a semester studying Sylvia Plath help her find the closure she needs? Acclaimed author Meg Wolitzer’s first foray into YA fiction is a delightfully deceptive novel with a dash of magical realism and a terrific twist you won’t see coming. Pick up your copy today at Grand Central or download the eAudi…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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
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
Friday, December 26, 2014
3:30 p.m.Teen Central Talkies: The Lone Ranger
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 going back in time after last week's trip to the future. Come check out Walt Disney Pictures' The Lone Ranger at 3:30 p.m. in Teen Central! 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, December 27, 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)
Wednesday, December 31, 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
Friday, January 2, 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, 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
Tuesday, January 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, January 7, 2015
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.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
Thursday, January 8, 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
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.It's Magnetic
Learn how to turn ordinary flat back marbles into stunning custom magnets. All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, January 9, 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, January 10, 2015
10 a.m.Day of Mindfulness
A Day of Mindfulness We will emphasize mindfulness (a focus on awareness) and compassion (a focus on warm-hearted acceptance). Mindfulness and compassion open the door to a greater appreciation of life in the moment. They can be helpful for really tasting your dessert, even for accepting yourself and others. Or for getting to sleep. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome. Taught by Donald Fleck, Tom McCarry, Sarah Cades and Brynn Wallace Tentative Schedule 10:00 P…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Monday, January 12, 2015
5:30 p.m.Monthly Meditation: New Year, New You Through Meditation
The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join our speakers for a 5 part series as they discuss the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. Speakers 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 balance. Through…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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.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
Thursday, January 15, 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
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, January 16, 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
Tuesday, January 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
3:30 p.m.Advanced Word
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.After Hours Book Club Discussing: The World's Strongest Librarian, By Josh Hanagarne
Join the After Hours Book Club for a lively discussion of The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family By Josh Hanagarne Kirkus Reviews:403252 A jaunty memoir covering both the influence of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the torments of Tourette's syndrome. Hanagarne's coming-of-age was marred by the urge to blink and bark, hoot and yowl. The independent tics that still visit him trigger not only uncontrolled nois…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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, January 22, 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
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, January 23, 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, January 26, 2015
11 a.m.Puppet Playtime
Join Nicola and her puppets for a fun-filled (also educational!) session of songs, stories and surprises. We'll play games, learn new songs, and meet lots of friendly puppets. Suitable for ages 0-4 with parent/caregiver.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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, January 28, 2015
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
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