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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
6 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce
Wii, PS3 - Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Sixaxis controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Teen Author Reading Night
Come meet your fave authors of teen lit! Up tonight: Elizabeth Eulberg, We Can Work it Out Kathryn Holmes, The Distance Between Lost and Found Elisa Ludwig, Pretty Wanted Kass Morgan, The Homecoming Danielle Paige, The Wicked Will Rise Shani Petroff and Darci Manley, Ash Marie Rutkoski, The Winner’s Crime Kieran Scott, What Waits in the Woods Aaron Starmer, The Whisper Nova Ren Suma, The Walls Around Us
Jefferson Market LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Animals and the Law
The New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Animals and the Law is excited to present an Introduction to Animal Law Program at the New York Public Library. Have you ever seen an animal being abused or hurt in your neighborhood and wondered what to do about it? Are you curious as to whether or not you can include your companion animal in your will? Have you ever wondered about “no-pet” clauses in rental agreements? Do you have or need a service animal or an emotional support animal and want…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Organizing and Managing Your Job Search
John Crant shows how to look at your job search and next career opportunity from a different angle. Discover how to plan, set goals, and manage your job search. The discussion includes: 15 Pathways to Job Search Success Networking Strategy Job Search Activity Goals & Tracking Weekly Review of Your Goals Calling a Hiring Manager, and Strategy 30 Second Calling ‘Script’: Preparation before Calling Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise note…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
6:30 p.m.A Pre-release Screening of "5 to 7" with Director Q&A
Take a break from the office and enjoy this complimentary screening of “5 to 7,” exclusively for Young Lions. According to the "Variety" review: Aspiring novelist Brian Bloom (Anton Yelchin) receives nothing but rejection letters from publishers, but when it comes to romance, he has considerably better luck, earning coy encouragement from Arielle (Berenice Marlohe), a beautiful French woman he spies smoking on a New York sidewalk. There’s just one catch: She’s married, and the couple can only me…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
6:30 p.m.Spring 2015 Evening Curatorial Talk - The Romanovs and Photography: A New Lens on Empire
For donors $25 or more The Library has one of the world's most significant collections of photography that once belonged to the Romanov family, the rulers of Russia for over 300 years. These photographs provide a glimpse of the Russian Empire as seen from the top, divested of the increasing social conflicts that would in time lead to the fall of the Romanovs and their empire. Susan Smith-Peter, associate professor and chair of the Department of History at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, wi…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumNYPL Supporters
6:30 p.m.1-on-1 Tech Assistance
Did you just get a computer at home and you need help with getting started? Have you been using your computer at home, and you have a question about a task or function? Did you just get an I-Pad, Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader device, and need assistance with downloading library electronic materials? Sign-up for our one-on-one tech sessions at the West New Brighton Library! Call the West New Brighton Library and make an appointment to sit down with a tech savvy staff member who will assist…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Narcissist Next Door: Understanding the Monster in Your Family, in Your Office, in Your Your Bed-in Your World, with Jeffrey Kluger, the chief science writer at "Time " magazine, a coauthor of the bestseller Apollo 13 and author of "The Sibling Effect."
This illustrated lecture frames the new research on narcissism, explains the complex, and oftentimes exasperating personality disorder and reveals how narcissism and narcissists affect our lives at work and at home, on the road and in the halls of government, what to do when we encounter it, and how to neutralize its effects. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: April Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Azar Nafisi | Paul Holdengräber
"If we need fiction today, it is not because we need to escape from reality; it is because we need to return to it with eyes that are refreshed." - Azar Nafisi, The Republic of Imagination. The bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran and The Republic of Imagination explores the importance of literature and imagination in a conversation with Paul Holdengräber. AZAR NAFISI is the author of the national bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, a portrayal of the Islamic R…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
7 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thursday, April 2, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
9 a.m.Microsoft Word "Ribbons & More"
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Writing Through Memory: Memoir and Storytelling Workshop for Adults 55+
Learn memoir-style short story writing in this free 8-week workshop series for adults 55+ lead by teaching artist Lauren Jost. Participants will work with peers to tell, write, and edit a short story based on a memory from their life, which they will present at the culminating event. Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Workshop dates: Thursdays April 2, 9, 16, 23, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 10:00am-12:00pm Culminating Event: Saturday, May 30th, 3:00pm-5:00pm Registration is required f…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Touch Typing
Introduction to a new tutorial called "Touch Typing". Here you will let your fingers do the touching and follow the screen to help you type at your own speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
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
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. This class will explore creating a flyer using the tools in Publisher
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Morning Read AloudVan Cortlandt LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10 a.m.Chess for Adults
– BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – CHESS FOR ADULTS THURSDAYS 10:00 AM THIRD FLOOR ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! 209 W 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011. Wheelchair accessible.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
10:15 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 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. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:15 a.m.Baby Lapsit Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 babies and tickets are distributed when the library opens at 10:00. Your baby must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.TWITTER BASICS
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time!
Greet the day with interactive stories and songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood!
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, simple craft activity and snack packed in one hour! For children 2 year-olds (from around 20 months to 36 months) and their care givers. Please sign up in advance -space limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Thursdays
Toddler Time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch library is a 30 minute program for 18 months to 39 months old in the company of a paren and or caregiver. The maximum attendance is a combined attendance of "50 " children and adults. The program includes books , music, rhymes , shakers , dance and bubbles. Please try to arrive at the library by no latter than 10:15 a.m.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Stories, songs, puppets, fingerplays for birth to 18 months for parents/caregiver
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Fun Time
A program for young children who do not yet go to school. The librarian will read stories, use toy musical instruments, visual aid, finger plays, and coloring pages. For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. Space is limited to 25 children per session.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101
NYPL.ORG 101 Introduction to New York Public Library’s Website This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services that is to be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes perfect for toddlers ages 18-36 months and their parents/caregivers. Meet and Greet at 10:30am Story Time begins at 10:45am
Mosholu Library, Children's collectionToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Jewerly Club
Join us at the Library for Jewelry classes and learn how to make extraordinary projects. Bring your materials.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Come to the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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