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Thursday, May 7, 2015
4 p.m.Game Time @ Seward Park!!!
Come out and enjoy a night of games!!! Play your friends and show us your competitive side. *This is a free program and all games will be provided*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Charades Hour
Play a game of Charades with friends!
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Anime
Come watch your favorite anime shows or discover a new obsession! We'll watch 1-2 episodes and have a chance to talk about anime, manga, and graphic novels.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Beads for Teens!
Come hang out and make some beaded jewelry!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Make on Demand: Mother's Day GiftsBronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Board Game Bonanza
It's back to the good old days. Join your friends and roll the dice. Move pieces by hand instead of with a mouse click. Join us for some old fashioned board game fun. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Homework Club
Children age 5-12. Do you need help with homework? Not sure how to write a paragraph or essay? Looking for online resources? Trouble with math? We can help! Come join the Homework Club!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Bingo Night for Adults
Join us and play Bingo every Thursday from 4pm - 5pm. Meet new friends and have fun! All adults are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
4 p.m.Stop! Drop! And Read!
When you hear the blow of the whistle that means t's time to stop, drop what you are doing and read an interesting book for fifteen minutes!
West Farms LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Thursdays at M'berg: Games IRL (In Real Life)
Bring your favorite multiplayer board game or play one of ours. Beginning this month, at the Muhlenberg Library , join us each Thursday (4-5pm) for TEENS ONLY programs. This program series, "Thursdays at M'berg" will feature a range of activities and topics.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:15 p.m.Pre-K Stories & Crafts
Pre-schoolers from 3 to 6 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, a related craft activity, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. Space is limited to 25 children, tickets will be distributed beginning at 4pm on day of program.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Yu-Gi-Oh Cards
Every Thursday & Friday Duel it out ! Come to the branch and play a game of Yu-Gi-Oh Please Note: Players must bring their own cards.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Mother's Day Craft
Make something for Mom to love on Mother's Day!
125th Street Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Women's Writing and Discussion Group
Hannelore Hahn, who directed the International Women's Writing Guild for 37 years, hosts a monthly informal women’s writing & discussion group. Non-writers are also welcome to join the discussion. 4:30pm - 6:15pm
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
5 p.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Ongoing
Crochet
Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Kid Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Study Hour
Come to the library where you can work on your homework in a quiet study area.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Hudson Park Chess & Games
Please join us for a regular weekly gaming session. Chess, Checkers, Battleship and other classic board and Strategy games welcome. Beginners welcome for chess. If you have a board game bring it in!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults,
Children
5 p.m.Interview And Cover Letter Workshop with 4T's Productions
Come to our workshop and we will answer all your questions.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Total Life Changes
TOTAL LIFE CHANGES: a health and wellness company will introduce products as well as discuss the business opportunity for those in need of an extra stream of income. Join us May 7th, 14th & 28th @ 5pm-7:45pm And also May 30th @ 10am -5pm
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
5:15 p.m.Open Lab for the 50+
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Conversations in Black Freedom Studies - Black and Brown Coalitions
Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full line up of provocative scholars and community members committed to engaging dialogue about black freedom studies. The Spring 2015 semester is curated by professors Jeanne Theoharis (Brooklyn College/CUNY) and Komozi Woodard (Sarah Lawrence College). May 7 at 6 p.m. with Sonia Song-Ha Lee; Washington University in St. Louis; Alejandra Marchevsky, California State University, Los Angeles; and Johanna Fernandez, B…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureCollege & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
6 p.m.Money Matters: 銀行 (Mandarin)
BANKING: 銀行 銀行業務雖然很複雜,但為了實現理財目標,也必須要瞭解銀行業務的原理。在這次講座中,您將瞭解銀行與信用合作社的區別和各自的優點。另外,您還會瞭解開戶方法、金融機構的產品和服務以及與金融機構代表保持往來的重要意義。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.Music @NYPL presents Ken Simon Jazz Quartet
Celebrating songs of protest and sounds of freedom with music that inspired the Civil Rights Movement. Following musical performance join us for a discussion on how music was used to rally the nation and inspired a fight for equality.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Investing In Stocks: The Basics
Introduces basic investment terms and concepts such as risk and reward, IPO’s, p/e ratios, and relative p/e ratios. Ways to approach the investment decision and alternative stock investments such as mutual funds and ETF’s are discussed. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP -Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
Join us Thursday ,May 7,2015or the first Thursday of every other month at 6:00 pm. Admission is free. Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. You can reserve your copy by placing a hold on-line at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch. This month's discussion will be on- CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller
Webster Library, AuditoriumBook Lovers
6 p.m.Cold Calling and Creating a 30-Second Commercial
Dave Fischer explains how to build your business efficiently, connect with qualified prospects, and differentiate yourself in every situation. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Chess Club
Join us for the Chess Club for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level at Countee Cullen Library. Challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Chess activities are for all ages.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
6 p.m.Meredith Monk: 50 Years in New York City
The Library for the Performing Arts presents an evening honoring Meredith Monk, the trailblazing composer, singer, director/choreographer, and creator of new opera, music-theater works, films, and installations. Ms. Monk returns to the Library, the home of her archive, for a conversation with John Killacky, Executive Director of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, about her current and past work. Join Ms. Monk, as she reexamines her own manuscripts, recordings, and other materials from he…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
6 p.m.ESOL Spring 2015 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.ESOL Spring 2015 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.AbandonedNYC, with Will Ellis, a Brooklyn-based photographer and the creator of AbandonedNYC.com.
This illustrated lecture uncovers the forgotten history behind New York's most incredible abandoned spaces, and witnesses its seldom seen and rapidly disappearing landscape. The visual tour explores of some of the author's favorite destinations. Harrowing tales from his own adventures and the eye-opening histories of places like Dead Horse Bay, Creedmoor State Hospital, the Harlem Renaissance Ballroom, and the Gowanus Batcave, to name a few, are presented. Use this quick list to reserve copies…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR! an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
8:45 p.m.iWork Open Lab
Took a iWork class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your iWork questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, May 8, 2015
2 a.m.Bronx Week Movie Screening "At Home In Utopia"Allerton LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
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