Today's Events for Adults at NYPL node/62451?audience=4332 From lectures to films to programs for children, come to one of the many events and programs at the New York Public Library. en MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Morrisania Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/240302 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morrisania Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;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.&nbsp;</p></div> </div> Harlem Kinitting & Crocheting Circle (Harlem Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/271948 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Harlem Library<br/> Central Family Life Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> Harlem Knitting Circle Every Saturday 10 am&mdash;3pm 9 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027-5699 &nbsp;&nbsp;&bull;(212) 348-5620 The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10am until 3pm. When entering the library ask the librarian if we&#39;re&nbsp;on the third (3rd)floor&nbsp;or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. Her Supervisor is Ms. Zina Malik and Ms. Marie. If Njoya is not in attendance on the day you are there ask for one of these ladies and they will guide you through! HKC is a community organization that Njoya started 7 years ago. We work primarily on an In-Kind budget-through donations only, and welcome any and all types of donations to further our cause of knitting our communities together through the art of Knitting &amp; Crochet! You can email Njoya directly at HKC125thSt@aol.com. &nbsp; ALL NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE FREE OF CHARGE. Fully accessible to wheelchairs </div> </div> Knitting Circle (Riverside Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/275381 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! &nbsp;Please bring your sewing supplies. Instructors available.</p> </div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Saturdays) (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/275384 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>There&#39;s no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room.</p> <p>This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability.</p> <p>If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer!</p> <p>Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays &amp; Wednesdays 1-5,&nbsp;Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3.</p> </div> </div> OPEN LAB SATURDAYS (St. George Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/275882 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, TechConnect Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning.</p> <p>Note:</p> Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 8th &amp;&nbsp;15th&nbsp;. &nbsp;Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm. </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277397 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet &ndash; online shopping, banking? Don&#39;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.</p> </div> </div> Knitting Circle (Soundview Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/279959 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Soundview Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations!&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Clason's Point Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/280493 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Clason's Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> Fitness Saturday: Pound Workout (Mariners Harbor Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277444 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mariners Harbor Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:15:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:15 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Stay in shape with fun exercises! &nbsp;Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. &nbsp;</p> <p>*For all ages.</p> </div> </div> open computer lab (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/280526 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:15:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:15 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The computer Training lab is open to the public</p> </div> </div> New York Cares Volunteer Information Session (Melrose Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/262482 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn about volunteer opportunities at New York Cares and how you can become one.</p> <p>New York Cares offers a variety of flexible volunteering opportunities which include helping people, animals, beautifying public spaces, youth service volunteering and more...</p> <p>Before attending an volunteer orientation session, please register online or by phone:</p> <p>HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE:</p> <ol> Go to <a href="http://www.newyorkcares.org/getting-started">www.newyorkcares.org/getting-started</a> Go to Step 1 and Create an Account Sign-up for an orientation (45 - minute informational session) </ol> <p>HOW TO REGISTER BY PHONE:</p> <ol> Call (212) 402-1101 Monday through Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm and ask to register for the volunteer orientation session over the phone. </ol> <p>Check out New York Cares page decidated to the South Bronx! www.newyorkcares.org/southbronx</p> <p>Volunteer in&nbsp;&nbsp;Focus Neighborhoods - Zones of High Need Throughout NYC</p> </div> </div> One-On- One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares (George Bruce Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/271306 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">George Bruce Library, Computer room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Get&nbsp;help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook &amp; Twitter ,Email or formatting a resume - it&#39;s all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one- on -one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call &nbsp;212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!!!</p> </div> </div> Finding Your Poetic Voice: with John Maney, Jr. (Spuyten Duyvil Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/272649 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Spuyten Duyvil Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The final session of this 7 week workshop.&nbsp; There will be a celebration at this last session with readings and light refreshments.&nbsp; All invited.</p> </div> </div> The Knit + Club @ Muhlenberg (Muhlenberg Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/274799 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Muhlenberg Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>We welcome all yarn crafts.</p> <p>Bring a project, an idea, or a desire to learn.<o p=""></o></p> <p class="MsoNormal">We will teach you!<o p=""></o></p> <p class="MsoNormal">For all skill levels.<o p=""></o></p> <p class="MsoNormal">If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.</p> </div> </div> Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/275672 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL&rsquo;s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.</p> </div> </div> Intermediate Meditation (Kingsbridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277074 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T10:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">Join us for an intermediate meditation class.&nbsp; This&nbsp;session is&nbsp;open to&nbsp;those who&#39;ve been regularly attending the weekday beginner&#39;s class for a couple of months. Learn to&nbsp;go into a deeper meditation and learn new techniques that will help your spiritual ascent. </div> </div> Stitches and Yarn Knitting and Crochet Group (George Bruce Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/225393 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">George Bruce Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn to Crochet and Knit @ George Bruce Library. Come join us for a morning filled with Knitting and Crocheting!</p> <p>Beginners and Experienced Knitters and Crotcheteers welcomed! Please bring your own supplies/project (&nbsp;light colored worsted yarn) and size 7or 8 needles for knitters and g or h hook for crotcheteers.</p> <p>(Children are welcomed with parental supervision)</p></div> </div> How to Avoid Identity Theft (Fort Washington Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/267931 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Fort Washington Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">Statistics show that criminals scam victims out of billions of dollars every year using various types of fraudulent activities. Avoid becoming a victim yourself. Learn how to recognize the tricks of a con artist and the tell-tale warning signs of a scam.</p> <p class="p1">Presented by Jay Stevens</p> <p>[[{"fid":"272730","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</p> </div> </div> Tech Help (High Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/276849 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">High Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Have a question about your email attachments?</p> <p>Need to know how to configure itunes?</p> <p>How can I upload pictures to facebook?</p> <p>Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing?</p> <p>Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help.</p> <p>Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.</p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277396 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet &ndash; online shopping, banking? Don&#39;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.</p> </div> </div> Poetry Workshop (Morris Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278108 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morris Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 30px; height: 103px;"> </td> <td style="width: 470px; height: 103px;"> <p>Come enjoy writing poetry at a 2 hr.&nbsp; workshop. </p> <p>Mr. Willy Lagast has a B.A. MAGNA CUM LAUDE, M.A. from Fordham University and a C.E.P from the University of Paris, France.</p> <p>He has taught in the New York State and France high school and middle school.</p> <p>All Public Library Programs are free of charge.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </div> </div> English Conversation Group (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/275901 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older.</p> <p>This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and improve their conversational skills.</p> <p>Groups meet&nbsp;Saturdays, 11:00am -1p.m. (Saturday, October 18, 11-12:30p.m.) &nbsp;</p> <p>No registration necessary.</p> </div> </div> Knitting & Crochet (Hunt's Point Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278756 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hunt's Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>A get-together for knitters, &amp; crocheters at all levels to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or even to begin a new crafts! All skills level are welcome!</p> </div> </div> We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library- October 2014 (Chatham Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278676 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>We Are New York&nbsp; is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. &nbsp;Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child&#39;s teacher. &nbsp;The characters speak slowly and clearly.</p> <p>Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to&nbsp;learn Englishby watching&nbsp;We Are New York&nbsp;videos. &nbsp;Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This&nbsp;program&nbsp;works best&nbsp;for people who speak a little English already and want to practice. &nbsp;For more information, call or visit the branches listed below.</p> <p>We Are New York&nbsp;was created by the New York City Mayor&rsquo;s Office of&nbsp;Adult Education&nbsp;and the CityUniversity&nbsp;of New York.</p> <p>CHATHAM SQUARE LIBRARY&nbsp; Tuesdays:&nbsp;&nbsp;11:00am -1:00pm June 24,&nbsp;Jul 1, 8, 15, 22,&nbsp;29 August&nbsp;5, 12, 19, 26</p> </div> </div> Native American Stories of the Eastern Woodlands (Countee Cullen Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/279972 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room A</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">Join us for an interactive performance of&nbsp; traditional tales of the Iroquois, Lenape&nbsp; and other tribes of New York and&nbsp; nearby states.&nbsp; Among the stories include:&nbsp; &quot;The Origin of Turtle Island,&quot;&nbsp; &quot;The Boy Who Live with the Bears&quot; and&nbsp; &quot;How the People First Received Corn&quot;&nbsp; Featuring Master Storyteller&nbsp; Bobby Gonzalez </div> </div> We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- November 2014 (New Amsterdam Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277593 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New Amsterdam Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T11:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>We Are New York&nbsp; is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. &nbsp;Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child&#39;s teacher. &nbsp;The characters speak slowly and clearly.</p> <p>Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to&nbsp;learn Englishby watching&nbsp;We Are New York&nbsp;videos. &nbsp;Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This&nbsp;program&nbsp;works best&nbsp;for people who speak a little English already and want to practice. &nbsp;For more information, call or visit the branches listed below.</p> <p>We Are New York&nbsp;was created by the New York City Mayor&rsquo;s Office of&nbsp;Adult Education&nbsp;and the CityUniversity&nbsp;of New York.</p> <p>NEW AMSTERDAM LIBRARY&nbsp; Saturdays: 11:00am -1:00pm November 1, 8, 15, 22; December 6, 13, 20.</p> </div> </div> St. Agnes Library Book Sale (St. Agnes Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278386 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. Agnes Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T12:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The St. Agnes Library book sale is fully operated and maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers. &nbsp;New Yorkers throughout the city contribute materials that are sorted, organized and sold by these volunteers.&nbsp;<o p=""></o></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><o p=""></o></p> </div> </div> Crochet/ Knitting Circle (115th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278949 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">115th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T12:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;Bring your yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles. Enjoy an afternoon of conversation and stay afterwards to enjoy the movie.</p> </div> </div> StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition Orientation (St. George Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/268175 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The New York Public Library in conjunction with its sponsor, Citi Foundation, is proud to announce the 6th Annual <a href="http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/65/node/95979">New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition </a>for New York-based startup entrepreneurs with cash prizes totaling over $30,000. The Orientation will start you off by giving you the basics of the competition.&nbsp; Attending one orientation session is the first requirement of the competition.&nbsp;</p> <p>Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/65/node/95979"></a></p> </div> </div> Saturday Movie Afternoons @ HU 1pm (115th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/267857 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</p> <p>[[{"fid":"273065","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</p> <p>While struggling to embrace the modern world, Steve Rogers must battle a new threat from from the pass, the Soviet agent known as The Winter Soldier.</p> <p>Starring Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlette Johansson, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan.</p> <p>2014 - 136 mins</p> </div> </div> New York Opera Forum presents Rinaldo (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/273014 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Rinaldo <p>By George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)</p> <p> Saturday November 22, 1 pm &ndash; 4:30 pm</p> <p>All operas performed in recital with piano accompaniment</p> <p>The musical program is cosponsored with&nbsp;<a href="http://nyoperaforum.com/">New York Opera Forum&nbsp;</a>which was founded by&nbsp;Richard&nbsp;Nechamkin&nbsp;in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages.</p> <p>All Public Library Programs are free of charge.</p> </div> </div> Black Women Creating & Building A New Narrative (Harlem Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/275055 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Harlem Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p align="center">Harlem Branch, NYPL</p> <p align="center">Poets Network &amp; Exchange, Lorraine Currelley, Founder Exec. Dir,</p> <p align="center">Saturday November 22<sup>nd</sup>, 2014 1:00pm! Black Women Creating &amp; Building &nbsp;A New Narrative</p> <p align="center">Harlem Branch, NYPL 9 West 124 Street, NYC (across from Marcus Garvey Park)&nbsp;</p> <p align="center">Harlem Branch Info: 212.348.5620</p> <p align="center">Poets Network &amp; Exchange Info: 646.894.5337</p> <p align="center">Free Admission! All Welcome</p> </div> </div> Saturday Afternoon at the Movies (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/276878 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&quot;The Sound of Music&quot; ( 1965; 174 minutes) starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.</p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277395 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet &ndash; online shopping, banking? Don&#39;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.</p> </div> </div> E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop (West New Brighton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/279159 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West New Brighton Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Every month certified knitting instructor, Esperanza Zeno, comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn. </div> </div> A Serious Man - Saturday Afternoon Movie (City Island Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/279879 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">City Island Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="FreeofChargeAltc">Larry Gopnik, a Jewish Midwestern mathematics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking. Starring <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0836121/?ref_=tt_ov_st">Michael Stuhlbarg</a>, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0454236/?ref_=tt_ov_st">Richard Kind</a>, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3102689/?ref_=tt_ov_st">Sari Lennick</a><o:p></o:p></p> <p class="FreeofChargeAltc">Comedy-Drama 120 minutes Rated R</p> </div> </div> Saturday Film Matinee (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/274359 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>11/1 - Blended -&nbsp;1pm</p> <p>Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite with Wedding Singer director Frank Coraci for this Warner Bros. romantic comedy about a terrible blind date that segues into a nightmare family vacation.</p> <p>11/8 - Transcendence&nbsp;- 1pm</p> <p>A brilliant innovator in the field of Artificial Intelligence becomes the bridge in the gap between man and machine in this sci-fi thriller starring Johnny Depp.&nbsp;</p> <p>11/15 - NonStop&nbsp;- 1pm</p> <p>Liam Neeson stars as an air marshal confronted with a hostile force who plans to kill every passenger on a flight if the government doesn&#39;t pay a hefty ransom in this action thriller.</p> <p>11/22 - 300 Rise of the Empire&nbsp;-1pm</p> <p>Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) assembles his troops to fend off an invading Persian army led by the immortal Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and the vindictive Persian navy commander Artemisia (Eva Green) in this sequel to 300 based on the graphic novel Xerses by Frank Miller.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Shakespeare Reading: Two Noble Kinsmen (Epiphany Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/246695 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Epiphany Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>[[{"fid":"266806","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</p>On select Staurdays at Epiphany, the Instant Shakespeare Company will be holding readings of Shakespeare plays performed by professional actors. Great for Shakespeare enthusiasts and new comers alike.Play Description:&nbsp;An adaptation of Chaucer&#39;s&nbsp;Knight&#39;s Tale. In this story, the two kinsmen are Palamon and Arcite; they are captured while fighting for Thebes against Athens. While imprisoned, the two cousins find themselves attracted to Emilia, who is the sister of Hippolyta, wife of Theseus. Their professed &quot;eternal friendship&quot; takes a beating as the two vow to woo her.<p>The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare&#39;s plays using original Folio &amp; Quarto texts.This is the Instant Shakespeare&rsquo;s 15th Season. For more information on the company find us on Facebook or check out our website at www.groups.yahoo.com/group/instantshakespeare if you wish to be on our mailing list, email us at rawshakespeare@yahoo.com.</p></div> </div> open computer lab (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/280526 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T13:45:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 1:45 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The computer Training lab is open to the public</p> </div> </div> Saturday Movie Matinee (Francis Martin Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/274510 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Francis Martin Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;Enjoy a feature film on a Saturday Afternoon.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> OPEN LAB SATURDAYS (St. George Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/275882 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, TechConnect Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning.</p> <p>Note:</p> Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 8th &amp;&nbsp;15th&nbsp;. &nbsp;Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm. </div> </div> Saturday Movie: The House of Yes (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/276340 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">The House of Yes <p>DVD | Color | 1997 | 90 min | Miramax | Rated R</p> <p>Jackie O is anxiously awaiting the arrival of her brother who is coming&nbsp;home for Thanksgiving. She was not prepared for him to bring along his&nbsp;fiancé. It is quickly apparent that her obsession with the Kennedys is&nbsp;nothing compared to her obsession with her brother.</p> <p>Directed by Mark Waters Starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Tori Spelling, Rachael Leigh Cook, Freddie&nbsp;Prinze Jr., and Genevieve Bujold.</p> <p>This film will be shown on&nbsp;the 6th floor. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m.</p> </div> </div> Van Nest Vixens: Book Discussion (Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277114 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Do you love the works of Zane, E.L. James, or Sylvia Day? &nbsp; Want to connect with your inner goddess?</p> <p>Join us on November 22nd at 2pm for our first ever SULTRY book club meeting, as we devour and discuss enticing works.&nbsp;</p> <p>We meet on the 4th Saturday of every month at 2pm*</p> <p>*schedule subject to change</p> </div> </div> Italian Gaming (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/277359 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Italian card games for adults and seniors.</p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277394 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet &ndash; online shopping, banking? Don&#39;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.</p> </div> </div> Film Screening: Edge of Tomorrow (Hudson Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278056 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hudson Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war.</p> <p>Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, and Bill Paxton</p> <p>[[{"fid":"276322","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</p> </div> </div> AN AFTERNOON OF POETRY (Muhlenberg Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278659 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Muhlenberg Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Mr. Daniel Fernandez and Mr. Lee Slonimsky read from their works. &nbsp;</p> </div> </div> George Washington's Long Island Spy Ring. (Spuyten Duyvil Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278701 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Spuyten Duyvil Library<br/> Segal Theater, CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue (Between 34-35th Streets) </span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> Film Program - "Ender's Game" (Baychester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/279134 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Baychester Library, Community Meeting Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>w/Harrison Ford</p> </div> </div> Knitting Circle (Ottendorfer Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/273935 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Ottendorfer Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We&rsquo;ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.</p> </div> </div> Breath and Meditation Rejuvenation (St. Agnes Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/275408 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. Agnes Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>[[{"fid":"275418","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"height":"114","width":"247","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</p> <p>Learn how to reduce stress, calm the mind and live with joy through breathing techniques and guided meditation.</p> Be joyful and have inner peace Reduce stress Increase clarity and awareness Enhance productivity <p>This program is a partnership between the St. Agnes Library and Art of Living.&nbsp;</p> <p>Founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Art of Living is a not for profit, educational and humanitarian organization engaged in stress management and service initiatives. Art of Living operates in&nbsp; over 152 countries. Find out more at <a href="http://www.artofliving.org/">www.artofliving.org</a></p> </div> </div> The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Stapleton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/280104 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stapleton Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Join us for a screening of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in preparation for the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 in theaters! Plus, we have Hunger Games: Mockingjay prizes to give away! What better way to spend your Saturday afternoon than right here at the library? #TheMockingjayLives &nbsp; Teens &amp; Adults ages 12+ </div> </div> Jan Karski: Humanity's Hero (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/275879 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p style="text-align:center">[[{"fid":"275616","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"height":"222","width":"575","style":"cursor: default; border: 0px; padding: 1px 10px; outline: rgb(170, 204, 238) solid 2px;","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</p> <p>Jan Karski was a hero of the Polish resistance who risked his life to smuggle the first eyewitness testimony of the Holocaust out of Nazi-occupied Poland and raise the alarm among Allied leaders. He has been honored as Righteous Among the Nations at Yad Vashem in Israel, and in 2012 was posthumously granted the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. Wanda Urbanska, the president of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, will chair a panel of experts to celebrate Jan Karski&#39;s centennial this year and the recent republication of his riveting Wartime memoirs.</p> <p>In the panel discussion, led by Wanda Urbanska, we will learn more details about the life and achievements of this extraordinary man.&nbsp;</p> <p>About the participants:</p> <p>Wanda Urbanska is the&nbsp;president of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation. Prior to this, she directed the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign, which placed Jan Karski&#39;s name in nomination for a Presidential Medal of Freedom, received posthumously from President Obama on May 29, 2012.&nbsp;The author or coauthor of nine books, Ms. Urbanska produced&nbsp;America&rsquo;s first nationally syndicated public TV series advocating sustainable living,&nbsp;Simple Living with Wanda Urbanska. She has published widely and is author or co-author of nine books. A graduate of Harvard University, she holds a certificate for completing the Jan Karski Institute for Holocaust Education at Georgetown University. She is a frequent visitor to Poland, her father&#39;s native land. Ms. Urbanska was awarded the prestigious Amicus Poloniae award in 2006 for promoting good will between America and Poland. In 2012, she was decorated by President Komorowski at the Polish Consulate in New York with a Knight&#39;s Cross for her work to improve ties between Poland and America.&nbsp;</p> <p>Tom Wood is a journalist, whose&nbsp;investigative, business and historical works&nbsp;appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and numerous other newspapers and magazines. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and holds an M.Phil. degree in European Studies from the University of Cambridge.</p> <p>David Harris has led the American Jewish Committee since 1990. Described by Israeli President Shimon Peres as the &ldquo;foreign minister of the Jewish people,&rdquo; he has been invited to speak at some of the world&rsquo;s most prestigious forums, including the World Economic Forum in Davos, and has testified before the U.S. Congress, the UN Human Rights Commission, and the French Parliament. He has been honored a total of 14 times by the governments of Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Spain, and Ukraine for his international efforts in defense of human rights, advancement of the transatlantic partnership, and dedication to the Jewish people. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has written hundreds of articles, op-eds, letters, and reviews in leading media outlets. He is a regular contributor to&nbsp;The Huffington Post,&nbsp;The Jerusalem Post,&nbsp;El País&nbsp;in Spain, and&nbsp;L&#39;Opinione&nbsp;in Italy. Since 2001, he has had a weekly spot on the CBS Radio Network reaching millions of listeners across the United States.</p> <p>This event is&nbsp;co-sponsored by The World Languages Collection,&nbsp;Polish Cultural Institute,&nbsp;The Jan Karski Educational Foundation, and the Dorot Jewish Division, New York Public Library.</p> </div> </div> Masterpieces from 19th and 20th Century Composers (New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/269073 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Pianist Mohamed Shams plays a selection of works by composers spanning two centuries, including works by Beethoven, Liszt, Balakirev, and Ravel among others.</p> <p>The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. &nbsp;At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to last minute change or cancellation.</p> </div> </div> Introduction to eBay (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/275671 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay.</p> </div> </div> Latin Artist Migguel Anggelo in Concert (Bronx Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/275451 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bronx Library Center, Auditorium </span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Venezuelan-born&nbsp;Migguel Anggelo&nbsp;brings his electric stage performance to The Bronx&nbsp;Library&nbsp;Center. A dynamic singer and storyteller whose music is saturated with Latin American art, culture, poetry, and metaphor, Migguel blurs the boundaries between performance art and popular music, always reminding his audience that the way a story is told is just as important as the actual story itself.&nbsp; &nbsp;Migguel will perform works by Latin American greats like&nbsp;Agustín Lara&nbsp;and&nbsp;Astor Piazzolla, American pop, jazz, and opera standards that he recasts in his own signature style, and he will showcase material from his forthcoming album,&nbsp;La Casa Azul,as well. Produced by&nbsp;Mau Quiros&nbsp;and mixed by the Grammy Award winning&nbsp;Felipe Tichauer, the album, to be released in January &lsquo;15, is comprised of original works that explore themes as diverse as the life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and the hypocrisy of the worlds&rsquo; dictators. &nbsp; This talented artist began his creative career at age 13, performing in such acclaimed, touring South American productions as Pinocchio,&nbsp;Romeo&nbsp;and Juliet, and Fame, concurrently training for eleven years in classical ballet and studying opera at The Conservatory of Music in Cologne, Germany.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library- November 2014 (Riverdale Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277595 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>We Are New York&nbsp; is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. &nbsp;Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child&#39;s teacher. &nbsp;The characters speak slowly and clearly.</p> <p>Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to&nbsp;learn Englishby watching&nbsp;We Are New York&nbsp;videos. &nbsp;Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This&nbsp;program&nbsp;works best&nbsp;for people who speak a little English already and want to practice. &nbsp;For more information, call or visit the branches listed below.</p> <p>We Are New York&nbsp;was created by the New York City Mayor&rsquo;s Office of&nbsp;Adult Education&nbsp;and the CityUniversity&nbsp;of New York.</p> <p>RIVERDALE LIBRARY&nbsp; Saturdays: 2:30pm -4:30pm November 1, 18, 15, 22. &nbsp;December 6, 13, 20.</p> </div> </div> Oral History Project Launch Party and Tag Team Piano Concert! (Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269965 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p style="text-align:center">[[{"fid":"276419","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"height":"300","width":"300","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</p> JOIN US as we celebrate the launch of our&nbsp;oral history project, Visible Lives: Oral Histories of the Disability Experience&nbsp;on Saturday November 22nd from 2:30 p.m. &ndash; 4:30 p.m. Listen to highlights from our first recorded stories and meet the interviewers!&nbsp; Enjoy music from&nbsp;Alexander Wu and Sasha Papernik who will perform &ldquo;All4One from Broadway to Classical&rdquo;. A tag-team tour de force, they&#39;ll&nbsp;present an array of American standards and international classics, from duet arrangements of Mozart&rsquo;s A Little Night Music, Bizet&rsquo;s Opera Carmen, and the Broadway musical West Side Story, to Russian dances, tangos, and Irving Berlin. Refreshments will be served! <p>For more information about our oral history project please visit:&nbsp;http://oralhistory.nypl.org/neighborhoods/visible-lives</p> <p>Want to record YOUR story for the project? Contact Alexandra Kelly at AlexandraKelly@nypl.org or 212-621-0552.</p> </div> </div> Retro Games @ Sedgwick (Sedgwick Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/266134 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Sedgwick Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T14:30:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>It&#39;s back to the good old days: join your friends and roll the dice instead of clicking a mouse! &nbsp;Come by for some old fashioned board game fun.</p> </div> </div> Screenwriting, The Art of Revision: A Six Session Course (Jefferson Market Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/269796 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Jefferson Market Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T15:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>Learn the art of revision. Transcend tinkering, &ldquo;kill your darlings&rdquo; and dive deeper into your story and characters. Strengthen all that sparkles in your scenes, shaping them into a polished screenplay.</p> <p>Saturdays October 11, 18, 25 November 8, 15, 22 &nbsp; 3 pm to 5 pm.</p> <p>Some screenwriting experience required. &nbsp;This course is ideal for those already working on a draft of a screenplay.</p> <p>Registration required, in person only, starting Saturday, October 4.</p> <p>Presented in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room.</p> <p>All programs and courses are Free and Open to the Public.</p> </div> </div> Existentialism and Romantic Love: A Three Session Course (Jefferson Market Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/270746 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Jefferson Market Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T15:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>Saturdays, November 15, 22 &nbsp;December 6 &nbsp; 3 pm to 5 pm</p> <p>Expectations about romantic loving are grand, but reality often falls short of the ideal. Finding the right one and living happily ever after is alluring but illusory, because romantic relationships often involve conflicts and disappointments.</p> <p>Existential philosophies provide narratives by which we can examine roots of frustrations within our everyday ideas about romantic loving, and explore possible solutions. Existential notions as freedom, power, choice, authenticity, and anxiety, challenge our assumptions regarding the nature and meaning of romantic loving. This course will draw on such thinkers as Søren Kierkegaard, Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir.</p> <p>Nov 15: The rise of romantic love&nbsp;</p> <p>Nov 22: An existential critique of romantic love</p> <p>Dec 6: An existential guide to authentic loving</p> <p>All programs and courses are Free and Open to the Public.</p> <p>This course will be presented in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room.</p> <p>Registration required: &nbsp;sign up, in person, at the second floor desk starting Saturday, November 8. &nbsp;Limited to 20 students.</p> <p>Recommended (not required) reading:&nbsp;</p> Rowley, Hazel. Tête-à-Tête: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. <p>Suggested readings:</p> Beauvoir, Simone de. She Came to Stay. 1943. Trans. Moyse, Yvonne and Roger Senhouse. London: Fontana, 1975. Kierkegaard, Søren. Either/Or. 1843. Trans. Hannay, Alastair. London: Penguin, 1992. Sartre, Jean-Paul. &ldquo;Concrete Relations With Others&rdquo;. Being and Nothingness. 1943. Trans. Barnes, Hazel E. New York: Washington Square Press, 1992. <p>Some reading selections will be offered in class.</p> <p>Professor: &nbsp;Skye Cleary received her Ph.D. entitled &ldquo;Romantic loving: an existential study&rdquo; from Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia). Her book Existentialism and Romantic Love is forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan in 2015. She is a Certified Fellow with the American Philosophical Practitioners Association, runs Manhattan Love Salons and film and philosophy evenings, and works at Columbia University&rsquo;s School of International and Public Affairs. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Academia: <a href="https://mq.academia.edu/SkyeCleary">https://mq.academia.edu/SkyeCleary</a></p> <p>Blog: <a href="http://skyecleary.wordpress.com/">http://skyecleary.wordpress.com</a></p> <p>Twitter: @skye_cleary</p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277393 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T15:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet &ndash; online shopping, banking? Don&#39;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.</p> </div> </div> New York Writers Workshop Presents: Immigration and the Poetry of Witness with Emma Goldman-Sherman (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277351 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T15:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come join Emma Goldman-Sherman for a poetry workshop. &nbsp;With discussion, examples of poems, and poetic voices, we will discover how your voice and your view of the world can create unique poetry.</p> <p>Emma Goldman-Sherman has published poetry in American Athenaeum, Broad Magazine, The Manhattan Times, and Adrienne Rich: A Tribute Anthology. Her plays (including Perfect Women, Wombshot, and The Lock) have been produced in New York City, London and Zagreb. Her newest play, Counting in Shaab, about a community in Baghdad, will be produced as part of Golden Thread Production&#39;s ReOrient Festival next year in San Francisco. She earned her MFA from the University of Iowa.</p> </div> </div> YA Book Discussion: 100 Sideways Miles (Grand Central Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/278055 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Grand Central Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T15:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us for a discussion of Andrew Smith&#39;s 2014 hit novel&nbsp;100 Sideways Miles.&nbsp;Finn Easton, sixteen and epileptic, struggles to feel like more than just a character in his father&#39;s cult-classic novels with the help of his best friend, Cade Hernandez, and first love, Julia, until Julia moves away.</p> <p>Drop by the library and pick up a copy today!</p> </div> </div> New York Writers Workshop presents: Finding Your Voice: A Fiction Writing Workshop (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277436 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T15:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">&nbsp; <p>Finding Your Voice: A Fiction Writing Workshop</p> <p>A workshop of writing exercises designed to bring out each person&rsquo;s individual voice in writing fiction.&nbsp; We will write and read back to your peers, to gain a better understanding of how each voice is distinct.</p> <tbody> <tr> <td>[[{"fid":"276210","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Maureen Brady","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"alt":"Maureen Brady","height":"178","width":"144","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]</td> <td>Bio:&nbsp;Maureen Brady is the author of the novels Ginger&rsquo;s Fire, Folly, and Give Me Your Good Ear, the short story collection The Question She Put to Herself and three books of nonfiction.&nbsp; A founding member of New York Writers Workshop, she works as a freelance editor for fiction and nonfiction writers and teaches Advanced Fiction for New York Writers Workshop, a course frequently offered at the JCC.&nbsp; She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU and runs The Peripatetic Writing Workshop.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> </tbody> </div> </div> Homage 3: Illmatic (Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture) http://www.nypl.org/node/274031 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T16:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">In conjunction with Changing Perceptions Theater, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a revival of&nbsp;Homage 3: Illmatic, an original play by&nbsp;Shaun Neblett&nbsp;that was developed from NaS&#39; album Illmatic and pays homage to the themes and lyrics of the classic album. Come see the play that African American scholar Dr. Michael Eric Dyson said was, &quot;A great play that evokes a sense of history and a sense of intimacy with people who nurture you, surround you and are a mystery to you&quot; when it premiered Off-Broadway. <hr style="border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-top-style: solid; border-top-color: rgb(222, 222, 222); margin: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15.8400001525879px;"> <p style="line-height: normal; margin-bottom: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED For all free events, we generally&nbsp;overbook&nbsp;to ensure a full house. All registered&nbsp;seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.</p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/277392 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T16:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet &ndash; online shopping, banking? Don&#39;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.</p> </div> </div> TeenLIVE presents I Am New York: Juan Rodriguez at the Bronx Library Center (Bronx Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/277690 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bronx Library Center, Auditorium </span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-11-22T18:00:00-05:00">Saturday, November 22 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>[[{"fid":"276261","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","attributes":{"height":"200","width":"200","style":"float:left","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]I Am New York: Juan Rodriguez transports audiences to a seminal moment in New York history to meet Juan Rodriguez, New York&#39;s first immigrant, a free man of mixed &shy;race origin from La Hispaniola who arrived on a Dutch ship in 1613 &amp; settled in &quot;Mannahatta.&quot;</p> <p>This adaption for teens will include live theater, music, and dance and will invite attendees to become part of the telling of Juan Rodriguez&#39;s story.</p> <p><a href="http://www.organicmagnetics.com">Organic Magnetics</a> is a cultural arts organization that produces interactive live installations and theater arts education, binding creativity and sustainability to generate urban folklore for the future.</p> <p>TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today&rsquo;s teens.</p> <p>TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.</p> </div> </div>