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Upcoming Events

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, October 31, 2014
2 p.m.Downton Abbey - Season 4!
Are you a Carson or a Bates? A Lady Edith or Lady Rose? Join your fellow fans of House Crawley for all the drama of Downton Abbey Season 4! Fridays at 2:00pm in the Willa Cather Community Room on the library's first floor. October 24: Episode 1 (69 mins.) and Episode 2 (49 mins.) October 31: Episode 3 (49 mins.) and Episode 4 (49 mins.) November 7: Episode 5 (49 mins.) and Episode 6 (49 mins.) November 14: Episode 7 (49 mins.) and Episode 8 (69 mins.) November 21: Christmas Special…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Saturday, November 1, 2014
2 p.m.Book Swap!
Join us for our monthly book sawp! Bring a book, take a book, meet some friends! The first Saturday of every month on the library's first floor.
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
3 p.m.Introduction to Cosmology and the Multiverse: A Four Session Course
This course will be an introduction to cosmology and some (very recent) ideas about the “multiverse”. The course will comprise four lectures proceeding in reverse chronological order. It will begin with the universe as it is today, move to the universe as it was a few minutes and then a fraction of a second after the Big Bang, and then describe current ideas about what came before the Big Bang, what lies outside the cosmological horizon that bounds what we can directly observe, and what the ul…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, November 3, 2014
6 p.m.Soaps, Psychos, and Something Wild: Fall Films at Jefferson Market
September 8: American Psycho (2000; 102mins.) Dir: Mary Harron. A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies. Starring Christian Bale. Contains scenes of graphic violence. September 15: Psycho (1960; 109 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, November 6, 2014
3:30 p.m.Sherlock Holmes
Something's amiss, and now "the game is afoot!" for the brilliant scientist and criminologist, Mr. Sherlock Holmes. Along with his trusted companion, Dr. Watson (played by a child volunteer!), Holmes will follow the clues and solve the mystery with audience's help. Presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. Recommended for children ages 4 and older.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, November 7, 2014
11 a.m.Italian for Beginners: An Eight Session Course
Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21 11 am to 1 pm This eight session course introduces students to the fundamentals of the Italian language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students acquire elementary grammar skills (present and past tenses of regular and irregular verbs) and practice by conversing and writing about themselves, friends, family, hobbies, and professional life. They learn about Italian culture while building their communicative skills. Regi…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Downton Abbey - Season 4!
Are you a Carson or a Bates? A Lady Edith or Lady Rose? Join your fellow fans of House Crawley for all the drama of Downton Abbey Season 4! Fridays at 2:00pm in the Willa Cather Community Room on the library's first floor. October 24: Episode 1 (69 mins.) and Episode 2 (49 mins.) October 31: Episode 3 (49 mins.) and Episode 4 (49 mins.) November 7: Episode 5 (49 mins.) and Episode 6 (49 mins.) November 14: Episode 7 (49 mins.) and Episode 8 (69 mins.) November 21: Christmas Special…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Saturday, November 8, 2014
3 p.m.Introduction to Cosmology and the Multiverse: A Four Session Course
This course will be an introduction to cosmology and some (very recent) ideas about the “multiverse”. The course will comprise four lectures proceeding in reverse chronological order. It will begin with the universe as it is today, move to the universe as it was a few minutes and then a fraction of a second after the Big Bang, and then describe current ideas about what came before the Big Bang, what lies outside the cosmological horizon that bounds what we can directly observe, and what the ul…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Screenwriting, The Art of Revision: A Six Session Course
Learn the art of revision. Transcend tinkering, “kill your darlings” and dive deeper into your story and characters. Strengthen all that sparkles in your scenes, shaping them into a polished screenplay. Saturdays October 11, 18, 25 November 8, 15, 22 3 pm to 5 pm. Some screenwriting experience required. This course is ideal for those already working on a draft of a screenplay. Registration required, in person only, starting Saturday, October 4. Presented in the 3rd floor Mae West Communit…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, November 10, 2014
6 p.m.Soaps, Psychos, and Something Wild: Fall Films at Jefferson Market
September 8: American Psycho (2000; 102mins.) Dir: Mary Harron. A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies. Starring Christian Bale. Contains scenes of graphic violence. September 15: Psycho (1960; 109 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
6 p.m.GNYIPA 2nd Annual Book Launch Celebration
The Greater New York Independent Publishers Association, a seasoned group of indie publishers who offer personal support and promotional opportunities for small press publishers, self-published writers, and people in the book arts, invites the public to their second annual book launch event. Meet members of this cutting edge organization, ask questions, join in the celebration of their newest titles and independent publishing. After party to be announced! gnyipa@gmail.com gnyipa.blogspot.com
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, November 13, 2014
7 p.m.Persistence of Vision: Young Analog Filmmakers
Persistence of Vision: young analog filmmakers is a film program highlighting the works of five young and emerging artists: Christopher Gorski, Laura Trager, Angelica Vergel, Pedro Juan Vidal, and Tzuan Wu - all of whom work with motion picture film as an integral part of their respective art practices. Despite the inclination towards digital production, post-production, and exhibition in the more commercial and industrialized realms of the motion picture landscape as well as among generations…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Friday, November 14, 2014
11 a.m.Italian for Beginners: An Eight Session Course
Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21 11 am to 1 pm This eight session course introduces students to the fundamentals of the Italian language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students acquire elementary grammar skills (present and past tenses of regular and irregular verbs) and practice by conversing and writing about themselves, friends, family, hobbies, and professional life. They learn about Italian culture while building their communicative skills. Regi…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Downton Abbey - Season 4!
Are you a Carson or a Bates? A Lady Edith or Lady Rose? Join your fellow fans of House Crawley for all the drama of Downton Abbey Season 4! Fridays at 2:00pm in the Willa Cather Community Room on the library's first floor. October 24: Episode 1 (69 mins.) and Episode 2 (49 mins.) October 31: Episode 3 (49 mins.) and Episode 4 (49 mins.) November 7: Episode 5 (49 mins.) and Episode 6 (49 mins.) November 14: Episode 7 (49 mins.) and Episode 8 (69 mins.) November 21: Christmas Special…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Saturday, November 15, 2014
3 p.m.Screenwriting, The Art of Revision: A Six Session Course
Learn the art of revision. Transcend tinkering, “kill your darlings” and dive deeper into your story and characters. Strengthen all that sparkles in your scenes, shaping them into a polished screenplay. Saturdays October 11, 18, 25 November 8, 15, 22 3 pm to 5 pm. Some screenwriting experience required. This course is ideal for those already working on a draft of a screenplay. Registration required, in person only, starting Saturday, October 4. Presented in the 3rd floor Mae West Communit…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Existentialism and Romantic Love: A Three Session Course
Saturdays, November 15, 22 December 6 3 pm to 5 pm 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. 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 freedo…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, November 17, 2014
6 p.m.Soaps, Psychos, and Something Wild: Fall Films at Jefferson Market
September 8: American Psycho (2000; 102mins.) Dir: Mary Harron. A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies. Starring Christian Bale. Contains scenes of graphic violence. September 15: Psycho (1960; 109 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, November 20, 2014
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion: Tenth of December
Tenth of December by George Saunders NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • The New York Times Magazine • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • New York • BuzzFeed • Kirkus Reviews • BookPage • Shelf Awareness One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and Tenth of December is his m…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Friday, November 21, 2014
11 a.m.Italian for Beginners: An Eight Session Course
Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21 11 am to 1 pm This eight session course introduces students to the fundamentals of the Italian language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students acquire elementary grammar skills (present and past tenses of regular and irregular verbs) and practice by conversing and writing about themselves, friends, family, hobbies, and professional life. They learn about Italian culture while building their communicative skills. Regi…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Downton Abbey - Season 4!
Are you a Carson or a Bates? A Lady Edith or Lady Rose? Join your fellow fans of House Crawley for all the drama of Downton Abbey Season 4! Fridays at 2:00pm in the Willa Cather Community Room on the library's first floor. October 24: Episode 1 (69 mins.) and Episode 2 (49 mins.) October 31: Episode 3 (49 mins.) and Episode 4 (49 mins.) November 7: Episode 5 (49 mins.) and Episode 6 (49 mins.) November 14: Episode 7 (49 mins.) and Episode 8 (69 mins.) November 21: Christmas Special…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Saturday, November 22, 2014
3 p.m.Screenwriting, The Art of Revision: A Six Session Course
Learn the art of revision. Transcend tinkering, “kill your darlings” and dive deeper into your story and characters. Strengthen all that sparkles in your scenes, shaping them into a polished screenplay. Saturdays October 11, 18, 25 November 8, 15, 22 3 pm to 5 pm. Some screenwriting experience required. This course is ideal for those already working on a draft of a screenplay. Registration required, in person only, starting Saturday, October 4. Presented in the 3rd floor Mae West Communit…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Existentialism and Romantic Love: A Three Session Course
Saturdays, November 15, 22 December 6 3 pm to 5 pm 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. 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 freedo…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, November 24, 2014
6 p.m.Soaps, Psychos, and Something Wild: Fall Films at Jefferson Market
September 8: American Psycho (2000; 102mins.) Dir: Mary Harron. A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies. Starring Christian Bale. Contains scenes of graphic violence. September 15: Psycho (1960; 109 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sunday, November 30, 2014
6 p.m.Soaps, Psychos, and Something Wild: Fall Films at Jefferson Market
September 8: American Psycho (2000; 102mins.) Dir: Mary Harron. A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies. Starring Christian Bale. Contains scenes of graphic violence. September 15: Psycho (1960; 109 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, December 6, 2014
2 p.m.Book Swap!
Join us for our monthly book sawp! Bring a book, take a book, meet some friends! The first Saturday of every month on the library's first floor.
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
3 p.m.Existentialism and Romantic Love: A Three Session Course
Saturdays, November 15, 22 December 6 3 pm to 5 pm 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. 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 freedo…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, January 29, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
The Jefferson Market Library's book discussion group meets the last Thursday of every month at 4:30pm. We usually meet in the Mae West community room on the library's 3rd floor. January 29: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so a…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 26, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
The Jefferson Market Library's book discussion group meets the last Thursday of every month at 4:30pm. We usually meet in the Mae West community room on the library's 3rd floor. January 29: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so a…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 26, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
The Jefferson Market Library's book discussion group meets the last Thursday of every month at 4:30pm. We usually meet in the Mae West community room on the library's 3rd floor. January 29: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so a…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 30, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
The Jefferson Market Library's book discussion group meets the last Thursday of every month at 4:30pm. We usually meet in the Mae West community room on the library's 3rd floor. January 29: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so a…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 28, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
The Jefferson Market Library's book discussion group meets the last Thursday of every month at 4:30pm. We usually meet in the Mae West community room on the library's 3rd floor. January 29: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so a…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 25, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
The Jefferson Market Library's book discussion group meets the last Thursday of every month at 4:30pm. We usually meet in the Mae West community room on the library's 3rd floor. January 29: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so a…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults