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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
TWEEN TUESDAYS
Tweens, come join us for an hour of fun in the community room. Take a break from homework and come enjoy crafts, video games, and hanging out every Tuesday.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Magic: The Gathering
Learn the fundamentals of Magic: The Gathering! Reading, teamwork, basic mathematics, fantasy and imagination are all that is needed. Cards will be supplied. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by David Alicea
Epiphany LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Literacy INC: It's TURKEY Month
Literacy INC presents It's TURKEY Month!!! Listen to an animal-themed book, followed by an animal themed activity!!!
Woodstock LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Create your own Villain (... or Hero) with CB Lee!
Take a writing workshop with CB Lee, author of Not Your Sidekick and Not Your Villain! Whether you’re a beginner-writer or in the middle of your full-length novel for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), get tips and tricks from CB Lee about how to create a developed and complex character for your story! CB Lee may even tell you some of her favorite books and have some swag… after all, she’s not just your sidekick. Seats are limited, so RSVP by calling The Teen Zone at (212)…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
We want you to join the Teen Advisory Group at BLC! TAG meets once a month to discuss programming and display ideas for the Teen Zone at BLC. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved and help make sure that the library is able to provide programming that fits your interest and needs, as well as recieve priorty access to special events happening at the library! Snacks provided!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Portraits in Oil Pastels
Participants will discuss the art of portraiture and use various materials to create portraits of well-known individuals. All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Community Word Project
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Math & Reading homework help
Free math & reading homework help will be available on Mondays & Tuesdays for children in grades K-6, on a first come first serve basis, Please sign-up that day at the front desk to reserve a spot. (Maximum of 4 children per session).
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come get crafty in the Teen Room! From origami to cross-stitch to duct-tape wallets! For ages 13-18. All supplies provided.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO CLUB
Create and build anything you like with LEGO® bricks! Open play in the Children's dept. Suggested for ages 5+ Workshop series is FREE
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
On Track with Mizz P!
Get on track for college and career planning success with Mizz P! Mizz P. will talk to teens about the best way to plan for life after high school and what it takes to create a comprehensive plan for success that will make you happy. It's never to early to get started! We are welcoming anyone ages 12-18 who is interested in attending college!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Early Literacy
Kid Colormania
Calling all kids who love to color, join us for Kid Colormania. We'll provide the pictures and colored pencils/ crayons. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - Have some fun with us.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during Open Lab.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Meditation: Blast Open Your Heart
This meditation is an amazing healing tool for loneliness, breakups, depression. Stand-alone classes led by rotating instructors.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting & Sewing Circle
Do you like to knit and or sew? Come meet your fellow crafters in the neighborhood. Please bring your own materials.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Stitchin' Tuesday
Join us to learn a little bit about cross stitching and how to make beginner designs. It's as simple as making an "X!" The library will provide the kits for this crafty workshop which will meet twice a month on Tuesdays. Open to Adults only, this special makerspace program is part of our Adult Craft Corner series where we provide the space and materials for you to conduct quick and easy DIY projects. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and get the additional time you need.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
NaNoWriMo Write-In session
Do you dream of becoming a novelist? Always wanted to write a best-seller? You're full of great ideas, but you've just never gotten around to actually writing them down? Now is the time to quit making excuses and finally write that novel! November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, and Sedgwick Library is here to help you meet your 50,000-word goal! This one-hour session is an opportunity for you to quietly work on your novel, brainstorm plot points, and workshop writing techniques…
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
SISTER TO SISTER KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP
Bring your materials and your interest and talk and learn with others as we knit and crochet. EVERY TUESDAY FROM 5:00PM-7:30PM
Countee Cullen LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Pre-K Information Session
Learn what families of children born in 2014 need to know about enrolling in free, full-day, high quality pre-K in the 2018-9 school year! Admission is Free! An Outreach Coordinator from the Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE) will present and distribute information to parents and caregivers.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomFamilies,
Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Riverdale Knitting Circle - Evening Edition
Does your day have you all balled up? Unwind with knitting in the evening! Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Tuesday Night Films: Atomic Blonde
Join us for a screening of David Leitch's Cold War spy thriller "Atomic Blonde!" Adapted from Antony Johnston and Sam Hart's graphic novel "The Coldest City," the film begins on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall as MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton, played by Charlize Theron, is dispatched to recover a list of all active double agents in the Soviet Union, which has been stolen by a KGB agent. Writer and film critic Sarah Fonseca calls "Atomic Blonde" a "fun, new wave-backed study of the mast…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion Group: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
Join a Parkchester staff member and other book club members for a lively book discussion. This month's book will be The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman. Set in St. Thomas in the early 1800s, The Marriage of Opposites follows one of history’s lesser known women: headstrong and rebellious Rachel Pizzarro—the mother of one of Impressionism’s founding artists, Camille Pissarro in a spellbinding tale of forbidden love, family secrets, and unimaginable beauty. Please ask at the circu…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network Whom should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? Joining Groups will Benefit You in ways that You May Not Realize Why Your Blog should be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile Expert Questions, Job Listings & More, Right o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for HIGH BEGINNER ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - November 2017
WALK-IN CLASSES - NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! These citizenship classes are for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test in the next 6 months to 2 years. This program is for HIGH BEGINNER level speakers of English. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. We practice speaking, listening, reading and writing. A new topic each week! (The same topic on Tuesdays and Thursdays.) Just come to the classes you need! TOPICS in November: Oct. 3…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL Fall 2017 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL Fall 2017 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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. Join us on at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 PM*.…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
Call Me By Your Name: Luca Guadagnino and André Aciman with Hunter Harris
Celebrating the release of the new film Call Me By Your Name, a melancholic tale of first love and youthful exploration, director Luca Guadagnino and novelist André Aciman take to the NYPL stage. The two will discuss the making of the story, first in the form of the original acclaimed novel by Aciman, and now as a major feature film by Guadagnino. Vulture's associate editor Hunter Harris moderates the discussion. FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a fu…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Today
@ 7 p.m.
Architectural Practice Talk (APT): Robert Kirkbride
Join us for an evening presentation by Robert Kirkbride, Dean of Parsons School of Constructed Environments. 践谈APT (Architectural Practice Talk) celebrates young design talents and creative minds in architecture, design and urbanism, and fosters an international design community by curating a series of diverse and engaging cultural events. Through a rich program of office tours, interviews, site visits and lecture series, APT is committed to nurturing design e…
53rd Street Library, TheaterAdults
Wed, November 22
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 22
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Come for playtime, stories, rhymes, and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-12 months.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 10 a.m.
Fall Leaf Collection - Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags
Residents should set out their leaves either in a paper lawn & leaf bag, or in an open, unlined container. DSNY turns the leaves into compost, a natural soil amendment. Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags will be distributed in the branch. Bags will be provided from the DSNY.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families
Wed, November 22
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶Seward Park LibraryAdults
Wed, November 22
@ 10 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Parkchester Library - November 2017
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, November 22
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
You've got budding artists. We've got crayons, paper and a table just for them. It's a match made in heaven! Bring your kids in for some coloring fun.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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