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29 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, August 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) summons chaos theorist Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) to his home with some startling information -- while nearly everything at his Jurassic Park had been destroyed, his engineers happened to have a second site, where other dinosaurs were kept in hiding. It seems the dinosaurs on the second island are alive and well and even breeding; and Hammond wants Malcolm to observe and document the reptiles before Hammond's financiers can get to them.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, August 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Become a Census Bureau Field Representative
Testing is now available througout the 5 boroughs in NYC: New York, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. Duties: Interviewing repondents for data collection purposes, explaining purpose of survey; asking questions as worded, using a laptop to record responses and other vital information. Light travel may be needed depending on geographical area. Requirements: U.S. citizensip; valid SSN; driver's license and insured vehicle, desire to work with the public be self-motivated, and be able…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, August 27
@ 11 a.m.
Book Discussion Group - Orphan Train by Chirstina Baker Kline
Get the neighborhood read. Check out what the librarian has recommended, and hear what others think about it. We've got the books, now we need you to talk!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, August 29
@ 4:45 p.m.
Scrabble Enthusiasts Club with Ellen
Welcome to all levels and new players. Instruction available. Practice from 4:15 - 5PM 2 Types of Scrabble: Cooperative: (Friendly, help each other) Competitive: (Out to Win) Prizes for winners!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 30
@ 4 p.m.
Voter Registration Day
Want to vote in the Presidential election November 8, 2016? Come register to vote. Let your voice be heard. Every vote counts. Must register by October 14th, 2016 ( if not already registered.) What you need to Registaer in NYS? - Be a U.S. Citizen -Have a New York State DMV number or know your Social Security Number -Live at Same address 30 days before election - Will be at least 18 by November 8, 2016 -No tin prison as a felon or on parole. -Not Voting in more than 1 US place.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Wed, August 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
Become a Census Bureau Field Representative
Testing is now available througout the 5 boroughs in NYC: New York, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. Duties: Interviewing repondents for data collection purposes, explaining purpose of survey; asking questions as worded, using a laptop to record responses and other vital information. Light travel may be needed depending on geographical area. Requirements: U.S. citizensip; valid SSN; driver's license and insured vehicle, desire to work with the public be self-motivated, and be able…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, August 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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 and previewing worksheets.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Tue, September 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
Jewelry making with Cathy Beauchamp
Come to a beginners jewelry making class. You will learn to make some beautiful rings and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, September 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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 and previewing worksheets.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, September 10
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Tue, September 13
@ 1 p.m.
Hand Sewing with Anita
Hand Sewing with Anita Come and learn basic techniques and more. Participants will learn basic running stitch, as well as, hemming, alterations, repairs and more. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Thu, September 15
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Pearl Harbor (2001)
Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war. Director: Michael Bay Writer: Randall Wallace Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, September 17
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, September 17
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Mon, September 19
@ 4:45 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, September 20
@ 1 p.m.
Hand Sewing with Anita
Hand Sewing with Anita Come and learn basic techniques and more. Participants will learn basic running stitch, as well as, hemming, alterations, repairs and more. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, September 21
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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 and previewing worksheets.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Thu, September 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Speed (1994)
A young cop must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph. Director: Jan de Bont Writer: Graham Yost Stars: Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, September 24
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, September 24
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 4:45 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, September 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Unbroken (2014)
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Director: Angelina Jolie Pitt (as Angelina Jolie) Writers: Joel Coen (screenplay), Ethan Coen (screenplay) | 3 more credits » Stars: Jack O'Connell, Miyavi, Domhnall Gleeson
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 4:45 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, October 8
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 15
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 22
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 29
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, November 12
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults

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