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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Stories, songs and participation activities for children ages 3-5.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 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
Fri, November 24
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
The Lions Lego Zone
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs! Kids and their grown-up will have a chance to show off their building skills with LEGOs provided by the Library. Blocks of various sizes will be provided for children ages 2-4 and 5-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 AM. Please bring along a camera to take a pictures of your creation!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Little Ones
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4. Space is limited.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sun, November 26
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us for stories and songs. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Mon, November 27
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
Mid-Sentence | Astro Poets: Dorothea Lasky and Alex Dimitrov
Twitter's favorite poet-astrologers discuss the connections between poetry, pop culture, and stargazing. Scorpio season, moon signs, Drake—for the Astro Poets, it's all fair game. With humor and pop culture savvy, Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky share a unique mix of poetry and astrological advice with followers around the world. The social media stars join us for an evening of verse and conversation. Reading from recent work, Dimitrov and Lasky will discuss poetry and their personal connect…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults
Tue, November 28
@ 2 p.m.
Scholarly and Academic E-Books Part I: Online Training
This training will cover three of the major scholarly and academic e-book collections available to our patrons for free through the New York Public Library. Patrons will leave the training with an overview of the subjects within each collection and with the knowledge of how to expertly navigate the databases and use special features, such as exporting citations, creating research lists and sending e-books to Kindle. This training is ideal for researchers from the undergraduate level to senior fa…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom BAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online: Search Tips & Tricks
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.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Tue, November 28
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Stories, songs and participation activities for children ages 3-5.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 29
@ 10 a.m.
Scholarly and Academic E-Books Part I: Online Training
This training will cover three of the major scholarly and academic e-book collections available to our patrons for free through the New York Public Library. Patrons will leave the training with an overview of the subjects within each collection and with the knowledge of how to expertly navigate the databases and use special features, such as exporting citations, creating research lists and sending e-books to Kindle. This training is ideal for researchers from the undergraduate level to senior fa…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom BAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Wed, November 29
@ 12 noon
Genealogy Essentials
Researching Vital Records and the Census
Vital records (birth, death, and marriage) and the census are the cornerstones of genealogical research. Learn how to search for and find these key documents through resources at NYPL and elsewhere. This class will also explore the history of state record-keeping practices and the U.S. federal census, and offer of variety of search strategies to use in your genealogy research.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
Introduction to Jewish Genealogy Research Part 2
In this class you will learn how communcal histories, cemetery guides, Yizkor books, and newspapers can enhance the exploration of your Jewish roots. Caption
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Fun Time
Hands-on art or science activities for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Space is limited. Registration begins Saturday, November 25.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
Alexander Calder: the Conquest of Time
Renowned art critic Jed Perl discusses his new book, the first biography of America’s greatest twentieth-century sculptor, Alexander Calder, with Calder's grandson and president of the Calder Foundation, Alexander S. C. Rower. Alexander Calder is among the most beloved and widely admired artists of the twentieth century, perhaps best known as the inventor of the mobile. Forty years after the artist’s death, his story is finally being told in full by art critic Jed Perl, making use of previously…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Families,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Wed, November 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
The World Broke in Two: Bill Goldstein with Margo Jefferson
The founder of the New York Times books website charts the intersecting lives of Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, and E. M. Forster in 1922, the year that modernism was born. At the beginning of 1922, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, and E. M. Forster were literally at a loss for words. Despite them all having already met with past success, an uncertain future lay ahead, the shaky ground having been paved by the publications of James Joyce’s Ulysses and the English tra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
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
Thu, November 30
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 13-36 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. The line for tickets (10:15 session) begins at 9:30 on the ramp at the 42nd Street door. Once 10:15 tickets run out, we begin distributing tickets for the 11:15 session.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 13-36 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. The line for tickets (10:15 session) begins at 9:30 on the ramp at the 42nd Street door. Once 10:15 tickets run out, we begin distributing tickets for the 11:15 session.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, December 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Playdate (Prewalkers)
Join us for a baby playdate! Babies from 6-12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers will take part in a variety of activities which support early literacy skills. Toys will be provided. Please note that this is not a structured program and that children must be supervised at all times. Space is limited to 20 babies. Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 27.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sat, December 2
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Little Ones
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4. Space is limited.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sat, December 2
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Author Program & Craft: Matt Tavares
Come in and meet author Matt Tavares. Matt will be reading his newest book, Red & Lulu, and helping with a holiday themed craft. Matt will be signing books so please bring your own copy or purchase one from the Library Shop. For children ages 3-8. Registration begins on Tuesday, November 28.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sun, December 3
@ 1 p.m.
Holiday Open House 2017
Invitations to this annual holiday celebration will be mailed to members at the $100 level (admits two) and at the $250 level and above (admits four). Don't miss NYPL's annual holiday celebration-our Thank You to you, the Library's generous supporters! Enjoy holiday music and other entertainment in the festive Schwarzman Building. Explore the Schwarzman Building with friends, family, and other donors. And make sure to use your discount at The Library Shop! Join today and start a family…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Mon, December 4
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, December 4
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
Scholarly and Academic E-Books Part II: Online Training
This training will cover three of the major scholarly and academic e-book collections available to our patrons for free through the New York Public Library. Patrons will leave the training with an overview of the subjects within each collection and with the knowledge of how to expertly navigate the databases and use special features, such as exporting citations and creating research lists. This training is ideal for researchers from the undergraduate level to senior faculty and scholars. The e-b…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Tue, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Stories, songs and participation activities for children ages 3-5.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 5
@ 7 p.m.
LIVE from the NYPL
Naomi Klein with Martin Breum: Arctic Imagination
Naomi Klein and Martin Breum come to the Library for the second installation of The Arctic Imagination project, a brainstorm across the Atlantic Ocean about melting arctic ice and increasing temperatures in which artists exchange ideas and visions of the future of the globe. In only 100 years, the Arctic and the North Pole have been transformed from highly dangerous and mysterious peripheral areas into regions that need our protection and sense of responsibility. NYPL is joined by major librarie…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, December 6
@ 11 a.m.
Scholarly and Academic E-Books Part II: Online Training
This training will cover three of the major scholarly and academic e-book collections available to our patrons for free through the New York Public Library. Patrons will leave the training with an overview of the subjects within each collection and with the knowledge of how to expertly navigate the databases and use special features, such as exporting citations and creating research lists. This training is ideal for researchers from the undergraduate level to senior faculty and scholars. The e-b…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Wed, December 6
@ 2 p.m.
Genealogy Essentials
Ship Passenger Lists and Maritime Research
Learn how to get started using the genealogy research methods and resources related to ship passenger lists for vessels arriving at U.S. ports in the 19th and 20th centuries, in addition to some of the introductory resources for historical U.S. maritime research.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, December 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Crafternoon
Join us for stories and make an easy art project. For ages 18 months - 3 years. Pre-registration starts Saturday, December 2.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 13-36 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. The line for tickets (10:15 session) begins at 9:30 on the ramp at the 42nd Street door. Once 10:15 tickets run out, we begin distributing tickets for the 11:15 session.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 13-36 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. The line for tickets (10:15 session) begins at 9:30 on the ramp at the 42nd Street door. Once 10:15 tickets run out, we begin distributing tickets for the 11:15 session.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 2 p.m.
Finding Clues in Family Photos
This class invites attendees to explore genealogy research through family snapshots and other historic photographs. Attendees will gain insights on how to solve family mysteries and find genealogy clues through close inspection of photographic imagery - from newspaper images to heirloom portraits.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Sat, December 9
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Little Ones
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4. Space is limited.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sat, December 9
@ 3 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies Trio Band: Spanish
For a fun time, the Bilingual Birdies Trio Band put on a 45-minute show with three musicians which will entertain families and teach new vocabulary words in a way that will have everyone singing and dancing!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
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