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Today
@ 11 a.m.
(CEIS) Grand Concourse Pop Up Job Recruitment
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters from varying industries including Retail, Manufacturing, Warehouse Associates, Construction, Flaggers, Transportation, Airport Cabin Cleaners, Baggage Handlers and Wheelchair Escorts, , just to name a few!!…
Grand Concourse LibraryJob Seekers
Today
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Resume Renovation
John Crant shows you how to increase the value of the items on your resume, and how to make the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search. Discussion includes: Resume: “New” Definition Resume Goals Understanding “Stacks of Incoming Resumes” “3 Second” Test Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 12 noon
FREE Beginner Jewelry Making WorkshopHamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age! At this particular workshop, The Staten Island Early Childhood Direction Center will be here to discuss some engaging activites for your early learner that can help overcome challenging behaviors and enhance their own learning.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryParents/Caregivers
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Film: Love & Friendship
This is an adaptation of Jane Austen’s novella Lady Susan. A beautiful widow visits her in-laws after committing an indiscretion. While there she decides to secure a husband for herself and her reluctant daughter. A series of romantic intrigues follow. Starring Kate Beckinsale & Chloe Sevgny. Directed by Whit Stillman. Color. 2016. Approx. 98 mins.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
If you like to write and like to meet people who like writing, bring your creativity and personality to our creative writing workshop! All writers of all styles are welcome to participate in writing and editing exercises. Brush up your writing skills!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Activities
On Fridays, at 3 P.M. we plan a series of special activities to celebrate the beginning of the weekend so check out this month's events and come hang out with us! Wii and Board Games
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4-session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation, and robot building. we will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Color, Paint, & Draw
Kids of all ages will stretch their creativity as we explore different materials every week to create a process-based art project. Process art focuses on the process of creativity, interacting with, and manipulating the materials, with less emphasis on the finished product. This workshop is all about having FUN and exploring art. Some weeks may be messy, disposable smocks are availiable, but please dress for a mess! *Young children should be accompanied by a caregiver. *Space and supplies…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Young Writers Workshop
Whether you are already a novelist, poet, writer, or just dream of being one, this is the program for you! Once a week we will meet to work on the craft of writing. Computers and flash drives will be provided. For teens 13-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, March 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International
Leadership & Art Classes Free for Children ages 7-12 Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite the children of West Harlem to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership program. Winter-Spring 2017 Series at Hamilton Grange Library Saturdays, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm January 21, 28 February 4, 11, 18 March 4, 11, 25 *No class at Hamilton Grange on Saturday, March 18. Students and their families are invited to join Artistic Dreams International for G…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 11 a.m.
Dental Hygiene Workshop for Parents & Toddlers
Join us for a special dental hygiene workshop presented by Dr. Keren Etzion, a pediatric dentist from Smiles 4 Kids. In this workshop geared toward parents of toddlers ages 18 - 36 months, Dr. Etzion will cover: Caring for a toddlers teeth: When to brush? What kind of toothbrush should I use? How to brush? When to use a fluoridated toothpaste? When to start flossing? What if my child hates it? Thumb sucking, bottle use, milk before bed, pacifiers: When to discontinue? Visit a dentist: Whe…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Sat, March 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Early Literacy Workshop: Born to Read Library Baby Shower
Are you a new or expecting parent looking for tips about reading to your baby? Have you forgotten most of the rhymes and songs your parents sang to you? Join us for a quick demonstration of fun stories, rhymes and songs to share with your little one! Light refreshments will be served. This program is part of our Early Literacy Parent Workshop Series. All Public Library Programs are free of charge. No pre-registration required.
Tottenville LibraryParents/Caregivers
Sat, March 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 11 a.m.
Women in Comics Con
WinC-Con is an annual comic and arts convention in the heart of America's cultural center: New York. We are a gathering of writers, artists, and other content creators coming together to celebrate women in the creative arts! Join us for engaging panel discussions, browsing vendors, and expanding your knowledge base of creators and works available; diverse creators and characters alike! WinC-Con is a fast-growing convention that puts marginalized voices on the forefront. Get access to hard to fin…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 12 noon
Basics of Memoir Writing with Bronx Writers Center Director – Charlie Vazquez
Bronx Writers Center Director - Charlie Vazquez will guide those interested in beginning their memoir, by framing story lines for focus, clarity and impact. Bring paper and pen or laptops and start writing your story today. Selection, voice and tone will be emphasized to reflect the themes of each story. Handouts to carry participants along after the workshop will be provided. Free to the public, in collaboration with Bronx Council on the Arts. .
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Families,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Sat, March 25
@ 12:30 p.m.
Modern Art & Ideas, MOOC Meet-up #10
Hello New Yorker Learners! We are happy to announce a series of Modern Art & Ideas learner meetups for anyone in or around the New York City area. The meetups, for participants in the Coursera massive open online course Modern Art & Ideas, will take place every other Saturday from 12:30-2:00 pm, beginning January 14, 2017. Even if you're not enrolled in the course, you are welcome to stop by and join in the conversation. They will be held at the 53rd Street Library, across the street…
53rd Street LibraryAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: The Magic School Bus: Human Body
Wahoo! Welcome aboard The Magic School Bus! Are you ready for a wild ride? Grab a seat and hang on for three episodes of the Emmy Award-winning animated science-adventure series based on the best-selling books. Watch as Ms. Frizzle transforms her magic bus and encourages exploration and discovery from the smallest cell to the largest galaxy. NR; 78 mins
Morrisania LibraryFamilies
Sat, March 25
@ 2 p.m.
Meditation for Peace and Well Being
Meditation for Peace and Well Being Presendted by Dr. Frank Pawlowski Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Scientific studies have proven that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease. Many Dr’s recommend meditation to their patients, and those who practice meditation attest to its healing power in their lives. Please join Dr. Frank Pawlowski, long time med…
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 2 p.m.
College Planning and Financial Aid
College Planning and Financial Aid College is expensive but with proper planning, it can be affordable. In this workshop you will learn: The importance of the FAFSA form and what it means to families. How to appeal to the school of your choice to receive more free money (grants and scholarships) What steps to take if you have lost employment or are or have divorced What the new tax laws mean to your family (Hope Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit, etc.) How a PRIVATE SCHOOL can cost less t…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Dental Hygiene Workshop:Children(6 months- 4 years)
Join us for a special dental hygiene workshop presented by Dr. Keren Etzion, a pediatric dentist from Smiles 4 Kids. In this workshop, specifically for children ages 6 months- 4 years, Dr. Etzion will cover: When should my child first see a dentist? Why so early? What dental problems could a baby have? How can I prevent tooth decay from nursing or using a bottle? Should I worry about thumb and finger sucking? When should I start cleaning my baby's teeth? I…
Fort Washington LibraryParents/Caregivers
Sat, March 25
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
9-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for NLS library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Sat, March 25
@ 3 p.m.
Create the VISION BOARD of your dreams
MOTIVATE INSPIRE REINFORCE ACKNOWLEDGE VISION BOARD A visual representation of inspiration, hopes, intentions, and goals Visualization is a powerful mental exercise. To ring in the New Year, please join us for a vision board workshop. Learn how to create this tool to clarify, concentrate, and maintain focus on a specific life goal. Combine images, pictures, words, phrases, or quotes into a collage representing your vision for 2017. Saturday, March 25, 2017 3 – 5 PM Second Floor M…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, March 25
@ 3 p.m.
March Weekend Movies Presents: Mr. Peabody and Sherman
Mr. Peabody is a business titan, inventor, scientist, gourmand, two-time Olympic medalist and genius...who also happens to be a dog. Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. But when Sherman breaks the rules of time travel, our two heroes find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future, while Mr. Pe…
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, March 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomParents/Caregivers
Mon, March 27
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Mon, March 27
@ 11 a.m.
Roaring Chorus
Learn the basics of singing and enjoy building music skills in a choral workshop with Staten Island’s Musical Chairs Ensemble. Pre-registration is required.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, March 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, fun Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a Physical Activity Consent/Release at the beginning of the class.
67th Street Library
De la Hoz Daycare Center
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, March 27
@ 1 p.m.
Resume & Job Search Workshop
Need help writing or formatting a resume? Looking for guidance or advice on the job hunt? Have questions about preparing for an interview? The Ottendorfer Library offers one-on-one counseling for adult and teen patrons seeking assistance with resume writing, finding a job, or the job application process. Appointments are available by advance request Monday-Thursday, 11am-7pm or Friday, 10am-5pm. To sign up, call 212-674-0947, email sashajones@nypl.org, or sign up in person at the branch.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, March 27
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Mondays - Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Workshop
Build something awesome with LEGOs! All materials are provided. For children ages 5-12.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 4 p.m.
Nature Detectives Series
Each week participants will delve deep into discovering various mysteries of nature. A Naturalist from the New Canaan Nature Center will use interactive, hands-on experiments plus a combination of live animals, plant and animal artifacts, specimens and samples to help students uncover clues from the wild and become true Nature Detectives. Programs are tailored for children age 6 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center
Countee Cullen Library
Monroe College
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons: March Madness
It's the Crafternoon Series: March Madness Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activities held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to entertain you ! This Month We will be featuring activities based on: Anne Lebowitz Exquiste Corpse Perler Beads Meta Fuller And More! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 27
@ 4 p.m.
Making Comics 101 Series
A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made. Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting, writing, drawing, inking and printing will be touched upon as teens create their own premise and story 'bible' en route to creating their very own comic! Best for ages 5 and older. Presented by Ivan Velez
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop
Parents will receive advice & tips on how to make their home early literacy friendly for their child.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Mon, March 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series: Diabetes
Want to learn more about Diabetes? Come join us for the Diabetes portion of the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series at the Webster Library. Dr. Jason C. Baker, M.D. will be joining us to talk about diabetes. Dr. Baker is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine for Weill Cornell Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine, and Endcrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Baker, who himself has type 1 diabetes, has interests and expertise in disease management through education an…
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
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