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Mon, February 27
@ 6 p.m.
Silents, Stanwyck, and St. Louis: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown Monday nights at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 5: Clash by Night (1952; 105 mins.) Dir: Fritz Lang. Mae Doyle returns to her home town, the fishing village of Monterey, California after ten years "back East." Mae marries, but finds herself drawn to her husband's best friends. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe.…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 7 p.m.
Author Talks
Journalism in the Age of Trump
A conversation on the shifting responsibilities, obligations, purposes, and even definitions of American journalism—the first in a series of events celebrating the 30th anniversary of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. FEATURING Dean Baquet, Executive Editor of The New York Times Shawna Thomas, DC Bureau Chief of VICE News Jose Antonio Vargas, Founder of Define American Jacob Weisberg, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Slate Group & Bi…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us as we share books, songs, and creative movement to engage little learners and build a foundation for literacy. Bounce, sing, listen to stories, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Recommended for children ages 12 months to 4 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am. Please note: This is a popular program and space is limited. Attendance is granted on a first come, first-served basis. On Tuesday, February 21, we will host a Dental Hygiene for Toddlers workshop…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Talk, Read, Play
Have fun with your child while building early literacy skills! Parents and caregivers are a child’s most important teacher. Join us for fun and informative activities to help your child develop essential language skills. We will be focusing on the early literacy topics of Talk on Saturday February 11 at 10 AM, Read on Tuesday at February 14 10:30 AM, and Play on Tuesday February 28 10:30 AM. All ages are welcome and refreshments will be provided.
South Beach Library
250 Broadway
Adults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, February 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Talk, Read, Play
Have fun with your child while building early literacy skills! Parents and caregivers are a child’s most important teacher. Join us for fun and informative activities to help your child develop essential language skills. We will be focusing on the early literacy topics of Talk on Saturday February 11 at 10 AM, Read on Tuesday at February 14 10:30 AM, and Play on Tuesday February 28 10:30 AM. All ages are welcome and refreshments will be provided.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, February 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Health Information
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Note: Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Singing Stories Series
The musical performance is interactive and incorporates the elements of composition, harmony, melody and rhythm. Mixing some very funny original and traditional songs with books, will have everyone laughing, singing and moving together. Best for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Presented by Lou Gallo
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 11 a.m.
Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create, and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point). Tuesday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us as we share books, songs, and creative movement to engage little learners and build a foundation for literacy. Bounce, sing, listen to stories, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Recommended for children ages 12 months to 4 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am. Please note: This is a popular program and space is limited. Attendance is granted on a first come, first-served basis. On Tuesday, February 21, we will host a Dental Hygiene for Toddlers workshop…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 1 p.m.
Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 1 p.m.
Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 1 p.m.
Free Social Security Workshop
Specialists from the Social Security Administration will be at Tompkins Square Library to answer questions and help you sign up for benefits. Tuesday, February 28, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Please sign up for this workshop online, in person, or by phone
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 1:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Hangout
Learn about video chatting with Hangouts, Google's all-in-one messaging platform for the web and mobile devices.
Mott Haven LibraryAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 2 p.m.
Black History Month Art Class
Join us at Countee Cullen while we highlight 3 African American Artis, during Black History Month. The beginning of the class will begin with a brief introduction of the artist and their works. After the introduction you will have the opportunity to create your own work of art. February 7, 2:00 PM Join us as we celebrate Black History Month by highlighting African American artist. Our first artist will be Kara walker. Learn who Kara Walker is and how she creates her paper cut silhouettes. O…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 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)
Tue, February 28
@ 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)
Tue, February 28
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space limited to 12 children. Participants will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 3 p.m.
Health Education Workshop: The Relationship between Stroke and Dementia 健 康 講 座: 中風和老人失智症的關係
健 康 講 座 中風和老人失智症的關係 This is a health education workshop which will discuss the relationship between stroke and dementia. The workshop is being presented by the organization CaringKind. The speaker will be Weijing Shi, MSW, Chinese Outreach Manager of CaringKind. This program will be presented in Chinese with some English translation. 講者: 石蔚靜,阿茲海默症關愛服務華人外展 經理、資深社工碩士
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 3 p.m.
ALC Workshop - Human Rights 101
In partnership with the Adult Learning Centers, the New York City Commission on Human Rights will present a "Human Rights 101 Workshop," with special focus on the rights of immigrants and workers in New York City. Get the facts about your rights in these changing times.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 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. First come, first served. Limit to 15 kids *Ages 5-12
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Mania
Do you love legos? Then this workshop is for you. Let your imagination run wild as you build with legos. (Ages 5 to 12)
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Robo Takeover
Robo Takeover 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.
125th Street Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night:Suicide Squad
Warner Bros. Rating PG-13, Runtime, 130 minutes, Release Year 2016; Director David Ayer Synopsis In this "super-antihero" movie directed by David Ayer (Fury), a team of incarcerated villains -- including Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), El Diablo (Jay Hernandez), Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), Enchantress (Cara Delevingne), and Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney) -- are recruited by the government for a dangerous mission in exchange for reduced sentences. Jared Let…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Board Games (New and Improved!)
Do you like to play games? Do you have a healthy competitive spirit? We are rolling out a new Board Games Series for teens at 115th Street Library and we want YOU to come and join us for it! We will be meeting twice a month, every second and fourth Tuesday at 4 pm, and we will be trying out new and interesting games that you don't come across every day. For our first event, we will be playing the Wild West-themed Colt Express, where you steal and scheme your way across train cars to win the mo…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 28
@ 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
Tue, February 28
@ 6 p.m.
Dream & Create: Open Sewing Workshop
Have you always wanted to sew, but don’t know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on workshop students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew! No registration required, just drop-in! Tuesdays, January 17 through May 23 6…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 6 p.m.
Business Boost: Social Media Marketing Series
From Pins to Profits: Using Pinterest for Your Business
Charlie Conard Pinterest, the “visual bookmarking” site, is already the web’s 5th-largest source of referral traffic, and is social media’s #1 source of profits for small businesses, beating Facebook by 212% (!). Charlie Conard discusses strategies that can turn Pinterest into a "profit center" for entrepreneurs, consultants and small business owners. If your business is very visual and you have some great photos, Pinterest is likely an untapped opportunity for you. Appealing to a differen…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, February 28
@ 6 p.m.
Home Buying Workshop
This is the second of six workshops that will focus on The Richest Man in Babylon book. The book by George Samuel Clason, dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing household finances, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom. The financial series will include many of the teachings from the book such as home buying, credit repair, savings, investments, budgeting, and insura…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 6 p.m.
ADULT DRAWING CIRCLE
Discover how to construct a STILL LIFE drawing in charcoal and graphite. Learn about shape, form, line, light, shade and how to create dynamic impressions of objects. Art instructor: ZEN BROWNE Supplies are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Please sign up online, in person, or by phone. Drawing: African Mask by Zen Browne Zen Browne is an East Village artist / a painter of 30 years. Born in Philadelphia (PA), Browne grew up in a large family. His fath…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
Cravings: Judy Collins
Judy Collins speaks with William P. Kelly, The New York Public Library’s Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Research Libraries. Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her 50-a…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
NYPL Supporters
Tue, February 28
@ 11:30 p.m.
Teen Anime Club
Do you love reading manga and watching anime? Come to the teen room to discuss your favorite manga and watch your favorite series. Paper and colored pencils will be provided for young adults who want to draw their favorite characters or create their own.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 1
@ 10 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required. Every Wednesday from 10 A.M. -12 P.M.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wed, March 1
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
For all those on the job search, stop in and have your resume spruced up! Work together with a resourceful librarian to create a resume that will make you personally proud and professionally successful. Just bring in a digital copy of your current resume and let’s get to work!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, March 1
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
•Having issues with your resume? •Unsure of how to format? •Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a usb drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together! Space is limited, sign up today at the adult information desk! ***Make appointments with Erin for a 1-on-1 resume workshop anytime or drop in on Wednesdays at 11.***
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, March 1
@ 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
Wed, March 1
@ 12 noon
Job Search Strategies
Looking for a job can be an overwhelming process. Christina Austin, a Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW) and leading authority on career branding, discusses best practices including key tools and strategies for an effective job search.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, March 1
@ 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!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryParents/Caregivers
Wed, March 1
@ 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)
Wed, March 1
@ 3 p.m.
Fuji Instax Partner Portrait Workshop
Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in partners focusing on a pre-selected theme. Each student walks away with 2 images. Presented by International Center for Photography. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 1
@ 3 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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 personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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