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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Earth Day: Party with the Animals!
Let's celebrate with LIVE animals that help keep our planet healthy and clean! Solve riddles to figure out which amazing animals received invitations to attend this VIP (Very Important Planet) Party and learn how some small animals play a huge role in nature! Everyone can create a festive "Pretty Planet" collage using recycled materials and leave knowing that they have become one of Earth’s Little Helpers! Best for ages 4-9. Maximum 25 children with adults. Adults must stay with children under 7…
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Tactile Tactics: Best Practices for Tactile Design
Join us for a workshop designed to get you thinking about how to design effective and meaningful tactile graphics and models to engage people with and without vision. Explore the differences between visual and tactile experience, and learn how to use that awareness to thoughtfully plan, create, and select successful tactile representations and objects to serve constituents and engage audiences. You’ll also review strategies on how to implement the tactiles well, and how context can impact a tact…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Yoga for beginners
Isha Yoga for Beginners In this session you will learn simple but powerful yoga postures to balance and stabilize your system . No prior experience with yoga is necesary. Please bring a yoga mat , towel , and arrive on a empty stomach. Free and open to all . Limited to 12 participants. Registration is required. You can register at the 2nd floor information desk or call 212-621-0619.…
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
倾听民谣背后的故事 Stories Behind Chinese Folk Music
Juilliard students Yujie He & Zhi Ma present a violin concert of Chinese folk music and share the stories behind the music of their native land. The repertoire includes both existing pieces as well as a newly commissioned piece by composer Yihan Chen
Morningside HeightsAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Earth Day: Party with the Animals!
Let's celebrate with LIVE animals that help keep our planet healthy and clean! Solve riddles to figure out which amazing animals received invitations to attend this VIP (Very Important Planet) Party and learn how some small animals play a huge role in nature! Everyone can create a festive "Pretty Planet" collage using recycled materials and leave knowing that they have become one of Earth’s Little Helpers! Best for ages 4-9. Maximum 25 children with adults. Adults must stay with children under 7…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! For children ages 5-12. Space is limited. Week 1 (4/14): Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battl…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 23
@ 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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, April 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Advanced Excel | Charts
This class will cover how to customize charts to better visualize information, as well as the pros and cons of various chart types. Topics include: formatting charts, adding and customizing chart elements, and chart analysis tools.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 2 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
The New York Public Library and the Department for the Aging are jointly sponsoring weekly stay well exercise classes for older adults, please join us.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! Come to the Allerton teen lab and discover what your library is offering.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 23
@ 4 p.m.
Earth Day: Party with the Animals!
Let's celebrate with LIVE animals that help keep our planet healthy and clean! Solve riddles to figure out which amazing animals received invitations to attend this VIP (Very Important Planet) Party and learn how some small animals play a huge role in nature! Everyone can create a festive "Pretty Planet" collage using recycled materials and leave knowing that they have become one of Earth’s Little Helpers! Best for ages 4-9. Maximum 25 children with adults. Adults must stay with children under 7…
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Game Night
Join us for weekly Family Game Night featuring classic and new board games as well as video games! For ages 6 and up. Younger children are welcome with an adult.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, April 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - April 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, April 24
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Bounce
Babies from *birth to 18 months old* and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. After storytime is over, stay around for a little extra time for toys! Please note that this program is for birth to 18 months ONLY.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - April 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Activities to Enhance Learning Behavior
Presented by the Early Childhood Direction Center, this workshop will cover multiple ways to enhance learning in different areas as well as suggestions and activities to assist in dealing with challenging behaviors. There will be handouts, detailed examples and the opportunity to try out new ideas with each other. The “take away” from this workshop will be specific methods of interacting with children in positive and creative new ways designed to improve learning potential and behavior managemen…
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 1:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - April 2018
WALK-IN CLASSES - NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced sp…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, April 24
@ 2 p.m.
StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise class designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club
Get creative and build!! The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document any adventures!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 4 p.m.
Allerton Sweepstakes
American Museum of Natural History. Enter TODAY to Win! Vouchers are valid for the Space Show, IMAX, or one of the Museum’s special exhibits as well as 42 permanent halls and those exhibits and programs that are free with suggested admission. For more information on upcoming special programs at the American Museum of Natural History, please visit www. Amnh.org/calendar. Admits a maximum of 4 to the Museum and the space show or a special exhibit. Adults must be accompanied by at least on…
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech: Digital Music Kit
Learn how to produce a song using Garageband, as well as how to add your own voice to the track.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 24
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - April 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, April 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - April 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, April 25
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
BODY: Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s t…
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 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
Wed, April 25
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Pick out your favorite book, magazine, or use one of our laptops to stay up to date with current events. Come to the Allerton teen lounge and relax with your favorite librarians.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 25
@ 4 p.m.
LEGO CLUB
LEGO CLUB GET CREATIVE AND BUILD!!!! The library will supply legos, while you provide the imagination All materials must stay at the libray ---- so bring a camera to document your creations!! first come--- first served recommended for age 8-14
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Wed, April 25
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Stay & Play Storytime
First, we'll share some fun, interactive stories together. Then we invite you to stay, play and enjoy the library's toys & exploration stations. Meet other families in the neighborhood! Recommended for ages 3 and up. No pre-registration required.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Start and Grow Your Business with ReferenceUSA
Are you looking for business and consumer data to start or grow your business? Well, look no more. ReferenceUSA is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. ReferenceUSA offers the most up-to-date data available in the market. In fact, their business and consumer databases are continuously updated from more than 5,000 public sources. With ReferenceUSA you can: Create effective marketing plans Conduct competitive analysis Research potential bus…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople
Thu, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 26
@ 2:30 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
Thu, April 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - April 2018
WALK-IN CLASSES - NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced sp…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
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