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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, April 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Preschoolers from 2 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, April 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bubbles, Tunes and Stories for Tiny Tots: A Storytime for Babies and Toddlers
Join us for interactive stories, music, and songs perfect for babies and toddlers. Parents, caregivers and children in their care will have fun while being introduced to early literacy concepts and some social skills.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, April 26
@ 4 p.m.
Ways to De-Stress
Life can get pretty crazy. Learn some techniques on how to de-stress and practice the art of self care.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, April 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 at St. Agnes Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM April 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; June 7,14. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in part by…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners
Wed, April 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 at Columbus Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in part by the N…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler/Preschool Story Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, simple craft activity, and snack packed in 45 minutes! For two and three year-olds and their care givers. No pre-registration is needed, but the space is limited to 20. First-come, first-serve.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 12 noon
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 10 a.m.
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 12 noon
Stay & Play
The fun doesn't stop after storytime - stay after and play! Following each Friday storytime, we open up our storyroom for free play so our storytime-goers have the chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Manchester by the Sea 2016; 137 Minutes; Amazon Studios; Rated R Starring – Casey Afflick, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol& Lucas Hedges Direcor – Kenneth Lonergan An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Health Savings Accounts: Stealth IRAs
Victoria Fillet CFP® explains Health Savings Accounts (HSA), how they work, the pros & cons of high deductible medical insurance, the benefits of an HSA while working and once retired, and how an HSA can resemble an IRA for medical care. Rick Konrad CFA, CFP® discusses the benefits of investing HSA savings versus placing them in a low yield money market fund and investing fundamentals. Rick Konrad CFA, CFP® founded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 3 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…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 4 p.m.
Money Matters
Wills and Advance Directives
Kyle S. Edmonds, Esq. provides an introduction to life-planning documents including wills, health care proxies, living wills, and powers of attorney. Learn why these documents are important and how they can help you plan for the future. Attorney Kyle S. Edmonds, Esq. has been practicing law for over fifteen years. For twelve-and-a-half years Kyle worked at a Civil Litigation law firm in the Wall Street area garnering extensive experience before moving on to start his own law firm in 2013. Kyle,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Sat, April 29
@ 10 a.m.
Feria de Recursos para Proveedoras de Cuidado Infantil
Atención Proveedor(a) de Cuidado Infantil: Usted está cordialmente invitado a participar en nuestro primer día de recurso del proveedor de cuidado infantil • Este evento será presentado en español solamente • Adquiera información y recursos para su negocio de cuidado infantil • Nuevas regulaciones del Departamento de Salud • Obtenga información sobre becas y asistencia de EIP y programas de alimentación CACFP • Habrá una rifa con premios como entrenamientos gratis, materiales educativos y mucho…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 11 a.m.
Free SAT Practice Exam - Princeton Review
A Princeton Review representative will offer a free practice SAT class. Princeton Review's exams feature full-length tests designed to match the official exam, professional proctors and a realistic test setting, a detailed, comprehensive score report and an optional 30-minute phone conference to discuss your score. For ages 15 to 18 years old. Registration is limited to 20 students! Call the Young Adult Lab at 212-340-0925 on weekdays from 2:30 - 8 PM to reserve your spot or email us a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 29
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 Registration at Mosholu Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Registration is drawn by lot. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Testing follows registration. Documentation is not required. No child care provided Registration and testing: April 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM Groups meet Saturdays 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM May 6, 13, 20; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1 This P…
Mosholu LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Mon, May 1
@ 12 noon
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 2 p.m.
Circle of Care—Caregiver Support
Are you a caregiver for a loved one? Have questions about Alzheimer's and dementia? Have a free one-on-one consultation to help ease the stress of caregiving.
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 11 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and st…
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 12 noon
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, May 2
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 2
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Financial Planning Before and During a Divorce
The emotional and legal stresses of divorce can, oftentimes, result in neglect addressing financial issues. Learn top 10 questions to ask your attorney or mediator. The discussion includes crucial topics of marital property, spousal maintenance, and child support, insurance, Social Security, and retirement plans. Lauren Prince, CFP® discusses financial issues to help you avoid mistakes and get a fair and equitable divorce. Lauren Prince is a practicing certified financial planner professio…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, May 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Preschoolers from 2 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 11 a.m.
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 11:30 a.m.
Adult Craft for May: Make Your Own May Flowers
Learn to make paper flowers out of coffee filters with us! Besides being beautiful and fun to create, your paper flowers will have other benefits to offer: They don’t contain pollen that will make you sneeze. No green thumb is required to care for them. No worrying about water getting over the place if your cat knocks them over. Supplies are limited. Please register in advance with us by calling (718) 984-6670.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Wed, May 3
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 at St. Agnes Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM April 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; June 7,14. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in part by…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners
Wed, May 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 at Columbus Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in part by the N…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Thu, May 4
@ 12 noon
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 5:30 p.m.
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 than a STA…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, May 5
@ 10 a.m.
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, May 5
@ 12 noon
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 than a STATE SCHOOL • New…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, May 6
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 at Mosholu Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Saturdays 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM May 6, 13, 20; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in part b…
Mosholu LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Sat, May 6
@ 2 p.m.
Human Rights Law 101
Human Rights 101 This workshop introduces participants to basic concepts, protections and obligations under the New York City Human Rights Law. Specific topics include prohibited discriminatory practices in employment, housing, public accommodations, as well as bias-based harassment and biased-based profiling by law enforcement. Protected classes under each of these areas are described in detail. Recent additions to protected classes in employment under The Law are discussed, including the…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, May 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
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 than a STA…
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers
Mon, May 8
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and st…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, May 8
@ 12 noon
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, May 9
@ 12 noon
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, 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: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, May 9
@ 1 p.m.
Biblio File
Book Discussion - The Children Act by Ian McEwan
Our discussion group will tackle Ian McEwan's novel of a London judge who struggles with marital strife and a thorny case revolving around religious beliefs regarding medical care.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, May 10
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and st…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
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