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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, September 26
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
The St. Agnes Book Discussion Group:Between the World and Me by Coates, Ta-Nehisi
​ ST. Agnes Book Discussion Group Meeting on the last Monday of the Month at 4:30 PM 2016 Sept.26- Between the World and Me by Coates, Ta-Nehisi Oct. 31.- The Children Act by Mcewan, Ian Nov. 28- Metamorphosis by Kafka, Franz Dec. 19- The Heart is Lonely Hunter by McCullers, Carson 2017 Jan. 30 - As I Lay Dying by Faulkner, William Feb. 27 - Things Fall Apart by Achebe, Chinua Mar.27- The door by Szabo, Magda Apr. 24- Thinking Fast and Slow by…
St. Agnes Library
Wagner College
Book Lovers
Tue, September 27
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
College Bound!
Need help with the SAT/ACT or SHSAT? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment!
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Circle of Security [Family Resource Center - Parenting Class}
For any parent or caregiver with children in their care under five years old. Learning Objectives of the Training: • Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs • Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions • Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem • Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure Call 718-698-5307 to register
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Wed, September 28
@ 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, September 28
@ 11 a.m.
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, September 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
Bubbles, Tunes and Stories for Tiny Tots: A Family Storytime
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
Thu, September 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler/Preschool 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. Please sign up in advance. Space is limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, September 29
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, September 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Fri, September 30
@ 10 a.m.
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 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
Sat, October 1
@ 1 p.m.
Mystified by Medicare?
➢ Having Difficulty Making Sense of the Stack of Medicare Insurance Solicitations on Your Kitchen Table? ➢ Unsure Whether You’re Going to Pay Too Much, or Worse Yet, Pay Too Little, and Receive Less than Adequate Coverage? ➢ Want to be CERTAIN that the Coverage You Choose is Accepted by Your Doctors, and Covers Your Prescriptions? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you need to attend this session! Learn the THREE ways you can complete your Medicare health and prescription drug co…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 2 p.m.
The Great Gilly Hopkins: Author Event with Katherine Paterson
Join the New York Public Library SAT OCT 1ST from 2-3pm as we welcome Katherine Paterson and her sons, David and John, to discuss Ms. Paterson's enduring young adult classic THE GREAT GILLY HOPKINS and new feature film version of THE GREAT GILLY HOPKINS debuting in theaters and On Demand OCT 7th. This ticketed event is free and open to the public. Registration recommended. photo credit: Samantha Loomis Paterson A feisty foster kid’s outrageous scheme to be reunited with her b…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Movie screening: The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
The film focuses on a small New Mexican village threatened by development and how a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit. Based on the novel by John Nichols. Director: Robert Redford. Cast: Chick Vennera, Richard Bradford, Carlos Riquelme, Rubén Blades, Sônia Braga, Julie Carmen. Runtime: 118 min. Rated: R Year: 1988
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, October 1
@ 3 p.m.
Preparing for College
This workshop will highlight how to navigate the college admissions process including: an overview of academic performance and it's relevance, extracurriculars and their relevance, and of course, standardized testing. The bulk of the presentation will focus on standardized tests, specifically: describe the new SAT (including a detailed explanation of how it is different from the old SAT), how to choose between the SAT and ACT, and SAT subject tests. A brief disscussion of the SSAT and ISEE may b…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, October 4
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, October 4
@ 5 p.m.
Circle of Security [Family Resource Center - Parenting Class}
For any parent or caregiver with children in their care under five years old. Learning Objectives of the Training: • Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs • Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions • Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem • Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure Call 718-698-5307 to register.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Wed, October 5
@ 11 a.m.
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 5
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/guardian
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 5
@ 12:30 p.m.
Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/guardian
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 4 p.m.
College Bound!
Need help with the SAT/ACT or SHSAT? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 6
@ 4 p.m.
College Bound!
Need help with the SAT/ACT, SHSAT or any other standardized tests? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment! For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 7
@ 10 a.m.
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, October 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Circle of Care
Please join the Baychester library as we present a program from Presbyterian Senior Services on Dementia Caregiver Services. Tyrone McLamb, MHS will speak about the issues and hardships involved in caring for a loved one with Dementia.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Tue, October 11
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, October 11
@ 5 p.m.
Circle of Security [Family Resource Center - Parenting Class}
For any parent or caregiver with children in their care under five years old. Learning Objectives of the Training: • Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs • Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions • Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem • Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure Call 718-698-5307 to register.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Wed, October 12
@ 11 a.m.
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 12
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/guardian
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 12
@ 12:30 p.m.
Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/guardian
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 12
@ 4 p.m.
Murder Mystery
Who killed Will Shakespeare? Act out this live version of the classic Clue game to solve the mystery!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing with Your Life?
Kristina Leonardi discusses how to re-assess who you are and what you should be doing with your life so you can achieve fulfillment on all levels, and at the same time enable you to serve others. Kristina shares with you how she came to form The Women’s Mosaic, and how the tools and lessons she has learned can help you create a more gratifying care and life path for yourself. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 13
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, October 13
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Groundhog Day (1993)
Bill Murray plays Phil, a TV weatherman working for a local station in Pennsylvania but convinced that national news stardom is in his grasp. Phil displays a charm and wit on camera that evaporates the moment the red light goes off; he is bitter, appallingly self-centered, and treats his co-workers with contempt, especially his producer Rita (Andie MacDowell) and cameraman Larry (Chris Elliot). On February 2, 1992, Phil, Rita, and Larry are sent on an assignment that Phil especially loathes: the…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 13
@ 4 p.m.
College Bound!
Need help with the SAT/ACT or SHSAT? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 13
@ 4 p.m.
College Bound!
Need help with the SAT/ACT, SHSAT or any other standardized tests? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment! For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 14
@ 10 a.m.
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can 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…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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