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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Headache-Free Holidays
Holiday time can be filled with joy and fraught with challenges in almost every area of our lives. This is especially true for people who suffer from tension headaches, migraines, or a combination of both. Learn about common holiday pitfalls that can trigger headaches and migraines and precautions you can take to prevent them — while managing everything gracefully. We’ll explore foods, drinks, travel, stress, family, fun, and expectations. Jan Mundo, CMSC, CMT, has been healing headaches, inclu…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 6 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 th…
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time/Play Time
Bring your toddler (18m-3years) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays. Space is limited to 25 toddlers and their care givers. Recommended age 18months-3 years old.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time/Play Time
Bring your toddler (18m-3years) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays. Space is limited to 25 toddlers and their care givers. Recommended age 18months-3 years old.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
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, December 12
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 5:30 p.m.
NYC Housing Connect Workshop
Are you looking for affordable housing? Do you know where to find affordable housing in NYC? Are you interested in learning how to use NYC Housing Connect? Attend this workshop hosted by Vicinitas Hall and the Tremont Library to learn how you can qualify and apply for affordable housing in your community and the rest of New York City. We will give you an overview of how to create an account on NYC Housing Connect, how to update your profile, and how to apply for affordable housing lotteries.
Tremont LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Elder Law: Learn How to Protect Your Assets
Learn about changes to the law and how they may affect you. Ronald Fatoullah Esq., offers tips for individuals, families, and advocates on legal issues concerning paying for long term care, Medicaid eligibility/planning, long-term care insurance, trusts, asset protection planning, and more. Designed for seniors and their families, this workshop provides insightful and beneficial information for all seniors and their families. The discussion includes: How to apply for Medicaid, the look-back pe…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, December 13
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(Career Services) West Farms Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(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 who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
West Farms LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, December 13
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
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, December 13
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, December 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge
The Classic tale of a miser's redemption. Ebenezer Scrooge is a nasty, mean, snarling old geezer with no care for anything other than his money. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 13
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Fall 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 September 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Libr…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners
Wed, December 13
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 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 25. First-come, first-serve.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Programs on Demand
(CEIS) George Bruce Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(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 who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelchair…
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
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, December 15
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
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, December 15
@ 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, December 16
@ 10 a.m.
Caring for the Caregiver
Parents, grandparents, siblings, family members and other friends who spend time caring for young children are invited to enjoy morning refreshments of coffee and pastries to honor the time you give to take care of others. This is a time dedicated for caregivers to socialize, network, relax, and learn about the early development needs of children. All children are invited for an hour of open playtime and crafts. No registration required.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, December 16
@ 12 noon
White Christmas
Having left the Army following W.W.II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act. When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, as the lodge owner. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
A, B, C, D'S of Medicare Turning 65 & Current Medicare Beneficiaries
This informative information session will help you understand the different parts of the Medicare system. This will enable you to navigate those needs into the proper decision. It is important to learn about the benefits you may be entitled to for your health care. Whether you are on Medicare or newly eligible to Medicare there are various options to choose from and each has specific features and benefits. Lawrence Miller is dedicated to helping the Senior Marketplace throughout the nation. Wi…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge!
The Classic tale of a miser's redemption. Ebenezer Scrooge is a nasty, mean, snarling old geezer with no care for anything other than his money. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
Reception for Amy Westpfahl
Please join us for a reception for the current exhibition, "Amy Westpfahl: NY Times Series Photographs." Amy Westpfahl lives and works in New York City and is a long-time resident of the East Village and Lower East Side. A mixed disciplined artist, her work focuses primarily on gentrification and the widening gap between social classes. During the process of looking through dozens of real estate listings to find permanent housing, she discovered that the reality of obtaining “affordab…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Mosholu Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(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 who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, December 18
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Francis Martin Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(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 who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, December 18
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
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, December 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
By Design I - Clay Constructions
Artist get to explore a challenge and work to design a solution using clay as a modeling agent. This workshop challenges artist to think and act like engineers and designers. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by P. Oliver
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge
The Classic tale of a miser's redemption. Ebenezer Scrooge is a nasty, mean, snarling old geezer with no care for anything other than his money. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 5:30 p.m.
Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series: Nutrition Education: Eat Well, Play Hard
Want to learn more about the intersections of healthy eating and exercise for an overall balanced lifestyle? Come join us for a talk on nutrition education during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series at the Webster Library. Meira Abramowitz, MD, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Attending Physician at the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Weill Cornell Medicine, is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Abramowitz was the primary co-invest…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
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, December 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time/Play Time
Bring your toddler (18m-3years) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays. Space is limited to 25 toddlers and their care givers. Recommended age 18months-3 years old.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time/Play Time
Bring your toddler (18m-3years) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays. Space is limited to 25 toddlers and their care givers. Recommended age 18months-3 years old.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
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, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
Programs on Demand
(CEIS) Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(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 who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
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, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler/ Preschool Story Time
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for the preschool crowd! Ages 5 years old and under with parent or care giver.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
Programs on Demand
Belmont Library Pop-Up Recruitment. Dec.20th, 2017
Belmont Library Pop-Up Recruitment Belmont Library is hosting a Pop-up Recruitment with the help of (CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services on Wednesday, December, 20th at 11: 00 am. What is Pop-Up Recruitment? A Pop-Up Recruitment Event is a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. *Expected Employers: All Metro Health Care Full Body Tone Animal Car…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
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