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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Discussion Group: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
Engaging with the relationship between writer and reader, past and present, fact and fiction, Ozeki infuses humor, quantum physics, history, and myth in this story of our shared humanity and the search for home This book group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 3pm.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Retirement and Long Term Care Fundamentals
Sheila Jacobs, CFP® of the Financial Women's Association discusses timeless strategies for financial success from vision through implementation and beyond. Topics covered include Goal Setting, Creating Actionable Steps, and the Importance of Having a Long Term Care plan (with or without insurance). I’m grateful for more than 20 years’ of insights and knowledge gained from helping to manage assets for women, families, charitable organizations, and small businesses in constantly chang…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 7 p.m.
Architectural Practice Talk (ATP): Koray Duman, 2017's Architizer A+ Award and Emerging Firm of the Year Winner
Join us for an evening presentation by 2017's Architizer A+ Award and Emerging Firm of the Year Winner, Koray Duman. This event is brought to you by APT and New York Public Libr 践谈APT (Architectural Practice Talk) celebrates young design talents and creative minds in architecture, design and urbanism, and fosters an international design community by curating a series of diverse and stimulating cultural events. Through a rich program of offic…
53rd Street Library, TheaterAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 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 Library
PS 48
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 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 31
@ 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 31
@ 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, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Story Time: Acting Out
Does your child have a flair for the dramatic? Then join us for a new take on story time. We'll read one or two versions of a tale (think "The Three Little Pigs" or "Anansi the Spider"), then design simple props and masks to act out our own adaptation. This program is intended for children 3-12 years of age along with their caregiver(s).
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 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
Thu, June 1
@ 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, June 1
@ 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
Thu, June 1
@ 1 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…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, June 2
@ 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, June 2
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
LGBT Pride Edition
To kick off LGBT Pride Month, the Schomburg Center is proud to present the third annual First Fridays: LGBT Pride social gathering, in honor of our In the Life Archive, a collection of materials of and by black LGBT people throughout history preserved in our Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division. Complementing the party will be a special pop-up exhibit culled from our collections highlighting the life and work of LGBT activist Storme DeLarverie, who's credited as having thrown the firs…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Fri, June 2
@ 7 p.m.
Undercover Girl: The Lesbian Informant Who Helped the FBI Bring Down the Communist Party
Come spend an evening with Greenwich Villager Lisa Davis, author of UNDERCOVER GIRL: The Lesbian Informant Who Helped the FBI Bring Down the Communist Party! Friday, June 2 at 7 pm At the height of the Red Scare, Greenwich Village photographer Angela Calomiris was a paid FBI informant inside the American Communist Party spying on the New York Photo League, pioneers i…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Sat, June 3
@ 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
Mon, June 5
@ 12 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
Mon, June 5
@ 1 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 st…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, June 5
@ 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
Mon, June 5
@ 5 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…
53rd Street LibraryCollege & Graduate Students
Tue, June 6
@ 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
Wed, June 7
@ 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, June 7
@ 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, June 7
@ 1 p.m.
Credit Check Law/Fair Chance Act
Credit Check Law/Fair Chance Act The goal of this workshop is to present an overview of recent amendments made to the New York City Human Rights Law regarding practices in employment. The workshop reviews prohibitions and exemptions on the use of credit reports in making employment decisions. Topics covered include consumer and credit reports terminology, contents of credit reports and examples of discriminatory acts by employers based on reliance of credit history. Resources for employer…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, June 7
@ 2:30 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 st…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Wed, June 7
@ 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
Thu, June 8
@ 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, June 8
@ 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
Thu, June 8
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: American Pastoral
A Jewish-American businessman watches his life unravel after his daughter commits a terrorist act in protest of the Vietnam War. Directors Ewan McGregor. Production year 2016; Rating R, Studio Lions Gate Films, Inc., Runtime 108 minutes. Cast Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Peter Riegert, Rupert Evans.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, June 9
@ 3 a.m.
Connection to Healthcare Resources
Patient Activation and Navigation into health and social services SI CARES: Care Coordination services from Staten Island Performing Provider System
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, June 9
@ 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, June 9
@ 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, June 9
@ 3 p.m.
A, B, C, D'S of Medicare
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…
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, June 10
@ 10:15 a.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…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers
Sat, June 10
@ 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, June 10
@ 1 p.m.
Opera Concert Series
The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions of operas with piano accompaniment. Programs with act-by-act plot summaries will be provided in large print and braille. Join us on Saturday June 10th from 1:00 - 4:30 PM for "Don Giovanni" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Mon, June 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, June 13
@ 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
Wed, June 14
@ 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
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