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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, January 17
@ 10 a.m.
Hope Home Care Information and Recruitment Table
Have questions about home healthcare for yourself or a loved one? Are you looking for employment in the home healthcare field? Hope Home Care, Inc. will be setting up an information and job recruitment table to answer your questions.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Families,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Tue, January 17
@ 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, January 17
@ 3 p.m.
The NEW Retirement: Finding Purpose in Your "Third Act"
Are you retired? About to retire? Thinking about retiring? Welcome to LOVE the “NEW” Retirement! Baby boomers are healthier and living longer than previous generations. We are pioneers in the search for a meaningful and purposeful “third act”. Come join speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, to clarify (or re-clarify) what is most important to you at this stage of life AND learn from other retirees. You will learn: • How to clarify your purpose • Th…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 17
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
I'm Invested. Now What?
Much of the investment literature​​ and information out there is focused on the first two phases of the investment process. a) Should I invest in the stock/bond markets at all, and if so how much? And b) what should I invest in? What tends to be ignored however is the question of how do you maintain and look after your portfolio once the initial investments are made? Tending" to your portfolio involves six main activities: Resistance to making behavioral mistakes Dollar cost averagin…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, January 18
@ 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, January 18
@ 11 a.m.
(CEIS) Bronx Library Center's Mini-College Career Fair 2017
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by the Bronx Library Center scheduled for Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please Join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail , Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction. (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, just t…
Bronx Library Center, Career, Education and Information ServicesJob Seekers
Wed, January 18
@ 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, January 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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
Wed, January 18
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Winter 2017 Registration 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. 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: Wednesday, January 18 at 6:30 PM (continuing/referral students at 6 PM) Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM January 25…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Thu, January 19
@ 11 a.m.
(CEIS) Francis Martin Library Mini-College Career Fair 2017
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by Francis Martin Library scheduled for Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 11:00am to 4:00 p.m. Please Join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail , Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction. (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, just to name…
Francis Martin Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
Thu, January 19
@ 11 a.m.
Partners in Care - Career Screening
Partners in Care is an organization which is part of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, the largest, not-for-profit home health care organization in the nation, and is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) and licensed by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). It is an organization which provides in-home health aides, and visiting nurses to the people of New York City. In an effort to recruit qualified individuals for working in this delicate field, it…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Thu, January 19
@ 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, January 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Read Aloud With Jackie
Kids can discover the joy of reading and the wonder of books, plus enjoy a coloring page. For ages 3-8 with a parent/guardian
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, January 19
@ 5 p.m.
Canceled
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
Thu, January 19
@ 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 re-assessing 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, January 19
@ 10:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: 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. Please sign up in advance. Space is limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 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, January 20
@ 11 a.m.
(CEIS) 125th Street Library Mini-College and Career Fair Series 2017
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce The Annual New Year’s Blitz: Mini-College and Career Fair will be hosted by 125th Street Library on Friday, January 20th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail, Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction, (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, and more. Meet with Colle…
125th Street LibraryJob Seekers
Fri, January 20
@ 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, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
SAT/ACT Prep
If you're planning on taking the SAT or ACT next year, get a jump start and come study with us! Feel free to bring in questions, ask for tips, or check out a study guide!
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, January 21
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Early Literacy: Sensory Storytime
Join us for sensory based stories, music, and songs in a smaller setting . Created for Parents, caregivers and children in their care ages 3-6 who would like a smaller setting with more hands on sensory based activities. Please register in person or by phone 718-798-3355.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Monday presents "The Great Gilly Hopkins" (PG)
Gilly Hopkins has seen more than her share of foster homes and has outwitted every family she has lived with. In an effort to escape her new foster mother Maime Trotter's endless loving care, Gilly concocts a plan that she believes will bring her mother running to her rescue. But when the ploy blows up in Gilly's face it threatens to ruin the only chance she's ever had to be part of a real family.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
College Access
College Bound
Need help with the SAT/ACT, SHSAT or any other standardized tests? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment! Have a homework assignment that is getting you down? We can help with that as well! Cannot make it to the program? Try emailing your question to michaelrios@nypl.org and we will do our best to help you. For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, January 24
@ 10 a.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, January 24
@ 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, January 24
@ 2 p.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays*, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 24th through April 15th. *(No Monday hours in January) To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary document…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, January 25
@ 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, January 25
@ 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, January 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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
Wed, January 25
@ 2 p.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays*, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 24th through April 15th. *(No Monday hours in January) To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary document…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, January 25
@ 4 p.m.
Community Visioning Workshop
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development is partnering with The Robin Hood Foundation and The New York Public Library to explore options to redevelop the Inwood Library and create new affordable housing on the site. Each Community Visioning Workshop will give neighborhood residents the opportunity to offer input that will help shape the future development. Community Visioning Workshops Flyer [PDF]
Inwood LibraryAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Winter 2017 Registration 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. 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: Wednesday, January 25 at 5:30 PM (continuing/referral students at 5 PM) Groups meet Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM February 1…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners
Thu, January 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: 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. Please sign up in advance. Space is limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, January 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
Thu, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
Tax Filing Help
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes SSN (Social Security Number) or ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) for you a…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
The St. Agnes Book Discussion Group: As I lay Dying by Faulkner William
​ 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 LibraryBook Lovers
Thu, January 26
@ 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
Fri, January 27
@ 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, January 27
@ 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
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