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Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series: Heart Health
Want to know the key to a healthy heart? Come join us for the Heart Health portion of the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series at the Webster Library. Dr. Erica C. Jones, M.D. will be joining us to talk about the importance of a healthy heart. Dr. Jones is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the HeartHealth Program at Weill Cornell Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medi…
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Tue, February 28
@ 9 a.m.
Free Tax Preparation & E-file with AARP
AARP can help you file your taxes! While AARP specializes in seniors, all adults are welcome to participate in the program. There are a lilmited number of spots. Clients will be signed up in order of appearance. Sign-up starts the day of at 8 AM Please bring the following with you (if applicable) when you come to the Library: Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents Your photo ID W-2 forms from each employer Unemployment compensation statements SSA - 1099 form is you recei…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 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,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, February 28
@ 12 noon
AARP Free Tax Help
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 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, February 28
@ 12 noon
AARP Free Tax Help
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 1 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, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library 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 documentation and information; it is listed below. For more in…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 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
Tue, February 28
@ 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
Tue, February 28
@ 4 p.m.
Pirate Pete’s High Seas Hygiene Show
One thing that children are remarkably good at is getting filthy, whether it’s from playing in the mud, using their spaghetti sauce-smeared hand to scratch an itch, or wiping their nose without a tissue and getting them to bush their teeth. Pirate Pete lives on the High Seas and hygiene often did not exist. A fun, informative and interactive show with a pirate theme to show children the benefits of taking care of their body opposite that of Pirate Pete. Best of ages 2 and older. Presented by Fi…
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 1
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax–Aide & Preparation
Free tax aide and preparation courtesy of the AARP organization. Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when you come: · Current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; · Copy of last years income tax return (s); · W-2 forms from each employer; · Unemployment compensation statement (s); · SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits; · All 1099 f…
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Wed, March 1
@ 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, March 1
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, March 1
@ 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
Thu, March 2
@ 9 a.m.
Online Tax Prep
It's tax time. Go get your refund! File your taxes yourself online using our computers. Someone will be available to answer your questions, although they are not able to file for you. To participate, you must: - Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) - Have a valid email address and basic computer skills Information You'll Need to E-File Your Taxes: Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you and everyone you are claiming as a dependent on…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults
Thu, March 2
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 2
@ 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, March 2
@ 11 a.m.
FREE AARP Tax Aide and Preparation
It's Tax season again! The Riverside Branch is once again offering free tax aide and preparation courtesy of the AARP organization. Times: Thursdays, February 2 through April 13, 2017, from 11:00am - 3:00pm. Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following documents with you when you come: Current year's tax forms and preparation booklet Copy of last years income tax return(s) W-2 f…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 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
Thu, March 2
@ 1 p.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 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, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library 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 documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 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, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library 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 documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 10 a.m.
Free AARP Tax-Aide and Preparation at Bloomingdale Library
Times: Fridays, February 3 through April 14, 2017, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM Location: 2nd Floor Community Room of the Bloomingdale Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. There is no cost to you for preparation. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when you come: current year's tax forms and preparation booklet; copy of last years income tax return(s); W-2 forms from each employer;…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 3rd to April 15th (Closed February 10th) Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared using c…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 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, March 3
@ 10:15 a.m.
FREE AARP Tax -Aide and Preparation at the George Bruce Library
A limited number of taxpayers can be seen. Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. There is no cost to you for preparation. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when you come: Social Security card and picture ID for yourself. Social Security cards for each dependant All income forms that apply to your 2016 return: W-2 forms from employers, W2-G gambling winnings Unemployment compensation statemen…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 2 p.m.
March Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! March 3, 2017 Nerve (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an old, faded notebook containing the sweeping account of a young coupl…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, March 3
@ 3 p.m.
SAT Study Time
If you're planning on taking the SAT or ACT, now is the time to start studying! Come in to get a lesson in test-taking strategy, bring in questions, ask for tips, or check out a study guide!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, March 4
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 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, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library 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 documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, March 4
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 3rd to April 15th (Closed February 10th) Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared using c…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, March 4
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
Free Tax Prepartion
Free Tax Preparation!! You May Qualify for Refunds and Tax Credits! Tax preparers are IRS-certified, space is limited. Call today to reserve your seat 718-617-0339 Appointments start @ 10 am - 3:30pm Who Is Eligible? Households with: $54,000 or less in income and dependents, OR $30,000 or less in income and no dependents. Self -Employed What Should I Bring? Photo ID Social Security cards or ITIN for everyone on the return W2 and /or 1099 Statements for all jobs held in 201…
Hunts Point Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, March 4
@ 11 a.m.
ACT Practice Test
Test smarter! Get a look at what the ACT is actually like in this fully proctored four hour exam. Get an advance report on areas to improve, and learn how to manage your time effectively. The practice test is capped at 45 students. To register, call 212-926-2147, stop by in person, or click this link. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, March 4
@ 12 noon
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…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Sat, March 4
@ 1 p.m.
Film: Equal Means Equal
During the 1970s Congress approved action on the Equal Rights Amendment and forwarded it to the states for ratification with a deadline for approval. The ERA fell 3 states short of ratification. Arguments against the ERA have since been proven to be false, and women have remained unprotected by the Constitution. EQUAL MEANS EQUAL offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Examining both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala L…
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, March 4
@ 1 p.m.
Music - Wagner's GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG (Prologue & Act 1) recital by New York Opera Forum
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG (PROLOGUE & ACT 1) by Richard Wagner. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, March 4
@ 2 p.m.
My Feral Heart
"My Feral Heart." Directed by Jane Gill A sudden bereavement throws Luke, a fiercely independent young man with Down Syndrome, into a care home, where his frustration finds release in unexpected friendships and the revelation of long-buried secrets. PART OF REELABILITIES: NY DISABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL MARCH 2-8, 2017 FOR FULL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE AND INFORMATION, VISIT: NY.REELABILITIES.ORG
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers
Mon, March 6
@ 9 a.m.
Online Tax Prep
It's tax time. Go get your refund! File your taxes yourself online using our computers. Someone will be available to answer your questions, although they are not able to file for you. To participate, you must: - Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) - Have a valid email address and basic computer skills Information You'll Need to E-File Your Taxes: Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you and everyone you are claiming as a dependent on…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, March 6
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 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, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library 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 documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, March 6
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Help
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Webster LibraryAdults
Mon, March 6
@ 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, March 6
@ 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
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