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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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, September 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Parenting Workshop and Training- Parenting
Parenting workshop for parents and care-givers. This class covers: Stages of development, Discipline, Safety, Behavior Management, Anger management, Time management, Money management, And Self esteem. Parents will have to attend four Saturdays and will receive a certificate upon completion. Also given in Spanish
Tremont LibraryAdults
Sat, September 23
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Children from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other children in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Making Healthy Meals Affordable
Are you living on a fixed income? Join us to learn how to eat healthy on a budget . Participants will get tips on how to plan, shop and make healthy affordable meals. Handouts with recipes and a myplate food breakdown will be provided. Presenter: Paula McLarren-Johnson, MBA Pre-registration required in person or call 718-798-3355.
Edenwald LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Mon, September 25
@ 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, September 25
@ 4 p.m.
Drama Club
Join us as we act out different fairy tales! Recommended for kids ages 7 & up.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 5:30 p.m.
The Secrets of a Mockingbird: A One Woman Show on Harper Lee's Life
Prudence Wright Holmes performs her one woman show, The Secrets of a Mockingbird. Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, was of one of America’s most beloved but reclusive authors. In this solo show, we learn of her close relationships with her father and her childhood friend,Truman Capote, until they both broke her heart. She never wrote another book. Until she did. Prudence Wright Holmes has appeared in the films Sister Act I and II with Whoopi Goldberg, Kingpin with Woody Harrelson,…
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, September 26
@ 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, September 26
@ 11 a.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…
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, September 26
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Webster Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Series
(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…
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, September 26
@ 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, September 26
@ 12 noon
Hope Home Care - Table
Organization Hope Home Care offers information to patrons about employment opportunities in home health care and offers assistance to family members of homebound individuals.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Tue, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
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. iding children with the wonder of books, and the joy of reading.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, September 26
@ 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, September 26
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Health Insurance Options for Individuals
Marci McCall provides an overview of the NY State of Health Marketplace, what to look for, and how to work with a navigator. Marci McCall brings over two decades of talent and experience in both private and nonprofit business development and community outreach to her position as Director of New York City Outreach for the New York State of Health, External Affairs, Outreach & Marketing division. Prior to joining the NYS of Health, Ms. McCall worked for EmblemHealth. Marci is comm…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, September 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Children from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other children 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 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Children from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other children 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 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and a dog. Julian Dennison, Sam Neill, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House, Oscar Kightley, Rhys Darby. 2016, 101 mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Big Hero 6
Robotics nerd Hiro Hamada discovers an inflatable health care robot Baymax created in the past by his brother, Tedashi. After a terrible life-changing accident, Hiro and Baymax team up with four other nerds and save their hometown San Fransokyo from an evil super villain trying to take over with Hiro’s invention.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Fall 2017 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. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM September 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8 This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Wed, September 27
@ 11:30 p.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
Thu, September 28
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
What Ever Happened To Baby Jane 1962; 132 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Not Rated Starring –Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Anna Lee & Maidie Norman Director – Robert Aldrich Blanche, a famous Hollywood star, is crippled in a car accident and must be taken care of by her sister Jane, a former child star jealous of her sister's fame. As the hatred between the two sisters grows, Jane begins to torture her ailing sister. This title has been repackaged.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 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, September 28
@ 2 p.m.
A, B, C,D's of Medicare Turning 65 & Current Medicare Beneficiaries
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…
Yorkville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Fri, September 29
@ 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, September 29
@ 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, September 29
@ 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, September 29
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
Children from 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other children in the neighborhood. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, September 30
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Fall 2017 Registration 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. 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: September 30, 2017 at 11:00 AM Groups meet Saturdays 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 18, 25; Dece…
Mosholu LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Mon, October 2
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Kingsbridge 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…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, October 2
@ 11 a.m.
Programs on Demand
(CEIS) Jerome Park Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Series
(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…
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Mon, October 2
@ 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, October 2
@ 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 brush 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 the children the benefits of taking care of their body opposite that of Pirate Pete. This is the perfect time to begin tea…
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 4 p.m.
College Essay Writing Workshop Series
In this 3-session series, Caroline & Carla will introduce the application. Work on choosing the best essay topic for each student, overcoming writer’s block and making a strategic plan for completing the first draft. Broad discussion of grades/GPA, SAT/ACT tests, AP classes, financial aid, extracurricular activities and recommendations. It is important at this session to make students comfortable about privacy issues allowing them to share their feelings, concerns and family issues. Teens sh…
Sedgwick LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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