Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

Discover our wide array of free online events.

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21 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, August 20
@ 10:30 AM
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, August 20
@ 11:30 AM
Online
Saturdays, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. This event will take place over Zoom. https://nypl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde2hqTkoG91r_zJaHFrQ8YuaIgNhzFEg
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 22
@ 7 PM
Online
Your Braille display can be a powerful companion to your iPhone or iPad, but there’s so much to know as you begin. We’ll go through common Braille display commands, settings and customizations, known bugs and workarounds, and apps that work especially well with Braille. This event will take place online. Register for Using Braille Displays with iOS
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online
Adults,

50+,

Persons with Disabilities
Tue, August 23
@ 7 PM
Online
Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 24
@ 10 AM
Online
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Sat, August 27
@ 10:30 AM
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, August 27
@ 11:30 AM
Online
Saturdays, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. This event will take place over Zoom. https://nypl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde2hqTkoG91r_zJaHFrQ8YuaIgNhzFEg
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, August 30
@ 7 PM
Online
Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, September 6
@ 7 PM
Online
Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 10
@ 10:30 AM
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 10
@ 11:30 AM
Online
Saturdays, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. This event will take place over Zoom. https://nypl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde2hqTkoG91r_zJaHFrQ8YuaIgNhzFEg
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 10
@ 3 PM
Come create a poem you can read, speak, and feel! In this three-part workshop series, participants will write acrostic poems guided by Dragon and Mole, two puppet characters from Let’s Write About, and teaching artists Donnie Welch and Frankie Marcille. Once the poems are written, participants will decorate and enhance the text with a variety of art supplies and sensory materials. These workshops will incorporate techniques from tactile graphics to turn the poems into multi-media objects p…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, September 13
@ 7 PM
Online
Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 17
@ 10:30 AM
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 17
@ 11:30 AM
Online
Saturdays, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. This event will take place over Zoom. https://nypl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde2hqTkoG91r_zJaHFrQ8YuaIgNhzFEg
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 17
@ 3 PM
Come create a poem you can read, speak, and feel! In this three-part workshop series, participants will write acrostic poems guided by Dragon and Mole, two puppet characters from Let’s Write About, and teaching artists Donnie Welch and Frankie Marcille. Once the poems are written, participants will decorate and enhance the text with a variety of art supplies and sensory materials. These workshops will incorporate techniques from tactile graphics to turn the poems into multi-media objects p…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, September 20
@ 7 PM
Online
Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 24
@ 10:30 AM
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 24
@ 11:30 AM
Online
Saturdays, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. This event will take place over Zoom. https://nypl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde2hqTkoG91r_zJaHFrQ8YuaIgNhzFEg
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, September 24
@ 3 PM
Come create a poem you can read, speak, and feel! In this three-part workshop series, participants will write acrostic poems guided by Dragon and Mole, two puppet characters from Let’s Write About, and teaching artists Donnie Welch and Frankie Marcille. Once the poems are written, participants will decorate and enhance the text with a variety of art supplies and sensory materials. These workshops will incorporate techniques from tactile graphics to turn the poems into multi-media objects p…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, September 27
@ 7 PM
Online
Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)