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Today
@ 6 p.m.
Dream & Create: Open Sewing Workshop
Have you always wanted to sew, but don’t know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on workshop students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew! No registration required, just drop-in! Tuesdays, January 17 through May 23 6…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Budgeting Workshop
This is the third of six workshops that will focus on The Richest Man in Babylon book. The book by George Samuel Clason, dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing household finances, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom. The financial series will include many of the teachings from the book such as home buying, credit repair, savings, investments, budgeting, and insuran…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Bike New York: Bike Maintenance
Winter Bike Maintenance explains the basics of keeping your bike working safely when you ride in winter conditions. These tips will save you time, money, and make your rides easier and safer. This free class is NOT a hands-on session, but a way to learn how cold, slush, ice, salt and de-icing chemicals can affect your bike and what you can do to prevent any lasting damage. WHEN: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM HOW: Register online at www.bike.nyc or call (212) 870-2080
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Postponed
Business Boost: Social Media Marketing Series
RESCHEDULED: LinkedIn For Business II: Create a Social Media Marketing Campaign
John Crant This program has been RESCHEDULED for April 4 at 6 PM. Please click here for new listing. * * * * * * * * * * Learn how to create and manage your business’ social media marketing campaign on LinkedIn. It’s a great way to reach a “new audience” of customers and to deepen your interaction with your current clientele. John Crant offers you a streamlined plan to manage your social media efforts, including: Structural support: Planning for success using social media. An edito…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for BEGINNER ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - March 2017
Walk-in Classes - NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! These citizenship classes are for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test in the next 6-9 months. This program is for BEGINNER level speakers of English. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. A new topic each week! Just come to the classes you need! TOPICS in March: February 28, March 2: The Constitution and the Bill of Rights March 7, March 9: The Civil War, Abraham Lincoln and the 18…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
"Sharing Jokes across Cultures: Problems and Possibilities" with Carol C. Gould, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Political Science, City University of New York and author of "Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice."
Drawing on the author's recent book as well as current events, this illustrated lecture analyzes several examples of jokes—American, Jewish, Irish, Egyptian, Eastern European, etc.—and some hard cases of offensive jokes and cartoons that have provoked visceral reactions from various cultural communities. It also considers the uses of humor for enhancing cross-cultural understanding in contemporary social and political life. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 7 p.m.
Martin Duberman's Jews Queers Germans: A Novel
Please join us on Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm in the Margaret Liebman Berger Forum as Martin Duberman and Alisa Solomon discuss his new book Jews Queers Germans: A Novel. A breathtaking historical novel that recreates the intimate milieu around Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm from 1907 through the 1930s, a period of great human suffering and destruction and also of enormous freedom and creativity, a time when the remnants and artifices of the old word still mattered, and yet when art and the social sc…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Today
@ 7 p.m.
LIVE from the NYPL
Anne Enright and Meghan O'Rourke: Storytelling from the Periphery
Man Booker Prize-winning author Anne Enright “possesses an unusual combination of talents,” says The New Yorker's James Wood. “She is a rich, lyrical prose writer, who cascades among novelties—again and again, she finds the unexpected adjective, the just noun.” In recent novels such as The Green Road and The Forgotten Waltz, Enright deploys that beguiling literary touch to a hard-headed search for both the melancholy and the comic among the fissures that tear at the hearts of family lives. And s…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, March 29
@ 9 a.m.
Coffee & Connections
New York has many great resources and services for people experiencing homelessness but it can be challenging to gain access to them. Every month we host an expert who will be available to answer your questions, and provide useful tips and information. Join us for coffee and connections every last Wednesday of the month. This month we will meet on the Fourth Floor in the PC Lab for a special edition of Coffee & Connections Questions? E-mail melissascheurer@nypl.org All Public Library Pr…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Wed, March 29
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/taxhelp) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Deduction related items NEW: If you purchased health insurance t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, March 29
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Preparation Service at the 58th Street Library
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This program will start on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and end on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 10 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required. Every Wednesday from 10 A.M. -12 P.M.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wed, March 29
@ 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 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Ready To Learn
Will your child be heading to Pre-K next school year? Then, our Ready To Learn storytime is the perfect head start! Part classroom, part storytime, this program focuses on letter & number recognition, basic math skills, and social concepts (sharing, manners, etc.). For ages 3 and up. No registration required. Please note: This program will be held in the Children’s Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 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, March 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - March 2017
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, March 29
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bitty Book Buddies
A fun and interactive program for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months. Hear stories, sing songs, play with puppets, shake your sillies... and make new friends! Doors open @ 10:30am and close at the start of the program, approximately 10:45am Limited to 30 children. First come, first served. Music & toys will be provided before and after the program - meet other caregivers/parents in the neighborhood, while your baby makes new friends! Please note that there will be no program on…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 11 a.m.
Italian Language Club
Come join us for the Huguenot Library’s Italian Language Club. For those of you who enjoy speaking Italian but are lacking in partners for conversation, come to the Huguenot Library and join in our club. Converse with other native speakers of Italian or practice speaking your newly learned language with authentic speakers. Join us in celebrating both Italian language and culture. The Huguenot Library has acquired a new circulating collection of Italian language books, audiobooks, newsp…
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 11 a.m.
eLearning Concierge Service
In today's society technology is extremely important, but not everyone has the time to attend a class. Don't worry! We have the solution for you, visit the New Amsterdam Library where you can sign up for an informal one-on-one session with a concierge specialist. So, if your have trouble: Uploading your resume, or downloading that eBook? Can't get the hang of Microsoft Office? Or your just curious about other eResources at the Library? We're here to help Appointments will occur on…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 29
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Early Literacy Play Time Space
Come have some fun in our new Early Literacy play space! For ages 4 and under.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 29
@ 1 p.m.
The Dance Historian Is In
The Dance Historian Is In: José Limón UPDATE
UPDATED 3/16/2017 David is unable to host March 29th screening, (not to worry, he's doing well), but we are thrilled to announce that Carla Maxwell, Legacy Director of the José Limón Dance Foundation, and Sarah Stackhouse, one of the company's leading stagers of Limón's work will be stepping in to lead the screening. Both Carla and Sarah were also principal dancers with the company. Please join us on Wednesday, it's going to be a wonderful program! Seating is first come, first served. Prog…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Wed, March 29
@ 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 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 90 minute session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange Library - March 2017
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, March 29
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program. All materials will be pr…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 29
@ 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, March 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - March 2017
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, March 29
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more! Teen Time will be cancelled on days when New York City schools are not in session.
St. Agnes LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 29
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Complete your schoolwork and learn
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Try out Makey Makey Projects and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids' Movie Matinee
Classic kids' favorites or new feature films on Wednesday afternoons! Held in the Children's Room, movies are for all ages, first come, first served. Moana 3/8 Zootopia 3/15 Sing 3/22 Chicken Little 3/29
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Story time: Read Aloud
A librarian will share picture books, engaging children with the joy of reading and life-long learning. For children ages 3-8. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, March 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Story Time (all ages)
The librarian will share favorite, new, and seasonal stories. Coloring pages and crayons will be on hand to share after the reading.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon Delight
Children and Teens join Ms. Elizabeth and Ms. Dawn for a month long celebration of National Craft Month. Each Wednesday we will create a cool new craft that you get to take home!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Listen to stories and discover new favorites. Enjoy fun picture book read-alouds and creative hands-on activities for kids of all ages. Mondays, March 6 and March 13 at 4:00 pm Wednesday, March 29 at 4:00 pm
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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