Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

Events

Share

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Adults Teens/Young Adults Children
Bronx Manhattan Staten Island
(mm/dd/yyyy)

1,296 events found.

Page 1 of 33 Next
Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 3: Charts and Sparklines
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 stude…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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, January 31, 2018 and end on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Group: Parkchester Library - February 2018
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 actors 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 work…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - February 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning 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 world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Typing Club!
Do you ever find typing on a keyboard frustrating? Are you still using the “hunt and peck” method of one finger per letter at a time? Join our Typing Club, which meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 11AM for one hour, and learn how to “touch-type,” getting your speed and efficiency up and making fewer errors, all without having to look at your hands while you type! Meet new people, and have fun while you’re at it. Ages 18-110! No registration required. All NYPL programs are fr…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime; 星期三双语幼儿时间 (普通话和英语) - Wednesday Bilingual Toddler Time (Mandarin & English): Session A
欢迎在每个星期三早上11点00分参加由Jessie和Sun举办的双语幼儿时间。我们将会使用普通话和英语来唱歌和童谣和讲故事。我们欢迎年龄由18个月到4岁的婴儿和幼儿以及其监护人参加。我们非常喜欢大家的参与和高兴地一起唱歌! Bilingual Toddler Time is back for a new school year! Come and join Sun for Bilingual Toddler Time every Wednesday at 11:00a.m. We will sing songs and nursery rhymes and read stories in Mandarin and English, Babies and toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old with their parent/caregiver are welcome to attend. We would love for you to sing alo…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Italian Language Club
Join us at Huguenot Library's Italian Language Club to celebrate Italian language and culture. For those of you who enjoy speaking Italian but are lacking in partners or are looking for new people to converse with in Italian. No Registration Required
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Spanish Series
This Spring we’ll bring families on an out-of-this-world experience where we teach new vocabulary related to different modes of transportation, spring colors, and a big celebration of Myla Birdie’s birthday!!! All teachers are native Spanish speakers who play guitar, percussion, and use puppets to teach in the most engaging way! Families get to bond through an intergenerational bubble dance party extravaganza at the end of each class. And it is so much more than just a language program!!! Biling…
Mosholu LibraryChildren
Today
@ 11 a.m.
US Citizenship Test Study Group
Wednesdays 11am-12pm Wakefield Library - Adult Learning Center Adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test are invited to join us for our weekly practice workshop. Each workshop will focus on the 100 citizenship test civics questions and the USCIS writing and reading vocabulary for the Naturalization Test. Students will also learn about New York Public Library resources and other online resources to continue their practice at home.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Stapleton Library - February 2018
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…
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: 星期三双语幼儿时间 (普通话和英语) - Wednesday Bilingual Toddler Time (Mandarin & English) Session B
欢迎在每个星期三早上11点30分参加由Jessie和Sun举办的双语幼儿时间。我们将会使用普通话和英语来唱歌和童谣和讲故事。我们欢迎年龄由18个月到4岁的婴儿和幼儿以及其监护人参加。我们非常喜欢大家的参与和高兴地一起唱歌! Bilingual Toddler Time is back for the new school year! Come and join Sun for Bilingual Toddler Time every Wednesday at 11:30a.m. We will sing songs and nursery rhymes and read stories in Mandarin and English, Babies and toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old with their parent/caregiver are welcome to attend. We would love for you to sing…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby & Toddler Storytime: 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! Please note that the Monday session takes places before the library opens to the public. 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 neighborho…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4: Tables and Data Validation
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 stude…
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - 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
Today
@ 1 p.m.
ALC Workshop - idNYC
Learn about how to get free or discounted access to New York City events and museums! This workshop will provide an overview of the idNYC program, including its benefits, documentation requirements, and application process. Participants will schedule on-line appointments to apply at an idNYC enrollment center.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
HL Workshop-IDNYC
idNYC is the latest, free identification card for all New York City residents, which gives all of us the opportunity to show who we are— New Yorkers. As a government-issued photo identification card, idNYC secures the peace of mind and access to city services that come from having recognized identification. This workshop will provide information about the application process and benefits one will encounter when obtaining the idNYC card. Assistance with forms and scheduling appointments at enroll…
Harlem Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange Library - February 2018
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
Today
@ 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; draw and color at your le…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
What's New with Microsoft Narrator
Learn about the built-in screen reader that is included with Windows 10. Find out about recent improvements to Narrator including new voices, support for image recognition and Braille displays. Get informed about what Narrator does well, and when you may still want to use a third-party screen reader instead.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Free Tax Preparation Assistance
It's tax time! Get your refund. From January 29th through April 17th at The New York Public Library (NYPL) neighborhood branches throughout the city, we're hosting organizations who can help you prepare and file your tax return electronically - all for free. To participate in this program, you must: Have a valid email address Bring all necessary documents and information (review the relevant PDF below to see what information you will need to bring with you to file your taxes) Please make…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
P.S. At this time this program is now full and will not be accepting any new children. Sorry for the inconvenience. BODY: Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain…
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - February 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning 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 world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Lego Lounge Center
Do you love being creative and let your imagination reach out to the sky? Come and Join other children in amazing Lego creations on our new exciting Lego table!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Lunar New Year Craft
Come celebrate the Year of the Dog at the library. Young children will get coloring sheets. Tweens and teens can try caligraphy or write poems related to the New Year.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Study Hour
Complete your schoolwork and learn
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
FDNY: Fire Safety Workshop
The goal of the Fire Safety Workshop is to eliminate residential fire deaths in New York City. Fire deaths have dropped steadily during the past decades and studies have shown that there is a direct link to strong public education programs. The goal of FDNY instructors is to continually educate the public with critical life saving strategies that focus on fire prevention.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Craft for Teens
Looking for cool arts and crafts ideas for teens, kids, and anyone who loves creative art projects? Making your own artwork is a favorite DIY for teens for a reason, you can make cool room decor tailored to your style, you can learn new crafting skills, and you get to express yourself with color, paint, glue, string, and tons of other cool art and craft supplies.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime (all ages)
The librarian will share favorite, new, and seasonal stories. Coloring pages and crayons will be on hand to share after the reading. This storytime is held on the second floor storytime rug.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Picture Book Stories in the Library
After a busy day at school or the playground come to the library for a relaxing time filled with stories. You can join you friends in the library and listen to some of your favorite stories both old and new. Ages 4 - 7
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Fox Fables
What makes you - YOU? When the fox and his precious tail are separated, he decides to try out being other animals in order to discover a new identity. A literary mashup of Aesop's Fables! Best for ages 2-7 with parent/caregiver. Presented by WonderSpark Puppets
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Crafts
Get your creativity going! Join us each week to complete a great new seasonal craft project to take home.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Come to our story circle to share old and new tales. For ages 2.5 - 5
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Read to Lola, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Lola These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Wednesday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Columbus Library Book Discussion
The Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood ANNOTATION: Ava’s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group’s goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters most to them. Ava rediscovers a mysterious book from her childhood—one that helped her through the traumas of the u…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Winter 2018 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 January 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21 This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in p…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Bronx Memoir Project - Writing Workshop
Amy Gottlieb’s debut novel The Beautiful Possible was a finalist for a 2016 National Jewish Book Award and Edward Lewis Wallant Award. Her fiction and poetry have been published in Other Voices, Lilith, Puerto del Sol, On Being, Zeek, Storyscape, The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry, and elsewhere. She has received a Literary Fellowship and Residency from the Bronx Council on the Arts, and an Arts Fellowship from the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. Amy is a grad…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
The 60s - The Summer of Law and Disorder: Harlem Riot of 1964
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a panel discussion about the Harlem Riot of 1964 in the aftermath of the police shooting of ninth grader James Powell and the “law-and-order” policies championed by presidential contenders on the campaign trail of '64. The Harlem Riot solicited a variety of responses from community stakeholders and precipitated a summer of urban unrest around the country. This program is presented in partnership with the Carnegie Hall Festival The 60s:…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Community Conversations
Article Discussion - 'Pandora's Vox' by Carmen Hermosillo AKA "Humdog"
Written in 1994, Humdog's Pandora's Vox challenged the popular idea that the nature of online communities leveled hierarchies, leading to a freer mode of discourse. Instead, the user's personality underwent a strange process of "commodification." More than twenty years later, can we make a case for Hermosillo's assessment? Let's discuss this seminal essay. Community Conversations The brand new Community Conversations initiative at The New York Public Library introduces a space for discussion…
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Page 1 of 33 Next