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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Mondays - Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a tabletop or video game. Play chess, bingo, checkers, monopoly, Wii Sports, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero and more. Ages 6-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 2 p.m.
Ballet Exercise Class for Adults
Come dance with us! Here’s your chance to experience the ballerina in each of us. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. You’ll have fun as you dance and see for yourself the benefits of ballet for good balance, agility and grace. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to have fun. Come for the whole month or just drop in. No experience necessary. About the instructor: Jennifer Grambs, trained in…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, March 28
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Mondays - Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Mondays - Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 29
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion: The Sculptor / by Scott McCloud
Join us at the Mulberry Street Library for a discussion about Sculptor, a 2015 comic written and drawn by the famed comic theorist and cartoonist Scott McCloud. Struggling artist David makes a pact with Death and agrees to trade away the remainder of his life for two hundred days with miraculous powers to achieve recognition as an artist. Gifted with the ability to sculpt any material he touches with his bare hands, David must make use of it during his severely lifespan to find success whil…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Mondays - Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 6 p.m.
David Gordon: Live Archiveography
Pick Up Performance Co(s) returns to The Library to preview David Gordon's new autobiographical performance work, during the final week of his Vincent Astor Gallery installation. The work is part of Gordon’s process chronicling his five-decade career in movement and theater art for the permanent collection in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division. It is evening of scripted storytelling, movement, conversation, and images. Experience an artist examining and interpreting his own past, as only an artis…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Fri, March 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Music and Movement
Singing is one fo the five practices to promote early literacy! So come sing, dance, and be a part of the band with Miss Emily and her guitar!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 2:45 p.m.
Kids Get Active Fridays
Being fit and healthy is more than just eating right - it's also about being active! Join in on the fun as we bust some Just Dance moves on the Wii game console.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Wii Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a video game. Wii Sports, MarioKart, Just Dance.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 4
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for 18 to 36 months old
Toddler Time is a 30 minute program for Toddlers and their care-givers that includes books , music , dance, rhymes, shakers or scarves and bubbles when available. Please try to arrive at the library by 10:20 a.m. in order to secure a place in the program. Toddler Time is a popular event at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch so try to get here early . Thanks The CR Librarian
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Thursdays
Toddler Time is a 30 minute program on a Thursday morning for 18 to 36 month olds at 10:30 am The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the content of the program is books , music, dance, rhymes, story gloves , shakers or scarves and sometimes bubbles. The maximum attendance is a combination of "50 " children and adults.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us in celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of January to June 2017, Naomi and company will lead older adults in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes. The class is for adults of all ages and abilities, with a focus on seniors. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. January 20, 27 February 3, 10, 17, 24 March 3, 10, 17, 24 April 7, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23 Program is free. Call 347-683-269…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 7
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, April 7
@ 1:30 p.m.
First Friday Matinees: The Fits
Join us for a free screening of The Fits! The film will begin promptly at 1:30 PM on the second floor of the library. This underrated coming of age tale from 2015 is the psychological portrait of an 11-year-old girl growing up in Cincinnati’s West End. Toni, a tomboy who trains as a boxer at the gym, becomes entranced by a dance troupe. Upon joining, she discovers a mysterious, uncontrollable fainting spell has overtaken the group. This debut film from Anna Rose Holmer is equal parts thrillin…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, April 7
@ 2:45 p.m.
Kids Get Active Fridays
Being fit and healthy is more than just eating right - it's also about being active! Join in on the fun as we bust some Just Dance moves on the Wii game console.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, April 7
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
Quiet Storm Edition
Inspired by the classic style of music legend Smokey Robinson, whose portrait collection can be viewed here at the Schomburg, this edition of our popular social gathering is turning the clock back to present a sophisticated mix of unforgettable slow jams. "Quiet Storm" was pioneered in the mid-1970s by Melvin Lindsey, while he was an intern at WHUR-FM in Washington DC, and coined after Robinson's 1975 hit single, "A Quiet Storm." Dhalimu from Dhali's Closet will return as your host for the eve…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Sat, April 8
@ 1 p.m.
dance cuba Dreams of Flight
Cuba in Motion: A Day of Cuban Dance Cinema dance cuba Dreams of Flight Produced and directed by Cynthia Newport, dance cuba Dreams of Flight "is a breathtakingly beautiful film by any standard" and a unique expression of Cuban culture in all its profound and complex glory. Central figures include Carlos Acosta, Lorna Feijoo, Alicia Alonso and Fernando Alonso. To celebrate the Library's recent acquisition of Newport's dance cuba collection, join us for a special screening of the feature…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, April 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Time Dead Time Alive
Cuba in Motion: A Day of Cuban Dance Cinema Time Dead Time Alive A cinematic mediation by Guston Sondin-Kung on the legacy of Elfriede Mahler, an American dance choreographer and one of the founders of Cuba’s modern dance school that sought asylum in Cuba immediately following the revolution in 1959. Following the screening, join a conversation with filmmaker Sondin-Kung and other special guests. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program on a fi…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, April 8
@ 7 p.m.
After Party: Cuban Moves in the Cafe
Cuba in Motion: A Day of Cuban Dance Cinema After Party: Cuban Moves in the Cafe Yesenia Fernandez-Selier guides an interactive exploration and celebration of Afro-Cuban music and dance traditions. Learn the customary rhythms, gestures, and folklore that fuels the island's music and dance heritage. About Yesenia Fernandez-Selier: Cuban born performer and researcher, Yesenia Fernandez Selier is currently a media, culture and communication PhD candidate at New York University-Steinhart . Y…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
Mon, April 10
@ 3 p.m.
Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubble and Comedy Show
The sensory-friendly Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show is a "turtle-riffic" musical experience that is designed to educate and entertain children through songs, comedy, movement, stories, and interactive music technology. The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the autism spectrum, and a great time for parents and caregiver. Each song in the 60-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, April 11
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Dance Party
Pete and Chris Amusements come completely with their portable DJ system with kid friendly songs along with running games like musical chairs and running the chicken dance for children of all ages.
Huguenot Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 11
@ 4:30 p.m.
Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubble and Comedy Show
The sensory-friendly Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show is a "turtle-riffic" musical experience that is designed to educate and entertain children through songs, comedy, movement, stories, and interactive music technology. The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the autism spectrum, and a great time for parents and caregiver. Each song in the 60-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for 18 to 36 months old
Toddler Time is a 30 minute program for Toddlers and their care-givers that includes books , music , dance, rhymes, shakers or scarves and bubbles when available. Please try to arrive at the library by 10:20 a.m. in order to secure a place in the program. Toddler Time is a popular event at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch so try to get here early . Thanks The CR Librarian
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, April 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubble and Comedy Show
The sensory-friendly Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show is a "turtle-riffic" musical experience that is designed to educate and entertain children through songs, comedy, movement, stories, and interactive music technology. The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the autism spectrum, and a great time for parents and caregiver. Each song in the 60-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler time at the Spuyten Duyvil Branch Library on Thursdays
Toddler Time is a 30 minute program on a Thursday morning for 18 to 36 month olds at 10:30 am The program is conducted on a ticketing basis and the content of the program is books , music, dance, rhymes, story gloves , shakers or scarves and sometimes bubbles. The maximum attendance is a combination of "50 " children and adults.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 13
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime - Movers and Shakers
Toddlers from 1 to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers will shake it together! Sing, dance and enjoy music, movement and fun!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 13
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Billy Elliot (2000)
A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family. Running time: 1 hour and 51 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, April 13
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 14
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, April 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Play Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Just Dance, and many other exciting Wii games on the big screen.Fridays at 3. Ages 10 & up.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 14
@ 2:45 p.m.
Kids Get Active Fridays
Being fit and healthy is more than just eating right - it's also about being active! Join in on the fun as we bust some Just Dance moves on the Wii game console.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 18
@ 11 a.m.
Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubble and Comedy Show
The sensory-friendly Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show is a "turtle-riffic" musical experience that is designed to educate and entertain children through songs, comedy, movement, stories, and interactive music technology. The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the autism spectrum, and a great time for parents and caregiver. Each song in the 60-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the…
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, April 18
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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