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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
World Explorers
Have you ever wanted to travel to another country? Come and get your passport stamped as once a month as we explore a new country, learning about their culture, food, and much more!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Talks at the Schomburg
Zines: Elaborate Disruption and Black Creativity
The resurgence of zines—self-published limited-distribution works—is stemming the tide of erasure, disrupting publishing, and offering creative spaces for diverse voices within marginalized communities. Remembering zines like FIRE!!, created in 1926 and “devoted to the young negro artist,” author Steven G. Fullwood will join in conversation with contemporary zine creators Devin N. Morris (3 Dot Zine), Nontsikelelo Mutiti (Nontsi), Kevin Harry (KHzines), and Jermel Moody (maple:koyo) to elaborate…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Wed, June 28
@ 12 noon
Free Benefits Counseling
If you have questions regarding: SNAP (Food Stamps) Medicare Medicare Part D Medicare Savings Program Medicaid EPIC SSI SSDI Cash Assistance HEAP Phone Discount Programs Access-A-Ride Your ACES (Advocacy, Counseling and Entitlement Services Project) volunteer can help Schedule a one-hour appointment by phone or in person. Drop-ins welcome! Every Wednesday, 12 - 3 pm
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Wed, June 28
@ 1 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. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 6 p.m.
Balance Your Life Through Meditation
Balance Your Life Through Meditation Meditation can bring about a sense of calm and balance that benefits your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. It is easy to learn and has many lasting and beneficial effects. After you meditate the benefits don’t end when your session ends, they continue on and have lasting results. Just as we put attention on the health of the body and intellect, we also need spiritual nourishment to be truly happy in life. Through meditation we can gain the food…
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 29
@ 6 p.m.
16th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony
The simple phrase “Find the good and praise it,” handed down to Dr. Betty Shabazz from her mother, became the cornerstone of a life lived powerfully, honorably, sincerely, and provided a winning formula that moved her through all of life’s challenges. It is because of that that the Schomburg Center and Women In Islam, Inc. are proud to celebrate Dr. Shabazz's legacy at our annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony, which recognizes women of all backgrounds and faiths who demonstrate unwavering…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, June 30
@ 5:15 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Night
It's a party and you are invited. Teens take over the 53rd Street library in this special after-hours event planned by Teen Council. Food, video games, crafts, and more! For teens 12-18 only, adults will not be permitted. Student ID required.
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 1
@ 1 p.m.
Movie of the Month- Soylent Green
A detective investigates the murder of a food-supply exec in an overpopulated, undernourished city of the future and uncovers a disturbing secret about a dietary staple. Cast: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Chuck Connors Runtime: 97 mintues
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, July 1
@ 1:30 p.m.
PlantPure Nation - Screening and Q&A
Come join us for a screening of the documentary PlantPure Nation, about the measurable health benefits as well as environmental impacts derived from a Whole Food Plant-Based diet. After the film, there will be a discussion of healthier food options, and a question and answer period. This screening will be presented in partnership with Staten Island Sprouts, a purely grassroots effort to support individuals in their quest for a healthier lifestyle and impact on the environment. Staten Island…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, July 5
@ 1 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. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, July 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
World Explorers
Have you ever wanted to travel to another country? Come and get your passport stamped as once a month as we explore a new country, learning about their culture, food, and much more!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Fri, July 7
@ 12 noon
Free Benefits Counseling
If you have questions regarding: SNAP (Food Stamps) Medicare Medicare Part D Medicare Savings Program Medicaid EPIC SSI SSDI Cash Assistance HEAP Phone Discount Programs Access-A-Ride Your ACES (Advocacy, Counseling and Entitlement Services Project) volunteer can help Schedule a one-hour appointment by phone or in person. Drop-ins welcome! Every Wednesday, 12 - 3 pm
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Fri, July 7
@ 1 p.m.
Nutrition Education: Eat Well Play Hard
Nutrition Education: Eat Well Play Hard Through free, hands-on cooking, nutrition classes, and grocery store workshops families can learn to shop for and cook healthy, delicious food. Class will include learning about the impact sugary drinks have on your family’s health, shopping on a budget, learning how to read nutrition labels, and more.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
Fri, July 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
Films @ the Schomburg
25th Anniversary Screening of JUICE
Released in 1992, the hip hop-fueled drama Juice stars Omar Epps and presents the acting debut of Tupac Shakur, alongside Jermaine “Huggy” Hopkins, Khalil Kain, and Samuel L. Jackson. Join us for a screening of this 90s classic and talkback with the film’s director Ernest Dickerson, actors Khalil Kain ("Raheem") and Jermaine Hopkins ("Steele"), moderated by Fab 5 Freddy on the 25th anniversary of the film. Following the film will be a 90s music-themed after party. Please be advised that this fi…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Tue, July 11
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Tue, July 11
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, July 11
@ 6:30 p.m.
Adornment as Resistance: The Black Dandy and Street Style
Join us as we celebrate the release of Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style by Shantrelle P. Lewis, a companion to her traveling curatorial initiative, The Dandy Lion Project, which examines global black dandyism through photography and film. Lewis will be joined in conversation by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, photographer and Creative Director of The Brooklyn Circus Ouigi Theodore, for an exploration of “oppositional fashion” as a mode of self-expression and a catalyst for resistance to my…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Wed, July 12
@ 12 noon
Free Benefits Counseling
If you have questions regarding: SNAP (Food Stamps) Medicare Medicare Part D Medicare Savings Program Medicaid EPIC SSI SSDI Cash Assistance HEAP Phone Discount Programs Access-A-Ride Your ACES (Advocacy, Counseling and Entitlement Services Project) volunteer can help Schedule a one-hour appointment by phone or in person. Drop-ins welcome! Every Wednesday, 12 - 3 pm
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Wed, July 12
@ 1 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. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, July 13
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Thu, July 13
@ 6 p.m.
Uptown! Triennial Project with Artist Dianne Smith and Curator Souleo
Artist Dianne Smith juxtaposed images of Harlem culled from the Schomburg Center collections with photographs she took of the neighborhood over the past 20 years. The result is a beautiful montage that blends video, visual graphics, and motion pictures that tell the story of Harlem's past, present, and future, its landscape, culture, and people. Smith will join curator Souleo in a conversation around this fascinating exhibition, presented in conjunction with Uptown at The Wallach Art Gallery,…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, July 13
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, July 15
@ 12 noon
Nutrition Education: Eat Well Play Hard
Nutrition Education: Eat Well Play Hard Through free, hands-on cooking, nutrition classes, and grocery store workshops families can learn to shop for and cook healthy, delicious food. Class will include learning about the impact sugary drinks have on your family’s health, shopping on a budget, learning how to read nutrition labels, and more.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Tue, July 18
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Tue, July 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
Book Discussion
The Wonder By Emma Donoghue Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 2:30 PM In the latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, best-selling author of Room, an English nurse is brought to a small Irish village to observe a what appears to be a miracle - a girl said to have survived without food for months. *Copies of the book available at the branch.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Tue, July 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Insects and Arachnids
A Summer Reading Program Many people don't realize just how amazing insects can be! Did you know that insects can provide food? Did you know that insects are the largest grouping of animals we have? Come learn what makes an insect an insect by identifying certain species. We will also explore their relatives, the arachnids, to discover what's similar or different. Through the use of multimedia presentations and live ambassador animals, participants can understand the benefit of insects and spid…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 18
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, July 19
@ 12 noon
Free Benefits Counseling
If you have questions regarding: SNAP (Food Stamps) Medicare Medicare Part D Medicare Savings Program Medicaid EPIC SSI SSDI Cash Assistance HEAP Phone Discount Programs Access-A-Ride Your ACES (Advocacy, Counseling and Entitlement Services Project) volunteer can help Schedule a one-hour appointment by phone or in person. Drop-ins welcome! Every Wednesday, 12 - 3 pm
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Wed, July 19
@ 1 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. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, July 20
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Thu, July 20
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, July 21
@ 10 a.m.
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
Are you eligible to receive food stamp benefits? A representative from Human Resource Administration will be available to answer questions regarding SNAP eligibility.
Throg's Neck Library
Spruce Street School
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, July 21
@ 10 a.m.
SNAP (Food Stamps) and Nutrition Information from HRA
A representative from Human Resource Administration will be available to answer questions regarding Food Program eligibility.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Tue, July 25
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Tue, July 25
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Understanding Financial Statement Components and What They Mean
Alan Fishman, CPA explains the components of the 3 financial statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cash Flows), what the components represent and how you can use this information to assess a company’s financial health. Alan D. Fishman, CPA is a business consultant providing financial, tax and operational advice to businesses of all types and sizes. Developing business plans and entity structure is an area of high interest and involvement. Past and current in…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, July 25
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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