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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
125th Street Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Harlem Premier: A Hug for Harlem
The Harlem Chamber Players bring Jeff Scott’s momentous piece, A Hug for Harlem, to the Schomburg Center for its Harlem premiere. Scott, who writes what he calls “urban classical music, will draw from his experience composing musical “hugs” to honor personalities or locales. The heartrending A Hug for Harlem fuses strings, winds, percussion and spoken word and is inspired by prolific Harlem Renaissance writers, including Countee Cullen, Zora Neale Hurston, and Wallace Thurman. Grammy-nominated p…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 28
@ 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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-sized portion…
Clason's Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 7 p.m.
The Library After Hours
Walt Whitman & Ecstatic Poetry
April is National Poetry Monthy, and the next Library After Hours will sound its barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world in a celebration of ecstatic poetry—from Rumi to Walt Whitman to spoken word—with an open house of collections displays, activities, music, films, and food and drink. ​7:00–9:30 PM 7:00–7:30 PM: Priority Access 7:30–9:30 PM: first come, first served Be sure to use the 5th Ave entrances of the Library. Lines for this event often start forming around 6 PM. Plea…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 7 p.m.
The Library After Hours
Celebrate National Poetry Month at The Library After Hours. Join us for a private happy hour overlooking the lively gathering, featuring music, food, and drinks, performances, and behind-the-scenes access to The Library’s collections. Like the past two months, Young Lions receive VIP entry and complimentary cocktails! Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:00 p.m. Stephen A. Schwarzman Building RSVP This event is open to all Young Lions, click here to join or contact us at younglions@nypl.org or…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Sat, April 29
@ 10 a.m.
Harlem Knitting and Crocheting Circle
The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. The ladies will guide you through! HKC is a community organization that Njoya started 7 years ago. We work primarily on an In-Kind budget-throug…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 12 noon
Free Art Show at the Stapleton Library
For all ages, come see the beautiful artwork of the students that attend our 8-week painting course. Food and beverages will be provided. Saturday April 29th 2017 12pm - 2pm
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 12 noon
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Libray's Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series' curriculum was created by the Department of Health& Mental Hygine and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions. The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-sized…
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Theater Talks: "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage
Sweat is the newly minted Pulitzer Prize-winning play from critically acclaimed writer Lynn Nottage. Set in the rust-belt town of Reading, Pennsylvania, the narrative explores the chasm created by job loss that leads to racial unease and a breakdown in community. Join us for an evening of theater talk with Nottage and cast members from Sweat, moderated by Michaela Angela Davis. Lynn Nottage is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter, whose plays have been produced widely in the Uni…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
PS 8
Adults
Tue, May 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 2
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 2
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library's Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series' curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aim to educate you children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive , entertaining, and delicious sessions. The lessons cover a variety of topics from" Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-s…
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 2
@ 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, May 3
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library's Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-Session series' curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygeine and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions. The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-si…
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 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, May 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 7 p.m.
LIVE from the NYPL
Cory Doctorow with Edward Snowden: Dystopia, Apocalypse, and other Sunny Futures
Watch the livestream here In Walkaway, Cory Doctorow imagines a world in which people are no longer needed by the super-rich and the clever machines that can print all of life's basic necessities -- food, clothing, shelter. The 99% might be obsolete, but they're not going to take it lying down. They walk away, living on the exhaust stream and stolen code of the default world, surviving threats, and, ultimately, war. Doctorow, co-owner of Boing Boing, Activist in Residence at the MIT Media Lab a…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, May 4
@ 11:15 a.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
125th Street Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 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, May 5
@ 2 p.m.
Oral History
Walk with a Librarian: Hunts Point Neighborhood Tour
This neighborhood walking tour is part of Jane's Walk at Municipal Art Society. Jane's Walks are free, locally organized walking tours, in which people get together to explore, talk about, and celebrate their neighborhoods. Where more traditional tours are a bit like walking lectures, a Jane's Walk is more of a walking conversation. "It's the location of one of the largest food distribution facilities in the world." Who has a masterful understanding of Hunts Point community’s past and presen…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
Fri, May 5
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
Bad Boy Records Edition
For this First Fridays, our popular monthly social gathering, we’re celebrating the golden age of hip-hop and R&B, the genre’s diverse formative years, and the lasting impact of Bad Boy Entertainment (also known as Bad Boy Records), the hugely successful record label founded in 1993 by Sean “Diddy” Combs. We are honored to mention that First Fridays: Bad Record Edition will be powered by Ciroc, so there will be complimentary product samples throughout the night. In 2007, Combs partnered wit…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Mon, May 8
@ 12 noon
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Libray's Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series' curriculum was created by the Department of Health& Mental Hygine and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions. The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-sized…
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 8
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 9
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 9
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library's Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series' curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aim to educate you children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive , entertaining, and delicious sessions. The lessons cover a variety of topics from" Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-s…
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 9
@ 4:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 9
@ 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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