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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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, August 22
@ 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
Wed, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 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, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
16mm Film Screening: The Village on Film
Please join us for a screening of 16mm films from the special collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts! The Films: Village Sunday (1960; 13 mins.) A docudrama that captures the spirit of Greenwich Village on a Sunday afternoon, this lively film attests to the vast array of local residents, artists, and tourists that populate this New York City neighborhood. Features musicians, poets, and artists in and around Washington Square Park as well as processions from th…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, August 28
@ 4 p.m.
Chalk it Up!
Create your own sidewalk chalk with food coloring and craft plaster, both safe to work with. Easy and fun to make!
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, August 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
Wed, August 30
@ 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, August 30
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Celebration!!!
Join us as we mark the end of our Summer Reading Program, and the end of summer, with fun activities, food , & more!!! Prizes will be awarded to those who read the most throughout the summer! For ages 12-18. This is a free event.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 30
@ 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
Wed, August 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Summer Reading Finale
Awesome prizes. Good food. Games. Books. Freebies galore. Even if you didn't read much this summer, this is the hottest wrap-up to it. 13-17 year olds only.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 31
@ 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, September 1
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
Labor Day "Carnival" Edition
For more than 92 years, since it was first founded, the Schomburg Center has been passionate about representing Caribbean communities and people across the African Diaspora. That’s why we are thrilled to present our third annual First Fridays: “Carnival” Edition! "Celebrating 70 years of Caribbean Culture and History with WIADCA." Back by popular demand, one of our most popular First Fridays events returns with steel pan drummers, stilt walkers, mass camp, and sponsored tables. Come ready to pro…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Wed, September 6
@ 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, September 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
Between the Lines
SING, UNBURIED, SING by Jesmyn Ward
National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward will discuss her new novel Sing, Unburied, Sing. Ward grapples with the ugly truths at the heart of the American story, and the power and limitations of the bonds of family. Ward will be joined in conversation by Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation. A book signing will follow. @SchomburgCenter #SingUnburiedSing First come, first seated For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are relea…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers
Thu, September 7
@ 6 p.m.
Conversations in Black Freedom Studies
Fifty Years After the Newark and Detroit Uprisings
Fifty years after the 1960s Newark and Detroit rebellions, their causes, meanings and legacies remain controversial. Were hundreds of black rebellions the “Harvest of Racism?” Why did the police and National Guard shoot thousands of bullets into black residential buildings, claiming they were hunting snipers and terrorists? Do the police and National Guard shoot into white residential buildings during race riots-- or is that an exclusive policy for African-Americans and Puerto Ricans? Join our…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Tue, September 12
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Mulberry Street's Anime and Manga Club resumes with a special edition of "Anime Food: Would you rather". Fora ge 12-18.
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, September 13
@ 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, September 13
@ 6:30 p.m.
Between the Lines
MY SOUL LOOKS BACK by Jessica B. Harris
Jessica B. Harris, preeminent culinary scholar of the African Diaspora, cookbook author, and journalist, pens a memoir about a time in her life shaped by a romance with fellow college professor Sam Floyd, as well as friendships and chance encounters with cultural icons James Baldwin, Maya Angelou and Nina Simone. Harris will be in conversation with Carla Hall, Chef and co-host of ABC’s popular Emmy award-winning lifestyle series The Chew. A book book signing will follow. This is an official Bro…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers
Wed, September 20
@ 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, September 20
@ 7 p.m.
Schomburg Teach-in with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad
In the spirit of teach-ins developed to advance social movements and societal transformation, we invite you to join this conversation with leading academic and community experts at the Schomburg to understand today’s policy issues and local impact. Dr. Muhammad will facilitate an interactive discussion on education policy with Dr. Noliwe Rooks, author of the forthcoming book Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education. @SchomburgCenter #SchomburgTeachIn First co…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 5:30 p.m.
Jessie Chaffee Author Event
Jessie Chaffee comes to Muhlenberg to discuss and sign copies of her debut novel, Florence in Ecstasy. In Florence in Ecstasy, a young woman arrives in Florence from Boston, knowing no one and speaking little Italian. But Hannah is isolated in a more profound way, estranged from her own identity after a bout with starvation that has left her life and body in ruins. She is determined to recover in Florence, a city saturated with beauty, vitality, and food―as well as a dangerous history of sainth…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, September 23
@ 11 a.m.
But Then You Read: Baldwin
The Schomburg Center will present a range of artists, cultural producers, and scholars to deliver a daylong read of James Baldwin. The Schomburg’s recent acquisition of Baldwin’s personal papers includes biographical sketches, correspondence, interviews, awards, travel records, and fan mail. These items, alongside his published writings and novels, provide a storehouse of material that celebrate the brilliance and beauty of Baldwin. Presented in collaboration with TimesTalks. Watch on lives…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, September 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
Artist and the Archive
Deconstructing Racial Imagination
Founded by poet and McArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine, The Racial Imaginary Institute (TRII) is an interdisciplinary cultural laboratory of writers, activists, scholars, and artists, dedicated to the work of engaging the concept of the racial imagination, specifically critiquing the costs and means by which whiteness and institutional racism have shaped cultural production, politics, and memory. This program will feature a discussion with Rankine and scholars, artists, and writers on art, activism…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Wed, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 1 p.m.
Open Archive
Sonny Rollins Collection
Join Schomburg Center librarians and archivists as they unveil the the first public display of selected items from our coveted collection of materials highlighting the life and career of legendary saxophonist Sonny Rollins. Get up close and personal with the selected items and enjoy an audience Q&A with the collection’s curators. Photo credit: ©Bernie Thrasher/Euclid Records/CTSIMAGES @SchomburgCenter #SonnyRollinsArchive First come, first seated For free events, we generally overbook to…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Wed, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division Unveiling
Opening celebration of the newly renovated Schomburg Center research division Moving Image and Recorded Sound (MIRS). The division is home to the Sonny Rollins collection, which includes audio recordings and more. Join the staff of MIRS for a tour of the division. @SchomburgCenter #MIRSUnveiling First come, first seated For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. G…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound DivisionAdults
Wed, September 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Our Man In Jazz: Sonny Rollins Tribute
Theodore Walter “Sonny” Rollins is a living icon and one of jazz’s most influential tenor saxophonists. In celebration of our recent acquisition of the Sonny Rollins archive, filled with correspondence, notes, photographs, and more, this evening program will pay musical tribute to the icon and include highlights from his archive. Pop-up exhibition available throughout the evening Photo credit: ©Bernie Thrasher/Euclid Records/CTSIMAGES @SchomburgCenter #SonnyRollinsArchive First come, first se…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 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, October 6
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
First Fridays: Masquerade Edition
In celebration of iconic black horror films, the Schomburg Center is thrilled to present First Fridays: Masquerade Edition! Our monthly dance social will transform into a Halloween pageant, where attendees are encouraged to wear a costume to celebrate their favorite horror icons. There will be a costume contest, so dress to impress! In addition, visitors are invited to check out our new exhibitions, Black Power 50. Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey is proud to power First Fridays hosted by T…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Sat, October 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library presents Justine Hope Blau of Scattered: A Mostly True Memoir
Whisked from a child's cozy life in Queens to the streets of Manhattan, clutching the hand of her intense and troubled mother, Justine begins a journey over which she has little control. Along with her two older brothers, she finds herself wrapped in a fantasy-fueled odyssey engineered by her mother, spending nights in cheap hotels they can't afford, or park benches and subway trains, always on the lookout for food. Meanwhile, her father looms in the distance with his new family, ineffectual--un…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Wed, October 11
@ 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, October 11
@ 7 p.m.
Conversations from the Cullman Center
What She Ate: Laura Shapiro and Francine Prose
Click here to reserve your free seats! There is no charge for attendance, however, seating is not guaranteed without reservations. All unclaimed seats are released 10 minutes before start time, so we recommend arriving early. Doors open at 6:30. Laura Shapiro and Francine Prose talk about Shapiro’s new book, What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food that Tells Their Stories. The six women Shapiro writes about are Dorothy Wordsworth, Rosa Lewis (an Edwardian-era Cockney caterer), Elea…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 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, October 25
@ 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, November 1
@ 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, November 8
@ 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, November 15
@ 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, November 22
@ 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
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