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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, January 24
@ 1:30 p.m.
NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the NYC…
Mott Haven LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Wed, February 1
@ 1 p.m.
Immigration Affairs Program
Immigrant Affairs Program This presentation addresses the victimization of immigrants, particularly in fraudulent schemes, and how individuals can protect themselves from these scams. The program encourages both documented and undocumented immigrant victims and witnesses to cooperate with law enforcement. *New York County District Attorney’s Office*
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Sat, February 4
@ 2 p.m.
Special Program: Three Trembling Cities
Three Trembling Cities "A webseries about the inner lives of NYC immigrants juggling work, friends, romance, dreams and family expectations. Weaving a fictional storyline with intervews over the first season, Three Trembling Cities presents a rich, intimate portrait of the immigrant experience." This program will be a screening of Three Trembling Cities web series, followed by Q&A with the director Arthurs Vincie from Chaotic Sequence and cast members. Youtube Trailer: https://www.youtube…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Mon, February 6
@ 4 p.m.
ALC Workshop-Workers' Rights Workshop, part I
Do you have a job or are you interested in working in New York City? Learn your workers' rights in this two-part workshop presented by the New York City Commission on Human Rights, Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs. Participants will learn valuable information about workers' rights in New York City, including anti-discrimination laws, document abuse, background felony and credit checks, and labor complaint procedures. Participants of any immigration status are welcome to attend. (The second pa…
St. George Library Center, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Mon, February 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Have I Got a Story for You: More Than a Century of Fiction from the Forward, with Ezra Glinter, the Forward’s former deputy culture editor and current critic-at-large.
This illustrated lecture highlights some of the published wartime novellas, avant-garde fiction and satirical sketches about immigrant life from acclaimed Yiddish writers in The Forward's 120-year history, Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wed, February 8
@ 4 p.m.
ALC Workshop-Workers' Rights Workshop, part II
Do you have a job or are you interested in working in New York City? Learn your workers' rights in this two-part workshop presented by the New York City Commission on Human Rights, Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs. Participants will learn valuable information about workers' rights in New York City, including antidiscrimination laws, document abuse, background felony and credit checks, and labor complaint procedures. Participants of any immigration status are welcome to attend. (First part wil…
St. George Library Center, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Fri, February 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the NYC…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Thu, February 16
@ 4:30 p.m.
NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the NYC…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, February 17
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants Information Session
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants Information Session LEAD is an 8-week free professional development program for young immigrant women (ages 18-35 years old) that combines skills training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key goals are to support and prepare you better for access to college and/or for job search, entry into the workforce, and employment. Through a series of 8 interactive workshops, participants learn about: Job search process Re…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
Fri, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants Information Session
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants Information Session LEAD is an 8-week free professional development program for young immigrant women (ages 18-35 years old) that combines skills training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key goals are to support and prepare you better for access to college and/or for job search, entry into the workforce, and employment. Through a series of 8 interactive workshops, participants learn about: Job search process Re…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
Fri, February 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Brooklyn (2015)
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Director: John Crowley Writers: Nick Hornby, Colm Tóibín (novel) Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, March 1
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 9:30 a.m.
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants Information Session
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants LEAD is an 8-week free professional development program for young immigrant women (ages 18-35 years old) that combines skills training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key goals are to support and prepare you better for access to college and/or for job search, entry into the workforce, and employment. Through a series of 8 interactive workshops, participants learn about: Job search process Resume writing US w…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
Mon, March 6
@ 5:30 p.m.
Immigration Affairs Program
Immigrant Affairs Program This presentation addresses the victimization of immigrants, particularly in fraudulent schemes, and how individuals can protect themselves from these scams. The program encourages both documented and undocumented immigrant victims and witnesses to cooperate with law enforcement. *New York County District Attorney’s Office*
53rd Street LibraryAdults
Tue, March 7
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, March 10
@ 9:30 a.m.
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants Information Session
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants LEAD is an 8-week free professional development program for young immigrant women (ages 18-35 years old) that combines skills training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key goals are to support and prepare you better for access to college and/or for job search, entry into the workforce, and employment. Through a series of 8 interactive workshops, participants learn about: Job search process Resume writing US w…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
Mon, March 13
@ 4:30 p.m.
NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the NYC…
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, March 14
@ 1 p.m.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS FORUM: IMMIGRATION
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS FORUM: IMMIGRATION Know your Rights Forum on Immigration Come learn about Immigration Free Low Cost Legal assistance. A representative from the Mayors Office of Immigrant Affairs will be able to answer questions.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, March 21
@ 1:30 p.m.
NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the NYC…
Mott Haven LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, March 21
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, March 29
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, March 30
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York, with Tyler Anbinder, a professor of history and former chair of the History Department at George Washington University.
This illustrated lecture provides a vivid sense of what New York looked like, sounded like, smelled like, and felt like over the centuries of its development and maturation into the city we know today. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Fri, April 14
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: House of Sand and Fog
Paramount Pictures Rating R, Runtime 126 minutes, Release Year 2003; Director Vadim Perelman Synopsis Russian filmmaker Vadim Perelman makes his feature-film debut with the psychological drama House of Sand and Fog, based on the novel by Andre Dubus III. Ben Kingsley plays Massoud Amir Behrani, an Iranian immigrant living the United States. Even though he was a high-ranking official in Iran, he works several menial jobs in order to provide his wife, Nadi (Shohreh Aghdashloo), and his son, E…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, April 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the NYC…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, April 18
@ 5:30 p.m.
Immigration Affairs Program
Immigrant Affairs Program This presentation addresses the victimization of immigrants, particularly in fraudulent schemes, and how individuals can protect themselves from these scams. The program encourages both documented and undocumented immigrant victims and witnesses to cooperate with law enforcement. *New York County District Attorney’s Office*
Morningside HeightsAdults
Thu, April 20
@ 4:30 p.m.
NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the NYC…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, May 2
@ 6 p.m.
LEAD ROUNDTABLE Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants Information Session
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants LEAD is an 8-week free professional development program for young immigrant women (ages 18-35 years old) that combines skills training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key goals are to support and prepare you better for access to college and/or for job search, entry into the workforce, and employment. Through a series of 8 interactive workshops, participants learn about: Job search process Resume writing US w…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers

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