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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Immigrant Heritage Week
Immigrant Heritage Week: Día de los niños
Join us to celebrate El Día de los niños and Immigrant Heritage as we share books, songs, and creative movement to engage children in the world of books and literacy. Bounce, sing, listen to stories and meet other parents and children in the neighborhood.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Immigrant Heritage Week
African Immigrant Heritage Day
To honor New York City’s dynamic immigrant population, branches all over the NYPL system will be holding special events all over the city to celebrate diversity, culture, and heritage. This year, at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, we are celebrating the rich and diverse community of immigrants from Africa who contribute to our neighborhood of Harlem Heights! SCHEDULE: 11:30AM – 12PM Music and conversation; dancing optional but encouraged! 12PM – 1:30PM FILM: Maami (2011, unrated), by…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Англозычная литература в русских переводах: Уильям Сароян
Цель серии «Английская литература в русских переводах» - знакомить русскоязычных иммигрантов с американской культурой на примерах многообразия англоязычной литературы. Уильям Сароян ‎‎(1908-1981) стал одним из любимых представителей американской культуры двадцатого века, познакомив читателей со своим героями - выходцами, как и он, из среды армянских иммигрантов. Приходите к нам на следующую встречу «Англоязычная литература в русских переводах», чтобы узнать о Уильяме Сарояне и его огромном лите…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Immigrants
Thu, April 26
@ 2 p.m.
Immigrant Heritage Week
Know Your Rights Presentation - Do You Know Your Rights as an Immigrant NYC Resident?
Know Your Rights Forum Do you know your rights as a NYC resident? Come and join us for an evening about immigrants’ rights, how to avoid immigration fraud, and what services are available to the community! Teens and Adults welcome! Presentation will be in English & Spanish Inquiries: flee@lssny.org t: 646.242.1476
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, April 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Immigrant Heritage Week
You and YOURS: A Cultural Celebration
Everyone has a story of where they come from and the family that has helped shaped them. For this unique program, we will be celebrating your story on a global scale. Come to the library to taste the delicacies of other cultures and learn about their traditions while also taking ownership of your own. Dust off those family treasures (ex. photos, jewelry, quilts, clothes, eccentric grandparents, etc.) and come share your heritage story at the library in honor of Immigrant Heritage Week, which ma…
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD series for new moms
LEAD is a free workforce development program for young immigrant women that combines job readiness training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key objectives are to support and prepare our participants for entry or reintegration into the NYC workforce or for the pursuit of higher studies. For more information please visit http://www.nywomenimmigrants.org/
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers
Fri, May 4
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD series for new moms
LEAD is a free workforce development program for young immigrant women that combines job readiness training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key objectives are to support and prepare our participants for entry or reintegration into the NYC workforce or for the pursuit of higher studies. For more information please visit http://www.nywomenimmigrants.org/
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, May 8
@ 5 p.m.
Know Your Rights Presentation - Do You Know Your Rights as an Immigrant NYC Resident?
Know Your Rights Forum Do you know your rights as a NYC resident? Come and join us for an evening about immigrants’ rights, how to avoid immigration fraud, and what services are available to the community! Teens and Adults welcome! Presentation will be in English & Spanish Inquiries: flee@lssny.org t: 646.242.1476
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, May 11
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD series for new moms
LEAD is a free workforce development program for young immigrant women that combines job readiness training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key objectives are to support and prepare our participants for entry or reintegration into the NYC workforce or for the pursuit of higher studies. For more information please visit http://www.nywomenimmigrants.org/
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers
Fri, May 11
@ 7 p.m.
Art to Share from Brazil to Canada
Allison Plamondon, Canadian choreographer, and Katia Bandeiro de Mello-Gerlach, Brazilian fiction writer, team up for a fascinating evening of collaborative dance making and conversation. Presented as part of the Library’s celebration of New York Foundation for the Arts’ Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, this evening offers our audience the opportunity to join in the creative process of a new dance work, choreographed by Plamondon and inspired by the writing of Bandeiro de Mello-Gerlach.…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
Sat, May 12
@ 1 p.m.
"Breathin': The Eddy Zheng Story" - Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Film Screening
Breathin': The Eddy Zheng Story is a 2016 documentary by Ben Wang about the youngest San Quentin state prisoner on his road to freedom. While in prison, Eddy learned English, earned his college degree, published his poetry, and transformed into a nationally recognized leader—inspiring youth, activists, and politicians on issues of prison reform and youth violence prevention. As an advocate for Ethnic Studies in the prison college curriculum, Eddy was sent to solitary confinement for 11 months,…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, May 18
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD series for new moms
LEAD is a free workforce development program for young immigrant women that combines job readiness training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key objectives are to support and prepare our participants for entry or reintegration into the NYC workforce or for the pursuit of higher studies. For more information please visit http://www.nywomenimmigrants.org/
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers
Fri, May 25
@ 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. You can also make your appointment by calling 311 and say "Citizenship appointment" or call 212-514-4277 or visit www.nyc.gov/nycitizenship No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, May 25
@ 11 p.m.
LEAD series for new moms
LEAD is a free workforce development program for young immigrant women that combines job readiness training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key objectives are to support and prepare our participants for entry or reintegration into the NYC workforce or for the pursuit of higher studies. For more information please visit http://www.nywomenimmigrants.org/
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers
Fri, June 1
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD series for new moms
LEAD is a free workforce development program for young immigrant women that combines job readiness training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key objectives are to support and prepare our participants for entry or reintegration into the NYC workforce or for the pursuit of higher studies. For more information please visit http://www.nywomenimmigrants.org/
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, June 26
@ 3 p.m.
Discussion Group: The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang
A debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent--and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back together. This book group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 3pm.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers