Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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132 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, October 3
@ 10 AM
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Visit and ask us your PC and tech questions! We are available to technology support and answer questions such as connecting to WiFi to your personal device, how to create and access your own personal email account, how to access the virtual cloud, accessing Social Media, and more!
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Mon, October 3
@ 2 PM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For adult English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Sign up online and attend class in person.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Mon, October 3
@ 6 PM
This event is ONLINE only. You will receive a Zoom link 2 days before the class. Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For adult English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Sign up and attend class online.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Tue, October 4
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Tue, October 4
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Need an email account? Learn how to sign up for a free email account, and how to send, reply, and forward messages and attachments. Some mouse and keyboard skills required.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Tue, October 4
@ 1:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the 53rd Street Library. Improve your English language proficiency! Drop in at the 53rd Street Library's ESOL "Conversation Tuesdays," an open dialogue where English language learners and fluent English speakers chat on a variety of topics including art, music, current events, leisure activities, and New York City life. Practice your speaking skills and socialize with other English language learners. No registration required.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Tue, October 4
@ 3 PM
Book Discussion Group
Este es un evento EN LINEA - Sólo necesitas un correo electrónico para participar This event will be conducted entirely in Spanish and Online "La mujer del juez" por Isabel Allende (Cuento corto dentro de la colección Cuentos de Eva Luna) Leer en casa el relato "La mujer del juez" de la escritora chilena Isabel Allende. Venir a la reunión virtual el 4 de octubre para compartir tus impresiones ¿Dónde encontrar el relato? El cuento o relato está dentro del libro Cu…
53rd Street Library
En línea / Online
Adults,

Book Lovers,

Immigrants,

NYPL Supporters
Tue, October 4
@ 3 PM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Come to the Library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! Free 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with other adults from around the world.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

Immigrants,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 4
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Looking to practice speaking English? Join other adult English language learners over Google Meet for a fun and informal conversation. All are welcome! You must register with your email address in order to receive a link to participate.
George Bruce Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Tue, October 4
@ 6 PM
*In Person: U.S. Citizenship workshop at the Bronx Library Center Join the U.S. Citizenship Test Workshop and let us give you a step-by-step guide on how to pass the U.S. Citizenship Test. We will be using USCIS resources: Citizenship Learners Citizenship Study-Test New York Public Library Citizenship Resources and Programs
Bronx Library CenterImmigrants
Tue, October 4
@ 7 PM
Online
This event is online only. Workshop will be conducted in English. Restless Books Immigrant Writing Workshop SEP-OCT 2022 Free writing classes to inspire immigrants to tell their own immigrant stories. The workshops involve reading, responding to short immigrant narratives, and writing exercises led by experienced teachers. Classes are conducted in English, online via Google Meet, and will meet weekly for three consecutive weeks. TUESDAYS | 7PM SEP 20 SEP 27 OCT 4 Once you…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants
Wed, October 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Wed, October 5
@ 2 PM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. For adults preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Test in the next 1-2 years, and adult English language learners who want to improve their English by learning about American history and culture. Topic today: The 3 Branches of the U.S. Government - Legislative Branch A different topic each week! Join us for lively, interactive activities!
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Wed, October 5
@ 2 PM
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Just come to a class! We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in High School) will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Wed, October 5
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
Come Join Countee Cullen as we continue our Cookbook Discussion group; Cooking as Liberation, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. This month we are reading and cooking from Mi Cocina; recipes and Rapture from My Kitchen in Mexico by Rick Martinez. Join Rick Martínez on a once-in-a-lifetime culinary journey throughout México that begins in Mexico City and continues through 32 states, in 156 cities, and across 20,000 incredibly delicious miles. In Mi Cocina, Rick shares deeply personal…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants
Wed, October 5
@ 5:30 PM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For adult English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Sign up online and attend class in person.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Thu, October 6
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Thu, October 6
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library. Need help understanding your Apple or Android devices? Then come by Van Cortland Library BYOD and enjoy.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants
Fri, October 7
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Fri, October 7
@ 10 AM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. For adults preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Test in the next 1-2 years, and adult English language learners who want to improve their English by learning about American history and culture. Topic today: The 3 Branches of the U.S. Government - Legislative Branch A different topic each week! Join us for lively, interactive activities!
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Fri, October 7
@ 10 AM
This program will take place in person at the Harry Belafonte- 115th Library! Come and ask us your PC and tech questions! We are available for technical support and to answer questions such as connecting to WiFi to your personal device, how to create and access your own personal email account, how to access the virtual cloud, accessing Social Media, and more!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Fri, October 7
@ 10 AM
Did you know? There is a social work student intern at this branch to help you find assistance with housing, employment, food security, healthcare, short-term shelter, childcare and more. During the listed hours you can drop-in to meet with the student intern one-on-one (first come, first served). You can also call the branch (212-666-9393) to make an appointment. Please note: the student intern is unavailable between 1 and 2pm.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Fri, October 7
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Eastchester library. Join us at Eastchester Branch and get a quick-start introduction to Facebook. Get a quick-start introduction to Facebook. In this course, we will answer nearly every question you might have about using this popular social network, including how to find friends and family, share status updates, and set up events—also how to build an account from scratch, personalize your profile, and find and join groups.
Eastchester LibraryAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople,

Immigrants
Fri, October 7
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Woodstock Library. Need computer help? Want to practice typing or using the mouse? Get support for any computer task or project.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Fri, October 7
@ 11 AM
Interested in family history? Take advantage of NYPL's free access to Ancestry Library and learn how to navigate the site and find documents that tell your family's story!
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families,

Immigrants,

NYPL Supporters
Fri, October 7
@ 11 AM
This event is online only.
Washington Heights Library
Online Only
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Fri, October 7
@ 3 PM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Come to the Library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! Free 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with other adults from around the world.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

Immigrants,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 10 AM
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test. This class is taking place in person. This study group is for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test. Each workshop will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civic questions. Students will also learn about library and online resources to continue their practice at home. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

Immigrants
Tue, October 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Tue, October 11
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Tue, October 11
@ 1:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the 53rd Street Library. Improve your English language proficiency! Drop in at the 53rd Street Library's ESOL "Conversation Tuesdays," an open dialogue where English language learners and fluent English speakers chat on a variety of topics including art, music, current events, leisure activities, and New York City life. Practice your speaking skills and socialize with other English language learners. No registration required.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Tue, October 11
@ 4 PM
Online
This is an online event. Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun and casual conversation online via Google Meet. This program is a safe space for speakers of all levels and backgrounds, so please treat everyone with kindness and respect. Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The link will be emailed one hour before the group starts.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Wed, October 12
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Wed, October 12
@ 2 PM
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Just come to a class! We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in High School) will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Wed, October 12
@ 2 PM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. For adults preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Test in the next 1-2 years, and adult English language learners who want to improve their English by learning about American history and culture. Topic today: The 3 Branches of the U.S. Government - Judicial Branch A different topic each week! Join us for lively, interactive activities!
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Wed, October 12
@ 3 PM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Come to the Library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! Free 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with other adults from around the world.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

Immigrants,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 5:30 PM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For adult English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Sign up online and attend class in person.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Thu, October 13
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Thu, October 13
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library. Need help understanding your Apple or Android devices? Then come by Van Cortland Library BYOD and enjoy.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants
Thu, October 13
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! *This Program is in-person* We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussin…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants