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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
A Day of Mindfulness
There will be an emphasis on mindfulness (a focus on now) with some interest in meditation (a focus on breath.) Mindfulness meditation opens a door to greater appreciation of life in the moment. The day will include 20 minute periods for practicing breath meditation, walking meditation, learning to focus on the present through the body, mindfulness of sound, and many other aspects of mindfulness. The emphasis is on learning to be present for two really different reasons. One, in order to exper…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 3rd to April 15th (Closed February 10th) Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared using c…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
FREE ACT, SAT & SHSAT Diagnostic Tests
FREE ACT, SAT & SHSAT Diagnostic Tests A PRAXIS tutor will proctor full length practice exams. The ACT and SAT are college entrance exams. The SHSAT is the specialized high school admissions test for middle school students hoping to attend one of 8 New York City specialized high schools. After the exam, parents receive detailed score reports showing how their kids did and where each student can focus their efforts in order to see the most improvement.
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Day of Mindfulness
Mindfulness in Frustrating Times These days frustration runs high for many. Feelings of anger, fear, futility, desperation come on easily, and feelings of comfort, joy and compassion can be hard to cultivate. Our focus today will be on nurturing helpful feelings in frustrating times. This will be a day to drop our worries and work with the present. To open ourselves to our feelings, liked or disliked, within a sense of enveloping calm, acceptance and remembrance that everything changes, espe…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Fun with Shapes & Colors
Can your child recognize shapes/ colors? Circle, square, red, blue etc. Join us every Saturday morning in February to learn about shapes, shapes and more shapes, & colors, colors and more colors!
Fort Washington LibraryChildren
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Daddy & Me (and Mommy, too!)
Here is a special Baby & Toddler Story Time in which parents can share their love of books and the library with their young children. This family time is a great way to introduce the library and it's treasures to your child. Come in and listen to stories, sing songs, and move to bouncy rhymes with your baby or toddler. Then spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other parents. Don't forget to sign up for a library card so you can borrow books to read at…
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Science Saturdays
Hands-on, interactive science for kids! Registration Recommended.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Get to know other families in the neighborhood as we read new picture books and old favorites, sing lively action songs, and engage in free play time. Have a great souvenir? Bring it for our show-and-tell time! Know how to sing and count in another language? Teach us! We can't wait to get to know you. This program is open to children of all ages and their caregivers.
53rd Street LibraryChildren
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Saturday Sing-Along
Join us in singing favorite children's songs! Singing is fun, and also enhances the early literacy skills by braking up words to small pieces and emphasizing with rhythm. It is one of the important pre-reading skills we can help young children aquire. No registration necessary. All ages are welcome. It takes place in Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop
Parents and caregivers come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age! This month's workshop is interactive, where parents can practice the skills they have been learning in the last workshops.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 12 noon
One on One Computer Help with Digital Grandparents
OLDER ADULTS CAN LEARN ABOUT COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET WHETHER YOU WISH TO BE INTRODUCED TO COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET, ARE SEEKING TO EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE OR GET HELP WITH A SPECIFIC TASK OR QUESTION WE CAN HELP! Individual tutoring and assistance FOR OLDER ADULTS (50+) Contact St. Agnes Library (212-621-0619) or Pamela Katz (518-260-4461) for more information
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Dream, Paint/ color
In this regularly occurring Saturday program, kids are encouraged to come and explore their creative sides. Much of the work done during this program will be self-directed, allowing participants to explore their own interests. Work done in this program may end up on exhibition in our Children’s Room. We provide all art supplies.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Black Power! Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2017 Edition
The Schomburg Center, working with AfroCROWD, is proud to host Black Power! Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, our third year initiative in which we invite members of the community and general public to contribute to content related to black history on Wikipedia for the national Black WikiHistory Month outreach campaign. For the first time, via video satellite, we'll be able to unite with Wikipedia editors in Africa who will edit alongside us. Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, written collaborativel…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference DivisionAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Money Matters
Free E-file Tax Assistance
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. To participate in this free program, you must: • Earn less than $64,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). • Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills • Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of inc…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Books, Authors & Kids! with Irene Smalls hosted by The Studio Museum in Harlem
Join children's book author Irene Smalls for an interactive storytelling of her book Jonathan and His Mommy. Create your own portrait in this exciting workshop that celebrates literature, visual art and family! To RSVP please visit studiomuseum.org.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomBook Lovers,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: The Manchurian Candidate
An unusually tense and intelligent political thriller, The Manchurian Candidate was a film far ahead of its time. Its themes of thought control, political assassination, and multinational conspiracy were hardly common currency in 1962, and while its outlook is sometimes informed by Cold War paranoia, the film seemed nearly as timely when it was reissued in 1987 as it did on its original release. It opens with a group of soldiers whooping it up in a bar in Korea as their commander, Sgt. Raymond S…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Kids Matinee
Watch a movie at the Library with friends. Featured Movie: Zootopia! (2016) Run time: 110 Minutes Rating: PG
Richmondtown LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Family Movie Matinee (Pelicula Para Toda la Familia)
A Family Movie everyone can enjoy on the Caterpillar Carpet. Un a pelicula de ninos para toda la familia,
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films
Join us in the Soundview Library for our Family Films! Feel free to bring a snack to munch on! February 4, 2017 Enchanted (PG) 108 min Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) lives in the blissful cartoon world of Andalasia, where magical beings frolic freely and musical interludes punctuate every interaction. Though Princess Giselle is currently engaged to be married to the handsome Prince Edward (James Marsden), her fate takes a turn for the worse when the villainous Queen Narissa (Su…
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, February 26
@ 1:30 p.m.
NYPLarcade
NYPLarcade: Psychonauts in Rhombus of Ruin
Please join us on Sunday, February 26 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. for a chance to play and discuss the PlayStation VR title Psychonauts in Rhombus of Ruin (Double Fine, 2017) and the original Psychonauts (Double Fine, 2005). This event will take place at Jefferson Market Library in Greenwich Village, which is located at 425 Avenue of the Americas, between 9th and 10th Street . All ages are welcome and admission is FREE and open to the public. Each game will start with a brief introduction, follo…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Mon, February 27
@ 12:30 a.m.
Bingo for Kids
Join us for a fun game of bingo with prizes.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 9 a.m.
Online Tax Prep
It's tax time. Go get your refund! File your taxes yourself online using our computers. Someone will be available to answer your questions, although they are not able to file for you. To participate, you must: - Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) - Have a valid email address and basic computer skills Information You'll Need to E-File Your Taxes: Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you and everyone you are claiming as a dependent on…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
Free E-file Tax Assistance
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. To participate in this free program, you must: • Earn less than $64,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). • Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills • Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of inc…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Mon, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Hour
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served basis.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3)
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3 ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to early walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can join us for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, learn how to give your child a great foundation for a lifetime of reading, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment. Monday's program will be repeated on Wednesday. Please note: Programs take place on the second…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
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