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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, June 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
First Fridays
Come Celebrate Arturo Schomburg and Afro-Puerto Rican Pride this First Fridays. Check out our wonderful exhibits, sign-up for a membership, and visit our Schomburg Gift Shop while networking and dancing the night away in honor of Puerto Rican Pride. Beer tasting by Sugar Hill Beers. Our DJ for the night will be DJ Rick. He started his career as a teenager throwing street "jams" in the streets of Washington Heights, making his way into several major NYC Clubs. This led him to producing and remix…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Fri, December 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
Tilden Holiday Toast
Join NYPL President Tony Marx at this festive holiday gathering and raise a glass to our honored guests: writers, journalists, and scholars from past forums, as well as our treasured Library curators. A selection of seasonal hors d'oeuvre and a tasting of wine and spirits will accompany this special evening, as we celebrate the contributions of our favorite intellectuals—as gracious as they are brilliant. Friday, December 5, 2014 Reception 6:30 p.m. Program 7 p.m. RSVP Required: conservato…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, McGraw RotundaNYPL Supporters
Wed, March 9
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Film Tasting
Come join us at the library for a restaurant experience. Instead of sampling a three course meal try sampling some film titles across a wide variety of genres.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, March 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: Legend: the Graphic Novel by Marie Lu
Caption The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Legend:the Graphic Novel by Marie Lu, adapted by Leigh Dragoon, illustrated by Kaari Date: March 24th, 2015 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Book Tasting
Come and mingle and talk about great books. Each guest will be able to rotate around the room and get a "taste" of different books. This month's discussion will be on sports fiction and nonfiction.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 1
@ 4 p.m.
BOOKS AND PIZZA BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Join us for a lively book discussion and pizza! For ages 8 and up. This month we will be discussing The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley .
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 14
@ 4 p.m.
TWEEN BLACK OUT POETRY PARTY : SHAKESPEARE EDITION
Caption Tweens and teens are invited to remake Shakespeare’s verses followed by a reading and pizza party.
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 14
@ 4 p.m.
YA Book Tasting
Need a new book for the month? Then come to a YA Book Tasting! Each guest will be able to rotate around the room and get a "taste" of a variety of new and popular books. Come and mingle and talk about great young adult books.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, April 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson
Join our Teen Book Club, where we will read a new book selection. At this meeting we will discuss Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson. Date: April 19th, 2016 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Book Club
Love to read? Come to our very first teen book club meeting! Bring a book (any book!) you've read this year and we'll discuss it over pizza and soda! We'll also select an official book club name and decide on future plans.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 28
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Poetry Slam
Celebrate National Poetry Month with a Poetry Slam/Open Mic. Share your own original works, or recite favorite poems written by other authors. Be creative! Appropriate rap is allowed and pizza will be served. For ages 12-18.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Book Tasting
Come and mingle and talk about great books. Each guest will be able to rotate around the room and get a "taste" of different books. This month's discussion will be on science fiction and fantasy.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 18
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Film Tasting
Come join us at the library for a restaurant experience. Instead of sampling a three course meal try sampling some film titles across a wide variety of genres.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, May 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
BOOKS AND PIZZA: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
A book discussion group for ages 9 and up. Come meet other books lovers - and eat pizza! This month we will be discussing Chris Grabenstein's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Date: May 26th, 2015 Time: 4-5 pm Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
Book Tasting
Come and mingle and talk about great books. Each guest will be able to rotate around the room and get a "taste" of different books. This month's discussion will be on humor writing.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Join our Teen Book Club, where we will read a new book selection. At this meeting we will discuss The 5th Wave by SRick Yancey Date: May 31st, 2016 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Summer Reading Kickoff Party
The Aguilar Library invites you to join us for the official kick-off of the Summer Reading Challenge! Sign up for Summer Reading in style – there will be PIZZA, COMPUTER GAMES, BOARD GAMES, MUSIC, FREE BOOKS, GIVEAWAYS and MORE!! Learn how to win prizes throughout this entire summer, be entered to win Yankee Tickets, get the Summer Reading book list and check out Summer Reading books!
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 15
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Film Tasting
Come join us at the library for a restaurant experience. Instead of sampling a three course meal try sampling some film titles across a wide variety of genres.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, June 23
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: In Real Life by Cory Doctrow and Jen Wang
Caption The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss In Real Life by Cory Doctrow and Jen Wang Date: June 23rd, 2015 Time: 4-5 pm Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
Book Tasting
Come and mingle and talk about great books. Each guest will be able to rotate around the room and get a "taste" of different books. This month's discussion will be on realistic fiction.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 30
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Join our Teen Book Club, where we will read a new book selection. At this meeting we will discuss The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Date: June 23rd, 2016 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK MUST SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 9
@ 2 p.m.
Musical Chairs Book Tasting
Join us for a fun spin on the classic Musical Chairs and get to know some of the books from the official Summer Reading book list!
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 20
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Film Tasting
Come join us at the library for a restaurant experience. Instead of sampling a three course meal try sampling some film titles across a wide variety of genres.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, July 20
@ 4 p.m.
YA Book Tasting
Do you have a taste for books? In a reading slump? Join us in the teen room for an afternoon of book tasting. Grab a menu and explore the book options to discover your next great read. Snacks will be provided for participants who complete their menu and all books checked out will count for summer reading
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. Caption Date: July 28th, 2015 Time: 4-5 pm Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 17
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Film Tasting
Come join us at the library for a restaurant experience. Instead of sampling a three course meal try sampling some film titles across a wide variety of genres.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, August 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers
The Hamilton Grange Teen Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers; adapted by Guy A. Sims; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile Caption Date: August 25th, 2015 Time: 4-5 pm Location: Hamilton Grange 3rd Floor All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 26
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Summer Reading Celebration
Join us for our End of Summer Celebration! Be part of the top 12 readers of the summer and get invited to a Pizza Party on August 26 and a chance to enter our drawing to win our grand prizes!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)

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