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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Navidad Flamenca
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana II thrills audiences with the rich holiday customs of the Spanish-speaking world, from Argentina and Mexico to Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Flamenco Vivo highlights the diversity of national traditions of music, carols, and dance, while also reflecting the broad influence of Spanish culture throughout the Americas. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one h…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Flannel Stories
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun and easy ways to encourage literacy at home! In this workshop, parents will learn how to make flannel animals and characters. Librarians will share songs, rhymes and stories in English and Spanish that you can tell your children using these cute storytime props. While supplies last.
Washington Heights LibraryParents/Caregivers
Mon, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, gentle songs, with some rhymes in Spanish. There will be a focus on bonding, easy concepts and rhythm. Parent/Caregiver participation is required and expected for the program Ages 18-36 months.
Riverdale LibraryChildren
Mon, December 12
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones y rimas en ingles y espanol.
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Familiy Literacy Workshop: Language and Literacy by Bronx Early Childhood Direction Center
Interact with other parents, learn techniques on how to and the benefits of reading to your child. Spanish Interpreter available. To Pre-register, Contact: nicole@bils.org, 347-271-8159
Mosholu LibraryParents/Caregivers
Tue, December 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time/ Cuentos bilingües
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones, y rimas en ingles y español. Para niños de 18 meses a 3 años.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A language enrichment program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Reading Corner/Bilingues Rincón de Lectura
Join Literacy Inc's VIPs for a fun read aloud and literacy activities in Spanish and English! / Unase a VIP de Literacy Inc. para historias divertidas y actividades de lectura.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Immigrants,
Children
Fri, December 16
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Family Storytime
Ms. Gomez will share her favorite songs, rhymes, and books in English and Spanish. For ages 3 months - 5 years.
67th Street LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
Kips Bay Library Spanish CLass
So you want to learn how to speak Spanish? Good choice! Spanish is relatively easy to learn, because once you’ve learned how to pronounce the letters, you can sound out any word. There are no complicated pronunciation rules, as there are in English.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Cuentos en Espanol
This special storytime for Spanish-speaking families will introduce old and new songs, rhymes and books entirely in Spanish. Perfect for all ages.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Families
Fri, December 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sun, December 18
@ 1 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Mango Languages
Learn many different languages from this useful databases, from Irish to Hindi to Mandarin, Spanish and English for Speakers from different languages and different dialects. It has a visual pronunciation guide and audio that can be accessed via headphones.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, December 19
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, gentle songs, with some rhymes in Spanish. There will be a focus on bonding, easy concepts and rhythm. Parent/Caregiver participation is required and expected for the program Ages 18-36 months.
Riverdale LibraryChildren
Mon, December 19
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones y rimas en ingles y espanol.
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Literaria Book Discussion in SpanishBronx Library Center, Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural CollectionAdults
Tue, December 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time/ Cuentos bilingües
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones, y rimas en ingles y español. Para niños de 18 meses a 3 años.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A language enrichment program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Reading Corner/Bilingues Rincón de Lectura
Join Literacy Inc's VIPs for a fun read aloud and literacy activities in Spanish and English! / Unase a VIP de Literacy Inc. para historias divertidas y actividades de lectura.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Immigrants,
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 5 p.m.
Learner Permit Refresher Course
Date: December 20 , 2016 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Hamilton Grange Library, Lower Lobby Taking the driving permit test? Want to take a practice test? Need some help studying for the test? Come to the Learner Permit Refresher Course and let us give you a step by step guide on how to pass the learner permit test NYS Driver's Manual (MV-21) will be distributed in English and Spanish. SIGN UP AT THE CIRCULATION DESK ON THE FIRST FLOOR Adults and Teens Welcome!
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 22
@ 5:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Aloud in Spanish-Hora Del Cuento
Leeremos Libros En Español Para Niños.Todos son bienvenidos.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Fri, December 23
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Family Storytime
Ms. Gomez will share her favorite songs, rhymes, and books in English and Spanish. For ages 3 months - 5 years.
67th Street LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, December 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, December 23
@ 4 p.m.
Chess for Adults
Come Join Us Chess For Adults Friday December 23, 2016 4:00-6:00 Room C22 · Adult Chess Players Welcome · Chess Set Provided · Check out Chess Books English & Spanish · Learn and Improve Your Skills
Bronx Library Center, Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural CollectionAdults
Mon, December 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, gentle songs, with some rhymes in Spanish. There will be a focus on bonding, easy concepts and rhythm. Parent/Caregiver participation is required and expected for the program Ages 18-36 months.
Riverdale LibraryChildren
Tue, December 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A language enrichment program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 30
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Spanish CLass
So you want to learn how to speak Spanish? Good choice! Spanish is relatively easy to learn, because once you’ve learned how to pronounce the letters, you can sound out any word. There are no complicated pronunciation rules, as there are in English.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, December 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, January 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, January 12
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Queen Christina
Warner Bros. Rating NR, Runtime 97 minutes, Release Year 1933; Director Rouben Mamoulian Synopsis If Queen Christina is not the best of Greta Garbo's films (as many Garbo fanatics insist), it is certainly the most luxuriously romantic of her talkie features. The star is cast as 17th-century Swedish queen Christina, who feels that she can best function in a male-dominated world by adopting men's clothes and attitudes (this cross-dressing element adds a subliminally gay subtext which curious…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, January 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, January 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ceremonial Origins of Salsa
This program presents instruments, music, and lyrics used in the African, Taino and Spanish Catholic rituals that provide a base for Salsa. Presented by Jose Obando. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Clason's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, February 2
@ 11:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: French
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, February 3
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 6
@ 4 p.m.
Bilingual Concert
Flor Bromley will play some of her favorite tunes in English and Spanish. Flor will create an interactive experience for children and families of all ages that will end in a big FIESTA. For all ages.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 6
@ 6 p.m.
Biblio File
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchu
Mid-Manhattan Library, Room 101 (First Floor) Monday, February 6, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM All are Welcome. Looking for a little something to liven up your Monday? Join us after work for our monthly Contemporary Classics Book Discussion at the Mid-Manhattan Library! This month we feature The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchu, an entertaining, and thoughtful debut novel. Reserve your copy here. About the Book: In this delicious and devastating first novel, which The Guardiannamed one…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryBook Lovers
Thu, February 9
@ 11:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: French
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, February 10
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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