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30 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, August 29
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Toddler Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, gentle songs, and 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, August 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
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, August 30
@ 2 p.m.
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, September 6
@ 4 p.m.
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
Mon, September 12
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Story time
We will do stories and songs in Spanish and English.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 12
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Story Time
Come and hear stories and songs with us during bilingual story time. Both Spanish and non-Spanish speakers are welcome! (Ages 1 - 5)
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
English Language Learners,
Children
Tue, September 13
@ 4 p.m.
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
Wed, September 14
@ 6 p.m.
Family Storytime: Read Aloud in Spanish-Hora Del Cuento
Leeremos Libros En Español Para Niños.Todos son bienvenidos.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sun, September 18
@ 2 p.m.
Meet the artist: Marc Shanker
Inwood artist Marc Shanker is exhibiting this month Traces of Sepharad (Huellas de Sefarad), a series of etchings representing Sephardic proverbs in English and Ladino, the Sephardic language that preserved Medieval Spanish. Join us to meet the artist and tour the exhibit. Light refreshments will be served.
Inwood LibraryAdults
Mon, September 19
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Story time
We will do stories and songs in Spanish and English.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 19
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Story Time
Come and hear stories and songs with us during bilingual story time. Both Spanish and non-Spanish speakers are welcome! (Ages 1 - 5)
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
English Language Learners,
Children
Mon, September 19
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Young Bess
1 hour 52 Minutes, 1953 (Biography,Drama,History) Starring: Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, and Deborah Kerr Storyline: Chronicles the life of queen Elizabeth I, Before she became the queen of England. Apart from taking part in the court intrigues, she is unhappily in love with admiral Thomas Seymour, and dreams of building a navy to match the portuguese and the Spanish.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, September 20
@ 4 p.m.
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, September 20
@ 5 p.m.
Learner Permit Refresher Course
Date: September 20 , 2016 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Hamilton Grange Library, Lower Lobby Taking the 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
Fri, September 23
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Family Storytime
Ms. Gomez will share her favorite songs, rhymes, and books in English and Spanish. For ages 18 months - 5 years.
67th Street LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Story time
We will do stories and songs in Spanish and English.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Story Time
Come and hear stories and songs with us during bilingual story time. Both Spanish and non-Spanish speakers are welcome! (Ages 1 - 5)
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
English Language Learners,
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
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
Wed, September 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime: Bilingual StoryTime (Cuentos en Espanol)
Stories, and rhymes for Spanish and non Spanish speakers. (Ages 1-5) Cuentos, canciones, y rimas bilingues en ingles y Español. (Edades 1-5)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Family Storytime
Ms. Gomez will share her favorite songs, rhymes, and books in English and Spanish. For ages 18 months - 5 years.
67th Street LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 15
@ 4 p.m.
Writers' Panel featuring Los Bárbaros Literary Journal: Recreating New York in Spanish
Join us for a conversation about the present and the future of Literature in Spanish in New York City. Learn about periodical publication Los Barbaros, and its writers - many young and female who are starting their careers; the role of new anthologies, publishing houses and the graduate Creative Writing programs that are changing the historic relation between the Spanish language and New York City. Writers will also read from their works in English and Spanish.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Mon, October 17
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Fall is our favorite time of year to teach about the changing colors of the leaves, emotions, as well as the sun, moon, and stars! Families with children newborn to age six will enjoy learning new vocabulary through live music, movement, and puppetry. This Fall we have a special new component of our program for NYPL families. Each new theme we explore comes with a complimentary vocabulary sheet to download so kids can practice the new words they learn at home throughout the week. As always, we p…
City Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 17
@ 6 p.m.
Learn Basic Spanish in 8 weeks!
Learn Basic Spanish in 8 weeks. Monday, October 17 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, October 24 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, November 7 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, November 14 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, November 21 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, November 28 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, December 5 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, December 12 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Limited to 15 participants. Attendance is required at all 8 sessions. Registration is on October 17, 2016, Monday @ 6 pm sharp.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Mon, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Fall is our favorite time of year to teach about the changing colors of the leaves, emotions, as well as the sun, moon, and stars! Families with children newborn to age six will enjoy learning new vocabulary through live music, movement, and puppetry. This Fall we have a special new component of our program for NYPL families. Each new theme we explore comes with a complimentary vocabulary sheet to download so kids can practice the new words they learn at home throughout the week. As always, we p…
City Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 31
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Fall is our favorite time of year to teach about the changing colors of the leaves, emotions, as well as the sun, moon, and stars! Families with children newborn to age six will enjoy learning new vocabulary through live music, movement, and puppetry. This Fall we have a special new component of our program for NYPL families. Each new theme we explore comes with a complimentary vocabulary sheet to download so kids can practice the new words they learn at home throughout the week. As always, we p…
City Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 7
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Fall is our favorite time of year to teach about the changing colors of the leaves, emotions, as well as the sun, moon, and stars! Families with children newborn to age six will enjoy learning new vocabulary through live music, movement, and puppetry. This Fall we have a special new component of our program for NYPL families. Each new theme we explore comes with a complimentary vocabulary sheet to download so kids can practice the new words they learn at home throughout the week. As always, we p…
City Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 9
@ 7 p.m.
LIVE from the NYPL
Chris Abani | Wole Soyinka
It’s a rare gift to meet your greatest literary influence, but Chris Abani will have that moment in his conversation with Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka. Equally special will be seeing these two writers meet, converse, riff, and reflect on stage at LIVE. CHRIS ABANI is a novelist, poet, essayist, screenwriter and playwright born in Nigeria. Through his TED Talks, public speaking and essays, Abani is known as an international voice on humanitarianism, art, ethics, and our shared political respo…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, November 22
@ 5 p.m.
Learner Permit Refresher Course
Date: November 22 , 2016 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Hamilton Grange Library, Lower Lobby Taking the 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
Wed, November 30
@ 6 p.m.
Hélio Oiticica: Folding the Frame / Irene V. Small & Molly Nesbit
On the occasion of the publication of Hélio Oiticica: Folding the Frame, author Irene V. Small discusses art, archives, experimentation, and historical method with award-winning art historian Molly Nesbit. Hélio Oiticica (1937–80) was one of the most brilliant Brazilian artists of the 1960s and 1970s. He was a forerunner of participatory art, and his melding of geometric abstraction and bodily engagement has influenced contemporary artists from Cildo Meireles and Ricardo Basbaum to Gabriel O…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
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 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

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