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31 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring for Senior
Ready for the art therapy? Please join us and enjoy coloring various floral, abstract and geometrical patterns. Come and join us on every Tuesday and Friday at 2pm!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
R.E.A.D. to Pepper
Come read to a therapy dog! 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! For ages 6-12. Please sign in for a first come, first served 15 minute slot.
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, February 22
@ 3 p.m.
R.E.A.D.® . to Taz the dog!
Our furry friend, Taz, is back in February - come and read her a story! Sign up at the children's desk - first 5 readers only Reading to the dog program run by : New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.® program, part of New York Therapy Animals.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, February 22
@ 4 p.m.
R.E.A.D: Reading Education Assistance Dogs
Sign up for a 15 minute session with a certified therapy dog. Children gain reading fluency without pressure to perform.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, February 22
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring for Senior
Ready for the art therapy? Please join us and enjoy coloring various floral, abstract and geometrical patterns. Come and join us on every Tuesday and Friday at 2pm!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring for Senior
Ready for the art therapy? Please join us and enjoy coloring various floral, abstract and geometrical patterns. Come and join us on every Tuesday and Friday at 2pm!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Sat, February 25
@ 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
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! 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! For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 20 minute slot.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring for Senior
Ready for the art therapy? Please join us and enjoy coloring various floral, abstract and geometrical patterns. Come and join us on every Tuesday and Friday at 2pm!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
R.E.A.D. to Pepper
Come read to a therapy dog! 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! For ages 6-12. Please sign in for a first come, first served 15 minute slot.
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 1
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
R.E.A.D.® . to Taz the dog!
Our furry friend, Taz, is back - come and read her a story! Sign up at the children's desk - first 5 readers only Reading to the dog program run by : New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.® program, part of New York Therapy Animals.
Inwood LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 1
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 3
@ 2 p.m.
ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival -- At Eye Level
9th Annual JCC Manhattan's ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival At Eye Level Friday, March 3, 2017 2 PM 100 min l Germany l Dwarfism 11-year-old Michi fights everyday for respect in the children's home. Then he meets his real dad, Tom –a dwarf, even shorter than Michi. Life and coping with Tom, shame, and disability tests their evolving relationship. Directed by Joachim Dollhopf and Evi Goldbrunner. NISE: The Heart of Madness Saturday, March 4, 2017 2 PM 108 min l Brazil l…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Fri, March 3
@ 3:15 p.m.
R.E.A.D. with Marconi
Please Note: This program was originally scheduled for Friday, January 6 Marconi is back on a new day! Come, Sit, R.E.A.D with the lovable Marconi, a certified therapy dog who loves to relax and listen to a good story! This program is open to children of all reading levels. Marconi is a great listener, so pick your favorite short book and share it with him! Sign up for your 15 minute spot with Marconi @ the children's room information desk This program will take place on the f…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, March 4
@ 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
Sat, March 4
@ 2 p.m.
ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival -- NISE: The Heart of Madness
9th Annual JCC Manhattan's ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival NISE: The Heart of Madness Saturday, March 4, 2017 2 PM 108 min l Brazil l Mental Health After leaving prison, Dr. Nise da Silveira returns to work in a psychiatric hospital on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Refusing to employ the new and violent electroshock treatment for schizophrenics, she is ridiculed and starts the revolutionary practice of Occupational Therapy. Directed by Roberto Berliner. Carte Blanche Sund…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Tue, March 7
@ 1 p.m.
Artsty Afternoon: DYI Bowls
***Disclaimer: This is NOT a therapy session!!! This program is intended for creative and relaxation purposes only. It’s early in the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Library has just the thing to help youget through the rest week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of art therapy, as we work together to create something beautiful. Tuesday March 7, 2017 1pm-2:30pm Auditorium
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 8
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
R.E.A.D.® . to Taz the dog!
Our furry friend, Taz, is back - come and read her a story! Sign up at the children's desk - first 5 readers only Reading to the dog program run by : New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.® program, part of New York Therapy Animals.
Inwood LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 8
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 11
@ 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
Wed, March 15
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
R.E.A.D.® . to Taz the dog!
Our furry friend, Taz, is back - come and read her a story! Sign up at the children's desk - first 5 readers only Reading to the dog program run by : New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.® program, part of New York Therapy Animals.
Inwood LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 15
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 18
@ 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
Tue, March 21
@ 1 p.m.
Artsy Afternoon: DYI Snow Globes
***Disclaimer: This is NOT a therapy session!!! This program is intended for creative and relaxation purposes only. It’s early in the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Library has just the thing to help youget through the rest week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of art therapy, as we work together to create something beautiful. Tuesday March 21, 2017 1pm-2:30pm Auditorium
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 22
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
R.E.A.D.® . to Taz the dog!
Our furry friend, Taz, is back - come and read her a story! Sign up at the children's desk - first 5 readers only Reading to the dog program run by : New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.® program, part of New York Therapy Animals.
Inwood LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 22
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 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
Wed, March 29
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 6 p.m.
Biblio File
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: March
Mid-Manhattan Library, Room 101 (First Floor) Monday, April 3, 2017 6 - 7 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 March, Geraldine Brooks' luminous second novel that imagines the Civil War experiences of Mr. March, the absent father in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. Reserve your copy here. About the Book: An idealistic Conc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers
Tue, April 4
@ 12:30 p.m.
Artsy Afternoons: String Art
It’s the start of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults