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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 2nd to April 14th 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 computers and will be fil…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Help
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. 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 us…
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
AARP Tax Preparation
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. We will close the Intake Line once we have reached service capacity for that day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated can visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. **Taxpayers must wait outside until branch opens at 10 AM, at times in inclement weather. 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. V…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: Labor Day
Synopsis A mentally unstable single mother falls for an escaped con over the course of a Labor Day weekend as he hides out in her home. Directors Jason Reitman, Production year 2013, Rating PG-13, Studio, Paramount Pictures Runtime 111 minutes. Cast Josh Brolin, Kate Winslet, Gattlin Griffith, Brooke Smith, Clark Gregg.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Word of The Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Game Day
Play board/big games of all skill levels.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Game Day!
Spend the day at the library playing games! We have Nintendo Wii games, boardgames, and Lego® Bricks. All Ages.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Retro Video Game Day
Join us every Friday here at Grand Central for Retro Video Game Day. We'll provide those old school 8, 16, and 32 bit consoles, games, and controllers you all love. All you have to bring is you and your skills! Do you still have it? Come and find out!
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Spelling Bee Contest!
Test out your spelling skills and join us every Friday for a spelling bee contest. Win the spelling bee contest using the five daily posted "word of the day" for that week and earn your three stickers on the spelling bee contest chart! Whoever has gained the most stickers by January 29th will win a prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Preparation Service at the 58th Street Library
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This program will start on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 and end on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Sat, February 24
@ 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
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 2nd to April 14th 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 computers and will be fil…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Help
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. 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 us…
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Day
Family Game Day Check out our collection of board games for children ages 3 & up! Games available include Jenga, Connect 4, Candy Land, Battleship, HedBanz, Sorry, Clue Jr., Uno... Plus, lots more! :) This program will take place in the children's room on select Saturdays.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 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) Saturdays - 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Assistance available in Chinese languages
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Sat, February 24
@ 11 a.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING AM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 12 noon
Africa and the Diaspora: The Schomburg Center Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with AfroCROWD
The Schomburg Center, working with AfroCROWD, is proud to host Africa and the Diaspora Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, our fourth 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. This year, the annual event will focus especially on notable figures in African history as well as the Black diaspora whose content is lacking, or completely missing from Wiki…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference DivisionAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Sat, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Movie Day for Adults
Talented getaway driver Baby relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman of his dreams, he sees a chance to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break. Coerced into working for a crime boss, Baby must face the music as a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom. Cast: Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey, Jaime Foxx, Jon Hamm
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults
Sat, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Movie Day at Woodstock
Come to a cozy sit and watch a Movie Day at Woodstock.
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Sat, February 24
@ 1:30 p.m.
Movie Day: The Shack
After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression that causes him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING PM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Family Storytime: Retro Classics
Join us for a celebration of classic children’s books originally published in the 1960’s. Families will enjoy read-alouds and creative activities inspired by the stories we share, featuring favorites like The Snowy Day, Where the Wild Things Are, and Corduroy. Saturdays, February 24, March 24, and April 28 at 2:00 pm Families with children of all ages are welcome.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Family Movie Day
Jerome Park Library presents family-friendly movies once a month in the community room. Join us as we turn the community room into a theater just for you! No registration required.
Jerome Park LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, February 25
@ 11 a.m.
Save the Date! Fines Forgiveness Outreach
Did you know? On October 19, 2017, all kids and teens got a NEW START at NYC libraries! On this day, we announced a one-time fine amnesty for ALL kids and teens. That means we cleared all fines on all youth library cards for materials that were due by October 19, allowing all of our young users to borrow books again! But we're not done yet! We want to make sure that all our NYC high school students are borrowing books again too! High school students ages 18 and up can visit their local branch b…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sun, February 25
@ 12 noon
Exhibitions
Bernstein Mahler Celebration - Sunday Special Viewing Hours for Leonard Bernstein at 100
In Partnership with the New York Philharmonic and their day-long Bernstein/Mahler Symphony marathon at the David Rubenstein Atrium, The Library for the Performing Arts will open the doors to the Leonard Bernstein at 100 exhibition for special Sunday hours of public viewing. Enjoy the treasures of Bernstein's life and career and try out the interactive conducting, listening, and karaoke stations. Artistic Producer Evan Leslie will lead two specially designed tours of the exhibit focused Leonard…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
Art Cart
Our Art Cart will be wheeled out to the main floor the full day for you to take what you need and create independently!
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby & Toddler Storytime: Bitty Book Buddies
A fun and interactive program for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months. Hear stories, sing songs, play with puppets, shake your sillies... and make new friends! Please note that the Monday session takes places before the library opens to the public. Doors open @ 10:30am and close at the start of the program, approximately 10:45am Limited to 30 children. First come, first served. Music & toys will be provided before and after the program - meet other caregivers/parents in the neighborho…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Help
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. 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 us…
Webster LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Monday Funday
Monday Funday Open playtime program following our Bitty Book Buddies storytime program for children ages 0-3 The library will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of President's Day
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 3 p.m.
Word of The Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Cha…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Kid Flicks
Join us in our community room for our children's film showing. Watch short films based on popular picture books. The perfect way to meet up with friends and end a busy day. All films subject to last minute substitutions. Showing: Winnie The Pooh & The Honey Tree, and Harold & The Purple Crayon
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tween Tech: Clubs
Tweens and Teens ages 10+ choose from coding, engineering, tinkering and arts activities. We build computers, drive robots, sculpt in plastic, and we are always introducing new tools and toys. Stop in for the day or work on a project week to week.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
The St. Agnes Book Discussion Group: Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
2017- 2018 St. Agnes Book Discussion September 25th - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead October 30th , 2017- It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis November 27th, 2017 - Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo December 18th 2017- Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood January 29th 2018- A Man called Ove by Fredrik Backman February 26th 2018- Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry March 26th 2018- the Day of the Locu…
St. Agnes LibraryBook Lovers
Mon, February 26
@ 5 p.m.
Video Game Day
Think you're the best gamer in the city! Come and show us your video game skills.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
Theater Talks: Theater-In-Black In Harlem
The history of theater in Harlem has been long and illustrious. This free-ranging conversation will touch upon the legacies of theater companies that include W.E.B. Du Bois and Regina Anderson’s KRIGWA; and Langston Hughes and Louise Thompson’s Suitcase Theater on the development of successive companies that include those developed by Amiri Baraka, Gertrude Jennette, Barbara Ann Teer, Voza Rivers, and Jamal Joseph. This program is presented by While We Are Still Here. @SchomburgCenter #Theater…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 10:15 a.m.
AARP Tax Preparation
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. We will close the Intake Line once we have reached service capacity for that day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated can visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. **Taxpayers must wait outside until branch opens at 10 AM, at times in inclement weather. 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. V…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Preschool Story Time, February's Theme: Love
Love/Valentine's Day themed stories and activities for 3 to 5 year olds.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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