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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
eLearning Concierge Service
In today's society technology is extremely important, but not everyone has the time to attend a class. Don't worry! We have the solution for you, visit the New Amsterdam Library where you can sign up for an informal one-on-one session with a concierge specialist. So, if your have trouble: Uploading your resume, or downloading that eBook? Can't get the hang of Microsoft Office? Or your just curious about other eResources at the Library? We're here to help Appointments will occur on…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Wacky Wednesdays
Chill out at the library on a hump day! Join us for a program, or a movie, or a game! Every Wednesday 3-5pm. For ages 10-17
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 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 Chart. B…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Picture Book Stories in the Library
After a busy day at school come to the library for a relaxing time filled with stories. You can join you friends in the library and listen to some of your favorite stories both old and new. Ages 4 - 7
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Movie Day
Join us for Movie Day at the Library! Bring a snack, relax and enjoy a great movie for the whole family!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Visually Speaking: Lina Viktor and Amy Sall
Guest curator and moderator Ja'nell Nequeva Ajani introduces artist Lina Viktor, whose practice is described as a “merging of photography, performance, and abstract painting,” in conversation with Amy Sall, New School Lecturer and Founding Editor of SUNU: Journal of African Affairs, Critical Thought + Aesthetics. Through both their practices, the two will discuss Colonial ethnographic imagery versus the work of contemporary West & Central African portrait photographers, neocolonial systems,…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time!
Greet the day with interactive stories and songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, March 30
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**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…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Coloring
Adult Coloring. Come as you are! All materials provided. De-stress and self-express through the art of coloring! It's a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour or two. So, join us for a coloring session and unwind from your day. All materials will be provided. See you there.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
Three cowboy movie stars from the silent era – Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase), Lucky Day (Steve Martin) and Ned Nederlander (Martin Short) – are fired when one of their movies bombs. In what seems to be a career-saving offer, young Mexican woman Carmen (Patrice Martinez) offers them a high-paying gig in her village. The three jump at the opportunity, expecting to do their typical act, but Carmen believes they are really heroes and asks them to rid her village of bad guy El Guapo (Alfonso Arau). Ru…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 3:30 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 Chart. B…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 30
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: The Light Between Oceans
Walt Disney Pictures Rating PG-13, Runtime 132 minutes, Release Year 2016; Director Derek Cianfrance Synopsis An Australian World War I veteran (Michael Fassbender) takes a job as a lighthouse keeper on an isolated island. He meets his future wife (Alicia Vikander) at the nearest coastal town, and the two begin their new life alone at the lighthouse. Once settled, a lifeboat washes ashore with a newborn inside, and the couple raise the infant as their own. Rachel Weisz co-stars in this adap…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 4 p.m.
Picture Book Story Time
Come meet your friends at the library and listen to some of your favorite picture books. It's a great way to end a busy day. Ages 3 and older.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 30
@ 4 p.m.
Wear Blue Day-Smurfs Arts and Crafts
Join us for an afternoon of fun. Wear Blue clothes and come celebrate the new “Smurfs Movie: The Lost Village.”
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 30
@ 6:30 p.m.
Lapidus Center Presents: Slavery and Globalization in Arabia
Matthew S. Hopper’s Slaves of One Master: Globalization and Slavery in Arabia in the Age of Empire, a finalist for the Frederick Douglass Prize, explores the history of the African diaspora in Arabia in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The book links the personal stories of Africans to the impersonal global commodity chains their labor enabled, demonstrating how the growing demand for workers created by a global demand—including from the United States—for Persian Gulf products led to the ensla…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Fri, March 31
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 3rd to April 15th (Closed February 10th) 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 c…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 31
@ 2 p.m.
Film: Snowden
Snowden is a politically-charged thriller that reveals the internal workings of the US government. When Edward Snowden starts to question his work for the National Security Agency he becomes the most controversial figure of the day. Directed by Oliver Stone. Starring Joseph Gordon Levitt & Shailene Woodley. Color. 2016. Approx. 135 mins.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
DIY Day
Come and use your creativity to create something new and cool.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 3:30 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 Chart. B…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!
Join us to celebrate one of the most beloved characters of children's literature: Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar! Stories, crafts, games & fun surprises for the whole family, recommended for ages 4 -8. Pre-registration begins one week in advance by phone or in person. Space is limited.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 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
Fri, March 31
@ 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 Monday April 17th will win a prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 1
@ 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, April 1
@ 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, February 1, 2017 and end on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Sat, April 1
@ 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, February 1, 2017 and end on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Sat, April 1
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games of all types, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your frinds and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Sat, April 1
@ 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) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Sat, April 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International
Leadership & Art Classes Free for Children ages 7-12 Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite the children of West Harlem to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership program. Winter-Spring 2017 Series at Hamilton Grange Library Saturdays, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm January 21, 28 February 4, 11, 18 March 4, 11, 25 *No class at Hamilton Grange on Saturday, March 18. Students and their families are invited to join Artistic Dreams International for G…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 1
@ 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, April 1
@ 12 noon
Freaky Friday
Come and Join in watching Disney's Freaky Friday. Single mother Tess Coleman and her teenage daughter Anna couldn't be more different, and it is driving them both insane. After receiving cryptic fortunes at a Chinese restaurant, the two wake up the next day to discover that they have somehow switched bodies. Unabel to switch back, they are forced to masquerade as one another until a solution can be found. In the preocess, they develop a new sense of respect and understanding for one another.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 1
@ 2 p.m.
FREE 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, April 1
@ 2 p.m.
Everyday Archives: Caribbean Edition
Do you have archival materials related to and/or from the Caribbean in your personal collection? Bring them into the Schomburg for this fun-filled workshop with The Caribbean Memory Project! Dawn Cumberbatch and Kevin A. Browne will be with us for a day filled of storytelling, document scanning, and archival collection organizing! (Pictured: "Three women from Guadeloupe," Photographer: Augustus F. Sherman, Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library) @SchomburgCenter #EverydayA…
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults
Sat, April 1
@ 2 p.m.
Movie day!
The following movies for this month are: Happy Feet Saturday, April 1 at 2 PM: An outcast penguin uses unique talents to save his colony from enemies, both human and animal. The Lorax Saturday, April 15 at 2 PM A young boy meets a cantankerous yet endearing creature known as the Lorax while seeking out a rare tree.
Hunts Point LibraryFamilies
Sat, April 1
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films
Join us in the Soundview Library for our Family Films! Feel free to bring a snack to munch on! April 1, 2017 TBA April 8, 2017 Brave (PG) 93 min This film follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and…
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 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, April 3
@ 11 a.m.
eLearning Concierge Service
In today's society technology is extremely important, but not everyone has the time to attend a class. Don't worry! We have the solution for you, visit the New Amsterdam Library where you can sign up for an informal one-on-one session with a concierge specialist. So, if your have trouble: Uploading your resume, or downloading that eBook? Can't get the hang of Microsoft Office? Or your just curious about other eResources at the Library? We're here to help Appointments will occur on…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Mon, April 3
@ 3:30 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 Chart. B…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Club
Enjoying building with LEGOs? Rough day at school? Finished your homework? Want to chill out? Then, join us at LEGO club! Get ready to use your imagination as we use LEGO® bricks and pieces to build buildings, cars, robots, and more. Children ages 4-12 and families welcome. No registration required. This program will be held in the Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 4 p.m.
Documentary Film Series: Batkid Begins (2015)
The Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city of San Francisco join forces to grant a five-year-old boy's wish to become Batman for a day, drawing worldwide attention. Running time: 1 hour and 27 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Mon, April 3
@ 6 p.m.
Spring Films at the Jefferson Market Library
March 6: Clerks (1994; 92 mins.) Dir: Kevin Smith. The heartwarming tale of two clerks who work in a New Jersey convenience store and video rental shop. Received an NC-17 purely for language, which was later knocked down to an R on appeal. Really funny! Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson. March 13: Trilogy of Terror (1975; 72 mins.) Dir: Dan Curtis. A terror tour-de-force! Karen Black delivers in three stories written by horror legend Richard Matheson: the finale featuring the Zuni…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
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