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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, August 25
@ 6 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab
THIS IS NOT A CLASS!!!!! Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, August 25
@ 7 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab
THIS IS NOT A CLASS!!!!! Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Fri, August 26
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, August 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Turtles, Frogs, Snakes and Toads
A Summer Reading Celebration for All Ages! Do snakes lay eggs? Where do toads live? How can I tell the difference between poisonous and venomous animals? These are questions that can be answered in this engaging, hands-on program. See live animals up close from our assortment of educational animal ambassadors and learn by comparing and contrasting these unique creatures in a fun interactive activity for all. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center.
Bronx Library CenterChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 26
@ 3 p.m.
La celebración de las novelas gráficas ¡en español! Programa de lectura de verano para adultos
Bronx Library Center Latino & Puerto Rican Cultural Center Ven & Disfruta La celebración de las novelas gráficas ¡en español! Programa de lectura de verano para adultos Viernes 26 de Agosto, 2016 3:00-5:00 pm Participa para ganar la tableta de fuego Para los más leídos Novelas gráficas españolas Come & Enjoy Celebration for the Spanish Graphic Novels Adult Summer Reading Program Friday August 26, 2016 3:00-5:00 pm Enter To Win Fire Tablet For The Most Read…
Bronx Library Center, Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural CollectionAdults
Fri, August 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading CelebrationBronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, August 28
@ 1 p.m.
New E-Reader APP-SimpleE Download e-books
Learn how to use SimplyE to download ebooks onto your kindle, nook, PC or Mac computer. This is a new way that the library is making downloading and reading ebooks on your device or computer even easier!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, August 29
@ 2 p.m.
Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 15 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, August 29
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, August 29
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Movie
Teen Movie Night Sit back and relax while watching a new release or classic blockbuster movie on the big screen in our very own theatre.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 30
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 30
@ 2 p.m.
Film Day
Children watch a variety of feature films.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, August 30
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, August 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft
Can’t get enough Minecraft? Join us in the computer lab for an hour and a half of Minecraft fun. We mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 31
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, August 31
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, August 31
@ 4 p.m.
DIY Pencil Case
GET READY TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL WITH YOUR VERY OWN PERSONALIZED PENCIL CASE.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, September 17
@ 2:30 p.m.
Sonido Costeño Trio in Concert
Sonido Costeño is a modern day New York City Latin band. Their creative fusion of Latin music with other world music is enticing and the high energy in which they transmit it, transforms their audiences into dance hall performances.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Wed, September 21
@ 11 a.m.
(CEIS) The Bronx Library Center Hosts 6th Annual Job Expo
Welcome to the Offical Page of the Bronx Library Center's 6th Annual Job Expo. We anticipate over (40) companies and educational institutions in attendance. There will also be several workshops providing valuable information and insight on Interviewing Skills, IT Training and Employment, Re-Entering The Workforce, Financial Security, Resume Writing and Dressing for Success. With so many potential employers in one spot, you would definitely want to make a good impression, right? So, when thi…
Bronx Library Center, Career, Education and Information ServicesJob Seekers
Sat, September 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
A Musical Tribute to Sam Cooke by NYC Jazz/Pop Vocalist and The Ladies of Soul
Please join us for a Musical Tribute to Sam Cooke performed by NYC Pop/Jazz vocalist Cody Childs and the Ladies of Soul. The performance includes biographical notes on the life of the legendary singer, plus performances of many of his signature songs, including “You Send Me,” “Cupid,” “Having A Party,” “Nothing Can Change This Love,” “Wonderful World,” and “Moving On.”
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, October 8
@ 1 p.m.
Indie Author Day
Join as libraries across North America host local Indie Author Day events on October 8th, 2016. This event is designed to bring local writing communities together in their libraries to participate in author panels, book readings and signings, workshops, presentations and more. Then, at 2 pm EST everyone will join a digital gathering featuring Q&A with writers, agents and industry leaders that will bring together the larger indie community. Get involved! To participate in this event at the B…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Sun, October 9
@ 2 p.m.
Rafael Hernandez Film Festival
Please join us for the Rafael Hernandez Film Festival sponsored by the Association for Puerto Rican Hispanic Heritage. Enjoy the music composed by Rafael Hernandez and performed by various Latin artists including: Vocalist Gloria Mirabal, Pianist Zoila Martinez, Harpist Jose Luis Rodriguez, Soprano Eva de la O and Singer-songwriter Fredi Dionisio. Rafael Hernandez (1892-1965) is considered to be one of the greatest Puerto Rican composer.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
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
Sat, October 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
Double Entendre in Concert
Please join us for a concert by Double Entendre featuring oboe and bassoon quartets. Founded in 2005, NYC-based Double Entendre Music Ensemble is a collective of like-minded musicians devoted to adventurous exploration of the double reed repertoire. Noted for its first-rate musicianship and creativity, the Ensemble illuminates classics, revives neglected music, and commissions new works for these soulful instruments.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, October 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Murder and Madness and Poe
An hour-long drama with poetry, music and readings Written and Directed by David Houston Rick Heuthe as Edgar Allan Poe Edgar paces impatiently in the office of booking agents in New York City in 1848. He proposes a lecture tour with readings of his controversial stories of murder and madness, all the while professing his sanity, his reliability, and his fame—citing examples from his turbulent life, which is finally on the mend after years of tragedy and anxiety. He needs the money badly:…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, November 19
@ 2:30 p.m.
A Musical Tribute to the Music of Motown by NYC Pop/Jazz Vocalist & the Ladies of Soul
Jazz/Pop Vocalist Cody Childs & the Ladies of Soul perform a tribute to the music of Motown. This tribute includes historical notes on the origins of the Motown Company and biographical notes on many of its legendary artists as well as a performance of such Motown classics as “My Girl”, “ Ain’t Too Proud To Beg”, “My Guy”, “Just My Imagination”, “Quicksand”, ”Where Did Our Love Go?”, “Sugar Pie Honey Bunch”, ”You Are The Sunshine of My Life”, “For Once In My Life” & more.…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, December 3
@ 2:30 p.m.
Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert: Kinobe & Jaja
Kinobe was born in Uganda while Jaja was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, both having different musical childhood backgrounds. At the fall of President Mobutu dictatorship, Congo went through a series of wars and turmoil which forced Jaja to seek refuge in uganda and while there, he met Kinobe. The two musicians have come together to and created a powerful collaboration, writing music with many global influences and using their instruments and voices as a musical meditation on peace…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, December 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music Orchestra in Concert
Directed by David West, the Celia Cruz High School of Music Orchestra will perform selected works, composed by Astor Piazzolla, Leroy Anderson and William Walton.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, January 21
@ 2:30 p.m.
Edgar Allan Poe at Fordham
Join Dr. Gary Hermalyn, noted historian, author and CEO of The Bronx County Historical Society as he presents the story of author Edgar Allan Poe and his time in The Bronx. A gifted writer with a life as evocative as his stories, Poe spent his last years in a small cottage just north of the current Bronx Library Center. In what was then a bucolic setting he penned many of his most enduring works, including “Annabel Lee,” “The Bells” and “The Cask of Amontillado.” The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage has…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, February 11
@ 2:30 p.m.
Songs of Freedom and Inspiration: performed by Pop/Jazz Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul
Songs of Freedom and Inspiration: Pop/Jazz vocalist Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul perform inspirational music from the genres of gospel, soul and folk , made famous by such artists as Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye, The Impressions and The Staple Singers. The music includes such favorites as "Blowin' in the Wind", "Wade in the Water", "I'm So Proud", "People Get Ready", "Living in the City", "What's Going On?", "A Place in the Sun", "A Change is Gonna Come" and others.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, February 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
Before the fires: An Oral History of African American Life in the Bronx from the 1930s to the 1960s
Please join us for an insightful presentation by authors Dr. Mark Naison and Bob Gumbs on their recent book: Before the Fires : An Oral History of African American Life in the Bronx from the 1930s to the 1960s by Mark Naison and Bob Gumbs Represents the intense and decades-long work of the Bronx African American History Project, spearheaded by Mark Naison in 2002. Counters the negative narrative conveyed by the media of the Bronx's past consisting of a hellish fire-ridden borough overcome…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Wed, April 5
@ 6 p.m.
Jazz @ the Library with the Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music
Details to follow.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Wed, April 26
@ 6 p.m.
Jazz @ the Library with the Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music
Details to follow.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, May 6
@ 11 a.m.
Bronx Book Fair
Program details to follow For inquiries please visit the Bronx Book Fair website at https://bronxbookfair.com/
Bronx Library CenterAdults
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