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The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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39 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 3 - Brushes and Digital Art
This class explores Photoshop’s digital painting toolset, creating everything from realistic oil paints to chaotic effects. Topics include brushes, brush customization, brush tip creation, and the mixer brush. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted at the Science Industry and Business Library, B…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
Suspicion 1941; 99 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Not Rated Starring –Joan Fontaine, Cary Grant, Cedric Hardwick, Nigel Bruce & May Whitty Director – Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Tinker Club!
This free class is the perfect introduction to coding, circuitry, and robotics for kids. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with technology.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Cell 2016; 98 Minutes; Lions Gate Films, Inc.; Rated R Starring – John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach & Owen Teague Director – Tod Williams An apocalyptic thriller about a mysterious signal that reprograms the minds of cellphone users around the globe.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 3 p.m.
Board Game Afternoon
Want to play Jenga, Taboo, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Apples to Apples or a little Connect Four? Come join us for Board Game afternoons!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 3 p.m.
Crafty Afternoons: Paper Bag Monsters
Join us as we make these crazy and one of a kind monsters. Children ages 3 and up are welcomed to attend.
Columbus LibraryChildren
Sat, October 21
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 4 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 4 - Compositing
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted at the Science Industry…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games with Tynker
Participants learn to code in a fun and easy way using Tynker to create video games in a 6 week challenge. Prizes include a t-shirt and gift card. Snacks will be provided. Ages 12-15 To register please or 212-586-5098 or ask at the Children's desk!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit Storytime
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games with Tynker
Participants learn to code in a fun and easy way using Tynker to create video games in a 6 week challenge. Prizes include a t-shirt and gift card. Snacks will be provided. Ages 12-15 To register please or 212-586-5098 or ask at the Children's desk!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Children Collage
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Fall 2017 at Columbus Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM September 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8 This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Thu, October 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of 3-D printing, giving you the information you need to get started in this exciting new technology—no personal printer required. We will cover information on the tools, software, and services that make up the 3-D printing ecosystem and use an easy-to-learn application to customize a 3-D printed product.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
The Birds 1963; 120 Minutes; Universal Pictures; Rated PG-13 Starring –Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy & Veronica Cartwright Director – Alfred Hitchcock When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, thesmall California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Tinker Club!
This free class is the perfect introduction to coding, circuitry, and robotics for kids. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with technology.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Misery 1990; 107 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Rated R Starring – Kathy Bates, James Caan, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen & Lauren Bacall Director – Rob Reiner After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
Crafty Afternoons: Paper Plate Witch
With Halloween just around the corner, join us we create this fun and spooky witch craft. Children ages 3 and up are welcomed to attend.
Columbus LibraryChildren
Sat, October 28
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 28
@ 11 a.m.
Library HotSpot Lending Event
The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services.
Columbus Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, October 28
@ 1 p.m.
Columbus Writers Circle
Columbus Writers Circle Saturday, October 14th & 28th @ 1-3 PM Come and join a group of individuals with an interest in writing who are willing to share ideas and techniques. All genres and styles encouraged. Everyone is welcome in this friendly and supportive atmosphere. The Columbus Writers Circle meet every second and fourth Saturday from 1 -3 pm. .
Columbus LibraryAdults
Sat, October 28
@ 3 p.m.
October Weekend Movies Presents: Hocus Pocus
After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal. Rated PG, 96mins Children of all ages are welcomed
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Illustrator for Beginners
Learn the basics of Adobe's vector graphic creation program and how to create exciting digital art for print, video, and web.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Halloween Magic Show
A ghostly show that's more fun than horrifying! Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris use magic and slapstick to demonstrate some of the goulish aspects of Halloween! Best for ages 2 and older. Presented by Pete and Chris Amusements
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 30
@ 4 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create Your Own Website With Google Sites
Learn how to make your own website for free using Google Sites. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Illustrator 3 - Illustration
This class explores the many ways to draw and trace in Adobe Illustrator, including using brushes, the Blob Brush, Live Trace, and Live Paint. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted at the Science Industry and Business Library, Bronx Library Center, or Columbus Library. Class Requirements: Al…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit Storytime
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 3:45 p.m.
Teen Book Club - Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy
Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy A collection of classic fairy tales and stories, from Medusa to Sherlock Holmes, retold from the villains' points of view by teams of authors and "BookTubers." Join fellow booklovers with a fun discussion and snacks Copies available at the library! Ages 13-18
Columbus LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Fall 2017 at Columbus Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM September 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8 This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Mon, November 6
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LearnXDesign
Select branches of The New York Public Library present programs featuring science and engineering activities and projects inspired by the New York Hall of Science’s LearnXDesign website! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, November 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Fall 2017 at Columbus Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM September 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8 This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Sat, December 2
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select Shakespeare readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Select Saturdays at 1 PM Sat. April 1st ................................The Taming of the Shrew Sat. June 3rd.................................The Tragedy of Othello, the Moore of Venice Sat. August 5th.............................The First Part of Henry the Fourth Sat. October 7th...........................Measure for Measure Sat. December 2nd.......................The Tragedy of…
Columbus LibraryAdults