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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Last Samurai (2003)
Capt. Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise) is an American military officer hired by the Emperor of Japan to train the country's first army in the art of modern warfare. As the government attempts to eradicate the ancient Samurai warrior class in preparation for more Westernized and trade-friendly policies, Algren finds himself unexpectedly affected by his encounters with the Samurai, which places him at the center of a struggle between two eras and two worlds. Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Little Learners
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Thursday afternoon.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 5 p.m.
Programs on Demand
Learn Beginner-Level French with Mango Languages!
Learn beginner-level French with Mango Languages! We will be using this interactive database that provides step by step lesson plans, learning the basics through 10 chapters of fun. We will also practice our pronunciation and conversation skills. Classes take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6:30 PM, January 24 through February 28. Sign up in person or by phone at 212-243-6876. Please bring your own headphones.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Kids' Music That Rocks
Stories and songs to sing along with every Friday morning!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website with WordPress
Publish a site for free and manage your content with just a browser.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO® Club
Calling all builders! Can you build a castle, a house, or a spaceship? Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOs® every Friday afternoon!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 25
@ 10 a.m.
Family Mini-Golf in the Library
Join us at our handmade mini-golf course at the library. It will have five or so holes; perfect for tiny golfers and their families! Drop in any time between 10am-4pm, on a first come, first serve basis.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Arrival (2016)
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind. Running Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday morning or Thursday afternoon programs!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
Small Business How-to Seminars
Small Business Administration Lecture Series: SBIR and STTR Grants
Learn more about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants. Through these two competitive programs, the SBA ensures that the nation's small, high-tech, innovative businesses are a significant part of the federal government's research and development efforts. This lecture is part of a four-part Small Business Administration Lecture Series. Other topics include: How to Start a Business - Monday, February 6, 2-4 PM Business Plan Writing…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Stories and Craft
Join us as we share favorite stories and make a simple craft every Monday after school. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children's Film Screening: Cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2
Flint Lockwood is back but this time he's back to stop his most infamous invention from drowning the world in food! But when he returns to the island and discovers that animals and food have somehow become one, can Flint and his friends save the world and the foodanimals from destruction? Join us every Tuesday for Children's films!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 5 p.m.
Programs on Demand
Learn Beginner-Level French with Mango Languages!
Learn beginner-level French with Mango Languages! We will be using this interactive database that provides step by step lesson plans, learning the basics through 10 chapters of fun. We will also practice our pronunciation and conversation skills. Classes take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6:30 PM, January 24 through February 28. Sign up in person or by phone at 212-243-6876. Please bring your own headphones.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Wed, March 1
@ 12 noon
Knitting Circle with AHRC NYC artists
Want to learn how to use a knifty knitter loom and learn some knitting skills? Join us and explore your crafty self! All created items will benefit a local charity.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Wed, March 1
@ 4 p.m.
Simple Machines
Beginning with the wheel and axle and ending with a Rube Goldberg mechanism, students explore a simple machine in each class and how the work it does can be utilized to perform everyday tasks. Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 2
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Fletch (1985)
A veritable chameleon, investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher (Chevy Chase) might drive his editor (Richard Libertini) up the wall, but he always produces great pieces for the newspaper. When his next story is about the drug trade taking place on the beach, Fletch goes undercover as a homeless man. Unaware of Fletch's true identity, businessman Alan Stanwyk (Tim Matheson) offers Fletch $50,000 to kill him. Intrigued, Fletch decides to unearth the full story behind the offer. Running tim…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, March 2
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Little Learners
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Thursday afternoon.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, March 2
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, March 3
@ 1 p.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.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, March 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 4
@ 11 a.m.
Hudson Park Book Swap
Please join us the first Saturday of each month for our Book Swap. Bring in and take away books, DVDs, CDs, etc.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, March 6
@ 2 p.m.
Small Business How-to Seminars
Small Business Administration Lecture Series: Government Contracts and Global Markets
The federal government buys nearly $100 billion worth of goods and services from small businesses each year. Government contracts can offer significant opportunities for small businesses, but selling to the government requires a very different approach than selling to the commercial sector. Learn how and what the federal government buys, and how to expand your business globally. This lecture is part of a four-part Small Business Administration Lecture Series. Other topics include: How to St…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople
Wed, March 8
@ 12 noon
Knitting Circle with AHRC NYC artists
Want to learn how to use a knifty knitter loom and learn some knitting skills? Join us and explore your crafty self! All created items will benefit a local charity.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Wed, March 8
@ 4 p.m.
Simple Machines
Beginning with the wheel and axle and ending with a Rube Goldberg mechanism, students explore a simple machine in each class and how the work it does can be utilized to perform everyday tasks. Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 9
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. Running time: 1 hour and 47 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, March 9
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Little Learners
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Thursday afternoon.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, March 9
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, March 10
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
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.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, March 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as five other awards, The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year. With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared to Graham Greene and Saul Bellow, The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal. The narrator, a communist double agent, is a “man of two minds,” a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who arranges to come to America after the Fall of Saigon, and while building a new life wi…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, March 11
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Loving
Interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving fell in love and were married in 1958. They grew up in Central Point, a small town in Virginia that was more integrated than surrounding areas in the American South. Yet it was the state of Virginia, where they were making their home and starting a family, that first jailed and then banished them. Richard and Mildred relocated with their children to the inner city of Washington, D.C., but the family ultimately tries to find a way back to Virginia.…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 15
@ 12 noon
Knitting Circle with AHRC NYC artists
Want to learn how to use a knifty knitter loom and learn some knitting skills? Join us and explore your crafty self! All created items will benefit a local charity.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Wed, March 15
@ 4 p.m.
Simple Machines
Beginning with the wheel and axle and ending with a Rube Goldberg mechanism, students explore a simple machine in each class and how the work it does can be utilized to perform everyday tasks. Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 16
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Music Man (1962)
When Harold Hill (Robert Preston), a traveling con man, arrives in River City, he convinces the locals to start a band by purchasing the uniforms and instruments from him. His intention is to flee as soon as he receives the money. Librarian Marian Paroo (Shirley Jones) suspects Harold is a fraud, but holds her tongue since her moody brother, Winthrop (Ronny Howard), is excited about the band. As Harold begins to develop feelings for Marian, he faces a difficult decision about skipping town. Run…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, March 16
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Little Learners
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Thursday afternoon.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, March 16
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, March 17
@ 1 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, March 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 22
@ 4 p.m.
Simple Machines
Beginning with the wheel and axle and ending with a Rube Goldberg mechanism, students explore a simple machine in each class and how the work it does can be utilized to perform everyday tasks. Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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