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29 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children's Film Screening: Beauty and the Beast (animated)
Be our guest as Belle sets out to rescue her father finding herself in the adventure of a lifetime where she discovers an the enchanted castle filled with magical creates, and a menacing beast who appears to be more than who he is. 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
Wed, May 31
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Time
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 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
Thu, June 1
@ 2 p.m.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
"Meet Me in St. Louis" is a classic MGM romantic musical comedy that focuses on four sisters (one of whom is the nonpareil Judy Garland) on the cusp of the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. The film spotlights the sisters' education in the ways of the world, which includes, but isn't limited to, learning about life and love, courtesy of the prototypical boy next door. In the end, love -- accompanied by song, dance and period costumes, all in glorious Technicolor -- conquers all. Running time: 1 hour…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, June 1
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, June 2
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners with Wordpress
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, June 3
@ 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
Thu, June 8
@ 2 p.m.
The Mummy (1999)
The Mummy is a rousing, suspenseful and horrifying epic about an expedition of treasure-seeking explorers in the Sahara Desert in 1925. Stumbling upon an ancient tomb, the hunters unwittingly set loose a 3,000-year-old legacy of terror, which is embodied in the vengeful reincarnation of an Egyptian priest who had been sentenced to an eternity as one of the living dead. Running time: 2 hours and 5 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, June 8
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, June 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli
Highway is a late-in-life world traveler, yarn spinner, collector, and legendary auctioneer. His most precious possessions are the teeth of the "notorious infamous" like Plato, Petrarch, and Virginia Woolf. Written in collaboration with the workers at a Jumex juice factory, Teeth is an elegant, witty, exhilarating romp through the industrial suburbs of Mexico City and Luiselli's own literary influences.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, June 10
@ 2 p.m.
Author Talk with Sam Oglesby - Encounters: Relationship Journeys From Around the World
Sam Oglesby has spent most of his life working in Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Indonesia, the Kingdom of Bhutan, Bangladesh, and other faraway places. In this memoir covering more than sixty years, he takes us through palaces, slums, a war, revolutions, and a disastrous cabaret performance. Oglesby has been educated at the University of Virginia and the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies. He worked as a diplomat and an international Civil Servant.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Mon, June 12
@ 2 p.m.
Marketing 101
Marketing 101 Learn how to understand your customer's needs! The essence of marketing strategy is to understand your customers’ needs and develop a plan that meets those needs. With this course you will learn the fundamental components of a successful marketing strategy that will maximize impact while minimizing costs. You will learn about: What is the role of marketing in your business How to develop a sound marketing strategy How to identify your target audience What is the impo…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, June 15
@ 2 p.m.
Apollo 13 (1995)
This drama is based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission. Astronauts Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon) find everything going according to plan after leaving Earth's orbit. However, when an oxygen tank explodes, the scheduled moon landing is called off. Subsequent tensions within the crew and numerous technical problems threaten both the astronauts' survival and their safe return to Earth. Running time: 2 hours and 20 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, June 15
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, June 16
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius: Charts and Sparklines
Excel Genius is a 7 class sequence of classes that aims to help students learn Excel at a professional level and learn to “think” in Excel, translating real world problems into practice. The course is designed to pick up after Excel for Beginners and Intermediate Excel, so students should complete those courses before starting. The classes can be taken in any order, but we do recommend that students complete the classes in order. Attendance at a single location is not necessary, so stud…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Tue, June 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Face and Hand Painting
A Summer Reading Program! Face and hand painting for kids. All face paint is non-toxic, hypoallergenic, and water-soluble. For children ages 3 to 12 years old. Presented by Annette Lipson
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fun in the Sun
A Summer Reading Program! An interactive Summer Music event with Music for Aardvarks Best Summer Songs about going on vacation, playing at the beach, getting ice cream etc. and Rock-n-Roll summer classics like Rockaway Beach, Surfin USA and more it is a good feeling program that will make you happy you stayed in the city! Best for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 22
@ 2 p.m.
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
After her husband dies, Alice (Ellen Burstyn) and her son, Tommy, leave their small New Mexico town for California, where Alice hopes to make it as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizona instead, where Alice takes a job as waitress in a small diner. She intends to stay in Arizona just long enough to make the money needed to head back out on the road, but her plans change when she begins to fall for a rancher named David (Kris Kristofferson). Running time: 1 hour and 53 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, June 22
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, June 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius: Lookup Functions
Excel Genius is a 7 class sequence of classes that aims to help students learn Excel at a professional level and learn to “think” in Excel, translating real world problems into practice. The course is designed to pick up after Excel for Beginners and Intermediate Excel, so students should complete those courses before starting. The classes can be taken in any order, but we do recommend that students complete the classes in order. Attendance at a single location is not necessary, so stud…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Sense of an Ending
A business owner (Jim Broadbent) reunites with his first love (Charlotte Rampling) after a letter and a diary force him to confront the past. Running Time: 1 hour and 48 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, June 24
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Sense of an Ending
A business owner (Jim Broadbent) reunites with his first love (Charlotte Rampling) after a letter and a diary force him to confront the past. Running Time: 1 hour and 48 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) join forces with Capt. Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) to free Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) from Davy Jones' locker. Meanwhile, the crew of the Flying Dutchman ghost ship wreaks havoc on the Seven Seas. The friends must navigate dangerous waters to confront Chinese pirate Sao Feng (Chow Yun-Fat) and, ultimately, they must choose sides in a battle wherein the pirate life hangs in the balance. Running time: 2 hours and 50 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, June 30
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, July 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
The national bestseller and the first volume in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy, All the Pretty Horses is the tale of John Grady Cole, who at sixteen finds himself at the end of a long line of Texas ranchers, cut off from the only life he has ever imagined for himself. With two companions, he sets off for Mexico on a sometimes idyllic, sometimes comic journey to a place where dreams are paid for in blood. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, July 11
@ 1:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Finger Puppet Making Workshop
A Summer Reading Program In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to be a puppeteer - making your own puppet and bringing it to life. All materials will be provided. Presented by Nicola McEldowney. For ages 13-18 years old.
Hudson Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 13
@ 11 a.m.
Dental Health
Dental Health Come join us for a workshop on Dental Health. Learn tips and tricks on how to keep you and your family's teeth healthy.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Thu, July 20
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Música/Music
A Summer Reading Program hildren are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. For infants and young children ages 0 to 3 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children

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