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27 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
BABY STORYTIME
Books, songs, rhymes, and playtime for children 0-18 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Simple craft projects for ages 3 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 24
@ 3:45 p.m.
Early Literacy
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Picture book stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 2-5.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, January 25
@ 3:45 p.m.
Early Literacy
OWLS AND OTTERS STORYTIME
A read aloud and craft program for ages 5 and 6.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
BOARD GAME FRIDAYS
Fun for the whole family!Join us for after-school boards games and puzzles. For children ages 4 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 26
@ 4 p.m.
BOOKS AND PIZZA
A book discussion group for ages 8 and up. This month, on January 12th, we will be discussing The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser. On January 26th, we will be discussing Soar by Joan Bauer. Pizza will be served!
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 26
@ 8 p.m.
Shakespeare's Macbeth
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 3 p.m.
Join The Haiku Society of America for a luminous winter meeting...
Tap into Wonder (a workshop) Using examples from his new book The Wonder Code, Scott Mason will show participants how to tap into (and record in haiku form) recalled personal moments of wonder. Scott Mason is an editor for the haiku journal The Heron's Nest (www.theheronsnest.com) and the recipient of more than twenty first-place awards in international haiku competitions. In late 2017 he published the widely-praised book The Wonder Code: Discover the Way of Haiku and See the Wo…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 8 p.m.
Shakespeare's Macbeth
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, January 28
@ 6 p.m.
Shakespeare's Macbeth
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Mon, January 29
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER STORYTIME
Picture book stories, songs, and crafts for children18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, January 29
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, January 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Simple craft projects for ages 3 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, January 30
@ 6 p.m.
Historical Novel Society presents: Reach Your Readers
Tuesday, January 30th at 6 pm. Presented in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. As a published or aspiring author, you may have wondered if an online presence is necessary. The biggest challenge for all writers is discoverability – how will your work become visible in a very competitive market? This presentation will introduce simple, FREE tools to build a brand before publication AND grow your author network. Presented by Lisa J. Yarde. Open to the public, free of charge!
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Wed, January 31
@ 3:45 p.m.
Early Literacy
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Picture book stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 2-5.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 1
@ 6 p.m.
Voices of Poetry in the VillageJefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Fri, February 2
@ 8 p.m.
Shakespeare's Macbeth
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, February 3
@ 8 p.m.
Antigone in Ferguson: A Performance of Sophocles' Antigone
The New York Public Library and Theater of War Productions present Antigone in Ferguson, translated, directed, and facilitated by Bryan Doerries, Public Artist in Residence, City of New York. This free, interactive version of Sophocles’ Antigone—an ancient Greek tragedy about what happens when personal conviction and state law clash, and violence ensues—features acclaimed actors and a gospel choir made up of citizens, police officers, activists, and members of the faith community from Ferguson,…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Sun, February 4
@ 6 p.m.
Shakespeare's Macbeth
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Mon, February 5
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, February 12
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, February 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Caterpillar Hunter
A Vegetable Safari! Based on the beloved character of the late Steve Irwin, the Caterpillar Hunter shrinks himself and sets off to explore the terrain, pursuing elusive bugs and strange herbage in the wild recesses of a common North American vegetable garden. Best for ages 3 and older. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, March 5
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, March 12
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, March 19
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, March 26
@ 6 p.m.
Monday Night Films at 6!
January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day January 8: Reality Bites (1994; 99 mins.) Dir: Ben Stiller. There's a strong case to be made that Reality Bites is the definitive cinematic representation of early 1990s Gen X American culture. Some people might say Cameron Crowe's Singles does it better, but Singles is boring and they are wrong. Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke January 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Day January 22: Special Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation prog…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults