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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER STORYTIME
Picture book stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 6 p.m.
1967: Monday Night Films
This November kicks off the 50th anniversary of Jefferson Market as a library! To celebrate this milestone we are offering films made only in 1967! As you might imagine, it is quite an eclectic bunch as 1967 on so many fronts was quite a transitional and tumultuous year! November 6 at 6pm: Belle de Jour (1967; 100 mins.) Young housewife Séverine (Catherine Deneuve) cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre (Jean Sorel). Directed by:…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, November 28
@ 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
Tue, November 28
@ 3:45 p.m.
Early Literacy
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Simple craft projects for ages 3 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 5:45 p.m.
Historical Novel Society Present: Authors - Know Your Rights
F. Robert Stein, Esq. will speak with attendees about legal matters for authors, including contracts and copyright protections. This event is open to the public, free of charge. F. Robert Stein is counsel to the law firm of Pryor Cashman LLC. He represents authors, literary agents, book publishers and others in publishing negotiations and disputes, as well as film producers and insurers in the review of documentary films for libel, copyright, and other problems.
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 3:45 p.m.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Picture book stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 2-5 years.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 3:45 p.m.
Early Literacy
OWLS AND OTTERS STORYTIME
A read aloud and craft program for ages 5 and 6.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
The Stanley Rypins and Evelyn Rypins Kaplan Book Discussion Group The Jefferson Market Library Book Discussion meets the last Thursday of each month on the 3rd floor, at 4:30pm! July 27: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang August 31: Missing Person by Patrick Modiano September 28: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov October 26: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 6 p.m.
Henry James' Portrait of a Lady
‘Tis the season to read Henry James! Join us for three evening lectures and lively discussions on Henry James’ masterpiece – the story of spirited Isabel Archer. Several of the master’s themes resonate in this novel including the collision of European and American values and the conflicting reverberations between a woman’s desires and the restrictive customs and social standards of the Victorian age. James’ treatment of consciousness - of how “the life within has a drama of its own” – makes…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Mon, December 4
@ 6 p.m.
1967: Monday Night Films
This November kicks off the 50th anniversary of Jefferson Market as a library! To celebrate this milestone we are offering films made only in 1967! As you might imagine, it is quite an eclectic bunch as 1967 on so many fronts was quite a transitional and tumultuous year! November 6 at 6pm: Belle de Jour (1967; 100 mins.) Young housewife Séverine (Catherine Deneuve) cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre (Jean Sorel). Directed by:…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, December 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
ARCHITECTURE FOR KIDS: TERRIFIC TOWERS!
TERRIFIC TOWERS: (Tim Hayduk) Join us for a special tour of the library’s tower, then design and build your own tower inspired by this unique example. All children and their adults must sign a release form before going up in the tower. For ages 5 and up. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 6 p.m.
1967: Monday Night Films
This November kicks off the 50th anniversary of Jefferson Market as a library! To celebrate this milestone we are offering films made only in 1967! As you might imagine, it is quite an eclectic bunch as 1967 on so many fronts was quite a transitional and tumultuous year! November 6 at 6pm: Belle de Jour (1967; 100 mins.) Young housewife Séverine (Catherine Deneuve) cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre (Jean Sorel). Directed by:…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Robin Hood
Heroic deeds and jolly adventures! The exuberant tale of intrepid Robin Hood and his Merry Men who are ever jauntily escaping from the clutches of the ill-disposed Sheriff of Nottingham. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 6 p.m.
1967: Monday Night Films
This November kicks off the 50th anniversary of Jefferson Market as a library! To celebrate this milestone we are offering films made only in 1967! As you might imagine, it is quite an eclectic bunch as 1967 on so many fronts was quite a transitional and tumultuous year! November 6 at 6pm: Belle de Jour (1967; 100 mins.) Young housewife Séverine (Catherine Deneuve) cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre (Jean Sorel). Directed by:…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 6 p.m.
Radical Immigrants in America: a Two Session Course
Wednesdays, December 20 and December 27 from 6 pm to 8 pm Intellectual contributions by European immigrants in the nineteenth-century make up a critical thread of the American reform tradition. German-Americans were the largest subgroup of Europe’s political refugees and exercised a direct and immediate impact on the political, social, and intellectual history of the United States. Many exiles of the 1830s and 1840s participated in a vast spectrum of political activity, from abolitionist societ…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Wed, December 27
@ 6 p.m.
Radical Immigrants in America: a Two Session Course
Wednesdays, December 20 and December 27 from 6 pm to 8 pm Intellectual contributions by European immigrants in the nineteenth-century make up a critical thread of the American reform tradition. German-Americans were the largest subgroup of Europe’s political refugees and exercised a direct and immediate impact on the political, social, and intellectual history of the United States. Many exiles of the 1830s and 1840s participated in a vast spectrum of political activity, from abolitionist societ…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, December 28
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
The Stanley Rypins and Evelyn Rypins Kaplan Book Discussion Group The Jefferson Market Library Book Discussion meets the last Thursday of each month on the 3rd floor, at 4:30pm! July 27: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang August 31: Missing Person by Patrick Modiano September 28: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov October 26: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thu, February 1
@ 6 p.m.
Voices of Poetry in the VillageJefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults