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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, December 3
@ 3 p.m.
Introduction to Psychoanalysis: A Three Session Course
Saturdays, December 3, 10, 17 3 pm to 4:30 pm This class will offer an introduction to psychodynamic thinking emphasizing the vitality of psychoanalysis at the present time. Beginning with an overview of the field's intellectual foundations, we will go on to consider some of the major themes preoccupying American psychoanalysis in the last 30 years. Particular attention will be paid to the emergence of the relational movement, and to the nature of belief in the clinical setting. Readi…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 6 p.m.
Silents, Stanwyck, and St. Louis: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown Monday nights at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 5: Clash by Night (1952; 105 mins.) Dir: Fritz Lang. Mae Doyle returns to her home town, the fishing village of Monterey, California after ten years "back East." Mae marries, but finds herself drawn to her husband's best friends. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe.…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, December 6
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
BABY LAPTIME
A baby's first introduction to the library. Join us for books, songs, rhymes and playtime.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, December 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A language enrichment program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 6
@ 6 p.m.
Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Our open sewing workshop is back by popluar demand! Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machines! We will hav…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
PRESCHOOL TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes and crafts for children ages 2-5 years.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, December 7
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Author Reading Night!
October 5 – Teen Author Reading Night, 6-7:30 Rafi Mittlefehldt, It Looks Like This Gae Polisner, The Memory of Things Judy Sheehan, I Woke Up Dead at the Mall Mary G. Thompson, Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee Suzanne Weyn, Bionic November 2 – Teen Author Reading Night, 6-7:30 Lisa Selin Davis, Lost Stars Brendan Kiely, The Last True Love Story Justine Larbalestier, My Sister Rosa David Levithan, The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily Ilana Manaster, Doreen Alecia Whitaker, The Way Back Home…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 3:30 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, December 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
Music: The #Shakespeare400 Concert
Thursday, December 8 at 6:30 PM Music: The #Shakespeare400 Concert - This was the year that commemorated 400 years after Shakespeare's death by celebrating his works worldwide. Come join us for this celebration finale and hear a beautiful program of contemporary art songs. The concert features original music composed by Donna Kendall Stearns, set to Shakespeare text, and represents 10 Shakespeare plays. London Griffith, as Narrator, will lead the audience on the journey as three consummate and…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam!
High School Equivalency Basic Adult Education Classes High School Equivalency (HSE) formally known as the GED. This free course will help adults better their education and literacy skills; as well as prepare individuals for the TASC test. These free classes are designed to help adults better themselves in basic education. The HSE classes covers all of the five subjects such as Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. Classes are every Fridays from 10:30am-12:30PM…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Sat, December 10
@ 3 p.m.
Introduction to Psychoanalysis: A Three Session Course
Saturdays, December 3, 10, 17 3 pm to 4:30 pm This class will offer an introduction to psychodynamic thinking emphasizing the vitality of psychoanalysis at the present time. Beginning with an overview of the field's intellectual foundations, we will go on to consider some of the major themes preoccupying American psychoanalysis in the last 30 years. Particular attention will be paid to the emergence of the relational movement, and to the nature of belief in the clinical setting. Readi…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Sun, December 11
@ 6 p.m.
Plume Poetry: ReadingJefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 12
@ 6 p.m.
Silents, Stanwyck, and St. Louis: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown Monday nights at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 5: Clash by Night (1952; 105 mins.) Dir: Fritz Lang. Mae Doyle returns to her home town, the fishing village of Monterey, California after ten years "back East." Mae marries, but finds herself drawn to her husband's best friends. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe.…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, December 13
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
BABY LAPTIME
A baby's first introduction to the library. Join us for books, songs, rhymes and playtime.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A language enrichment program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 6 p.m.
Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Our open sewing workshop is back by popluar demand! Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machines! We will hav…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tue, December 13
@ 6 p.m.
Above and Below: Poetry Reading SeriesJefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Wed, December 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
PRESCHOOL TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes and crafts for children ages 2-5 years.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 3:30 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, December 15
@ 7 p.m.
The New York Character: a 16mm Film Series and Discussion
New York Character: Mingus The New York Character at Jefferson Market Library is an ongoing series of screenings and panel discussions that explore films culled from the New York Public Library’s unparalleled 16mm film collection and archive held at the Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. For the December 15 program, we will look specifically at one New York character: the late renowned jazz artist and composer Charles Mingus through Thomas Reichman’s 1968 film Mingus…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, December 15
@ 9 p.m.
The Secret Death of Puppets: a Theatrical Presentation
Secret Death Of Puppets Join us for a free presentation of Sybil Kempson's "The Secret Death Of Puppets" at Jefferson Market Library! Featuring: Tessa Barlow-Ochorn as WOMAN TO THE SEE / SCIENTIST Allison Benko as VISITOR / TRAVELER Lukas Papenfusscline as BISHOP / INNKEEPER Live music by the accoladed Brooklyn-based composer Grace Oberhofer. The first playlet features a Bishop and his female acolyte who have resolved to summon dangerous spirits from another world. When a visitor…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
Prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam!
High School Equivalency Basic Adult Education Classes High School Equivalency (HSE) formally known as the GED. This free course will help adults better their education and literacy skills; as well as prepare individuals for the TASC test. These free classes are designed to help adults better themselves in basic education. The HSE classes covers all of the five subjects such as Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. Classes are every Fridays from 10:30am-12:30PM…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 11 a.m.
Above and Below: Poetry Reading SeriesJefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 4 p.m.
BOOKS AND PIZZA
A book discussion group for ages 9 and up. There will be pizza! This month's book is Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff. Stop by the library to pick up your copy!
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, December 17
@ 3 p.m.
Introduction to Psychoanalysis: A Three Session Course
Saturdays, December 3, 10, 17 3 pm to 4:30 pm This class will offer an introduction to psychodynamic thinking emphasizing the vitality of psychoanalysis at the present time. Beginning with an overview of the field's intellectual foundations, we will go on to consider some of the major themes preoccupying American psychoanalysis in the last 30 years. Particular attention will be paid to the emergence of the relational movement, and to the nature of belief in the clinical setting. Readi…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, December 19
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 19
@ 6 p.m.
Silents, Stanwyck, and St. Louis: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown Monday nights at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 5: Clash by Night (1952; 105 mins.) Dir: Fritz Lang. Mae Doyle returns to her home town, the fishing village of Monterey, California after ten years "back East." Mae marries, but finds herself drawn to her husband's best friends. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe.…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
BABY LAPTIME
A baby's first introduction to the library. Join us for books, songs, rhymes and playtime.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A language enrichment program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
PRESCHOOL TIME
Picture book stories, rhymes and crafts for children ages 2-5 years.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 22
@ 3:30 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
Fri, December 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam!
High School Equivalency Basic Adult Education Classes High School Equivalency (HSE) formally known as the GED. This free course will help adults better their education and literacy skills; as well as prepare individuals for the TASC test. These free classes are designed to help adults better themselves in basic education. The HSE classes covers all of the five subjects such as Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. Classes are every Fridays from 10:30am-12:30PM…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, December 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A language enrichment program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam!
High School Equivalency Basic Adult Education Classes High School Equivalency (HSE) formally known as the GED. This free course will help adults better their education and literacy skills; as well as prepare individuals for the TASC test. These free classes are designed to help adults better themselves in basic education. The HSE classes covers all of the five subjects such as Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. Classes are every Fridays from 10:30am-12:30PM…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, January 9
@ 6 p.m.
Silents, Stanwyck, and St. Louis: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown Monday nights at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 5: Clash by Night (1952; 105 mins.) Dir: Fritz Lang. Mae Doyle returns to her home town, the fishing village of Monterey, California after ten years "back East." Mae marries, but finds herself drawn to her husband's best friends. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe.…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Sat, January 21
@ 3 p.m.
Telling Your Story: A Series of Workshops in Poetry and Prose
Saturday, January 21, January 28, Feb 4 3 pm to 4:30 pm Telling Your Story is a workshop series that focuses on, but is not limited to, writing from personal experience in fiction and non-fiction prose forms, and poetry. A rotation of New York Writers Workshop instructors will offer sessions that generate new material through exercise prompts, and conclude with discussion/critique of shared work (and of writing/publishing in general). DON’T BEHAVE: Bending Genre to Find Your Voic…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 6 p.m.
Silents, Stanwyck, and St. Louis: Winter Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown Monday nights at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs are free and open to the public. December 5: Clash by Night (1952; 105 mins.) Dir: Fritz Lang. Mae Doyle returns to her home town, the fishing village of Monterey, California after ten years "back East." Mae marries, but finds herself drawn to her husband's best friends. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe.…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
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