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23 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
OWLS AND OTTERS STORY TIME
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
Today
@ 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! February 23: Enigma Variations by Andre Aciman March 30: The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells April 27: The Other House by Henry James May 25: The Morning They Came For Us by Janine Di Giovanni June 29: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov July 27:…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Fri, May 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
BOARD GAME FRIDAYS
Fun for the whole family! Join us for after-school board games and puzzles. For ages 4 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
BABY LAPTIME
Books, songs, rhymes, and playtime for children 0-18 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Simple craft projects for ages 3 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 6 p.m.
Dream & Create: Open Sewing Workshop
Have you always wanted to sew, but don’t 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 workshop students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew! No registration required, just drop-in! Tuesdays, January 17 through May 23 6…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
CREATIVE WRITING
Join young adult author, Lois Metzger, for a series of 5 creative writing classes! For ages 8 and up. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
PRESCHOOL TIME
Picture book stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 2-5 years.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 1
@ 5 p.m.
Public Rehearsal for the upcoming production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya
You're Invited to an open rehearsal of The Jefferson Market Playhouse upcoming production of UNCLE VANYA. Thursday June 1st - anytime between 5 and 8 pm Drop by for an opportunity to witness collaboration and creativity merge behind the scenes of one of Anton Chekhov’s most renowned plays. Join our troupe of actors as we shape our production just weeks before the performances! In the 1st floor Willa Cather Community Room
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Fri, June 2
@ 7 p.m.
Undercover Girl: The Lesbian Informant Who Helped the FBI Bring Down the Communist Party
Come spend an evening with Greenwich Villager Lisa Davis, author of UNDERCOVER GIRL: The Lesbian Informant Who Helped the FBI Bring Down the Communist Party! Friday, June 2 at 7 pm At the height of the Red Scare, Greenwich Village photographer Angela Calomiris was a paid FBI informant inside the American Communist Party spying on the New York Photo League, pioneers i…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, June 5
@ 7 p.m.
Screening: The Lost Village, A Documentary on Greenwich Village
“The Lost Village” is a new documentary film screening on Monday, June 5 at 7 pm. The film’s focus is a topic near and dear to those who live in and visit (and also write about) Greenwich Village and New York City at large, and asks the questions: "Can the Village be saved? Or is Greenwich Village lost forever? " "The Lost Vlllage is a gripping portrait of the systemic legalized corporate crime spree devouring not only Greenwich Villlage but all our major urban landscapes until there is n…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Sat, June 10
@ 10 a.m.
DEMOLISH THE LIBRARY: we celebrate our 50th anniversary with a new work of art created & inspired by you
The Jefferson Market Library, originally a courthouse and once considered for demolition, was saved - twice - by the public for the public – this year we celebrate our 50th anniversary with a new work of art created & inspired by you. Our library is a public space. The beauty of this building is only important because of the passion and determination of the very people who fought to preserve it – against major odds - and the people who continue to use this space every day to streng…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, June 11
@ 12 noon
Summer Reading
Latin American Drums
A Summer Reading Program! One drummer explores the rhythms of South America and how these beats have been shaped by other cultures. This program can be bilingual (English/Spanish) and shows us how music is a universal language. Best for children ages 4 and older. This event will take place in the Jefferson Market Garden next to the library! Presented by Urban Stages.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 16
@ 7:30 p.m.
The Jefferson Market Playhouse presents Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya
Jefferson Market Playhouse presents: Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov Directed and Adapted by Cecilia Rubino Click on the preferred date to reserve seats starting Thursday, June 1! Friday, June 16th at 7:30 pm Saturday, June 17th at 7:30 pm Sunday, June 18th at 7:30 pm What have you done with your life? Can any of us honestly take the measure of our lives? Is life a farce, a tragedy -- or neither? Anton Chekhov, in his late play UNCLE VANYA, continues to challenge us with provocative question…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, June 17
@ 7:30 p.m.
The Jefferson Market Playhouse presents Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya
Jefferson Market Playhouse presents: Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov Directed and Adapted by Cecilia Rubino Click on the preferred date to reserve seats starting Thursday, June 1! Friday, June 16th at 7:30 pm Saturday, June 17th at 7:30 pm Sunday, June 18th at 7:30 pm What have you done with your life? Can any of us honestly take the measure of our lives? Is life a farce, a tragedy -- or neither? Anton Chekhov, in his late play UNCLE VANYA, continues to challenge us with provocative question…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, June 18
@ 1 p.m.
DEMOLISH THE LIBRARY: we celebrate our 50th anniversary with a new work of art created & inspired by you
The Jefferson Market Library, originally a courthouse and once considered for demolition, was saved - twice - by the public for the public – this year we celebrate our 50th anniversary with a new work of art created & inspired by you. Our library is a public space. The beauty of this building is only important because of the passion and determination of the very people who fought to preserve it – against major odds - and the people who continue to use this space every day to streng…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, June 18
@ 7:30 p.m.
The Jefferson Market Playhouse presents Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya
Jefferson Market Playhouse presents: Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov Directed and Adapted by Cecilia Rubino Click on the preferred date to reserve seats starting Thursday, June 1! Friday, June 16th at 7:30 pm Saturday, June 17th at 7:30 pm Sunday, June 18th at 7:30 pm What have you done with your life? Can any of us honestly take the measure of our lives? Is life a farce, a tragedy -- or neither? Anton Chekhov, in his late play UNCLE VANYA, continues to challenge us with provocative question…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tue, June 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Amazing World of Animals
A Summer Reading Program! Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an all-around furry, scaly, and feathery adventure into the world of the animal kingdom. Meet a variety of live animals and get an up-close look at what makes them all so awesome! We will also look at some animal artifacts to help us better understand the amazing adaptations these creatures possess. Best for children ages 4 and older.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
Colette Inez Poetry Reading
Wednesday, June 28 at 6 pm “I was conceived in Paris, the unexpected outcome of a love affair between a French archivist and a French-American priest. In her ninth month, my mother crossed the border into Belgium where I was born soon and soon after packed off to the Catholic sisters, my stern caretakers for the next eight years. I'm not sure what patron saint of journeys I need to thank for my escape from Europe before the World War II occupation, but landing on the shore of Long Island didn'…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 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! February 23: Enigma Variations by Andre Aciman March 30: The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells April 27: The Other House by Henry James May 25: The Morning They Came For Us by Janine Di Giovanni June 29: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov July 27:…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thu, July 27
@ 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! February 23: Enigma Variations by Andre Aciman March 30: The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells April 27: The Other House by Henry James May 25: The Morning They Came For Us by Janine Di Giovanni June 29: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov July 27:…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thu, August 31
@ 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! February 23: Enigma Variations by Andre Aciman March 30: The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells April 27: The Other House by Henry James May 25: The Morning They Came For Us by Janine Di Giovanni June 29: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov July 27:…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, December 9
@ 11:45 a.m.
CLASS VISIT - CITY AND COUNTRY
5th grade - Browsing visit + research+checkout
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children

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