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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
BOARD GAME FRIDAYS
Fun for the whole family! Join us for after-school board games and puzzles. For children ages 4 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 25
@ 3 p.m.
Radical Demands for Land and Freedom in New York, 1829–1848
This class will focus on the politically significant yet seldom acknowledged common ground between a section of labor reformers and political abolitionists in New York on questions of land and freedom for all citizens, regardless of race. Through an investigation of personal papers, public lectures, and newspapers of the period leading up to the Mexican-American War, this class will trace the transformation of radical reform traditions from practices divided along racial lines, to movements wi…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, February 26
@ 1:30 p.m.
NYPLarcade
NYPLarcade: Psychonauts in Rhombus of Ruin
Please join us on Sunday, February 26 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. for a chance to play and discuss the PlayStation VR title Psychonauts in Rhombus of Ruin (Double Fine, 2017) and the original Psychonauts (Double Fine, 2005). This event will take place at Jefferson Market Library in Greenwich Village, which is located at 425 Avenue of the Americas, between 9th and 10th Street . All ages are welcome and admission is FREE and open to the public. Each game will start with a brief introduction, follo…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Mon, February 27
@ 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, February 27
@ 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, February 28
@ 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, February 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Simple craft projects for children ages 3 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 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
Thu, March 2
@ 6 a.m.
The Neapolitan Novels of Elena Ferrante: a Five Session Course
In an interview with the Paris Review, Elena Ferrante stated, “The text contains more than we imagine.” This seminar engages with the internationally renowned Neapolitan Quartet as it follows two women who live through tumultuous social, cultural and political times. There is much to be explored and discussed as the novels are intelligent and psychological, tender and fierce, brutal and nuanced. We will explore the Quartet’s mythic qualities, created in the landscape of Naples and revealed th…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, March 4
@ 3 p.m.
Radical Demands for Land and Freedom in New York, 1829–1848
This class will focus on the politically significant yet seldom acknowledged common ground between a section of labor reformers and political abolitionists in New York on questions of land and freedom for all citizens, regardless of race. Through an investigation of personal papers, public lectures, and newspapers of the period leading up to the Mexican-American War, this class will trace the transformation of radical reform traditions from practices divided along racial lines, to movements wi…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tue, March 7
@ 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
Thu, March 9
@ 7 p.m.
Book Launch Party: Survivor's Club by Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat
Join us for a special presentation and gathering to celebrate the book launch of Survivor's Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz by Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat. Survivor's Club is the incredible true story of one of the youngest survivors of Auschwitz—an accessible, inspirational Holocaust memoir for middle-grade readers. In 1945, in a now-famous piece of archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers being led out of…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, March 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
African Dancing and Folktales
African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 14
@ 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
Thu, March 16
@ 6 p.m.
The Neapolitan Novels of Elena Ferrante: a Five Session Course
In an interview with the Paris Review, Elena Ferrante stated, “The text contains more than we imagine.” This seminar engages with the internationally renowned Neapolitan Quartet as it follows two women who live through tumultuous social, cultural and political times. There is much to be explored and discussed as the novels are intelligent and psychological, tender and fierce, brutal and nuanced. We will explore the Quartet’s mythic qualities, created in the landscape of Naples and revealed th…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thu, March 16
@ 6 p.m.
Drawing from Observation
Drawing is a basic practice that underlies all visual thinking. This course will focus on drawing from still life and on location in the historic Jefferson Market Library. We will utilize the rich architectural details, decorative motifs and lush garden as subjects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation. Students will use a variety of black and white media to investigate the basic elements of visual language through a series of observations, exercises, and projects. This course is…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, March 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course Saturdays, March 18 - April 22 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm How exciting, courageous and lucky to have reached a point in our lives when we have history. We have a past, knowledge and an experience unlike anyone else’s. A life lived like no one else. This course offers the opportunity to preserve this history, these memories and share them with others. Participants choose a time, a memory, or a turning point in and write a monologue on that subject…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Sun, March 19
@ 2 p.m.
Nylon Wound: Free Concert!
Presented in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. See www.nylonwound.com for more!
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, March 21
@ 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
Thu, March 23
@ 6 p.m.
Drawing from Observation
Drawing is a basic practice that underlies all visual thinking. This course will focus on drawing from still life and on location in the historic Jefferson Market Library. We will utilize the rich architectural details, decorative motifs and lush garden as subjects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation. Students will use a variety of black and white media to investigate the basic elements of visual language through a series of observations, exercises, and projects. This course is…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Tolkien Reading Day 2017Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, March 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course Saturdays, March 18 - April 22 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm How exciting, courageous and lucky to have reached a point in our lives when we have history. We have a past, knowledge and an experience unlike anyone else’s. A life lived like no one else. This course offers the opportunity to preserve this history, these memories and share them with others. Participants choose a time, a memory, or a turning point in and write a monologue on that subject…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, March 28
@ 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
Thu, March 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! 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, March 30
@ 6 p.m.
The Neapolitan Novels of Elena Ferrante: a Five Session Course
In an interview with the Paris Review, Elena Ferrante stated, “The text contains more than we imagine.” This seminar engages with the internationally renowned Neapolitan Quartet as it follows two women who live through tumultuous social, cultural and political times. There is much to be explored and discussed as the novels are intelligent and psychological, tender and fierce, brutal and nuanced. We will explore the Quartet’s mythic qualities, created in the landscape of Naples and revealed th…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 6 p.m.
Drawing from Observation
Drawing is a basic practice that underlies all visual thinking. This course will focus on drawing from still life and on location in the historic Jefferson Market Library. We will utilize the rich architectural details, decorative motifs and lush garden as subjects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation. Students will use a variety of black and white media to investigate the basic elements of visual language through a series of observations, exercises, and projects. This course is…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, April 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course Saturdays, March 18 - April 22 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm How exciting, courageous and lucky to have reached a point in our lives when we have history. We have a past, knowledge and an experience unlike anyone else’s. A life lived like no one else. This course offers the opportunity to preserve this history, these memories and share them with others. Participants choose a time, a memory, or a turning point in and write a monologue on that subject…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Wed, April 5
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Author Reading Night!
Join us at 6 pm and meet your fave authors of books for teens! April 5 Daphne Benedis-Grab, Army Brats Elizabeth Eulberg, Just Another Girl Alyson Gerber, Braced Barry Lyga, Bang Lance Rubin, Denton Little’s Still Not Dead Kieran Scott, Pretty Fierce K. M. Walton, Ultimatum Corey Ann Haydu, The Careful Undressing of Love
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, April 6
@ 6 p.m.
Drawing from Observation
Drawing is a basic practice that underlies all visual thinking. This course will focus on drawing from still life and on location in the historic Jefferson Market Library. We will utilize the rich architectural details, decorative motifs and lush garden as subjects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation. Students will use a variety of black and white media to investigate the basic elements of visual language through a series of observations, exercises, and projects. This course is…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, April 8
@ 2:30 p.m.
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course Saturdays, March 18 - April 22 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm How exciting, courageous and lucky to have reached a point in our lives when we have history. We have a past, knowledge and an experience unlike anyone else’s. A life lived like no one else. This course offers the opportunity to preserve this history, these memories and share them with others. Participants choose a time, a memory, or a turning point in and write a monologue on that subject…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, April 13
@ 6 p.m.
Drawing from Observation
Drawing is a basic practice that underlies all visual thinking. This course will focus on drawing from still life and on location in the historic Jefferson Market Library. We will utilize the rich architectural details, decorative motifs and lush garden as subjects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation. Students will use a variety of black and white media to investigate the basic elements of visual language through a series of observations, exercises, and projects. This course is…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, April 15
@ 2:30 p.m.
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course Saturdays, March 18 - April 22 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm How exciting, courageous and lucky to have reached a point in our lives when we have history. We have a past, knowledge and an experience unlike anyone else’s. A life lived like no one else. This course offers the opportunity to preserve this history, these memories and share them with others. Participants choose a time, a memory, or a turning point in and write a monologue on that subject…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, April 20
@ 6 p.m.
Drawing from Observation
Drawing is a basic practice that underlies all visual thinking. This course will focus on drawing from still life and on location in the historic Jefferson Market Library. We will utilize the rich architectural details, decorative motifs and lush garden as subjects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation. Students will use a variety of black and white media to investigate the basic elements of visual language through a series of observations, exercises, and projects. This course is…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, April 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course
Performing Personal History: A Six Session Course Saturdays, March 18 - April 22 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm How exciting, courageous and lucky to have reached a point in our lives when we have history. We have a past, knowledge and an experience unlike anyone else’s. A life lived like no one else. This course offers the opportunity to preserve this history, these memories and share them with others. Participants choose a time, a memory, or a turning point in and write a monologue on that subject…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, April 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, April 27
@ 6 p.m.
Drawing from Observation
Drawing is a basic practice that underlies all visual thinking. This course will focus on drawing from still life and on location in the historic Jefferson Market Library. We will utilize the rich architectural details, decorative motifs and lush garden as subjects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation. Students will use a variety of black and white media to investigate the basic elements of visual language through a series of observations, exercises, and projects. This course is…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thu, May 25
@ 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, 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
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