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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, September 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Krafty Kids
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 11:30 p.m.
Community Book Cart
Come browse our community book cart, feel free to take a few to read, and share. Consider donating your gently used books to share with friendly neighborhood book lovers.
Morris Park LibraryBook Lovers
Sat, October 1
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Haunted Halloween Magic Show
A ghostly show that's more fun than horrifying! Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris use magic and slapstick to demonstrate some of the goulish aspects of Halloween! Best for children ages 4 and older.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 3
@ 4:45 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morris Park Library
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, October 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
Jewelry making with Cathy Beauchamp
Come to a beginners jewelry making class. You will learn to make some beautiful rings and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and crafts and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 5
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Class
Join John Nangle as he coaches you to unleash the hidden storyteller within! Weave your poetic tapestries and astound your friends. You have talent, you have time. Your literary life will never be the same!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Adults
Wed, October 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Morris Park LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Jurassic World (2015)
A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction - a genetically modified giant stealth killing machine - escapes containment and goes on a killing spree. Director: Colin Trevorrow Writers: Rick Jaffa (screenplay), Amanda Silver (screenplay) | 5 more credits » Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 8
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Tue, October 11
@ 11 a.m.
Book Discussion Group - Bright Lines by Tanwi Nandini Islam
Get the neighborhood read. Check out what the librarian has recommended, and hear what others think about it. We've got the books, now we need you to talk!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, October 11
@ 1 p.m.
Hand Sewing with Anita
Hand Sewing with Anita Come and learn basic techniques and more. Participants will learn basic running stitch, as well as, hemming, alterations, repairs and more. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and crafts and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 12
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Class
Join John Nangle as he coaches you to unleash the hidden storyteller within! Weave your poetic tapestries and astound your friends. You have talent, you have time. Your literary life will never be the same!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Adults
Wed, October 12
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Morris Park LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Jurassic Park (1993)
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. Director: Steven Spielberg Writers: Michael Crichton (novel), Michael Crichton (screenplay) | 1 more credit » Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Fri, October 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Still Alice (2014)
A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Directors: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland Writers: Richard Glatzer (screenplay), Wash Westmoreland (screenplay) | 1 more credit » Stars: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 15
@ 11 a.m.
Book Discussion Group - Bright Lines by Tanwi Nandini Islam
Get the neighborhood read. Check out what the librarian has recommended, and hear what others think about it. We've got the books, now we need you to talk!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, October 15
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Tue, October 18
@ 1 p.m.
Hand Sewing with Anita
Hand Sewing with Anita Come and learn basic techniques and more. Participants will learn basic running stitch, as well as, hemming, alterations, repairs and more. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Tue, October 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
DJ Workshop for Beginners
An introduction to DJing using Serato software with a DJ controller. For teens ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Carol C.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 19
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Class
Join John Nangle as he coaches you to unleash the hidden storyteller within! Weave your poetic tapestries and astound your friends. You have talent, you have time. Your literary life will never be the same!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Adults
Wed, October 19
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Morris Park LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Jurassic Park III (2001)
A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Alan Grant to go to Isla Sorna (the second InGen dinosaur lab.), resulting in an unexpected landing...and unexpected new inhabitants on the island. Director: Joe Johnston Writers: Michael Crichton (characters), Peter Buchman | 2 more credits » Stars: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Thu, October 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
BookSwap
So many books, so little time: wondering what to read next? Want to recommend a favorite title? Stop by and hear what others are reading, and share your thoughts on your top book picks.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, October 22
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
Make Jewelry with Barbara
Make something with that extra sparkle! Take marbles and wire to make bracelets, necklaces, and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
BRIO - Bronx Council on the Arts invites Bronx Artists to Apply
BRIO How to Apply Workshop. Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) presents the 2017 Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) awards application and guidelines, at www.bronxarts.org. The BRIO applications will be available online only. A total of 25 awards of $3,000 each are available to Bronx artists. This year’s submission deadline is Friday December 9, 2016, 11:59 pm BCA’s 2017 BRIO Fellowship program celebrates 28 years of supporting individual artists in the creation of work in literary, media, performin…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 26
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Class
Join John Nangle as he coaches you to unleash the hidden storyteller within! Weave your poetic tapestries and astound your friends. You have talent, you have time. Your literary life will never be the same!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Adults
Wed, October 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Morris Park LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 27
@ 10 a.m.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach
Are you eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance? Come and find out. An Outreach Specialist will be available to assist you with eligibility prescreening and to answer your questions.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Thu, October 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. Director: Joss Whedon Writers: Joss Whedon, Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comics by) | 1 more credit » Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Fri, October 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
A perpetually angry man is informed he has 90 minutes to live and promptly sets out to reconcile with his family and friends in the short time he has left. Director: Phil Alden Robinson Writers: Daniel Taplitz (screenplay), Assi Dayan (based on the film "The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum" written by) Stars: Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Sat, October 29
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, November 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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