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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
The Fashion StudioNYC
Registration Only! Hurry! Sign Up! Design! Sew! Wear! Let your imagination be your inspiration to create and design! The Fashion StudioNYC will teach you how to use a sewing machine and other equipment. You will learn basic sketching and sewing, select your own fabrics and trims. For ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Saturday Matinee: the Red Shoes
Join us for a special matinee screening of the 1948 classic, The Red Shoes. Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Starring Moira Shearer.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, March 27
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Movie
Watch a movie at The Library with friends! Caption
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, March 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Enjoy songs, books, and free play with friends at the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 4 p.m.
Dominoes for Adults
Join us and have fun playing dominoes!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, March 28
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 29
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Family Literacy Workshop
Parents and caregivers learn about Early Literacy tips and children can play with toys! Enjoy a complimentary bagel brunch!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Library Playdate
Play is one of six practices to promote early literacy skills in young children. So come on down for free play and a craft!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Enjoy thirty minutes of songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays that get everyone involved in the fun!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Picture Book Time
Come on down and listen to fun stories with friends! On select days, there will be an activity to follow. Please check the calendar.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: BINGO for Kids
Play BINGO with your friends after picture book time!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 29
@ 6 p.m.
"I Am Big! It's The Pictures That Got Small!" Wednesday Night Movies at Tompkins Square
Movies are shown alternating Wednesday nights at 6:00 pm, in the basement community room. All programs are free and open to the public. January 18: Rear Window (1954; 112 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly. February 1: The Birds (1963; 119 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boy…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time
Enjoy songs, books, and free play with friends at the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, March 30
@ 4 p.m.
Bingo Night for Adults
Join us and play Bingo every Thursday from 4pm - 5pm. Meet new friends and have fun! All adults are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 4 p.m.
Future Hits: Bilingual Concert
Future Hits will play some tunes in English and Spanish in a style that is jumpy and engaging enough for the youngest of kiddos while also appealing to grownups!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren
Thu, March 30
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Program in a Box: Five Senses
Explore the five senses in new and exciting ways!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Music and Movement
Singing is one fo the five practices to promote early literacy! So come sing, dance, and be a part of the band with Miss Emily and her guitar!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, April 1
@ 10 a.m.
From Newborn to Walking
Come Play and Build Brain and Body Awareness This class is designed to provide an outlet for the baby’s creative process of discovering the world around them through movement, touch and play. Classes will be facilitated by Nisha Kewalramani who is a Body Mind Centering Practitioner, Infant Developmental Movement Educator and has certification in Embodied Anatomy and Yoga.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Sat, April 1
@ 1:30 p.m.
The Fashion StudioNYC
Design! Sew! Wear! Let your imagination be your inspiration to create and design! The Fashion StudioNYC will teach you how to use a sewing machine and other equipment. You will learn basic sketching and sewing, select your own fabrics and trims. For ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Thu, April 6
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses Children's Science Workshop
Get ready for some gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop. 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. (212) 228-4747.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion: The Round House
For our April book discussion meeting, we are reading Louise Erdrich's novel, The Round House. Join us! The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Sat, April 8
@ 1:30 p.m.
The Fashion StudioNYC
Design! Sew! Wear! Let your imagination be your inspiration to create and design! The Fashion StudioNYC will teach you how to use a sewing machine and other equipment. You will learn basic sketching and sewing, select your own fabrics and trims. For ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Mon, April 10
@ 12 noon
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ALC Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Tompkins Square Library - Spring 2017
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the spring: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 35 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english TOMPKINS SQUARE LIBRARY 331 East 10th Street New York, NY 10009 Monday, April 10, 2017 at 12 PM OR 2 PM OR 6 PM Space is limited to 100 per session For…
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, April 10
@ 2 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ALC Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Tompkins Square Library - Spring 2017
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the spring: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 35 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english TOMPKINS SQUARE LIBRARY 331 East 10th Street New York, NY 10009 Monday, April 10, 2017 at 12 PM OR 2 PM OR 6 PM Space is limited to 100 per session For…
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, April 10
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ALC Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Tompkins Square Library - Spring 2017
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the spring: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 35 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english TOMPKINS SQUARE LIBRARY 331 East 10th Street New York, NY 10009 Monday, April 10, 2017 at 12 PM OR 2 PM OR 6 PM Space is limited to 100 per session For…
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, April 12
@ 6 p.m.
"I Am Big! It's The Pictures That Got Small!" Wednesday Night Movies at Tompkins Square
Movies are shown alternating Wednesday nights at 6:00 pm, in the basement community room. All programs are free and open to the public. January 18: Rear Window (1954; 112 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly. February 1: The Birds (1963; 119 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boy…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, April 13
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses Children's Science Workshop
Get ready for some gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop. 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. (212) 228-4747.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, April 15
@ 10 a.m.
From Newborn to Walking
Come Play and Build Brain and Body Awareness This class is designed to provide an outlet for the baby’s creative process of discovering the world around them through movement, touch and play. Classes will be facilitated by Nisha Kewalramani who is a Body Mind Centering Practitioner, Infant Developmental Movement Educator and has certification in Embodied Anatomy and Yoga.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Sat, April 15
@ 1:30 p.m.
The Fashion StudioNYC
Design! Sew! Wear! Let your imagination be your inspiration to create and design! The Fashion StudioNYC will teach you how to use a sewing machine and other equipment. You will learn basic sketching and sewing, select your own fabrics and trims. For ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Sat, April 22
@ 10 a.m.
From Newborn to Walking
Come Play and Build Brain and Body Awareness This class is designed to provide an outlet for the baby’s creative process of discovering the world around them through movement, touch and play. Classes will be facilitated by Nisha Kewalramani who is a Body Mind Centering Practitioner, Infant Developmental Movement Educator and has certification in Embodied Anatomy and Yoga.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Sat, April 22
@ 1:30 p.m.
The Fashion StudioNYC
Design! Sew! Wear! Let your imagination be your inspiration to create and design! The Fashion StudioNYC will teach you how to use a sewing machine and other equipment. You will learn basic sketching and sewing, select your own fabrics and trims. For ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Wed, April 26
@ 6 p.m.
"I Am Big! It's The Pictures That Got Small!" Wednesday Night Movies at Tompkins Square
Movies are shown alternating Wednesday nights at 6:00 pm, in the basement community room. All programs are free and open to the public. January 18: Rear Window (1954; 112 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly. February 1: The Birds (1963; 119 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boy…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 1 p.m.
Acting Shakespeare for Seniors
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare! In this eight-week course (plus culminating event), we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare, mindful that the plays weren’t written as ‘literature’ but as texts for actors to perform. Every class session will include a brief physical and vocal warm up. No acting experience necessary! The course will culminate in a final performance of select monologues and scenes. Classes will meet Thursdays…
Tompkins Square Library, Basement50+,
Adults
Thu, April 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses Children's Science Workshop
Get ready for some gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop. 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. (212) 228-4747.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 10 a.m.
From Newborn to Walking
Come Play and Build Brain and Body Awareness This class is designed to provide an outlet for the baby’s creative process of discovering the world around them through movement, touch and play. Classes will be facilitated by Nisha Kewalramani who is a Body Mind Centering Practitioner, Infant Developmental Movement Educator and has certification in Embodied Anatomy and Yoga.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
The Fashion StudioNYC
Design! Sew! Wear! Let your imagination be your inspiration to create and design! The Fashion StudioNYC will teach you how to use a sewing machine and other equipment. You will learn basic sketching and sewing, select your own fabrics and trims. For ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Thu, May 4
@ 1 p.m.
Acting Shakespeare for Seniors
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare! In this eight-week course (plus culminating event), we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare, mindful that the plays weren’t written as ‘literature’ but as texts for actors to perform. Every class session will include a brief physical and vocal warm up. No acting experience necessary! The course will culminate in a final performance of select monologues and scenes. Classes will meet Thursdays…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 4
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion: The Painted Veil
For our May book discussion meeting, we will be reading The Painted Veil by M. Somerset Maugham. Join us!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Thu, May 11
@ 1 p.m.
Acting Shakespeare for Seniors
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare! In this eight-week course (plus culminating event), we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare, mindful that the plays weren’t written as ‘literature’ but as texts for actors to perform. Every class session will include a brief physical and vocal warm up. No acting experience necessary! The course will culminate in a final performance of select monologues and scenes. Classes will meet Thursdays…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,
50+,
Adults
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