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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, January 23
@ 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
Mon, January 23
@ 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
Mon, January 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring Mondays
Coloring is not just for kids! Join us for a stress-free zone where adults can color or work on their own art projects. A selection of coloring sheets and crayons will be available, or feel free to bring your own!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 24
@ 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, January 24
@ 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, January 24
@ 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, January 25
@ 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, January 25
@ 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, January 25
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
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, January 25
@ 4 p.m.
R.E.A.D: Reading Education Assistance Dogs
Sign up for a 15 minute session with a certified therapy dog. Children gain reading fluency without pressure to perform.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, January 25
@ 5 p.m.
Kids Movie
Watch a movie at The Library with friends!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, January 25
@ 6 p.m.
Popular Music
Group Guitar Lessons for Adult Beginners (Class #3)
Group Guitar Lessons for Adult Beginners at Tompkins Square Library! New bi-monthly, Saturday afternoon class will meet for first session on January 28th, at 1pm. *bring you own guitar* *Registration Required* space is limited guitar.flyer_.group3_.pdf
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 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, January 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Art Starts
Listen to stories and enjoy an introduction to different art mediums intended to strengthen gross and fine motor skills.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, January 27
@ 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, January 28
@ 1 p.m.
Popular Music
Group Guitar Lessons for Adult Beginners (Class #3)
Group Guitar Lessons for Adult Beginners at Tompkins Square Library! New bi-monthly, Saturday afternoon class will meet for first session on January 28th, at 1pm. *bring you own guitar* *Registration Required* space is limited guitar.flyer_.group3_.pdf
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, January 28
@ 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 Library, Second FloorChildren
Sat, January 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Saturday Matinee: Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca
Join us for a special matinee screening of Alfred Hitchcock's 1940 classic, Rebecca! Starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine. 130 minutes.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, January 30
@ 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
Mon, January 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Craft Time
Make some crafts with friends after picture book time!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 30
@ 5:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring Mondays
Coloring is not just for kids! Join us for a stress-free zone where adults can color or work on their own art projects. A selection of coloring sheets and crayons will be available, or feel free to bring your own!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 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, January 31
@ 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, January 31
@ 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, February 1
@ 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, February 2
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion: Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
Book Discussion meets the first Thursday of every month from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the second floor community room. Pick up acopy of the books at the first floor desk! February 2nd: Brighton Rock by Graham Greene. In this classic novel of murder and menace, Graham Greene lays bare the soul of a boy of seventeen who stalks Brighton's tawdry boardwalk with apathy on his face and murder in his heart. Pinkie, the boy with death at his fingertips, is not just bad, he worships in the…
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults
Sat, February 4
@ 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!
Children
Mon, February 6
@ 4 p.m.
Bilingual Concert
Flor Bromley will play some of her favorite tunes in English and Spanish. Flor will create an interactive experience for children and families of all ages that will end in a big FIESTA. For all ages.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, February 7
@ 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
Sat, February 11
@ 12:30 p.m.
Write a Poem in Honor of Valentine's Day: A Bilingual Poetry Class for Adults
Write a Poem in Honor of Valentine's Day / Escribir un Poema en Honor del Día de San Valentín Join us for a poetry class in honor of Valentine's Day! Signup using the link below, or in person, or by phone. Sally Dawidoff has received fellowships from the NEA and artist-in-residence programs here and abroad. Her poetry has been published in The Southern Review, Ploughshares, BOMB, and elsewhere. Her adaptation of Ha Jin's novel The Crazed premiered at Central Works Theatre; the musical v…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, February 11
@ 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!
Children
Tue, February 14
@ 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
Wed, February 15
@ 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, February 16
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Robo Takeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, on a first come first serve basis.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 16
@ 6 p.m.
St. Marks is Dead: A Night with Author Ada Calhoun
Join us at the Tompkins Square Library for a reading, some Q&A, and book signing with author Ada Calhoun, Thursday, February 16th at 6:00 pm! Ada Calhoun is the author of St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street (W.W. Norton & Co., 2015), a “revelatory” (Kirkus), “captivating” (Publishers Weekly), “delightful” (Wall Street Journal), “timely, provocative, and stylishly written” (Atlantic) “ecstatic roll call” (New York Times Book Review) about the street she grew up…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, February 18
@ 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!
Children
Tue, February 21
@ 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
Thu, February 23
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Robo Takeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, on a first come first serve basis.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 25
@ 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!
Children
Tue, February 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
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