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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Bring your toddlers to share fun and interesting stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Recommended for children 18 months - 3 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Dominoes for Adults
Join us and have fun playing dominoes!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Speaking Techniques and Vocal Exercises
Tompkins Square Library presents a new program Speaking Techniques and Vocal Exercises Tuesdays, March 13th and 27th April 10th and 24th 6-7PM Do you want a strong, confident, and compelling speaking voice? Do you want to sound natural? The quality and use of the voice is a fundamental factor in life. It could even contribute to the success of our chosen career. This program can be helpful to anyone interested in making the most of their speech delivery and in polishing thei…
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Tutoring for Tweens and Teens
Need extra help with homework or projects? Need help studying for the SAT? Come join us in one of our tutoring sessions! Wednesdays at 6-7pm, Saturdays at 2-4pm Here are the following dates: April 10, 6PM April 17, 6PM April 24, 6PM ----------------- April 14, 2PM April 21, 2PM April 28, 2PM
Tompkins Square Library, First FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 6:15 p.m.
Unleash Your Inner-Warrior Yoga
UNLEASH YOUR INNER-WARRIOR: YOGA FOR ADULTS @TOMPKINS SQUARE LIBRARY This 7-session Vinyasa style class is designed to unleash your inner warrior. Light meditation and a Vinyasa flow will help students focus on linking breath to movement, building strength and increasing flexibility; all while calming the mind and relaxing the body. This class is open to all level practitioners from beginner to expert yogi. Students are not required to attend all sessions. Please bring your own mat & tow…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Library Toddler Playdate
Play is one of six practices to promote early literacy skills in young children. So come on down for free play.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 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, April 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech: Inventor's Workshop
Interested in using a Raspberry Pi and wires to build a controller, making a cool invention using block code and light, or designing a video game? Come innovate, create, and tinker at our Inventor's workshop. This is a six week program. The program dates are: April 8th, 4PM April 25th, 4PM May 2nd, 4PM May 9th, 4PM May 16th, 4PM May 23rd, 4PM
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 6 p.m.
Ukulele Lessons for Beginners
Wednesday evening sessions begin April 25th, 2018 @6pm. Four 70-minute sessions: 04/25, 05/02, 05/09, 05/23. Please bring your own ukulele. No experience necessary! Group size is limited/Registration Required* *Regristration opens Friday, April 6th, @9am
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Spanish Series
This Spring we’ll bring families on an out-of-this-world experience where we teach new vocabulary related to different modes of transportation, spring colors, and a big celebration of Myla Birdie’s birthday!!! All teachers are native Spanish speakers who play guitar, percussion, and use puppets to teach in the most engaging way! Families get to bond through an intergenerational bubble dance party extravaganza at the end of each class. And it is so much more than just a language program!!! Biling…
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Thu, April 26
@ 1 p.m.
Shakespeare Reading and Discussion Group
The Shakespeare Reading and Discussion Group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 1pm in the second floor community room. The group will be discussing King Lear. Check at the first floor desk for copies. April meeting dates: 4/12 and 4/26.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 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, April 26
@ 6 p.m.
Limited Live Series: perNYC Podcast Live
Thursdays, April 26th EXCLUSIVELY FEATURING: writer/memoirist Alan Kaufman of book Jew Boy and performer/playwright Robert Galinsky of play The Bench. Join entertainingly inquisitive host Jennifer Brodsky asking famous creators (this Thursday, Alan and Robert) to tell the truth about their creations, themselves, NYC and the East Village. perNYC in collaboration with the Tompkins Square Library is pulling back the curtain for a special series of recordings and letting you experiencewhat’s be…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Fri, April 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Wii Time and Board games for Kids
Join us and play Wii Games with your friends. Recommended for kids 4 and up!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin April 21st, 2018 @11am. Seven 90-minute sessions: 04/21, 04/28, 05/05, 05/19, 06/02, 06/09, 06/23. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary! Class size is limited *Registration Required: Regristration begins Friday, 03/30/18 @ 9am
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, April 28
@ 2 p.m.
Tutoring for Tweens and Teens
Need extra help with homework or projects? Need help studying for the SAT? Come join us in one of our tutoring sessions! Wednesdays at 6-7pm, Saturdays at 2-4pm Here are the following dates: April 10, 6PM April 17, 6PM April 24, 6PM ----------------- April 14, 2PM April 21, 2PM April 28, 2PM
Tompkins Square Library, First FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 30
@ 11 a.m.
Jewelry Making Workshop
Please join us for a beaded jewelry making workshop, led by Phyllis Tamburri. Classes will meet Mondays April 23, April 30, May 7, May 14 from 11am-12:30pm. Ms. Tamburri has been teaching bead making for three years at Sirovich Center and Stuyvesant Community Center. All materials will be provided for beginners. Those continuing in the class will need to buy a few supplies. Just make sure to bring your reading glasses!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Mon, April 30
@ 1 p.m.
Monday Matinee Movie: Up the Junction
Up the Junction (1968; 119 mins.) Dir: Peter Collinson. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea. Movie version of the BBC TV play. Starring Suzy Kendall.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, April 30
@ 4 p.m.
Movie for Kids
Join us and enjoy a feature film with your friends! All ages are welcomed!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 30
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Movie "Zootopia"
Join us and enjoy a feature film with your friends! All ages are welcomed!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 30
@ 5:30 p.m.
Body Blast! Dance-N-Sculpt!
Move your body to the beat! Have fun while you exercise! No requirements * Everyone Welcome* Bring a towel or an exercise mat. Come in comfortable clothing. Most of all bring a Smile! Registration required. Age 19-99
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, May 1
@ 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, May 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Bring your toddlers to share fun and interesting stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Recommended for children 18 months - 3 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, May 1
@ 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)
Wed, May 2
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech: Inventor's Workshop
Interested in using a Raspberry Pi and wires to build a controller, making a cool invention using block code and light, or designing a video game? Come innovate, create, and tinker at our Inventor's workshop. This is a six week program. The program dates are: April 8th, 4PM April 25th, 4PM May 2nd, 4PM May 9th, 4PM May 16th, 4PM May 23rd, 4PM
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, May 2
@ 5 p.m.
Film Screening: Loving Vincent
Loving Vincent (2017; 94 mins.) Dir: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman. In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Wed, May 2
@ 6 p.m.
Ukulele Lessons for Beginners
Wednesday evening sessions begin April 25th, 2018 @6pm. Four 70-minute sessions: 04/25, 05/02, 05/09, 05/23. Please bring your own ukulele. No experience necessary! Group size is limited/Registration Required* *Regristration opens Friday, April 6th, @9am
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, May 3
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Bring your toddlers to share fun and interesting stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Recommended for children 18 months - 3 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, May 3
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion: The Vegetarian
For our May meeting, we will be reading The Vegetarian by Han Kang. Join us!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Fri, May 4
@ 9:30 a.m.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a groundbreaking public education program which introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. MHFA is an 8-hour certification course, which uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect persons to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The progra…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Fri, May 4
@ 1 p.m.
Walking Tours
Walk with a Librarian: Tompkins Square Park, 1860s to 1960s
Enjoy a visually informative one hour walking tour of Tompkins Square Park with your hosts, East Village street photographer Michael Paul and Tompkins Square Library Manager Corinne Neary, through the East Village's gathering place for picnics, festivals and community events ever since it opened in 1837. In the mid 19th century the Square offered reprieve from a hard life for our country's new immigrants, in what was once the most densely populated neighborhood in America. See the statues, memo…
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults
Sat, May 5
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin April 21st, 2018 @11am. Seven 90-minute sessions: 04/21, 04/28, 05/05, 05/19, 06/02, 06/09, 06/23. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary! Class size is limited *Registration Required: Regristration begins Friday, 03/30/18 @ 9am
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, May 7
@ 11 a.m.
Jewelry Making Workshop
Please join us for a beaded jewelry making workshop, led by Phyllis Tamburri. Classes will meet Mondays April 23, April 30, May 7, May 14 from 11am-12:30pm. Ms. Tamburri has been teaching bead making for three years at Sirovich Center and Stuyvesant Community Center. All materials will be provided for beginners. Those continuing in the class will need to buy a few supplies. Just make sure to bring your reading glasses!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Mon, May 7
@ 4 p.m.
3D Doodling!
3Doodler is a 3D doodling pen that allows you to create objects from drawing in the air or on surfaces. Come and join us as we create physical structures from 3Doodler pens! Dates: APRIL 9TH APRIL 23RD MAY 7TH MAY 21ST JUNE 4TH JUNE 18TH All supplies will be provided. Registration required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Ages: ONLY 8 - 12
Tompkins Square Library, BasementSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, May 7
@ 4 p.m.
Movie for Kids
Join us and enjoy a feature film with your friends! All ages are welcomed!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 7
@ 5:30 p.m.
Body Blast! Dance-N-Sculpt!
Move your body to the beat! Have fun while you exercise! No requirements * Everyone Welcome* Bring a towel or an exercise mat. Come in comfortable clothing. Most of all bring a Smile! Registration required. Age 19-99
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, May 7
@ 6 p.m.
Graphic Novel Book Discussion
FIRST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH // 6PM - 7PM COPIES OF THE GRAPHIC NOVEL ARE AVAILABLE TO CHECK OUT AT THE DESK MY FAVORITE THING IS MONSTERS (EMIL FERRIS) MARCH 5TH, 2018 TENEMENTS, TOWERS, & TRASH (JULIA WERTZ) APRIL 2ND, 2018 BOUNDLESS (JILLIAN TAMAKI) MAY 7TH, 2018 THE BEST WE COULD DO (THI BUI) JUNE 4TH, 2018 Come and join us to talk about graphic novels!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, May 8
@ 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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