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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, September 25
@ 4 p.m.
Movies 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
Tue, September 26
@ 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, September 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
Tue, September 26
@ 6:15 p.m.
Unleash Your Inner-Warrior Yoga
UNLEASH YOUR INNER-WARRIOR: YOGA FOR ADULTS @TOMPKINS SQUARE LIBRARY This 6-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, September 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Family Literacy Workshop
Come and learn about Early Literacy tips, techniques, milestones, and more over a bagel brunch while children enjoy free play!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Therapy Dog
Meet Joan and her dog Bodie! Dogs can't read but they sure are good listeners. Once upon a wag, there were specially trained therapy dogs wishing that a child would read them a story. And their wish came true at the Tompkins Square Library! See the schedule for dates to spend 15 minutes reading to Bodie on selected Wednesdays for each Month.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 6 p.m.
Film Screening: The Adventures of Robin Hood
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938; 102 mins.) Dir: Michael Curtiz. When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army. Starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, September 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
Thu, September 28
@ 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
Fri, September 29
@ 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, September 30
@ 11 a.m.
Popular Music
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin July 29th @11am. Eight 90-minute sessions: 07/29, 08/05, 08/19, 08/26, 09/16, 09/30, 10/07, 10/21. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, September 30
@ 11:30 a.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 beginners ages 8-12. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Sat, September 30
@ 2 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. Advanced for ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Mon, October 2
@ 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, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 3:45 p.m.
Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks! and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old.
Tompkins Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 3
@ 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)
Tue, October 3
@ 6:15 p.m.
Unleash Your Inner-Warrior Yoga
UNLEASH YOUR INNER-WARRIOR: YOGA FOR ADULTS @TOMPKINS SQUARE LIBRARY This 6-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, October 4
@ 6 p.m.
A Reading from The Write Treatment Anthology
Wednesday, October 4th at 6 pm Tompkins Square Branch, Basement Community Room Writings by cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from the Mount Sinai Write Treatment Workshops Writers from The Write Treatment Workshops and Anthology will read from their latest poetry, prose, and memoir. Questions and Answers to Follow. “And as we write, the room fills with sighs and groans and laughter, tears, and silences heavy with thought. We think and we write, we imagine and we create... The…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 6 p.m.
Popular Music
Intermediate-Level Group Guitar Lessons for Adults
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Tompkins Square LibraryAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 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, October 5
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several 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.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 5
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion: Things Fall Apart
For our October book discussion meeting, we will be reading Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel, Things Fall Apart. Join us!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Sat, October 7
@ 11 a.m.
Popular Music
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin July 29th @11am. Eight 90-minute sessions: 07/29, 08/05, 08/19, 08/26, 09/16, 09/30, 10/07, 10/21. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, October 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
Readings @ Tompkins: Bilingual Poetry Series
Curated by Marta Lopez-Luaces Rafael Soler (Spain) Ralph Nazareth (India - USA) Ivan Onate (Ecuador)
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, October 9
@ 1 p.m.
Monday Matinee Movie: Night of the Iguana
Night of the Iguana (1964; 125 mins.) Dir: John Huston. A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life. Starring Ava Gardner, Richard Burton.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, October 9
@ 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, October 10
@ 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, October 10
@ 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, October 10
@ 3 p.m.
Community Conversations
Community Planning Committee: Help Us Plan an East Village Art Showcase!
JOIN US! We want YOU to help The New York Public Library Plan our first East Village Community Art Showcase at Tompkins Square Library. We are inviting our neighbors to Tompkins Square Library on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 3:00pm for the first planning meeting. WHAT are we planning? Our goal is to organize a one day Art Festival on December 13th at Tompkins Square Library, dedicated to the Seasonal holidays and our neighborhood's rich artistic traditions. The event will last for the whole…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, October 10
@ 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)
Tue, October 10
@ 6 p.m.
Adult Drawing Circle
DRAWING CIRCLE in Tompkins Square branch. Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 This circle we paint with acrylics. Art instructor: Tizjana Fejzullaj Flower Composition, 24 H x 18 W x 0.8 in, Oil & Acrylic on Canvas During the classes we will try to make the most of the visual variety and rich colors of the acrylics. We will work on a sense of space and depth, using the variations of tone, light and shade to animate each image. Students will learn how to choose paper, brushes and pigments, an…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Wed, October 11
@ 6 p.m.
Film Screening: Dial M for Murder
Dial M for Murder (1954; 105 min.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. Starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, October 12
@ 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, October 12
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several 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.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 14
@ 11:30 a.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 beginners ages 8-12. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Sat, October 14
@ 2 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. Advanced for ages 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
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