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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, October 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Plaster Sculpture Workshop
With the guidance of artist Francine Perlman, YOU will create sculpture through a variety of methods: mixing and pouring plaster into existing containers of various shapes, carving into the hardened shapes, joining the molded shapes together, and draping plaster-dipped strips of fabric or paper over existing forms or shaped wire mesh. After forms are complete, they may be painted or decorated in other ways. This is a fun and freewheeling class with the goal of completing one or more pieces in tw…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 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 Floor
WeWork/LitWorld
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 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 21
@ 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 21
@ 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 23
@ 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 23
@ 4 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Ask us about our weekly programs for kids and teens.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 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, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Dominoes for Adults
Join us and have fun playing dominoes!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, October 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)
Tue, October 24
@ 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 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, October 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, October 25
@ 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, October 25
@ 6 p.m.
Documentary Screening and Filmmaker's Talk
Tompkins Square Library presents Documentary and Filmmaker's Talk (Basement Community Room). Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, 6-7.30 pm Director Robert Keith Nicolay explores the imminent demise of a great New York City landmark which was the Fulton Market. Film made in conjunction with Julia Schell @ STUDIOC PRODUCTIONS NYC FULTON FISH MARKET (2009) A documentary on a New York fish market telling about a tough world the workers deal and live in. Having more than 180-year old history,…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, October 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, October 26
@ 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 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
Fri, October 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Plaster Sculpture Workshop
With the guidance of artist Francine Perlman, YOU will create sculpture through a variety of methods: mixing and pouring plaster into existing containers of various shapes, carving into the hardened shapes, joining the molded shapes together, and draping plaster-dipped strips of fabric or paper over existing forms or shaped wire mesh. After forms are complete, they may be painted or decorated in other ways. This is a fun and freewheeling class with the goal of completing one or more pieces in tw…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Playtime: 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
Fri, October 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 Floor
WeWork/LitWorld
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Prenatal Yoga for All Levels
Connect with your mind, your body, and your breath through this moderately paced yoga class designed for expecting mothers. During this class, we will flow through various asanas that will help us build strength, focus, and flexibility. We will also discuss ways to cope with common aches, pains, and discomforts associated with pregnancy. Please bring your own mat, towels, and water (expecting mothers need to stay hydrated!) to each class. Also, feel free to bring yoga blocks if you'd like t…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, October 28
@ 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 28
@ 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 30
@ 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
Mon, October 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
Mon, October 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, October 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, October 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, October 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, October 31
@ 4 p.m.
Dominoes for Adults
Join us and have fun playing dominoes!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, October 31
@ 4 p.m.
Postponed
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, November 1
@ 6 p.m.
Popular Music
Intermediate-Level Group Guitar Lessons for Adults
intrmdteguitgrp.pdf
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults
Thu, November 2
@ 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, November 2
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion: Blindness
For our November book discussion meeting, we will be reading Jose Saramago's 1995 novel, Blindness. Join us!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Sat, November 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Prenatal Yoga for All Levels
Connect with your mind, your body, and your breath through this moderately paced yoga class designed for expecting mothers. During this class, we will flow through various asanas that will help us build strength, focus, and flexibility. We will also discuss ways to cope with common aches, pains, and discomforts associated with pregnancy. Please bring your own mat, towels, and water (expecting mothers need to stay hydrated!) to each class. Also, feel free to bring yoga blocks if you'd like t…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, November 6
@ 1 p.m.
Monday Matinee Movies: La La Land
La La Land (2016; 128 mins.) Dir: Damien Chazelle. While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance. Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, November 6
@ 4 p.m.
YoYo-Mania
Watch our yo-yo master Justin wow with his yo-yo and circus expertise! Then, try your hand at some fun yo-yo tricks and learn how to juggle like a pro. All materials will be provided. Best for ages 3 and older. Presented by Urban Stages
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 6
@ 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, November 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
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