Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

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11 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, July 25
@ 5:30 PM
Poetry Programming
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library. Hosted and curated by Galinsky and Bodell, this event will feature poets and spoken word artists who capture the eclectic vibe of the Lower East Side, where activist influences and artistic expressions have converged for decades. Celebrate the neighborhood with ten unique voices in an intimate and inspiring setting. Registration encouraged. Please use the registration link above.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Fri, July 26
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This event will take place IN PERSON at Tompkins Square Library. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED. Just come to a class! We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in high scho…
Tompkins Square Library, Third FloorAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, July 27
@ 2 PM
This program will take place in-person at the Tompkins Square Library. Come take your pick of games and puzzles to enjoy with fellow library lovers: jigsaws, board games, cards, crosswords, and more! Please feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks or enjoy tea and snacks provided by the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,

College & Graduate Students
Sat, August 3
@ 2 PM
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library, Come take your pick of games and puzzles to enjoy with fellow library lovers: jigsaws, board games, cards, crosswords, and more! Please feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks or enjoy tea and snacks provided by the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Persons with Disabilities
Tue, August 6
@ 5:30 PM
Book Discussion Group
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library. The focus of our August discussion will be Jean Rhys's haunting novel, Wide Sargasso Sea, which is based on Charlotte Bronte's classic, Jane Eyre. Copies of the book are available in print and electronic formats at and through the New York Public Library. Some copies of the book are available for borrowing at the Tompkins Square Library. Wide Sargasso Sea Registration is encouraged by using the registration link a…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, August 10
@ 2 PM
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library, Come take your pick of games and puzzles to enjoy with fellow library lovers: jigsaws, board games, cards, crosswords, and more! Please feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks or enjoy tea and snacks provided by the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Persons with Disabilities
Thu, August 15
@ 5:30 PM
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library. A very special workshop for Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers, presented by Annabess Ehrhardt of CaringKind. The workshop will provide family members and friends with information about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect, and include an overview of Alzheimer's and dementia programs and services and other valuable resources available to help caregivers co…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, August 17
@ 2 PM
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library, Come take your pick of games and puzzles to enjoy with fellow library lovers: jigsaws, board games, cards, crosswords, and more! Please feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks or enjoy tea and snacks provided by the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Persons with Disabilities
Thu, August 22
@ 6 PM
Author Talks
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library. The Tompkins Square Library continues its year-long celebration of the East Village and Lower East Side with this very special conversation between renowned East Village photographers, Daniel Root and Bob Krasner. Daniel's work has appeared in numerous publications and on a myriad of album covers, including the new Neil Young box set. Daniel's words and photos may also be read and viewed in his book, New York Bars at Da…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, August 24
@ 2 PM
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library, Come take your pick of games and puzzles to enjoy with fellow library lovers: jigsaws, board games, cards, crosswords, and more! Please feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks or enjoy tea and snacks provided by the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Persons with Disabilities
Sat, August 31
@ 2 PM
This program will be presented in-person at the Tompkins Square Library, Come take your pick of games and puzzles to enjoy with fellow library lovers: jigsaws, board games, cards, crosswords, and more! Please feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks or enjoy tea and snacks provided by the library!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Persons with Disabilities