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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, February 24
@ 11:15 a.m.
Story Time
Every Friday at 11:15am at the Andrew Heiskell Talking Book and Braille Library! Friends of all ages and their parents/caregivers are invited for stories, action songs, and group play while becoming acquainted with other friends in the neighborhood! All Ages welcome! Parents/caregivers participation required!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, February 24
@ 11:45 a.m.
Play Time
Every Friday at 11:50am at the Andrew Heiskell Talking Book and Braille Library! Friends of all ages and their parents/caregivers are invited to become acquainted with other friends in the neighborhood!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, February 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Foundation Fighting Blindness Support Group
Share experiences, information, and support.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 1 p.m.
Opera Concert Series
The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions of operas with piano accompaniment. Programs with act-by-act plot summaries will be provided in large print and braille. On Saturday February 25th from 1:00 - 4:00 PM, join us for Rigoletto by Guiseppe Verdi
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for NLS library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Wed, March 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Wednesdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 11:15 a.m.
Story Time
Every Friday at 11:15am at the Andrew Heiskell Talking Book and Braille Library! Friends of all ages and their parents/caregivers are invited for stories, action songs, and group play while becoming acquainted with other friends in the neighborhood! All Ages welcome! Parents/caregivers participation required!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, March 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, March 7
@ 3 p.m.
Voiceover and Mac Short Course: Computers
Learn the basics of the Mac operating system, along with its built-in screen reader. Please sign up for the entire short course. When you register, let us know whether you’ll be bringing a Mac or learning with ours. Please register by calling 212-621-0627 or emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Tue, March 7
@ 5:15 p.m.
Voiceover and IOS for Beginners Short Course: Mobile Devices and Tablets
Please sign up for the entire series, which will orient you to your IOS device, from unboxing to getting online, communicating, and organizing your schedule and notes. When registering, please let us know if you’ll be bringing your own device or borrowing one of ours. This course is meant for those wanting to learn about the accessibility features. Please register by calling 212-621-0627 or emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Evander Childs Campus
Adults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wed, March 8
@ 11:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Wednesdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, March 10
@ 11:15 a.m.
Story Time
Every Friday at 11:15am at the Andrew Heiskell Talking Book and Braille Library! Friends of all ages and their parents/caregivers are invited for stories, action songs, and group play while becoming acquainted with other friends in the neighborhood! All Ages welcome! Parents/caregivers participation required!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, March 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, March 14
@ 3 p.m.
Voiceover and Mac Short Course: Computers
Learn the basics of the Mac operating system, along with its built-in screen reader. Please sign up for the entire short course. When you register, let us know whether you’ll be bringing a Mac or learning with ours. Please register by calling 212-621-0627 or emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Tue, March 14
@ 5:15 p.m.
Voiceover and IOS for Beginners Short Course: Mobile Devices and Tablets
Please sign up for the entire series, which will orient you to your IOS device, from unboxing to getting online, communicating, and organizing your schedule and notes. When registering, please let us know if you’ll be bringing your own device or borrowing one of ours. This course is meant for those wanting to learn about the accessibility features. Please register by calling 212-621-0627 or emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Evander Childs Campus
Adults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wed, March 15
@ 11:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Wednesdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, March 16
@ 2 p.m.
Introduction to Programming with Arduino
Learn nonvisual techniques for programming a small, affordable computer to do things in the physical world. Arduino can be used for robotics, controlling home appliances, taking environmental measurements, and much more. Please register in advance by calling 212-621-0627 or emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, March 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, March 18
@ 1 p.m.
Opera Concert Series
The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions of operas with piano accompaniment. Programs with act-by-act plot summaries will be provided in large print and braille. On Saturday March 18th from 1:00 - 4:00 PM, join us for Gotterdammerung (Prologue and Act 1) by Richard Wagner.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Tue, March 21
@ 3 p.m.
Voiceover and Mac Short Course: Computers
Learn the basics of the Mac operating system, along with its built-in screen reader. Please sign up for the entire short course. When you register, let us know whether you’ll be bringing a Mac or learning with ours. Please register by calling 212-621-0627 or emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Tue, March 21
@ 5:15 p.m.
Voiceover and IOS for Beginners Short Course: Mobile Devices and Tablets
Please sign up for the entire series, which will orient you to your IOS device, from unboxing to getting online, communicating, and organizing your schedule and notes. When registering, please let us know if you’ll be bringing your own device or borrowing one of ours. This course is meant for those wanting to learn about the accessibility features. Please register by calling 212-621-0627 or emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Evander Childs Campus
Adults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wed, March 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Wednesdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, March 24
@ 11:15 a.m.
Canceled
Story Time
Every Friday at 11:15am at the Andrew Heiskell Talking Book and Braille Library! Friends of all ages and their parents/caregivers are invited for stories, action songs, and group play while becoming acquainted with other friends in the neighborhood! All Ages welcome! Parents/caregivers participation required!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, March 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Foundation Fighting Blindness Support Group
Share experiences, information, and support.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Fri, March 31
@ 11 p.m.
Story Time
Every Friday at 11:15am at the Andrew Heiskell Talking Book and Braille Library! Friends of all ages and their parents/caregivers are invited for stories, action songs, and group play while becoming acquainted with other friends in the neighborhood! All Ages welcome! Parents/caregivers participation required!
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, April 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on Saturdays of alternating months, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. If you can't make it to the library but would like to join us in coversation over the phone, please let us know by calling 212-206-5400. The scheduled sessions for 2017 are: February 11th: A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren DB 78668 April 8th: Crisis by Robin Cook DB 63197 June 10th: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie DB 77188 August 12th: The Tommyknockers…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Wed, April 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubble and Comedy Show
The sensory-friendly Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show is a "turtle-riffic" musical experience that is designed to educate and entertain children through songs, comedy, movement, stories, and interactive music technology. The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the autism spectrum, and a great time for parents and caregiver. Each song in the 60-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, June 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on Saturdays of alternating months, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. If you can't make it to the library but would like to join us in coversation over the phone, please let us know by calling 212-206-5400. The scheduled sessions for 2017 are: February 11th: A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren DB 78668 April 8th: Crisis by Robin Cook DB 63197 June 10th: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie DB 77188 August 12th: The Tommyknockers…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, June 10
@ 1 p.m.
Opera Concert Series
The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions of operas with piano accompaniment. Programs with act-by-act plot summaries will be provided in large print and braille. On Saturday June 10th from 1:00 - 4:00 PM, join us for Don Giovanni by Wolfgana Amadeus Mozart.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, August 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on Saturdays of alternating months, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. If you can't make it to the library but would like to join us in coversation over the phone, please let us know by calling 212-206-5400. The scheduled sessions for 2017 are: February 11th: A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren DB 78668 April 8th: Crisis by Robin Cook DB 63197 June 10th: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie DB 77188 August 12th: The Tommyknockers…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, October 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on Saturdays of alternating months, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. If you can't make it to the library but would like to join us in coversation over the phone, please let us know by calling 212-206-5400. The scheduled sessions for 2017 are: February 11th: A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren DB 78668 April 8th: Crisis by Robin Cook DB 63197 June 10th: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie DB 77188 August 12th: The Tommyknockers…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, December 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on Saturdays of alternating months, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. If you can't make it to the library but would like to join us in coversation over the phone, please let us know by calling 212-206-5400. The scheduled sessions for 2017 are: February 11th: A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren DB 78668 April 8th: Crisis by Robin Cook DB 63197 June 10th: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie DB 77188 August 12th: The Tommyknockers…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities

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