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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, December 20
@ 11:30 a.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
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
Sat, December 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
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
Wed, December 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
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
Sat, January 6
@ 11 a.m.
Citizens' Advisory Council
Run by you, our patrons, this group meets quarterly to discuss issues, make suggestions on the library’s direction, hear news first, and meet staff. All ideas and opinions are welcome and refreshments will be served.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, February 3
@ 11 a.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Tactile Tactics: Best Practices for Tactile Design
Join Annie Leist, Disability Inclusion Associate at the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, for a workshop designed to get you thinking about how to design effective and meaningful tactile graphics and models to engage people with and without vision. Explore the differences between visual and tactile experience, and learn how to use that awareness to thoughtfully plan, create, and select successful tactile representations and objects to serve constituents and engage audiences. You’ll also review…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, February 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on the second 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 2018 are: February 10, They May Not Mean to But They Do by Cathleen Schine, DB 84910 April 14, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, DB 85533 June 9, Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano, D…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Thu, February 15
@ 5 p.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
2D Tactile Graphics Software and Embosser Basics
Learn how to use TactileView software to import images and prepare them to be embossed, or to create your own designs from scratch (by drawing or using menu-driven design). Get to know the Index Everest embosser that turns your designs, maps or graphs into tactile images. Discover catalogs of ready-to-emboss tactile designs that you can download and modify according to your needs. Please register by emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org or calling 212-621-0627 This workshop is part of the Dimensions p…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, March 24
@ 11 a.m.
Citizens' Advisory Council
Run by you, our patrons, this group meets quarterly to discuss issues, make suggestions on the library’s direction, hear news first, and meet staff. All ideas and opinions are welcome and refreshments will be served.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, April 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on the second 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 2018 are: February 10, They May Not Mean to But They Do by Cathleen Schine, DB 84910 April 14, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, DB 85533 June 9, Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano, D…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, June 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on the second 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 2018 are: February 10, They May Not Mean to But They Do by Cathleen Schine, DB 84910 April 14, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, DB 85533 June 9, Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano, D…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, August 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on the second 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 2018 are: February 10, They May Not Mean to But They Do by Cathleen Schine, DB 84910 April 14, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, DB 85533 June 9, Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano, D…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, October 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on the second 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 2018 are: February 10, They May Not Mean to But They Do by Cathleen Schine, DB 84910 April 14, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, DB 85533 June 9, Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano, D…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, December 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us to talk about thought-provoking books! The group meets on the second 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 2018 are: February 10, They May Not Mean to But They Do by Cathleen Schine, DB 84910 April 14, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, DB 85533 June 9, Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano, D…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities