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13 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Stargardt’s Networking Group
Share coping skills, gain new friends, offer emotional support and exchange resources in the Andrew Heiskell Library Community Room.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wed, October 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 15
@ 10 a.m.
Community, Culture, and Technology Fair for people who are blind, visually impaired or physically disabled
The theme for this year’s free Fall Fair at the Heiskell Library is “Hands On! Exploration, Creation, and Education.” We’re taking over both floors this time, and are proud to be offering a round of creative workshops, and tablers are bringing hands-on elements and activities and the newest tech to try out. Learn about accessible museum programs and adaptive recreation, and find out how to get free memberships to many local institutions with the IDNYC card. Come to the workshop floor and speak…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, October 15
@ 11 a.m.
Fall Fair: Speaker Bob Paradiso
Accessibility Maker Bob Paradiso talks about his creative DIY adaptations, modifying existing electronics and creating custom hardware to enable people to do more.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Sat, October 22
@ 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 conversation over the phone, please let us know by calling 212-206-5400. The scheduled sessions for 2016 are: October 22nd: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon DB 56893 December 10th: The Martian by Andy Weir DB 78389
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Wed, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 29
@ 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 October 29th from 1:00 - 4:00 PM join us for Lucrezia Borgia by Donizetti, a melodrama of royalty in 16th century Venice.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Wed, November 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 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. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, November 19
@ 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 November 19th from 1:00 - 4:30 PM join us for , Don Carlo by Verdi for secret identities, love triangles, and politics.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, December 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 conversation over the phone, please let us know by calling 212-206-5400. The scheduled sessions for 2016 are: December 10th: The Martian by Andy Weir DB 78389
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, December 17
@ 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 December 17th from 1:00 - 4:00 PM join us for Alcina by Handel, featuring a heroic knight, rescued damsels, sorcery, and flying horses.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults