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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, November 20
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Mildred, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Mildred! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Monday!
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 5:30 p.m.
Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series: Healthy Holiday Eating
Want to learn more about eating healthy during the upcoming holidays? Come join us for a talk on healthy holiday eating during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series at the Webster Library. Jackie Topol, MS, RD, CSO, CDN, CLT, is a registered dietitian and culinary nutrionist. Jackie holds a Master's degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University and is an Intergrative Dietitian at Integrative Health and Wellbeing at Weill Cornell Medicine (www.nyp.org/intergrativehealth). Prior to…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, November 21
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Webster Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Series
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, November 21
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open-Ended Art
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for an hour of uninterrupted, creative fun. Pick and choose from our craft supplies to make a masterpiece to take home.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Mildred, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Mildred! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Monday!
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 29
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Writing Life Stories: Your Neighborhood Workshop
Come to Webster Library for this 1 day workshop (2 hours) about Your Neighborhood! Gain insight about how the guided autobiography process works, do a short exercise and write about an event. Then share your story with a supportive group. No critiques, only encouragement. Confidentiality is required, but having writing experience isn’t necessary. Please bring pen and paper. (No laptops.) Writing Life Stories helps people document their personal journey and share it with others. Students take t…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers,
Adults
Thu, November 30
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 12 noon
Introduction to the Internet
This two-part workshop will teach you: How to define the internet and what it can be used for How to recognize and use hardware and software to access the internet How to break down a web address How to use browsers such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox How to use search engines How to sign up for and use email
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, December 1
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 4
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Mildred, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Mildred! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Monday!
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 4
@ 5:30 p.m.
Tai Chi & Qigong
Tai Chi & Qigong: Learn the simple flowing movements of the ancient Chinese arts of Tai Chi & Qigong. These two gentle exercises are the most studied in the world in terms of health benefits. (The scientific literature lists 163 mental and physical improvements that can come with regular practice). Students frequently report more energy, a greater sense of well being, improved balance and sense of relaxation. These exercises are suitable for all ages. They require no special skills a…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, December 6
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 7
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 4 p.m.
Do You Believe in Magic Show
Do You Believe in Magic Show with Super Hero Muscle Man Mike has a wonderful and different approach to performing Magic! Look no further for something exciting and unique! Now you get a Super Hero with his Puppet Side Kick Rocky Rabbit and a full Magic Show! Best for ages 2 and older with their parent/caregiver. Presented by Fit4Kids
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 8
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open-Ended Art
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for an hour of uninterrupted, creative fun. Pick and choose from our craft supplies to make a masterpiece to take home.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Mildred, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Mildred! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Monday!
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 5:30 p.m.
Headache-Free Holidays
Holiday time can be filled with joy and fraught with challenges in almost every area of our lives. This is especially true for people who suffer from tension headaches, migraines, or a combination of both. Learn about common holiday pitfalls that can trigger headaches and migraines and precautions you can take to prevent them — while managing everything gracefully. We’ll explore foods, drinks, travel, stress, family, fun, and expectations. Jan Mundo, CMSC, CMT, has been healing headaches, inclu…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, December 13
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 13
@ 4 p.m.
Graffiti Art Workshop
You be you! Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by David Alicea
Webster LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 4 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature Thursday, December 14th at 4p.m. Surly the squirrel and his animal friends find out that the corrupt mayor of Oakton plans to bulldoze their beloved Liberty Park to make way for an amusement park. Hoping to save the place they call home, Surly, Andie, Buddy and the rest of the gang join forces with Mr. Feng, a seemingly cute and innocent mouse who happens to be a fierce master of kung fu. Open Road Films Directed by Cal Brunker…
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren
Thu, December 14
@ 5 p.m.
BE HAPPY – NOW! How to Cultivate High Levels of Happiness
We all want to be happy. But many of us find happiness to be elusive, at best. Speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, will share practical steps for cultivating happiness and building your capacity to live your life by design rather than default. You will learn: • The power of thought on your happiness and well-being • How to live more consciously – and happily • How to get “bigger” than your circumstances • The latest research on happiness (positive psycholog…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, December 15
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: Atomic Blonde
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: Atomic Blonde Saturday, December 16th at 2p.m. Sensual and savage, Lorraine Broughton is the most elite spy in MI6, an agent who's willing to use all of her lethal skills to stay alive during an impossible mission. With the Berlin Wall about to fall, she travels into the heart of the city to retrieve a priceless dossier and take down a ruthless espionage ring. Once there, she teams up with an embedded station chief to navigate her way through the deadliest game…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Mildred, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Mildred! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Monday!
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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