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24 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, June 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Book Babies
An interactive storytime for babies, ages 0-18 months, and their caregivers.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
Tai Chi with Dino Blanche of Laughing River
Tai chi is a system of exercises practiced at a steady meditative pace. Gentle movements coordinated with deep breathing invigorate and heal the body, clear the mind and create inner peace and harmony. Tai chi fosters the ability to face the world with openness and fearlessness and find the sacred dimension of everyday life.This workshop will be facilitated by Dino Blanche, who has been a teacher of tai chi, jujitsu and self defense for over 40 years. Register by emailing GrandCentral@nypl.o…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 27
@ 12 noon
Job Search Strategies
Looking for a job can be an overwhelming process. Christina Austin, a Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW) and leading authority on career branding, discusses best practices including key tools and strategies for an effective job search.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Preschool Pals
A storytime for 3-5 year olds, focusing on developing early literacy skills through picture books and related activities. Reoccurring on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Stories and songs for toddlers that are 18-36 months old.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Stories and songs for toddlers that are 18-36 months old.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Playtime
Join us as we open on Thursday mornings when our community room is transformed into a play and reading space! Ages 0-6 are welcome!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 30
@ 1 p.m.
Library Resources
Tech Help Fridays
Get started with borrowing ebooks on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Drop by the table near the front door with your device to get one-on-one help!
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, June 30
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Coloring & Crafts
Favorite picture books to share; favorite characters to color. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. There's always something new to learn and do.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, July 3
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Book Babies
An interactive storytime for babies, ages 0-18 months, and their caregivers.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Storytime at the Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Greenmarket
While you're enjoying the Greenmarket at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on 47th street, come and also join us for a fun and interactive family storytime. Held on the first Wednesday of each month in the summer.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Reading Club
Independent readers can come talk about what they’re reading with other kids, enjoy some snacks, and read together. Also earn stars for summer reading prizes! For ages 8-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that can be enjoyed by all children, but expecially children with sensory interation challenges. We will combine stories, songs, movement and playtime activities to promote learning and community. If your child has difficulty sitting through other library programs, this inclusive gathering may be just what you are looking for.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Reading Club
Independent readers can come talk about what they’re reading with other kids, enjoy some snacks, and read together. Also earn stars for summer reading prizes! For ages 8-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 18
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Animal Exploration
Calling all young animal lovers! Uncover the secrets of the animal kingdom by having up-close encounters with some amazing LIVE animals such as rabbits, lizards, turtles, parrots, frogs and bugs! We will also explore the wonders of nature by using scientific tools to investigate skulls, feathers, eggs and x-rays. Unique hands-on experiences will help to formulate questions and sharpen science classifications skills in all junior naturalists. Best for children ages 5-10 years old. Limited to 2…
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 19
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Reading Club
Independent readers can come talk about what they’re reading with other kids, enjoy some snacks, and read together. Also earn stars for summer reading prizes! For ages 8-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing allisonameduri@nypl.org.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Reading Club
Independent readers can come talk about what they’re reading with other kids, enjoy some snacks, and read together. Also earn stars for summer reading prizes! For ages 8-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 27
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that can be enjoyed by all children, but expecially children with sensory interation challenges. We will combine stories, songs, movement and playtime activities to promote learning and community. If your child has difficulty sitting through other library programs, this inclusive gathering may be just what you are looking for.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, August 1
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing allisonameduri@nypl.org.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 4
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Focusing on Japanese and American style comics, the students learn the history and nuts and bolts of this very popular form of comics, and make connections to their own experiences and cultures as they create their own characters for their own comics. They pick a genre, a target audience and a theme, and first create CHIBIs (child like characters with large heads and little bodies)... then move on to designing themselves as a Manga star! This is usually followed by a sh…
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 8
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing allisonameduri@nypl.org.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Drawing Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 13-18 years old.
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Party with Bubbles
A Summer Reading Celebration! Elaine Gil's show includes face painting, balloon animals, parachute games, bubbles, singing, dancing and a lot of audience participations. Best for children of all ages.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children