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23 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
FILM SCREENING: In the Mood for Love
Kicking off our latest classic film series, Grand Central is proud to present In the Mood for Love. Please join us for this remarkable movie! RSVP @ grandcentral@nypl.org Synopsis: Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-wan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) and Su Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) move into neighboring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are formal and polite--until a discovery about their spouses creates an intimate bond between them. At once delicately mannered and visually extravagant, Wo…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Toddler Time
Toddlers ages 18-36 months and their parents/caregivers can practice early literacy skills with interactive stories, action songs, and fun fingerplays, while meeting others in the neighborhood. You must register to attend this event. Please click here to rsvp for Toddler Time on Thursday, September 28th.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 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 LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring @ Grand Central!
The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults. Bring your sketchpad project or use one of our unique coloring books. All materials will be provided by Grand Central!
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, September 29
@ 1 p.m.
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,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 10 a.m.
Dag Hammarskjöld Greenmarket Outreach
Grand Central Library at the Dag Hammarskjold Greenmarket on 47th St and 2nd Ave. promoting advocacy and talking to the community. Come by to snag some free swag! Eating Healthy on a Budget presentation at 12pm noon
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 12 noon
Eating Healthy on a Budget with Mona Laru
Stop by our table at the Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza Green Market on 47th St and 2nd Ave. Stick around at noon for a presentation by Mona Laru of NakedNutritionNow.com Cut your monthly bill in half while losing weight and getting healthier. Discover 10 ways to make smart, healthy choices that will support your long-term health and prevent disease. For any questions please e-mail GrandCentral@nypl.org.
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Thu, October 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Toddler Time
Toddlers ages 18-36 months and their parents/caregivers can practice early literacy skills with interactive stories, action songs, and fun fingerplays, while meeting others in the neighborhood. You must register to attend this event. Please check this page on Friday, September 29th for the link to register.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, October 6
@ 1 p.m.
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,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 10
@ 6:30 p.m.
Film Screenings: Eraserhead (1978)
Grand Central is proud to present a screening of ERASERHEAD by David Lynch RSVP @ GREGORYSTALL@NYPL.ORG In David Lynch's "dream of dark and troubling things," Henry is left alone in his apartment to care for his deformed baby and has a series of strange encounters with the beautiful girl across the hall and the woman living in his radiator. Lynch, as he does with all his films, refuses to explain anything, although he does say that he has yet to read an interpretation that matches his. - V.A.…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults
Thu, October 12
@ 5:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring & Crafts
Bring your sketchpad project or use one of our unique coloring books to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and communal creativity! All materials will be provided. OCT 12 - Watch tutorials and learn together how to blend, shade, and create texture with colored pencils TEENS ALSO WELCOME!
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, October 13
@ 1 p.m.
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,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Sat, October 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Indie Author Day
The second annual Indie Author Day will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017. We’re excited to make this international celebration of indie authors even better than last year’s. Please join the Grand Central Branch to meet local indie authors, ask them questions, share your ideas, your books, your book ideas, and learn more about the independent publishing community! ● Featuring a full day of networking and talks ● Contributions from indie authors ● An exclusive hour-long digital gathering a…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Tue, October 17
@ 6 p.m.
Book Club - The Wonder
Join us to discuss The Wonder by Emma Donoghue A 2016 Shirley Jackson Awards Finalist *The latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room* In the latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room, an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle-a girl said to have survived without food for months-soon finds herself fighting to save the child's life. Tourists flock to the cabin…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Thu, October 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Storytime, Inside Art Progra, Tabling, etc.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 19
@ 6 p.m.
Author Talk - "In Vino Duplicitas: The rise and fall of a wine forger extraordinaire"
Author Peter Hellman discusses his new book "In Vino Duplicitas: the rise and fall of a wine forger extraordinaire". In a shocking true crime story, a con man, blessed with the gift of a discerning palate and a knack for tracking down impossibly hard-to-find bottles, reigns as a purveyor of the last century’s most storied vintages until the truth comes out and his world comes spectacularly crashing down. True crime pairs well with fine wine in the astonishing story of Rudy Kurniawan, perhaps t…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 1 p.m.
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,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 4 p.m.
Graffiti Art Remix
Learn how to create traditional and futuristic graffiti art lettering and character design. Create the hottest manga and anime characrers and mash with abstract, symmetrical and geometrical artwork. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by DJ SpazeCraft
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Meditation with Jim Rose
FINDING INNER PEACE AND CALMNESS THROUGH MEDITATION Join Jim Rose, long time meditator for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. Jim lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing himself for many years. During this workshop he will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace, happiness and a greater sense of wellbeing. Jim will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced during the session) that can help us achieve a lasting…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
FILM SCREENING: THE BLOB (1958)
Grand Central is proud to present a screening of the Halloween cult-classic THE BLOB! RSVP @ GREGORYSTALL@NYPL.ORG A cult classic of gooey greatness, THE BLOB follows the havoc wreaked on a small town by an outer-space monster with neither soul nor vertebrae, with Steve McQueen playing the rebel teen who tries to warn the residents about the jellylike invader. Strong performances and ingenious special effects help THE BLOB transcend the schlock sci-fi and youth delinquency genres from which i…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring & Crafts
Bring your sketchpad project or use one of our unique coloring books to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and communal creativity! All materials will be provided. OCT 26 - Watch tutorials and learn together how to turn into a monster with fake blood & teeth & gruesome wounds! OPEN TO TEENS AND ADULTS
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, October 27
@ 12 noon
Volunteer Fair
Do you want to make a difference? Find out how you can! Find out from non-profit organizations in the area what they do and how you can be an important part of that work. Get information or make a commitment on the spot! Does your non-profit need volunteers? Find them here! Contact us at GrandCentral@nypl.org to register your organization for this tabling/presentation event. Participating non-profits include: The New York Public Library City Meals on Wheels Grand Central Neighbor…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 1 p.m.
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,
Job Seekers,
Adults