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The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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19 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, November 20
@ 4 p.m.
Diversity Visa Program DV-2019
Grand Central Library can assist people who wish to submit an online entry with a digital photograph for the U.S. Department of State Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2019). Library staff can take digital photographs of the applicants and make computers available for applicants to submit their online entries. Scanning of existing photographs is not available. Please bring your own flash drive. This service is provided from 4 PM until 6 PM on the 2nd floor the following dates: Monday, N…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Tue, November 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Baby Lapsit
A lapsit storytime for children 18 months and younger. Grow your baby's early literacy skills through reading short books, singing songs, doing rhymes, and other interactive activities. You must register to attend. Please RSVP here.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 4 p.m.
Diversity Visa Program DV-2019
Grand Central Library can assist people who wish to submit an online entry with a digital photograph for the U.S. Department of State Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2019). Library staff can take digital photographs of the applicants and make computers available for applicants to submit their online entries. Scanning of existing photographs is not available. Please bring your own flash drive. This service is provided from 4 PM until 6 PM on the 2nd floor the following dates: Monday, N…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Wed, November 22
@ 6 p.m.
Book Club - Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman
Book Club - Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman Join us to discuss Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman. A meticulously researched account of the relationship between brothers Theo and Vincent van Gogh draws on hundreds of letters written by the master artist that illuminate how Theo supported Vincent throughout the latter's creative and interpersonal struggles. By the National Book Award Finalist author of Charles and Emma. Join us and th…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 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, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Retro Video Game Day
Join us every Friday here at Grand Central for Retro Video Game Day. We'll provide those old school 8, 16, and 32 bit consoles, games, and controllers you all love. All you have to bring is you and your skills! Do you still have it? Come and find out!
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 24
@ 4 p.m.
Mandarin for Teens
This workshop combines Chinese language, art and cultural together. This is a perfect opportunity for teenagers to learn mandarin speaking as well as Chinese characters and reading in a very short period of time. After 10 -15 workshops, participants will be able to use mandarin in daily conversation or travel to China as well as being exposed to 5,000 years of Chinese culture, history, geography and philosophy. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Wall Street Chinese
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Baby Lapsit
A lapsit storytime for children 18 months and younger. Grow your baby's early literacy skills through reading short books, singing songs, doing rhymes, and other interactive activities. You must register to attend. Check back for the link to RSVP on Friday, November 24th.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
Film Screening: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
An angelically beautiful Catherine Deneuve was launched to stardom by this dazzling musical heart-tugger from Jacques Demy. She plays an umbrella-shop owner's delicate daughter, glowing with first love for a handsome garage mechanic, played by Nino Castelnuovo. When the boy is shipped off to fight in Algeria, the two lovers must grow up quickly. Exquisitely designed in a kaleidoscope of colors, and told entirely through the lilting songs of the great composer Michel Legrand, The Umbrellas of Che…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Fri, December 1
@ 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, December 6
@ 4 p.m.
LEGO Pre-Robotics
In this course, students will get hands-on experience learning about gears, motors, and energy while building LEGO® projects! Students will build creativity and develop problem-solving skills while learning concepts in engineering and robotics. Best for K – 2nd graders. Limit to 12 students only. Presented by RoboFun
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 8
@ 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, December 12
@ 12 noon
BUSINESS FINANCING ROADMAP
BUSINESS FINANCING ROADMAP Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be best prepared when applying for financing. You will learn about: What type of financing product and lender is the best fit for your business What steps are involved in the pr…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students
Thu, December 14
@ 5:30 p.m.
Adult/Teen Coloring & Crafts
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! November 9th we will be Playing with Sharpies! Shading, blending, and creating texture.
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, December 15
@ 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, December 15
@ 4 p.m.
Manga Drawing Workshop
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)
Tue, December 19
@ 6 p.m.
Book Club - The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Book Club - The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Join us to discuss The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See. Explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter, who has been adopted by an American couple, tracing the very different cultural factors that compel them to consume a rare native tea that has shaped their family's destiny for generations. Join us and the discussion!
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, December 22
@ 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, December 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