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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Poof! Life in a Vacuum
In our newest program, students learn just how important the earth’s atmosphere is and why astronauts need to wear those big, heavy space suits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space, right in your own school, library or community center. Your students will first predict, then discover what happens to various objects when they are exposed to a vacuum and then make the extension to how the human body would react to the vacuum of space. Presented by Intr…
Yorkville LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 3 p.m.
Resume Renovation: Get Your Resume Working for You!
In this special lecture format from author and career coach John Crant, you’’ll learn to how to increase the value of the items on your resume, and how to make the cuts necessary, to be seen as a stand-out during your job search. • Resume: ‘New’ Definition • Resume Goals • Understanding ‘Stacks of Incoming Resumes’ • ‘3 Second’ Test • One Page Resume, Unless It’s Two • Value, Value Everywhere, but Nowhere to be Seen • Degrees of Degrees •The Headless Horseman: Don’t Send a Word Doc.…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 4 p.m.
Picture Book Story Time
Come meet your friends at the library and listen to some of your favorite picture books. It's a great way to end a busy day. Ages 3 and older.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, February 24
@ 3 p.m.
Puzzle Fun for Kids
Come to the library for some puzzles and fun! This program is great for all ages.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 25
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, February 25
@ 11 a.m.
The NEW Retirement: Finding Purpose in Your "Third Act"
Are you retired? About to retire? Thinking about retiring? Welcome to LOVE the “NEW” Retirement! Baby boomers are healthier and living longer than previous generations. We are pioneers in the search for a meaningful and purposeful “third act”. Come join speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, to clarify (or re-clarify) what is most important to you at this stage of life AND learn from other retirees. You will learn: • How to clarify your purpose • Th…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! 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 Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Kid Flicks
Join us in our community room for our children's film showing. Watch short films based on popular picture books. The perfect way to meet up with friends and end a busy day. All films subject to last minute substitutions. Showing: Winnie The Pooh & A Day for Eeyore and Happy Birthday Moon
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
Yorkville Writing Circle
Need a quiet space to write? Want to meet other writers in the neighborhood? Come join our writing circle at Yorkville! All writing styles, levels, and genres are welcomed. Participants will free write in our quiet Community Room and have the opportunity to discuss their work with other participants. No sign-ups required.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby Lap Sit for Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 10:45 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18-36 months old (Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 11 a.m.
Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create, and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point). Tuesday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 12 noon
Baby Lap Sit for Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, March 1
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 2
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Gmail
This class covers the fundamentals of how Gmail works, including sending, replying to, and forwarding messages and attachments. Basic internet skills are required for participation. This class is limited to 5 participants on a first come, first served basis.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
National Read Across America Day
Drop in and spend some time celebrating Dr. Seuss and National Read Across America day! This is the perfect time to read one-on-one with a parent or caregiver, or do a fun Dr. Seuss puzzle! Books to take home will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 3
@ 3 p.m.
Puzzle Fun for Kids
Come to the library for some puzzles and fun! This program is great for all ages.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 4
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, March 4
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! 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 Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 4
@ 2 p.m.
Break Free From Limiting Beliefs: How to Live a Life You Truly Love
Speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, will help participants get greater clarity about what is holding them back from what they want in their lives – and learn simple strategies to move beyond perceived limitations into a life they love living. You will learn: • What do you really want in your life – what makes you come alive? • What specifically is holding you back – and what is that costing you? • How to work with “obstacles” so they become stepping st…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, March 6
@ 5:30 p.m.
Author Talk: Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong comes to Yorkville Library to discuss and sign copies of her most recent book, Seinfeldia: The Secret World of the Show About Nothing that Changed Everything. In Seinfeldia, acclaimed TV historian and entertainment writer Jennifer Keishin Armstrong celebrates the creators and fans of this American television phenomenon, bringing readers behind-the-scenes of the show while it was on the air and into the world of devotees for whom it never stopped being relevant, a worl…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, March 7
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby Lap Sit for Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, March 7
@ 10:45 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18-36 months old (Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, March 7
@ 12 noon
Baby Lap Sit for Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, March 8
@ 4 p.m.
The Art of Making Beats
Music production remains largely a mystery. Everyone hears music, but few have a thorough understanding of how music is assembled in a studio setting. This lesson gives an introduction on how music is recorded, sequenced, mixed and mastered using the iPad2. Presented by Bridging Education & Art Together (BEAT). For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Yorkville LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 8
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 9
@ 4 p.m.
Picture Book Story Time
Come meet your friends at the library and listen to some of your favorite picture books. It's a great way to end a busy day. Ages 3 and older.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 10
@ 3 p.m.
Puzzle Fun for Kids
Come to the library for some puzzles and fun! This program is great for all ages.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 11
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, March 11
@ 11 a.m.
Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! 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 Saturday in the children's story time room.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 11
@ 2 p.m.
Career Transition: Job Search 101
Speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, will help participants get greater clarity on key elements of the job search process and explain key tools for finding a “best fit” job. You will learn: • Key elements of an effective job search strategy • The importance of “knowing yourself”: strengths, passions and values from • Tips for defining and communicating "your brand" • Research and networking strategies • Tips on designing a high-impact resume The…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, March 13
@ 4 p.m.
Preschool STEAM: Weather
Join us for Preschool STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math! In this series, we will explore different areas of STEAM through read-alouds, group demonstrations, and hands-on activities. This month's theme is patterns! For children ages 3-6 and their caregivers. Registration required; limited to 12 children. Please register in person or by calling 212-744-5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, March 13
@ 5:30 p.m.
Author Talk: Lynnda Pollio
Lynnda Pollio comes to Yorkville Library to discuss and sign copies of her most recent book, Trusting the Currents. Trusting the Currents is a multi-award winning visionary novel that guides readers into their own truth and transformation. Narrated by Addie Mae Aubrey, a Southern, African-American woman, Trusting the Currents is a story of self-discovery and the uneasy search for one’s place in life. There are three levels to the book: Addie Mae’s personal story, universal life messages wov…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, March 14
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby Lap Sit for Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, March 14
@ 10:45 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18-36 months old (Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, March 14
@ 12 noon
Baby Lap Sit for Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, March 14
@ 2 p.m.
Dental Hygiene Workshop: Babies (6 - 18 Months)
Join us for a special dental hygiene workshop presented by Dr. Keren Etzion, a pediatric dentist from Smiles 4 Kids. In this workshop, specifically for babies ages 6 - 18 months, Dr. Etzion will cover: Caring for an infant’s mouth before teeth: What to do? What to use? Teething: what is “normal” teething age? What to expect. What to do. What NOT to do! Caring for an infant’s mouth once teeth erupt: When to start brushing? What kind of toothbrush should I use? How to brush? W…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Wed, March 15
@ 4 p.m.
Read to Chucky, our New York Therapy Dog!
Come read to our therapy dog Chucky! 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.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 16
@ 4 p.m.
Picture Book Story Time
Come meet your friends at the library and listen to some of your favorite picture books. It's a great way to end a busy day. Ages 3 and older.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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