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22 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family 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, September 22
@ 3 p.m.
September Craft Time
It's Craft Time at Yorkville!!! Drop in for a quick craft. Bring your creativity and make something special to take home. Ages 3 and up.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 22
@ 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, September 23
@ 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, September 23
@ 2 p.m.
Career Transition: Job Search 101
Speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, will help you 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 • Tips for defining and communicating "your brand" • Research and networking strategies • Tips on designing a high-impact resume The workshop will be h…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
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, Meeting RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 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: The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate The Wash, and Cat in the Hat
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 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, September 26
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
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, September 26
@ 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, September 26
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
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, September 26
@ 3 p.m.
Paper Craft: Flower Bouquet
Make your own bouquet of beautiful paper flowers. These flowers are fun to make and they will last a lot longer than real flowers. Ages: 10-18
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Come hang out, explore, learn, use technology, make music, computers, the Wii and more! We will be exploring the intersection of fun and learning, while looking into the various technologies that surround us daily. All of this takes place at T(w)een Headquarters here at Yorkville Public Library. Agers 9 - 18 are welcome to take part in this program!
Yorkville LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 3 p.m.
Super-Charging Your Job Search
John Crant shows how to look at your job search and next career opportunity from a different angle. Discover how to plan, set goals, and manage your job search. Topics covered include: 15 Pathways to Job Search Success Networking Strategy Job Search Activity Goals & Tracking Weekly Review of Your Goals Calling a Hiring Manager, and Strategy 30 Second Calling ‘Script’: Preparation before Calling
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Thu, September 28
@ 11 a.m.
eBook Help
Get one-on-one help downloading library books and audio books via our SimplyE, 3M and OverDrive platforms. Please bring your phone, tablet or e-Reading device. Registration is required. Please sign up personally at Yorkville Library or call 212-744-5824. There are only four individual slots available, for 15 minutes each.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, September 28
@ 2 p.m.
A, B, C,D's of Medicare Turning 65 & Current Medicare Beneficiaries
A, B, C,D's of Medicare Turning 65 & Current Medicare Beneficiaries This informative information session will help you understand the different parts of the Medicare system. This will enable you to navigate those needs into the proper decision. It is important to learn about the benefits you may be entitled to for your health care. Whether you are on Medicare or newly eligible to Medicare there are various options to choose from and each has specific features and benefits. Lawrence Miller…
Yorkville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Thu, September 28
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family 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, September 29
@ 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, September 30
@ 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
Wed, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
High Flying Design
Museum educators will teach you about the four forces of flight and how they allow airplanes to fly across the sky. You'll then get to get hands-on with educator provided materials to experiment to demonstrate the forces of flight. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Yorkville LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 11
@ 4 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies Class - Spanish
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
Yorkville LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 5:30 p.m.
Author Talk: Selina Siak Chin Yoke
Join us as author Selina Siak Chin Yoke discusses her newest book, When the Future Comes Too Soon. Deeply inspired by her great grandmother’s life and the often-overlooked history of South East Asia during World War II, author Selina Siak Chin Yoke released When the Future Comes Too Soon in July of this year. When the Future Comes Too Soon follows the story of Wong Mei Foong, a woman struggling to thrive during a time of war, increasing racial tension, and a husband who has been beat…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults