Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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9 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 PM
Inspired by the Darwin in Conversation exhibition, Cambridge University Library, Cambridgeshire Libraries, and The New York Public Library invite you to join Nature Exchange. Charles Darwin exchanged over 15,000 letters to over 2,000 people all over the world, seeking their observations of the natural world. Take a moment to be like Darwin, look more closely at nature, and share what you find. Nature Exchange connects you to a member of Cambridgeshire Libraries and gives you an opportuni…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Sat, October 8
@ 1 PM
**This event will take place at the Yorkville Branch** Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission, where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers. But with…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Thu, October 13
@ 3:30 PM
**This event will take place at the Yorkville Branch.** Come on in to the Yorkville Branch to get a brief crash course on our latest NYPL App that enhances your future library visits.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Fri, October 14
@ 3 PM
**This event will take place at the Yorkville Branch.** Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Mon, October 17
@ 4:30 PM
**This program will take place at Yorkville Branch.** Want to work with other writers? Commit to a writing schedule? Practice your craft through writing prompts? Receive and discuss information and tips on writing, reading, editing, and revising? Then join the weekly meetings of the Yorkville Writing Circle. Share your unpublished drafts in an intimate setting. Get and give feedback. Writers of all genres and styles, at all levels, are welcome to participate. For adults ages 18 and up. For…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Wed, October 19
@ 6 PM
Online
The practice of meditation allows us to experience our true source within. It is the link that connects us to our inner self. By tapping into this source we can wash away stress, tension, fear, and confusion. We can regain our connection to a calmer, and more peaceful existence which will result in more joy, harmony, balance, and peace. There will even be a chance to practice this technique. Join Andrew Vidich, PhD for the engaging program. ANDREW VIDICH Ph.D. Andrew Vidich…
Via Google Hangouts MeetAdults,

50+
Mon, October 24
@ 4:30 PM
**This program will take place at Yorkville Branch.** Want to work with other writers? Commit to a writing schedule? Practice your craft through writing prompts? Receive and discuss information and tips on writing, reading, editing, and revising? Then join the weekly meetings of the Yorkville Writing Circle. Share your unpublished drafts in an intimate setting. Get and give feedback. Writers of all genres and styles, at all levels, are welcome to participate. For adults ages 18 and up. For…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Wed, November 16
@ 6 PM
Online
People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. Incorporating meditation into one’s life has many positive effects. Now more than ever in today’s modern world with all the stresses, meditation is needed more than ever. Learn a simple meditation technique that can help you in all aspects of your life. John Bednarik is a long time meditator and has been speaking on the topic over 30 years. Join him for this…
Via Google Hangouts MeetAdults,

50+
Wed, December 7
@ 6 PM
Online
Meditation has become increasingly more popular. It provides many life transforming benefits. By meditating we become relaxed and calm as we come in contact with a state of inner peace and wellbeing. By learning and practicing this simple yet profound technique it will become clear how meditation can enhance your life personally with a sense of wellbeing and a deep sense of inner peace and even helps with seasonal stress. When adding gratitude into our lives this can be a winning combination.…
Via Google Hangouts MeetAdults,

50+