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Today
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Midlife Career Reinvention
Are you in your 40’s, 50’s or 60’s? Have you hit a wall in your work life? Maybe you're contemplating a different path? Something more meaningful? Are you asking yourself, “Now what?” Are you brave enough to ask yourself, "What do I WANT to do?" Based on extensive research, and personal experience with reinvention, Harry Prichett identified four stages of career reinvention. In this interactive and thought-provoking workshop , he explores these stages with you, as well as the creative pos…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Jazz @ the Library with the Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music
Enjoy an evening of music by Full Swing Ahead and Sophisticated Ladies from the Celia Cruz High School of Music.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play video games, play Yu-Gi-Oh, create art & more…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
"I Am Big! It's The Pictures That Got Small!" Wednesday Night Movies at Tompkins Square
Movies are shown alternating Wednesday nights at 6:00 pm, in the basement community room. All programs are free and open to the public. January 18: Rear Window (1954; 112 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly. February 1: The Birds (1963; 119 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boy…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
"Irving Berlin: A Musical Biography" with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.
This illustrated lecture traces and life and career of Irving Berlin and features videos of singers, including Eddie Cantor, Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Al Jolson , Judy Garland, and more, performing his songs from Hollywood and Broadway. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Nostalgia Book Night: The Baby-Sitters Club
Of course you can name all members (even junior ones) of the BSC. But do you remember Cokie Mason? Or Charlotte Johanssen? Just what was Stacey's Mistake? Come and test your BSC knowledge. There will be trivia, pizza, candy hidden around the library (Claudia Kishi style) and a special BSC craft! Register here!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Spring 2017 Curator's Choice - The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery
For Patron level members ($250 ) or higher The Lapidus Center— funded by a generous $2.5 million gift from Ruth and Sid Lapidus matched by the Library — is the only facility of its kind based in a public research library. The 2014 gift also included 400 rare items of printed material and books and documents continue to be added to the collection, making the Schomburg Center home to one of the world’s premier collections of slavery material. Director Sylviane Diouf will introduce us to the…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureNYPL Supporters
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 at Columbus Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in part by the N…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Wear your pajamas for an evening of stories, songs and more! For the whole family.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Families
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
Until | Nick Cave, Helga Davis, Bob Faust, Denise Markonish | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED Registration does not guarantee admission. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Watch the livestream here In celebration of Until, an enormous, elaborate journey through the workings of the artistic mind, the acclaimed artist Nick Cave discusses his newest work, currently on view at MASS MoCA, with the Museum's curator Denise Markonish, Fau…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Today
@ 8:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad for Beginners
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of getting started with 3D printing, no technical background and no personal printer required. We will start with a short overview of this exciting new technology and cover beginner 3D printing tools. Using an easy-to-learn online application you will customize your own simple 3D product that can be printed with Shapeways.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security in Windows 10
Come and learn all about the security features embedded in Windows 10, also learn about techniques that you can use to secure yourself when using the OS. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
April: 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14,18, 20,21, 25, 27,28 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10:00am – 1:00pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a staff member at the front desk for more info.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Drag Queen Story Time
Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous and unapologetically LGBTQ role models. A drag queen will read inclusive books as well as story time favorites and lead participants in a simple craft. This program is before the library opens. Please ring the bell if no one is there to open the door. Best for ages 3 and up.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time!
Greet the day with interactive stories and songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach
Are you eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance? Come and find out. An Outreach Specialist will be available to assist you with eligibility prescreening and to answer your questions.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Playtime
Join us as we open on Thursday mornings when our community room is transformed into a play and reading space! Ages 0-6 are welcome!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Writing Circle
Join us for a writing circle every Thursday. The group is focused on autobiographical writing, but all genres are welcome. Writing sessions consist of a short stream-of-consciousness writing activity, then sharing and discussion of work produced from that activity or of work brought from home. Space is limited. If you are interested in joining the group, please speak with the Adult Librarian.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
April: 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 & 27 Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00am – 1:00pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a staff member at the front desk for more info.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs or to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Tuesdays 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Thursdays 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 13-36 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. The line for tickets (10:15 session) begins at 9:30 on the ramp at the 42nd Street door. Once 10:15 tickets run out, we begin distributing tickets for the 11:15 session.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Playtime
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where parents/caregivers can play with their child, listen to music and socialize with others in the community. Recommended for Ages: 1-3 years.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
GETTING MORE OUT OF GOOGLE: GOOGLE PLUS, HANGOUTS, AND OTHER APPS
Go beyond Google searching and explore the various applications connected with Google. Learn advanced Search, Google's social network system, productivity apps and explore its collections and communities.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us as we share books, songs, and creative movement to engage little learners and build a foundation for literacy. Bounce, sing, listen to stories, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Recommended for children ages 12 months to 4 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am. Please note: This is a popular program and space is limited. Attendance is granted on a first come, first-served basis.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Story Time
Bring your tiniest children for a morning of songs, rhymes and stories. Afterwards is playtime, a great time to meet your neighbors! Seating is limited to 25 families per Story Time. Tickets will be distributed at 10am and your child must be present to reserve a spot.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. *There will be no storytime for 4/27 due to a staff training scheduled for that day.*
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-School Storytime
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Fun Time 幼兒故事時間
Children from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. 從18個月到3歲的兒童,父母/看護者可以享受進行互動的故事,動作歌曲,手指戲劇,並認識附近同年齡的小朋友。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Young and Restless
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Please note: Program is limited to 30 adults and their children on a first come, first served basis. Tickets will be distributed beginning at 10am. Program doors close promptly at 10:30am.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Stories, songs, fingerplays , and puppets for birth to 18 months, for parents and caregivers
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
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