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.

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12 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, July 6
@ 10 AM
Disability Pride Month
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Wed, July 13
@ 10 AM
Disability Pride Month
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Sat, July 16
@ 1 PM
Disability Pride Month
In celebration of Disability Pride Month, the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library invites you to come and play adaptive board games with us. We have Bananagrams, Apples to Apples, Blokus, Bear VS Babies, and Bang. No experience needed, only a curious mind. This event will be in person and held on July 16th from 1 PM – 2 PM.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,

Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

College & Graduate Students,

Families,

NYPL Supporters,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 20
@ 10 AM
Disability Pride Month
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Thu, July 21
@ 6:30 PM
Author Talks
July is Disability Pride Month, a special time to honor the diversity and uniqueness of each person in the disability community. In this conversation, authors M. Leona Godin and Andrew Leland discuss their work and journeys toward understanding and embracing blind pride. ABOUT THE SPEAKERS M. Leona Godin is a writer, performer, educator, and the author of There Plant Eyes: A Personal and Cultural History of Blindness. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Playboy, O Magazine, Electr…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Online
Adults
Mon, July 25
@ 12 PM
Author Talks
July is Disability Pride Month, a special time to honor the diversity and uniqueness of each person in the disability community. In this conversation, authors Keah Brown and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha will discuss their work and experience as writers with disabilities. ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Keah Brown is a journalist, author, studying actress and screenwriter. She is the recipient of Ulta Beauty’s Muse 100 award, Which is a celebration of 100 inspirational voices around beauty, she is one…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Online
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 10 AM
Disability Pride Month
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Wed, August 3
@ 10 AM
Online
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Wed, August 10
@ 10 AM
Online
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Sat, August 13
@ 10:30 AM
Do you enjoy reading good books? Do you wish you had someone to discuss them with? If so, why not join the Andrew Heiskell Library's Adult Book Discussion Group? The group meets to discuss thought-provoking books every other month on Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m. in the library's first floor meeting room. All of the books we read are available as a digital talking book. Many are also available in large print and/or braille. To participate, please call the library at (212) 206-5400, or e…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

NYPL Supporters
Wed, August 17
@ 10 AM
Online
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Wed, August 24
@ 10 AM
Online
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities