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KidsLIVE presents the Paper Bag Players Hiccup Help!

Monday, December 23, 2013, 11 a.m.

For their new show, “HICCUP HELP!”, The Paper Bag Players have dug deep into their bag of favorites and pulled out Lost In the Mall, That’s Good and A Perfect Picture--the picture is not only painted but comes to life as you watch! They then combined these classic numbers with a heaping helping of the brand-new.

There is an uproarious story of a granddad and his young grandson who both discover that you are never, never too old to play! In the title piece, an ordinary man with an extraordinary case of the hiccups sees a doctor who has a whole list of silly solutions but in the end even the Doctor is surprised by the cure! And in A Day in the Jungle you will join Ted on a wild safari adventure!

KidsLIVE Presents Monkey Monkey Music - Postponed

Saturday, December 14, 2013, 3 p.m.
Postponed

This event has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled at a later date. 

Get ready to play air guitar, jump high, go innie and outie, count the odds, pop the bubbles, and stroll in the garden with Monkey Monkey Music. Meredith LeVande's videos air on PBS stations -Kids 13 and NJTV- in between favorite shows like Curious George and Sesame Street and now you can participate in this high energy, fun, interactive show for little ones. For children ages 3 to 6 with parent/caregiver.

Teen Live Presents: Graphic Novelist Paul Pope

Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 4 - 5 p.m.

 Paul Pope is an NYC-based graphic novelist, best known for his Vertigo series, Batman 100. In between writing for one of the biggest comic book imprints around, he's made time to develop his own manga series for one of Japan's biggest manga imprints, self-publish through his own house, Horse Press, and win three Eisner Awards!

Now he's back and turning his attention to a new superhero for teens, Battling Boy. Join NYPL Collections Librarian Betsy Bird as she sits down to talk with Paul about the creative process, teen issues, manga and much more. Bring your own questions or work for Paul to look at!

KidsLIVE presents The Paper Bag Players Saddles and Sunshine

Thursday, July 11, 2013, 11 a.m.

There is nothing like an old-fashioned “Western Welcome” to get a show off to a rousing start! When The Paper Bag Players cowboys and cowgirls gallop onto the stage in the all-new show, THE PAPER BAG PLAYERS SADDLES AND SUNSHINE, singing and wishing you a great big “Howdy!” you’ll be up on your feet, clapping and singing along!

THE PAPER BAG PLAYERS SADDLES AND SUNSHINE combines funny stories, charming characters, lively music, dancing and lots of opportunities for the audience to be a part of the fun. Created especially for children ages 3 through 8—there is enough fun in this show to entertain the entire family! And Ted, Laura, Amy, Kevin and John at the electric piano are all back to guarantee every moment is full of theatrical magic.

Doors open at 10:45 p.m.

First come, first served.

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HIVE Fashion @ NYPL

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Celebrate your style with fashion designer Chris Bevans of Billionaire Boy's Club, in a special look behind the catwalks and runways of the industry. Find out what trends are happening in the fashion world, what skills designers need to be a cut above the rest, and how teens across the world are looking at fashion as a means of expression, creation, and remixing. 

RSVP required. 

TeenLIVE presents Masters of the Macabre

Monday, April 22, 2013, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Join Barry Lyga and Daniel Kraus for a conversation featuring monsters, murder, and mysteries. Bring in your writing samples from NYPL's teen writing workshops, and get feedback on building your own horror narratives. The first 20 attendees will receive a copy of Daniel Kraus' latest book, "Scowler" and a copy of Barry Lyga's newest release, "Game". 

KidsLIVE presents Birds of Prey

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 3 - 4 p.m.

Encounter hawks, owls, falcons or other species up close as we explore the adaptations of these winged wonders! Touch raptor artifacts. A lucky volunteer may get to help with some of the demonstrations. Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center.

Doors open at 2:45 p.m.

First come, first served.

KidsLIVE presents Gustafer Yellowgold

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 3 p.m.
Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show is a multi-media performance of live music, animated illustrations and storytelling. Since his creation by Morgan Taylor in 2005, Gustafer Yellowgold has become an international phenomenon, acclaimed by The New York Times, which described Gustafer as "A cross between Yellow Submarine and Dr. Seuss." Entertainment Weekly praised "…The most infectious original songs. It’s like tapping into some pleasure center in the brain- both adult and kid…absurdly appealing. Grade: A." New York Magazine named Morgan Taylor "Best Kids’ Performer" in a recent "Best of New York" issue.
 

KidsLIVE presents The Pop Ups

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 2 p.m.

The Grammy nominated Pop Ups are a Brooklyn-based indie rock band who have been playing children’s music for the past several years. Time Out New York named them one of 2012’s Best 15 Bands for Kids. The boys are gearing up for their second tour with Yo Gabba Gabba Live, and have released their second album titled “Radio Jungle” which won a Parent’s Choice Award in 2012. Their debut album, “Outside Voices,” was recognized with a National Association of Parentng Publications Award (NAPPA) for best music, a Parents’ Choice Award, and places on the Top Ten of 2010 lists at the The Washington Post, Time Out New York Kids, The Fids and Kamily Awards, Out with The Kids, and Zooglobble. Their rock and roll puppet musical PASTA! played to sold out audiences in New York City and Los Angeles.

TeenLIVE presents Paul Volponi

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 4 - 5 p.m.
Get into the action with the amazing YA author Paul Volponi. From down to the buzzer sports night drama to basketball behind bars, Paul walks you through creating tense narratives and packing in punch after punch. All teen attendees will get a free skating pass for Citi Pond.
 

KidsLIVE presents 200 Years of Grimm

Thursday, December 27, 2012, 2 p.m.

KidsLIVE presents The Paper Bag Players Saddles and Sunshine

Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 2 p.m.

There is nothing like an old-fashioned Western Welcome to get a show off to a rousing start! When The Paper Bag Players cowboys and cowgirls gallop onto the stage in the all-new show, THE PAPER BAG PLAYERS SADDLES AND SUNSHINE, singing and wishing you a great big Howdy! youll be up on your feet, clapping and singing along!

Johnny Iuzzini Johnny Iuzzini

TeenLIVE presents Johnny Iuzzini

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

From cold storage in Brooklyn to Ladurée in Paris and Restaurant Jean Georges and Nougatine in NYC, get the sweet scoop on culinary careers and experiences from a James Beard Foundation “Outstanding Pastry Chef of the Year” award winner Johnny Iuzzini.

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

KidsLIVE presents Tasty Treats with Cookie Monster and Rocco DiSpirito

Friday, August 3, 2012, 10 - 11 a.m.

Take a bite out of the summer with the sweetest monster in the world, Cookie Monster! Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster joins celebrity chef, best selling author and founder of the Now Eat This! food truck,  Rocco DiSpirito at The New York Public Library for a special cooking demonstration for children, where Cookie Monster and the audience will learn how to make healthy cookies, and discover that healthy foods can also be delicious. 

Space is limited, so RSVP now to reserve seats. Please RSVP for each attendee seperately.

KidsLIVE  takes children and their families on an enriching cultural and educational journey -- including musical performances, live theatre, opportunities to meet authors and illustrators, and much more.  KidsLIVE programs feature presenters who reflect the rich diversity of New York City and help young audiences develop their creativity, talents, and love for learning. Visit www.nypl.org/kidslive.

TeenLIVE presents Young Dancemakers Company

Saturday, July 28, 2012, 2 - 4 p.m.

Teens take to the stage and perform their own original choreography in this exciting performance at the Library for the Performing Arts. Watch the moves and see the steps before you have a chance to ask questions. After the performance, a lucky few teens will have the opportunity to create their own dance and perform it onstage with the dance experts.
 

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the  Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

KidsLIVE presents "City That Drinks the Mountain Sky"

Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The epic story of NYC's water supply told in the elemental beauty of puppet theater. Where does the water that flows through New York City’s taps come from? In City That Drinks the Mountain Sky, Arm-of-the-Sea Theatre uses poetry, puppetry, and music to explain how water travels from the Catskill Mountains to millions of urban residents. For ages 5 and older.
 

KidsLIVE  takes children and their families on an enriching cultural and educational journey—including musical performances, live theatre, opportunities to meet authors and illustrators, and much more. KidsLIVE programs feature presenters who reflect the rich diversity of New York City and help young audiences develop their creativity, talents, and love for learning.

KidsLIVE presents Stories to Play With!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Come and join in the fun with LuAnn Adams as she shares a rollicking collection of folktales from around the world! Her stories feature crocodiles, hedgehogs, monkeys and more! Using puppets, music and lots of audience participation she will bring her stories of love and laughter to life! For ages 2 to 6 with parent/caregiver.
 

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences. 

KidsLIVE presents The Bilingual Birdies Band 

Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

The Bilingual Birdies Band entertains and educates! Join us for a cultural celebration in Spanish. Expect to learn new words through live music and interactive games. We'll conclude with our bubble dance party where parents and children will be jumping up and down together! Vamos! ! For ages 2 to 6 with parent/caregiver.

TeenLIVE presents Jermaine Browne

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Find your own style and create your own language- Jermaine Browne

Can dance change your world? It did for Jermaine Browne! From performer to choreographer and teacher, Jermaine has moved through all aspects of the dance world, including incorporating technology into his work. Come hear Jermaine talk about ways to move your body, how to build a revolution, and how to change your life. Get an inside took at his next project, Respect My Step, a place to share dance and culture with the community.   

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the  Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

Björk Björk

Biophilia Summer / Fall Announcement

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Experience science, technology, music, and education in a new and innovative way.

Join The New York Public Library, The Children's Museum of Manhattan, and The Center  for Arts Education as we announce the forthcoming Biophilia Summer/Fall workshop series planned for the  Library and Museum.

Björk and Biophilia creators will guide invited students through a hands-on experience using the creation tools developed by the Biophilia project.

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

This program is open to teachers, educators, and their students. Please contact Public Programs at 212-340-0906, or e-mail publicprogramming@nypl.org for registration details.

TeenLIVE : Could you survive in a YA dystopia?

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 6 - 8 p.m.

Do you feel a special kinship with Katniss? Are chocolate and coffee banned substances in your world? Would you sell your youth to save your life? Get ready to be grilled in this interactive game show evening, highlighting some of the hottest titles in teen literature. Find out how well you’d fare in a post apocalyptic world!

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences. 

TeenLIVE presents KidSpirit

Sunday, March 18, 2012, 2 - 4 p.m.
Join us for a conversation about how big ideas and creativity converge in KidSpirit Magazine. Find out how teens explore culture in a digital world, and how they express what it means to be a global citizen today.  Join teens from the New York based KidSpirit Editorial Board as they read their poetry and essays on life’s big questions and discuss the process of putting together an award-winning publication.

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

KidsLIVE presents Kristi Yamaguchi

Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Olympic Champion, for figure skating, Star of Dancing with the Stars and author Kristi Yamaguchi will present her new book "It's a Big World, Little Pig!" a follow-up from this year's huge success and New York Time's Bestseller "Dream Big, Little Pig!"

KidsLIVE  takes children and their families on an enriching cultural and educational journey -- including musical performances, live theatre, opportunities to meet authors and illustrators, and much more.  KidsLIVE programs feature presenters who reflect the rich diversity of New York City and help young audiences develop their creativity, talents, and love for learning. Visit www.nypl.org/kidslive.

TeenLIVE presents Paul Volponi

Sunday, February 19, 2012, 4 - 5 p.m.
Tracy Brown Tracy Brown

TeenLIVE presents Tracy Brown

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

From Google searches to on the streets research, discover the surprising influences Essence bestselling author Tracy Brown uses to craft her gritty tales. Drill down into fiction and find out what it takes to craft the things that intrigue you into a compelling narrative.

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.
 

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

Hiawatha Hiawatha

KidsLIVE presents Hiawatha

Saturday, January 28, 2012, 2 p.m.

HiawathaHiawatha is portrayed as a curious young boy who decides to disobey his grandmother and seek a vision, alone, in the forest. There he finds a sacred cave and enters a magical world full of talking animals and fantastic spirits! He meets a wise Mohawk, The Peacemaker, who teaches him a wonderful lesson. At last, with the help of his friends Bear and Turtle, Hiawatha discovers the pathway he must follow to become a great man! Presented by the Catskill Puppet Theatre. For ages 4 and older.

Gaby Rodriguez Gaby Rodriguez

TeenLIVE presents Gaby Rodriguez

Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

16 and pregnant? Well, not really! Teen activist Gaby Rodriguez faked a pregnancy to find out what her friends and teachers would say behind her back and to her face. Hear from Gaby as she talks about what she discovered and how her work made it to the national stage.

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

The Paper Bag Players The Paper Bag Players

KidsLIVE presents The Paper Bag Players: Laugh! Laugh! Laugh!

Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 2 - 3 p.m.

Paper Bag PlayersThe Paper Bag Players: Laugh! Laugh! Laugh! includes lots of funny stories, music, and audience participation. Featuring the Paper Bag Players’  infectious energy and distinctive cardboard and paper sets and costumes, Laugh! Laugh! Laugh! celebrates creativity and humor and introduces a brand-new dance: the Shakey Shake. For ages 3 to 9.

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KidsLIVE presents The Mad Science Holiday Spectacular

Saturday, December 17, 2011, 3 - 4 p.m.

Mad ScienceIt's the most wonderful time of the year and Mad Science is going to share it with you!  You won't believe your eyes as you try to determine if what you're seeing is magic or science.  Don't worry, we'll explain it all as we use the indoor fireworks to create a festival of lights and share the top secret "special ice", shipped straight from the North Pole.  It all comes together with our magical no-melt snow.  You'll have to see it to believe it! For ages 4 and older.

Mark Siegel Mark Siegel

TeenLIVE presents Mark Siegel

Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 5 - 6 p.m.

When he’s not sketching ballerinas or drawing puppy pirates, award-winning illustrator Mark Siegel explores the comic world as the Editorial Director and Founder of First Second, the graphic novel imprint of Macmillan. Get the inside scoop on the world of comic books, and find out what it takes to make a successful graphic novel.

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.
 

Ellen Hopkins Ellen Hopkins

TeenLIVE presents Ellen Hopkins

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Mistakes – choices and actions. Truth and consequences. Join award-winning author Ellen Hopkins as she discusses the darker side of decisions, the pressure of perfection, and search for identity in the world of fiction.

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. The programs will spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.
 

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

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TeenLIVE presents Tyra Banks - Tyra's MODELLAND Book Tour : A Fierce Experience!

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 2 - 3 p.m.

Join Tyra Banks in an engaging author appearance that will include heart felt and fantastic discussions, lively group interactions (yes, YOU are part of the program!) and of course a fun-filled Q&A from the audience. This impactful one hour event will expose all attendees to Tyra's core mission to expand the definition of beauty, while inviting them into the wonderful, mysterious and awe-inspiring world of "Modelland" - her debut fantasy novel for young adults. Come prepared to share, to be moved, and entertained!

Teens will be given priority admission to this event.

All attendees will receive a free, signed copy of Modelland!

See the event unfold live online starting at 2 pm on Sunday.

http://fora.tv/live/nypl/teenlive_tyra_banks

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. The programs will spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.

Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search

Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                      

History, Fantasy, Future – Comics Make You Think

Saturday, May 21, 2011, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Bring your imagination to life in this interactive comics carousel presented by R. Sikoryak (Masterpiece Comics)! Join Nick Bertozzi (Lewis & Clark), Susan Kim (City of Spies), George O’Connor (Olympian), and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) for a multimedia performance in the heart of the Library. See comics brought to life and find out what the ink-on-paper experience is really like.
 
No reservations required
 

More about the Centennial Celebration here!

TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. The programs will spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today’s teens.

Lori Marie Carlson Lori Marie Carlson
Oscar Hijuelos Oscar Hijuelos

TeenLIVE presents Oscar Hijuelos and Lori Marie Carlson

Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Observing and being observed - where do you fit in? When is life a journey and when is it running away? Drill down into culture across communities with writers Oscar Hijuelos and Lori Marie Carlson as they discuss alienation among youth, the development of Latino culture in America, and how you build the sense of who you are.

TeenLlVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. The programs will spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform the lives of today's teens.

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

Maya Soetoro-Ng Maya Soetoro-Ng

KidsLIVE presents Maya Soetoro-Ng

Thursday, April 14, 2011, 4 p.m.
From Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Obama, comes a lyrical story relaying the loving wisdom of their late mother to a granddaughter she never met. Ladder to the Moon, Maya Soetoro-Ng’s first book, is inspired by Maya and Barack’s mother as well as by Maya’s four-year-old daughter. What lessons, the author wonders, might her daughter have learned from her grandmother had the two ever met? In Ladder to the Moon, Maya Soetoro-Ng pays homage to her mother’s tradition of storytelling – and celebrates her mother’s enduring legacy of service – with an unforgettable story of love and compassion being passed along generations. Brimming with the beauty and magic of the night, Ladder to the Moon is a modern-day fable that charms readers of any generation with its lush prose and timeless message about discovering ones own strength.
 
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KidsLIVE presents WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

Saturday, March 5, 2011, 3 p.m.

J&P Voelkel are the authors of THE JAGUAR STONES, the fast-paced, funny, adventure series that does for the ancient Maya what Rick Riordan does for the Greeks.  BOOK ONE: MIDDLEWORLD takes place in the jungles of Central America, while BOOK TWO: THE END OF THE WORLD CLUB moves the action to Spain on the trail of the conquistadors.  J&P have traveled extensively in the Maya regions and Europe to research the books, and work closely with a Harvard professor to check their Maya facts. Now they will be your guides for a thrilling journey into the wilds of your imagination. You'll meet the Maya, both ancient and modern; discover the truth about 2012; call a howler monkey; speak Mayan; and learn how to survive in the perilous jungle. This high-energy, multimedia presentation is as fast and frenetic as the books themselves - with plenty of surprises along the way. Suitable for all ages.

This event will be held in South Court Auditorium.

TeenLIVE presents LaQuan Smith

Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

LaQuan Smith: Courtesy of FAAG

22 and fabulous - meet LaQuan Smith, a fashion designer just launching his career. Drill down into the NYC hustle to find out what it takes to make it in fashion and other creative fields.

Special interview by Adriana Nova, associate editor at ideeli.com.

Streaming live online at http://ow.ly/3SmUP.

All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

Kids LIVE presents Turtle Island Medicine Show

Saturday, January 22, 2011, 3 p.m.
Giant Puppets, Masks & Live Music in a
Contemporary Fable and Cautionary Tale
This show is inspired by the Lenape Indian origin story and current reports from climate studies, and is created by Arm-of-the-Sea directors Marlena Marallo and Patrick Wadden. The show features whimsical kinetic sculptures, richly painted papier mâché masks, and puppet fi gures that range in size from 12 inches to the 16 foot tall Tree of Life. The inventive score loops together gongs, a hoop drum, a jaw harp, and trombone scats in a medley of live sound, while performers bring life to masks and puppets. For ages 4 and older.
 

KidsLIVE presents StarFish

Saturday, December 4, 2010, 3 p.m.

Kids and parents alike – get ready to ROCK! StarFish is changing the face of family-friendly entertainment and making the young – and young at heart - sing, dance and play air guitar. This 5-piece band electrifies kids' music and gives parents the opportunity to share a real rock concert experience with their children. StarFish consists of 5 life–long musicians (who are also dads) who aim to bring a little bit of rock and roll to even the youngest. This acclaimed band's debut disc, "Rocks," was given a "10+" by Cookie Magazine, and now they are better than ever with super songs from their energetic new record, "Enter Sandbox." Classic rock, modern rock, reggae, punk and many other musical styles are given the StarFish treatment. For all ages.

This event will be held in South Court Auditorium.

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TeenLIVE presents Darren Shan

Friday, November 12, 2010, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Beyond straight gore—get more! Drill down into all things horrible with master monster creator Darren Shan. Experience a very haunted evening at the library featuring supernatural scares, ghoulish treats, and terrifying talks with the cold blooded creator of Demonata, Cirque du Freak and more. The first 100 teens will get a free copy of "Hunters of the Dusk", volume 7 in the Cirque du Freak manga series.
For ages 12 and up.

TeenLIVE presents Julia Alvarez

Thursday, September 23, 2010, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

From there to here – who are you? How do you connect with new people and a new place? Drill down into culture across countries with writer and poet Julia Alvarez as she discusses moving, meeting people, and reinventing herself once she arrived in New York City after growing up in the Dominican Republic.

WHY WE FIGHT: HIV and AIDS in New York City Neighborhoods - Call for Artists, Writers, and Activists

Opportunity to study and collaborate with artist, writer, and activist Avram Finkelstein.

In conjunction with the WHY WE FIGHT: Remembering AIDS Activism exhibition, The New York Public Library will be hosting a project to create site-specific installations in four library branches—across the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island—that explore the ways that HIV and AIDS are currently affecting these local New York City communities. The Library is putting out a call 

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Musical of the Month

Musical of the Month

Each month, a libretto of an important early American musical in a variety of electronic formats, plus associated photographs, vocal scores, and the occasional audio file.

My Library

My Library

Who I am.
Why I use the library.
...And what keeps me coming back.

Next Chapter

Next Chapter: A 50+ Library Blog

Don't despair if you are a Boomer, or a Silent, or a Greatest — the public library is with you every step of the way! This channel covers services, programs and other items of interest for the active older adult.

NYC Neighborhoods

NYC Neighborhoods

Five boroughs, 300 square miles, 6,375 miles of streets, 8.3 million people... hundreds of neighborhoods.

This channel covers the history, culture, people, hustle and bustle and goings-on of New York City.

NYPL Labs

NYPL Labs

NYPL Labs is an experimental technology unit that works closely with curators to create tools that expand the range of interaction, interpretation and reuse of research library collections and data. Learn more

Paperless Research

Paperless Research

The New York Public Library subscribes to hundreds of online databases and other information tools. Some are available onsite while others can be accessed at home using your library card number. This blog channel offers tips and tricks on getting the most out of online resources.

Periodically Speaking

Periodically Speaking

A reading series providing a major venue for emerging writers to present their work while emphasizing the diversity of America’s literary magazines and the magazine collections of The New York Public Library. Each event presents writers from three influential literary magazines—one poet, one fiction writer, one nonfiction writer—introduced by their editors. This blog provides coverage and context around Periodically Speaking events.

Poetry Month

Poetry Month

Each April, librarians throughout NYPL post readings, discussions and events celebrating National Poetry Month, a time when publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.

Popular Music

Popular Music

Libraries are thought of as quiet places, but that doesn't mean the NYPL doesn't know how to rock out. This channel will highlight popular music found in the library's collections.

Preservation

Preservation

News about the Library's preservation efforts and information for those interested in preserving their own collections. About the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation Division.

Reader’s Den

Reader’s Den

The Reader’s Den is an online book discussion group offering library readers with busy lifestyles a convenient way to connect with books and The New York Public Library.  This virtual discussion is accessible 24/7 and gives readers an opportunity to spark insightful discussions with the surrounding community by reading at his or her own pace.

The NYPL Broadcast

The NYPL Broadcast

The NYPL Broadcast serves up the latest in audio and video recordings made at The New York Public Library, everything from short profiles of our staff and collections, to full-length recordings of our LIVE from the NYPL, KidsLive and TeenLIVE programs.

The Ticketless Traveler

The Ticketless Traveler

Travel the world without leaving your chair with these book, film and music recommendations.

Three Faiths

Three Faiths

Librarians, curators, programmers, educators, and users share their thoughts on faith, and discuss the Library's Three Faiths exhibition. Check here regularly from October to February 2011 for: behind-the-scenes glimpses at the making of the exhibition; art, literature, and music at the intersection of Judiasm, Christianity, and Islam; lively discussions about the similarities and differences among these three religions... And more!

Vandamm

Vandamm

This blog channel is inspired by the exhibition at the Library for the Performing Arts, Poet of Light: Florence Vandamm & the Vandamm Studio, which is on view from September 2013 through February 2014. The exhibition samples the photographs, key sheets and negatives are becoming available on the Digital Gallery.

Women's History Month

Women's History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, each March, NYPL librarians present a monthlong series of posts highlighting the many amazing women they've discovered through the print and online resources of The New York Public Library.

All Possible Worlds

All Possible Worlds: Conversations on Voltaire's 'Candide'

Based in the recently closed exhibition Candide at 250: Scandal and Success, this blog traces the vectors Voltaire's book has taken through the popular and scholarly imagination. Posts frequently reference passages and commentaries in an experimental online edition, Candide 2.0. Learn more...

Design by the Book

Design by the Book

Mining the Library's collections for art and craft inspiration.

Duke Jazz Series

Duke Jazz Series

Coverage and context on The Duke Jazz Series and Talks at the Library for the Performing Arts.

Haiti

Haiti

NYPL resources on the history, culture and geography of Haiti, and information on rebuilding and relief efforts in the aftermath of the January, 2010 earthquake.

The Great American Revue

The Great American Revue

Revues and other topical popular entertainment of the early 20th century.