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Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking with Robin Richie

Gain the tools you need to become an engaging, highly effective and memorable public speaker. Whether you are a high school senior, college student or seasoned professional in the workplace who simply wishes to become more confident, this series will help you comfortably achieve excellence when giving oral presentations. Robin Richie is an ...

Mar 2 @ 6:00 PM, Mar 9 @ 6:00 PM, Mar 16 @ 6:00 PM

Independent Films at 2:00

Every Tuesday afternoon we screen an independent, foreign or documentary film: 3/3 - "Fill the Void" (2012, rated PG, in Hebrew); 3/10- "Foxcatcher" (2014, rated R); 3/17 - "The Good Lie" (2014; rated PG-13); 3/24 - "Magic in the Moonlight" (2014; rated P-13); 3/31 - "Wadjda" (2012, rated PG, in Arabic).

Mar 3 @ 2:00 PM, Mar 10 @ 2:00 PM, Mar 17 @ 2:00 PM, Mar 24 @ 2:00 PM, Mar 31 @ 2:00 PM

Job Search Strategies

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! Participants will learn: About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume; appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. ...

Mar 4 @ 10:00 AM

Mock Interviews

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, ...

Mar 4 @ 2:00 PM

Mock Interviews

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, ...

Mar 4 @ 3:00 PM

Movie Night Wednesday

In March, we will screen the following movies, all from 2014: 3/4 - "Gone Girl" (rated R); 3/11 - "John Wick" (rated R); 3/18 - "Lucy" (rated R); 3/25 - "The Theory of Everything" (rated PG-13).

Mar 4 @ 6:00 PM, Mar 11 @ 6:00 PM, Mar 18 @ 6:00 PM, Mar 25 @ 6:00 PM

Mock Interviews

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, ...

Mar 5 @ 10:00 AM

Mock Interviews

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, ...

Mar 5 @ 11:00 AM

Mock Interviews

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, ...

Mar 5 @ 12:00 PM

Mock Interviews

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, ...

Mar 5 @ 1:00 PM

Mar
3
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Teen Games . . . and Snacks!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join your friends for light snacks and classic board games in our Teen Space Programming Room, for teens in grades 7-12. Snacks are first come, first served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
3
4:30PM

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6:00PM

NYPD Explorer Program

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We meet every Tuesday in the Teen Space Conference Room.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
3
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Drama Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you an aspiring actor or actress? Are you curious about what it’s like to perform on stage? Have you ever dreamed of becoming a movie star? This 10-week program will give you a chance to learn about theater, explore the art of acting and perform in a final showcase. Participation in the showcase is voluntary. Help put on the show or be in the show yourself!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Talk

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens ages 14-19 discuss current events, race relations, bullying, relationships and more. Come and have your say!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Life Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you trying to get a summer job? Maybe you need help with a resume. Or are you looking for ways to manage your budget? At our weekly life skills workshops for teens, you'll learn real-life skills and get down-to-earth help and information that will prepare you for your transition into adulthood.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Biggest Loser - Teen Edition

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Are you looking for get fit for the summer? Or maybe just shed unwanted weight? Join us in a friendly weight-management competition for teens. Register now! The program begins on Sunday, March 1 and ends on Tuesday, March 31. The three teens who lose the most weight will receive prizes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
7
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Introduction to American Sign Language

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

If you have always wanted to give this beautiful language a try, this is your opportunity! We will teach fingerspelling, numbers, beginning conversations and proper sign language etiquette. This ASL course is designed for beginners with little or no known knowledge of ASL. Space is very limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
8
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Open Mic for Poets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Beware the poets of March, as our Open Mic regulars take the stage as featured readers to share their poetic talents!


Mar
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

"The Maze Runner (2014), rated PG-13, concerns the efforts of a group of young men to escape the maze that surrounds their de facto prison.


Apr
16
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Zumba for Teens

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for this fun, dance-based aerobic exercise class. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and sneakers! Participation is first come, first served.


Apr
19
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Open Mic

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Roberto Montes is the author of "I Don't Know Do You," named one of the best books of 2014 by National Public Radio, and "How to Be Sincere in Your Poetry Workshop." His poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming from "Coconut Magazine," "The Atlas Review," "Apogee Journal," "Everyday Genius" and elsewhere.
Hosted by Tejas Desai, author of The Brotherhood and Good Americans