Past events

Tue, May 16, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

58th Street Chess & Games Club

Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominoes and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and young adults welcome.
Wed, May 17, 2017 @ 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Early Literacy: Baby Storytime

Babies from birth to early walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can attend for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, learn how to give your child a great foundation for a lifetime of reading, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment.
Thu, May 18, 2017 @ 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Early Literacy: Baby Storytime

Babies from birth to early walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can attend for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, learn how to give your child a great foundation for a lifetime of reading, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment.
Mon, May 22, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Afterschool Club at 58th Street Library

Want something fun to do after school and before home? Come to the library! Play video games, board games, make stuff with art supplies, talk about books and comics, and hang out. Snacks are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Bring a friend! This program for ages 8-13 is supervised by a librarian and takes place in the Community Room. Parents and caregivers are welcome to wait in the Library downstairs during the program.
Tue, May 23, 2017 @ 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddler Storytime at 58th Street Library

Toddlers from walking age to 36 months and their caregivers can attend for lively stories, fingerplays, and action songs, and have a good time building early literacy skills with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Tickets will be handed out - space is limited to 15 toddlers and their caregivers.
Wed, Jul 19, 2017 - Mon, Jul 31, 2017

East to Edinburgh Festival at 59E59 Theaters: "Places"

Yonder Window Theatre Company, Parity Productions and Jack Sharkey present "Places," written and performed by Romy Nordlinger. Developed and Directed by Katie McHugh. From a Jewish immigrant fleeing Tsarist Russia to the highest paid movie star in Tinseltown, trailblazer Alla Nazimova was the first female writer, director, and producer in Hollywood. This multimedia solo performance reimagines one of the most daring and censored artists of the 20th century: 1920s silent screen icon, Broadway legend, and probably the most famous star you've never heard of. Performances on July 21, 28, 29 at 8:30, July 22 at 6:30, July 23 & 30 at 4:30
Wed, Jul 19, 2017 - Mon, Jul 31, 2017

East to Edinburgh Festival at 59E59 Theaters

Sample the excitement of the world's largest arts festival without leaving New York! 59E59 Theaters' annual East to Edinburgh festival features a dizzying lineup of North American companies eager to fine-tune their work before heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.
Wed, Jul 19, 2017 - Wed, Jul 26, 2017

East to Edinburgh Festival at 59E59 Theaters: "The Older Brothers' Almanac"

Thieriot Productions presents "The Older Brothers' Almanac," by Richard Theriot. Directed by Wes Grantom, with Richard Theriot and Zach Evenskin. A darkly comic guide for brothers everywhere: how to teach, protect and permanently traumatise each other. Cain and Abel, Wedgies, Puberty: it's all here! Features classic techniques and time-honoured rituals such as The Headlock, The Dead Leg and Psychological Torture, plus Historical Accounts and Science! Guest appearances include The Royal Family, The Wright Brothers, The Kennedys, Liam and Noel Gallagher, Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine, and Billy Baldwin. Performances on July 20, 25 at 8:30 & July 23 at 7:30
Wed, Jul 19, 2017 - Fri, Jul 21, 2017

East to Edinburgh Festival at 59E59 Theaters: "Van Gogh Find Yourself"

"Van Gogh Find Yourself," written and performed by Walter DeForest. Audience members create art along with Vincent while the artist reveals his deepest secrets. DeForest blends storytelling, theater and live art creation in this engaging portrait of Vincent. You think you know the truth? Van Gogh Find Yourself please. Performances on July 11, 12, 13, 19 & 20 at 6:30.
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 - Sat, Jul 29, 2017

East to Edinburgh Festival at 59E59 Theaters: "The Waiting Game"

Snowy Owl presents "The Waiting Game," by Charles Gershman. Directed by Nathan Wright. With Joshua Bouchard, Marc Sinoway and Kellan Peavy. Sam's in a coma. Paolo's doing his best. When Geoff reveals a secret, reality and fantasy blur. Making its UK debut at the Edinburgh Festival, The Waiting Game explores relationships in the digital age, asking what it takes for us to heal and move forward. Performances on July 14 & 22 at 8:30pm, July 26 at 6:30pm & July 29 at 2:30pm
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