Free Virtual Library Programs: December

Are you looking for online programs to attend? Here are some interesting library programs I’m co-hosting and programs that are being put together by my fellow co-workers. All of them are free to attend! You don’t need to be a member of the library to attend. All you have to do is register at the corresponding link and the meeting information will be sent to you the day before the event.

Hope to see you all there!

Children’s Holiday Storytime Favorites, Wednesday, December 16 at 3:30 PM

The Holiday Season is a upon us! Visit https://tinyurl.com/holidaystorycraft to register and learn how to vote for the holiday stories you would like read on December 16th at 3:30 pm.

Happy Birthday Jane Austen! – Wednesday, January 16 at 4 PM

Are you a Jane Austen fan? Do you enjoy reading her books, watching film adaptations, and discovering contemporary fiction that is inspired by her life and works? Or are you new to Austen and want to learn more about why she has such an impact? Then let’s celebrate the 245th birthday of Jane Austen virtually! Celebrate the great works and the cultural influence of the popular novelist, Jane Austen in a presentation that will discuss not only her life and her books but also the adaptations inspire by her legacy.

Register at this link or at this one.

Virtual Comics Chat – Thursday, December 18 at 4 PM

Join us as three librarians talk about some of our personal favorite comics that we hope you’ll check out! This month we will focus on books for Film/TV show adaptation manga and graphic novels.

You can register here or at this link.

TALKING EMPOWERMENT IN BOOKS AND FILM: Women, Representation, and American Politics, a Book Discussion Series – Thursday, December 17 at 4 PM

Join us on Thursday, 12/17, to discuss the portrayal of Michelle Obama’s life and legacy through her memoir and the documentary based on her memoir. This is the final installment of the Women in Politics section of the Talking Empowerment program! Register here: https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2020/12/17/talking-empowerment-books-and-film-women-representation-and-american

If you haven’t read it already, we recommend downloading an e-book copy of Becoming by Michelle Obama through Overdrive: Becoming

Virtual Book Tasting – Friday, December 18 at 3 PM

Need a new book for the month? Then come to our Virtual Book Tasting! Get a “taste” of a variety of new and popular books. Come and hear about the great books from our librarians that are in our collection!

Register here or at this link.

Caregiver Conversations: Let’s Talk About Homework Help – Saturday, December 19, 10 a.m. 

Come have a conversation with other caregivers about homework help! In this program, parents and caregivers will share their experiences and hear librarian tips and recommended resources.

Register here or on the website.

Dueling Detectives: Sherlock Holmes vs. Sherlock Holmes – Tuesday, December 22 at 4 PM

Sherlock Holmes is in a league of his own!   Join us as we discuss which version of Sherlock Holmes reigns supreme.  Librarians from Van Nest and Epiphany will  debate on which Holmes is the victor, while giving book recommendations along the way!

Register here or at the is link.


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