October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, visit nyc.gov/NYCHOPE, or call 1-800-621-4673 (HOPE), to find out how you can get help.
Teen Job Hunt Talk
High school students 14+ years old, need help looking for work? Head to the Riverside Library (127 Amsterdam Avenue) on Wednesday, October 23, from 3:30pm - 5:00pm for a Teen Job Hunt Talk. The presentation will cover everything you need to know to start that job hunt. Teens can learn how to prepare a resume, find job listings and apply for jobs online, in person, and more. Call the library at (212) 870-1810 for more information.
Aging with Ease in Manhattan: a Special Event on 10/27
"Make Manhattan Mine" is a new initiative from Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer's office designed to help make the borough more age-friendly. The kickoff event will be held Sunday, October 27, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at John Jay College, 524 West 59th Street. It will feature presentations, panels, exhibits, and hands-on activities on topics like transportation, technology, healthy living, advanced-care planning, and the arts. Admission is free, but space is limited. Click here to RSVP.
Transportation Committee Forum
Community Board 7's Transportation Committee will host a forum on Tuesday, October 29 on the topic of Curbside Parking: Optimizing Acres of Public Real Estate, that will cover different possible uses of curbside space including parking options, street seats, bike corrals, and more. There will be three panelists for the discussion and to answer audience questions: Charles Komanoff, Komanoff Energy Association; Ed Pincar, Manhattan Borough Commissioner, NYC DOT; and Rachel Weinberger, Senior Fellow for Transportation, Regional Plan Association. This forum is open to the public and will take place at St. Paul and St. Andrew's Church, 263 West 86th Street (Broadway and West End Avenue) from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. For more information call CB7 at
Free SAT Practice Test
Highschoolers: find out how you will score with a free practice test from The Princeton Review at the Riverside Library (127 Amsterdam Avenue) in Lincoln Square. Take this free SAT Practice Test and you'll additionally have the chance for a 30-minute phone conference to discuss your score and a detailed score report. The Practice Test will take place on Saturday, November 9 from 11:00am - 3:00pm. This event is free, but registration is required. Please contact the library to register at (212) 870-1633.