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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, October 25, 2014
10 a.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Board Games
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren
10 a.m. Harlem Kinitting & Crocheting Circle
Harlem Knitting Circle Every Saturday 10 am—3pm 9 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027-5699 •(212) 348-5620 The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10am until 3pm. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. Her Supervisor is Ms. Zina M…
Harlem LibraryAdults
10 a.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 11th & 18th . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Family Board Games
A variety of board games for all ages and abilities will be provided for a morning of family fun.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
10 a.m.Saturday Art Classes for Kids: Harlem Renaissance
CAW Saturday Artworks invites kids to travel back in time and explore teh art, literature, music and social impact of the Harlem Renaissance. Students will examine works of artists of the time and learn about ways these artists recognized and honored their heritage and culture and will look to their own lives, cultures and neighborhoods as inspiration for many of their own artworks. Students will develop a practical understanding of the value of teamwork, diversity and critique through exploring…
Inwood LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
10 a.m. Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Instructors on hand. Teens also welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10 a.m.Super Smash Saturdays @ Grand Central
Do you love Super Smash Brothers as much as we do? Bring your own Nintendo GameCube controller and join other SSB fanatics from around NYC in our weekly day-long tournaments on multiple CRT televisions!
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
10 a.m.Soundview Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations!
Soundview LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
10 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Quiet Study Room (Saturdays)
There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room. This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability. If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer! Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday: Pound Workout
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. *For all ages.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
10:15 a.m.SCORE -- Free One-to-One Small Business Counseling
Meet with an experienced business person in order to get feedback on your ideas, get advice on writing a business plan and finding funding, and learn about market research. SCORE is a non-profit organization dedicated to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth, and success of small businesses.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
Businesspeople,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
10:15 a.m. open computer lab
The computer Training lab is open to the public
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 a.m.New York Cares Volunteer Information Session
Learn about volunteer opportunities at New York Cares and how you can become one. New York Cares offers a variety of flexible volunteering opportunities which include helping people, animals, beautifying public spaces, youth service volunteering and more... Before attending an volunteer orientation session, please register online or by phone: HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE: Go to www.newyorkcares.org/getting-started Go to Step 1 and Create an Account Sign-up for an orientation (45 - minute infor…
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.I AM AN ARTIST
Artistic Dreams International and the New York Public Library are inviting children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams FREE Art/Mixed Media Workshop! The Artistic Dreams International visual arts program teaches children to explore mixed media visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.). Children learn to explore who they are and find their strengths. through our brief art history lesson before each art-making process, they are able to learn about historical and contemporary artist…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren
10:30 a.m.Daddy & Me (and Mommy, too)
Here is a special Baby & Toddler Story Time where parents can share their love of books and the library with their young children. This family time is a great way to introduce the library and it's treasures to your child. Come in and listen to stories, sing songs, and move to bouncy rhymes with your baby or toddler. Then spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other parents. Don't forget to sign up for a library card so you can borrow books to read at hom…
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m. One-On- One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter ,Email or formatting a resume - it's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one- on -one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!!!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
10:30 a.m.Baby & Me
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Parkchester Library
Array
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Finding Your Poetic Voice: with John Maney, Jr.Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Children's Art Workshop
The Art Loisaida Foundation will host an exciting children's Art Workshop. All children are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.The Knit + Club @ Muhlenberg
We welcome all yarn crafts. Bring a project, an idea, or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion Group: The Invention of Wings by Kidd, Sue Monk
An urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Intermediate Meditation
Join us for an intermediate meditation class. This session is open to those who've been regularly attending the weekday beginner's class for a couple of months. Learn to go into a deeper meditation and learn new techniques that will help your spiritual ascent.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Pieces for Peace Workshop
Held by Artisitic Dreams International & CITYarts Creating A Piece For Peace: THEME: Create a piece of art! YOU CAN make a painting, poem, drawing or collage about PEACE. MATERIALS: Students can be creative; and can PAINT, DRAW, USE FABRIC, PHOTOS OR TEXT to create one piece. WEBSITE: Each student's artwork (unless it os inapproriate size, content or language) will be posted on our website and Online Mosaic Wall at www.CITYartsP4P.org. All artworks created in this workshop will be exh…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren
10:30 a.m.Diversity Visa Program (DV-2016)
The Mid-Manhattan Library can assist people who wish to submit an online entry with a digital photograph for the U.S. Department of State Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2016). Library staff can take digital photographs of the applicants and make computers available for applicants to submit their online entries. Scanning of existing photographs is not available. This service is provided only from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the PC Lab on the 4th floor. PRINT FLYER Information a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryImmigrants
11 a.m.Stitches and Yarn Knitting and Crochet Group
Learn to Crochet and Knit @ George Bruce Library. Come join us for a morning filled with Knitting and Crocheting! Beginners and Experienced Knitters and Crotcheteers welcomed! Please bring your own supplies/project ( light colored worsted yarn) and size 7or 8 needles for knitters and g or h hook for crotcheteers. (Children are welcomed with parental supervision)
George Bruce LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Sensory Story Time
"Apples!" Hello song & Name song Rhumes & Finger Play Picture Book Stories Flannel Borad Stories Scarf Play Bubbles & Good Bye Recommended for 2-10 years old and caregivers, who prefer smaller group setting, children who are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload. Family members and siblings are welcome. Space limited. Please register in advance.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
11 a.m.Poetry Workshop
Come enjoy writing poetry at a 2 hr. workshop. Mr. Willy Lagast has a B.A. MAGNA CUM LAUDE, M.A. from Fordham University and a C.E.P from the University of Paris, France. He has taught in the New York State and France high school and middle school. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Canceled
Saturdays Math & Reading Tutoring - Prek - 8th Grade AM session
Free Math & Reading Tutoring for children! Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign-up list will start when library opens on that Saturday. By Staten Island Technical High School volunteers.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- October 2014
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Beginner's Watercolor Painting Class
CLASS IS FULL, NO MORE SPACES AVAILABLE. NEXT SET OF CLASSES WILL BE IN JANUARY. This workshop will explore the following basics: washes, wet on dry, wet on wet, how to begin a painting, how to finish a painting, composition & color theory, and critique of class & home work. Class is limited to 15 participants. Registration is for all four classes, October 18, October 25, November 8 & November 15. Required materials for the class are below (must be purchased prior to class). Sig…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite Picture Books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3 to 8.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Music Hour
A one hour program featuring original and classic kid songs. Audience participation encouraged, instruments provided, tie-in to books and nursery rhymes utilized when possible. This program also encourages an appreciation for libraries and the role they can play in our communities. Presented by Julie Stepanek. For young children and families.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Special Crocheting Program
Everyone is welcome: Beginners too Advance A friendly get together to share. Come and learn or share what know. This is a special crocheting program that has something for everyone. H or I needle is suggested For Adults, Teens and Children 8-12 years old.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.Interviewer Orientation: Record Stories for Our Oral History Project!
Library for the Blind, "Home lesson in touch reading being given by a Blind Teacher," 1926 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We are hosting several volunteer interviewer orientations for our community oral history project: Visible Lives: Oral Histories of the Disability Experience. Interviewers will be trained to collect oral histories of people who are living with a visual impairment or other disability, preserving important and untold stories that are part of a larger undocumented history. Right now,…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults
11 a.m.A Concert - Celebrating Dr. RONALD CROSS
Reserve your seat HERE (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even if you do not use email. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.) Dr. Ronald Cross was a musicologist, performer, and composer. Prior to his death in 2013, he was professor of music at Wagner College on Staten Isl…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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