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Friday, October 31, 2014
10 p.m.Friday Morning Film Series: Horror: Misery
A famous novelist is "rescued" from a car crash by an obsessed fan. She becomes enraged when she discovers that Paul has killed off her favorite character and keeps him confined whilst he is forced to change the ending. Cast: Kathy Bates, James Caan, Richard Farnsworth. Rated R, 107 minutes, 1990, Warner Bros. Director: Stephen King Assistive listening is provided for those with hearing loss through the use of a room loop, which works with hearing aids that have a tele-coil. Open captionng upo…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
11:30 p.m.Quiet Study Room (Fridays)
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 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-4, Saturdays 10-3.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
11:30 p.m.Quiet Study Room (Fridays)
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 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-4, Saturdays 10-3.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Saturday, November 1, 2014
10 a.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
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 Library
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Adults
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 available.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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 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 LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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 8th & 15th . 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.Board Games
Board games of all types and all skill levels.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren
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.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.Memoirs OutLOUD: Creative Writing Workshop
Please come join us for to this Memoirs OutLOUD creative writing studio at the St. George Library Center and tap into your memories and experiences in a friendly and welcoming environment. Many participants are just beginning to write for the first time, while others are somewhat more experienced. At each session, a different writing challenge will be explored. Participants can read their work to one another for comments, ideas and fun. This Memoirs OutLOUD creative writing workshop is…
St. George Library CenterAdults
10:15 a.m.Cyberscripting Theater Workgroup
Focused on, but not restricted to, the interplay of mathematics, information technology and urban experience, we cover the development and presentation of dramatic literature. All levels of expertise welcome. We will discuss improvisation, scene writing, analysis, directing and acting. Bring your own equations, programs, scripts, poems, or ideas, for reading and/or discussion. Presented by Around the Block.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday: Zumba
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
10:30 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. 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.Finding Your Poetic Voice: with John Maney, Jr.
There are 7 sessions for this workshop exploring the five senses and their use to enhance everyday and creative writing with an emphasis on poetry. Registration is required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
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.Sat Chat (Adult Book Discussion)
Join us and discuss: Beautiful Ruins, a novel by Jess Walter!!! The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets returns with his funniest, most romantic, and most purely enjoyable novel yet: the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 . . . and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later. “Why mince words? Beautiful Ruins is an absolute masterpiece.” —Richard Russo “A ridiculously talented writer.” —New Yo…
Fort Washington Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
10:30 a.m.Teen and Tween Sewing Workshop
Ages 8-17. Children younger than 10 years old should have an adult present during program to assist with project if help is needed. Registration is required.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
10:30 a.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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.KNITTING & CROCHET CLUB ENGLISH & SPANISH
Participants must supply their own yarn, needles, small scissors, and the pattern you want to work on. No registration needed. Venga y aprenda, o comparta sus conocimientos, en nuestro club de tejido y costura. Necesita traer su material: estambre, y aguja o ganchos. No necesita registrarse.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
11 a.m.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.Harlem Oral History Project: Help us collect history!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Interview your neighbors, family, and friends… A People's History of Harlem: Our Neighborhood Oral History Project Sign up for one of our interviewer training sessions (below) and help collect Harlem history! Please contact Dianne Sabater at 212-491-2070 or DianneSabater@nypl.org to register. Wednesday, October 29th - 6:00 - 8:00pm Saturday, November 1st - 11:00am - 1:00pm About Our Project: This is a neighborhood oral history project that works to both preserve a…
Countee Cullen LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Chess Master Workshop
Learn chess at the beginner, intermediate or advance levels. Recommended for children ages 6 to 12 years old.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.Crochet and Knitting Meet Up
​ Do you like to crochet? Do you like to knit ? 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 own supplies—Yarn, Crochet hooks and Knitting Needles. Someone from the New York City Crochet Guild will be available to help. Location : 3rd Floor…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
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.Ongoing
Hudson Park Library Book Swap
Please join us each month for our Book Swap. Bring in and take away books, DVDs, CDs, etc.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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
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.Movie Matinee - Transformers: Age of Extinction
A mechanic and his family join the Autobots as they are targeted by a bounty hunter from another world.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomAdults
11 a.m.Scientific Saturdays
Hands on fun experiments!
Dongan Hills LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- November 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.Book Buzz
Our library is hosting a Random House Rep who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on summer and fall titles. Advanced Readers Copies, book catalogs, and Keep Calm and Read On tote bags will be available for attendees.
Yorkville LibraryAdults
11 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with staff for an individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open/use a new e-mail account, save/attach documents, copy/paste, create/edit MS Word documents, create a Power Point presentation, use the Internet, HomeWork Help, NYPL resources, download NYPL e-books, etc. In person pre registration required Audience: Adults, 50+, Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years), and Children (School Age)
Edenwald LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Resume Review and Career Counseling
Do you need help creating a resume, or maybe your resume needs a boost? Want to know what buzzwords job recruiters search for, so that your resume gets seen by employers? Join Revive 9to5 at NYPL for a Resume Building Workshop with a focus on strategy and technique. Don't forget to bring your resume! Feel stuck in a professional rut ? Need help finding a new job or performing better at your existing one? Want to improve your health, reinvigorate your fitness, and have more energy? Lo…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
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