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Saturday, May 30, 2015
2 a.m.FAMILY FILM - AGAINST THE WILD
Two children and their dog get lost in the wilderness when their small plane has engine problems and must make an emergency landing. Come watch this film on our big screen. Take home a free coloring sheet. Released 2013. 92 minutes.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
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.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. Teens welcome!!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
10 a.m.Mariners Harbor Library Community Fair
Join us for our upcoming community resource fair! This event hopes to bring more social awareness of local resources available to the community, friends, and family of the Mariners Harbor neighborhood.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.Total Life Changes
TOTAL LIFE CHANGES: a health and wellness company will introduce products as well as discuss the business opportunity for those in need of an extra stream of income. Join us May 7th, 14th & 28th @ 5pm-7:45pm And also May 30th @ 10am -5pm
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
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. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
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.Board Games
Join us at the George Bruce Library to play classic board games and card games of all types and skill levels. (Ages: 3-12)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Board Games
A variety of board games for all ages and abilities will be provided for a morning of 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.Money Matters: Coaching Sessions
Estas sesiones son gratuitas y confidenciales, y le ayudarán a aprender asuntos financieros de manera personalizada. El programa Money Matters es totalmente flexible—usted decide qué necesita y puede seleccionar los talleres y sesiones de coaching en la combinación que mejor le funcione. No hay necesidad de llevar consigo ni de mostrar información privada. El servicio de sesiones individuales de coaching le puede ayudar a hacer un plan para: Establecer metas financieras Crear un presupuesto…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
Immigrants
10 a.m.10 Steps to Starting your Own Business
This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. Learn what it takes to start your own business! This course provides a basic overview of the steps you'll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. You will learn about: • How to develop a business plan • How to determine your legal structure •…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
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.Saturday Studies
Need a quiet space to study and do homework? Come to the teen room Saturday mornings and get some peace and quiet to do your work.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:15 a.m.Alzheimer's Support Group
The Alzheimer's Foundation of Staten Island hosts a support group for caregivers at the West New Brighton Library. If you are a caregiver, or know someone who is, this group will be of help to you. This support group is an effort to share experiences and information about caring for someone with Alzheimers. If you are in need information, or just a welcoming ear, please drop by!
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
10:15 a.m.SCORE Business Counseling
Meet with experienced business people and get free advice about Starting a Business! Get feedback on your ideas, learn about market research, and get advice on writing a business plan and finding money for your new business. Meet with experienced business people. Please call St. George Library Center at (718) 442-8560 to register. Visit www.score.org for more info.
St. George Library CenterAdults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 a.m.Email for Beginners for the 50+
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo el tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.The Hundred Days Waterloo Campaign, 1815
THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO IN THE AGE OF NAPOLEON AND REVOLUTION - PART ONE OF THREE PANEL DISCUSSIONS TO BE HELD MAY 3OTH, JUNE 20TH AND JULY 18TH, 2015. THIS EVENT WILL FOCUS ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE BATTLE ON ITS 200TH ANNIVERSARY. (Free and open to the public) Saturday, May 30,2015 10:30 AM-4:30 PM HUDSON PARK LIBRARY-NYPL 66 Leroy Street in Greenwich Village in Manhattan NAPOLEON AND THE HUNDRED DAYS 10:30-1:00 PM W…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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.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.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: A Passage to India by Foster, E.M.
When Adela Quested and her elderly companion Mrs Moore arrive in the India town of Chandrapore, they quickly feel trapped.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Tech Connect
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+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children,
Teachers
11 a.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages May 2015 Mosholu Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. First come, first served. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Testing follows registration. Documentation is not required. No child care provided www.org/events/classes/english-converation Registration and testing: Saturday, April 25, 2015 @ 10:30am Groups meet Saturdays 10:30am-12:00pm May 2,…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.FREE MATH AND READING TUTORING AM SESSION
Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Come register in person. Sign-up list will start when Library opens that day. Saturdays from 11am to 1pm.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 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.Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind. Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced practice of Buddha school self-cultivation, founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice’s master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice.
Bloomingdale 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.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come , first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- May 2015
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.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,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Scientific Saturdays
Hands on fun experiments!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
11:30 a.m.Breath and Meditation Rejuvenation
Learn how to reduce stress, calm the mind and live with joy through breathing techniques and guided meditation * Be joyful and have inner peace * Reduce stress * Increase clarity and awareness * Enhance productivity This is a free workshop provided by The Art of Living foundation. The Art of Living is a non profit humanitarian and educational organization that promotes healthy living, peace and stress free living in over 152 countries across the world. It is founded by Sri Sri Ravi Sh…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Family Read Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
11:30 a.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
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