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Today
@ 5:15 p.m.
New York Writers Workshop presents: From the Page to the Stage with Lisa Kirchner
presents: From the Page to the Stage with Lisa Kirchner Learn how to transform your writing for oral presentations. Whether you've got a speech to give, a case to make or want to tell your stories to live audiences, this class will help you understand the differences between the written and spoken word. You'll come away with tips and tricks for making your story memorable. Lisa Kirchner is the author of the critically-acclaimed Hello American Lady Creature: What I Learned as a Woman in Q…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Teen Video Gaming
Super Smash Bros? Check. Call of Duty? Check. Mortal Kombat? Check. Mariokart? Check. Duck Hunt? No check... yet.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Oomph, Olivia, and Our Gal Judy: Summer Films at Jefferson Market
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. All programs are free and open to the public. June 6: 8 Women (2002; 111 mins.) Dir: François Ozon. One murdered man, eight women, each seeming to be more eager than the others to know the truth. Gimme, gimme, gimme some clues to make up my mind. And eventually enter the truth. Oh, thou cruel woman! French with English Subtitles. Starring Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Béart. June 13: Swimming Pool (2003; 102…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Time @ George Bruce
Every Monday and Wednesday teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, bring down a laptop, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends! Have ideas for what you want to do at the library? Share them with us at Teen Time! Library staff is always welcome to ideas and suggestions, big and small, so let us know what you wish the library could offer, and it just might happen!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Author Talk - Sichan Siv
Please join us in welcoming former United Nations Ambassador Sichan Siv as he discusses his memoir "Golden Bones." His story is one of hope and the American Dream. Siv recounts his harrowing escape from Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. When he fled to America, he made his life in politics beginning as deputy assistant to George H.W. Bush and later being appointed as UN ambassador by George W. Bush. http://www.sichansiv.com/
53rd Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
League of Professional Theatre Women: Oral History Project with Carmen de Lavallade
A conversation with prominent women in theatre, as part of the League’s ongoing series which chronicles and documents the contributions of significant women in theatre. Carmen de Lavallade in conversation with Deborah Jowitt. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservatio…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 6:15 p.m.
Money Matters
How to Start a Business
Start the Self-Assessment Process. Become a Consultant or Freelancer. Buy an Existing Business or Franchise – Identifying and analyzing the right business. Start Your Own – Begin the idea generation process with a “60-minute plan”. Selected sub topics covered in this session: All participants will do a self-directed and Self-Assessment to properly identify skills, interests and aptitude. Will begin in class and complete before the next session. Theodore Henderson works with Entrepreneur…
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Book Club: Invisible Man
Join us as we discuss Ralph Ellison's, Invisible Man. Copies available while supplies last.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Warm Your Heart Project
Get involved with the Warm Your Heart Project, which creates scarves for the homeless and underserved of New York City. The goal is to have 500 scarves to distribute to the needy by October 2015. Help us reach this goal! Not a knitter or crocheter? No problem! It’s easy to pick up, and there are other knitters and crocheters willing to instruct you at the meet-up. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, please feel free to bring some al…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, with Fred Kaplan, the national-security columnist for Slate, the author of four other books, and a former Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter for "The Boston Globe."
This illustrated lecture probes the inner corridors of the National Security Agency, the beyond-top-secret cyber units in the Pentagon, the "information warfare" squads of the military services, and the national security debates in the White House, to tell this never-before-told story of the officers, policymakers, scientists, and spies who devised this new form of warfare and who have been planning—and (more often than people know) fighting—these wars for decades. Events at The New York Public…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Bill Moyers Interviews Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad
After five years of service at the Schomburg, Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad will begin a tenured position as Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and joins the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study as the Suzanne Young Murray Professor. Join us as we reflect upon the work of the Schomburg and its future at this special farewell program and reception, highlighted by an in-depth conversation between Dr. Muhammad and legendary panelist Bill Moyers. Have qu…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Today
@ 7 p.m.
Open Mic
Join The Ottendorfer Branch for our free 'Open Mic'. 6:30 Sign up, 7:00 Start Time. If you arrive after 7:00, please ring bell for entry.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 11 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens can use the extra computer time to work on homework, do gaming, social media, and/or complete their own personal projects.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 11:30 p.m.
West Farms Sewing Club - "Stitching the Community Together"
Are you interested in learning the basic skills needed to use a sewing machine? Yes? Great!! Join us for six weeks of sewing fun as you learn the basics of using a sewing machine. Each participant will use one of our sewing machines to create two projects with the help of an instructor. All supplies will be provided and offered on a first come first serve basis. All particpants must commit to the full six weeks. Please call or come in to register.
West Farms LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Hangouts
Learn about video chatting with Hangouts, Google's all-in-one messaging platform for the web and mobile devices. *Note: must have a Gmail/Google account for hands-on participation.*
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
NYCitizenship
Apply for U.S. citizenship today. Free legal and financial help. By appointment only: call 311 and say "Citizenship Appointment" or call 212-514-4277. Attend an information session: June 13 - 4pm @ Inwood Library (4790 Broadway, NYC) June 24 - 11am @ Bronx Library Center (310 E. Kingsbridge Rd.) July 7 - 3pm @ Mid-Manhattan Library (445 5th Ave., NYC) July 12 - 11am @ MOTT HAVEN LIBRARY (321 E. 1490th St., Bronx) Free one-on-one help. Meet with an attorney to help you with your Naturali…
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
Help is on the Way
Arts and crafts, laptop usage, movies
Castle Hill LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Toddler Coloring Color
Your favorite cartoon and superhero characters are waiting for you!!! Show your artistic self every morning at the kids coloring corner.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Intro to Computers
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use computers and sharpen your skills through computer use. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and freinds?" Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance. Come and learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Morning Tea - 上午茶
Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Wee Little Ones Story Time
Introduce your baby to books! This program is geared toward pre-walkers and non-confident walkers. Ages 0-14 months suggested. This story time includes board books, rhymes, bounces, and tickles. No registration required. Please note: This program will be held in the auditorium and will be directly followed by the Baby Space story time.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Office Readiness Series: Week #7
10 week Microsoft Office Series: Tables, Illustrations, Graphics, and Hyperlinks
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10:15 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 10:15 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories and action songs, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 children and tickets are distributed outside prior to the library's opening at 10 a.m. Your child must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 10:15 a.m.
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from walking age to 36 months and their caregivers can join us for lively stories, fingerplays, and action songs, and have a good time building early literacy skills with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Please note: Programs take place on the second floor. There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby Lap Sit for Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Clase de Computación ¡En Español!
06/08/2016 GMAIL -Como crear un correo electronico con Google Gmail. 06/22/2016 Laboratorio Abrierto - ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? ¿No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Traiga sus preguntas de tecnología y obtenga asistencia personal!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills in babies and toddlers. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. Recommended for children ages 3 & under with parent/caregiver. Baby & Toddler Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited space capacity, attendance is granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Story Time/ Cuentos bilingües
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones, y rimas en ingles y español. Para niños de 18 meses a 3 años.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS WORD 2010 PART 2 & 3 CANCELLED!
MS Word 2010 Part 2 Tuesday, June 21, 2015, 10:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m., Seward Park Library, Computer Lab, Adult Learning Center Using indents and tabs, line and paragraph spacing, working with lists, breaks, columns and hyperlinks. CANCELLED!! MS Word 2010 Part 3 Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m., Seward Park Library, Computer Lab, Adult Learning Center Working with shapes, text boxes and word art, inserting clip art and pictures, formatting pictures, styles and t…
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
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