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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, May 23, 2015
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
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
12 noonMovie Time
Watch featured films in the library.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
12 noonDance and Theatrical Classes
Teens, children, and adults will have fun for them and the whole family. They will learn many types of dances like salsa and perform in theatrical presentations, plays, dramas, drumming, story telling, and much more! Learn and share much about your culture and the culture of others. Classes and instructions by professional and internationally acclaimed artists Xiomara Evans and Marni Rice.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Krafty Kids
Children create a masterpiece with materials provided, learning fine motor and social skills. For ages 5-12 years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.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
2 p.m.Dog Therapy
The New York Public Library is honored to welcome the Intermountain Therapy Animals organization. How does it work? R.E.A.D utilizes registered therapy dogs who have been trained and tested for health, safety, appropriate skills, and temperament. When these special dogs come to hear children read, it's fun! And that makes all the difference. Sign up your child to read to a dog today. All children must register!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m. Bingo!
Join us for a traditional board game that never goes out of style! Teaches number skills and teamwork. For ages 5-12 years, younger ages welcome with the assistance of an adult.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Board Games
Play chess, checkers, monopoly, and more.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Knitting Hour
A get-together for knitters at all skill levels to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or even to begin a new craft. All skill levels are welcomed. All ages welcome!
South Beach LibraryChildren
Monday, May 25, 2015
10 a.m.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, First FloorAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library and use our laptops!
West Farms 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.Movie Matinee
You don't have to wait in line to see that new release anymore! Come relax and enjoy a free screening of a new film from our collection each week. This month's films are: May 4: Maps to the Stars May 11: Life of Crime May 18: Unbroken May 25: Predestination
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Introduction to Computers at Pilot Cove /Including 1 on 1
Senior citizens at Pilot Cove can come to Grace Church down the block on City Island for an introduction to computers and internet. Maximum number of persons is three. Every Monday at 1:00 p.m. We also offer one on one tutorials on introduction to computers here in the library. Please call or come in to make an appointment. Open to all. 718-885-1703
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Teen Lounge @Riverside
Come to the Riverside library and have fun after a long day at school. Meet friends, play video,card or board games, sneak in a snack and relax every Monday from 2- 5:00 p.m.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Canceled
FDNY Recruitment
FDNY Recruitment @ The Washington Heights Library As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters and terrorist acts, FDNY protects the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors. The Department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs. The timely delivery of these services enables the FDNY to make significant contributions to the safety of New York City and homeland security efforts.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Minecraft Club
You will need a registered Minecraft account to particpate. Library laptops are first-come, first-served. Please bring your own laptops if you have one.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.After School Lounge
We invite all students to come to the library after school to enjoy an afternoon of fun, reading, studying, homework, or just getting together with friends. Every weekday after school from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Board Gaming!
Board Gaming at High Bridge Public Library where Teenagers can enjoy playing UNO, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Bingo, Connect 4, and Mancala!!!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Canceled
Story Time
Join us for stories told by your favorite librarians!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
4 p.m.KidsLearn@NYPL
Learn about how to use the computer, the NYPL catalog, other available online resources for kids.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Random Club
Drawing, Learning to Crochet/Knit, Chat with Friends, or Discuss what we're reading, etc...
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Picture Book Time
Join us as we share fun and interesting stories for children every Monday and Wednesday at 4:00 pm. Recommended for children 3 to 8 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stop! Drop! And Read!
When you hear the blow of the whistle that means t's time to stop, drop what you are doing and read an interesting book for fifteen minutes!
West Farms LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Stories and Crafts
Stories and crafts for young children. Right now we are making messy projects, wear your art clothes and get ready for paint, ink, or glue!
96th Street LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Brainpower Hour / Fun with Math
Measure your head circumference, feet and height. Are you in proportion? Measure your friends too! For ages 5 -12
115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Children's Movie
Kids movies at the Library
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Gaming
Play fun games using the Wii system.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.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
6 p.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
7 p.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
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
10 a.m.Free SNAP (Food Stamp) Application Assistance: SNAP Can Put More Food on Your Table!
Council of Senior Centers and Services’ (CSCS) SNAP Specialists will answer questions about the SNAP program and eligibility guidelines. We will assist you with your application and submit it for you! Time: 10am-2pm Call for an appointment: 1-855-850-2525 Walk-ins welcome too !
Edenwald LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Pre- K Storytime
A program with fun, challenging & interactive stories & a movie too! Ages 2- 5.
Melrose LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs? Need to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Monday, May 5th, 12th, 19th & 26 @ 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday, May 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th @ 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
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.Tech Help
Need an extra computer appointment and questions pertaining to the internet? Then come on down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
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