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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
12:15 p.m.Wednesday Infant Lapsit
Special fifteen to twenty-minute program of simple fingerplays, songs and board books. For babies and pre-walkers up to 18 months old with their parent or caregiver. Program begins promptly at 12:15 pm. Please join us!
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
12:30 p.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/guardian
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
12:30 p.m.Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
1 p.m.David Mills as Dr. Martin Luther King
“Dare to Dream:” a one-person show that takes the audience on a journey through the most iconic moments of Dr. King's public career his: "I Have a Dream," speech "Letter from a Birmingham Jail;" "Early Days;" "Promised Land;" "Drum Major;" "If I had Sneezed" and "Dr. King's eulogy." These iconic moments are then peppered with insights into the private man. Presented by Don St. Clair
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Book Sale
Support the Library and come check out our impressive selection of gently used books and multimedia. We have materials for readers of all ages at great prices! The St. Agnes Library book sale is fully operated and maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers. New Yorkers throughout the city contribute materials that are sorted, organized and sold by these volunteers.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Falun Gong Exercise Class
Discover the many benefits of meditation and slow moving exercise in this weekly class led by certified instructors. Eliminate stress and enjoy peace of mind.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults,
1 p.m.Google Maps
Do you hate asking stopping people on the street to ask for directions? Do you get turned around in new cities? Take a class on Google Maps and head in the right direction!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
1 p.m.Laboratorio de Computadoras
*Reservación requerida ¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
1 p.m.One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
1 p.m.AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network has information on careers and training in Healthcare, Green Economy, or Transit . Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Schwarzman Building - February 2016
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and m…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
1 p.m.President's Day Concert
Join in our sing-along concert in honor of President's Day!
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1:30 p.m.Mock Interviewing
Why go into an interview cold? Practice doesn’t guarantee success—but it does guarantee the best possible outcome. In this workshop, we will engage in live role play and learn how to: use appropriate body language, reduce ‘uhhs’ and ‘umms’, turn negatives into positives, ask intelligent questions, and use real-life examples to PROVE that you have what the job requires. All participants will be encouraged to critique each other (and the interviewer!). For best learning results, bring a sample job…
Mott Haven LibraryAdults
1:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange - February 2016
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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
1:30 p.m.Game on at Kingsbridge for Adults
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends and neighbors to a game of Wii Bowling in the library.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
1:30 p.m.Toddler Time
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, playtime, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Ages 18 months-3yrs
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
2 p.m.Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program. All materials will be pr…
Riverside LibraryAdults
2 p.m.French Class: Lesson Five
Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your resume or an advantage for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive, and even better at English. Learning French is the perfect way to practice and improve your language skills.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Searching Besides Google: Credo Reference
Find free ebooks on a variety of subjects in this database that is available in the Articles and Databases section of
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Baby Lapsit Storytime
Join us for story time! There will be rhymes, songs and stories for you and your 3-17 month old child to enjoy. Please be prepared to participate and have fun. After story time you are invited to play with our toys in our Community Room. Limited to the first 30 babies. Please arrive early to ensure a spot. This program is for BABIES ONLY—toddlers and older children will not be admitted. Note that the wheelchair lift is only for people with disabilities (not for strollers), so plan acco…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
2 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 pm to 6 pm at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 25th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed belo…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
2:30 p.m.TEEN CLUB
Spend some time after school at your favorite library, where you can: discuss anime, do art, play games, make friends, become involved with card strategy games, or even do your homework! Ages 12-18
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
2:30 p.m.Computer Safety and Maintenance
Lern how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m. game on!
Play the latest game consules and hang out with your friends.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Teens, come and get the opportunity to explore technology and learn something new about some of the websites and apps you already use in your everyday life!
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Put a Hero On It
Decorate a t-shirt with a photo of your favorite hero! First, you'll stencil the images of your heroes on the tee, outline them with fabric crayons. Susan will press the images with a small iron, making it permanent. Afterwards, you can embellish with 3rd paint stones and other trimmings. Presented by Susan Hale. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Old Books, Rare Books: Learning About the Value of Your Books
Learn what you need to know before buying or selling an old book. Have you ever wondered how the experts on TV can look at an old book and know about its value? Do you have an old book? Do you wonder how much it is worth? If you want to learn more about what makes an old book rare or valuable, then join us as we explore the world of antiquarian books. The Library has many resources to help you develop an appreciation for antiquarian books and to assist you in determining if your books are rare…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
3 p.m.Tasty Towers - SI Maker Space
Tower building challenge using spaghetti and marshmallows. Learn the basic triangular building block structure and then compete in teams to build the tallest structure. Physics never tasted so good! Presented by Staten Island MakerSpace. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.GAME ON!!!
WII - Got the gaming moves? Interact with your peers and challenge them in a game of WII.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more! Teen Time will be cancelled on days when New York City schools are not in session.
St. Agnes LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Soundview Library's Scrabble Club
You don't need to be a word whiz to enjoy a good game of scrabble! The right letters on the right squares can turn even the smallest words into big scores! So come join us for a fun afternoon of scrabble with Ms. Valerie.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
3 p.m.Teen Lounge
Want to hang out with friends? Got the gaming moves? Come hang out or challenge your friends in a video game. Ages 12-18
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Found Object Puppet Making Workshop
Join us in this hands on workshop where you will learn how just about anything can be animated and brought to life as a puppet. Our puppeteer will show you how objects you might readily discard, bottles, cans, paper tubes, etc, will come together to create magical creatures. Every participant will create his/her own original puppet in this family friend workshop. Limited to 20 participants. For children ages 5 to 12 years old. Presented by Urban Stages. Limited to 20 participants only, please…
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 p.m.Fundamentos del Android.
Este curso cubrirá algunas de las características básicas de los dispositivos Android. Aprenda cómo funciona el hardware, algunos conceptos básicos de ajustes, de navegación y de aplicaciones.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Tenn Duct Tape Craft Workshop
Just want to play with duct tape? Stop by our craft workshop for teens. Create your own bag or mini purse using only recycled materials and duct tape. With a variety of styles and colors of duct tape to chose from. * This is a free program for teens, all materials will be provided.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! February 3, 2016 Title: Malcolm X ( 128 mins) A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride. February 10, 2016 Title: Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom ( 141 mins) The remarkable l…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
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