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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
12 a.m.Quiet Study Room (Tuesdays)
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: Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
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.Introduction to Computers- Internet & More
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use the Internet and sharpen your computer 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 friends?" "How can I copy and paste text and pictures?" "How can I sign in to use a computer at the library with my library card?" This program is given in the library every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. Also in addtion to this time, we have added Mondays from 1:00 p.m.…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Adult keyboarding
Come and learn how to improve your keyboarding skills. By using a keyboarding tutorial you can learn how to use the keyboard keys to gain speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Tech Help @ The Van Cortlandt LibraryVan Cortlandt LibraryAdults
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
10:30 a.m.Tablet Buying Guide Basics
With all the tablets out there it is hard to figure out which one you should get. Learn how to determine which tablet is the best fit for you. This class will cover some of the basic features and specs of the devices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Email 1
Sign up for a free email account. Learn about sending, replying to and forwarding messages.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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. ¿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
10:30 a.m.Google Apps
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering. We will explore Gmail, Google Drive, images, calendar, Youtube, translate, photos and books.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Bilingual Story Time/Cuentos bilingües
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome!
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime and watch some vidoes and get the latest news.. Come to the Computer Lounge at the Melrose Branch where you can use a computer in a stress-free, fun environment.
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Computer Basic Job Search (YAI Only)
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Crocheting and Knitting for Beginners & Intermediate
All those who wish to practice crocheting and knitting are welcome. An experienced crocheter will be available to help. Bring yarn and a hook. Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Weaving Circle
Join us for a weaving circle every Tuesday morning. Materials and looms are provided.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes and simple picturebook stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! For babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Please sign up in person or by phone. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. Please choose only one session for the day to attend!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Clase de Computadora Basica
Aprenda las habilidades básicas de computación en español
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Highbridge Daycare
Class Visit, Story time
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Canceled
STAY WELL EXERCISE
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. *Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Bridge Club
Are you a Bridge buff? Put on your game face and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends! Club meets Tuesdays and Fridays. All levels of play welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults
10:45 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Stories and activities for toddlers- ages 18 months - 36 months.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.(CEIS) Castle Hill Library New Job Search Club and Resume Clinic
Are you ready to explore your potential career goal? If yes, save the date! Meet our dynamic Career Coach, Robyn Saunders and let her work with you. Come and join this FREE informative workshop provided by Career, Education, and Information Services. What to expect from this workshop? 1. Identify Your #1 Star Player. 2. Building Support Systems and Networks. 3. Discovering Our Assets - Eliminate Our Barriers. 4. Dressing for Success - Market Yourself with Confidence. 5. Confidently Answe…
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library - December 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 English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
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 your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.TINY TOTS
Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and finger play followed by free time. Bop to fun music after the program ages 1-3 Tickets are distributed immediately prior to the program. No pre-registration required. Program is subject to cancellation.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m. Preschool Time
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old with their parent/ caregiver can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. Limited to 25 accompanied children.
Parkchester LibraryChildren
11 a.m.Preschool Story Hour
Preschool stories for children and their caregivers. An hour of fun reading, singing, dancing or crafts.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Clase de Computación en Español
Una introducción a la Internet , el uso de un navegador web , y la navegación por las páginas web . Aprenda cómo encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos .
Soundview LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Wii Bowling at East Tremont Senior Center
Seniors compete against each other in Wii Bowling
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 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
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Classic Gaming
Chess, Checkers, Board Games etc for beginners, experts adults, and families.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
11:15 a.m."Toddler Time"
Songs & books & music oh my! Enjoy some stories & shake your groove thing with other neighborhood kids & their caregivers. (Ages Birth-5)
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:15 a.m.Tuesday Infant Lapsit
Special fifteen to twenty-minute program of simple fingerplays, songs and board books geared to babies and pre-walkers up to 18 months old with their parent or caregiver. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m. Important! Please note! The 2ND FLOOR CHILDREN’S ROOM WILL BE CLOSED FOR RENOVATION from December 1st through December 13th. Programs will be held downstairs in the Community Room. Take the elevator down to the (B) Basement Level.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Film for Tots
Short films based on picture books.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments. Laptops and tablets are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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