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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
10 a.m.One Snowflake
A fun interactive music series that revolves around NYC winter wonderland using songs from the amazing catalog of Music for Aardvarks. Original songs about snow and rain and about different things to do at home and ways to get around town. Just like the previous series, we will use various musical instruments to create an engaging, exciting musical class that revolves around winter themes. From chants, to large movements, and from finger play to instrument Jam, it will be fun all around. We get…
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.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
11 a.m.Conversational Sign Language "Signed English"
Conversational signing is also known as "Signed English" and differs from American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity. This workshop consists of six(6) sessions every Tuesday beginning January 5th. It is designed to be a fun and relaxing way of learning basic converstional signs that can be tailored to the interests of the group and used in everyday communication. ***Please note tha participants must commit to all (6) sessions and the workshop is limited to 8 participa…
Riverside LibraryAdults
12 noonMicrosoft Word for Beginners, Part 02
This is a continuation from Part 01. This workshop we will teach you to: Creating and Typing a Document. Undoing Mistakes. Saving a Document. Highlighting Text. Cut, Copy & Paste. Spell-checking and the Thesaurus.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
1 p.m.Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from 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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Be An Excel Genius: An Eight Class Series
Build on your basics knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables. Schedule: January 5, 2016 – Find it With VLookup January 12, 2016 – How to use HLookup January 19, 2016 – Charts, Sparklines, and Pivot Charts, Oh my! January 26, 2016 – Mastering Pivot Tables February 2, 2016 – Filter, Sort, and Validate D…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Chinese Ribbon Dance Workshop
Come learn the Chinese ribbon dance! Margaret Yuen, Director of the Red Silk Dancers will demonstrate the dance and show you how to wave a long silk ribbon to create rainbows, dragons and waterfalls. No previous training required and all materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 4 to 12 years old. Space is limited to 20 participants, please register by phone or in-person.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Superhero Workshop
With the current popularity of Comic Book superheroes in Hollywood now this has created opportunities for our younger generation to be introduced to a forgotten format of reading, such as comic books, graphic novels, and manga to name a few. The “ Superhero Workshop” is a cohesive blend of reading, writing and visual creativity, which reinforces what they are taught in school. Teens will use the Character Creator Sheet as a template to create their Superhero, which includes features ,such as hei…
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen and Tween Sewing Workshop
Ages 8-17 Registration Required.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Designing a Dream City- LEGO Program at Chatham Square!
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Tuesday February 9th at 3:30 Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Tuesday February 23rd at 3:30 Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, desig…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. Week…
West Farms LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Designing A Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using lego bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO bricks and pieces. Week2: Where We Play- participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. Week3: How…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Fuji Instax Theme-Based Bookmaking Workshop
Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in this theme-based workshop. Each student will make a book and create a story with multiple images and accompanying words. Presented by International Center of Photograph. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Voiceover and IOS for Beginners Short Course with Guest Instructor Ed Plumacher
Tuesdays from 4:00 to 6:00 PM as follows: February 9, 16, 23; Mar 1, 8, 15 Please sign up for the entire series, which will orient you to your IOS device, from unboxing to getting online, communicating, and organizing your schedule and notes. When registering please let us know if you’ll be bringing your own device or borrowing one of ours.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
4 p.m.Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. We…
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Crafternoons: Perler Beads
Crafternoon Series: Come out and create different wall art images, keychains or ornaments from freestyle creations to your favorite Anime characters with just beads and an iron! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Anime Club
Do you love reading manga and watching anime? Come to the teen room to discuss your favorite manga and watch your favorite series. Paper and colored pencils will be provided for young adults who want to draw their favorite characters or create their own.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5:30 p.m.Citizen Cartography II: Warping Maps
This hands-on workshop will show you how to add valuable geographic information to old maps by overlaying digital images of historical maps onto today’s map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. You will also learn how to capture boundaries, roads, historical street addresses, and other important historical information from old maps through a process called digitization, or "tracing" maps. This work supports the Library’s historical mapping game, Building Inspector, and t…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
5:30 p.m.EMBRACE THE NEW YEAR WITH MEDITATION
In this fast-paced world, inner peace can seem elusive. You are invited to join Frank Pawlowski, Ed.D, long time meditator for an engaging workshop teaching you practical strategies to reduce stress, and create a more healthy and positive lifestyle. Dr. Pawlowski will offer effective meditation techniques which can help you connect within to gain a real and profound sense of serenity and joy. Embrace the New Year with meditation and join him as he takes you on this powerful journey. Brief Bio…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machine! The open sewing worksh…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
6 p.m. StartUp! 2016 Workshop 2: Developing Your Marketing Plan
This is the second training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2016 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to develop a marketing plan for your business. This session will be offered three times in February. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10 a.m.Resume, Cover Letter and Job Search Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required to save your work. Every Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
10:30 a.m.Smart Couponing 101 - Part II
Please join the Morris Park Library for part two of our Smart Couponing Series to learn how to undertand and take advantage of store policies to save money. The fun-filled workshop will include hands on activities by Mrs. B, our coupon expert. One lucky attendant will go home with a bag full of goodies!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
11 a.m.Resume Workshop
•Having issues with your resume? •Unsure of how to format? •Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a usb drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together! Space is limited, sign up today at the adult information desk!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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.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
1:30 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
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),
Children
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
3 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Recycling Art
They are a series of workshops during which materials that have been thrown away or ‘forgotten’ are recycled and become teaching tools. It is easily seen that even old and battered objects contain within them a myriad of possible lives when we make use of our hands and our imagination. These workshops introduce also to other art forms: when interest is generated, participants can be oriented towards allied activities such as painting, sculpture, textile design, fashion design, film making, and v…
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Free PSAT Practice Test
Find out how you will score with a free practice test from The Princeton Review. Practice exams feature: Full-length tests designed to match the official exam, professional proctors and a realistic test setting, a detailed, comprehensive score report, and an optional 30-minute phone conference to discuss your score. This workshop is free but requires advance registration. Presented by Princeton Review. Recommended for ages 14 to 18 years old.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.BIG TALKS: Bullying
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to define bullying, identify bullying behavior, distinguish the roles/characters involved in bullying, and recognize and demonstrate anti-bullying behaviors. Presented by Lesley Moody. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Clason's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Creative Carnival at Wakefield
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars - Participants will learn about the feat…
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Crafternoons: Origami Valentines
Crafternoon series: Need a gift idea for your special valentine? Join us as we create heart shapped origami, just in time for Valentine's Day!
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game Club
Play video games, learn trading card games and do crafts based on popular game series.
Mosholu Library, Children's collectionChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m. Free Poetry Workshop with Bill Zavatsky
No experience necessary. Just bring your pen or pencil and your love of poetry!
Morningside HeightsAdults
5 p.m.The On Target Resume + Unemployment Tax Tips with Theodore Henderson
Diligent job seekers take the time to search for jobs, follow the application instructions faithfully, and wait - and wait - and then wait some more. No word comes back from companies and their applications seems to be lost in a resume “black hole”. In far too many cases, we're talking about hundreds of resumes submitted without a single response from an employer. This workshop covers strategies of what to do to keep your resume out of that “black hole” and, hopefully, get it reviewed by the…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
6 p.m.American Artists against War | Joyce Kozloff, David McCarthy, Martha Rosler | An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. In conjunction with the publication of American Artists against War, 1935–2010, author David McCarthy is joined by artists Joyce Kozloff and Martha Rosler for a discussion about artists’ activism and antiwar art in the age of the American Century. McCarthy provides a historical overview of the continuities and changes in antiwar art from the 1930s until today, while Kozloff and Rosler contextualize this broader history with their experiences as artists…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
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