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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Family Literacy Workshop at Aguilar
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
Aguilar LibraryParents/Caregivers
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Beginner's Watercolor Painting Class
This workshop will explore the following basics: washes, wet on dry, wet on wet, how to begin a painting, how to finish a painting, composition and color theory, and critique of class and homework. Class is limited to 15 participants. Registration is for all four classes, June 4, 11, 18, and 2. Required materials for the class are below (must be purchased prior to class). Sign up begins Saturday, May 28, 2016 by phone or in-person. Materials List: Watercolor Block (Not a watercolor pad).…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Resume & Social Media Workshop
Do you need help creating a resume, or maybe your resume needs a boost? Want to know what buzzwords job recruiters search for, so that your resume gets seen by employers? Join Danielle for a Resume Building and Social Media Workshop with a focus on strategy and technique. Don't forget to bring your resume! Danielle Sandler has an MBA from St. John's University and has been working in recruiting and human resources since 2009.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Join us as we host an open lab session designed to assist in creating a new or updating a resume. Other topics include cover letters, and a review of resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required to save your work.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
06/04 @ 1pm: Stomp the Yard (Classic Teen Films Series) 06/11 @ 1 pm: Point Break 06/18 @1 pm: Rent 06/25 @ 1 pm: In the Heart of the Sea
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Painting With Alcohol Inks
Find and free your inner artist - Learn to paint with alcohol inks in this 2 ½ hour workshop, creating your very own pieces of art on Yupo paper and on a ceramic tile. All materials will be provided. Registration for the workshop is required. Please contact the branch by phone or in person to register.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Masters in Modern Art Lecture Series: Vincent Van Gogh - with Maestro Francesco Santoro
Maestro Francesco Santoro, art history scholar and world-renowned visual artist, will present the first of four free public lectures and discussions (in Italian with simultaneous English translation) on the masters of modern art: Picasso, Van Gogh, Gauguin and De Chirico. Santoro will focus on the life and work of these artists who broke with traditions in response to changes in the world around them. Santoro in his lectures highlights, through space-time connections and documentary evidence, t…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for NLS library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Art Workshop with Ana C. Traversa
The workshop introduces art basics in order to express and capture ideas and work with different materials. Ana C. Traversa -USA-Patagonia. She is an independent artist, painter, sculptor and an instructor who has worked extensively throughout the five boroughs of New York and exhibited abroad in museums, private and public organizations that have been around for more than 100 years. She has exhibited at Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, New York Historical Society, MOMA, International Center of P…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 7:30 p.m.
Jefferson Market Playhouse presents Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
We are thrilled to announce the first ever production of the Jefferson Market Playhouse - Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moises Kaufman. NYPL Digital Collections ID TH-62193 Performances will be Friday, June 24 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 pm. Seating is limited; to attend, use the link at the bottom of the page, starting Friday June 3rd. The Cast: Esteban Aguilera Linares Trevor Davis-Darden Nora Kennedy Chris Lu…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Today
@ 7:30 p.m.
Jefferson Market Playhouse presents Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
We are thrilled to announce the first ever production of the Jefferson Market Playhouse - Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moises Kaufman. NYPL Digital Collections ID TH-62193 Performances will be Friday, June 24 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 pm. Seating is limited; to attend, use the link at the bottom of the page, starting Friday June 3rd. The Cast: Esteban Aguilera Linares Trevor Davis-Darden Nora Kennedy Chris Lu…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, June 26
@ 2 p.m.
Jefferson Market Playhouse presents Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
We are thrilled to announce the first ever production of the Jefferson Market Playhouse - Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moises Kaufman. NYPL Digital Collections ID TH-62193 Performances will be Friday, June 24 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 pm. Seating is limited; to attend, use the link at the bottom of the page, starting Friday June 3rd. The Cast: Esteban Aguilera Linares Trevor Davis-Darden Nora Kennedy Chris Lu…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, June 26
@ 2 p.m.
Jefferson Market Playhouse presents Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
We are thrilled to announce the first ever production of the Jefferson Market Playhouse - Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moises Kaufman. NYPL Digital Collections ID TH-62193 Performances will be Friday, June 24 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 pm. Seating is limited; to attend, use the link at the bottom of the page, starting Friday June 3rd. The Cast: Esteban Aguilera Linares Trevor Davis-Darden Nora Kennedy Chris Lu…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sun, June 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Family Literacy Workshop
Learn tips on how to help your baby/toddler develop literacy skills using reading, talking, singing, writing and playing. Limited to 20 parents for each session. Pre-registration at the Children's Information Desk. Recommended for parents with babies and toddlers.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, June 27
@ 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
Mon, June 27
@ 11 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, fun 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 Physical Activity Consent/Release at the beginning of the class.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 27
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: "Docs"
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, June 27
@ 1 p.m.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
A six week educational series that provides self-care education programs for caregivers which includes tools and strategies to better handle the unique challenges they face. Mondays from 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults
Mon, June 27
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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: May 2, 2016 – Find it With VLookup May 9, 2016 – All About Charts May 16, 2016 – Sparklines, and Pivot Charts, Oh my! May 23, 2016 – Mastering Pivot Tables June 6, 2016 – Filter, Sort, and Validate Data June 13, 2016 – Formulas f…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, June 27
@ 1:45 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be A Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 4: Building a LEGO® Board Game- In the final installment of the gaming series, think about what goes into creating a board game. Reflecting on game design concepts you’ve been learning thus far…
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: "Sheets"
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, June 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Drums and Dance
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration for All Ages One drummer and one dancer travel the world in drumming/dance beats to share their favorite steps and rhythms in this interactive performance/workshop. Presented by Urban Stages.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Come meet up and talk about your favorite Anime and Manga series with your fellow Otaku at Mariners Harbor Library! We will also be showing episodes of your favorite anime series that YOU can pick. Snacks are included. For ages 13-18.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons: June Edition
Back by Popular demand, it's the Crafternoon Series! Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activites held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to make for the end of the school year! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Thursday, June 2nd): Teen Coloring Circle Crafternoon 2 (Wednesday, June 8th): String Bowls Crafternoon 3 (Monday, June 13th): DIY Bouncy Balls Crafternoon 4 (Wednesday, June 15th): Father's Day Craft…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons: June Edition
Back by Popular demand, it's the Crafternoon Series! Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activites held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to make for the end of the school year! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Thursday, June 2nd): Teen Coloring Circle Crafternoon 2 (Wednesday, June 8th): String Bowls Crafternoon 3 (Monday, June 13th): DIY Bouncy Balls Crafternoon 4 (Wednesday, June 15th): Father's Day Craft…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Fairy Tale Puppet Theater
Join us as we travel to faraway lands and meet strange and wonderful creatures. In this series, we will explore four fairy tales, one per week. Each tale will be read aloud and then we will reenact the story using puppets and the Mulberry Street Library’s new puppet theater! For ages 4-12 years.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
CASTLES!: A MEDIEVAL BUILDING SERIES
Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, they will use LEGO® simple machines to add on a moving drawbridge. Week 2: Towers- Children will continue their exploration of castles, focusing this time on a castle tower, or a…
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 27
@ 5 p.m.
Reminiscence Theatre: Memoir through Performance Workshop for Adults 55+
Please join candidates in the Graduate Program in Educational Theatre in creating Reminiscence Theatre! Graduate students will develop lessons to work with participants in process drama-based work using memoir. Come and share your stories and join in the drama activities! Each class will consist of drama activities, listening to stories and sharing them through performance. Participants must be present for all three classes. Registration is required for this workshop and will be chosen by lo…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 27
@ 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
Mon, June 27
@ 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
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
@ 10:30 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
Tue, June 28
@ 11 a.m.
Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create, and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point). Tuesday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824. Limited space to 15, on a first come first serve basis.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 11:15 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. Stay Well volunteers are 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. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Microsoft Excel for Beginners, Part 02
This is a continuation from Part 01 This workshop we will teach you to: Entering Data into a Spreadsheet and Making Corrections Formatting a Cell Saving, Editing, & Formatting a Spreadsheet Adjusting Column Width and Row Height Cutting & Pasting, Copying & Pasting
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: "Forms"
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, forms and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 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 Library
Riker's Island Correctional Facility
Adults,
50+,
Adults
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