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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, July 6, 2015
10 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too. NOTE: Monday computer classes now begin at 10 am, not 11 am.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.Heroes On Camera
Join us for this Summer Reading Photography series based on local heroes such as firefighters, policemen, teachers, and other local heroes. Help record real heroes stories, learn Photography 101 on our new digital cameras, print your photos, and finally create a digital photo display to show off your work! Heroes On Camera is an 9 week program that aligns with our exhibit "Public Eye" http://www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/public-eye currently on display at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Library in M…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.One on One Resume workshop
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume. Appointments must be made in advance either in person or by phone
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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. SUMMER BREAK starts July 13. Classes resume in September (exact date TBD).
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Google Series: Google Hangouts
Learn all about Video Chatting via Google Hangouts
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Summer Semester 2015 Mondays 1:00–3:00pm July 6–July 27 four week series Age Group: 8–1…
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Isabel's Empowering Queens
Local grassroots organization Isabel's Empowering Queens are having a team-building workshop for girls. (Ages 8 to 11)
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Crazy for Science:Be a City Hero Series
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren
3 p.m.Canceled
Movie Monday
Join us for a movie in the community room! Walt Disney Pictures Rating PG Runtime 102 min Release Year 2014 Directors Chris Williams Don Hall Synopsis When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney Animation's adaptation of the popular Marvel Comic…
67th Street Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Career Finder’s Club - Networking and 'your 30-second' pitch
Registraion is now closed! Career Finder’s Club - Design your career development action steps and achieve your desired (career) change. Achieve the greatest benefit for your job search and career development by attending the 5 week Career Finder's Club program. During five career-themed workshops, you will be able to build and design your own career action plan by participating in-group activities, sharing your experiences and learning from career development professionals. You…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. June 1: Earthquake (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. June 8: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being re…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
10 a.m.THE RIGHT TO WORK Understanding Immigrant Employment Rights A Workshop for ESOL students
Given by NYC Commision on Human Rights.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
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.New Job Search Club - RESUME CLINIC
Let us re-vamp your resume and learn how to maintain an air of confidence during your interviews. Update Your Computer Skills Learn How to Apply for Jobs Online Let us Review and Re-Vamp Resume Clinic Schedule your Appointment with The Career Coach
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
11 a.m.Conversational Sign Language Workshop
Conversational signing is also known as "Signed Englis" and differs from the American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity. The workshop consists of six (6) sessions designed to be a fun and relaxed way of learning basic conversational signs that can be tailored to the interests of the group and used in every day communincation. Please note: This workshop is limited to 8 participants. Please sign up at the Riverside Branch Information Desk or call (212) 870- 1810
Riverside LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
Bronx Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Beginning Crochet Workshop
Want to crochet but aren’t sure where to start? Learn to crochet at the library! Learn the basics of crochet, and start your first project. This is a free event, but you will need to bring your own supplies. Please bring a crochet hook and practice yarn. Registration is not required.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
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 More Info Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults
New Dorp LibraryAdults
1 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Imagination Academy
Read, write, create your own story! Join us for visits from famous authors, who will tell us about their books and writing process and then lead a writing workshop. Sessions are Tues-Thurs, from 1-3PM. Sign up for one session or more than one! For ages 9-13. Please visit the Children's Information Desk for an application and more information. Session 1: July 7 Nancy Krulik July 8 Rachel Vail July 9 Liz Summit Session 2: July 14: Vicki Cobb July 15: Julie Salamon July 16: Lauren Maga…
67th Street LibraryChildren
2 p.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
Chatham Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Classic Film Series: His Girl Friday
An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The Front Page. 92 minutes; not rated; release date: 1940
New Dorp LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Canceled
Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas of New York
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to add valuable geographic context to old maps by overlaying digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
3 p.m.Google Series: Gmail
Aprenda cómo funciona Gmail, suscribirse a una cuenta de correo electrónico gratuito, y aprender sobre el envío, en respuesta al envío de los mensajes y los archivos adjuntos.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Registration is limited so sign up now Summer Semester 2015 Tuesdays 3:00–5:00pm July…
125th Street Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Morningside HeightsChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.The Science of Super Heroes!
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 10-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Teen Four Star Series
Unmask your inner hero. Join us for our fantastic series where teens will take part in fun super hero themed activities that include crafts, trivia, science experiments, super snacks, and some outdoor play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Interview Intervention: The Self-Recruiter® Interview Checklist
Success during an interview depends on how well you prepared beforehand. John Crant discusses how to research a job opportunity that you are about to interview for, and fully prepare for interview success. And, with the right follow up after your interview, it’s an opportunity for you to remain memorable –so that your success is not simply left to chance. The discussion includes: Success is about Preparation Researching the Company, Job and More... before the Interview Be Ready to Imp…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
10 a.m.Resume, Cover letter & Job Search Workshop
This workshop is designed to assist the job seeker to create a brand new resume for the first time or for those who wish to update their resumes. Learn what the differenceis between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use and how to format. It is highly recommednded to bring a flash drive to save your work when you're done in your creation. Cover letters will also be worked on. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searching.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
10 a.m.THE RIGHT TO WORK Understanding Immigrant Employment Rights A Workshop for ESOL students
Given by NYC Commision on Human Rights.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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