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Thursday, May 28, 2015
12 noonMoney Matters: 儲蓄 (Cantonese)
SAVINGS: 儲蓄 人人都願意存錢,但有時候不知道如何著手。本講座將教您如何存錢,如何積攢一筆應急用的錢。另外,您還會瞭解預算對定期省錢的作用,您將理解如何制定現實並且明確的時間框架和即期及長期的儲蓄目標。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
12 noonFPA-Foundation- RIGHT TO KNOW
FPA-Foundation- RIGHT TO KNOW- Information Station INFORMATION Harlem-Countee Cullen Library Location: 104 West 136 Street New York,NY 10030 Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm Parents you must educate yourself and learn your rights If You Don’t Know Your Rights You Do Not Have Any What Parents Need To Do When You Have a ACS Case 4-Workshops will be held on Thursday’s May 7,14,21,28 Parents must call to register for the workshop-1-646-402-6133 www.fpafoundation.org-1-646-402-6133
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
12 noonOne 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.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12:15 p.m. Introduction to the Internet
This two-part workshop will teach you : :How to define the internet and what it can be used for. Recognize Hardware and Software you can use to access the internetHow to break down a web address. About browsers such as Chrome,Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Basic searching use search engines. How to sign up for and use e-mail.
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
1 p.m.Retro Board Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for Checkers, Chess, Mahjong, Monopoly, or Scrabble. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Tai Chi for All
Tai chi is a system of exercises practiced at a steady meditative pace. Gentle movements coordinated with deep breathing invigorate and heal the body, clear the mind and create inner peace and harmony. Tai chi fosters the ability to face the world with openness and fearlessness and find the sacred dimension of everyday life. Dino Blanche, who has been a teacher of tai chi, jujitsu and self-defense for over 40 years, will facilitate this workshop.
Grand Central LibraryAdults
2 p.m.The On Target Resume +Unemployment Tax Tips
Is your resume attention getting or an uninspiring document simply recounting your work history? Have you "packaged" yourself to be seen the way you want to be seen and improve your chances of getting a job interview? In this workshop, Theodore Henderson introduces you to new concepts and you will learn the steps needed to develop a smart marketing approach to your career. Specifically, through in-class activities, you will learn the following points. Simple to complete self-assessment exer…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Writing a LinkedIn Summary
Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must" particularly for job-seekers. With 300 million profiles worldwide, it's no wonder that some employers don't even bother posting new openings anymore; instead, they search LinkedIn for potential candidates. It's also a "must" that your profile capture the attention of decision-makers. Yet, over 50% of profiles do not include a Summary -- 2,000 characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. By skipping a Summary, you miss a great opportunity…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2:30 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.Buzzy Bots & Crawly Critters
A hands-on, science-based workshop series for students in elementary school. Children will create their own robots and conduct experiments with exciting, living creatures. Series topics included are: Bristle Bots, Pill Bug Investigation, Art Bots, and Crayfish Investigation. Thursday, May 14, 21, & 28 @ 3:30 pm.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Income Accelerator Workshop
Learn to use your gifts and talents to create your own sources of income and improve your personal economy. Complete a skill/talent inventory worksheet and exchange your ideas with others. Learn about the significance of a positive mental attitude, the benefits of hard work and how they will both favor the likelihood of moving forward on the income ladder. This workshop is part of "Success Workshops for Parents and Students", a three-part series which take place on Thursday afternoons from 3…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Buzzy Bots & Crawly Critters
A hands-on, science-based workshop series for students in elementary school. Children will create their own robots and conduct experiments with exciting, living creatures. Series topics included are: Bristle Bots, Pill Bug Investigation, Art Bots, and Crayfish Investigation. Thursday, May 14, 21, & 28 @ 3:30 pm.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Writing for Magazines: The Art of the Feature Story
Whether you’re writing an essay, a business letter, a research report, copy for an ad agency or a short story, writers go through a process to get to an excellent finished product. This workshop will teach you how to go through that process – and the three stages of the writing process: Pre-writing (asking the right questions about audience, purpose, and tone, clarifying your objective, brainstorming possible ideas, and pre-thinking your main point, plus organizing your ideas) Drafting (yo…
Morrisania LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Thursdays at M'berg:Book Club & Title Swap
Read. Discuss. Share. Read the monthly title and share your read-alikes. Ask for a copy at the 2nd floor desk. Meets the last Thursday of each month. Noggin by John Corey Whaley [genre: sci-fi] After…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Movie Time
Join us as we watch the latest in The Hunger Games film series, Mockingjay, Part 1. For ages 13-18 *This is a free program and snacks are welcome.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Tangrams Workshop-S.T.E.M. program
What is a tangram? How do shapes compose one? Create your own using basic supplies! S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs provide hands-on learning to help explore the natural world around us! Ages 7-12. Limit 8 spaces.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Money Matters: Vivienda
Taller: Vivienda La vivienda es uno de los gastos más grandes y más importantes para todos. Este taller le dará información para que pueda tomar las mejores decisiones para sus opciones de vivienda basándose en sus ingresos y su presupuesto. También aprenderá acerca de los recursos disponibles para los inquilinos por si llegara a tener algún problema con su arrendador. Y además aprenderá acerca de las estafas más comunes en la Ciudad de Nueva York y cómo prevenir ser víctima de las mismas. Pre…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.Is What You Do Right For You? A Holistic Approach to Assessing Career Fit
Adia Tucker guides you in exploring critical aspects of yourself - including your interests, values, skills, and "career story" - so that you can assess current job and career fit. This workshop is ideal for those who are choosing their first career, considering a career change, or looking for more gratification in what they do. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Career Resources
Description: Explore job/career resources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) and other public sites; Find industry and career advice, resume guides and more. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, May 29, 2015
10 a.m.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Muhlenberg Friday Morning Film Series Presents: Fred Astaire - Shall We Dance
A budding romance between a ballet master and a tapdancer becomes complicated when rumours surface that they're already married. Director: Mark Sandrich; Cast: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore, Jerome Cowan, Ketti Gallian; 101 minutes; 1937; Warner Bros. Assistive listening is provided for those with hearing loss through the use of a room loop, which works with hearing aids that have a tele-coil. Open captioning upon request. Films are subject to change.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg Goldman Join us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of September to December 2014, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. MAY - JUNE May 1 , 8, 15, 22 , 29 June 5, 12, 19, 26 Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages and abilities welcome. Attendance at all sessions is reco…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo el tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
11 a.m.(CEIS) Castle Hill Library: "New Job Search Club and Resume Clinic"
Meet with Mr. Kabir, CEIS Information Assistant assist you with formulating and / or revising your Resume and scheduling your appointment to meet with our dynamic Career Coach, Robyn L. Saunders. Image Courtesy of : CPJ Jobs
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
11 a.m.Acting Shakespeare for Seniors
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare! In this eight-week course, we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare, mindful that the plays weren’t written as ‘literature’ but as texts for actors to perform. Every class session will include a brief physical and vocal warm up. No acting experience necessary! The course will culminate in a final performance of select monologues and scenes. Classes will meet Fridays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, M…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Knitting Circle
Are you interested in learning how to knit, or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a knitting project you’re working on or would like to start? Bring your own needles, yarn and projects for an informal and friendly knitting circle for all skill levels. Knit, chat and learn from each other. Limited assistance will be available. (Registration is not required.)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library
Harlem LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo el tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Breath and Meditation Rejuvenation
Learn how to reduce stress, calm the mind and live with joy through breathing techniques and guided meditation * Be joyful and have inner peace * Reduce stress * Increase clarity and awareness * Enhance productivity This is a free workshop provided by The Art of Living foundation. The Art of Living is a non profit humanitarian and educational organization that promotes healthy living, peace and stress free living in over 152 countries across the world. It is founded by Sri Sri Ravi Sh…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
12 noonBronx Book Fair
Now in it's third year, the Bronx Book Fair (formerly the Bronx Literary Festival) connects the growing the community of poets and writers in the Bronx to readers and booklovers of all ages. More details shortly. Schedule 12:00-12:25 Bronx Book Fair Welcome 12:30-12:55 J. Ivey Grammy-winning poet J. Ivey brings his unique blend of hip-hop poetry and performance to this year’s book fair. J’s the author of Dear Father: Breaking the Cycle of Paina memoir that shows what it takes to dea…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families
12:30 p.m.Money Matters: Sistema Bancario
Taller: Sistema Bancario El sistema bancario es complejo, pero es importante entender cómo funciona para alcanzar sus metas financieras. En este taller aprenderá la diferencia entre un banco y una unión de crédito y los beneficios que estos ofrecen. También aprenderá cómo abrir una cuenta, los productos y servicios que ofrecen las instituciones financieras, y la importancia de tener una relación con los representantes de estas instituciones. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acce…
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
1 p.m.E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Every month certified knitting instructor, Esperanza Zeno, comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Community Fun Fair -- Internet Tips Workshop
This event is part of Community Fun Fair Community Fun Fair (Teen Service Day) is made possible through a partnership with New York Cares. The programs will be in our Library as well as in St. Catherine’s Park (across street) between 12pm and 2pm. Enjoy various programs for children and adults such as Computer Tutoring, Read Aloud, Mother Goose Story Time, and crafts! Stop by on Saturday, May 30th at 12:00pm to see all events!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.How to Choose Your Business (The Right One For You)
• Start the Self Assessment Process • Become a Consultant or Freelancer • Buy an Existing Business or Franchise – Identifying and analyzing the right business • Start Your Own – Begin the idea generation process with a “60 minute plan”. • Selected sub topics covered in this session: All participants will do a self directed Self Assessment to properly identify skills, interests and aptitude. Will begin in class and complete before the next session Theodore Henderson works with Entrepreneur…
Baychester LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: White Oleander
White Oleander DVD | Color | 2002 | 110 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG-13 White Oleander chronicles the life of Astrid (Alison Lohman), a young teenager who journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother (Michelle Pfeiffer) goes to prison for committing a crime of passion. Set adrift in the world, Astrid struggles to become her own person while coming to terms with the challenges of living life on her own. Directed by Peter Kosminsky Starring Alison Lohman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Money Matters: Vivienda
Taller: Vivienda La vivienda es uno de los gastos más grandes y más importantes para todos. Este taller le dará información para que pueda tomar las mejores decisiones para sus opciones de vivienda basándose en sus ingresos y su presupuesto. También aprenderá acerca de los recursos disponibles para los inquilinos por si llegara a tener algún problema con su arrendador. Y además aprenderá acerca de las estafas más comunes en la Ciudad de Nueva York y cómo prevenir ser víctima de las mismas. Pre…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
3 p.m.Writing Through Memory: Culminating Event
Join us for a gathering of shared memories. Participants of the Writing through Memory Workshop will share excerpts of their memoirs through readings and storytelling.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Money Matters: Crédito
Taller: Crédito En los Estados Unidos, el crédito es una herramienta importante para alcanzar las metas financieras. Durante este taller usted aprenderá acerca de los diferentes tipos de crédito y sus beneficios. También aprenderá cómo empezar su historial de crédito, por qué es importante, y cómo utilizarlo responsablemente. El taller también le enseñará la importancia de tener un ITIN como herramienta para comenzar su historial de crédito. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acc…
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
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