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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, November 28, 2014
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Teen Lounge
Need more time on the computer to complete homework or any school projects? Or do you simply want to check your email or Facebook? Come join us for Teen Lounge.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
4 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Monday, December 1, 2014
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time? Want to check your Facebook? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 13 to 18.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.LinkedIn for the Business Owner and Entrepreneur: What You Need to Know
LinkedIn can help you to grow your business or consulting practice, and has become an essential tool for many seeking to reach their career goals. Robert Hellmann, business coach and author of Your Social Media Job Search, will go beyond the basics to show you advanced techniques in leveraging LinkedIn to build your network, research prospects, be “found,” get meetings, and build a following for your company. You'll learn: A little known strategy that will land you at the top of prospect sea…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
12 noonOne-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Traditions
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! December 2014 — Holiday Traditions Wednesday, December 3, 1:00 pm Monday, December 8, 7:00 pm A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote Buddy shares his memories of a long-ago Christmas in Alabama when he was seven years old, spent with his extended family and his best friend, Cousin Sook. Other December Story Time Dates - Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 pm Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm The Picture in the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Thursday, December 4, 2014
2 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need computer time to check your email, Facebook or Twitter? Need to do research for a project, a job title or colleges? Get access to a computer today! Recommended for ages 9 and older.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m. T(w)een Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time? Want to check your Facebook? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.TEEN TECH CREW
Play games, watch videos, surf the web, update your Facebook page...and maybe even do some homework.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR! an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, December 5, 2014
3 p.m.Teen Lounge
Need more time on the computer to complete homework or any school projects? Or do you simply want to check your email or Facebook? Come join us for Teen Lounge!
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, December 6, 2014
10:30 a.m.One-On- One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter ,Email or formatting a resume - it's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one- on -one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!!!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
1 p.m. The Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select shakespear readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Performance: The life of King Henry The Eighth This is the Instant Shakespeare's 15th Season of presenting free readings of ALL of shakespeare's plays annually. For more information on the company find them on facebook or check out their website at www. groups.yahoo.com/group/instantshakespeare. If you wish to be on their mailing list, email at rawshakespeare@yahoo.com
Columbus LibraryAdults
Monday, December 8, 2014
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time? Want to check your Facebook? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 13 to 18.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Holiday Traditions
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! December 2014 — Holiday Traditions Wednesday, December 3, 1:00 pm Monday, December 8, 7:00 pm A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote Buddy shares his memories of a long-ago Christmas in Alabama when he was seven years old, spent with his extended family and his best friend, Cousin Sook. Other December Story Time Dates - Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 pm Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm The Picture in the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
12 noonOne-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 11, 2014
2 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need computer time to check your email, Facebook or Twitter? Need to do research for a project, a job title or colleges? Get access to a computer today! Recommended for ages 9 and older.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m. T(w)een Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time? Want to check your Facebook? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.TEEN TECH CREW
Play games, watch videos, surf the web, update your Facebook page...and maybe even do some homework.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
5:30 p.m.Got Clutter? Join Kips Bay Library Support Group
Do you feel overwhelmed by the possessions, papers and piles that have taken over your life and space? Don't know how or where to start to make changes? You're not alone. Join the NYPL Clutter Support Group, an educational support group for individuals who are struggling with clutter and disorganization. The Kips Bay Library Clutter Support Group will be a member based group facilitated by organizing expert AJ Miller, of www.facebook.com/MillerOrganizing. The group will meet on alternating Thur…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR! an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, December 12, 2014
3 p.m.Teen Lounge
Need more time on the computer to complete homework or any school projects? Or do you simply want to check your email or Facebook? Come join us for Teen Lounge!
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, December 13, 2014
10:30 a.m.One-On- One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter ,Email or formatting a resume - it's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one- on -one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!!!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
1 p.m.The Instant Shakespeare Company at the Bloomingdale Library
Join the Instant Shakespeare Company for a dramatic reading of William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Bard fans of all ages are welcome! The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. For more information please see the Instant Shakespeare's page on Facebook.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Monday, December 15, 2014
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time? Want to check your Facebook? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 13 to 18.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect (Google Series: Google Hangouts)
Google Hangouts is a free video chat service from Google that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time. Similar to Skype, FaceTime and Facebook Video Chat, Google Hangouts focuses more on "face-to-face-to-face" group interaction as opposed to one-on-one video chats. Come learn about Google Hangouts to see if it can work for you as an optional video chat service. Sign up at the Information Desk.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
11 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.
Melrose LibraryAdults
12 noonOne-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
12 noonSupervised 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.
Melrose LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Traditions
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! December 2014 — Holiday Traditions Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 pm Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm The Picture in the Flame by Peninnah Schram and Steven M. Rosman A grandmother shares her memory of a Hanukkah night in a shtetl in Eastern Europe many years ago. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry A young married couple searches for the perfect Christmas gifts to surprise each other and show their love. In the e…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m."Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)," with Christian Rudder, author and co-founder of the online dating service OkCupid
In the age of Big Data, Christian Rudder stands out. Rudder has worked with the richest data sets in the world, accumulated from the dating site he co-founded, OkCupid, as well as Twitter, Google, Facebook, and the like. In his new book, Dataclysm, he uses this data to show us the human behavior behind the numbers: a revolutionary look at who we truly are. “Read this book immediately,” implores Errol Morris. Christian Rudder runs OkCupid day-to-day, while also heading a small data-mining team t…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 18, 2014
2 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need computer time to check your email, Facebook or Twitter? Need to do research for a project, a job title or colleges? Get access to a computer today! Recommended for ages 9 and older.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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