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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
11:45 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:45 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12 noonOpen Play
Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. (Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.) (Ages: 0-24 Months)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonToddler Playtime
Toddlers can listen to music, play with toys, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12 noonLunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 2:00, the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
12 nooneNYPL: Downloading with Confidence
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Contact Seward Park Library Staff at 212-477-6770 to book your one to one session
Seward Park 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 noonArts & Crafts for Toddlers
Crafts for toddlers- ages 18 months -36 months
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12 noonPre-school Playtime
Pre-schoolers, their parents, and caregivers can play with age-appropriate toys and socialize with other pre-schoolers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12 noonCrafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 9/2: Coloring Challenge @ 12 p.m. 9/10: Coloring Challenge @ 4 p.m. 9/15: Teen Silkscreen @ 3 p.m. 9/29: Perler Parlor @ 3 p.m.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
12:15 p.m.Wednesday Infant Lapsit
Special fifteen to twenty-minute program of simple fingerplays, songs and board books geared to babies and pre-walkers up to 18 months old with their parent or caregiver. Program begins promptly at 12:15 pm.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the “Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography” exhibition. Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12:30 p.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For toddlers ages 18 months- 3 years with a parent/guardian
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Adventures in Wanderlust
If you are a travel buff and want to be ready for your next destination, come join us in watching travel tours and guides! September 2: Hawaii September 16: India September 30: Iceland *Films may be subject to change
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Preparing for Job Interviews : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
The more you prepare the less intimidating they become Increase your chances of hearing the words “You’re Hired” by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many job seekers don’t place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview; a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than they are. Your attire and why it’s important How body language and posture impacts an interview Types of Interviews The job application Do you have CAR Stories ready to…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
12:30 p.m.eLibrary 101
Need help getting started with your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader device? Drop in and learn how to download free e-books, e-audiobooks, digital music and video onto your smartphone or tablet. Please remember to: Bring your tablet or smartphone. Bring your device's USB cord. Bring your valid library card and pin #. Know all passwords for your device and App Store. Have an active Google account for Android devices, an active Apple ID for iOS devices, and an active Amazon account f…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepare and qualify for a well- paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need. 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m. Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
1 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.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.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active Gmail account
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
1 p.m.Workforce One Recruitment Event @ The Muhlenberg Library
Come meet recruiters for stores such as: TJ Maxx — Assistant Manager and Store Manager Minimum of 3 years in a management role in the New York Metro area. Must be able to provide three professional references. Marshall’s — Merchandise Associate Minimum of six months to one year of high volume retail or customer service experience. Must be able to provide Three professional references. Ugg Australia — Sales Associates Minimum of six months to one year of high volume retail or custo…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
1:15 p.m.Interpreting Financial Statements
Demonstrates where and how to find financial statements for any public company. Introduces and demonstrates the ratios most frequently used to interpret financial statements. 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
1:30 p.m.Game on @ Kingsbridge for Adults
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends and neighbors to a game of Wii Bowling in the library.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:30 p.m.Literature at Play
Over the course of four or more weekly visits, professional teaching artists lead Pre-K-5th grade classes through acting, songwriting, creative movement and playmaking workshops. Residencies that run six or more sessions result in students creating an original play or musical that they present on the final session! Literature at Play Residencies: Reinforce students’ language and literacy skills through theatre and songwriting Promote creativity, imaginative learning, critical thinking and c…
West Farms LibraryChildren
1:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange - September 2015
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m. Teen Tech
Play some Rockband SmashBrothers, Mario Cart on the Wii!!!! or be the controller playing 360 Kinect. If you prefer take some extra time on one of our laptops.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Children's Film
Children 's Film for 5-12 yrs.old
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Young Adult's Craft
Young adults will use paint, popsicle sticks and other materials to make a pen/pencil holder.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Baby Lapsit Storytime
Join us for story time! There will be rhymes, songs and stories for you and your 3-17 month old child to enjoy. Please be prepared to participate and have fun. After story time you are invited to play with our toys in our Community Room. Limited to the first 30 babies. Please arrive early to ensure a spot. This program is for BABIES ONLY-- toddlers and older children will not be admitted. Note that the wheelchair lift is only for people with disabilities (not for strollers), so plan a…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
2 p.m.Searching Besides Google: MEDLINE
Search for articles regarding medicine, nursing, dentistry and more in the EBSCO hosted database.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Instructors available. Teens welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Game On! Xbox 360 @ Parkchester
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Xbox 360 Fridays @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Game ON!
Wii - Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the sixaxis and challenge your friends to a game in the library.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.T(w)een Zone: Tech Time
Come on in and use a computer for homework, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Tech Talk: Microsoft Word 101
Come and learn the basics of Microsoft Word for kids ages 8 to 11.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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