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Saturday, May 9, 2015
11 a.m.Family Time
Parents with children are invited to participate in reading aloud and crafts. For ages 3 to 6. Pre-registration required. Limited to 25 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
2:30 p.m.Lincoln Center Screening: Red Hot + Fela LIVE!
Major support for Lincoln Center Local HD is provided by the Oak Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Booth Ferris foundation and the Altman Foundation. The defiant spirit and groove-heavy music of Nigerian firebrand Fela Anikulapo Kuti lives on as Afrobeat icon and Fela’s master drummer Tony Allen teams up with the cinematic dance rockers of Superhuman Happiness and stars of the next generation of Afrofuturist innovators.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Monday, May 11, 2015
2 p.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 20 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
2 p.m. Facebook Básicos
Aprenda acerca de la red social en línea, Facebook.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
10:30 a.m.Standing Down: Reading and Discussion Groups for Veterans & their families
Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian is a series of reading and discussion groups for veterans. Held in the informal setting of local libraries, it focuses on a special collection of writing by and about men and women who have served in the military and made the transition back into civilian life. Standing Down features works ranging from Homer’s Iliad to personal accounts by members of the United States Armed Forces. The program is open to service members of all eras and is free. Participa…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
2 p.m.Searching Beyond Google: Audio Book Cloud
Listen online to books in English y Espanol, fiction y noficcion. There is no need to download the books, and the database is available from home with your library card and PIN.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6:30 p.m.Author @ the Library presents Philip Coltoff of The Block: One Block in the South Bronx, 1940s - 1980s
It is said that one can never go home again. We’ve all heard that saying and of course it has a broader application. The meaning as most people would see it is that one can’t return to some earlier place, stage, relationship, once they have left it and moved on. But inThe Block, a book Phil Coltoff recently authored and that was published by NYU Silver School of Social Work, he refutes that position and return, at least in memory, to the block in the South Bronx where he grew up. Crotona Park Ea…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Thursday, May 14, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Internet Para Principiantes - Internet for Beginner (Spanish)
Una introducción a la Internet, incluyendo como conectarse, el uso de un navegador web y navegar por las páginas web
Bronx Library CenterAdults
12 noonToddler Play Time
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddler to meet other toddlers in the neighborhood for an afternoon of fun. Educational toys will be provided. For ages 18 to 36 months old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2 p.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Chicken Nest Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Friday, May 15, 2015
4 p.m.Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Saturday, May 16, 2015
2:30 p.m.Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Matuto
Matuto’s songs will not only lift you out of your seat to dance, but also move you with their uplifting and insightful lyrics. Drawing on Brazilian folk forms like forró, maracatu, and coco, as well as American bluegrass, spirituals, and swampy Louisiana jams, Matuto’s unique and energetic sound celebrates diverse musical cultures. Last year they completed a West African tour as part of the US Department of State’s American Music Abroad program and their newest album The Devil and The Diamond wa…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sunday, May 17, 2015
1 p.m.Learn to Skype on Ipad
You can have free video and audio conferencing on your ipad. Talk to and see your friends in distant places, and perhaps even use this technology to interview for a job!
Bronx Library CenterAdults
3:30 p.m.Reference USA
You can have free video and audio conferencing on your ipad. Talk to and see your friends in distant places, and perhaps even use this technology to interview for a job!
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Monday, May 18, 2015
2 p.m.Internet para Principiantes
Una introducción a Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 20 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
2 p.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
2 p.m.Searching Beyond Google: Freegal Music
Download up to three songs a week for free onto your iPod or MP3 device with your library card and PIN.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.From Memory to Poetry
Poetry can be a powerful way to capture memories and tell a personal narrative. Join Pinny Bulman for a selected reading of poems from his "old shul" series, which incorporate memories, experiences, and imagery from his childhood growing up in pre-gentrified Washington Heights, NYC. Following the reading, participants will have an opportunity to create and share memory-based poetry in a supportive atmosphere. Pinny Bulman has been the recipient of several poetry awards (BRIO 2014, ADR Poet…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Thursday, May 21, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Facebook Basics - Facebook Básico (Spanish)
Aprenda acerca de la red social en línea, Facebook
Bronx Library CenterAdults
12 noonToddler Play Time
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddler to meet other toddlers in the neighborhood for an afternoon of fun. Educational toys will be provided. For ages 18 to 36 months old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2 p.m.MS Powerpoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
6 p.m.MS Word 2010 para Principiantes
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos de Microsoft Word 2010, un programa de procesamiento de texto que puede utilizar para crear documentos. Los temas incluyen la entrada y la edición de texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Friday, May 22, 2015
2 p.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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
2 p.m.Photo Editing for Beginners
This class will explore the editing of photos. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
2 p.m.Searching Beyond Google: Learning Express Library
Learn how many exams that you can practice on through this amazing database! Study for the TASC, GRE or LSAT, and even learn about new careers! Kids can study for their school exams, as well. Some tests, including the US citizenship test and TASC, are available en Espanol.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
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