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Monday, February 22, 2016
4 p.m.Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
11 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. Tickets for Baby Lapsit and Toddler Time are distributed on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS starting at 10 AM Tuesday and Wednesday morning. No ticket, no entry! Thank you for your understanding.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
2 p.m.MS Excel 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars - Participants will learn about the feat…
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10 a.m.Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Canceled
MS Powerpoint 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy favorite picture books, songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 1-3 years. Tickets for Baby Lapsit and Toddler Time are distributed on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS starting at 10 AM Tuesday and Wednesday morning. No ticket, no entry! Thank you for your understanding.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:45 a.m.Family Storytime
Each week a librarian will share favorite stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes with children and their caregivers. Bring Grandma, aunts, uncles, nannies, and siblings! For all ages, especially little ones.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
2 p.m.MS Excel: Formatting and Formulas
Learn more about using MS Excel 2010 to customize how your spreadsheets look and how to use formulas to automate common business operations.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars - Participants will learn about the feat…
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10 a.m.Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Canceled
Advanced Powerpoint
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Thursday Classic Movies at Columbus Library
Ray (2004) 152 Minutes; Universal Pictures.; Rated PG-13 Starring – Jamie Foxx & Kerry Washington Director – Taylor Hackford Flashing back intermittently to dream-like scenes from his hardscrabble rural childhood, "Ray" chronicles Ray Charles' remarkable rise from sideman and Chitlin Circuit fixture to innovator, icon, and international superstar.
Columbus LibraryAdults
2 p.m.MS Excel: Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP
Learn more about using MS Excel 2010 to create pivot tables that aggregate insights from your data. Also covered: VLOOKUP for moving data around and Sparklines for better displaying data trends.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Preschool Storytime
A different theme every week with a focus on building vocabulary, letter recognition and early literacy skills with fun songs and activities! For preschool aged children (suggested ages 3-6).
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Friday, February 26, 2016
1 p.m.Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
The Intern (2015) 121 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Rated PG-13 Starring – Robert De Niro & Ann Hathaway Director – Nancy Meyers Ben Whittaker is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Saturday, February 27, 2016
10 a.m.Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Get Your Resume Right
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Adult Art Series at Columbus Library
Adult Art Series @ Columbus Library Come and join us at the Columbus Library for three afternoons of creative fun and socializing. This three part art social will consist of coloring, sketching and painting. Participants are required to provide their own canvas. Please call the Columbus Library @ 212-586-5098 to register.
Columbus LibraryAdults
2:30 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, February 29, 2016
12 noonOpen Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
6 p.m.Graphic Novels As Literature
Graphic Novels as Literature: The Contract with God Trilogy A Discussion with Thomas Knowlton in Celebration of Will Eisner Week Often referred to as the first graphic novel, Will Eisner's The Contract with God Trilogy is a compilation set in the apartments and surrounding blocks of 55 Dropsie Avenue, a fictional tenement building inhabited by Dutch, Irish, Italian and Jewish immigrants in the Bronx. This discussion will cover, among other items, the works deep connections with New York,…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 5, 2016
11:30 a.m.Graphic Novels As Literature
Graphic Novels: Where They Come From and How They Work Discussion and Activity led by Jesse Karp, Professor at Pratt Institute As part of the Graphic Novels As Literature program, in celebration of Will Eisner Week, this discussion will allow you to dip into the birth of the art form with a look at a pivotal moment in the medium's history, then plug into the mechanics behind the images, with an examination of the structure and symbols sequential art uses to convey stories, ideas, and emoti…
Columbus LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select Shakespeare readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Performance: Twelfth Night, or, What You Will This is the Instant Shakespeare's 17th 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, March 14, 2016
4 p.m.Funky Forensics
Evidence collection and puzzle making will lead you to understand why forensic scientists like to understand the complete picture before they make decisions. For children ages 4 and older. Presented by Mad Science of Westchester and Manhattan.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, March 26, 2016
1 p.m.How to Write and (eventually) Sell Your Book
Many of us have books inside of us, but we’re our own worst critics. We say that "one day," we'll write a book, but in this workshop, "one day" is today. The first part of a two part workshop will give participants realistic tips in order to write a book from start to finish. In the second half of the workshop, we will focus on bringing that manuscript to publication, from networking to social media. Since 2010, Carlota, the Creativity Yenta, has led numerous professional development course…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 7, 2016
1 p.m.Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select Shakespeare readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Performance: The Tempest This is the Instant Shakespeare's 17th 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
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