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40 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, July 31, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler TimeDongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1 p.m.Workforce1 Recruitment Event
Workforce1 is a service that prepares and connects qualified candidates to job opportunities in New York City. They have a unique combination of recruitment expertise, industry knowledge, and skill-building workshops designed to strengthen candidates' employment prospects. Please bring a photo ID, your resume, and dress professionally. Candidates who pass the Workforce1 screening interview will have the opportunity to meet with employers. If you have any questions, please contact Kendall Spi…
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Saturday, August 1, 2015
11 a.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, August 3, 2015
12:15 p.m.Computer Basics/Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Hero Story Writing, with Heroic Dialogue
We tap into the deep love for hero stories that so many students have, but then ask students to look at the idea of a hero in ways they may not have considered before. As we emphasize creating well-rounded, surprising characters that go beyond the stereotypes of what traditional heroes might be, each student creates a hero character, and plans out creative, nonviolent solutions which this character might use to solve a problem. We also think heroes present a perfect opportunity to focus on dialo…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
11 a.m.Knit and Crochet Club
Bring your knit and crochet projects or learn how to crochet at the Dongan Hills Library.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Be a City Hero!
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Citizen Preparedness Corps
With severe weather events becoming more frequent and more extreme, it is more important than ever that New Yorkers are prepared for disasters. The NY Citizen Preparedness Training Program teaches residents to have the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. The training course will provide an introduction to responding to a natural or man-made disaster. Participants will be advised on how to prop…
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
2 p.m.Make Jewelry
Make something with that extra sparkle! Take marbles and wire to make hip and funky bracelets, necklaces, and more. You'll be led by Jennifer Jacobs, who has been featured at Barney's New York! All materials will be provided. Presented by Jennifer Jacobs. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, August 6, 2015
11:15 a.m.Excel Topics: VLookup and Pivot Tables
Learn to use the popular VLOOKUP function and how to create pivot tables and charts in MS Excel 2010.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
4 p.m.Excel Topics: VLookup and Pivot Tables
Learn to use the popular VLOOKUP function and how to create pivot tables and charts in MS Excel 2010.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Friday, August 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for stories, songs and toys at our weekly Toddler Time.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Monday, August 10, 2015
12:15 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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Hero Story Writing, with Heroic Dialogue
We tap into the deep love for hero stories that so many students have, but then ask students to look at the idea of a hero in ways they may not have considered before. As we emphasize creating well-rounded, surprising characters that go beyond the stereotypes of what traditional heroes might be, each student creates a hero character, and plans out creative, nonviolent solutions which this character might use to solve a problem. We also think heroes present a perfect opportunity to focus on dialo…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
11 a.m.Knit and Crochet Club
Bring your knit and crochet projects or learn how to crochet at the Dongan Hills Library.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Be a City Hero!
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 13, 2015
11:15 a.m.MS Access 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
4 p.m.MS Access 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Friday, August 14, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for stories, songs and toys at our weekly Toddler Time.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12 noonInterview Follow-up and Negotiation
You’ve had your first interview and you want the job. Now what? Are you waiting for their call? Have you decided how you’ll respond if they do call? It’s time to take control of the next step. In this workshop we will discuss how to: follow up with each interviewer (by phone, email and letter), identify YOUR compensation requirements, answer the ‘salary’ question, lead negotiations in your favor, and how to accept AND decline an offer. In order to get the most out of our tips and strategies, liv…
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Monday, August 17, 2015
12:15 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Hero Story Writing, with Heroic Dialogue
We tap into the deep love for hero stories that so many students have, but then ask students to look at the idea of a hero in ways they may not have considered before. As we emphasize creating well-rounded, surprising characters that go beyond the stereotypes of what traditional heroes might be, each student creates a hero character, and plans out creative, nonviolent solutions which this character might use to solve a problem. We also think heroes present a perfect opportunity to focus on dialo…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
11 a.m.Knit and Crochet Club
Bring your knit and crochet projects or learn how to crochet at the Dongan Hills Library.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Be a City Hero!
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 20, 2015
11:15 a.m.Intro to Coding
This course provides a basic introduction into the world of computer coding. Learn the definitions of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as basic tags. All materials will be provided.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
4 p.m.Intro to Coding
This course provides a basic introduction into the world of computer coding. Learn the definitions of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as basic tags. All materials will be provided.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Friday, August 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for stories, songs and toys at our weekly Toddler Time.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
1 p.m.Kids Show
A Summer Reading Celebration. The fantastic antics of Bubbles the Clown will keep you smiling. Performer Elaine Gil encourages the entire audience to get involved, making this a delightful experience for the whole family. Everyone will get their Face Painted, Balloon Animals, we will play parachute games, Bubbles and a whole lot of singing and dancing.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, August 24, 2015
12:15 p.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Hero Story Writing, with Heroic Dialogue
We tap into the deep love for hero stories that so many students have, but then ask students to look at the idea of a hero in ways they may not have considered before. As we emphasize creating well-rounded, surprising characters that go beyond the stereotypes of what traditional heroes might be, each student creates a hero character, and plans out creative, nonviolent solutions which this character might use to solve a problem. We also think heroes present a perfect opportunity to focus on dialo…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
11 a.m.Knit and Crochet Club
Bring your knit and crochet projects or learn how to crochet at the Dongan Hills Library.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Be a City Hero!
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 27, 2015
11:15 a.m.MS Publisher for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.MS Publisher for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, August 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for stories, songs and toys at our weekly Toddler Time.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Monday, August 31, 2015
12:15 p.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Hero Story Writing, with Heroic Dialogue
We tap into the deep love for hero stories that so many students have, but then ask students to look at the idea of a hero in ways they may not have considered before. As we emphasize creating well-rounded, surprising characters that go beyond the stereotypes of what traditional heroes might be, each student creates a hero character, and plans out creative, nonviolent solutions which this character might use to solve a problem. We also think heroes present a perfect opportunity to focus on dialo…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
2 p.m.Meet the Author @NYPL presents Jenny Michman
Lovers of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, Chris Bohialian’s Midwives, and Nancy Pickard’s The Scent of Rain and Lightning will rejoice in Jenny Milchman’s latest tour-de-force of suspense and survival. As Night Falls: One late autumn night, a woman looks up to see two convicts forcing their way into her home. Over the course of eight terrifying hours, she’ll discover the perilous connection she has to these men—and that the most dangerous secret is the one you keep from yourself. Milchman’s sensa…
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
4 p.m.Circuit Making
Learn how to create the basics of paper circuits and troubleshooting. Participants will first draw a picture to which they would like to add a point of light, then transfer the location of the light to the inside of the folded card and build a circuit with a battery and LED to create their own work of art. Presented by Robodyssey. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, October 26, 2015
4 p.m.Dorothy in the Land of Oz
Dorothy is carried far from her humble home in Kansas, to a vivid and magical land called Oz. After a hair-raising encounter with a wicked Witch, she and Toto follow the yellow brick road to seek out the help of the Great and Powerful Wizard of Oz. On her journey she meets three unusual new friends who teach her wisdom, compassion, and courage. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. Recommended for children ages 2 and older.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children

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