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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, August 28, 2015
1 p.m.Abracadabra
A Summer Reading Celebration. Children will be wowed and amazed at the sleight of hand tricks and the comedic talents of children's magician Evan Paquette. Evan holds a master’s degree in educational theater and uses magic to both entertain and promote learning. As a special treat, after the 40-minute interactive magic show, Evan leads a short hands-on workshop for the kids to test their own magical abilities. Recommended for children ages 4 to 8 years old. Presented by Urban Stages.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 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. Class will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Movies @ St. George Library
Aloha Stephen Baldwin and Gabriel Byrne In Aloha, a celebrated military contractor (Bradley Cooper) returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs—the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii—and reconnects with a long-ago love (Rachel McAdams) while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog (Emma Stone) assigned to him.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
3 p.m.Board Games
It's Friday! Enjoy traditional board games with your friends and family. ! Connect 4, Checkers, Battleship, Sorry, Candy Land....
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, August 29, 2015
10 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. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010 for Beginners
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Individualized Help With Technology. Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Open Lab begins at 1:00 p.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, August 31, 2015
3 p.m.Movie Mondays
Come watch movies with your friends & be the critic
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
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!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
11 a.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…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Kids' Unstructured Play
Have your kids already had a busy week? Join us at the library for unstructured play time. Each week we will offer a new activity that the kids can do at their own pace. Activities will include block time, coloring, puzzles, creating, and just plain having fun! Children ages 3-11.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Thursday, September 3, 2015
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, September 4, 2015
2 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Adults
3 p.m.Board Games
It's Friday! Enjoy traditional board games with your friends and family. ! Connect 4, Checkers, Battleship, Sorry, Candy Land....
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, September 5, 2015
10 a.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. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
10 a.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes and simple picturebook stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! For babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Please sign up in person or by phone for the first time. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 1 pm - 2 PM. Please come to either of the sessions that is convenient!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
1 p.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes and simple picturebook stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! For babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Please sign up in person or by phone for the first time. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 1 pm - 2 PM. Please come to either of the sessions that is convenient!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
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!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Kids' Unstructured Play
Have your kids already had a busy week? Join us at the library for unstructured play time. Each week we will offer a new activity that the kids can do at their own pace. Activities will include block time, coloring, puzzles, creating, and just plain having fun! Children ages 3-11.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Thursday, September 10, 2015
10 a.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. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Pre-school Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, and simple craft activity packed in one hour! For children 3 and 4 year-olds (over 36 months) and their care givers. Please sign up in advance -space limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Friday, September 11, 2015
2 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Board Games
It's Friday! Enjoy traditional board games with your friends and family. ! Connect 4, Checkers, Battleship, Sorry, Candy Land....
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:30 a.m.Saturday Morning Book Discussions: Fall - Winter 2015
Join us for lively discussions of these titles this Fall - Winter 2015 season. September 12 @ 10:30 - The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson. Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innova…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Monday, September 14, 2015
4 p.m.Homework Help is Back!
Kids’ Homework Help is back!! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! Children ages 5-11.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
10 a.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes and simple picturebook stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! For babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Please sign up in person or by phone for the first time. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 1 pm - 2 PM. Please come to either of the sessions that is convenient!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
1 p.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes and simple picturebook stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! For babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Please sign up in person or by phone for the first time. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 1 pm - 2 PM. Please come to either of the sessions that is convenient!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
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!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Kids' Unstructured Play
Have your kids already had a busy week? Join us at the library for unstructured play time. Each week we will offer a new activity that the kids can do at their own pace. Activities will include block time, coloring, puzzles, creating, and just plain having fun! Children ages 3-11.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Thursday, September 17, 2015
10 a.m.Advanced Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting. Prerequisites: MS Excel 2010
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Toddler Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, simple craft activity, and snack packed in one hour! For two year olds (from around 20 months to 36 months) and their care givers. Please sign up in advance. Space is limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Homework Help is Back!
Kids’ Homework Help is back!! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! Children ages 5-11.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Friday, September 18, 2015
2 p.m.MS Excel 2010: Entering Data, Formatting a Spreadsheet, Basic Formulas
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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Board Games
It's Friday! Enjoy traditional board games with your friends and family. ! Connect 4, Checkers, Battleship, Sorry, Candy Land....
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, September 19, 2015
1 p.m.Movies @ St. George Library
"The Great Gatsby" Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan Warner Bros.; Directed by Baz Luhrman Rated PG-13; 143 minutes; 2013. A would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby. It is thus that Nick is drawn into t…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
Monday, September 21, 2015
1 p.m.ESOL Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - St. George Library Center - Fall 2015
Upcoming Information Sessions for Students interested in taking free English Classes during the Summer: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 30 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english
St. George Library CenterAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
4 p.m.Homework Help is Back!
Kids’ Homework Help is back!! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! Children ages 5-11.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
6 p.m.ESOL Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - St. George Library Center - Fall 2015
Upcoming Information Sessions for Students interested in taking free English Classes during the Summer: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 30 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english
St. George Library CenterAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
10 a.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes and simple picturebook stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! For babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Please sign up in person or by phone for the first time. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 1 pm - 2 PM. Please come to either of the sessions that is convenient!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
1 p.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes and simple picturebook stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! For babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Please sign up in person or by phone for the first time. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 1 pm - 2 PM. Please come to either of the sessions that is convenient!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
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!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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