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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, July 28, 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.Minecraft Time!
Come explore and create your own world in Minecraft.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
1 p.m.Teen Gaming!
Come have some friendly competition with your friends. Choose between our Playstation, Xbox, or good old fashion board games.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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, July 29, 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? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
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
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
1 p.m.Minecraft Time!
Come explore and create your own world in Minecraft.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.WWEb Wednesdays
Come check out old school and current WWE action!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
10 a.m.iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings and app navigation. 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
1 p.m.Minecraft Time!
Come explore and create your own world in Minecraft.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
1 p.m.Teen Gaming!
Come have some friendly competition with your friends. Choose between our Playstation, Xbox, or good old fashion board games.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Kids' Movie Days!
Hey kids! Had a long day of acitivity playing outside, swimming, and doing other fun summer activities? Join us in the afternoon to unwind with a movie. Kids 11 and under. Parents and caregivers welcome too!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Friday, July 31, 2015
11 a.m."Boisterous Bookworms" Summer Reading Book Club
Join us for some super hero fun this summer! We will be reading many of the titles from our NYPL Summer Reading List for grades K-5 along with other fun reads. Each week we will read and discuss the title(s) of the week. Then we will do a craft, experiment, or other exciting activity! Snack will also be provided. Ages 5-11. Registration preferred.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
1 p.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.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Minecraft Time!
Come explore and create your own world in Minecraft.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.PHOTO EDITING FOR BEGINNERS
This class will explore the editing of photos using Microsoft Paint. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Flashback Fridays!!
Come watch some movies from the 80s & 90s and then stay to play board games!!!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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, August 1, 2015
10 a.m.Memoirs OutLOUD: Creative Writing Workshop
Please come join us for to this Memoirs OutLOUD creative writing studio at the St. George Library Center and tap into your memories and experiences in a friendly and welcoming environment. Many participants are just beginning to write for the first time, while others are somewhat more experienced. At each session, a different writing challenge will be explored. Participants can read their work to one another for comments, ideas and fun. This Memoirs OutLOUD creative writing workshop is…
St. George Library CenterAdults
10 a.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
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 3, 2015
11 a.m.Heroes On Camera
Join us for this Summer Reading Photography series based on local heroes such as firefighters, policemen, teachers, and other local heroes. Help record real heroes stories, learn Photography 101 on our new digital cameras, print your photos, and finally create a digital photo display to show off your work! Heroes On Camera is an 9 week program that aligns with our exhibit "Public Eye" http://www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/public-eye currently on display at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Library in M…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 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.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
1 p.m.Urban Comics
Kawaii not cutting it for you? Learn how to draw street style with Ivan Velez. Bring your characters to life in your very own gritty comic. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, August 5, 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? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
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
Thursday, August 6, 2015
10 a.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform. Prerequisites: Computer Basics
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Outdoor Storytime
Join us on the front lawn of the St. George Library for a special outdoor storytime! Listen to some of our librarians favorite stories, sing songs, do finger plays, play a game, and enjoy a snack. All this packed into one fun filled hour! Please feel free to bring your own blanket or towel to sit on.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Friday, August 7, 2015
11 a.m."Boisterous Bookworms" Summer Reading Book Club
Join us for some super hero fun this summer! We will be reading many of the titles from our NYPL Summer Reading List for grades K-5 along with other fun reads. Each week we will read and discuss the title(s) of the week. Then we will do a craft, experiment, or other exciting activity! Snack will also be provided. Ages 5-11. Registration preferred.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
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. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too. NOTE: Monday computer classes now begin at 10 am, not 11 am.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Saturday, August 8, 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 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 10, 2015
11 a.m.Heroes On Camera
Join us for this Summer Reading Photography series based on local heroes such as firefighters, policemen, teachers, and other local heroes. Help record real heroes stories, learn Photography 101 on our new digital cameras, print your photos, and finally create a digital photo display to show off your work! Heroes On Camera is an 9 week program that aligns with our exhibit "Public Eye" http://www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/public-eye currently on display at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Library in M…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 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.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
4 p.m.Kids' Movie Days!
Hey kids! Had a long day of acitivity playing outside, swimming, and doing other fun summer activities? Join us in the afternoon to unwind with a movie. Kids 11 and under. Parents and caregivers welcome too!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
6 p.m.Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, August 12, 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? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
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
Thursday, August 13, 2015
10 a.m.Navigating NYC 311 Website
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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