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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, May 19, 2016
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.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Kids' Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help is here! 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! No registration required. All children helped on a first come, first served basis
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, May 20, 2016
2 p.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners, Part II
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Saturday, May 21, 2016
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
10:15 a.m.SCORE -- Free One-to-One Small Business Counseling
Meet with an experienced business person in order to get feedback on your ideas, get advice on writing a business plan and finding funding, and learn about market research. SCORE is a non-profit organization dedicated to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth, and success of small businesses.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
Businesspeople,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
11:30 a.m.Saturday Sing-Along
Join us in singing favorite children's songs! Singing is fun, and also enhances the early literacy skills by braking up words to small pieces and emphasizing with rhythm. It is one of the important pre-reading skills we can help young children aquire. No registration necessary. All ages are welcome. It takes place in Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
1 p.m.Kids' Book Flicks Book Club
Enjoy reading books? Love watching movies? Then, you will love our Book Flicks Book Club. Each month, we will read a picture books together. Then, we will watch the short movie version of the stories. Finally, we will have a brief discussion about the differences between the book and the movie. All films are rated G. On May 21, join us as we read, watch, & discuss animal themed picture books by various authors. Children ages 3 & up and Families welcome. No registration required…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, May 23, 2016
4 p.m.Kids' Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help is here! 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! No registration required. All children helped on a first come, first served basis
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
10 a.m.Wee Little Ones Story Time
Introduce your baby to books! This program is geared toward pre-walkers and non-confident walkers. Ages 0-14 months suggested. This story time includes board books, rhymes, bounces, and tickles. No registration required. Please note: This program will be held in the auditorium and will be directly followed by the Baby Space story time.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10 a.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.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes, and simple picture book stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! Target age group is confident walking babies before 2 year-old and their caregivers. Pre-registration required for the first time. Please sign up in person or by phone. Join our e-mail list at the Children's Information desk. For non-walker babies, check out our Wee Little Ones from 10 am - 10:30 am!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Poetry and Prose Workshop Series
Learn to write poetry, memoir, and prose with Ellen Aug Lytle. She will be having a ten-session series of free workshops at the St. George Library Center. There will also be a reading featuring the work of students attending the workshop. This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
10 a.m.Story Time: Reading Fun For Everyone
This story time is open to children of all ages and features stories, music, and fingerplays. Each class ends with an optional craft project. All Ages Welcome. No registration required. Please note: This program will be held in the Children’s Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Open Lab Wednesdays
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Lego Block Party: Castles - A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.LEGO Club Special Edition - Castles: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, May 26, 2016
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 is limited.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Kids' Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help is here! 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! No registration required. All children helped on a first come, first served basis
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Advanced MS Powerpoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include automating your slideshows, using transitions, adding a soundtrack, and much more.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, May 27, 2016
2 p.m.Twitter Basics
Do you Tweet? Learn how to share the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
10 a.m.Wee Little Ones Story Time
Introduce your baby to books! This program is geared toward pre-walkers and non-confident walkers. Ages 0-14 months suggested. This story time includes board books, rhymes, bounces, and tickles. No registration required. Please note: This program will be held in the auditorium and will be directly followed by the Baby Space story time.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes, and simple picture book stories for babies, followed by playtime. Meet other parents and babies! Target age group is confident walking babies before 2 year-old and their caregivers. Pre-registration required for the first time. Please sign up in person or by phone. Join our e-mail list at the Children's Information desk. For non-walker babies, check out our Wee Little Ones from 10 am - 10:30 am!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Poetry and Prose Workshop Series
Learn to write poetry, memoir, and prose with Ellen Aug Lytle. She will be having a ten-session series of free workshops at the St. George Library Center. There will also be a reading featuring the work of students attending the workshop. This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
12:30 p.m.Poetry and Prose Workshop Series
Learn to write poetry, memoir, and prose with Ellen Aug Lytle. She will be having a ten-session series of free workshops at the St. George Library Center. There will also be a reading featuring the work of students attending the workshop. This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
3:30 p.m.LEGO Club Special Edition - Castles: A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, June 4, 2016
10:30 a.m.The Blues and Beyond: A Free Eight-Session Choral Music Course for Adults 55+
Participants will sing a variety of songs in the African-American Blues style, including spirituals and work songs that preceded the Blues. To support our singing experience, we will work on breathing, posture, range, diction, and basic music reading techniques. We will also discuss the Blues as a uniquely American style of music. Program dates are on the following Saturdays: February 20, March 5, March 19, April 2, April 16, April 30, May 7, and June 4. A culminating event will be held on J…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Saturday, June 11, 2016
2 p.m.Mock Interviewing with Lisa Panarello
Why go into an interview cold? Practice doesn’t guarantee success—but it does guarantee the best possible outcome. In this workshop, we will engage in live role play and learn how to: use appropriate body language, reduce ‘uhhs’ and ‘umms’, turn negatives into positives, ask intelligent questions, and use real-life examples to PROVE that you have what the job requires. All participants will be encouraged to critique each other (and the interviewer!). For best learning results, bring a sample job…
St. George Library CenterAdults
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
2 p.m.The Amazing World of Animals
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an all-around furry, scaly, and feathery adventure into the world of the animal kingdom. Meet a variety of live animals and get an up close look at what makes them all so awesome! We will also look at some animal artifacts to help us better understand the amazing adaptations these creatures possess.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
2 p.m.Tasty Towers
A Summer Reading Program for Teens Tower building challenge using spaghetti and marshmallows. Learn the basic triangular building block structure and then compete in teams to build the tallest structure. Physics never tasted so good! Presented by Staten Island Makerspace. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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