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Monday, May 2, 2016
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
11 a.m.Quilting Essentials for beginners and BeyondGreat Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
11 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11 a.m.Book Babies
A program for babies (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers to share.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, fun Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a Physical Activity Consent/Release at the beginning of the class.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Anti-Stress Coloring for Adults
All Materials are Provided! Benefits for patrons participating in a coloring session: Coloring requires attention to detail, it helps participant to "zone out" and forget other things going on in their life, therefore reduces stress. Helps adults focus on the positives and relax. Relaxing helps lower blood pressure. It can also lessen anxiety, reduce tension headaches, and relieve digestive upsets. Encourages adults of all ages to revisit their positive childhood memories…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
11 a.m.All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Movie Matinee
You don't have to wait in line to see that new release anymore! Come relax and enjoy a free screening of a new film from our collection each week. This month's films are: May 2: Ashby May 9: Star Wars: The Force Awakens May 16: Concussion May 23: The Danish Girl
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
11:15 a.m.Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:15 a.m.Monday Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m. Come early as this program fills up. Please join us!
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:15 a.m.Babies Book Club
Join us Mondays at 11:15am for a lapsit book club just for babies! In this club you will get to introduce your baby to the world of books and songs led by our Children's Room staff. Each child will receive a special treat during the last session of every month. This program is for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. For older children: check out our Toddler Storytime (18months-3 years) on Tuesdays at 11:15am and Preschool Storytime (3-5 Years) Thursdays at 11:15am!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11:15 a.m.Toddler Tales
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 18 months to 3 years old ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:15 a.m.Krazy Kids
Krazy Kidz: Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers! For ages 18 months and older, no registration is required.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:45 a.m.Baby Space
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12 noonAuspicious Stitches
Community group doing fiber arts and tactile crafts.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonQuiet Study Room (Mondays)
There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room. This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability. If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer! Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10=4, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice due to availability of monitors. Plea…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
12 noonBaby Playtime
Babies can listen to music, play with toys, read books and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Children
12 noon 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
12 noonOpen Tech Lab
Come in for an hour of free Computer Time. Ask E-book, MS Office Suite, general computer questions or practice your computer skills! **This is a proctored lab. You may ask brief questions, however the instructor is not able to devote too much time in an effort to be fair to others.
67th Street LibraryAdults
12 noonLunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
12 noonESL - English Conversation Practice
Are you learning English? Come to our English conversation hour to practice your skills. This group is for lower intermediate speakers and above.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Adults
12 noonOpen Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonPre-school Playtime
Pre-Schoolers with their parents/caregivers can play with age-appropriate toys and socialize with other pre-schoolers in the neighborhood.
Morningside Heights
Array
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12 noonAdult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12:15 p.m.Toddler Tales
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 18 months to 3 years old ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
1 p.m.Twitter Basics
Do you tweet? Learn how to join the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
1 p.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for ori…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
1 p.m.Be An Excel Genius: An Eight Class Series
Build on your basics knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables. Schedule: May 2, 2016 – Find it With VLookup May 9, 2016 – All About Charts May 16, 2016 – Sparklines, and Pivot Charts, Oh my! May 23, 2016 – Mastering Pivot Tables May 30, 2016 – Filter, Sort, and Validate Data June 6, 2016 – Formulas fo…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.MS Word "Creating a Letter"
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Mask Making: From Concealed to Revealed
This workshop will focus on mask making using paper mache. It is led by the artist Lee Brozgol and will run for eight weeks with a culminating event. This program is in conjunction with Lifetime Arts.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Adult Movie Time
Enjoy a great movie! This month's afternoon movie: SISTERS on May 2nd @1pm TED 2 on May 9th @1pm SECRET IN THEIR EYES on May 23rd @1pm
Tremont LibraryAdults
1:15 p.m.Preschool Storytime
Children from 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers can join us for new and classic picture books, fun songs, and related early literacy activities. Enjoy the library, get ready for kindergarten, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. Please note: Programs take place on the second floor. There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
1:30 p.m.Mini-Series Monday
Are you crazy about movies? Do you love lazy afternoons? Come to the library and join us for a free film screening! This month we will be showing the mini-series, Lost in Austen (2008).
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Classic Movie Monday: Air Force
2 hour 4 minutes, 1943 (Action,Drama, History) Starring: John Garfield, John Ridgely, and Gig Young Storyline: On December 6, 1941 nine B-17 bomber set off on a flight from San Francisco to Hawaii. One of the bombers, the Mary Ann, is commanded by "Irish' Quincannon. The bombardier, Tommy McMartin, has a sister living in Hawaii and the co-pilot, Bill Williams, is sweet on her. The men are all highly professional with the exception of aerial gunner Joe Winocki, a bitter man who has every inten…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for or…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Great Talks: Gloria Steinem & Roberta Kaplan
If you missed them live, watch this special re­play series of LIVE from the NYPL featuring Gloria Steinem & Roberta Kaplan. Engage with the brightest through this special series of screenings, each tackling a range of contemporary issues. Speakers investigate everything from feminist politics to reparations to the profound need for community. Enjoy the series and stay after for a group discussion and explore the issues further through our suggested reading list. GLORIA STEINEM is a writer…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
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