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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12 noon
Alice-in-Wonderland AfterNOON movies at Mott Haven
Down the Rabbit Hole we go....
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help with your eBooks? Bring your technology questions to our Free one-on-one computer help sessions. No appointment is necessary!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Toddler Playtime
Toddlers can play with fun toys, listen to music and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Cover Letters, Bios, and Thank You Notes for Job Searching : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
You could be selling yourself short by not sending a cover letter with your resume or not sending a thank you letter after an interview. Many job seekers choose to take the advice that cover letters or thank you letters are not needed, well that’s the easy choice, but isn’t the best one. Learn about these important documents and review samples of each. Why cover letters are still needed with your resume. What should be included in your cover letter? How Bios can be a great tool in your job se…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Summer Reading
Kick-Off Celebration!
Fun games including ping pong! Arts and Crafts! Urban Stages presents Drums and Dance performance at 4:00 PM! Music, prizes, and much more! Free admission - All ages are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will also be provided.
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Tech Connect: Downloading eBooks
Downloading eBooks Need help getting Overdrive onto your digital device? Come to our 1 on 1 where our staff will guide you through the process of downloading eBooks and send you off with a digital book! Every Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:00 PM To book your one on one session, contact the Seward Park Library at: 192 E Broadway (at Jefferson St)…
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime 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
Today
@ 12 noon
Canceled
Pre-school Playtime
Pre-Schoolers with their parents/caregivers can play with age-appropriate toys and socialize with other pre-schoolers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 12:15 p.m.
Wednesday Infant Lapsit
Special fifteen to twenty-minute program of simple fingerplays, songs and board books. For babies and pre-walkers up to 18 months old with their parent or caregiver. Program begins promptly at 12:15 pm. Please join us!
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood! For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Toddler Time
Toddlers can listen to stories, sing songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood! For toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Bengali Language Computer Class
Bengali Language Computer Class
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
Immigrants
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Skills: VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables
Expand your Microsoft Excel skillset with these two essential tools, VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network has information on careers in Healthcare, Green Economy ,and Transit . Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Kick Off Celebration @ the Port Richmond Library
Come to the Port Richmond Library and join us for our summer reading kick off celebration. Enjoy the Wildlife Superheroes show, a craft, games, giveaways and much more!
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading Kick-Off!
Want to be a library all-star? Join our Summer Reading Challenge! This year’s theme is Get in the Game: READ and we want to invite all of Washington Heights to our big Summer Reading Kick-off! Join us for a carnival of games for all ages from balloon badminton, wall checkers, a DIY PhotoBooth, toddler sensory activities, and so much more. Summer Reading programs will continue through July and August.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
St. Agnes Library Book Sale
Support the Library and come check out our impressive selection of gently used books and multimedia. We have materials for readers of all ages at great prices! The St. Agnes Library book sale is fully operated and maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers. New Yorkers throughout the city contribute materials that are sorted, organized and sold by these volunteers.St. Agnes Library Book Sale
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
The Dance Historian Is In
The Dance Historian Is In: Films by and with Sara Rudner
David Vaughan will introduce and screen films by and with Sara Rudner. Now with special guest...Sara Rudner! Seating is first come, first served. Program subject to change
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Fairy Tales & Mythology From Around the World
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! June 2016 — Fairy Tales & Mythology From Around the World Monday, June 13 , 7:00 pm Wednesday, June 15, 1:00 pm Cinderella Vasilisa the Beautiful translated by Irina Zheleznova The Maiden, the Frog, and the Chief's Son translated by Neil Skinner Sleeping Beauty Sun, Moon, and Talia by Giambattista Basile The Ninth Captain's Tale translated by Powys Mathers Monday, June 20, 7:00 pm Wednesday…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only). Mondays 11:00-12:00 and Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Schwarzman Building - June 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and m…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Interpreting Financial Statements
Learn how to find financial statements for any public company and about the ratios most frequently used to interpret them. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
Baby Storytime
Infants from birth to pre-walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can join us for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment. 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,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
The Music of Stevie Wonder and Others performed by Cody Childs
Music of Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield and John Legend. Cody Childs has been performing in the tri-state area for over 20 years. The singer grew up listening to soul and gospel music during the 1960’s in Brownsville, Brooklyn. He has been listening to the music of Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin since the age of two. He eventually started singing in the church choir where he became the lead soloist. Cody later developed an ear for jazz music after being introduced to the music of J…
Mott Haven LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Wii Bowling for Adults
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends and neighbors to a game of Wii Bowling in the library.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Book Babies
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. Please note: Tickets required for event and will be distributed beginning 1 hour prior to the program.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange -May 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
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)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Wildlife Superheroes
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration of All Ages Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in…
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program. All materials will be pr…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of 3D printing, giving you the information you need to get started in this exciting new technology - no personal printer required. We will cover information on the tools, software, and services that make up the 3D printing ecosystem and use an easy-to-learn application to customize a 3D printed product. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Lego Free Play
Lego's, Lego's and more Lego's. Join us for a free a free play and put your imagination to work!
Dongan Hills LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Enjoy thirty minutes of songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays that get everyone involved in the fun!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab: Free Computer Help
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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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