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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need help opening a document from a USB? Dont know how to send and email? We can help. Have your questions answered and become computer savvy.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Share fun stories, songs, and rhymes and enjoy free play!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Fun Time for Little Folks
Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 - 3.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Knitting & Crocheting
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Playtime
Toddlers can socialize and play with our age-appropriate toys. Recommended for children 18-36 months.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Lapsit
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Genealogy Essentials
Getting Started in Genealogy
Begin exploring your family history with the NYPL. This introductory class will explain first steps in genealogical research. Find out best practices for getting started, learn about genealogical records, and discover how to search NYPL’s collections.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Quiet Study Room (Thursdays)
No talking, no cell phone, and no noise are required 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 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Library Resources
Aprenda Ingles Gratis: Usando Mango en la computadora
Aprenda cualquier idioma utilizando los recursos de la NYPL Mango Languages. En esta clase usted será capaz de aprender vocabulario, la pronunciación, la gramática y la cultura del langauge de su elección utilizando estrategias divertidas e interactivas. Se requiere una tarjeta de la biblioteca, y el número de pin para esta clase. Se requieren auriculares para esta clase
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 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
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Open 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
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
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 get one-on-one assistance!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Introduction to the Internet
This two-part workshop will teach you: How to define the internet and what it can be used for How to recognize and use hardware and software to access the internet How to break down a web address How to use browsers such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox How to use search engines How to sign up for and use email
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
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
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Collage It!: A Collage Workshop
Photos, articles, papers, a nagging idea, memories, travel memorabilia, maps, other…. Learn to express yourself visually using collage. Learn elements of design. Learn how to use archival materials so that your artwork will look good and last. Besides learning basic skills, students will experience the creative process, how to make choices, prioritize, and organize their thoughts and materials. Each student will leave having created their own collage and the knowledge of how to continue this…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Are you "fluent" in LinkedIn?
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more. 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
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Computer Basics / Computación Básica
Are you new to computers? We can help! Topics covered include parts of the computer, mouse movement, getting started with email and social media and more. Quieres aprender cómo usar una computadora? Podemos ayudar! Los temas cubiertos incluyen partes del movimiento ordenador, ratón de computadora, primeros pasos con el correo electrónico, y las redes sociales y más.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Computer Lab
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers can assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so pl…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Afternoon Computer Lab
These sessions will be geared toward adult students who've already learned the basics, and are ready to begin tackling more specific questions. Every Thursday at 12:00 p.m to 1:30 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
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 get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Jewelry Making Group
Come join us and make some beaded jewelry! Free! All materials provided.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 12 noon
Canceled
Play, Move, and Sing
Children and their grown-ups will move to the beat and use instruments to make rhythms . We will also learn some simple story songs and rhymes. For ages 18 months-4 years ; limited to 35.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, May 26
@ 12:30 p.m.
Karaoke for Adults || 卡拉OK
Join us for Karaoke! 卡拉OK! 星期四, 下午12:30 點 - 下午3點,三樓
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Word “The Ribbons”
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
Thu, May 26
@ 1 p.m.
BYR! Build Your Resume
BYR! empowers adults by focusing on resume building, job hunting, and practicing job interview techniques and approaches. Students will learn how to form a solid resume, utilize job hunting websites, and practice simulated interviews. Students will be guided by an instructor and will have the opportunity to use laptops and step by step on screen projectors. Come join us at BYR! and develop a professional toolkit that can help you land your dream job!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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 and print previewing worksheets.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Come play your friends on the PS4 and PS3!!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
Film - NOTHING SACRED, 1937
NOTHING SACRED, 1937, 77 min., b&w, directed by WILLIAM A. WELLMAN. A short film will precede the feature. Starring CAROLE LOMBARD, FREDRIC MARCH, CHARLES WINNINGER, Walter Connolly, Sig Ruman, Frank Fay, Troy Brown Sr., Maxie Rosenbloom, Margaret Hamilton, Olin Howland, Raymond Scott and His Quintet. Hazel Flagg is a small-town girl who mistakenly believes she's dying of radium poisoning. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Miss you Already
Starring: Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, and Dominic Cooper 1 hour 52 Minutes, 2015, Rated PG 13 Storyline: Milly and Jess have been Best friends forever. They've shared everything since they were kids - secrets, clothes, laughs, substances, boyfriends... now they are trying to be grown ups. Milly has a high-flying job and lives in a beautiful townhouse with husband Kit and their two kids. Jess is a town planner and she and her boyfriend Jago live on a bohemian houseboat on a London canal.…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Sherlock Holmes (2009)
When a string of brutal murders terrorizes London, it doesn't take long for legendary detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his crime-solving partner, Dr. Watson (Jude Law), to find the killer, Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong). A devotee of the dark arts, Blackwood has a bigger scheme in mind, and his execution plays right into his plans. The game is afoot when Blackwood seems to rise from the grave, plunging Holmes and Watson into the world of the occult and strange technologies. R…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Brushes and Digital Painting
Learn to use Photoshop’s powerful brush tools to create painting effects and digital art that range from the subtle to the chaotic. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Internet Avanzado
Una introducción a Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
TASC Preparation
If you are thinking about earning your GED diploma and taking the TASC but have questions about how to get started and how to prepare, attending this information session will be your next step towards your goal. We will cover the characteristics and structure of the TASC, the new and only high school equivalency test offered by the state of New York. Learn how to register for the test, what you need for test day, and about the different resources the New York Public Library freely offers to help…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Connect -- Open Lab
Do you have general questions about using computers? Need some extra help surfing the net and getting the most out of the newest technology? Then come to our Tech Connect Open Lab and get personalized help with your computer and technology needs.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
The Craft Corner
Enjoy an afternoon of Arts & Crafts.
Tremont LibraryAdults
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting and Crochet
Join us to learn the basics of knitting and crocheting or just share patterns and ideas.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
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