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Monday, March 2, 2015
5 p.m.Homework Club
Children age 5-12. Do you need help with homework? Not sure how to write a paragraph or essay? Looking for online resources? Trouble with math? We can help! Come join the Homework Club!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
5:30 p.m."Where Art and Literature Meet" - Graphic Novel Book Discussion
The first original comic series created and written by Clive Barker is here! Julian Demond, captain of industry, has left behind everything to begin a walkabout -- he believes he’s on a mission from God. While in the wasteland, he comes across a figure unlike any other, who calls himself Wick...and claims to be God. Their journey will span the globe, as neither man merely wants to make a mark on the world, but a scar. Monday, March 2nd from 5:30pm - 6:45pm.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
5:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce
Wii, PS3 - Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Sixaxis controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Monday Night Films!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. All programs are free and open to the public. February 2: Rocky (1976; 119min.) Dir: John G. Avildsen. Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed. Won 1977 Academy Award for Best Picture. Starring Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire. February 9: Badlands (1973; 94min.) Dir: Terrence Malick. An imp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
6 p.m.Meditation at the Library
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: Cormac McCarthy's The Road
Looking for a little something to liven up your Monday evening? Join us after work for our inaugural Contemporary Classics book discussion at the Mid-Manhattan Library! The first book up for discussion will be Cormac McCarthy's harrowing post-apocalyptic novel, The Road. This monthly discussion group is an informal opportunity to dig deep into some of the finest examples of contemporary writing--and make friends with some fellow book-lovers. Come equipped with your questions and opinions! If…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
6 p.m.Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway
ALL RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN CLAIMED Have you ever wanted to sneak behind the curtain of some of Broadway's greatest hits including Wicked, Rent, and A Chorus Line? Musical theater historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper visits the Library to discuss her beloved book series, The Untold Stories of Broadway. Tepper has tirelessly collected hundreds of rarely heard stories from the people who bring The Great White Way to life each night, including producers, actors, stagehands, writers, mu…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
6 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
6:30 p.m.New York Cares Volunteer Information Session
Learn about volunteer opportunities at New York Cares and how you can become one. New York Cares offers a variety of flexible volunteering opportunities which include helping people, animals, beautifying public spaces and more… Before coming to the orientation, please register online or by telephone How to register online: 1. Go to www.newyorkcares.org and create an account 2. Sign up for an orientation (a 45-minute informational session) 3. Volunteer and make a real impact! 4…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
6:30 p.m.Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6:30 p.m.Bronx Faces and Voices
Edited by Emita Hill and Janet Munch, Bronx Faces & Voices presents the personal, uncensored stories of sixteen borough residents, an eclectic group of men and women who lived through a period of dramatic change in their urban environment. These accounts, accompanied by the striking photography of Walter Rosenblum and Georgeen Comerford, chronicle the Bronx before, during, and after the troubled years of the '70s and '80s. Read about Bronx Faces & Voices in The New York Times (January 9,…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Featured Database: Mango Language Lab
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of more than 60 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30 question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from Music and Movies to New York History, Sports, Literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! No registration required First come first served Doors open at 6:15pm About our Trivia Master: Chris Vaccari - A Graduate of Fordham University in Bronx, New Yo…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
6:30 p.m.Why Draw? an illustrated conversation with Diana Balmori, author of "Drawing and Reinventing Landscape," and the founding principal of Balmori Associates Landscape and Urban Design and with Jorge Colombo, author of "New York: Finger Paintings."
Exploring creativity and self-expression, landscape and urban designer Diana Balmori, and artist and illustrator Jorge Colombo engage in a conversation around the simple question, "Why Draw?" Diana Balmori’s recent book Drawing and Reinventing Landscape (Wiley, 2015) considers drawing as a form of inquiry and suggests its validity for anyone engaged in the creative process. Perhaps it is the pleasure of drawing which ignites creativity. Drawing has been overshadowed by computer drawing, yet as…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
2:30 a.m.CLASSIC FILM SERIES - NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Roger Thornhill is a New York advertising executive who is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm, who believes Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder that Kaplan is accused of committing. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall. Come watch this film on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
9 a.m.iPad Basics "Understanding Apps"
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
10 a.m.Clases de computación en español
Aprenda los fundamentos de la computadora.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. Open Lab: Free One on One 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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Canceled
Advanced MS Word 2010 *Create a Newsletter*
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. This class will work on the projecf of creating a newsletter
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Touch Typing
Introduction to a new tutorial called "Touch Typing." Here you will let your fingers do the touching and follow the screen to help you type at your own speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
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. Join our email list at the Children's Information desk. There are two sessions: Session 1 from 10 am - 11am, and Session 2 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. Please choose only one session for the day to attend!
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10 a.m.OPEN LAB TUESDAYS
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!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople
10 a.m.Computer Q & A: Internet, Microsoft Word and keyboard instruction.
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use the Internet and sharpen your computer skills through computer use. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and friends?" "How can I copy and paste text and pictures?" "How can I sign in to use a computer at the library with my library card?" This program is given in the library every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. Also in addtion to this time, we have added Mondays from 1:00 p.m.…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Tech Help @ The Van Cortlandt LibraryVan Cortlandt LibraryAdults
10:15 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. Seating is limited to 30 children and tickets are distributed starting when the library opens at 10am. Your child must be present to collect a sticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:15 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.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 a.m.Bridge Club
Are you a Bridge buff? Put on your game face and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends! All players welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Clase de Technologia
Necesitas ayuda con la computadora? estamos aqui para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Baby Bounce
Babies from birth to 18 months, along with parents and caregivers, are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, stories, and playtime.
Port Richmond LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101
NYPL.ORG 101 Introduction to New York Public Library’s Website This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services that is to be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.eBay and More
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay and other online auction sites.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
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