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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
2 p.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m. Photoshop for Beginners
A two-hour crash course in the basics of using Photoshop. Topics covered include layers, fixing blemishes, combining images, and exporting images for a variety of uses.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.WHEDCO / 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
2:30 p.m.Classic Film Series: Lilies of the Field
Poitier plays an ex G.I. who comes across a group of five nuns who are working to build a church and convent on the edge of the Arizona desert. Challenged by the mother superior, he single-handedly sets out to build the church and to raise the financing of it as well. 95 minutes; not rated; release date: 1963
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m. Todt Hill Book Club - State Of Wonder
State of Wonder BY Ann Patchett
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children. (Ages 5 -12)
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Computer and Technology
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 p.m.After School Lounge
We invite all students to come to the library after school to enjoy an afternoon of fun, reading, studying, homework, or just getting together with friends. Every weekday after school from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas of New York
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to add valuable geographic context to old maps by overlaying digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
3 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Butterfly Boogie
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Bugs aren’t gross-they’re great! After our giant cockroach puppet explains why insects are the coolest creatures around, The Tale of Flutterby and Piggle, an interactive musical performance, demonstrates the interdependence among plants and animals. Presented by the Central Park Zoo Wildlife Theatre. For children ages 5 and older.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Chess
Teaching chess at the beginner, intermediate or advance levels. Best for children ages 6-12. Presented by Ramon Hernandez.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Minecraft Club
Join us for our monthly Minecraft club, where we mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3 p.m.Windows 8 Basics
An introduction to common Windows 8 tasks, such as changing PC settings, customizing tiles on the start menu and switching apps. Learn about charms, the control panel and how to get the start panel back. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Kids Tech Time
Need extra computer time... browse the internet and socialize.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3 p.m.Buzzy Bots and Crawly Critters
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for kids. Children will explore and discuss the differences between living and non-living things through building robots and studying live pill bugs and crayfish. Limit of 15 participants, geared at ages 8+. Series topics included are: June 2: Pill Bug Investigation June 12: Art Bots June 19: Bristle Bots June 23: Crayfish Investigation
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Fairy-Tale Hour!Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Microsoft Excel "Basics Formulas"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.Summer Reading Kickoff Party!
Come hang out at our annual Summer Reading Kick Off! Find out how you can meet the Yankees, sign up, and have an awesome time! There will be lots of great prizes and a party to start the summer right!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:15 p.m.Online with MorningStar & ValueLine
We will retrieve important information on individual stocks and mutual funds, including analysts’ reports and opinions, and demonstrate the advanced search capabilities of each database. Join us to learn how to turn an investment concept into a short list of potential investments.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Teen Game Day @ Morrisania
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography"
Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the “Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography” exhibition. Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. There is no charge.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallAdults,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Put a Hero On It
Decorate a t-shirt with a photo of your favorite hero! First, you'll stencil the images of your heroes on the tee, outline them with fabric crayons. Susan will press the images with a small iron, making it permanent. Afterwards, you can embellish with 3rd paint stones and other trimmings. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Susan Hale.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Real Deal Comics
A basic course of the different types of gender and sexual orientation. We create art and characters of different genders and orientations to inspire empathy and practical knowledge. We give the teens what we know about sexuality in a safe environment... basic lessons on gender, diversity, and orientation, and how to treat people who are different with respect. Then they are asked to create a team of heroes that are interesting in their gender diversity as well as their orientation. Recommended…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Morrisania LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Anansi the Spider and the Marrying Mosquito
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. "Bug Tales From Around the World!" Delightful bugs, insects and arachnids with perplexing problems, tricks to play and plenty of unsuspecting bigger animals to outwit! A rollicking program of webs of deception with many layers of eggs and legs! Presented by LuAnn Adams.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Spin, Pop...Boom!
Are you ready for some fun science? Our Special Event, “Spin, Pop, Boom” is all about awesome experiments! You will witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. You will marvel at our demonstrations as we release genies from bottles and spew massive columns of foam with the use of our catalysts! So, get ready to be amazed while you learn, because at Mad Science, all education is entertaining! Presented by Mad Science. For ages 5 and older.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Fire and Ice
Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement! Join us for SAFE and scientific fun with fire and ice! Learn about the amazing properties of fire and combustion. Then, cool off with spectacular demonstrations involving dry ice! Check out the “Big Burp”, the “Screwdriver Sizzle” and the famous “Mad Science Bath”, as we will explore the science behind this amazing frozen gas. All Mad Science shows provide live, interactive, and compelling educational experiences that make learning a blast! For ages 5 and…
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Buzzy Bots and Crawly Critters
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for kids. Children will explore and discuss the differences between living and non-living things through building robots and studying live pill bugs and crayfish. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library! Week 2: Pillbugs Tuesday June 2th at 3:30 Week 3: Artbot Tuesday June 9th at 3:30 Week 4: Crayfish *Monday June 15th at 2:30 Please contact Allie Affinito at alessandraaffinito@nypl.org or call 212-964…
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Budding Bookmakers
Budding Bookmakers is designed to introduce students to a wide variety of books and excite them about reading. Each session begins with an interactive book reading followed by an art activity exploring the techniques used by the illustrator. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan. For ages 5 and older.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Summer Reading KickoffMorrisania LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Kids' Movies
Join us for a screening of a featured children's film every Tuesday!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
3:30 p.m.Young Adult Tech Lab: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Sunny Smile Craft
Come and create a sunny smile for this craft!
South Beach LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Teen Gaming
Come have some friendly competition with your friends. Choose between our Playstation, Xbox, or good old fashion board games.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Join us for a fun afternoon creating crafts.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Silent Library!
Heard of the Japanese game show Silent Library? Now let's play the game in an actual library!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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