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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
4 p.m.Art Explorers
Join us for stories and a craft that involves the senses and art education concepts in a fun setting. For ages 3.5 -6yrs. No pre-registration required. Limited to 25 children: first come, first served. Projects may be messy or stain clothes. Smocks recommended.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stop! Drop! & Read!
When you hear the blow of the whistle that means it's time to stop, drop what you are doing and read an interesting book for fifteen minutes!
West Farms LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Kids and Teen Lab Smash
Need extra computer time? Want to play games online with your friends? Finish homework? Get 1 1/2 hour of computer time.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.Chess for Children
Learn to play chess and develop your skills with other players in an informal setting.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m. Reading Aloud
A librarian will share favorite picture books, proving children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stories and Tales from Around the World
Multi-cultural stories, tales and legends filled with action, humor and lots of audience participation. Presented by Getchie Argetsinger for ages 4 and older.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m. Teen Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Hangman for Kids
Put your letter skills and puzzle solving skills to the test! For ages 5-12 years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m. New Settlement Community Center After School
First grade class
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
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 p.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Must have: An active Library Card (inquire at circulation desk to create / renew one before class) Your own ereader device (smartphone, tablet, kindle, nook...)
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas
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 and transcribe historical information from those maps. You will learn how to overlay digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying dig…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
5:30 p.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2015 Registration at Science, Industry and Business Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Registration is drawn by lot. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Testing follows registration. Documentation is not required. No child care provided www.org/events/classes/english-converation Registration and testing: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. (continuing/referral students at 5:00…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
5:30 p.m.LiteracyINC: Story Hour
Readings by special guests with snacks and additional activities provided by LiteracyINC.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
6 p.m.Movie night; John Wick
John Wick (R) (2014) Keanu Reeves plays John Wick a retired hitman hunting the mean streets of New York seeking vengance on the gangsters who took everything from him.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
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 p.m.Book Discussion - ""The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty
Come discuss "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
6 p.m.How to Publish Your Book
Every writer writes a book with the intention to publish it, whether it’s fiction, non-fiction or a children’s book. Understanding what it takes to get your book published, out into the marketplace, and attract attention and/or grow your sales can seem like a mystery of its own, especially as an academic or first time writer. In this presentation, Jennifer S. Wilkov, author and book consultant, will show you how to master the art of writing and publishing your book. Break through the bottlenec…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
6 p.m.CA$H'S CINEMA PRESENTS: National Poetry Month Films
Welcome to CA$H'S CINEMA PRESENTS: a new series which will be presented for one week each month. This month’s theme is films inspired by poetry in celebration of April National Poetry Month. Love Jones - Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with their friend, talking about love and sex. Then Nina tests the strength o…
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
6 p.m.ESOL Spring 2015 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.ESOL Spring 2015 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.Meditation at the Library
Meditation @ the Library! Every Tuesday 6PM-7PM Harlem Branch Library 9 West 124 Street New York NY 10027 (Bet Lenox and 5th Ave) 212-348-5620 Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad…
Harlem LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6 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…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Estate and Gift Planning Seminar
Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Do you understand the probate process or want to avoid it? Are you confused by the continued estate tax changes? Most importantly, what will be your legacy? We are pleased to present an educational seminar for Library patrons and supporters. John Bacon, Director of Planned Giving, will present estate planning concepts in easy-to-und…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Career Evolution: Preparing For Your Career's Next Leap with Social Media Marketing
John Crant shows how to lay the groundwork to take your career to the next level, to get on the 'short list' for that next promotion, and to market your achievements continually. The discussion includes: Perception Is Reality: So, Change Reality Credit, Where Credit Is Do –and How To Get Yours Sharing Accolades Shines the Light on You Too Be Seen as a Leader, By Being a Leader Manage Your Career 'Marketing' Materials: Using LinkedIn, Groups, Blogs & More Your Signature Block…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Land Prospect Meetings through Powerful Emails and Follow-ups
How you communicate with a prospect can determine whether you receive new business or a rejection. An email that strikes the right tone, shows that you “get” them, and demonstrates how you can help them can go a long way towards sealing the deal. On the other hand, the wrong verbiage, formatting, or focus can derail your efforts. In this seminar, Robert Hellmann, of Hellmann Career Consulting, will review real-life client case studies to identify the key elements of successful communications for…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR! an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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
8:30 p.m.Keynotes for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slides that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11:30 p.m.Craft Corner
Let your imagination run wild and join us for craft corner!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
8 a.m. Registration for Arts for a Lifetime with Lee Brozgol: Classes start May 4
Join Artist Lee Brozgol at the Parkchester Library for an 8 week series in clay making with a focus on portraits. Mondays from 1:00-3:00pm on May 4, 11, 18 and June 1, 8,15,22, with a celebration and art display on June 29th. Participants will be chosen by lottery (limited to 10 participants) and informed of the results at the end of the day on April 29th. To enter you can give your name and contact information at the desk or over the phone 718-829-7830. For Adults 50+
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Career Services Fair
Need New Skills to Land a Job? Join us at the Mid-Manhattan Library Single Stop Career Services Fair! Recruitment Services, Career Training, Educational Opportunities, Resume and Interview Skills and much more! Date: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 Time: 10am-2pm Location: The Mid-Manhattan Library- Corner Room 455 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016 Please call or e-mail to register: 212-576-0024 or 212-340-0861 singlestop@nypl.org 2015 Career Services Fair flyer (1).…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomJob Seekers
10 a.m.Resume, Cover Letter and Job Search Workshop
This workshop is designed to assist the job seeker to create a brand new resume for the first time or for those who wish to update their resumes. Learn what the difference is between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use, and how to format. It is highly recommednded to bring a flash drive to save your work when you're done with your creation. Cover letters will also be discussed. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searchin…
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10 a.m. Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la mañana t en la tarde. Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 a.m.Baby and Me
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. This program is limited to 25 participants.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.MS 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 & print previewing worksheets.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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