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Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 92 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, April 28, 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.Tech Help
Need an extra computer appointment or questions answered pertaining to the internet? Then come down to Tech Help at West Farms!
West Farms LibraryAdults
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.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. 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 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
10:30 a.m.Clase de Technologia
Necesitas ayuda con la computadora? estamos aqui para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m. 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.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Weaving Circle
Join us for a weaving circle every Tuesday morning. Materials and looms are provided.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. *Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Conversational Sign Language
Coversation signing is also known as "Signed English" and differs from American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity. The workshop is comprised of six(6) sessions and is designed to be fun relaxed learning of basic conversational signs that can be tailored to the interests of the group and used in everyday communication. Space is limited to 8 participants so please sign up at the information desk or call (212) 870-1810
Riverside LibraryAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library - April 2015
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 English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Open Computer 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! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime, watch some TV and get the latest news.. Come to the Computer Lounge at the Melrose Branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free, fun environment.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 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
11 a.m.K&K's Crochet Corner
A Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Learn a Language Online with Mango Languages
Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the langauge of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonClases de computación en español
Aprenda los fundamentos de la computadora.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Beginning Crochet Workshop
Want to crochet, but aren’t sure where to start? Learn to crochet at the library! Learn the basics of crochet and start your first project. This is a free event, but you will need to bring your own supplies. Please bring a crochet hook and practice yarn. Registration is not required.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
1 p.m.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! Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person starting one week before the class (April 21st).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
1 p.m.STAY WELL EXERCISE CLASS FOR SENIORS
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 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
2 p.m.StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise session designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Ballet Exercise Class for Adults
Come dance with us! Here’s your chance to experience the ballerina in each of us. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. You’ll have fun as you dance and see for yourself the benefits of ballet for good balance, agility and grace. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to have fun. Come for the whole month or just drop in. No experience necessary. About the instructor: Jennifer Grambs, trained in…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Retirement Planning with Hugh Bobbitt.
Protecting Your Money Maximizing Your Income for Retirement. Expert Advice. Free & Open to the Public. Thursday 3/26 at 4:00pm Tuesday 3/31 at 4:00pm Thursday 4/9 at 3:00pm Tuesday 4/14 at 4:00pm Thursday 4/23 at 4:00pm Tuesday 4/28 at 2:00pm Thursday 5/7 at 3:00pm Tuesday 5/12 at 12:00pm Tuesday 5/19 at 12:00pm Tuesday 5/26 at 12:00pm
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
Families,
Immigrants
2:30 p.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps, and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children. (Ages 5 -12)
Throg's Neck Library
Array
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Make Jewelry with Barbara
Make something with that extra sparkle! Take marbles and wire to make bracelets, necklaces, and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the social network, Facebook. Internet for Beginners and active email required.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
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.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
3:15 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 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Greeting Card Workshop
Create your own greeting cards. All materials will be provided. Ages 8-17. Registration is required.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Could you use some help with your homework? Volunteers from Bard High School Early College are here to assist students in grades K-5 achieve their best on school assignments!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts for Kids
Explore your creative side and come get crafty at the library! Each program session has a different craft theme. All materials will be provided.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Kids & CraftsWakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Create a beautiful Valentine's Day card for a love one using construction paper, cut hearts, glue , glitter, and valentine images printed from the computer.
West Farms LibraryChildren
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts: Mexican Tissue Paper Flowers
This project can be used to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Dia de los Ninos and Mother’s Day. Ages 5 - 9 Recommended Reading: Siesta by Ginger Foglesong Guy Book Fiesta: Celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day by Pat Mora Just a Minute by Yuyi Morales Cinco De Mayo: Count and Celebrate! by Fredrick McKissack Celebrate! It’s Cinco de Mayo! by Janice Levy Cinco de Mayo by Linda Lowery Keep Cinco de Mouse-O by Judy Cox Antonio’s Card by Rigoberto Gonzalez No Time for Mother’s Day by Laurie Halse Ande…
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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