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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, July 7, 2015
8:30 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Photoshop questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
9:30 a.m.MS Word "Picture Wrap"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
10 a.m. Advanced MS Word
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.THE RIGHT TO WORK Understanding Immigrant Employment Rights A Workshop for ESOL students
Given by NYC Commision on Human Rights.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
10 a.m.Summer Reading Camp
A special summer program for kids...come spend the morning at the library reading, crafting, and learning.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
10 a.m.Correo Electronico Basico
En esta clases vamos aprender a como obtener un correo electrono, ademas como mandar y reciber mensajes y muchas cosas mas.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Apps for Tablets
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Resume, Cover letter & 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 differenceis 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 in your creation. Cover letters will also be worked on. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searching.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 a.m.Computer Lab
Need help with the computer? we are here to answer all you basic computer questions.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Clases de Computación en Español
07/08/2015 Usando Skype- LLamar, ver, enviar mensajes y compartir con ontros, dondequiera que esten 07/22/2015 Laboratorio Abrierto-¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? ¿No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Excel 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.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Can't remember how to use your e-mail? Do you have specific questions about a program or website? Forgot how to get the paper to print sideways? Stuck in the middle of the Web? This is the class for you! Brush up on the basic computer skills. Preregistration is required and begins one week before.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
11 a.m.NYPL Tech Connect: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
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.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.eNYPL: Downloading with Confidence
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. Contact Seward Park Library Staff at 212-477-6770 to book your one-on-one session.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Toddler/ Preschool Playtime
Playing with peers to encourage fine motor and social skills. For ages birth through five years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Preschool Arts and CraftsHamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Arts & Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Come and Enjoy! Our Storytime features stories & crafts as well as songs and movement.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12 noonHeroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, kids will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer. Will be held at P.S. 58 - registration is closed.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
12 noonProjectArt
Unleash your Creativity!! Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Registration is limited so sign up now! Ages 8-12
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
12 noonAssisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.Job Search, Cover Letters, Bios, and Thank You Notes: A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
You could be selling yourself short by not sending a cover letter with your resume or not sending a thank you letter after an interview. Many job seekers choose to take the advice that cover letters or thank you letters are not needed, well that’s the easy choice, but isn’t the best one. Learn about these important documents and review samples of each. Why cover letters are still needed with your resume. What should be included in your cover letter? How Bios can be a great tool in your job se…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
12:30 p.m. Email for Beginners
Learn how e-mail works, sign up for a free e-mail account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
George Bruce LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.eLibrary 101
Need help getting started with your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader device? Drop in and learn how to download free e-books, e-audiobooks, digital music, and video onto your tablet or smartphone. *Please remember to: bring your tablet or smartphone bring your device's USB cord bring your valid library card & pin # know all passwords for your device and App Store have an active Google account for Android devices, an active Apple ID for iOS devices, and an…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference Room50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Imagination Academy
Read, write, create your own story! Join us for visits from famous authors, who will tell us about their books and writing process and then lead a writing workshop. Sessions are Tues-Thurs, from 1-3PM. Sign up for one session or more than one! For ages 9-13. Please visit the Children's Information Desk for an application and more information. Session 1: July 7 Nancy Krulik July 8 Rachel Vail July 9 Liz Summit Session 2: July 14: Vicki Cobb July 15: Julie Salamon July 16: Lauren Maga…
67th Street LibraryChildren
1 p.m.Tween Laptop Lounge
Children ages 9-12 are invited to participate in games, activities, and more especially for tweens.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
1 p.m.Origami for Adults
Did you see the amazing flower ball display at our circulation desk? Would you like to try and create your own amazing origami? Join us as we learn more about this Japanese traditional art form! All materials will be provided.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help "Lynda.com"
Curious about the website Lynda.com? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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