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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
Monday, April 27, 2015
4 p.m.KidsLearn@NYPL
Learn about how to use the computer, the NYPL catalog, and other online resources for kids.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Study Zone
Looking for a quiet space to do your homework, study zone is the place for you! Join other teens looking for quiet time to work on their homework and other school related projects.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Duct Tape Crafts
Who says duct tape can only be used to compress boxes or for everyday repairs??? Come out and use duct tape to make interesting crafts that can be useful and fashionable for everyday!!! *This is a free program and all materials will be provided*.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Come in and get free usage of the Library Laptops. you want to do research? You can. You want to game? You can. You want to socialize online? You can. Enjoy your free time on th eLibrary Laptops.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Creative Art
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Health and Wellness
Diet and exercise are an important component as you grow and develop but your mind and mood also play a big role in a complete and healthy you. We’ll be doing some fun activities that include discussion of diet and exercise, stress relief, and body issues.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Come in and get free usage of the Library Laptops. you want to do research? You can. You want to game? You can. You want to socialize online? You can. Enjoy your free time on th eLibrary Laptops.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
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.Evening Computer Basics
Clasons Point Library is offering computer basics in the evening to allow those of us who can't attent morning hour sessions. There are 4 weekly courses as follows; Computer basics, Internet Basics, Email basics, and Review session.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
5 p.m.Homework Help
Need extra help with your Math or Science homework? Sit in with our volunteer tutor and work out those head scratching questions. For children in grades K-7. Please register for a session.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Homework Help
Join us every Monday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.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.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo el tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
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
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: Scripting the Graphic Novel with Laurence Klavan
New York Writers Workshop presents: Scripting the Graphic Novel with Laurence Klavan The illustrations in a graphic novel, whether it's Watchmen or Fun Home, rightfully receive the most attention. But they can't save a weak script. This workshop will provide both authors and illustrators with the basics of strong storytelling, with special focus on the structure that is the spine of any good tale. Laurence Klavan Laurence Klavan is a member of the New York Writers Workshop. His graph…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
8:30 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents 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 Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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.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.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
10:30 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
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