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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, July 30, 2015
2 p.m.Superhero Frame Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
2 p.m.Microsoft Word 2010 para Principiantes
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos de Microsoft Word 2010, un programa de procesamiento de texto que puede utilizar para crear documentos. Los temas incluyen la entrada y la edición de texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Clay Play
Roll it, fold it, mold it. Come in and play with clay. We'll be using modeling clay to create things from our imagination. We'll then take our creations and turn them into a video. If you don't want to make a video, thats absolutely fine. We can just play with clay.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
Join this FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind several superpowers such as flight, super speed, invulnerability, telepathy, flexibility and strength. Next design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
2 p.m.Paint and Play: Acrylic Paint Monotypes
A mini art class and art history lesson for school aged children and their parents. Children will learn about a famous artist and learn his or her techniques. Along with an introduction to acrylic paints children will learn how to create a Monotype, an artist technique that includes transferering pigment from a non-pourous surface to paper.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Canceled
CANCELED--DIY Superhero Buttons
Personalize buttons and pins with your favorite fictional character! All materials are provided! Space is limited, please come on time.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Canceled
Finding a Job Online: Search Tips & Tricks
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Tablet Group
Learn how to borrow and download library e-books, discuss your favorite apps and ask questions about how to use tablets in your day to day life. Every Thursday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
2 p.m. Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Make a Super Hero/Heroine Puppet
Come to the library and have some fun making a cool puppet! Ages 5 and older with caregiver. Please register one week in advance
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Registration Closed Critique Your Resume - Pre-Registration Required
Registration for this program is closed. The next session will be held August 13. Are your resumes getting you interviews? Are you submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekers customize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers know immediately that they are a good fit. Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into a Keyword-rich Summary. Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings. This class is most app…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2:30 p.m.Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie Effects and Green-Screening
Take the next step with Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie. Get tips on shooting footage with a green screen and chroma-keying in a new background. Learn about the visual and audio effects included in iMovie to change the look of your video. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for Teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 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
3 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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Arts and Crafts for Kids and Teens
Join us for arts and crafts activities in Teen Space. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
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 p.m.Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Explore the internet, research, and receive extra time on the laptop to complete your hw/project.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Homework Tech Zone
Need a computer for just doing your homework? Sign-up and use one of our specially designated desktops and get the work done!
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come , first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech
Learn how to make simple video games in this awesome Teen Tech event!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.1-on-1 Tech Assistance
Did you just get a computer at home and you need help with getting started? Have you been using your computer at home, and you have a question about a task or function? Did you just get an I-Pad, Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader device, and need assistance with downloading library electronic materials? Sign-up for our one-on-one tech sessions at the West New Brighton Library! Call the West New Brighton Library and make an appointment to sit down with a tech savvy staff member who will assist…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
3:30 p.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Canceled
Super Cool Stories & Art
Stories and art projects for our older kids, ages 5-10. Projects may be messy; smocks recommended. Children younger than 5 will NOT be admitted.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Recycling Art
Create recycled art with materials that have been thrown away or ‘forgotten.’ Presented by Vickie Fremont. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Clason's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.An Introduction to Unified English Braille
Please join us for an informative, interactive workshop that will acquaint you with upcoming changes to the English Braille code. The Unified English Braille (UEB) code will replace Grade II Literary Braille as the official Braille code in the United States in January 2016. This workshop will cover the following topics: · What is the Braille Authority of North America (BANA), and why is UED the new standard? · How is UEB similar to Grade II Literary Braille, and how hard will it be to learn?…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
4 p.m.Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 8 to 12. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Weekly arts and crafts!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 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.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group (TAG Meeting)
The Teen Advisory Group or, TAG Meeting, is a chance for teens to come in and talk about some of the programming they would like to see held within the library. For Ages 10-16
Port Richmond Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.Kid Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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