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Classes

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
Thursday, September 3, 2015
2:30 p.m.Fun with BubblesHamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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
2:30 p.m.How'd You Do That?... Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.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
3 p.m.Kids Tech Class: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Knitting Circle
Gather with knitters and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creation.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
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.Kids Tech Class: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Children's Craft
Join us for a back to school craft! Children will make a backpack out of construction paper and a brown bag .
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Teen TechTime
Learn to code, practice your typing skills, or join us for a makerspace project!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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.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. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
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
3:15 p.m.Canceled
Global Business News and More Using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications 118 countries in 22 languages. Explore Factiva's worldwide content. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Search for more SIBL programs and classes.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
3:30 p.m.Lego
Build your dream and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 4 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Washi Tape Stickers
Come out and create your own unique stickers with decorative washi tape! *This is a free program for teens 12 to 18 and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Thursday Arts and Crafts for Kids!
Calling all kids ages 5-12 ! Are you creative? We're inviting you to stop by for 45 minutes of artistic fun! September 3rd @ 4:00pm: "Dream Catchers!" It's a new school year! What are your dreams for the year ahead? Children ages 5-12 can come and make their very own dream catchers and help inspire a good night's sleep! September 17th @ 4:00pm: “Wind Catchers!” Children ages 5-12 are invited to join us to create their own wind catchers out of paper bags and stremers. Then they…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Weekly arts and crafts.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
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.Kid Tech Time
Get some extra computer time to learn about our electronic resources. Find great sites to help with your homework.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various topics like gaming, research databases, writing a resume, and more! For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Learn to Code
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed!
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m."About Face" Creative Writing Workshop with Nikki Williams
Photographic Collages Celebrating Imagination and the Art of African American Face Painting Workshop is FREE and Open to ALL **"About Face" Creative Writing Workshop is sponsored by Poets & Writers Inc,. from a generous grant that they received from the Department of Cultural Affairs**
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Children,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
4 p.m.Microsoft Word 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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Learn a Language with Mango!
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 language of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class. 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 language of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
6 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
6:15 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, 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
Friday, September 4, 2015
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the web!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Ch'an Coloring for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your…
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Learn a Language with NYPL's MANGO Languages
In this class, you will be able to learn any language with visual and auditory instruction: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and the culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Spanish, French, English, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin) and Italian are among the most popular languages offered. A LIBRARY CARD, PIN NUMBER, and HEADPHONES ARE NECESSARY FOR THIS CLASS.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
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