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Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 89 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, December 22, 2014
9:30 a.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books and e-audio books all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
10 a.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
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. Prerequisites: Computer Basics
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.MS Powerpoint 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. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers and tablets are provided but you can bring your own too. NOTE: Monday computer classes now begin at 10 am, not 11 am.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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. ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need more computer time? then come down to West Farms Library and recieve two hours worth of computer time!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Advanced MS Powerpoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Learn to type and use a mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Soundview LibraryAdults
10:15 a.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!
Eastchester LibraryAdults
10:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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. ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free, fun 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.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Adult Tech Lab
For one hour, you can practice your skills from a previous class or learn how to use the mouse and keyboard if you are new to computers. Feel free to ask brief questions! Free computer time for the duration of the program!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Teen Lab
Teens get to use library resources such as laptops, books, and browse collections.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
11 a.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
11 a.m.Microsoft Publisher
En esta clase vamos aprender de una forma facil y sencilla de como usar powerpoint . Powerpoint es un software ofimático diseñado para la creación y ejecución de presentaciones multimedia las cuales utilizamos para facilitar la comunicación y transmisión de una información de manera clara, elegante y atractiva.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with staff for an individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open/use a new e-mail account, save/attach documents, copy/paste, create/edit MS Word documents, create a Power Point presentation, use the Internet, HomeWork Help, NYPL resources, download NYPL e-books, etc. In person pre registration required Audience: Adults, 50+, Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years), and Children (School Age)
Edenwald LibraryAdults
12 noon1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
12 noonAdult Tech
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need help opening a document from a USB? Dont know how to send and email? We can help. Have yo ur questions answered and become computer savy.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1:15 p.m.Investing! What Your Money Can Do for You
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments, to teach some basic information about different asset types, and to help match individual goals to investment choices. Also, we review useful information sources. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
1:30 p.m.Free Tutoring
Free tutoring for kids (homework, class work, tests), teens (homework, class work, tests), adults (civil service exams, professional tests, college tests). Ask the staff at the public service desk where you can find the tutor. Mondays from 1:30- 3:30 pm and Wednesdays 2:00- 4:00 pm
Clason's Point Library, Children's RoomAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Adult Craft
We are making sock snowmen. Come join us! Pre-registration is required.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Arts & Craft
Join us for an afternoon of fun!!!!!!
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Microsoft Word for Beginners
Learn the basic 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.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults
2:30 p.m.Homework Lounge
Pull out your books and let's get our homework done!!! (Ages 5-11).
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children. (Ages 5 -12)
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
3:30 p.m.Get Fresh
Stop and smell the Jell-O? Learn how to make your very own gelatin air-fresheners. Place it in your gym bag, your locker, or your bedroom and freshen up your space! All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Make Your Own Holiday Ornament
No matter what you celebrate or how you like to decorate, can help make it happen! Make beads, baubles, and more. All materials will be provided. Presented by Susan Hale. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.Magic Mondays
Come explore the world of magic and illusion!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.STEM MondaysClason's Point LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.iPad Time for TeensWest Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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