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Monday, February 8, 2016
9:30 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. Bring your own tablet, smartphone or Kindle.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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.
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
10 a.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10 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 a.m.Protecting your Privacy
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it..
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Digital Media Basics - Conceptos Básicos: Medios Digitales(Espanol)
Aprenda todo sobre los medios digitales, como convertir a los diferentes medios, como compatirlos y transmitirlos.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 26th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Do you need extra time to complete an assignment or do research? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help signing up for Facebook or creating an email? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
West Farms LibraryAdults
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.
Soundview 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.English for Albanians
FREE English Class for speakers of Albanian This class is for beginner and intermediate English speakers. This class will be taught in English and Albanian.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
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 Library
Array
Adults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Zen Anti-Stress Coloring
All Materials are Provided! Benefits for patrons participating in a coloring session: Coloring requires attention to detail, it helps participant to "zone out" and forget other things going on in their life, therefore reduces stress. Helps adults focus on the positives and relax. Relaxing helps lower blood pressure. It can also lessen anxiety, reduce tension headaches, and relieve digestive upsets. Encourages adults of all ages to revisit their positive childhood memories…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
11 a.m.Learn to Type & Use the Mouse
Learn basic typing and mouse skills.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level I
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level II
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.
All are welcomed for a time filled with knitting and crocheting while exchanging information. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
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 Physical Activity Consent/Release at the beginning of the class.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Adult Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only).
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Schwarzman Building - February 2016
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and m…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 G - Form - Interest, Dividends, SSA, RRB-1. 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your i…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
11 a.m.GOOGLE DRIVE
Esta clase de google drive es en español. vamos aprender un poco hacerca de google drive y su funciones mas inportante de una manera facil y divertidad
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Computer Basics, a three day, six hour course.
The 96th Street Branch and New York Cares are presenting a FREE Computer Course for anyone who wants to learn how to use computers, the Internet, Microsoft Word, email and more! No computer experience is neccessary. After completing this course, you will know how to: Use a mouse and Keyboard Use Microsoft Word Create and save documents Create files and folders Cut/copy and paste text Insert pictures Search the Internet Fill out on-line forms Make on-line trip reservations Use e-mail…
96th Street LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Resume Help
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.
West Farms LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen Tech Lab
Come in for an hour of free Computer Time. Ask E-book, MS Office Suite, general computer questions or practice your computer skills! **This is a proctored lab. You may ask brief questions, however the instructor is not able to devote too much time in an effort to be fair to others.
67th Street LibraryAdults
12 noonESL - English Conversation
Are you learning English? Come to our English conversation hour to practice your skills. This group is for lower intermediate speakers and above.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Adults
12 noonAdult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Open Lab
No computers or laptops available at the moment? Need a comfortable space to practice your newly acquired computer skills? Would you like some extra time to finish up something important? Having trouble creating an email account? Want to learn how to cut and paste? Come in and we will assist with your basic technology questions. Laptops will be provided. Please feel free to bring in your own laptop, tablet or smartphone.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.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.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
1 p.m.MS Word "Working with Tables"
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
1 p.m.Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save your resume.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
1:15 p.m.Social Security: How it Will Fit into Your Retirement Plan
This class provides an overview of the major social security provisions. It reviews the basics that you need to know and what resources are available to help you understand when and how to apply for your Social Security Retirement Benefits. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
2 p.m.One-on-One Open Lab Computer Classes
February: 1, 6, 8, 13, 20,22, 27 and 29. Monday & Saturdays: 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our 3 available se…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Open Lab: Free 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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Microsoft Word 2010 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 pm to 6 pm at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 25th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed belo…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Homework Help
Pull out your books and let's get our homework done! Ages 5-11.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Schwarzman Building - February 2016
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and m…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
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