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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
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
9 a.m.iPad Basics "Understanding Apps"
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
10 a.m.Clases de computación en español
Aprenda los fundamentos de la computadora.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. Open 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
10 a.m.Canceled
Advanced MS Word 2010 *Create a Newsletter*
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. This class will work on the projecf of creating a newsletter
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
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.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.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.Tech Help @ The Van Cortlandt LibraryVan Cortlandt LibraryAdults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
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.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
10:30 a.m.eBay and More
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay and other online auction sites.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Computer Open Lab: Get your questions answered.
Are you having trouble with your email or searching the internet? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter? Need help with a computer? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
10:30 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners - MS Excel 2010 para principiantes
Aprenda lo básico de trabajar con hojas de cálculo utilizando Microsoft Excel 2010. Los temas incluyen la introducción de datos y fórmulas, mover y copiar datos, formato de impresión y vista previa de las hojas de trabajo.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
Muhlenberg Library 3rd Floor Community Room Tuesdays & Fridays 10:30am – 3:30pm February 3 – April 14 FIRST COME FIRST SERVED See the attached flyer (PDF) for more details. aarp.pdf The Internal Revenue Service sponsors the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling fo…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime, watch some videos 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.Crochet and Knit Club
Come join our crochet and knitting club! Beginner crochet lessons available. Yarn will be provided as well as hooks to use in the library. Registration is required.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Facebook Basics
It is Social Media Madness in March at Ottendorfer! Join us and learn how to create a profile, connect with family and friends and post updates with Facebook! This couse will be have two sessions on March 3 & 10. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 a.m. Photoshop for Beginners
A two-hour crash course in the basics of using Photoshop. Topics covered include layers, fixing blemishes, combining images, and exporting images for a variety of uses.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Computación Basica
Aprenda los diferentes componentes de una computadora, la terminología básica, así como una introducción al Sistema Operativo y varios aplicaciones de software populares.
Inwood LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet Skills, Create and Use Email, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) Tuesday 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Pre-Registration required in person or by phone at 212-744-5824
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.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.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
11 a.m.iPad Settings "Configuring Settings"
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad settings. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library - March 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
11:30 a.m.Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them. By special request, this class will also have a particular focus on booking travel (airfare, hotels, rentals, etc) online. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonMicrosoft Word 101
Want to learn the basics to Microsoft Word? then come down to West Farms Library and learn today!
West Farms LibraryAdults
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Beginning Crochet Workshop
Want to crochet, but aren’t sure where to start? Learn to crochet at the library! Learn the basics of crochet and start your first project. This is a free event, but you will need to bring your own supplies. Please bring a crochet hook and practice yarn. Registration is not required.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.STAY WELL EXERCISE CLASS FOR SENIORS
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from 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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
1 p.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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Basic Drawing for the 50+ Community
This eight-week series will cover fundamental aspects of the visual language of drawing. Classes will study line form, shading, and value. Participants will be using pencil, colored pencils, and charcoal. Register at the front desk, space is limited!
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Canceled
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 Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
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