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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
Monday, April 27, 2015
2:30 a.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
8 a.m. Registration for Arts for a Lifetime with Lee Brozgol: Classes start May 4
Join Artist Lee Brozgol at the Parkchester Library for an 8 week series in clay making with a focus on portraits. Mondays from 1:00-3:00pm on May 4, 11, 18 and June 1, 8,15,22, with a celebration and art display on June 29th. Participants will be chosen by lottery (limited to 10 participants) and informed of the results at the end of the day on April 29th. To enter you can give your name and contact information at the desk or over the phone 718-829-7830.
Parkchester Library50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud; what it is and how you use it. Caption Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners
Riverside 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.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,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Knitters and Crochet.Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
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.Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Also known as Falun Gong, Falun Dafa is the practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Learn how to eliminate streee, and enjoy peace of mind, and begin the process of toward a strong and comfortable body that is ar ease, and develop a calm and serene mind.
Riverside 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.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
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.One on One Resume Workshop
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 and/or print your resume.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
11 a.m.Roaring Chorus
Learn the Basics of Singing and Enjoy Building Music Skills in a Choral Workshop with Staten Island’s Musical Chairs Ensemble.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Quilting Essentials for beginners and BeyondGreat Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
12 noonMS 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+,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
12 noon1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
12 noon Adult Open Lab
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 your questions answered and become computer savvy.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12 noonPreservation Week 2015: Caring for Your Personal Digital Archives
General Motors - Futurama - Bridge scene Presenters: Rebecca Holte, Preservation Coordinator, Barbara Goldsmith Preservation Division, and Susan Malsbury, Digital Archivist, Archives Unit, New York Public Library Learn about the intricacies and oddities of digital files and media. This session will demonstrate tools and strategies to preserve your personal and family digital memories: photographs, blogs, websites, documents, etc. Play detective as we explore an orphaned thumb drive. This…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
12 noonEmail Basics For Beginner's
Learn how to set up an Email account through Gmail or Yahoo mail. Get ready to se t up an account and receive emails from friends, family and other promotional websites.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Open Lab
No laptops or computers available at the moment? Want to practice your newly acquired computer skills? Need help mastering your electronic devices? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *First come, first served.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Preservation Week 2015: Caring for Your Personal Audiovisual Media
Presenters: Jonah Volk, Media Preservation Coordinator, Barbara Goldsmith Preservation Division, New York Public Library Unsure of how to care for your home movies, audio recordings, or other film, video or audio materials? In this presentation, NYPL preservation staff will share strategies for protecting and archiving your personal audiovisual media. The focus will be on approaches that you can use at home to help ensure the survival of your materials. Please note that digitization of analog m…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
1 p.m.Computers At Pilot Cove and One-On-One
Senior citizens at Pilot Cove can come to Grace Church down the block on City Island for an introduction to computers and internet. Maximum number of persons is three. Every Monday at 1:00 p.m. We also offer one on one tutorials on introduction to computers here in the library. Please call or come in to make an appointment. Open to all. 718-885-1703
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:15 p.m.Career Resources
Description: Explore job/career resources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) and other public sites; Find industry and career advice, resume guides and more. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
1:30 p.m.Using Credit Wisely: Curves ahead
As part of our Journey to Financial Security programs we will be having a program on learning how to wisely use and manage one of the most valuable financial tools available: credit.
Yorkville LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Adults
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 & Thursdays from 1:30- 3:30 pm
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Learn to Knit with Yvette
In this beginners knitting class you will learn how to cast-on, knit, purl and bind off. No experience necessary. Knitters with some experience are also welcome. Participants should bring the following supplies to the workshop: Size 7 or 8 knitting needles Worsted weight yarn or # 4 Red Heart Super Saver. Yarn should be smooth and light in color. Presented by Yvette Jackson
Melrose LibraryAdults
2 p.m.De-Cluttering Small Spaces
Come join Jennifer Ryan Professional Organizer and Motivator and learn what to keep and how to keep it to live easier in your world with less clutter! Wardrobe basics and furniture suggestions will be part of our workshop. Come and create your new order. Presented by Jennifer Ryan.
Grand Central 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
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Identity Theft Protection
Register today to learn how to outsmart the identity thieves and what you can do if you become a victim.
Yorkville LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Adults
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3 p.m.Knitting and Crocheting Club
Learn the basics of knitting or crocheting and share patterns and ideas.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
3 p.m.1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Wildlife @ the Library
Animals in the library? Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to pythons, alligators, eagles, and owls. You may meet a lion, a tiger, or a bear! Oh my! For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.Maze Competition
Are you a good navigator? Do you think you can you find your way out fast in a maze? If so, compete in a maze competition at Allerton. Winner gets a prize!
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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