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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
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
9 a.m.Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
This class will explore the editing of photos using PIXLR. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Resume Writing and Job Search Workshop
This workshop is designed to assist the job seeker to create a brand new resume for the first time or for those who wish to update their resumes. Learn what the differenceis between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use and how to format. It is highly recommednded to bring a flash drive to save your work when you're done in your creation. Cover letters will also be worked on. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searching…
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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. Prerequisites: Basic mouse, keyboarding, and computer skills.
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.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
10 a.m.Cell Phone Buying Guide: Basics
Learn about cell phone plans and how the whole process of buying a cell phone works.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Download free music with Freegal
Freegal is downloadable music service which provides access to the catalog of artists in Sony Music Entertainment. Library cardholders can download three songs a week with their barcode and pin number. Freegal works with any MP3 device, including iPods. The New York Public Library's subscription to Freegal Music is generously supported by a grant from Community Funds, Inc. -- the Robert R. Asiel Memorial Fund. Works best if used with Firefox or Chrome.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la tarde y en la mañana. Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or…
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Raton pt 2
Mas practica y control sobre el raton.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
10 a.m.(CEIS) Morris Park Library: "Mock Interviews, Techniques and Job Search Club"
Are you ready to explore your potential career goal? If yes, save the date! Meet our dynamic Career Coach, Robyn Saunders and let her work with you. Come and join this FREE informative workshop provided by Career, Education, and Information Services. What to expect from this workshop? 1. Identify Your #1 Star Player. 2. Building Support Systems and Networks. 3. Discovering Our Assets - Eliminate Our Barriers. 4. Dressing for Success - Market Yourself with Confidence. 5. Confidently Answe…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m. Open Lab
Can't remember how to use your e-mail? Do you have specific questions about a program or website? Forgot how to get the paper to print sideways? Stuck in the middle of the Web? This is the class for you! Brush Up on the basic computer skills. Preregistration is required and begins on January 2nd.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2010
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.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
11 a.m.Downloading NYPL e-Books on iPad
Learn how to download FREE library e-Books and audiobooks on to your iPad devices all through the library website. *iPad users must know their Apple iTunes account to download OverDrive Media Console app from the App Store and register with Adobe. *Users must have a their own iPad device and a library card to begin downloading books.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
11 a.m. MS Publisher 2010 for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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! 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.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Supervised 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Sesame Street Arts and Crafts
Come join us, as we create some of our favorite Seasame Street characters with the magic of Arts & Crafts.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Preschool/ Toddler PlaytimeWestchester Square LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.eNYPL: Downloading with Confidence
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. Contact Seward Park Library Staff at 212-477-6770 to book your one to one session
Seward Park LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Preparacion de ResumenInwood Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Google Series: Hangouts
Learn all about Video Chatting via Google Hangouts.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
11 a.m.Open Lab West Farms LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange- October 2014
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11:30 a.m.PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Come and Enjoy! Our Storytime features stories & crafts as well as songs and movement.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12 noonHow to Start a Business
In this workshop you will learn: Checklist for Starting a Small Business Personal Assessment Home-Based Business Choosing Your Business Structure How to Register a New Business Employer Identification Number NYC and NYS Permits and Licenses Business Insurance Copyrights, Trademarks & Patents Speaker: Ms. Man-Li Lin Economic Development Specialist U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA.gov)
Morrisania LibraryAdults
12 noonJob Search + Unemployment Tax Tips
Many people simply update their résumés—without real thought—answer ads at random, go on a few interviews and send thank-you notes. Their other strategy is to post their résumés on Internet job boards and websites—as do hundreds of thousands of other job hunters who assume that this is the modern way to job search. Human Resources inboxes are swamped, and most of those résumés are simply deleted. This workshop covers a more powerful method way to get noticed and go from “Job Search to Career Tr…
George Bruce LibraryAdults
12 noonTalleres Básicos de Computadora en Español (Individualizados)
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Necesita ayuda para entender su nueva 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)
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonSupervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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! 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.
Melrose LibraryAdults
12 noonDownloading 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. Devices are provided, but you can bring your own.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12 noonInternet for Beginners
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 directories
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen 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!
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 nooniPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how e-mail works, sign up for a free e-mail account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
George Bruce LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Networking with LinkedIn for Job/Career Success
We have all heard that networking is still one of the most powerful methods of connecting to career/job opportunities and will most likely stay that way forever. But most people don’t know how to effectively build and use network to increase their odds to connect to opportunities. Having a strong network is important for everyone whether you’re employed or in a job search. What is networking? Is networking really effective? What are some of today’s tools to support building a network…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
12:30 p.m.Writers' Workshop
Calling all creatives! Are you working on a short story or a poem and want to share your pieces? Come to our writers' workshop to mingle with and get feedback from other wordsmiths. Bring your own lunch or snack!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12:30 p.m.Computer Class / BengaliParkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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