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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
Saturday, April 18, 2015
10 a.m.Harlem Kinitting & Crocheting Circle
Harlem Knitting Circle Every Saturday 10 am—3pm 9 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027-5699 •(212) 348-5620 The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10am until 3pm. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. Her Supervisor is Ms. Zina M…
Harlem LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.POWERPOINT 2010: Slide enhancements; Design themes; Presentation & master views
After you learn the basics of creating powerpoint slides and saving your work, you will want to learn enhancements, professional looking designs, and how to manage your slide show.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Saturday Studies
Need a quiet space to study and do homework? Come to the teen room Saturday mornings and get some peace and quiet to do your work.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10 a.m.Spanish One-On-One Financial Coaching
One-on-One Financial Coaching with Carmen Beltre
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Memoirs OutLOUD: Creative Writing Workshop
Please come join us for to this Memoirs OutLOUD creative writing studio at the St. George Library Center and tap into your memories and experiences in a friendly and welcoming environment. Many participants are just beginning to write for the first time, while others are somewhat more experienced. At each session, a different writing challenge will be explored. Participants can read their work to one another for comments, ideas and fun. This Memoirs OutLOUD creative writing workshop is…
St. George Library CenterAdults
10 a.m.Learn to Type and Use the Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable clothing, sneakers, and bring a water bottle. *For all ages.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
10:30 a.m. One-On- One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter ,Email or formatting a resume - it's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one- on -one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!!!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
10:30 a.m.Mouse and Keyboarding Basics
Learn keyboarding basics and how to hold, click, and move the mouse.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Knit + Club @ Muhlenberg
We welcome all yarn crafts. Bring a project, an idea, or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
10:30 a.m.Artistic Dreams International
The ADI visual arts program teaches children to explore mixed media visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.) Children learn to explore who they are and find their strengths. Through ADI's brief art history lesson before each art- making process, children are able to learn about historical and contemporary artists and movements. ADI holds art exhibits at the end of the workshop to allow the students to take pride in the work that they have done and share it with family, friends, and the…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren
10:30 a.m.Intermediate Meditation
Join us for an intermediate meditation class. This session is open to those who've been regularly attending the weekday beginner's class for a couple of months. Learn to go into a deeper meditation and learn new techniques that will help your spiritual ascent.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Free Saturday Art Classes for Kids
CAW Saturday Artworks invites kids ato Inwood Public Library to travel back in time and explore the art, literature, music and social impact of the Harlem Renaissance. Students will examine works of artists of the time and learn about the ways these artists recognized and honored their heritage and culture. They will look to their own lives, cultures and neibhborhoods as inspiration for many of their own artworks. Students will develop a practical understanding of the value of teamwork, diversit…
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 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.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- April 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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind. Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced practice of Buddha school self-cultivation, founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice’s master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
11 a.m. Knitting & Crochet
A get-together for knitters, & crocheters at all levels to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or even to begin a new crafts! All skills level are welcome!
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
12 noonOPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo el tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
1 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Writing Process
Whether you’re writing an essay, a business letter, a research report, copy for an ad agency or a short story, writers go through a process to get to an excellent finished product. Ms. Stahl will teach you how to go through that process – and the three stages of the writing process: 1) Pre-writing (asking the right questions about audience, purpose, and tone, clarifying your objective, brainstorming possible ideas, and pre-thinking your main point, plus organizing your ideas) 2) Drafting (yo…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
2 p.m.Tinta, Papel, y... Café - Tertulias de escritura
NUEVAS TERTULIAS PARA EL AÑO 2015 ¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel...y Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente di…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
2 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
2 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Math Tutoring
Kindergarten through 3rd Grade 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 4th through 8th Grades 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
2 p.m.Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
2 p.m. Family Fun
A variety of activities including a craft, a movie, or games.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Krafty Kids
Children create a masterpiece with materials provided, learning fine motor and social skills. For ages 5-12 years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Crochet Family Time
Do you want to learn how to Crochet? Do you know how to Crochet and want a place to relax and share ideas? Come and join us in ‘Crochet Family Time’ at The Jerome Park Branch. All ages are welcomed, Children and Adults. Volunteers who already know how to crochet and want to help teach the participants are more than welcomed! (Volunteers are required to complete a volunteer form)
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
2 p.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Staten Island OutLOUD Presents: Poetry Power!
Staten Island OutLOUD presents a friendly three-week workshop for adults: Saturdays April 11, 18 & 25, 2:30pm at the Stapleton Library. Free & fun! Try your hand as a writer, hear the work of some awesome poets, and enjoy creative self-expression. If you've never done any creative writing, or if you'd like to share some of your writing, we welcome you! We'll share some writers' tools - We'll explore the work of reknowned poets - We'll help you flex your writing muscles. Details on…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
2:30 p.m. We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library- April 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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
2:30 p.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo al tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
3 p.m.Exposed to All the Solitude and Perils of the Sea: Atlantic Ocean World History (1500s to 1800s)
From the discovery of the New World to the Age of Revolutions, subjects of the various European empires struggled to establish new lives and industry across the tumultuous Atlantic Ocean basin. This course will explore the lives and conditions of these individuals, and their world, making their living on the ocean’s surface, in port cities, and along the peripheries of the Atlantic world. This course will explore select topics in Atlantic world studies beginning with placing the apparently timel…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Teen/Pre-Teen Craft: Paper Flowers
Using tissue paper, pipe cleaners, and some creativity you can make a bouquet that will last all spring long. Recommended for ages 11 and up.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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