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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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Friday, October 31, 2014
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.OPEN LAB FRIDAYS
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. No Open Lab on October 10, 2014
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.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.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. NYPL Tech O.P.S
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m. Downloading NYPL Ebooks to your Ereader
Need help learning how to download free eBooks from the library to your iPad, Kindle, Nook or tablet? You can now book appointments on Fridays between 10am-4:00pm and get one on one help from a staff member. Book your appointment at the service desk in person or over the phone. Our number is 212-679-2645. Please bring your device. You will need a library card and pin number to access your account (please see staff to set this up before your visit).
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10:15 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.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
10:15 a.m.open computer lab
The computer Training lab is open to the public
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:15 a.m.open computer lab
The computer Training lab is open to the public
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 a.m. MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg Goldman Join us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of September to December 2014, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER Sept 5 , 12 , 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5, 12 ( final presentation ) Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Mosholu Library- 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…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
10:30 a.m.Computer Question and Answer 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!
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
10:30 a.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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Bilingual Birdies
A Spanish and live music program for children ages 0-5 years old with a parent/caregiver. The bilingual musicians teach through live music, movement, puppetry and games. Each session ends with a lively bubble dance party! Children learn basic vocabulary and short phrases while playing with instruments and fun props. Due to popularity, admission to this program is limited.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Guided Meditation
Are you unable to control the stress that comes into your life? Do you need to relax and get away from the pressures of life? Meditation can wipe away the day's stress, bringing with it inner peace. See how you can easily learn to practice meditation whenever you need it most. If stress has you anxious, tense and worried, consider trying meditation. Spending even a few minutes in meditation can restore your calm and inner peace.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Italian for Beginners: An Eight Session Course
Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21 11 am to 1 pm This eight session course introduces students to the fundamentals of the Italian language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students acquire elementary grammar skills (present and past tenses of regular and irregular verbs) and practice by conversing and writing about themselves, friends, family, hobbies, and professional life. They learn about Italian culture while building their communicative skills. Regi…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Friday Free Play
Creative exploration for babies and toddlers at the library! Enjoy our toys and coloring supplies while getting to know other children and caregivers in the community. No pre-registration required.
67th Street Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Open Lab West Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Preschool/ Toddler Art TimeWestchester Square LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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. Downloading Free NYPL-eBooks from the Library
Do you want to learn how to download and enjoy digital books on your Tablet, Ipad and Smartphone? Classes are being held at Hunt's Point Library. Quieres aprender a descargar y disfrutar de los libros digital en su Tablet, Ipad y Telefono Inteligente? Las clases son en la biblioteca de Hunt's Point Branch.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Open Lab West Farms LibraryAdults
11:15 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
St. Agnes is offering a well- balanced series of exercises for those 50+ for all levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Classes are limited to 25 Particpants.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m. eLibrary Hour @ 115th
eLibrary Hour Learn how to use Overdrive and check out library ebooks on your computer, Kindle, Nook and iPad. For a hands on experience, please bring your laptop and eReading devices.
115th Street LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Belly Dance with Lynn
Join us for beginners Belly Dancing and Meditation.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.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.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.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
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Halloween Monster Mash!
Calling all goblins, ghosts, witches, wizards, super heros, and super stars!! Dress up as your favorite character and enjoy a day of music, treats, and fun! Come have a haunting good time!
Macomb's Bridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Breath and Meditation Rejuvenation
Learn how to reduce stress, calm the mind and live with joy through breathing techniques and guided meditation. Be joyful and have inner peace Reduce stress Increase clarity and awareness Enhance productivity This program is a partnership between the St. Agnes Library and Art of Living. Founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Art of Living is a not for profit, educational and humanitarian organization engaged in stress management and service initiatives. Art of Living operates in ove…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Yoga
Stay in shape and release stress with yoga! Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. *For all ages. First come, first served. ***Limited quantity of mats available. Feel free to bring your own!
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to add some bling to your social media sites? Research colleges? Edit video? Learn about our electronic resources and more!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 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!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Programs in a Box - The American Tambourine
Programs-in-a-Box brings you another FREE workshop series designed for children 6-10 years old! Children will make a musical instrument from a different part of the world and play along while listening to a great story. Come join us this week to learn about and make a Tambourine from the American State of Louisiana! This FREE program is limited to is limited to 15 children. Please call the number below or show up to the information desk to reserve a spot in advance. Spaces are first-come-firs…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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