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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
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
5 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Also learn neat tips and tricks for searching on Google.com
67th Street LibraryAdults
5 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
5:15 p.m.Find Your Database
There’s a wealth of useful information that you won’t find through a Google search. Join us for an introduction to NYPL databases and find reliable information on many subjects for free with your library card.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:45 p.m.Free Health and Wellness Yoga class
Free yoga for all levels. 5:45-6:45 in our community room
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults
6 p.m.Live Within Your Means: The ABCs of Budgeting
Life in the city is expensive, and it can be hard to make ends meet. Sara Cass, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, discusses what a budget is and how to you put one together. Get tips on how to live within a budget and make it balance. Sara Cass has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) for 30 years. She has worked primarily in the Financial Institution Supervision Group (FISG) and was a bank examiner for many years. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
6 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Class Format: Hands on Skill prerequisites: Typing and Keyboard Basics & Mouse Basics Audience: Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers Online Advance Registration Seating is at 6:15 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arrivi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Meditation at the Library
Meditation at the Library! Every Tuesday 6PM-7PM Harlem Branch Library 9 West 124 Street New York NY 10027 (Bet Lenox and 5th Ave) 212-348-5620 Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is…
Harlem LibraryAdults
6:15 p.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation application that gives you everything you need to make slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let's 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
6:15 p.m.It's a Long Month: Living on a Fixed Income
Are you living on a fixed income? Learn to "stretch" your income by setting priorities, establishing a budget, planning and saving. Presented by Jay Stevens.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.The Healing Science of Meditation with Dr. Andrew Vidich
Dr. Andrew Vidich will present research on how meditation can improve our physical, mental, and spiritual health. People have been practicing meditation for centuries. Today, we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. Meditation has been proven to benefit both our bodies and minds. Many are now realizing additional advantages as well. The benefits are tremendous. During this program there will be a chance to practice this simple technique that can reduce stress,…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
8:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint for Mac for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:30 a.m.MS PowerPoint "WordArt & More"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.(CEIS) Parkchester Library: "Job Search Club and Resume Clinic"
JOB SEARCH CLUB AND RESUME CLINIC - কিভাবে জব খুজতে হয় ( How To Look For Jobs) - ইন্টারভিউ র জন্য প্রস্তুতি নিতে হয় ( How To Prepare For Job Interview) - কিভাবে কর্মসংস্তান আর জন্য অনলাইন অ এপলাই করতে হয় (How To Apply For Job Online) - আমরা আপনাকে কর্ম সংগ্স্তান পেতে অনক ভাবে সাহায্য করতে পারি (We Can Help You Find A Job) - আপনার রেসুমে (Resume) আনুন আমার কাছে এবং আমার ডিপার্টমেন্ট হেল্প করবে ভালো একটা রেসুমে (Resume) বানাতে (Bring Your Resume To Me And Let Me Make Your Resume L…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
10 a.m.Downloading 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.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.MS Powerpoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Canceled
Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help "Lynda.com"
Curious about the website Lynda.com? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Resume, Cover letter, 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 difference is between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use, and how to format. We highly recommend bringing a flash drive to save your work when you're done with your creation. We will also work on cover letters. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searching.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
10 a.m.Summer Reading Camp
A special summer program for kids...come spend the morning at the library reading, crafting, and learning.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Computer Lab
Need help with the computer? we are here to answer all you basic computer questions.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.MS Excel “Conditional Formatting and Pivot Tables”
Learn about Conditional Formatting and Pivot Tables in MS Excel.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
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.English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level I
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Knitting Basics for Adults
Do you like the idea of knitting? If so, come to the Baychester library to participate in our basic kintting class. Here you will learn the very basic steps to knitting.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.m.Toddler/ Preschool Playtime
Playing with peers to encourage fine motor and social skills. For ages birth through five years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.NYPL Tech Connect: Computer Basics for Adults
Learn how to use a computer at the library! We’ll practice basic usage, accessing the Internet, and sending email. Space is limited.
Mott Haven LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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-on-one session.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
11 a.m.NYPL Tech Connect: Email for Beginners (English)
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
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
11:30 a.m.Canceled
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
11:30 a.m.Arts and Crafts
Have fun with these hands-on projects that teach children a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonAssisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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