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Classes

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, September 1, 2015
10 a.m.Computer Q &A, Internet, Microsoft Word and Keyboard Instruction
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use the Internet and sharpen your computer skills through computer use. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and friends?" "How can I copy and paste text and pictures?" "How can I sign in to use a computer at the library with my library card?" This program is given in the library every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. Also in addtion to this time, we have added Mondays from 1:00 p.m.…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Tech HelpWest Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Adult keyboarding
Let your fingers do the touching! Touch typing is a fun way to improve your typing skills. Enjoy the experience and improve your typing speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs or to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Tuesday, September 1, 8 , 15, 22 & 29 @ 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 10, 17 & 24 @ 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m. Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. *Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101: Introduction to New York Public Library's website
NYPL.ORG 101 This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services can be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free e-mail account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages, and attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
11 a.m.K&K's Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.NYC 311
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups -September - Chatham Square
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 English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime? Come to the Computer Lounge at the Melrose Branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free, fun environment.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) Tuesday 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.m.Knit and Crochet Club
Learn to crochet, or just come to knit and crochet with a group!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Canceled
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!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11:15 a.m. Exercise, Stay Well for seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program Room50+,
Adults
12 noonTeach Yourself Tech @ Hamilton Grange
Come to the Hamilton Grange Library and use our laptops to teach yourself technology. Whether it's coding, software building, or creating music or videos, you can learn all sorts of technology here! On September 1st & 22nd, we will have a special Code Combat session for anyone who is interested in learning how to code on computers.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la 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 por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form More Info Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults
New Dorp LibraryAdults
1:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2 p.m. Teen Advisory
Let your voice be heard in the 115th Street Branch Library Teen Advisory Group!!!!! whats happening in your world ? what is the hottest book or cd? what programs does the library need ?
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Seniors Learn Photography @ Kips Bay Library
Josephine Herrick Project, in partnership with NYPL, is offering an opportunity to learn photography in an 8-week free photography program. Participants will learn from two professional photographers who lead the class each week. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills or expand existing photography knowledge or just to get out into the world and see things differently! This is the last class of the workshop.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Artistic Dreams International Back to Art Launch Event
Back to School means back to art class! Join Artistic Dreams International to celebrate the new year and the launch of their new website with free art classes!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m. Buzzy Bee's Garden Club
Come to the library and help out in our community garden! All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise session designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Children's Craft
Children will decorate a notebook using magazine cutouts. Please register by phone or in person
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Canceled
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the internet, research, and receive extra time on the laptop to complete your homework or project.
Wakefield LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la 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 por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.T(w)een Zone: Rock Band
Come rock out with us at the square! Show us your ROCK BAND skills!!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.De Reve a Realite
Vous avez fait vos plans de vision, résolutions et listes de souhaits. Mais comment allez-vous transformer vos rêves en réalités? Dans cet atelier, nous allons vous montrer comment utiliser le processus de DREAM ™ pour que vos rêves se réalisent. D.R.E.A.M. est l’acronyme anglais qui signifie: Dream big ( rêvez grand), Research (renseignez vous), Evaluate (évaluer), Act (prenez action) et Measure (mesurez votre résultats). Nous allons couvrir: • Divisez vos grands rêves en petits projets • "…
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Canceled
Young Adult Tech Lab: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Overview of trademarks, trademark resources at SIBL. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
3:30 p.m.Teen and Tween Sewing Workshop
Ages 10-17 Registration Required.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Join us for a fun afternoon creating crafts.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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