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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
Friday, July 31, 2015
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 noonEmail for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, and forwarding messages and attachments.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference Room50+,
Adults
12:15 p.m. Lunch Time Knitting Circle
Are you interested in learning how to knit, or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a knitting project you’re working on or would like to start? Bring your own needles, yarn and projects for an informal and friendly knitting circle for all skill levels. Knit, chat and learn from each other. Limited assistance will be available. (Registration is not required.)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
1 p.m.Microsoft 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.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.YouTube: Share Your Videos
Many people love watching videos on YouTube but did you know you can upload and share your own? Learn how to use YouTube's creator tools to make, edit, and share your own videos.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Create Your Own Website
Learn how to use Google sites, a free and easy way to create and share webpages.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Finding a Job Online "Resume Upload / Application Assistance"
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Apps on Tablets
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Business Plan Research Workshop
Provides research guidance specifically tailored to your particular business plan.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
2 p.m.Teen Tech
Come in and get free usage of the Library Laptops. you want to do research? You can. You want to game? You can. You want to socialize online? You can. Enjoy your free time on th eLibrary Laptops.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Let's Get Crafty!
We supply the materials, you supply the imagination... Get inspired by our fun selection of craft materials and let your imagination run wild! There are no rules except - have fun! Age 4 & up. No pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
2 p.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Bookmark Makers
Drop in and design some bookmarks! Create one for yourself and another to be given away at the library.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren
2 p.m.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. School Age (5-12 years).
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.PHOTO EDITING FOR BEGINNERS
This class will explore the editing of photos using Microsoft Paint. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc. Please note: Bring a flash drive with an MP3 or WMA audio file, and an MP4 or MOV video file if you wish to practice embedding media.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
2:30 p.m.Intermediate MS Excel 2010 part 1
Reviewing and sharing workbooks, using templates, working with charts, working with sparklines, using conditional formatting, creating pivot table.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
3 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
3 p.m.Kids Crochet
Join us and learn to crochet. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, pelaes feel free to bring some along! *Limited supplies available.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
3 p.m.Super-Zumba for Kids!
Get FIT and have FUN over the summer! For 6 to 12 year olds. Maximum 12 children. WHAT IS ZUMBA? Zumba is a dance fitness program created by Colombian dancer and choreographer, Alberto "Beto" Perez, during the 1990s. This dance incorporates soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo and other HIGH ENERGY dance moves that will get the heart rate up. WHAT TO BRING: Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers and bring a bottle of WATER with you. It is VERY important that your child be sufficiently hy…
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to research colleges or edit video? Learn more about our electronic resources.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Open Lab: Free 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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Teen Space
Hang out with friends, listen to music, play games, and complete homework. Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Krafty Kids
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us . Ages 12-18.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
10 a.m.Navigating NYC 311 Website
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.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
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.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.Understanding & Improving Your Credit
Understanding & Improving Your Credit Having a good credit score is important to starting a new business. Learn what to look for on your credit report and the actions to take to build up your credit. Total course hours: 1 session, 2 hours. You will learn about: How to develop a business plan How to determine your legal structure How to set up your bookkeeping How to get permits and licenses How to obtain financing Date: August 1, 2015 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Location: Morri…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
10 a.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.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
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
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
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.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.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
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.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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