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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, March 27, 2015
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.How'd You Do That?...Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
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
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need more than forty-five minutes on the computer? Then come down to West Farms Library and receive not only an additional computer appointment but one for an hour and a half! *First come first serve.
West Farms LibraryAdults
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.Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the web.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
10 a.m. Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la mañana t en la tarde. Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or…
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
10:30 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. 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. JANUARY - APRIL Jan 9 , 16, 23 , 30 Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20 , 27, Apr 3, 10, 17, 24 Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages and abilitie…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
Muhlenberg Library 3rd Floor Community Room Tuesdays & Fridays 10:30am – 3:30pm February 3 – April 14 FIRST COME FIRST SERVED See the attached flyer (PDF) for more details. aarp.pdf The Internal Revenue Service sponsors the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling fo…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Music @ The Library
Shake, rattle & roll @ the library! A new interactive music program for babies up to 18 months of age Babies can learn fun songs while playing with musical instruments Ages 0 - 18 months No pre-registration required This program will take in the 2nd floor children's area
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Wakefield Library- March 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…
Wakefield Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
10:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Mosholu Library- March 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…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
10:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library- March 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 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…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
10:30 a.m.Computer Basics for Seniors
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! This class will take place at the Roosevelt Island Seniors Association's Computer Lab at 546 Main Street.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
11 a.m.(CEIS) Castle Hill Library: "New Job Search Club and Resume Clinic"
Meet with Mr. Kabir, CEIS Information Assistant assist you with formulating and / or revising your Resume and scheduling your appointment to meet with our dynamic Career Coach, Robyn L. Saunders. Image Courtesy of : CPJ Jobs
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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.Toddler/ Preschool PlaytimeWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.Itty Bitty PlayTime
Children 36 months old and under and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, interactive stories, lively songs and rhymes. Join the fun and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. *For children 36 months old and under.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.Arts & Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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 RoomAdults
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 noonMS Publisher for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
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.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
1 p.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.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
1 p.m.CPR Class
CPR Class Friday March 27th 1pm Lower Lobby Community Room. *Double the Chances of Someone Surviving Cardiac Arrest. *Keep Blood Flowing to the Heart and Brain until an ambulance arrives. *Save a Loved one’s Life. *Pledge to educate others about CPR Registration is Required.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:30 p.m.MS Access 2010
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Get Your Resume Right
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and use of MS Word templates will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
2 p.m.Lifetime Arts; painting and collages for Senior Citizens
This class is full, however interested Senior Citizens may be placed on the standby list. Enjoy creative journey to explore the interrelationship between collage and painting. Students will make paintings and collages with a focus on colors and the moods they evoke. Students will learn painting techniques, and collage composition.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2011 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
2:30 p.m.Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.The 5 W's of Clutter: From How and Why to Clarify
The program will explore the roots of clutter accumulation and target strategies to avoid long-term clutter. Program would include a visualizing exercise, followed by an overview of helpful tips that would then be applied to participants needs. Program is hands-on, providing participants with a strategy for their future. Presenter Daphne is an organizational strategist, helping individuals create balanced spaces, peaceful and organized environments as well as customized organizing solutions…
67th Street LibraryAdults
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 is a free workshop provided by The Art of Living foundation. The Art of Living is a non profit humanitarian and educational organization that promotes healthy living, peace and stress free living in over 152 countries across the world. It is founded by Sri Sri Ravi Sh…
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults
3 p.m.Friday PC Basics
If computer skills aren't your strong suit and you're looking in to learning the basics, come and join our Friday Basics! March 13: Internet for Beginners March 27: Email for Beginners
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
3 p.m.YA Scavenger Hunt
Show off your internet research skills with our fun online scavenger hunt! Finish the hunt first and you may win a prize!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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