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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, November 28, 2014
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 November 14, 2014
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
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.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Internet Basics
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
10 a.m.Powerpoint
En esta clase vamos aprender de una forma facil y sencilla de como usar powerpoint . Powerpoint es un software ofimático diseñado para la creación y ejecución de presentaciones multimedia las cuales utilizamos para facilitar la comunicación y transmisión de una información de manera clara, elegante y atractiva.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Microsoft Word
Learn how to use Microsoft Word and its basic functions.
Baychester LibraryAdults
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.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.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.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.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square 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…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Internet Para Principiantes
Una introducción a la Internet , el uso de un navegador web , y la navegación por las páginas web . Aprenda cómo encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Soundview LibraryAdults
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
1:15 p.m.Investing! What Your Money Can Do for You.
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments, to teach some basic information about different asset types, and to help match individual goals to investment choices. Also, we review useful information sources. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
1:30 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
1:30 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
2 p.m. Belly Dance with Lynn
Join us for beginners Belly Dancing and Meditation.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.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 November 14, 2014
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Getting Started with eBooks
This step by step walk through will show you how to set up all free accounts and apps necessary to enjoy NYPL eBooks and Audiobooks from the comfort of your own home. Please bring your personal tablets, phones, and devices. Computers will be provided.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Teen Lounge
Need more time on the computer to complete homework or any school projects? Or do you simply want to check your email or Facebook? Come join us for Teen Lounge.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.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.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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Digital Scavenger Hunt
Treasure hunts or scavenger hunts, we are all familiar with. Add technology and we have a Digital scavenger hunt at our finger tips.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Project Art For Tweens
Project Art will be coming out to create art with children ages 8-12 on Fridays.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, November 29, 2014
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 Library
Array
Adults
10 a.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
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. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 8th & 15th . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
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 email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, 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 a.m.SCORE: Highlights of 2014 Tax Changes
SCORE: Higligts of 2014 Tax Changes Including: Affordable Care Act & American Taxpayer Felief Act of 2012 with Doreen M. Inserra, CPA. PC Register online at http://ScoreStatenIsland.rg/contact/ or leave a message for Marie at SCORW at 718-727-1221 Sign in at 9:30 am and Session begins 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Richmondtown Library
Array
Adults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday: Belly Dancing
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing 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
10:30 a.m.I AM AN ARTIST
Artistic Dreams International and the New York Public Library are inviting children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams FREE Art/Mixed Media Workshop! The Artistic Dreams International visual arts program teaches children to explore mixed media visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.). Children learn to explore who they are and find their strengths. through our brief art history lesson before each art-making process, they are able to learn about historical and contemporary artist…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren
10:30 a.m.The Knit + Club @ Muhlenberg
We welcome all yarn crafts. Bring a project, an idea, or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community 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
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.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, 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
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