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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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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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.Hip Hop Jewelry
Get your bling on! Platinum, diamonds, gold, and silver. Make your own ice and get ready to be seen! All material will be provided. Presented by Susan Hale. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Fierce and Fabulous Fashion
A Fierce & Fabulous Fashion workshop is about fashion from recycled materials. With a hanger you can create a "Fashionista" from any country. Presented by Vickie Fremont. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Creating a Facebook Account
Would you like to connect with friends? Learn how to create a Facebook account! Te gustaria conectarte con amigos? Ven y aprende como crear una cuenta de Facebook!
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Teen Resume Builder
Even though a resume isn’t required for a lot of teen jobs, a resume can bolster your chances of getting hired. Plus, you have more information to put on your resume than you might think. If you don’t have formal work experience, you can include other types of work like baby sitting or lawn mowing and volunteer experience. High School Student Only Sign-Up at the Circulation Desk…
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts @ The Van Cortalndt LibararyVan Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Poof! Life in a Vacuum
Learn just how important the earth’s atmosphere is and why astronauts need to wear those big, heavy space suits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space, right in your own library. Presented by Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Epiphany LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Ceremonial Origins of Salsa
This program presents instruments, music, and lyrics used in the African, Taino and Spanish Catholic rituals that provide a base for Salsa. Presented by Jose Obando. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.You've Been Framed
Decorate your own wooden picture frame! Learn and see different methods of turning a plain picture frame into your own functional and personal work of art. Create for yourself or give it as a gift. (Items will need to be held overnight to allow for proper drying.) Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Sedgwick LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 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)
4 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. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library. For Ages 10-14
Port Richmond LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Art Explorers
Join us for stories and a craft that involves the senses and art education concepts in a fun setting. For ages 3 -5yrs. No pre-registration required. Limited to 30 children: first come, first served. Projects may be messy or stain clothes. Smocks recommended.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Computer Lab - Basic Assistance
This class is right for you if you need help in: ♦ Microsoft Word ♦ Microsoft Excel ♦ Microsoft Powerpoint ♦ Microsoft Access ♦ Email ♦ Formatting Your Resume ♦ Other Basic Needs Space is limited to 3 people per each 45 minute session. There will be two sessions ( 1) 4:00-4:45pm and (2) 4:45 -5:30pm . 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!!! PLEASE NOTE : If you need assistance with editin…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
4 p.m.Art Studio
Draw manga, graffiti, or freestyle! It's your choice. All materials will be provided; you just bring your creativity!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Teen Four Star Series
Unmask your inner hero. Join us for our fantastic series where teens will take part in fun super hero themed activities that include crafts, trivia, science experiments, super snacks, and some outdoor play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:45 p.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
4:45 p.m.Art Club
Do you like to draw, paint, and explore the world through creating new projects? Each week, we will explore an art form and medium. All levels of artists welcome. Materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.College Planning and Financial Aid Workshop
College is expensive but with proper planning, it can be affordable. In this workshop you will learn: The importance of the FAFSA form and what it means to families. How to appeal to the school of your choice to receive more free money (grants and scholarships) What steps to take if you have lost employment or are or have divorced What the new tax laws mean to your family (Hope Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit, etc.) How a PRIVATE SCHOOL can cost less than a STATE SCHOOL New changes to f…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader every Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10 p.m. 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 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
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
5:15 p.m.eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your personal computer and t…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:30 p.m.New York CaresGreat Kills LibraryAdults
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.Meditation at the Library
Meditation @ 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 required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad…
Harlem LibraryAdults
6 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn to create a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Online Advance Registration Seating is at 6:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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
6:15 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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 differenceis between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use and how to format. It is highly recommednded to bring a flash drive to save your work when you're done in your creation. Cover letters will also be worked on. 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 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10 a.m.Email for Beginners for the 50+
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
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.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
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…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 a.m.Aprenda Microsoft Word
Aprenda como usar este programa, que permite crear documentos de texto.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
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
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