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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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TimeEventLocationAudience
Sunday, February 1, 2015
2 p.m.Snowflake Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Monday, February 2, 2015
10 a.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works. Sign up for a free email account. Learn how to send, reply and forward messages. Prerequisite: Basic computer, mouse and keyboarding skills.
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need more computer time? then come down to West Farms Library and attend our open lab sessions!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.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.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too. NOTE: Monday computer classes now begin at 10 am, not 11 am.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. MS Word 2010 for Beginners "Creating a Letter"
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Finding a Job Online
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 a.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!
Eastchester LibraryAdults
10:30 a.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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
11 a.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
11 a.m.Facebook para Principiantes.
Aprenda acerca de la red social en línea, Facebook.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this immersive class.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Baby Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Searching Bloomberg (limited to first 5)
This hands-on class demonstrates the Bloomberg menu driven system. The class will learn search methods for information on companies, and how to find securities that match investors’ criteria. Also, we will retrieve some market and economic data available on Bloomberg. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
11:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with library staff for an individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open/use a new e-mail account, save/attach documents, copy/paste, create/edit MS Word documents, create a Power Point presentation, use the Internet, HomeWork Help, NYPL resources, download NYPL e-books, etc. In person pre registration required Audience: Adults, 50+, Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years), and Children (School Age)
Edenwald LibraryAdults
12 noonInternet Basics
Learn the different types of Internet websites and which are the most commonly used.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12 noon1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
12 noonMicrosoft 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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
12 noonOpen Lab: Free One on One 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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
1 p.m.Skype and Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype and Video Chatting.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with outher knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks while working on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Twitter para Principiantes.
Aprenda acerca de la red social en línea, Twitter.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
2 p.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 26th through April 15th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is li…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 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
2:30 p.m.Legal Resources
A tour of consumer related print and non-print resources, including databases and websites, to get you started when looking for a legal professional, local government and other related information.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 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.
Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom
Array
Adults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Homework Lounge
Pull out your books and let's get our homework done!!! (Ages 5-11).
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Mosholu Scholars AcademyMosholu LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
3 p.m.1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
3 p.m. Knitting and Crochet Club
Adults can learn the basics to knit or crochet.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
3 p.m. We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Jerome Park - February 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 doctore or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediated Level Englis 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! The program w…
Jerome Park LibraryEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
3:30 p.m.Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Does your child need a little help with their Homework? Don't understand what you child is learning? You can sign them up for this program. We will help them with that days homework. For children in grades 1-7 Pre-registeration is required. Maximium limit of 10 children . Call or visit the Information Desk. NOTE: This is not tutoring!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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