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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, May 29, 2015
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.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.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
1 p.m.MS Publisher 2010 for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
1:45 p.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
2 p.m.Learn a Language with Mango
Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the langauge of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
2:30 p.m.MS Office Open Lab
Took a MS Office class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Office questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library
Harlem LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Canceled
MS Powerpoint 2010 For Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2003. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.Family Yoga
Stay in shape and release stress with yoga! Come in sneakers, comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle, and a yoga mat. *For all ages. First come, first served. Limited quantity of mats available.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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 p.m.Community Garden Flower Planting
Come help us grow beatiful flowers to decorate the grand Concourse Library.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomFamilies
3 p.m.Krafty Kids
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Program in a Box: Pill Bugs
Investigate and discuss findings from an experiment with creepy crawly pillbugs.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:15 p.m.Excel 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!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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 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)
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
3:30 p.m.Postponed
Revitalize Your Soul with Yoga!
Yoga is a spiritual and scetic discipline, through the practice of breathing control exercises, simple meditation, and the adoption of bodily postures. It is a popular practice for health and relaxation. **Please bring your own yoga mat and meditation pillow**
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
3:30 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
4 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
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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)
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
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10 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.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
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.Total Life Changes
TOTAL LIFE CHANGES: a health and wellness company will introduce products as well as discuss the business opportunity for those in need of an extra stream of income. Join us May 7th, 14th & 28th @ 5pm-7:45pm And also May 30th @ 10am -5pm
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
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.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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Money Matters: Coaching Sessions
Estas sesiones son gratuitas y confidenciales, y le ayudarán a aprender asuntos financieros de manera personalizada. El programa Money Matters es totalmente flexible—usted decide qué necesita y puede seleccionar los talleres y sesiones de coaching en la combinación que mejor le funcione. No hay necesidad de llevar consigo ni de mostrar información privada. El servicio de sesiones individuales de coaching le puede ayudar a hacer un plan para: Establecer metas financieras Crear un presupuesto…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
Immigrants
10 a.m.10 Steps to Starting your Own Business
This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. Learn what it takes to start your own business! This course provides a basic overview of the steps you'll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. You will learn about: • How to develop a business plan • How to determine your legal structure •…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
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.Saturday Studies
Need a quiet space to study and do homework? Come to the teen room Saturday mornings and get some peace and quiet to do your work.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:15 a.m.SCORE Business Counseling
Meet with experienced business people and get free advice about Starting a Business! Get feedback on your ideas, learn about market research, and get advice on writing a business plan and finding money for your new business. Meet with experienced business people. Please call St. George Library Center at (718) 442-8560 to register. Visit www.score.org for more info.
St. George Library CenterAdults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo el tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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