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Classes

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
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
1:15 p.m.Mutual Funds and ETFs
This class clarifies the differences between mutual funds and ETFs. We explain concepts such as net asset value and capital gains distributions, and demonstrate how to read a mutual fund statement. 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 3Adults
1:30 p.m.Open 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
1:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange - 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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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 - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Paypal 101
Do you want to learn the basics to Paypal? then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
2 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
2:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Homework Help
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.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
3 p.m.T(w)een Zone: Tech Time
Come on in and use a computer for homework, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010 "Formulas"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. This class will focus on creating formulas in Excel spreadsheets.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
3 p.m.Photoshop CS6 Basics - Conceptos Básicos: Descubra las Herramientas de Photoshop CS6 (Espanol)
Aprenda a mejorar las fotografías utilizando el programa # 1 de edición en el mundo; Adobe Photoshop. En esta clase usted podra familiarizarse con las características de Photoshop y aprender acerca de las capas y las herramientas para manipular y crear imágenes a su deseo.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Trademarks, trademark resources at SIBL. 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 3Adults,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Arts and Crafts
Create fun projects using a variety of materials and skills. For children ages 5 to 11.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3:30 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners "Formatting A Spreadsheet"
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Canceled
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 15 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.Crafty Afternoons
Every other Wednesday, the children's room will turn into an art studio as a librarian leads young artists in a fun craft! For ages 3-12
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.A Day with Clay
Conjunction Young artists explore the possibilities of self-expression through clay. Using basic hand building techniques (pinching, coiling, slabs) practiced by most cultures around the world, you'll create your own unique vessels and objects using both self-hardening and fire clay. Open to both beginners and experts. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by P. Oliver.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Fun with Bottle Caps
Have fun creating new pieces with bottle caps! Make a magnet, a pushpin, keychain or even a pendant! (Some items may require extra drying time.) For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.History of Comics
Where did Superman come from? Join Ivan Velez for a history of American style comics, from the Yellow Kid and Spiderman to Archie and the Warren Commission to today. Learn how these iconic characters have reflected and influenced American culture and morality. Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Post-it Art
Come out and express your unique art skills through post-it art!!!
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Crochet
Do you like to crochet or will you like to learn? Then come down to West Farms Library today! *Participants must bring their own supplies.
West Farms LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Kids' Crafts
Seasonal crafts in the Children's Room for children of all ages.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Tech TimeVan Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 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
5 p.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
5 p.m.Study Zone
Looking for a quiet space to do your homework, study zone is the place for you! Join other teens looking for quiet time to work on their homework and other school related projects.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:45 p.m.Investment Choices
The purpose of this program is to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments and to help match individual goals to investment choices. Topics to be covered will include comprehensive wealth management and principles of investing. Allan Katz is the owner of Comprehensive Wealth Management Group, LLC, Allan is very involved in the local community, both on a professional and personal level. Allan is a member of the New…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Animals and the Law
The New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Animals and the Law is excited to present an Introduction to Animal Law Program at the New York Public Library. Have you ever seen an animal being abused or hurt in your neighborhood and wondered what to do about it? Are you curious as to whether or not you can include your companion animal in your will? Have you ever wondered about “no-pet” clauses in rental agreements? Do you have or need a service animal or an emotional support animal and want…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 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
6 p.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
6:30 p.m.1-on-1 Tech Assistance
Did you just get a computer at home and you need help with getting started? Have you been using your computer at home, and you have a question about a task or function? Did you just get an I-Pad, Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader device, and need assistance with downloading library electronic materials? Sign-up for our one-on-one tech sessions at the West New Brighton Library! Call the West New Brighton Library and make an appointment to sit down with a tech savvy staff member who will assist…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
7 p.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
Thursday, April 2, 2015
9 a.m.Microsoft Word "Ribbons & More"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Writing Through Memory: Memoir and Storytelling Workshop for Adults 55+
Learn memoir-style short story writing in this free 8-week workshop series for adults 55+ lead by teaching artist Lauren Jost. Participants will work with peers to tell, write, and edit a short story based on a memory from their life, which they will present at the culminating event. Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Workshop dates: Thursdays April 2, 9, 16, 23, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 10:00am-12:00pm Culminating Event: Saturday, May 30th, 3:00pm-5:00pm Registration is required f…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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