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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, February 12, 2016
10 a.m.微軟簡報軟件高級
更深入了解微軟簡報軟件的功能
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Do you need extra time to complete an assignment or do research? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help signing up for Facebook or creating an email? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free and fun 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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
10:15 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.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Tech Connect Express! 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! Join us every Friday at 10:30 am in the Community Room to get the help you need!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Computer basics for seniorsRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m. We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library- February 2016
, 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 English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This progr…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
10:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m. MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of January to June 2016, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. January 15, 22, 29 February 5, 12, 19, 26 March 4, 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22 May 6, 13, 20, 27 June 3, 10, 17 Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages an…
George Bruce 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. Take the time to be w…
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.m. Advanced MS PowerPoint
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Make your own Valentine's Day Postcards
Come and make your special someone a unique personal Valentine postcard at the Harlem Library.
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.GOOGLE DRIVE
Esta clase de google drive es en español. vamos aprender un poco hacerca de google drive y su funciones mas inportante de una manera facil y divertidad
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Toddler/Preschool Play TimeWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stay Well Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Coloring for Adults
Are you looking for a new way to relax? Come join us as we listen to some soothing music, dim the lights and color our stress away.
West Farms LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Toddler Messy Play
Inspired by the Children's Museum of Art, wee will have different art stations geared toward toddler exploration. Playdough, fingerpaint, and collage will be introduced during this 4 week session. We recommend that children wear clothes geared toward messy fun. Smocks will be provided.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Arts & Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonCraft-A-Way
Drop in and participate in creating projects related to a theme or holiday. Ages 2 to 5.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12 noonOne-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list of your questions and get them answered. E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed. By appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
1 p.m.Color Me Calm
Who says coloring is just for kids? The latest artistic trend is coloring books for adults. They offer a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. And it can actually lower stress. All materials will be provided.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Adults
1 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting and print previewing worksheets.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:30 p.m.Free consultation and blood screening
Join us, Tuesdays and Fridays for Blood Pressure Screenings.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
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 p.m.Ongoing
Salsa Dance with Lynn
Join us for beginners salsa dancing. Keep the party going. Find salsa music!
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc. Please note: Bring a flash drive with an MP3 or WMA audio file, and an MP4 or MOV video file if you wish to practice embedding media.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Schwarzman Building - February 2016
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and m…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
3 p.m.Kid's Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop. Registration Required. For ages 5-12
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Color, Paint, & Draw
Kids of all ages will stretch their creativity as we explore different materials every week to create a process-based art project. Process art focuses on the process of creativity, interacting with, and manipulating the materials, with less emphasis on the finished product. This workshop is all about having FUN and exploring art. Some weeks may be messy, disposable smocks are availiable, but please dress for a mess! *Young children should be accompanied by a caregiver. *Space and supplies…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 p.m.Trivia Time
Learn as you answer educational questions!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Make It
DIY for Teens: Let's Make Zines Use a single sheet of paper to make your own mini-magazine.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars - Participants will learn about the f…
125th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 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)
3 p.m.Geek Out! Build a PC!
Attention teens! Have you ever wondered how a computer is built? In this four session hands-on program, you will not only learn how to build a computer from scratch, but how each part functions together for a smooth running PC. Turn on your geek gears and let's get building! If you are interested, please register in person, in advance.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:15 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners pt.1
Learn how to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Class Format: Hands on Skill prerequisites: Typing and Keyboard Basics & Mouse Basics Audience: Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:15 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Ar…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
3:30 p.m.Sweet Storage
Create your Cupcake shaped storage/gift box from a clay pot. Use it to store jewelry, loose change, or even as a gift box. (Item will need to be held overnight to allow for drying.) Presented by Jailin Acevedo. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Children's Valentine's PartySouth Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Valentine's Day Origami Workshop
Need a last-minute gift for that special someone? Learn how to make paper hearts and flowers at this special origami workshop. The event will be held on the second floor.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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