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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, October 23, 2014
2 p.m.Tablet Group
Learn how to borrow and download library e-books, discuss your favorite apps and ask questions about how to use tablets in your day to day life. Every Thursday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
2 p.m.Critique Your Resume - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-registration required. Are your resumes getting you interviews? Are you submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekers customize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers know immediately that they are a good fit. Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into a Keyword-rich Summary. Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings. This class is most appropriate for job seekers with at least 5 years of prio…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.Searching Besides Google
Learn how to search using various FREE databases provided by NYPL.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.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!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
With digital technology, it’s faster (and cheaper) than ever to make your own animated video sequences with stop motion animation. Learn how to successfully photograph image sequences and import them into iMovie to create original animated videos.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 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.Teen Takeover
The library is yours! Play board games, hop on a laptop, and check out all new materials on the shelves.
Morningside HeightsTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Knitting Circle
Gather with the knitters and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creation
Mosholu LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands on musical project. In this four week series we will "travel" to four different parts on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. For children ages 6-10 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Must register in advance at the library or by phone 212-308-6243.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Homework Tech Zone
Need a computer for just doing your homework? Sign-up and use one of our specially designated desktops and get the work done!
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Arts and Crafts for Kids and Teens
Join us for arts and crafts activities in Teen Space. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Get Fresh
Stop and smell the Jell-O? Learn how to make your very own gelatin air-fresheners. Place it in your gym bag, your locker, or your bedroom and freshen up your space! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Jailin Acevedo.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Create an African Inspired Mask
Take a blank template and create a beautiful new face. Susan Hale will guide you through tribal art patterns, color combinations, and decorating techniques while you create an inspired mask to hang on the wall or show off. All materials provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m. Anime Club
Learn how to design your own anime character using Munny, Fummi, or Blank Art Model. Let yours become the character of your favorite anime show!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for Teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Coffin 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
4 p.m.Pumpkin Carving for Teens
Teens! Act as a team to design and help create a carved pumpkin! For ages 12 and older.
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Paint on Silk
Apply your artistic talent to something you can actually wear! Paint on silk to create anything from a bandana to hair ties to bracelets or even wall art! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by PJ Cobbs.
Sedgwick LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs (Spanish)
Aprenda a crear, editar y compartir documentos en línea utilizando programas de Google para crear documentos, hojas de cálculos, presentaciones y calendario.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
4 p.m.Create a Halloween Creature!
Make a scary halloween creature out of basic arts & craft materials.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.TEEN TECH CREW
Play games, watch videos, surf the web, update your Facebook page...and even do some homework.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers!
Join us at the library for a fun musical activity every Thursday of October, for a program in which children will listen to stories from around the globe and create their own instruments! Limited to 15 students. Major support for after-school programming is provided by the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services; the E.H.A. Foundation Endowment for Literacy Programming; and The Pinkerton Foundation, with additional support from the Estate…
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Bring your imagination and get creative! Listen to a story and create a hands-on musical project. In this four-week series we will “travel” to four different points on the globe and create musical instruments from those countries. This program will take place on the second floor of the library. For children ages 4-8 only. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren
4 p.m.Canceled
Countee Cullen Investigates: STEM
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs for children provide the opportunity to explore the natural world through workshops, project-based learning and scientific experiments.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 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
4:45 p.m. open computer lab
The computer Training lab is open to the public
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
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. Adult Craft
Join other Adults as we create and design: Fabulous Flip Flops
South Beach LibraryAdults
5 p.m.Kid Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5:30 p.m.Advocating for Students With Disabilties
How to advocate for students with disabilities under the IDEA. The program will include information about applicable laws, IEPs and IEP meetings, strategies in working with schools, evaluations, filing for a due process hearing what that means and more. Presented by decorated lawyer, Tracey Spencer Walsh. Wednesday October 23rd from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
5:30 p.m.Zumba Class
Dance your way into shape!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
5:30 p.m.Breath and Meditation Rejuvenation
Learn how to reduce stress, calm the mind and live with joy through breathing techniques and guided meditation. Be joyful and have inner peace Reduce stress Increase clarity and awareness Enhance productivity This program is a partnership between the St. Agnes Library and Art of Living. Founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Art of Living is a not for profit, educational and humanitarian organization engaged in stress management and service initiatives. Art of Living operates in ove…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
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 p.m. Chess Club
Join us for the Chess Club for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level at Countee Cullen Library. Challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Chess activities are for all ages.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.ESOL Session Fall 2014 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
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