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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
Thursday, September 3, 2015
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.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:15 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, September 4, 2015
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 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Ch'an Coloring for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your…
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Learn a Language with NYPL's MANGO Languages
In this class, you will be able to learn any language with visual and auditory instruction: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and the culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Spanish, French, English, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin) and Italian are among the most popular languages offered. A LIBRARY CARD, PIN NUMBER, and HEADPHONES ARE NECESSARY FOR THIS CLASS.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Learning to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills. Prerequisites: None.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10 a.m.Downloading NYPL Ebooks to your Ereader
Need help learning how to download free eBooks from the library to your iPad, Kindle, Nook or tablet? You can now book appointments on Fridays between 10am-4:00pm and get one on one help from a staff member. Book your appointment at the service desk in person or over the phone. Our number is 212-679-2645. Please bring your device. You will need a library card and pin number to access your account (please see staff to set this up before your visit).
Epiphany LibraryAdults
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.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library- September 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 English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
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.Computer Basics for Seniors
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! This class will take place at the Roosevelt Island Seniors Association's Computer Lab at 546 Main Street.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Mosholu Library- September 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…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
10:30 a.m.Tech Connect Express! Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? 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 a.m. in the Community Room to get the help you need.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
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. Exercise, Stay Well 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 Room50+,
Adults
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
12:30 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.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.Fundamental Skills for Business and Finance
Learn essential skills for success in the business world. Topics will include information systems, quantitative methods, and effective communication. All levels of experience are welcome. Presented by Around the Block
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
1 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
1:15 p.m.Investing: What Your Money Can Do for You
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments, to teach some basic information about different asset types, and to help match individual goals to investment choices. We review useful information sources. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Search for more SIBL programs and classes.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
2 p.m.Internet para Principiantes
Una introducción a Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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.Friday PC Basics
If computer skills aren't your strong suit and you're looking in to learning the basics, come and join our Friday Basics!​ Pre-requisites: None
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
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.Children's Coloring Club
Children ages 3-6 are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters every Friday after school! Show up every week and receive a prize at the end of the month!
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
3 p.m.Teen Arts and Craft
Teen Arts and Craft
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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 Lounge
Opportunity for teens to use the laptops for homework and iPADS.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Channel Your Inner Picasso
Paint this month’s selected painted with one of our talented library staff members. Recommended for ages 7-12. Limit 12. First come first serve.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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)
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)
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