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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
Monday, July 6, 2015
11 a.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.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.NYPL Tech Connect: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
11 a.m.One on One Resume workshop
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume. Appointments must be made in advance either in person or by phone
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
11 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, 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. All participants are required to sign a Physical Activity Consent/Release at the beginning of the class. SUMMER BREAK starts July 13. Classes resume in September (exact date TBD).
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Canceled
Adult Tech Lab
For one hour: -FREE computer time for the duration of the program! -Practice your skills from a previous class or learn how to use the mouse and keyboard if you are new to computers. **Feel free to ask brief questions!
67th Street LibraryAdults
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet and hoping to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please bring any knitting and crochet supplies, including hooks and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen 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
12 noonOpen Lab
Bring your computer related questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
12 noon Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12 noonOne on One Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
12:15 p.m.Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12:30 p.m.Open Lab
No laptops or computers available at the moment? Want to practice your newly acquired computer skills? Need help mastering your electronic devices? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Muhlenberg Library, Conference Room50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Google Series: Google Hangouts
Learn all about Video Chatting via Google Hangouts
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Summer Reading 2015 Weekly Drop-In Craft Programs
Looking for something to do this summer?? Stop in on Mondays afternoons, between 1pm & 4pm, and join our Summer Reading 2015 themed drop-in craft programs! Ages 4+. Limited to the first 20 participants, no pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
1 p.m.Photoshop CS 6 "Merging Blend Modes"
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Summer Semester 2015 Mondays 1:00–3:00pm July 6–July 27 four week series Age Group: 8–1…
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
1:15 p.m.Life Skills: Budgeting, Credit, & Debt
This class introduces savings and budget concepts. Reviews banks and banking products, including debit and credit cards, how to reduce indebtedness. The class also introduces investment principles. 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,
Businesspeople
1:45 p.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
2 p.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Avoiding Scams and Fraud
Statistics show that criminals scam victims out of billions of dollars every year using various types of fraudulent activities. Avoid becoming a victim yourself. Learn how to recognize the tricks of a con artist and the tell-tale warning signs of a scam. Presented by Jay Stevens
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Tween/Teen Summer Reading Meeting
For those who joined the Summer Reading Program: Come with your Summer Reading booklist and get prizes and goodies for the books you have been reading.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Amazon 101West Farms LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 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
2 p.m.Comic Strip Bookmarks
Join us as we create our own comic strip bookmarks and let your bookmark tell a story within a story!! *This is a free program and all materials will be provided*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.One on One Computer Help
This class is right for you if you need help in:  Basic Mouse & Keyboard  Microsoft Word  Email  Other Basic Needs *Registration is required by Phone or in Person.*
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010: All About Charts
Learn the basics of working with charts using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data, creating and modifying charts.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Teen Advisory
Let your voice be heard in the 115th Street Teen Advisory Group whats happening in your world ? what is the hottest book or cd ? what programs does the library need?
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Calendar Coloring Page Contest
One of the signature things on the Francis Martin Library's Monthly calendar is our coloring page. Every month our artsy children's librarian designs a coloring page for the kids to color in. This time it is different, in this event the children will design their own calendar for the month of August. Those with the best design will win their art on next months issue! All final drawings must be handed to the children's librarian before July 23.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 5-10. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot.
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Be a City Hero
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Sacar más provecho de Google.
Venga a explorar las profundidades de Google. Descubre algunas de las increíbles nuevas características Google está ofreciendo.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Crazy for Science:Be a City Hero Series
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren
3 p.m.Teen Art (Freestyle)
If your a creative teen and interested in art, come and share your creativity at the library. There will be color paper, markers, glue and scissors available to use.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.Arts and Crafts
This year theme for Summer Reading is Every Hero has a Story. We will be doing crafts with a superhero theme. The crafts for the month are as folllows: Monday, July 6: Superhero Cuffs Monday, July 13: Superhero Bookmarks Monday, July 20: Superhero Picture Frame Monday, July 27: Superhero Coloring Pages (We will hang them up on our windows to celebrate this year’s theme.)
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
3 p.m.Photoshop CS 6 "Blending Options"
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.One on One Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/WordPress.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:15 p.m.Mutual Funds & 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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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