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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
Thursday, July 30, 2015
11:15 a.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)
11:30 a.m. Adult Open Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need help opening a document from a USB? Dont know how to send and email? We can help. Have your questions answered and become computer savvy.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonOne 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)
12 noonCanceled
Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help "Resume Help"
Need help with creating or formatting your resume? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonComputer Lab
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers can assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn, from computer basics, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, to using social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. We'll guide you step-by-step and try to answer any questions you have. We also encourage you to bring your own laptop or other tech device. If you don't own a laptop or can't bring yours, we will lend you one for…
96th Street LibraryAdults
12 noonOne 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)
1 p.m.Superhero Story Creation
Children will create there own superhero stories using Storybird.com and then share their creations with everyone. For ages 7-12.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren
1 p.m.Children's Coloring Club
Who doesn't love to color?? Escape the heat and get creative every Thursday in July & August! Ages 3 & up All materials provided
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
1 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Imagination Academy
Read, write, create your own story! Join us for visits from famous authors, who will tell us about their books and writing process and then lead a writing workshop. Sessions are Tues–Thurs, from 1-3 PM. Sign up for one session or more than one! For ages 9-13. Please visit the Children's Information Desk for an application and more information. Session 1 July 7: Nancy Krulik July 8: Rachel Vail July 9: Liz Summit Session 2 July 14: Vicki Cobb July 15: Julie Salamon July 16: Lauren Magazin…
67th Street LibraryChildren
1 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:15 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
1:15 p.m.Planning for a Successful Retirement
Where will the money come from! This class describes a variety of tax advantaged accounts that individuals can set up to help them acquire the nest egg necessary for retirement and/or college bound children. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
1:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010 "Pivot Tables"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting, conditional formatting, and Pivot Tables.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Superhero Frame 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
2 p.m.Microsoft Word 2010 para Principiantes
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos de Microsoft Word 2010, un programa de procesamiento de texto que puede utilizar para crear documentos. Los temas incluyen la entrada y la edición de texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Clay Play
Roll it, fold it, mold it. Come in and play with clay. We'll be using modeling clay to create things from our imagination. We'll then take our creations and turn them into a video. If you don't want to make a video, thats absolutely fine. We can just play with clay.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
Join this FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind several superpowers such as flight, super speed, invulnerability, telepathy, flexibility and strength. Next design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
2 p.m.Paint and Play: Acrylic Paint Monotypes
A mini art class and art history lesson for school aged children and their parents. Children will learn about a famous artist and learn his or her techniques. Along with an introduction to acrylic paints children will learn how to create a Monotype, an artist technique that includes transferering pigment from a non-pourous surface to paper.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Canceled
CANCELED--DIY Superhero Buttons
Personalize buttons and pins with your favorite fictional character! All materials are provided! Space is limited, please come on time.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Canceled
Finding a Job Online: Search Tips & Tricks
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
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. Be a City Hero
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.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Make a Super Hero/Heroine Puppet
Come to the library and have some fun making a cool puppet! Ages 5 and older with caregiver. Please register one week in advance
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.Registration Closed Critique Your Resume - Pre-Registration Required
Registration for this program is closed. The next session will be held August 13. 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 app…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2:30 p.m.Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie Effects and Green-Screening
Take the next step with Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie. Get tips on shooting footage with a green screen and chroma-keying in a new background. Learn about the visual and audio effects included in iMovie to change the look of your video. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 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)
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.Be a City Hero
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.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps, and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Explore the internet, research, and receive extra time on the laptop to complete your hw/project.
Wakefield 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.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come , first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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