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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, August 28, 2015
10 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting. Prerequisites: Mouse and Keyboarding Basics, Computer Basics
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10 a.m.Android Basics
Learn how to use the Google's popular and powerful mobile operating system for smartphones and tablets!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Let take a keyboard shortcut on PowerPoint
Do you know what Ctrl C stand for ? Come to our shortcut class and lean all the keyboard funcations.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 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
10:15 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.Computer Question and Answer 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!
Pelham Bay 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.Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m. We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Mosholu Library- August 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 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 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: Roosevelt Island Library- August 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.Wifi Hotspot Lending Event for Assistive Technology Users
Our branch is part of a wider NYPL program through which patrons with NYPL library cards who do not currently have home Internet access can check out a wifi hotspot for use at home; keep it for six months; and renew it for an additional six months. The hotspots work with computers, tablets, and accessible note-takers and book readers such as the Braille Note, Braille Sense and Victor Reader Stream. To participate, please register for a lending event by calling (212) 621-0627 or emailing ChanceyF…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Itty Bitty PlayTime
Children 36 months old and under and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, interactive stories, lively songs and rhymes. Join the fun and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. *For children 36 months old and under.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler/ Preschool Play TimeWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.eLibrary Hour @ 115th
eLibrary Hour Learn how to use Overdrive and check out library ebooks on your computer, Kindle, Nook and iPad. For a hands on experience, please bring your laptop and eReading devices.
115th Street LibraryAdults
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
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Knitting Circle
Are you interested in learning how to knit, or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a knitting project you’re working on or would like to start? Bring your own needles, yarn and projects for an informal and friendly knitting circle for all skill levels. Knit, chat and learn from each other. Limited assistance will be available. (Registration is not required.)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
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.MS Powerpoint 2010 For Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
1 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
2 p.m.Wish Board CreationWest Farms LibraryAdults
2 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll explore the science behind different superpowers and the design your own superhero and write a comic about their advenntures, Ages 12-18.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 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. Class will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Let's Get Crafty!
We supply the materials, you supply the imagination... Get inspired by our fun selection of craft materials and let your imagination run wild! There are no rules except - have fun! Age 4 & up. No pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
2:30 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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Intermediate Word Part 2 and 3
Reviewing documents, working with tables, smart art graphics, using a template, using mail merge.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Create Your Own Website
Create your own website using Google Sites. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.3D Modeling for 3D Printing (2 session class)
This is a 2 session class that will look basic software like TinkerCad and MeshMixer to create objects for 3D Printing. Must attend both sessions.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m. Game OnBronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/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.Kids Crochet
Join us and learn to crochet. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, pelaes feel free to bring some along! *Limited supplies available.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
3:15 p.m.Bond Basics
Introduction to Bonds and to the best of SIBL’s print and electronic resources for researching bonds and bond mutual funds. Other public web sites are introduced. 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,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Zumba!
Dance your heart out with a Zumba session!
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
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)
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