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January 26, 2015: Due to severe weather, all NYPL locations will close at 5 pm. Today's after-school programming has been canceled.

Classes

Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 89 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, January 26, 2015
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope 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 With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton Library
Array
Adults
11:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with staff for an individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open/use a new e-mail account, save/attach documents, copy/paste, create/edit MS Word documents, create a Power Point presentation, use the Internet, HomeWork Help, NYPL resources, download NYPL e-books, etc. In person pre registration required! Audience: Adults, 50+, Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years), and Children (School Age)
Edenwald LibraryAdults
12 noonMicrosoft Word
Learn how to use Microsoft Word and experience how to create a document save and print and much more! for Beignners.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen Lab: Free 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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 nooneBook Assistance Day
Explore the digital reading world with FREE eBooks from The New York Public Library. Bring in your eReader device for assistance in accessing eBooks and Audiobooks from the NYPL web site. We can help you with most current types of eReaders from Kindle, Apple, Android and Nook. Getting eBooks is easier than you think and we'll show you how.
96th Street LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
12 noonArts and Crafts for Adults
Adults can use various items to create art.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
12 noon1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
12 noonAdult Tech
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 yo ur questions answered and become computer savy.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12 noonResume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12 noonMS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. This class will explore creating a brochure using the tools in Publisher
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1:30 p.m.Free Tutoring
Free tutoring for kids (homework, class work, tests), teens (homework, class work, tests), adults (civil service exams, professional tests, college tests). Ask the staff at the public service desk where you can find the tutor. Mondays & Thursdays from 1:30- 3:30 pm
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
2 p.m.TEEN CAFE
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee homework, ipod, check out a laptop and browse the internet. Play videogames on the Wii, PS3 or PS4!
New Dorp LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.MEDITATION For Stress Reduction And Well Being
The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join Dr. Vidich, PHD author, educator, consultant and international speaker as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple, yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life personally, professionally and spiritually. Dr. Vidich has been an a…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
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.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Canceled
MS Excel 2010 para principiantes.
Aprenda lo básico de trabajar con hojas de cálculo utilizando Microsoft Excel 2010. Los temas incluyen la introducción de datos y fórmulas, mover y copiar datos, formatear e imprimir la vista previa de las hojas de trabajo.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Get Your Resumé Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resumé in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resumé and a USB drive to save and/or print your resumé.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Homework Lounge
Pull out your books and let's get our homework done!!! (Ages 5-11).
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Workforce 1 Job Recruitment Table
Meet job recruiters and find out about job oppourtunities.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
3 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m. Knitting and Crochet Club
Adults can learn the basics to knit or crochet.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Craft and Coloring Art club
Drop in and join us for coloring, crafting, and fun practice worksheets in the children's room.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
3 p.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Jerome Park - January 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 doctore or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediated Level Englis 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! The program w…
Jerome Park LibraryEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
3 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 your resume.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:15 p.m.Online with Morningstar and Valueline
We will retrieve important information on individual stocks and mutual funds, including analysts’ reports and opinions, and demonstrate the advanced search capabilities of each database. Join us to learn how to turn an investment concept into a short list of potential investments. 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.CHESS WITH ALENA!
Join Alena Kats, an international female chess master, to learn chess at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Recommended for children ages 6-12 years old.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Could you use some help with your homework? Volunteers from Bard High School Early College are here to assist students in grades K-5 achieve their best on school assignments!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.iPad Time for TeensWest Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 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 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 20 minute slot.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Chess for Everyone!
Come and learn or develop your strategies in the game. All materials will be provided.
Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.Creative Art
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Do you feel like there isn't enough time for socializiing while on a computer? Do you sometimes need help with research or school projects that involve using a computer.? Do you just want to surf the net or play a computer game .or two? Show up to Teen Tech where the Library Laptops are open just for Teens.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Do you feel like there isn't enough time for socializiing while on a computer? Do you sometimes need help with research or school projects that involve using a computer.? Do you just want to surf the net or play a computer game .or two? Show up to Teen Tech where the Library Laptops are open just for Teens.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Making Comics 101
A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made. Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting , writing, drawing, inking and printing will be touched upon as teens create their own premise and story 'bible' en route to creating their very own comic! Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Countee Cullen LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Canceled
Open Lab / Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, and headers and footers.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
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