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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
Saturday, November 22, 2014
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.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Harlem Kinitting & Crocheting Circle
Harlem Knitting Circle Every Saturday 10 am—3pm 9 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027-5699 •(212) 348-5620 The Harlem Knitting Circle meets every Saturday at the Harlem Branch Library from 10am until 3pm. When entering the library ask the librarian if we're on the third (3rd)floor or Lower Level that day. Please bring your own materials and a food item to donate to the Snack Table. Njoya Angrum is the Creator and Director of the Harlem Knitting Circle. Her Supervisor is Ms. Zina M…
Harlem Library
Array
Adults
10 a.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 8th & 15th . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Saturday Art Classes for Kids: Harlem Renaissance
CAW Saturday Artworks invites kids to travel back in time and explore teh art, literature, music and social impact of the Harlem Renaissance. Students will examine works of artists of the time and learn about ways these artists recognized and honored their heritage and culture and will look to their own lives, cultures and neighborhoods as inspiration for many of their own artworks. Students will develop a practical understanding of the value of teamwork, diversity and critique through exploring…
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday: Pound Workout
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. *For all ages.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
10:15 a.m. open computer lab
The computer Training lab is open to the public
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 a.m.New York Cares Volunteer Information Session
Learn about volunteer opportunities at New York Cares and how you can become one. New York Cares offers a variety of flexible volunteering opportunities which include helping people, animals, beautifying public spaces, youth service volunteering and more... Before attending an volunteer orientation session, please register online or by phone: HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE: Go to www.newyorkcares.org/getting-started Go to Step 1 and Create an Account Sign-up for an orientation (45 - minute infor…
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.I AM AN ARTIST
Artistic Dreams International and the New York Public Library are inviting children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams FREE Art/Mixed Media Workshop! The Artistic Dreams International visual arts program teaches children to explore mixed media visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.). Children learn to explore who they are and find their strengths. through our brief art history lesson before each art-making process, they are able to learn about historical and contemporary artist…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren
10:30 a.m. One-On- One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter ,Email or formatting a resume - it's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one- on -one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!!!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
10:30 a.m.Finding Your Poetic Voice: with John Maney, Jr.
The final session of this 7 week workshop. There will be a celebration at this last session with readings and light refreshments. All invited.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.The Knit + Club @ Muhlenberg
We welcome all yarn crafts. Bring a project, an idea, or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
10:30 a.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
10:30 a.m.Intermediate Meditation
Join us for an intermediate meditation class. This session is open to those who've been regularly attending the weekday beginner's class for a couple of months. Learn to go into a deeper meditation and learn new techniques that will help your spiritual ascent.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
11 a.m.How to Avoid Identity Theft
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
Fort Washington LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m. Poetry Workshop
Come enjoy writing poetry at a 2 hr. workshop. Mr. Willy Lagast has a B.A. MAGNA CUM LAUDE, M.A. from Fordham University and a C.E.P from the University of Paris, France. He has taught in the New York State and France high school and middle school. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
11 a.m.English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Immigrants
11 a.m. Knitting & Crochet
A get-together for knitters, & crocheters at all levels to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or even to begin a new crafts! All skills level are welcome!
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library- October 2014
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…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- November 2014
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…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11:15 a.m.Kiddie Craft Time
Get down and crafty at the library! Join us for fun themed arts and crafts! *For ages 4-11. First come, first served. Caregivers welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:15 a.m. Brainwave Saturdays
Come and get free tutoring from Ms. Quelyn in English, Writing, Test Prep and Homework Coaching Grades 1 through 12
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
12 noonCrochet/ Knitting Circle
Bring your yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles. Enjoy an afternoon of conversation and stay afterwards to enjoy the movie.
115th Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Every month certified knitting instructor, Esperanza Zeno, comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
1:45 p.m. open computer lab
The computer Training lab is open to the public
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
2 p.m.Science Saturday
Observe simple science principles through hands-on activities. For ages 5 and up.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Free Math Tutoring on Saturdays!
Volunteer High School students tutor children K-8th grade in math on Saturdays throughout the school year! 2:00 - 3:00 pm Grades K-3rd grade 3:00-4:00 pm Grades 4th-8th grade. Due to limited spaces and high demand, sign-up is mandatory. The list is opened every Saturday for the following week's tutoring session.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 8th & 15th . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.eBooks for Teens
Teens--bring your tablets, phones, and devices and we will show you how to enjoy eBooks, Audiobooks and music from the comfort of your own home! Don't have a personal device? Computers will be provided!
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Let's Make Silly Putty! Polymers and Plastics
Participants will be able to understand the role of polymers in everday materials such as plastics. Participants will be able to describe the role of cross-linkers (using another term) in changing the physical properties of polymers. Teens will be able to design an experimental procedure for a design challenge.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Breath and Meditation Rejuvenation
Learn how to reduce stress, calm the mind and live with joy through breathing techniques and guided meditation. Be joyful and have inner peace Reduce stress Increase clarity and awareness Enhance productivity This program is a partnership between the St. Agnes Library and Art of Living. Founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Art of Living is a not for profit, educational and humanitarian organization engaged in stress management and service initiatives. Art of Living operates in ove…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Family Event
A variety of activities including a craft, movie, bilingual stories, or games.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Saturdays Math & Reading Tutoring - Prek - 8th Grade Afternoon session
Free Math & Reading Tutoring for children! Reading Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math Tutoring from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign-up list will start when library opens on that Saturday. By Stuyvesant High School volunteers.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Math Tutoring
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Kindergarten through 3rd grades. 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 4th through 8th grades. Pre-registration is required one week before the session starts.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Introduction to eBay
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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