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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, February 28, 2015
10 a.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
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 February 14th & 21st . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Saturday Studies
Need a quiet space to study and do homework? Come to the teen room Saturday mornings and get some peace and quiet to do your work.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable clothing, sneakers, 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.St. George Library Center SCORE Appointments
Get Free Advice about Starting a Business! Get feedback on your ideas Learn about Market Research Get advice on writing a Business Plan and finding money for your new business Meet with experienced business people Please call St. George Library Center at (718) 442-8560 to register. National Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE): http://www.score.org/ Staten Island SCORE: http://scorestatenisland.org/
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
10:15 a.m.Cyberscripting Theater Workgroup
Focused on, but not restricted to, the interplay of mathematics, information technology and urban experience, we cover the development and presentation of dramatic literature. All levels of expertise welcome. We will discuss improvisation, scene writing, analysis, directing and acting. Bring your own equations, programs, scripts, poems, or ideas, for reading and/or discussion. Presented by Around the Block.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
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.Free Saturday Art Classes for Kids
CAW Saturday Artworks invites kids ato Inwood Public Library to travel back in time and explore the art, literature, music and social impact of the Harlem Renaissance. Students will examine works of artists of the time and learn about the ways these artists recognized and honored their heritage and culture. They will look to their own lives, cultures and neibhborhoods as inspiration for many of their own artworks. Students will develop a practical understanding of the value of teamwork, diversit…
Inwood LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Wood, Sap, and Gut: Breakfast with New Vintage Baroque
Rare woods from South America, refined tree resin, wound sheep gut, and Siberian horsehair all combine to create the otherworldly sounds of string instruments. Join members of New Vintage Baroque for an interactive demonstration of authentic baroque era violins, cellos, and gambas. 'Wichcraft coffee and pastries available for purchase. Reserve your seat HERE starting January 28 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lin…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
10:30 a.m.English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library - February 2015
CHATHAM SQUARE LIBRARY Limited Saturdays: 10:30am -11:30am February 14, 28
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
10:30 a.m.Artistic Dreams International
The ADI 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 ADI's brief art history lesson before each art- making process, children are able to learn about historical and contemporary artists and movements. ADI holds art exhibits at the end of the workshop to allow the students to take pride in the work that they have done and share it with family, friends, and the…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
10:30 a.m.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
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
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.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.Resume & Social Media Workshop
Do you need help creating a resume, or maybe your resume needs a boost? Want to know what buzzwords job recruiters search for, so that your resume gets seen by employers? Join Danielle for a Resume Building and Social Media Workshop with a focus on strategy and technique. Don't forget to bring your resume! Danielle Sandler has an MBA from St. John's University and has been working in recruiting and human resources since 2009.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
11 a.m. We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Jerome Park - February 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
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- February 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…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11:15 a.m.Kiddie Craft Time
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 Free Tutoring 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 RoomPersons Without Homes
11:30 a.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Registration Closed -Writing a LinkedIn Summary - Pre-Registration Required
Registration for this program is closed. The next session will be offered on Thursday , March 12. Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must" particularly for job-seekers. With 300 million profiles, it's no wonder that some employers don't even bother posting new openings anymore; instead, they search LinkedIn for potential candidates. It's also a "must" that your profile capture the attention of decision-makers. Yet, over 50% of the profiles do not include a Summary -- 2,000 characters of p…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect 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
2 p.m.It's a Long Month: Living on a Fixed Income
Are you living on a fixed income? Learn to "stretch" your income by setting priorities, establishing a budget, planning and saving. Presented by Jay Stevens
Parkchester LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Learn to Knit with Yvette
In this beginners knitting class you will learn how to cast-on, knit, purl and bind off. No experience necessary. Knitters with some experience are also welcome. Participants should bring the following supplies to the workshop: Size 7 or 8 knitting needles Worsted weight yarn or # 4 Red Heart Super Saver. Yarn should be smooth and light in color. Presented by Yvette Jackson
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Curso de Finanzas para Latinos
Topics covered in Spanish: How to think about money and our finances The importance of having a plan and priorities in our lives How to create a family budget to track our expenses The importance of having a saving account FICO and our credit history, what you need to know about it Ways and choices to get out of debt, where to find help Presented by Eva Marin
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Special Valentine Krafty KidsWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Krafty KidsWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
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 February 14th & 21st . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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!
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
2 p.m.Family Event
A variety of activities including a craft, a movie, or games.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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