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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, May 28, 2015
12 noonToddler Play Time
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddler to meet other toddlers in the neighborhood for an afternoon of fun. Educational toys will be provided. For ages 18 to 36 months old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12 noonMoney Matters: 儲蓄 (Cantonese)
SAVINGS: 儲蓄 人人都願意存錢,但有時候不知道如何著手。本講座將教您如何存錢,如何積攢一筆應急用的錢。另外,您還會瞭解預算對定期省錢的作用,您將理解如何制定現實並且明確的時間框架和即期及長期的儲蓄目標。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
12 noonSupervised 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
12 noonSupervised 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
12 noonFPA-Foundation- RIGHT TO KNOW
FPA-Foundation- RIGHT TO KNOW- Information Station INFORMATION Harlem-Countee Cullen Library Location: 104 West 136 Street New York,NY 10030 Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm Parents you must educate yourself and learn your rights If You Don’t Know Your Rights You Do Not Have Any What Parents Need To Do When You Have a ACS Case 4-Workshops will be held on Thursday’s May 7,14,21,28 Parents must call to register for the workshop-1-646-402-6133 www.fpafoundation.org-1-646-402-6133
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
12 noonExploring Websites for the 50+
Explore websites of special interest to active older adults.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noon Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.
Macomb's Bridge 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.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12:15 p.m. Introduction to the Internet
This two-part workshop will teach you : :How to define the internet and what it can be used for. Recognize Hardware and Software you can use to access the internetHow to break down a web address. About browsers such as Chrome,Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Basic searching use search engines. How to sign up for and use e-mail.
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
1 p.m.Tai Chi for All
Tai chi is a system of exercises practiced at a steady meditative pace. Gentle movements coordinated with deep breathing invigorate and heal the body, clear the mind and create inner peace and harmony. Tai chi fosters the ability to face the world with openness and fearlessness and find the sacred dimension of everyday life. Dino Blanche, who has been a teacher of tai chi, jujitsu and self-defense for over 40 years, will facilitate this workshop.
Grand Central LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Getting More Out of Google
Do you wanna know? Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. So if you want to know ask google. Explore the depths, discover the amazing.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Need Help with Computers? || 電腦問題,需要幫助?
Need Help with Computers? Chatham Square Library is here to help! One-on-one appointments only. 電腦問題,需要幫助?且林市果圖書館 為您提供服務! Please contact: 請預約: chathamsquarelibrary@nypl.org Or call 電話(212) 964-6598 Every Thursday 每星期四 11–12pm
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Money Matters: Sesiones de Coaching
Estas sesiones son gratuitas y confidenciales, y le ayudarán a aprender asuntos financieros de manera personalizada. El programa Money Matters es totalmente flexible—usted decide qué necesita y puede seleccionar los talleres y sesiones de coaching en la combinación que mejor le funcione. No hay necesidad de llevar consigo ni de mostrar información privada. El servicio de sesiones individuales de coaching le puede ayudar a hacer un plan para: Establecer metas financieras Crear un presupuesto…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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
1:45 p.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
2 p.m.The On Target Resume +Unemployment Tax Tips
Is your resume attention getting or an uninspiring document simply recounting your work history? Have you "packaged" yourself to be seen the way you want to be seen and improve your chances of getting a job interview? In this workshop, Theodore Henderson introduces you to new concepts and you will learn the steps needed to develop a smart marketing approach to your career. Specifically, through in-class activities, you will learn the following points. Simple to complete self-assessment exer…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Writing a LinkedIn Summary
Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must" particularly for job-seekers. With 300 million profiles worldwide, 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 profiles do not include a Summary -- 2,000 characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. By skipping a Summary, you miss a great opportunity…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.Ongoing
MS Excel 2010: Rows, Columns & Styles Open Lab
Have a question or just still need some practice on Excel 2010 Rows, Columns & Cell Styles? Then this open lab is perfect for you.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Open Computer Lab
Come by for one on one help with computers, technology, resumes, or whatever other digital needs you may have!
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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
2:30 p.m.How'd You Do That?...Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Digital Storytelling Using iMovie
Discuss techniques of using digital tools to tell stories. Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software to combine words, images, video, and other media into a compelling narrative. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/WordPress.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.Skype & Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype and Video Chatting.
Inwood Library, ClassroomsAdults
3 p.m.MS Publisher "Working with Templates"
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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.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.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
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
3:15 p.m.Getting Started in Export/Import Research
Designed as a one-hour tour of exporting resources, using USA Trade and export web resources. 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 2Adults,
Job Seekers
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.Income Accelerator Workshop
Learn to use your gifts and talents to create your own sources of income and improve your personal economy. Complete a skill/talent inventory worksheet and exchange your ideas with others. Learn about the significance of a positive mental attitude, the benefits of hard work and how they will both favor the likelihood of moving forward on the income ladder. This workshop is part of "Success Workshops for Parents and Students", a three-part series which take place on Thursday afternoons from 3…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 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)
3:30 p.m.Chess for Tweens and Teens
All tweens and teens chess fans! Do you want to learn to play chess or brush up on your chess skills? Join us for our weekly chess program led by our guest Librarian. All materials will be provided.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Canceled
Teen Lab
Teens meet at the Allerton lab and utilize library resources to do homework.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Canceled
Trivia
Have fun answering random questions in math, science, global studies, and etc.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Sun 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
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