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Wednesday, September 2, 2015
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10 a.m.MS Word 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.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:30 a.m.Clases de Computadora en Español
9/02/15 Email Para Principiantes-Aprenda como crear y usar su propio correo electronico 9/16/15 Microsoft Word Para Principiantes- Aprenda a crear documentos, textos, o tablas para su propio uso.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
11 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect (Skype & Video Chatting)
Skype is a free software program that allows you to make free video calls from one computer or hand held device to another. Other forms of video chatting aree GoogleTalk, FaceTime and Facebook video calling. Come learn of this service(s) that allows you to keep in touch with others in a new exciting way. Sign up at the Information Desk.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
11 a.m.NYPL Tech Connect: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Toddler/ Preschool Play TimeWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
11 a.m.NYPL Tech Connect: Computer Basics for Adults
Learn how to use a computer at the library! We’ll practice basic use, accessing the Internet, and sending e-mail. Space is limited. First come, first serve.
Mott Haven LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Arts & Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
11:30 a.m.Preschool Connect the Dots ActivityHamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
11:30 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
12 nooneNYPL: Downloading with Confidence
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Contact Seward Park Library Staff at 212-477-6770 to book your one to one session
Seward Park LibraryAdults
12 noonOne-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
12 noonCrafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 9/2: Coloring Challenge @ 12 p.m. 9/10: Coloring Challenge @ 4 p.m. 9/15: Teen Silkscreen @ 3 p.m. 9/29: Perler Parlor @ 3 p.m.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
12:30 p.m.Preparing for Job Interviews : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
The more you prepare the less intimidating they become Increase your chances of hearing the words “You’re Hired” by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many job seekers don’t place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview; a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than they are. Your attire and why it’s important How body language and posture impacts an interview Types of Interviews The job application Do you have CAR Stories ready to…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
12:30 p.m.eLibrary 101
Need help getting started with your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader device? Drop in and learn how to download free e-books, e-audiobooks, digital music and video onto your smartphone or tablet. Please remember to: Bring your tablet or smartphone. Bring your device's USB cord. Bring your valid library card and pin #. Know all passwords for your device and App Store. Have an active Google account for Android devices, an active Apple ID for iOS devices, and an active Amazon account f…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
1 p.m.AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepare and qualify for a well- paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need. Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m. Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
1 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
1 p.m.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
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. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active Gmail account
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
1:15 p.m.Interpreting Financial Statements
Demonstrates where and how to find financial statements for any public company. Introduces and demonstrates the ratios most frequently used to interpret financial statements. 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
1:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange - September 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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
2 p.m.Searching Beyond Google: MEDline
Search for articles on medicine, nursing, dentistry and more in this EBSCO hosted database.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
2 p.m.Young Adult's Craft
Young adults will use paint, popsicle sticks and other materials to make a pen/pencil holder.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
2 p.m.Searching Besides Google: MEDLINE
Search for articles regarding medicine, nursing, dentistry and more in the EBSCO hosted database.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.T(w)een Zone: Tech Time
Come on in and use a computer for homework, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Tech Talk: Microsoft Word 101
Come and learn the basics of Microsoft Word for kids ages 8 to 11.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3 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,
3 p.m.Family Crafts
Join us and make a hands on project. For children ages 3-8. Pre-registration starts August 26, 2015. Space is limited to 25 participants. Please note: We are unable to accommodate daycares and summer camps.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
3 p.m.Cree su propia página Web: Parte 1 — Create your own website (Spanish)
Cree su propio sitio Web utilizando Google Sites. Aprende a usar plantillas para crear un sitio o crear un sitio desde cero.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Arts and Crafts
Create fun projects using a variety of materials and skills. For children ages 5 to 11.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
3:30 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
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