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Monday, October 5, 2015
4 p.m.Fun with Leaves : 可爱的叶子
Fun with Leaves On Mondays in October come to Seward Park to have fun with leaves. Why are there so many crazy shapes of leaves? Why do we see so many leaves on the ground in Fall? Why so many colors? We will be doing leaf crafts and reading funny and scary stories about Autumn. Remember: Seward Park Library is closed for Columbus Day on October 12. 可爱的叶子 在10月里的每个星期一,欢迎参加我们苏厄德公园图书馆的有趣的叶子活动。为什么有这么多奇怪而且不同形状的叶子?为什么在秋天里会有这么多叶子落在地上呢?为什么有这么多不同的颜色呢?我们将会做叶子的手工制作和阅读关于秋天的有趣的和可怕的故事。…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.We Read TogetherClason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.Teen Craft - Decorate A Pencil Box
Decorate a pencil box to bring home and keep your school supplies in! For ages 12-18, first come first serve! All supplies will be provided!
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Ministagram: Mini Photo Canvas Workshop
Teens, using basic craft supplies, learn how to turn your digital and online photos into displayable works of art.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m. Teen Lab
Teens meet at the Allerton lab and utilize library resources to do homework.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech TimeMelrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Craft-A-Way
Come to the Hunt’s Point Library and make a craft!! The Crafts for this month are: Monday, October 5: Fall Fingerprint Tree Monday, October 19: Fall Color Bracelets Monday, October 26: Leaf Lanterns (Limit 10 kids) All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
4:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
4:30 p.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
5 p.m.MS Excel for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
5 p.m.Homework Help
Need extra help with your Math or Science homework? Sit in with our volunteer tutor and work out those head scratching questions. For children in grades K-7. Please register for a session.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
5 p.m.Homework Help
Join us every Monday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
5:30 p.m.MS Excel 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
6 p.m.Job Search + Unemployment Search Tax Tips
Many people simply update their résumés—without real thought—answer ads at random, go on a few interviews and send thank-you notes. Their other strategy is to post their résumés on Internet job boards and websites—as do hundreds of thousands of other job hunters who assume that this is the modern way to job search. Human Resources inboxes are swamped, and most of those résumés are simply deleted. This workshop covers a more powerful method way to get noticed and go from “Job Search to Career Tr…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Meditation at the Library
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Internet para Principiantes
Una introducción a Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
6:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Warm Your Heart Project: Knitting and Crochet Meet Up
Get involved with the Warm Your Heart Project, which creates scarves for the homeless and underserved of New York City. The goal is to have 500 scarves to distribute to the needy by October 2015. Help us reach this goal! Not a knitter or crocheter? No problem! It’s easy to pick up, and there are other knitters and crocheters willing to instruct you at the meet-up. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, please feel free to bring some al…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
10 a.m.Touch Typing
Using a tutorial type at your own speed with Touch Typing. Sit back, relax, and let your fingers do the work.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Computer Q & A: Internet, Microsoft Word and Keyboard Instruction
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use the Internet and sharpen your computer skills through computer use. This program is also given as a one-on-one individual tutorial by appointment. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and friends?" "How can I copy and paste text and pictures?" "How can I sign in to use a computer at the library with my library card?"
City Island LibraryAdults,
10 a.m. Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs or to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Tuesday, September 1, 8 , 15, 22 & 29 @ 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 10, 17 & 24 @ 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Ipad Settings
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, settings, navigation and app basics.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Are you also having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance. Come and learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications — specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. *Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101: Introduction to New York Public Library's website
This class provides a brief introduction to the Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services can be found throughout all locations of The New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.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.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
11 a.m.K&K's Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
11 a.m.Conversational Sign Language Workshop "Signed English"
Conversational signing is also known as "Signed English" and differs from American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity. This workshop consists of six(6) sessions conducted every Tuesday beginning September 29th. It is designed to be a fun and relaxed way of learning basic conversational signs that can be tailored to the interests of the group and used in everyday communication. ***Please note that participants must commit to all 6 sessions and the workshop is limited to…
Riverside LibraryAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups October - Chatham Square
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 English by 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,
11 a.m.Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet Skills, Create and Use Email, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) Tuesday 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Pre-Registration required in person or by phone at 212-744-5824
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Finding an Apartment Online
Looking for housing in New York? This class will help you navigate the web to find apartments. Learn tips and tricks on how to use websites such as Zillow,, Craigslist and more. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
11 a.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!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.I Need a Doctor: Health Info online
Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
11 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime? Come to the Computer Lounge at the Melrose Branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free, fun environment.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Aprenda a Usar el Teclado y Raton.
Aprenda cómo sostener, haga clic y mueva el ratón y practicar su escritura / habilidades con el teclado.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Drop-in Computer Help
Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Tuesdays & Thursdays…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
11:15 a.m. Exercise, Stay Well for seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults,
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