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Saturday, February 28, 2015
2 p.m.Tinta, Papel, y... Café - Tertulias de escritura
NUEVAS TERTULIAS PARA ESTE AÑO 2015 ¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel...y Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
2 p.m.Crochet with Betty
Instructor led class for learning how to crochet.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
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
2:30 p.m.Get Your Resumé Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resumé in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resumé and a USB drive to save and/or print your resumé.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale 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…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
2:30 p.m.Teen and Tween Sewing Workshop
Ages 10-17. Registration is required.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Let Your Voice Be Heard: Spoken Word Performance Skills Workshop
8 Week Workshop for Seniors Geared to Developing and Strengthening Various Aspects of Spoken Word Performance Skills: 1/17/15 @ 2:30 - Introduction to Voice and Speech Technique 1/24/15 @ 2:30 - Movement 1/31/15 @ 2:30 - Creating and Structuring a Script 2/7/15 @ 2:30 - Rehearsal Technique 2/14/15 @ 2:30 - Getting Comfortable on Stage 2/21/15 @ 2:30 - Using a Microphone 2/28/15 @ 2:30 - Understanding and Overcoming "Stage Fright" 3/7/15 @ 2:30 - Relating Effectively to…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Uncovering Your Family History: Researching Immigration Records
Discover genealogical resources at the New York Public Library. This class offers an introductory exploration of passenger lists and naturalization records, their history, and the history Castle Garden, Ellis Island, and the Port of New York as a site of immigration to the United States.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
3 p.m.A Cultural History of French Film, 1895-1945: A Five Session Course
France is considered the birthplace of cinema and has always been at the center of developments in the medium. This class explores the rich history of French film from its origins in late nineteenth century until the end of the Second World War in terms of larger issues in French culture, society, aesthetics, and politics. We will examine the following celebrated periods in French film style: Early Silent Cinema, the Avant-Garde, Surrealism, Poetic Realism, and filmmaking under the German occupa…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
3 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
3 p.m.Knitting Hour
A get-together for knitters at all skill levels to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or even to begin a new craft. All skill levels are welcomed. All ages welcome!
South Beach LibraryChildren
3 p.m.Mystics, Witches, Hysterics and the Problem of Female Spirituality: A Five Session Course
From the medieval period to the present, a small group of women have fallen into trances, had erotic visions, heard voices, foresworn food and claimed to have direct contact with God. This course explores the puzzle of why women who testified to similar spiritual experiences have been alternately venerated as saints, burned as witches, and medicated as patients. Why has female spirituality historically been the focus of cultural anxieties about sexuality, sensuality, and authority? Can we appl…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Love Poetry: Writing Workshop
Join us for a 5-week poetry writing workshop with John Maney. During the first four sessions we'll look at each kind of love and how it appears in poetry/literature, examining what makes an effective love poem. We'll then spend some time writing about each form in our own lives, or as we imagine it. Participants will then get a chance to read what they've written during the workshop, followed by positive comments. The workshop series will end with a fifth session where participants can read some…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
4 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
Sunday, March 1, 2015
12 noonStudy Zone
Looking for a quiet space to do your homework, study zone is the place for you! Join other teens looking for quiet time to work on their homework and other school related projects.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, March 2, 2015
9:30 a.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books and e-audio books all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
10 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn word processing basics in this hands-on workshop. Standard features like italics, bold, font, and pitch size will be covered as well as more complicated features such as copy and paste, etc . Being familiar with a keyboard, a mouse, and highlighting will help you keep up.
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Linked In for JobSeekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
10 a.m. Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Espanol) - Creando Restaurante Menu.
Aprenda las funciones básicas de un procesador de textos que puede utilizar para crear documentos con Microsoft Word. Los temas incluyen introducir y editar texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.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. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too. NOTE: Monday computer classes now begin at 10 am, not 11 am.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.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
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.Spuyten Duyvil 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. 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level I
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages Level II
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Baby Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.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.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
11:15 a.m.Searching Bloomberg (limited to first 5)
This hands-on class demonstrates the Bloomberg menu driven system. The class will learn search methods for information on companies, and how to find securities that match investors’ criteria. Also, we will retrieve some market and economic data available on Bloomberg. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
11:30 a.m.Arts and Crafts
Weekly arts and crafts projects for school age kids!!!
Edenwald LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with library staff for an individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open/use a new e-mail account, save/attach documents, copy/paste, create/edit MS Word documents, create a Power Point presentation, use the Internet, HomeWork Help, NYPL resources, download NYPL e-books, etc. In person pre registration required Audience: Adults, 50+, Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years), and Children (School Age)
Edenwald LibraryAdults
12 noon1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
12 noonOpen 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonAdult Open Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need help opening a document from a USB? Dont know how to send and email? We can help. Have yo ur questions answered and become computer savy.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12 noonInternet Basics
Learn the different types of Internet websites and which are the most commonly used.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
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