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Saturday, October 25, 2014
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Math Tutoring at Chatham Square Library
Math Tutoring at Chatham Square Library Volunteers will help your child with their math skills and math homework assignments. You must registrater for the program. October 4: Saturday Math Tutoring Sign-up starts on September 27 2:00-3:00 pm Kindergarten - 3rd Grade 3:00-4:00 pm 4th Grade - 8th Grade October 11: Saturday Math Tutoring Sign-up starts on October 4 2:00-3:00 pm Kindergarten - 3rd Grade 3:00-4:00 pm 4th Grade - 8th Grade October 18: Saturday…
Chatham Square Library
Array
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Introduction to eBay
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library- October 2014
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
3 p.m.Introduction to Cosmology and the Multiverse: A Four Session Course
This course will be an introduction to cosmology and some (very recent) ideas about the “multiverse”. The course will comprise four lectures proceeding in reverse chronological order. It will begin with the universe as it is today, move to the universe as it was a few minutes and then a fraction of a second after the Big Bang, and then describe current ideas about what came before the Big Bang, what lies outside the cosmological horizon that bounds what we can directly observe, and what the ul…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Screenwriting, The Art of Revision: A Six Session Course
Learn the art of revision. Transcend tinkering, “kill your darlings” and dive deeper into your story and characters. Strengthen all that sparkles in your scenes, shaping them into a polished screenplay. Saturdays October 11, 18, 25 November 8, 15, 22 3 pm to 5 pm. Some screenwriting experience required. This course is ideal for those already working on a draft of a screenplay. Registration required, in person only, starting Saturday, October 4. Presented in the 3rd floor Mae West Communit…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
3 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: The Magic of Images- Writing a Poem
The Magic of Images: Writing a Poem Through images – a pear on a windowsill, a rain-slicked street—we not only see but enter into the world of a poem. Images have the capacity to hold feeling. In this workshop participants will experiment with ways to capture images from memories, dreams and the world around them. By meeting’s end they will have written a poem. Bio: Hermine Meinhard’s book Bright Turquoise Umbrella, published by Tupelo Press, was a finalist for the Poetry Socie…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3:30 p.m. Project Art For Tweens
Project Art will be coming out to create art with children ages 8-12 on Fridays.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
4 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!
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sunday, October 26, 2014
1 p.m.Learning Express 3.0 (Practice Exams on the new GED & Citizenship and many more exams)
Learn how to search using various databases provided by NYPL. Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams that will help people improve their scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams, including the new GED replacement, TASC, test. Register on September 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM Subjects: Jobs; Homework Help; Education; GED
Bronx Library CenterAdults
3:30 p.m.Searching Besides Google: Mango Languages
Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of 35 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program. This class takes place on the concourse level. Pre-registration for class is in the auditorium starting Friday September 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Monday, October 27, 2014
2 a.m.Interviewer Orientation: Record Stories for Our Oral History Project!
Library for the Blind, "Home lesson in touch reading being given by a Blind Teacher," 1926 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We are hosting several volunteer interviewer orientations for our community oral history project: Visible Lives: Oral Histories of the Disability Experience. Interviewers will be trained to collect oral histories of people who are living with a visual impairment or other disability, preserving important and untold stories that are part of a larger undocumented history. Right now,…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults
9:30 a.m.Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
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.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginers
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Photoshop for Beginners
A two-hour crash course in the basics of using Photoshop. Topics covered include layers, fixing blemishes, combining images, and exporting images for a variety of uses. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers and tablets 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.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.MS Word 2010 Avanzado - Advanced MS Word 2010 (Spanish)
Explore las características más avanzadas de Microsoft Word 2010. Los tema la combinación de correspondencia, tablas, cuadros de texto, encabezados y pies de página, notas al pie y notas al final.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Soundview LibraryAdults
10 a.m. Microsoft word Avanzado
Vamos aprender a como copiar y pegar documentos. y otras como mas.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
10:15 a.m.open computer lab
The computer Training lab is open to the public
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi
This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been show to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope with stress and depression. This is an adult program. Registration is required. This is a developmental program and participants are expected to make a weekly commitment. Due to limited space and a high demand, participants will…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 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!
Eastchester LibraryAdults
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
10:30 a.m.Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet.Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free, fun 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.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Sacar más provecho de Google.
Venga a explorar las profundidades de Google. Descubre algunas de las increíbles nuevas características Google está ofreciendo.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Adult Tech Lab
For one hour, you can practice your skills from a previous class or learn how to use the mouse and keyboard if you are new to computers. Feel free to ask brief questions! Free computer time for the duration of the program!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
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.Interviewer Orientation: Record Stories for Our Oral History Project!
Library for the Blind, "Home lesson in touch reading being given by a Blind Teacher," 1926 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We are hosting several volunteer interviewer orientations for our community oral history project: Visible Lives: Oral Histories of the Disability Experience. Interviewers will be trained to collect oral histories of people who are living with a visual impairment or other disability, preserving important and untold stories that are part of a larger undocumented history. Right now,…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book 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
11:15 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 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
12 noonFacebook Basics
Learn how to sign up for Facebook and explore other options when signing up. Social Media is a way to communicate with Family and friends.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12 noonConnecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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