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Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 89 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, February 2, 2015
4 p.m.Creative Art
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Open Lab / Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Magazine Strip Art
Come out and make art using magazine strips!! * This is a free program and all materials will be provided.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Art Studio
Draw manga, graffiti, or freestyle! It's your choice. All materials will be provided; you just bring your creativity!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Pre-Robotics for Grades K-2
Children create with LEGO, then add motors and battery boxes to make their creations go go go! Sample projects include an alligator that opens and closes it's mouth, a bird that flaps its wings and a ferris wheel that goes 'round and 'round. Presented by RoboFun for grades K to 2nd grades. Limit to 12 participants, please register by phone or in-person. PLEASE NOTE: This is a rescheduled date. Children must have been registered for the canceled January 26th program in order to participate.
Bloomingdale LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.KidsLearn@NYPL
Learn how to use the computer, the NYPL catalog, other available online resources for kids.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stop/Motion ANIMATION WORKSHOP
Join the Stapleton Teens as they learn how to create their own animated masterpieces in the style of The Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline, Boxtrolls, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, and more! Ages 13 and up, paper registration required prior to the start of that week's class. Space is limited, call or reserve your spot in person today!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m."BoysTown" Common Sense Parenting Class
Parenting can be tough! Boys Town Common Sense Parenting classes are here to help! If you have a child, chances are you've had you fair share of challenging days. Parents are invited to join in on our fun and interactive classes. CSP classes can help you with: Balalncing disciplone with affection Praising your child's good behavior Reducing a child's problem behavior Power struggles between you and your child Effective communication
Baychester LibraryAdults
4:30 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!
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
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),
Children
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),
Children
5 p.m.Basico de Computadoras
Aprenda sobre los diferentes tipos y componentes de computadoras, incluyendo terminología informática básica, resumen general de los sistemas operativos y aplicaciones de "software" populares.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
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,
50+,
Adults
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
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
10 a.m.Touch Typing
Introduction to a new tutorial called "Touch Typing." Here you will let your fingers do the touching and follow the screen to help you type at your own speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Introduction to the Internet, Computers and More
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use the Internet and sharpen your computer skills through computer use. "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?" This program is given in the library every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. Also in addtion to this time, we have added Mondays from 1:00 p.m.…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
10 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
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
10:30 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,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Clase de Technologia
Necesitas ayuda con la computadora? estamos aqui para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Healthcare and Taxes
Drop by this informative workshop to explore your Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and Part D Coverage Choices. We will be available to answer your tax questions and provide insights into tax preparation, amended returns and tax planning considerations. Allan Katz is the owner of Comprehensive Wealth Management Group, LLC. Allan is very involved in the local community, both on a professional and personal level. Allan is a member of the New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Associati…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
10:30 a.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 the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Mouse Basics
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101
NYPL.ORG 101 Introduction to New York Public Library’s Website This class provides a brief introduction to 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 that is to be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.K&K's Crochet Corner
A 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,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
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. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
11 a.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Aprenda a crear, editar y compartir documentos en línea utilizando siempre en evolución de procesamiento de Google de palabras, hoja de cálculo, presentación y programas de calendario.
Inwood Library, AuditoriumAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square 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 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,
Immigrants
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. Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime, watch some videos and get the latest news.. 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.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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Advanced Internet Searching
Rescheduled due to the snow storm: Google this! Learn to get the most out of searching the Internet! Learn to use advanced features within Google as well as YouTube and other specialized search engines. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 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. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
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