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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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 TV, 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.Ongoing
MS Excel 2010: Modifying Cells and Spreadsheets
Come to this class and learn how to modify cell content and format your spreadsheets.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Microsoft Excel for Beginners
Learn the basics of Excel! This course will guide you through the basic features of spreadsheets and teach you how to enter data and create basic formulas. For beginners only. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.YouTube: Create and Share Videos
Many people love watching videos on YouTube but did you know you can upload and share your own? Learn how to use YouTube's creator tools to make, edit, and share your own videos. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado
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! 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.
Kingsbridge Library, First FloorAdults
12 noonMoney Matters: 儲蓄 (Mandarin)
SAVINGS: 儲蓄 人人都願意存錢,但有時候不知道如何著手。本講座將教您如何存錢,如何積攢一筆應急用的錢。另外,您還會瞭解預算對定期省錢的作用,您將理解如何制定現實並且明確的時間框架和即期及長期的儲蓄目標。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
12 noonClases de computación en español
Aprenda los fundamentos de la computadora.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonSupervised 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
12 noonSupervised 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
12 noonRetirement Planning with Hugh Bobbitt.
Protecting Your Money Maximizing Your Income for Retirement. Expert Advice. Free & Open to the Public. Thursday 3/26 at 4:00pm Tuesday 3/31 at 4:00pm Thursday 4/9 at 3:00pm Tuesday 4/14 at 4:00pm Thursday 4/23 at 4:00pm Tuesday 4/28 at 2:00pm Thursday 5/7 at 3:00pm Tuesday 5/12 at 12:00pm Tuesday 5/19 at 12:00pm Tuesday 5/26 at 12:00pm
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
Families,
Immigrants
12 noonSiri and Dictation for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
This workshop requires registration. Please register your interest by calling (212) 621-0627. You can use your voice to compose emails, search the web, set reminders, and do much more. During this workshop, you will learn how to: Dictate text effectively, Ask Siri the “right” questions, Set reminders and alarms, Make calculations and check dates, & Search for information on the web.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Second FloorAdults
12:15 p.m. Lunch Time Beginning Crochet Workshop
Want to crochet but aren’t sure where to start? Learn to crochet at the library! Learn the basics of crochet, and start your first project. This is a free event, but you will need to bring your own supplies. Please bring a crochet hook and practice yarn. Registration is not required.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
1 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! Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person starting one week before the class (May 19th).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
1 p.m.MS Excel "Ribbons & More"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.STAY WELL EXERCISE CLASS FOR SENIORS
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from 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 More Info Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults
New Dorp LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Arts For a Lifetime 2015
No Experience Necessary. All Materials Provided Free of Change. Artist Antonia A. Perez Will Be Teaching a Weekly Class in Drawing and Watercolor Painting for Seniors in the Community. Each Session Students Will Make One or More Drawings or Paintings. Learn How to Use a Variety of Drawing Materials and Watercolor Painting. The Program Will Culminate in an Exhibition of Work Selected by the Participants. REGISTRATION REQUIRED (Call 212-926-2147)
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Island Writers
City Island Creative Writers Group begins its new season starting on Tuesday May 5th at 1:00 p.m. Please bring a pad, a pen, and most importantly, your imagination. Open to all. May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, and May 26th, at 1:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
1 p.m.Creative Sculpture Workshop: A Journey of Discovery with 3-D Cardboard Constructions, led by artist Beth Bailis
This class, presented in partnership with Sculptors Alliance Inc., is for people who wish to explore creating 3D constructions in cardboard, a free and ubiquitous material. You can create an exciting, dynamic artwork by cutting and bending cardboard, adhering and intertwining it with other materials for texture and interest, and adding paint. You will explore the relationships of color and form, while finding your own personal expression. The sky (or the ceiling) is the limit! Students will be…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
1 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1:30 p.m.Computer Lab - Basic Assistance
Do you need help with any of the software programs in the Microsoft Office Suite. Well , help is here. Come to our computer lab and get basic assistance with the following Microsoft Office Programs ( Word, Excel, Powerpoint , Access ) Space is limited to 3 people per each 45 minute session. There will be two sessions ( 1) 1:30-2:15pm and (2)2:15-3:00pm. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!!! PLEASE NO…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
1:45 p.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
2 p.m.StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise session designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Money Matters: 儲蓄 (Cantonese)
SAVINGS: 儲蓄 人人都願意存錢,但有時候不知道如何著手。本講座將教您如何存錢,如何積攢一筆應急用的錢。另外,您還會瞭解預算對定期省錢的作用,您將理解如何制定現實並且明確的時間框架和即期及長期的儲蓄目標。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
2 p.m.Photo Editing for Beginners
This class will explore the editing of photos. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Ballet Exercise Class for Adults
Come dance with us! Here’s your chance to experience the ballerina in each of us. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. You’ll have fun as you dance and see for yourself the benefits of ballet for good balance, agility and grace. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to have fun. Come for the whole month or just drop in. No experience necessary. About the instructor: Jennifer Grambs, trained in…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Ongoing
MS Excel 2010: Modifying Cells & Spreadsheets Open Lab
This series will teach students the skills needed to successfully pass the MS Excel Certification exam.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Falun Dafa is an ancient Chinese practice to enhance body, mind and spirit. It has superb health benefits, relieves stress and anxiety, and promotes both mental and spiritual well-being. Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind.
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children. (Ages 5 -12)
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Skype & Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype and video chatting.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Google Maps
Need directions? Learn how o use Google Maps to navigate the world and find interesting places. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.MS PowerPoint "Ribbons & More"
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 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!
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Money Matters:
Taller: Sistema Bancario El sistema bancario es complejo, pero es importante entender cómo funciona para alcanzar sus metas financieras. En este taller aprenderá la diferencia entre un banco y una unión de crédito y los beneficios que estos ofrecen. También aprenderá cómo abrir una cuenta, los productos y servicios que ofrecen las instituciones financieras, y la importancia de tener una relación con los representantes de estas instituciones. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acce…
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
3 p.m.Computer and Technology
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 p.m.Medios Básicos Digitales
Aprenda todo acerca de la descarga de música, vídeos, imágenes y mucho más! Incluyendo streaming y compartir.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:15 p.m.Canceled
Canceled - Investing! What Your Money Can Do for You
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments, to teach some basic information about different asset types, and to help match individual goals to investment choices. Also, we review useful information sources. 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,
Businesspeople
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