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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
Saturday, November 29, 2014
3 p.m.Crochet Class
Learn how to crochet.
West Farms LibraryAdults
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
Monday, December 1, 2014
10 a.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Prerequisite : Mouse basics, and keyboarding skills.
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 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
10 a.m.Android Basics
Learn the basics of navigating the world's most popular mobile OS. Topics covered include multi-touch gestures, installing new apps, and managing your files. 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.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.
Soundview LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Protegiendo su Privacidad y Seguridad - Protecting Your Privacy & Security(Espanol)
Este curso nos muestra lo importante que es mantenernos seguro cuando proveemos nuestra información en Internet así también como mantener nuestra computadora segura de piratas cibernéticos.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 a.m.Knitting and CrochetSpuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Mindful Drawing
This free drawing workshop taught by Katalin Gyokeny is an introduction to mindfule drawing. Using the method of mindfulness and sustained attention, this course will introduce students to traditional principles and contemporary techniques of drawing. Students will gain a greater working knowledge of line, shape, perspective, proportion, volume and composition. Students will learn about techniques such as: Chiaroscuro, Tenebrism, Sfumato, and Grisaille. Students will draw from observation and fr…
Riverdale Library50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Guardar y Recuperar Datos
Aprenda a guardar los datos de las unidades flash y otros dispositivos. Además de la forma de recuperar los datos que se puedan perder.
Washington Heights 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.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
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+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with 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 noonOpen 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
12 noonInternet Basics
Learn how to navigate the Internet and take advantage of the many features it offers to help you search and find information.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Photo Editing for Beginners with PIXLR
This class will explore the editing of photos using PIXLR. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
2 p.m.MS Word 2010 para principiantes.
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos de Microsoft Word 2010, un programa de procesamiento de texto que puede utilizar para crear documentos. Los temas incluyen la entrada y la edición de texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Google Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.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.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Magazines and Newspapers 2
Explore more advanced search features of the database EBSCOhost to find full-text articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 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.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 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
3 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Coloring Time
Enjoy coloring pictures and doing puzzles.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Robot 101
Robots, Androids, Mecha! Celebrate that monster machine of our dreams by learning their history, different types, and their importance to our world and future. Using comics and manga drawing and writing, we learn to design and create our own Metal friends... or foes! Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 20 minute slot.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Crafts
The holidays are right around the corner so get a head start on gifting. These crafts which include customized candles, collage picture frames, and dreamcatchers make wonderful gifts for friends, family, or yourself! For ages 12-18! Supplies are limited so please pre-register.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Crafternoon
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Create an African Inspired Mask
Take a blank template and create a beautiful new face. Susan Hale will guide you through tribal art patterns, color combinations, and decorating techniques while you create an inspired mask to hang on the wall or show off. All materials provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.Music Makers and Story Shakers
Children will make a musical instrument from a different part of the world and play along while listening to a great story.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School 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.Teen Tech
Come on in for some free time on the Library's Laptops. Feel free do do pretty much anything you want on them, from studying to just surfing the net.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Art Studio
Draw manga, grafitti, or freestyle!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.LinkedIn for the Business Owner and Entrepreneur: What You Need to Know
LinkedIn can help you to grow your business or consulting practice, and has become an essential tool for many seeking to reach their career goals. Robert Hellmann, business coach and author of Your Social Media Job Search, will go beyond the basics to show you advanced techniques in leveraging LinkedIn to build your network, research prospects, be “found,” get meetings, and build a following for your company. You'll learn: A little known strategy that will land you at the top of prospect sea…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
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