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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
3:30 p.m.Canceled
R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) Children's Literacy Program
Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog! Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Sammy and his owner, Zora, can't wait for you to come by the library and read them a story. For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot. To register, please contact the library at talkingbooks@nypl.org or 212-206-5400. The R.E.A.D.® (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) children’s literacy program is courtesy of Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
3:45 p.m.Project Art For Ages 4-7
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.It's Magnetic
Learn how to turn ordinary flat back marbles into stunning custom magnets. All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Go Green: Found Art
Recycle old favorites into new pieces! Create a bracelet, necklace, or other accessories out of everyday objects. Break it down to bring your fashion to the next level. All materials will be provided. Presented by Pamela Isaac. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Collage Boards
Get creative and cut up some magainzes with pictures or words with how you would describe yourself or your future aspirations.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Springtime Window Clings
Come out and create colorful spring window clings! Help us decorate the library and welcome Spring with your unique designs!!! *This is a free program and all materials will be provided*.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Keyboarding and Brailling with iOS
Please register for this workshop by calling (212) 621-0627. We welcome remote participation via Skype or Hangouts. This workshop introduces users of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to pairing and using braille displays and Bluetooth keyboards. We'll over how to pair the device of your choice; how to enter and edit text; powerful commands for working with text and navigating apps; and considerations when shopping around for your next keyboard or braille display.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to add some bling to your social media sites? Research colleges? Edit video? Learn about our electronic resources and more!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Art Club
This is mainly a freestyle session. Our main goal will be to fill every page of our sketch pads. There is no such thing as a mistake in this art session, so no ripped or torn out pages. We're going to witness our own evolution in ART.
Throg's Neck 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.Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us . Ages 12-18.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Art Explorers
Join us for stories and a craft that involves the senses and art education concepts in a fun setting. For ages 3.5 -6yrs. No pre-registration required. Limited to 25 children: first come, first served. Projects may be messy or stain clothes. Smocks recommended.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
5 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
5 p.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Must have: An active Library Card (inquire at circulation desk to create / renew one before class) Your own ereader device (smartphone, tablet, kindle, nook...)
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to add valuable geographic context to old maps and transcribe historical information from those maps. You will learn how to overlay digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying dig…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
5:30 p.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2015 Registration at Science, Industry and Business Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Registration is drawn by lot. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Testing follows registration. Documentation is not required. No child care provided www.org/events/classes/english-converation Registration and testing: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. (continuing/referral students at 5:00…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6 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
6 p.m.ESOL Spring 2015 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.ESOL Spring 2015 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.Meditation at the Library
Meditation @ the Library! Every Tuesday 6PM-7PM Harlem Branch Library 9 West 124 Street New York NY 10027 (Bet Lenox and 5th Ave) 212-348-5620 Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad…
Harlem LibraryAdults
6 p.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
6 p.m.Estate and Gift Planning Seminar
Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Do you understand the probate process or want to avoid it? Are you confused by the continued estate tax changes? Most importantly, what will be your legacy? We are pleased to present an educational seminar for Library patrons and supporters. John Bacon, Director of Planned Giving, will present estate planning concepts in easy-to-und…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Land Prospect Meetings through Powerful Emails and Follow-ups
How you communicate with a prospect can determine whether you receive new business or a rejection. An email that strikes the right tone, shows that you “get” them, and demonstrates how you can help them can go a long way towards sealing the deal. On the other hand, the wrong verbiage, formatting, or focus can derail your efforts. In this seminar, Robert Hellmann, of Hellmann Career Consulting, will review real-life client case studies to identify the key elements of successful communications for…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 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
8:30 p.m.Keynotes for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slides that look beautiful, read beautifully, 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
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
8 a.m. Registration for Arts for a Lifetime with Lee Brozgol: Classes start May 4
Join Artist Lee Brozgol at the Parkchester Library for an 8 week series in clay making with a focus on portraits. Mondays from 1:00-3:00pm on May 4, 11, 18 and June 1, 8,15,22, with a celebration and art display on June 29th. Participants will be chosen by lottery (limited to 10 participants) and informed of the results at the end of the day on April 29th. To enter you can give your name and contact information at the desk or over the phone 718-829-7830. For Adults 50+
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Resume, Cover Letter and Job Search Workshop
This workshop is designed to assist the job seeker to create a brand new resume for the first time or for those who wish to update their resumes. Learn what the difference is between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use, and how to format. It is highly recommednded to bring a flash drive to save your work when you're done with your creation. Cover letters will also be discussed. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searchin…
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10 a.m. Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la mañana t en la tarde. Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Computer Lab
Need help with the computer? we are here to answer all you basic computer questions.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Clases de Computación en Español
04/15/15 Email Para Principiantes-Aprenda como crear y usar su propio correo electronico 04/29/15 Microsoft Word Para Principiantes- Aprenda a crear documentos, textos, o tablas para su propio uso.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryImmigrants
10:30 a.m.Wednesday 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 assistance!
St. George Library CenterAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB
Can't remember how to use your e-mail? Do you have specific questions about a program or website? Forgot how to get the paper to print sideways? Stuck in the middle of the Web? This is the class for you! Brush Up on the basic computer skills. Preregistration is required and begins one week before
New Dorp LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Art for a Lifetime Workshop: “As I was Saying…” Storytelling & Writing for Voice
An exploration into memory, creative expression and storytelling through writing, tactile arts and performance. We will celebrate the culmination of this workshop with a group show. 8 sessions: Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm, April 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th. Finale Saturday June 13th 2-4pm. Part of the “Art for a Lifetime” series of workshops offered by the New York Public Library for adults over 55 years of age. This workshop has been created to be especially inclusive to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
11 a.m.GmailInwood Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
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