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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
Thursday, January 29, 2015
2 p.m.Advanced PowerPoint
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Google Series: "Getting More Out of Google"
Do you wanna know? Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. So if you want to know ask google. Explore the depths, discover the amazing.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Digital Storytelling Using iMovie
Discuss techniques of using digital tools to tell stories. Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software to combine words, images, video, and other media into a compelling narrative. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Teach Yourself: Learn English Online
Explore websites and electronic resources at NYPL that will help you improve your English language reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. This class is for non-native speakers of English who have basic (or higher) proficiency in English.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Uncovering Your Family History: Researching Immigration Records
Discover genealogical resources at the New York Public Library. This class offers an introductory exploration of passenger lists and naturalization records, their history, and the history Castle Garden, Ellis Island, and the Port of New York as a site of immigration to the United States.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
3 p.m. Android Basics
This course will cover some basic features of Android devices. Learn how the hardware works, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Inwood Library, AuditoriumAdults
3 p.m.Knitting Circle
Gather with the knitters and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creation.
Mosholu Library
Array
Adults
3 p.m.Craft and Coloring Art club
Drop in and join us for coloring, crafting, and fun practice worksheets in the children's room.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Homework Tech Zone
Need a computer for just doing your homework? Sign-up and use one of our specially designated desktops and get the work done!
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Arts and Crafts for Kids and Teens
Join us for arts and crafts activities in Teen Space. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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 Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Craft and Coloring Art club
Drop in and join us for coloring, crafting, and fun practice worksheets in the children's room.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:15 p.m.Researching the 5 Ps of Your Marketing Plan: Product, People ,Price, Plan, and Promotion
How to research the 5 P's to help you arrive at informed marketing decisions, increasing the potential for your business to grow. 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,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Zumba Class
Dance the afternoon away with Zumba! **Must sign physical activity waiver to participate**
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Could you use some help with your homework? Volunteers from Bard High School Early College are here to assist students in grades K-5 achieve their best on school assignments!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for Teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Winter Collage
Create a masterpiece craft putting together pictures/images relating to winter.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.3D Printing Workshop
Creat digital 3d models, and then make them into real-life plastic creations using a 3d printer. Presented by Pixel Academy.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Make @NYPL: 3D Printing with Pixel Academy
Take what's in your mind and make it real! Learn how to create digital 3D models, and then make them into real-life plastic creations using a 3D printer. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Chess for Everyone!
Come and learn or develop your strategies in the game. All materials will be provided.
Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.Winter Craft
Come an enjoy a winter craft at the library. Preregistration required. For ages 3 & Up.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.TEEN TECH CREW
Play games, watch videos, surf the web, update your Facebook page...and even do some homework.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
4 p.m.Making Comics 101
A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made. Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting , writing, drawing, inking and printing will be touched upon as teens create their own premise and story 'bible' en route to creating their very own comic! Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Supervised 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
4 p.m.Teen Freestyle Rap Jam
We've got the beats if you've got the rhymes Bring your own sheets, we won't feed you lines. Try to keep it clean, kids won't pay no mind Get here before 4, we're starting on time.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.You've Been Framed
Decorate your own wooden picture frame! Learn and see different methods of turning a plain picture frame into your own functional and personal work of art. Create for yourself or give it as a gift. (Items will need to be held overnight to allow for proper drying.) All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
5 p.m.Study Zone
Looking for a quiet space to do your homework, study zone is the place for you! Join other teens looking for quiet time to work on their homework and other school related projects.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.WANY We Are New YorkGreat Kills Library, Community RoomEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
5 p.m.Kid Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 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
5:30 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
5:45 p.m.Pilates
Join us for free Pilates class with a certified instructor. Begin the process toward a building flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance for strong and comfortable body. Wear something comfortable, and don't forget to bring your exercise mat, or a large beach towel. All participants must sign a waiver form before they join in.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
5:45 p.m.Pilates
Join us for free Pilates class with a certified instructor. Begin the process toward a building flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance for strong and comfortable body. Wear something comfortable, and don't forget to bring your exercise mat, or a large beach towel. All participants must sign a waiver form before they join in.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
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