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Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 92 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Free Saturday Art Classes for Kids
CAW Saturday Artworks invites kids ato Inwood Public Library to travel back in time and explore the art, literature, music and social impact of the Harlem Renaissance. Students will examine works of artists of the time and learn about the ways these artists recognized and honored their heritage and culture. They will look to their own lives, cultures and neibhborhoods as inspiration for many of their own artworks. Students will develop a practical understanding of the value of teamwork, diversit…
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Intermediate Meditation
Join us for an intermediate meditation class. This session is open to those who've been regularly attending the weekday beginner's class for a couple of months. Learn to go into a deeper meditation and learn new techniques that will help your spiritual ascent.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Artistic Dreams International
The ADI visual arts program teaches children to explore mixed media visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.) Children learn to explore who they are and find their strengths. Through ADI's brief art history lesson before each art- making process, children are able to learn about historical and contemporary artists and movements. ADI holds art exhibits at the end of the workshop to allow the students to take pride in the work that they have done and share it with family, friends, and the…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Canceled
English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library - March 2015
CHATHAM SQUARE LIBRARY Limited Saturdays: 10:30am -11:30am March 14, 28
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Jerome Park -MARCH 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 doctore or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediated Level Englis 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! The program w…
Jerome Park LibraryEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 a.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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Resume & Social Media Workshop
Do you need help creating a resume, or maybe your resume needs a boost? Want to know what buzzwords job recruiters search for, so that your resume gets seen by employers? Join Danielle for a Resume Building and Social Media Workshop with a focus on strategy and technique. Don't forget to bring your resume! Danielle Sandler has an MBA from St. John's University and has been working in recruiting and human resources since 2009.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
11 a.m.Canceled
English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Immigrants
11 a.m. Knitting & Crochet
A get-together for knitters, & crocheters at all levels to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or even to begin a new crafts! All skills level are welcome!
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
11:15 a.m. Brainwave Free Tutoring Saturdays
Come and get free tutoring from Ms. Quelyn in English, Writing, Test Prep and Homework Coaching Grades 1 through 12
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomPersons Without Homes
11:15 a.m.Kiddie Craft Time
Join us for fun themed arts and crafts! *For ages 4-11. First come, first served. Caregivers welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Canceled
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
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
12 noonUptown Crochet/ Knitting Circle
Bring your yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles and enjoy an afternoon of conversation.
115th Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
1 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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Resume Writing Lab
Do you need help putting together your resume? Come to this workshop and get assistance in developing a resume that’s organized, succinct and displays your best attributes to potential employers. This is also a great opportunity for you to update your resume or make a few corrections on your own. Important note: Please bring a copy of your resume or resume outline and a USB flash drive or vaild email address to save your work.
96th Street LibraryJob Seekers
1 p.m.E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Every month certified knitting instructor, Esperanza Zeno, comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Saturday- Math Tutoring for Kids
Looking for help with Math? Come to the Melrose Branch every saturday for group tutoring for children of all ages.
Melrose LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
1 p.m.Krafty KidsWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 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
2 p.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Creative Writing Workshop
7-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
2 p.m.Knitting & Crochet with Betty
Instructor led class for learning how to knit and crochet. Second and Fourth Saturdays
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Tinta, Papel, y... Café - Tertulias de escritura
NUEVAS TERTULIAS PARA EL AÑO 2015 ¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel...y Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente di…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
2 p.m.Math Tutoring
Kindergarten through 3rd Grades - 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 4th through 8th Grades - 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Family Event
A variety of activities including a craft, a movie, or games.
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Crochet Family Time
Do you want to learn how to Crochet? Do you know how to Crochet and want a place to relax and share ideas? Come and join us in ‘Crochet Family Time’ at The Jerome Park Branch. All ages are welcomed, Children and Adults. Volunteers who already know how to crochet and want to help teach the participants are more than welcomed! (Volunteers are required to complete a volunteer form)
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library- March 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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
3 p.m.Marcel Proust's Swann's Way: A Six Session Course
Proust: Swann’s Way We read Swann's Way, the first of Proust's seven-novel masterpiece In Search of Lost Time. Here we encounter first thoughts about consciousness, who-am-I?, time and memory, waking and sleeping, taste and smell, love as jealousy. Later books reveal the changing kaleidoscope of political, social and philosophical contexts. We come to realize just how much Proust is a portal to the external and internal universes. And always, we laugh at the comic and the absurd. In each s…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Adult Arts & Crafts
Join us for fun themed arts and crafts.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.Animal Origami
Learn how to make simple origami with the librarian or explore making harder ones with your friends or family! Space is limited. Please come on time.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Monday, March 30, 2015
9:30 a.m.Microsoft 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.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginers
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Create Your Own Website
Create your own website using Google Sites. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers 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.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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 Lab
Array
Adults
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