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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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Monday, August 3, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, First FloorAdults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m. NYPL Tech Connect: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level II
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level I
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.One on One Resume workshop
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume. Appointments must be made in advance either in person or by phone
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
11 a.m.Knitting and Crochet
A get-together for those who knit and crochet to work on a project, learn new techniques, and hang out. All skill levels are welcomed.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet and hoping to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please bring any knitting and crochet supplies, including hooks and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
11:30 a.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
12 noonOne on One Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
12 noonEmail Basics
If you havent set up an email account yet, come learn how to set one up and take advantage of the many features it offers.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12 noonAdult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12:15 p.m.Computer Basics/Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
12:30 p.m.Open Lab
No laptops or computers available at the moment? Want to practice your newly acquired computer skills? Need help mastering your electronic devices? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m. Summer Reading 2015 Weekly Drop-In Craft Programs
Looking for something to do this summer?? Stop in on Mondays afternoons, between 1pm & 4pm, and join our Summer Reading 2015 themed drop-in craft programs! Ages 4+. Limited to the first 20 participants, no pre-registration required.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
1 p.m.Seashells! Seashells
It's Summer! That means sun and sand and sea and . . . seashells! Join Jessie Oram for a special series of programs on shells! August 3rd @ 1pm "Seashells: Arts & Crafts" August 10th @ 1pm "Seashells: Science!" August 17th @ 1pm "Seashells: Story Time!" August 31st @ 1pm "Seashells: Arts & Crafts!"
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
1 p.m.YouTube: Share Your 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.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Photoshop CS6 "Merge Blend Modes"
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Overview of trademarks, trademark resources at SIBL.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
1:45 p.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
2 p.m.Personalized Visors
Tired of the sun blinding your view?? Come out and make your own personalized visor and show off your unique sense of style. *This is a free program and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 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
2 p.m.One on One Computer Help
This class is right for you if you need help in:  Basic Mouse & Keyboard  Microsoft Word  Email  Other Basic Needs *Registration is required in Person or by Phone.*
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Design Your Own Pencil Case
It's not too soon to prepare for school. Decorate a pencil case to hold your pencils, pens, erasers, and other school supplies. All materials will be provided. For ages 12-18
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Science of Superheroes!
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Registration is required.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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
2:30 p.m.Teen Tech TimeMelrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.A Better World
We use basic research skills, graphic design and frank discussions to come up with a fun ad campaign and/or media plan (i.e. comic strip, pamphlets, handout cards or posters) that will teach folks what they need to learn about the world and avoiding life's pitfalls. Presented by Ivan Velez For ages 12 to 18 years old.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.One on One Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
3 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
3 p.m. Teen Tech TimePort Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.Craft-A-Way
This year theme for Summer Reading is Every hero has a Story. Come and do a Super Hero Themed Craft!! The Crafts for this month are: Monday, August 3rd: Paper Plate Masks Monday, August 17th: Make a Super Hero Cape Materials will be provided. Just bring your imagination.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.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
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