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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
3:30 p.m.Teen Resume Builder
Even though a resume isn’t required for a lot of teen jobs, a resume can bolster your chances of getting hired. Plus, you have more information to put on your resume than you might think. If you don’t have formal work experience, you can include other types of work like baby sitting or lawn mowing and volunteer experience. High School Student Only Sign-Up at the Circulation Desk All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Fall Arts and Crafts
Children create seasonal and fun crafts using a variety of materials and skills. All materials provided.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.MS Word 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.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
4 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.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Building a Virtual Atlas of New York
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 by overlaying digital images of historical maps onto a contemporary digital map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
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.Lanyard Art
How many different lanyard styles can you make? Come out and put your hand skills to the test!!
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.
Hunts Point 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 years. No pre-registration required. Limited to 30 children: first come, first served. Projects may be messy or stain clothes. Smocks recommended.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to research colleges or edit video? Learn more about our electronic resources.
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.Friendship Bracelets
Learn to make friendship bracelets out of embroidary floss.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Art Club
Do you like to draw, paint, and explore the world through creating new projects? Each week, we will explore an art form and medium. All levels of artists welcome. Materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.The Woodlawn Crochet/Knitting Club
Join us for the crochet and knitting club where beginners can learn basic stitches, others can refine their skills and advanced people can share their knowledge and their projects. Please bring along yarn, needles and the pattern you want to work on. We meet on the 1st Tuesday of the month.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
5 p.m.Learn a Language with MANGO
Learn any language using NYPL's resource MANGOLanguages. On our free database, you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the langauge of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class.
67th Street LibraryAdults
5:15 p.m.Open Lab for the 50+
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
6:15 p.m.MS Word 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, 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 Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2011 for Mac
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2011. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
10 a.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
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10 a.m.MS Word 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.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
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 Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:30 a.m.Clases de Computadora en Español
9/02/15 Email Para Principiantes-Aprenda como crear y usar su propio correo electronico 9/16/15 Microsoft Word Para Principiantes- Aprenda a crear documentos, textos, o tablas para su propio uso.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
11 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect (Skype & Video Chatting)
Skype is a free software program that allows you to make free video calls from one computer or hand held device to another. Other forms of video chatting aree GoogleTalk, FaceTime and Facebook video calling. Come learn of this service(s) that allows you to keep in touch with others in a new exciting way. Sign up at the Information Desk.
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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.Toddler/ Preschool Play TimeWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.NYPL Tech Connect: Computer Basics for Adults
Learn how to use a computer at the library! We’ll practice basic usage, accessing the internet, and sending email. Space is limited. First come, first serve.
Mott Haven LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Arts & Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
11:30 a.m.Preschool Connect the Dots ActivityHamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
12 nooneNYPL: Downloading with Confidence
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. Contact Seward Park Library Staff at 212-477-6770 to book your one to one session
Seward Park LibraryAdults
12 noonCrafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 9/2: Coloring Challenge @ 12 pm 9/10: Coloring Challenge @ 4 pm 9/15: Teen Silkscreen @ 3 pm 9/29: Perler Parlor @ 3 pm
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
12 noonOne-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Preparing for Job Interviews : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
The more you prepare the less intimidating they become Increase your chances of hearing the words “You’re Hired” by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many job seekers don’t place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview; a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than they are. Your attire and why it’s important How body language and posture impacts an interview Types of Interviews The job application Do you have CAR Stories ready to…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
12:30 p.m.eLibrary 101
Need help getting started with your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader device? Drop in and learn how to download free e-books, e-audiobooks, digital music and video onto your smartphone or tablet. Please remember to: -bring your tablet or smartphone -bring your device's USB cord -bring your valid library card & pin # -know all passwords for your device and App Store -have an active Google account for Android devices, an active Apple ID for iOS devices, and an active Amazon accou…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepare and qualify for a well- paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need. Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
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