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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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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, February 13, 2016
2:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library-February 2016
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 English by 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
2:30 p.m.Valentine's Day crafts
If you LOVE crafts - join us for this fun, festive activity! Recommended for ages 5-12. Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver for this activity.
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Kids Create: DIY Valentine Studio
Get crafty at the library! We'll supply everything you need to design your own unique Valentine's Day cards for friends and family.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren
3 p.m.Family Crafts: Valentine's Day
Join us and make a heart themed project. For ages 3-8. Pre-registration starts February 6, 2016.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Knitting Hour
A get together for knitters to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or begin a new craft. All skill levels and ages welcome!
South Beach LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Bingo!Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Children's StorytimeSouth Beach LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Crafternoon: Bead Making
Join us for a fun afternoon creating crafts.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance! Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, February 14, 2016
1 p.m.Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
1:30 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, February 15, 2016
10 a.m.iPad入門教學 (iPad Basics)
如何使用iPad平板電腦的基本功能,了解各種應用程序
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Do you need extra time to complete an assignment or do research? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help signing up for Facebook or creating an email? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
West Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.GOOGLE DRIVE
Esta clase de google drive es en español. vamos aprender un poco hacerca de google drive y su funciones mas inportante de una manera facil y divertidad
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
12 noonESL - English Conversation
Are you learning English? Come to our English conversation hour to practice your skills. This group is for lower intermediate speakers and above.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Adults
3 p.m.Learn to Code using Code Combat
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed! In these sessions we will use Code Combat to create a video game we can actually play.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.SciLab @ NYPL (STEAM)
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) programs for children ages 5 to 12 promote the opportunity to explore the natural world through workshops, project-based learning and scientific experiments.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Crafternoon
Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft! For ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Couponing class
Take a couponing class and learn how to save on your purchases.
Tremont LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Computer Basics Class
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Come on down! Our classes will introduce you to: Computers Email Internet Microsoft Office Protecting your privacy
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10 a.m. AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
10 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Get Your Resume Right
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 your resume. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Do you need extra time to complete an assignment or do research? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help signing up for Facebook or creating an email? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Adult 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! Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clason's Point Library, Children's RoomAdults
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 aprender como usar tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, o Nook, puede llamar a la biblioteca y preguntar por Caroline. Para las clases privadas tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases duran una hora. Tenemos clases privadas por la mañana y por la tarde. Elija la hora y el dia que usted quiere tomar las clases privadas. Do you need help with the internet or your need an em…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance. Come and learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Touch Typing
Let your fingers do the typing! By using a typing tutorial you can learn how to improve your typing skills and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Computer Q & A, Internet, Microsoft Word, and Keyboard Instruction
Tuesday mornings are all about the basics. “How do I turn a computer on?” “How do I use a mouse?” “How do I get on the Internet?” “How can I sign in to use a computer at the library with my library card?” If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions, then we can help you! No signup required. Tuesdays 10-12 noon.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs or to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Tuesdays 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursdays 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
What is this "Cloud" everyone is talking about? Learn about cloud storage and cloud computing. Explore how to use them.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
10:30 a.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC ... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows' PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime? Come to the Computer Lounge at the Melrose Branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free, fun environment. *All dates and times maybe subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. *Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come, first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Computer Basics Class
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Come on down! We'll cover: Intro to computers Intro to email Intro to the internet Intro to Microsoft Office Protecting your privacy
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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