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Friday, March 27, 2015
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to add some bling to your social media sites? Research colleges? Edit video? Learn about our electronic resources and more!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:15 p.m.MS PowerPoint for Beginners
Learn to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Class Format: Hands on Skill prerequisites: Typing and Keyboard Basics & Mouse Basics Audience: Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:15 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arrivi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
3:30 p.m.Teen Arts & Crafts
Join us for fun DIY crafts.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Space
Hang out with friends, listen to music, play games, and complete homework. Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Digital Scavenger Hunt
Treasure hunts or scavenger hunts, we are all familiar with. Add technology and we have a Digital scavenger hunt at our finger tips.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Paint on Silk
Women's History Month Apply your artistic talent to something you can actually wear! Paint on silk to create anything from a bandana to hair ties to bracelets or even wall art! All materials will be provided. Presented by PJ Cobbs. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Crafternoon
Children make assorted arts and crafts. For ages 4 and up.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m. After School Science
Students are invited to learn about the scientific and explore the world around them in this hands on workshop. They will conduct experiments and create project to bring home.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Project Art For Tweens
Project Art will be coming out to create art with children ages 8-12 on Fridays.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Meditation Workshop
In the 3rd Floor Community Room.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults
4 p.m.OPEN LAB FRIDAYS
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
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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)
4:45 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, March 28, 2015
10 a.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Saturday Studies
Need a quiet space to study and do homework? Come to the teen room Saturday mornings and get some peace and quiet to do your work.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10 a.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
10 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
10 a.m.Crochet and Knit Club
Come join our crochet and knitting circle! This is a relaxing time to talk to others and maybe find some new ideas. Registration is required.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 a.m.Fitness Saturday
Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable clothing, sneakers, and bring a water bottle. *For all ages.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
Children,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
10:15 a.m.Cyberscripting Theater Workgroup
Focused on, but not restricted to, the interplay of mathematics, information technology and urban experience, we cover the development and presentation of dramatic literature. All levels of expertise welcome. We will discuss improvisation, scene writing, analysis, directing and acting. Bring your own equations, programs, scripts, poems, or ideas, for reading and/or discussion. Presented by Around the Block.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
10:30 a.m.One-On- One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter ,Email or formatting a resume - it's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one- on -one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!!!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
10:30 a.m.Knit + Club @ Muhlenberg
We welcome all yarn crafts. Bring a project, an idea, or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
10:30 a.m.Email 1
Sign up for a free email account. Learn about sending, replying to and forwarding messages.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Canceled
English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library - March 2015
CHATHAM SQUARE LIBRARY Limited Saturdays: 10:30am -11:30am February 14, 28
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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
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
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