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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
Monday, August 31, 2015
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
2:30 p.m.Teen Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament
Duel with other Yu-Gi-Oh fans at the Library! Bring your cards and your play mat and keep your eye on the prize. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.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 Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.MS Access 2010
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.One on One Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
3 p.m. Teen Tech TimePort Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time.... browse the internet and socialize.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:15 p.m.Researching the 5 Ps of Your Marketing Plan: Product, People, Price Plan, Promotion
How to research the 5 P's to help you arrive at informed marketing decisions, increasing the potential for your business to grow.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
3:30 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.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a free hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. Use clay, pipe cleaners, other craft materials, and an iPad to create a stop-motion video like in Coraline or The Boxtrolls. 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.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.Teen Art Time
Come and draw, sketch and color with us! We'll roll out some supplies, you make the awesome art. We'd even love to display some.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Art Time
Come and draw, sketch, and color with us! We roll out some supplies, you make the awesome art. We'd even love to display some of your work.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Creative Arts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:15 p.m.Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:15 p.m.Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
4:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include using transitions and animations.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Meditation at the Library
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
6:15 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.MS 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Warm Your Heart Project: Knitting and Crochet Meet Up
Get involved with the Warm Your Heart Project, which creates scarves for the homeless and underserved of New York City. The goal is to have 500 scarves to distribute to the needy by October 2015. Help us reach this goal! Not a knitter or crocheter? No problem! It’s easy to pick up, and there are other knitters and crocheters willing to instruct you at the meet-up. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, please feel free to bring some al…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.iMovie on the iPad
Learn the basics of using Apple's iMovie app on iPad tablets. Class is conducted on iPads.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
10 a.m.Computer Q &A, Internet, Microsoft Word and Keyboard Instruction
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use the Internet and sharpen your computer skills through computer use. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and friends?" "How can I copy and paste text and pictures?" "How can I sign in to use a computer at the library with my library card?" This program is given in the library every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. Also in addtion to this time, we have added Mondays from 1:00 p.m.…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Tech HelpWest Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Adult keyboarding
Let your fingers do the touching! Touch typing is a fun way to improve your typing skills. Enjoy the experience and improve your typing speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
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. Tuesday, September 1, 8 , 15, 22 & 29 @ 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 10, 17 & 24 @ 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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.Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101: Introduction to New York Public Library's website
NYPL.ORG 101 This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services can be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.K&K's Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.NYC 311
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups -September - Chatham Square
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…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11 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.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) Tuesday 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.m.Knit and Crochet Club
Learn to crochet, or just come to knit and crochet with a group!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
11:15 a.m. Exercise, Stay Well for seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program Room50+,
Adults
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