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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
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
1 p.m.MS Excel "Formatting a Spreadsheet"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Island Writers
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Come check us out. It's free and special!
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
1 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Schwarzman Building - 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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and m…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
1:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:30 p.m.Free consultation and blood screening
Join us, Tuesdays and Fridays for Blood Pressure Screenings.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
1:30 p.m.Computer Safety and Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults
2 p.m.Be An Excel Genius: An Eight Class Series
Build on your basics knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables. Schedule: January 5, 2016 – Find it With VLookup January 12, 2016 – How to use HLookup January 19, 2016 – Charts, Sparklines, and Pivot Charts, Oh my! January 26, 2016 – Mastering Pivot Tables February 2, 2016 – Filter, Sort, and Validate D…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise class designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Tax Filing Assistance
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Ballet Exercise Class for Adults
Come dance with us! Here’s your chance to experience the ballerina in each of us. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. You’ll have fun as you dance and see for yourself the benefits of ballet for good balance, agility and grace. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to have fun. Come for the whole month or just drop in. No experience necessary. About the instructor: Jennifer Grambs, trained in…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Microsoft 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 pm to 6 pm at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 25th through April 18th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed belo…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:15 p.m.Seniors Learn Photography
Josephine Herrick Project, in partnership with NYPL, is offering an opportunity to learn photography in an 8-week free photography program. Participants will learn from two professional photographers who lead the class each week. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills or expand existing photography knowledge or just to get out into the world and see things differently! This is a weekly class that starts on Ja…
Kips Bay Library50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Homework Help
Pull out your books and let's get our homework done! Ages 5-11.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Gaming
Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a tabletop or video game. Play chess, bingo, checkers, monopoly, Wii Sports, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero and more. Ages 5-12
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Making A Better World via Arts and Comics
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. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Epiphany LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Learn to Type & use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Correo Electronico Avanzado
Aprenda a manejar sus contactos a través de la libreta de direcciones, y cómo enviar y recibir archivos de documentos e imágenes como archivos adjuntos de correo electrónico.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Intro to Google Drive "Apps"
Do you wanna know? Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. So if you want to know ask google. Explore the depths, discover the amazing.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Computer and Technology
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
3 p.m.Teen Time
Come hangout with your friends! Use a laptop to do homework
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Superhero Workshop
With the current popularity of Comic Book superheroes in Hollywood now this has created opportunities for our younger generation to be introduced to a forgotten format of reading, such as comic books, graphic novels, and manga to name a few. The “ Superhero Workshop” is a cohesive blend of reading, writing and visual creativity, which reinforces what they are taught in school. Teens will use the Character Creator Sheet as a template to create their Superhero, which includes features ,such as hei…
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen and Tween Sewing Workshop
Ages 8-17 Registration Required.
Great Kills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech
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.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Homework Help for Teens
Need help with your upcoming project? Not sure how to research a topic? Do you have an essay that needs to be proofread? Join us for Homework Help
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Project Art
Stdents will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exporation of drawing, painting and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Ages 4-6 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Designing a Dream City- LEGO Program at Chatham Square!
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Tuesday February 9th at 3:30 Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Tuesday February 23rd at 3:30 Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, desig…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. Week…
West Farms LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Reader's Group
Have a favorite book that you want to share with your friends? Bring it to the Teen Reader’s Group and tell us about it. Write reviews and help create displays in the library. Discover new books recommended by your friends! For ages 12 to 18.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Could you use some help with your homework? Volunteers from Bard High School Early College are here to assist students in grades K-5 achieve their best on school assignments!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.T(w)een Zone: Rock Band
Come rock out with us at the square! Show us your ROCK BAND skills!!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Computer Maintenance and Safety
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Designing A Dream City
If you could create your own city what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using lego bricks! Week 1: Where We Live- participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO bricks and pieces. Week2: Where We Play- participants will work in groups to plan, design, and build their version of a playground with legos. Week3: How…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Study Hour
Study Hour offers the perfect balance between academics and fun while learning.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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)
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