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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
3:30 p.m.Watercolor Resist
Using oil pastels and watercolor paints children will be guided through the art process and leave with a one of a kind work of art!
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.Put a Hero On It
Decorate a t-shirt with a photo of your favorite hero! First, you'll stencil the images of your heroes on the tee, outline them with fabric crayons. Susan will press the images with a small iron, making it permanent. Afterwards, you can embellish with 3rd paint stones and other trimmings. Presented by Susan Hale. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Tompkins Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Up Cycle It!
Learn how to make accessories like headbands scarves and hats from gently used sweaters. Presented by Jennifer Jacobs. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Spoken Word 101
Learn how to find your voice by creating original poetry through writing exercises in a safe space where emotional honesty is encouraged. Participants will polish their public performance skills under the guidance of a veteran professional poet. Videos of Slam Poets will be viewed and discussed. Presented by Bobby Gonzalez. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Etch Your Own
Create and take home your own beautiful one of a kind glass piece using stencils and various techniques. We'll demonstrate how to get the look of etched glass without the hassle of etching cream. All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. Recommended for ages 12 to 18 years old.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Coloring Page Tuesdays
Come color with us every Tuesday after school! Starting at 4pm we will provide access to crayons and a variety of coloring pages for kids to color their own masterpieces!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.Voiceover and IOS for Beginners Short Course with Guest Instructor Ed Plumacher
Tuesdays from 4:00 to 6:00 PM as follows: February 9, 16, 23; Mar 1, 8, 15 Please sign up for the entire series, which will orient you to your IOS device, from unboxing to getting online, communicating, and organizing your schedule and notes. When registering please let us know if you’ll be bringing your own device or borrowing one of ours.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Persons with Disabilities,
4 p.m.Crafternoon
Teens make assorted arts & crafts, while we supply the materials!
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Get Crafty!
Make awesome crafts to take home or show off to your friends!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 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. We…
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.Crafternoons: Perler Beads
Crafternoon Series: Come out and create different wall art images, keychains or ornaments from freestyle creations to your favorite Anime characters with just beads and an iron! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.Learn to Knit and Crochet
Curious about the yarn arts? Come to Knit and Crochet 101 and learn how! Free! All materials will be provided. No experience necessary! Vous êtes curieux au sujet des arts de laine? Venez à Tricot et Crochet 101 et apprenez à le faire! Gratuit! Tous les matériaux seront fournis. Aucune experience réquise! Chaque mardi à 4:00. Tiene curiosidad por las artes de hilo? Venga a la biblioteca aprende a tejer con una o dos agujetas! Gratis! Todos materiales se serán proporcionará. No se requiere…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 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),
4 p.m.Children's Valentine's Day Craft
South Beach LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.Teen Homework Space
Need a spot to work on your Homework? Getting ready for a big test? We got a space for you that will help you get the grade. Check out our homework resources, too! Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Art Club
Do you like to draw, paint, and explore the world through creating new projects? Each month, 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)
4:30 p.m.Mad Science
Children will discover the wonderful world of science through fun experiments and exploration of the scientific process.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
5:30 p.m.Citizen Cartography II: Warping Maps
This hands-on workshop will show you how to add valuable geographic information to old maps by overlaying digital images of historical maps onto today’s map through a process called georectification, or "warping" maps. You will also learn how to capture boundaries, roads, historical street addresses, and other important historical information from old maps through a process called digitization, or "tracing" maps. This work supports the Library’s historical mapping game, Building Inspector, and t…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
In this fast-paced world, inner peace can seem elusive. You are invited to join Frank Pawlowski, Ed.D, long time meditator for an engaging workshop teaching you practical strategies to reduce stress, and create a more healthy and positive lifestyle. Dr. Pawlowski will offer effective meditation techniques which can help you connect within to gain a real and profound sense of serenity and joy. Embrace the New Year with meditation and join him as he takes you on this powerful journey. Brief Bio…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this immersive class. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5:30 p.m.One Page Poetry Circle
Poetry from Afar is the theme for this month's One Page Poetry Circle.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Dream and Create: Open Sewing Workshop!
Have you always wanted to sew, but do not know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on course students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew on Jefferson Market's very own sewing machine! The open sewing worksh…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
6 p.m.ESOL Winter 2016 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
6 p.m.ESOL Winter 2016 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
6:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in Co-Lab Room on the 2nd floor Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 2016 January 5 February 2 March 1 January 12 February 9 March 8 January 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Wednesday, February 10, 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. ( 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,
10 a.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. This class will cover tables and the tools that govern tables.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
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.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
10 a.m.Resume, Cover Letter and Job Search Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required to save your work. Every Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
10:30 a.m.Clase de Computación ¡En Español!
02/10/2016 Powerpoint Para Principiantes: Aprenda a crear materials para una presentacion o informe. 02/24/2016 Seguridad en Internet Para Padres-Como puede proteget a sus niños cuando usen el internet.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.How'd You Do That?...Connecting Stuff to Your Computer (Lecture and Demonstration)
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
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 your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
New Dorp 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
10:30 a.m.Open Lab Wednesdays
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 assistance!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers,
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