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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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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Ipad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, settings, navigation and app basics.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs? Need to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Monday, May 5th, 12th, 19th & 26 @ 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday, May 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th @ 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Tech Help
Need an extra computer appointment and questions pertaining to the internet? Then come on down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
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.Clase de Technologia
Necesitas ayuda con la computadora? estamos aqui para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Learn to type & use the mouse.
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
10:30 a.m.Boys Town
Parenting can be TOUGH ! Boys Town Common Sense Parenting classes are here to help! If you have a child, chances are you've had your fair share of challenging days. Parents are invited to join in our fun and interactive classes. CSP classes run for 6 consecutive weeks. Parents who attend all 6 classes will receive a certificate for of completion. Class size is limited.
Baychester LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101
NYPL.ORG 101 Introduction to New York Public Library’s Website 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 that is to be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Weaving Circle
Join us for a weaving circle every Tuesday morning. Materials and looms are provided.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Mouse Basics
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Drop in and learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.Conversational Sign Language
Conversatin signing is also known as "Signed English' and differs in American Sign Language (ASL )in sentence structure and complexity. This workshop consists of six (6) sessions and is designed to be fun relaxed learning of basic conversational signs that cn be tailored to the interests of the group and used in everyday communication. Workshop will be limited to 8 participants. Please sign up at the Riverside Information Desk or call 212-870-1810
Riverside 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 Email, 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.Photoshop for Beginners "Layer Masks"
A two-hour crash course in the basics of using Photoshop and Adobe Bridge. Topics covered include layers, layer masks, fixing blemishes, combining images, and exporting images for a variety of uses.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime, watch some TV and get the latest news.. 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.Crochet and Knit Club
Come join our crochet and knitting club! Beginner crochet lessons available. Yarn will be provided as well as hooks to use in the library. Registration is required.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Tech Connect
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+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children,
Teachers
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.App/ Sesoria
Ven aprender como encontrar, revisar y descubrir nueva aplicaciones!
Inwood Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library - May 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 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.NYPL TechConnect: Microsoft Word for Beginners
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word!This course will guide you through the different features of Word, including creating and editing a document. For beginners only. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.iPad Settings
This course will In-depth with the iPad settings features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11:30 a.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonUncovering Your Family History: Researching Vital Records & the Census
Caption Begin exploring your genealogy with the NYPL. This class explains the basic steps to getting started in family history research by examining vital records - birth, marriage, and death certificates, and search tips for census population schedules.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
12 noonMoney Matters: 銀行 (Mandarin)
BANKING: 銀行 銀行業務雖然很複雜,但為了實現理財目標,也必須要瞭解銀行業務的原理。在這次講座中,您將瞭解銀行與信用合作社的區別和各自的優點。另外,您還會瞭解開戶方法、金融機構的產品和服務以及與金融機構代表保持往來的重要意義。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
12 noonClases de computación en español
Aprenda los fundamentos de la computadora.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonSupervised 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
12:15 p.m. Lunch Time Beginning Crochet Workshop
Want to crochet, but aren’t sure where to start? Learn to crochet at the library! Learn the basics of crochet and start your first project. This is a free event, but you will need to bring your own supplies. Please bring a crochet hook and practice yarn. Registration is not required.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
1 p.m.Arts For a Lifetime 2015
No Experience Necessary. All Materials Provided Free of Change. Artist Antonia A. Perez Will Be Teaching a Weekly Class in Drawing and Watercolor Painting for Seniors in the Community. Each Session Students Will Make One or More Drawings or Paintings. Learn How to Use a Variety of Drawing Materials and Watercolor Painting. The Program Will Culminate in an Exhibition of Work Selected by the Participants. REGISTRATION REQUIRED (Call 212-926-2147)
Hamilton Grange Library50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Made @NYPL presents Jewelry Making with TaLoveous
This hands on class will teach basic jewelry making techniques. From an assortment of materials you will create your own style of earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Discover how easy it is to design and make your own jewelry. No experience is necessary. All materials and tools are provided.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.I Need a Doctor: Health Info online
Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites. Space is limited, registration is required. Registration begins one week before the class (April 28th).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Island Writers
City Island Creative Writers Group begins its new season starting on Tuesday May 5th at 1:00 p.m. Please bring a pad, a pen, and most importantly, your imagination. Open to all. May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, and May 26th, at 1:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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
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