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Tue, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Art Studio
Draw manga, graffiti, or freestyle, or just sit down and color! It's your choice. All materials will be provided; you just bring your creativity!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Tween Tech Time
Hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various topics like gaming, research databases and more! For ages 5-12.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 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,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 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),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Tween Tech Time
Hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various topics like gaming, research databases and more! For ages 5-12.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 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)
Tue, June 28
@ 4 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
Tue, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
STEM Challenge
June 7th: Marble Run Challenge June 21: Shape Strengths June 28: Make a Phenakistoscope
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use th…
Fort Washington LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 28
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles! : A Medieval Building Series
Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s time, t…
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 28
@ 5 p.m.
Spades Night for Adults
We will be playing the competitive card game, Spades.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and get the additional time you need.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 5 p.m.
Walk In Tech Help
Every Tuesday 5:00pm to 6:30pm 3rd Floor Join us every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm to have your tech questions answered. Bring your Device and Library Card and Pin Number. Sessions are first come first serve. Get help with: Downloading eBooks Tablet/Smart Phone Troubleshooting Navigating the new NYPL Website (requesting materials online, using databases) Setting up an Email account and other basics (internet searching, Microsoft Office fundamentals) Laptops are available at the ci…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 5:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Tue, June 28
@ 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
Tue, June 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
The Handwriting's On the Wall
Whether you are in a relationship, just terminated one, or searching for your soulmate, graphology, the scientific study of handwriting will help you illuminate and eliminate misconceptions and bring more harmony to your life. Through this highly interactive, insightful and fun program, you will gain a deeper understanding of yourself and others. The program includes on-the-spot personality profiles of volunteers in the hot seat.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
iMovie Effects: Green Screening and More
Learn how to set up a green screen video shoot and create composite scenes with iMovie. This class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for BEGINNER ENGLISH SPEAKERS: Schwarzman Building - June 2016
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! These classes are for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test in the next 6-9 months. This program is for BEGINNER level speakers of English. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. A new topic each week! Just come to the classes you need! TOPICS in JUNE: June 7: The 3 Branches of Government - Judicial June 14: Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens June 28: United States Symbols, Holidays and C…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
Falun Dafa
Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise; eliminate stress and enjoy a peace of mind! This 8-week session meets every Tuesday from 6-7pm; bring yourself and a friend!
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 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
Tue, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
Bike New York
A free 1.5-hour classroom presentation covering the many benefits of bike commuting and some tips so you can make your commute safer, more comfortable, and more efficient. Riders of all abilities welcome.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL Spring 2016 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL Spring 2016 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, June 28
@ 7 p.m.
New York Writers Workshop presents: From the Page to the Stage with Lisa Kirchner
New York Writers Workshop presents: From the Page to the Stage with Lisa Kirchner Learn how to transform your writing for oral presentations. Whether you've got a speech to give, a case to make or want to tell your stories to live audiences, this class will help you understand the differences between the written and spoken word. You'll come away with tips and tricks for making your story memorable. Lisa Kirchner is the author of the critically-acclaimed Hello American Lady Creature: What I…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
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.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
Resume 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 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wed, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
PC Basics
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Wed, June 29
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Block Buddies
Playing with blocks helps babies and toddlers master developing motor skills, encourages early problem solving, and even introduces fundamental concepts like colors, shapes, balance, and pattern recognition. Bring your babies and toddlers to explore an array of building blocks in the Early Learning carpet area. Please note this is free, quiet play time and not a structured program. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is intended for children ages 6 & under. Wednesdays…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's Room
NYC Parks Recreation Center Hunt's Point
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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
Wed, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save your resume.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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
Wed, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Meditation
Meditation is an ancient practice that is found in just about every culture the world over. There are numerous scientific studies and magazine articles that tout the many benefits of practicing meditation. These include raising I. Q., lowering blood pressure, pain management, and a general sense of well being to name a few. Join us every Wednesday morning 10:30 A.M. @ Tremont Library in Meditation. We'll learn and practice some basics such as posture and breathing techniques to get you star…
Tremont Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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
Wed, June 29
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint "Enhancement, Animation & Transitions"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
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