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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
11:30 a.m.Senior Fitness Class
Light exercise, stretching, and. other elements of creating a healthy lifestyle.
Morningside HeightsAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m. Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject drectories.
George Bruce LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow search results and find the best information online. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonIntroduction to Facebook / Introduccion a Facebook
Do you have a Facebook account? Need help using your own? Join Us! Learn how to create an account and if you already have one, learn how to use it. Topics include: Sending and Recieving mesages, Understanding the term "wall", and Accepting/Requesting friends. Tienes un cuenta de Facebook? Nevesitas ayuda usando el de usted? Aprende como crear una cuenta, y si ya tienes uno, aprende usar lo. Temas incluyen: Mandando y Recibiendo mensajes, Entendiendo la frase "Pared", y Agregando amistades.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Do you need to work on a project on a computer and need some help? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonIt'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 & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 26th 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 below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonMicrosoft Word for Beginners, Part 02
This is a continuation from Part 01. This workshop we will teach you to: Creating and Typing a Document. Undoing Mistakes. Saving a Document. Highlighting Text. Cut, Copy & Paste. Spell-checking and the Thesaurus.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
12 noonColoring for Adults
Tuesdays at Noon. Its not just for kids anymore, relive your carefree childhood days, and enjoy the relaxing exercise of coloring . We provide a variety of black and white illustrations to choose from and the crayons and colored pencils needed to transform itbinto a vibrant artwork. Bring your imagination and enjoy.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
12 noonComputer Class en Español
Need help using a computer? Come and learn how to better use the computer, and get one on one help and more.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonOpen 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from 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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines. Space is limited; registration is required. Registration begins one week before the class (February 2nd).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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)
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