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Saturday, March 7, 2015
3 p.m.A Cultural History of French Film, 1895-1945: A Five Session Course
France is considered the birthplace of cinema and has always been at the center of developments in the medium. This class explores the rich history of French film from its origins in late nineteenth century until the end of the Second World War in terms of larger issues in French culture, society, aesthetics, and politics. We will examine the following celebrated periods in French film style: Early Silent Cinema, the Avant-Garde, Surrealism, Poetic Realism, and filmmaking under the German occupa…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
3 p.m.Medicare Info Session
Drop by this informative workshop to explore your Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and Part D Coverage choices. Allan Katz is the owner of Comprehensive Wealth Management Group, LLC, Allan is very involved in the local community, both on a professional and personal level. Allan is a member of the New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, where he does extensive work with the Pro Bono program, the FPA's Mentoring Program and MoneyWorks Program.
City Island LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Marcel Proust's Swann's Way: A Six Session Course
Proust: Swann’s Way We read Swann's Way, the first of Proust's seven-novel masterpiece In Search of Lost Time. Here we encounter first thoughts about consciousness, who-am-I?, time and memory, waking and sleeping, taste and smell, love as jealousy. Later books reveal the changing kaleidoscope of political, social and philosophical contexts. We come to realize just how much Proust is a portal to the external and internal universes. And always, we laugh at the comic and the absurd. In each s…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
3 p.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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Love Poetry: Writing Workshop
Join us for a 5-week poetry writing workshop with John Maney. During the first four sessions we'll look at each kind of love and how it appears in poetry/literature, examining what makes an effective love poem. We'll then spend some time writing about each form in our own lives, or as we imagine it. Participants will then get a chance to read what they've written during the workshop, followed by positive comments. The workshop series will end with a fifth session where participants can read some…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
4 p.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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Sunday, March 8, 2015
3:30 p.m.Searching Beyond Google: Digital Public Library of America
Visit dp.la to search over 8 million items from libraries, archives and museums. View maps, exhibitions, timelines and more! The Digital Public Library of America even has apps.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Monday, March 9, 2015
2 a.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with outher knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks while working on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
9:30 a.m.iOS Basics for the 50+
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad and iPhone. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics. All iPads and iPhones running iOS 7 and up are welcome. iPhone 6 Plus too!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. Prerequisite: MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Advanced "Pivot Tables"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting, pivot tables, and conditional formatting.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.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. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too. NOTE: Monday computer classes now begin at 10 am, not 11 am.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Computación Básica - Basic Computer Class (Spanish)
Aprenda los diferentes componentes de una computadora, la terminología básica, así como una introducción al Sistema Operativo y varios aplicaciones de software populares.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.It’s Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
It’s Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund! The New York Public 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 and basic computer skills. Bring all necessary documentation and information Sites are open January 26th through April 15th. For more information go to http://www.nypl.org/taxhelp or call 311 and ask…
Melrose LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need more than forty-five minutes on the computer? Then come down to West Farms Library and receive not only an additional computer appointment but one for an hour and a half! *First come first serve.
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, First FloorAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, First FloorAdults
10 a.m.Ongoing
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi @ the Riverdale Library, Intermediate Class
This is an intermediate tai chi class and it is particularly suited for those who have completed eight weeks of the Beginner Tai Chi class at the Riverdale Branch or if you’ve taken beginner tai chi classes elsewhere in the past. This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
10:15 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!
Eastchester 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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2011
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc. Please note: Bring a flash drive with an MP3 or WMA audio file, and an MP4 or MOV video file if you wish to practice embedding media.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Behind the Blogs
Are you curious about the blogosphere? Want to know about the best NYPL has to offer? At each session we'll explore a different NYPL blog channel and learn how to connect with its featured programs and materials.
Battery Park City LibraryAdults
11 a.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
11 a.m.Tech Help
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+,
Adults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level I
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages Level II
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Baby Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.eReader Basics: Differences and Settings
Learn the differences and settings for eReaders such as the Kindle Fire, Ipad and Nook Tablet. This class will focus only on the eReader portion of the devices.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Adult Tech Lab
For one hour, you can practice your skills from a previous class or learn how to use the mouse and keyboard if you are new to computers. Feel free to ask brief questions! Free computer time for the duration of the program!
67th Street LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, fun Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:15 a.m.Knit-and-Crochet Along
Are you interested in knitting or crochet, and hope to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. Join us as we test and explore these new patterns! Please Bring With You: - Any Knitting and Crochet Supplies, including hooks, and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Learn to Knit with Yvette
In this beginners knitting class you will learn how to cast-on, knit, purl and bind off. No experience necessary. Knitters with some experience are also welcome. Participants should bring the following supplies to the workshop: Size 7 or 8 knitting needles Worsted weight yarn or # 4 Red Heart Super Saver. Yarn should be smooth and light in color. Presented by Yvette Jackson
115th Street LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Skype y video chat.
Aprenda todo sobre Skype y video chat.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
12 noonAdult Open Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need help opening a document from a USB? Dont know how to send and email? We can help. Have yo ur questions answered and become computer savy.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12 noonComputer Basics
In this session you will learn the components of a computer and how to utilize them.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12 noon1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
12 noonMicrosoft Word Basics
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word. In this class you’ll learn how to create and save a document, undo mistakes, format text, keyboarding skills, using cut, copy, paste, and spell check.
96th Street LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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