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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
4 p.m.Ongoing
Learn to play the Guitar.
Beginners Guitar lessons and instruction @ the Library. You must bring your own guitar. All teens welcome!!!!
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Tween Crafts: Toothpick Painting
Use toothpicks instead of a paintbrush to create a unique masterpiece! Ages 8-12. Materials provided, pre-registration required.
St. George Library CenterChildren
4 p.m.Urban Art Workshop
Find out how you can incorporate graffiti lettering and street styles into your artwork and graphic novels! Build a story and illustrate it with hip colors and letters. Presented by David Alicea. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Yorkville LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Make @NYPL: How to Talk to a Robot
In the first half of this program, you will work in pairs to learn basic robot programming. Once you’ve got the basics down, test your knowledge by programming your robot to make it through a series of mazes that are complete with robot swallowing holes! For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.World Beat and Percussion
It's time to get LOUD in the library. Sync the beat with your friends or create your own rhythm on drums, rattles, and more. Create your own lyrics while rocking out with your friends. Presented by Dale Gordon. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Magic Tricks and the History of Deception
Experience a jaw-dropping magic show, then learn how it's done. You'll be amazed not only at the magic, but also the science behind it! Presented by Bob Friedhoffer. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Webster LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Make Your Own Holiday Ornament
No matter what you celebrate or how you like to decorate, can help make it happen! Make beads, baubles, and more. All materials will be provided. Presented by Susan Hale. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Night Creature
Are you ready to meet things that go bump in the night? Bats, sloths, owls, and more move around in the dark, but this is your chance to see them in the daylight! Join Rob Mies for this fun and educational program. Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.T(w)een Headquarters
Come hang out, explore, learn, use technology, make music, take apart items, use iPads, computers, the Wi and more! We will be exploring the intersection of fun and learning, while looking into the various technologies that surround us daily. All of this takes place at T(w)een Headquarters here at Yorkville Public Library. Agers 9 - 18 are welcome to take part in this program!
Yorkville LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
4 p.m.Origami Club
Paper folding fun for ages 7 and older.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomAdults,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
4 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!
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
4 p.m.Kids' Crafts
Seasonal crafts in the Children's Room for children of all ages.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
4 p.m.Hedgehog Books
Recycle old books into something more crafty... Join us as we transform old books into hedgehog books!!!
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Keeping Job: Understanding Workplace Conduct & Conflict Resolution
This extensive workshop intends to teach participants about: -Employers expectations -Professional vs. Unprofessional behavior -Dress Code: personal appearance & personal hygiene -Dealing with personal and confidential information in the workplace -Performance management and progressive discipline -Conflict resolution: dealing with conflict in the workplace
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
4:30 p.m.Resume Building Workshop
Applying for a new job? Want to learn how to create a resume? Need someone to revise your current resume? Come to the Resume Building Workshop and let us give you a step by step guide on how to create a resume. Date: Wednesday December 3rd 2014 Time: 4:30 p.m. Hamilton Grange Library, 3rd Floor
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6:30 p.m.Tablet Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer. With all the tablets out there it is hard to figure out which one you should get. Learn how to determine which tablet is the best fit for you.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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,
10 a.m.Adult keyboarding
Come and learn how to improve your keyboarding skills. By using a keyboarding tutorial you can learn how to use the keyboard keys to gain speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 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 directories.
Soundview LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Windows 8 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 8
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
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! Note: Library Closed on Christmas (Thursday December 25, 2014 )
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime and watch some vidoes 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
10:30 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 a.m.Mouse and Keyboarding Basics
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your keyboarding skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
11 a.m.Open Computer 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! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Need Help with Computers? || 電腦問題,需要幫助?
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
11 a.m.Microsoft Powperpoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
11 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.Learn about cell phone plans and how the whole process of buying a cell phone works.
Inwood Library, ClassroomsAdults,
11 a.m. Mommy and Me ZumbaHamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomAdults,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
11 a.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults,
11 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.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
11:30 a.m.Roosevelt Island Knitting and Crochet Group
Bring your current project, your questions, your needles, and your yarn to the Knitters' Table every Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are all welcome!
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
11:30 a.m.The 5 W's of Clutter: From How and Why to Clarify
The program will explore the roots of clutter accumulation and target strategies to avoid long-term clutter. Program would include a visualizing exercise, followed by an overview of helpful tips that would then be applied to participants needs. Program is hands-on, providing participants with a strategy for their future. Presenter Daphne is an organizational strategist, helping individuals create balanced spaces, peaceful and organized environments as well as customized organizing solutions…
George Bruce LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with staff for an individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open/use a new e-mail account, save/attach documents, copy/paste, create/edit MS Word documents, create a Power Point presentation, use the Internet, HomeWork Help, NYPL resources, download NYPL e-books, etc. In person pre registration required Audience: Adults, 50+, Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years), and Children (School Age)
Edenwald LibraryAdults
12 noonToddler Play Time
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddler to meet other toddlers in the neighborhood for an afternoon of fun. Educational toys will be provided. For ages 18 to 36 months old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
12 noon Computer Basics - Open Lab
Learnabout the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminlology. An overview of operating systems and popular software applications.
Jerome 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 Library, Main FloorAdults,
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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