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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
4:30 p.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.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Krafty Kids Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:45 p.m.open computer lab
The computer Training lab is open to the public
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
5 p.m.The Woodlawn Scrapbookers Club
Do you want to preserve to preserve your personal and family history in the form of a scrapbook? Come and learn at the Woodlawn Library. This class will teach you the basics of creating a 12x12 layout. Please bring either two 4x6 photos or one 5x7 photo. Please register at the Information Desk.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
5 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
5 p.m.Meditation for Optimum Well Being
People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. It is recognized how meditation can help the body, mind and spirit. Incorporating meditation into one’s life hasmany positive effects. Join Dr. Frank Pawlowski who has been meditating regularly for over 30 years and offering these inspiring programs. Learn a simple meditation technique that can help you in all aspects of your life.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
5:15 p.m.eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with eBooks? Bring your laptop, eReader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Get assistance loading electronic library books on your Kindle, create your free Adobe ID, learn about 3M Cloud Library, and so much more. Make sure you bring your library card and any necessary access passwords for your devices so we can help you as quickly as possible. Print a pdf of the September / October eBook Help Hour schedule.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:30 p.m.Windows 8.1 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 8.1.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:45 p.m. Free Health and Wellness
Free yoga for all levels. 5:45-6:45 in our community room
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults
6 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
6 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library-October 2014
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6 p.m.Meditation at the Library
Meditation @ the Library! Every Tuesday 6PM-7PM Harlem Branch Library 9 West 124 Street New York NY 10027 (Bet Lenox and 5th Ave) 212-348-5620 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…
Harlem LibraryAdults
6 p.m.ESOL Session Fall 2014 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.ESOL Session Fall 2014 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level I
Learn basic Mandarin Chinese! No prior experience with the Chinese language required. Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. First session: Introduction and orientation to the Mango Languages program. In the following sessions the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciation is emphasized. 10 Tuesdays, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Apps on Tablets
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
7 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10 a.m.Resume Writing and Job Search Workshop
This workshop is designed to assist the job seeker to create a brand new resume for the first time or for those who wish to update their resumes. Learn what the differenceis between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use and how to format. It is highly recommednded to bring a flash drive to save your work when you're done in your creation. Cover letters will also be worked on. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searching…
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m. Correo Electronico Avanzado
En esta clase vamos aprender a como guardar informacion en los contactos y muchas cosas mas.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
10:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Windows 8 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 8. You may bring your Windows 8 computer with with you.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Internet para Principiantes
Una introducción a la Internet, incluyendo como conectarse, el uso de un navegador web y navegar por las páginas web.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2010
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.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.MS Powerpoint 2010 For Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2003. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Preschool/ Toddler PlaytimeWestchester Square LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.eNYPL: Downloading with Confidence
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Contact Seward Park Library Staff at 212-477-6770 to book your one to one session
Seward Park LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Google Series: Google+
Learn about the online social networking system Google Plus.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
11 a.m.Open Lab West Farms LibraryAdults
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
11:30 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange- October 2014
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11:30 a.m.PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Come and Enjoy! Our Storytime features stories & crafts as well as songs and movement.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
12 noon Photoshop for Beginners
A two-hour crash course in the basics of using Photoshop. Topics covered include layers, fixing blemishes, combining images, and exporting images for a variety of uses.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
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.
Melrose LibraryAdults
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