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Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 92 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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Monday, March 30, 2015
4 p.m.Study Zone
Looking for a quiet space to do your homework, study zone is the place for you! Join other teens looking for quiet time to work on their homework and other school related projects.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Arts and Crafts
Weekly arts and crafts projects for school age kids!!!
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Minecraft Circuits in Real Life
Learn basic electronics through the language of Minecraft. Take the concepts of Minecraft and apply them to real life using basic electronic components and breadboarding. For ages 5-12 years.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Creative Art
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 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.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
4:30 p.m.Quilting with a Purpose
Join us to meet our goal of making 10 quilts and change a child's life. Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference! Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk. All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter No experience required.... just an open heart ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED RSVP or Queries: SewWeCareNY@gmail.com
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
4:30 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!
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.Homework Help
Need extra help with your Math or Science homework? Sit in with our volunteer tutor and work out those head scratching questions. For children in grades K-7. Please register for a session.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Homework Help
Join us every Monday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.Meditation at the Library
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
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
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
1 a.m.STAY WELL EXERCISE CLASS 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
9 a.m.iPad Basics "Understanding Apps"
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
10 a.m.OPEN LAB TUESDAYS
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!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople
10 a.m.Touch Typing
Introduction to a "New" tutorial called "Touch Typing." Here you will let your fingers do the touching and follow the screen to help you type at your own speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 "Animations and Transitions"
This advanced class will focus on the tools on the Animation and Transition ribbons to make dynamic presentations.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Learn how the Department of Consumer Affairs can help your business
Learn how the Department of Consumer Affairs can help you business. A Q & A session will follow the presentation by a representative from the department. This event is sponsored by the Bronx Women's Business Resource Center and the US Small Business Administration.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
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,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Computer Q & A: Internet, Microsoft Word and keyboard instruction.
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use the Internet and sharpen your computer skills through computer use. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and friends?" "How can I copy and paste text and pictures?" "How can I sign in to use a computer at the library with my library card?" This program is given in the library every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. Also in addtion to this time, we have added Mondays from 1:00 p.m.…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Tech Help @ The Van Cortlandt LibraryVan Cortlandt LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Protecting Your Privacy & Security
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
Muhlenberg Library 3rd Floor Community Room Tuesdays & Fridays 10:30am – 3:30pm February 3 – April 14 FIRST COME FIRST SERVED See the attached flyer (PDF) for more details. aarp.pdf The Internal Revenue Service sponsors the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling fo…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.NYPL.ORG 101
NYPL.ORG 101 Introduction to New York Public Library’s Website This class provides a brief introduction to Library’s website. Learn how to manage your account, place holds, create reading list, search databases and more. In addition, learn about what programs and services that is to be found throughout all locations of the New York Public Library.
Melrose Library
Array
Adults
10:30 a.m.Weaving Circle
Join us for a weaving circle every Tuesday morning. Materials and looms are provided.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by 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.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Clase de Computacion Basica
Aprenda habilidades basicas de la computadora
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Clase de Technologia
Necesitas ayuda con la computadora? estamos aqui para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION
Free Income Tax Preparation. Tax Counseling for Seniors and Individuals with Income under $50,000. Administered through the VITA/TCE Foundation. *ELECTRONIC FILING ONLY* Bring with you: 1. Copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W2 form-Wage & Earnings State from employer. 3. 1099 G Form-Interest, Dividends, SSA, RRB-1 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service of NY State Sept. of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Photo ID & proo…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: This is Pinterest!
It is Social Media Madness in March at Ottendorfer! Learn how to create an account and manage media content on your pinboard! No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Aprender a Escribir y Utilizar un Raton
Aprenda a usar el teclado y como manijar el raton.
Inwood Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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