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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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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, July 30, 2015
2:30 p.m.Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for Teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps, and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Arts and Crafts for Kids and Teens
Join us for arts and crafts activities in Teen Space. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
3 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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Explore the internet, research, and receive extra time on the laptop to complete your hw/project.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Homework Tech Zone
Need a computer for just doing your homework? Sign-up and use one of our specially designated desktops and get the work done!
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come , first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech
Learn how to make simple video games in this awesome Teen Tech event!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.1-on-1 Tech Assistance
Did you just get a computer at home and you need help with getting started? Have you been using your computer at home, and you have a question about a task or function? Did you just get an I-Pad, Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader device, and need assistance with downloading library electronic materials? Sign-up for our one-on-one tech sessions at the West New Brighton Library! Call the West New Brighton Library and make an appointment to sit down with a tech savvy staff member who will assist…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Canceled
Super Cool Stories & Art
Stories and art projects for our older kids, ages 5-10. Projects may be messy; smocks recommended. Children younger than 5 will NOT be admitted.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Recycling Art
Create recycled art with materials that have been thrown away or ‘forgotten.’ Presented by Vickie Fremont. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Clason's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.An Introduction to Unified English Braille
Please join us for an informative, interactive workshop that will acquaint you with upcoming changes to the English Braille code. The Unified English Braille (UEB) code will replace Grade II Literary Braille as the official Braille code in the United States in January 2016. This workshop will cover the following topics: · What is the Braille Authority of North America (BANA), and why is UED the new standard? · How is UEB similar to Grade II Literary Braille, and how hard will it be to learn?…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
4 p.m.Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 8 to 12. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Arts & Crafts
Weekly arts and crafts!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group (TAG Meeting)
The Teen Advisory Group or, TAG Meeting, is a chance for teens to come in and talk about some of the programming they would like to see held within the library. For Ages 10-16
Port Richmond Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.Kid Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5:30 p.m.Summer Writing at the Library
The mid day heat is over. A gentle, friendly breeze passes through the library garden. It is that quiet hour at the end of a summer day. It is your time to unlock the treasure chest of personal creativity as you join other adventurers for Summer Writing at the Library. You will learn how to develop a story from a single word; how to craft an idea into an opinion piece for publication; how to use your experience or observation to weave stories that celebrate the joys and sorrows of life'…
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults
6 p.m.Business Legal Structures
This free seminar is designed to inform attendees about various business structures and to help them determine which type of entity is most suitable for their emerging or existing businesses. The seminar will benefit established businesses, those getting started and individuals anticipating going into business. Presented by the IRS. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.Chess Club
Join us for the Chess Club for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level at Countee Cullen Library. Challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Chess activities are for all ages.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
6:15 p.m.Photo Editing for Beginners with PIXLR
This class will explore the editing of photos using PIXLR. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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
8:45 p.m.Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, July 31, 2015
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the web!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
10 a.m.Downloading NYPL Ebooks to your Ereader
Need help learning how to download free eBooks from the library to your iPad, Kindle, Nook or tablet? You can now book appointments on Fridays between 10am-4:00pm and get one on one help from a staff member. Book your appointment at the service desk in person or over the phone. Our number is 212-679-2645. Please bring your device. You will need a library card and pin number to access your account (please see staff to set this up before your visit).
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 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. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Downloading NYPL Ebooks to your Ereader
Need help learning how to download free eBooks from the library to your iPad, Kindle, Nook or tablet? You can now book appointments on Fridays between 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and get one on one help from a staff member. Book your appointment at the service desk, in person or over the phone. Our number is 212-679-2645. Please bring your device. You will need a library card and pin number to access your account (please see staff to set this up before your visit). Still need assistance but cant make it…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
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