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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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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
10 a.m.Resume, Cover letter 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
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.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.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 will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.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.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
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.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.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 will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.Google Drive “Docs”
Learn to create a Document with this Microsoft Word equivalent.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Navigating NYC 311 Website
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10:30 a.m.Understanding Your Social Security Benefits
Learn from a Social Security Administration (SSA) staff member about useful services, knowledge and tools provided by the SSA throughout your work life, if one becomes disabled, at retirement, and for survivors after the death of a family member. Take one simple step right now to make the most of your participation in the upcoming Social Security Workshop. Register today for your personal “My” Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Bernard Rosen is the Public Affairs Spe…
Allerton LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Can't remember how to use your e-mail? Do you have specific questions about a program or website? Forgot how to get the paper to print sideways? Stuck in the middle of the Web? This is the class for you! Brush up on the basic computer skills. Preregistration is required and begins one week before event.
New Dorp 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
11 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.NYPL Tech Connect: Computer Basics (Spanish )
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. La clase sera conducida en Espanol
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Toddler/ Preschool Play TimeWestchester Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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
11:30 a.m.Supervised 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11:30 a.m.Arts & Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
12 noonEmail for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 nooneNYPL: 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
12 noonAssisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonOne-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Writing a Winning Resume that Brands & Markets YOU : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
Whether you are actively searching for a job, just thinking about a new job or career or you want to be prepared, invest in yourself and attend our resume writing workshop to help make your resume a winning one that brands you to your target career/job. The true 5 purposes of your resume. Understanding branding & marketing in your resume. Putting Jane Doe’s before resume to the test. What really happens with your resume when applying to online job postings? Tips on getting your…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
12:30 p.m.eLibrary 101
Need help getting started with your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader device? Drop in and learn how to download free e-books, e-audiobooks, digital music and video onto your smartphone or tablet. Please remember to: Bring your tablet or smartphone. Bring your device's USB cord. Bring your valid library card and pin #. Know all passwords for your device and App Store. Have an active Google account for Android devices, an active Apple ID for iOS devices, and an active Amazon account f…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepare and qualify for a well- paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need. Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you. Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Kusudama Origami for Adults
Did you see the amazing flower ball display at our circulation desk? Would you like to try and create your own amazing origami? Join us as we learn more about this Japanese traditional art form! All materials will be provided.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
1 p.m. Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
1 p.m.Online Banking for the 50+
Thinking about trying online banking? Try this class first. Learn how to check your balance, view account details, pay a bill and more online! You will also learn about some of the latest banking technologies like depositing checks using your smartphone. Computer basics, Internet for beginners, e-mail for beginners.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
1:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange - September 2015
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
2 p.m.French Class
Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your Resume or handy for travelling. It will make you smart, more decisive and even better at English. French is the perfect way to practice and improve your language skills. In this class you will learn, French vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, you will learn to make sentences and also speak the language.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Supervised 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2:30 p.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Inexpensive Ways to be Healthy
Times are tough, money is tight, but that doesn't mean you need to give up your healthy lifestyle. Learn inexpensive ways to be healthy. We'll discuss how one can be healthy and save money at the same time. Dr. Adrian Miranda is a board certified Orthopedic specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Ithaca College. Dr. Adrian Miranda is a professor at TOURO College in the orthopedic physical therapy residency program. In add…
Wakefield LibraryAdults
3 p.m.T(w)een Zone: Tech Time
Come on in and use a computer for homework, games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 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.Cree su propia página web: Parte 2 - Create your own website (Spanish)
Cree su propio sitio web utilizando Google Sites. Aprende a usar plantillas para crear un sitio o crear un sitio desde cero.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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