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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, June 1, 2015
6:15 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
6:30 p.m.Warm Your Heart Project: Knitting and Crochet Meet Up
Get involved with the Warm Your Heart Project, which creates scarves for the homeless and underserved of New York City. The goal is to have 500 scarves to distribute to the needy by October 2015. Help us reach this goal! Not a knitter or crocheter? No problem! It’s easy to pick up, and there are other knitters and crocheters willing to instruct you at the meet-up. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, please feel free to bring some al…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped!: Retouching Photos
Learn how to retouch photos and add interesting effects using the image editing program Adobe Photoshop CS6. This is a project-based class that assumes some previous experience with Photoshop. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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.One on One
Assistance with browsing the internet, email, downloading files, printing, making computer appointments, using copy machine, and searching materials.
Wakefield LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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. Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la mañana t en la tarde. Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs? Need to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Tuesday, June 2nd, 9th, 16th ,23rd & 30th @ 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday, June 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th @ 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
10:15 a.m.Open Computer lab
The Computer lab is open for public use
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
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 abilidades basicas de computacion
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Clase de Technologia
Necesitas ayuda con la computadora? estamos aqui para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Boys Town
Parenting can be TOUGH ! Boys Town Common Sense Parenting classes are here to help! If you have a child, chances are you've had your fair share of challenging days. Parents are invited to join in our fun and interactive classes. CSP classes run for 6 consecutive weeks. Parents who attend all 6 classes will receive a certificate for of completion. Class size is limited.
Baychester LibraryAdults
10:30 a.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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 LibraryAdults
11 a.m.K&K's Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Conversational Sign Language Workshop
Conversational signing is also known as "Signed English" and differs from American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity. This workshop consists of six (6) sessions and is designed to be a fun and relaxed way of learning of basic coversational signs that can be tailored to the interests of the group and used in everyday communication. Please Note: This workshop is limited to 8 participants. Please sign up at the Riverside Information Desk or call (212) 870-1810
Riverside LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass sometime, watch some TV, 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
11 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
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. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Ongoing
MS Excel 2010: Freezing & Splitting Windows plus Workbook Views
This class is designed to teach you how to manage worksheets and workbooks using commands like freezing panes, splitting windows, and customizing your workbook appearance.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
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.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square Library - June 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 English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
11:15 a.m. Exercise, Stay Well for seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults
12 noonMoney Matters: 預算 (Mandarin)
BUDGETING: 預算 預算講座將教您設定理財目標和制定實現理財目標的計劃。您將會學習如何制定預算和記錄收入及支出。另外,您還將瞭解區分需求與慾望有多重要,以協助您分清主次和限制支出。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
12 noonAdult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.Arts For a Lifetime 2015
No Experience Necessary. All Materials Provided Free of Change. Artist Antonia A. Perez Will Be Teaching a Weekly Class in Drawing and Watercolor Painting for Seniors in the Community. Each Session Students Will Make One or More Drawings or Paintings. Learn How to Use a Variety of Drawing Materials and Watercolor Painting. The Program Will Culminate in an Exhibition of Work Selected by the Participants. REGISTRATION REQUIRED (Call 212-926-2147)
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.STAY WELL 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 More Info Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults
New Dorp 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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person starting one week before the class (May 26th).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Creative Sculpture Workshop: A Journey of Discovery with 3-D Cardboard Constructions, led by artist Beth Bailis
This class, presented in partnership with Sculptors Alliance Inc., is for people who wish to explore creating 3D constructions in cardboard, a free and ubiquitous material. You can create an exciting, dynamic artwork by cutting and bending cardboard, adhering and intertwining it with other materials for texture and interest, and adding paint. You will explore the relationships of color and form, while finding your own personal expression. The sky (or the ceiling) is the limit! Students will be…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
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
2 p.m.StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise session designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Money Matters: 預算 (Cantonese)
BUDGETING: 預算 預算講座將教您設定理財目標和制定實現理財目標的計劃。您將會學習如何制定預算和記錄收入及支出。另外,您還將瞭解區分需求與慾望有多重要,以協助您分清主次和限制支出。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
2 p.m.Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Falun Dafa is an ancient Chinese practice to enhance body, mind and spirit. It has superb health benefits, relieves stress and anxiety, and promotes both mental and spiritual well-being. Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind.
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Ongoing
MS Excel 2010: Freezing & Splitting Windows plus Workbook Views Open Lab
Do you need help freezing panes, splitting worksheet views, ranaming worksheet tabs or simply managing your workbook. Come to this open lab and get all your Excel 2010 questions answered.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children. (Ages 5 -12)
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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