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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
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
5:30 p.m.Jewelry Making for Adults
Adults can create jewelry using various types of beads.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.Adult Craft
Come to the library and create a craft!
South Beach LibraryAdults
6 p.m.ESOL Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Tompkins Square Library - Spring 2015
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the spring: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 30 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6 p.m.ESOL Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Bronx Library Center - Spring 2015
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the spring: Daytime/evening/weekend classes are located in over 30 libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. You must attend an Information Session to register for classes. For more information check online at: www.nypl.org/english
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.Wearable Tech: Smartwatches & More
Learn all about wearing the future of technology. In this class you will be introduced to smartwatches such as the Apple Watch and Android smartwatches, health and fitness activity trackers such as the Fitbit and Nike Fuelband, Google Glasses and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Create a "Pitch" for Your Business That Turns Prospects Into Clients
When you are selling your services, you can’t afford to be scattered, unfocused, or inarticulate! You need to have a concise, engaging, targeted “pitch” ready to go that tells prospects 1) how you can help them and 2) what differentiates you from the competition. In this seminar, based on Hellmann Career Consulting’s book PEAK Presentations, you will learn how to create a compelling pitch for: A sales presentation Informational meeting A voice message Chance encounters or networking situat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
12 a.m.Adult Craft
Come to the library and join us for our craft! Pre-registration is required.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
9:30 a.m.eBay & More "Selling / Buying"
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay and other online auction sites.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms 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.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 difference is 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 with your creation. Cover letters will also be discussed. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searchin…
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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.Canceled
PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Computer Lab
Need help with the computer? we are here to answer all you basic computer questions.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Wednesday 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 assistance!
St. George Library CenterAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:30 a.m.Advanced Excel
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 a.m.Art for a Lifetime Workshop: “As I was Saying…” Storytelling & Writing for Voice
An exploration into memory, creative expression and storytelling through writing, tactile arts and performance. We will celebrate the culmination of this workshop with a group show. 8 sessions: Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm, April 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th. Finale Saturday June 13th 2-4pm. Part of the “Art for a Lifetime” series of workshops offered by the New York Public Library for adults over 55 years of age. This workshop has been created to be especially inclusive to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
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.Correo Electronico Avansado
Aprender como navigar traves el correo
Inwood Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
11 a.m.English for Speakers of Other Languages Level II
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level I
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11 a.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
11 a.m.Toddler/ Preschool Play Time
Playing with peers to encourage fine motor and social skills. For ages birth through five years.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
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 LibraryPre-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 noonSupervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Melrose 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.Networking with LinkedIn for Job/Career Success
We have all heard that networking is still one of the most powerful methods of connecting to career/job opportunities and will most likely stay that way forever. But most people don’t know how to effectively build and use network to increase their odds to connect to opportunities. Having a strong network is important for everyone whether you’re employed or in a job search. What is networking? Is networking really effective? What are some of today’s tools to support building a network…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
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. 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.Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m. Adult Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
1:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange - March 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
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