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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
1 p.m.Write, Write, Write!
Learn to write poetry, memoir and prose with Ellen Aug Lytle. She will be having a series of free workshops at the St. George Library Center. There will also be a reading featuring the work of students attending the workshop. Workshops will place on the following Wednesdays from 1 pm to 3 pm: April: 29 May: 6, 13, 20, 27 June: *3, 10, 17 *The reading will take will take place on June 3rd, during the workshop. The workshop will end at 4:00 pm that day. This event was funded in part by Po…
St. George Library CenterAdults
1 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
1:15 p.m.Canceled
Investing In Stocks: The Basics
Introduces basic investment terms and concepts such as risk and reward, IPO’s, p/e ratios, and relative p/e ratios. Ways to approach the investment decision and alternative stock investments such as mutual funds and ETF’s are discussed. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
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
2 p.m.Are you "fluent" in LinkedIn?
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. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.Open Lab: Free 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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Tablet Group
Learn how to borrow and download library e-books, discuss your favorite apps and ask questions about how to use tablets in your day to day life. Every Thursday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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
2:30 p.m.Homework Help
Pull out your books and let's get our homework done!!! (Ages 5-11).
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.T.A.G.
Teen Advisory Group
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Arts and Crafts
Children develop their creativity through working on the craft project of the day. (Ages 8-12. Ages 6 adn 7 are welcomed with adults)
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.Tween Laptop Lounge
Children ages 9-12 are invited to participate in games, activities, and more especially for tweens.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Ivan Velez and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Does your child need a little help with his or her homework? Don't understand what your child is learning? You can sign them up for this program. We will help them with that day's homework. For children in grades 1-7 Pre-registeration is required. Maximium limit of 15 children . Call or visit the Information Desk. NOTE: This is not tutoring!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Arts & Crafts for Kids
Explore your creative side and come get crafty at the library! Each program session has a different craft theme. All materials will be provided.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Arts and Crafts
Create fun projects using a variety of materials and skills. For children ages 5 to 11.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
4 p.m.Etch Your Own
Create and take home your own beautiful one of a kind glass piece using stencils and various techniques. We'll demonstrate how to get the look of etched glass without the hassle of etching cream. All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Jailin Acevedo.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Origami Club
Paper folding fun for ages 7 and older.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
4 p.m.Go Green: Found Art
Recycle old favorites into new pieces! Create a bracelet, necklace, or other accessories out of everyday objects. Break it down to bring your fashion to the next level. All materials will be provided. Presented by Pamela Isaac. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Maker Kids
Use provided materials to create your own special craft.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Crochet
Do you like to crochet or will you like to learn? Then come down to West Farms Library today! *Participants must bring their own supplies.
West Farms LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Kids' Crafts
Seasonal crafts in the Children's Room for children of all ages.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Teen Tech TimeVan Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Poetry Jam!
Write and read your poetry among your peers.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various tech related topics like blogging, social media, games, research databases, electronic resources, job search, and more! For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Japanese Marbling Art (Suminagashi)
Come out and experience an art style from another part of the world!!! Suminagashi is a term in Japanese that means floating ink. See what kind of Suminagashi art you can create! *This is a free program and all materials will be provided*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Creative Crafts
Get your creativity going! Join us each week to complete a great new seasonal craft project to take home.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Book Lounge
Can't we all just get Read along? Yes we can!!! This is a no holds bar read. We are reading any and everything.(within our limits of course) You'll also be notified on whats new and trending as far as reading material goes.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Brain Teasers & Study Hour
Complete different brainy puzzles and have a quiet space to complete homework!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen/Tween Tech TimeVan Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Game On!
Wii - Got the gaming moves? Challenge your friends in a video game. Smash Bros., MarioKart, Just Dance 2015. Ages 12-18
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.MS Word 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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
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.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)
5 p.m.Jewelry Making for Adults
This class meets the last Wednesday of each month at 5:00 pm. Make earrings, bracelets, rings or necklaces. This month we will be working on slave bracelets. The photos above are examples only and not exactly what we will make.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
5:30 p.m.Money Matters: Sistema Bancario
Taller: Sistema Bancario El sistema bancario es complejo, pero es importante entender cómo funciona para alcanzar sus metas financieras. En este taller aprenderá la diferencia entre un banco y una unión de crédito y los beneficios que estos ofrecen. También aprenderá cómo abrir una cuenta, los productos y servicios que ofrecen las instituciones financieras, y la importancia de tener una relación con los representantes de estas instituciones. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acce…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
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