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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
10:30 a.m.Open Lab: Got Questions?!
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Want to learn social media or get your questions answered. Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Allerton LibraryAdults
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.8 Week Computer Course Morning
8 Week Computer Training Sessions Every Tuesdays 10:30 - 12:30 April 12 - May 31 2016 Computer Basics - April 12, 10:30am - 12:30 pm Mouse & Keyboard - April 19, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm Internet Basics - April 26, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm Internet Searching - May 3, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 pm Email Basics - May 10, – 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm Email Beyond the Basics - May 17, - 10:30 a.m. - 12:30…
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
10:30 a.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 assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Adult Computer Lounge
Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. *All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Open Lab / Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Conversational Sign Language
All interested must have registered for all (6) sessions : May 10, 17, 24, 31, and June 7, 14.
Riverside LibraryAdults
11 a.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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Computer Basics Class
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Come on down! We'll cover: Intro to computers Intro to email Intro to the internet Intro to Microsoft Office Protecting your privacy
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups May 2016 - Chatham Square
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 a.m.Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create, and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point). Tuesday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
11:30 a.m.Senior Fitness Class
Light exercise, stretching, and. other elements of creating a healthy lifestyle.
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Collage It!: A Collage Workshop
Photos, articles, papers, a nagging idea, memories, travel memorabilia, maps, other…. Learn to express yourself visually using collage. Learn elements of design. Learn how to use archival materials so that your artwork will look good and last. Besides learning basic skills, students will experience the creative process, how to make choices, prioritize, and organize their thoughts and materials. Each student will leave having created their own collage and the knowledge of how to continue this…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
12 noonAprenda Ingles Gratis: Usando Mango en la computadora
Aprenda cualquier idioma utilizando los recursos de la NYPL Mango Languages. En esta clase usted será capaz de aprender vocabulario, la pronunciación, la gramática y la cultura del langauge de su elección utilizando estrategias divertidas e interactivas. Se requiere una tarjeta de la biblioteca, y el número de pin para esta clase. Se requieren auriculares para esta clase
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
12 noonOpen 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,
50+,
Adults
12 noonAdult Tech 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!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
12 noonOpen 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!
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
12 noonAdult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
12 noon Open Lab: Technology Help Session
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 from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.Poetry and Prose Workshop Series
Learn to write poetry, memoir, and prose with Ellen Aug Lytle. She will be having a ten-session series of free workshops at the St. George Library Center. There will also be a reading featuring the work of students attending the workshop. This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
12:30 p.m.Job Searching Skills Workshop : A Career Thinker Workshop with Tom Powner
It’s more than just hitting the enter key on your keyboard How has searching for a job changed Tapping into the hidden job market Traditional methods are still alive Job searching online Targeting companies The Importance of networking Job and career fairs Recruiters and Headhunters Tom Powner will be presenting this workshop/seminar. Tom is a CPRW, CEIP & CCMC. CPRW – Certified Professional Resume Writer CEIP – Certified Employment Interview Professional CCMC - Cer…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Google Series: "Drive and More"
Do you wanna know? what Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. So if you want to know ask google. Explore the depths, discover the amazing.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and how to deal with attachments.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
Learn how to use PIXLR, an online photo editor, to improve the look of your photos. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person starting one week before the class (May 3rd).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Island Writers-Creative Writing Group
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Come check us out. It's free , special and open to all! Meets every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
1:15 p.m.eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your personal computer and t…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Move it to Music
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Move it to Music. The class is specifically designed to help with arthritis. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:15 p.m.Career Resources
Explore job/career resources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) and other public sites. Find industry and career advice, resume guides 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 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1:30 p.m.Free Consultation and Blood Screening
Join us, Tuesdays and Fridays for Blood Pressure Screenings.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Google Calendar
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Searching Besides Google
Learn how to search using various databases provided by NYPL.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
2 p.m.How to Start a Business presented by SBA
Checklist for Starting a Small Business Personal Assessment Home-Based Business Choosing Your Business Structure How to Register a New Business Employer Identification Number NYC and NYS Permits and Licenses Business Insurance Copyrights, Trademarks & Patents Since it’s founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Ballet Exercise Class for Adults
Come dance with us! Here’s your chance to experience the ballerina in each of us. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. You’ll have fun as you dance and see for yourself the benefits of ballet for good balance, agility and grace. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to have fun. Come for the whole month or just drop in. No experience necessary. About the instructor: Jennifer Grambs, trained in…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Como Usar el Raton y Teclado
Aprenda como usar el ratón, lo que es un clic y adquiera abilidades usando el teclado.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and gr…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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