Today's Events for Adults at NYPL node/62451?audience=4332 From lectures to films to programs for children, come to one of the many events and programs at the New York Public Library. en Numbers for Mac (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312481 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-04T20:30:00-04:00">Tuesday, August 4 - 8:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.</p> </div> </div> Resume, Cover Letter and Job Search Workshop (City Island Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/304531 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">City Island Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> </div> </div> Advanced Internet Searching (Richmondtown Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310072 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Richmondtown Library, Technology Training Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.   Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners   <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Email for Beginners for the 50+ (Throg's Neck Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311020 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.</p> </div> </div> MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Epiphany Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311999 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Epiphany Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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. </p> </div> </div> Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes (Hunts Point Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312191 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hunts Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p> </p> <p>Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or some help with facebook, skype, oovoo or your personal tablet, laptop, nook. You can call the Hunt's Point Library and ask for Caroline. classes are for one hour only.</p> <p>classes are also available in english.  </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Open Computer lab (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/310968 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:15:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:15 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Computer lab is open for public use</p> </div> </div> Aprenda Microsoft Word (Grand Concourse Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/308250 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Grand Concourse Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Aprenda como usar este programa, que permite crear documentos de texto. </p> </div> </div> OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS (St. George Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/310900 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, TechConnect Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Are you having trouble with your email?  Don't know how to cut and paste?  Curious about Twitter?  Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books?   Never touched a computer?  This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology!</p> <p>Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills,  exceed the limits of your imagination!</p> </div> </div> Computer Lab (Mosholu Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311463 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mosholu Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need help with the computer? we are here to answer all your basic computer questions.</p> </div> </div> "Songs and Stories" at River Run Playground (St. Agnes Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309025 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. Agnes Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T10:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Enjoy the park and the library at the same time!  Children and their caregivers can listen to picture books, sing familiar songs, and go right back to playing.  Story time is for children birth to 5 years old. Bring something to sit on, and remember that there is no story time if it's raining.</p> <p>The River Run Playground is located in Riverside Park between 82nd and 83rd Street. Just go down the hill and you are there.</p> </div> </div> Italian Language Club (Huguenot Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/308832 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Huguenot Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come join us for the Huguenot Library’s Italian Language Club. </p> <p>For those of you who enjoy speaking Italian but are lacking in partners for conversation, come to the Huguenot Library and join in our club. Converse with other native speakers of Italian or practice speaking your newly learned language with authentic speakers. Join us in celebrating both Italian language and culture.</p> <p>The Huguenot Library has acquired a new circulating collection of Italian language books, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines and DVDs.</p> </div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Wednesdays) (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309407 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room.</p> <p>This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability.</p> <p>If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer!</p> <p> </p> <p>Quiet Study Hours:  Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.</p> </div> </div> NYPL Tech Connect: Computer Basics for Adults (Mott Haven Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310014 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mott Haven Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to use a computer at the library! We’ll practice basic usage, accessing the internet, and sending email.  Space is limited. First come, first serve.</p> </div> </div> NYPL TechConnect (Saving and Recovering Data) (115th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310678 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>There are many benefits to both saving and recovering data. When you save data, be it online or on an external device, it allows you to still have access to your most important files at all times should anything go wrong with your computer. When you restore data, you are restoring data that has been lost, accidentally deleted, corrupted or made inaccessible for some reason. </p> <p>Come find out how to save and restore data so that your most important file(s) can be protected at all times.</p> <p>Sign up at the Information Desk.</p> </div> </div> NYPL Tech Connect: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse (Castle Hill Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310633 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Castle Hill Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <tbody><tr><td> <p>Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.<!--?xml:namespace prefix = o /--> </p><p> </p> </td> </tr></tbody> </div> </div> English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level II (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310981 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>English for Speakers of Other Languages</p> </div> </div> English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level I (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310990 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>English for Speakers of Other Languages</p> </div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Wednesdays) (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311776 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room.</p> <p>This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability.</p> <p>If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer!</p> <p> </p> <p>Quiet Study Hours:  Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.</p> </div> </div> eNYPL: Downloading with Confidence (Seward Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310920 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>  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.</p> <p>Contact Seward Park Library Staff at 212-477-6770 to book your one on one session</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Connecting to the Cloud (Melrose Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311483 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you. Take this immersive class.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (West Farms Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/307773 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!</p> </div> </div> Midweek Movie: Summer Stock (Riverside Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311872 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:15:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:15 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Romance blooms during the summer in New England when Jane Falbury's sister shows up with a theatrical troupe and convinces her to let them stage a musical in the barn.  udy Garland, Gene Kelly, Eddie Bracken, Gloria de Haven, Marjorie Main, Phil Silvers, Ray Collins, Nita Bieber, Carleton Carpenter, Hans Conried.1950, 109 mins.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Open Lab / Laboratorio Abierto (Washington Heights Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311915 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Washington Heights Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> <p>¿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!</p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311554 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T11:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 11:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> </div> </div> One-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares (Bloomingdale Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310171 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bloomingdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T12:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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 &amp; 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.</p> <p>Thanks to New York Cares for their help!  </p> </div> </div> Assisted Open Lab (Throg's Neck Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311016 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T12:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> </div> </div> Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/294262 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T12:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> eLibrary 101 (Muhlenberg Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311278 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Muhlenberg Library, Conference Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T12:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>\</p> <p>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 tablet or smartphone. </p> <p>Please remember to:</p> <p>Bring your tablet or smartphone.</p> <p>Bring your device's USB cord.</p> <p>Bring your valid library card and pin #.</p> <p>Know all passwords for your device and App Store.</p> <p>Have an active Google account for Android devices, an active Apple ID for iOS devices, and an active Amazon account for Kindle devices.</p> </div> </div> Adventures in Wanderlust (New Amsterdam Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311266 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New Amsterdam Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T12:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>If you are a travel buff and want to be ready for your next destination, come join us in watching travel tours and guides! </p> August 5th: California <p>*Films may be subject to change</p> </div> </div> Knitting & Crocheting Club (Great Kills Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/304637 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Great Kills Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.</p> </div> </div> Story Time for Grown-Ups - Out-of-This-World Heroes by Featured Author Philip K. Dick (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/308086 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!</p> August 2015 — Out-of-This-World Heroes by Featured Author Philip K. Dick <p>Wednesday, August 5, 1:00 pm    Monday,August 9, 7:00 pm   </p> <p>Goodbye Vincent </p><p>The guy driving the Mustang had a cute little plastic doll sitting in his car. He explained that the Linda doll is a lot like a Barbie doll, but with some special features.</p> <p>The Day Mr. Computer Fell Out of its Tree</p> <p>Every once in a while the central processing system that controls every mechanism in the world goes haywire and has to be rebooted. Until it’s fixed, expect the bathroom faucet to spout root beer instead of water and Mr. Coffeepot to serve liquid soap.</p> <p>The Alien Mind</p> <p>Norman the cat kept inadvertently punching buttons and adjusting the space ship's course to Meknos III. This annoyed the captain so much that he consigned Norman to deep space. Of course, he didn't know then how deeply the citizens of Meknos III felt about animals.</p> <p>Other August Story Time Dates - Wednesday, August 19, 1:00 pm    Monday, August 24, 7:00 pm</p> <p>We Can Remember It for You Wholesale </p><p>Douglas Quail yearns to visit Mars, but it’s expensive, and he’s just a clerk. Instead he decides to have a memory implanted in his brain, so he can remember a trip he never took. The memory-trip company, Rekal, Inc., even includes souvenirs, ticket stubs, and postcards as part of the trip package. Somehow it all goes dreadfully wrong.</p> <p>Check the August schedule for Story Time for Grown-Ups. </p> All programs are FREE and subject to last minute change or cancellation.   <p>Like the Mid-Manhattan Library on <a href="http://www.facebook.com/midmanhattanlibrary" rel="nofollow">Facebook</a>. </p><p>Follow the Mid-Manhattan Library on <a href="http://twitter.com/midmanhattanlib" rel="nofollow">Twitter</a>.   </p> </div> </div> How'd You Do That?...Connecting Stuff to Your Computer (Richmondtown Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310078 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Richmondtown Library, Technology Training Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.   <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間 (Chatham Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310387 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>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!</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Connecting to the Cloud (Mulberry Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310833 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mulberry Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.</p> </div> </div> AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) http://www.nypl.org/node/309204 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.   </p> <p>Presented by the AARP.</p> <p>Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. </p> <p>This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates.</p> <a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65">Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!</a> <p> </p> </div> </div> Interpreting Financial Statements (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) http://www.nypl.org/node/311765 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:15:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Demonstrates where and how to find financial statements for any public company. Introduces and demonstrates the ratios most frequently used to interpret financial statements. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.        <a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65">Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!</a></p> <p></p> <p></p> </div> </div> Game on @ Kingsbridge for Adults (Kingsbridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309487 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends and neighbors to a game of Wii Bowling in the library.</p> </div> </div> We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange - August 2015 (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312379 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>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 works best for people who speak a little English already and want to practice.  For more information, call or visit the branches listed below.</p> <p>We Are New York was created by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Adult Education and the CityUniversity of New York.</p> <p>HAMILTON GRANGE LIBRARY  Wednesdays: 1:30-3:00 August 5, 12, 19, 26.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Open Computer lab (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/310968 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:45:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:45 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Computer lab is open for public use</p> </div> </div> Knitting Circle (Riverside Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/305721 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations!  Please bring your sewing supplies. Instructors available.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間 (Chatham Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310387 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>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!</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> French Class (Kips Bay Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311167 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kips Bay Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>In this class you will learn, French vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, you will learn to make sentences and also speak the language.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311555 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> </div> </div> Internet for Beginners (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310183 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> </div> </div> Extreme Couponing: How To Save at Least 50% Every Time You Grocery Shop (Wakefield Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/304372 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Susan Samtur, the ‘Original Coupon Queen’ will show your library patrons how to SAVE AT LEAST 50% EVERYTIME THEY GROCERY SHOP!</p> <p>Her presentation will advise shoppers on how to prepare a shopping list in advance and guide shoppers through the supermarket showing them how to shop smart, stay alert and aware of special saving opportunities, and to utilize coupons and sales to the very best of their ability. It also includes everything from refunds, seasonal savings, to store rewards, the latest in internet deals like electronic and printable coupons, finding coupons in unusable places, loyalty and frequent flyer programs and so much more.</p> <p>Susan is a dynamic speaker and has given many seminars some attracting upwards of 300. She has written four books on couponing and refunding. Her original book Cashing In At The Checkout sold over one million copies.</p> <p>Susan has also appeared on over 500 television shows (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and FOX). Her appearances include interviews with Larry King, Dinah Shore, Merv Griffin, Phil Donohue, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Fox &amp; Friends, 20/20 and Oprah and Regis.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Stay Well Exercise (Bloomingdale Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310167 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bloomingdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> </div> </div> MS Excel 2010 para principiantes. (Washington Heights Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310880 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Washington Heights Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Aprenda lo básico de trabajar con hojas de cálculo utilizando Microsoft Excel 2010. Los temas incluyen la introducción de datos y fórmulas, mover y copiar datos, formatear e imprimir la vista previa de las hojas de trabajo.</p> </div> </div> Get Photoshoped "UtilizandoPinceles" (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311470 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>En esta clase usted aprenderá como usar la herramienta PInceles en Photoshop, al igual q como crear sus propios pinceles.</p> </div> </div> Advanced MS Word 2010 (Columbus Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311989 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Columbus Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.</p> </div> </div> Investing In Stocks: The Basics (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) http://www.nypl.org/node/311766 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:15:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">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.   <a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65">Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!</a> </div> </div> Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/294263 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the “Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography” exhibition.   Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance.  There is no charge.  </p> </div> </div> Book Discussion: "NW". (Riverside Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/296539 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Riverside Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss NW  by Zadie Smith.</p> <p>This is the story of a city. The northwest corner of a city. Here you’ll find guests and hosts, those with power and those without it, people who live somewhere special and others who live nowhere at all. And many people in between.  Every city is like this. Cheek-by-jowl living. Separate worlds.  </p> <p>   </p> </div> </div> Open Lab (Richmondtown Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310082 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Richmondtown Library, Technology Training Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> </div> </div> Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings: Curtain Up: The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309986 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>Go behind the scenes for the first time ever to experience the intensive training of ballet’s brightest future stars as they prepare for their vital end-of- year performances.  </p> <p>An all-Balanchine program features Serenade, and excerpts from Coppélia, Swan Lake, and Western Symphony.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill Zavatsky (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/310967 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Story Hour Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill. Zavatsky.  </p> <p>Bill Zavatsky holds B.A. and M.F.A degrees from Columbia University. He has taught at all levels of education since 1971. For many years he taught in the high school at the Trinity School in Manhattan, and most recently at the Eugene Lang College of the New School. His poetry-writing workshop has been ongoing at the Morningside Heights Library since May of 2013.</p> <p>Bill has published three books of poems, Where X Marks the Spot, For Steve Royal and Other Poems, and Theories of Rain and Other Poems. His translation (with Zack Rogow) of André Breton’s Earthlight won the PEN/Book-of-the Month Translation Prize. His revised translation (with Ron Padgett) of Valery Larbaud’s The Poems of A.O. Barnabooth is also available. With Padgett he also edited and wrote articles for The Whole Word Catalogue II, a compendium of creative writing and art ideas.</p> <p>Bill has published in many magazines and anthologies and reads his work widely. His poems have served as liner notes for recordings by jazz pianists Bill Evans and Marc Copland.</p> <p>The New York State Council on the Arts awarded Bill a fellowship in poetry, as did the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2007 and 2008 Bill received MacDowell Colony fellowships. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry in 2008.</p> </div> </div> Open Computer lab (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/310968 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:45:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:45 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Computer lab is open for public use</p> </div> </div> Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event (Chatham Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310365 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T17:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services.</p> <p>To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to present your adult NYPL library card. SEE FULL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BELOW.</p>   <p>In order to participate in the Library Hotspot Loan Program, you must register for and attend a patron lending event. In addition, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:</p> Have a valid, adult library card (18+) Have no fines on your library card Have no Internet access at home Agree to participate in surveys and other outcome based evaluations Agree to Sprint’s acceptable use policy, which prohibits pirating, illegal downloads, viewing child pornography, etc. <p>The mobile hotspot can be checked out on a patron’s account for 6 months, renewable up to a year. Even though The New York Public Library allows Library Hotspots to be checked out for a year in total, you will have service for up to a year. The Library Hotspots are *already* activated with a one year Internet service plan before they arrive at your New York Public Library branch.</p> <p>The cost to replace the Library Hotspot device is $100.00. The late fee for each day the Library Hotspot is overdue is $1.00 per day.</p> </div> </div> Computer Lab - Basic Assistance (George Bruce Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311527 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">George Bruce Library, Computer room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T17:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This program provides assistance in the following areas:</p> Microsoft Word Microsoft  Excel Microsoft  Powerpoint Microsoft  Access Email Formatting Your Resume Other Basic Needs <p>Space is limited to 3 people per each 45 minute session. There will be two sessions ( 1) 5:00-5:45 p.m.  and (2) 5:45 -6:30 p.m.</p> <p>Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!</p> <p>PLEASE NOTE : If you need assistance with editing or formatting a file/document in any of these programs, please bring the file/document  with you on a flash drive.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311786 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T17:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.</p> </div> </div> Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event (Melrose Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311492 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T17:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services.</p> <p>To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to present your adult NYPL library card. SEE FULL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BELOW.</p>   <p>In order to participate in the Library Hotspot Loan Program, you must register for and attend a patron lending event. In addition, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:</p> Have a valid, adult library card (18+) Have no fines on your library card Have no Internet access at home Agree to participate in surveys and other outcome based evaluations Agree to Sprint’s acceptable use policy, which prohibits pirating, illegal downloads, viewing child pornography, etc. <p>The mobile hotspot can be checked out on a patron’s account for 6 months, renewable up to a year. Even though The New York Public Library allows Library Hotspots to be checked out for a year in total, you will have service for up to a year. The Library Hotspots are *already* activated with a one year Internet service plan before they arrive at your New York Public Library branch.</p> <p>The cost to replace the Library Hotspot device is $100.00. The late fee for each day the Library Hotspot is overdue is $1.00 per day.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab for the 50+ (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310209 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T17:15:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 5:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> </div> </div> Setting Financial Goals (Epiphany Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/304291 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Epiphany Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T17:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The purpose of this seminar is to introduce participants’ basic financial aspects of handling personal finance. Topics to be covered will include comprehensive wealth management; tax planning strategies, and principles of investing.</p> <p>Allan Katz is the owner of Comprehensive Wealth Management Group, LLC. Allan is very involved in the local community, both on a professional and personal level. Allan is a member of the New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, where he does extensive work with the Pro Bono program, the FPA's Mentoring Program and MoneyWorks Program.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Teen Author Reading Night! (Jefferson Market Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/300541 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Jefferson Market Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T18:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come on out and meet your fave authors for teens!  Check out the monthly panels below!</p> <p>Wednesday,  August 5   6-7:30 pm</p> <p>Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, Tiny Pretty Things</p> <p>Zoraida Córdova, Labyrinth Lost</p> <p>Katelyn Detweiler, Immaculate</p> <p>Paul Griffin, Adrift</p> <p>Gordon Korman, The Dragonfly Effect</p> <p>Jon Skovron, The Broken Wondrous World</p> <p>Jess Verdi, What You Left Behind</p> <p> </p> <p>Presented in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room.</p> <p>All  programs and classes are Free and Open to the Public!</p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311787 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T18:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.</p> </div> </div> Technology Open Lab (West New Brighton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311836 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West New Brighton Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T18:15:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 6:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter or Facebook? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Working on your resume? Bring your own digital device, along with your questions and get one-on-one assistance or use one of our laptops. <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Bronx: The Ultimate Guide to New York City's Beautiful Borough, with Lloyd Ultan, Bronx Borough Historian, professor of history at Fairleigh Dickinson University and the author of ten books and Shelley Olson, former university professor. (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/303303 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T18:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This illustrated lecture highlights the borough’s cultural prominence and provides the audience with the borough’s extraordinary destinations including self-guided walking tours of some of the most ethnically, architecturally, and historically diverse neighborhoods.</p> <p>Use this <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/87524369_nypl_mid_manhattan/474874887_author_the_library,_august_2015" rel="nofollow">quick list </a>to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. </p> <p>Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:<a href="http://cdn-prod.www.aws.nypl.org/sites/default/files/August%20Events%20Calendar%202015_0.pdf">August Events Calendar 2015.pdf</a></p> </div> </div> Supervised Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311788 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T19:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 7:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.</p> </div> </div>