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Upcoming Events

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, November 1, 2014
12:30 p.m.StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition Orientation
The New York Public Library in conjunction with its sponsor, Citi Foundation, is proud to announce the 6th Annual New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition for New York-based startup entrepreneurs with cash prizes totaling over $30,000. The Orientation will start you off by giving you the basics of the competition. Attending one orientation session is the first requirement of the competition. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults,
Businesspeople
2 p.m.Sherlock Holmes
Something's amiss, and now "the game is afoot!" for the brilliant scientist and criminologist, Mr. Sherlock Holmes. Along with his trusted companion, Dr. Watson (played by a child volunteer!), Holmes will follow the clues and solve the mystery with audience's help. Presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. Recommended for children ages 4 and older.
Bronx Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Papo Pepin Quartet in Concert
The Papo Pepin Quartet, featuring the legendary master percussionist Papo Pepin, will present a Latin jazz concert.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sunday, November 2, 2014
1 p.m.Learning Express 3.0 (Practice exams for TASC, Citizenship, EMS, etc.)
Learning Express (Practice exams for TASC, Citizenship, EMS, etc.) Learn how to search using various databases provided by NYPL. Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams that will help people improve their scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams, including the new GED replacement, TASC, test. Register on September 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM Subjects: Jobs; Homework Help; Education; GED
Bronx Library CenterAdults
3:30 p.m.Searching Besides Google: Mango Languages
Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of 35 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program. This class takes place on the concourse level. Pre-registration for class is in the auditorium starting Friday September 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Monday, November 3, 2014
4 p.m.Game On @Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 20 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
5 p.m.aprenda a utilizar el teclado y ratón
Aprenda cómo sostener, haga clic y mover el ratón y practicar tus habilidades de mecanografía / teclado.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
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
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
2 p.m.MS Word for Beginner
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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thursday, November 6, 2014
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
12 noonToddler Play Time
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddler to meet other toddlers in the neighborhood for an afternoon of fun. Educational toys will be provided. For ages 18 to 36 months old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
2 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Turkey Book Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Friday, November 7, 2014
4 p.m.Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Citizens Committee for New York City Grant Application Information Session
Have a great idea for a community improvement project? Apply for a grant. Join us for a grant information session to learn more about Citizens Committee of NYC grants and get your questions answered. To RSVP, please call Tehmina at 212-822-9563 or email tbrohi@citizensnyc.org.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Saturday, November 8, 2014
11 a.m.Family Time
Parents with children are invited to participate in reading aloud and crafts. For ages 3 to 6. Pre-registration required. Limited to 25 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
2:30 p.m.Chicago Soul: the music of Curtis Mayfield and Sam Cooke performed by Pop/Jazz Vocalist Cody Childs and the Ladies of Soul
Pop/Jazz Vocalist Cody Childs and the Ladies of Soul Jazz/Pop Vocalist Cody Childs & the Ladies of Soul perform Chicago Soul: the music of Curtis Mayfield and Sam Cooke. This musical presentation includes commentaries on the historical perspective of the soul music of Chicago starting from the late 1950's. Many hit songs made famous by such artists as Tyrone Davis, Billy Stewart, the Chi-lites, Curtis Mayfield, Etta James, Fontella Bass and Sam Cooke will be performed.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sunday, November 9, 2014
1 p.m.Open Computer Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology (In an open lab setting, technology learners are able to come into the lab, ask technology related questions, and get individualized assistance. Feel free to bring your own device.)
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Monday, November 10, 2014
2 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Game On @Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 20 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.MS Publisher
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
2 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.E-Book Discussion for Children
Children will use iPads for book discussion. Workshops are limited 12 children for each session. Pre-registration at the children's information desk. Recommend for children ages 8 to 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.MS Excel for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thursday, November 13, 2014
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
12 noonToddler Play Time
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddler to meet other toddlers in the neighborhood for an afternoon of fun. Educational toys will be provided. For ages 18 to 36 months old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
4 p.m.Computer Technology for Children
Basic computer skills for children. For ages 7 to 12. Pre-registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Friday, November 14, 2014
2 p.m.Google Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Saturday, November 15, 2014
2:30 p.m.Music: RINALDO by GEORGE FRIDERIC HÄNDEL performed by the New York Opera Forum
Please join us for a musical version of the opera, Rinaldo by George Frederick Händel, performed by the New York Opera Forum.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Monday, November 17, 2014
2 p.m.Skype y Video Chat
llama, manda mensajes y comparte todo lo que quieras gratis con Skype y video chat.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
4 p.m.Game On @Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 20 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
6 p.m.Tertulia Literaria/Spanish Book Club / Cuando Era Puertorriqueña Por Esmeralda Santiago
Tertulia Literaria Book Discussion in Spanish Lunes/Monday el 17 de Noviembre 2014 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Cuando Era Puertorriqueña Por Esmeralda Santiago La historia de Esmeralda Santiago comienza en la parte rural de Puerto Rico, donde sus padres y siete hermanos, en continuas luchas los unos con los otros, vivían una vida alborotada pero llena de amor y ternura. De niña, Esmeralda aprendió a apreciar cómo se come una guayaba, a distinguir la canción del coquí, a identificar los ingredientes e…
Bronx Library Center, Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural CollectionAdults
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
2 p.m.MS PowerPoint for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion Group: Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders
Do you like to read and talk about books you've read? Join our book Book Discussion Group. On November 19 at 10:30 am, we'll be discussing Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • The New York Times Magazine • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • New York • BuzzFeed • Kirkus Reviews • BookPage • Shelf Awareness One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
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