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Today
@ 10 a.m.
A Day of Mindfulness
There will be an emphasis on mindfulness (a focus on now) with some interest in meditation (a focus on breath.) Mindfulness meditation opens a door to greater appreciation of life in the moment. The day will include 20 minute periods for practicing breath meditation, walking meditation, learning to focus on the present through the body, mindfulness of sound, and many other aspects of mindfulness. The emphasis is on learning to be present for two really different reasons. One, in order to exper…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Knitting Circle
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. Teens also welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Preparation Service at the 58th Street Library
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This program will start on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and end on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 3rd to April 15th (Closed February 10th) Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared using c…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Quiet Study Room (Saturday)
There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room. This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability. If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer! Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Saturday Board Games!
Join us in the George Bruce Library Children's Room to play and enjoy classics board games and card games of all types and skill levels. (Ages: 3-12)
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Online payments and FAQ sections
What if you are selling from your home only? What if you can’t handle 24-hour customer service? Discover trusted ways to receive payments and create Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) examples.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner!
The coloring corner is an ongoing program for toddlers , pre-schoolers and some school age children . The library provides coloring sheets and blank paper to color and draw on.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren
Today
@ 10 a.m.
NEW PROGRAM: Family Game Day
Family Game Day Check out our new collection of board games for children of all ages! Games available include Connect 4, Candy Land and Battleship.... Plus, lots more! :) This program will take place monthly on select Saturdays in the children's room.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Preparation Service at the New Amsterdam Library
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This program will start on Saturday February 4, 2017 and end on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Book Swap!
By popular demand, Ottendorfer now hosts a Book Swap every Saturday! Please bring your books, DVDs, CDs and miscellaneous trinkets to trade with others.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Soundview Stitchers Knitting Circle
Weekly Knitting Club every Saturday morning at 10:00am.
Soundview LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Early Learning Listening: Discovery Playtime
Young children engage with fun, educational apps, games and books on tablets at the Library! The tablets foster reading, talking, singing, writing and playing skills. Parent or caregiver participation is encouraged. Tablets are loaned with-in the library, a library card is required.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Navigating NYC 311 Website
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Saturdays Homework Help
Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions! Children ages 4-8.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games of all types, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your frinds and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Early Literacy Play Time Space
Come have some fun in our new Early Literacy play space! For ages 4 and under.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Foundation Fighting Blindness Support Group
Share experiences, information, and support.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International: Free Art & Leadership Program
FREE Art and Leadership Class! Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership Program! Advanced registration is required. Children must be dropped off and picked up by a caregiver. Saturdays, 10:30am-1:00pm Visit www.artisticdreams.org for more information! Or email the Program Director at kate@artisticdreams.org
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool: Fun with Numbers!
Can your child recognize numbers or count from 1 to 10? If not, please join us for activities to aid in building your child's counting abilities.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook and Twitter, email or formatting a resume. It's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. 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!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Homework Club
Do your homework at the library! Drop in to a Homework Club session, where helpers will be available to offer assistance and resources needed to complete assignments. Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 3:30-5:00 PM. Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion Group: The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand
Madeline King and Grace Pancik are best friends and the envy of Nantucket for their perfect marriages, their beautiful kids, their Sunday night double dates with their devoted husbands.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International
Leadership & Art Classes Free for Children ages 7-12 Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite the children of West Harlem to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership program. Winter-Spring 2017 Series at Hamilton Grange Library Saturdays, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm January 21, 28 February 4, 11, 18 March 4, 11, 25 *No class at Hamilton Grange on Saturday, March 18. Students and their families are invited to join Artistic Dreams International for G…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Daddy & Me (and Mommy, too!)
Here is a special Baby & Toddler Story Time in which parents can share their love of books and the library with their young children. This family time is a great way to introduce the library and it's treasures to your child. Come in and listen to stories, sing songs, and move to bouncy rhymes with your baby or toddler. Then spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other parents. Don't forget to sign up for a library card so you can borrow books to read at…
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Little Ones
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Music & Sound*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to design and create your own music, instruments, videos, and more with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Music & Sound*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to design and create your own music, instruments, videos, and more with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP MATH & READING AM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Watercolor Painting for Adults 50+
Develop a new skill and express yourself in this 8-week watercolor painting class. Learn techniques of watercolor from a teaching artist to paint a subject of your choice. All materials are supplied and the class will culminate in a student exhibition. *PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Saturdays, 11am—1pm
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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